Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Bradenton Beach

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Bradenton Beach. Renowned for its beaches, island views and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. Fort De Soto Park and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bradenton Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Bradenton Beach has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • People at Play (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Bradenton Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach is famous for its island views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bradenton Beach. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort De Soto Park (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Cortez Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Brandenton Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bradenton Beach

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city center. 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 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bradenton Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,903 house rentals around Bradenton Beach. From 1,743 Houses to 1,538 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bradenton Beach:

  • Isla del Sol: 321 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,281 vacation rentals
  • Lakewood Ranch: 7,953 vacation rentals
  • Lido Key: 1,963 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,834 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Bradenton Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Bradenton Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bradenton Beach Marina: 8,962 home rentals
  • Coquina Baywalk: 8,484 home rentals
  • Historic Bridge Street Pier: 8,893 home rentals
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf: 8,902 home rentals
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club: 7,780 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bradenton Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bradenton Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,743 Houses in Bradenton Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bradenton Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,538 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 191 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 191 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bradenton Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,119 vacation homes with pool available in Bradenton Beach.

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