Destination guide

Perfect weather all year round in Daytona Beach Shores

Daytona Beach Shores has sun and superb beaches by the bucket load. The resort was conceived by a group of hoteliers who saw a need for a smaller resort on the edge of larger Daytona Beach. This purpose-built resort offers every kind of activity for the perfect vacation. If you’re looking for a family-friendly destination, this is the place to spend quality time with your nearest and dearest. It has perfect weather and beaches for indulging in a wide variety of watersports. Or you can simply kick back and relax in one of the many Daytona Beach Shores vacation rentals.

Things to do

Daytona Beach Shores—nature, arts, and heritage

If you should ever tire of the beach–and it is possible—why not venture off the sands and dig deeper into the amazing natural, cultural and heritage attractions of the Daytona Beach Shores area? Families will love a trip to the Museum of Arts and Sciences, or the African-American Museum of the Arts. Another must-visit is the Marine Science Center. If you fancy a stroll, take a trip to the Blue Spring State Park, which is home to a thriving population of manatees. Whatever you choose, Daytona Beach Shore vacation rentals are perfect to return to after a long day.


Activities and entertainment aplenty in Daytona Beach Shores

Daytona Beach Shores vacation rentals are a great base for families and groups. When you’re not relaxing on the sand, there is plenty more fun in the sun to be had with activities for visitors of all ages. Nearby Daytona Beach is popular with families as it also offers great water activities, like surfing, scuba diving, paddleboarding, parasailing, and kayaking. If you fancy getting away from the water for a while, there are also various national parks with superb hiking and biking trails. There’s also the vibrant arts and culture scene and over 60 festivals throughout the year.


Long summers in Daytona Beach Shores

Daytona Beach Shores boasts a humid, subtropical climate, characterized by hot, humid summers and winter temperatures that rarely drop below freezing, with little in the way of snowfall. Summers are generally long and hot, with temperatures frequently in the upper 90s, so come prepared with hats, sunblock and glasses! Bear in mind that you’re in the hurricane belt in Daytona Beach Shores, and there’s a risk of them at any time between June 1 through to the end of November.

Natural features

Daytona Beach Shores: A barrier island community

Daytona Beach Shores has only been around since 1960 and was built as a low-rise extension of nearby Daytona Beach to the north. It is situated on a barrier island, bounded on one side by the Atlantic Ocean and on the other by the Halifax River Lagoon, part of the Intracoastal Waterway. Visitors looking to experience the natural landscapes nearby or wildlife spotting, be sure to head to one of the many national and state parks that can be found around Daytona Beach Shores. Nearby Long Beach is also a superb place to visit.

How to get there

How to get to and around Daytona Beach Shores

The nearest airport is in Daytona Beach, FL (DAB-Daytona Beach Intl.), located 4.9 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), which is 31.8 mi (51.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Daytona Beach Shores?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,493 vacation rentals near Daytona Beach Shores. From 1,627 Condos/Apartments to 518 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Daytona Beach Shores area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Daytona Beach Shores?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Daytona Beach Shores:

  • Lenox Park: 190 vacation rentals
  • East Daytona: 505 vacation rentals
  • Bostwick Park: 185 vacation rentals
  • South Peninsula Historic District: 312 vacation rentals
  • Marine Terrace: 108 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Daytona Beach Shores?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Daytona Beach Shores. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Boardwalk Amusement Area and Pier: 3,104 vacation rentals
  • Daytona Beach Bandshell: 3,097 vacation rentals
  • Daytona Lagoon Waterpark: 3,096 vacation rentals
  • Westminster By The Sea Presbyterian Church: 3,471 vacation rentals
  • Breakers Beachfront Park: 3,108 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Daytona Beach Shores listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Daytona Beach Shores?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,627 Condos/Apartments in Daytona Beach Shores. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Daytona Beach Shores include:

  • Houses: 518 rentals available
  • Villas: 22 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Daytona Beach Shores?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,894 vacation rentals with pool available in Daytona Beach Shores. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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