Enjoy all that Crystal River has to offer while you stay in comfort at one of Owner Direct Vacation Rentals featured vacation rental accommodations which include condo and villa rentals. Since 1994 Owner Direct Vacation Rentals has provided live assistance every day of the year. We match guests with owners of vacation homes, villas, condos, apartments and other types of lodging to ensure great accommodations and great holidays.
Crystal River, Florida is home to the world’s largest population of West Indian Manatees.
Manatees are fully aquatic marine mammals which measure up to 13 feet long and can weigh as much as 1300 pounds. These extremely large grey creatures are gentle and slow moving, they are also strictly herbivorous. Sometimes referred to as “sea cows” they are very pleasant gentle giants. Manatee season is between the months of October to March
, visitors and locals alike flock to view and swim with this lovable creature. Kings Bay is a popular place as one of the best places to view manatees. There are also several tour companies which offer guided excursions provided with wetsuits, masks and snorkels or take part in an exhilarating airboat ride on the Homosassa River
and stay dry while watching manatees, dolphins and other wildlife in their habitat.
This West Central Florida
location has been called “the gem of Florida’s beautiful nature coast”
, with miles of nature trails for hiking and biking and picturesque scenery there is no question why the town has been named a gem. Crystal River has over 30 on-the-water restaurants to choose from and a vast variety of activities to participate in. There are plenty of things to do including enjoying local theme parks, renting a Harley-Davidson, canoeing, kayaking and horse-back riding. If fishing is your sport there are several tour companies to help you plan your adventure for supreme red fish, trout, shark, tarpon and bonefish fishing. The area has a very strong fishing community which makes for an ample selection of fresh, daily-caught seafood delights. If you are searching for shopping look no further than the Crystal River Mall which offers over 40 specialty shops including J.C. Penny and Sears as well as a movie theatre and various eateries.
Planning your villa or condo rental accommodation in this area is the perfect way to experience all that Florida has to offer. Also known as a city of festivals Crystal River puts on a multitude of festivals
to plan your vacation around including the Manatee Festival, Oktoberfest, Scallop Festival, 4th of July fireworks and Christmas parade to name but a few. Known for its slow pace, casual vibe and vibrant soul Crystal River will make an incredible vacation rental destination.
Owner Direct is only a call or click away to help you in planning your next vacation accommodation with so many villa rentals,condo rentals and lodgings available we will help to make sure your trip is a memorable one.
Be sure to check in the “Last Minute Deals” for villa rental properties at special discounts.