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Indian Shores Cottage

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 59 minutes

$85.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Madeira Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$143.00

Excellent (2 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“This was our first trip to Siesta Key, but not our last! We are already booking another stay at Siesta Breakers for next year. It is a great location on the Beach and great access to the mainland...”
- Review left on 07/14/2014

$147.00

Excellent (26 reviews)

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Ruskin Townhouse

  • 2
  • 7
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 51 minutes

“The condo was exactly as advertised and the property manager was very responsive to any questions. We had a wonderful stay and would definitely stay in this unit again. It is well maintained, clean and comfortable. It is a nice location and we...”
- Review left on 11/27/2016

$119.00

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Zephyrhills Apartment

  • 1
  • 2
  • min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$79.00

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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 40 minutes

“The location of this house is really outstanding. We enjoyed being on the river, watching the beautiful sunsets daily, watching birds come and go into the inlets. It is a private place within a lovely subdivision with lakes and riverfront. We also...”
- Review left on 02/02/2017

$150.00

Excellent (25 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.25 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Had an excellent time! Unit was clean and precisely as described. Great location on Siesta Key with a short walk for Groceries, Food and Libations. Beach was a 5min walk across the street (using the signaled crosswalk) through the beachside section...”
- Review left on 03/13/2017

$85.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.25 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent property with lot of parking, laundy on site and warm water in the pool, which was really appreciated on the cooler dates, speacially by the kids. Close walk to a white sandy beach was on asset. Condo was very spacious and full equipped. We...”
- Review left on 01/02/2013

$85.00

Excellent (36 reviews)

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Spring Hill House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A great place to rest and relax. Thank you for letting us rent your beautiful home. We enjoyed staying there and communicating with friends whom we haven't seen for a few years. Enjoyed all the new businesses to shop and the new highway on Rt. 50....”
- Review left on 09/09/2016

$108.00

Very Good (17 reviews)

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St. Pete Beach House

  • 2
  • 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 1 minutes

$145.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Zephyrhills Cottage

  • 1
  • 2
  • min stay varies
  • Air conditioning

$106.00

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Zephyrhills Cottage

  • 1
  • 2
  • min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$106.00

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Indian Rocks Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 46 minutes

“Me and my family just returned from our stay at this condo . Everything was clean and spotless and as advertised . We loved the small town feel of the area and the beach was great without a lot of crowd . It was convenient to area attractions and not...”
- Review left on 07/04/2017

$115.00

Excellent (43 reviews)

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Sarasota House

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 56 minutes

“We stayed at Camelot Lakes in Sarasota, FL in Sudbury House. The house was clean, the A/C worked well, the kitchen was well equipped, there was a lanai for sitting outside. The community and people were great. This was a gated community which I...”
- Review left on 05/02/2016

$115.00

Excellent (9 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“We stayed in Crescent Royale #409. Condo was extremely clean and well supplied. We had flown in and was thrillled to see beach chairs, umbrellas, towels and etc. that we couldn't bring along. The property was peaceful and quiet. Only problem was RED...”
- Review left on 10/04/2016

$120.00

Very Good (13 reviews)

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St. Pete Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 32 minutes

“The views from the patio are incredible! The sunsets are so beautiful and you can hang out and watch the dolphins go by. Only a short walk to the ocean. Paradise at St Pete Beach...”
- Review left on 03/16/2017

$185.00

Very Good (17 reviews)

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Zephyrhills Cottage

  • 1
  • 2
  • min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$106.00

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Ruskin Hotel apartment

  • 3
  • 8
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 48 minutes

“Fantastic rental! Spacious, clean and the location can't be beat. The laundry facilities were a great bonus. Sunset walks on the pier was a favorite as was the fishing charter. Thank you...”
- Review left on 12/30/2015

$125.00

Very Good (24 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

  • 5
  • 13
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

$450.00

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Zephyrhills Cottage

  • 1
  • 2
  • min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$106.00

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
“We loved this place! So wonderful to have lots of room with a heated pool and hot tub so close to the Bay...”
- Review left on 12/09/2016

$134.00

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Bradenton Cottage

  • 1
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“While visiting my youngest daughter in Bradenton I booked a week stay at Arbor Terrance in one of their one bedroom cottage. The one bedroom cottage was very nice, well maintained and conveniently located to shopping centers and points of interest...”
- Review left on 10/16/2015

$139.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

Responds fast! Avg. 51 minutes

$320.00

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Inverness Villa

  • 4
  • 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 51 minutes

$109.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Ruskin House

  • 2
  • 7
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 48 minutes

“This is our second time staying here. Very comfortable very nice area. We were visiting our son who is at the University of Tampa. Even though it is about a 30 minute drive to campus it is nice to be out of the city where it's quiet with a nice view...”
- Review left on 10/05/2016

$80.00

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Lakewood Ranch House

  • 2
  • 4
  • 14 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

$243.00

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Madeira Beach Cottage

  • 1
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 12 minutes

“i stayed in this darling cottage for nearly 4 months and it felt like home. cottage is decorated with lots of color and beachy cheer, has a little porch, private yard and cute picket fence, with parking just outside the fence and a friendly coffee...”
- Review left on 01/31/2017

$85.00

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Longboat Key House

  • 6
  • 20
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

$1,100.00

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Hudson House

  • 2
  • 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 49 minutes

“I found this house to be everything advertised and then some. I was pleased to be able to use the pool at this time of year and found outside area to be very relaxing. As for the house itself everything appeared to be very new and remodeled. All...”
- Review left on 01/21/2017

$225.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Bradenton Beach Cottage

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
“My husband and I spent the weekend in this cottage to celebrate his milestone birthday. We found it to be very comfortable and welcoming. I especially love the sunroom for my morning coffee and yoga. We were pleasantly surprised at how comfortable...”
- Review left on 11/23/2017

$150.00

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Hudson Condo

  • 1
  • 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$100.00

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Bradenton Villa

  • 2
  • 5
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 9 minutes

$100.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 4
  • 12
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 20 minutes

$381.00

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Treasure Island Condo

  • 1
  • 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 56 minutes

“My wife and I stayed in Sunset Cove for 9 nights in December. It was the perfect home away from home with a VERY clean, neat condo just a 1 minute walk from the gorgeous Sunset Beach on Treasure Island. The location was perfect and the complex was...”
- Review left on 12/13/2016

$70.00

Excellent (12 reviews)

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Tampa Manor house

  • 8
  • 20
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 37 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 39 minutes

$595.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Anna Maria House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 28 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 43 minutes

“Whether you are a couple or three families under one roof, the layout of this home fits the bill. Three eating areas, three gathering areas plus the pool area is amazing. Newer homes on the island have five bedrooms....great...right but there is...”
- Review left on 06/25/2015

$175.00

Very Good (23 reviews)

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Venice House

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$135.00

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“This condo is very large, having a breakfast nook with plenty of lighting, a living room, dining room, two bathrooms, two bedrooms and a large enough to eat on balcony overlooking the Gulf. We enjoy the weekly appetizer parties where we watch the...”
- Review left on 03/09/2016

$129.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

  • 4
  • 12
  • min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$550.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Anna Maria Island Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

$200.00

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About Gulf Coast Central Florida

Florida’s Central Gulf Coast has always been known as a popular tourist destination where visitors can escape the stress of everyday life. With pristine beaches lapped by warm waters, quaint towns overlooking the coast and a fantastic food scene, vacationers can’t go wrong at any Central Gulf Coast vacation rentals.  There’s something here to engage every interest and satisfy every palate.

Climate

While planning a stay in Florida’s Central Gulf Coast vacation rentals, it’s important to prepare for the weather. Here, warm temperatures and blue skies can be enjoyed almost all year-long. During the summer months, temperatures skyrocket into the 90s with thunderstorms bringing relief from the heat in the afternoon. Milder temperatures and lots of sunshine are what characterize the spring and fall seasons. The evenings might even be chilly enough to need a light jacket. The winter is one of the best times to visit Central Gulf Coast, though. Beaches are less crowded and temperatures hover in the 60s and 70s, which will feel very warm if you’re coming from a colder location.

Things to Do

The Central Gulf Coast area is less commercial than many of Florida’s other regions. In this part of the state visitors can appreciate a relaxing atmosphere, enjoy the beaches and clear skies, and experience the spirit of community. Some of the major cities that tourists flock to include:
  • Tampa – Drive along the scenic Sunshine Skyway Bridge that spans Tampa Bay or cast your fishing line from the Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, the longest fishing pier in the world. Downtown, see a show at the Tampa Theatre, an elaborate “movie palace” and beloved community landmark, or let loose at Busch Gardens.
  • Sarasota – Just south of Tampa, Sarasota is known for its white sand beaches and sparkling waters where everyone should enjoy being a beach bum.  Lounge at South Lido Park or take a trip to Siesta Key for prime sunning. Play a round of golf at University Park Country Club before cooling off inside at the Ringling Circus Museum.
  • St. Petersburg – A cultural hub for arts, museums, relaxation and more, there’s lots to do in St. Petersburg. Visit The Dali Museum and the Chihuly Collection to see incredible works of art. Outdoors, explore the intra-coastal waterways via kayak and spend a day swimming, fishing and picnicking at Fort De Soto Park spread out over five offshore keys.

Regional Foods & Dining

When you’re relaxing in Gulf Coast beach rentals, it goes without saying that you should snack on the local specialty foods served here. Florida is famous for two types of foods in particular: seafood and citrus fruit. Florida is an excellent location to get tons of fresh seafood like grouper, spiny lobster, stone crabs and clams. For some of the best grouper around, head to Maximo Seafood Shack located in St. Petersburg at the end of the Maximo Marina’s Main Dock. Oranges are Florida’s claim-to-fame, but the state also has great coconuts, star fruit, and mangoes that star in many desserts and fresh-made juices. You’ll also find mouthwatering key lime pies everywhere you go in the Gulf Coast. Euphemia Haye in Longboat Key has a heavenly dessert menu where patrons can linger over key lime pie and live music.

Events

If the beach isn’t enough of a draw, come for one of the awesome area events. The Gasparilla Pirate Fest in January beckons buccaneers and pirate wenches from near and far for plundering, pillaging and bootleg fun. A short drive inland in Plant City is the Florida Strawberry Festival with luscious strawberries and live music held every February. In June, Savor Sarasota kicks off the summer with a celebration of local foods that visitors can devour. You’ll find a unique event no matter when you visit. 

If you’re planning a trip to Florida, Gulf Coast Central vacation rentals are great options that provide a comfortable, safe place to spend a relaxing vacation. Pick a cozy oceanfront rental for easy access to the beach and stunning views or a colorful Florida-style home downtown for your next vacation. Whether you’re coming to relax, enjoy some outdoor activity or taste the local fare you’ll find something new to experience every season of the year here. 
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