Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Lake Havasu City, AZ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $150 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Lake Havasu City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Outdoor fun at Lake Havasu vacation home rentals

Lake Havasu gets its name from the Mojave word for “blue”—and as it sparkles in the Arizona sunshine, it’s easy to see why. This expansive reservoir on the Colorado River is a year-round paradise for lovers of watersports and nature walks. It’s also the site of one of the state’s more surprising heritage landmarks—London Bridge, which originally spanned the River Thames in the UK capital. Lake Havasu vacation rentals provide an ideal base for exploring this popular recreation area and the diverse attractions of the lively city on its eastern shore.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Lake Havasu vacation rentals

London Bridge is one of Lake Havasu’s biggest visitor draws. The historic bridge was disassembled brick-by-brick from its original site on the Thames and carefully shipped across the Atlantic to its new home in 1971. Walking tours of this iconic landmark leave from Lake Havasu City Visitor Center. The nearby Lake Havasu Museum of History chronicles the fascinating heritage of this unique community, from its Native American roots, to the steamboat era, right through to the building of the Parker Dam and the subsequent transformation of a desert backwater into a vibrant 21st-century city.

Activities

Activities near Lake Havasu vacation homes

From Winterfest to Thanksgiving, via spring fishing tournaments and summer regattas, the lake is a hive of sporting activity. Visitors flock to colorful annual events such as the IJSBA Jetski World Finals, the Boat Parade of Lights, and the Havasu Island Balloon Festival and Fair. The city provides an alternative source of cultural entertainment, from stylish casinos to cutting-edge clubs. Enjoying a concert in the Downtown Performing Arts Theatre, shopping in the charming waterfront setting of the English Village, or sampling the local craft breweries are just some of the pleasures waiting on the doorstep of Lake Havasu vacation rentals.

Weather

Best time to travel to Lake Havasu vacation rentals

Lake Havasu holds the record for the highest recorded temperature in Arizona since records began. The hot desert climate places a premium on Lake Havasu vacation rentals with a pool, especially in the peak season between June and September, when temperatures typically hit the high 100s. The cooling breeze that drifts off the lake is especially welcome in the sizzling summer heat. Humidity is negligible and rainfall is scarce in this arid climate. January and February are great months to head south for some winter sun and benefit from last-minute bargains on Lake Havasu vacation rentals.

Natural features

Discover Lake Havasu’s wild side

The Arizona desert is home to coyotes and bighorn sheep, along with many species of reptile, while Lake Havasu supports a variety of fish, notably bass. The Havasu National Wildlife Refuge provides a protective environment for native plants and animals to thrive. Peregrine falcons soar through Topcock Gorge, Beal Lake offers a hospitable habitat for endangered razorback suckers, and Pintail Slough is a magnet for grebes and migrating waterbirds. Maps and guides, along with visitor information and access details, are available from the Refuge Office, open weekdays between 7 am and 3.30 pm.

How to get there

How to get to and around Lake Havasu City

Fly into Lake Havasu City, AZ (HII-Lake Havasu City Municipal), the closest airport, located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Family fun near Lake Havasu City vacation homes

Families with kids can enjoy an array of attractions in Lake Havasu City. Vacation home rentals are available near places like the Lake Havasu Museum of History, a museum with exhibits on steamboats, mining, wildlife, and local history, and the Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center, a facility with indoor pools, a waterslide, and an outdoor splash park. Kids will also like the Rotary Community Park & Playgrounds, a green space with swimming areas, playgrounds, and sports facilities.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Lake Havasu City vacation rentals

If you're looking for a romantic retreat, Lake Havasu City is the perfect place. You'll find vacation homes near idyllic spots like London Bridge Beach, a park with a waterfront picnic area, sandy beach, and calm waters for swimming, and Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, a large protected area near the Colorado River with migratory birds and waters for boating, fishing, and hiking. You could also visit Thompson Bay, a bay on the river with parks and a golf course.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake Havasu City, AZ?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 577 vacation rentals around Lake Havasu City. From 465 house rentals to 62 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lake-view property in Lake Havasu City?

Imagine it. You and your buddies, out on the balcony, appreciating incredible lake views with a beverage in hand. Lakefront retreats are all about laid-back days and cozy stays. Vrbo has 263 vacation properties close to lakes ready to be booked. Alternatively, you might like to try a different setting. Vrbo has stacks of options, including:

  • 207 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 118 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 77 city-center vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Lake Havasu City?

Wave goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 479 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices start at $47 a night. If that doesn't match your posse's style, we have a range of different rental options to select from, such as:

  • Condo: 65 vacation homes. Prices start from $45 per night.
  • Mobile home: 20 vacation homes. Prices start from $93 per night.
  • Resort: 18 vacation homes. Prices start from $148 per night.

Can I stay in Lake Havasu City in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than staying somewhere totally new with your friends and loved ones. And the great news is Vrbo has options to suit large groups. The leading option for large groups here are house vacation homes, and you'll find 125 available. Properties for rent around this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for vacation homes that can hold 6 of you? We have 318 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just $50 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 171 vacation homes suitable. Prices begin at just $47 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 82 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $103 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can take your aunt, your cousin and all your pals to Lake Havasu City.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Lake Havasu City?

Vrbo has some excellent budget-concious rentals. Treat everyone to a lavish meal out or hang around a bit longer with all the cash leftover. Nautical Estates is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 28 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $168 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Canterbury Estates is another good option. We've got 5 rentals here, and the average price is around $186 a night.