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Sarasota Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Sarasota hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Sarasota trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

Sarasota Vacation

Sarasota Beach Vacation

It's time to pack your suitcase and sit and listen to the sounds of the ocean on a Sarasota vacation. Pretty coastal vistas abound on a trip to Sarasota — Siesta Key Public Beach (5 miles (8 km) away) is the perfect example. It's a great idea to stay in a hotel close by. If you want more options, loads of visitors also book Sarasota vacation deals around Lido Beach and Turtle Beach.

Things You Should Know About Sarasota

  • Held on the 4th of July every year, Independence Day is one party you shouldn't miss in United States of America. Organize your Sarasota vacation to coincide with this significant event and join in the fun and festivities.
  • Planning your vacation budget is a piece of cake when you know the currency used in your destination. Here, it's U.S dollars. Like a bit of extra cash to splash on fun adventures? With our Sarasota packages, you'll have tons of extra money to spend.
  • Sarasota has a population of approximately 55,100 people. Why not make friends with a few of them? They might be able to fill you in on some helpful sightseeing tips.
  • There are lots of memorable attractions to check out here, such as Siesta Key Public Beach. If you'd love to see more great sights like this, take a look at our Sarasota vacation deals.

Save Time and Money with Sarasota Packages

What is the best way to save money on my Sarasota vacation?

It's easy to save with our Sarasota vacation packages. Combine your flights, accommodations and extras (like car rental and activities) into one booking and save up to $583. We have 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 worldwide properties to pick from, so you won't be short on choice! Not only that, there's no cancellation fee on most reservations if your plans unexpectedly change.

Which airports can I fly into for a Sarasota vacation?

With 837 flights every month, Sarasota, FL Airport (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) will probably be where you land for your trip to Sarasota. It's the only major airport in the city.

What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to Sarasota?

With many recommended condos and private vacation homes to choose from, visitors to Sarasota have plenty of choice. They're certainly two of the top options. If none of those catch your eye, perhaps you'll find something that's more to your liking in our apartments and cottages.

What does a vacation booking with Expedia include?

With our Sarasota vacation packages, you can score discounts on almost everything. There are the basic things, like hotels and flights, but why not lock in a set of wheels to get around in as well? And, if you like to have your activities and experiences organized before you go, we've got those covered too. Choose a combination or any one of these as a stand-alone. Design a travel experience that's right for you!

What are the best things to do in Sarasota?

The perfect vacation is a combination of indulging in leisure time and saying yes to new adventures. While you're in Sarasota, there'll be many opportunities to do both. See what tickles your fancy by checking out this awesome list:

For more options, check out our Sarasota things to do page.



*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


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What are the advantages of a road trip to Sarasota? 

There’s nothing quite like a Sarasota road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in Sarasota or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our Sarasota packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.  

How to plan a road trip to Sarasota? 

Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.  

What to do on a road trip to Sarasota? 

When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in Sarasota. You can book all the road trip activities on your Sarasota wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.  

How to rent a car for a road trip to Sarasota? 

For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in Sarasota. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.


Top Sarasota Flight + Hotel Deals

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Best Lodging Options Near Sarasota

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The Westin Sarasota $132
Reviewed on May 29, 2020
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The Westin Sarasota

The Westin Sarasota

100 Marina View Drive, Sarasota, FL
     
    4.3 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    A big globe of red hair in the drain ... yuck ... too high end to forget details

    Tropical Beach Resorts $112
    Reviewed on May 30, 2020
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    Tropical Beach Resorts

    Tropical Beach Resorts

    6717 Sara Sea Circle, Siesta Key, FL
       
      4.6 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      convenience, walking distance to restaurants and beach

      Zota Beach Resort $167
      Reviewed on May 29, 2020
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      Zota Beach Resort

      Zota Beach Resort

      4711 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL
         
        4.5 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Great little hotel on longboat key, great basic room, good pool and a wonderful beach.

        Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach $119
        Reviewed on May 28, 2020
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        Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

        Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

        1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL
           
          3.7 of 5
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          The beach is perfect and peaceful! The staff was ok . Rooms were ok.

          Hyatt Regency Sarasota $159
          Reviewed on May 26, 2020
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          Hyatt Regency Sarasota

          Hyatt Regency Sarasota

          1000 Blvd Of The Arts, Sarasota, FL
             
            4.2 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Wonderful place to stay,, I will come back again soon. Excellent service all what you need to have an a great vacation. Thanks 👍

            Lido Beach Resort $191
            Reviewed on May 27, 2020
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            Lido Beach Resort

            Lido Beach Resort

            700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL
               
              4.2 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Beautiful. Fun things to do near by such as paddle boarding and kayaking. Amazing beach and pools. Stay in the palms. The side accommodations aren’t as nice.

              Holiday Inn Lido Beach, Sarasota $161
              Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020
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              Holiday Inn Lido Beach, Sarasota

              Holiday Inn Lido Beach, Sarasota

              233 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL
                 
                4.0 of 5
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                The front desk staff were friendly and accommodating. We were offered a room upgrade. Due to restrictions at the time the restaurant was only open for breakfast.

                Embassy Suites by Hilton Sarasota, FL $159
                Reviewed on May 25, 2020
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                Embassy Suites by Hilton Sarasota, FL

                Embassy Suites by Hilton Sarasota, FL

                202 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
                   
                  4.3 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Family oriented, very clean facility and very nice staff.

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