Dunnellon is a small laid-back coastal town in Central Florida situated at the confluence of two rivers, Rainbow River and Withlacoochee River. Its unspoiled beauty, especially the crystal-clear water of Rainbow River, has never ceased to amaze visitors. The best way to experience the incredible wonder of Rainbow River is through paddling, kayaking, or tubing. Withlacoochee River is less popular, but it also offers an equally wonderful opportunity to enjoy the area’s flora and fauna. The other things to enjoy in Dunnellon includes exploring its historic district and enjoying its great selection of food. For you to indulge in these experiences, check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Dunnellon, Florida.
With its location just off Rainbow River, this holiday home is an unbeatable option. The house offers three bedrooms and can sleep up to eight guests. Guests will find here a host of amenities including a well-appointed kitchen, a living room with smart TV, a sunroom, and a screened-in porch. The most attractive feature of this house would be its private deck located right on the river where you can sit back and have a drink with your companions. There is also a private dock available for guests’ use.
Riverfront Dunnellon Home w/Private Dock - Dogs OKDunnellon, Florida, United States
Top guest reviews" the house is even nicer than it looks in the photos and very comfortable for 8 adultscomfortable beds - clean and tidyhouse was big and cleanhouse was confortable and cleanwow wow and wow this house is amazingly beautiful clean safe and securethe house is sparkling clean very spacious and has a great location
Host:dale was very accommodating and helpfuldale was a great host and we’ll be back againa special thank you to dale for being such a friendly hospitable hostgreat house great host great experiencethe owner (dale) was an exceptional host and accommodated all of our needs with southern charmRead more reviewsgreat location and comfortable staygreat location off the beaten pathgreat location for nature loversthe house itself was a perfect locationit's in a quiet safe neighborhood with great access to the river
Rainbow Cove is a comfortable two-storied waterfront cabin that can accommodate up to 12 guests. Just minutes away from Rainbow River, the cabin offers easy access with its own private dock. The house has a rustic ambience with wooden interiors, a large deck, and big windows. The house offers three bedrooms, a large living room, a spacious dining area plus a full kitchen. The second-floor deck is the perfect place to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. There is also a fire pit in the backyard. The rental offers access to Vista Park, a nearby private park with facilities such as fishing, volleyball court, and a boat ramp.
Rainbow Cove-Waterfront on Private CoveSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat open space for relaxing on the deck living room and downstairsreally cool place beds were very comfortable and family room had reclining chairs that were also very comfortablethe house would be great for multiple families with the upstairs and downstairs rooms and space for allthe beds were amazing and the house had games cards corn hole and a ton more stuffenough room for us to spread out and enjoy our 4-day weekendfantastic cabin very clean lots of bedsthe cabin was clean and very invitingthe space is exceptional clean and well appointedthe house was very clean and the recliners in the living room were a big hitit was the perfect spot to accommodate our family of 10 everything was super clean
Host:she was so responsive and accommodatingshe was a very helpful and responsive hostchristian is an amazing host very attentive with great response timecristina is a great host and most helpful and prompt in communicatingtruly a fantastic hostRead more reviewsthe location is quiet and beautifulthe location of the house is perfectgood location for access to river activitiesthis house is in a perfect locationthe location itself is perfect for anyone who wishes to be close to the river
This plush vacation home with three bedrooms is an ideal option for families as it can accommodate up to eight guests. It features sophisticated decor and offers a capacious open-space layout including a luxurious living room, a dining space, and a large kitchen fitted with the latest conveniences. The biggest highlight of the house is the private outdoor pool protected with a glass ceiling and the beautifully furnished lanai with lounging chairs and a full dining set. The house is set just a few minutes away from the gorgeous Withlacoochee River and its verdant banks.
'Pointe of View' Dunnellon House w/ Private Pool!Dunnellon, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsthe outdoor space feels serene with a little fountain by the pool and the birds chirpingpool was amazing and jacuzzi bathtub was a nice touchspices coffee extra towels and pool were greatour whole family really enjoyed the pool and the different games that were includedlots of extras very comfortable and beautifuleverything was clean and organizedall bedding smelled clean and freshhouse is clean well stocked well thought outthe house is beautiful and cleansuper clean has a gas grill
Host:the owners/managers did a great job of making the place feel homeyneighbors were very welcoming and friendlyRead more reviewslocation is great in a quite neighborhoodgreat location in dunnellon that is close to downtown but private and a short distance into the countryquiet location and pool was awesomebeautiful place it was more than i expected
This cosy riverfront townhouse offers a lovely setting to enjoy the wonderful beauty of the area. Featuring an open-space layout, this two-bedroom house includes a living area and a kitchen. The upper level offers a loft with a bedroom, while the main floor’s highlight is the back patio adjoining the living area overlooking Withlacoochee River. The patio comes with dining furniture like lounge chairs so you can soak in the scenic views comfortably.
Coral Cove on Withlacoochee RiverDunnellon, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe view from the living room couch and patio is serene and charmingwe enjoyed our stay here the view from living room/patio was greatthis place is extremely comfortable and the view is nothing short of spectacularwe enjoyed a beautiful view from the living roomthere was enough room for all of us to comfortably sleep at nightthe condo is spacious and spotless cleanthe beds were comfortable and everything was cleanit is extremely clean and cozyclean and stocked with everything we neededneat and clean
Host:great layout rob is a great host easy to reachrob is a great host who makes his guests feel welcomegreat host nice quiet place on the riverkind quiet and friendly neighborswe appreciated the special basket of toiletries and other helpful things like laundry detergent and razorsRead more reviewstalk about location location location rob's place is perfectionawesome location right on the caloosahatchee riverexcellent location right on water and close to rainbow river activitieslocation is excellent you could walk to townlocation was peaceful and quiet
If you are in the mood to go off the beaten path and enjoy some quiet time, then consider booking this farm stay. Here, you will be staying in a rental unit located on a working farm. With the capacity to accommodate four guests, this unit comes with a bedroom, a living room, and a fully equipped kitchen. A large front patio is also available, in case you want a place to relax and just enjoy the countryside vibe.
Quiet Farm by the Springs!Dunnellon, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewssweet animals and an amazingly comfortable bedsuper clean and unique decorthe house was very clean and the bed was comfortablegreat place very clean comfortable and perfectly sized for a small familysparkling clean and easy to reach and check in
Host:brett and his mom were very kind and gave us the privacy that we wantedbrett was a wonderful host who went out of his way to make sure our stay was greatbrett was a very thoughtful and kind hostbrett was super nice and helpfulit's a nice escape and slow down kind of placeRead more reviewsnice location and little touchesgreat location to visit the many springs and parks in the areagood location with only a short drive to crystal riverawesome place super cute and quitei honestly can’t recommend this place enough i really wish we were here longer
Escape away to a secluded cabin set in the middle of the woods. The Rainbow Rivers Club offers a set of cabins located on a nature preserve between Withlacoochee River and Rainbow River. There are 12 rustic-style cabins here, all of which are fitted with modern amenities including a kitchen with basic appliances, a living room, and a bathroom. The cabin has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests. All cabins come with a screened patio furnished with comfy furniture. The complex offers several outdoor recreations including walking trails, biking and walking, a fishing pond, and an easy access to Rainbow River.
The Rainbow Rivers ClubDunnellon, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbut i have to add that this place is awesome very cozy and most important very clean
Host:richard is very helpful and always answers within a couple minutesRead more reviewslocation was very nice and peacefulnice walking trails and a short walk to access crystal clear river
Decorated with a cheerful coastal vibe, this house offers two bedrooms that can accommodate up to six guests. Guests will find the house complete with all facilities including a full kitchen and a spacious living area. The outdoor patio located near the pool house is a perfect spot to unwind. If you want to see the beauty of the river up close, there are two kayaks and a canoe boat available for use.
Tropical Oasis w/ salt pool free access to RainbowSuperhost
Top guest reviewsnice outdoor space and heated poola portable air conditioner would be a fantastic addition for comfortable sleeping in summerwe enjoyed the extra space of the sun room and the coffee nook was a nice touchoutside amenities and pool were well maintained and well litbeds were super comfortableclean affordable and well stockedhouse was clean and comfortableeverything was really clean and the kitchen was well equippedthis rental is nice and cleanthe house is well stocked and very clean
Host:leslie was a wonderful hostleslie was very welcoming and attentive with quick responses to our questionsleslie was a great hostleslie was an amazing host and has such a beautiful homewe truly enjoyed our stay leslie was an amazing host and quickly responded to messagesRead more reviewsa really cute place for holidayperfect location with easy access to the rivergreat location easy access to the river a huge plusgreat location for tubing or kayakingthe community park is picturesque and it is close to everything
This holiday home is just two blocks from the Rainbow River and KP Hole Park, making it a convenient choice among travellers. The house only offers two bedrooms but can accommodate eight guests with its bunk beds and a pull-out sofa. While here, guests can get full access to a living room with smart TV, a fully stocked kitchen with dining space, a screened patio, a large shady backyard with hammocks.
Rainbow River getaway 2BR/1.5BTH...sleeps up to 7!Dunnellon, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere is a nice kitchen with coffee maker and plenty of room to cookcute and cozy with all the amenitiesthe accommodation was comfortable and had everything we neededit is clean and comfortableeverything was super clean and comfortablethe place was super clean and has comfy bedsrichard's place was very clean quiet and relaxingit was super clean and had everything we needed
Host:the hosts are awesomefriendly and helpful hosthosts were very gracious and accommodatingrichard was a great host and communicated openly with very quick response timegreat host and place to stayRead more reviewsi like the location of the cabingreat location very quiet neighborhood near many parkswe loved the location as it is close to stores and restaurantsgreat location near rainbow springs where we went kayakinggreat location close to springs and every thing you need
Enjoy spending your vacation surrounded by nature with this riverfront house. The house comes with three bedrooms that can accommodate up to 10 people and includes a newly updated kitchen with all essential appliances. The top feature of the house is the living room with awesome views of Withlacoochee River. The living room is attached to a back patio, making it a perfect place to take in the stunning view of the river. The rental also offers dock boats on the riverfront.
Robinson's River HouseDunnellon, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is huge and made for entertaining as is the outside deck overlooking the riverwe loved heather's river for canoeing and enjoyed playing poolthe house was roomy and comfortable the pool table and games made it great for familiesgreat pool area and nice dockclean as could beplenty of space very cleanthe home is very clean and the kitchen well stocked with cookwarejust jump in the pool which is super cleanthis place is so clean and quiet definitely my favorite place and definitely looking forward to going back eventually
Host:host was very accommodating and considerateall the locals are very friendlyRead more reviewsgreat place with a great locationthe location was perfect for the wedding we went toyou can expect a big spacious house that is extremely comfortable close to the rainbow riverthe kayaks and canoe make for fun outings to get closer to the wildlifeoverall this place is perfect for a family vacation
This riverfront house will put you in the middle of the beautiful Rainbow River experience. Located at the confluence of Rainbow River and Withlacoochee River, this house offers a unique opportunity to enjoy nature as well as the surrounding wildlife up close. The cabin is equipped with modern amenities such as a full kitchen with top appliances, a dinette table, a fireplace area, and a separate family room with smart TV. The house offers four bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 guests. The most amazing feature of the house is its access to the outdoors that comes with a private dock, a deck, and three screened patio areas.
Palm Waters RiverhouseDunnellon, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewslarge family style table on the patio was great for an alfresco mealthe beds were very comfortable with plenty of space for all 10 of usthe beds were especially comfortablethe house was very clean and well furnished for a weekend getawaywe loved our stay the house is comfortable clean and at an amazing spot on the riverthe home was clean and beautifully remodeled with access to many amenitieseverything was well thought and the place was spotless great hosts very communicative and helpfulthe house is beautiful spacious and very well decorated
Host:the hosts were very communicative and helpfulthe owners are very responsive with any questions/needs we hadowners were very quick to respond to questions and very helpful with local tipsboth the owners and property manager were easy to get a hold of and quick to respondthey owners/managers have thought about every detail to make your stay very pleasant and comfortableRead more reviewsgreat location and an awesome house for a laid back river side vacationthis is really an awesome location right on the waterthe location and the crystal clear rainbow river make for a peaceful staywhat a great location very beautiful and well stocked homeamazing house perfect location down river from all the crowds
Soak up the gorgeous beauty of Dunnellon
Despite being a small town, Dunnellon offers a lot of activities and attractions to explore. To get the most out of your trip here, be sure to check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Dunnellon, Florida.
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