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Siesta Key House

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

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$310.00

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Madeira Beach Condo

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

$172.00

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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

$86.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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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

$130.00

Excellent (25 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

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

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$380.00

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Siesta Key House

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

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$380.00

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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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Sarasota House

  • 6
  • 16
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$251.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 3
  • 10
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$240.00

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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

$110.00

Excellent (42 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

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

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$380.00

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Venice House

  • 2
  • 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“If your are looking for a great place to stay with a beautiful pool, tropical landscape, friendly neighborhood, private beach access, walking distance to a park with trails and tennis courts, do I need to say more. We have stayed at other places in...”
- Review left on 07/11/2014

$100.00

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Anna Maria Island House

  • 4
  • 10
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 9 minutes

“Gorgeous, beautiful home away from home. This home has everything you and your family will need. The granite kitchen is fully equipped and beautiful. I was able to make a full Thanksgiving dinner with everything that was supplied in the home! Our...”
- Review left on 11/30/2016

$450.00

Excellent (14 reviews)

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Sarasota House

  • 3
  • 8
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$126.00

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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 31 minutes

$145.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Venice House

  • 3
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 53 minutes

Certificate of Excellence

“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

$100.00

Excellent (13 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 (34 reviews)

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Madeira Beach Cottage

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

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 56 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

$86.00

Excellent (10 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

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

Responds fast! Avg. 52 minutes

$251.00

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Bradenton Beach Apartment

  • 1
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 20 minutes

$265.00

Excellent (4 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 27 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

$186.00

Very Good (17 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
“We just returned from two glorious weeks at this property. The weather was fantastic, the location was just a short walk across the road to the beach. It was very clean and well taken care of, the beds were comfortable. The condo was a short...”
- Review left on 10/25/2016

$100.00

Excellent (21 reviews)

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Anna Maria House

  • 4
  • 10
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$499.00

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Clearwater House

  • 5
  • 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 8 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 9 minutes

“Ellen was wonderful, her home beautiful, accommodations were comfortable and just what we needed! Ellen was helpful with suggestions for beaches and offered discounts for area attractions...”
- Review left on 04/20/2016

$86.00

Excellent (23 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$171.00

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 mi
  • Swimming pool
“We recently spent a week in Siesta Key, our fourth year in a row making this our Fall vacation spot. This year, we we fortunate to find an available week at Sandy' Siesta that matched out travel plans. What a great spot! A short walk to the...”
- Review left on 12/16/2016

$126.00

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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

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Anna Maria Island Villa

  • 2
  • 3
  • min stay varies
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 20 minutes

$175.00

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Hudson House

  • 3
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“As everyone has already stated, this is a great place to stay. The home is well maintained, furnished and equipped for the handicap which was a plus. It's location is near everything you will probably need but located in a quiet peaceful area...”
- Review left on 12/03/2016

$126.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Clearwater Condo

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

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 27 minutes

“Just back from a week stay with our family of 4. Stunning views we saw dolphins most days in the bay . Beautifully spacious apartment that was a welcome relief to come back to its air conditioned rooms after a hot day out at the beach...”
- Review left on 08/05/2016

$295.00

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Bradenton Villa

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

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 4 minutes

$100.00

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Indian Shores Condo

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

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 50 minutes

“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...”
- Review left on 03/09/2016

$100.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Venice Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“we had a good time, condo has been nice, pool close by . All together we enjoyed it, not to fare from the beach...”
- Review left on 11/27/2016

$86.00

Very Good (10 reviews)

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Sarasota House

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

“We had a great time once we knew all the logistics of the place. Great weather warm and sunny. My kind of time. Definitely will go again...”
- Review left on 10/16/2016

$171.00

Excellent (2 reviews)

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Anna Maria Island Cottage

  • 1
  • 3
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 20 minutes

$195.00

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New Port Richey House

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
“Everything was great...The owners were great as well as a beautiful home...It was a great vacation...They made us feel like a guest...”
- Review left on 12/09/2015

$72.00

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Tampa House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 59 minutes

“House was very clean and nicely furnished for five. Perfect location for access to all of our activities during the week and in a quiet neighborhood with great views. Property manager was available for any issues. We loved it and will try to stay...”
- Review left on 07/25/2016

$200.00

Excellent (14 reviews)

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Venice Villa

  • 2
  • 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$119.00

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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

$186.00

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Siesta Key Cottage

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

$153.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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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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