Apalachicola, Florida is a port town with a charming and welcoming personality. The town has a rich history as a coastal community and it sits by the mouth of the Apalachicola River. You can still see the town's personality and history in the downtown area with its many impressive historical buildings and seafood houses.
We have researched the best vacation rentals in Apalachicola for your next trip. Finding a place to stay on Airbnb or a VRBO rental in Apalachicola can be challenging because of the overwhelming number of options. We've done the hard work for you and found the best. So, whether you're traveling as a couple or a family or a group of friends, we've found the best rental houses and condo rentals for your next trip.
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Vacation Rentals for Couples
Couples enjoy visiting Apalachicola because it has a quaint atmosphere and a romantic setting with plenty of date night options. The historic district has a number of historical cottages, bungalows, and apartments that are perfect for couples. Many of the town's AirBnBs and vacation rentals are furnished with antiques and historical decor, further adding to the experience. Below are some nice vacation rentals for a romantic weekend in Apalachicola.
Green with Envy Suite In The Majestic Jewel
This beautiful, classic style suite has a queen-sized bed and a day bed. The building has a rich history and the suite is decorated with a historic style that includes a number of antiques and elegant bedding. The suite opens to a shared kitchen and a living room that all guests may use. There's also a nice shared dining space, a sitting area, and a wrap around veranda.
This historic home makes the perfect romantic getaway for couples who enjoy history and antiques. There are many detailed touches that make the space beautiful and fascinating.
River's Edge East - Apalachicola Rental
River's Edge East is a beautiful 1 bedroom apartment in the historic district of Apalachicola. It's perfect for couples who want to be near restaurants, nightlife and shopping. The apartment combines the convenience of new construction with the charm of old Apalachicola style. The property is filled with antiques and a traditional style. There's also a balcony that looks out over the Apalachicola River. This is the perfect space to watch the sunrise with your morning cup of coffee.
(Note that this space isn't suitable for kids 12 and under.)
The Sea Glass Suite at The Riverwood Suites
This rustic but elegant suite offers a comfortable and relaxed retreat for couples. It's a 1 bedroom unit that has a small kitchenette, a California king-sized bed, and a nice living space. Outside there's a beautiful veranda and a garden. This is the perfect place to relax with a cup of coffee, glass of wine, or a good book.
Downtown is nearby and you can easily access shops, restaurants, and the area's fun nightlife. This beautiful suite makes a great destination for couples who want to enjoy everything that the area has to offer.
The Coral Suite at Riverwood Suites
Another unit at the Riverwood Suites, this studio unit has a rustic atmosphere with modern amenities. There's a full refrigerator, a California king-sized bed, and a cozy style. Outside there is a beautiful garden with plenty of seating. This is the perfect place for couples who want a romantic getaway in a historic and fun location.
Oystertown Cottage - Apalachicola Vacation Rental
The Oystertown Cottage is a charming bungalow that dates back to 1935. It has a historic but fun style that really captures the personality of the owners. It's been decorated with unique artwork and every detail has a personal touch. There's also a back deck where you can enjoy your morning cup of coffee.
The bungalow is conveniently located just a block from the downtown area's shops and restaurants. It's also right by the Riverfront Park and Battery Park Marina.
Blue Moon Loft - Apalachicola Rental
This charming loft unit has modern amenities in a classic style. There are large sky lights that give the space natural light. There's also a balcony that looks out on the water. The loft has a queen-sized bed and a convenient location near everything that downtown has to offer. Outside there's a shared courtyard and a charcoal grill that guests may use.
This is an affordable option for couples that don't want to sacrifice location for price.
The Reelaxation - Apalachicola House Boat
This beautiful houseboat offers a truly unique experience! It's docked in the historic district of Apalachicola and it has a classic charm. Guests enjoy fishing right off the back porch. You may even spot a dolphin swimming by!.
The boat is made from native cypress, pine, and poplar. There's a full kitchen, a television, and an outdoor grill. The boat has a relaxing style and you'll easily drift to sleep with the gentle rocking motion.
Larger Vacation Rentals for Families & Groups
For groups and families, there are a number of charming vacation rentals and AirBnBs to choose from. Many of the cottages are near the town's historic district and have a historic style and personality. For families and groups traveling with kids, make sure you choose a property that is appropriate for children, because many cottages and AirBnBs are decorated with antiques and other knick knacks.
Below are several great cottages, bungalows, and AirBnBs for groups in Apalachicola.[/hoteldetails]
Blue Moon Condo - Downtown Apalachicola Cottage
This charming 3 bedroom cottage is located in downtown Apalachicola near the many waterfront restaurants and shops. The house has a historic style that stays with the character of the area, but it also has the modern conveniences of a recently renovated home.
The house has 3 bedrooms, a full kitchen, and a nice outdoor space with a charcoal grill. There is enough space for a small group, with a king-sized bed in the master bedroom, a queen bed in one guest bedroom, and 2 single beds in the other.
Oystertown Cottage - Apalachicola Vacation Rental
We described the Oystertown Cottage above as a great place to stay for couples, but it's also a fantastic option for families, too. This charming bungalow dates back to 1935. With enough room for up to 4 guests, this 1-bedroom
rental also has a terrific full kitchen and plenty of space for everyone to relax. There's also a back deck where you can enjoy your morning cup of coffee.
Conveniently located just a block from the downtown area's shops and restaurants, it's also right by the Riverfront Park and Battery Park Marina.
2-Bedroom Water Street Hotel Condo
This 2 bedroom condo is part of Water Street Hotel and Marina. It's a third floor unit with impressive views and enough space for 5 guests. There's a king-sized bed in the master bedroom, a single bed in the other bedroom, and a pull-out sleeper sofa in the living room. There's also a full kitchen that guests can use to prepare meals and families appreciate the games that are available at the condo.
The condo is walking distance to many shops and restaurants.
The Ten Foot Hole - Apalachicola Condo Rental
This condo has about 750 sq ft and one bedroom. There's a king-sized bed in the bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living room, so it can fit up to 4 people. The condo also has a kitchenette with a full sized refrigerator, a toaster oven, and a microwave. There's also a balcony that looks out on the river and downtown area. The condo has a trendy urban loft style with minimalist style furnishings. The building is 115 years old and has a lot of historic charm.
This is a nice option for small groups of 4 who don't mind a cozy space.
Apalachicola Riverfront Condo
This beautiful riverfront condo has 2 bedrooms and enough space for groups of up to 6 people. There's a king-sized bed in one bedroom, a double bed in the other, and a sleeper sofa in the living room.The condo also has a screened patio with views of the water. You may even see some local wildlife.
The condo is in a convenient location that's walking distance to nearby shops and restaurants. This is also a unique option because guests will have access to the community pool and fitness center.
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