Discover a selection of 8,000 vacation rentals in Grayton Beach 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 $177 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Grayton Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Relax at a Grayton Beach apartment for rent

For a relaxing vacation experience in Santa Rosa Beach, you may want to consider staying in Grayton Beach. It's relatively small and quaint, but it's packed full of exciting things to do. The central feature is the Grayton Beach State Park, which consists of 400 acres of coastal paradise. There, you'll find sugar-sand beaches, blue-green waters, and even a coastal dune lake, one of the rare features of Florida you won't find in many other places in the world. Outdoor adventurers will enjoy the extensive trails through the dunes and thick forest of oaks and magnolias.

 
Things to do

Sightseeing near Grayton Beach vacation homes

Grayton Beach has long been a haven for creative folk, and this is reflected in the village's vibrant cultural scene. The Studio Gallery is a long-established local institution, where you can peruse an eclectic array of paintings, sketches, jewelry and more, all hand-crafted by local artists and artisans. The Workshop by Ginger Leigh Designs is another must-see for culture vultures, packed with quirky collages and beeswax paintings. A short drive away, in neighboring Seaside, the Fusion Art Glass gallery is home to a vibrantly colorful array of sculptures, vases, vessels and glassware.

Activities

Activities near your Grayton Beach summer rental

Grayton Beach's turquoise waters serve as an alluring backdrop for all manner of aquatic adventures. Anglers of all ages and experience levels will be in their element, with redfish, Spanish mackerel, flounders, snapper, and many other highly-prized catches lurking beneath the waves. For a taste of the seafaring life, rent a pontoon boat and enjoy a leisurely day lounging under the sun. If you can drag yourself away from the coast, grab a paddleboard and explore Grayton Beach's hidden waterways. Or, simply grab a table at an outdoor restaurant, and feast on locally-caught seafood as you marvel at the sunset.

Day trips

Day trips from Grayton Beach vacation rentals

Grayton Beach vacation rentals give you access to the attractions of Destin. Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park, a longtime water park with tall slides, a lazy river, and other attractions, and Destin Harbor Boardwalk, a bustling destination for bars, restaurants, souvenirs, and amusements, are 2 of the top highlights. You could also visit the Destin History & Fishing Museum, a museum with displays of local aquatic life, antique fishing rigs, and nautical artifacts, and Henderson Beach State Park, a beach haven with a boardwalk, dog-friendly nature trail, and a playground.

Weather

Local weather for the trip to Grayton Beach vacation rentals

This sliver of Florida sees a steady influx of visitors throughout the year, but Grayton Beach vacation rentals are in particularly high demand during the peak summer months of July and August. It can get sizzlingly hot and humid at this time, but ocean breezes and rain showers offer welcome relief. Spring is a great time to visit – temperatures are generally agreeably warm rather than stiflingly so, and fewer out-of-towners makes it easier to find your own empty stretch of beach. Winters are often dry and sunny, but the weather is more conducive to bracing walks than sunbathing, while evenings can get chilly.

Natural features

Heavenly hikes around Grayton Beach

You'll find an expanse of unspoiled nature virtually on the doorstop of your Grayton Beach vacation rental. Grayton Beach State Park is a vast site encompassing fragrant coastal forests, lush lakesides, spectacular sand dunes, and pine flatwoods. Here, you'll find an abundance of trails which can be explored on foot or mountain bike. It's a haven for birdwatchers, with bald eagles, osprey, and all manner of captivating shore birds making their home here. If you fancy catching sight of the local marine life, join a boat trip and head off in search of gentle manatees and acrobatic dolphins.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Grayton Beach vacation homes

Grayton Beach has an array of outdoor spaces with unique wildlife and plants that make it ideal for a kid-friendly trip. Vacation homes are available near places like Grayton Beach State Park, an oceanfront park with a dune lake and opportunities for swimming, hiking, and biking, and Eden Gardens State Park, a flower garden with vibrant foliage and a historic mansion with period furnishings. You can also visit Point Washington State Forest, an expansive forest with a diverse landscape with hiking and biking trails.

How many vacation rentals are available around Grayton Beach?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 8,359 vacation rentals around Grayton Beach. From 5,004 house rentals to 328 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.