Best Beaches near Sarasota, Florida

Bradenton Beach, Florida

The longest beach on the island. Free and spacious parking. Variety of facilities, as well as a beach cafe and a boat launch. Rocky bottom, so stay in your shoes.

13 mi from Sarasota city center
Bradenton Beach, Florida

Awesome for surfing in winter season. Lack of amenities. Toilets, shops and bars are within a walking distance. Chances to see dolphins, manatees, pelicans or turtles.

13 mi from Sarasota city center
Bradenton Beach, Florida

Family-friendly beach. Lots of amenities make vacations comfortable. Lifeguards on duty. Hard-packed sand is convenient for walking. Many stingrays, so be cautious.

14 mi from Sarasota city center
Nokomis, Florida

The oldest beach in the city. Plenty of amenities. The bottom gets deep fast, so it's risky for kids and non-swimmers. Come here for fishing, shelling or canoeing.

15 mi from Sarasota city center
Holmes Beach, Florida

Popular tourist spot, includes all kinds of facilities. Come here if you don't mind crowds. Offers paddleboard, umbrellas and chairs rentals, cafe with live music.

16 mi from Sarasota city center
Casey Key, Florida
16 mi from Sarasota city center
Venice, Florida

Famous as a place hiding lots of shark teeth. Very close to the city center with all eateries and facilities. Features free morning yoga classes. Free angle parking.

17 mi from Sarasota city center
Anna Maria, Florida

Wild place with no facilities except a free parking. Clear and beautiful waters, well-kept beach. Shelling may be rewarding because it's not much competition. No pets.

18 mi from Sarasota city center
Anna Maria, Florida

Hidden gem with a rich wildlife. Opportunity to see dolphins, starfish, stingrays, sand dollars, crabs, and various birds. Strong currents make it risky for kids.

19 mi from Sarasota city center
Madeira Beach, Florida
36 mi from Sarasota city center
Indian River Shores, Florida
41 mi from Sarasota city center
Clearwater, Florida
48 mi from Sarasota city center
Dunedin, Florida

Remote and quiet island with a white-sand beach and a park. It's accessible by ferry or private boat. No pets allowed. Follow regulations while fishing. Big parking.

51 mi from Sarasota city center
Captiva Island, Florida
60 mi from Sarasota city center
Sanibel, Florida
65 mi from Sarasota city center
Sanibel Island, Florida
68 mi from Sarasota city center
Sanibel, Florida
69 mi from Sarasota city center
Nudist beach
Hudson, Florida

The beach near a small lake provides just a few activities such as sunbathing, swimming, camping, playing volleyball. It's private, membership fees are reasonable.

70 mi from Sarasota city center
Fort Mayers Beach, Florida
73 mi from Sarasota city center
Bonita Springs, Florida
80 mi from Sarasota city center
Bonita Springs, Florida
83 mi from Sarasota city center
Naples, Florida
85 mi from Sarasota city center
Naples, Florida
87 mi from Sarasota city center
Marco Island, Florida
110 mi from Sarasota city center
Nudist beach
Fort Pierce, Florida

Clothing-optional beach. Friendly atmosphere, lots of visitors are older people. Alcohol is prohibited, as well as any inappropriate behavior. Amenities are limited.

140 mi from Sarasota city center