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Siesta Key House

  • 4
  • 12
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly

$380.00

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Inverness Villa

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

$114.00

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Anna Maria House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

$500.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

$345.00

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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

$101.00

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Clearwater Condo

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

$186.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

$380.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 4
  • 12
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

$380.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$326.00

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Redington Beach House

  • 5
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$699.00

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Bradenton Beach Apartment

  • 1
  • 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning

$265.00

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Venice House

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • 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

$89.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool

$200.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

$380.00

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Hudson Apartment

  • 1
  • 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool

$125.00

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Indian Rocks Beach Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

$149.00

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Hudson Condo

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

$100.00

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Anna Maria Island Cottage

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

$195.00

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Sarasota House

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“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

$146.00

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St. Pete Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“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 (15 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

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

$250.00

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Tampa House

  • 3
  • 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 mi
  • Child friendly
“Great house. Had everything we needed. Was extremely wet and the dock was under water due to the amount of rain this summer. Was disappointed about that. Was one of the main reasons we chose this house. Other than that, we loved it...”
- Review left on 08/17/2015

$186.00

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Ruskin Studio

  • -1
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$90.00

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Siesta Key Cottage

  • 2
  • 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly

$170.00

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Ruskin Hotel apartment

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

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Siesta Key Townhouse

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

$240.00

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Clearwater House

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

$85.00

Excellent (19 reviews)

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Apollo Beach House

  • 3
  • 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This house is beyond awesome. The agent was friendly and helpful. The house is clean and up to date. The location was easy to get to. We will definitely stay here again. I usually don't like to recommend because tastes are so different. But this...”
- Review left on 11/28/2016

$150.00

Excellent (6 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

$186.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Anna Maria Island House

  • 4
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“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

$440.00

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Tampa House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 26 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$250.00

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Madeira Beach Condo

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

$172.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 3
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

$240.00

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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

$173.00

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Anna Maria Island Villa

  • 2
  • 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

$175.00

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$158.00

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Longboat Key Apartment

  • 2
  • 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“The condo is much larger and much more upscale then the pictures actually show. The location on the resort site makes for an excellent vacation, no noise, close to pool and fitness Center. The direction left by the owner re everything was exact and...”
- Review left on 01/04/2015

$58.00

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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

$101.00

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Madeira Beach Condo

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

$172.00

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Ruskin House

  • 2
  • 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“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...”
- Review left on 10/05/2016

$105.00

Excellent (19 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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