Vacation rentals in Sarasota County

Vacation rentals in Sarasota County

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Vacation Rental for 3 Guests in Venice (fl), Sarasota County
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Venice (fl), Sarasota County
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 1 Bedroom
Located within the Villa San Marco area of the Venice Villas community is this 1-bedroom villa that is just a 2-minute walk from the 10-foot-deep communal pool and a 1-minute walk from Venice Villas’ private beach on the Gulf of Mexico where you can enjoy 2 gazebos, long walks, fishing, sunbathing, and beautiful sunsets. This unit comes complete with a well-equipped modern kitchen, a shared living and dining area, a screened-in lanai, a separate bedroom with one queen and one single/twin bed, cable TV, and Wi-Fi Internet. There is a quaint central courtyard outside where you can relax and e...
from $175 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Sarasota County
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Sarasota County
Vacation Rental • 2153 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
Villa Florida FVE31740 mit Pool in Strandnähe – Deluxe SelectionMindestmietzeit 1 Woche. An- und Abreisetag flexibel.Bettwäsche und Handtücher vorhanden. Lokale Steuern, Endreinigung, Regelmässige Poolpflege und Vor-Ort-Betreuung. Gartenliegen, Gartenmöbel und Grill vorhanden.Deluxe – Villa in Florida mit Pool, nur 900m vom Strand entfernt.Lage der VillaSarasota / Venice befindet sich auf der Golfseite Floridas, südlich von Tampa. Hier finden Sie einige nützliche Informationen über Sarasota und Venice.Südlich von Sarasota und nur ca. 900 m vom kilometerlangen, feinsandigen Manasota Beach en...
from $355 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Venice (fl), Sarasota County
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Venice (fl), Sarasota County
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 1 Bedroom
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Located within the Villa Regina area of the Venice Villas community is this 1-bedroom villa that is just a 1-minute walk from the communal pool and a 2-minute walk from Venice Villas’ private beach on the Gulf of Mexico where you can enjoy 2 gazebos, long walks, fishing, sunbathing, and beautiful sunsets. This unit comes complete with a well-equipped kitchen, shared living and dining area, screened-in lanai, separate bedroom with 2 queen-size beds, cable TV, and Wi-Fi Internet. For your laundry needs, there is a communal laundry room a minute’s walk from the villa. We’ll see you soon!
from $169 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Sarasota County

$409for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
$412 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Sarasota County

22%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
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Highlights Sarasota County

  • Beaches
  • Horseback riding
  • Dinner cruise
  • Aquarium
  • Botanical gardens
  • Downtown Sarasota

Vacation rentals in Sarasota County

An idyllic Florida beach getaway

Sarasota County is set on the central Gulf Coast of Florida. It’s known for its powdery white beaches, world-class dining options, historical sites, and great shopping. Sarasota County is the perfect year-round destination for a family beach vacation, a romantic couple’s getaway, or a fun friends trip. Pack your bags full of warm-weather gear and give yourself plenty of time to fully experience this Florida paradise!

Finding your perfect Sarasota County vacation rental

Sarasota County is one of the best beach destinations in Florida, and the vacation rentals here reflect the idyllic beauty of this paradise. Choose from a wide range of vacation rentals for every type of traveler. Stay in a luxurious vacation rental on Siesta Key with sweeping views of the crystal clear waters and long stretch of powdery white shores. Or, stay in downtown Sarasota just a stone’s throw away from shops and restaurants in an urban-style rental. Opt for a vacation rental surrounded by palm trees and a private garden. Many rentals in this area come with a private pool that you can splash around in to beat the strong Florida sun. Oversized vacation rentals are available for large groups and families, while couples can opt for smaller, cozy rentals. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Sarasota County

The area and getting around

Arriving in Sarasota County

Sarasota County is conveniently served by Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, which serves both international and domestic flights. This airport is just 4 miles away from Sarasota city center. Tampa airport is the next nearest major airport at just 45 miles away. Car rental companies are available at both airports if you plan to rent a car during your stay.

Getting around Sarasota County

A vacation in Sarasota County requires a car, there’s no getting around it. However, downtown Sarasota is quite walkable. So if you’ll be staying in the heart of downtown Sarasota, you’ll find many restaurants, shops, and attractions just a short walking distance away from your accommodation. Getting to the beaches and other points of interest is best done with a car.

Travelers and activities

Sarasota County for couples

There are endless romantic date options for couples visiting Sarasota County. Opt for a memorable sunset dinner cruise along the inter-coastal waters and the Gulf of Mexico as you enjoy a delicious meal. Several companies offer daily dinner cruises with live entertainment and delicious cuisine. Go in Myakka River State Park. This is one of the largest and oldest parks in the state of Florida where you can peacefully ride through wetlands, prairies, and pine forests. A wonderful way to peacefully explore the nature of Sarasota County!

Sarasota County for families

Sarasota County is a fantastic destination for families of all ages. Head to the Mote Marine Laboratory, which is a fun educational aquarium for children and adults alike. Here you can learn about the local marine life from a variety of live exhibits. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the otters and manatees up close! The Sarasota Jungle Gardens is another fun family-friendly attraction. Here you can explore over 10 acres of botanical gardens, along with bird and animal shows. Come see the pink flamingos, parrots, and spectacular tropical plants!

Did you know that Sarasota is home to a thriving Amish community? Head to the famed Detweiler’s Market where you can browse and purchase local Amish products!

Top 5 travel tips in Sarasota County

1. Spend a day at Siesta Key Beach

Head to the stunning stretch of postcard-worthy white sandy shores at Siesta Key Beach. The sand here is actually made up of 99% quartz crystal, which is millions of years old and over time, flowed down rivers from the Appalachian Mountains all the way to the shores of this beach. Spend a day splashing around the calm clear waters, strolling along the soft white sands, and enjoying the tranquility of one of Florida’s best beaches.

2. Swim in the crystalline waters at Lido Key Beach

If you love beachcombing, Lido Key Beach is truly one of the best beaches around for it. The entire perfect white stretch of beach is covered in tiny seashells. You can spend an afternoon here shell-hunting, swimming in the calm blue waters, or sunbathing along the shores. There’s a concession stand where you can buy snacks.

3. Tour the Ca’ d’Zan Mansion

This spectacular mansion was once the actual home of John and Mable Ringling. Today, you can tour the elaborately decorated mansion and its manicured, well-kept gardens. Mable Ringling decorated the place herself, and the ornate floors, chandeliers, furniture, and decorations are quite the spectacle. Spend a few hours touring the entire place and be sure not to miss the stunning view of the ocean from the backside of the property!

4. Explore downtown Sarasota

Downtown Sarasota is a buzzing, vibrant hub filled with a little something for everyone. Head downtown for great boutique shopping, top-rated restaurants, cozy cafés, art galleries, antique shops, nightclubs, and more! The downtown area is one of the most walkable areas in the entire city, so you can easily rely on your own two feet to explore the entire area.

5. Explore Marie Selby Botanical gardens

Explore a green oasis in the heart of the city at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. You can spend several hours strolling around the walking paths of the 15-acre botanical gardens. There are several live exhibits, banyan trees, a rain forest play area for kids, and more!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Sarasota County

How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Sarasota County last year?

At an average cost of $331 per night, Sarasota County lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Sarasota County?

If you want to save the maximum during your vacation to Sarasota County, travel in October ($297 per night on average), September ($305), or May ($308), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

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

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Sarasota County was March, with an average price of $391 per night. This was followed by February, with an average of $388, and then April, with $337.

Is Sarasota County a good location for a last-minute getaway?

If you decide to put Sarasota County on your bucket list, we suggest planning your travels long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 85% of rentals booked the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

August, September and October are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of properties free, with an average availability of 31%, 26%, and 25%. However, even during these periods of time, when rental availability is the highest, the average is just 27%. So it is still important you always book a little in advance to make sure you get the rental of your dreams.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Sarasota County?

The months with the lowest properties available in Sarasota County are, in order, March, February, and January with respective average availability figures of 1%, 1%, and 5%, based on the previous year. During these three months, the availability is only 2%. It is therefore preferable to reserve far in advance.

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