Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Venice

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Venice. This city's cycling, sporting events and horse riding draw many visitors. Venice Beach and Siesta Key Public Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Venice

Are you searching for things to do in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Venice for its cycling and shark viewing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Venice a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Jacaranda West Country Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Sarasota National Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Snook Haven Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Serenoa Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Venice

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Venice

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Venice is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Centennial Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Venetian Waterway Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • North Jetty Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Brohard Paw Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Venice

The nearest airport is in Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), located 21 mi (33.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Venice?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,396 holiday rentals around Venice. From 1,705 Houses to 1,095 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 around Venice is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Venice?

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 Venice:

  • Golden Beach: 119 holiday homes
  • Gran Paradiso: 65 holiday homes
  • Venice Groves: 57 holiday homes
  • Venice Isle Estates: 20 holiday homes
  • Pinebrook South: 21 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 Venice?

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

  • Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club: 5,759 holiday rentals
  • Venice Train Depot: 5,671 holiday rentals
  • Woodmere Park: 5,520 holiday rentals
  • Fox Lea Farm: 5,746 holiday rentals
  • Venice Fishing Pier: 5,608 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Venice listed on Stayz 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 Venice?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,705 Houses in Venice. Our other popular types of Venice holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,095 holiday houses
  • Villas: 347 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 111 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 Venice?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,329 holiday homes with pool available in Venice. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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