Destination guide

Enjoy urban fun with a rental house in South Tampa

If you're looking for a chance to experience the unique neighborhoods in the city, all with a different appeal, consider the South Tampa houses for rent. South Tampa includes the lovely areas of Beach Park, Bayshore Gardens, and Ballast Point, all of which are known for electrifying nightlife and high-end restaurants. This is the perfect place for a romantic retreat or a solo excursion for singles.


Activities and attractions in and around South Tampa

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that South Tampa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Florida Aquarium (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • The Pier (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Adventure Island (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Tampa

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Tampa. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Picnic Island Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Hyde Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cypress Point Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • AIDS Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around South Tampa

The nearest airport is in Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 6.9 mi (11 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around South Tampa, Tampa?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 342 vacation rentals around South Tampa. From 104 house rentals to 165 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Tampa?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Tampa:

  • Clearwater Beach: 846 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,315 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 292 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 191 vacation rentals
  • Independence Square: 658 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to South Tampa?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in South Tampa. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix: 7,167 vacation rentals
  • Cove Cay Golf Club: 7,854 vacation rentals
  • Splash Harbour Water Park: 7,309 vacation rentals
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: 3,277 vacation rentals
  • Moffitt Cancer Center: 1,147 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Tampa listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Tampa?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 104 Houses in South Tampa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Tampa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 165 rentals available
  • Studios: 153 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 19 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Tampa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 132 vacation rentals with pool available in South Tampa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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