10 Vacation Rentals In Bradenton, Florida - Updated 2021

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The picturesque city of Bradenton in Florida is the perfect spot for a quiet retreat. It lies in Manatee County and boasts a tropical climate and travelers can enjoy the sunshine throughout the year. Bradenton is the ideal getaway for outdoor lovers as it has pristine beaches and is the hub of boating enthusiasts. Soak in the scenic views as you loll around on the beach, sipping on a margarita! A visit to the Manatee Village Historical Park will clue you in on the rich history of the region. Become a time traveler as you look through the artifacts and photographs. The South Florida Museum is perfect for soaking in a slice of history as you check out the ecological exhibits and marvel at the prehistoric collection. Families with children will love the Palma Sola Botanical Park, which has a beautiful lake and is replete with lush green foliage. Here’s a look at the top 10 vacation rentals in Bradenton, Florida.

1. Cozy ground-floor condo near the beach (from USD 84)

Nestled amidst the community of Shorewalk Vacation Villas in Bradenton, this condominium accommodates four guests. If you are not in the mood to go out, visit the clubhouse. Here you can take advantage of the tennis courts. There is also a basketball court or if you want you can play table tennis, bocce ball or shuffleboard. If you are a fitness freak, pay a visit to the G.T. Bray Sports and Recreational Facility located nearby, where you can burn some calories in the gym or enjoy a yoga class at an extra charge of 20 USD. The Ellington Premium Outlet Mall is a short drive from here.

Fabulous View of Pool/Pond! Minutes to Beaches & Dining SPECIAL $80/nite Rates!!
49 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place was comfortable and welcoming
The condo is very clean well equipped in the kitchen plenty of towels in the baths beach chairs umbrella pool towels and a comfortable mattress
Only comment would be about leaving the AC at 73 degrees
It was clean and neat and provided a great view of the pond and pools from the back patio
so I would put that in the description someplace
Relaxing atmosphere and very clean
movies the beach etc
so good wifi was a blessing
Loved having the pond views and being so close to the pool as well
The owners are quick to respond to any questions highly recommend
Thank you for accommodating our early check-in request
I've stayed in a few places where it was really slow which is a pain
the A/C is not to be turned below 73
This condo is in a perfect location and is ideal for a central location close to some gorgeous beaches and supermarkets Cannot fault it at all and would to stay again
Just know for your own booking that if HomeAway lists a $59 refundable deposit it is actually an insurance payment and don't plan on getting it back without jumping through lots of hoops and gettin...
Thank you Barb and Andre for making it easy
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2. Comfortable four-bedroom beach home with pool (from USD 251)

Palm Retreat is a newly-renovated beach house located close to the Anna Maria Island beaches and offers space for 10 guests. Relax by the indoor heated pool or take the beach gear available at the rental and head to the nearby beaches. Travelers with children need not worry as a high chair and travel crib are available at the rental. Guests not in the mood to cook their own meals can walk a few miles to reach Danny’s Pizzeria or the Beach House restaurant.

Palm Retreat: #1 Top Rated In Bradenton/Anna Maria
Bradenton, Florida, United States
217 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the rooms have tvs wi-fi was good
loved the modern kitchen and even made use of the gas grill out on the patio
pool and patio was very relaxing great neighborhood awesome house i would rent again two thumbs up
very nice place and a lot of space to enjoy with a nice pool view
we loved the patio and pool area
the cleanliness was amazing
very clean in all areas
super clean home and also cozy
the place was very clean and inviting
great clean space for a family trip
cody and lauren were great host
cody and lauren were really great hosts
cody and lauren are great hosts
they were very responsive to all my questions
home was lovely and cody was very responsive to any questions or concerns we had
perfect location very close to the beach
the location was perfect
the location was the perfect distance from the beach
great house and really close to ami
it's close to everything and beautifully assembled
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3. Charming home near South Florida Museum and beach (from USD 205)

This luxurious and charming property is located in a quiet residential neighborhood, close to the Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach. Private entrance to this rental ensures a comfortable stay without any disturbance. Guests can eat the bananas from the trees in the garden or prepare a milkshake in the fully-equipped kitchen. Availability of an alarm at the vacation rental creates a safe and secure environment for guests. The South Florida Museum is a short drive from here, where you can gain knowledge about the history of Florida’s gulf coast.

3 bd,2 bath Heat Pool by IMG & Beach Gorg Kitchen
Bradenton, Florida, United States
101 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this was a lovely stylish home with perfect amenities and a cool backyard pool deck area
the pool was wonderful the patio and the entire house
lots of little touches including flowers and breakfast made it easy to come in and relax
we really enjoyed the pool and the view of the lake in the back yard
the welcoming touches of flowers and breakfast items was very appreciated
very clean and quiet neighborhood
the house was clean and smelled great
it is very clean and fresh
the house was very clean and modern
great place- spacious and very clean
wonderful place with great hosts
great hospitality and communication from owners
communication was superb from start to finish from the owners and manager
great hosts great street
provisions for beach were very helpful
location was excellent
great location to img
close to fantastic beaches
close to many beautiful beaches
good quiet location close to shops and 15 mins drive to the beach
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4. Three-bedroom luxury condo near the beach (from USD 80)

This furnished luxury condominium is close to the beach and accommodates eight people. It has king and queen size beds to ensure you get a good night’s sleep. Guests can also avail the onsite spa and sauna facilities or read a book at the in-house library. Pets are welcome at the rental, but remember to take prior permission from the owner. Robinson Nature Preserve is a 10-minute bicycle ride from here, where you can enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and hiking.

Newer Beautiful Condo Close To Beaches
Bradenton, FL, US
condo 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Private and detached cottage with a lovely garden (from USD 65)

Ideal for two people, this hidden paradise is located amid palm trees in a peaceful neighborhood in Bradenton. Guests can enjoy complete privacy in the comfort of their own cottage. You can also relax by the pool or play a game of billiards or dart in the main house by taking prior permission. If you are not in the mood to cook, take a short stroll to the main street which is lined with restaurants and pubs. Palma Sola Bay is only 4 miles (6.45 km) from here, where you can unwind on a nice sunny morning.

Hidden Paradise
Bradenton, Florida, United States
154 reviews
Private room in guest suite 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room and space was as described and felt like a tropical oasis
the patio was great and the pool was relaxing
the cottage is a very cozy inviting place
the room was really well designed and reminded me of a place i stayed at in thailand
and even offered use of their pool and other fun amenities
everything was clean and spotless
and clean living quarters
very clean joint nicely decorated
excellent beautiful and clean place
clean nice bathroom walk-in shower
jim was very helpful
jim is very kind and quick response
jim was an amazing host with the cutest yorkies
jim is a very gracious host
dee was an excellent host
close to good shopping and downtown
location is ideal close to everything
the location is great
quiet peaceful and centrally located
location is excellent for getting to island
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6. Beautiful bungalow in Bradenton (from USD 110)

This beautiful and newly-renovated bungalow in Bradenton is on the 26th street and it accommodates six people. The availability of a lockbox on the door helps you check-in per your convenience. If you are too lazy to go out, relax by the indoor fireplace and enjoy a quiet evening with friends and family. Travelers with a car need not worry as free parking space is available on the premises. The Village of the Arts is easily accessible from here, where you can explore award-winning restaurants, art galleries, bakeries, shops, and studios.

Beautiful Bradenton Bungalow!
Bradenton, Florida, United States
106 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of closet space washer/dryer smart tv large kitchen
the two twin beds in his room where such a treat
all the beds where very comfortable and the furniture was all new clean and comfortable
extremely clean and nicely remodeled
very clean and very stylish
it was clean and as described
newly remodeled house was very clean and comfortable
also plenty to cook with and clean kitchen and dishes
super host in my mind
the host is super accommodating and makes sure your stay is as comfortable as possible
cornelia was a wonderful host and made recommendations regarding where to go within the town
check in and communication with host was great
she is an amazing host i got engaged while i was staying in her place
great value and location you can'task for more
stylish great location to everything you need and a wonderful backyard
this is a fantastic place to stay close to the beaches
it was a good location for us and the house had everything we needed
if you are looking for a reasonably priced rental super close the beach museums delicious food etc
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7. Charming three-bedroom cottage in historic Wares Creek district

This charming property is located in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood in the historical district of Wares Creek. Ideal for six guests, the rooms boast comfortable furnishings and has an abundance of Floridian art. Guests can enjoy a barbecue night in the yard. You can also relax in the hammocks. Pets are allowed at this rental at an additional charge and on prior notice. If you are not in the mood to cook, take a short stroll to reach the Twin Dolphin Marina and Pier 22 restaurant. Here you can enjoy yummy and delicious food with a waterfront dining experience!

3 Bedroom, Private, Pet Friendly, Fenced, Ware's Creek Cottage Historic District
29 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Huge TV in the living room and another in the master bedroom allowed us to separate a little bit too-
The owners thought of EVERYTHING
We bought groceries and were able to cook meals in the spacious kitchen
The yard was perfect for grilling and the kids had plenty of room to play The inside of the house was immaculate; my family and I enjoyed everything about it
that had everything we needed to prepare and eat
Spacious home with beautiful Florida decor Most well-appointed kitchen
where fresh seafood is plentiful We love the house which is decorated with a beach cottage theme
Quiet neighborhood Owner was very helpful and prompt in replying to any questions we had and even offered restaurant suggestions
Nice mattresses They have umbrellas and beach towels
The owner of this property was amazing to work with
You are within a few miles to many great restaurants
Anna Marie Oyster Bar and The Grand Buffet
Just minutes away from our favorite beach called Coquina Beach and the little beach shops
Really could not ask for better accomodations for a wonderful February in Fl
The place was everything we had hoped for Clean pretty much everything needed was supplied quiet neighborhood and centrally located 20 minutes to the island via Manatee or Cortez and just a fe...
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8. Splendid villa near amazing beaches

This lakefront villa offers a lavish and comfortable stay for a maximum of eight people. Located close to amazing beaches, this spacious villa provides many books and games to keep your children occupied during the trip. Head to the pool if you are looking for a relaxing dip and admire the picturesque landscape while enjoying a swim. Longboat Key is only 20 minutes’ by car from here, where you can relax on the beach or enjoy a picnic with the family.

Superb Detached Villa Near Amazing Beaches
45 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The open great room was nice to enjoy while cooking in the kitchen
I loved all the room
The furniture is possibly a little dated
It is super convenient close to all amenities yet enough off the beaten path to be quiet and peaceful
Just be mindful it is not heated
Villa was clean and exactly as advertised
The house was very nice and clean
It was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed and plently of linen and towels
The internet was quite fast and strong
so I was able to work from "home "
the homeowner was very diligent about responding to questions
Good communication and nice to qork with
Laurent was extremely helpful and answered any queries we had beforehand
safe Comfortable home with all furnishings and utensils required for long term stay a month in our case
The pool was area was really nice
we did find time to eat at some great local restaurants
you need Quiet and safe neighborhood for walking as well
we evacuated from SC and enjoyed staying in this villa
The home is located in a very nice quiet neighborhood and is very close to the Publix grocery store restaurants and other shopping
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9. Spacious condo near Anna Maria Island

Guests looking for a luxurious stay in a modern and stylish property can check out the Blue Heron Harbour 103. This vacation rental accommodates six people and the spacious condominium provides multiple amenities to make your stay comfortable. You can either relax by the pool or play a round of tennis at the community clubhouse. Availability of a free and high-speed Wi-Fi connection will keep you updated and help you locate nearby hotspots for local sightseeing. The Anna Maria Island is only 4 miles (6.45 km) from here, where you can explore the Pine Avenue that has a row of galleries, eateries, and shops.

2 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The condo has everything you need for your vacation TV in every bedroom and the living room Leather couch in the living room
It was very spacious and clean
The pool area was very clean too
We were very impressed with the condo
The condom is in walking distance to Bonefishgrill Starbucks
but there were several things we did not like:1
The traffic noise from the MBR was really loud as the condo is situated on a busy street
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10. Spacious lake-front home with private pool

Ideal for a group of eight, this lake-front property is close to the Coquina Beach in the West Bradenton region of Florida. Amenities like air conditioner, Wi-Fi connection, washer, and TV connection are available to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. If you are exhausted from a hectic day of sightseeing, take advantage of the electric pool heating facility (available at an additional charge of 70 USD per week). This vacation rental is close to restaurants, bars, shopping centers, and grocery stores.

Lake Front Single Family Home with Private Pool
31 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Good enough for the price
Very spacious but outdated home
It would also be helpful to label the light switches
It was nice to have everyone at the dining room table Need a big pot and colander
6 lights bulbs out that couldn't be replaced Convenient to everything
Pool was clean & enjoyable
the owner was easy to communicate with and overall everything exceeded our expectations
I did bring these items to the property managers attention who said he'd let the owner know
and I absolutely love it
Pool was great Seeing all the flocks of Ibis the wood stork
was great Beds were comfortable Cleaning crew missed the stove very dirty
It was in a great location for visiting family and close to anywhere
It is perfect for a getaway to relax the neighborhood is quite and peaceful Love staying at this location
Great location with very nice pool in a quiet neighborhood overlooking a pond
We booked this last minute for a short stay and it was great
Much better then looking at a fenced in yard Hope to go back again
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A little gem in Florida: Bradenton

With several historic buildings, coastal attractions along the Gulf and the downtown area featuring many cultural activities, Bradenton attracts plenty of people from all over the globe. From enjoying various water sports at the Palma Sola Causeway to indulging in fresh food from the downtown Bradenton Farmer’s Market, the vibrant city has it all!

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