Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Gilbert, 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 private pools. Prices start at $145 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Gilbert. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Desert dreaming in sun-struck Gilbert

Looking for a dreamy desert escape, surrounded by copper-colored hills and star-swept skies? Then book yourself in at one of Gilbert’s vacation rentals. Gilbert is a sun-blushed midsize town in Arizona’s Maricopa County – just southeast of the city of Phoenix. Gilbert’s vacation rentals range from luxury condos overlooking pristine artificial lakes to full size low-rise Prairie-style houses – many of which have refreshing outdoor pools. Downtown Gilbert celebrates a small-town vibe – rich with retro early 20th-century architecture – and is surrounded by a mix of rolling green golf courses and nature reserves.

Things to do

Futuristic architecture and Gilbert’s heritage

Architecture buffs can tour Gilbert’s churches and temples, including the gargantuan and futuristic white-stone Gilbert Arizona Temple, a modern building whose stonework glistens in the desert sun. Culture vultures can swing by the Gilbert Historical Museum to get a sense of Gilbert’s history – the exhibit showcases artefacts and photographs from the town’s early years, and even the museum building itself offers a glimpse into the past – it dates to 1913, and was formerly the Gilbert elementary school. If you’re traveling with the kids, take them to Freestone Park, a family-friendly green space with a play park and fishing.

Activities

Golfing, hiking, and exploring in and around Gilbert

Gilbert overflows with exciting outdoor activities. Sports fans can take a round of golf at one of the many 18-hole courses dotted in and around Gilbert, where perfectly maintained thoroughfares and glistening water features, paired with the infinite blue desert skies, make for a paradisal golfing experience. Gilbert also boasts its fair share of national nature reserves, all crisscrossed by hiking trails. Naturally, sometimes it will be too hot for outdoor desert adventures – luckily downtown Gilbert offers air-conditioned indoor activities like bowling and movie theaters.

Weather

Flowers and sunshine in Gilbert’s spring season

As you might expect of Arizona, Gilbert offers near year-round sunshine, with the summer months – particularly June through August – welcoming temperatures from 90 to 110 degrees. Such high temperatures make outdoor activities unviable, so if you're traveling in these months prepare to spend your time indoors, or submerged in your Gilbert vacation rental pool. In winter – November through February – night temperatures do get chilly, so remember to pack a light coat. The best time to travel to enjoy all Gilbert has to offer is in spring, when temperatures are pleasantly hot and the cactus flowers are in bloom.

Natural features

Gilbert grows into the desert hills

Gilbert was once a small agricultural town, but has in recent decades expanded at a rapid rate. Its grid-work boulevards and wide streets occasionally give way to new-build suburban community estates, often grouped around idyllic man-made lakes, and speckled with imported palms. Downtown Phoenix – Arizona’s capital city – is just a 30-minute drive away. To the south of Gilbert, you’ll find the rolling San Tan Mountains Regional Park, with its hiking and wildlife trials. A 15-minute drive north will take you to the vast Tonto National Forest, with its seemingly endless canyons and cactus-covered hills.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Gilbert

Fly into Mesa, AZ (AZA-Phoenix - Mesa Gateway), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Chandler, AZ (CHD-Chandler Municipal), which is 4.8 mi (7.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gilbert, AZ?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,384 vacation rentals around Gilbert. From 1,498 house rentals to 763 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Gilbert?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gilbert:

  • The Islands: 36 vacation rentals
  • Power Ranch: 140 vacation rentals
  • Val Vista Lakes: 164 vacation rentals
  • Seville: 24 vacation rentals
  • Val Vista Classic: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Gilbert?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gilbert. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • SanTan Village: 3,418 vacation rentals
  • FlipSide: 2,830 vacation rentals
  • AZ Ice: 3,754 vacation rentals
  • Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch: 4,142 vacation rentals
  • SanTan Village Marketplace: 3,362 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gilbert listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gilbert?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,498 Houses in Gilbert. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gilbert include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 763 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 183 rentals available
  • Villas: 21 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gilbert?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,965 vacation rentals with pool available in Gilbert. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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