Cabana Beach Apartments

Cabana Beach blends the casual beauty of the islands with the hip, eclectic energy of South Beach. Come find your place in the sun. With dedicated bus routes to both The University of Florida and Santa Fe College, Cabana Beach is a prime spot for students seeking the beach life in Gainesville.

This student housing community offers 2 and 4 bedroom apartment options with different levels of upgrades and price points to fit your budget. Apartments are individually leased by-the-bedroom with roommate matching and a private bathroom for every resident. Monthly rent includes high-speed internet, cable with HBO, and a full furniture and appliance package including a washer and dryer in every apartment home and 55" 4k SMART TVs in upgraded floor plans.

 Apartment Amenities

  • South Beach Lagoon style pool with beach sand, waterfall, hammocks and brand new pool furniture.
  • 24 Hour Fitness Center with brand new cardio and weight equipment
  • 24 Hour Computer Lab with brand new PC and Mac computers fully equipped with high-speed, fiber optic internet and free printing
  • One of the few pet friendly communities that offer individual leases and roommate matching.
  • Gated community with courtesy officers onsite after hours

 Floor Plan Features

  • 50megs of high-speed fiber optic internet and cable included in monthly rent
  • Apartments come all inclusive with fully furnished bedrooms and private bathrooms
  • Flat screen TVs provided in common area
  • Individual leasing with roommate matching available
  • Private screened in balconies in every apartment with pool views available
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Lease Style
  • Individual, By the Bedroom
Roommate Matching
  • Yes
Miles to UF
  • 1.7
Lease Length By Month
  • 5
  • 9
  • 12
Pet Policy
  • Cats
  • Dogs (call for details)
Apartment Furnishing
  • Furnished Common Area
  • Furnished Bedroom
Internet, Cable & Utilities
  • Cable Included
  • HBO Included
  • High Speed Internet Included
  • Water Included
  • Electric Included
  • Trash Removal Included
  • Valet Trash Removal Included
Apartment Features
  • Handicap Access
  • Alarm System
  • Private Bathroom
  • Carpeting
  • Tile Floors
  • Ceiling Fan in Bedroom
  • Ceiling Fan in Living Room
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Walk-in Closets
  • Screened Patio
  • Screened Balcony
Community Features
  • Club House
  • Picnic Area
  • Resort-style Pool
  • Pool Cabanas
  • Game Room
  • Courtesy Patrol
  • Gated Community
  • Controlled Access
  • Computer Lab
  • Business Center
  • Nature View
Public Transportation
  • On Bus Stop
  • Guaranteed Parking Space
Sports & Fitness
  • 24-hr Fitness Center
  • Basketball Court
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Microwave
  • W/D Included
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Refrigerator
  • TV Provided in Common Area
Apartment Extras
  • Resident Activities
  • Coffee Bar
  • Dog Walk
Green Efforts
  • Paper Recycling Available
  • Glass Recycling Available
  • Plastic Recycling Available
  • Energy Star Appliances

West Gainesville

West Gainesville borders the west side of UF campus and Archer Road's popular shopping and dining at Butler Plaza, making this neighborhood a top-choice for Gainesville renters who are looking for convenience and a quick commute. You'll find that many of Gainesville's largest student apartment communities line SW 20th Avenue and 62nd Boulevard, which is a prime location for renters looking to live close to UF and Santa Fe College. This area boasts numerous bus routes to UF campus and easy access to both Butler Plaza and The Oaks Mall. Learn more about West Gainesville
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 Apartment Address

1601 SW 51st Terr
Gainesville, Florida  32607

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Mon - Fri10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat - SunClosed

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Cabana celebrated as Gainesville's only beach?

Cabana Beach's pool area truly feels like a resort. The lagoon-style pool is massive and loops around a center island, and the adjacent beach sand area completes the beachy vibe. The pool is surrounded by plenty of outdoor seating on lounge chairs, tables, and hammocks so you can catch a tan. We can't forget to mention the massive poolside TV, which is perfect for Gator Gamedays. If you're looking for a beach in Gainesville, Cabana is as close as you can get!

What floor plans do Cabana Beach apartments offer?

Cabana Beach apartments offer 2- and 4-bedroom Gainesville apartment homes with various finishes and features. All apartments include furniture, cable with HBO, high-speed internet, electricity, water, trash & sewer. All bedrooms are leased individually, and roommate matching is available!

Are apartments at Cabana Beach furnished?

Yes! Every apartment at Cabana Beach comes fully furnished, including bedroom and living room furniture. You'll also be happy to find that the apartments are fully equipped with appliances, including a dishwasher and washer and dryer. Bedrooms at Cabana Beach also include built-in desks and shelving, so you can create your own private study space.

What amenities are offered at Cabana Beach apartments?

Cabana Beach truly lives up to its name – this apartment community is the only "beach" in Gainesville, featuring a huge resort-style waterfall pool, a sandy beach tanning zone, hammock garden, and sand volleyball courts! Residents also enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, computer lab, study rooms, and weekly resident events.

Where is Cabana Beach located in Gainesville, FL?

Cabana Beach apartments are located off SW 20th Avenue. This apartment community is just 2.4 miles or a 15-25 minute bus ride to the University of Florida campus, and 5.5 miles from Santa Fe College's campus.