Where to stay around Sarasota?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,310 holiday lettings near Sarasota. From 3,279 Condos/Apartments to 2,028 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 Sarasota is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sarasota?

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 Sarasota:

  • Lido Key: 366 holiday homes
  • Gulf Gate: 292 holiday homes
  • St. Armands: 139 holiday homes
  • Bird Key: 111 holiday homes
  • Palmer Ranch: 344 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 Sarasota?

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

  • St. Armands Circle: 7,452 holiday lettings
  • Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary: 5,327 holiday lettings
  • Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club: 5,093 holiday lettings
  • Sarasota BayWalk: 7,439 holiday lettings
  • Gulfcoast Wonder & Imagination Zone: 7,438 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sarasota 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/Apartments in Sarasota?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,279 Condos/Apartments in Sarasota. Our other popular types of Sarasota holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,028 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 416 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 323 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 Sarasota?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,652 holiday homes with pool available in Sarasota. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Travel to arty Sarasota

    Come and experience Sarasota and its art galleries, museums and theatre scene. This city's gardens, beaches and bird watching draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Mote Marine Aquarium. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

    Activities and attractions in Sarasota

    Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sarasota a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mote Marine Aquarium (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Coconuts Family Entertainment Center (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Rolling Green Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Bobby Jones Golf Complex (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Evie's Golf Center (4.9 mi / 8 km)
    • Gulf Gate Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)

    Seasonal weather in Sarasota

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sarasota

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

    • Venice Beach (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
    • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Siesta Key Public Beach (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Island Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Sarasota Childrens Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)