Discover a selection of 105 vacation rentals in Safety Harbor, 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 $68 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Safety Harbor. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy an old town atmosphere in Safety Harbor

Safefy Harbor sits on a peninsula overlooking Tampa Bay and is perhaps best known for the its 1920s spa: a vast and lavish treatment center which has been officially designated a Historic Landmark. In its center, Main Street is flanked with old boutique shops and towering oaks. Here you can sit out in one of the pretty little cafes and people watch to your heart's content. In one of the many Safety Harbor vacation rentals, you can enjoy the quaint small town atmosphere, but the larger cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg are just a short distance away.

Things to do

Discover the Fountain of Youth

If you want to feel younger, then Safety Harbor might be your best bet. The Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto thought he'd found the fountain of youth when he discovered the local natural springs on arriving in the 16th century. These fabled springs now feed the enormous 1920s Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, a Florida Heritage Landmark, which offers bubbling whirlpools and treatments including facials, hydrotherapy, body rubs, and massages. Here, you can indulge in a day of pampering and rejuvenation, making it a serene getaway for couples and honeymooners.


Sport fishing in Safety Harbor

A vacation in Safety Harbor is all about the outdoors. On the west side of the peninsula, you can spend days on Clearwater Beach, swimming in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, beachcombing for treasure, or renting a surfboard and hitting the waves. Sport fishing is popular in Florida and you can join daily charters to hook a mahi mahi, king mackerel, wahoo, or sailfish. Alternatively, you can board a sunset yacht cruise, followed by dolphins in your wake. Safety Harbor vacation rentals make it easy to indulge your outdoorsy passions in the Sunshine State.


A year-round vacation destination

Safety Harbor has 2 main seasons that draw in the visitors. Between May and October, the subtropical weather is hot and humid, and most of the rain falls during this time. That said, the weather is perfectly suited to long, lazy days at the beach, cooling down in the ocean, and exploring the little boutiques and museums in nearby Tampa. Throughout the rest of the year, the temperature is dry, sunny, and bright, with winter attracting the snowbirds eager for some of that famous Florida sun.

Natural features

Ocean bliss in Safety Harbor

When you stay in one of the Safety Harbor vacation rentals, you're never far away from the ocean. Walk along the trails in Phillipe Park overlooking Tampa Bay, or explore along Clearwater Beach where you can listen to the lapping waves of the Gulf of Mexico. Just north of Safety Harbor is the beautiful freshwater Lake Tarpon, where you can fish from the banks or join the water sports on offer. Across the bay is Little Manatee River, where gentle sea cows frolic in the shallow tidal inlets.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Safety Harbor

The nearest airport is in Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl. Airport (PIE), which is 5.8 mi (9.4 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Safety Harbor?

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

  • Around 7 miles from the center of Safety Harbor, it's hard to beat "Centrally Located Private Pool Home". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of amenities including coffee and tea making facilities and a DVD player.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise". Located around 18 miles from the heart of Safety Harbor, it has 6 bedrooms and features a nearby beach and a beach.

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

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

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character and charm, a tiny house vacation rental in Safety Harbor provides a front-row seat to big adventure. Shut off all your tech and turn your focus to nature at one of these neat little escapes:

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Just Exquisite Cozy New Studio. Enjoy "tiny House" Living Steps To The Beach". This retreat in Clearwater Beach packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as a nearby laundromat and beach towels.
  • "Hidden Gem Tiny Home With Backyard Coolness" offers conveniences such as pet-friendly services and a TV. Located in St. Petersburg, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed abode.

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

Your Monday to Friday will fly by if you've got something awesome planned for the weekend. Give yourself something nice to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Safety Harbor:

  • Around 12 miles to the southwest of Safety Harbor, "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" has all you need and more for a quick weekend break, including an oven and outdoor furniture. When you're ready to explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to get to like Dunedin Historical Society and Museum and East Bay Golf Club.
  • "Beautiful Waterfront Two Balcony End Unit Beach Condo+4 Free Water Park Passes" is also ideal for a whirlwind vacation. About 13 miles to the southwest of Safety Harbor, this vacation rental comes with amenities like towels and free WiFi. Demens Landing Park and TPC of Tampa Bay should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Safety Harbor?

Generally compact, easy on the wallet and conveniently located, it's easy to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these vacation rentals and experience Safety Harbor up close:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach". This vacation rental is a wonderful base for sightseeing and comes with amenities including a nearby laundromat and high-speed internet services.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "Walk Out The Door And On To The Beach", which offers conveniences including coffee and tea making facilities and a beach.

There are many highlights around Safety Harbor to put on your to-do list. Feed your inner culture lover and visit Jannus Live and Freefall Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Safety Harbor?

From time to time, you've just got to escape from it all, even if it's only for one or two days. Experience a nice mix of relaxation and sightseeing at one of these short-term rentals in or around Safety Harbor:

  • "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach" is near the center of Safety Harbor, so you'll have loads of things to do and see. Tick off well-known sights like Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field when you're not making the most of your cozy pad.
  • Sleep, eat and explore your surroundings from "Relax In This Salt Water Pool Home", another enticing option. Sunken Gardens and Museum of Fine Arts should be on your itinerary when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Safety Harbor?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like planning a romantic weekend together. If you'd like to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Safety Harbor that will get your heart racing:

  • Around 7 miles from Safety Harbor, "Centrally Located Private Pool Home" is a perfect place for doting lovebirds. A restaurant dining guide and air conditioning are some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" is another option that'll woo you. It's about 18 miles from Safety Harbor and has a nearby bay and beauty services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Safety Harbor?

We've got some superb mansions for rent in and around Safety Harbor. If you're on the lookout for somewhere with ample room as well as a serious wow factor, these architectural stunners will be right up your alley:

  • Situated approximately 12 miles to the southwest of Safety Harbor, "Bayside Paradise Mansion - Waterfront And Private Pool" is the ideal place to relax and unwind in luxury. Nice touches here include a swimming pool and a beach view.
  • With a swimming pool, golf and a host of other high-end amenities, "Tierra Verde - St. Petersburg Waterfront Mansion Estate" will get your team's tick of approval. This sumptuous retreat is roughly 25 miles to the south of Safety Harbor.

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

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Safety Harbor where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 6 bedrooms, a beach view and a nearby waterfront. This group favorite is around 18 miles to the south of Safety Harbor.
  • "Direct Beach Front - Pool Home" is another option that'll fit the whole crew. It's around 14 miles to the southwest of Safety Harbor, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. A nearby waterfront and a beach view are just a couple of things that'll help make your stay even more comfortable.

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

Nothing screams good times like a pool does. Dig out your inflatable flamingo and check out these rental houses in or near Safety Harbor that feature this vacation necessity:

  • Treat your loved ones to a memorable stay at "Treasure Island Beach House 200 Yards To Beach And Short Walk To John's Pass". There's plenty to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as towels and a dishwasher.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing around or simply unwinding by the water at "Best Social Distance Caladesi House". This property is also a firm favorite and features childrens activities, a DVD player and more.

Don't know what to pack for your Safety Harbor escape? This enticing destination has a humid subtropical climate. In the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 80 ºF and 90 ºF. Check out our selection of Safety Harbor 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 Safety Harbor?

Every catch-up with the family should be memorable. Whether you're planning a fun escape with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, our large family vacation rentals in or near Safety Harbor offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise", which has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. This retreat is located 18 miles to the south of Safety Harbor and comes with amenities such as a porch and a nearby laundromat.
  • "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" is another top pick for families. It's about 12 miles to the southwest of Safety Harbor, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include a swimming pool and towels.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your to-do list. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Great Explorations Children's Museum and Beach Walk are good places to start.