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Delight in the natural landscape of Palma Sola

The gardens and wildlife create a pretty picture of Palma Sola. Well known for its kayaking, hiking and bird watching, this walkable city won't disappoint. Fort De Soto Park and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Palma Sola

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Palma Sola a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • People at Play (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Palma Sola

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Palma Sola. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort De Soto Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Palma Sola Botanical Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Robinson Preserve (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Emerson Point Preserve (2 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Palma Sola

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 17.2 mi (27.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Palma Sola?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,799 holiday lettings near Palma Sola. From 1,655 Houses to 1,449 Flats, 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 Palma Sola is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palma Sola?

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 Palma Sola:

  • Lido Key: 1,808 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 282 holiday homes
  • Sabal Harbour: 38 holiday homes
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,574 holiday homes
  • Tara Golf & Country Club: 22 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 Palma Sola?

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

  • Palma Sola Botanical Park: 8,434 holiday lettings
  • De Soto National Memorial: 8,344 holiday lettings
  • Robinson Preserve: 8,413 holiday lettings
  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 7,835 holiday lettings
  • St. Armands Circle: 8,022 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Palma Sola 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 Palma Sola?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,655 Houses in Palma Sola. Our other popular types of Palma Sola holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,449 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 173 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 198 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 Palma Sola?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,967 holiday homes with pool available in Palma Sola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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