Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Port St. Joe, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $94 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Port St. Joe. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy Port St. Joe in vacation home rentals

Port St. Joe is a charming little spot nestled into Florida's panhandle, overlooking the St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve and the T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. Thanks to its Gulf Coast views and prime positioning on the Emerald Coast, you'll feel like you found a hidden gem among the white sandy dunes, with gentle, current-free waves lapping at the beaches. Browse Port St. Joe vacation rentals close to the coast or within walking distance to town, and enjoy this little stretch of coastline that was once the region's "sin city".

Things to do

Tourist attractions near vacation rentals in Port St. Joe

Though the former casinos and bordellos that once greeted out-of-towners are now few and far between, you can get a feel for the town's former vibe and history in Old Town. Pay a visit to the The Constitution Convention Museum, which highlights Florida's first constitution, drafted in the town of St. Joseph. After exploring artifacts from the original settlement of St. Joseph, hop across the bay to the T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, and visit the now-abandoned but still historic—and totally Instagrammable—Cape San Blas Lighthouse.

Activities

Activities near vacation homes in Port St. Joe

Affectionately referred to by the locals as "small town with a big heart," Port St. Joe has plenty to offer anyone looking for a casual escape from it all. Lounge among the dunes on the soft, sandy beaches, snorkel in the Gulf of Mexico, or hop on a boat for a fishing excursion. Plenty of local restaurants offer up fresh seafood, from sit-down options to casual, waterfront fish shacks. The historic, pedestrian-friendly downtown is a charming spot, filled with antique shops, bistros, green spaces, and a picturesque marina that's perfect for al fresco dining.

Day trips

Day trips from Port St. Joe vacation homes

Port St. Joe is the perfect base camp to explore the attractions of Apalachicola. Vacation homes are just a short distance from places like John Gorrie Museum State Park, a local history museum with inventions from a local physician, and Orman House Historic State Park, an antebellum estate with guided tours and vibrant botanical gardens. You could also visit Apalachicola Maritime Museum, a maritime museum with artifacts related to seafaring, and Raney House Museum, a museum in the former home of a cotton trader with historic artifacts.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Port St. Joe vacation homes

Port St. Joe boasts pleasant temps for much of the year, but summers tend to be hot and humid, and it the region sees regular rainfall throughout nearly half the year. To avoid the rainy season, check out Port St. Joe vacation rentals in April, May, or October, typically the driest months in the area. June and July are peak season in Port St. Joe, when you can expect higher prices and larger crowds. Alternatively, you can usually find great deals in January, the town's quietest time of year.

Natural features

Come for emerald green water, stay for sugar white sands

Port St. Joe's prime positioning on the Emerald Coast means it comes complete with the area's clear, emerald-green water. The town's beaches also feature the coast's signature soft, sugar-white sands, with rolling dunes creating a picturesque scene that will have you convinced you've found paradise. Across the Saint Joseph Bay sits the T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, which boasts even more sandy beaches, plus a thickly forested interior. As you travel across the bay, don't be surprised if you spot dolphins leaping in between the mainland and the peninsula.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Port St. Joe

The nearest airport is in Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), located 48.2 mi (77.6 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Family fun near Port St. Joe vacation homes

Kids will love the array of attractions in Port St. Joe. Vacation rentals are available near fun-filled places like Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center, a sea turtle rescue site with conservation exhibits and information, and George Core Park, a waterside park with a lighthouse and picnic areas. You can also visit St. Joe Beach, a family-friendly beach with soft sand and gentle surf.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port St. Joe, FL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 931 vacation rentals around Port St. Joe. From 616 house rentals to 53 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a beach-view property in Port St. Joe?

If you can't go past sea views and the sound of ebbing waves, you're in luck! There are 411 beachside vacation homes to select from. On the hunt for a different vacation style? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our range here includes:

  • 320 beachfront vacation rentals.
  • 301 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 292 ocean-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Port St. Joe?

If you want an authentic vacation experience and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 582 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $125 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's taste, we've got a number of other rental options available, such as:

  • Townhome: 152 vacation homes. Prices start from $140 per night.
  • Condo: 95 vacation homes. Prices start from $90 per night.
  • Cottage: 47 vacation homes. Prices start from $95 per night.

Can I stay in Port St. Joe in a large group?

Nothing comes close to reuniting with your old friends or spending time with your loved ones in a sensational new area. And what's best, Vrbo has places big enough for the whole squad. Why not check out the 69 townhome vacation homes listed here? They're the leading option for large groups of visitors. Properties for rent around this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can house 6 vacationers? We have 200 that will fit the bill. The prices start from $95 per night.
  • Require somewhere for 8 guests? We have 189 that will suit. You can get one for as little as $89 a night.
  • Searching for rentals catering to 10 people? You'll be delighted to hear we have 119 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as $200 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your grandpa and all your buddies to Port St. Joe.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Port St. Joe?

Those narrow hotel hallways are no place to spend your precious vacation moments! Discover our affordable rentals today and make sure everyone in your crew has enough room to spread out. Bunkers Cove is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 5 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $117 a night, it isn't hard to see why. You'll find another 141 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Grand Isle. The average price here is $209 a night.