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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Weeki Wachee, Florida your home away from home

Nicknamed the “City of Mermaids” this tiny community is one of the least populated areas in the Tampa Bay area. Surrounded by wonderful Floridian greenery and wildlife, the Weeki Wachee Springs are the highlight of the area, pumping 117 million gallons of clear warm water every day. They are the deepest naturally formed spring in the US. The area is perfect for hiking, boating and fishing along the unspoilt waterways and small local towns offer plenty of shopping, bars and restaurants. Tampa is also within easy reach, with excellent shopping, theatres, amusement parks and stadiums to complement your away-from-it-all vacation.

Things to do in Weeki Wachee, Florida

Kayaking

The clear warm waters of the Weeki Wachee River are perfect for exploring by canoe or kayak. There are plenty of places in the area offering boat rentals.

Historic Sites

History lovers will enjoy exploring Old Homosassa and the Yulee Sugar Mill ruins which are all that remains of a pre-Civil War sugar plantation. See the cane press, chimney and iron gears and learn about the sugar industry from the interpretive panels.

Swim with the Manatees

The Crystal River is within easy reach from your Weeki Wachee vacation rental and is the only place in the world where you can swim with these endangered creatures. Take a manatee tour and swim alongside these gentle giants as they eat, play and socialize with each other.

Places to visit near Weeki Wachee, Florida Busch Gardens

This exciting amusement park at Tampa is just 49 miles from your Weeki Wachee vacation home. With roller coaster rides, live shows and exotic animals it offers an action-packed day out.

Weeki Wachee State Park and Buccaneer Bay

This seasonal water park is built around the springs and has a white sand beach and water flumes along with an underwater theatre and Wilderness River Cruise. In 1947 when Newton Perry founded the park at Weeki Wachi, the alligators and bears well outnumbered the humans. He trained the first “mermaids”, local girls, to swim under water and his underwater theatre became a major tourist attraction which is still operating today!   Inverness

The county seat of Inverness is a great place to visit from your Weeki Wachee vacation home. Those interested in historic architecture will be charmed by the restored Courthouse which was built in 1912. Inverness also has a good choice of local shops and restaurants and the Cooter Pond Park and boardwalk is just behind the police station.

Weather in Weeki Wachee, Florida

The weather in Weeki Wachee is warm and sunny all year round. Winters enjoy average daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) while summers reach a hot and humid 33°C (92°F) during July and August.

Travel to Weeki Wachee, Florida

The nearest airport is Tampa International Airport which is just 38 miles from your Weeki Wachee vacation rental. It has many national and international flights daily.

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