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Home Florida Vacation HomesWelcome to Tampa Bay

From coast to coast, Florida unfolds in a spectacle of white beaches, rolling hills, citrus groves, and incredible fresh water springs. Enjoy a variety of year-round activities—fishing, boating, and hunting, to name a few—along with a rich historical heritage dating back to 1513 when Ponce de León first explored Florida.

Tampa Vacation Rental Erehwon Retreat Receives 2019 Best of Tampa Award

Erewhon Retreat is now an Award-Winning Vacation Home

Not only is the location of our Tampa vacation rentals by owner postcard perfect, Old Seminole Heights is designated as U.S. Historic Districts and listed with the National Register of Historic Places as well as State and City of Tampa local designation. Our weekly and  monthly rentals are .33 miles from I-275 giving guests easy access to city attractions including museums and restaurants, as well as Central Florida’s most popular spots. Discover what our guests love most about our location and get a glimpse into what’s waiting for you at Erehwon Retreat.


Home Florida Vacation HomesWorld-Class Theme Parks

From the magic of Disney (60 miles) to the adrenaline-pumping roller coasters of Busch Gardens (5.4 miles), the magic of the Florida Aquarium (3.8 miles), and the famous Tampa Zoo at Lowry Park (1.1 miles) are all within a short drive of Erehwon Retreat.

Historical Attractions

Home Florida Vacation HomesExplore St. Petersburg’s historic architecture on a moonlit ghost tour, or deepen your knowledge at museums dedicated to everything from automobiles to Salvador Dalí and opening in the Spring 2020 the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. Or just step outside your front door to admire the 1920’s streetscape of Old Seminole Heights and be sure to visit nearby Ybor City.

Home Florida Vacation HomesNatural Beauty

Relax under sprawling laurel oaks and 90-year-old camphor trees. Take a cool dip in the Gulf of Mexico (23 miles) or Sulphur Springs Pool (1.5 miles). Pick up the pace a little and go canoeing on the Hillsborough River or enjoy a round of golf.

Home Florida Vacation HomesDowntown Excitement

From brewpubs to fine cuisine to art cafes and dazzling dance clubs there are treasures to discover in Tampa Bay. In our neighborhood of Old Seminole Heights there’s a vibrant dining scene. Meet locals and like-minded travelers strolling the Riverwalk and stop into Ulele’s for Oysters (3.8 miles) or ride the Pirate water taxi.

Fabulous Cancer Care

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is a nonprofit cancer treatment and research center on the University of South Florida campus. Just 7 miles away, Erehwon’s extended Medical plan offers special arrangements for extended stays of patients and their families.

Scenic Cruises

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Start your cruise early or take a few days to recoup at the end of your adventure. Our vacation rentals are within easy access of Tampa’s cruise ship terminal (3.6 miles).


Home Florida Vacation HomesLocal Happenings

Take off on a daytrip to be part of annual celebrations, like the famous Plant City Strawberry (think 100,000 cake or biscuit shortcakes) Festival, Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival, Bicycle Bash by the Bay or the Gasparilla Pirate Festival and Parade, held each January since 1904.

Kick off your flip-flops and let the Gulf Shore breeze carry you to sun-kissed fun 245 days a year.

Let the Planning Begin

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