Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Venice, 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 $90 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Venice. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Visit Venice at vacation home rentals

The world's got a few good Venices, and you'll find this particular Venetian gem on Florida's Gulf Coast. With miles of powdery sand beaches and coral reefs, Venice Beach is a quiet treasure. There are also the rocky shores of Caspersen Beach, where you're sure to spot some shark teeth that collect in the area's calm waters. Venice vacation rentals are in a small city with an older population, so it's calm and peaceful vibes all the way to the beach. If you head inland, you'll find intracoastal walking and biking trails and lots of green spaces like Centennial Park.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near vacation rentals in Venice

Venice vacation rentals make a great base for exploring Florida's lush landscapes. Pack a picnic and head to Centennial Park, which has a lovely gazebo and an interactive fountain. You don't need a fishing license to cast a line off the 700-foot Venice Fishing Pier, which sits on a white-sand beach with picnic areas, volleyball courts, and a golf course. Bird nerds will love bird-watching from the canopy walkway at nearby Myakka River State Park. And if you're a fine art lover, you'll find lots to love at the Venice Art Center, including a gallery, and year-round events and classes.

Activities

Activities near vacation homes in Venice

You'll see why Venice is the Shark's Tooth Capital of the World if you attend the Shark's Tooth Festival in April, or hunt for teeth on the beaches. Rest-assured these teeth are not connected to any live sharks; in fact, it's pretty rare to spot one here. Also in April is the Suncoast BBQ and Bluegrass Bash, a food-and-music delight at Venice Airport Festival Grounds. Don't forget to down some delicious coastal cuisine, like succulent stone crabs. And while you want to avoid any live gators, you can try some gator hush puppies with your fried fish and cold beer.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in vacation homes in Venice

The heat is on in this humid climate, with summer highs in the 90s. Venice has a lot of "snowbirds," the nickname for all those northern folks who hit the subtropics to escape the ice. And understandably so, as temperatures in the winter months are comfortably in the 60s. During your stay at your Venice vacation rental, you're most likely to see rain and Florida's famous thunderstorms from June to October, and remember, that's hurricane season, too. You'll love swimming in the warm gulf waters, but keep in mind that water temps dip down to the mid 60s in winter.

Natural features

Lots of nature to explore, in the water and off the shore

This is the Gulf side of Florida, where the salty water is warm and calm. It's perfect for exploring marine life at the coral reef off Venice Beach. The rocky shores of Caspersen Beach are a treasure cove of shells and shark's teeth that have collected here for centuries. Oscar Scherer State Park has many trails to traverse while you watch for wildlife, like scrub jays, frogs, and tortoises. Florida is famous for its wetlands and swamps, which have some seriously cool rare birds and plants. And remember, always keep an eye out for alligators.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Venice

The nearest airport is in Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ), located 20.8 mi (33.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Charlotte County Airport (PGD), which is 30.8 mi (49.6 km) away.

Family friendly

Family-friendly attractions near vacation homes in Venice

Venice Beach has plenty of kid-friendly places for fun in the sun. Vacation homes are available near places like the Historic Venice Train Depot, a restored passenger train building with tours and local history exhibits, and Oscar Scherer State Park, a woodland area with nature trails and waterways for swimming, fishing, and canoeing. Kids will also like the Venice Museum and Archives, a history museum with heritage exhibits, archaeological relics, and other artifacts.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Venice

Couples looking for a romantic vacation will enjoy all the idyllic places in Venice. Vacation homes are available near places like Humphris Park, a scenic jetty with spectacular views and a paved path for fishing and wildlife viewing, and South Jetty Beach, a paved jetty with a sandy beach that’s popular for surfing and sunset viewing. You could also visit Casey Key, a tranquil barrier island with sandy beaches and turquoise waters.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Venice?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Venice that fits you like a glove. These are some of our favorites:

  • "The Casa Coco | Coronado: Updated Home" is a guest favorite. Around 4 miles from Venice, it has 2 bedrooms and loads of handy amenities, including an electric kettle and golf.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "A Bayside Treasure - Outstanding Waterfront Views". Around 12 miles from the heart of Venice, it has 2 bedrooms and features a hair dryer and nearby birdwatching activities.

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

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

For an unconventional experience, book a tiny house rental in Venice. We'll warn you though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the urge to downsize and move into one of these fun-sized digs will be hard to resist!

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Mystic Sea Tiny House 4 Min To The Beach". This retreat in Englewood packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as WiFi and a kitchenette.
  • "Pinecraft Tiny Home 2 - New, Cozy And Clean" offers plenty of conveniences, including a TV and air conditioning. Located in Southgate, you'll be able to live big in this small yet comfy home.

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

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget the real world. If you're after some fun and relaxation, these escapes in and near Venice promise an awesome weekend getaway:

  • Located 14 miles to the northwest of the center of Venice, "Cleaned To New Standards: 4bedroom" is a good match for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Make sure you visit nearby outdoor attractions, including South Fork State Park and Palmetto Avenue Beach. If you're up for some fun activities, try fishing or water skiing.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Waterfront Hideaway On Siesta Key In Sarasota". Stay in and enjoy its creature comforts, or head out for some golf and kayaking. When you're ready to explore more of the area, organize a visit to Preserve Golf Club and Camp Bayou Nature Preserve. This great vacation rental is around 11 miles northwest of Venice.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Venice?

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to location, convenience and character. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Venice and get a taste of the local vibe:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "Living The Dream Lido Available In October". This property is an excellent base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including a nearby laundromat and nearby ecotour services.
  • Another inviting choice is "Cleaned To New Standards: Gorgeous Cottages Steps From Beach". Make use of a garden, cable/satellite TV services and other amenities during your stay.

There are lots of attractions around Venice to add to your agenda. Satisfy the culture lover in you and visit Venice Theater and Art Center Sarasota.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Venice?

You'll find a selection of short-term rentals in and near Venice. And best of all, Vrbo has something to suit all styles and budgets — from expansive homes with room for the whole family to luxurious studio apartments perfect for a couples retreat. Here's a small taste of what's available in Venice:

  • Stay a few nights at "Living The Dream Lido Available In October" in central Venice. Here, you'll have easy access to attractions such as Sarasota National Cemetery.
  • "Cleaned To New Standards: Gorgeous Cottages Steps From Beach" is another great option that accepts short-term guests. Get the most out of your brief visit by exploring local hot spots, including Venetian Golf and River Club.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Venice?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Venice that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Sneak away on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "The Casa Coco | Coronado: Updated Home". Roughly 4 miles from Venice, this place comes with lots of nice touches, including beauty services and a nearby bay.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break drinking wine and canoodling at "A Bayside Treasure - Outstanding Waterfront Views", around 12 miles from Venice. A resort and a nearby bay will help ramp up the romance.

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

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Venice and get your loved ones together under the one roof:

  • A range of amenities including a garden and a kitchen make "Contemporary Beach House, 5bd, 4 Bath" a winner. This spacious getaway has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Venice, it's around 7 miles away to the southeast.
  • Nothing takes priority over being with the people you love, and "4 Bedroom Beach House With Dock On Canal" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 2 miles to the northwest of Venice, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A garden and a water view are among the many amenities at hand here.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most coveted. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Venice and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to take your inflatable doughnut:

  • Pack your swimming gear and book a few days at "Siesta Breeze Beach House: 3bed". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a dishwasher and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "This House Is A 3 Bedroom - S - , 2 Bathrooms". In addition to its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a toaster and a kitchen.

Unsure how to pack your bags for your Venice getaway? This impressive destination has a humid subtropical climate. During summer, expect average temperatures of between 80 ºF and 90 ºF. Look up our selection of Venice vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

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

It's always more fun when you share precious moments with the ones you love the most. Whether you're organizing a family trip or reuniting with close friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that suits you. These are two of our best in and around Venice:

  • Sleeping up to 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Cleaned To New Standards: 4bedroom" is the ideal place to spend quality time with the family. This escape is 14 miles to the northwest of Venice and has creature comforts that include a toaster and a microwave oven.
  • "Beach Front 3bedroom 2 Ba Villa Near Siesta Key Village" is also popular with families. It's around 14 miles to the northwest of Venice, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include a barbecue grill and a microwave oven.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your itinerary. St. Armands Circle, Sarasota Jungle Gardens and Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium are excellent places to start.

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

Add a dose of luxury to your getaway by staying someplace with a private indoor pool. These amazing large houses in or near Venice have a swimming space that's your very own, along with ample room for whoever is fortunate enough to be joining you:

  • With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, "4 Bedrooms/2. 5 Bath, Heated Pool" is the perfect place to reconnect with the people that matter most. Take advantage of this retreat's range of amenities, including a garden and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, spend your break at "Gorgeous, Update Pool Home 5 Minutes To Siesta", which has 3 bedrooms and caters for up to 8 guests. Along with that swish pool waiting for you inside, a kitchen and a swimming pool will help keep everybody happy and comfortable.

Eager for more options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Venice vacation rental that's perfect for you.