6 Family-Friendly Beach Vacation Rentals

No matter the season, it’s difficult to think of a better place to vacation than the beach – especially for a family vacation. Whether you enjoy warm sand and sun or the exhilaration of walks on the beach during winter’s chill, a beachfront vacation rental offers a perfect retreat and ample opportunities for creating unforgettable family memories.

Every beach has its own distinct characteristics – thankfully, TurnKey has beach homes in several top beach destinations for families and friend groups alike. There are many from which to choose each with its own distinct characteristics and charm. Consider some of these favorites and then book your getaway.


Lavish 5BR w/ Heated Pool & Hot Tub, Next to Beach

You’ll surely feel like royalty when you stay in this 3,100 square foot, 5-bedroom/3.5-bath Fort Lauderdale villa with all the luxuries. Up to 12 guests can enjoy the home’s living spaces that boast extras in including a 55-inch flat-screen TV, karaoke machine, and a modern, fully-equipped kitchen. The elegance in this Birch Beach Villa continues into the bedrooms. The master suite includes a four-poster king bed with exposed wood ceiling beam and an en-suite bathroom. The other roomy, well-appointed bedrooms include one designed just for children. It has a queen bed for the adults, plus a toddler bed, play area, and even room for an extra crib. Walk outside, and you’re steps from a heated pool, hot tub, sauna, poolside bar, outdoor kitchen, and Fort Lauderdale Beach.


Gorgeous on the Gulf in Port A

If you want the ideal beach getaway for up to 6 guests, look no further than this 2 bedroom/2 bathroom Port Aransas, Texas condo. There’s something about the natural themed color scheme with touches of elegance – a chandelier here, comfy outdoor seating there – that signals relaxation. Adding to the ambiance is its exclusive location in a high-end resort. You and the rest of your family can expect plenty of privacy as you enjoy a slow morning on the large deck, lounge in the lushly appointed living room, and listen to music or watch your favorite movies and programs on the 65-inch flat-screen TV. The chef in the group will appreciate the high-end, open concept kitchen that offers views of the lush golf course and sparkling Gulf Coast! When it’s time for rest, enjoy the luxe king bed in the master suite or the queen bed in the guest bedroom. When you’re ready for a family outing, take a leisurely stroll down palm-tree lined street to visit the many nearby shops and restaurants.


3 BR w/ Rooftop Deck – Near Beach

You won’t have to dream of California when you’re in this 3-bedroom/ 2-bath home in Ventura. Up to 6 guests can relax in the 1,742 square feet of luxury in this family-friendly home designed with white-washed floors and decorated with a nod to the sea. The open, airy house has high-beam ceilings and a natural theme that spells comfort. Everyone will enjoy the 50-inch flat-screen TV, gas fireplace, and modern kitchen. The home’s extras extend to the bedrooms and baths that include double sinks in the master bath, plentiful storage, and an array of extra linens. Guests will want to spend time outdoors too, where they can enjoy a private, fenced in yard with seating, an outdoor shower, and close proximity to Marina Park with a boat-themed playground. Want to take to the sea? Plan to kayak or canoe – or even take sailing lessons – at the nearby marina.


Family-Friendly 3 BR – Steps to the Beach

The slower pace and natural beauty of the Deep South make it a perfect vacation spot. That’s even truer when you and 7 other guests stay in this 3 bedroom/ 2.5 bathroom home that boasts 1,800 square feet of luxury in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. You’ll feel right at home in the comfortable living room and tune into a favorite movie or television program on the 46-inch flat-screen TV. A modern kitchen ensures you can whip up plenty of eats and treats during your stay. Whenever you are ready for the beach and other relaxation, including a dip in the 6-foot community pool, you’ll find it steps away. When you return, plan to relax on the front deck or covered patio that includes an outdoor shower, grill, and picnic table.


Brand-New Family-Friendly 3BR Beach House in Coastal Rockport


This is the perfect house for a family with a lot of young kids – 7 people can stretch out and relax in this luxury Rockport, Texas, home that features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an array of extras. Your group will enjoy the privacy of the Coral Reef Cottage community that begins with the recessed entrance to this home. Once inside, relax in nautically themed comfort including a living designed for comfort with an L-shaped couch that turns into a queen-sized bed. That’s the perfect spot to relax while watching the 55-inch television. Of course, the bedrooms are equally cozy and tranquil. In them, you’ll find comfortable furniture, modern televisions, and spotless bathrooms. Chefs will feel at home in the upgraded, open-concept kitchen that keeps everything within easy reach. Step outside and enjoy the private deck or head down to the community swimming pool and playground. Downtown Rockport and the beach are close by.


Roomy Family-Friendly 4BR on Beach

Ready for a family reunion? Hosting a getaway for friends? This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath luxury home in Galveston, Texas is perfect for up to 19 people. The 2,104 square foot, 2-story home situated right on the bay near the Galveston Causeway is filled with conveniences including a large, modern kitchen with center island, 4 tastefully decorated bedrooms, and a sleeping loft. Everyone will enjoy the spacious living room with large windows facing the water, a 55-inch flat-screen TV, and a cozy fireplace for chilly evenings. Don’t be surprised if guests want to spend a lot of time outside. They can cast lines out on the fishing pier shared with the neighboring home or enjoy the comfort of the deck.

Looking for a different type of family vacation? See all of our available vacation rentals here.

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