Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Palmetto

Enjoy the history and other features of Palmetto. Renowned for its beaches, golfing and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. Salvador Dali Museum and Fort De Soto Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Palmetto

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Palmetto has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Pier (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Mote Marine Aquarium (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Palmetto

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Palmetto is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort De Soto Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Sunken Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Riverwalk (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Palmetto

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 13.9 mi (22.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Palmetto?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,253 holiday lettings around Palmetto. From 1,896 houses to 1,670 flats & apartments, 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 Palmetto?

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 Palmetto:

  • Sabal Harbour: 39 holiday homes
  • Sunset Beach: 1,321 holiday homes
  • Ilexhurst: 1,559 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 1,890 holiday homes
  • Bay Isle: 45 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 Palmetto? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Palmetto. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manatee County Agricultural Museum: 9,347 holiday lettings
  • Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site: 7,998 holiday lettings
  • Imperial Lakewoods Golf Club: 6,777 holiday lettings
  • Manatee Convention Center: 9,201 holiday lettings
  • Emerson Point Preserve: 8,970 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Palmetto listed on 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 Palmetto?

Yes, of course. offers 1,896 Houses in Palmetto. Our other popular types of Palmetto holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,670 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 185 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palmetto?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,371 holiday homes with pool available in Palmetto. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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