Discover a selection of 478 vacation rentals in Homosassa, 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 $92 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Homosassa. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Hulking manatees await in Homosassa

Homosassa sits on the southern banks of its namesake river, spread out over the water channels just before the meanders break between the islets and the lagoons on the Mexican Gulf. The town is a laid-back and leafy place, topped with spiny palm trees and drooping willows. It's also the gateway to some quintessentially southern nature parks, which sprawl over the wetlands and springs to the west of the center. Look for Homosassa vacation rentals there to be in with a chance of meeting galumphing manatees, river otters, American crocs, and more.

Things to do

Springs and state parks on the menu in Homosassa

To catch a glimpse of bulbous West Indian manatees, hulking hippos, snapping American alligators and nimble river otters, you're best off making a beeline straight for the acclaimed Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Boasting an underwater observatory and oodles of managed forest walks, it's the top spot for getting up close to Florida's unique Gulf coast nature. To the south of town, the Chassahowitzka River and Coastal River Swamps offer a chance to see even more of the Sunshine State's great outdoors, with boating trips, fishing excursions, and crabbing jaunts all on the menu.

Activities

Wetlands wildlife galore in Homosassa

Homosassa is known for its wealth of marine wildlife and the surrounding natural habitats along the Mexican Gulf coast. You can go in search of Homosassa vacation rentals that nestle between the babbling springs and croc-spotted rivers to really immerse yourself in the tropical backcountry of this corner of the Sunshine State, spending your time bird watching and bobcat spotting in the acclaimed state parks. Camping is also a popular pursuit, while boating trips out to the fragmented islands around Tiger Tail Bay and beyond should also be somewhere on the itinerary.

Weather

Winter tropics beckon in Homosassa

When the crowds retreat after the summertime holidaying period, and the tropical storms between August and November stop altogether, Homosassa is truly at its best. That's when the southern heat kicks in to bring warm winters to this corner of Florida, there's little rain, and the wildlife viewing in the region's state parks and marshes is at its finest. Look for Homosassa vacation rentals between the months of December and April to enjoy the best weather, and don't forget to bring the sun cream – it's not called the Sunshine State for nothing…

Natural features

Wetlands and marshes envelop Homosassa

To the north, south, east, and west of Homosassa, it's wetlands that dominate the landscape. As the Floridian citrus groves feather out, they give way to the winding water channels of the Homosassa River, which gradually turns into a series of fragmented sounds and brackish lagoons, where babbling springs and clutches of tropical forest abound. This is prime manatee territory, not to mention a habitat for crocs and gators, otters, and black bears, all of which can be spotted on the nature trails of Homosassa Sprinvgs or on boating trips through the Chassahowitzka Swamps.

How to get there

How to get to and around Homosassa

Fly into Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), the closest airport, located 55.6 mi (89.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Homosassa?

Whether you're seeking a cozy retreat for you and your boo or someplace spacious to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Homosassa. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River" is a favorite with guests. Around 3 miles from Homosassa, it has 4 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including a theme park and a fridge.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Come Relax, Reconnect, And Re - Energize. Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home". Around 11 miles from the heart of Homosassa, it has 3 bedrooms and features free toiletries and a travel crib.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Homosassa?

Whether you're looking to rent a log cabin for a romantic getaway or a family adventure, Vrbo has you covered. Book one of these wonderful vacation rentals in or near Homosassa and enjoy chilling out in nature for a while:

  • "Nature Coast Log Cabin - Hot Tub" will help ensure your Homosassa vacation is everything you imagined it would be. With conveniences such as a kitchen island and a smart TV to make life easy, all you've got to do is put your feet up and enjoy your vacation.
  • You won't have to give up any modern comforts if you stay at "Quiet Inverness Log Cabin With Furnished Deck". This sought-after escape features spa and beauty services, a stovetop and more.

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

We all deserve an escape from the daily grind now and then. If you're yearning for a couple of mornings in a cushy bed with a cup of coffee and a good book, we've got some fabulous weekend getaways in and around Homosassa. Check out some of our favorites:

  • "Spectacular Waterfront Home W" is around 2 miles west of Homosassa and the perfect place to relax and unwind. You'll enjoy the amenities here, including an iron and ironing board and shopping.
  • Alternatively, cram a few clothes into your overnight bag and enjoy a mini break at "Get Salty Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home". This sought-after property is around 11 miles north of Homosassa and offers a boat and outdoor furniture.

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

Yes, you can! If you want a small but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently placed in the middle of town. Take a look at the following options in or near Homosassa:

  • Get away on your own or take a travel buddy along to "Tranquil Waterfront Cottage. 1 Bedroom". You'll have lots of amenities at your fingertips, including beach sun loungers and a nearby laundromat.
  • "The Creek" is another terrific choice, offering all you need for a fabulous Homosassa getaway. Useful amenities here include a smart TV and a nearby river.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Homosassa?

Whether you're looking for a cozy apartment just for you or a house big enough for the whole family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Homosassa. These retreats make a comfortable base for a whirlwind visit:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's tough to beat "Beautiful Updated 3/2 Waterfront W". It's near the center of Homosassa, along with loads of things to see and do.
  • "Deep Water Retreat, Dock, Heated Pool" is also well located. Bunk down here and discover why guests rate this property highly.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your significant other, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Homosassa that will get your heart racing:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few nights of passion at "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River". Located approximately 3 miles from Homosassa, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, like a fireplace and outdoor furniture.
  • Otherwise, spend your break sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "Come Relax, Reconnect, And Re - Energize. Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home", around 11 miles from Homosassa. A nearby bay and a swimming pool will help set the mood for romance.

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

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Homosassa and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A range of amenities including a nearby waterfront and a water park make "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River" a standout. This expansive getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From central Homosassa, it's around 3 miles away to the northwest.
  • Nothing takes priority over hanging out with loved ones, and "Coolest Layout In Crystal River" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 11 miles to the north of Homosassa, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A nearby waterfront and a garden are among the numerous amenities on offer here.

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

A pool is often an all-important amenity when deciding where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Homosassa and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable stay at "Lotus Point' Lake House Getaway On Four Rustic Acres". There's a lot to love about this escape besides its pool, such as towels and a kitchen island.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Million Dollar House On Main River. Holds 14. Pool". Along with an invigorating pool, make use of pet-friendly facilities and towels.

Don't know how to pack for your Homosassa escape? This popular destination has a humid subtropical climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 90 ºF. Check out our range of Homosassa vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

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

Great family getaways are all about taking time out together and sharing new experiences. If you're seeking a home away from home that'll fit all your loved ones, browse through these large family vacation rentals in and around Homosassa:

  • Located about 3 miles northwest of Homosassa, "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River" can fit up to 12 people over 4 bedrooms. As well as loads of space to sprawl out, amenities here include a theme park and a fridge.
  • Another awesome option is "Come Relax, Reconnect, And Re - Energize. Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home". It's roughly 11 miles north of Homosassa, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. A toaster and pet-friendly facilities are among the many conveniences on offer here.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Homosassa?

Get away from it all and treat your loved ones to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Homosassa and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Private Island Cabin On The River. Boat Access Only" - Enjoy good times with your gang at this getaway, which is around 4 miles northwest of the center of Homosassa. A porch and outdoor furniture are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Beautiful Rustic And Modern Log Home" - Another great choice, this cabin comes with pet-friendly facilities, a dishwasher and more. You'll find it around 6 miles to the north of Homosassa.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Homosassa vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.