Do you dream of escaping cold winters to a warm, light filled, beach house? You are not alone. The beach is best for most travelers around the United States, with 74% of respondents preferring to spend their vacations on the coast.
With the rise of the internet there are now thousands of options to pick from when planning your next beach vacation. In fact, 53% of all travel is now booked online and 50% of people between the ages of 35 and 44 prefer to reserve through online travel agencies. Beach house rentals and condo rentals getting increasingly more popular and more accessible for anyone to enjoy.
It’s easy to think that a renting one or two hotel rooms is the best way to go when planning your next family vacation or corporate retreat, but there are some major benefits to choosing to go with a beach house rental instead.
Beach house rentals provide enough space for the entire family or group of friends while keeping everyone in close proximity. When booking hotel rooms you might not be able to book rooms next to each other or even on the same floor depending on the number of rooms you are booking. With a beach house rental, even large family reunions can feel close to each other while still having their own room and privacy.
A beach vacation home can provide amenities and luxuries of your own home that you wouldn’t be able to receive at a hotel. When you are looking for your future vacation house, be sure to check if you are allowed to access the washer and dryer or dishwasher in the house. These things may seem small but you are definitely going to want them if you are staying in your beach house rental for one week or longer.
Finally, don’t forget to bring food! Going out for lunch and dinner can get expensive quickly and it can be difficult to get everyone to decide on a place to eat. Your beach house or condo will have a full kitchen to cook for the entire family, which will take the stress of finding somewhere to eat. In fact, 71% of travelers with children said access to cook their own meals was a major reason they chose a vacation rental.
You want to relax and spend time with family when on vacation, and more and more people are realizing that a beach house rental is the best way to make the most out of their vacations.