Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in Dunedin, 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 $99 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Dunedin. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Old world charm and a relaxed lifestyle in Dunedin

Dunedin is one of the oldest towns in Florida. Originally founded by Scottish settlers in the mid 1800s, it retains its Scottish roots to this day. With a charming downtown area, 4 miles of picturesque waterfront and a great choice of vacation rentals, Dunedin is the perfect place or a relaxing family-friendly vacation. There is also a thriving cultural and sports scene, with museums, galleries, and major league baseball of offer. It’s also close to Honeymoon Island State Park and Caladesi Island, both of which remain in their natural states, untouched by development.

Things to do

Nature, culture, and sport are all on hand in Dunedin

Dunedin has not 1, but 2 state parks. In addition to the delights of Honeymoon Island, the white sandy beaches of Caladesi Island State Park are one of America’s best beaches. Here, in addition to swimming, sunbathing, or beachcombing, anglers can cast a line either from the shore or from a boat, and adventurers can explore the mangroves by kayak. After a sunny day out, head back to the Dunedin vacation rentals and the delights of charming Downtown Dunedin will be waiting, with restaurants to suit every taste and pocket, and exciting cultural events throughout the summer.

Activities

You’ll feel immediately at home in Dunedin

The home-style feel is the boast of this quaint Florida city, and with the superb selection of Dunedin vacation rentals, you most certainly will feel at home. Many will head for the unspoiled beaches and nature of Honeymoon Island State Park with its emerald waters and miles of nature trails. The island is the perfect base for a great day out at the family-friendly beaches, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, or paddleboading in the warm, clear waters of the Gulf. Culture vultures may want to visit the Dunedin Fine Art Center, which also offers art experiences for kids.

Weather

A comfortable climate all year round in Dunedin

Dunedin has a humid subtropical climate. It has hot and humid summers, when temperatures can reach the 90°F, but also a high likelihood of thundershowers. Luckily, there is plenty to do indoors to shelter from the rain if visiting Dunedin in the summer months. As fall approaches, summer moves into hurricane season, so be sure to look ahead before traveling. Winters are generally dry and mild with temperatures around the low to mid 20s. Many might find winter the most comfortable time to visit.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dunedin

Travelers enjoy Dunedin for its sunsets and island views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dunedin is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clearwater Beach (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Pier 60 Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Sunsets at Pier 60 (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sand Key Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Dunedin Beach (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Lake Tarpon (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Dunedin

The nearest airport is in Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl. Airport (PIE), which is 9.2 mi (14.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Dunedin?

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

  • "Centrally Located Private Pool Home" is a popular choice. Around 4 miles from Dunedin, it has 3 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including outdoor furniture and internet services.
  • "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" is another top pick, offering 6 bedrooms, cookware, dishware and utensils, a games room and more. It's around 20 miles from Dunedin.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Dunedin?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character and charm, a tiny house vacation rental in Dunedin delivers big adventure. Close down all your devices and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these fun-sized stays:

  • Leave the world behind and disappear to "Just Exquisite Cozy New Studio. Enjoy "tiny House" Living Steps To The Beach". This getaway in Clearwater Beach packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as a fridge and an iron and ironing board.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Hidden Gem Tiny Home With Backyard Coolness". Located in St. Petersburg, this teensy abode comes with a dining table and games.

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

If you feel the need to relax and completely switch off for a night or two, we've got plenty of terrific weekend getaways in and around Dunedin. Sneak in a well-deserved break at one of these top options:

  • Around 10 miles to the southwest of Dunedin, "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" has all you need for a weekend escape, including a phone and a washing machine. When it's time to venture out and explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to discover like Bean Point Beach and Anclote River Park.
  • Also look into "Beautiful Waterfront Two Balcony End Unit Beach Condo+4 Free Water Park Passes", which is around 11 miles south of Dunedin. After a day exploring nearby attractions such as Demens Landing Park and Lake Seminole Park, kick back in your vacation rental and make the most of nearby museums, a theme park and more.

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

Generally small, easy on the pocketbook and well located, it's difficult not to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these options and experience the culture of Dunedin up close:

  • Throw your bags down at "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach". Amenities including a microwave oven and a boat will make you feel right at home here.
  • Another awesome option is "Walk Out The Door And On To The Beach". Take advantage of a pool, beach towels and other conveniences during your getaway.

When it's time to step outside your studio apartment and do some sightseeing, there's lots to keep you amused around Dunedin. Enjoy cultural attractions? Visit St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral and Suncoast Star Playhouse Dinner Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Dunedin?

Just because you only have a day or two off work doesn't mean you have to spend it in a dull hotel room. Take off on vacation but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around Dunedin:

  • If you'd like to be near the action, "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach" will be just the thing. It's within reach of the center of Dunedin and a convenient base to explore sights like Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field.
  • Wake up, make a cup of coffee and then plan what to see around "Relax In This Salt Water Pool Home". Sunken Gardens and Museum of Fine Arts should be on your radar if you choose to stay at this short-term rental.

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

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Dunedin that would make Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and slow dance the nights away at "Centrally Located Private Pool Home". Around 4 miles from Dunedin, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend away, including a dining table and a swimming pool.
  • "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" is another top option that's guaranteed to impress. It's approximately 20 miles from Dunedin and comes with a nearby bay and beauty services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Dunedin?

You'll find some impressive mansions for rent in and near Dunedin. If you're after somewhere with ample room as well as loads of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick your boxes:

  • Approximately 10 miles to the south of Dunedin is "Bayside Paradise Mansion - Waterfront And Private Pool". As well as its grand design and posh interiors, you'll be impressed by its top-notch amenities, such as a beach view and golf.
  • With golf, a swimming pool and a host of other high-end amenities, "Tierra Verde - St. Petersburg Waterfront Mansion Estate" will get your guests' nod of approval. This opulent home is around 25 miles to the south of Dunedin.

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

Share your trip and multiply the fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous escape with pals for a family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Dunedin:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get your guests' nod of approval at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise". Up to 12 people can stay at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a nearby waterfront and a kitchen. This group getaway is around 20 miles to the south of Dunedin.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with the people you love, and "Direct Beach Front - Pool Home" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 14 miles to the south of Dunedin, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A water park and a swimming pool are among the many amenities here.

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

Nothing screams fun and frivolity like a pool does. Pull out your inflatable doughnut and browse these rental houses in or near Dunedin that feature this added bonus:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make yourself comfortable at "Treasure Island Beach House 200 Yards To Beach And Short Walk To John's Pass". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a TV and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Best Social Distance Caladesi House". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of childrens activities and a kitchen.

Dunedin has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 90 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Dunedin vacation rental and organize your getaway for whatever season you like.

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

A family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning a getaway with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, our large family vacation rentals in or near Dunedin offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Invite your nearest and dearest to "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise", which has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. This escape is around 20 miles to the south of Dunedin and comes with amenities such as towels and a fenced yard.
  • "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" is another good option. It's about 10 miles to the southwest of Dunedin, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Useful amenities here include a microwave oven and a swimming pool.

When you're ready to venture outside and explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Great Explorations Children's Museum and Beach Walk should be at the top of your itinerary.