Sarasota: Paradise on Floridas Gulf Coast

By: John Allen

Possessing over 25 miles of gulf front beaches, along with countless acres of state parks, there is still plenty of space to enjoy unobstructed views of the water or sunsets. Enjoy a myriad of activities, such as water skiing, wind surfing, parasailing, jet skiing, boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and much more.

Sarasota Culture and Entertainment

For those who enjoy a busier, cosmopolitan atmosphere, indulge in the gorgeous sugary white sandy beaches of Siesta Key to eclectic shopping on St. Armands Circle, or even the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Other attractions for active adults or young families include the world- renown Ringling Museum, the resplendent Selby Gardens, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Mote Marine, G-Wiz (hands-on Science museum for kids), and historic Asolo Theater. Whether you enjoy keeping active on land or water, there is a little something for everyone in Sarasota.

Sarasota's Beaches & Barrier Islands

Sarasota is made up of a number of beautiful and prestigious keys, including, Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Casey Key, Lido Key and Bird Key. Siesta, Longboat and Lido Key contain miles of gulf front property with luxury resort-style condos, quaint cottages and inns, numerous hotels, lavish and immaculate estates, and private and public beaches all around. On the other hand, Casey and Bird Key are mainly made up of single family homes and estates, but Casey Key still has a few older inns.

Sarasota's Population

Because of its desirable weather, gorgeous tropical landscapes, numerous championship golf courses, and breathtaking beaches and sunsets, Sarasota is a highly sought after zip code. Many here are active retirees, but the trend is shifting towards in increase of families escaping the inclement weather of the north. From a small beach town to a lavish cosmopolitan city, Sarasota has grown and adapted beautifully to its surrounding while still preserving its tranquil and amicable atmosphere.

Sarasota Florida Real Estate

To those who live in Sarasota, it is no surprise that Travel Magazine has named the town one of the best places to live in the United States. In addition to incredible weather (Sarasota has an average year-round temperature of 71?F), beautiful beaches, and culture, Sarasota has a variety of housing options to suit every budget and lifestyle. From a modest one bedroom condo to a sprawling estate on the Gulf of Mexico, there is something for everyone. Learn more about the condo options by visiting Sarasota condominiums where you can view all of the properties currently available for sale. In addition, you will find detailed information on the entire community, including neighborhoods, schools and community information.

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