Ready for some fun in the South Florida sun? Escape to Fort Lauderdale — where warm temps, sandy beaches, and countless fun things to do come together for a spectacular getaway. Whether you’re shopping and dining on famed Las Olas Blvd, snorkeling, fishing, golfing, laying on the beach, or taking a water taxi around the Intracoastal waterway, you’re going to need a place to rest your head in the Yachting Capital of the World. That’s why we combed through
Poinsettia Heights Home
Located on a quaint tree-lined street just minutes from the beach, this two-bedroom, two-bath home can be found just north of Fort Lauderdale in the highly sought-after Poinsettia Heights neighborhood adjacent to Wilton Manors.
Both of this 1,500-square-foot vacation rental’s bedrooms have king-sized beds, while the living room area has a queen sleeper sofa to sleep a total of six. A sunroom overlooks the private backyard oasis, complete with a heated pool. Here, you can find an outdoor shower, large patio areas with chaise lounges, Adirondack chairs, a comfy hammock, a dining table, chairs, a sofa, and a gas grill.
Everything you need is close by. Fort Lauderdale is only 5 minutes away, Las Olas is less than 10 minutes away, and there’s plenty of shopping and restaurants within walking distance.
Nurmi Isles Waterfront Mansion
Will this mansion that’s within walking distance of Las Olas Beach cost more than a few grand to rent out per night? Yes. Will it be worth it? Also yes. There are seven bedrooms, so maybe you can get some friends or family members to go in on this spacious waterfront mansion with you.
Lounge by the pool, then take the elevator up to the rooftop terrace to enjoy views of the New River. Other features include automated blinds, stunning white marble floors, gas fireplaces, a theater room, beer keg tap, and more! There’s even a Mercedes Sprinter available for rent — with or without chauffer.
Ultimate Beach House
Fewer than 100 steps from the beach, this spacious vacation rental is perfect for a family reunion. With six bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, it can sleep 12 to 19 people. A bunk room downstairs sleeps four kids, while the huge downstairs hangout area has a king-sized pull-out couch. Outback, you’ll find the beautiful, 24-foot swimming pool, complete with a small waterfall and outdoor seating area.
Not only is this beach house close to the water, but its also just a couple of miles from Los Olas Blvd and about a mile from the Galleria Mall, Target, and Publix. It also comes with everything needed for a day on the beach, including 10 beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrellas, and a cooler.
Center Beach House
Located 90 yards from Fort Lauderdale Beach on Center Avenue, this vacation rental features a heated waterfall pool, complete with spacious hot tub. With four bedrooms and four bathrooms, this beachfront property can sleep up to 10 folks. Both the upstairs and downstairs master suites have a king-size bed and private bathroom. The upstairs guest bedroom has two queen-size beds, while the downstairs office/guest bedroom has a daybed with a trundle of two single beds. There’s also a washer and dryer and a grill on the covered patio outside. This Vrbo does not allow pets or smoking on-premises. It does provide a couple of bikes and coolers as well as a beach bag to pack with you to the beach.
Spacious Beachside Condo
Why does this Vrbo cost close to $600 a night? Because it comes with exclusive beach club membership to the neighboring Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa, where guests can enjoy reserved beach seating at the beach and pool (complete with dedicated servers) and use of Marriott facilities including the tennis courts, gym, spa, and more!
Take a private elevator up to this spacious, 4,250-square-foot condo. Just steps from the beach, this vacation rental features a large wrap-around terrace with views of the ocean. Its Three-bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths can accommodate six to eight guests. Two of the bedrooms have queen-sized beds and attached baths, one of which features a large shower with double shower heads and a jacuzzi tub. There is a washer and dryer in the unit and parking is included.
Here, you can lounge under a cabana, play beach volleyball, or rent a jet ski. Fabulous shopping and dining can be found nearby on the famed Las Olas Boulevard. Fort Lauderdale International Airport is just 10 minutes away. This is a great place to stay if you are taking off on a cruise, as Port Everglades is less than a mile away and can be seen from the residence or private beach.
Cozy House Near Beach
Located in the upscale neighborhood of Lauderdale Beach, this two-bedroom, two-bath rental has a private heated pool and is literally a 1-minute walk from the beach. Splash in the surf, snorkel, scuba dive, fish, rent a jet ski or boat, or go on a gambling cruise. Enjoy early morning and late-night strolls on the beach or through the neighborhood and sunbathe by the pool. This central location puts you close to all the best shopping, dining, and more!
Centrally located in northeast Fort Lauderdale, this four-bedroom, two-bath villa is just a couple of miles from Lauderdale By The Sea. It’s also minutes away from white sandy beaches and breathtaking views!
The main bedroom has a king-sized bed with an ensuite bath and has sliding glass doors that open up to the patio/pool area. The second bedroom has a queen-sized bed, while the third and fourth bedrooms have two twin beds in each and share a bath. There’s also a washer and dryer.
Surrounded by palm trees, the back patio features a heated pool with a waterfall, loungers, and a cozy gazebo with seating, a fan, and mosquito netting.
Filled with restaurants, bars, and live entertainment, the popular strip of Fort Lauderdale Beach along Ocean Drive is just minutes away. This host also has another property in Lauderdale By The Sea.
La Casa Coco Oasis With Saltwater Pool
Located in the desirable neighborhood of Poinsettia Heights, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home sleeps up to six guests. The main bedroom has a king-sized bed, while the second bedroom has a queen, and the third two twin beds. A sunroom dining room offers views of the private oasis outback, featuring a 30-foot saltwater pool, complete with a lounging area.
Downtown’s upscale dining and world-class shopping at fabulous Las Olas Blvd is less than 10 minutes away, as are gorgeous beaches!
Located less than 200 feet away from the beach, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom home is in the Lauderdale Beach neighborhood. One room has two twin beds that convert into a king-sized bed, while the other just has two twins. The rate you see is based on two guests, and there is an additional fee for each additional guest, including kids. But if you do bring children, you should be aware that this rental is an approved partner of BabyQuip, a baby gear rental service that can deliver whatever baby gear you need so you don’t have to bring it with you.
Features include an outdoor sitting area with lounge chairs surrounded by lush tropical plants, a barbecue grill, and a washer and dryer in the garage. Beach chairs and beach towels are provided.
Just steps away from the beach and Lauderdale By The Sea, this resort-style home features a private heated pool surrounded by tropical landscaping. It can be found in Bermuda Riviera, one of Fort Lauderdale’s most prestigious and sought-after neighborhoods.
Seven guests can stay here, with a king-sized bed in the main bedroom, two double beds in the second bedroom, and another king in the third bedroom.
Relax poolside on the daybed, chaise lounges, or sectional sofa. Dine al fresco at one of the two dining tables. You can even catch the game outdoors while you grill up some brats.
Beach carts, chairs, umbrellas, towels, coolers, and sand toys are provided, so all you have to worry about is having fun in the sun. Shops, restaurants, and bars can be found nearby in Lauderdale By The Sea.
Victoria’s Secret Tropical Oasis
Located in the Victoria Park neighborhood, this tropical oasis features a stunning oversized heated pool and in-ground spa. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this vacation rental can accommodate up to five guests. The main bedroom has a king-sized bed and ensuite bath. Outfitted with a queen-sized bed, the second bedroom is conjoined to the office, which has a twin-sized trundle bed and access to the backyard.
Dine poolside in the screened-in porch and relax with a book by the pool in the tropical and secluded backyard or in the sunroom.
Family Fun House With Pool And Tiki Hut
Perfect for getting away with kids and grandkids, this three-bedroom vacation rental is in a quiet family neighborhood. This getaway’s private, fenced-in backyard features tropical greenery, a heated pool, and a tiki hut with an outdoor dining table underneath. One bedroom has a king-sized bed, one has a queen, and the third bedroom has two twin beds to accommodate up to six guests. Parking is included for up to two vehicles, depending on their size.
The Fort Lauderdale airport is a 20-minute drive away, while bars, restaurants, shops, and a grocery store are within walking distance. The ocean is just a short drive away, where you’ll find more fantastic clubs, bars, and restaurants.