Where to stay around Sarasota, FL?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 6,191 vacation rentals near Sarasota. From 1,978 Houses to 353 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sarasota for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

Whether you're traveling 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 Sarasota:

  • Lido Key: 195 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Gate: 214 vacation rentals
  • Bird Key: 105 vacation rentals
  • Whitfield Estates: 33 vacation rentals
  • Arlington Park: 104 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Sarasota?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sarasota. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary: 5,259 vacation rentals
  • Ringling Museum of Art: 7,126 vacation rentals
  • St. Armands Circle: 7,331 vacation rentals
  • Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club: 4,859 vacation rentals
  • Gulfcoast Wonder & Imagination Zone: 7,323 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sarasota listed on VRBO 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 Sarasota?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 1,978 Houses in Sarasota. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sarasota include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 353 rentals available
  • Villas: 324 rentals available
  • Cottages: 188 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf rental rentals in Sarasota?

Absolutely, VRBO has 3,609 golf rental rentals in Sarasota. You have also many other possibilities in Sarasota area, including:

  • Beachfront rentals: 1,516 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 1,126 rentals
  • Oceanfront rentals: 600 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sarasota?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 4,548 vacation rentals with pool available in Sarasota. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Travel to artsy Sarasota

    Come and experience Sarasota and its art galleries, museums and theater scene. This city's gardens, beaches and bird watching draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Mote Marine Aquarium. Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sarasota a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • 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 91°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 center:

    • 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)