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Sarasota Apartment
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 5 1 5 2 night min stay
Apartment / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 5
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 5
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Nice place, nice people, and a great location! Was able to walk to the beach everyday. And shopping at St. Armands circle. I would recommend this place to anyone. Don't get the studio if you want room though. I hear it's small. But the one bedrooms..."
- Joel Hubbel, Wyoming, MI USA
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Sarasota Condo
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 1 4 1 night min stay
Condo / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 4
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This place is absolutely great. Me and my girlfriend spent two nights over the weekend at this condo. First of all this place has more stuff that we could imagine. It literally includes everything you need for having a pleasant and comfortable stay. Kitchen..."
- Vladimir Titov, Ruskin
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Sarasota Condo
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 7 night min stay
Condo / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Love this place! The pictures you see do not do it justice! Immaculate! Beach is right across the street! Located in a great area! Cannot say enough about the place! It is decorated just how I'd love to have mine! Stocked with everything you could..."
- Sue Carlson, Illinois
(8) Excellent (8 reviews)
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Sarasota Condo
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 1 night min stay
Condo / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"My family had an extended summer vacation in Sarasota, which proved to be a wonderful experience. The Condo was clean, well- maintained and very comfortable. It is located near shopping and is very close to the beach. The area is safe and very quiet. The..."
- Scott Pochron, Cincinnati, OH USA
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Sarasota Home
3 BR / 1.5 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 30 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 1.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
Microwave • Air Conditioning • TV (Cable/Satellite)
"We having been coming here for 13 yrs and it just keeps getting better and better every time. It has become a family tradition that we enjoy and hope never ends. My husband's sweet Grandparents are snow birds that live here every Jan - end of April. I..."
- Shannon Bibee- Henry, Gibraltar, Mi, USA
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Sarasota Villa
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 Min stay varies
Villa / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We really like this place. The beaches are the best ever! ! ! We had great time in family. 5 min walk to Costco and other store. House very clean, good for a familly of 6. We appreciate having a pool near the house for an evening activity after the..."
- Mathieu B, Montreal Canada
(28) Excellent (28 reviews)
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Sarasota Villa
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 7 night min stay
Villa / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"The condo was perfect for our stay. Plenty of room to spread out and everyone had their own space. Highly recommend!"
- Karen Gibbons, Orlando, FL
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Sarasota Home
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 7 night min stay
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Air Conditioning • Parking Included
"We loved the condo & found everything in working order & comfortable. Was very convient to shopping, beach & other stores. Loved to bake in kitchen & enjoy screened in porch with quiet surroundings,"
- Daneen Gosser, Ligonier, PA
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Sarasota Home
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 30 night min stay
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This is our fourth or fifth year that we have come to the villa in December we absolutely love it .There is so much to do there are tennis courts & communal pool, there is a mall around the corner plenty of publix & a short drive to the beach.The ..."
- Lisa Hawkins, U.K.
(8) Excellent (8 reviews)
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Sarasota Home
4 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 9 4 9 Min stay varies
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 9
4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 9
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We spent a week at this property & absolutely loved it. Even our kids (ages 21 & 25) were saying best time ever. We had planned to do a couple day trips to the Orlando area and only ended up leaving the area once (to Universal) because no one wanted..."
- Donna Needham, Nebraska
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Sarasota Condo
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 7 night min stay
Condo / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"My husband and I were delighted with the accomodations that we discovered from the minute we stepped inside this uni! This condo had everything and more - was even better stocked than my own home! Walking distance to the beach and at least two marvelous..."
- Sue Moshier, Rhinebeck, NY
(5) Excellent (5 reviews)
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Sarasota Home
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 9 3 9 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 9
3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 9
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This review is going to be lengthy, but I feel it will be helpful to others since the only review I found was one about noisy dogs. First, we never heard any barking. So that was a relief for us since we assumed we would. Finding and entrance to the..."
- Albanie King Walker, Nebraska
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Sarasota Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 5 3 5 7 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 5
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 5
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"I have been traveling for a long time and stayed in many Hotels but there is nothing like staying in this home. The owner Jaye has made this place so much like home. There was every possible amenity you could think of. She did not leave any stone unturned...."
- JoAnn Lyon, North Providence Rhode Island
(14) Excellent (14 reviews)
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Sarasota Condo
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 1 4 30 night min stay
Condo / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 4
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This condo is located across the road from Lido Beach park and a 10 minute walk from St. Armand's Circle. The condo layout is very good. The kitchen is easy to work in. We have been here for 3 weeks and enjoyed every minute."
- gary robertson, Syracuse, New York
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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About Sarasota

Sarasota, Florida has a reputation as the Grand Dame of the Gulf Coast, due in part to its history as a winter home to many wealthy notables of the 19th-20th century. Bask in the glorious weather of this chic resort town, while enjoying one of the many Sarasota waterfront vacation rentals. If you’re looking for 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 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 are picturesque and easily accessible to all beaches and attractions in the area.

Things to Do

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.

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.

Climate 

Like most of this area of Florida, Sarasota is warm year round. It might freeze 1-2 nights out of the year, but for the most part, temps are tropical. Summers bring high humidity and afternoon showers. Temps hover around the low nineties on the coast. Storms are localized and brief. One side of the street can have a downpour where a mile away will be dry. Hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, but most warnings occur during late August and into September. Budget-minded travelers appreciate the value in Sarasota waterfront vacation rentals during this time in an otherwise pricey city.

Food

Sarasota is also known for its culinary scene, particularly around St. Armands Circle, a trendy shopping and dining area in downtown Sarasota. During the winter months, one tour operator offers a moveable feast – a walking and sampling tour of local restaurants.

Shopping

Sarasota offers some of the most lavish stores in the area. Not only is there the high-end shopping experience of St. Armands Circle, but the new Mall at University Town Center is a fashion and dining destination in its own right. With over 100 stores and distinctive restaurants, it’s a great way to spend a little time out of the sun.  

Events

Sarasota is busy year round. In April, the Sarasota Film Festival is held, where independent film makers, actors, and directors converge on the town to showcase 200 hundred films over this ten-day event. Also in April is the Siesta Fiesta in nearby Siesta Key. The Ringling Museum has rotating exhibits and classes, and the theater season runs year round with numerous theaters in town. The Baltimore Oriole’s Spring Training is in Sarasota. There are a number of festivals throughout the year as well, from architecture to medieval fairs and sand sculpture to the holiday Snow Fest in December.

Sarasota is a chic vacation spot on the Gulf of Mexico, yet even with the large draws of its beaches, boating, beautiful Sarasota waterfront vacation rentals, and white powder sand, it’s the arts and culture scene that make it one of the unique gems of the Gulf Coast. It’s a town built on performance, and it puts on a rather good one.