Beautiful Beaches

Sun, sand and water are three things you will find in abundance in Sarasota. Several of our magnificent beaches are consistently ranked as the finest beaches in the world…and rightly so! Sarasota’s 35 miles of Gulf front landscape, six islands, and 14 fabulous public beaches, all with their own personality, unique amenities and natural beauty, welcome you with crystal white sand, collectable shells, sparkling waters, and breathtaking sunsets.

World Class Shopping & Dining

From Florida-style fun to chic elegance, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Sarasota’s eclectic collection of specialty shops. Beyond the famed St. Armand’s and downtown shopping districts are a plethora of open air malls and the largest luxury mall, offering more than 150 shops and restaurant just at the eastern end of the area. If shopping is your pleasure, there is a little something just waiting for you to discover in Sarasota!

Arts & Culture

Sarasota is well known for its rich tradition in the arts. Whether performing arts or museums and attractions Sarasota offers abundant choices for residents and visitors. Commonly referred to as the Cultural Coast of Florida, Sarasota’s rich arts scene rivals some of the largest urban settings in the country. Year-round theater, dance and musical performances make Sarasota’s a unique community. With full schedules in many of our favorite performing arts centers, not a month goes by that residents where a variety of quality productions are available.

Sports and Recreation

With a year-round average temperature of 73 degrees, outdoor activities are a natural way to fill your days and nights. From early morning fishing and tee times, to afternoon bike rides, ballgames and boating, and sunset walks on the beach or along the many beautiful parks in the area, there is something for every level of activity and everyone. If outdoor activities are your passion or just a way to pass the time, Sarasota offers endless possibilities.