I am considering bringing my family to ft lauderdale in june/july this year. We'd love to stay at a rental home on or very close to the beach, so we can make home cooked meals. I plan to look for them on trip advisor, vrbo, etc but before I begin my search, would like to know what areas would be best to look in. We'd need 3 bedrooms would like to be within a block or two from the beach. We'd like to be within a reasonable driving distance to stores and would like the beach to be lively but not jam-packed overcrowded. This would be my first time in the area. Any suggestions on areas to stick to?