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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 mi
  • Swimming pool
“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

$136.00

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St. Pete Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 5
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 53 minutes

“Donna was so easy to work with and their condo was very nice. The king master bed was so comfortable and their bedroom dresser was big enough for all our clothes. Great TV and comfortable sofa and side chairs. Kitchen was nicely equipped with...”
- Review left on 02/17/2019

$344.00

Excellent (25 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Swimming pool
“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

$221.00

Excellent (29 reviews)

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Hudson House

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

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 44 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

$229.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

“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

$199.00

Very Good (44 reviews)

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Madeira Beach Condo

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

$197.00

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 mi
  • Swimming pool
“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

$136.00

Excellent (7 reviews)

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St. Pete Beach House

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

$264.00

Excellent (9 reviews)

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Clearwater Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 mi
  • Swimming pool
“My brother and I stayed here for one week, it was in the middle of everything, clean and quiet. Three heated swimming pools and laundry on site which was convenient for us too. All in all very nice...”
- Review left on 03/06/2017

$189.00

Very Good (7 reviews)

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Tampa House

  • 4
  • 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$315.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

  • 5
  • 13
  • min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$974.00

Very Good (16 reviews)

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Bradenton Beach Apartment

  • 1
  • 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning

$458.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Siesta Key is the best beach I ever been so far and this place that Jack and Darlene provide is a dream. Everything is clean and in perfect working condition. The beach is very nice (and I have visited many being a South Floridian), crystal clear and...”
- Review left on 09/19/2016

$300.00

Excellent (2 reviews)

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Bradenton Beach Cottage

  • 2
  • 5
  • 2 nights min
  • 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

$373.00

Very Good (3 reviews)

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New Port Richey House

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
“Love the house. Location close to every where we wanted to go. Nice pool area. Would rent again. Good communication with the owner...”
- Review left on 10/27/2014

$228.00

Very Good (7 reviews)

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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

$148.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Bradenton House

  • 3
  • 4
  • 12 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool

$201.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Madeira Beach Condo

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

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 59 minutes

“Enjoyed the vacation. Rented 2 condos for family of10 for the week of July 4. Nice rooms, great beach, and amazing 4th of July fireworks on the beach from 8:30 until nearly 11:00. never seen fireworks like that before...”
- Review left on 07/18/2015

$229.00

Very Good (4 reviews)

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Venice House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
“We stayed at this home for the month of March and were very happy with our stay. The home had everything we needed and the owner was very quick to respond to any of our questions both before and during our stay.The house is furnished in a bright...”
- Review left on 04/07/2015

$264.00

Excellent (18 reviews)

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Sarasota Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

“We rented this two bedroom listed as a Condo, it is really two adjoining hotel rooms with kitchenettes. Nice accommodations, however the shower heads could be a little higher not convenient for taller people. Great view, right on Marina, close to the...”
- Review left on 01/23/2015

$171.00

Very Good (3 reviews)

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Clearwater Condo

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

$409.00

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“Great location and great place! Would only recommend 6 people, however, because the last bed is in the family room...”
- Review left on 01/07/2017

$401.00

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Treasure Island Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“First and foremost, Nick was easily the most wonderful owner we have ever dealt with. He was quick to get back with us on any email and very pleasant. The condo is perfectly located on the beach, minutes from everything and walking distance to Caddy'...”
- Review left on 04/05/2017

$295.00

Excellent (79 reviews)

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Treasure Island Condo

  • 2
  • 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The location is perfect! Your backyard is the bay. Morning Views are breathtaking!!!! My husband fished there every morning and every night. (condo has 3 fishing poles, a few beach chairs and towels) The beach is a short walk away. Publix is right...”
- Review left on 01/03/2017

$205.00

Very Good (7 reviews)

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Tampa House

  • 4
  • 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Nearest beach 26 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$287.00

Excellent (11 reviews)

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Anna Maria Island Cottage

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 24 minutes

“Songbird is a little slice of heaven with everything we needed to have a comfortable stay. We stayed for one week. Joel, the owner, is very thoughtful, and accommodating, and he makes it known that he is there for you if you need him. Which is so...”
- Review left on 05/20/2017

$141.00

Excellent (32 reviews)

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Bradenton Beach Cottage

  • 1
  • 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

$315.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Treasure Island Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“Wonderful property at the Malyn. Very personable owner, attentive to all our needs. Went above and beyond to help us out of a tight situation. The unit is designed in a delightful manner, views from our sliding door was gorgeous, sunsets to die for....”
- Review left on 07/25/2016

$167.00

Excellent (11 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
“We stayed for a week and had the best time ever. The accommodations are top notch, locals are very friendly, food delicious and breathtaking beaches. Definitely looking forward to coming back”
- Review left on 12/15/2015

$147.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Bradenton House

  • 3
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“The location of this property is a perfect area. Just as described by the owner. House is fully equipped including a hand mixer. We enjoyed watching the water sports on the bay from the patio. Lots of parks and popular beaches within 5 mile radius...”
- Review left on 04/07/2017

$367.00

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Madeira Beach Condo

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

$197.00

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Anna Maria Island Villa

  • 2
  • 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

$458.00

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Madeira Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$246.00

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Bradenton Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 42 minutes

$144.00

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$199.00

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
“My wife and I spent 2 weeks at this well kept and wonderfully located condominium. We loved that it is a garden style complex and not a high rise building. This unit being on the 1st floor makes it even better. Being able to walk right out to the...”
- Review left on 02/05/2021

$258.00

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Clearwater Condo

  • 3
  • 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 31 minutes

$343.00

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Holmes Beach Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Five of us and two dogs spent last week of July here, Great location, 8 iron golf shot to the beach from front yard, fantastic pool in back yard complete with all the toys you need for the beach or pool in garage, also refrigerator in garage to save...”
- Review left on 08/27/2015

$458.00

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Anna Maria House

  • 2
  • 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

$745.00

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Anna Maria Island Cottage

  • 1
  • 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary

$338.00

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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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