Ocean Reef Vacation Rentals & Real Estate lists many pet-friendly beachfront rentals in Destin, Florida, including Alegria, Banana Cabana, Beachy Keen, Treasure Chest and Coco Hut. Local beaches include Seagrove Beach and Miramar Beach.
As of 2015, Emerald Isle Realty lists nearly 100 pet-friendly vacation rentals located along the Crystal Coast in North Carolina, many of which sit on the ocean. These include Paws in the Sand, Sol Mate, Harbor House East, If By Sea West and All About Bubbles.
Pet-friendly vacation rentals, motels and resorts in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina include Ocean Park Resort on South Ocean Boulevard, The Patricia Grand on North Ocean Boulevard and Thomas Beach Vacations on Sea Mountain Highway.
BringFido.com is a useful resource for dog owners planning a beach vacation. The site provides a directory of over 25,000 pet-friendly accommodation options in 150 countries, along with user reviews, information on airline and hotel pet policies, and details of dog-friendly beaches, parks, restaurants and other attractions.
Considerations for travelers planning to bring pets on vacation include secure ID tags, sandy fur long after the return home, a lingering odor of seawater, paw burns and blisters from hot sand, and local leash policies. In addition, some short-haired dog breeds need to be concerned about sunburn.