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Highlights Ponce Inlet

  • Lighthouse
  • Museum
  • Marine Science Center
  • Boating
  • Water sports

Best Vacation Rentals in Ponce Inlet

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Ponce Inlet, Florida
Vacation Rental • 1249 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
5.0
(23 reviews)
NOTE: This is one of three units that I have available to rent if you're hosting a large get-together or simply need additional space for friends or relatives. (See listing descriptions for units #7519371 and #4224042). Enjoy your next oceanfront vacation in this beautiful 1st floor, 2 bedroom/2 bath condo, which boasts a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean in quiet Ponce Inlet. Watch the sunrise from your own private ground-floor deck facing the ocean and the quiet 'no traffic' beach. Be on the lookout for dolphins playing in the surf! And turtle lovers, take note: The beach is a preservat...
from $165 / night
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Ponce Inlet, Florida
Vacation Rental • 1044 ft² • 1 Bedroom
5.0
Fresh paint and carpet. Nicely appointed wth all the comforts of home. Turn key and ready for liesure! This wonderful unit is only a block away from the home my family resides in. We as owners are always accessible in the event we are needed. We take pride in our property and our fantastic beach town. We want our guests to enjoy the setting as much as we do. There is a multitude of restaurants an outdoor activities in the immediate area.
from $104 / night
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Ponce Inlet, Florida
Vacation Rental • 893 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
5.0
Enjoy everything that Daytona Beach has to offer, and then come home to your beautiful calming and tranquil oceanfront home away from home on a no-drive beach. Breathtaking sunrises. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo overlooks the Atlantic ocean from the top floor of a recently renovated building. There is a queen sleeper sofa to provide space for a party up to 6 people. Dolphins frequently swim by for entertainment as you relax on the beach or the balcony. PLEASE NOTE THAT RATES FOR SPECIAL EVENTS AND WINTER SEASON ARE HIGHER THAN THOSE SHOWN HERE. PLEASE INQUIRE.
from $3 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Ponce Inlet

$252for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$283 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Ponce Inlet

23%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Vacation rentals in Ponce Inlet

A charming seaside town

Set on the southern tip of a barrier island on the coast of central Florida, Ponce Inlet is a small town known for its peaceful coastal atmosphere. It's only a 20-minute drive south of its more popular sister city, Daytona. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, unique attractions, boardwalk, and nature preserves, this lesser known gem is well-worth the visit. Ponce Inlet is a fantastic destination option for families, couples, and beach lovers seeking a laid-back, uncrowded coastal Florida getaway.

Finding your perfect Ponce Inlet vacation rental

Enjoy a peaceful, laid-back beach getaway at Ponce Inlet where you can choose from a variety of vacation rentals. Several oversized rentals are available for large groups and families. Smaller groups and couples can opt for a cozy, intimate rental with a private garden. Enjoy sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean at a rental close to the beach or with balcony views. The majority of rentals in this area are designed with Florida-inspired decor, plenty of natural light, and modern furnishings. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Ponce Inlet

The area and getting around

Arriving in Ponce Inlet

If you’ll be flying into Ponce Inlet, the closest major airport is Daytona Beach International Airport, just 10 miles away. From Daytona Beach, you can take a taxi or a bus to Ponce Inlet and the drive takes around 30 minutes. Uber and Lyft are also widely accessible throughout the region. Rental car companies are available at the airport and in the city of Daytona beach if you plan to rent a car during your trip.

A small walkable town

Ponce Inlet is a small and walkable town. Renting a car during your trip will make it more convenient to get from place to place, but if you enjoy walking, it is totally possible to rely on your own two feet to get around. Renting bikes or a golf cart is also a popular option for getting around.

Travelers and activities

Ponce Inlet for couples

Enjoy a variety of fun and unique activities with your significant other at Ponce Inlet. Parasailing is a popular activity with many different packages available. You can take parasailing flights between 800 and 2000 feet in the air and enjoy spectacular views of Daytona and the surrounding region. Boat tours are also a popular activity and a great way to explore the coastal region. There are several boat tour operators offering different package options, from sunset cruises, to day trips, fishing trips, and more.

Ponce Inlet for families

Ponce Inlet is a wonderful destination for a relaxing and memorable family getaway. Head to the Ponce Inlet Historical Museum to learn all about the history and cultural heritage of the local area. The museum is set inside of two historic Florida cottages called “cracker homes” with several informational plaques throughout the property. Explore the Ponce Preserve, which is the largest park in the town and sits on over 40 acres of coastline. The park is home to an archaeological Native American site, wetlands, and several species of native trees. There’s even a live oak that’s been estimated to be over 350 years old.

Legend has it that Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon discovered Florida in the 1500s on his quest to find the Fountain of Youth. Ponce Inlet was named after him in 1926.

Top 5 travel tips in Ponce Inlet

1. Visit the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Climb 203 steps to the top of the 175-foot Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse. The tower is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and one of the tallest in the entire country. The inside of the lighthouse contains a spiral staircase with a panoramic viewing deck at the top. Spend a couple of hours walking around the grounds and exploring the museum. There are several informational plaques and points throughout the property where you can learn about the history of the lighthouse and local area.

2. Explore the Marine Science Center

One of the most popular attractions in the city, The Marine Science Center plays an important role in preserving the local marine ecosystems. The center regularly rescues, rehabilitates, and releases sick or injured sea turtles and birds in the area. During a visit here, you can visit the animals and learn about how they are cared for. There are hands-on exhibits for children to learn about some of the local marine life species, as well as a nature trail and an observation deck with views of the surrounding nature preserve.

3. Stroll through the Lighthouse Point Park

This well-maintained beach park has it all. You could spend quite a few hours exploring the peaceful area, swimming, walking along the shores, fishing, or just enjoying the spectacular views of the lighthouse. A series of wooden walking ramps provide beach access at several different points along the coastline. There’s also a nature trail and a dog park. The park has restrooms with showers, and there are several trashcan points around the park.

4. Catch some rays at Ponce Inlet Park

Named one of the best beaches in the region, the white sands, wide shores, and calm waters at Ponce Inlet Park are not to be missed. Grab your beach gear and a cooler full of drinks and snacks and spend an entire day here.

5. Enjoy locally caught seafood

Several restaurants around the inlet serve delicious, fresh, and locally caught seafood. Enjoy a meal at Down the Hatch Seafood Company, which offers a wide range of fresh seafood dishes. Off The Hook is another top-rated restaurant serving locally caught seafood.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Ponce Inlet

What was the average price for a vacation rental in Ponce Inlet last year?

Considering the average cost of $285 per night, Ponce Inlet lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Ponce Inlet?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Ponce Inlet are January ($248 the average per night for accommodation), November ($257), and September ($258).

When does the price of vacation rentals in Ponce Inlet go up the most?

Last year, the month that had the highest annual average in Ponce Inlet was July, with an average price of $324 per night. This was followed by February, with an average of $321, and then March, with $312.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Ponce Inlet well in advance?

It's worthwhile if you can book your stay well in advance when visiting Ponce Inlet, as only 14% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

Last year, the months with the largest number of properties available of the year in Ponce Inlet were August, October and September, with average availabilities of 66%, 27%, and 27%, respectively.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Ponce Inlet?

Holidu collaborates with 2 different partners to offer you a choice between 90 vacation rentals we have in Ponce Inlet.

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