Luxury self catering villas to rent in the Gulf Coast of Sarasota, southwest Florida. Sarasota has miles of award winning beaches along the 3 Keys - Siesta Key, Longboat Key and Lido Key; for differing tastes whether you are drawn to solitude and tranquility or socialising and activities. Siesta Key public beach is infamous to Sarasota, with breath-taking sunsets and soft white sands - many consider it a must see for visitors.
Sarasota has a wide range of activities for your vacation, whether you're looking for sports, boating and water activities, award winning beaches, independent shops, restaurants, state parks, theatres and educational museums adding character to your holiday experience. An impressive 32 golf courses are available in the Sarasota area making it an international golf destination and you are sure to find one for every level of ability. There is easy access to I-75 enabling you to venture to areas around Sarasota - Tampa, the Dali museum and other attractions are one hour towards the north of Sarasota. Disney World Orlando is only 2 hours drive away. Sarasota makes for a special vacation and you'll return home with memories lasting a lifetime.
Noted as much for its rich and varied arts and cultural scene as it a beach getaway, Sarasota has a collection of art galleries, performing arts theatres and educational museums. It has historical districts perfect for sightseeing and an abundance of independent distinctive shopping, restaurants and bars with great nightlife. For a taste of Florida's natural beauty, why not spend a leisurely day at Myakka River State Park - for short walking or more challenging hiking trails, air boat tours and other water activities. Try and steal a visit to Sarasota's very own circus for great big-top family entertainment.