Discover a selection of 10,000 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 $156 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.

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.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Grayton Beach

Fly into Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS), the closest airport, located 25.6 mi (41.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI), which is 18.8 mi (30.3 km) away.

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.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Grayton Beach?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Grayton Beach:

  • Around 3 miles from the center of Grayton Beach, it's hard to beat "Totally Renovated Oceanfront Condo. . . Bikes And Beach Service Included". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a coffee grinder and internet services.
  • Another great choice is "Palma Beachfront 2 Bd; 2 Ba + Bunks", which is around 4 miles from Grayton Beach. With 2 bedrooms, spa and beauty services and a dining table, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

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

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

For a different kind of experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Grayton Beach. Do be warned though — after you've lived the tiny house life, the urge to move into one of thes fun-sized digs will be tough to resist!

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Santa Rosa Beach Tiny House". This property in Gulfview Heights packs plenty of conveniences into its small space, such as coffee and tea making facilities and free toiletries.
  • "Private Pool, Prime Location - Charming Tiny House" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as a private pool and internet services. Located in Seagrove Beach, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed abode.

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

Nothing tops squeezing in a short break to blow away the cobwebs. Pack your overnight bag and take five at one of these awesome weekend getaways in and near Grayton Beach:

  • "Exquisite Watercolor Carriage House" is a favorite option around 1 mile southeast of central Grayton Beach. You'll never have to go far to find something cool to do around this vacation rental. Get outdoors and explore Junior Museum of Bay County and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Activities like rafting and sailing will add a nice finishing touch to your weekend away.
  • "South Of 30a, Bmb, Steps To The Beach" is another great property where you can escape the everyday. Around 4 miles west of Grayton Beach, use it as a base to enjoy some kayaking or snorkeling. Morrison Springs and Windswept Dunes Golf Course also have to be on your must-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Grayton Beach?

Immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle of Grayton Beach from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you're looking to escape on your own or have some fun with pals, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment in or near Grayton Beach:

  • Toss your bags down and put your feet up at "Exquisite Watercolor Carriage House". Amenities including a kitchenette and a microwave oven will help you feel right at home here.
  • Another appealing choice is "Peaceful Easy Living, - - Just 3 Blocks To The Beach And A Short Walk To Seaside". Take advantage of free toiletries, a porch and other convenient amenities during your stay.

When you're ready to step foot outside your studio apartment and sightsee, there's lots to keep you occupied around Grayton Beach. Interested in culture? Organize a visit to Fusion Art Glass Gallery and Seaside Repertory Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Grayton Beach?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Grayton Beach. Chill out for the weekend in a penthouse, a cozy cottage or a spacious house. Whatever type of rental you'd like, you'll have plenty to select from with Vrbo. These are some of our favorites:

  • If you want to be near the action, "Peaceful Easy Living, - - Just 3 Blocks To The Beach And A Short Walk To Seaside" will be just the ticket. It's within reach of the center of Grayton Beach and a good base to explore sights like Grayton Beach State Park and Seaside Beach.
  • Leap out of bed, make a strong coffee and then start planning what to explore around "2 Master Suites, Enjoy The Beautiful Emerald Waters Of The Gulf Of Mexico". 30A Bike Trail and South Walton Visitor Center are must-do's if you choose to stay at this top-rated vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Grayton Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you'd like to spend a couple of evenings away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Grayton Beach that will whisk you off your feet:

  • Located around 3 miles from Grayton Beach, "Totally Renovated Oceanfront Condo. . . Bikes And Beach Service Included" is the ideal place for doting lovebirds. A swimming pool and air conditioning are just some of the amenities here.
  • Otherwise, spend a few days sipping wine and canoodling at "Palma Beachfront 2 Bd; 2 Ba + Bunks", around 4 miles from Grayton Beach. Beauty services and air conditioning will help ramp up the romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Grayton Beach?

Nothing screams "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Treat your nearest and dearest to an unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Grayton Beach:

  • Character, style and charm — "Exquisite Gulf Front Luxury Mansion Walk To Seaside 7br" has it all with some to spare. Approximately 2 miles southeast of Grayton Beach and offering a firepit and a fireplace, this place is hard to beat.
  • Another top pick is "Commanders Palace | Beach View Mansion | Heated Pool | Cabana | 2 Kitchens". Around 6 miles to the west of Grayton Beach, this opulent vacation rental represents the height of high-class living and comes with a swimming pool, a beach view and more.

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

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're organizing an active getaway with buddies or a big family gathering, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Grayton Beach:

  • A host of amenities including a swimming pool and a water park make "2 Master Suites, Enjoy The Beautiful Emerald Waters Of The Gulf Of Mexico" a winner. This popular retreat has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From the heart of Grayton Beach, it's around 2 miles away to the northwest.
  • Invite up to 14 of your best friends to "Beautiful Owner - Managed Beach Home. Walk To Beach" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This option has 4 bedrooms and is around 4 miles to the west of central Grayton Beach. It's packed with features to keep a large group happy and comfortable, such as a water park and a swimming pool.

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

From games of tag to refreshing morning dips, a pool promises hours of fun for both grown-ups and kids. Earn serious brownie points with family or friends by choosing a house with a place to swim in or near Grayton Beach:

  • Top on our list of cool pool escapes is "Exquisite Watercolor Carriage House". Traveling families will feel right at home here, with useful amenities like cable/satellite TV services and a garden also at hand.
  • Alternatively, stay at "The Smith House - Updated Historic Charm" and spend your break poolside. Nearby ecotour services and a DVD player are other things your crew will love about this rental.

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

You love your family dearly, but that doesn't mean you need to pack together like sardines on your getaway. Play it safe and book a large family vacation rental in or around Grayton Beach where you can spread out and relax:

  • Make lifelong memories at "2 Master Suites, Enjoy The Beautiful Emerald Waters Of The Gulf Of Mexico". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 people, this spacious family retreat is around 2 miles to the northwest of Grayton Beach. There are lots of amenities to take advantage of here, such as a porch and free toiletries.
  • Another terrific option is "Beautiful Home In Cassine Village". It's roughly 4 miles to the east of Grayton Beach, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Cable/satellite TV services and a dishwasher are among the conveniences on offer here.