Discover a selection of 6,000 vacation rentals in St. Pete 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 $90 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in St. Pete Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Seaside fun at Saint Pete Beach vacation home rentals

Saint Pete Beach is one of the locales where Florida truly lives up to its moniker as the Sunshine State—the sun shines on this Gulf Coast town literally all year long, making it the ideal spot to get that glowing tan. Mid-century Saint Pete Beach vacation rentals and long-running establishments evoke an unmistakable Old Florida feel, but don't mistake it for a sleepy town. Come nightfall, head for one of the beach bars, where you can drink tiki cocktails and make merry with the locals well into the wee hours of the morning.

Things to do

Attractions near Saint Pete Beach vacation rentals

At the southern end of Saint Pete Beach lies the Pass-a-Grille Historic District. The community's first church building now houses the volunteer-run Gulf Beaches Historical Museum, where old photos, vintage postcards, and various artifacts piece together a visual history of Florida's barrier islands. Before leaving the musuem, make sure to pick up a brochure for a self-guided walking tour of Pass-a-Grille—there are plenty of historic buildings to see in this part of town. Touted as one of America's shortest Main Streets, 8th Avenue is a charming row of small art galleries and quaint boutiques.

Activities

Things to do near Saint Pete Beach vacation homes

Not to be confused with the nearby buzzing city of St. Petersburg, Saint Pete Beach is much more laid-back, so it's perfect for beach bumming. It's also an ideal getaway for avid anglers casting their nets wide in search of varied fishing opportunities. Hire a charter boat for access to inshore and offshore hotspots, head for one of several fishing piers in the vicinity, or try wade fishing at Fort De Soto Park and Weedon Island Preserve. Alternatively, book a dolphin-watching excursion and watch these playful mammals make a splash in their natural habitat.

Weather

It's perpetually sunny in Saint Pete Beach

If you were hoping to make a scrapbook filled with enviable snapshots against the backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico, consider your wish granted. The subtropical climate in Saint Pete Beach all but guarantees year-round sunshine, although you'll probably need a sweater from late fall to early spring, when the evenings get just a tad chilly. Temps in the winter, particularly in January and February, range from 35 to 80 degrees, while June to September see an average summer temperature of 83 degrees. For better chances of scoring great deals on Saint Pete Beach vacation rentals, consider scheduling your holiday in the winter.

Natural features

Saint Pete Beach—a grand time in the great outdoors

Covering a whopping 1,136 acres, Fort De Soto Park encompasses 5 interconnected islands, or "keys." You'll be spoilt for choice with the outdoor amenities, from hiking and canoe trails to white-sand swimming beaches. From Saint Pete Beach, you can also take a ferry (or your own boat) to Shell Key Preserve, a nesting site for seabirds and sea turtles in the summer. There are no facilities in Shell Key—not so much as a bathroom—so come prepared for a day trip, and see if you can make Bear Grylls proud. You can also rent a kayak and paddle around the preserve.

Beaches

Beaches near Saint Pete Beach vacation homes

Saint Pete Beach offers stunning beach locations for sunbathing and swimming. Vacation homes are available near places like Upham Beach Park, a wide, white-sand beach with a dune backdrop and spectacular dolphin sightings, and Boca Ciega Bay, an aquatic reserve with beaches, boat ramps, fishing piers, mangroves, and spring-fed caves. You'll also like Treasure Island Slide Florida, a public beach with a tranquil atmosphere, clear, calm waters, and seaside amenities.

How to get there

Traveling to and around St. Pete Beach

The nearest airport is in Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), located 21.1 mi (34 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 7.4 mi (11.9 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Saint Pete Beach vacation rentals

Outdoorsy families will love the fun outdoor spaces in Saint Pete Beach. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Egan Park, a coastal park with ball fields, tennis courts, nature trails, and a fishing and boat ramp, and Shell Key Preserve, a wildlife preserve on an undeveloped island with campsites and nature activities. Kids will also like Gulfport Beach Recreation Area, a waterfront locale with a beach, picnic areas, and sand sports near area shops and dining.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near St. Pete Beach?

Whatever your getaway needs, you'll find a rental property in or around St. Pete Beach that's perfect for you. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Around 2 miles from the center of St. Pete Beach, it's hard to beat "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise". It has 6 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a highchair and a water park.
  • Another appealing choice is "Centrally Located Private Pool Home", which is around 25 miles from St. Pete Beach. Featuring 3 bedrooms, air conditioning and a pool table, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near St. Pete Beach?

You need only take a look inside Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in St. Pete Beach to find out that cool things really do come in little packages. Expertly designed to make use of every square inch of space, these mini wonders deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Just Exquisite Cozy New Studio. Enjoy "tiny House" Living Steps To The Beach". This retreat in Clearwater Beach packs plenty of conveniences into its compact space, such as outdoor furniture and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "Hidden Gem Tiny Home With Backyard Coolness" in St. Petersburg is another top-rated pick. A kitchen and a stovetop will help make your time here extra comfortable.

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

If you're in the mood to relax and completely switch off for a day or two, you'll find lots of awesome weekend getaways in and around St. Pete Beach. Rest and recharge your batteries at one of these popular options:

  • Book a few nights at "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo", around 14 miles to the northwest of St. Pete Beach, and you've got yourself the ultimate weekend escape. You'll have outdoor attractions like Glazer Children's Museum and Pioneer Park nearby and amenities like children's games and outdoor furniture to take advantage of.
  • "Beautiful Waterfront Two Balcony End Unit Beach Condo+4 Free Water Park Passes" is also ideal for a whirlwind getaway. Approximately 13 miles to the northwest of St. Pete Beach, this vacation rental comes with amenities like cable/satellite TV services and internet services. War Veteran Memorial Park and Town Square Nature Park should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around St. Pete Beach?

Appreciate the culture and energy of St. Pete Beach from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you're looking to take a break on your own or live it up with buddies, you'll find the ideal studio apartment for rent in or near St. Pete Beach:

  • Put your suitcase down and your feet up at "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach". Amenities including an oven and an iron and ironing board will help you feel right at home here.
  • Another tempting choice is "Walk Out The Door And On To The Beach". Make use of a microwave oven, free toiletries and other convenient amenities during your vacation.

There are plenty of highlights around St. Pete Beach to put on your must-do list. Nourish the culture vulture within by visiting The Palladium at St Petersburg College and Morean Arts Center.

Can I find short term rentals in or near St. Pete Beach?

Just because you only have a handful of days free doesn't mean you have to spend it in a characterless hotel room. Head off on vacation but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around St. Pete Beach:

  • "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach" is near the center of St. Pete Beach, which means you'll have tons of things to see and do. Find your way to top attractions like Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field when you're not hanging out in your cozy property.
  • Jump out of bed, make a cup of coffee and then plan what to explore around "Relax In This Salt Water Pool Home". Sunken Gardens and Museum of Fine Arts are must-do's if you choose to stay at this vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near St. Pete Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around St. Pete Beach that will get your heart racing:

  • Around 2 miles from St. Pete Beach, "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" is the perfect place for starry-eyed couples. A nearby bay and beauty services are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Centrally Located Private Pool Home" is another popular option that's guaranteed to impress. It's approximately 25 miles from St. Pete Beach and comes with outdoor furniture and a swimming pool.

Are there mansions for rent in or near St. Pete Beach?

Nothing says "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Treat your family to a truly unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in or near St. Pete Beach:

  • Charm, style and oodles of character — "Bayside Paradise Mansion - Waterfront And Private Pool" has it all. Around 14 miles northwest of St. Pete Beach and offering a swimming pool and a beach view, this place is hard to top.
  • Alternatively, score major Brownie points and stay a few days at "Tierra Verde - St. Petersburg Waterfront Mansion Estate". It's approximately 3 miles to the south of St. Pete Beach and offers amenities like a swimming pool, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near St. Pete Beach?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your entire gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around St. Pete Beach and get your favorite people together under the one roof:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 6 bedrooms, a kitchen and a nearby waterfront. You'll discover it around 2 miles to the northeast of St. Pete Beach.
  • Invite up to 14 of your favorite people to "Direct Beach Front - Pool Home" and fill the place with laughter and love. This option has 6 bedrooms and is around 11 miles to the northwest of St. Pete Beach. It's packed with features to keep large groups comfortable and content, such as a swimming pool and a water park.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near St. Pete Beach?

Nothing says fun times like a pool. Dust off your flamingo floatie and check out these rental houses in or near St. Pete Beach that come with this vacation must-have:

  • Get your vacation on at "Treasure Island Beach House 200 Yards To Beach And Short Walk To John's Pass", where your biggest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a barbecue grill and a toaster help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or catching a few peaceful moments beside the water at "Best Social Distance Caladesi House". This vacation rental is another favorite and features a microwave oven, a garden and more.

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

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near St. Pete Beach?

Whether your idea of the perfect escape is up in the mountains or by the ocean, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with people you love. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near St. Pete Beach and bring the whole gang:

  • About 2 miles to the northeast of St. Pete Beach, "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" has 6 bedrooms and can sleep up to 12 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including childrens activities and a dining table.
  • "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" is another excellent option. It's around 14 miles to the northwest of St. Pete Beach, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include free toiletries and coffee and tea making facilities.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions around the area, you have plenty of choice. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Great Explorations Children's Museum and Beach Walk offer fun for all ages.