Discover a selection of 6,000 vacation rentals in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, 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 $139 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Cozying up to Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Separated from the mainland by the Intracoastal Waterway, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea’s tucked-away location lends it a small-town feel that’s highlighted by the tropical artworks, casual bars, and kitschy reef sculpture that greet visitors coming over the bridge. This aesthetic is a reflection of the town’s attitude—this is, after all, a place whose motto is “relax, you’re here.” Come to explore one of the world’s best diving spots, and stay to catch your own lobster dinner, learn to square dance, and take in the sunset from your Lauderdale-by-the-Sea vacation rental.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palm-Aire Country Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Butterfly World (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Deerfield Beach Pier (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • K1 Speed (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Frank Veltri Tennis Center (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Jacaranda Golf Club (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)

Getting deep with Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Adventurers come from around the world to explore the area’s famed near-shore reefs, and the town is one of Florida’s premier diving destinations. While its underwater sights deservedly receive top billing, you can also stroll Blue Wave beaches with the family, fish from the pier, or take in some live music. The Pelican Hopper is a free bus that allows you to conveniently explore the area; if you’re looking to venture further, hop on the Sun Trolley to bustling Fort Lauderdale, home to the world’s biggest spring break parties.


Taking the temperature of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

It’s hardly ever too cold or too hot in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, making it a year-round destination, although the most popular time for visitors is between December and April. Winter lows run around 58 degrees, with highs in the upper 70s, so even the coldest months are t-shirt weather. July and August are hot, so pack your hat and sunscreen, but average highs still top out at a fairly comfortable 92. Most of the Lauderdale-by-the-Sea vacation rentals also provide air conditioning, so it’s easy to stay cool year-round.

Natural features

Go for the Gold Coast in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 

Your Lauderdale-by-the-Sea vacation rental gives you a chance to enjoy the pleasures of a small town, while staying close to the action. Lined with Palmetto trees, the streets of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea are a breeze to traverse, and the sandy beaches invite you to kick off your sandals and wade into the waves. With its brightly painted benches, pastel-clad residents, and open-air eateries, the town may feel like a throwback to a gentler time, but it’s only 5 miles from Pompano Beach—the “heart of the Gold Coast”—and 7 miles from cosmopolitan Fort Lauderdale. 

How to get there

Traveling to and around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

The nearest airport is in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Intl. Airport (FLL), located 8.9 mi (14.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Miami Intl. Airport (MIA), which is 29.7 mi (47.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Whether you're searching for an intimate retreat for you and your sweetheart or somewhere roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • Make use of handy extras like pet-friendly services and children's toys at "Casa Coconutwalk To Beach And Lauderdale". Located around 1 mile from Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, this vacation rental has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Location Perfect Flex - Vacation Home Safe Sanitized High" is another top-notch choice, offering 2 bedrooms, cable/satellite TV services, an electric kettle and more. It's around 4 miles from Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Lauderdale-by-the-Sea vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

For a different kind of experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Do be warned though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of thes miniature digs will be tough to resist!

  • Take a couple of days off to clear your mind at "Fort Lauderdale Tiny House On Its Own Lot In Victoria Park Near Las Olas And Beach". Located in Victoria Park, a free nearby fitness center and a fridge are included here.
  • "Lake Front Tiny Home - Enjoy Florida Lifstyle" offers convenient extras like a garden and coffee and tea making facilities. Located in Fort Lauderdale, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed abode.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Clock out on Friday and then pack your overnight bag. If you're up for some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • "Private Rooftop Poolluxury Oceanside Homehalf Block To Tranquil Beachelevator" is an excellent option around 11 miles south of the center of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. You won't have to venture far to find an unforgettable experience around this vacation rental. Get outdoors and discover Amelia Earhart Park and Palm Island. Activities like sailing and golf will add a nice finishing touch to your whirlwind break.
  • Alternatively, leave your stresses behind at "260+ Five Star Ratings - - Upscale". Use it as a base to unwind, or be adventurous and try hiking and biking and windsurfing. When you're ready to explore some nearby attractions, visit Bay View Drive Park and Anchor Park. This sought-after vacation rental is around 4 miles southwest of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Studio apartments are a hard act to follow when it comes to character, convenience and location. Check out these studio apartments for rent in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and enjoy a taste of the local vibe:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "260+ Five Star Ratings - - Upscale". This vacation rental is a wonderful base for seeing the sights and features amenities including off-street parking options and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Another appealing choice is "Pelican Grand - Right On Ocean 2 Queen Beds". Take advantage of beach sun loungers, a heated pool and other handy amenities during your vacation.

When it's time to step outside your studio apartment and explore the highlights, there's loads to keep you occupied around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Passionate about culture? Pencil in a visit to Young At Art Museum and Andrews Living Art Studio.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Chill out for a few days in a luxury cabin, a budget apartment or a spacious home. No matter what type of vacation rental you'd like, you'll find the perfect place with Vrbo. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • "Tropical Oasis With Private Heated Pool And Spa" is near the heart of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, which means there are loads of things to see and do. Tick off well-known attractions like Port Everglades and Broward Center for the Performing Arts when you're not enjoying the comforts of your cozy pad.
  • "Welcome To Palm Terrace, A Tropical Paradise With Spacious And Private Grounds" is another appealing option. Remember to add Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and Bonnet House Museum and Gardens to your itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Put on some soothing music and kick back together at "Casa Coconutwalk To Beach And Lauderdale". Around 1 mile from Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and air conditioning.
  • Otherwise, spend your break drinking wine and canoodling at "Location Perfect Flex - Vacation Home Safe Sanitized High", around 4 miles from Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Beauty services and a swimming pool will help set the scene for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Nothing says "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Spoil your loved ones with a truly unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in and around Lauderdale-by-the-Sea:

  • Around 1 mile to the south of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is "Tropical Waterfront Mansion Step To The Beach". Along with its striking design, you'll also love its first-class amenities, such as massage services and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, score major Brownie points and stay a week or two at "Luxury Waterfront Mansion - Pool And Large Dockage". It's located 1 mile to the north of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and comes with a swimming pool, an ocean view and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Check out these large group vacation rentals in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Ultimate Beach House. Voted #1 Vacation Rental With Over 80 Five Star Reviews". Up to 12 people can stay at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a water park and a kitchen. You'll discover it around 4 miles to the south of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.
  • "Fort Lauderdale Paradise' Golf Cart Option" is another awesome option. It's around 6 miles to the south of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, has 6 bedrooms and welcomes up to 14 guests. A fireplace and a garden are just a couple of things designed to make your group getaway even more memorable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Get into vacay mode at "Holiday House Premantura For 1", where your main priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities such as a dining table and beach sun loungers help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • Otherwise, spend your break at "Mini Oasis Pool 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Whole House". Along with a refreshing pool, make use of towels and free toiletries.

Unsure how to pack for your Lauderdale-by-the-Sea escape? This enticing destination has a tropical monsoon climate. During summer, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 90 ºF. Browse our range of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea?

Every get-together with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're planning a getaway with the kids or a reunion with relatives, these large family vacation rentals in or near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Casa Coconutwalk To Beach And Lauderdale" is the ideal place to vacation with the family. This top-rated escape is 1 mile to the south of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and has creature comforts such as a dining table and a garden.
  • "Private Rooftop Poolluxury Oceanside Homehalf Block To Tranquil Beachelevator" also offers the space you need to make memories with loved ones. This option is around 11 miles to the south of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, and accommodates as many as 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A meal delivery service and a fridge will help keep everyone happy and comfortable.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. Deerfield Beach Pier, Las Olas Boulevard and Riverwalk are fine places to start.