Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Palma Sola

The gardens and wildlife create a pretty picture of Palma Sola. Well known for its kayaking, hiking and bird watching, this walkable city won't disappoint. Fort De Soto Park and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Palma Sola

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Palma Sola a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • People at Play (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Palma Sola

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Palma Sola. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort De Soto Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Palma Sola Botanical Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Robinson Preserve (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Emerson Point Preserve (2 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Palma Sola

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 17.2 mi (27.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Palma Sola?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,001 house rentals around Palma Sola. From 1,831 Houses to 1,516 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Palma Sola is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palma Sola?

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 Palma Sola:

  • Isla del Sol: 319 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,271 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 Palma Sola?

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

  • Robinson Preserve: 9,026 home rentals
  • Palma Sola Botanical Park: 9,047 home rentals
  • De Soto National Memorial: 8,953 home rentals
  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,367 home rentals
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club: 7,730 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palma Sola 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 Palma Sola?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,831 Houses in Palma Sola. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Palma Sola include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,516 lodging choices
  • Villas: 182 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 191 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Palma Sola?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,204 vacation homes with pool available in Palma Sola.

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