Discover a selection of 78 vacation rentals in Colonial Beach, VA 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 $107 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Colonial Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Colonial Beach is ready to explore

The area's jazz and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Colonial Beach. This city is relaxing and walkable, recognized for its beaches, riverfront and coffeehouses. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Colonial Beach

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Colonial Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Caledon State Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Maryland International Raceway (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Ingleside Vineyards (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Ingleside Vineyards (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Cameron Hills Golf Links (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Caret Cellars (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Colonial Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Colonial Beach

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Colonial Beach is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colonial Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Westmoreland State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Caledon State Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Crow's Nest Natural Area Preserve (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Warsaw Town Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • The Sands (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Colonial Beach

The nearest airport is in Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), located 41.3 mi (66.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD), which is 54.9 mi (88.3 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Colonial Beach?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Colonial Beach:

  • Around 60 miles from the center of Colonial Beach, you'll want to keep coming back to "Charming Cottage In Horse Country Near Blue Ridge". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a living room and a nearby hospital.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Historic Home In Center Of Old Town Alexandria". Located around 45 miles from the heart of Colonial Beach, it has 4 bedrooms and features a garden and air conditioning.

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

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

You need only take a peek inside Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Colonial Beach to find out that great things really do come in tiny packages. Efficiently designed to make use of every inch of space, these fun-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "Charming Tiny Home With Fire Pit On 25 Acre Historic Farm". This retreat in Purcellville packs plenty of conveniences into its compact space, such as a fridge and free toiletries.
  • "Tiny House 3 Min From Down Town Cape Charles" in Cape Charles is another highly rated pick. Heating and a microwave oven will help make your getaway even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Colonial Beach?

Yes, you sure can! From simple retreats to luxury escapes, you'll find an impressive range of log cabins to rent in or around Colonial Beach. If you're seeking adventure, check out:

  • "Lake Anna Log Cabin Life": Enjoy a week or so unwinding at this fantastic cabin surrounded by nature. Once you've recharged, enjoy mountain biking or hiking and biking, which are among the fun things to do in this region.
  • "Captivating 5 Bed/5 Bath Lake Front Log Cabin W": After a long day of trying out some popular local pastimes, such as kayaking and surfing and boogie boarding, recharge your batteries at this sought-after getaway.

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

Forget about those household chores — weekends were made for having fun. Stay in one of these weekend getaways in and around Colonial Beach and make the most of all the fabulous things to do close by:

  • Located 5 miles to the north of the center of Colonial Beach, "Cheerful Waterfront Cottage With Perfect Porch For Viewing" is a good match for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Get out and see nearby outdoor attractions, including Westmoreland State Park and Lee's Hill Golfers' Club. Then, take the opportunity to try kayaking or water skiing.
  • Alternatively, leave your troubles behind at "Amazing Water Views, Fishing, Swimming". Use it as a base to unwind, or be adventurous and try rafting and fishing. When it's time to explore more of the area, visit Colonial Beach and Cameron Hills Golf Links. This charming vacation rental is around 1 mile north of Colonial Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Colonial Beach?

Generally compact, easy on the wallet and conveniently located, it's not difficult to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these vacation rentals and experience the vibe of Colonial Beach up close:

  • Unpack your bags at "Rv / Efficiency Apartment / Studio". Amenities including a fridge and a TV will make you feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape at "Downtown Apartment Above Local Coffee Shop", which comes with conveniences including a smart TV and golf.

When it's time to leave your studio apartment and do some sightseeing, there's loads to keep you on the go around Colonial Beach. Into culture? Swing by J Fergeson Gallery and Longwood Center for the Visual Arts.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Colonial Beach?

Whether you're looking for a cozy cottage or a house with room enough to fit the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Enjoy a mini break at one of these getaways in or near Colonial Beach:

  • Close to the center of Colonial Beach, "Great Location. Close To Just About Everywhere. Can't Beat The Value" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your comfortable digs, get out and explore the area's best sights.
  • "Peaceful, Beautiful Lakeside Getaway" is also well located. Settle in here and discover why lots of guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Colonial Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Colonial Beach that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 30 miles from Colonial Beach, "Fishing Cottage On The Potomac River" is an ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and air conditioning are some of the amenities here.
  • "Quiet Oasis For The Whole Fam, Relax On The Porch Or 1 Minute Walk To The Beach" is another wonderful option guaranteed to woo you. It's around 4 miles from Colonial Beach and comes with a fireplace and outdoor furniture.

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

Big groups mean huge fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your entire squad. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Colonial Beach and get everybody together under the one roof:

  • A host of amenities including a garden and a kitchen make "Quiet Oasis For The Whole Fam, Relax On The Porch Or 1 Minute Walk To The Beach" a top pick for groups. This spacious getaway has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From the heart of Colonial Beach, it's around 4 miles away to the northeast.
  • "Colonial Beach Retreat" is another option that'll fit the whole crew. It's around 4 miles to the northeast of Colonial Beach, has 4 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 12 guests. A garden and a firepit are just a couple of things that'll help make your group vacation even more comfortable.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is hands down the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Colonial Beach and spend your days splashing around. Just remember to take your unicorn floatie:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days at "Sunrise Waterfront House On The Potomac Near Two Beaches". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including free toiletries and a kitchen.
  • "Juju's Place' Warsaw House With Deck And Tree Swings" is the kind of place you go to escape from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its pool. Towels and a barbecue grill are also on hand to make your stay comfortable and convenient.

Curious what the weather's like in Colonial Beach? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 70 ºF to 85 ºF. If you'd like a little more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Colonial Beach vacation rentals.

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

Every family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning a fun escape with the kids or a party with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Colonial Beach offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Fishing Cottage On The Potomac River" is the perfect place to vacation with the family. This top-rated escape is 30 miles to the southeast of Colonial Beach and has amenities that include a DVD player and a dishwasher.
  • Another top choice is "Quiet Oasis For The Whole Fam, Relax On The Porch Or 1 Minute Walk To The Beach". This vacation rental is 4 miles northeast of Colonial Beach and features free toiletries, a separate dining area and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

When you're ready to step outside your front door, there are lots of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. The Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat, Amazement Square and AMF Lynchburg Lanes should be at the top of your to-do list.