If you’re looking for Sarasota vacation rentals in this culturally rich city framed by sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, you’re not alone. A recent market study reveals nearly 51% of travelers looking for a place to stay researched online vacation rental options in the area.
Blending some of Florida’s most significant cultural attractions with spectacular barrier islands, the area is a wonderland of blindingly white sands, turquoise waters, and upscale shopping and dining. Encompassing areas like Lido Key, Longboat Key, and Siesta Key, the settings for Sarasota vacation rentals are picturesque and easily accessible to all beaches and attractions in the area.
The cultural menu features a professional symphony, opera, ballet, 10 live performance theaters, and more than 30 art galleries. When it’s time to grab the sunscreen and head for the sands, there are more than 35 miles of beach in the area.
For Sarasota, FL rentals by owner, you’ll find a great selection whether you’re seeking something in the city or an isolated escape on one of several keys (small islands). Regardless if your needs and desires call for a private beach house with soaring ceilings, terra cotta floors, and a gourmet kitchen, a small beach cottage with a swimming pool or something in between, you’ll find it in this city.
Dominating the city's cultural attractions scene is the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, an expansive estate of magnificently landscaped grounds and gardens created by the noted circus impresario. The complex immerses you in a world of opulence, spectacular art works, and circus memorabilia with the Ca d’Zan Mansion, Circus Museums, Museum of Art, and Asolo Theater.
Nature lovers visiting the area gravitate to the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in St. Armands Circle, where sea turtles, manatees, and sharks are on display, the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, a verdant, 190-acre wildlife sanctuary, and the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, a lush, 11-acre bay-front setting with more than 20,000 plants highlighted by 6,000 orchids.
Following a full day of Sarasota’s sophisticated beach lifestyle, rest assured, you’ll cap the end of a full day by returning to one of the area’s spacious, amenity-loaded Sarasota vacation rentals.