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Self-Catering Holiday Rentals in Florida Gulf of Mexico for Your Home Stay

Florida's Gulf of Mexico coast is a stylish and fun choice for holidays and it appeals to everyone from families, couples or singles to groups of friends who are looking for something special. And, it truly is a special area. Choosing a self-catering holiday rental is perfect for days spent enjoying the spectacular beaches and the Clearwater peninsula alone has 35 miles of sandy beaches and clear blue seas. Clearwater is home to some of the best attractions for all ages such as the Clearwater Marine Aquarium where visitors can enjoy exciting hands on experience as they learn all about the amazing underwater world of the Gulf of Mexico. Don't miss the Moccasin Lake Nature Park either, it's another great day out for the kids and you'll see many different animals and plants. For those with an interest in history and the past, a day at the Manatee Village Historical Park in Bradenton is a terrific way to learn about the pioneers who first settled this wonderful area. See Old Cabbage Head, a restored train engine from 1913 and the Wiggins Store, the village supermarket of its day which was built in 1903 and the Manatee Burying Ground where many of the first pioneers are laid to rest. Children of all ages will of course want to visit Busch Gardens in Tampa, one of the foremost theme parks in Florida, as well as the many other amusement parks in the area. Tampa is also home to the Florida Aquarium and the Ybor City which is now a National Historic Landmark and well worth spending a day exploring. Sarasota is where you'll find one of Florida's most upmarket shopping areas at St. Armands Key, though Longboat Key is also pretty exclusive. Choosing a vacation rental here is the smart way to enjoy this beautiful part of the US and there are any number of great restaurants, bars and cafes that are perfect for self-catering holidays and Tampa holds a Chocolate Festival each year, great for those with a sweet tooth. See the St. Petersburg pier or visit the Salvador Dali Village. The Everglades National Park is essential, take a boat trip and spot gators or see how many of the hundreds of species of birds you can count. There are so many interesting and appealing places on Florida's Gulf of Mexico coast that you'll want to return again and again.

Holiday Lettings in Florida Gulf of Mexico for Your Short Break

There are some wonderful holiday homes to choose from in the Florida Gulf of Mexico area. Couples and singles will love the huge selection of superior holiday apartments available so if an apartment in Tampa is what you had in mind, or a luxury holiday home in Clearwater you'll have some beautiful holiday properties to choose from. Choose a holiday home near Bradenton for family holidays to remember. Couples can select a penthouse apartment with terrace for a terrific break in Cape Haze and groups of friends will enjoy having a holiday house near Tampa. Self-catering is an excellent choice when the freedom to come and go as you please is important. Explore Anna Maria Island or the spectacular Clearwater peninsula at your leisure from a beautiful holiday cottage. With no hotel timetables to adhere to that holiday villa in beautiful gardens near Cape Coral is very tempting. Perfect for days spent at the beach or enjoying the thrills and spills of Busch Gardens. Whatever you have in mind, you can be certain you'll find it, and more, in Florida's Gulf of Mexico coast. Look out for last minute deals and offers for cheap holiday villas and apartments. It's a fantastic way for those on a budget to get the holiday home they want and it's ideal for young friends who want to rent together. There are properties to suit all sizes of party from a 5 or 6 bedroom holiday villa to a 2 bedroom holiday cottage or a 1 bedroom apartment with stunning sea views. Whether you're coming to the Florida Gulf Coast alone or whether you're bringing the whole family plus a few friends there's the right holiday rental for you

Best Time to Enjoy Florida Gulf of Mexico

Rent a luxury villa near Tampa for the perfect summer holidays, or book a beautiful holiday apartment near Bradenton for a rejuvenating Easter treat, the choice is yours. Summer holidays are busy times on Florida's Gulf Coast and with places like Busch Gardens experiencing long queues it's good to get there early. It's also good to book your holiday villa in Clearwater or your condo in Tampa well in advance too as there's a huge demand for this beautiful region. Why not try Easter when things are a little quieter. It's the ideal time to get away with friends for a fun filled amusement and theme park break combined with days at the beach and top water sports. Make your partner feel extra special with a wonderful holiday house in Vanderbilt Beach or a romantic holiday cottage on Anna Maria Island for Valentine's Day. Birthdays and special anniversaries are also a terrific time to surprise your loved ones with the perfect penthouse apartment or luxury villa in beautiful gardens with its own pool. Come throughout the year for some of the fun festivals and events that the area is known for. Try the Cuban sandwich Festival at Ybor City in March or Gulf Coast Fine Arts Festival in May at Fort Myers. Because this area enjoys sunshine all year round winter is also a good time to take advantage of quieter periods to book one of the most beautiful holiday homes you'll ever stay in. St. Petersburg held the record for most sunny days, though that isn't difficult when the sun shines 365 days a year. Choose a holiday cottage or a holiday house with sensational views of the beach for a perfect Christmas and New Year family party. Any time of the year is a wonderful time to visit Florida's Gulf of Mexico coast and there's certain to be just the right luxury villa or holiday apartment for you.

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