Destination guide

The scenic city of The Meadows awaits you

The lake, wildlife and gardens are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in The Meadows. Travellers appreciate the bird watching in this scenic city. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Sarasota Jungle Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in The Meadows

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes The Meadows a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Bobby Jones Golf Complex (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Rolling Green Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • University Park Country Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Pop's Golf Range and Batting Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Tatum Ridge Golf Links (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in The Meadows

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, The Meadows is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Nathan Benderson Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Celery Fields (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Payne Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around The Meadows

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 29.3 mi (47.1 km) away.

Where to stay near The Meadows?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 68 holiday rentals near The Meadows. From 9 Houses to 48 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near The Meadows is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to The Meadows?

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

  • Bunker Oaks: 34 holiday homes
  • Palmer Ranch: 342 holiday homes
  • Gulf Gate Estates: 307 holiday homes
  • Osprey Village: 15 holiday homes
  • Ilexhurst: 1,482 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Canopy Walkway and Boylston Nature Trail: 4,721 holiday rentals
  • IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy: 7,891 holiday rentals
  • IMG Academy: 7,886 holiday rentals
  • Siesta Key Marina: 6,570 holiday rentals
  • Sarasota International Convention Center: 7,879 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Meadows 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 The Meadows?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 9 Houses in The Meadows. Our other popular types of The Meadows holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 48 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 3 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Meadows?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 61 holiday homes with pool available in The Meadows. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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