Which is Better?
Sarasota has a slightly more relaxed vibe, beautiful beaches and a more laid back nightlife...
Clearwater is larger, has a bustling beach vibe, and more choices when it comes to bars, restaurants, and activities...
With some of America’s top-rated and best-loved beaches between them, Clearwater and Sarasota are both beach-lover's paradises.
Clearwater is perfect for sea fishing thanks to the city's iconic Pier 60. But Sarasota is arguably the better destination for families.
Less busy and quieter, but also more expensive than Clearwater.
Busier but cheaper, and more hotel choices. Great nightlife and fun family activities like the aquarium.
Check out our honest comparison between Sarasota and Clearwater to find out which is better for nature, restaurants, and more. Just click learn more!