Destination guide

The lively area of South Tampa awaits your stay

Take a vacation to South Tampa and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and churches. This city's restaurants, shopping and bars draw many visitors. Salvador Dali Museum and Tampa Convention Center 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.


Activities and attractions in and around South Tampa

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that South Tampa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Florida Aquarium (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • The Pier (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Adventure Island (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in South Tampa

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Tampa. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Picnic Island Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Hyde Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cypress Point Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • AIDS Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)

Traveling to and around South Tampa

The nearest airport is in Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 6.9 mi (11 km) away.

Where to stay around South Tampa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 308 holiday lettings near South Tampa. From 105 Houses to 150 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South Tampa area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Tampa?

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 South Tampa:

  • Jungle Terrace: 55 holiday homes
  • Clearwater Beach: 919 holiday homes
  • United Central: 33 holiday homes
  • North East Park: 25 holiday homes
  • Historic Ybor: 43 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 South Tampa?

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

  • Picnic Island Park: 7,669 holiday lettings
  • AIDS Memorial Park: 1,581 holiday lettings
  • Hester Park: 6,222 holiday lettings
  • Hyde Park Village: 1,833 holiday lettings
  • MacDill Air Force Base: 4,689 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Tampa 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 South Tampa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 105 Houses in South Tampa. Our other popular types of South Tampa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 150 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Tampa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 117 holiday homes with pool available in South Tampa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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