Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Gulfport

Come and experience Gulfport and its live music, art galleries and festivals. Well known for its beaches, restaurants and theatres, this romantic city won't disappoint. Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Gulfport

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gulfport a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Pier (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Tides Golf Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gulfport

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gulfport

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Gulfport is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunken Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Sand Key Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Sunset Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Upham Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Boyd Hill Nature Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Gulfport

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 10.8 mi (17.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gulfport?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,871 holiday lettings around Gulfport. From 2,619 flats & apartments to 749 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a beachfront property in Gulfport?

If you go crazy for ocean horizons and the rhythmic lapping of waves, you're in luck! HomeAway has 1,505 beachside rental properties. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has oodles more options, including:

  • 1,366 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 1,308 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 1,184 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Gulfport?

Sharing is great. But sharing bunk beds and bathrooms with a bunch of strangers can be a bit tiring. Make the most of the time you have with your loved ones in a condo holiday rental. The space and convenience is hard to beat. In this destination, HomeAway has 2,464 to browse through. Book right now and you could be spending as little as £31 per night. If that doesn't suit your crew's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 801 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Apartment: 411 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Hotel: 131 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.

Can I stay in Gulfport in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable trip is spending time with your favourite people in a totally new place. If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help you. The leading option for big groups here are condo holiday rentals, and you'll find 863 currently listed. Properties in this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 1,263 rental accommodation ideal for that size. Spend a night for as little as £45.
  • Looking for a holiday rental for 8 guests? We have 340 that will suit. Prices begin at just £61 a night.
  • Travelling with a group of 5? We've got 199 accommodation for rent that will meet your needs. Prices start from £46 per night.

You and all your mates will be well catered to when you arrange your Gulfport escape with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Gulfport?

HomeAway is here to help you reconnect with your posse. With a broad selection of reasonably priced holiday rentals, you're sure to get a fabulous den that caters to your whole group. When it comes to seeking out a fantastic deal, the first place you look should be Isla del Sol. Here, HomeAway has 190 holiday rentals at an average price of £95 per night. You'll find another 38 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Coquina Key. The average price here is £97 per night.

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