The ‘Sunshine State’ of Florida (FL) is the state on the Southern tip of America’s Eastern seaboard. Florida is the fourth most populous America state and plays host to many more tourists (an estimated 60 million annually). Many of these choose to stay in holiday villas which are going to be detailed in this article, along with where to find them. N.B. Unless otherwise stated, all prices and information are correct as of 07.07.11.
Miami is one of the premier holiday destinations in Florida, boasting as it does have a relaxed cosmopolitan environment (it has one of the largest ‘gay’ scenes in the US), plush hotels, pristine beaches, exciting attractions and thrilling night-life.
The latter especially during the week-long Miami Winter, a music conference is held every March, which brings in thousands of world famous musicians, especially dance musicians, from across the globe to the city. Miami is also a gateway to the Everglades, the sub-tropical wetlands, which brings many tourists to the area.
Orlando and its surrounding area
Orlando and its surrounding area is also the primary destination for many people for Florida holidays. This is because it plays host to many world famous attractions, such as Universal Studios, Aquapark Seaworld, zoo-come-theme-park Busch Gardens and the infamous Disneyworld.
Villas and homes for renting
Due to their immense popularity, there are many Orlando villas and Orlando homes for rent in down-town Orlando and near these attractions.
Disneyworld even has its own on-site accommodation, including ‘Disney Deluxe Villas’, ‘Disney Deluxe Resort Hotels’, ‘Disney Moderate Resort Hotels’, ‘Disney Value Resort Hotels’ and ‘Disney Campgrounds’.
Other companies to find Florida villas with
Typically though, people will book holiday accommodation in Florida through holiday companies or individual hotels.
One such prominent company is Holiday Lettings (HolidayLettings.co.uk).
This is a very successful company based in the UK, which lists many different villas, condos and houses for vacations, across the globe. It currently has nearly 700 holiday homes in Florida, for group sizes of anything from one person to 15 and over, starting from £220 per week and going up to luxury vacation houses from over £5,000 a week. Holiday-rentals Holiday-rentals is a similar site which is also very good, as it contains over 20,000 self-catering holiday homes in Florida. It has a wide array of different search options, including the ability to list property prices by nights stayed as well as weeks.