To find rental villas in Sarasota, visit a vacation rental website such as HomeAway.com, VRBO.com or FlipKey.com, and enter "Sarasota, Florida" in the search box on the site's home page. Navigate to filters, and check Villa under Property or Rental Types Each site features a number of privately-owned villas available for rent, ranging from one-bedroom single story condos to luxurious five- and six-bedroom waterfront villas.
Sarasota villa rental terms vary from short breaks of one to four nights to long term rentals of over a month, with some owners specifying a minimum stay of four to seven nights. HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and FlipKey.com feature calendars showing each villa's availability, but recommend contacting the owner to check availability as the information may not be up-to-date.
The rental sites provide detailed information about each villa, including interior and exterior photographs, a location map and descriptions of the property's features and amenities. The sites also display user reviews. To narrow your search to villas that most closely meet your requirements, specify a weekly or nightly price range, and number of bedrooms, bathrooms and guests. You can also check additional filters to search for villas with features such as a beach view, pool, and hot tub. When you have selected a villa, you can make a reservation through the site or directly with the owner.