Rolling white-sand beaches and sparkling azure waters combine with a sophistication and charm to make Sarasota the gem of Florida’s Gulf Coast. If you are looking for the ambiance of tropical beach, waterfront or golf course living with a generous slice of big city arts, culture, and medical care options, then Sarasota is the place for you – it offers all the amenities of a vibrant big city with none of the hassle!
Recognized as the cultural capital of Florida, Sarasota is home to such venerable fine and performing arts organizations as the Ringling Museum of Art, the Sarasota Opera, the Sarasota Ballet, the Sarasota Music Festival, the Asolo Repertory Theater, the Sarasota Film Festival and the Sarasota Orchestra. The city also features its own Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), which includes Dolphin Aviation for private aircraft. Add to that an endless array of outdoor activities and the exhilarating mixture of restaurants, boutique shopping, and major sports events, Sarasota has it all for any lifestyle.
Located on the West Coast of Florida about 60 miles south of Tampa, Sarasota County’s approximately 600 square miles extend west from rustic ranch land to the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. With an average year-round temperature of a pleasant 72°F (23°C), the city boasts over 35 miles of coastline and award-winning beaches, which are world famous for their uniquely crystalline white sand. The city is also host to over 29 golf courses, many of which are championship class, and world-class tennis facilities.
Successfully combining beauty and brains, Sarasota is the outstanding choice for many that seek to experience Florida living first class.
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