Destination guide

The scenic city of The Meadows awaits you

The lake, wildlife and gardens are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in The Meadows. Travellers appreciate the bird watching in this scenic city. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Sarasota Jungle Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in The Meadows

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes The Meadows a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Bobby Jones Golf Complex (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Rolling Green Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • University Park Country Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Pop's Golf Range and Batting Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Tatum Ridge Golf Links (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in The Meadows

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, The Meadows is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Nathan Benderson Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Celery Fields (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Payne Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around The Meadows

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 29.3 mi (47.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around The Meadows?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 64 holiday lettings around The Meadows. From 9 Houses to 45 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to The Meadows?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in The Meadows:

  • Bunker Oaks: 33 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 1,963 holiday homes
  • Sabal Harbour: 42 holiday homes
  • Saint Armands Key: 3,656 holiday homes
  • Lakewood Ranch: 7,953 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to The Meadows?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in The Meadows. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St. Armands Circle: 8,575 holiday lettings
  • Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary: 6,277 holiday lettings
  • IMG Academy: 8,303 holiday lettings
  • Anna Maria Island Museum and Historical Park: 7,922 holiday lettings
  • Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club: 5,851 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around The Meadows listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in The Meadows?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 9 Houses in The Meadows. Our other popular types of The Meadows holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Meadows?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in The Meadows. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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