Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Sarasota Springs

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sarasota Springs. This relaxing city allures visitors with its shopping and restaurants. Venice Beach and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Sarasota Springs

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sarasota Springs a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Evie's Golf Center (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Bobby Jones Golf Complex (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Coconuts Family Entertainment Center (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Pop's Golf Range and Batting Center (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sarasota Springs

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sarasota Springs is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Celery Fields (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Payne Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sarasota Springs

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 43.3 mi (69.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Sarasota Springs?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,923 vacation rentals near Sarasota Springs. From 2,022 Houses to 3,020 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sarasota Springs are on HomeAway.

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

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 Springs:

  • Lido Key: 1,916 vacation rentals
  • Casey Key: 4,251 vacation rentals
  • Lakewood Ranch: 7,731 vacation rentals
  • Palmer Ranch: 342 vacation rentals
  • Indian Beach Sapphire Shores: 68 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Sarasota Springs?

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

  • St. Armands Circle: 8,339 vacation rentals
  • Point of Rocks: 6,613 vacation rentals
  • Anna Maria Island Museum and Historical Park: 7,598 vacation rentals
  • Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club: 5,747 vacation rentals
  • Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club: 5,640 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sarasota Springs 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 Sarasota Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,022 Houses in Sarasota Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sarasota Springs include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,020 rentals available
  • Villas: 387 rentals available
  • Cottages: 161 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sarasota Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4,411 vacation rentals with pool available in Sarasota Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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