Where to stay around Holmes Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,392 holiday lettings near Holmes Beach. From 1,513 Houses to 1,293 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Holmes Beach area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Holmes Beach?

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 Holmes Beach:

  • Ilexhurst: 589 holiday homes
  • Key Royale: 456 holiday homes
  • Palm Isle Village: 420 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 194 holiday homes
  • Sabal Harbour: 35 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 Holmes Beach?

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

  • Island Gallery West: 6,675 holiday lettings
  • St. Armands Circle: 7,312 holiday lettings
  • John's Pass and Village Boardwalk: 7,211 holiday lettings
  • Sarasota BayWalk: 7,306 holiday lettings
  • Bean Point: 6,657 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Holmes Beach 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 Holmes Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,513 Houses in Holmes Beach. Our other popular types of Holmes Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,293 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 202 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 202 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Holmes Beach?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 837 waterfront rentals in Holmes Beach. You have also many other possibilities in Holmes Beach area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 833 holiday rentals
  • Golf course rentals: 810 holiday rentals
  • Beach view rentals: 556 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Holmes Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 2,025 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Holmes Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa in Holmes Beach, Florida your home away from home

    Holmes Beach is one of three communities on Anna Maria Island which is situated just to the south of Tampa Bay on the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It is known for its miles of white sandy beaches and is a quieter destination than the better known Florida resorts.

    This private island paradise has excellent restaurants, shops, performing arts and other attractions yet is within easy driving distance of all the mainland attractions in Tampa and Orlando.

    Things to do in Holmes Beach, Florida

    Visitors come to Holmes Beach to enjoy the miles of unspoilt natural beaches and clear warm waters of the Gulf. Enjoy sunbathing, boating, windsurfing, jet skiing and more from this sub-tropical paradise.

    Boat Charters - The fishing is excellent along this coast offering catches from small snapper up to marlin. A fishing charter is a great way to get out on the water and enjoy the local sights and the breeze. Eco tours and shelling trips are also available.

    Places to visit near Holmes Beach, Florida

    Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa Bay is a popular visitor attraction for all the family. Offering wild rides, animal safari encounters, thrilling adventures, entertaining shows and roller coaster rides it is a great day out just 34 miles (54km) from your villa in Holmes Beach.

    Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios are just some of the attractions for which Orlando is famous, which are 2 hours drive from your self catering villa at Holmes Beach. World class shopping in the Florida Mall, bargains at the Outlet Mall and top restaurants make Orlando a great day out.

    The Marine Aquarium in Clearwater is dedicated to the rescue and care of sick marine animals and guests can see bottle nose dolphins, turtles, otters and sting rays close up. It is a great educational experience for all the family. It is just 54 miles from your self catering villa, along the Sunshine Skyway bridge which spans the bay.

    Weather in Holmes Beach, Florida

    The west coast of Florida has year round sunshine and average daily highs from 21-33C (70-92F). Rainfall is heaviest from June to September but it falls as short afternoon showers which quickly pass. August and September can be rather hot and humid.

    Flights to Holmes Beach, Florida

    Your self catering villa in Holmes Beach is 54 miles (88km) from Tampa International airport and 128 miles (205km) from Orlando International airport. There are daily national and international flights into both these airports.

    Sightseeing in and around Holmes Beach

    Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Holmes Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mote Marine Aquarium (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
    • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Manatee Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Heather Hills Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
    • River Run Golf Links (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
    • People at Play (13 mi / 21 km)

    Seasonal weather in Holmes Beach

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

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Holmes Beach

    Travellers love Holmes Beach for its island views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Holmes Beach. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Fort De Soto Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
    • Manatee Public Beach (1 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Bean Point Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Brandenton Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)