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Marco Island Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.7 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“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

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“My wife and I spent five weeks in this beautifully maintained home. Swimming pool and lanai overlook the salt water canal. The owner/landlord is wonderful to deal with. Home is clean, modern, well equipped. We will gladly return again next year...”
- Review left on 03/09/2017

$128

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Englewood House

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“The home was just as described: quiet and very private, with a great pool, easy access to MANY beaches (with beautiful seashells and great shark's teeth!), near lots of restaurants, and within an easy drive of Venice, Nokomis, Siesta Key and Sarasota...”
- Review left on 11/04/2016

$100

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Punta Gorda House

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

$150

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Bradenton Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 30 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“Can't express how pleased we were with our stay this year. We are beyond happy and are looking forward to staying here hopefully every year...”
- Review left on 07/24/2016

$47

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Bonita Springs Condo

  • 3
  • 7
  • 30 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“We loved the quiet place, everything was there, perfect bedding and kitchen utensils. A big surplus is the gym, swimmingpool and library. We were very well received and helped out at our arrival and again at our departure. We recommand the place to...”
- Review left on 06/05/2015

$64

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Sarasota Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“My family had an extended summer vacation in Sarasota, which proved to be a wonderful experience. The Condo was clean, well-maintained and very comfortable. It is located near shopping and is very close to the beach. The area is safe and very quiet...”
- Review left on 11/02/2014

$75

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Port Charlotte House

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“From the minute you pull into the driveway, you are amazed by the beautiful curb appeal of this home.The privacy that surrounds this property gives you all the peace and quiet anyone could ask for. The house is decorated beautifully with all the...”
- Review left on 06/20/2017

$75

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Port Charlotte Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We had a very pleasant vacation in Port Charlotte. Its the first time that we vacationed there. We've met and made many new friends from the North both US and Canada. We found that the residents were very kind if we asked for directions etc. they...”
- Review left on 05/08/2015

$40

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Venice House

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

$142

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Cape Coral Villa

  • 5
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“This home was beautiful and the location was ideal. We enjoyed fishing from the dock and spending time in the outdoor area with the pool and hot tub. The house was very spacious for our family of 11-- everyone had plenty of space to spread out. We...”
- Review left on 01/07/2014

$495

Excellent (4 reviews)

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Rotonda West Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Gulf Tranquility surpassed our expectations and the owners were really helpful and extremely easy to deal with. The house is very well equipped and is maintained to a very high standard. Situated in peaceful location with a pool that is particularly...”
- Review left on 08/09/2014

$115

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Englewood House

  • 5
  • 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This home is beautifully kept and the beach is quiet and peaceful! We fell asleep every night to the sound of waves crashing, enjoyed beautiful sunsets, and woke up every monring to gorgeous skies and were never more than a few steps from the beach...”
- Review left on 12/22/2014

$629

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Bradenton House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We enjoyed this house, and it was the warmest December on record! Went to the beach 3 times and the ocean was warm enough to swim in this year! Look forward to more trips to Florida...”
- Review left on 01/08/2016

$125

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Englewood Cottage

  • 2
  • 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“Yes , I like to be stay in that property, It's nise house withe screened pool and good kitchen All what I was need it's there .. T V Internet ,nise 2 bedrooms and quiet neighborhood ! I'm enjoy it with my Family Thanks...”
- Review left on 08/16/2016

$95

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Naples Cottage

  • 1
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $118 / night

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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“The house was lovely ~ spacious, clean, comfortable, & convenient to everything. The pool was great. Neighborhood was quiet ~ loved looking out over the lake. Great view from the living room. This was perfect for me and my family and we had...”
- Review left on 05/31/2016

$130

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Naples Villa

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“My family and I have been travelling to the USA since 1976, the majority of these visits have been spent in Florida. My youngest daughter who was one year old when she first came with us, is now 36 and lives in Naples. During this time we have rented...”
- Review left on 08/05/2016

$70

Excellent (12 reviews)

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Cape Coral House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Everything was as advertised and the agent was extremely helpfull and super nice to work with . The house is updated and very comfortable and very clean. Would definitely recommend for couples or a family...”
- Review left on 04/13/2016

$93

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Port Charlotte House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 mi
  • Swimming pool

from $286 / night

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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

Excellent (2 reviews)

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Bradenton House

  • 5
  • 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$236

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Bradenton Condo

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

$110

Excellent (4 reviews)

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Marco Island House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

from $193 / 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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Cape Coral House

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

$108

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Venice House

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

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

$99

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Sarasota House

  • 6
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$550

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Bonita Springs House

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

$175

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Rotonda West Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Our stay in the rotunda rental was everything we could have asked for and more. The home was very spacious and well equipped,we needed nothing but our own food and beverages. It was close enough to our favorite beach and beach bar so we were...”
- Review left on 12/24/2015

$73

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Punta Gorda Villa

  • 3
  • 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“All round excellence - fantastic location First rate accomodation suitable for all age groups couldn't fault anything about this villa...”
- Review left on 07/11/2016

$143

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Estero Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • 90 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We loved our stay at the Villagio! The condo was very clean, nicely furnished, and provided everything we needed. It was very easy to get to both Bonita Beach and Fort Myers Beach. It is located very close to great shopping and restaurants. It...”
- Review left on 10/30/2014

$50

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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

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Cape Coral House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 24 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We were able to book this rental 'last minute' for our kids spring break. Ivan and property manager were both super to work with and so very kind and accommodating!! Our family of four enjoyed the awesome yard and pool the most, although house was...”
- Review left on 04/22/2017

$99

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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

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Naples Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“I stayed at 2700 Cypress Trace, the condo was elegantly appointed, spacious, comfortable. All the amenities one could ask for and then some. Beautiful artwork, statues, paintings, etc made one feel like they were at the Art Institute. The owner...”
- Review left on 02/02/2013

$60

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Naples House

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$128

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Port Charlotte House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This is our families second time staying at this house. We totally enjoy this home! There is plenty of space, everything is very clean and organized. Helma and Melvin have done an outstanding job ensuring everything you could need is available....”
- Review left on 07/15/2017

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Cape Coral House

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

$100

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Manasota Key Apartment

  • 1
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from $130 / 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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