Destination guide

Historical Osprey will entice you

The area's history and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Osprey. Well known for its beaches, bars and gardens, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Venice Beach and Siesta Key Public Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Osprey

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Osprey a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Gulf Gate Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Serenoa Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Evie's Golf Center (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Coconuts Family Entertainment Center (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Osprey

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Osprey

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Osprey is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Oscar Scherer State Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Jim Neville Marine Preserve (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Osprey

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.1 mi (22.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Osprey?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,173 holiday lettings near Osprey. From 1,400 Houses to 2,135 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Osprey for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Osprey?

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 Osprey:

  • Osprey Village: 15 holiday homes
  • The Oaks: 23 holiday homes
  • Bay Acres: 16 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 1,807 holiday homes
  • Pinehurst: 121 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 Osprey?

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

  • Historic Spanish Point: 5,304 holiday lettings
  • St. Armands Circle: 8,041 holiday lettings
  • Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary: 5,814 holiday lettings
  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club: 2,669 holiday lettings
  • Rosedale Golf and Country Club: 7,712 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Osprey 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 Osprey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,400 Houses in Osprey. Our other popular types of Osprey holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2,135 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 290 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 140 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Osprey?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,994 holiday homes with pool available in Osprey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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