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Longboat Key Travel Guide

For a tropical island getaway without venturing too far out from Florida mainland, Longboat Key is the perfect place to visit. With deserted white sandy beaches, translucent turquoise waters and swimming and snorkeling opportunities at every turn, its appeal is undisputed.

Things to Do in Longboat Key

The best things to do in Longboat Key are to enjoy the beaches. Not only are these beautiful places to relax, they often have no-one else around! Coquina Beach and the beaches over at Beer Can Island are among the best in the area. The Joan M Durante Community Park offers interesting trails through wetlands for when you get bored of laying on the beaches.

Best Time to Visit Longboat Key

The spring and fall months are the best times to visit Longboat Key. At this time, temperatures are still hot but not quite as humid as the summer.

Price and Availability Index in Longboat Key

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Longboat Key is in March, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Longboat Key is in the high season in March. Longboat Key has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Longboat Key tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Longboat Key tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Longboat Key

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Longboat Key. The hottest month in Longboat Key is August, when temperatures peak at 100 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 36 ˚F. The wettest month in Longboat Key is August with 20.97 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.25 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Longboat Key

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Homeaway, Airbnb, VRBO and more. We have 1584 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Longboat Key ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Longboat Key is available at $25 per night. A typical accommodation in Longboat Key costs on average $707 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 839 accommodations in Longboat Key that have WiFi. We have 11 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 144 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Longboat Key, you'll want to pick from 782 places to stay that provide parking. 269 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 115 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in Longboat Key, including 309 places to stay from Homeaway, 301 accommodations from Airbnb and 255 places to stay from VRBO

625 of our accommodations in Longboat Key have been reviewed and rated. 38% are rated excellent or good. 629 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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