Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Palm Bay

The beaches and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Palm Bay. Renowned for its soccer games, shopping and kayaking, this city welcomes all visitors. Melbourne Square Mall and Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge 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 Palm Bay

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Palm Bay a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Andretti Thrill Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Brunswick Harbor Lanes (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • LaPorte Farms (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • North County Aquatic Center (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Brevard Zoo (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Palm Bay

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Palm Bay

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Palm Bay. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Wickham Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Sebastian Inlet State Park (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Golden Sands Park (20.7 mi / 33.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Palm Bay

Fly into Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Vero Beach, FL (VRB-Vero Beach Municipal), which is 27.2 mi (43.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Palm Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,496 holiday lettings near Palm Bay. From 448 Houses to 813 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palm Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palm Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Palm Bay:

  • Atlantic Gardens: 23 holiday homes
  • Cocoa Isles: 247 holiday homes
  • Sebastian Highlands: 58 holiday homes
  • Johns Island: 25 holiday homes
  • Central Beach: 77 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palm Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Palm Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brevard Community College: 615 holiday lettings
  • Palm Bay Hospital: 621 holiday lettings
  • Palm Bay Regional Park: 535 holiday lettings
  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge: 642 holiday lettings
  • Wickham Park: 1,377 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Palm Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 448 Houses in Palm Bay. Our other popular types of Palm Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 813 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 33 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palm Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 913 holiday homes with pool available in Palm Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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