Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Bradenton Beach

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Bradenton Beach. Renowned for its beaches, island views and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. Fort De Soto Park and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bradenton Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Bradenton Beach has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • People at Play (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Bradenton Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach is famous for its island views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bradenton Beach. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort De Soto Park (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Cortez Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Brandenton Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Bradenton Beach

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Bradenton Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,834 holiday lettings near Bradenton Beach. From 1,676 Houses to 1,513 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Bradenton Beach area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bradenton Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bradenton Beach:

  • Laurel: 177 holiday homes
  • Bay Isles: 194 holiday homes
  • Bayou Oaks: 54 holiday homes
  • Arlington Park: 148 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 124 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bradenton Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bradenton Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bradenton Beach Marina: 8,718 holiday lettings
  • Coquina Baywalk: 8,273 holiday lettings
  • Historic Bridge Street Pier: 8,634 holiday lettings
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf: 8,616 holiday lettings
  • Jim Neville Marine Preserve: 5,768 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bradenton Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bradenton Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,676 Houses in Bradenton Beach. Our other popular types of Bradenton Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,513 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 201 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 201 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bradenton Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,048 holiday homes with pool available in Bradenton Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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