Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Madeira Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Madeira Beach. Well known for its seafood restaurants, surfing and dolphin watching, this walkable city won't disappoint. Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Madeira Beach

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like dolphin viewing opportunities and fishing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Madeira Beach a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Pier (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Tides Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (3 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Madeira Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Madeira Beach

Travelers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Madeira Beach has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Madeira Beach is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Sand Key Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Pier 60 Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • War Veteran Memorial Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • John's Pass and Village Boardwalk (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Madeira Beach

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 9.7 mi (15.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Madeira Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,430 house rentals near Madeira Beach. From 3,645 Condos/Apartments to 1,078 Houses, 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 Madeira Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Madeira Beach?

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 Madeira Beach:

  • Gulf Shores: 464 vacation rentals
  • Clearwater Beach: 1,037 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 230 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,218 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,672 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Madeira Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Madeira Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alligator Attraction: 8,007 home rentals
  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,075 home rentals
  • Fairway Village Golf Course: 7,631 home rentals
  • Cove Cay Golf Club: 7,726 home rentals
  • Dunedin Stadium: 6,991 home rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Madeira Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3,645 Condos/Apartments in Madeira Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Madeira Beach include:

  • Houses: 1,078 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 271 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 271 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 Madeira Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,874 vacation homes with pool available in Madeira Beach.

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