10 Best Vacation Rentals In Sarasota, Florida - Updated 2023


Well-known for its beautiful beaches, incredible cultural amenities, circus thrills, environmental amenities, and resorts, Sarasota is a fascinating city on Florida’s Gulf Coast in the southern end of Tampa in the USA. It’s world famous for The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art which is known to pay homage to America’s popular Ringling Brothers Circus. If you are an art lover, you should not miss visiting the biggest collection of Rubens canvasses and noteworthy works by old masters. Don’t miss touring the Ca’ d'Zan Mansion, a spectacular 56-room Venetian gothic palace. Besides these, shopaholics can find numerous shopping opportunities throughout Sarasota. So, booking one of the best vacation rentals in Sarasota can ensure your cozy stay as you explore this enchanting city. Scroll down to find some of the top 10 vacation rentals in Sarasota, Florida.

1. Delightful and well-furnished apartment near St. Armand's Circle (from USD 178)

If you long for a comfortable accommodation in Sarasota, go for this beautiful apartment which is just six-minutes walking distance from St. Armand’s Circle. It comes with all quintessential amenities, such as internet access, a cable TV, a queen size bed, a dryer and washer, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a toaster, and other modern facilities to help you have a comfortable stay. Besides these, you can find barbeque facilities and beach supplies here to make your stay more enjoyable. Tucked in a verdant tropical garden, the units of this apartment are just a few steps from the stunning white sandy Lido Beach. So, make sure you explore Lido Beach. Also, visit Florida’s cultural center which you can find across the Bay of Sarasota.

Boutique hotel in Sarasota · ★4.34 · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath
Sarasota, Florida, United States
368 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in boutique hotel 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice sitting area outside with bbq grill table and chairs
user friendly tv and wifi
the decor of the room was nice
apt is super small but great if you just need a beach pad
apartment was small but okay for one night
very clean great communication
very clean and exactly what i expected
place was clean and we were comfortable
clean nice room for the money
great room clean nice decor
the day staff were so sweet and accommodating
the host was very accommodating and i highly recommend staying here
very accommodating host couldn’t have asked for a better experience
patricia was super responsive even pro-active sending us local info before we asked
and was very friendly
close to everything fun
great location for the $
great location and good price
outstanding location walk to the beach walk to st
easy walk to st
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2. An elegant hideaway (from USD 64)

Located 6 miles (9.65 km) from downtown Sarasota, this elegant pleasant hideaway is another amazing vacation rental in Sarasota that offers you a luxurious stay. Get everything here at your fingertips. This apartment is soundproof and ensures your peaceful stay. You get all modern amenities, such as internet access, a television, a dryer, central heating, and many other facilities. The kitchen here comes with an oven, a microwave, a coffee machine, a dishwasher, etc. Relax in the hot tub here. Go to the new University Town Center, which you can find 4 miles (6.43 km) from here.

Rental unit in Sarasota · ★4.95 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Sarasota, Florida, United States
413 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
visitors will find everything easily wifi was great
there is a lovely small glass skylight window above the bathroom that lets in beautiful natural light
this is a comfortable studio apt furnished with all modern appliances and cooking supplies
the apartment was sparkling clean with all the amenities and you can imagine and then some
the bathroom was remarkable in every aspect especially because the bathtub offers a "jacuzzi" feature
very clean and comfortable
super clean and comfy
everything was exceptionally clean
exceptionally clean quiet and cozy
nice clean and private place
she was very responsive
karen was a great host
karen is a wonderful host
karen was a fantastic host
our host karen was just wonderful
convenient location in a safe area
great location convenient to beaches and downtown
so peaceful yet close to everything
great price and location
good location and an easy check in process
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3. Beachside studio with sweeping views (from USD 217)

Have an awe-inspiring experience by staying in a renovated studio apartment on Lido Key when in Sarasota. It’s just one-minute drive away from Lido Beach. If you are a solo adventurer, a couple, or a small family, this accommodation is the best for you to settle back while exploring this city. It provides you with all necessary amenities, such as internet access, a washer, a dryer, a laptop-friendly workspace, etc. ensuring your convenient stay. Don’t miss enjoying the thrill of kayaking, biking, windsurfing, and other beach activities, as the shore is just some steps away. Guests can just walk across the street from the rental and reach Ted Sperling Park for kayaking.

Rental unit in Sarasota · ★4.70 · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath
Sarasota, Florida, United States
334 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool was heated and nice
the murphy bed and couch are both super comfortable my niece and i enjoyed our stay very much
has a small kitchen area so save yourself some money and make breakfast there
the bed was comfortable and the space was perfect for two of us
the murphy bed is super comfortable
the place was clean and very affordable
the unit is very small but imaculately clean and updated
very clean and simple had everything we needed
this little studio apartment was clean and comfortable
very clean and very cute
the hosts were great with immediate response
hosts were awesome and accommodative
the hosts are very responsive
hosts were very polite and helpful
very nice attention to detail and wonderful hosts
wonderful location for the beach and shopping
great location within walking distance to st
great location and beautiful
fantastic unit in amazing location
great location ideal for a quick weekend getaway
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4. A relaxing coastal retreat (from USD 154)

Prefer to stay at this wonderful, remodeled vacation rental, which you can find just a short drive away from exquisite Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota. It can accommodate six individuals easily. Its huge living rooms are cozy, and vaulted ceilings make it a perfect setting for you to experience the tranquil coastal retreat. Prepare warm and fresh food in its fully equipped kitchen. Relish a scrumptious meal leisurely on the screened lanai at the rental. During your stay here visit the Big Cat Habitat or Mote Marine Lab, which is nearby, to watch the dolphins.

Sleeps 6, 2bed/2bath, King Bed, 2 Twin, Queen Sofa Sleeper, Shared Salt Pool.
23 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

5. Siesta Oasis – a big enchanting house near the island

Are you planning to explore Sarasota with a big family or group of friends? Then, this enchanting house for 12 can be the perfect choice for a pleasant tropical stay in the vicinity of the island. It’s just 3 miles (4.8 km) away from Siesta Key island. This beautiful home comprises a verdant backyard and shimmering saltwater pool to help you unwind during your vacations. If you are traveling with kids, you get a stroller, kids’ dinnerware, highchair, baby monitor, etc. here for your convenience. Cook your choice of food in its fully equipped kitchen. Besides all modern amenities, you also get beach equipment, amazing outdoor furniture, pool and spa facilities, and a variety of games to make your stay here delightful. Plan a trip to the island paradise of Siesta Key.

Siesta Oasis - 3 mi to Siesta Key Beach
Sarasota, Florida, United States
14 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
coffee maker pots and pans laundry detergent and softner we loved the location
amazing place the outside area is perfect with the pool and the jacuzzi and a big yard
the beds were very comfortable the sheets luxurious and there were plenty of fluffy pillows
there is a small shallow wading area at the pool steps that's perfect for little ones
we were also able to clean the sand out of car using the vacuum in the garage
house very comfortable for 2 or 8 clean and very well equipped
theresa was a great host
host was very helpful and responsive to all needs
this lovely spacious house exceeded our expectations theresa is a wonderful host and very quick to respond
the location is perfect
the location was great only minutes from the beach
the location is outstanding to get anywhere quickly and amenities are very close some within walking distance
quite and calm neighborhood fabulous house and pool
it’s quiet private and close to the beach and any shops and restaurants you are interested in
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6. Classy studio

Opt to stay in a freshly renovated spacious studio apartment when you are holidaying in Sarasota. It is nestled amid the downtown area and the neighborhood of Burns Court. This spacious accommodation offers you a dryer/washer, high-speed web access, a 4K Roku television, and plenty of free street parking, thus making sure you have a great stay. If you are a collector to antique items, make sure you visit Sarasota Trading Company and Pineapple Bay Trading Company, which are outstanding antique stores in the vicinity, to shop for your choice of antique items. Siesta Key beach is at a driving distance of just under 20 minutes.

Downtown Studio 5 min to Beach - Free Room Service
Sarasota, Florida, United States
117 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong and all the tv apps worked well
there's a washer/dryer in the room lots of closet space and it was super clean
the cafe downstairs is great for breakfast or lunch and there is live music in the evenings
there is a perfect breakfast and coffee spot downstairs and parking was easy to find
great location beautiful room with all amenities and super comfortable
very clean and nicely decorated
stylish and exceptionally clean space
it was clean and cozy
the space is clean and stylish
their place was clean and exactly as pictured
clear directions and quick responses from the hosts
tia was a great host
tia was a great host
they were very responsive and accommodating
adorable room and excellent host
this cute apartment is centrally located close to restaurants five minute drive to st
location location location walking distance to delicious eateries
cute comfortable and in a nice location
the location is nice and close to many restaurants and places of interest
great location loved the studio
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Enjoy your leisure-filled Sarasota vacation

Sarasota is a captivating city with a lot of attractions for you to explore. Staying in one of these 10 best vacation rentals in Sarasota would ensure your comfort and help drive away the stress after a long tiring day. So, waste no time, book your choice of a vacation rental in Sarasota and pack your bags for fun-filled holidays.

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