Destination guide

Enjoy the beach life in Melbourne Beach

Book a stay at one of the superb Melbourne Beach vacation rentals and sample life in Brevard County’s oldest beach community. Enjoy the 33 miles of white, sandy beaches of Melbourne Beach that glisten all year round thanks to the sub-tropical Floridian climate. Surf the waves, survey the horizon on a paddleboard, or simply watch the sun set from the shore. Get back to nature with a dolphin tour or find out about the turtles that call Melbourne Beach home. You can enjoy all this and more on Florida’s Space Coast!

Things to do

From sea views to sloths, Melbourne Beach has it all

The endless beach and sea views are undoubtedly one of Melbourne Beach’s greatest attractions, not forgetting the wide range of Melbourne Beach vacation rentals. Tan yourself golden on the beach during the day or watch the sun set from the historic Melbourne Beach Pier. If you’re looking for a day away from the beach that the whole family can enjoy, why not take a trip to the Brevard Zoo? Meet animals from all around the globe including meerkats, sloths, and even pygmy hedgehogs. Thrill seekers can even go on a “Tree Top Trek” zip-wire over the wild animal enclosures!

Activities

Sun, sea, SUPS, and serenity in Melbourne Beach

The sun’s out and the SUPS (stand-up paddleboards) are ready all year round in Melbourne Beach. Being a beach-side community, there are opportunities aplenty to spend time on the waters of the Indian River Lagoon that the area is so famous for. Hire a SUP or kayak to enjoy the views as you propel yourself along the Indian River. If you’d rather stay on land, Melbourne Beach has some brilliant golf courses for those who want to practice their swing. Alternatively, head into the town for some sumptuous seafood.

Weather

Year-round vacations in subtropical Melbourne Beach

Melbourne Beach vacation rentals are superb for vacations all year round thanks to Florida’s subtropical climate. With an average of 234 days of sunshine and zero snow, it is the ideal destination for those who enjoy warmer climes. As with all climates of this nature, the rainfall in Melbourne Beach is higher than the national average, but don’t let this put you off visiting! With average summer highs of almost 90°F and average winter lows of 50°F, you can enjoy the warmth of the sun throughout the year.

Natural features

Learn about loggerheads on Melbourne Beach

Melbourne Beach is famous for its wildlife, and the Sea Turtle Preservation Society offers a unique chance to see the loggerhead turtles up close. From May through July, the society offers a wonderful night time “Turtle Tour” where you can see loggerheads laying their eggs on the beach. This is accompanied by a special talk on the society’s preservation work and is an opportunity you simply mustn’t miss! Ryckman Park offers stunning views of the Indian River and provides ample, shaded seating areas where you can sit back, relax, and watch the sun dip down below the horizon.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Melbourne Beach

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), located 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Vero Beach, FL (VRB-Vero Beach Municipal), which is 22.3 mi (35.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Melbourne Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 686 vacation rentals near Melbourne Beach. From 315 Houses to 268 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Melbourne Beach are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Melbourne Beach?

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 Melbourne Beach:

  • Floridana Beach: 33 vacation rentals
  • Beach Woods: 17 vacation rentals
  • Sunnyland Beach: 15 vacation rentals
  • Beau Jeans Of Melbourne Beach: 37 vacation rentals
  • Woodland Estates: 24 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 Melbourne Beach?

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

  • Sebastian Inlet State Park: 646 vacation rentals
  • Spessard Holland Park: 734 vacation rentals
  • Spessard Holland Golf Course: 754 vacation rentals
  • Ryckman Park: 904 vacation rentals
  • Barrier Island Center: 720 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Melbourne Beach 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 Houses in Melbourne Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 315 Houses in Melbourne Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Melbourne Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 268 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 21 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Melbourne Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 374 vacation rentals with pool available in Melbourne Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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