Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Cape Canaveral, 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 $115 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Cape Canaveral. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Cape Canaveral—a sunny spot on the Space Coast

Cape Canaveral, a historic science landmark and the home of the Kennedy Space Center, is a popular weekend destination for families and curious minds. The charming city along Florida’s “Space Coast” has sandy beaches and sparkling waters that also attract a great number of sun-seeking vacationers. A trip to Cape Canaveral promises steady excitement with educational attractions, historic sites, a host of tropical wildlife, and family-friendly shores. Cape Canaveral vacation rentals can give your family or group a home base for a whirlwind adventure of sun, science, and scenery.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Cape Canaveral

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Cape Canaveral a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Brevard Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Golf-N-Gator (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Viera East Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17 km)
Activities

Fly and swim in Cape Canaveral

The beaches can be enjoyed both by sea and by air with the help of Cape Carnival tours. A popular way to see Port Carnival, a large cruise port, is by helicopter tour. From far above, you can gaze over the busy port full of stylish vacationers, steamboats, and grand cruise ships. You can also fly over Cocoa Beach to see the surfers, fishers, and the colorful pier. If you aren’t a fan of heights, try a boat tour to spot dolphins, or a fishing tour.

Weather

Travel to the tropical paradise of Cape Canaveral

When you book one of the Cape Canaveral vacation rentals you can look forward to enjoying the island’s subtropical climate. With an average of 240 days of sunshine, Cape Canaveral weather is almost always pleasant. Summer temperatures are typically in the 80s, and winter temperatures average in the 60s. If you are looking to spend most of your time exploring the many space-related attractions and the port, winter is an excellent time to visit. For a classic beach vacation of long days splashing in the water, try for the summer. With relatively mild temperatures for being so far south, Cape Canaveral doesn’t really have an off-season.

Natural features

Spot Cape Canaveral’s island wildlife

For those who want to experience nature, explore the Cape Canaveral National Seashore, which harbors many endangered species on its beaches. While staying at Cape Canaveral vacation rentals, you can travel to the Space Coast to search for nesting sea turtles. Be charmed by the magnificently large and gentle matinees that meander about the Manatee Sanctuary Park. Birdwatchers will also find joy in the vast and diverse populations that inhabit the island. For a magical nighttime activity, take a kayak tour to see bioluminescent activity that causes the water to twinkle on dark nights.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Cape Canaveral

The nearest airport is in Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO), located 42.6 mi (68.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Melbourne Orlando Intl. Airport (MLB), which is 20.4 mi (32.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Cape Canaveral?

Whether you're searching for an intimate escape for you and your honey or someplace roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Cape Canaveral. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • "Oceanfront Luxurious Townhome Steps To Beach" is a guest favorite. Around 40 miles from Cape Canaveral, it has 3 bedrooms and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including housekeeping services and a washing machine.
  • Another great choice is "Direct Ocean Front, Corner Unit. Best Views And Reviews", which is around 20 miles from Cape Canaveral. Featuring 2 bedrooms, a fridge and a DVD player, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

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

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

Escape from the busyness of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Cape Canaveral. Whether you'd like to catch up with pals or spend precious time with the family, we'll have something to suit your style. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • Make yourself at home at "Family Friendly Oceanfront Patio Condo With Pool And Hot Tub". About 17 miles to the south of Cape Canaveral, this delightful escape has all you need for a chilled out stay, including high-speed internet services and a beach view.
  • Otherwise, live it up with your crew at "Coral Cottage With Heated Pool 80 Degrees", which is around 19 miles to the south of Cape Canaveral. Take advantage of a garden, coffee and tea making facilities and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Cape Canaveral?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, perfectly suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days exploring your surroundings and your nights kicking back in your comfy hideaway. These getaways in or near Cape Canaveral are guaranteed to please:

  • One of our favorite picks is "Family Friendly Oceanfront Patio Condo With Pool And Hot Tub". Book a few nights or longer at this popular stay and you'll have access to an ocean view and towels.
  • "Beautiful Ocean Front Condo Just Steps To The Sand" is another wonderful stay, offering all you could need for a dream Cape Canaveral adventure. Useful amenities here include water sports equipment and a garden.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Cape Canaveral?

Whether you need a cottage for you and your other half or a house big enough for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Cape Canaveral. These properties make a comfortable base for a quick trip:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "Coral Cottage With Heated Pool 80 Degrees" is a great choice. It's not too far from the center of Cape Canaveral, so you'll have easy access to all the top sights.
  • "Beachfront Building Beach Chairs Stocked Kitchen 2 Balconies Wifi" is also well located. Bunk down here and discover why guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Cape Canaveral?

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Cape Canaveral that would make even Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Put on some soothing music and chill together at "Direct Ocean Front, Corner Unit. Best Views And Reviews". Around 20 miles from Cape Canaveral, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including a resort and a sauna.
  • "Sandcastles Oceanfront - Summer Dates Still Available" is another top option that'll woo you. It's approximately 20 miles from Cape Canaveral and has beauty services and a swimming pool.

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

Big groups mean enormous fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire squad. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Cape Canaveral and get your favorite people together under the one roof:

  • A wealth of amenities including a swimming pool and a water park make "Stunning Private Beach Home And Heated Pool" a winner. This getaway has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From Cape Canaveral's center, it's around 19 miles away to the south.
  • Invite up to 12 of your favorite people to "Cocoa Beach Beautiful Home" and fill the place with laughter and love. This option has 4 bedrooms and is around 19 miles to the south of Cape Canaveral. It's packed with features to keep your group occupied, such as a swimming pool and a garden.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Cape Canaveral and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Say hello to "Awesome Direct Ocean Beach House", where your biggest priority will be pool time. Amenities such as childrens activities and towels help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • "Beautiful Big Beach House Block To Beach Near Famous Cocoa Beach Pier" is the kind of place you go to leave the everyday behind and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. Nearby birdwatching activities and a toaster are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Not sure what the weather is like in Cape Canaveral? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 80 ºF to 85 ºF. If you'd like more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Cape Canaveral vacation rentals.

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

Whether your perfect escape is out in the countryside or near the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with loved ones. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Cape Canaveral and bring the entire crew along:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Coral Cottage With Heated Pool 80 Degrees" is the perfect place to enjoy some family time. This retreat is 19 miles to the south of Cape Canaveral and has amenities such as beach sun loungers and free toiletries.
  • Another popular option is "Blue Palm Beachside Cottage Heated Pool". This property is 19 miles south of Cape Canaveral and features a smart TV, childrens activities and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your guest list.

When you're ready to explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. Kennedy Space Center, Cocoa Beach Pier and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex should be at the top of your itinerary.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Cape Canaveral?

Take a dip anytime you like at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Grab your swimsuit and check out these options in or near Cape Canaveral that come with this fancy perk:

  • Invite your friends over for a refreshing paddle around at "Waterfront 3 Bedroom Island Getaway". This property has space to spare, with 3 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 8 people. A water view and a nearby river are other things your group will love about this place.
  • In addition to its impressive indoor pool, "Captain’s Quarters Tropical Pool House By Melbourne Beach" comes with a swimming pool and a water park. It has 3 bedrooms that can cater for up to 10 guests, so you can bring all your buddies along.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more outstanding Cape Canaveral vacation rental options for your next big getaway.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Cape Canaveral?

Whether you're eager to share a bottle of vino beside the flames with your boo or just stay warm when the sun goes down, Vrbo will help you find a vacation rental with a fire pit. Check out these awesome options in or near Cape Canaveral:

  • Chat, laugh and sing with family and friends around the fire at "Blue Palm Beachside Cottage Heated Pool". This property offers lots of other great amenities, including a kitchen and a swimming pool.
  • "2800 Sq Ft 4 Bed 4 Bath Beachside Home W Heated Pool" is another top property where you can spend your nights socializing around a nice, warm fire. It also comes with a water park and a swimming pool.