16 Best Short-Term Rentals In Florida, USA - Updated 2023


Florida, the southeasternmost state in America, is undoubtedly one of the top holiday destinations in the country. The Sunshine State boasts of beautiful beaches, theme parks, vibrant art and nightlife scene, delectable seafood, and pleasant weather year-round. Plus, there is always something happening in Florida throughout the year. In a nutshell, there are plenty of attractions, cities and towns to visit in Florida. To enhance the experience, choose a great place to stay. Check out our list of the best short-term rentals in Florida, USA.

1. Oceanfront oasis with a canal boat ramp, Taylor County (from USD 110)

This oceanfront beach house with a canal boat ramp is an amazing retreat especially if your short-term vacation involves a lot of fishing and scalloping. It is located on Dark Island rocks close to in-lands with excellent flat-fishing spots. Access to a public boat ramp across the street is available as well.

Inside the house is a fully furnished living space that can accommodate a small group. It comes with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a TV. The kitchen is also equipped with cooking basics if you want to prepare your catch for dinner.

29 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
was a very nice visit comfortable chairs and beds
it is clean and cozy
it was clean and quiet
the host was responsive and polite
everyone in the vicinity was super friendly and low-key
great location for little get-away
a very quiet and relaxing time
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2. Luxurious condo in a 5-star resort, Key Biscayne (from USD 389)

Situated in The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, this luxurious condo is a relaxing spot for short-term getaways. It comes with a kitchenette as well as a private balcony that looks out to the bay and the city. Apart from the in-unit features such as internet access and a flat-screen TV, guests can also enjoy shared amenities available in the resort. These include heated swimming pools, hot tubs and a game room for kids.

Guests will have no shortage of things to do during their stay, from shopping at Streets of Mayfair to scuba diving in the ocean.

At the RITZ CARLTON - 5 Star Resort & Spa Beachfront - Tennis - Key Biscayne Fl
Key Biscayne, Florida, United States
58 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a great stay at the apartment with wonderful amenities
it was a great week at the ritz the amenities the beach and the pool were great
the property is beautiful the room is perfectly furnished just as described
room and bed were awesome
beautiful property great staff will stay again
tammy is a fantastic host and provided loads of relevant information before our arrival
great hotel/location easy check-in excellent communication
perfect location for a family vacation room had everything we needed
great location - near miami but quiet walk to restaurants and get all amenities of the ritz
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3. Riverfront retreat with a screened porch, Hamilton County (from USD 108)

If you want to enjoy a peaceful retreat among nature and away from the exciting areas of Florida, then this cosy cabin is an ideal place to stay. It’s in a beautiful setting overlooking the Suwanee River. It is also close to areas for hiking, bird watching, kayaking, fishing, and other adventures to fill your short-term getaway. You can even avail of local river guides so you can explore the surrounding area safely.

After an adventurous day, you can rest easy in the homey ambiance of this cabin. It comes with heating and portable air conditioning for your comfort. There is also a large fire pit area and a screened porch outside where you can enjoy the soothing sights and sounds of nature.

Beautiful river-front cabin overlooking the Upper Suwanee River
117 reviews
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is beautiful cozy and surrounded by nature
loved it my only surprise was there was no bathroom door just a curtain
the owners are wonderful also
hosts are friendly and helpful
) the hosts were very nice and accommodating
dennis and his wife are amazing and very helpful
quiet and peaceful location in rustic but very comfortable cabin
beautiful place to get away
the cabin was a wonderful get away in a very quiet area right on the suwannee river
this is a great place to get away from the world and just relax
just what we wanted - secluded quiet on the river and near some good hiking trails
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4. Floating home with lake views, Fleming Island (from USD 350)

Enjoy a short but unique getaway in this floating home at Doctors Lake Marina. It features oversized windows that let in not only plenty of natural light but also uninterrupted views of the St. Johns River below. Since Fleming Island & Orange Park is just near the property, you can easily get to several dining options and shopping spots during your stay.

The marina does not allow fishing and swimming activities. However, inflatable kayaks are provided so you can enjoy paddling through the waters during your stay.

"HomeAWave" Brand New Luxury Floating Home - Water Getaway at its best! Sunsets!
Orange Park, Florida, United States
48 reviews  Wifi Available
house boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
highly recommend property is beautiful well appointed and very clean
great location wonderful houseboat great piece of water clean marina and fun tiki hut
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5. Pet-friendly accommodation with river views, Ridge Manor (from USD 120)

Bring your pets and enjoy a short but adventure-filled getaway experience when you stay at this one-bedroom cabin. It’s on a fully fenced property with ample outdoor spaces for your pets to play around. The rental also comes with a separate, fenced-in paddock that you can use in case you’re planning to bring a horse. When you’re not relaxing on the river-view deck, you can also use the kayaks and canoe provided for a fun time in the waters.

Indoor features of the rental include air conditioning and an electric fireplace heater for comfort. There are also cooking basics in the kitchen, a Smart TV in the living room and Wi-Fi throughout the whole place.

Just What You Are Looking For, Get Away From It All And Bring The Pets Too.
206 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and sofas are comfy kitchen is completely stocked nice welcome basket with snacks ac/heat works great
most important to mention is the gift basket supplied by our hosts
best fire pit ever host was excellent
did not contact owner during our stay but he was very responsive before our stay
great location and owners
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6. Peaceful and serene beach house, Melbourne Beach (from USD 360)

Situated on Melbourne Beach and facing the direction of the scenic beachfront, this freshly refurbished beach house consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms. In this Florida short-term rental, plenty of amenities are provided for beachfront living. This includes a grill, beach chairs, beach towels, cooler bag and ice packs, and fishing rods and stools. To cater to children, there is a high chair, travel cot with blanket and pillow, changing mat, bottle warmer and beach toys available for use. Dogs are allowed onto the property for an additional fee, in which complimentary dog pillows and bowls are included. Simply bring yourselves and a sense of adventure and you will be all set to go!

Direct Oceanfront - „Blue Floridana“ Beachhouse
Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
98 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the decor and furniture are adorable and comfortable and very clean
it was clean modern awesome ac and everything you would need in the kitchen etc
beautifully decorated and very clean
the beach itself is perfection clean uncrowded truly spectacular
the hosts have thought of everything you’ll need for a perfect beach vacation
manuela is an amazing host and her vacation home sits perfectly behind the ocean
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Weekly discount: 10% off

7. Private and quiet cottage, Fort Pierce (from USD 195)

Located in Fort Pierce Shores, where the clear view of the beach is unhindered by any high-rise buildings, enjoy a private getaway in your own 2 acres (0.8 hectares) of furnished short-term rental. There is one bedroom and one bathroom in the house, along with a fully furnished kitchen and swimming pool. At the lower deck of the main house, there is a multi-purpose space set up with tables and chairs for ocean viewing, remote working and outdoor dining. From the outdoor deck, there is a private path that guests can easily take to reach the sandy beaches. Being right on the oceanfront, be sure to spend a lot of time relaxing at the outdoor deck which looks out to the shining blue ocean.

Extraordinary location, private, beach path, cozy
Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
134 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beachfront property is slice-of-heaven stunning the guest cottage is immaculate well equipped and very comfortable
the space itself was clean and had wonderful cozy touches
place was clean and cozy and feels very private
very comfortable and clean
the residence was cozy clean and comfortable
an amazing place super private great little guest house super clean pool fantastic hosts
shauna was an amazing host and was always a phone call away
shauna is a thoughtful and kind host who is very responsive
shauna and her husband were truly wonderful hosts
the hosts shauna and dave were both exceptionally thoughtful and accommodating
along with unequalled value but meeting the host family was the warmest part of our stay
great location and very private
amazing location nice private pool
easy walk to the beach
the location is so peaceful and in a beautiful quiet residential neighborhood
great location nice and clean close to everything
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Weekly discount: 11% off

8. Spacious and modern house, Fort Meyers (from USD 350)

In this three bedroom and two bathroom house situated in Fort Meyers, there is space to accommodate up to six guests. A great size for a family holiday home, there is a fully furnished kitchen for the easy preparation of meals, modern bathrooms, and even a heated private pool and hot tub. Guests will have the full house to themselves, including the garage and backyard.

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Home. Heated Pool and Jacuzzi!
83 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool was a great plus and the additional fenced yard was perfect for our pups
it was very clean and home like glad we chose this house
alex is a wonderful host and truly takes care of his place
alex was very responsive when booking with him
alex was a great host and you can’t beat having your own pool
great spot close to the airport
perfect place to stay for a family and a great central location
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Weekly discount: 10% off

9. Bright and welcoming apartment, Cocoa Beach (from USD 82)

Situated in Cocoa Beach, this friendly beachside apartment provides a quiet and cosy atmosphere, perfect for a blissful vacation. Besides being only a short walk to the beach and the pier, the apartment’s central location also allows for easy explorations of the Cape Canaveral area and beyond. With one bedroom and one bathroom, and a futon bed in the living room, the apartment can fit up to four people in total. There is a fully equipped kitchen, along with both an indoor and outdoor dining area. For a fun day out in the sun, feel free to borrow the surf, boogie boards, beach chairs and a cooler. Behind the apartment complex is an outdoor tennis court and there is also an on-site laundry room just downstairs.

Classic Beachside Escape-Walk 1 Min. to the Beach!
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
156 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i really appreciated the guest wifi and tv with amazon firestick
having netflix on the tv was a nice touch
screened-in porch was like having an extra room
the condo was clean and updated
wonderful place beautiful and clean
it was incredibly clean and neat and had everything i needed for my 2 day adventure
cozy quiet clean close to the pier
it was a really comfy place that was very clean with nice decor and amenities
ashley was awesome and super helpful in providing tips
we loved this place ashley was very communicative and helpful
really close to the beach and cute shops
great location just steps from a beautiful beach
unbeatable location for the price a great beachy place with a really short walk to he ocean
billy’s place was 100% the best location we could have asked for
the condo is a super quick walk across the street to the beach which was amazing
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Weekly discount: 17% off

10. Spacious and large villa, Cape Coral (from USD 235)

Located in a quiet residential neighbourhood, this three bedroom and two bathroom villa has a spacious and large layout, making it ideal for hosting friends and family. Its attractive location puts the villa not only near the serene Sanibel Captiva and Matlacha beaches, but it is also close to Cape Coral and Fort Myers. For guests with cars, the driveway can park up to four cars. Alternatively, local bus service access is just a 10-minute walk to main road Del Prado. Guests will be able to use the entire house, along with the pool and boat dock.

Brentwood Villa South Gulf access!
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
71 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool had chairs and tables to sit and relax (some houses dont)
although there is no laundering facilities the local laundrette is the best we have ever used
the general space inside the villa and the pool were terrific
the house was very clean along with bed sheets smelled and looked clean
the house was very clean and neatly decorated
place was clean and stocked with what we needed when we wanted to cook
home was so clean and well presented
great place to stay very clean beer in refrigerator very nice touch after a long day
brent was a great host by responding to any questions very promptly
brent was a great host and very responsive to any inquiries
that was very helpful communication with the host was very quick
the host was very polite and attentive communication was outstanding
brent is an extremely gracious and accommodating host that is prompt and courteous in his communication
great location by the canal
the location of was easy to get to and close to everything one might need
truly amazing place that is close to enough but also far enough away so it’s peaceful
this place is fabulous from location to amenities
fantastic well equipped villa in an outstanding location
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Weekly discount: 5% off

11. Colourful and lively house, Flagler Beach (from USD 99)

With one bedroom and one bathroom, this brightly decorated house can sleep up to four people. Alongside its fun and tropical-inspired interior, the gorgeous view of Flagler Beach, just one block away, is sure to put a smile on your face. Inside the house, there is a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and a living room. As for the outdoor portion of the house, there is a cosy patio with a fountain, garden and an outdoor fining table. If you fancy some barbecue, the gas grill provided in the patio will surely come in handy.

Flamingo Beach: 1 K/1 Q Sleeper sofa/Beach 1 block
Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
151 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beth provides all the amenities you need in this wonderful apartment
the sitting area is very comfortable with tv and movies
kitchen is huge with all supplies you can imagine
beautiful beach= check; clean comfortable accommodations= check ; great area= check; great weather= check
this quaint adorable apartment is perfect for a quiet relaxing getaway
everything clean and functional
it was super clean and wonderfully decorated
the place was exceptionally clean
the apartment is so clean and nicely decorated
the house was very clean and adorable
host are great people and very willing to answer any and all questions
beth is an exceptional host who likes to spoil her guests
beth is an excellent host
beth was a perfect host
beth is a super host
easy walk to the beach
such a great location and a cute house would 100% recommend
5 miles and we greatly enjoyed our three round trip walks
close to downtown area in a nice quiet neighborhood
the house was in a great location
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Weekly discount: 10% off

12. Modern and comfortable condo, St. Pete Beach (from USD 139)

With a main living area and private patio, this one bedroom and one bathroom is furnished with a contemporary and comfortable interior. Located on the ground level, the condo is only a 10-minute walk to St. Pete Beach. With bikes, beach chairs, beach towels, and a cooler provided as part of the rental, simply bring along your swimwear for a lovely beach day. Across the street from the condo is Egan Park, where tennis courts and baseball fields can be found. On the other side of this park, there is a gazebo overlooking the water, along with a public boat ramp. With the beach and plenty of restaurants nearby, it’s time to play and eat to your heart’s content.

A Perfect Condo Near The Beach
St. Pete Beach, Florida, United States
94 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was nicely equipped with both beach and kitchen wares
our stay in the condo was cozy comfortable and relaxing
the bed was super comfortable which overlooked a quiet and private backyard
it was very clean for our arrival
condo was very clean and well taken care of
place was very clean and looked exactly like the pictures
the place is so clean and peaceful
very nice condo well kept and very clean
connie and bob were wonderful hosts
the host were excellent any time questions we had they had answers it was a great experience
they were always available and responsive whenever we had any questions
thank you so much for being so hospitable
most importantly your hosts bob and connie were amazing and available when needed or for any questions
location is excellent
great location walking distance to restaurants and beach
great place great location very safe and quiet
it is close to so many restaurants shopping and unique vacation opportunities
updated very nicely located in a quiet little area
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Weekly discount: 10% off

13. Spacious home away from home, Cape Coral (from USD 304)

Inside this short-term house rental in Florida, there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with a kitchen and a bright and comfy living area, which will make you feel right at home. The dining area leads out to the lanai, which has been installed with pocket sliders. Relax in the private pool, while admiring the landscape and greenery around the house. Located within a few minutes from Downtown Cape Coral where many local restaurants and entertainment options can be found, the location of this spacious bungalow makes it very easy for guests to travel and explore the area.

Waterfront Retreat Near Cape Coral Yacht Club
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
90 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is as pictured comfortable space for our group of 4 and my toddler
great pool & view of the canal very quiet neighborhood for us to relax
beds were comfortable and living space was nice and open
very relaxing we used the pool hot tub and grill
this place was beautiful we had the time of our life and enjoyed the heated pool and the speaker
you will enjoy this clean beautiful house
very clean beautiful home with a great pool
the house was very clean
great location beautiful clean home
the kids loved the pool & the rooms were spacious
& rhi was a great host
incredibly kind and helpful host
very nice host would definitely recommend
rhi was very accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay
rhi was a great responsive host and respectful of your privacy
great location and very accommodating
in a great location
great location for the best spots in cape coral
great location to downtown cape coral and just a short drive to ft
house was in a great location minutes from restaurants shopping centers
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Weekly discount: 10% off

14. Roomy and welcoming beach house, Indian Rocks Beach (from USD 165)

Experience a rejuvenating and relaxing beachside holiday in this one bedroom and one bathroom stilt house located on the Indian Rocks Beach. There is space for up to four people. It includes a well-equipped kitchen and beach gear that can be borrowed. With the soft sand of the beach just a few steps away, the location of this short-term vacation rental is perfect for those wanting to spend time exploring and relaxing on the beach. There are also plenty of restaurants and food options nearby. Simply hop on one of the bikes provided and ride along the bike path down to the nearby restaurants, bars and shops.

Big 1/1 Beach house w/ Sunset Balcony
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, United States
92 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
fantastic locations clean place and great communication from gina
it was clean close to the beach and restaurants and the perfect space for my husband and i
expect more then what you expected gina is a phenomenal host and the place is beautiful
we would highly recommend this home and host to anyone looking to vacation in clearwater
gina and ken were great hosts the cottage was clean and centrally located near the beach bakery/cafe and restaurants
great location just a short walk to the beach
the house is located in a very quiet/ safe neighborhood
great location close to the beach and restaurants
great place amazing beach beautiful sunsets only a few minute walk and you’re there great location
our bed was extremely comfortable and although well located to restaurants and gulf blvd it was very quiet
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Weekly discount: 15% off

15. Comfy and relaxing beach villa, Venice

In this cosy and relaxing beach villa located on Venice Island, this is the place to stay if you want to be both near to the beach and just around the street from downtown Venice area. This single-story villa consists of one bedroom and one bathroom, and can accommodate up to two guests. Guest staying here will have access to the shared Olympic-size swimming pool. Here at Venice Beach, be sure to catch the sunrise and sunsets, take stroll along the peaceful coastline and thereafter head downtown to check out the multiple restaurants and shopping spots.

Venice, FL Beach Villa
Venice, Florida, United States
20 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really loved the lanai room with comfortable furniture
the unit was really clean upon arrival
janes place is clean comfy and a beautiful location
the apartment was very clean and was decorated in a fun beach decor
verrrrry cozy clean and perfect for our little family
this villa was so cute clean and relaxing
the host is very friendly and quick to respond to any questions
she is quick to respond to questions and is really helpful
jane was very responsive to any questions we had
its in a great location
the location is perfect for beach walking walking to downtown or restaurants on tamiami
very nice cozy space with a short easy walk to the beach
jane's place was great it was clean cute close to restaurants and grocery stores
great location very clean easy to work with
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16. Remodeled vacation rental close to everything in Venice

Make the most of your summer getaway by staying in this vacation rental in Venice. This accommodation can sleep up to three people and comes with a bedroom with one queen-size bed, a living room with a couch and a large TV, a bathroom with a shower and tub, and a well-equipped kitchen.

The best thing about it is that it’s pretty close to everything, from restaurants and bars to the fishing pier and the beach—all of these are just within walking distance.

Walk to the Beach! Remodeled 1BD with Big Patio
Venice, Florida, United States
136 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi worked great and the ac too
the bed and the couch are comfortable
the cable tv has a great channel selection
bathroom fully stocked as well
cozy clean all the amenities including beach chairs
exceptionally clean and super fast communication
clean and comfortable bed
very clean and spacious bnb
the apartment was very clean and well stocked
the house was clean and well kept
justin was a great host
justin is a great host
justin was very accommodating and an excellent host
justin was a super host
the owner was very friendly accommodating and willing to help whenever needed
great location close to the beach
great location value and accommodations
place was great close to the beach and downtown
close to the beach and great restaurants nearby
the house location is great close to the beach supermarket and many nice restaurants
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Time for fun

With endless activities and attractions in Florida for people of all ages, one thing is for sure that there are endless opportunities to have fun in the sunshine state. For a memorable experience, stay in one of the beautiful rentals mentioned above.

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