Manatee and Sarasota, Florida are an eclectic mix of beauty, excitement and relaxation. Our area boasts some of the finest shopping and dining, ensconced within a gorgeous tropical paradise. Our beaches are second to none, with opportunities for boating and fishing everywhere. Prefer rolling greens to aquamarine? Our area offers world-class golfing on both public and private courses, some less than 3 miles away.

Top this off with museums, the opera, and other exciting night-life opportunities and you're sure to please even the most discerning tastes! Below are just a few photos and links which might be of interest if you're planning a visit to our beautiful area. Have more questions? Please feel free to contact us directly. We appreciate the opportunity to assist you personally.



Area Links


Here are a few links that may be of interest as you plan your visit to our area:


Parks / Gardens






Sarasota Bay Area Attractions

Mote Aquarium

From its humble beginnings in tiny shed in a small Florida town, Mote Marine Laboratory has expanded to include a 10.5-acre campus in Sarasota, Fla.

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Mote Aquarium

Ringling Museum

The Ringling, the State Art Museum of Florida, is home to one of the preeminent art and cultural collections in the United States. Its story begins nearly a century ago, with the circus impresario and his beloved wife’s shared love for Sarasota, Italy, and art.

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Ringling Museum

Sarasota Opera

Based in Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast, Sarasota Opera is in now in its 57th season.

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Sarasota Opera

Park Map

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