Find the best place to stay — Longboat Key

Where to stay around Longboat Key?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,622 holiday lettings near Longboat Key. From 2,747 condos to 2,421 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Longboat Key is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Longboat Key?

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 Longboat Key:

  • Longbeach Village: 90 holiday homes
  • Bay Isles: 167 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 196 holiday homes
  • Sabal Harbour: 36 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 193 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 Longboat Key?

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

  • Cannons Marina: 6,997 holiday lettings
  • Venice Beach: 4,612 holiday lettings
  • Brandenton Beach: 7,583 holiday lettings
  • St. Armands Circle: 7,287 holiday lettings
  • Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary: 5,238 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Longboat Key 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 condos in Longboat Key?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,747 condos in Longboat Key. Our other popular types of Longboat Key holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,421 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 355 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 350 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 Longboat Key?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5,082 holiday homes with pool available in Longboat Key. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Longboat Key, Florida, USA

    Longboat Key is the ideal beach and bay front settings for the ultimate Florida vacation. Stretching between the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico and serene Sarasota Bay, this key attracts many visitors who come to enjoy the average year-round temperature of 73 degrees ( ˚ F). The area is appreciated by wildlife as well, so these waters are home to manatee, dolphins, and fish, while pelicans, osprey and a variety of shorebirds find sanctuary here. Tennis and golf enthusiasts will find first-class facilities here, and there are several parks to visit for a relaxing afternoon. Whether you like to spend your time shelling, biking, shopping, fishing, golfing, or dining, opportunities for these activities are boundless on Longboat Key.

    Well known as private island paradise, there are accommodations here to suit everyone, from deluxe suites in plush resorts and condominiums to beachfront cottages and modest hotel rooms Longboat Key is a barrier island off the coast of Sarasota and Bradenton, approximately 60 miles south of Tampa, and easily accessible by car and from the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport. Interstate 75 and US 41 are the major routes into the area. Coming from the north you can reach Longboat Key through Bradenton by way of exit #41 off Interstate 75. When travelling from the south use Exit #39 west to US 41.

    Stretching eleven miles between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key provides an ideal beach and bay front setting. Far from traffic, noise and everyday hustle, Longboat Key offers a relaxed, quiet, secluded atmosphere. You won't find mini-malls, towering billboards or glaring neon signs. Instead you are welcomed to a land of tasteful luxury and tempting quiet pleasures.

    Written by Richard Heilman, Owner of Property 84986 in Longboat Key, Florida

    Activities and attractions in Longboat Key

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Longboat Key a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mote Marine Aquarium (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Manatee Golf Course (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Heather Hills Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
    • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
    • Rolling Green Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
    • People at Play (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Longboat Key

    Travellers enjoy Longboat Key for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Longboat Key

    Travellers love Longboat Key for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Longboat Key is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Siesta Key Public Beach (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
    • Fort De Soto Park (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
    • Sarasota BayWalk (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Beer Can Island (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)