Dreaming of a vacation where you spend plenty of time relaxing poolside? Here's how to find and make the most of a vacation rental with a pool.
There's nothing quite as relaxing as kicking back by a pool with a cool beverage, floating your cares away on a raft or watching your kids splash around while you soak up the rays. Here's a guide to finding a vacation rental with a pool, whether you're going on a romantic getaway, a trip with friends or family vacation.
The perfect poolside vacation starts with finding a vacation rental with a pool. Whether your vacation plans include exploring the city, relaxing oceanside, or spending time in nature, TurnKey offers an array of vacation rentals with swimming to suit your travel needs. You can narrow your choices by thinking about the size of your group and what other amenities you're seeking. For example, you might want a hot tub or a spa in addition to a pool. Also consider which features you want in a pool. For example, you may be looking for a heated pool, a waterfall pool or a large pool for exercise.
Having a pool to enjoy can make a great vacation even better. Here are some of our favorite destinations for fun, sun and swimming.
Palm Springs, CA
Palm Springs is the perfect spot for travelers seeking a little bit of everything. The city offers a botanical garden, golf courses, museums—including an air museum and an art museum—spas, specialty shops and plenty of arts and culture. A vacation rental with a pool can serve as the perfect home base from which to explore this vibrant desert city.
Hilton Head, SC
Situated in the low country of South Carolina, Hilton Head Island has long been a popular destination for travelers ranging from honeymooners to big families. Hilton Head offers miles of beaches, scenic lighthouses, spas, shopping and water activities from parasailing to jetskiing. Staying in a vacation rental with a pool will give you a relaxing place to take a break.
Texas Hill Country
Texas Hill Country is an ideal area for travelers seeking a scenic getaway with plenty of local charm and flavor. This unique part of central Texas offers rolling hills, wineries and tasty local cuisine from barbecue to Tex Mex. For those craving an urban escape, it also encompasses the cities of Austin and San Antonio. Sample everything the area has to offer before heading back to your vacation rental to relax by the pool.
This charming beach town in the Florida panhandle offers miles of white sand beaches along with shopping, golfing and fishing. It's easy to get around, and dining options range from craft breweries to fish shacks to upscale restaurants. As you explore this Sunshine State gem, a vacation rental with a pool will give you a tranquil place to kick back and cool down.
Do you crave the calm of a pool, where you can dip your toes in the water or let your kids splash in the shallow end, but also want the excitement of sand, salt and surf? You can get the best of both worlds at a beach rental with a pool. Each day, you'll have the option to head to the beach for walks, yoga, beach sports, fishing or swimming. But you can also take time out to relax by calmer waters.
Many vacation rentals offer outdoor pools but you can also choose a vacation rental with an indoor pool. This option is great if you want to be able to swim in climate-controlled comfort year round, rain or shine, day or night. Vacation rentals with indoor pools tend to be luxury properties with an array of other amenities that might include a gourmet kitchen, a game room, a home theater, a putting green, a spa and wet bar.
Taking a family vacation? Booking a home with a swimming pool is a great way to keep the kids busy while providing an activity the entire family can enjoy. Whether you plan to explore your new city or spend time at home, the convenience of a pool can help families spend more quality time together. One option for a family vacation with swimming is a vacation rental at a condo or other property with a shared pool. If you prefer to have a pool all to yourself, you can choose a vacation rental with a private pool. And if you want a variety of options, consider a beach rental with a pool that also has a swimming beach nearby.