Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Palm Bay, 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 $125 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Palm Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Palm Bay
Destination guide

Discover picture-perfect Palm Bay

A firm favorite on Florida's Space Coast, Palm Bay is a popular destination for breaks with families, friends, or both. Enjoy a relaxed pace as you settle in for a day on the sand, explore the tranquil Turkey Creek Sanctuary, or take a scenic drive along the coast to the Kennedy Space Center. Whether you plan to soak up the local sights or spread your wings a little further to visit area attractions, Palm Bay vacation rentals provide a great base for your stay. You'll find many rentals come with a pool and are within sauntering distance of the beach.

Things to do

Palm Bay offers easy access to Florida attractions

If you're up for exploring a little further afield, you'll find all manner of attractions within a reasonable distance of Palm Bay vacation rentals. Kennedy Space Center, just an hour's drive away, offers a fascinating experience for the whole family. You'd have to plan your visit carefully to catch a rocket launch but captivating experiences such as shuttle launch simulators are available all year round. Swap space for spells at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida, and don't forget to pick up your own wand from the recreated Diagon Alley.


Seasonal weather in Palm Bay

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Find glorious landscapes in and around Palm Bay

Beaches are easy to come by along the Florida coastline but with almost 30 parks in Palm Bay, finding a green space won't prove too tricky either. Turkey Creek Sanctuary is one of the city's most popular spots and one where hiking, kayaking, and wildlife watching are all on the cards. Outside the city limits, St Sebastian River Preserve State Park has over 20,000 acres of wilderness, providing the perfect backdrop for birdwatching, photography, and horseback riding. Fishing charters in the nearby Sebastian Inlet are available for those wanting to reel in sailfish and wahoo.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Palm Bay

The nearest airport is in Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO), located 51.7 mi (83.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Melbourne Orlando Intl. Airport (MLB), which is 5 mi (8.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Palm Bay?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around Palm Bay that's right up your alley. Here are some of our faves:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like WiFi and a garden at "Oceanfront Luxurious Townhome Steps To Beach". Located around 9 miles from Palm Bay, this property has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Direct Ocean Front, Corner Unit. Best Views And Reviews" is another winner, offering 2 bedrooms, WiFi, a washing machine and more. It's around 25 miles from Palm Bay.

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

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

We all deserve some time out occasionally. If you're longing for a couple of uninterrupted mornings lounging around in bed with a coffee and the morning paper, you'll find some wonderful weekend getaways in and near Palm Bay. These are two of our favorites:

  • "Sandcastles Oceanfront - Summer Dates Still Available" is ideal for a long weekend of fun and relaxation. It features convenient amenities, such as a barbecue grill and beach towels, and is located about 25 miles to the north of Palm Bay.
  • "Family Friendly Oceanfront Patio Condo With Pool And Hot Tub" is another popular option. It's located around 30 miles to the north of Palm Bay and comes with a theme park, WiFi and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Palm Bay?

Absolutely! If you'd like a small but stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently placed in the middle of town. We suggest the following options in or near Palm Bay:

  • Chill by yourself or take a few pals to "Family Friendly Oceanfront Patio Condo With Pool And Hot Tub". You'll have loads of amenities to take advantage of, including a nearby beach and free WiFi.
  • Another excellent property is "Beautiful Ocean Front Condo Just Steps To The Sand". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this comfy apartment is filled with convenient amenities like a balcony, ski-in/ski-out facilities and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Palm Bay?

Whether you need a cottage for two or a villa that'll fit the entire family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Palm Bay. These retreats make the perfect base for a short and sweet stay:

  • If you can only spare a couple of nights, "Coral Cottage With Heated Pool 80 Degrees" is a great choice. It's not too far from the center of Palm Bay, so you'll be within easy reach of all the top sights.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of nights at "Beachfront Building Beach Chairs Stocked Kitchen 2 Balconies Wifi". This comfy, conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Palm Bay?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Palm Bay that would make even Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a couple of nights of passion at "Oceanfront Luxurious Townhome Steps To Beach". Approximately 9 miles from Palm Bay, this property comes with lots of nice touches, like a fireplace and air conditioning.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break enjoying each other's company at "Direct Ocean Front, Corner Unit. Best Views And Reviews", around 25 miles from Palm Bay. A sauna and a resort will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Palm Bay?

Nothing screams "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Treat the family to a truly unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in or near Palm Bay:

  • Approximately 8 miles to the east of Palm Bay is "Large Beach Front Mansion With Sea Views". Along with its grand design and posh interiors, you'll be impressed by its first-class amenities, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • With a porch, a garden and loads of other top-rated amenities, "Historic Riverfront Mansion - 11 Bedroom 10bath" will get your guests' tick of approval. This plush retreat is around 11 miles to the north of Palm Bay.

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

Share your stay and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous escape with your best friends or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Palm Bay:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Golden Sands® Emerald - Private Beach". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a beach view. This top pick is around 11 miles to the northeast of Palm Bay.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your dearest friends to "Stunning Private Beach Home And Heated Pool" and fill the place with love and laughter. This top option has 3 bedrooms and is around 25 miles to the north of Palm Bay. It's crammed with features to keep a large group happy and comfortable, such as a swimming pool and a garden.

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

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool does. Blow up your inflatable doughnut and check out these houses in or near Palm Bay that feature this must-have amenity:

  • Switch to vacay mode at "4 Bedroom House Just A Walk To The Beach", where your biggest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities including a living room and a barbecue grill help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • "Direct Oceanfront Luxury Beach House" is the kind of place you go to get away from everything and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. Childrens activities and a stereo are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfy.

Unsure what to pack for your Palm Bay getaway? This appealing destination has a humid subtropical climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 80 ºF and 85 ºF. Check out our selection of Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay?

Every get-together with the family should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with the kids or a party with relatives, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Palm Bay offer a home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Around 9 miles to the northeast of Palm Bay, "Oceanfront Luxurious Townhome Steps To Beach" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests. It comes with lots of amenities, including nearby birdwatching activities and a fridge.
  • "Coral Cottage With Heated Pool 80 Degrees" also offers the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This property is around 25 miles to the north of Palm Bay, and accommodates as many as 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A fenced yard and towels will help keep everyone comfortable and happy.

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

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Palm Bay?

Nothing says indulgence like having a pool right inside your house. Pack your favorite swimsuit and enjoy a dip in the privacy of one of these spacious houses in or near Palm Bay:

  • Book a stay at "Waterfront 3 Bedroom Island Getaway" and spend your days stretched out poolside. This sprawling getaway has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests along with many other quality amenities. A nearby river and a water park are among them.
  • Alternatively, spend your break at "Captain’s Quarters Tropical Pool House By Melbourne Beach", which has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 10 guests. Along with that fancy pool at your fingertips, a swimming pool and a kitchen will help keep everybody comfortable and content.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more wonderful Palm Bay vacation rental options for your next big getaway.