Discover a selection of 1,500 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 private pools. Prices start at $104 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

Skipping the summertime blues on the Emerald Coast

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.

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.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Port St. Joe?

Whether you want a cozy escape for you and your honey or somewhere spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Port St. Joe. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Around 11 miles from the center of Port St. Joe, it's difficult to beat "Bettie's Beach House". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including an iron and ironing board and a dryer.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "You Will Love Our Home By The Sea". Around 7 miles from the heart of Port St. Joe, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with an electric kettle and children's toys.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Port St. Joe?

We all deserve to take a break every once in a while. If you're dreaming of a couple of mornings lounging around in your PJs with a coffee and a good book, there's no shortage of fantastic weekend getaways in and around Port St. Joe. Check out a few of our favorites:

  • Find some peace at "Newly Renovated Luxury Bayfront 6 Br". Located about 2 miles to the northeast of Port St. Joe, this retreat has everything you need for a relaxing stay, including spa and beauty services and outdoor furniture.
  • Or, throw a spare set of clothes into your bag and make a beeline for "Beach Front - 3 Bedroom/3. 5 Bath". This well-liked getaway is about 5 miles southwest of Port St. Joe and features beach sun loungers and an ocean view.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Port St. Joe?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, perfectly suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting acquainted with your new surroundings and your nights relaxing in your comfy hideaway. These getaways in or near Port St. Joe are guaranteed to please:

  • One of our top picks is "Lovely Renovated Cottage With Privately Owned Beach". Book a few nights or longer at this popular abode and you'll have access to WiFi and a microwave oven.
  • Or, use "Charming Pet Friendly Cottage In Downtown Port St Joe" as a base to explore the attractions around you. This home away from home offers a hair dryer, WiFi and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Port St. Joe?

Whether you need a cabin for you and a few friends or a villa that'll fit the entire family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Port St. Joe. These properties make the perfect base for a quick trip:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's hard to beat "Gulf Front Home Last Minute Booking Fall Inquire Now". It's near the center of Port St. Joe, in addition to plenty of things to see and do.
  • "Outdoor Cookhouse - Great Views" is also well located. Bunk down here and discover why lots of guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Port St. Joe?

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just you and your sweetie. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Port St. Joe that would make even Cupid envious. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a few nights of passion at "Bettie's Beach House". Roughly 11 miles from Port St. Joe, this property comes with lots of nice touches, like beauty services and air conditioning.
  • Otherwise, spend a few magical days sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "You Will Love Our Home By The Sea", around 7 miles from Port St. Joe. A villa and a music library will help set the scene for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Port St. Joe?

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Port St. Joe and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "Newly Renovated Luxury Bayfront 6 Br". Up to 18 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a nearby waterfront. This top pick is around 2 miles to the northeast of Port St. Joe.
  • "New Furniture - Fenced Yard, Priv. Pool" is another impressive option. It's around 9 miles to the southeast of Port St. Joe, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. A kitchen and a swimming pool are just a couple of things that'll help make your group getaway more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Port St. Joe?

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool does. Pull out your unicorn floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Port St. Joe that feature this vacation perk:

  • Pack your swimming gear and book a few days or more at "Bettie's Beach House". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including childrens activities and a kitchen.
  • Spend laid-back days splashing about or enjoying peaceful moments beside the water at "The Beach House On Florida's Forgotten Coast". This vacation rental is another favorite and comes with childrens activities, a microwave oven and more.

Port St. Joe has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 80 ºF and 85 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Port St. Joe vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Port St. Joe?

Privacy, space and comfort are key to any good family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Port St. Joe offer the perfect solution. Check out these to get you started:

  • Make fun vacation memories at "Newly Renovated Luxury Bayfront 6 Br". Featuring 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 18 people, this spacious retreat is around 2 miles to the northeast of Port St. Joe. There are lots of amenities to make use of here, such as childrens activities and on-site watersports.
  • "Beach Front - 3 Bedroom/3. 5 Bath" is another top pick with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering lots of creature comforts like beach sun loungers and a dining table, you'll find this property 5 miles southwest of Port St. Joe.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Port St. Joe?

Nothing says ooh-la-la like having a pool right inside your house. Pack your swimwear and take a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these large vacation homes in or near Port St. Joe:

  • Invite family and friends over for a paddle around at "Cape Life" At It's Best Private Pool". This property has space to spare, with 5 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 16 guests. A kitchen and a swimming pool are other things you'll love about this place.
  • 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 fabulous pool at your fingertips, a beach view and a garden will keep everybody comfortable and content.

If you'd like to see even more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Port St. Joe vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Port St. Joe?

At Vrbo, we've got rentals in or near Port St. Joe to suit even the choosiest guests. Here are a couple of our favorite two-bedroom options to consider:

  • "Cozy Place Within Walking Distance Of Historic Downtown Port St Joe" is a perfect choice for families or smaller groups. As well as two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers handy amenities like a kitchen and a nearby waterfront.
  • "Immaculate Home, Boat Parking, Pet Friendly" is another popular two-bedroom place. It provides a kitchen, a nearby waterfront and more.