If you’re among the people who don’t do winter, you’re likely dreaming about sun and sand right now. You’d rather hide out under thick, cozy blankets than brave the cold, and your vacation plans consist solely of warm, sunny places. If you’re ready to trade your wintry surroundings in for an oasis, check out these five rental homes that can warm away the chill:
This beachfront home in Orange Beach, Alabama can replace blustery days with scenes of the Emerald Coast. With 10 bedrooms and nine baths, you can bring the whole crew along for some quality time together and still have space to spread out. Flat-screen televisions with satellite access, three separate living rooms, a chef’s kitchen, a gorgeous porch and a private pool will keep everyone entertained while you wait out winter back home.
Fiddler’s Cove 1725
This two-bedroom villa on Seabrook Island in South Carolina is the perfect retreat. Kick back with a good book while you enjoy peaceful river and marsh views. Then head to the community pool, crabbing dock and tennis center, which are all conveniently within walking distance. You’ll also enjoy access to championship golf courses, the Equestrian Center and delicious restaurants at The Club at Seabrook during your stay.
155 Mooring Buoy
With five bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths, this plantation-style home on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island offers a great escape. Views of the lagoon, two master bedrooms, and a private pool set the scene for a luxurious experience. Gather the group in the eat-in kitchen for a big southern-style meal, and then grab canoes from the dock. When you’re back, fire up the grill outside and wind down with some cocktails on the porch.
Whispering Pines 9
Located in the award-winning community of Corolla Light in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this oceanfront home can keep everyone entertained. The community offers access to multiple outdoor pools, an indoor sports center, several outdoor tennis courts, walking and jogging trails and more. With five bedrooms and plenty of amenities, the home is a destination itself, featuring a private pool, hot tub, flat-screen TVs and gourmet kitchen.
This four-bedroom, oceanfront home in North Carolina’s Avon will make you forget about the winter. The ocean is an easy walk away, and the great room features two stories of oceanfront glass. Whip up meals together in the gourmet kitchen, share laughs in the living room when the kids turn in and warm up your muscles in the private hot tub. A screened porch and wide sun decks will make the cold a distant memory.
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