Melbourne Beach, Florida
Soak up the coast and enjoy a classic Florida vacation, with our Melbourne Beach vacation rentals
Vacation Rentals Melbourne Beach Fl
Located on Florida’s Space Coast, Melbourne Beach is a beautiful destination, where you can have any sort of vacation that you like, whether that’s exploring the attractions of the area, losing yourself in nature, or simply relaxing on the beach.
Our beautiful Melbourne Beach vacation rentals are wonderful places for families and groups to stay, with fantastic facilities including themed bedrooms, private pools, and movie theaters making these condos and vacation rentals luxurious, unforgettable places to stay during your Melbourne vacation.
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Things to do in Melbourne Beach
Florida’s west coast is packed with fantastic attractions, guaranteeing that you will find plenty of things to fill your vacation days with. For an out-of-this-world experience, head up to the Kennedy Space Center, where you can see such wonders as the Saturn V Rocket, the Space Shuttle Atlantis that carried astronauts into orbit, and even experience what it’s like to be launched into space on the Shuttle Launch Experience ride. If you prefer to keep your feet on terra firma, then there are plenty of natural wonders near Melbourne Beach. Indian River Lagoon is one of the most biodiverse estuaries in the northern hemisphere, the wetland home of more than 4300 species of plants and animals. Beaches, snorkeling, shopping, and nightlife are also available nearby.
Restaurants in Melbourne Beach
From casual beachside dining to fine cuisine, you can find all manner of restaurants in Melbourne Beach. Sand on the Beach is a particularly popular place, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean for breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Rustic, local, farm-fresh food is on offer at Ocean 302 Bar And Grill, while those looking for a more international dining experience can head to Genna Pizza Company or the Grecian Garden Cafe.
Getting to and around Melbourne Beach, Florida
The town of Melbourne Beach is situated along the east coast of Florida, within Brevard County. The ZIP code for Melbourne Beach, Florida, is 32951.
The nearest major airport to Melbourne Beach is Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB), located approximately 7 miles away from the town center. This airport serves domestic flights and provides convenient access to Melbourne Beach.
Shuttles and Taxis
Upon arriving at Orlando Melbourne International Airport, you can find shuttle services and taxis readily available to take you to Melbourne Beach. Shuttles offer shared or private transportation options, while taxis provide a direct and efficient ride to your destination.
Renting a car is a popular choice for visitors who want the freedom to explore Melbourne Beach and its surrounding attractions independently. Several car rental companies have facilities at the airport, making it convenient to choose a suitable vehicle for your needs.
Navigating around Melbourne Beach is relatively straightforward, with well-maintained roads and clear signage. The area has easy access to U.S. Highway 1 and State Road A1A, allowing you to explore nearby attractions and neighboring towns.
Whether you choose to take a shuttle, taxi, or rent a car, getting to and around Melbourne Beach is convenient, allowing you and your furry companion to enjoy a memorable and pet-friendly vacation experience in this charming coastal town.
Distances from Melbourne Beach
|Destination||Drive time (mins)||Distance (miles)|
|Melbourne International Airport||18||7|
|Kennedy Space Center||1 hour||45|
|Disneyworld Orlando||1 hour 35||83|
|West Palm Beach||2 hours 10||120|
Things to do
- Melbourne Beach is renowned for its pristine beaches and tranquil atmosphere. Spend time lounging on the soft sand, swimming in the Atlantic Ocean, and soaking up the sun.
Soak up Melbourne Beach
- The waves in Melbourne Beach make it a popular spot for surfing. If you're into water sports, you can also try kayaking, paddleboarding, or fishing in the coastal waters.
Surfing and Watersports
- Located nearby, this state park offers great opportunities for fishing, birdwatching, hiking, and picnicking. The park's beaches are perfect for watching surfers and observing wildlife.
Sebastian Inlet State Park
- During nesting season (May to October), you can witness sea turtles coming ashore to lay their eggs. Guided turtle walks are organized by local groups, for a unique, turtle-friendly experience.
- Explore the charming historic downtown area with its boutique shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Don't miss the chance to visit the Indian River Lagoon and the boardwalk.
Explore Historic Downtown
- Visit the nearby wildlife refuges like the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, known for its important sea turtle nesting grounds, and the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge.
- Just a short drive away, the Brevard Zoo is an excellent family-friendly attraction with various animal exhibits and interactive experiences. Spot big cats, colorful parrots, giraffes and more!
Visit the Brevard Zoo
- Savor the local seafood delicacies and enjoy waterfront dining at one of the many scenic seafood restaurants in Melbourne Beach, offering fresh catches of the day.
Sample the fresh seafood dishes
- While Melbourne Beach is relatively laid-back, you can find some nightlife and live music venues in the surrounding areas for evening entertainment.
Experience the nearby nightlife
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Luxury Travel Extras for your Melbourne Beach break
Whether you're looking to woo your loved one with a surprise beach elopement with private chef, or you're craving a hassle-free vacation with the car hire, pool toys and grocery shopping all arranged, our optional Travel Extras are designed to give you everything you dream of in a vacation. We pride ourselves on going above and beyond a normal vacation rental home, with incredible optional activities, experiences and services that are more akin with a 5-star resort.
Our dedicated Travel Planners are here to make your stay as enjoyable effortless as can be, so tailor make your perfect Melbourne Beach vacation today, with Top Villas.
Melbourne Beach vacation rentals with private pools
Florida is famous for its sunshine: it is, after all, nicknamed the Sunshine State. What better way is there to enjoy the sun than your own private pool? Our Melbourne Beach vacation rentals with pools are beautiful places to spend a holiday by the sea, with gated gardens featuring sun loungers, alfresco dining areas, and grassed lawns.
Soak up our Melbourne Beach vacation rentals with hot tubs
For couples and multigenerational families, many of our Melbourne Beach vacation rentals also feature private hot tubs. Away from the fun of the pool, these scenic hot tubs offer a tempting place to retreat and unwind. Soothe the senses as you enjoy a chilled drink and take in the sunset over Melbourne Beach.
Explore Melbourne Beach vacation rentals with private pools
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Melbourne Beach vacation rentals with themed kids' bedrooms
Whether it's a pirate-themed adventure, a chic Parisian boutique or an epic space odyssey, our themed kids' bedrooms in Melbourne Beach promise an unforgettable stay for younger guests. Furnished with themed bunk beds, amazing murals and fun slides, these themed kids' bedrooms offer a fun den in which your kids can enjoy an out-of-this-world vacation.
Themed Melbourne Beach vacation rentals with games rooms
Ramp up your family vacation, with our themed Melbourne Beach vacation rentals with games rooms! Decked out in fun and immersive games rooms, these family-friendly rentals promise all-weather amusement for the whole family. Perhaps your family enjoy the classic Arcade games or relish a competitive shoot out, our homes with themed bedrooms and games rooms provide the perfect way to come together. On the beach or off it, our stylish Melbourne Beach vacation homes offer entertainment in all seasons.