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  • Writer's pictureTerri Steward

Vacation Rental Vs. Hotel

If you're planning your next vacation, you might be wondering whether you should book a hotel or a vacation rental. While hotels are a traditional option, vacation rentals have become increasingly popular in recent years.

There are many reasons to book a vacation rental instead of a hotel, but I think one of the best reasons is to support local business owners. "Most of the time", the people who own vacation rentals are small family owned businesses and are run by people with a passion for hosting. They provide a personal touch that you cannot get in a large corporate hotel setting.

Here are ten (other) reasons why you should choose a vacation rental over a hotel for your next vacation.

  1. More Space: Vacation rentals offer more space than hotel rooms, so you can spread out and relax. Whether you're traveling with family or friends, you'll have more room to move around, cook meals, and hang out. The Salty Beach House in Daytona Beach offers two bedrooms, a huge living area with dining for 4 and all appliances and cooking and serving tools to cook for the whole family!

  2. Cost-Effective: Vacation rentals can be more cost-effective than hotels, especially if you're traveling with a group. Instead of paying for multiple hotel rooms, you can rent a vacation rental and split the cost.

  3. Privacy: Vacation rentals offer more privacy than hotels, so you can enjoy your vacation without worrying about noisy neighbors or interruptions. You'll have your own space to relax and unwind.

  4. Kitchen Facilities: Most vacation rentals come equipped with a kitchen, so you can cook meals and save money on dining out. This is especially beneficial if you're traveling with a family or have dietary restrictions.

  5. Homey Atmosphere: Vacation rentals have a homey atmosphere that can make you feel more comfortable and relaxed. You can personalize the space and make it your own during your stay.

  6. Unique Experiences: Vacation rentals offer unique experiences that hotels can't match. You can stay in a historic home, a rustic cabin, or a beachfront villa, depending on your preferences.

  7. Better for Large Groups: If you're traveling with a large group, a vacation rental can accommodate everyone comfortably. You can enjoy the company of your family or friends without feeling cramped or crowded.

  8. Local Experience: Staying in a vacation rental can give you a local experience that you might not get in a hotel. You can explore the surrounding area and discover hidden gems that aren't on the typical tourist map.

  9. Access to Private Amenities: Many vacation rentals come with private amenities such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or courtyard. You can enjoy these amenities without having to share them with other guests, which can be a great way to relax and unwind during your vacation.

  10. Flexibility: Vacation rentals offer more flexibility than hotels, so you can create your own itinerary and schedule. You can come and go as you please and enjoy the freedom to explore your destination at your own pace.

In conclusion, vacation rentals offer many advantages over hotels, including more space, cost-effectiveness, privacy, kitchen facilities, a homey atmosphere, unique experiences, better accommodation for large groups, a local experience, access to private amenities, and flexibility. Consider a vacation rental for your next vacation and enjoy all the benefits that it has to offer.

Book The Salty Beach House in Daytona Beach today! Book Direct and get lower rates than booking platforms and use SALTYBEACH for a discounted rate!

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