Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Ellenton

The beaches and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Ellenton. Renowned for its shopping, bars and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Sarasota Jungle Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Ellenton

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ellenton a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Links At Greenfield Plantation (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ellenton

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ellenton

Travellers love Ellenton for its pristine beaches and stunning river views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ellenton is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Riverwalk (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Emerson Point Preserve (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ellenton

The nearest airport is in Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), located 10.2 mi (16.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 17.8 mi (28.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ellenton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,826 holiday lettings around Ellenton. From 2,106 flats & apartments to 186 villas, 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 Ellenton?

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 Ellenton:

  • Sabal Harbour: 40 holiday homes
  • Sunset Beach: 1,289 holiday homes
  • Ilexhurst: 1,549 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 1,891 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 Ellenton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ellenton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gamble Plantation: 8,723 holiday lettings
  • Ellenton Premium Outlets: 8,006 holiday lettings
  • Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex: 7,682 holiday lettings
  • St. Armands Circle: 8,416 holiday lettings
  • Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club: 5,784 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ellenton 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 Flats in Ellenton?

Yes, of course. offers 2,106 Flats in Ellenton. Our other popular types of Ellenton holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 186 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 1,972 self catering accommodations
  • Caravans: 26 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 Ellenton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,717 holiday homes with pool available in Ellenton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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