Discover a selection of 10,000 vacation rentals in Saint Petersburg 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 kitchens. Prices start at $114 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Saint Petersburg. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Old world charm at Saint Petersburg vacation home rentals

St. Petersburg has a couple of nicknames to match its personality. Call it the Sunshine City when you're picturing its beaches that sparkle under bright blue skies. Call it St. Pete's when you're reminded of its casual, cool, creative vibe. St. Pete's used to be known as a place where spring breakers could party the night away and retirees could enjoy peace and quiet the rest of the year. The spring breakers and retirees still love the city, but new fine arts museums, modern restaurants, and craft breweries attract young couples and families, too.

Things to do

Attractions near Saint Petersburg vacation rentals

The fabulously weird-looking Salvador Dali Museum – it's a concrete block with what looks like giant glass blobs oozing out of cracks in the exterior – is a great example of St. Petersburg's sophisticated brand of fun. The free guided tours are hailed by visitors and locals. Just a mile away is the Chihuly Collection, a gallery of Dale Chihuly's glass works that offers glass-blowing demonstrations at the affiliated Morean Arts Center across the street. St. Pete's Museum of History is unique, too, featuring a 3000-year-old mummy and the world's largest collection of autographed baseballs.

Activities

What to do near Saint Petersburg vacation homes

St. Pete's doesn't take its coastal location for granted. The city has the third-largest waterfront park system in North America. That's 7 miles of promenades, boardwalks, and beaches used year-round for festivals, outdoor concerts, and other public events. Oh, and let's not forget what beaches are normally used for: families, spring breakers, and snowbirds flock to St. Pete's sandy shores to sunbathe, surf, camp, and kayak. By day, walk the picturesque downtown streets and hit up the shops and museums. By night, enjoy the restaurants and stylish bars on Central Avenue and 3rd and 4th Streets.

Day trips

Day trips from Saint Petersburg vacation homes

St. Petersburg is an ideal base for exploring all of Clearwater. Vacation homes are available near places like Clearwater Marine Aquarium, a marine park with educational exhibits and dolphin encounters, and Honeymoon Island State Park, a beach park with opportunities for swimming, fishing, and beachcombing. You could also visit the Florida Botanical Gardens, a cultivated garden with local and tropical plants and natural habitats.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Saint Petersburg vacation homes

Your St. Petersburg vacation rental will be swathed in a humid subtropical climate that makes springtime heavenly and summer a tad stormy. March through May is the most popular travel season, with lower rainfall, lots of sun, and highs in the 70s and 80s. June through November is hurricane season. Temps are hot and humid is high, but prices drop and the beaches are still inviting. The sun keeps shining in the Sunshine City through winter. Temperatures cool down to the 50s and 60s, and it'll be easier to spot a manatee.

Natural features

Saints alive! Saint Pete's is alive with watery wildlife

Set in an area that's more than 55% water and bordered by bayous and bays on three sides, your St. Petersburg vacation rental will be close to the wonders of wetland wildlife. On Riviera Bay lies Weedon Island Nature Preserve, 3,700 acres of aquatic and wetland ecosystems. You can sign up for a guided hike or spot turtles, lizards, and seabirds on your own as you stroll the boardwalks and kayak through the mangroves. The Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum gives you a glimpse of less marsh-y forms of plant life, 800 palm trees to be exact.

How to get there

Transportation to and around St. Petersburg

Fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), the closest airport, located 0.5 mi (0.8 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 (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 9.9 mi (16 km) away.

Food and drink

Regional cuisine in Saint Petersburg

Florida’s Gulf Coast has some of the best cuisine in the state, especially in Saint Petersburg. It combines the traditions of Tampa, such as smoked fish and Cuban food, with local ingredients and flavors for a unique culinary culture. Just visit a restaurant near your vacation rental to sample smoked mullet, schio ramen, white anchovy crostini, southern fried chicken, or any other Gulf Coast treat.

How many vacation rentals are available around Saint Petersburg?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 9,669 vacation rentals around Saint Petersburg. From 2,724 house rentals to 5,354 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a water-view property in Saint Petersburg?

You won't find any views of the back of your neighbor's house around these parts. Glorious waterfront scenes and laid-back days with your group are the only things in your line of sight now. Vrbo has no less than 2,912 waterfront vacation rentals in this destination. Alternatively, you might like to go for another style of setting. Vrbo has a wide range of choices, including:

  • 2,910 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 2,763 beachfront vacation rentals.
  • 2,661 beach-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a condo in Saint Petersburg?

A condo is a great choice if you're the kind of traveler who likes heaps of room to move. With all the conveniences of home, it'll provide the perfect chill-out zone after a long day of sightseeing. In this destination, Vrbo has 4,784 to choose from. Book now and you could be parting with as little as $32 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after rental types, like:

  • House: 2,855 vacation homes. Prices start from $30 per night.
  • Apartment: 727 vacation homes. Prices start from $35 per night.
  • Cottage: 369 vacation homes. Prices start from $60 per night.

Can I stay in Saint Petersburg in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding the time to relax with your extended family and friends. A trip away is the perfect way to reunite and unwind. If you were hoping to kick back together, Vrbo has places to suit. Why not take a peek at the 1,808 condo vacation homes listed here? They're the top option for big groups of travelers. If you're wanting to stay in a big group, the rental options that can cater to you include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can fit 6 guests? We have 3,265 that will suit. Prices begin from just $40 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 1,254 vacation homes perfect. You can get one for as little as $80 per night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 5? We have 459 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $50 per night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you organize your Saint Petersburg travels through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Saint Petersburg?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Reconnect with those you hold dearest and organize an affordable vacation with Vrbo. Isla del Sol is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 190 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $123 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. There are another 177 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around Casa del Mar. The average price in this area is $123 per night.

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