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Explore The Emerald City: 10 VRBO Vacation Rentals In Pensacola, Florida

Explore The Emerald City: 10 VRBO Vacation Rentals In Pensacola, Florida
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It’s almost unheard of these days to simply book into a hotel or motel, when away on vacation, seeing as though renting from the owners of the actual vacation accommodation spaces have proven to be that much more cost effective, in the long run. Consider checking out these 10 amazing VRBO vacation rentals that are under 200 USD and are perfect for a family of four (two adults and two children).

1. The Waterside Cottage: an aquatic oasis on the Bayou Grande (from 153 USD)

This picture-perfect waterfront abode beckons to any traveler, vacationer and regular old Joe alike - as it has all that is needed, in one place. Take full advantage of your vantage point and explore the Bayou Grand by way of your kayak, or grab yourself a stand-up paddle board, and the like, to enjoy your surrounds to the max.

You’ll be able to quickly launch yourself into the Bayou waters from the backyard dock of The Waterside Cottage, a great feature - which opens up a whole new world to visitors indeed. A welcome retreat is found in this backyard area of the cottage, and with the sequestered nature of the backyard dock, it will be of little wonder when you end up spending most of your time frequenting this area.

Apart from the vistas, attractions and novelties, this cottage comes complete with all the general amenities: high speed wireless internet, cable TV, AC and heating, a dishwasher, fridge, washer & dryer, barbecue grill, and ice maker.

With its Queen size bed, 2 rocking chairs, sofa and an inflatable mattress - there is no doubt that comfort is in mind here. Clearly you’ll get a first-hand experience of being able to ‘switch off’ and vacation away, while still being 'switched on’ to all your technological outlets and social media platforms.

The Waterside Cottage

Price: from 153 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. Sand Dollar: waterfront condo living at its best (from 109 USD)

As far as vacation rentals go, this one is way up there in terms of uninterrupted ocean views throughout. Picture yourself waking up to the sound of crashing waves, while the sea breeze wafts through the windows of this welcoming waterfront condominium.

Overlooking the serene Sabine Bay, this cosy waterfront vacation rental has just what you’d need, in the way of a 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom apartment. Displaying a distinctly beach cottage type of decor style, the interior of this condominium is inviting and sweet. Amenities include all the usuals: WiFi, AC and heat, a washer and dryer, coffee maker - and just for those throwback nights, a DVD player as well.

Indeed a modern contemporary approach has been taken with this condo, making it the ideal getaway destination for those young up-and-comers, looking for some fun times in the sunshine.

Sand Dollar Condominium

Price: from 109 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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3. Sunset Harbor Palms: an immaculate seaside haven (from 125 USD)

Set your sights to the vast expanse of the ocean every morning, as you kick back with your breakfast routine, watching the waves crash, ebb and flow from the comfort of a waterfront balcony. This can be your daily routine when you book to stay at this immaculate vacation rental in Pensacola Florida, namely Sunset Harbor Palms.

The thing that sets this particular ocean view condo apart from all the other villas found in Sunset Harbor Palms is the immaculate interior decor. From the welcoming living area, complete with sea views, and an open-plan feel, you’ll be well content to catch up on some book reading tucked up on the sofa, or watching cable on the flat screen TV provided. Or simply spread out and listen to the seaside activities down below. Just as welcoming as the living area is the bedroom and en-suite bathroom.

When you’re ready to get out and explore, you won’t have to go too far to get the best of this beachfront location. Spend some time exploring the various features that Sunset Harbor Palms has on offer. The private (for residents only) fishing pier and swimming pool area provides for a great way to unwind. For all you fitness fanatics, there is also a 24-hour SNAP fitness facility available for use.

Sunset Harbor Palms

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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4. Pensacola Grand Hotel: enjoy pristine beachfront bests (from 139 USD)

A stay at the Pensacola Grand Hotel offers each guest a range of features to enjoy. There is a 24-hour fitness center, exclusive for guests. The outdoor pool is also available for guests to use. Let the lavish poolside lounging ensue. Feeling a tad peckish after lounging the day away poolside? Why not pop on over to the Hotel Restaurant and grab a tasty morsel or two or three or four? Pensacola Grand Hotel offers up a great spread in the way of the restaurant and bar.

The standard bedroom at the Pensacola Grand Hotel consists of 2 Queen size beds, perfect for a family of 4 (dad, mom and the 2 kiddos). All rooms come complete with the usual general amenities: complimentary WiFi, air-conditioning, heat, a refrigerator, hair dryer, and telephone. All of which have been put in place to ensure each guest enjoys their stay at the hotel to the utmost.

You’ll quickly find that the most helpful place at the hotel is undoubtedly the reception area. Here you will find the concierge on any given day to be quite informative and helpful, in terms of organizing transfers from the hotel to places of interest, and pointing out nearby attractions.

Indeed, you’re bound to have a grand ol’ time at the Pensacola Grand Hotel.

Pensacola Grand Hotel

Price: from 139 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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5. Historic East Hill Home: a homely abode circa 1901 (from 200 USD)

A vacation rental that is quiet, serene and perfectly appointed to be suitable for families is this inviting family home. Read on for a vacation rental that is a gentle albatross and safe haven while vacationing in the coastal town of Pensacola.

Enjoy being able to swing back on a rocking chair, or on the bench swing as you take in the impressive view of the huge oak tree. So big is this beautiful tree, that it spans the expanse of the screened-in front porch area of this quaint Historic East Hill house.

Having been built in 1901, this Creole-style home is one of the oldest in the Historic East Hill vicinity, and therefore quite sought-after. Synonymous with these historic homes is the sheer spaciousness of the houses built way back then. Although over a century old, this home has kept up to date though, as nearly every inch of this house is completely climate controlled - a welcome extra for those hot Florida summer days and nights when you need a cool reprieve.

Historic East Hill House

Price: from 200 USD

Number of Guests: 7

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6. 1908 Southern Cottage: this historic haven awaits (from 99 USD)

This quaint little southern cottage is your home for a few days should you wish to spend your vacation coming home from your daily activities, to a cosy and comfortable abode.

This 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom getaway spot is perfect to house families vacationing, as it is a mere stone’s throw (approximately 7 miles/11 km) away from the fabulously famous white sands of Pensacola Beach, as well as being within close proximity to a wealth of other attractions too.

Explore the leafy surrounds, either using your bike, or by taking a leisurely stroll through the neighborhood and take in all that this historic East Hill district has on offer.

1908 Southern Cottage

Price: from 99 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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7. Quaint Private Downtown Home: four bedroom cosy abode (from 158 USD)

Being a 4 bedroom house, with 2 full bathrooms included, this spacious homestead is indeed capable of catering for a large family. In fact the owners have advised that this home can sleep up to 10 people. Pretty neat when away on vacation, right?

Following on with the theme of spacious vacationing, you’ll come to enjoy the large kitchen area, as many a great meal is easily prepared in this very kitchen. Just as quaint and welcoming as the rest of the house is the backyard area. From the covered patio to the white picket fence, there is all the makings of a great home, right in your grasp.

When you’re ready to take in some sights, you’ll be pleased to know that most Pensacola attractions, the likes of the Naval Aviation Museum and the Pensacola Beach itself - are in close proximity to this vacation rental. This and the fact that you can bring your pets with you to this vacation rental, makes it a definite top pick indeed.

Quaint Downtown Home

Price: from 158 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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8. Newly Remodelled Condo: a Sand Dollar home, with a facelift (from 179 USD)

It’s sometimes a good thing to get some work done; in the case of our next top pick, having undergone some remodeling - this home has been completely transformed, thanks to its recent ‘facelift’ job, and is now a vacation rental dream come true. For a relaxing vacation, in a space that is immaculate and exudes beach-style comfort, this is the condo to go for.

Situated in the heart of Little Sabine Bay, this 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath vacation rental is perfectly located; mere steps away from the Gulf of Mexico, and in close proximity to all the beaches.

Newly Remodelled Condo

Price: from 179 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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9. Waterfront Condo: vacation bests right on the water's edge (from 115 USD)

Expect nothing less than quality service from this pristine vacation rental destination, as all services are handled by the professional property management team, that are employed to oversee the smooth running of all facilities within this condominium and the villas that surround it.

Soak up the sea breeze while spread out on the comfy Queen size bed, and know for sure that you’re on vacation with nothing but time to spare. Enjoy the immaculate, uninterrupted ocean views, and bask in the summer sun from the comfort of your very own waterfront balcony.

Waterfront Condo

Price: from 115 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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10. Baywatch Holiday Home: third floor retreat beckons (from 137 USD)

This well-appointed 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ocean view condo is a great getaway and our final top pick of VRBOs in Pensacola, for now.

Consisting of a rather comfy living area, the semi open plan feel to the space creates a rather relaxed atmosphere throughout, as well as a lived in ambience, which only adds to this home’s character.

With the open floor plan of the architectural design that this waterfront property has taken, a spacious feel is created throughout. The colorful nuances of the interior invite memories of summer skies and beach days, wiling the day in the big blue wonder of the ocean. It definitely adds a bold touch to this beachfront haven.

Baywatch Holiday Home

Price: from 137 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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Of course the above mentioned vacation rentals are just a few properties amongst a sea of possible options. One thing is sure though, when looking for the perfect VRBO for you and your family to utilize, that will add only great memories to your annual summer breakaway - Pensacola, Florida as a destination sure does leave one spoilt for choice.

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