Discover a selection of 69 vacation rentals in The Villages, FL 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 $84 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in The Villages. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — The Villages
Destination guide

Enjoy The Villages in vacation home rentals

First-time visitors to The Villages will soon notice that there’s something different about this central Florida community. Friendly, laid-back, sun-drenched, fun-loving—so far, typical Florida. But The Villages’ special appeal lies with its unique status as one of the state’s best-known retirement communities. Created through the vision of one man, The Villages has grown from a private real estate development into a thriving neighborhood of homes, stores, restaurants, social spaces, and recreational facilities. The Villages vacation rentals offer visitors the rare chance to experience the silver lining of life’s golden years in true Florida style.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near The Villages vacation homes

If you're traveling with the grandchildren, why not plan a special treat that they’ll treasure for years to come? The candy-colored turrets of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom are barely an hour away via Florida’s famous Turnpike. Nearby, the Sea Life Orlando Aquarium offers an interactive exploration of the world’s oceans—the 360-degree views from the underwater tunnel are a special highlight. A pleasant 60-mile drive east of your vacation rental in The Villages takes you to Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens, where your little ones can feed giraffes, make friends with rhinos, and pet pygmy goats.


Things to do near vacation homes in The Villages

When it comes to mastering a new hobby, there’s no shortage of opportunities on offer. Many people choose The Villages vacation rentals specifically to sample the famous golf courses, which range from easygoing 9-hole executive standard to challenging 18-hole championship level, and were designed by some of the sport’s top architects. Swimming pools and fitness trails are among the other recreational amenities, while the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center is a showcase for international music and comedy stars. The Villages’ lively town squares are popular shopping destinations and meeting places, with social events and entertainment filling the long Florida evenings.

Day trips

Day trips from the Villages vacation homes

The Villages vacation rentals are close to the best historic sites in Orlando. You can take a day trip to places like the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, a historic museum with an extensive Tiffany collection and special exhibits, and Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, a museum with artifacts from the shipwreck and recreations of the ship’s rooms. Another unique attraction is SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, a natural history museum with animal skeletons dating back to prehistoric times.


Climate during your stay in The Villages vacation rentals

Central Florida’s benevolent climate smiles on all visitors to The Villages vacation rentals, no matter the season. Mild winters and sizzling summers lend themselves to healthy outdoor living, so choose a property with a patio and barbecue to enhance your alfresco dining experience. The freshwater expanses of nearby Lake County help to keep the humid subtropical summer temperatures in check. November through March are ideal months to head south for some gentle winter sunshine and skip the high winds and rainstorms of midsummer.

Natural features

The Villages’ natural connections

Emeralda Marsh Conservation Area fringes the eastern extremities of The Villages within Lake Griffin State Park. This unspoiled wetland is protected as a National Natural Landmark and forms part of the Great Florida Birding Trail. Dedicated bird-watchers may be lucky enough to catch a rare glimpse of the endangered Florida scrub jay, while sightings of woodpeckers, kites, and spoonbills are more common. The state park is famous for its ancient oak trees and its swamps provide welcoming refuges for alligators and otters. Nature trails, kayak rentals, and picnic areas are all part of the service. The park is open year-round from 8 am until sundown.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around The Villages

Fly into Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO), the closest airport, located 54.3 mi (87.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), which is 13.8 mi (22.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near The Villages?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near The Villages:

  • "Golf Front Home, Solar Heat Pool Free Golf Cart" is popular with guests. Around 5 miles from The Villages, it has 3 bedrooms and loads of amenities to help you feel at home, including shopping and a garage.
  • Another enticing choice is "Free Golf Cart Fabulous Location Classy Decor Pet", which is around 0.1 miles from The Villages. Offering 3 bedrooms, free WiFi and a nearby hospital, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

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

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

Get away from the busyness of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near The Villages. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend quality time with your partner, there'll be something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "New ‘the Villages’ Villa W" is ideal for one or two days of R&R. It comes with useful amenities, such as a pool and a boat, and is located about 1 mile to the southeast of The Villages.
  • Or, throw a few clothes in your bag and make a beeline for "Lake Sumter Landing Short Walk To The Square". This top getaway is around 1 mile southeast of The Villages and has a microwave oven and an iron and ironing board.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around The Villages?

Absolutely! If you want a simple but stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the middle of town. We recommend the following options in or near The Villages:

  • After a day filled with outdoor exploration, come home to the comforts of "Patio Villa With Golf Cart Close To Lake Sumter Landing No Extra Guest Fees". Golf and an outdoor pool are among the useful amenities you'll find here.
  • "Tiffany's A Beautiful Pocket Of Peace" is another superb stay, providing all you need for the perfect The Villages escape. Convenient amenities here include outdoor furniture and an iron and ironing board.

Can I find short term rentals in or near The Villages?

From simple studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your quick escape sorted. Here are just two of our favorite picks in and around The Villages:

  • Close to the center of The Villages, "Great Village Of Lynnhaven Location 2 Seat Gas Golf Cart" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your comfortable digs, get out and explore everything that's around you.
  • "Available Now And Thanksgiving And Christmas Located At Lake Sumter Landing" is also ideally located. Bunk down here and discover why many guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near The Villages?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend escape. If you're longing to spend a couple of evenings away with your significant other, we've got some romantic getaways in and around The Villages that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Located around 5 miles from The Villages, "Golf Front Home, Solar Heat Pool Free Golf Cart" is a perfect place for adoring couples. A resort and winery tours are among the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few blissful days canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Free Golf Cart Fabulous Location Classy Decor Pet", around 0.1 miles from The Villages. A resort and a nearby bay will help set the mood for romance.

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

A pool is often an all-important amenity when deciding where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near The Villages and spend your days splashing around:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days at "Golf Cart Updated House With Large Lanai". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including cable/satellite TV services and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Otherwise, recharge your batteries at "Paradise House With Pool, Golf Cart And Private Backyard". Along with an invigorating pool, you'll also have use of a TV and a garden.

Unsure how to pack your suitcase for your The Villages break? This impressive destination has a humid subtropical climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 90 ºF. Look up our range of The Villages vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

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

The first phase of any family trip is searching for the right place to stay. Whether you're planning a short break with the kids or a party with the relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around The Villages with room for everyone. Here are two popular options to try on for size:

  • With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, "Evolve | Oxford Getaway With Lanai + Pool Access" has enough space to truly connect with family and friends. It's around 2 miles west of The Villages and comes with amenities designed to keep large groups comfortable, such as on-site watersports and a kitchen.
  • "Luxury Near Lake Sumter" is another property your crew will love. You'll be able to invite up to 8 friends and family to this retreat which comes with 3 bedrooms, outdoor furniture, a smart TV and more. It's located 2 miles to the southeast of central The Villages.

When it's time to go sightseeing, there are lots of family-friendly attractions in the area to stick on your itinerary. The Florida International Teaching Zoo is a terrific place to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near The Villages?

Idyllic romantic retreats, work trips or adventures of the solo kind — a one-bedroom vacation rental is a perfect solution for a multitude of occasions. One of these options in or near The Villages is sure to fit the bill:

  • Take a peek at "Patio Villa With Golf Cart Close To Lake Sumter Landing No Extra Guest Fees", a fabulous centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. A swimming pool and a kitchen are just a few of the inclusions here.
  • Or perhaps "Homerez - Beautiful Appartement For 5 Ppl. With Garden And Terrace At Merzouga" is more your style. Another conveniently located one-bedroom option, this place comes with a kitchen, a swimming pool and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near The Villages?

Absolutely. From chic apartments to cute cottages, Vrbo is your one-stop-shop for great getaways. Small groups or families will love these two-bedroom options in or near The Villages:

  • Heading up our list is "New ‘the Villages’ Villa W". This two-bedroom delight provides handy amenities like a swimming pool and a kitchen. You can easily explore The Villages's excellent attractions from this base.
  • "Amazing Location 3 Bedroom 2 Ba Villa W" is another popular two-bedroom retreat. It provides a garden, a kitchen and more.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near The Villages?

If you want more room for the youngsters (or that last-minute tagalong friend), a three-bedroom rental will be right up your alley. Vrbo can help you find all the top options in or near The Villages, beginning with these:

  • Lock in a few nights or more at "2bedroomed Ground Floor Apt With Aircon". Including amenities like a kitchen and a swimming pool, this roomy stay will make you all feel right at home.
  • "Lake Sumter Landing Short Walk To The Square" is another excellent option that has three bedrooms. A swimming pool and a kitchen are just a couple of things that will help make your stay here more comfortable and enjoyable.