Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Surprise, 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 $82 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Surprise. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly area of Surprise awaits your stay

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Surprise. Well known for its baseball games, shopping and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Surprise

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Surprise a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Trilogy Golf Club at Vistancia (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Raven Golf Club at Verrado (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Victory Lane Sports Complex (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Castles N' Coasters (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Phoenix Raceway (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Surprise

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Surprise is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Lake Pleasant (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Lake Pleasant Regional Park (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Rio Vista Recreation Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Sahuaro Ranch Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Estrella Mountain Regional Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Surprise

Fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX), the closest airport, located 24.6 mi (39.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT), which is 16.8 mi (27.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Surprise?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Surprise:

  • "Gorgeous Three Full Guest Suites In Palm Valley With Heated Pool And Spa" is a hit with guests. Around 14 miles from Surprise, it has 3 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities, including children's books and a microwave oven.
  • Another great option is "Amazing 5 Star Home 4 Bed 3 Ba Heated Pool With Hot Tub Golf Course", which is around 25 miles from Surprise. Offering 4 bedrooms, a coffee grinder and heating, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Surprise vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Surprise?

Forget about those chores, because weekends were made for having fun. Choose one of these weekend getaways in and near Surprise and make the most of all the wonderful things to do nearby:

  • Located 25 miles to the east of central Surprise, "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views" is a great fit for adventure lovers and nature fans. Get out and explore nearby outdoor attractions, including Civic Space Park and Carefree Desert Gardens and Sundial. Then, take the opportunity to try mountain biking or rock climbing.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta - Mccormick Ranch". About 30 miles east of Surprise, activities around here include golf and tennis. More interested in sightseeing? Plan an outing to Tumbleweed Park and San Marcos Golf Course.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Surprise?

Studio apartments are difficult to beat when it comes to convenience, character and location. Get cozy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Surprise and discover the local vibe:

  • Make "Private Phoenician Sanctuary - Villa De Paz" your home for a few days or more. This appealing property comes with amenities including a porch and an oven.
  • Another great choice is "Rural, Quiet And Private Casita With View Deck". Make the most of a balcony, nearby hunting activities and other convenient amenities during your vacation.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Surprise. Cultural attractions like Symphony Hall and Celebrity Theater will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Surprise?

Sometimes, you've just got to escape from the real world, even if it's only for a few days. Enjoy a nice mix of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Surprise:

  • Close to the center of Surprise, "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views" is perfect for a whirlwind getaway. While you're around, don't miss leading attractions like Footprint Center and Chase Field.
  • Leap out of bed, make a cup of coffee and then plan what to see around "4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta - Mccormick Ranch". Arizona State Capitol and Phoenix Convention Center should be on your radar if you choose to stay at this quality vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Surprise?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your honey off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Surprise:

  • Put on some love songs and chill together at "Gorgeous Three Full Guest Suites In Palm Valley With Heated Pool And Spa". Around 14 miles from Surprise, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Otherwise, spend a few blissful days drinking wine and canoodling at "Amazing 5 Star Home 4 Bed 3 Ba Heated Pool With Hot Tub Golf Course", around 25 miles from Surprise. A restaurant dining guide and a swimming pool will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Surprise?

Nothing says "Best. Vacation. Ever." like staying in a mansion. Treat the family to a memorable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Surprise:

  • Style, charm and character — "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views" has it all, and then some. Approximately 25 miles east of Surprise and offering a fireplace and golf, this place is hard to beat.
  • Alternatively, catapult your vacation to a whole different level and stay a few days at "Mountain Views At This Modern Mansion With Luxury Features And A Sparkling Pool". It's located about 25 miles to the east of Surprise and offers amenities like golf, a swimming pool and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Surprise?

Share your trip and have more fun. Whether you're organizing an active getaway with buddies or a family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Surprise:

  • You'll have enough space to move around at "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views". Around 25 miles east of Surprise, this generous retreat has 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 20 guests. Top amenities include a swimming pool and a chef.
  • "Big Family Friendly Home, Huge Gameroom" is another terrific option. It's around 11 miles to the east of Surprise, has 5 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 12 guests. A kitchen and a garden are among the things that'll help make your stay even more memorable.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Surprise?

If you're planning an event and your invite list features dozens of names, don't worry about finding a space big enough for all those people. We have large vacation rentals in and around Surprise perfect for family getaways, anniversary parties and more. These are just for starters:

  • "Sun Ridge Resorts Springs - 255": With 1 bedroom housing up to 99 people, there's plenty of space for everybody. You and your group will have access to plenty of amenities, such as a swimming pool and a kitchen.
  • "Beautiful Sun Ridge Resorts - Cliffs 148": Offering the trifecta of space, comfort and privacy, this vacation home houses up to 99 people in its 1 bedroom. A swimming pool and a kitchen will help keep your guests content.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Surprise?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is hands down the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Surprise and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy a memorable stay at "Acoma House" Resort Living/heated Pool". There's a lot to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as cable/satellite TV services and free toiletries.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Beach House Feel In The Desert Family Mini Resort". As well as its inviting pool, make use of a video library and a dining table.

Surprise has a semi-arid climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 80 ºF and 100 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Surprise vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Surprise?

It's always more fun when you share the good times with the folks closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family get-together or celebrating a special occasion with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's perfect for you. These are two of our best in and around Surprise:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Gorgeous Three Full Guest Suites In Palm Valley With Heated Pool And Spa", which has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests. This retreat is around 14 miles to the south of Surprise and features amenities such as a microwave oven and a garden.
  • "Amazing 5 Star Home 4 Bed 3 Ba Heated Pool With Hot Tub Golf Course" is another excellent option. It's around 25 miles to the south of Surprise, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Useful amenities here include a kitchen island and a kitchen.

When it's time to get out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained and happy. Phoenix Zoo, Tempe Beach Park and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix should be at the top of your to-do list.