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Sarasota and Bradenton are within a three hour drive of Orlando and enjoy easy access to the local beaches on Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island, Lido Key and Siesta Key. Most of the villas are situated in residential areas of Bradenton - 10 minutes' drive north of Sarasota - where you will find many facilities including cinemas, theatres, shops and restaurants. A visit to the famous Ringling Brothers Heritage Circus and Museum should not be missed and a stroll around Armand circle on Lido Key, with its many restaurants and shops, is the place to be in the evening. There are many white sandy beaches in this area and there is nothing more relaxing than eating at one of the bayside restaurants watching the Pelicans gracefully skimming the sea. Watersports are popular here and nearly all equipment can be hired locally. From the harbour in Sarasota, there are various cruises available around the bay, the most popular being the sunset cruises where you can dance to a live band or simply watch one of the best sunsets on the Gulf.
Find the ideal villa, one that has everything you could want or need for your dream holiday.
Your new surroundings are waiting to be explored! There’s plenty to see and do in the area.
You'll discover a different side to your destination when you venture further afield.
Discover local culture, or just try something new. You'll find events in the area and beyond.
Sarasota County is home to award-winning chefs and 21 Zagat-rated restaurants. Beyond fine dining, however, is a treasure trove of culinary experiences. Enjoy fresh produce from a Farmers Market, or pick right off the vine at a hydroponic farm. Sip and savor liquor from a local distillery, a full-bodied cabernet sauvignon made in a Englewood, Florida winery, or an India Pale Ale second to none from one of our several breweries. Indulge in a happy hour extravaganza featuring scrumptious appetizers, small plates and creative cocktails.
Most of our villas are situated in residential areas of Bradenton - 10 minutes' drive north of Sarasota - where you will find many facilities including cinemas, theatres, shops and restaurants. A stroll around Armand circle on Lido Key, with its many restaurants and shops, is the place to be in the evening, or why not relax in one of bayside restaurants in and around Bradenton
Rosa Fiorelli Winery
Around a 30 minute drive include, the Rosa Fiorelli Winery offers tours, tastings, and lunch to compliment.
From the nearby harbour in Sarasota, there are various cruises available around the bay, the most popular being the sunset cruises where you can dance to a live band or simply watch one of the best sunsets on the Gulf.
For sports fans, there is no better place than in America to catch a game of baseball, with McKechnie Field hosting regular games.
Robinson Preserve sits in a corner of northwest Bradenton, including 487 acres of salt marsh and mangrove habitat, attracting a variety of rare wildlife, presenting a fantastic opportunity to see roseate spoonbills, wood storks, white pelicans and bald eagles. The preserve feature hiking paths, kayak and canoe waterways, bridges, picnic spots, , mangrove forests and a 53-foot-tall tower with a wide-open view of the Tampa Bay area.
Palma Sola Botanical Garden
With a big lake at its centre, this botanical garden is immaculately manicured, with a varied array of beautiful plants. There is a play park for children to enjoy, as well as gazebos to sit in the shade and picnic facilities. Ideal for those looking for somewhere to spend a relaxing morning or afternoon in pretty surroundings.
TreeUmph! Adventure Course
Set in a 14-acre nature park, take to the trees at this treetop adventure park for a day of fun.
Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf
An 18-hole Adventure style miniature golf course with a live educational alligator exhibit, which both children and adults alike will enjoy.
Situated within around an hours drive of Bradenton, discover Busch Gardens, the extraordinary 335-acre adventure park, whether you want to ride one of the exhilarating rides or tour one of the beautiful animal habitats.
South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium & Parker Manatee Aquarium
A fascinating museum, planetarium and aquarium all in one place, all well worth spending a day exploring!
Anna Maria Island
This breath-taking island of Anna Maria Island is connected to the coast of Bradenton, renowned for its picturesque white sand coastline, sparkling clear sea, quaint and colourful buildings, and wonderfully relaxed pace of life. The island is just seven miles long, and comprised of three individual regions; Anna Maria town, Holmes Beach, and Bradenton Beach. All three have a fantastic selection of unique restaurants, quirky shops, and both gulf and bay front beaches. A must see whilst staying in Bradenton!
Tennis courts, Ten pin bowling, Go-karting, Bike hire, Cycle route, Fishing, Bird watching, Horse riding
Jet ski, Speed boat, Parasailing, Sail boats
Pirate invasion G...national event
A fun filled day of events, entertainment for the whole family including a pre schooler's stroll, Air invasion and socom day jump, Pirate parade, Piratechnic extravaganza and so much more.
Thunder by the ba...national event
Annual Sarasota Motorcycle charity festival is held every January in the downtown Sarasota area. In 2017 there is a long list of attractions that should not be missed.
Annual Orange Bea...national event
The 26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festivalfeatures a full day of seafood, kids activities, live entertainment, a car show and more. This event is the primary fundraiser for the Orange Beach Sports Association, which supports youth sports in Orange Beach.
Two stages featuring blues, classical guitar, brass instruments and local performers. There will be 95 arts and crafts vendors, six seafood booths and six specialty food booths
Annual Suncoast B...national event
Enjoy a weekend of Blues music showcasing various musicians whilst enjoying local food and drinks.
Annual Festival o...national event
Festival of Art celebrates an extraordinary amount of arts and artists from visual arts and fine arts and crafts to glass artists, potters, painters, sculptors, watercolorists, textile artists and wood artists. Public parking is located at The Wharf in Orange Beach and shuttles will be provided for $2 each way. No public parking will be available on site. Bike Village will provide bicycle parking at the festival
Independence Daynational event
The Wharf Uncorke...national event
The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality
Thanks Givingnational event
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