Known as the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale has earned an impeccable reputation as a top-notch vacation destination. The vibrant coastal city is most famous for its beautiful white sand beaches, sparkling turquoise waters, and romantic river canals. In addition to soaking up the sun on the pristine beaches, visitors can indulge in world-class shopping and dining and check out the plethora of unique museums and other cultural attractions.
However you feel like spending your trip, make the most of your vacation by staying in one of the best Airbnbs in Fort Lauderdale. You can be sure that each of the following rentals is of the highest quality, as they all come equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi and are hosted by experienced superhosts – hosts with a proven track record of providing outstanding hospitality.
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Little Cottage by the Pine Tree
Kicking off our list is a charming little cottage conveniently located just five minutes away from downtown Fort Lauderdale.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, this one-bedroom rental is modern, bright, and airy and comes furnished with one queen-size bed and an air mattress for an additional guest or two. There is also a full kitchen with modern amenities and a large bathroom with a pristine walk-in shower and a great selection of complimentary toiletries. Additional amenities include free parking, beach gear, and a convenient study desk. The cottage is located on a shared property with the host’s home but features a private entrance and front patio set as well as a large common outdoor space.
Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood known as Croissant Park, this beautiful vacation home for rent in Fort Lauderdale is surrounded by historic homes and offers easy access to beaches, bars, malls, and restaurants. Popular destinations like Miami and Palm Beach are also just about 30 minutes away.
Spacious Airbnb in Fort Lauderdale With a Private Pool
This private piece of paradise is located just a stone’s throw away from the beach and downtown Fort Lauderdale.
The impressive property comes with two spacious bedrooms and one full bathroom and can accommodate up to five guests. The best feature of this unique vacation home is the private outdoor space, which comes equipped with a private in-ground pool, a grilling area, and a gorgeous pergola decorated with twinkling string lights and surrounded by mango trees. Inside, you’ll find bright open spaces decorated with cool blue accents and rustic wood finishes. There is a lovely open-concept living area with an updated full kitchen as well as a convenient in-unit laundry closet.
Located in the heart of the city, this convenient Fort Lauderdale Airbnb is just minutes away from the beach and popular nightlife venues.
Sunny House on the Water
For a luxurious stay in a waterfront house rental in Fort Lauderdale, check out this chic townhouse designed to offer the ideal indoor-outdoor Florida living experience.
With a full wall of glass highlighting the spacious living room, the home is super bright and airy and comes with a ton of unique features like intricate chandeliers and a vintage slot machine. There are also two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms in the home, one master bedroom with an en suite bath and one loft bedroom, making the space suitable for up to six guests. Whipping up meals is a breeze in the updated full kitchen, and additional common space includes a large outdoor dining area. Guests also have access to a shared dock and a private deck with outdoor sofas and a hot tub. Pets are allowed on the property, and additional amenities include a washer and dryer, a free parking spot, and an electric vehicle charger.
Set right off Las Olas Boulevard, the rental is nestled in the heart of the city’s cultural hub and is surrounded by historic architecture, lush palm trees, restaurants, galleries, and more.
Luxurious Waterfront Villa
Another stunning Fort Lauderdale Airbnb on the water, this three-bedroom vacation home features a heated saltwater pool, a lovely private backyard, and two kayaks.
Inside, you’ll find gorgeous white finishes and floor-to-ceiling windows, accented by high-end furnishings and sumptuous throws. Each bedroom features a luxurious king-size bed and a private full bathroom, and the sofa bed in the living room makes the space suited for up to eight guests. There is also a modern full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, a cozy living room area, and two private outdoor showers. Guests are welcome to bring their pets along, and the expansive outdoor lounge area is the perfect place for the whole group to spend a relaxing evening together.
Located just a short drive away from the city’s famous beaches, this high-end rental house in Fort Lauderdale offers easy access to swimming and water sporting opportunities, as well as plenty of restaurants, bars, clubs, shops, and museums.
Casa Verano Villa
Rent a house in Fort Lauderdale that combines the luxury of a private resort with all the comforts of home.
This gorgeous guesthouse truly has it all with a heated pool, gazebos, and grills, and the romantic design makes it perfectly suited for couples getaways and romantic solo adventures. The studio space comes with a convenient kitchenette and an in-unit washer and dryer, as well as a queen-size bed, a private full bathroom, and a study desk. What’s more, guests can enjoy free parking on the premises and complimentary breakfast, while beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas are included with the rental.
Conveniently, there are plenty of grocery stores, bars, and restaurants within walking distance of the villa, and the beach is just three miles away.
The River House at Sailboat Bend
This historic Key West-style cottage is nestled in the beautiful Sailboat Bend neighborhood and is hands-down one of the best Airbnb rentals in Fort Lauderdale.
Ideal for small groups of up to four guests, the quaint river home comes with two spacious bedrooms and one full bathroom. The cheerful interior is decorated with fun pastels and nautical-themed decorations, and common areas include a bright and spacious living room as well as a modern full kitchen. Outside, you’ll find a gorgeous in-ground pool surrounded by lush green trees, a sunny back deck, and a shaded front porch, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or dinner in the fresh air.
Located within walking distance of the North Fork New River, this lovely Airbnb in Fort Lauderdale offers easy access to the many attractions of Las Olas Boulevard, the historic Himmarshee Arts and Entertainment District, and the Riverside Market Café.
Rustic Chic Cottage
Located less than two miles away from the best beaches in the city, this beautiful vacation rental in Fort Lauderdale is the perfect choice for a serene coastal getaway.
Up to four guests can stay in the two-bedroom, two-bathroom home, which comes with a huge private yard with shaded seating options. Inside, you’ll find bright open spaces with beautiful white furnishings and Zen artwork, and long-term guests will love the convenience of the modern full kitchen with a dishwasher and the light-filled dining room. The rental is pet-friendly, and additional amenities include free parking, baby gear, beach essentials, and an in-unit washer and dryer.
Ideally situated between the upscale village of Wilton Manors and the vibrant area of downtown Fort Lauderdale, this convenient cottage has it all.
Retro-Style House in the Heart of the City
For a clean, comfortable, and convenient weekly rental in Fort Lauderdale, look no further than this fully renovated 1950s home.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the one-bedroom rental features a comfy king-size bed and a spacious full bathroom. The stylish interior is decorated with trendy furnishings and fun artwork, and guests have access to a slew of convenient amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, two Smart TVs, and a work desk. There is also a spacious living room and a separate dining area, and the home comes with access to a shared backyard.
Located in the heart of the city, this modern house rental is less than five minutes away from some of Fort Lauderdale’s best attractions, including the exciting activities on Las Olas Boulevard.
Peaceful Poolside Studio
Known as the Dragonfly Suite, this private guesthouse comes with access to a gorgeous in-ground solar pool and is one of the best Fort Lauderdale Airbnbs for solo travelers and couples.
The serene space features a cozy bedroom area with a queen-size bed, a full bathroom, and a kitchenette, and the property is shared with the host’s main home and one other guest studio. The practical layout and modern amenities will make you feel right at home, and the warm decorations make the studio feel all the more cozy. There is also an outdoor grilling area and plenty of relaxing seating options, and guests have access to one free parking spot on the premises and convenient and free street parking.
Surrounded by vibrant nightlife venues, upscale restaurants, beaches, and boating canals, this one-of-a-kind Airbnb puts you in the perfect spot to enjoy the best of the city.
Modern Beach Condo in Fort Lauderdale
Nestled in the historic neighborhood of Victoria Park, this impressive Airbnb in Fort Lauderdale is just a stone’s throw away from the beach and downtown attractions.
The condo’s interior is modern and well equipped with convenient amenities like keyless entry, a Smart TV, and a modern full kitchen with a dishwasher. Up to four guests can stay in the one-bedroom, one-bathroom home, which also features an open-concept living area with a sumptuous sofa and extra blankets and linens. Additional amenities include an in-unit washer and dryer and free parking on the premises, and a travel crib can be provided for guests traveling with children.
Victoria Park is an upscale neighborhood boasting close proximity to popular attractions without the busy and overcrowded feel. Guests of this convenient Airbnb can easily check out Las Olas Boulevard and Galleria Mall or canoe and kayak along the city’s romantic waterways.
Charming Home Away From Home
Rent a vacation home in Fort Lauderdale that offers you your own private paradise with this stunning oasis in the city’s historic downtown neighborhood.
Tucked away behind a lush tropical landscape, the private guesthouse makes the perfect stay for solo travelers and couples. Soaring high ceilings and white exposed beams add a ton of character to the sophisticated interior, which comes with one cozy bedroom and a sunny kitchen and living area. Sliding glass doors open out to a private outdoor space with a Zen garden and a ton of cozy seating options. There is also a full bathroom in the unit as well as a convenient laundry closet and a Smart TV.
Surrounded by some of the best restaurants in the city, this central Fort Lauderdale Airbnb is also just 10 minutes away from the beach.
Boho King Suite
This beautiful beach house for rent in Fort Lauderdale is located just five minutes away from the city’s white sand shores and features a spacious interior with a ton of high-end amenities.
With one sumptuous king-size bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the cozy living room, the space is perfect for couples and small groups. There is also a full bathroom with a large walk-in shower and a full kitchen filled with stainless-steel appliances. Guests can enjoy meals in the beautifully decorated dining area or on the spacious shared patio, and additional amenities include a Smart TV, a grassy backyard, and a free parking spot on the premises.
Located in the lively suburban neighborhood of Middle River Terrace, the rental is super safe and convenient, and guests can walk to several nearby bars, shops, parks, and restaurants.
Chic Duplex Apartment
For a short-term rental in Fort Lauderdale that offers a peaceful stay with a coastal feel, check out this boutique-style apartment in Poinsettia Heights.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the one-bedroom apartment comes furnished with a cozy queen-size bed and offers a private and sparkling-clean full bathroom. The interior is decorated with a subtle beach theme and a ton of high-end furnishings and sophisticated accents. There is also plenty of open common space, including an adorable family room, a dedicated dining area, and a full kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Outside, you’ll find a spacious shared backyard equipped with sun loungers and a shaded patio area, and additional amenities include a Smart TV, an in-unit washer and dryer, and free parking on the premises.
Poinsettia Heights is a quiet residential neighborhood with walkable roads and plenty of great local pubs, restaurants, and markets. Fort Lauderdale Beach is also just about 10 minutes away, and beach essentials are included in the rental.
Hotel-Style Studio Near Wilton Drive
Nearing the end of our list is a fabulous Airbnb in Fort Lauderdale perfect for solo adventures and romantic couples getaways.
The studio rental unit is decorated with vibrant shades of red and yellow and comes furnished with a comfy queen-size bed and a dining table for two. There is also a convenient kitchenette area equipped with fun red appliances, including a microwave, a toaster oven, and a coffee maker, and the en suite bathroom is bright, spacious, and sparkling clean. Directly in front of the studio is a charming shared picnic area where guests can enjoy their morning coffee and evening cocktails, and the rental comes stocked with fun board games like Jenga and Scrabble.
Located within walking distance of the vibrant attractions near Wilton Drive, this beautiful apartment is as conveniently located as it is cute. There are also plenty of grocery stores situated within a mile of the rental, and you can reach many popular bars and restaurants on foot.
Downtown Tiny House
Last but certainly not least is an affordable Fort Lauderdale Airbnb with a convenient downtown location.
This private tiny home can accommodate one or two guests with a super-comfy king-size bed and a private full bathroom stocked with plush towels and complimentary toiletries. There is also a well-equipped kitchenette and a wall-mounted Smart TV, and large glass doors offer gorgeous views of the property’s mango trees. The best feature of this charming downtown abode is the ample private outdoor space, which includes a raised patio furnished with a large outdoor dining table and illuminated by soft blue evening lights.
Nestled in the historic Sailboat Bend neighborhood, the tiny house is close to popular spots like Riverwalk and Las Olas Boulevard, and the beach and airport are both just three miles away.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Fort Lauderdale. Hopefully this list gives you a sense of what’s out there and brings you one step closer to your sunny Florida getaway.