Discover a selection of 1,500 holiday rentals in Merritt Island, FL, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 47 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Merritt Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Merritt Island

The beaches and riverfront create a pretty picture of Merritt Island. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bird watching and stargazing. Port Canaveral and Cocoa Beach Pier are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Merritt Island

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Merritt Island a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Savannahs Golf Course (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Traxx at Jungle Village (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Golf-N-Gator (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Country Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (7.4 mi / 12 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Merritt Island

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Merritt Island

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Merritt Island is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Manatee Sanctuary Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Cherie Down Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Alan Shepard Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Lori Wilson Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Skate Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Thousand Island Conservation Area (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Merritt Island

Fly into Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.2 mi (35.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 38.2 mi (61.4 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Merritt Island?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,374 vacation rentals near Merritt Island. From 440 houses to 14 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Merritt Island for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Merritt Island?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 440 Houses in Merritt Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Merritt Island include:

  • Cabins: 14 rentals available
  • Flats: 857 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 88 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Merritt Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 902 vacation rentals with pool available in Merritt Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.