7 Extraordinary Airbnbs in Lakeland

By: Jessica Roberts

Thinking about staying at an Airbnb in Lakeland, Florida? You’re in luck. The location is superb if you’re planning to rent a vehicle. It’ll feel like a real vacation, offering a serene retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city.

And the best part? If not saving the most money, and getting the best value—is the promise of lush Florida scenery, sunshine and plenty of fun activities nearby to fill your time.

1. Luxury Pool Home (Less than 30 Minutes to LEGOLAND)

Luxury Pool Home near LEGOLAND vacation rental

This bright, spacious home offers a quiet getaway in the heart of Florida. It sits overlooking acres of woods and includes a large backyard, patio and pool—with a hammock for maximum relaxation! This idyllic Lakeland Airbnb is perfect for a family or group of friends looking to make the most of a stay in Central Florida in between exciting events and trips to some of the best theme parks in the world.

2. Cottage at Crews Lake

Lake Cottage at Crews Lake Farm Airbnb in Lakeland

Craving a quiet refuge in the subtropical countryside? This scenic corner of Florida hosts a modern vintage home vacation rental on a 240-acre ranch and blueberry farm. Relax with lake views, fishing on the lake and an abundance of long nature walks. From April to June, enjoy the fruits of harvest in full swing with blueberry picking. Bring the pets with you on this vacation—they’ll love this charming home with plenty of space to run around.

3. Chic A-Frame Escape

Chic A-Frame with Fire Pit on Property Lakeland Airbnb

Looking for a lush tropical escape that feels like an actual vacation? This large A-frame home is full of personality and makes for a tranquil stay in Lakeland. It hosts a fire pit with seating, a grand patio for entertaining and even a hot tub among the foliage out back. Not to mention, one step outside, and you’re in the great outdoors of Florida.

4. Florida Lake View With Private Pool

Florida Lake View with Private Pool and Fishing Airbnb in Lakeland

Need some extra room to stretch your feet? This spacious Airbnb in Lakeland comes with plenty of room for a family or group of friends looking to get away. Watch the sun set from your own private pool with stunning lake views. The best part about this stay is the chance to fish out back—just don’t forget to bring your fishing license!

5. Lakeland Retreat- Charm + Central location + Pool

2 couples enjoying pool outside 2 story historic home Airbnb in downtown Lakeland

This one of a kind, completely renovated historic home has it all, even a pool! This property has old world charm and every modern comfort. Enjoy a private retreat with perfect central location. You’ll be steps away from a variety of artisanal stores, eateries, coffee shops and more in Lakeland’s Dixieland Historic district, including Born & Bread Bakehouse, Concord Coffee and Hillcrest Coffee. Within a short stroll you’ll find cultural attractions, scenic lakes, trails, a brewery & Florida Southern College. If your family or group is looking to stay in a central location, the value of this historic Florida Airbnb is unrivaled.

6. Outdoor Paradise With Heated Pool

If you’re looking for paradise halfway between Tampa and Orlando, you’ve come to the right place. For smaller groups or families who love spending time outdoors in Florida, you won’t want to miss a chance to relax poolside at this Lakeland Airbnb. This private home complements any trip to Central Florida, whether it’s for a family vacation or spring training.

7. Lake Morton Colonial

The Lake Morton Colonial Lakeland Airbnb

Dinner parties? Check. A beautiful stroll to nearby Lakeland landmarks? Check. And just 30 minutes to Disney? You got it. This spacious modern vacation home is located in the South Lake Morton Historic District and features a front porch swing and rocking chairs for real Florida charm. Slow things down to vacation time with a stay at this hidden gem near the lake.

Need some help planning your next Florida vacation? We’re here to help. Give our visitor center a call or visit to request more information or learn about the local area before you book your stay. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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