Daytona Beach Vacation Rentals Guide

East Central FL / Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach Vacation Rentals Guide  

OVERVIEW 

Located on the Central East Coast of Florida, an hour north of Orlando, Daytona Beach is a world-famous vacation spot, well-known for its beaches and the Daytona International Speedway.  

There is no shortage of activities to do and places to see at Daytona Beach. While most know this city for its beautiful beach and the Daytona 500, there is a wide variety of shopping, dining, nightlife, and day-trips available. This vacation spot caters to everyone's interests. Whether you are in the market for a family vacation or a romantic getaway, there are countless things to see, experience and taste, making it a perfect spot for anyone and everyone.

Daytona Beach is also host to many different events other than the popular Daytona 500. Events like Bike Week or the Turkey Run Car Show are perfect for motor-heads. Additionally, Spring Break events and music shows like the Halifax Art Festival are held throughout the year. These events, along with many more, attract visitors from across the world to unwind and enjoy Daytona's lively atmosphere in quality rentals. Daytona Beach owners are proud of their properties and offer beautiful vacation rentals to visitors seeking the best of what Daytona Beach has to offer. 

DAYTONA BEACH

Daytona Beach  

Daytona Beach is a city located on the east coast of Florida with a population of around 68,900 people, although this number regularly increases during months when events are held. Famous for both its beaches and the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach attracts many different kinds of people, including motor-heads, beach-goers and people looking for exciting things to do in and out of the water. Plenty of houses are available as vacation rentals, each with something unique to offer.

Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach is 15 minutes north of Daytona Beach, with a population of around 42,800 people. Ormond Beach is much quieter than Daytona Beach because it is a more residential area. This makes it the perfect place for vacationers looking to escape the crowd, while still being able to access the activities of Daytona Beach. Offering the same pristine sand and crystalline waters, this spot is also perfect for couples looking for quiet evenings or young families who want to get away from the Daytona Beach atmosphere.

Port Orange

Port Orange is 20 minutes south of Daytona Beach but has a higher population of around 63,000 people as of 2017. Port Orange offers the same beautiful beaches as Daytona, while not being as busy, like Ormond Beach. Port Orange is the perfect place for people looking for a city experience outside of Daytona Beach, but still grants them access to everything Daytona Beach has to offer. 

HIGHLIGHTS OF DAYTONA BEACH

  • Beach-lovers adore the powdery-white sand of Daytona Beach. Take a dip in the crystalline waters or take a walk along the boardwalk for entertainment, dining and family fun.
  • The Daytona International Speedway always offers great fun for motor-heads and NASCAR fans. 
  • Go out for a night on the town and explore Daytona Beach's myriad options for dining, bars, and the party atmosphere. 
  • Best suited for anyone looking for a relaxing vacation whether it be families or couples on a romantic getaway.

THINGS TO DO AT DAYTONA BEACH

There is plenty to do at Daytona Beach, whether you want to explore the beach, indulge in water sports, or enjoy some upscale shopping and dining. Here’s a round-up of some of our recommended activities at Daytona Beach to curate your wish-list of what to see and do.
  • Visit Daytona Beach for water sports, relaxing on the sand or exploring the Boardwalk.
  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Biking
  • Eco-Tours
  • Visit Daytona International Speedway to watch a race
  • Go to the Jackie Robinson Ballpark for baseball.
  • Shopping at the many retailers across the city - such as Tanger Outlets.
  • Visit Daytona Beach's Farmer's Market
  • Museum of Arts and Science 
  • Fine dining and casual restaurants

EXPLORE BEAUTIFUL VACATION RENTALS AT DAYTONA BEACH

Find a gorgeous vacation rental at Daytona Beach on Florida Rental By Owners' website. We cater exclusively to travelers looking to communicate and book directly with the owner. There are no traveler fees when using Florida Rental By Owners website, and all owners are verified for ownership. All transactions occur directly between you and the owner. You may also read online reviews and guest experiences to ensure your vacation rental will meet (or exceed!) your travel goals.  

Statistics about Daytona Beach

There are currently 27 properties on Daytona Beach and in the surrounding areas. 22 of the advertised properties are listed as condos. 22 properties have a heated pool, the perfect place to cool off and wash off after a day at the beach. 3 properties have a private pool. For snowbirds looking for a long-term rental, don't worry, we have 4 listings that are perfect for a longer getaway. If you want a further breakdown of the statistics, use the search filters on Florida Rental By Owners website to look for accommodations meeting your criteria.

Vacation Rental Price information for Daytona Beach

Currently, prices range from $95 per night and $300 per night during the low season, which typically runs from late April to October. You can expect to pay the highest rates during the high-season running from January through to the second or third week of April where prices of larger homes can cost over $400 per night. 

Accommodation Types on Daytona Beach, Florida

There is a good range of vacation rental types, the majority being condos and private homes: 

  • 22 rentals are listed as "condo" rentals. Condos take up the majority of listings, being 81% of the total vacation rentals
  • rentals are listed as "houses".
  • 1 rental is listed as a "townhouse".

 When to Visit Daytona Beach

With great weather and events happening throughout the year, Daytona Beach is a perfect place to visit at any time. Peak seasons come around February with the Daytona 500 and last until Mid-April when Spring Break ends. The summer months of June and July are the best times for families to visit, if you want to avoid the Spring Break Parties and Daytona 500 crowds. Off-season occurs from the end of April to around October. Vacation rentals are the least expensive at this time and the city is much quieter. For those looking to relax on the beach, it would be best to book sometime during these months, though this means the number of events occurring may be more limited. If you're looking for kids' activities, then you'll more likely find unique events during peak times. Although, it is usually easy to find something at any time in the year. 

Traveling to Daytona Beach

Several airport options are close to Daytona Beach. Here are the two most convenient options for getting to Daytona Beach for both national and international travelers:

DAYTONA BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (DAB)

The Daytona Beach International Airport is located right outside Daytona Beach's city center. It is also located right next to the Daytona International Speedway, meaning you can walk right out of the airport to the races if you so choose! DAB is serviced by three major carriers: American Airlines, Delta and Sunwing. DAB has national flights, which means international visitors will have to make connecting flights if they want to land at this airport. 

ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MCO)

Orlando International Airport is about 70 miles (112 km) or about an hour away from Daytona Beach. MCO is serviced by a wide range of national and international carriers, making it the preferable airport to fly to for international visitors. Rental Cars and transportation services like Uber are available for those who need it.  

Transportation in Daytona Beach

While a taxi or car rental service is recommended for getting to and from Daytona Beach, public transportation around Daytona Beach is available for use and is the recommended way of getting around. Here are some transportation options for getting around Daytona Beach:

Votran Public Bus

The Votran Buses are a service of the Volusia County Government and provide access to a wide range of shopping, entertainment and healthcare options within Daytona Beach. Bus Passes can be purchased online at Votran's website or the Votran Transfer Plaza in Downtown Daytona Beach. Bus routes and times can be found on the MyStop Mobile App, which can be found on the App Store and Google Play Store. 

Yellow Cab Company/Kings Transportation

For those who do not want to take public transportation and don't want to rent a car, taxi services are widely available around Daytona Beach thanks to Kings Transportation Group. Bookings can be made through 386-255-5555 or Toll-Free at 888-333-3356. More information can be found here. Of course, rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are available too.  

Airport Shuttle - Groome Transportation

For those looking for a private shuttle to and from the airport of your choosing, Groome Transportation is what you're looking for. Servicing several locations around Daytona Beach and traveling to both Orlando International Airport and Orlando-Sanford International Airport, this Airport shuttle is perfect for people not looking to rent a car. More information and ways to book a shuttle can be found on their website.

Bike Rentals 

Tour the city differently! There are many different bike tours and rentals available for those looking to get around Daytona Beach uniquely and memorably. There are plenty of different places to rent a bike from, though Daytona Adventures comes highly recommended for its flexibility and the huge number of bikes that are sure to satisfy everyone's standards. For those looking for a guided tour, check out Hopcycles and their wide range of different tours. From Historical Tours to Pub Crawls, they've got something for everyone.

Weather Statistics for Daytona Beach 

Hot season at Daytona Beach begins in May and lasts until September with highs of around 90°F. The cool season begins around December and lasts until March, where there is an average maximum temperature of around 70°F. Wet season is generally from June to September, and just so happens to coincide with the hot season. For those looking for the best weather, October to December and March to May would be the ideal times to visit Daytona Beach. 

Food and Drinks in Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach's Dining and Nightlife are the highlights, and to list every place would take forever. Here are our picks for some of the best dining, nightlife and eating tours in Daytona Beach.  

  • Family Friendly dining is available all across Daytona Beach, with some of the highlights being Don Vito's Italian Restaurant, Hog Heaven Bar-B-Q, Bay Street Seafood and H20 Daytona Bar and Grill. 
  • Visit the Daytona Flea and Farmer's Market for fresh food and a lovely atmosphere. 
  • Looking for drinks with friends? Then Daytona Beach Brewing Company or Ormond Brewing Company are the perfect places to head to. 
  • For those who want something healthy or a good place for a coffee, try Vittoria's Italian Coffee and Pastry, Kale Cafe, or the Red Bud Cafe.

FAQ's

What types of property can I rent at Daytona Beach, Florida?

Florida Rental By Owners (FLARBO) is full of a wide variety of vacation rentals in Florida including condos, cottages, town-homes, duplexes, villas, holiday, and private homes. Our 2021 property selection features several homes and condos in Daytona Beac We recommend selecting a property based on your needs such as proximity to beach areas, waterfront docks, parking, wheelchair accessible, nearby attractions, and whether or not the property is pet-friendly or boat-friendly.

Should I rent a Condo at Daytona Beach?

Absolutely! Daytona Beach accommodations include a wide variety of condos that often offer unique amenities and the perfect space rather than a cottage or sizeable private home for example. House rentals are usually great for family vacations, larger groups, or those who prefer having an entire house and outdoor property to themselves.

Is Daytona Beach a good place for Snowbirds looking for monthly rentals?

Yes, there are many homes and condos available monthly in and near Daytona Beach, Florida that are perfect for longer stay guests. Don't forget to search for more options in nearby Ormond Beach and Port Orange.

Will I pay any fees to book a property on Florida Rental By Owners?

Never! We never charge any fees to book a property on Florida Rental By Owners. And we never take a commission from an owner.  If you are looking for VRBO or Airbnb type rental or lodging accommodation why pay the extra fees? Use FLARBO.com! We put you in direct contact with the owner or manager of the property or cottage rental in Daytona Beach so you always get the best price.

I am a Vacation Rental Property Owner Can I List My Home for Rent on Florida Rental By Owners?

Yes! We have a multitude of subscription levels to advertise your vacation rental for any budget. Our Book Direct, No Commission Fee Subscription Model suits the majority of short term owners. You can view the details located on our List Your Property page here.

 

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