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The theatrical city of Tampa awaits you

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, live music and festivals with a rental holiday home in Tampa. Renowned for its football games, gardens and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Tampa Theater, Tampa Museum of Art and Tampa Bay History Center are a few of the top cultural sights. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Tampa

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Tampa a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Florida Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • The Pier (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Tampa

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tampa is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunken Gardens (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Sand Key Park (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Pier 60 Park (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • AIDS Memorial Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Friends of Jose Marti Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tampa

Fly into Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Tampa Union Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Tampa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,079 holiday lettings around Tampa. From 26 villas to 953 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tampa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tampa:

  • Northwest Tampa: 1,010 holiday homes
  • Terrace Park: 32 holiday homes
  • Tampa Heights: 142 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 32 holiday homes
  • Ybor City: 153 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tampa? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tampa. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: 3,183 holiday lettings
  • Tampa Palms Golf Course: 1,047 holiday lettings
  • Westshore Plaza Mall: 3,544 holiday lettings
  • Raymond James Stadium: 2,216 holiday lettings
  • Westchase Golf Course: 4,357 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Tampa listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Tampa?

Yes, of course. offers 26 Villas in Tampa. Our other popular types of Tampa holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 953 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 606 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 118 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tampa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 949 holiday homes with pool available in Tampa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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