Top 8 Vacation Rentals In Tampa, Florida - Updated 2024

| 5 min read

Tampa is a hip town recommended exclusively for travelers who would like to experience a creative journey here in Florida. Here, you will find a vacation that is close to nature, accompanied by luxurious restaurants that serve mouthwatering local and international cuisines. If you are here with your family, you can also bring them to the Roaring Springs at ZooTampa, or you can also admire the beautiful fishes in the Florida Aquariums Splash Pad. Don’t forget to also stop by Tampa Bay, a place where you will need to buckle your seatbelts for real as you enjoy heart-pumping rides in the theme park. Now that you have a rough idea of all the things that you can do here in Florida, it’s time to find a place to stay! Get ready to enjoy an unforgettable vacation and continue reading to explore some of the top vacation rentals in Tampa, Florida.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 04, 2024.

1. Downtown condo with lovely interiors (from USD 207)

Travelers looking for some fun in the Florida sun with the family should check out this luxurious condo for rent near South Tampa and its downtown, only a short drive from this short-term rental, putting many of its shops, restaurants, and other attractions in the palm of your hands.

The property boasts 1000 sq ft (92.90 sq m) of comfy home away from home, fitted with brand-new furniture and lovely artwork. It also features a full kitchen with sturdy appliances and cookware. Clothes will always be fresh as the home includes a laundry area with a washer and dryer.

Stayed at this property?
Tampa, Florida, United States
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

2. Picturesque boathouse on the Hillsborough River (from USD 135)

Do you love the water so much that you want to live on it? This classic boathouse on Hillsborough River can accommodate a family of four out on a vacation in Tampa. The rental property stands out because of its classic look. Sit and fish on the dock, guzzling your favorite beverage while watching kayakers, boaters, and other fishers make their way through the river.

While the exterior of the home is very rustic, the interior is quite the opposite. Expect clean walls and carpet, and also amenities such as air-conditioning. It also has a full kitchen where you can cook up a feast with Tampa’s freshest catches.

Stayed at this property?
Tampa, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

3. Cozy getaway in the heart of Tampa Heights (from USD 116)

If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway in Tampa that’s better than any apartment for rent, then this is definitely your best bet. It’s nestled in the heart of Tampa Heights, which means that you will have quick access to many Tampa attractions including several dining and shopping options, a historic district, and different outdoor recreation sites.

The rental comes with a full bath, kitchen, queen bed, and breakfast table. Amenities also include air-conditioning, WiFi, a TV, and a pool to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Stayed at this property?
Tampa, Florida, United States
300 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice comfortable and quiet place to stay at the place is just as shown in the photos
the room was neat and tidy
very clean and relaxed atmosphere
very clean place with in a fabulous property
michael’s place was clean and quaint
everything was really nice and clean and the place was very thoughtfully decorated
very clean & the perfect amount of space
our hosts were very nice and friendly
i couldn’t ask for a better host than mike
they were so thoughtful helpful and freindly
he responds very quickly and was a super kind host
also michael was a great host easy to communicate with and made sure our stay went well
great house and location for the money
very nice place and location
the location was by far the best
wonderful place love the location
was in a great area close to everything we wanted to do very private cute space
Read more reviews

4. Enchanting cottage for five (from USD 95)

This two-story cottage will make you feel at home with its cozy living setting. With a bedroom and a bathroom, the cottage is ideal to fit up to five guests at a time for the best comfort. You are more than welcome to make use of the fully equipped kitchen for your cooking needs. You can also share the pool with the host.

Alternatively, you can also take a quick walk to some of the luxurious restaurants along the street where you will find great sets of local cuisines to satiate your picky taste buds. Children, on the other hand, are a different kind of picky, but Tampa has a selection of kid-friendly restaurants specializing in different cuisines as well.

Stayed at this property?
Tampa, Florida, United States
557 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fyi the stuffed cat in the living room is not real
their space was very comfortable and had some beautiful artwork and landscaping
has a cool garden a nice pool and an awesome balcony
basically your own private sparkling clean pool to enjoy with private balcony overlooking
loved their cottage: clean super comfortable and a fully equipped kitchen
clean convenient and nice pool
it was perfectly clean
a very clean quiet and private space
the house was very clean too
there were cookies and bagels available too the pool was clean and the weather was beautiful
wonderful separate accommodation with perfect hosts
they was lovely and helpful with everything
michelle and david were wonderful hosts
extremely thoughtful and helpful hosts
these guys are exactly the kind of wonderful genuine hospitality you expect when you book
great location in a quite neighborhood
excellent location in a quiet area
the house is very well located and just a few minutes from tampa river walk
delicious food within walking distance
location was perfect for exploring tampa and walkable to neighborhood restaurants
Read more reviews

5. Charming guest house for couples (from USD 110)

If you are looking for a property that can give you the ample privacy you need, this is the one you are looking for while in Tampa, Florida. This guest house for rent comes with a bedroom and a bathroom, all private for you to use. Basic amenities such as WiFi connection and a mini-fridge are also provided for you.

Due to the strategic location of the house, you are only a walking distance away from surrounding restaurants and coffee shops. The host is very friendly and would be on standby to answer your questions if you have any.

Stayed at this property?
Tampa, Florida, United States
851 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful room with everything we needed
the cottage featured a lovely one bedroom space with room to lounge and a well appointed bathroom
the bed was super comfortable and had plenty of pillows
nice and cozy bed was more comfortable than we thought it would be
very clean and tidy
very clean and nice decor
it was clean and comfortable
clean spacious and very comfortable
super clean and host very friendly
vera was a great host
very accommodating and friendly host
she was very friendly and made breakfast suggestions
the host is very accommodating & friendly - while respecting your privacy
easy check and host is very responsive
great location to everything
perfect location - near downtown but far enough away to enjoy peace and quiet
great place and great location within walking distance of a lot of restaurants
beautiful location for this cozy guest house
walking distance to davis island village--a lovely area
Read more reviews

6. Beach retreat with a beautiful Bayshore view (from USD 125)

The newly renovated condo sits on the breathtaking Bayshore Blvd, giving you an astounding view of the water right from your very own window. With its spacious setting, the accommodation can sleep up to four guests at a time, under the condition that you rent the place for a minimum of two nights. Despite its convenient location, the surrounding is quiet and will not affect your privacy. Try out this place if you would like to enjoy a beautiful view throughout your stay here!

Stayed at this property?
30 reviews  
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the condo was the perfect size for the 3 of us
The place had everything we needed and especially a large screen TV in the living room area
Great apartment overall Had a wonderful stay and the Apartment was really beautiful located right next to Bayshore
There is a parking pad in the back of the town house which was very convenient as parking can be difficult in the area
Especially appreciated the on site parking - not much street parking in the area Thanks
Place was extremely clean and tidy
Very clean and close to Hyde park and UT
We had a problem with the dishwasher
and they responded quickly and friendly Would 10/10 book again
Home was beautiful clean great location
The host was responsive and made sure we got in ok and that we were settled
We had an issue and reached out to the owners who were quick to respond helpful and resolved the problem quickly
In a great area close to restaurants but not in the noisy part of Tampa
Clearwater Beach is only about 40 minutes away
The location is perfect for our needs - close to the club stores and restaurants and of course that beautiful Bayshore view
otherwise There are plenty of stores and good restaurants within a short drive
great time in a clean cool townhouse in such a nice Tampa area
Read more reviews
Earn OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on eligible hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, and more when you book across our family of brands.

7. Modern apartment in the heart of the city

This sleek apartment is ready to welcome solo travelers or couples into its space! Surrounded by local stores and restaurants, the apartment provides convenient access to all the activities in Tampa. Apart from your very own bedroom and bathroom, guests are also free to use the living room, dining room, and well-equipped kitchen whenever they want. There is also a pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, and a game room which you can access if you are looking for some simple yet convenient activities to utilize during your free time here.

Stayed at this property?
Tampa, Florida, United States
98 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. A perfect getaway

This comfortable accommodation is best recommended for guests who are looking for an uncomplicated stay in Tampa. It is a studio accommodation made up of three beds and is able to sleep up to four guests at a time. Newly renovated, the house also provides guests with a kitchenette and a pool shared between the host and the guests. If you find the need to use the laundry service, it is also available at a small charge.

Stayed at this property?
Tampa, Florida, United States
307 reviews  
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Take your time in Talam

Talam is a central location where you can enjoy a soothing vacation and a happening one all at the same time. Here, you can enjoy the comfortable breeze from the lake when you need some time off for yourself, or you can also venture into the busy parts of the city and indulge in various activities that will help you understand more of the local lifestyle. Regardless if you are here for business or vacation purposes, you will definitely find something to enjoy in Talam.

Stayed at this property?

Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals in Tampa

1. Which vacation rentals in Tampa have a pool?

Florida can get hot on certain sunny days, so a dip in the pool would be a fantastic way to cool off. Fortunately, the cozy getaway in the heart of Tampa Heights comes with pool access.

2. Which vacation rentals in Tampa have parking?

Traveling around Florida will be easier if you bring a car. Properties such as the downtown condo with lovely interiors, the picturesque boathouse on the Hillsborough River, and the enchanting cottage for five all include parking.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use your data

Shino holds profound interest in social media and storytelling. She has been an avid fiction and non-fiction writer for the past decade and possesses profound interest towards the Japanese culture,...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Tampa
Good things are meant to be shared!
Back to top
Visited any of these places? Click this button to activate our "Add a Tip" feature to share your experience.