The Top 10 Themed Vacation Rentals
Want a vacation home that stands out from the crowd? Look no further than Villatel’s top 10 picks for themed vacation rentals.
Take family trip planning to the next level with themed vacation rentals around the country. These imaginatively themed vacation rentals will make a splash on social media and bring the magic of kid-friendly attractions home — along with plenty of luxury amenities.
From a tropical Hawaiian paradise in Orlando to a pretty pink dollhouse, these one-of-a-kind, themed vacation rentals are unlike anywhere you’ve been before. Here are 10 themed vacation rentals you can easily book in real life.
1. The Hawaiian Hideaway, Davenport, Florida
Located inside an enchanting gated community minutes from Orlando’s top attractions, this 10-bedroom themed vacation rental is a dreamy island paradise — complete with its own private pool. Kids can sleep in thatched roof bunk beds with cool under-the-sea lighting and life-size wall art spotlighting their favorite Hawaiian heroes. For added fun, there’s a space-themed bedroom just down the hall. Parents will be transported to a stylish beach house with ocean-inspired décor and soothing colors — close your eyes and you can almost hear the waves crashing.
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2. The Monster Manor, Davenport, Florida
Perfectly situated for a thrilling family vacation in Orlando, there are 10 bedrooms inside this monster of a house with its own screened-in pool, home theater with comfy cinema-style seats, game room, and classic arcade video games — just to name a few of the over-the-top amenities. Along with a magic-themed bedroom inspired by the furry blue and feisty one-eyed creatures from Disney’s lovable scare factory, there’s a kids’ room dedicated to prehistoric monsters with wall-size dinosaurs and comfy bunk beds.
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3. The McFly, Dallas, Texas
With rad details throughout, this two-bedroom house for up to six guests is totally back to the future. Located in the pedestrian-friendly neighborhood of Lower Greenville near cafés and restaurants, it’s a treasure trove of 1980s nostalgia and pop culture, including a burger statue in the backyard. Play on a retro arcade game, old-school gaming console, or flash-forward to the 21st century and stream a movie. Start your day with an array of kid-approved breakfast cereals, which parents also remember from their morning cartoons.
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4. The Champion’s Chateau, Kissimmee, Florida
Minutes from the gates of the Magic Kingdom, this whimsical, nine-bedroom vacation house is among the best themed vacation rentals in Orlando and it’s all about the imaginary world of toys! Here, kids can bunk in a room featuring giant building blocks and characters from the most beloved animated movies about toys who come to life. To capture the magic of a storybook in real life, there’s also a huge Connect 4 game, theater room, pool, and arcade, among other amenities. Kids can also let their imaginations run loose in a bedroom filled with comic-book superheroes.
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5. The Circus House, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Inspired by the excitement of the circus, this four-bedroom vacation house situated five minutes from downtown Colorado Springs can accommodate up to 10 guests. Start the morning juggling act of getting everyone at the breakfast table in a brightly colored kitchen before exploring nearby attractions, including the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Garden of the Gods nature center, and the Ghost Town Museum. The seasonal North Pole and Santa’s Workshop is also five minutes away. From circus-themed bedspreads to a game room, this house is a three-ring showstopper.
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6. An Enchanted Estate, Kissimmee, Florida
Do your kids dream about jumping into their favorite video games? Step inside the screen in this nine-bedroom vacation house a short drive from Orlando’s kid-approved activities — and hit the start button for fun. Of course, there’s a fully outfitted arcade in this spacious abode dedicated to all things gaming. Inside a brightly decorated kids’ bedroom, you’ll find the secret tunnels and exciting power-ups of the colorful Mushroom Kingdom on the quest to capture the princess — whose princess-themed bedroom is just down the hall.
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7. Barbie Fab, Scottsdale. Arizona
If you missed your chance to book the real-deal Malibu Dreamhouse overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Airbnb, the Barbie Fab in Scottsdale, Arizona, is your chance to dive into a Barbie world — and yes, there’s a pink-decked pool in the backyard with turquoise lounge chairs. The three-bedroom vacation house for up to 12 guests also has a pretty pink sofa and pink walls for living up to your ultimate dream dollhouse, as well as arcade games and a home theater.
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8. The Charming Castle, Davenport, Florida
Along with its exhilarating theme parks, Orlando is a gateway to outdoor adventure, with state parks and nature preserves just a short drive away. This 10-room vacation house has a swimming pool, arcade, and home theater for all the creature comforts of a luxury vacation — which captures the magic of an amazing treehouse tucked over the river and through the woods. The forest theme comes through in a kid’s bedroom featuring fantastical wall art and a bunk bed draped with a leafy canopy.
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9. The Ritzy Retreat, Kissimmee, Florida
In the heart of the Sunshine State, you’ll find a winter wonderland inside this nine-bedroom, themed vacation rental conveniently located near Orlando’s kid-approved attractions. With state-of-the-art, bluish LED lighting, icy décor, and full-size Disney wall art, the frozen-themed kids’ bedroom will thaw out your young one’s sense of adventure. Down the hall, a superhero-themed bedroom invites your little superheroes to dream big! With a private pool, as well as access to resort amenities, such as a water park and fitness center, there are plenty of ways to “chill out” and have fun!
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10. Cowboy Corral, Severville, Tennessee
This five-bedroom, six-bathroom cowboy-themed luxury cabin has everything you need for wrangling up an unforgettable family vacation. Around 10 minutes from Pigeon Forge, and countrified attractions like Dollywood 20 minutes away and Great Smoky Mountains National Park less than 15 minutes away, get ready to saddle up for adventure. At the end of a busy day, bed down in themed bedrooms, such as the Buffalo, Longhorn, Horsin’ Around, Outlaw, and the Bunkhouse alcove with a log bunk bed.
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