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Fort Myers Beach Apartment

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

$99.00

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Port Charlotte House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“I stayed for 5 days and would rent this place again. The owner is very responsive and very quick to answer any questions or solve any issues. When we got there we noticed the pool was cooler than we expected. We've never had a pool and so didn't...”
- Review left on 11/13/2016

$125.00

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Cape Coral House

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 mi
  • Swimming pool
“This house and everything in it were just outstanding! I never expected it to be soo equipped. Everything was so comfortable. I would definitely rent this place again! I traveled from NJ and this home just blew my mind. Our whole family enjoyed the...”
- Review left on 10/31/2017

$115.00

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Cape Coral Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly

$236.00

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Cape Coral House

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

$90.00

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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

$70.00

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Marco Island House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“We had 3 generations on our holiday. Everyone had their own space and we had room to gather as a group. Excellent accommodations...”
- Review left on 01/05/2017

$193.00

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Sarasota Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“First time staying at this condo, and we were not disappointed! It was very clean and nicely decorated! It had everything that we needed for our week stay. The location was great! Close to the beach, pool, stores and Captain Curt's, which is a...”
- Review left on 11/28/2016

$153.00

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Sarasota House

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

$150.00

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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

$165.00

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Cape Coral Villa

  • 3
  • 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We come to Florida every year and book different rental properties. This house was by far the most AMAZING house we have ever rented!!! Absolutely beautiful! The owner was awesome and fast at responding. I would recommend this house to everyone...”
- Review left on 09/02/2016

$101.00

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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 mi
  • Swimming pool
“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

$150.00

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Fort Myers Beach House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
“Our stay at Siesta Isle was wonderful. The house is beautiful and supplied with everything anyone would need during a stay. The location is perfect for activities on or off the island The pool and the large dock are great features that we took...”
- Review left on 10/07/2015

$300.00

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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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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • 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

$130.00

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Naples Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This property is lovely- fully furnished with every detail to enjoy the pool and the beach, and absolutely spotless. A beautiful view of the golf course and a lagoon. The pool is also spotless and landscaped very nicely. The owner is a pleasure to...”
- Review left on 01/02/2017

$80.00

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Sarasota House

  • 4
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$286.00

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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“Superbly equipped villa in a great location. Immaculately clean with high spec kitchen which was equipped extremely well with good quality appliances. Pool area nice with fab spa overlooking lake and big outside dining area which was used all the...”
- Review left on 08/07/2016

$243.00

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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

$125.00

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Marco Island House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$250.00

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Rotonda West House

  • 2
  • 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“This rental was just perfect for us. The owner was very helpful with any questions I had. The home was clean and spacious with many additional amenities. The location was within 20 minutes to many beaches and fishing areas. I would definitely...”
- Review left on 07/05/2017

$80.00

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Cape Coral House

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“I don't normally take the time to do a review, come to think of it I never have. After staying here I just had to. NOTHING could have been better. Besides best home we've rented, Linda was such a pleasant person to talk with. We didn't need a thing,...”
- Review left on 02/26/2016

$101.00

Excellent (10 reviews)

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Fort Myers Beach Apartment

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
“The description, submitted by the owner (Connie) of the property was glowing. The property more than lived up to the description. I have reserved the place already for next year, so I don't think that there is a better endorsement than that. Five...”
- Review left on 12/02/2014

$110.00

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Sarasota Guest house

  • 1
  • 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“My husband and I stayed in Joyce and Jeff's beautiful guest apartment for two weeks. Everything was perfect inside and out. The property was immaculate and the owners included extra touches that went above and beyond. While we spent most of our time...”
- Review left on 08/09/2017

$101.00

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Port Charlotte House

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“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

$80.00

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Marco Island House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“we stayed a wonderful place it was clean and very roomy walk out and you can see the water were the dolphins were swinning the sunset was asowme everyone around there were ver gracious and friendly usually when we go there the owners come in and...”
- Review left on 01/09/2015

$228.00

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Rotonda West Villa

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“Me and my wife spent our honeymoon here and we had a blast!. The house itself was immaculate and very cozy. Everything was perfect for us! The pool was amazing as well as the privacy surrounding it. Paul and Wendy were great host, they gave us a...”
- Review left on 07/29/2017

$90.00

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Captiva Island House

  • 4
  • 10
  • 4 nights min
  • 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

$500.00

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Fort Myers Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$150.00

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Venice House

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“My husband and I rented this sweet little beach cottage for two months in late summer of this year (2016). The cottage is small but has everything that one might need to enjoy the beautiful Venice area - two bikes, a short walk to a beautiful beach...”
- Review left on 10/09/2016

$83.00

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Cape Coral House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$125.00

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Sarasota Cottage

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$179.00

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Sarasota Condo

  • 2
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool
“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

$99.00

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Fort Myers Beach Apartment

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

$235.00

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Fort Myers Beach House

  • 3
  • 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“My family and I went to Ft. Myers for a week long baseball tournament. I had a couple of must haves on my check list and this house met them all. I wanted a pool, 3 bedrooms, near the beach, and clean. This house was very clean upon arrival. The...”
- Review left on 08/07/2016

$214.00

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Marco Island House

  • 4
  • 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$428.00

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Marco Island House

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$201.00

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Sarasota House

  • 6
  • 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$595.00

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Venice Villa

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

$119.00

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Sarasota House

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“This is our fourth or fifth year that we have come to the villa in December we absolutely love it . There is so much to do there are tennis courts & communal pool, there is a mall around the corner plenty of publix & a short drive to the beach. The...”
- Review left on 12/29/2016

$70.00

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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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