Where to stay near Merritt Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,037 house rentals near Merritt Island. From 217 Houses to 656 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Merritt Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Merritt Island?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Merritt Island:

  • Orlando Beach: 20 vacation rentals
  • Cocoa Isles: 230 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Beach: 17 vacation rentals
  • Beach Woods: 22 vacation rentals
  • Villages of Seaport: 102 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Merritt Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 217 Houses in Merritt Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Merritt Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 656 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 19 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 19 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Merritt Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 693 vacation homes with pool available in Merritt Island.

    Take in the beachside beauty of Merritt Island

    The beaches and riverfront create a pretty picture of Merritt Island. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bird watching and stargazing. Port Canaveral and Cocoa Beach Pier are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

    Sightseeing in and around Merritt Island

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Merritt Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Cocoa Beach Pier (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Savannahs Golf Course (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Traxx at Jungle Village (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Golf-N-Gator (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Cocoa Beach Country Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (7.4 mi / 12 km)

    Seasonal weather in Merritt Island

    If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Merritt Island

    Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Merritt Island 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 center:

    • Manatee Sanctuary Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Cherie Down Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Alan Shepard Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
    • Lori Wilson Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Cocoa Beach Skate Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • Thousand Island Conservation Area (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)