Find the best place to stay — Manasota Key

Where to stay around Manasota Key?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,799 vacation rentals near Manasota Key. From 926 houses to 395 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Manasota Key for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Manasota Key?

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 Manasota Key:

  • Admiralty Villas: 86 vacation rentals
  • Live Oak Landings: 111 vacation rentals
  • Palm Island: 140 vacation rentals
  • South Gulf Cove: 51 vacation rentals
  • Golden Beach: 102 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 Manasota Key?

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

  • Stump Pass Beach State Park: 2,321 vacation rentals
  • Blind Pass Beach: 2,361 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 4,439 vacation rentals
  • Turtle Beach: 4,531 vacation rentals
  • Manasota Beach: 3,480 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manasota Key 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 Manasota Key?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 926 houses in Manasota Key. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Manasota Key include:

  • Condos: 395 rentals available
  • Villas: 252 rentals available
  • Cottages: 64 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf rentals in Manasota Key?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 1,228 golf rentals in Manasota Key. You have also many other possibilities in Manasota Key area, including:

  • Near the ocean rentals: 688 rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 558 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 407 rentals

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manasota Key?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,207 vacation rentals with pool available in Manasota Key. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Staying at a Condo in Manasota Key

    Manasota Key is a beautiful destination in Charlotte County, Florida. Whether visiting to relax on its many sprawling beaches or to taste the local seafood, this city has a lot to offer. When visiting, consider renting a cottage or house, many of which come equipped with internet access, an outdoor grill and pool.


    As an island just off the coast of Englewood, Manasota Key is pretty much one large beach. However, there are a lot of beaches in the area that offer exciting activities to partake in and things to do.

    Manasota Beach can be found towards the northern portion of the island and is a great destination for everything from snorkeling to fishing. There are more than 14 acres of dunes and sands to spend time on, all of which are well maintained. The views are amazing and provide a tranquil setting for relaxation in the sun.

    Englewood Beach is located towards the middle section of the island and is easily the most popular beach in the area. Swim in the crystal clear waters or spend some time at the nearby basketball and volleyball courts.


    What better way to spend time in the warm air of Manasota Key than by playing a round or two of golf. There are numerous golf courses in the area that could prove quite a challenge for beginners and experts alike.

    Sarasota National Golf Club is one of the more scenic golf courses in the area. This 18-hole course will test your skills, as you will have to navigate numerous water hazards and sand traps in order to achieve a low score. The winds in much of the Florida South Central Gulf Coast are blustery, so keep these conditions in mind before swinging.

    Lake Venice Golf Club is a fantastic golf club located nearby Manasota Key. This course is comprised of 27 holes, most of which are relatively flat and straightforward. This ensures that even first-time golfers have a chance to obtain a low score. The greens are smooth, and the fairways facilitate long drives.

    Food and Drinks

    Manasota Key is known for its delicious seafood and fantastic eateries of all cuisines. No matter your palette, there's something for everyone in Manasota Key.

    Locke and Key Restaurant is one of the better seafood restaurants on the island. The restaurant is spacious and provides spectacular views of the ocean. The menu consists of many tasty dishes, such as Oyster Rockefeller and crab cake. Finish the meal with a s'mores ice cream pie.

    Manasota Key Coffee House is located in the heart of Manasota Key, and is a prime destination for a morning coffee or breakfast. Start your day off with a flavorful gourmet coffee and banana nut muffin, or stop by for lunch and order a scrumptious chicken cordon bleu sandwich.


    Given its location in the southern portion of Florida, Manasota Key is generally hot for most of the year, with summer highs averaging in the lower 80's. The months of December and January have average highs in the low to mid 60's. The best time of the year to visit would be in the spring or late fall months, helping you to avoid the costs of winter and the heat and rainfall of the summer.

    How to Get There

    Getting to Manasota Key in Florida is relatively easy. The city of Englewood connects to Manasota Key by two bridges. If you want to drive in luxury with cool air conditioning, consider renting a private car or rental car. The Sarasota-Bradenton Airport is the airport closest to the island, and is a perfect way to arrive quickly at your destination. You can also take the Amtrak for a leisurely and somewhat lengthier trip to the area.

    Attractions In and Around Manasota Key

    First time in Manasota Key and looking for things to do? To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches like Venice Beach, Englewood Beach and Stump Pass Beach State Park.

    Enjoy a visit to Indian Mound Park, Lemon Bay Playhouse and Englewood Recreation Center during your stay. Also a trip to Cedar Point Environmental Park, Oyster Creek Regional Park or Blind Pass Beach might be a nice excursion.