Destination guide

The beautiful city of The Meadows awaits you

The lake, wildlife and gardens are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in The Meadows. Travelers appreciate the bird watching in this scenic city. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Sarasota Jungle Gardens 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 The Meadows

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes The Meadows a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Bobby Jones Golf Complex (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Rolling Green Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • University Park Country Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Pop's Golf Range and Batting Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Tatum Ridge Golf Links (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in The Meadows

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, The Meadows is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Nathan Benderson Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Celery Fields (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Payne Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around The Meadows

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 29.3 mi (47.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around The Meadows?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 66 house rentals around The Meadows. From 9 Houses to 47 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 The Meadows is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to The Meadows?

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 The Meadows:

  • Bunker Oaks: 34 vacation rentals
  • Lakewood Ranch: 7,958 vacation rentals
  • Lido Key: 1,891 vacation rentals
  • Tara Golf & Country Club: 20 vacation rentals
  • Palmer Ranch: 358 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 The Meadows?

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

  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club: 7,795 home rentals
  • Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club: 5,813 home rentals
  • St. Armands Circle: 8,588 home rentals
  • Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club: 5,940 home rentals
  • IMG Academy: 8,304 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Meadows 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 The Meadows?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in The Meadows. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in The Meadows include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 47 lodging choices
  • Villas: 7 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 3 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in The Meadows?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 59 vacation homes with pool available in The Meadows.

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