The best Airbnbs for a more adult spring break this year

We’ve rounded up places with hot tubs, beaches, pools, lots of sun … and no crowds.


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There is a time and place for a wild spring break full of crowded beaches, crowded bars and crowded hotels. And this time is college, and this place is one of the few cities on the Florida coast. But just because you probably don’t want to share a run-down motel room with four of your friends and tear up cheap photos all night long, doesn’t mean you should give up the glory that is the sun and the fun that comes with a vacation. of spring .

That’s why we found 10 Amazing Airbnbs in Cities Adjacent to Spring Break that always promise to be a lot of fun, even if you never leave home. And don’t worry, if you’re the type of person who knows the ski season doesn’t end until the snow melts, we’ve created a few spots for you as well.

Want even more options? Check out these rustic farms and small houses that you can rent.


Merritt Island, Florida
16 guests / $ 2,143 per night

This secluded mission-style home sits on a four-acre peninsula and has everything you need for a fun-filled getaway. Go for a swim in the pool, relax in the indoor jacuzzi and sauna, kayak the river, go fishing, ride a bike, host a table tennis tournament and / or try to spot all the wildlife found there (including manatees, dolphins, sea turtles and bald eagles). If you want to play on the water, you can also rent the owner’s boat and water ski equipment. And, if for some reason you start to miss the crowds, it’s about an hour to Daytona Beach, as well as Disney World.
What the guests are saying: “The house was very spacious for 4 families including 14 people. The exterior space of this house is absolutely fabulous. There were dolphins or manatees every day that we saw. It was a highlight to see these amazing creatures in their natural environment. Its location in relation to Cocoa Beach, Kennedy Space Center, and Orlando made getting around for activities very easy.


Henderson, Nevada
12 guests / $ 707 per night
This house (five bedrooms, three bathrooms) has a heated swimming pool with diving board and slide, a jacuzzi, a fireplace and an outdoor dining area. It’s a short drive to the Las Vegas Strip if anyone in the party wants to play a bit of blackjack, but for those who want some fun without touching their checking account, the house has a pool table, dart board, foosball table, blackjack table, video poker machine, full size Connect Four and cornhole.
What the guests are saying: “This is the perfect place to stay for a larger group wishing to stay in Vegas, but off the Strip. Beautiful house with a magnificent pool in the backyard. Lots of amenities: jars of candy, video poker, pool table, Jenga, foosball, and much more! We had a great time and loved everything about the house! ”


Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
16 guests / $ 2,630 per night

While college kids throw shots of Jell-O in Myrtle Beach, you can … take shots of Jell-O sitting under a thatched palapa overlooking the ocean. This eight-bedroom home on beautiful Hilton Head Island has it all: gourmet cuisine, a pool with a swim-up bar (there’s also a tiki bar for when your fingers start to carve from the water. being too long at the pool bar), a hot tub and a short path that will take you to one of Hilton Head’s famous pristine beaches. If you’re looking for a little adventure outside of the home, the island has 24 golf courses, tennis courts, boats, biking, and dockside restaurants where you can sample Lowcountry favorites like peeled and eaten shrimp, okra and cobbler fishing.
What the guests are saying: “Magnificent house with a spectacular view of the ocean and the dolphins! We swam in the heated pool, grilled steaks and cooked s’mores over the campfire. What a wonderful and relaxing week.


Zephyr Cove, Nevada
16 guests / $ 1,672 per night

This six bedroom estate in Lake Tahoe has it all. It is close to Heavenly Ski Resort for those who want to slide on snow, as well as all of the South Lake Tahoe casinos for those who want to try their luck at the tables. Those who want to relax won’t be disappointed either. The huge house has huge windows with lake and mountain views, a gourmet kitchen, a home theater, gas fireplaces, a hot tub perfect for watching the sunset, a pool table, a bathroom. of games with a card table and an outdoor fireplace.
What the guests are saying: “The photos don’t really do the house justice. It’s huge, it was only the second day that I discovered the theater. It is nestled on top of a hill overlooking the lake with a great view of the sunset from the hot tub.


Hallandale Beach, Florida
10 guests / $ 2,185 per night

Just between Miami and Fort Lauderdale lies a gentle seaside town on the Intracoastal Waterway with this five bedroom home. Relax by the pool, whip up a feast in the huge outdoor kitchen / living room, take a nap in the hammock, play a game of ping pong, take a dip in the jacuzzi and maybe even hire the 44 ‘boat. feet of the owner who can stay parked on the dock of the house when not cruising on the water.
What the guests are saying: “One of my best Airbnb experiences of my life. Breathtaking location, you don’t even have to leave the house.


Destin, Florida
16 guests / $ 1,455 per night

One hour from the crowded beaches of Panama City is Destin, “the luckiest fishing village in the world”. If you are fond of fishing, you will be happy to know that this house (six bedrooms, nine bathrooms) has a mooring and a canal mooring with direct access to the port and the gulf. Even if you can’t imagine yourself a fisherman, there is plenty to do. The house comes with kayaks, bikes, golf clubs and even a golf cart to get around the neighborhood. There is also a huge swimming pool, pétanque ball, cornhole, table tennis, snorkeling gear, and a white sand beach with less emerald green water within a 10 minute walk (even more quickly by golf cart).
What the guests are saying: “Destin on the Water is a spectacular, spacious and luxurious home with all the amenities you could hope for for a relaxing time in Florida. From the beautiful and spacious kitchen to the furnished bedrooms and the lovely swimming pool, time spent in this home is sure to bring you the perfect Destin experience. The location on the water is perfect (includes a cooling breeze in the evening and the views from the patio and upper decks are spectacular.


Indio, CA (near Palm Springs)
16 guests / $ 1,138 per night

Thirty minutes from Palm Springs is Indio, a desert town known to be home to Coachella. It’s also home to awe-inspiring estates, including this 10-bedroom, 2.2-acre home with a saltwater pool, hot tub, koi pond, and breathtaking views. This mansion has an outdoor kitchen / living room with a huge barbecue, fire pit, lush green lawns and all the games you would expect including pool and ping pong tables.
What the guests are saying: “This place was amazing! Perhaps more astonishing in real life than in the photos! This is spacious and luxurious living at its best. How many places can you have with so many rooms in one place? And all the privacy in the yard. A dream in the desert.


Park City, Utah
10 guests / $ 4,275 per night

This five bedroom house is a dream for anyone who loves to ski. Just brace yourself, open the backdoor and you are literally on the slopes of Park City Mountain Resort. If you don’t want to ski or snowboard, relax by the fireplace and take in the views, watch a movie in the movie theater, take a dip in the hot tub, cook a feast in the gourmet kitchen or browse the shops and restaurants along Park City’s main drag, a short drive away.
What the guests are saying: “The location of the house was absolutely perfect! For skiing it was ideal, just open the back door and you are already on the slopes. The view was amazing as you are quite high up the mountain. I loved the fireplaces throughout the house and the overall feeling of warmth and coziness you don’t usually get in such a large house. All the amenities were fantastic. From the movie theater to the incredible showers and the claw-foot tub. There is nothing better than this outdoor hot tub after a day on the slopes. ”


Mission Bay, San Diego, California
8 guests / $ 990 per night

Mission Bay is close to San Diego’s attractions – the famous Zoo, Balboa Park, and Seaport Village, but not so close that you won’t be able to enjoy the feeling of getting away from it all. This four bedroom home is directly on the water with direct beach access. It also has a saltwater pool and jacuzzi, but it’s mostly about gorgeous views.
What the guests are saying: “My guests and I had a wonderful time in this beautiful house. The beach was literally in our backyard. Pool and spa also present, if you don’t like the sand. The beds were all huge and comfortable. The house was also located near many catering outlets to venture out or have food delivered.


Canyon Lake, Texas
10 guests / $ 1,022 per night

Forget South Padre Island, this modern home (four bedrooms) on scenic Lake Canyon (a reservoir on the Guadalupe River) has everything you need for a relaxed party atmosphere: pool and jacuzzi, huge pool area, outdoor living with a gas campfire and outdoor kitchen, an upscale indoor kitchen and two master suites. The lake is great for boating, swimming, fishing, and hiking, and it’s also about an hour from San Antonio and Austin, but you’ll likely be so relaxed you won’t want to leave.
What the guests are saying: “Exceptional!”

Daisy Barringer is an SF-based writer who has only been to Florida once for spring break. It rained all the time. There was a lot of bowling. Follow her on Instgram @daisysf to see some of his most successful adventures.
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