The Benefits of Renting a Vacation Home Over a Hotel Room

One of the negatives of travelling is that you don’t have the conveniences or luxuries that you do when you’re at home. Going on vacation can mean saying goodbye to healthy home cooked meals and hello to cardboard tasting fast food, as you trade your kitchen at home for a tiny microwave in a cramped hotel room. If you want to enjoy your holiday to the fullest and still be comfortable, consider ditching the hotel for a beautiful fully furnished vacation home.

Enough Room for the Kids to Play

Renting a home gives you much more space then what you normally get on vacation. In a hotel you typically have people sleeping above and below you, and it takes a lot of effort to keep the kids quiet. You’re normally cramped in one room, and no one has any privacy.

If you choose to rent a home you can choose one with several bedrooms, a big yard for the kids to run around in, a full kitchen, a beautiful porch or patio, and more. This can also make travelling with a nanny or caregiver much more comfortable, as you can choose a rental that fits your family and has an extra bedroom and bathroom for nanny.

So Many Amenities to Choose From

There are thousands of homes to choose from, each with their own special features and benefits. Some have pools and hot tubs, while others have swing sets. Choose one with a washer and dryer, a dishwasher, or an outdoor grill to get all the conveniences that you’re used to having at home.

Tradition Home, Cabin, Tree House, and More

Another great benefit of renting a vacation home is the different types of property and locations that you can choose from. You can stay on a lake or stay up in the mountains; it’s all up to you! Not only does a rental get you out of a cramped hotel room, but it also lets you experience what life would be like in a different type of dwelling then what you’re used to. Chances are you live in a tradition single family home, but renting gives you the option to choose a tree house, a cottage in the woods, a cabin in the mountains, a house on the beach, and much more.

For more information and TONS of awesome houses to choose from, visit CanadaStays, an online marketplace that offers tons of whole-home vacation rentals that are perfect for family getaways

Photo courtesy of Alan English CPA on Flickr.

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