Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Melbourne Beach, 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 $250 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Melbourne Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy the beach life in Melbourne Beach

Book a stay at one of the superb Melbourne Beach vacation rentals and sample life in Brevard County’s oldest beach community. Enjoy the 33 miles of white, sandy beaches of Melbourne Beach that glisten all year round thanks to the sub-tropical Floridian climate. Surf the waves, survey the horizon on a paddleboard, or simply watch the sun set from the shore. Get back to nature with a dolphin tour or find out about the turtles that call Melbourne Beach home. You can enjoy all this and more on Florida’s Space Coast!

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Melbourne Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Melbourne Beach has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Andretti Thrill Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Brevard Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Brunswick Harbor Lanes (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Aquarina Country Club (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Duran Golf Club (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • North County Aquatic Center (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)

Year-round vacations in subtropical Melbourne Beach

Melbourne Beach vacation rentals are superb for vacations all year round thanks to Florida’s subtropical climate. With an average of 234 days of sunshine and zero snow, it is the ideal destination for those who enjoy warmer climes. As with all climates of this nature, the rainfall in Melbourne Beach is higher than the national average, but don’t let this put you off visiting! With average summer highs of almost 90°F and average winter lows of 50°F, you can enjoy the warmth of the sun throughout the year.

Natural features

Learn about loggerheads on Melbourne Beach

Melbourne Beach is famous for its wildlife, and the Sea Turtle Preservation Society offers a unique chance to see the loggerhead turtles up close. From May through July, the society offers a wonderful night time “Turtle Tour” where you can see loggerheads laying their eggs on the beach. This is accompanied by a special talk on the society’s preservation work and is an opportunity you simply mustn’t miss! Ryckman Park offers stunning views of the Indian River and provides ample, shaded seating areas where you can sit back, relax, and watch the sun dip down below the horizon.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Melbourne Beach

The nearest airport is in Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO), located 51.9 mi (83.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Melbourne Orlando Intl. Airport (MLB), which is 4.7 mi (7.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Melbourne Beach?

Whether you're looking for an intimate escape for you and your love or a sprawling house to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Melbourne Beach. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • Around 9 miles from the center of Melbourne Beach, it's difficult to beat "Oceanfront Luxurious Townhome Steps To Beach". It has 3 bedrooms and handy features including off-street parking options and cookware, dishware and utensils.
  • Another appealing choice is "Direct Ocean Front, Corner Unit. Best Views And Reviews", which is around 25 miles from Melbourne Beach. With 2 bedrooms, shopping and a dining table, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and happy.

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

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

Escape from the treadmill of daily life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Melbourne Beach. Whether you'd like to hang out with buddies or spend valued time with your love, there'll be something to suit your style. Here are some of our most popular options:

  • Put your feet up at "Sandcastles Oceanfront - Summer Dates Still Available". Located around 25 miles to the north of Melbourne Beach, this retreat has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a microwave oven and beach towels.
  • Otherwise, live it up with your favorite people at "Family Friendly Oceanfront Patio Condo With Pool And Hot Tub", which is around 30 miles to the north of Melbourne Beach. You'll have use of a microwave oven, a pool and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Melbourne Beach?

Yes, you can. If you're looking for a simple but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often located in the center of town. We suggest the following options in or near Melbourne Beach:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Family Friendly Oceanfront Patio Condo With Pool And Hot Tub". Book a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to heating and a microwave oven.
  • "Beautiful Ocean Front Condo Just Steps To The Sand" is another superb stay, providing all you could want for the ideal Melbourne Beach vacation. Some amenities here include water sports equipment and a boat.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Melbourne Beach?

Whether you need a studio apartment for you and a few friends or a townhouse with enough room for the family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Melbourne Beach. These properties are an ideal base for a quick visit:

  • If you only need to stay a couple of nights, "Coral Cottage With Heated Pool 80 Degrees" is a great choice. It's not too far from the center of Melbourne Beach, so you'll have easy access to all the top attractions.
  • "Beachfront Building Beach Chairs Stocked Kitchen 2 Balconies Wifi" is also ideally located. Settle in here and find out why guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Melbourne Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Melbourne Beach that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Put on some love songs and kick back together at "Oceanfront Luxurious Townhome Steps To Beach". Around 9 miles from Melbourne Beach, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including a fireplace and shopping facilities.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few idyllic days together is "Direct Ocean Front, Corner Unit. Best Views And Reviews". Located around 25 miles from Melbourne Beach, a resort and a sauna add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Melbourne Beach?

If you're looking for somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not go all out? These mansions for rent in or near Melbourne Beach will easily fit your entire crew while doing it in serious style:

  • Style, character and charm — "Large Beach Front Mansion With Sea Views" has it all with some to spare. Approximately 2 miles southwest of Melbourne Beach and offering a fireplace and a swimming pool, this gorgeous place is hard to beat.
  • With a garden, a separate dining area and lots of other high-end amenities, "Historic Riverfront Mansion - 11 Bedroom 10bath" will get your guests' nod of approval. This opulent home is around 13 miles to the northwest of Melbourne Beach.

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

Vacation with others and multiply the fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous getaway with your best friends for a family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and near Melbourne Beach:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Golden Sands® Emerald - Private Beach". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a nearby waterfront. It's around 11 miles to the north of Melbourne Beach.
  • Invite up to 12 of your best friends to "Stunning Private Beach Home And Heated Pool" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This popular option has 3 bedrooms and is around 30 miles to the north of Melbourne Beach. It's packed with features to keep a large group happy and comfortable, such as a nearby river and a swimming pool.

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

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool does. Pull out your inflatable flamingo and check out these houses in or near Melbourne Beach that come with this added bonus:

  • Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable break at "4 Bedroom House Just A Walk To The Beach". There's a lot to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a separate dining area and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "Direct Oceanfront Luxury Beach House" is the sort of place you go to get away from the everyday and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A living room and a fridge are also on hand to make your visit a memorable one.

Melbourne Beach has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 85 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Melbourne Beach vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

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

It's always more fun when you share those special memories with the people you love the most. Whether you're planning a family escape or celebrating a special occasion with friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that suits you. Here are two of our best in and around Melbourne Beach:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Oceanfront Luxurious Townhome Steps To Beach" is the ideal place to spend time together. This top-rated getaway is 9 miles to the north of Melbourne Beach and has amenities such as a garden and nearby ecotour services.
  • Another top option is "Coral Cottage With Heated Pool 80 Degrees". This property is 30 miles north of Melbourne Beach and comes with a fridge, cable/satellite TV services and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to look far. Kennedy Space Center, Cocoa Beach Pier and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex promise lots of fun for all the gang.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Melbourne Beach?

Often situated in prime positions due to their compact size, a one-bedroom rental is an ideal solution for one or two travelers. Check out Vrbo's range in or near Melbourne Beach:

  • Consider "Melbourne Beach Cottage - Park Model", a fantastic centrally located one-bedroom property. A kitchen and a swimming pool are just two of the amenities included here.
  • Also within easy reach of all the delights of Melbourne Beach, "Riverview Cottage" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a big day of seeing the sights, come home and enjoy a kitchen and off-street parking options.