Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Dunedin is ready to explore

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Dunedin. Well known for its baseball games, bird watching and biking, this walkable city won't disappoint. Clearwater Marine Aquarium and Pier 60 Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Dunedin

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Dunedin has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Dunedin Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • SimCenter Tampa Bay (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Celebration Station (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Clearwater Country Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Dunedin

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dunedin

Dunedin is famous for its breathtaking sunsets and island views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dunedin is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 60 Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Sand Key Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Caladesi Island State Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Honeymoon Island State Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Coachman Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Moccasin Lake Nature Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dunedin

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), located 10.2 mi (16.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

Where to stay near Dunedin?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,770 house rentals near Dunedin. From 1,493 Condos/Apartments to 872 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dunedin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Dunedin:

  • Downtown Dunedin: 62 vacation rentals
  • Curlew Landings: 56 vacation rentals
  • Fairway Estate: 28 vacation rentals
  • Clearwater Beach: 1,041 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,240 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 Dunedin?

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

  • Dunedin Stadium: 7,062 home rentals
  • Dunedin Golf Club: 6,022 home rentals
  • Dunedin Marina: 6,917 home rentals
  • SimCenter Tampa Bay: 6,775 home rentals
  • Dunedin Fine Art Center: 6,070 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dunedin 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 Dunedin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,493 Condos/Apartments in Dunedin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dunedin include:

  • Houses: 872 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 147 lodging choices
  • Villas: 34 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dunedin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,759 vacation homes with pool available in Dunedin.

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