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Marco Island Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“My family stayed at this condo and had the most wonderful time. The condo was as advertised. It was clean and had everything we needed. It was a short walk to the beach and also to Caxambas Park to fish. The pool was like our own private pool. The...”
- Review left on 10/21/2015

$71

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Cape Coral House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 32 mi
  • Swimming pool

$135

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Marco Island House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Child friendly

$185

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Cape Coral House

  • 4
  • 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$115

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Venice House

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

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“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

$110

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Cape Coral House

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 24 mi
  • Swimming pool
“Could not believe the price for this georgeous home! Centrally located and the cruise to the gulf...beautiful. Up to date everything. The lay out is like......this is perfect...”
- Review left on 04/29/2014

$115

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Bradenton Condo

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

$110

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Fort Myers Beach Apartment

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

$245

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Captiva Island House

  • 5
  • 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“House was well maintained & decorated, beach in back of house within seconds, owner does need to invest in a wagon to haul beach items to beach. We had 10 / 5 adults & 5 kids. The pool/hot tub was a lifesaver on really hot days. Wonderful vacation”
- Review left on 07/20/2015

$179

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Naples House

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“Amazing home equipped with everything you could need on your vacation. I look forward to coming back year after year. Very relaxing...”
- Review left on 07/02/2016

$186

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Naples House

  • 6
  • 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$275

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Sarasota Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $70 / night

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Cape Coral Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$149

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Cape Coral House

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

$100

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Cape Coral Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • 9 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We've been to south Florida for the past 8 or 9 years in Jan. this time was Feb. not that's make's a difference. And not that the weather was excellent, it;s just this was just the place for us & could be for others. Very private & quiet except for a...”
- Review left on 03/04/2017

$120

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Manasota Key Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $103 / night

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Bradenton House

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

$215

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Naples Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“the condo was spacious and comfortable. the location was beautiful and convenient. the owners were a pleasure to deal with and we would visit again in a heartbeat...”
- Review left on 03/22/2011

$50

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Manasota Key Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $107 / night

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Naples Villa

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

$172

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Captiva Island House

  • 4
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We had the most satisfying beach vacation while staying at "Love Birds Nest" on Captiva Island. The pictures of the property on the web site did not do this property justice. The panoramic views of the gulf from almost every room in the house were...”
- Review left on 07/29/2009

$343

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Cape Coral Condo

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $67 / night

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Cape Coral House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$90

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Bradenton Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 30 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This was our first experience renting a vacation home, and it was wonderful. This condo is Awesome!! Clean & comfortable. The kitchen is fully stocked with cooking utensils and dinnerware , and the furnishings throughout the condo are just...”
- Review left on 11/19/2014

$61

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Fort Myers Beach House

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“Thank you Bob Matthews for your care in providing a most accommodating beach house for our family vacation. The cleanliness, location to the beach and many amenities of the house, especially the outdoor space - pool and spa were enjoyed by all. Our...”
- Review left on 05/08/2017

$143

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Cape Coral Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“Absolutely enjoyed our stay at this property. The villa was tastefully decorated,spotlessly clean and in a very convenient location...close to amenities and easy access to bridges to Fort Myers. Would definitely recommend this property to those who...”
- Review left on 02/17/2016

$120

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Marco Island House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“House with a pool -- kids loved it. Everything was in working in order. House was well maintained and clean. Owner easily reachable, both with phone and email (replied within 24 hours each time). Location was great, close to Tigertail Beach (walking...”
- Review left on 07/01/2016

$207

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Bradenton House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“we rented this home for a week in July, the home is beautiful, it is equipped with every thing you could possibly need. the pool area was very relaxing and enjoyable. we loved the hone and would rent again...”
- Review left on 07/13/2014

$125

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Sarasota House

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $346 / night

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Lido Key House

  • 3
  • 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $300 / night

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Marco Island Condo

  • 2
  • 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $171 / night

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Port Charlotte House

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This is a great 2 bedroom home with 3 full bathrooms AND a 2 car garage AND a screened in pool, surrounded by trees. Nice patio furniture, flat screen TV's, good wi-fi, and close to everything. Did I say this house is quiet? The bedrooms are on...”
- Review left on 11/21/2016

$75

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Bradenton Cottage

  • 1
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • 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

$89

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Naples Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 mi
  • Swimming pool

$200

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Manasota Key Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This was our second time at this beautiful unit for vacation and won't be the last. Everything was just delightful and perfect for our stay again!The spacious unit was clean and well maintained for our vacation. My wife and myself are looking...”
- Review left on 12/19/2016

$107

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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“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

$120

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Venice House

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“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

$93

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Bonita Springs House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$175

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Marco Island Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We chose this condo because of the pictures posted in the ad on VRBO- the pictures are beautiful, but seeing is believing! Everything in the unit is fresh, updated and very user friendly. The spacious great room is ideal for relaxing before and after...”
- Review left on 08/07/2014

$133

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Bradenton Cottage

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $57 / night

About Southwest Gulf Coast

With quaint seaside towns, stunning white-sand beaches, and tons of fun attractions and activities, families are sure to have a wonderful time in Florida’s Gulf Coast region. In addition to fantastic activities and perfect weather year-round, visitors will enjoy extra privacy, space and freedom when staying in one of the many Gulf Coast South vacation rentals. Book in advance and give your family a vacation to look forward to!

Climate

Tourists vacationing in Gulf Coast South vacation rentals should be prepared for hot, humid weather. Like many parts of Florida, summers here are long and afternoon thunderstorms are common. Winters are a great time to visit the area as temperatures are very comfortable and mild during these months. When planning your travel, keep in mind that the Gulf is susceptible to hurricanes and floods during hurricane season (officially from June to November). 

Transit

Visitors will be interested to learn about the best way to get around the area after leaving their Gulf Coast South vacation rentals. Vacationers have easy access to car and bike rentals, which make getting around beach towns much more convenient. A ferry service is offered for those staying in the Florida Keys. Key West also provides a Park ‘n Ride service for those exploring the downtown area. 

Things to Do

The beach is the main draw, and there are hundreds of family-friendly, white-sand beaches to choose from in the area. Gulf Islands National Seashore is a 150-mile stretch of beach with beautiful scenery and crystal-clear waters. It runs from Florida’s Santa Rosa Island to Cat Island in Mississippi. Bahia Honda State Park is just thirty miles from Key West and has been consistently rated as one of the top ten beaches in the country. Another excellent option is Dry Tortugas National Park, which is an isolated 100 square mile park only accessible by seaplane or boat. It’s known for picturesque scenery, ample wildlife, and beautiful coral reefs.

A trip to Florida’s Gulf Coast wouldn’t be complete without a fishing or water sports adventure. The Gulf Coast is a fisherman’s dream with excellent deep-sea fishing and many fishing charters available to rent from local companies, like Dreamlander Tours. Water sports like diving, surfing, and snorkeling are also great ways to spend your vacation in the Florida Gulf.

For organized fun, cruise beside dolphins and go on a shelling adventure with Good Time Charters and Tours. Kids will love seeing these mammals up-close-and-personal. The Conch Tour Train in Key West is another favorite among families. This 90-minute tour takes visitors through Old Town Key West and points out many local landmarks and attractions. In Everglades City, board an airboat and enjoy a ride through the Everglades Grassland. See wild alligators and birds on the tour, or see panthers, tigers, turtles, and more at Wooten’s Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park. 

Food & Dining

During a trip to Florida’s Gulf Coast South, you’ll want to taste all of the best food from the region. The area prides itself on its fresh seafood and is home to some of the best in the world. Try the freshly caught stone crab or luscious lobster rolls at the Eaton Street Seafood Market in Key West. For dessert, enjoy a piece of Key lime pie from Key West Key Lime Pie Co. Other major Gulf exports include oranges, avocados, and spiny lobsters. 

Events

Visitors staying in Gulf Coast South vacation rentals will want to know about some of the area’s best festivals when planning a vacation. Here are a few favorites among locals and tourists:

  • The Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival (November): Happening in downtown Pensacola, this three-day celebration of the arts is one of the biggest annual festivals in the Florida Gulf region.
  • The Florida Seafood Festival (October): A must  for seafood lovers, the Florida Seafood Festival features an oyster-shucking and eating contest, blue crab races, and other seafood-themed events. 


Florida’s Gulf Coast area has a variety of activities to choose from, and Gulf Coast South vacation rentals provide the perfect oasis at the end of a day of family fun. From relaxing with a good book on one of the pristine beaches to catching your dinner straight from the Gulf waters, the possibilities are endless. 

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