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Destination guide

Head to the scenic city of Holmes Beach

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Holmes Beach. Travellers to this scenic city praise the bird watching, fishing and kayaking. Fort De Soto Park and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Holmes Beach

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Holmes Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • People at Play (13 mi / 21 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Holmes Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Holmes Beach

Travellers love Holmes Beach for its island views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Holmes Beach. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort De Soto Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Manatee Public Beach (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Bean Point Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Brandenton Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Holmes Beach

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.1 mi (21 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Holmes Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,757 holiday rentals near Holmes Beach. From 1,735 Houses to 1,445 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 Holmes Beach is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Holmes Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,735 Houses in Holmes Beach. Our other popular types of Holmes Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,445 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 187 holiday houses
  • Villas: 167 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,033 holiday homes with pool available in Holmes Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.