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Amazing Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Tampa Bay

Check out some of the coolest, most unique Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Tampa Bay, FL and plan for your next adventure or staycation.

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Picture yourself at Papa’s Fishing Cabin, with your feet up + maybe a tropical drink in your hand.

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Whether you’re looking to visit Tampa Bay in style for the weekend or are a local in need of an unforgettable staycation, we’ve compiled a list featuring 15 of some of Tampa + the Burg’s stays that are worthy of a trip for you, your partner, the bestie, or the whole squad this year.

Just a heads up: Prices may vary depending on dates selected, taxes, and booking and cleaning fees (sorry, Airbnb and Vrbo make the rules, we just follow them).

If you like nature + the outdoors

Papa’s Fishing Cabin

Enjoy an Old Florida weekend at its best: on the water.

  • ~$154 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Waterfront home, kayaks and fishing rods provided, extra Murphy bed in the living room, dog-friendly
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We’re dreaming of weekend drinks on this patio.

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Charming private guest house

Located in South Tampa’s exclusive Davis Islands neighborhood, this guest house is cozily decorated and sits beside a beautiful garden. Pro tip: make sure to take in the sunset at the end of the island.

  • ~$105 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Walking and biking distance to Downtown Tampa, beautiful courtyard, large shower, cable TV

Walk right out to the beach from your stay.

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Charming Cottage in Pass-A-Grille Beach

Locals love Pass-A-Grille for a reason. The historic seaside community is quiet, has many spots for a quick bite, and gorgeous slices of white sand.

  • ~$265 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Full kitchen, outdoor space, grill, beach equipment, six blocks from downtown, pet-friendly

Centrally located

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There’s ample room for relaxing and working from home.

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Historic Uptown

Historic Uptown is one of St. Petersburg’s trendiest neighborhoods, with picturesque homes, a yoga studio, and a vegan restaurant. Plus, it’s a 20ish minute walk downtown.

  • ~$141 a night
  • 2 BD | 2 BA
  • 65" smart TV, fully-equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, zen-inspired + covered front porch, dedicated workspace, beach essentials, shared laundry room

Plus, the boho and colorful decor will make you feel right at home.

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Private cottage

This dreamy cottage is located right off Bayshore’s continuous sidewalk and a short jaunt from the buzzy Hyde Park Village area.

  • ~$109 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Back porch, fire pit, pet-friendly, 50" HDTV, kitchen, workspace, lots of natural light

The home is located just a short walk from 7th Avenue.

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La Casita Blanca Ybor City Tampa

Historic Ybor City is a must-do when visiting Tampa — and this 1918 home lends an authentic experience.

  • ~$98 a night
  • 2 BD | 1 BA
  • Sitting porch, living room, fully-equipped kitchen, backyard, pet-friendly, washer and dryer

Modern + trendy


When you’re done exploring for the day, settle in for a movie or two on the cozy blue couch.

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Cozy Blue

Nothing screams trendy like Seminole Heights. This renovated 1951 guesthouse is centrally located — and has a cute patio to enjoy your morning coffee.

  • ~$85 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Backyard, free parking, 50" Roku TV, comfortable couch, fully-equipped kitchen
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The light, airy space is also a five-minute drive from St. Pete’s Central Avenue and downtown.

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BB’s Queen Guest Cottage

This Instagrammable guest house is located in Kenwood, the Craftsman bungalow heaven and “2020 national neighborhood of the year.”

  • ~$81 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Kitchen with retro fridge, shared garden/patio, dryer, free parking

The outdoor space might be the real star of the show.

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“The Green Stream”

Hideaway for the weekend in renovated, modern Airstream — with a cozy fire pit and garden right outside.

  • ~$109 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Retro fridge, located five minutes from downtown Tampa, Wi-Fi, kitchen, two smart TVs, outdoor space

A luxurious space


Bring a book or a boombox to enjoy while you lounge.

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Apollo Beach House

Whether you’re planning your dream birthday weekend or hosting out-of-town family, this luxe Apollo Beach home will impress.

  • ~$756 a night
  • 5 BD | 3 BA
  • Balconies with waterfront views, hot tub, infinity pool, dock

Look out from the home’s many windows to watch the sunset.

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Custom Built 3-story Home

Once you’re finished soaking up the sun at the Indian Shores beach, pack up your cooler and walk right back to your retreat.

  • ~$500 a night
  • 3 BD | 4 BA
  • Three-story home, bedroom suites, laundry room, kitchen, back porch, kayaks, garage

No need to eat out for every meal when you have a luxe kitchen to chef it up in.

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Luxury’s House, POOL

Hosting the ultimate bachelorette or friend reunion? This massive Tampa home is fully outfitted with a pool, glam kitchen, and rooms that will wow.

  • ~$347 a night
  • 4 BD | 3 BA
  • Pool, kitchen, garden, barbecue, washer and dryer, speedy Wi-Fi

Room for the whole family

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Imagine yourself on a late night paddle.

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Waterfront Townhouse

Bring the whole family for an unplugged escape at this waterside retreat. This St. Pete townhouse sleeps five and has a massive kitchen and living room for relaxing when you’re not on the water.

  • ~$129 a night
  • 2 BD | 1 BA
  • Free kayak use, courtyard, grill, boat dock access, Wi-Fi, pet-friendly

Picture yourself playing Uno or Jenga with the kiddos on the porch.

Photo via VRBO

Cozy Historic Tampa Bungalow

Built in the early 1900s, this renovated home is located close to Historic Ybor City and has a welcoming patio the whole family will adore.

  • ~$170 a night
  • 4 BD | 2 BA
  • Fully-equipped kitchen, large outdoor deck, gas fire pit, fenced back yard, fully-equipped kitchen, two smart TVs, Wi-Fi, washer and dryer, parking

Get ready for an unforgettable dip.

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Seaside Villa

Don’t sacrifice style on the family vacay. This luxe pad has a private saltwater pool, cozy bedding — and sleeps 10.

  • ~$352 a night
  • 4 BD | 3 BA
  • Private saltwater pool, hot tub, outdoor cabana, kitchen, 50 steps from Clearwater Beach
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