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Top Sanford Beach Hotels

Best Western Plus Sanford Airport/Lake Mary Hotel
2.5 out of 5
3401 S Orlando Dr, Sanford, FL
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The price is $83 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
3.8/5Good! (988 reviews)

"Great choice for an overnight stay before our early flight. Spacious room. Small pool and a smoking patio out back. We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Best Western Plus Sanford Airport/Lake Mary Hotel
Budget Inn Sanford
2 out of 5
3200 S Orlando Drive, Sanford, FL
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The price is $62 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
3.1/5 (1,021 reviews)

"Everything was great staff is always awsome never dispointed ever"…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

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Beach Hotels in Sanford

Known for its lakeside setting and shopping, Sanford offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway. With your pick of 15 hotels and other accommodation options in this walkable destination, it's easy to find the right one for you.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Sanford, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Best Western Plus Sanford Airport/Lake Mary Hotel - 2.5-star hotel. It features an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests love the overall value and spacious rooms.

Budget Inn Sanford - 2-star hotel. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and pool. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Activities include fishing.

Planning Your Trip to Sanford

Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 92°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 50°F
  • Driest months: November, April, December, and January, with an average rainfall of 2.58 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 7.23 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Sanford

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. Discover the area's lakeside setting and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens and Wayne Dench Performing Arts Center. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Sanford Museum or St. Johns Rivership. Visitors also enjoy Sanford for its:
  • Riverfront
  • Restaurants
  • Theater
  • Live music
  • Marina
  • Entertainment

Getting Around Sanford

To get to Sanford, book a flight to Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city center. If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Sanford Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Sanford like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its lakeside setting and shopping, Sanford offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Sanford?
Best Western Plus Sanford Airport/Lake Mary Hotel is a top hotel for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free buffet breakfast. Budget Inn Sanford is another good choice to stay near the beach.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Sanford?
You can plan your beach trip with a look at weather throughout the year in Sanford: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 63°F. The rainiest months in Sanford are August, July, June, and September, with each month seeing an average of 7 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do around Sanford?
After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. Discover the area’s lakeside setting and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens and Lake Monroe. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Seminole County Sports Complex or Lake Jesup.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Sanford?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Sanford with ease. The closest major airport is Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO), located 24.7 mi (39.8 km) from the city center. If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Sanford Station.

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