Find the best place to stay — Manasota Key

Where to stay around Manasota Key?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,820 holiday lettings near Manasota Key. From 949 houses to 400 condos, 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 Manasota Key is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manasota 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 Manasota Key:

  • Live Oak Landings: 106 holiday homes
  • Admiralty Villas: 87 holiday homes
  • Pine Valley: 85 holiday homes
  • Gulf Gate: 210 holiday homes
  • Long Meadow: 120 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 Manasota Key?

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

  • Stump Pass Beach State Park: 2,312 holiday lettings
  • Venice Beach: 4,565 holiday lettings
  • Nokomis Beach: 4,435 holiday lettings
  • Gasparilla Island: 2,371 holiday lettings
  • Port Charlotte Beach Park: 2,037 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Manasota 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 houses in Manasota Key?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 949 houses in Manasota Key. Our other popular types of Manasota Key holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 400 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 251 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 64 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manasota Key?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,215 holiday homes with pool available in Manasota Key. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental at Manasota Key, Florida your home away from home

    Manasota Key is a delightful barrier island with no high-rises, traffic lights or 4-lane highways, just miles of gorgeous beaches. This island hideaway lies off the coast of Englewood on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Single family homes and low-rise holiday condos ensure that the island remains friendly and peaceful. There are several good restaurants and local shops making this the perfect place to enjoy a holiday rental, not far from the neighboring town of Venice.

    Things to Do at Manasota Key, Florida


    Manasota Key has four beaches offering a variety of amenities. The main Manasota Beach has 14 acres of gulf front beach, sand dunes, boardwalks, picnic tables and bathing facilities. Blind Pass Beach is perfect for swimming, fishing and has 60 acres of nature trails to explore. There is also a boat dock on the Intracoastal Highway.


    The Gulf is popular with anglers and fishing enthusiasts as its warm waters attract all types of sport fish and smaller catches. Stump Pass Beach at Englewood is popular for angling, or join a boat charter and enjoy an exciting day fishing in the Gulf for tarpon.

    Shell Hunting

    The beaches are perfect for strolling along the water's edge and there are many interesting treasures to be found. After a storm, curved sharks' teeth are commonly seen. They may be black or brown with age and can be up to three inches long! Common shells include left handed whelks, auger shells, coquina shells and rough scallop.

    Places to Visit Near Manasota Key, Florida


    Englewood is a beach community which includes several islands and straddles two counties. It is a good center for shops, restaurants, nature parks and nightclubs and generally has some cultural events going on. It has its own beach with amenities and to the south, Stump Pass Beach is a popular place for fishing.

    Port Charlotte Beach State Park

    Port Charlotte Beach has a wide expanse of sand and offers plenty of pleasant walks. Visitors can kayak or canoe along the shallow waters of the Peace and Myakka Rivers which run through the park.


    Once an old railroad town, Venice is now a vacation hotspot just 12 miles from your holiday home on Manasota Key. The town has historic buildings and an architectural heritage dating back to the early 1900s. Browse the colorful shops at a leisurely pace or sit at one of the restaurants overlooking the water and watch the sunset.

    Weather at Manasota Key, Florida

    Manasota Key enjoys sunny summers which can reach a hot and humid 33C (92F) in July and August. The mild sunny winter months make it very popular with   visitors and "snowbirds". Winters are dry with average daytime temperatures around 25C (77F).

    Travel to Manasota Key, Florida

    The nearest major airport to your holiday rental in Manasota Key is Fort Myers (RSW) Airport, 42 miles away. Tampa International (TPA) Airport also has regular flights from all over the US and Europe and is 88 miles away. The best way to reach Manasota Key is to hire a car at the airport and drive along the I-75.

    Sightseeing in and around Manasota Key

    Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Manasota Key a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sarasota National Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
    • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Jacaranda West Country Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Riverwood Golf and Country Club (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
    • Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club (10.7 mi / 17.1 km)
    • Snook Haven Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Manasota Key

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Manasota Key. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Venice Beach (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
    • Englewood Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Indian Mound Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Cedar Point Environmental Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Oyster Creek Regional Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Blind Pass Beach (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)