Popular Lettings in Fort Lauderdale
Highlights in Fort Lauderdale
- Award winning beaches
- Spas and Wellness Centres
- Shopping and dining
- Butterfly exhibition
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Fort Lauderdale
Beautifully set between the Everglades to the east and the ocean to the west, your choice of accommodation in Fort Lauderdale is between stunning landscapes, gorgeous seascapes and striking cityscapes! Fort Lauderdale accommodation is all about style, with modern spaces the order of the day.Comfortable condos and sea views
Many Fort Lauderdale lettings have sea views, or they look out onto attractive gardens or pools. Luxuriate on the balcony and soak in the city before exploring its delights, or watch the sun go down after a day of exploration and fun. Apartments available to suit all sizes of family or group frequently come with spas and pools for added luxury and enjoyment. Holiday homes and villas are available for those seeking more cosiness, as well as rooms or floors in shared houses.
Holidays in Fort Lauderdale
The area and getting around
Many visitors arrive by air or cruise ship, but however you get there, travelling around Fort Lauderdale is a hugely pleasurable experience in itself. With a plethora of options, you’ll be spoilt for choice as you explore ‘America’s Venice’. The ‘Sun Trolley’ bus is free on most routes and the practical Tri-Rail connects neatly with local buses and the Metro. Then of course there are the water taxis. Not only is this the most pleasant way to get from A to B, but with the water taxi’s on-board narration you’ll be treated to fun facts and information on Fort Lauderdale’s history and interesting sights as you pass through the stunning waterways and canals.Something for everyone from shopping to nature
Las Olas Shopping and Entertainment Boulevard runs east-west from Andrews Avenue through to the beach, with its lively nightlife zone running parallel on Las Olas Blvd, yet just half an hour from the city centre you’ll find yourself in the subtropical wilderness of the Florida Everglades, 1.5 million acres of wetland and natural scenery ready for you to explore.
Travellers and activities
Sawgrass Mills Mall features over 350 designer outlets including true luxury brands, as well as restaurants and cafes. Make the Galleria your second shopping stop, with over 100 retail outlets awaiting your business, and of course no visit for a shopping lover would be complete without a trip to the famous Las Olas Boulevard, home to shops, premium restaurants nightclubs and other evening entertainment options, all contained with a one-mile strip.
Fort Lauderdale for Families
Stunning, safe, clean, award-winning beaches are a key attraction for families to Fort Lauderdale, but a plethora of museums and attractions also await. The Museum of Discovery and Science is a treat for all ages, whereas the Young at Art Museum is a delight for the smaller children. Animal lovers will be entranced at Flamingo Gardens and Butterfly World – all designed for both enjoyment and education. The young and young at heart will love Fort Lauderdale’s water taxis, which will take you through the most interesting areas of the city, and a day’s ticket gives you access to the taxis with one single payment.
Fort Lauderdale is known as the ‘Venice of Florida’ due to its network of canals, and they make a wonderful way to explore the city!
Top 5 travel tips in Fort Lauderdale
With comfortable sea water temperatures all year round, Fort Lauderdale is the perfect place to go if you enjoy scuba diving or snorkelling – plus it has a vast number of wrecks, and easily accessible coral reefs. For those who prefer to stay a little drier, fishing is ‘reel good’ at Fort Lauderdale, and there are multiple places to join a crew or rent your own boat to seek out a blue marlin or a tasty mahi mahi.2.Gateway to the Everglades
Fort Lauderdale isn’t just about the city. You’re right on the edge of the famous Florida Everglades. Take an airboat ride in the nearby Sawgrass Recreation Park and look out for alligators!3. Flutter along to Butterfly World
Boasting 10 acres of space, this is nothing less than the largest butterfly exhibition in the world, home to more than 20,000 live butterflies from every corner of the globe!4. Try your luck in Greater Fort Lauderdale
24/7 casinos and gaming at the Greater Fort Lauderdale casinos means you can try your luck day or night with one-armed bandits, poker, blackjack and craps.5. Soak up the Culture
A true city of culture, Fort Lauderdale boasts Broadway shows, music festivals from jazz to indie to soul and art – oh, the art! The place to be is FATVillage – Flagler Arts and Technology – part of downtown Fort Lauderdale that was previously 1950s warehouses and is now the centre for emerging creators of art in all forms – contemporary art, film and fashion.