Vacation rentals in Bradenton

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Highlights Bradenton

  • White sand beaches
  • Water sports
  • Wildlife
  • Art galleries
  • Historical landmarks
  • Fishing village
  • Craft Breweries

Best Vacation Rentals in Bradenton

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Bradenton, Manatee County
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Bradenton, Manatee County
Vacation Rental • 1249 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.6
(16 reviews)
IMG ACADAMIES are 3 mins away and the beaches of Anna Maria Island are merely 10 minutes drive along Cortez Road with their spectacular white powder sand are a beauty always remembered. From Bradenton you have easy access to Sarasota which is the culture capital of Florida with museums, theater, exhibitions and ballet. Busch gardens is just an hour away and Disney and Orlando Parks two hours drive. Shopping is plentiful with Desoto Mall and Ellenton Prime Outlet Village a must for bargain hunters of all ages. Many Heritage centers are available to explore both historic and natural sites wit...
from $170 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Bradenton, Manatee County
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Bradenton, Manatee County
Vacation Rental • 1238 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.7
(26 reviews)
One of the nicest condos in Shorewalk!! Our 1250 sq. ft. 2 bedroom, 2 bath lakefront condo is an end unit on the 2nd floor in the Shorewalk Resort Complex with a lanai overlooking a tranquil lake with a fountain. This lovely condo sleeps up to 4 people with a super comfortable King size bed in the Master bedroom, a queen size bed in the 2nd bedroom. This tastefully decorated condo has a 42” flat screen TV and a DVD player in the living room for your entertainment, and a flat screen TV in each of the bedrooms. Our living and dining areas bask in sunshine during the winter season. The master ...
from $144 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Bradenton, Manatee County
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Bradenton, Manatee County
Vacation Rental • 1593 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.0
(18 reviews)
Nestled in a lush green Oak Hammock, across the street from the Manatee River, waterfront park and public pier (and on the edge of the historic downtown district), this deceptively spacious historic home has charm in abundance as well as the necessary modern conveniences. Built in the 1880-1890s, extensively remodelled in the 1920's, and completely remodelled again throughout 2014-16, guests describe the house as a "Home away from home". Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms) and 2 1/2 baths. Master bedroom with California King bed, and 2nd bedroom with a Queen bed. Fully remodelled and equipped kitchen: gr...
from $192 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Bradenton

$371for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
$390 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Bradenton

18%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
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Vacation rentals in Bradenton

Explore Manatee County’s nature haven

Check out this hot destination in Southwest Florida! Situated beside the Manatee River, just south of Tampa Bay, is an eco-paradise for nature lovers and travelers looking for a good place to relax. Discover quiet, white sand beaches. Explore nature parks. Photograph adorable manatees. Enjoy a day of waterfront shopping and dining. Not to mention the beautiful architecture, Old Florida History, and dynamic artist community! All of this and more is in store for travelers who venture out to this crown jewel! Travelers will find the perfect rentals throughout Bradenton County, including Anna Maria Island.

Exclusive rentals in paradise

Stay in friendly neighborhoods among laid-back palm trees and vibrant gardens. Nothing beats a rental in Bradenton for a true Florida vibe! These rentals are full of thoughtful touches that add to the stylish, inviting decor. Choose a rental with a huge living room and flat screen TV. Or one with a spacious balcony overlooking the sea. Some of the amenities you’ll enjoy include a large, impressive kitchen, pool and more! These listings really go the extra mile to ensure your stay is as unforgettably amazing as possible. Families and small groups will definitely find their dream Bradenton rental.

Vacations in Bradenton

The area and getting around

A destination full of sites to explore!

Bradenton is replete with inspiring sites. Cortez was founded in 1890 as a fishing village representing “Old Florida”. You’ll find restaurants like Starfish Company Dockside Restaurant from the 1920s and fishing paraphernalia. Its unique fishing heritage is still alive and the catch of the day is standard fare. Florida’s Maritime Museum, in a 1912 Schoolhouse, has preserved the fishing heritage of these villages, including the main exhibit displaying everything about fishing plus educational activities. Manatee Village Historical Park also has many historical buildings and a steam engine train for a self-guided tour loaded with amazing facts and artifacts.

Plenty of shopping and food to go around!

Historical Bridge Street is a great place to find awesome eateries and waterfront shopping. The Bridge Street Market is a must-do for finding events, local produce, specialty foods, and more. Back Alley café features an eclectic decor of local artists’ pieces, trendy clothes and accessories. They also serve light food, wine and craft beer, smoothies, and fantastic coffee. Anna Maria Oyster Bar boasts awesome seafood while the Island Creperie offers a French flair, and Bridge Tender has live music, duck, reubens and cocktails. Naughty Monk Brewery is a beer lover's haven specializing in Belgian ales, live music, and fun. There’s so much!

Travelers and activities

Bradenton for Nature Enthusiasts

Nature lovers won’t regret their visit. DeSoto National Memorial Park, located along the Gulf coast, offers kayaking, fishing, hiking trails and birdwatching. Robinson Nature Preserve is a combined ecosystem with mangroves, tidal marsh, and coastal wetlands with diverse plant and wildlife to accompany their pedestrian-only trails. You are likely to spot tortoises, alligators, herons and much more along the way. Lake Manatee State Park was named after the river, not the Manatees. You can swim, canoe, launch your boat, or soak up the sun for a relaxing picnic recreation day. The lake offers good fishing prospects that you can grill for dinner with your favorite brew.

Bradenton for Beach Buffs

Anna Maria Island is a great place to go beach hopping. This scenic barrier island is full of diverse, white sand beaches to explore. Bean Point, on the northern tip, is one of the top local picks for its massive white sand beach and great sunsets. Just south of Bradenton Beach, in the middle of the island, you’ll find Coquina Beach. Get to know the area better with a visit to the Anna Maria Historical Society Museum (AMIHS). The museum is housed in a 1920 icehouse with history. You’ll find fascinating stories about the island’s first settlers, baseball and the Old City Jail.

Manatee County, established in 1855, was named after Florida’s official marine mammal, the Florida Manatee.

Top 5 travel tips in Bradenton

1. Educate yourself at the Bishop Museum of Science and Nature.

Visit the venue of a lifetime. The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature has recently upgraded its Planetarium with state-of-the-art technology making it the best in the nation. They are also a Manatee rehab center and a natural history museum bringing the archaic to life with robotic dinosaurs.

2. Climb through a thrilling obstacle course!

TreeUmph Adventure Course is an elevated challenge in the forest where you are faced with various exercises including climbing, swinging, and crawling along suspension bridges. Finish the course with exhilarating ziplines over the treetops.

3. Be inspired at the Village of the Arts!

This is an art lover's paradise for eclectic expressions of local artists amid quaint restored historic cottages. You’ll also be delighted by the creative cuisine, music, healing arts and more. Watch for Artwalks on the first weekend of the month.

4. Take a stroll among rare plants.

Palma Sola Botanical Park features a 10-acre oasis with trails through exotic tropical plants and unusual fruit trees. There are 3 freshwater lakes sporting coots and herons. The lush butterfly garden is a wonderland and the garden nursery offers tropical plants to take home.

5. Visit Bradenton’s showcase of outdoor spaces.

Take a day to explore the Riverwalk with 1.5 miles of barefoot grass, beach volleyball courts, awesome skateboarding park, fishing pier, and much more! Catch a show at the Mosaic Amphitheater, experience the Tower Plaza, and spend quality time at the Family Fun Zone. There’s more than enough here to entertain everyone!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Bradenton

What was the average price for a vacation rental in Bradenton last year?

Bradenton is one of the cheapest cities in the USA. The price for a vacation rental is around $292 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Bradenton?

Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should visit Bradenton in September, May, or October, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $248, $257, and $259 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Bradenton go up the most?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Bradenton, the highest prices are found in the month of February (with an average of $365 per night), followed by March ($360), and then January ($316).

Is Bradenton a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is better to book sooner than later in Bradenton as only 31% of the accommodations remain free throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's easiest to find free accommodation in Bradenton are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 93% of the total last year), June (54%), and September (52%).

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is March (only 0% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by February (1%), and then January (5%). During these three months, the availability is only 2%. It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many vacation rentals are there in Bradenton?

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