Top 10 VRBO Vacation Rentals In Watersound, Florida - Updated 2024

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Consider booking a vacation in Watersound, Florida, a hidden gem along the Gulf of Mexico! Nestled between Panama City Beach and Destin, it is known for its pristine white sand beaches and laid-back vibe. If you’re into fishing, hiking, or even biking, you will find plenty of options in Watersound. This charming city boasts warm temperatures year-round, making it a perfect destination for visitors of all ages. To sample a variety of food, including seafood and tacos, with your family, head to The Big Chill 30a.

If you are seeking a rejuvenating escape from your busy life, the best way to experience all this destination has to offer is by booking a comfortable rental that will best fit your needs. Scroll down further to check out a list of the top VRBO vacation rentals in Watersound, 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 July 16, 2024.

1. Spacious condo with breathtaking beach view (from USD 682)

This beautiful condo located just a three-minute walk from the beach offers guests stunning ocean views from the well-decorated great room. With a convenient workspace, a fully equipped kitchen, and an outdoor play area, this accommodation is perfect for families with kids who want to balance work and relaxation.

Guests will also have access to a laundry area, two nearby swimming pools, and even beach chairs, umbrellas, and beach towels upon request. You can also use a fitness center for a nominal fee.

Stayed at this property?
Watersound, Florida, United States
condo 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous view of ocean from every room
even the bunk beds were comfortable
very comfortable and accessible to everything
Cleanliness:
we loved how clean everything was and all the little extras that make it feel like home
Host:
the owner jeannie was super easy to work with and very quick to respond to questions
jeannie was also very responsive to communicate with
communication with owner was quick and helpful
Location:
this was the perfect location for a relaxing beach vacation
we loved the location and the security of a gated community was very nice
loved our family’s stay at watersound the condo is very well appointed and a short walk to the beach
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2. Charming home with direct beach access (from USD 612)

This charming VRBO boasts a coastal interior decor and provides direct access to Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast. To ensure you can enjoy the sea properly, beach chairs and umbrellas will be provided during your stay. The location is also perfect for exploring local attractions, such as St. Andrews State Park and Little Village, a waterfront shopping market.

Furthermore, the property offers on-site parking for two vehicles, as on-street parking is not permitted. Also, as this home is located in a quiet neighborhood, parties are not allowed between 9pm and 8am without prior written approval and payment of an additional fee.

Stayed at this property?
Inlet Beach, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Host:
the host was also kind enough to leave welcoming gifts which was very kind
beautiful home in a great community host was extremely helpful and inviting
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3. Bright home with soothing rainwalls (from USD 1095)

This lovely accommodation is a fantastic vacation option for nature lovers because it’s only 0.2 mi (0.32 km) from Deer Lake State Park. There are also several restaurants and stores to explore in the area.

In addition, the rental’s tower provides a charming view of the Gulf of Mexico, while the two fully equipped kitchens and fireplace are for added convenience. Other unique features of this property are the two rain walls that splash down into a decently sized pool, enhancing the relaxing atmosphere.

Stayed at this property?
Watersound, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and the linens were nice
the kitchen was well stocked and we really enjoyed having 2 dishwashers
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean and a great lay out
Host:
but none have compared to this jewel it has it all karen is an amazing host
Location:
beautiful house and wonderful and easy location to beach access using the golf cart and/or bikes
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4. Spacious home with charming pool (from USD 1199)

This stunning accommodation located just 0.5 mi (0.80 km) from Seacrest Beach offers guests a luxurious experience. Guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico from the tower. They will also have access to a fitness center and a two-car garage.

The property’s most interesting feature is undoubtedly the private pool with a rain wall, which will be excellent for soaking your muscles. Moreover, the interior decor boasts hints of teal that perfectly match the beach.

Previous guests also expressed their appreciation for the tranquility of the neighborhood, so you’re sure to enjoy a relaxing vacation here.

Stayed at this property?
Watersound, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was a bit spotty was all - our whole family thoroughly enjoyed this little slice of heaven
Host:
our hosts were very responsive toany questions we had
the host was so gracious and helpful
linda and karen were wonderful responsive and very helpful
the homeowner was very responsive and offered to help us
Location:
the beach and location were both ideal
my family and i had a wonderful vacation and the house was a lovely place to stay
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5. Bright townhouse with vouchers (from USD 330)

This fantastic vacation rental is located just 0.4 mi (0.64 km) from Seacrest Beach and will be the perfect choice for families. It boasts an open, spacious fully equipped kitchen, so you can cook your kids’ favorite meals. However, it is important to note that furry family members or events are not allowed on the property.

As a bonus, guests can enjoy one free daily round of golf at one of the four nearby courses as well as four free bike rentals upon request if they are available. Additionally, from March to October, visitors can also take advantage of a free voucher for a dolphin cruise and/or a snorkeling trip every day.

Stayed at this property?
Watersound, Florida, United States
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the pool was clean and family friendly
our family of four stayed at this beautiful and clean condo in watersound beach
clean bright new and good location
very clean and nice property one bike did not work but no other issues
Host:
panhandle getaway (the property management group) was very responsive
Location:
the property is across the street from the hub which was convenient for food fun shopping and entertainment
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6. Cozy beach house with pool (from USD 714)

With a prime location just a one-minute walk from Puttering Park and a quick two-minute bike ride from a community pool, this cozy rental has plenty of outdoor activities to keep you occupied.

The accommodation also features free Wi-Fi and a fully equipped kitchen, while the game room on the third floor boasts stunning water views as well as a card table perfect for family game nights. Additionally, the property includes an adjacent carriage house for guests seeking extra privacy. An outdoor gas grill will also be available for cookouts.

Stayed at this property?
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful home with plenty of space for the family and a small pool is a real treat
but how in the world can you feel comfortable renting a place like this? it is absolutey ridiculous
but how in the world can you feel comfortable renting a place like this? it is absolutey ridiculous
Cleanliness:
the property was clean and well decorated
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
reviewer comments:great house great location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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7. Waterfront condo with community pool access

This VRBO rental boasts a spacious porch and balcony so that you can enjoy the beautiful view of greenery and white sand dunes. A well-appointed kitchen and laundry appliances will be available for guests to use. There are also a spacious dining area and living room for unwinding with your family.

Most interestingly, the condo’s gated community hosts two pools, Dunesider Pool and Bridges Pool. However, it is important to note that smoking and pets are not allowed on this property.

Stayed at this property?
WaterSound, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the condo was close to 2 pools and the walk to the beach was not bad at all
we always felt comfortable with the children being around other guest
Cleanliness:
we loved the place very clean quite and convenient to all the things we like to do
probably the most beautifully decorated comfortable and clean beach place we have stay in on 30a
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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8. Multi-family getaway with private pool (from USD 525)

This elegant vacation rental, located just 1.2 mi (1.93 km) from Eastern Lake, is perfect for large groups looking for a luxurious stay option with an outdoor lounge area. With three parking spaces and six bikes included, it will make getting around a breeze for guests.

The private pool is the highlight of this property, and it can even be heated for an additional fee of 380 USD plus tax. Indoors, the stylish decor throughout the home creates a welcoming atmosphere.

Stayed at this property?
Watersound, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
reviewer comments:we loved our house and location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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9. Magnificent home with beach access (from USD 1124)

This stunning accommodation is located just 0.6 mi (0.97 km) from Camp Creek Lake. It is event friendly, but smoking and pets are not allowed. Additionally, the heated pool and cabana bath will offer the perfect spots to unwind and enjoy the sunshine.

Across the street, guests will find a wide open space perfect for outdoor activities and sports. Moreover, as it was mentioned by previous guests, the neighborhood is safe and quiet, making it an ideal spot for families and groups looking for a peaceful getaway.

Stayed at this property?
Watersound, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great for 2 families with enough space for everyone we really enjoyed having the heated pool
Cleanliness:
so relaxing clean & beautiful
Host:
the owner was great and answered all our questions quickly
great house fully stocked and helpful management we’ll be back loved the layout too
Location:
great location with a short walk to the beach and community pool
it is nice and close to the beach
loved our stay here location was perfect for our family with kids ages 8 6 and 4
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10. Tranquil beach hub with two porches (from USD 687)

This beautiful home is just around 0.2 mi (0.32 km) from The Hub, a popular family-friendly outdoor eatery. The property is also just two to five blocks from the beach, and guests will be provided with three bikes and a four-passenger golf cart to make getting around a breeze.

The tranquil surroundings and the private office nook will make it easy for professionals to work from home. Moreover, the screened porch and front porch with a swing and rocking chairs will offer idyllic spots to unwind after a long day at the beach.

Stayed at this property?
Watersound, Florida, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is comfortable well-appointed and plenty of room for our family of four
the house is comfortable well-appointed and plenty of room for our family of four
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Escape to Watersound's beaches and mouthwatering seafood

Escape to the hidden gem of Watersound, Florida, where white sand beaches, outdoor adventures, and delicious seafood await. This charming beach town is perfect for visitors of all ages seeking a laid-back and rejuvenating getaway. Experience everything this destination has to offer by booking a comfortable stay that suits your needs. Don’t miss out on this list of the top VRBO vacation rentals in Watersound, Florida, and start planning your next unforgettable beach vacation today!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Faty is a freelance writer and has an insatiable wanderlust. In between her journeys to uncharted destinations, she spends her time immersed in daydreams about her next adventure. Among her...Read more

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