Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Bradenton

The riverfront and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Bradenton. This city's university setting, sporting events and bird watching draw many visitors. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Sarasota Jungle Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Bradenton

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bradenton a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • People at Play (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Bradenton

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

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bradenton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bradenton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Riverwalk (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Emerson Point Preserve (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bradenton

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 19 mi (30.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bradenton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,534 holiday lettings around Bradenton. From 263 villas to 2,675 houses, 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 Bradenton?

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 Bradenton:

  • Sabal Harbour: 38 holiday homes
  • Tara Golf & Country Club: 15 holiday homes
  • River Pointe: 21 holiday homes
  • Creekwood: 16 holiday homes
  • Heron's Watch: 15 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 Bradenton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bradenton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rosedale Golf and Country Club: 8,161 holiday lettings
  • Main Street at Lakewood Ranch: 7,178 holiday lettings
  • IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy: 8,204 holiday lettings
  • Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch: 5,476 holiday lettings
  • IMG Academy: 8,206 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bradenton 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 Villas in Bradenton?

Yes, of course. offers 263 Villas in Bradenton. Our other popular types of Bradenton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,675 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 2,883 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 266 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 Bradenton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5,065 holiday homes with pool available in Bradenton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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