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Top VRBO 10 Vacation Rentals In Sarasota, Florida

Pratiksha
Published Jul 14, 2017

Once the winter home of the renowned Ringling Brothers Circus, Sarasota today is known for its enriching culture and art, Amish community and most importantly, beaches - Lido Key and Siesta Key being the main ones. Located on Florida’s Gulf Coast to the south of Tampa, Sarasota is blessed with kilometers of beaches with shallow waters and soft sand. In fact, this is one of the important reasons why thousands of tourists flock there every year. Well, if you are planning a Sarasota vacation too and haven’t found accommodation yet, this list of VRBO vacation rentals may be of great help.

1. Downtown & Arts District 2 bedroom home (from 279 USD)

‘The Reserve’, located in Downtown Sarasota, is the former home of Charles Ringling of the Ringling Brothers Circus. It is a couple of minutes’ walk to St Armand’s Circle, Lido Beach as well as the Arts District. Carefully decorated with a beach theme, this place is perfect for a beach vacation. This newly renovated charming guesthouse has 2 well-appointed bedrooms with plush queen size beds. The bedrooms have attached private bathrooms. One of the bedrooms comes with a small kitchenette. However if you are in no mood to cook, then you can head to any of the restaurants around.

Besides, there is a coffee shop and a bookstore downstairs. So you could grab a cup of coffee and bagel before heading out to the beach. A light continental breakfast for each day of your stay is included in the price, and there is a lovely courtyard where you can relax after a swim in the beach.

Downtown & Arts District 2 bedroom home

Price: from 279 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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2. Lido beach house with 2 bedrooms (from 320 USD)

This beach apartment, located very close to Lido Key Beach, offers a refreshing escape from the typical shell and fish decor of other beach cottages. Painted with vibrant yellow color, it puts you in a vacation mood even before you go to the beach. It offers its guests the option to choose from 3 types of units - 2 bedroom condo, 1 bedroom condo or a studio.

There are comfortable beds with fresh bedding and mattresses provided in each room. The kitchen is equipped with all kitchen essentials. There is also a picturesque garden with garden furniture and hammock in front of the apartment. The outdoor space also has barbecue grills so that you can enjoy some outdoor cooking as well. Parking space is available free of charge. Besides, you can rent bikes, surf boards, snorkels, and paddles for your beach trip.

Lido Beach House - 2 Bedroom

Price: from 320 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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3. An unwinding oasis under the warm skies of the Gulf Coast (from 45 USD / night or 470 USD / week)

Located a short drive away from the beauteous sandy beaches of Siesta Key, this tropical resort of Sienna Park is a perfect place to unwind and relax. It provides easy access to fine dining, Gulf Gate Golf Course and shopping. The condos are located by the lake, thus offering spectacular lake views. This neat and clean condo comes with a fully stocked kitchen. Besides, the resort makes available to its guests multiple facilities like a swimming pool with a poolside deck, a tennis court and a 24 hour fitness center.

Palmer Ranch, known for its rich tropical vegetation, is also located nearby. So if you are tired of the sea, then go and explore this beautiful park which has barbecue grills and picnic areas. Furthermore, this is a pet-friendly resort. So there is no need to leave your pets at home while you are on a beach vacation. This property offers great value for money because of the convenience of location as well as the amount of facilities one receives here.

Beach White Siesta

Price: from 45 USD / night or 470 USD / week

Number of Guests: 4

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4. Tiny Yellow Lifeguard Stand near the beach (from 162 USD)

With an innovative concept and bright colors, this cheery little apartment (which looks more like a lifeguard stand) is perched over the bridge from Siesta Key. It is just paces away from Sarasota’s famous arts district and loads of mind-blowing eateries. This tiny apartment has a sea-themed ambiance. Despite its small size, it provides all the facilities required for a comfortable stay. It has a kitchen stocked with locally sourced organic ingredients and an induction stove. In fact, this apartment has a fully functional bathroom with a shower area as well.

Imagine that you are having your meals on a surfboard shaped table or sleeping to the sound of waves on a queen size bed on the upper floor of this stand. Doesn’t it sound cool? So if you want to narrate a cool story about your Sarasota Beach vacation to your friends back home, then this is the place to be.

Tiny Yellow Life Guard Stand near the beach

Price: from 162 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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5. Unique, Lovely Retreat with Private Pool Near Siesta Key (from 125 USD)

This tastefully decorated colossal 2 bedroom apartment is located 2 miles (3.2 km) from Siesta Key Beach. This tidy and comfortable apartment features a picturesque lanai and a private pool. If you are in no mood to drive down to the beach, you can take a splash in the pool here.

There are large luxurious couches in the living room. With 1 bedroom having a king sized bed as well as an en-suite bathroom and the other one having a queen sized bed, this apartment has enough room to sleep 4 people in comfort. Other facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, a dining space, a library and a private office. Staying here means getting great facilities at an affordable price.

Unique, Lovely Retreat with Private Pool Near Siesta Key

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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6. A resort just steps to the beach (from 199 USD)

For a perfect tropical vacation, you need to stay close to the beach as well as hangout places like bars, eateries and shopping. And ‘The Sea Spray Resort’ provides it all. The resort offers 1 or 2 bedroom units. The decor of this condo is inspired by a tropical theme. This brand new and clean condo features comfortable beds, a well-stocked kitchen, grounds with garden furniture and a hammock, a pool and a barbecue area. A combination of beds and sofa beds in the living area as well as bedrooms can sleep multiple people. Moreover, this is a pet-friendly property, so this resort can serve as a perfect beach getaway for you and your pets.

...Just steps to the beach & 3 blocks to Village

Price: from 199 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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7. Two bedroom village condos (from 199 USD)

Located at the Siesta Key Village, Minorga on the Key is in close proximity of Siesta Key Beach as well as St Armand’s Circle. It has 8 individual guest rooms equipped with 2 spacious bedrooms having a king/queen bed, a large sofa bed, kitchens, and flat screen TVs with cable connection. Moreover, there is an attached private patio with chairs for you to enjoy your morning coffee. The rooms as well as the bathrooms are neat and tidy. Other amenities provided include an outdoor pool and a barbecue area. Besides, this property has an onsite parking facility.

Minorga On The Key Village Condos - 2 Bedroom (One Bath) Sofa Bed

Price: from 199 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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8. Private Tropical Paradise In Sarasota Florida (from 125 USD)

This palatial 3 bedroom apartment, located a couple of miles (3.2 km) from Siesta Key Beach, is perfect for family and groups of friends. The surrounding neighborhood is a quieter one, so you can have a peaceful time here. The renovated interiors of this apartment feature a brand new kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 3 airy bedrooms, 2 sparkling new bathrooms and double shower-heads in the bathroom accompanying the master bedroom.

A new heated pool has been added outside so that you can enjoy playing in the water with your family even in this apartment premises. The pool is lit up with colorful lights at night, thus making it look even more stunning. There is a lush green garden in the backyard which is furnished with a hammock, garden chairs and tables. Moreover, the vibes of the apartment, as well as the host, make you feel completely at home.

Private Tropical Paradise In Sarasota Florida

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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9. Cozy Home Perfect For Couples Or Small Families (from 75 USD)

This cozy 1 bedroom apartment comes with a fully functional kitchen, a 40" flat screen TV with pre-loaded Netflix, a beautiful backyard and a living area with large couches. There is a small patio outside with chairs where you can spend a lazy evening drinking beer. Onsite parking is available. Besides, there is parking available across the street too. This cute little place is excellent for couples or a family with 1 or 2 small kids.

Cozy Home Perfect For Couples Or Small Families

Price: from 75 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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10. Luxury at its best (from 69 USD)

Located a short drive away from Siesta Key Public Beach, this luxuriously decorated 1 bedroom condo provides easy access to a number of restaurants and bars. This property is located close to Palmer Ranch. The living room has large floral print couches and the walls are also adorned with floral paintings, which give a fresh appearance to this place. The carefully chosen colors boost the artistic look of the condo. The apartment is provided with modern amenities like big TVs, a coffee-maker, toaster, etc. Besides, there is a gorgeous patio with chairs and an outdoor pool. The apartment is well-maintained and you will surely connect with this place as soon as you enter it.

Large condo

Price: from 69 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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Experience the natural Florida fun by living in Sarasota

Pleasantly warm temperatures for most of the year, award winning sandy beaches as well as booming arts and culture have made Sarasota a favorite with travelers. It offers the natural Florida fun as well as the required tranquility needed from a relaxed vacation. And a homely stay can make that vacation further relaxing. Choose from these vacation rentals to make your Sarasota getaway de-stressing and comfortable.

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