THE SUNSHINE STATE of Florida is filled with thrills for anyone and everyone. With theme parks like Disney World and Universal Studios and sandy beaches on both coasts, Florida is among the top travel destinations in the United States. But it’s all about where you stay. Here we break down to top Florida Airbnbs for each type of traveler, whether you’re heading for a mellow beach getaway near Destin or a surf trip to the east coast.

Heading to Miami? Check out Matador’s guide to the best Miami Airbnbs.



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Florida Airbnbs for a family getaway

Immersive character-like townhouse in Kissimmee

 

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This well-charactered townhouse is right in the center of all entertainment. There are amenities for the whole family like Nintendo Switch Game Console, NBA Jam Arcade-Style Game for the kids, and a nice relaxing pool area for the parents. The home is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood, and it’s only a nine-mile drive to Disney, a 16-mile drive to SeaWorld, and a 21-mile drive to Universal Studios.

Sixteen guests, five bedrooms
Price: $429 per night

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Modern Mediterranean home near Zoo Tampa

 

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This beautiful modern Mediterranean home is the perfect getaway for a family vacation. The open floor plan is ideal for a letting the kids roam. It has a fully equipped kitchen great for cooking meals for the whole family. The home is in Lowry Park, next to Zoo Tampa and other fun activities. The beach is near, Tampa’s booming dining scene is within easy reach, and if you plan to escape to St. Pete or to a Rays game, you can do so without spending the day commuting.

Eight guests, four bedrooms
Price: $217 per night

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Secluded Daytona Beach home with huge one-acre yard

 

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This home is the perfect relaxing family getaway spot for a Florida family fun adventure. This private and secure home gives families the privacy they need without disturbing others. There is a full kitchen spacious living room, and the house is stocked with all types of games and activities for the kids. There is a vast one-acre backyard where the kids can go outside and play games, and the parents can relax on the hammocks.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $324 per night

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Florida Airbnbs for surfers

Surf Shack apartment in downtown Cocoa Beach

 

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This centrally located apartment is perfect for any guest’s beach getaway fantasies. This home is in downtown Cocoa Beach right near all the action and within walking distance of everything like restaurants, bars, shopping, and the beach. It’s also a 14-minute drive to Port Canaveral and a 33-minute drive to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Four guests, one bedroom
Price: $180 per night

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Mini resort-style beach house in Satellite Beach

 

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Welcome to this resort-style beach house in Satellite Beach. This beach house has everything for the ultimate Florida surfers’ vacation. The home has an open split floor plan to give each guest the privacy they need and a full kitchen and living room. There is also a heated pool in the backyard, a tiki bar, and an outdoor seating area. Happy hour by the pool? Yes, please.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $295 per night

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Newly renovated beach house only two minutes to the Cape Canaveral beach

 

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This luxury newly renovated home is just a two-minute walk to the beach. The finishings include a new kitchen, bathroom, appliances, and flooring. All bedrooms and the sleeper sofa are equipped with queen beds. There is a spacious private backyard with seating and a gas grill, and there is also beach equipment in the home if guests need extra beach gear.

Eight guests, two bedrooms
Price: $250 per night

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Florida Airbnbs for a getaway to the beach

African-themed Treasure Island beach home

 

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Experience a mixture of beach paradise and African heritage while staying at this artsy afro traditional home. The unit features a fully equipped kitchen and spacious living area with a sleeper sofa. Enjoy the privacy with the home’s gated yard with enough space for everyone to find a spot and relax. The house is only a two-minute walk to the beach, along with other stunning sites at Sunset Beach.

Six guests, two bedrooms
Price: $162 per night

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Charming beachfront condo on east side of Sanibel Island

 

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This exquisite beachfront condo is perfect for any guest’s beach getaway fantasies. The condo has newly renovated granite countertops and bathrooms. The main bedroom has a small patio with stunning beach views, and the second bedroom has two twin beds perfect for guests with children. The home is on the east side of Sanibel Island, just a few feet away from Sanibel`s famous Lighthouse beach.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $409 per night

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Seaside retreat townhome with direct beach access

 

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A great beach retreat awaits you. This beachfront townhouse sits directly on the beach. What more could you ask for? The townhouse features a fully-equipped kitchen, spacious living room, and bedrooms with a private balcony. The home is the perfect retreat for families or other gatherings. Take advantage of the private beach and soak up some rays on the vast deck area facing the water. The home is located right on the water and a half-mile away is the famed Peg Leg Pete’s. Jolly Sailing and Dolphin Cruise offer tours and cruises just over two miles away.

Eight guests, two bedrooms
Price: $249 per night

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Destin, Florida Airbnbs

Oceanfront condo with panoramic beach views

 

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This oceanfront condo has everything you need for your sunshine state vacation. There is a spacious living area with a patio overlooking the beautiful ocean. Other amenities included are a lagoon pool, oceanfront heated pool, gas grills, work-out room, tiki bar. The condo is also within walking distance of popular restaurants, shops, and entertainment, along with top amenities.

Six guests, two bedrooms
Price: $249 per night

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The Lucky Dune Bird condo

 

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Another stunning oceanfront Destin condo is ready for you to relax and soak up the sun in. This Florida Airbnb condo has a fully equipped kitchen and living room that leads right out to the patio with an ocean view and the calming sound of waves crashing along the shore. The apartment is centrally located to grocery stores and other Destin entertainments like an amusement and water park.

Eight guests, two bedrooms
Price: $450 per night

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Beachfront unit on private beach

 

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This newly remodeled Florida property is a top-floor unit above a private beach. This condo is perfect for groups, families, or couples looking to hang out in the quiet and secluded beach area. The home can sleep up to six guests as it has a king-sized bed in the main bedroom, a sleeper sofa, and two bunked beds.

Six guests, one bedroom
Price: $329 per night

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Airbnbs

Cozy and relazing apartment in Victoria Park

 

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This bright and spacious apartment is located right in the heart of Victoria Park. The apartment features a spacious living room with floor-to-ceiling windows and natural lighting. There is also a private patio with a seating area where guests can sit out and enjoy all of the Florida sunshine. The home is not too far from the Fort Lauderdale activities like Las Olas Boulevard, and it’s also a five-minute drive to the beach.

Four guests, one bedroom
Price: $180 per night

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Fort Lauderdale sunshine paradise oasis

 

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Come and soak up the sun at Paradise Stay. This private sunshine oasis has a large heated pool and hot tub. The home is fenced in to allow privacy, and it’s surrounded by all tropical plants to make guests feel like they are in an absolute tropical paradise. The spacious backyard features speakers, an outside seating area, and other beach amenities.

Six guests, two bedrooms
Price: $441 per night

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Contemporary home with resort-like amenities

 

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This contemporary renovated home is Fort Lauderdale’s newest private gem. This spacious Florida Airbnb home has all the beach resort-style amenities everyone needs for your vacation. The house is located in a quiet residential neighborhood and features an open concept kitchen to the living room and dining room. There is a private heated pool with a vast patio area where guests can enjoy a tanning bed, hammocks, sofa, fire pit, and gas grill.

Eight guests, three bedrooms
Price: $571 per night

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