Discover a selection of 248 vacation rentals in Steinhatchee, 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 $101 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Steinhatchee. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Welcome to Steinhatchee—that’s STEEN-hatchee to you

You’ve never experienced small-town life like this. Steinhatchee (pronounced steen-hatchee) is a hidden gem along the Gulf Coast of Taylor County. The quaint fishing village overlooks the waters of Deadman Bay. With approximately 1,200 residents at any given time, life here is serene—reason enough alone to book a Steinhatchee vacation rental. The town offers the basic luxuries of modern life in an old-world setting that locals value for its idyllic scenery and friendly community. Here, everyone really does know you by name.

Things to do

Little house on the Steinhatchee

If you want to delve into Steinhatchee’s fascinating past, you won’t have to look far. The Steinhatchie “Little House” is quite literally a little library, packed with interesting reads about the village history. If you love old-world architecture, you’ll appreciate the impressively maintained Victorian homes that line the waterfront. The full-service Sea Hag Marina, located on the Steinhatchee River, is worth a look for the gorgeous boats floating alongside the dock.


In Steinhatchee, it’s merry maritime all the time

When in Steinhatchee, do as the locals do: grab your fishing pole and head straight for the water. Maritime living is huge here. Be prepared to snorkel, dive, and dig for bay scallops. Make like a real local and head to the back roads, where horseback riding is a common activity. If you’re more of a landlubber, look up—bird watching is also a big deal here, and you’ll spot everything from blue herons to swallow-tailed kites. Enjoy a self-guided bike tour along the Steinhatchee River, and keep your eyes peeled for dolphins near the mouth of the river. There are events galore in Steinhatchee, too: celebrate Independence Day, join the Fiddler Crab Festival, and enjoy holiday boat parades.

Natural features

The wondrous waters of Steinhatchee

The real star of the show in Steinhatchee is the marvelous environment. The shimmering waters of the Steinhatchee River offer countless selfie opportunities. If you’re sticking to the land, you’ll encounter some of the most impressive trails in the entire region. The forests are dense in pine, magnolia, and oak trees. As you head south along the river, expect an increase in marine life—and even some wildlife along the moss-covered trees at the marshy shoreline. Situated between Steinhatchee and Keaton Beach lies Big Grass Island, whose shallow waters provide easy access to picnic-friendly land. Hagen's Cove is a hidden treasure where locals go to bird watch, check out the sunset, and sit in complete solitude.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Steinhatchee?

Whether you want an intimate retreat for you and your boo or somewhere roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Steinhatchee. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • "1 Rental In Steinhatchee, Affordable" is popular with guests. Around 5 miles from Steinhatchee, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including a nearby marina and a hair dryer.
  • Another great option is "2023 Scalloping Season Dates Are Now Open", which is around 4 miles from Steinhatchee. Featuring 2 bedrooms, a separate dining area and WiFi, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

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

You need only step foot inside one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Steinhatchee to find out that great things really do come in tiny packages. Expertly designed to maximize every square inch of space, these pint-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Get set for a simpler way of life at "Cabin - Brand New Tiny House - Walking Distance To Seahag". Amenities at this hideaway in Steinhatchee include a separate dining area and a firepit.
  • "Delightful Tiny Home, Free Parking Walk To Seahag" in Waldeck is another superb choice. Optional golf privileges and off-street parking options will help make your time here extra comfortable.

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

If you've been busier than a bee in a garden lately, you deserve to escape for a few days. Leave work early on Friday and make your way to one of these weekend getaways in or near Steinhatchee:

  • "Suwannee River Cabin - 24 Private Wooded Acres" is around 30 miles northeast of Steinhatchee and an ideal place to recharge your batteries. You'll appreciate the useful amenities here, including children's games and a stovetop.
  • Alternatively, create memories with your gang at "Suwannee River Retreat", which is around 25 miles to the east of Steinhatchee. Take advantage of nearby ecotour services, coffee and tea making facilities and more here.

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

You certainly can. If you're looking for a small but stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often located in the middle of town. Check out the following options in or near Steinhatchee:

  • Chill by yourself or take a few pals to "Romantic Spa Experience In Luxurious Creekside Honeymoon Cottage In The Landings". You'll have plenty of amenities at your fingertips, including a fridge and a stovetop.
  • An equally good option is "Turtlecove At The Hatch". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this comfortable apartment is packed with useful amenities like a porch, heating and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Steinhatchee?

Whether you're looking for a comfy cottage or a large vacation home, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Squeeze in a quick break at one of these retreats in or near Steinhatchee:

  • If you only need to stay a night or two, "Romantic Spa Experience In Luxurious Creekside Honeymoon Cottage In The Landings" is a good choice. It's not too far from the center of Steinhatchee, so you'll have easy access to all the top sights.
  • "New ‘honey’s Hideout’ < 1 Mile To River Access" is also well located. Settle in here and find out why many guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

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

Whether spent in a cabin, an apartment or a lodge, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your partner off for a couple of days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Steinhatchee:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few passionate nights at "1 Rental In Steinhatchee, Affordable". Approximately 5 miles from Steinhatchee, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like a balcony and air conditioning.
  • Another place where you can spend a few idyllic days together is "2023 Scalloping Season Dates Are Now Open". Around 4 miles from Steinhatchee, air conditioning and a nearby marina add to the atmosphere here.

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

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

  • A host of amenities including a kitchen and a nearby waterfront make "Come Enjoy Steinhatchee Florida" a group favorite. This sprawling getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From the center of Steinhatchee, it's around 4 miles away to the north.
  • "2 Home Paradise, Private 5 - Star Retreat With Awesome Lake For Fun And Memories" is another excellent option. It's around 5 miles to the northwest of Steinhatchee, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 20 guests. A garden and a nearby river are just a couple of things that'll help make your group vacation even more memorable.

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

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool. Pump up your inflatable swan and browse these houses in or near Steinhatchee that feature this vacation essential:

  • Pack your swim gear and take a break at "Steinhatchee House - 3 Blocks From Boat Ramp". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including towels and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Cypress Crab House Of Steinhatchee 1 Block To River" is the kind of place you go to escape from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. On-site watersports and a travel crib are also on hand to make your visit a memorable one.

Curious what the weather is like in Steinhatchee? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 75 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're seeking a little more inspiration on where to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Steinhatchee vacation rentals.

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

The first phase of any family trip is searching for the perfect place to stay. Whether you're organizing a quick break with the kids or a party with the relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around Steinhatchee with room for everyone. Here are a couple of popular options to consider:

  • Make your visit an unforgettable one at "Suwannee River Cabin - 24 Private Wooded Acres". This escape has 3 bedrooms, can fit up to 8 guests and comes with many handy amenities, including books and a nearby bay. It's around 30 miles northeast of Steinhatchee.
  • "Suwannee River Retreat" is another property your guests will love. Invite up to 10 friends and family to this retreat which offers 3 bedrooms, a dining table, a microwave oven and more. It's around 25 miles to the east of central Steinhatchee.

As tempting as it may be, don't spend your entire time relaxing indoors. Head out and see the area's family-friendly attractions, starting with Steinhatchee Falls.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Steinhatchee?

Nothing is more important than family, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Steinhatchee and make wonderful memories with your loved ones:

  • "Suwannee River Cabin - 24 Private Wooded Acres" - Enjoy great times with your crew at this escape, which is around 30 miles northeast of central Steinhatchee. Books and a smart TV are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin With Fire Pit, Walk To Steinhatchee River" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or longer at this welcoming property, which is around 4 miles to the north of Steinhatchee. You'll have access to a fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and a great deal more.

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