Where to stay around Ellenton?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,167 holiday lettings near Ellenton. From 468 houses to 461 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ellenton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Lido Key: 196 holiday homes
  • Sabal Harbour: 36 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 193 holiday homes
  • Gulf Gate: 210 holiday homes
  • Pass-a-grille: 148 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?

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

  • Ellenton Premium Outlets: 6,831 holiday lettings
  • Gamble Plantation State Park: 7,411 holiday lettings
  • Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex: 6,429 holiday lettings
  • Brandenton Beach: 7,583 holiday lettings
  • St. Armands Circle: 7,287 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 468 houses in Ellenton. Our other popular types of Ellenton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 461 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 30 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ellenton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 931 holiday homes with pool available in Ellenton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Ellenton, Florida your home away from home

    The charming town of Ellenton is home to just 310 people. The community is nestled on the banks of the delightfully named Manatee River, and manatees do indeed call this river “home”. Ellenton is just minutes from Bradenton and Sarasota which offer plenty of shops, banks and restaurants. The beach communities of Anna Maria Island, Holmes Beach and Longboat Key offer a host of options on this beautiful coastline. Renting a vacation home in Ellenton is the perfect way to enjoy the nearby attractions whilst relaxing in this quiet old-Florida neighbourhood.

    Things to do in Ellenton, Florida


    This is one of the most popular pastimes for those staying around Ellenton. There are several marinas and the nearby waterways give easy access to the Gulf of Mexico. It is also the perfect place to do some fishing. Beaches

    Head out to Anna Maria Island where the unspoilt beaches run for miles. Relax and get a suntan, collect shells as you walk along the shore or go swimming in the warm safe Gulf waters. Golf

    Florida is all about golf and more golf. There are more than 30 golf courses in Manatee County and the figure is growing, so bring your clubs or rent a set when you get here for some sunny relaxation.

    Places to visit near Ellenton, Florida Gamble Plantation Historical Site

    This is the only surviving plantation home in South Florida and the only Confederate Memorial in the state. Once a working sugar plantation, the 3,500 acres surrounds the 1890s plantation home which still has its antebellum furniture.

    Roaring 20s Pizza and Pipes

    This attraction is not just another pizza parlour. It is the retirement home of the Mighty Wurlitzer organ which once accompanied the silent movies in the 1920s. It now provides entertaining music as you sample delicious pizza.

    John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art

    This internationally acclaimed museum in Sarasota is just a short drive from your vacation villa in Ellenton. The museum showcases a fine collection of contemporary and baroque artworks, sculptures and bronzes. As   John Ringling was the founder of the Ringling Circus there are plenty of circus artifacts too.

    Weather in Ellenton, Florida

    Ellenton has hot summers and mild sunny winters making it very popular with   visitors almost all year round. Winters are dry and sunny with average daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) while summers reach a hot and humid 33°C (92°F) in July and August.

    Travel to Ellenton,, Florida

    The nearest airport to your Ellenton vacation home is Tampa International Airport which has many national and international flights daily. It is an easy 31 mile drive from the centre of Ellenton.

    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.

    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)