orlando beaches




Of all the inexpensive things to do in Orlando, a trip to the beach tops the list.  What’s not to like about spending a glorious Orlando day with your toes in the sand, feeling the sun warm your bones as you frolic and play in the crystal blue waters?  Spread out a towel, pop open a cold one and prepare to experience an unforgettable vacation day at one of these Orlando beaches.

Orlando may be landlocked…

But you have your choices of beaches near Orlando…you just might have to drive a little to get there!  If you’re looking for Ocean waters, Cocoa Beach is only an hour and five minutes away from Orlando.  Buy souvenirs at the ever popular Ron Jon AND Cocoa Beach Surf Co, hang out with surfers on Canaveral Pier or…view space shuttle launches from nearby Cape Canaveral!



If you’re looking for adventure, Daytona Lagoon has what you want…this family-entertainment center located in Daytona Beach has water slides (including small child sizes), a wave pool and a tubing river for family fun.  Biketoberfest, in late October, brings crowds and a different kind of fun and is only an hour and 7 minutes away from Orlando.



If the gulf side interests you more, the drive may be longer, but the beauty of gulf beaches make it worth it!  Siesta Key, near Sarasota is home to sugary white sand beaches, clear turquoise waters and Captain Curt’s Crab & Oyster Bar, a kid friendly restaurant famous for its yummy New England clam chowder.  Historic Melbourne Beach offers lots of family, and budget, friendly adventures and is located only an hour and fifty-seven minutes away from beautiful Orlando.  Children love to visit McLarty Treasure Museum and can learn about all the gold, silver and jewels that were lost at sea in a 1715 hurricane that sank 11 Spanish ships.


Vacation Rentals and Beaches Near Orlando with TropicalEscapeVacationHomes.com

You may not be able to find any beachfront rentals in Orlando, Florida, but we are so close to the beach, does it really matter?  The team at Tropical Escape Vacation Homes specializes in offering vacation rentals near the beaches that we all love so well.  Spend your nights in one of our beautiful and luxurious Orlando rental homes resting comfortably.  Spend your days exploring the shores of the many beaches that are within driving range of exciting Orlando and enjoy an unforgettable vacations filled with excitement, adventure…and tranquility.