One of Florida’s more affluent waterside towns, Sarasota is an increasingly popular destination. Stay at a convenient Marriott hotel in Sarasota and prepare to be impressed by the thriving arts community, irresistible beaches, top-quality shopping and mouth-watering dining.
Circus mastermind John Ringling moved to Sarasota in 1910 and left an indelible mark on the then-humble coastal town. Today, his legacy is a top draw, encompassing the Ringling Estate, Ringling Circus Museum and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Arts, which houses the circus titan’s personal collection, among other treasures.
With the brilliant sun shining on our hotels in Sarasota, it’s impossible not to feel the call of the outdoors. Head to Siesta Key to stroll the world’s finest, whitest sands, book a tee time at one of the area’s many golf courses or spend a day at an exciting water park. For a leisurely afternoon, try a fishing charter in the Gulf.
When staying in our Sarasota hotels, you’ll be positioned near the city’s best restaurants and shopping locales. Café Amici, Caragiulos, and the Table offer unparalleled dining experiences. For some of the best antique and specialty stores, visit Historic Palm Avenue, while St. Armand’s circle offers the best of upscale shopping alongside delicious dining.