Flanked by the holiday hot spots of Miami and Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale is ideally located on the southeast coast of Florida with the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico lying at the disposal of all those who flock to holiday rentals in Fort Lauderdale. Known as the ‘Venice of America’ due to its surroundings of oceans, the New River and a maze of inland waterways, Fort Lauderdale is a wonderfully scenic, natural place to visit, with long, sunny days and plenty of entertainment keep visitors with a smile on their faces.
Fort Lauderdale has an image for being a party town due to its popularity as a spring break holiday destination. Despite this image, it is actually an area with a huge amount of cultural and historic interest for 51 weeks of the year. The spring break week, when Fort Lauderdale becomes filled with beer swilling, scantily clad youths is either late March or early April, and, unless you enjoy the idea, is best avoided!
The beaches in the area are one of the largest attractions for those taking holiday rental accommodation in Fort Lauderdale. Villas on the beach in the area are absolutely astonishing, with palm framed views of the sunset burning their way into your memory every evening, and the white, soft sands of Fort Lauderdale’s beaches providing a pinnacle of quality for any beach lover. The clear, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico are the perfect temperature for a refreshing dip almost all year round, whilst the reliable sea breezes and marine life rich waters mean that water sports from sailing to scuba diving, windsurfing to the regions most celebrated sport, deep sea fishing thrive.
A holiday rental in Fort Lauderdale or the surrounding area is also a great choice for golfers. There are a range of fantastic courses to play around Fort Lauderdale, open all year round and incorporating natural hazards and causing even seasoned golfers some problems.
The city of Fort Lauderdale itself is a booming town of rising international importance, which rose to fame due to its magnificent tourist appeal. The famous sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to reasons for taking a holiday rental in Fort Lauderdale, as there are also a huge amount of artistic, historical and cultural places of interest to enjoy, from the Broward Centre of Performing Arts to the Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum, as well as many excellent shops and restaurants.
Fort Lauderdale holiday rentals located in Pompano Beach are a dream for sea fishermen. Known for its magnificent beaches and fine fishing waters, Pompano Beach also offers a huge amount of entertainment for those members of the family not interested in landing a trophy fish, from its 6km of sandy beaches to its great golf courses, and from the annual seafood festivals to the 19 sports parks.
Fort Lauderdale benefits from a fine, tropical climate, with average annual temperatures of 25°C, and very little variation from month to month. In December and January, temperatures average around 18°C, and rainfall is rare. During the warmest months, from August until September, the climate is hot yet rainfall common.
The Lauderdale Hollywood Airport (FLL) does not receive any flights direct from the UK, although it does have connections to almost all major cities in the USA, meaning connections are made very easy. Alternatively, the huge Miami Interntaional Airport (MIA) is just 48km from a holiday rental in Fort Lauderdale. Connected toLondonHeathrow (LHR) by British Airways, Fort Lauderdale has never been easier to reach from the UK.