About this time, many of us are dreaming about escaping to the nearest beach as soon as possible. For some reason, beach homes transport us to another world. Whether its beachfront condos or vacation rentals on a private beach, these places take us away from it all. These are some of the best beach house rentals around the US we know your family will love.
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Best Beach House Rentals in the US
If your family is looking for the perfect beach house rentals, these properties don't disappoint. With water views, sandy beaches, and plenty of activities, you will be planning a beach vacation in no time.
This beautiful beachfront cottage known as "The Mermaid House" sleeps 8 and has an enviable location walking distance to the village, lighthouse, and restaurants. Guests can spread out over three stories (the house has elevator access for each floor) and enjoy awesome views of St. Simons Sound, Jekyll Island, and the Sydney Lanier Bridge. This Georgia beach rental is one of our favorites.
If you are looking for Outer Banks vacation rentals, this home would be perfect for your group! This home was completely refreshed in 2021 and sleeps 10. It features an upgraded, fully stocked kitchen, parking for 5 vehicles, and sits 50 feet from the beach. They also provide beach chairs and umbrellas, boogie boards, cornhole, volleyball, horseshoes, bikes, and hammocks for your use.
This oceanfront penthouse condo in Maui has everything families want in a beach vacation, a view of the ocean and a swimming pool too! Guests also have a stunning view of Haleakala Volcano. The unit is a five minute walk from Sugar Beach, the perfect place for families to swim and play in the sand. And don't miss our list of the best things to do in Maui with kids!
The Sanctuary at Seal Rock is an oceanfront home with panoramic windows looking out to sea. This stunning, four-story home has two decks, a large, fenced-in yard and private beach access. The property sleeps 10 and is perfect for a beach getaway any time of year!
This newly built Cape Elizabeth cottage vacation rental has a private beach on the Atlantic Ocean. Comfortable living room and kitchen area are perfect for meal time and just hanging out. Only 7.5 miles from Portland attractions and restaurants.
This massive rental home in Traverse City sleeps 12, so it's perfect for an extended family vacation. Located just 5 miles from downtown Traverse City on the Leelanau Peninsula, this home offers a private waterfront with views from almost every room, and amazing sunrises every morning! And don't miss our article about Traverse City with kids!
Florida beachfront rentals never disappoint! This vacation rental in Anna Maria Island has its own private beach and room for 8. An open floor plan leads out to an elevated deck, just 10 feet from the water. Excellent location for walking to local restaurants and the pier.
This stunning Texas beach vacation rental is right on the beach and is perfect for a large family or group of friends as it sleeps 16! “Beauty & the Beach” is a 6 bedroom beach front home with beautiful panoramic views of the ocean and beach. It is located in the charming Banyan Beach neighborhood and sits next to one of the shortest boardwalks to the beach, making beach access incredibly quick and convenient.
There is a large living area, separate game room, 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 2 half baths, a large beautifully appointed kitchen, a second kitchenette, vaulted ceilings, large decks and windows with gorgeous ocean views, and an elevator (if needed), you will enjoy beach front living that is second to none.
There are plenty of San Diego beachfront rentals to choose from, but don't miss these newly remodeled home on Mission Bay. This 3-bedroom 3-bathroom waterfront home is located on the quiet side of Mission Beach and has beautiful panoramic views of Mission Bay. The sand is literally right at your doorstep as our walking and biking trails. Sleeps 8
This beautiful four bedroom home is on Primehook Beach. Enjoy bay front views from three separate deck levels and screened in porch. The upper deck being the highest within Primehook Beach, and a sunbathers private paradise. Stroll along the private beach where the water is calm and warm enough for young swimmers to have fun in the sun!
This awesome home is located at the entrance to Olympic National Park at Rialto Beach. With nearly 30 acres of land to explore and river frontage too, kids will never complain of boredom. Enjoy the best of nature from its stunning deck, surrounded by forest. It's a nature escape perfect for families.
Newly updated waterfront condo in Montauk in a private beach community. Guests have access to swimming pool, tennis courts, private beach, board walks, and fishing pier. Awesome location for enjoying Montauk restaurants and shopping.
Amazing beach getaway on stunning Kiawah Island. This 3-bedroom beach villa has direct water access and was completely renovated in 2019. A private staircase leads from the rear deck directly onto the boardwalk.
This house is situated on Kangaroo Lake in the middle of Door County, Wisconsin. The house has incredible sunset views and sits less than 50 feet from the water. This beachfront rental is the ultimate multi-family vacation home, sleeping 16, with 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. Kayaks, canoe, paddle boat, and bikes supplied. Centrally located to Wilson's Ice Cream, the drive in theater, and Fish Creek and many other places to visit in Door County.
Vista Pointe Estate is a stunning rental property in Naples. Situated on over an acre with 300 feet of Naples Bay water frontage, the custom built home offers panoramic bay views from all rooms and an incredible indoor-outdoor living experience. Your rental comes with local concierge service and a full time property manager and groundskeeper. Time to take a real vacation!
Great natural-light throughout the two-level, spacious Salisbury Beach home, with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Walking distance to restaurants, this three bedroom home will have you wishing you stayed longer!
Gulf Shores beachfront rentals offer some amazing views! Prepare for a taste of island living when you escape to this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath vacation rental! This Dauphin Island home has a beautifully appointed interior and fully equipped kitchen, as well as stunning views of Aloe Bay.
Sleeps 8 and has bikes and kayaks available for use!
Stunning vacation home in Santa Cruz that sleeps 8, this property is 7 minutes walking to the beach. Santa Cruz has plenty of outdoor activities including surfing, hiking, and biking and most of these are at your doorstep. Not to mention the epic views of Monterey Bay!
This Block Island vacation property has front row views of the surf, and a spacious open floorplan families will love. The house has a private rocky beach, which is perfect for fishing, hunting for driftwood, and gathering shells. Late in the season, this is a popular surf spot, and the house provides a great seat for watching surfers brave the waves!
This beach bungalow on the northwestern shore of Kauai is perfect for families. The property is one minute walking to a white sandy beach, perfect for snorkeling and gathering shells. Restaurants and shopping in nearby Hanalei and hiking along the Na Pali coast, make this a well rounded vacation home for any family.
If you are looking for 30a beach rentals, look no further! This beachfront home features 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and wonderful accommodations for up to 10 guests! The home is just steps away from the sugar sand beaches and Rosemary beach and you have your own private swimming pool! What's not to love?
Kirsten is a family travel expert who has been traveling with kids for over 20 years. She is also the content creator behind Groups Are A Trip, a site for planning trips with extended family and friends.