Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Tavares

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Tavares. This city's lake, restaurants and kayaking draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Tavares

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Tavares a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Evans Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Country Club of Mount Dora (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Plantation Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Lakeridge Winery (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Palisades Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Bella Collina Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tavares

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tavares is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wooten Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Trimble Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Evans Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Donnelly Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Gilbert Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Carver Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Tavares

The nearest airport is in Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), which is 29.7 mi (47.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Tavares?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,016 holiday lettings around Tavares. From 662 houses to 51 cabins, 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 resort property in Tavares?

If you've been searching for a retreat that has everything, treat your clan to a memorable resort stay, where simply putting your feet up is the name of the game. HomeAway has 292 getaway rentals located within resorts available. Alternatively, you might like to go for something a bit different. HomeAway has a wide range of options to choose from, including:

  • 123 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 81 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 80 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Tavares?

Rather than staying in a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could rent an entire house. You'll feel like you're a part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 741 houses available on HomeAway. Prices start at £24 a night. If that doesn't match your posse's style, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Villa: 180 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Hotel: 48 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.
  • Cottage: 40 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.

Can I stay in Tavares in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to meet up with your closest family and friends. A holiday is a wonderful opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options to suit. At the moment, house holiday rentals are popular for large groups of travellers here, and we have 322 listed on our database. The rental options that can provide for large groups in the area include:

  • Are you looking for properties that can house 6 guests? We have 413 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £33 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 57 holiday rentals that are suitable. The starting price is £58 per night.
  • Seeking out properties for rent to suit 5 people? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 54 that'll be ideal. You can book one for as little as £40 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your cousins and all your besties to Tavares.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Tavares?

Bid farewell to sterile, drab chain-hotel rooms! Cherish the flexibility of staying like a local in an affordable holiday rental instead. Get a load of the diverse options that can be snapped up now on HomeAway. When it comes to getting your hands on a great deal, your first stop ought to be Summerhill. Here, HomeAway has 43 holiday rentals at an average price of £61 a night. Another 90 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Fernandina. With an average price of £71 a night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth telling your friends about.

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