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Privately Owned Vacation Homes on Florida's Gulf Coast - independently owned, locally managed and operated

Book directly through the Locally Based Property Manager.
Our properties are either exclusively owned by Secret Places or privately owned by carefully selected individual homeowners. They are maintained and managed in partnership with our locally based property managers in Florida.
Spend a few moments with us and we will help you to discover your very own "secret place".
We invite you to book with confidence and to join our growing list of friends who return to stay with us year after year.

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Bradenton
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Englewood
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Marco Island
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Fort Myers
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Naples
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Verified Properties

  • What you see is what you get
  • Beautiful Holiday Homes
  • Payment accepted in US$ - GBP - Euros
  • Privately Owned - hand picked and verified
  • Ease of selection - we do not list hundreds or thousands of properties

Service and Security

  • Multiple years customer service
  • In business since 1997
  • Local home management in each location
  • Efficient personal service
  • Talk with a "real" person
  • Locally based contacts in Florida and UK

Expert Service - Best Price Guarantee

  • No travellers fees
  • No commissions
  • No booking fees
  • No additional per person fees
  • No refundable security deposits required
  • No end of stay electricity charges
  • We do not sell inflated insurance policies

The Quality of Time

Secret Places was formed in 1997 firmly determined to develop something exceptional in prestigious accommodation for the Florida vacation experience. At Secret Places we know it’s all about the quality of time. We understand how much your choice of accommodation can make or break your vacation experience, so all our Gulf Coast Florida properties are carefully chosen for their superior style and comfort, outstanding views and prime waterside locations. We do not compromise quality for cost and we strive to ensure that a vacation spent in one of our homes will be a special experience with lasting memories and not simply just "somewhere to stay."

South Florida Natural Beauty

Map of Florida Gulf Coast LocationsFlorida stretches more than 400 miles from its state line with Georgia to the Florida Keys.

It's famous for its coastline, its Everglades, and its colorful coral reefs.

South Florida is an area of incredible natural beauty... from warm, salty, emerald green waters dotted with thousands of tiny islands in the Gulf of Mexico... to miles of white sand beaches with high-rise condominiums, hotels and trendy clubs along the Atlantic Ocean... with a dash of The Everglades cypress swamps, wetland prairies and pine forests home to a variety of wildlife...

South Florida has something for everyone!