Where to Find Sarasota Beach Rentals

by Paul Joseph  |  Published April 2, 2024

The Floridian city of Sarasota is the gateway to miles of idyllic beaches, with many of those who visit choosing to stay in a beach rental property.

A water feature overlooks a marina in Sarasota (Photo: Piutus via Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

An alluring mix of cultural venues, natural beauty and gorgeous weather help make Sarasota one of the region’s most popular tourist destinations. For those planning to visit the city, located south of Tampa on Florida’s Gulf Coast, there are a wide choice of vacation rentals on the beach. Among them are several rental properties that offer a ‘home from home’ experience together with easy access to Sarasota’s picture-postcard shoreline.  Here are three online resources for finding your perfect Sarasota beach rental.


One of the world’s biggest platforms for short-term rentals, HomeToGo list properties from thousands of providers, including everything from houses, apartments and villas to more niche accommodation options such as houseboats, castles and farm stays. The website user experience is clear and easy, allowing prospective renters to choose their preferred property before being directed through to its provider so you can complete your booking. During our search for Sarasota properties, we found a wide selection available, with prices as low as $78 per night for various apartments and homes located within easy reach of the beach.

Book at Hometogo.com


Renowned for its global hotel listings, Booking.com also offer a substantial  rental properties section in destinations across the world for those seeking short-lets of up to a week. When we conducted searches for beach rentals around Sarasota across numerous dates, we found 30 available properties with prices starting at $912 per week for a one-bedroom studio apartment situated close to Siesta Key Beach. All bookings also come with a Best Price Guarantee and there’s a dedicated reviews section for each property featuring feedback from previous guests.

Book at Booking.com

Florida Rentals

Florida rentals offer a total of 136 properties in Sarasota. Each of them are within easy reach of the beach – 7 are oceanfront rentals – and some come with enticing amenities like a backyard pool, game rooms and bicycles. Whether you’re looking for a beach condo with amazing views, or a larger home for space for the entire family, you can find it on the site. Pricing starts as low as $67 per night, with an average price per night of $283 in Sarasota. If you’re looking for an extended trip, many of their rentals also cater for long-term stays of a month or more. The website also allow travellers to connect directly with owners, which is fairly unusual for rental sites.

Book at Floridarentals.com