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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Merritt Island reviews

  • Best vacation ever! Super clean, Family friendly, all the comforts of home

    "We are so grateful to have been able to stay in this beautiful home. It was perfect for our family vacation. The house sits on a quiet street but is still near anything you need. There are Publix grocery stores, Target, Walmart, restaurants, and pharmacies, all within minutes. It is about a ten minute drive to the beach. The house itself was like a home away from home. It is equipped with anything and everything you would need (including games, toys for the pool and beach). We all loved the pool and pool area which was screened in with a patio table and grill, as well as a comfortable covered seating area where we were able enjoy meals together. I am normally cautious about renting a home based onthe internet, but what you see here is what you get. It is a perfect getaway! We would highly recommend this place to others and are looking forward to planning another vacation! Thank you for sharing your home with us!"
    Guest: Rose Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: October 27, 2014
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  • Happiness Cove is such a perfect name for such a beautiful place!

    "Happiness Cove is such a perfect name for such a beautiful place. We had a wonderful time windsurfing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, skating, skateboarding, running and tri-biking (of all things). But nothing could be more wonderful than just sitting on the porch watching the water, the clouds, the dolphins, the birds, and even a manatee and an otter! A few weeks of this relaxation, peace and joy has gone a long way towards restoring our sanity. We also visited the Kennedy Space Center three times and saw two launches!! We hit the mother lode of manatees when we were kayaking and I got to pet some! We had family and friends join us for a few days, did a couple of cook-outs, a sunset paddle at the park at Sykes Creek, and hit a few yard sales. The house is very well thought out, comfortable, bright, had pretty much everything we needed, and was a pure pleasure to live in. Thank you so much! We hope to be back again. B & B, NC – May 2014"
    Guest: Billy & Betsy Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
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  • Great Accommodations

    "We found Merritt Island to be the ideal Florida vacation spot and Carol’s Island Home is absolutely our first choice accommodation. Located in a quiet and safe residential neighborhood it is within convenient driving distance of many Florida attractions. Cocoa beach is only 10 minutes from the house while other local attractions such Kennedy Space Center, the Merritt Island National Nature Preserve, Manatee Park, and Cape Canaveral are close by. One evening we monitored a NASA launch countdown on the large screen smart TV in the den and then stepped out onto the front lawn to watch the rocket lift off. It was an awesome experience! Orlando and it’s many attractions are also within easy driving distance. On several occasions we had overnight guests and every one them commented on the beauty, comfort and convenience of Carol’s home. Carol’s home is nicely appointed, comfortable and spacious. Even with three teenagers and three adults in residence there was always plenty of space for everyone to pursue their favorite activity whether it was watching TV, surfing the Internet, visiting, playing board games, hanging out at the pool, or just finding a quiet corner to read. If you like to read or watch movies an annual membership at the Merritt Island Public Library, with its extensive collection of books and movies, is only $15. We found Carol to be an excellent landlord. She is easily accessible and goes out of her way to make sure your visit is enjoyable and trouble free. We plan to go back to Carol’s Island Home often."
    Guest: Rick Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: June 14, 2014
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  • Unbelievable view

    "Let me start off by saying the view, as another reviewer wrote, is worth $1,000,000,000. Unbelievably beautiful view - the pool? fabulous. Private yard - accessible to everything you might need (Walmart, Publix, Mall, restaurants, etc within 5 mins) it is worth overlooking some other things that were not to our satisfaction. We can make the best out of any situation and so we did. The kitchen is not equipped for a family, similar to ours, that cooks daily. Since we drove down & did not see a list of kitchen items in the listing, we brought own pots/plastic dinnerware, my sister loaned us flatware, etc. We are so happy we did! The hall bathroom is old but okay, the en suite shower is quite ugly (we wore flip flops when using). The carpeting is on the older side, the kitchen table only has chairs for 4 - we pulled in plastic chairs to be able to eat around the table. The outdoor setting could use new cushions.... One bedroom has ceiling fan - another room has a floor fan that did not work and the 3rd bedroom has a floor fan (my husband cleaned the fan before using due to the amount of dust on it). The dishwasher went and Annette took care of it immediately - as with a plumbing issue. Overall, if you are not going to cook much or at all, if you can overlook the dated carpeting and baths, the view makes it so worth it - the sunrises are beautiful - the daily dolphin visits incredible - and the Banana River is awesome. The water view really helps one relax and forget about things for a while...."
    Guest: Abigail C. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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Merritt Island Travel Tips

Escape to Merritt Island Vacation Rentals

Escape to Merritt Island where you can relax on the beach, splash in the ocean, and see amazing oceanic wildlife. At the end of the day, head back to your Merritt Island condo to rejuvenate.

So Much Water Fun on Merritt Island

If you're looking for Central East waterfront rentals, check out the vacation rentals on Merritt Island. You'll be right near, or on, the beach, which means you'll easily be able to enjoy the sand, sun, and water. Don't forget to check out the Cocoa Beach Pier, where you can find live entertainment on the weekends, fishing, and restaurants.

If you want adventure out on the water, you might want to go out on the water with Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands Dolphin and Manatee Tour, which gives you the opportunity to see wildlife in the ocean by professionals who really know the area. You might want to also check out the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, which has 140,000 acres and a variety of habitats and contains over 1500 species of plants and animals. Also available in the reserve is the ability to fish, and the permits to fish are free!

Enjoy Your Vacation at One of the Many Merritt Island Condos

Ever felt cramped at a hotel room? Check out the Merritt Island condos, which are for rent to vacationers who are heading to Merritt Island. These condos, vacation homes, and beach-front houses are a great alternative to hotels, allowing more space and amenities, but not costing more money.

And while on Merritt Island, take the time to visit Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and learn more about the space and the launches that have been performed at the space center.

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