Baseball & Beaches: Spring Training in Southwest Florida

Baseball

There are so many reasons to love Florida, especially Southwest Florida’s beaches. But each “spring” – starting in February, in fact – baseball lovers have an extra-special reason to join us in Sarasota and the surrounding region: SPRING TRAINING! We are thrilled to welcome the Orioles back to Sarasota with pitchers and catchers scheduled to report on Tuesday, February 12. … Read More

Sarasota Hotel a Hub for Sports: Welcome Solar Soccer Team

Solar Soccer Team

With our proximity to a variety of sports facilities, including Nathan Benderson Park and Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, the Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites Sarasota, is quickly becoming a convenient hub for youth, amateur and professional athletes competing in many sports. This week, we are pleased to welcome the Solar Soccer Team as part of the U.S. Soccer … Read More

Opening Ceremony: Masters Regatta

Fireworks at Nathan Benderson Park

We loved the opportunity to view fireworks from our hotel and partake in the Opening Ceremony festivities for the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta. Event highlights included live music by the local reggae band Jah Movement, performances by the Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory in addition to fireworks!

2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta

What a fabulous day for the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta! Come out to spectate and play tourist through Sunday, September 30, at Nathan Benderson Park. If you’re planning a last minute getaway for the regatta, we’d love to have you stay with us at the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites! The hotel is located just 3.4 miles to … Read More