Top 11 Beachfront Hotels Near Venice, Florida - Updated 2024

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Vanna
Vanna 
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Lauded as one of the “Best Places to Live on the Coast” by Coastal Living, Venice in Sarasota County, Florida, is a dream come true for beach lovers, fans of the slow-paced resort lifestyle, and nature enthusiasts. There’s never a dearth of fun things to do here. Dig around for shark teeth at any of Venice’s beaches. Stroll down the Italian-inspired Historic Downtown Venice. Chill out at Caspersen Beach. Check out the local flora and fauna at Oscar Scherer State Park. See the city on water as you explore Venetian Waterway Park. Of course, no trip to Venice is complete without staying near the beach. If you are wondering about where to stay in Venice, then wonder no more. We have got you covered. Check out the top beachfront hotels near Venice, Florida.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and location with easy access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Bali Hai Beachfront Resort and Spa (from USD 364)

One of the best places to stay near Venice, Florida, this premier hotel is nestled along Holmes Beach. The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with complimentary WiFi that can be used for both work and leisure. Guests can drift off to a peaceful slumber on the plush beds after watching movies and shows on the large wall-mounted TV.

The property features a state-of-the-art wellness spa, Sea-renity Spa. Pamper yourself with a facial or body treatment and wash away all the stress of travel. What’s more - the property has an outdoor pool. You can hang out by the poolside and soak up the sun with a drink in hand or dive inside the pool for a few refreshing laps.

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Bali Hai Beachfront Resort and Spa

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 6900 Gulf Dr
24.69 km (15.4 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an amazing view with a gorgeous pool
Cleanliness:
absolutely beautiful friendly and clean
friendly staff clean facilities modern rooms great central ac
Host:
the guest service manager was warm and friendly
staff very welcoming and room was beautiful
lovely stay clean relaxing friendly staff gorgeous beach front
Location:
this was a beautiful beachfront hotel in a central location on anna maria island
love the beach how close it is
beautiful location and amazing staff
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2. The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota (from USD 599)

Vacation in luxury and style at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. Located in Downtown Sarasota, this 5-star hotel near Venice, Florida, is on the beach. You’ll also get exclusive access to the prestigious Beach Club on Lido Key. Book a tee time at the resort’s Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. Unwind at the on-site Ritz-Carlton Spa, Sarasota, and enjoy fine dining by the waterfront or right at the golf course.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

Wifi Available

Address: 1111 Ritz Carlton Dr
2.91 km (1.9 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

3. WannaB Inn (from USD 210)

See more of the Gulf Coast. Travel 30 minutes south of Venice to Manasota Key and check in at WannaB Inn. This boutique and Old Florida-style resort only has 80 rooms, which means you can escape the crowds big hotels and resorts in Southwest Florida usually attract. After breakfast, sink your feet into the sand of Englewood Beach and catch a golden tan. If you’re lucky, you might be able to come across some of Manasota Key’s most treasured guests: sea turtles, which make the surrounding beach their nesting grounds.

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WannaB Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 985 Gulf Blvd.
51.85 km (32.3 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Pets allowed Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Lift Heating

4. Zota Beach Resort (from USD 434)

Longboat Key is the place to be and be seen when you’re in Sarasota County. From Venice, take the hour-long drive north to one of the Gulf Coast’s best destinations. Stay at Zota Beach Resort, a modern, luxury resort located right along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The resort has over 180 contemporary guest rooms and suites, plus upscale shopping and dining available on site. Claim any one of the day beds in the outdoor pool area or spend your entire day at the beach.

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Zota Beach Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive
10.13 km (6.3 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

5. Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel & Suites (from USD 149)

Try a different kind of beachfront resort experience at Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel & Suites. This hotel is located right along the shores of the Peace River, so you’ll be able to see the river flow into the larger Gasparilla Sound, which eventually opens up to meet the Gulf of Mexico. The hotel has a total of 184 guest rooms and suites, all of which are equipped with top-rate amenities. Enjoy drinks at the tiki bar, watch the sun set by the pool, or take a late afternoon or early morning walk at the beach. Punta Gorda is about an hour southeast of Venice.

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Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel & Suites

Wifi Available

Address: 300 West Retta Esplanade
68.11 km (42.4 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Other beachfront accommodations

6. Anna Maria Island Inn (from USD 623)

If you’re looking for a quieter holiday destination near Venice but just as beautiful, head north to Bradenton Beach. This serene stretch of immaculate white sand is the perfect escape to disconnect and enjoy Florida’s beautiful West Coast. One of the best inns in the area is Anna Maria Island Inn where you can rent a beachfront one-bedroom or two-bedroom suite. There is a sun terrace where you can hang out, but if you prefer privacy, head to one of the tiki huts. Besides the waterfront, you can swim in the three private pools at the resort.

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Seabreeze at Anna Maria Island Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 2218 Gulf Drive North
20.43 km (12.7 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

7. Lido Beach Resort (from USD 502)

Florida’s West Coast beaches easily draw tourists from different parts of the world–and with good reason! If you’re looking for a reprieve from the sea of tourists and want to enjoy a relatively empty stretch of beach, stay at Lido Beach Resort near Venice, Florida. The property is about 40 minutes away from Venice, so the only people you’ll encounter at the beachfront are other guests staying here. Take your pick from more than 220 guest rooms and condo-style suites. Enjoy Italian fare at Drift Kitchen and Bar and, of course, hang out at the white-sand beach right in front of the resort.

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Lido Beach Resort - Sarasota

Wifi Available

Address: 700 Ben Franklin Drive
2.64 km (1.7 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

8. Holiday Inn Sarasota-Lido Beach-@The Beach (from USD 129)

You don’t need to spend a lot of money in order to enjoy a five-star trip to Venice and the rest of Florida’s West Coast. Budget accommodations that offer great service are plenty such as Holiday Inn Sarasota-Lido Beach-@The Beach. This hotel is located right on Lido Beach, so you’ll have access to miles and miles of beach and the clear turquoise waters of the gulf. It’s less than an hour’s drive away from Venice too. Enjoy amenities, such as the 24/7 fitness center, Kokonuts Lounge and Tiki Bar, and a heated outdoor pool.

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Cirque St. Armands Beachside

Wifi Available

Address: 233 Ben Franklin Dr
2.13 km (1.4 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

9. Resort at Longboat Key Club (from USD 558)

One of the most favorite beach escapes on Florida’s West Coast, this resort near Venice, Florida, offers a waterfront getaway unlike anything you’ve ever had in the “Sunshine State.” More than just a beachfront property, the resort features 45 holes of championship golf, award-winning tennis courts, and professional instruction, a spa and a salon, and five dining options. If you’re traveling by boat, dock at the marina, which offers both long-term and short-term slip rentals. Whoever said you can’t have everything you want in a trip clearly hasn’t stayed at Resort at Longboat Key Club.

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Resort at Longboat Key Club

Wifi Available

Address: 220 Sands Point Road
1.3 km (0.9 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

10. Beachfront condo with a private patio (from USD 241)

No trip to the sea is complete without waking up to amazing views of the beach and hearing the waves gently lap against the shore. This beachfront condo in Manasota Key offers this experience. Newly furnished, with three bathrooms and two bathrooms, it has floor-to-ceiling windows that reveal stunning views of the sea. You can easily cross the threshold and over to the patio where you can enjoy the views and the sea breeze. Englewood Beach is steps away from the property, which also has a heated pool.

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50.81 km (31.6 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
67 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great view comfortable beds beach it’s steps away very nice stay
very nice place to stay clean fabulous view and cozy
Cleanliness:
the condo is beautifully decorated and clean beds were ver comfortable
Host:
we always have a good experience renting through vbro the owner was very accommodating
Location:
excellent location very nice place
a beautiful place and location
immaculate condo in a great location
great location for beach people walking distance to several good restaurants with great music nightly
a short walk to some nice restaurants and a quick drive to get supplies
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11. Old Florida-style cottage with a sunset deck (from USD 116)

You don’t need to stay in a large resort or a boutique hotel to have a wonderful time near Venice. This Old Florida-style cottage by the beach is proof of that. Cozy and intimate, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom property will be your private slice of paradise. Our favorite part of the property is the sunset deck where you can hang out and watch the sun set and the boats go by with your favorite cocktail.

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Englewood, Florida, United States
47.57 km (29.6 mi) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a wonderful 4 night stay
We loved the beautiful water view and comfortable water-side chairs
especially the bedroom and bathroom Wouldn't stay again
The backyard is very quiet and we only saw 2 other people there during our stay so it was very private
Bedroom was a little cramped and bed was too soft
Cleanliness:
The property was exactly as described
Bed was very comfortable and sunsets were beautiful
Host:
we sat on the dock and saw the manatee Friday evening and even the small gator
Me my son & grandchildren all had
We came by Boat and the dock was perfect
She was also very responsive and helpful when we had a question Sunsets were spectacular and we utilized the grill and loved eating at the table overlooking the water
It was a very clean and ac made it nice and cool
Location:
Good location close to beaches and within walking distance to a few restaurants and shops Beautiful views
Had a chance to check out the area
Come Sunday morning the dolphins visited us too
this was a convenient place to stay with easy access to Venice and Port Charlotte areas
Just A Few Minutes AwayIt's Great
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Soak up the sun in the "Sunshine State"

Venice and the rest of Florida’s West Coast deserve all of the praise it gets from awe-struck travelers and residents who never want to leave. Maybe your trip to the area will also convince you to settle down in Venice in the future. But for now, check out these top beachfront hotels near Venice, Florida, and browse our travel guides to plan a memorable trip to Venice.

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