Clearwater got its name from the word Pocotopaug, meaning “Clear Water.” The Native Americans who lived in the region and observed the pristinely clear natural springs that appeared throughout gave the area that name. Nowadays, Clearwater is a bustling community that attracts visitors from around the world. From relaxing beach time and water sports opportunities at Clearwater Beach or nearby Sand Key to lively restaurants, there is something for everyone!
We scoured Vrbo to find the best vacation rentals with incredible oceanfront views to serve as your base to explore Clearwater Beach. There’s a large selection, so we helped you narrow it down to the top ten!
Waterfront Villa$265/nightly avg
This property sits on a vast bay offering brilliant views of the crystalline water. There is a waterfront patio to appreciate the gleaming water and boating docks are available to rent. Inside, take a break and enjoy modern amenities such as high-speed internet and a high definition television. There are three kayaks available for use on the property and a swimming pool for a quick, refreshing dip.
Luxurious 8th-Floor Penthouse$581/nightly avg
For a truly luxurious stay, this eighth-floor penthouse is available to rent. Step out onto the large balcony and enjoy breakfast with a magnificent view of Clearwater Beach. The penthouse is in close proximity to several local attractions such as the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Splash Harbour Water Park, Florida Botanical Gardens, and more!
Baywatch Condo$104/nightly avg
Wake up to dazzling views of the sunrise appearing over the vast ocean as you enjoy this affordable cozy condo with a loved one. Enjoy an evening stroll and walk along the private dock as you soak in the awe-inspiring view.
Spacious Bay View Home$491/nightly avg
This spacious rental was recently renovated with white porcelain tiles, quartz countertops, and frontline appliances. The vacation home is equipped with everything that a family needs for a refreshing and successful stay. The bedrooms have Samsung smart TVs, Simmons Beautyrest mattresses, and Vera Wang towels. Outside of the rental is a private patio with a magnificent view, a stainless steel barbecue, and access to a swimming pool. Have fun and relax in this great location that’s within easy walking distance for exploring the wonders that Clearwater Beach has to offer.
Balcony Condo With Pool$184.80/nightly avg
Enjoy the refreshing ocean breeze as you sip on your morning coffee. Nothing is more relaxing than a beautiful view and the aroma of the healing, salty air. Better yet, this condo boasts a pool with ocean views! When you’re done enjoying the beach, take a dip in the pool to end your day.
Poolside Suite With Bay View$184/nightly avg
This remodeled Five Palms suite offers a pool and bay view! Enjoy the full kitchen, lounge chair, sofa, bathtub shower, and more with your family and/or a loved one. There is free high-speed wireless internet, two flat-screen TVs, beach chairs, gas grills, and more for guests to use. This classic property has something for everyone.
Anchors Up$207/nightly avg
This fully renovated property flaunts close proximity to a white sandy beach, intracoastal waterfront views, courtyard, and free parking! The island’s best offerings are within walking distance of each other such as the restaurants, shops, bars, and more. Relax and enjoy your getaway with a significant other or the entire family as you engage in water sports, swimming, and sightseeing on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Lavish Waterfront Townhouse$799/nightly avg
This grand property is ideal for a big group of family or friends who want to check in to Clearwater Bay. The property lies on the southside of Clearwater Beach and overlooks the bay. This townhome is a peaceful retreat from the daily activities visiting Clearwater’s many restaurants and attractions. Everything you would need for a productive stay is offered at this property such as capacious bedroom, living, dining, and kitchen spaces. The bottom floor is a a two car garage with an extra fridge. The living space has a balcony where you can enjoy breakfast while looking out for marine wildlife like dolphins and manatees. Relish in the gorgeous views and ample living space during your Clearwater stay.
Family-Friendly Studio With Water View$224/nightly avg
This cozy studio has plenty of room for a family of four. The corner balcony has amazing ocean views where you can watch boats and dolphins pass by. There is a heated pool, free wi-fi, and a charcoal BBQ grill to enjoy. This property has everything you would need for a productive stay such as a stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, and more. Let your worries melt away as you enjoy a comfortable stay at this studio property.
Bay Royal$175/nightly avg
Heralded as one of the last “ma and pa” independent family-owned businesses in the area, this apartment boasts a full kitchen, living area, patio, and more with a marvelous view. There is a spacious bathroom and two separate bedrooms that sleep up to four people. The outdoor patio has a sitting area to enjoy the waterfront view and a private fishing deck is available as well.