Discover a selection of 132 vacation rentals in East Lake, 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 $95 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in East Lake. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — East Lake
Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in East Lake

The wildlife, riverfront and lake are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in East Lake. This city's golfing, skydiving and bird watching draw many visitors. Raymond James Stadium and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay are just a couple of the must-sees. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around East Lake

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes East Lake a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • ZooTampa at Lowry Park (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Adventure Island (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Innisbrook Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Tampa Bay Downs (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Grand Prix Tampa (14.9 mi / 24 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of East Lake

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, East Lake is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunset Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Robert K Rees Memorial Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Green Key Beach (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Ben T. Davis Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Clearwater Beach (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around East Lake

The nearest airport is in Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl. Airport (PIE), which is 16.5 mi (26.5 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near East Lake?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental in or around East Lake that's a perfect match. These are some of our top picks:

  • Around 6 miles from the center of East Lake, it's difficult to beat "Centrally Located Private Pool Home". It has 3 bedrooms and handy features including a heated pool and off-street parking options.
  • Another appealing choice is "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise", which is around 30 miles from East Lake. Offering 6 bedrooms, a pool table and a washing machine, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

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

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

Punching above its weight when it comes to charm and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in East Lake offers a front-row seat to big adventure. Close down your gadgets and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these pocket-sized stays:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Just Exquisite Cozy New Studio. Enjoy "tiny House" Living Steps To The Beach". This property in Clearwater Beach packs plenty of comforts into its compact space, such as beach sun loungers and a free nearby fitness center.
  • "Hidden Gem Tiny Home With Backyard Coolness" in St. Petersburg is another highly rated choice. Towels and free toiletries will help make your stay here even more comfortable.

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

There's nothing quite like a quick break to recharge your batteries. If you're ready for some downtime, these weekend getaways in and around East Lake make a terrific base for a mini break:

  • If exploring the great outdoors is a main priority for you, book a day or two at "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo". Around 19 miles southwest of East Lake, it's close to Pass-a-Grille Beach and Anderson Park. Amenities at this escape include an oven and a nearby waterfront.
  • Another appealing option is "Beautiful Waterfront Two Balcony End Unit Beach Condo+4 Free Water Park Passes", around 20 miles southwest of East Lake. When you're not cozying up in your rental taking advantage of beach towels and a nearby beach, check out some of the area's top sights like Bob Thomas Equestrian Center and Clearwater Country Club.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around East Lake?

Usually small, inexpensive and conveniently located, it's not hard to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these vacation rentals and experience the vibe of East Lake up close:

  • Throw your bags down at "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach". Amenities including a nearby marina and air conditioning will make you feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, escape to "Walk Out The Door And On To The Beach", which comes with conveniences such as coffee and tea making facilities and an iron and ironing board.

There are lots of sights around East Lake you shouldn't miss. Satisfy your inner culture lover by visiting St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral and Jannus Live.

Can I find short term rentals in or near East Lake?

Locating a short-term rental in or near East Lake won't be a problem if you only have a weekend to spare. Whether you're after a little apartment just for you or a vacation home that'll fit your family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Here are a handful of our top picks:

  • Conveniently located close to attractions like Ruth Eckerd Hall, "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach" will make an ideal home away from home in East Lake.
  • "Relax In This Salt Water Pool Home" is another superb option that welcomes short-term guests. Make the most of your quick visit by exploring local sights, such as Bright House Field.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near East Lake?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to spice up your love life. Whisk your special someone off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these enticing escapes in or near East Lake:

  • Sneak away on Friday for a few passion-filled evenings at "Centrally Located Private Pool Home". Around 6 miles from East Lake, this place comes with lots of nice touches, including a dining table and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape drinking wine and canoodling at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise", around 30 miles from East Lake. Beauty services and a nearby bay will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near East Lake?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, you're going to need somewhere spacious. These mansions for rent in or around East Lake will easily accommodate the entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Approximately 19 miles to the southwest of East Lake is "Bayside Paradise Mansion - Waterfront And Private Pool". Along with its awe-inspiring design, you'll also love its first-class amenities, such as golf and a swimming pool.
  • With a swimming pool, golf and a wealth of other top-rated amenities, "Mediterranean Style Mansion, Pool" will get your team's tick of approval. This opulent home is roughly 25 miles to the south of East Lake.

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

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your whole squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around East Lake and get your loved ones together under the same roof:

  • A host of amenities including a garden and a nearby waterfront make "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" a favorite. This spacious property has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From central East Lake, it's around 30 miles away to the south.
  • "Direct Beach Front - Pool Home" is another option that'll fit the whole crew. It's around 25 miles to the southwest of East Lake, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 14 guests. A swimming pool and a beach view are just a couple of things that'll help make your group getaway even more memorable.

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

Having access to a pool is always a plus when you're on vacation, especially if you're taking the kids. Splish splash the days away at one of these houses with a pool in or near East Lake:

  • Every day can be a pool day at "Treasure Island Beach House 200 Yards To Beach And Short Walk To John's Pass". A dining table and free toiletries are some of the other amenities that help make this place a winner.
  • Alternatively, stay at "Best Social Distance Caladesi House" and spend your vacation poolside. Free toiletries and a barbecue grill are other things your fam will love about this property.

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

Whether your ideal getaway is up in the mountains or down by the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with family and friends. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near East Lake and bring along the whole crew:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise", which has 6 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. This escape is around 30 miles to the south of East Lake and features amenities such as a nearby bay and a separate dining area.
  • "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" also offers the space you need to connect with the ones you love. This property is around 19 miles to the southwest of East Lake, and accommodates as many as 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. Cable/satellite TV services and childrens activities will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

If you're looking for family-friendly attractions in the area, you have plenty of choice. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Great Explorations Children's Museum and Beach Walk promise lots of fun for both kids and grown-ups.