How to Host Thanksgiving at the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals

Have you started making your plans for Thanksgiving? Nothing brings families together like food and a vacation – this year, marry the two and host your Thanksgiving celebration at the beach! Not only will you have a spectacular time (we guarantee it), but you’ll also be creating some incredible new memories. With the beach as your backdrop in a beautiful home, you’re putting a coastal twist on this time-honored tradition. If you’re wondering how to host Thanksgiving at the beach, then you’ve come to the right place! All it takes is a little planning and a few simple steps before you’re eating turkey at the beach. That sounds pretty good to us!

Whether you are driving or flying to the beach, you can be here in a flash. Several airlines offer direct flights to nearby airports, including Allegiant and Southwest. If you’re thinking about booking flights, the time is now, since airline prices tend to fluctuate over time Packing for a vacation can be tough, especially if you’re flying. You tend to be limited on what you can pack, but the good news is that when you stay in one of our vacation rentals in 30A, Gulf Shores, or Panama City Beach, our properties come with everything you will need. Each fully equipped kitchen comes with the cookware you will need to prepare delicious Thanksgiving meals. Just be sure to grab any condiments or spices you may want from the grocery store before you start cooking!

Where to Stay at the Beach

When it comes to how to host Thanksgiving at the beach, after you’ve figured out your travel plans, you’ll need somewhere to stay! Fortunately, we have rentals all across the Gulf Coast, from vacation rentals in 30A to even Gulf Shores, Alabama. We selected some of our favorite vacation rentals for you to explore for Thanksgiving break.

For a tropical getaway in one of the Gulf Coast’s most desirable locations, look to Isla Del Sol and Kiki’s Cottage in 30A. Isla Del Dol boasts an incredible seven bedrooms with space fo 16 people, so bring along your grandparents, cousins, aunts, and uncles for Thanksgiving at the beach! Tucked back in Blue Mountain Beach’s Grand Beach neighborhood, you will love having access to a community pool and a private stretch of beach. Yes, the water is still warm in November! Meanwhile, over in Seagrove Beach’s Summer’s Edge neighborhood, Kiki’s Cottage is one of our favorite places to host thanksgiving at the beach. It’s perfect for a more intimate family get-together, since its four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms host 10 guests. You’ll love preparing meals among the stark white decor, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops.

Or, if you’re looking for homes in Perdido Key and Gulf Shores, we have beach vacation rentals that are perfect for your Thanksgiving break. A Reef Escape in Perdido Key can host 14 guests, with five bedrooms and four bathrooms. One feature of this home that we love is its Big Green Egg out back, which will surely bring unique flair to your meal. When you’re done enjoying your Thanksgiving dinner (or lunch!), make use of the home’s private 90′ boat dock to cruise some of the best waters in the Gulf Coast. In addition, Lagoonie Goo Goo is another one of our favorite homes that make hosting Thanksgiving dinner a breeze! The spacious and inviting layout is perfect for 12 guests and holds four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Accented by granite countesr and stainless steel appliances, preparing meals is sure to be a breeze here.

Where to Stay for Thanksgiving

Preview some of our vacation rentals in 30A, Perdido Key, and Gulf Shores that will make your Thanksgiving vacation that much more memorable!

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