Sarasota | It’s Not All About Sunshine, But It Could Be!

Sarasota | It’s Not All About Sunshine, But It Could Be!

Enjoy the Florida Sunshine

Sarasota, renowned for its cultural and environmental amenities, beaches, resorts, bright Florida sunshine and yearly average temperatures of 73 degrees, lies on the Florida’s western coastline where its official city limits include Sarasota Bay and several barrier islands between the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.  The city is located at the southern end of the Tampa Bay Area, north of Fort Myers and Punta Gorda.

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In Sarasota, it’s not all about cultural attractions, but it could be:

Sarasota is home of the Sarasota Orchestra where the internationally recognized Sarasota Music Festival is held each year. Other cultural attractions include the Sarasota Ballet, The Ringling art museum, Sarasota Opera, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida Studio Theatre, the Sarasota Players, the Banyan Theater company and many other musical, dance, artistic, and theatrical venues. The city host the Sarasota Film Festival annually, one of Florida’s largest film festivals. The Sarasota Chalk Festival, held yearly, has become the first international street painting festival in the United States. Sarasota is also home to the  Mote Marine Laboratory, a marine rescue, research facility, and aquarium, the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the G-Wiz Museum, and the Sarasota Jungle Gardens. It also has many historic sites and neighborhoods.

It’s not all about sports, but it could be:

The warm climate has helped Sarasota become a popular golf destination. There are 34 golf courses in Sarasota including the Sara Bay Golf Course, designed by Donald Ross, Bobby Jones Golf Clubs and TPC Prestancia–not to mention more than 50 more courses in bordering towns and within a 15 miles of the Sarasota.

The Baltimore Orioles, the major league baseball team, holds Spring training at Ed Smith Stadium; the city is home to two swim teams, the Sarasota Sailing Squadron and numerous other sports teams and events.

Baltimore Orioles holds Spring training at Ed Smith Stadium

And, it’s not all about the beach, but it could be:

Sun, sand and water are three things Sarasota has an abundance of, but not all Sarasota beaches are the same. Six islands line Sarasota’s extensive coastline, each revealing its own personality, recreational options and natural beauty.

Sarasota Beaches

If you are looking for a vacation home start your search here in Sarasota. With an increase of visitors who called Sarasota their vacation destination, rental properties are at a premium.

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You can have the best of both worlds – a home away from home and your own rental property when you’re not there.