Sarasota, Florida sits on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and is famous for its clean beaches, warm waters and its beautiful keys, low-lying spits of land that run in parallel with the coast.
Sarasota holidays enjoy access to a large number of amenities while retaining a beach resort atmosphere and boast a number of excellent restaurants and bars.
Things to do in Sarasota
From Holmes Beach to the north and Siesta Beach to the south, Sarasota is a destination geared up for beach holidays with excellent amenities and a small town or resort feel. Sarasota, FL is known for its tennis and golfing as well as for its fine arts galleries, opera, theatre and cultural attractions.
When to go to Sarasota
Sarasota enjoys a similar climate to Orlando. Summer temperatures average around 32.2°C in July and August with winter lows in January of around 8.9°C.
The Annual Classic Master Sandsculpting Competition, 9 November
The five-star Ritz Carlton in Sarasota is a stylish and sophisticated blend of cosmopolitan hotel and beach resort, with a very European Art Nouveau style. For travellers looking for a self-catering option, Sarasota/Bradenton Area Homes with pool are four-star villas set in quiet locations with easy access to the beaches.
Touring in Sarasota
American Sky’s seven-night Self-Drive Florida Fantastic begins and ends in Orlando, visiting both coasts and going as far south as Miami. This is a great opportunity to really get a feel for Florida and its attractions.
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South Lido County Park
Myakka River State Park
Guided walking tours