Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Mexico 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 $71 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Mexico Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Mexico Beach from vacation home rentals

Mexico Beach is home to beautiful white-sand beaches against the clean, clear, emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This is not only a nature lover’s paradise, due to the numerous birds, turtles, dolphins, and other wildlife, but it also has an eclectic mix of locally owned shops and boutiques for the enjoyment of arts and culture enthusiasts. Vacation rentals put you right in the center of the action in this vibrant beach town.


Florida heritage in Mexico Beach

Mexico Beach is located near some of the most interesting heritage sites in the state, offering delight for history buffs. Many vacation homes are just a short distance from Apalachicola, a quaint fishing village with restored antebellum homes in the historic district that give you a glimpse into the past, and Marianna, the site of a Civil War battle that’s filled with restored antebellum homes and is also home to Florida Caverns State Park. Wakulla Springs is an interesting mix of human and natural history, due to its submerged freshwater cave system and state park that was once home to Ice Age creatures. The Vamar Shipwreck Site is an underwater archaeological site of a sunken Royal Navy ship.

Things to do

Sun and fun surrounds Mexico Beach vacation homes

Mexico Beach is a beautiful area with plenty of fun activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Mexico Beach itself is a pristine shoreline with crystal-clear waters and soft sand for sunbathing and swimming, and the Mexico Beach City Pier offers fishing and sunset views over the ocean. Crooked Island Beach is a secluded area that is ideal for families, due to its laid-back atmosphere and calm surf, and Mexico Beach Sunset Park is a community space that’s designed for recreation for families, such as fishing and picnics.


Seasonal weather averages in Mexico Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mexico Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Mexico Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mexico Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Saint Joe Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • St. Joseph Peninsula State Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Windmark Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Constitution Convention Museum State Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park (14 mi / 22.6 km)
Getting around

Transportation in Mexico Beach

Mexico Beach has many public transportation options for getting to and from vacation homes. Local airports provide service to the area from nearby destinations, and trains run through the region. Taxis, rideshare, limousines, and rental cars are also available for transportation throughout the city. The city is very walkable as well, so you can bike or walk to nearby destinations from your summer rental.

Essential info

Key information for stays in Mexico Beach vacation rentals

Mexico Beach is a popular destination for beachgoers and has a population of 1,341 people. The residents in the area are a little older, at an average of 57.9, but the area is a little higher for non-violent crimes like burglary and theft. Mexico Beach is serviced by the Mexico Beach Police Department and emergency services, which can be reached by dialing 9-1-1. Though the beaches are generally calm and safe, Mexico Beach is susceptible to the rough tidal conditions and tropical storms that occasionally affect Florida, so it’s important to check conditions before heading to the beach from your summer rental.

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

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental in or around Mexico Beach that's perfect for you. Here are some of our faves:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a dishwasher and a toaster at "Bettie's Beach House". Located around 1 mile from Mexico Beach, this quality property has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "You Will Love Our Home By The Sea" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 2 bedrooms, a nearby hospital, water sports equipment and more. It's around 17 miles from Mexico Beach.

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

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

Put aside those household chores, because weekends were made for fun. Get cozy at one of these weekend getaways in and near Mexico Beach and make the most of all the wonderful things to do close by:

  • "Newly Renovated Luxury Bayfront 6 Br" is a top option around 11 miles southeast of central Mexico Beach. You'll never need to venture far to find something fun to do around this vacation rental. Get outdoors and explore T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and Pelican Reef. Activities like snorkeling and sailing will add a nice finishing touch to your weekend trip.
  • Alternatively, leave your cares behind at "Beach Front - 3 Bedroom/3. 5 Bath". Stay in and put your feet up, or head out for some tennis and kayaking. When it's time to discover more of the area, organize a visit to Windmark Beach and Mexico Beach. This terrific vacation rental is around 14 miles south of Mexico Beach.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, perfectly suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days exploring the area and your nights relaxing in your cozy hideaway. These properties in or near Mexico Beach are sure to please:

  • One of our favorite picks is "Lovely Renovated Cottage With Privately Owned Beach". Lock in a few nights or longer at this popular stay and you'll have access to heating and a TV.
  • Alternatively, use "You Can't Beat These Views Book Now" as a base to explore the best attractions around you. This cozy home away from home offers a washing machine, golf and more.

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

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Mexico Beach. Stay for a night or two in an upmarket bed & breakfast, a compact apartment or a house that fits the whole family. Whatever type of vacation rental you're looking for, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our favorite options:

  • Close to the heart of Mexico Beach, "Gulf Front Home Last Minute Booking Fall Inquire Now" is an ideal base for a whirlwind getaway. While you're around, make sure you visit leading sights like St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and Windmark Beach.
  • "Outdoor Cookhouse - Great Views" is another enticing option. We suggest adding T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and Seahorse Water Safaris to your itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Mexico Beach that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 1 mile from Mexico Beach, "Bettie's Beach House" is the perfect place for starry-eyed lovebirds. Beauty services and a balcony are some of the amenities here.
  • "You Will Love Our Home By The Sea" is another retreat that's bound to impress. It's approximately 17 miles from Mexico Beach and has a villa and shopping facilities.

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

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Mexico Beach and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • There's loads of space to spread out at "Newly Renovated Luxury Bayfront 6 Br". Around 11 miles southeast of Mexico Beach, this generously sized property has 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 18 guests. Quality amenities include a garden and a nearby waterfront.
  • Nothing is more important than being with the people you love, and "New Furniture - Fenced Yard, Priv. Pool" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 20 miles to the southeast of Mexico Beach, as many as 14 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among the various amenities on offer here.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Mexico Beach and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable break at "Bettie's Beach House". There's plenty to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as cable/satellite TV services and a kitchen island.
  • Otherwise, unpack your suitcase at "The Beach House On Florida's Forgotten Coast". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of towels and a nearby laundromat.

Wondering what the weather's like in Mexico Beach? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 80 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're after a little more inspiration on where to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Mexico Beach vacation rentals.

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

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

  • Make special memories at "Newly Renovated Luxury Bayfront 6 Br". With 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 18 guests, this roomy retreat is around 11 miles to the southeast of Mexico Beach. There are loads of amenities to make use of here, such as a living room and a pool table.
  • "Beach Front - 3 Bedroom/3. 5 Bath" is another popular pick with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering a host of conveniences like a barbecue grill and childrens activities, you'll find this rental property 14 miles to the south of Mexico Beach.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Mexico Beach?

Add some serious indulgence to your vacation by booking a place with an indoor pool. These stunning large houses in or near Mexico Beach have a swimming space that's all your own, along with tons of room for whoever is lucky enough to be joining you:

  • Settle into "Cape Life" At It's Best Private Pool" and spend lazy days poolside. This sprawling getaway has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 16 guests and a host of other amenities. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among them.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Historic Home With Water Views, Shared Indoor Pool", which has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. Along with that swish pool tucked away inside, a nearby waterfront and a swimming pool will keep everybody comfortable and content.

Want to see a few more options? Find your dream pad by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Mexico Beach vacation rental that's perfect for you.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Mexico Beach?

Often located in prime positions due to their smaller size, a one-bedroom rental is the perfect solution for one or two travelers. Here's a quick taste of our range in or near Mexico Beach:

  • Good things come in small packages, and "You Can't Beat These Views Book Now" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom property can be found just a short distance from the center and offers amenities like a water park and an ocean view.
  • "Couples Getaway Apartment Just 2 Mins From The Beach" is another charming one-bedroom escape also close to the center. When you're not out and about seeing the area's top sights, make the most of a kitchen, off-street parking options and more.