Destination guide

The beachside setting of Melbourne Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and wildlife create a pretty picture of Melbourne Beach. This city's surfing, biking and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Melbourne Square Mall and Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge 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 Melbourne Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Melbourne Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Andretti Thrill Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • LaPorte Farms (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • North County Aquatic Center (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Brunswick Harbor Lanes (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Whisper Lakes Golf Course (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Brevard Zoo (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Melbourne Beach

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Melbourne Beach

Melbourne Beach is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Melbourne Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. 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 (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Sebastian Inlet State Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Golden Sands Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Wickham Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Royal Palm Pointe Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)

Transportation options to and around Melbourne Beach

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), located 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Vero Beach, FL (VRB-Vero Beach Municipal), which is 22.3 mi (35.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Melbourne Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 703 holiday lettings near Melbourne Beach. From 321 Houses to 266 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Melbourne Beach area.

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

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 Melbourne Beach:

  • Floridana Beach: 34 holiday homes
  • Averill Farms: 25 holiday homes
  • Harbor East: 19 holiday homes
  • Indian Landing: 25 holiday homes
  • Beau Jeans Of Melbourne Beach: 35 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 Melbourne Beach?

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

  • Spessard Holland Golf Course: 783 holiday lettings
  • Sebastian Inlet State Park: 681 holiday lettings
  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge: 679 holiday lettings
  • Wickham Park: 1,433 holiday lettings
  • Vero Fashion Outlets: 545 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Melbourne Beach 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 Melbourne Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 321 Houses in Melbourne Beach. Our other popular types of Melbourne Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 266 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Melbourne Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 386 holiday homes with pool available in Melbourne Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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