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Fort Lauderdale Vacation Rentals
Found on Florida's Southeast Atlantic coastline with incredible beaches, boardwalks, restaurants and shops. Fort Lauderdale offers an abundance of vacation rentals on the beachfront with heated pools and in nearby neighborhoods along the A1A highway.
Fort Lauderdale has thousands of unique and gorgeous vacation rentals many located on the 165 miles of waterways and canals found in the city. Travelers looking for a beachfront holiday or a waterfront rental with a dock to fish and boat from, Fort Lauderdale is a great city to rent a beach house, condo or pool home.
What do I need to know to rent a vacation home in Fort Lauderdale?
Fort Lauderdale Vacation Rental Information
The city of Fort Lauderdale has vacation rental rules and regulations that each host has to follow in order to maintain their vacation rental license. Vacation rentals are the primary accommodation choice for people wanting more privacy and seclusion while staying in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Typical Stay Periods
Fort Lauerdale vacation rentals can be rented as follows depending on the host's preference and time of year. Many hosts require a 30 night stay during the winter months, weekly stays during high season and might accept nightly stays for low season periods.
Typical Turnover Day
Fort Lauderdale vacation rentals vary throughout the week. You can usually find a rental with a checkin date on any given day of the week. Although this turnover date can vary by host.
- any day of the week
Fort Lauderdale Vacation Rental Price Information
Low range from $215 - $450 per night
High range from $7,810 - $13,500 per month
Fort Lauderdale is a popular location. On average the booking window for the Fort Lauderdale region is 5 - 6 months in advance. Plan ahead to secure your favorite property!
Many Fort Lauderdale visitors have morphed over the years from Spring Breakers to a Family Friendly sunny destination. Visitors love the water activities such as jet skiing, boating, swimming and snorkeling. The sophisticated shopping and restaurants make this a great alternative to the busy beaches of Miami. Visitors enjoy this location and return to it often with their families which also increases the demand to book early.
Fort Lauderdale High Season - December to April
High Season runs from December straight through to April, including all major school holidays. During this time, it is common for hosts and managers to rent their homes for a minimum of 1 week or more, so it's a good idea to enter Saturday to Saturday search dates or a full calendar month.
You can expect to pay the highest rates during the high-season running from December through to April where prices of larger homes can cost over $450 per night.
The summer months, June and July are also favorite times for local travelers from the state of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina to escape to the coast for cooler breezes and boating. There are 8 vacation rentals with docks available in Fort Lauderdale.
Anna Maria Island Low Season - September to November
Low Season runs from September to November excluding holidays. This is the best time to book a vacation rental at the lowest prices of the year.
The shoulder season of September and October are great opportunities to visit when the temperature is still hot with less tourists.
Longer Stays - Snowbirds
Many winter travelers are looking for monthly stay rental options, choosing the snowbird suitability filter renders many rental options for longer stays.
There are 41 dog parks in Fort Lauderdale to let your pooch socialize. There are 8 dog friendly beaches in the Fort Lauderdale area. If you bring your pet you may want to look at Fort Lauderdale vacation rentals fenced backyards with shady areas.
Weddings and Special Events
Fort Lauderdale is a great spot to get married on the beach. There is no permit required for weddings on a Fort Lauderdale beach, but participants must respect public beach guidelines. The Fort Lauderdale beach between NE 19th Street and SE 3rd Street is available on a first-come, first-served basis for weddings. Wedding parties are welcome to organize chair and arch set ups or bring their own beach chairs for ceremonies.
Statistics about Fort Lauderdale
Use the search filters on Florida Rental By Owners website to look for accommodations meeting your criteria.
Pool and Hot Tubs
Fort Lauderdale is about outside living in the sun and pool terraces while on vacation. There are multiple options for pools, and hot tubs which make this an ideal year-round destination.
11 rentals with heated pools
7 rentals with hot tub spas
There is an abundance of Fort Lauderdale vacation rental dwelling types, the majority ranging from condos to private homes:
13 properties in Fort Lauderdale listed for rent on Florida Rental By Owners (FlaRBO)
9 rentals are listed as "house" rentals, accounting for 69% of the accommodation types