The Best Beach House Rentals in Melbourne Beach and Indialantic (Airbnb, VRBO)

The Best Beach House Rentals in Melbourne Beach and Indialantic (Airbnb, VRBO)
Along the Space Coast, south of Cocoa Beach and Satellite Beach, lie the beach towns of Indian Harbor, Indialantic, and Melbourne Beach. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Indian River on the west, the narrow barrier island along the shore is full of beach houses for rent along with plenty of shopping, fantastic restaurants, and exciting water sports. And just inland are plenty more activities, too. It's no wonder that people flock to this stretch of the Space Coast to enjoy their beach vacation, and a vacation rental beach house is the perfect way to enjoy it, especially if you're traveling as a family or a group of friends and need some extra space. Or, if you're traveling as a couple, there are some smaller beach house rentals that are romantic, affordable, and perfect just for two people as well.

If you're looking for a place to stay in Indialantic or Melbourne Beach, finding something perfect can be a little tricky. After all, Airbnb, VRBO, and other vacation rental websites can be overwhelming when you are searching for the perfect beach house. But don't worry, we have done the research for you and found the best vacation rental beach houses in Melbourne Beach and Indialantic for your next beach trip.

While you're in the area, make sure you check out the Brevard Zoo along with Manatee Cove so that you can check out the local wildlife. Kids love these areas, and adults do too. Also, the Eau Gallie arts district in the town of Melbourne, Florida is a terrific place to wander around for the afternoon, and then grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants, too. And don't miss the Andretti Thrill Park which has go-carts, laser tag, mini-golf, and more activities for the whole family. Naturally, many of these beach houses are just a short drive from most of these attractions, so you can enjoy the beach as well as the other activities around the beach towns. And since you're on the Space Coast, you can always head north to Cape Canaveral to see the rocket launchpads, the NASA museum attractions, and more. So, let's get to it and uncover the best Space Coast beach rentals in Indialantic and Melbourne Beach.

This article is part of our series covering the Best Airbnbs and Vacation Rentals in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
Here's a gorgeous and spacious beach house rental that is surprisingly affordable. The 2-bedroom vacation home sits only 3 minutes to the beach on foot, and features an updated fully-equipped kitchen, a midcentury decor, spacious open-concept living, elegant bedrooms, clean and luxurious bathrooms, and an art studio in the garage. Bikes, laundry, wi-fi, parking, and more are included. Add this one to your short list. It's close to all of the restaurants and shopping in Melbourne Beach, too.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
Appropriately named, this 4-bedroom house with a gorgeous pool is truly a hidden gem. The perfectly landscaped pool, hot tub, and gardens in the back are a luxurious oasis which is a rare find with a vacation rental. Inside is a spacious interior with large windows bringing in so much natural light that you'll be able to just relax all day long. The spacious kitchen has everything you need to cook all of your meals, and it opens into the dining and living room so you can keep up with the conversations. Another family room space to the side has a large TV, too. All of the bedrooms are spread out so everyone has privacy and peace, along with enough bathrooms for everyone. One of the bedrooms has 3 twin beds which is great for kids, too. A ping-pong table, bikes, beach chairs and body boards, laundry, Wi-Fi, and more are all part of the package. And out back with the pool is an outdoor shower, outdoor dining table, BBQ grill, lounge chairs, and more. The beach is less than 5 minutes on foot, too, and several shops and restaurants are just 2 to 3 blocks away. Add this one to your short list!


Indialantic, Florida
Here's a perfect and cozy 2-bedroom townhouse right on the beach. The outdoor furniture on the patio along with the hot tub is relaxing and comfortable with amazing views, so you never need to go inside. If, for some reason you do decide to go inside, you'll find a modern kitchen, clean bathrooms, and a beautiful style. The living room has a 2-story set of windows to bring in plenty of natural light. One of the bedrooms is up in the loft space overlooking the beach, too. With 3 TV's, a BBQ grill, hot tub, clean bathrooms, and a great location, this place is perfect for a couple, a family, or a small group of friends traveling to the beach.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
This grand 5-bedroom vacation rental beach house has it all, including a pool, a beachfront location, a fireplace, and a gorgeous kitchen. A long row of huge picture windows looks out to the beach from all of the rooms in the back of the house. Or, step out onto the large deck to take in the Florida sun and the blue water. The house has a terrific flow from the kitchen to the living room and the dining area with an open-concept floorplan. The bedrooms are equally as elegant, and the master has a king bed, walk-in closet, and a luxury bathroom with an amazing shower and stand-alone tub. And believe it or not, on the lower level you'll find another family room with a TV along with another smaller kitchen. Plus, there's a fun bar area, too. And did we mention the gorgeous swimming pool? Also outside is a BBQ grill, an outdoor dining table, and lounge chairs. You can walk to nearby shops, restaurants, and a playground, too.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
If you're looking for a waterfront vacation rental in Melbourne Beach, this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom house is a great option. Check out the photos! This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. Or, it could be good for a group of friends. There's a beautiful ocean view, too. You can take in the fresh air out on the balcony. You'll be able to cook all of your meals in the fully-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. There's also plenty of space across the dining area and living room, too.

Guests can also use the complex's fitness center and tennis. The house also includes laundry, television, parking, a garage, and internet. Joy and Gordon Patterson Botanical Garden, Palm Bay Hospital, Melbourne Harbor Marina, and Indialantic Beach are all within five miles of this place. This location is also close to fishing, golf, and surfing.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
This spacious 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is amazing, and sleeps up to 2 people. Words can't do it justice, so you've got to see the pictures. This apartment has a relaxing private pool which is great for adults and kids alike. You'll love the view from this apartment, as you can see the ocean. Couples love this place.

The full kitchen is well stocked and convenient, and features a refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave.

Television, parking, internet, and coffee maker are also included. There are a number of things to do nearby including fishing and surfing. Palm Bay Hospital, Sebastian Inlet State Park, and Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge are all within five miles of this place.


Sunnyland Beach , Melbourne Beach, Florida
With space for up to 12 people in the 4 bedrooms, this is a great vacation rental for the whole family. The 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom waterfront house has a great location, so add it to your wish list. Aquarina Country Club, Barrier Island Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Sebastian Inlet State Park, and Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge are also very close by. Fishing, golf, surfing, and boating are all nearby, too, making this location very convenient. You'll want to just move in forever. One of the best features is the pool. You'll be able to relax and swim in privacy. This place sits right near the beach so you can stroll out to the sand and waves in just a few minutes. Guests can also use the complex's fitness center and game room. Also, this is a pet-friendly place.

Stroll out to the balcony and enjoy the views. Guests enjoy the full kitchen which is great for preparing home cooked meals. And with the dining area, porch, and living room that let you spread out, this house will let you relax and unwind. There's also an extra game room. Laundry, television, and parking are also on the list of amenities.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
The list goes on and on with this fantastic house in Melbourne Beach, so add this one to your list of favorites. The location of this waterfront vacation rental is perfect. Not too far away you'll find Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Aquarina Country Club, Sebastian Inlet State Park Beach, Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Barrier Island Center. This location is also close to fishing, surfing, and boating.

The ocean view is also nice, and is a constant reminder that you're on vacation. You'll be able to relax at this rental as you're right by the beach. With a nice balcony, you can relax and enjoy the weather. This is also a pet-friendly place to stay.

The full kitchen is well stocked and convenient, and features a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, and oven. This house also has a living room, which will let you live comfortably on your trip. This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. Or, it could be good for a group of friends. Also on the list for this house is laundry, television, and parking. Places like this get booked up quickly.


Floridana Beach , Melbourne Beach, Florida
The extra room and comfortable touches will let anyone relax at this Melbourne Beach house. This 4-bedroom, 0-bathroom vacation rental has a nice long list of features and has room for up to 9 people. This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. Or, it could be good for a group of friends. The bedrooms are very well furnished, as you'll find more than one bedroom with a king-sized bed. The kitchen is modern, well-designed, and of course has everything you need to cook all of your own meals with a dishwasher, refrigerator, and stove.

With a private pool, you can relax, swim, and enjoy everything the area has to offer. Included as part of the package is laundry, television, internet, and a grill. You'll want to just move in forever. Also, this rental allows pets, so you can bring the dog. There's also fishing, horseback riding, golf, and surfing in the area. You'll be close to plenty of things to do because within five miles you'll find Aquarina Country Club, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Palm Bay Hospital, and Sebastian Inlet State Park.


South Sea Village , Indialantic, Florida
Need a apartment in Indialantic? Add this one to your wish list, because it has plenty of great features. Couples love this place. We love this one! The extra space of this 1-bedroom apartment is an added bonus.

The full kitchen is well stocked and convenient, and features nice appliances. There are a number of things to do nearby including fishing, horseback riding, golf, and surfing. We love this one!


Indialantic, Florida
With room for up to 8 people, here's a 3-bedroom house that makes for a perfect Indialantic vacation rental. It also has 2 bathrooms. Everyone needs their own private pool while on vacation, and this spacious house has one.

Why would you ever go inside? Well, the inside is fantastic, too. Guests enjoy the full kitchen which is great for preparing home cooked meals. Several bedrooms have queen sized beds, which is great for everyone to relax. They are very well furnished. There's also the dining room and offering more space to guests. With space for up to 8 in the 3 bedrooms, this is a great vacation rental for the whole family. Laundry, television, parking, internet, and a grill are also included. This one is a real gem.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
This oceanfront house is a great way to experience the activities around Melbourne Beach. Also nearby is fishing, golf, surfing, and boating. Enjoy your morning coffee from the balcony. Featuring 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, there's plenty of room for up to 6 people here, so add it to your list of favorites. There's plenty of space here for the whole family or crew to hang out. Guests appreciate the convenience of this property's full kitchen which has a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. And with the living room, everyone will be able to spread out and relax. With a large king bed, you'll sleep very comfortably. One of the bedrooms also has a queen-sized bed.

The house also includes laundry, parking, a garage, internet, coffee maker, and beach chairs. Places like this get booked up quickly.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
One of our favorite vacation rentals in Melbourne Beach is this roomy 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom house that has room for up to 6 people. This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. Or, it could be good for a group of friends. Words can't do it justice, so you've got to see the pictures. This is the perfect rental for a beach vacation. The balcony is one of the best features of this place. Take in the views and the nice weather while you stay here. You'll really feel like you're on vacation with the ocean view. Florida Institute of Technology, Palm Bay Hospital, Andretti Thrill Park, Joy and Gordon Patterson Botanical Garden, Melbourne Harbor Marina, and Indialantic Beach are also very close by.

Guests enjoy the full kitchen which is great for preparing home cooked meals. Enjoy meals or relaxing in this property's dining area, porch, and living room. The house also includes laundry, television, parking, and a garage. You'll be close to a number of fun things including fishing, golf, surfing, and kayaking.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
For anyone that wants to enjoy a fun-filled vacation in Melbourne Beach, this 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom house is a great vacation rental as it can accommodate up to 10 people. With space for up to 10 people in the 4 bedrooms, this is a great vacation rental for the whole family. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need such as a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. You can relax on the king sized bed, too. With queen-sized beds in several bedrooms, no one will have to fight over which room to stay in. Enjoy meals or relaxing in this property's dining area, porch, and living room. Also on the list for this house is laundry, television, and parking.

And with the fitness center and tennis, you'll have plenty more to do as well. Need a private pool? Doesn't everyone? This place has one, and it's fantastic. Stroll out to the balcony and enjoy the views. Fishing, golf, and surfing are all nearby, too, making this location very convenient. You'll want to just move in forever.


New Melbourne Beach , Melbourne Beach, Florida
Places like this get booked up quickly. This 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom oceanfront house can fit up to 5 people. With space for up to 5 in the 2 bedrooms, this is a great vacation rental for the whole family. The location is nice, not far from the beach. Several bedrooms have queen sized beds, which is great for everyone to relax. They are very well furnished. The kitchen is modern, well-designed, and of course has everything you need to cook all of your own meals with a refrigerator, stove, and oven. And with the dining area, porch, and living room, everyone will be able to spread out and relax.

You'll be close to plenty of things to do because within five miles you'll find Aquarina Country Club and Andretti Thrill Park. Enjoy the beautiful ocean view. The house also includes laundry, television, parking, internet, a grill, and coffee maker. Staying here also gives you access to the fitness center and tennis. This location is also close to fishing, horseback riding, golf, surfing, and boating. Pets are welcome, too. Add this one to your wish list!


Melbourne Beach, Florida
Here's a 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom house that is roomy and beautiful. It can accommodate up to 8 guests. With space for up to 8 in the 4 bedrooms, this is a great vacation rental for the whole family. There's also the porch and living room offering more space to guests. The kitchen is modern, well-designed, and of course has everything you need to cook all of your own meals with a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. There's also the porch and living room offering more space to guests.

Need a private pool? Doesn't everyone? This place has one, and it's wonderful. We love this one!


Floridana Beach , Melbourne Beach, Florida
With room for up to 7 people, here's a house that is divided into 3 separate townhouse units that can all be rented together for one large group or family. It would make for the perfect Melbourne Beach vacation rental because of its prime spot right on the beach. The large balcony is one of the best features of this place, as it is huge with plenty of amazing views.

Why would you ever go inside? Well, the inside of each unit is wonderful, too. The kitchens in this house are very nice, and with the dishwasher, refrigerator, and stove you'll be able to cook for everyone. Groups can spread out in the dining area, porch, and living room areas. There's plenty of space here for the whole family or crew to hang out. Laundry, television, parking, and a grill are also included.

Sebastian Inlet State Park, Palm Bay Hospital, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian Inlet State Park Beach, Barrier Island Center, and Aquarina Country Club are also very close by. You can also enjoy the nearby activities such as fishing, surfing, boating, kayaking, and shopping. This property is pet-friendly. We love this one!


Melbourne Beach, Florida
This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. Or, it could be good for a group of friends. The 3-bedroom, 0-bathroom beach house has a great location, so add it to your must-see list. Not too far away you'll find Barrier Island Center and Sebastian Inlet State Park. Also nearby is fishing, golf, boating, kayaking, and shopping. We love this one! Guests love the convenient location near the beach. Pets are welcome, too.

The kitchen is modern, well-designed, and of course has everything you need to cook all of your own meals with a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. This house also has a dining area, which will let you live comfortably on your trip. Laundry, television, parking, internet, a grill, and coffee maker are also on the list of amenities.


Melbourne Beach, Florida
This roomy 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom beach house is delightful, and sleeps up to 8 people. For the price and everything that's included, this rental is a great value. You can lounge by the well-designed pool, or take a dip in the water to cool off. Located right by the beach, this is a great spot for a vacation. There's plenty of space here for the whole family or crew to hang out.

You can either go out to eat or just stay in and cook all of your meals in the kitchen. It's equipped with everything you need with a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. This house also has a dining room, porch, and living room, which will let you live comfortably on your trip.

Laundry, television, parking, a garage, and internet are also on the list of amenities. You'll be close to a number of fun things including fishing, golf, surfing, and boating. You'll be close to plenty of things to do because within five miles you'll find Joy and Gordon Patterson Botanical Garden, Florida Institute of Technology, Andretti Thrill Park, Melbourne Harbor Marina, and Indialantic Beach.


Some photos are courtesy of VRBO.com.
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