Find the best place to stay — Longboat Key

Where to stay around Longboat Key?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,596 holiday lettings near Longboat Key. From 2,760 condos to 2,429 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: 95 holiday homes
  • Bay Isles: 173 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 193 holiday homes
  • Sabal Harbour: 36 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 188 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:

  • IMG Academy: 6,789 holiday lettings
  • Harborside Golf Course at Longboat Key Club: 6,974 holiday lettings
  • IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy: 6,792 holiday lettings
  • IMG Soccer Academy: 6,792 holiday lettings
  • Cannons Marina: 6,795 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 2,760 condos in Longboat Key. Our other popular types of Longboat Key holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,429 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 352 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 320 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 4,895 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

    Attractions in and around Longboat Key

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Longboat Key? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to De Soto National Memorial, or spend an enlightening afternoon at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Siesta Key Public Beach and Beer Can Island, and green spaces such as Sarasota Jungle Gardens and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. You can take a shopping trip to St. Armands Circle. Activities around the area include Cannons Marina, Marina Jack and Historic Bridge Street Pier. Also consider a visit to the region's top places to see such as Mote Marine Aquarium and Fort De Soto Park.