Top 5 Leisure Activities in Sarasota, Florida

By: Vanessa Arellano Doctor


Sarasota is considered to be one of the best places to live, which is probably one of the main reasons why Sarasota real estate is very much sought after by investors in the real estate market.

With its pristine beaches in close proximity, as well as the city's thriving and diverse cultural opportunities and recreational activities, Sarasota is seen by a lot of vacationers, even retirees, to be a place that is very ideal for vacationing. Even people who are looking for a permanent place of residence are considering Sarasota as one of their top choices, especially since Sarasota's different scenes are healthy and continually growing, offering a little something for everyone.

Sarasota's Leisure Activities

Since Sarasota is in close proximity to a lot of white sandy beaches, one of the more popular leisure activities that people usually partake in when they are in Sarasota is to go to the beach and do a bunch of different water-activities such as swimming, boating, canoeing, even fishing. This one of the activities that most tourists and vacationers like to do, especially since Sarasota offers a lot of different, beautiful pristine beaches where people can go to have fun and relax. Sarasota actually has 35 miles of waterfront, including 13 public beaches, all of which can be enjoyed by people to satisfy their desire for water-based activities.

Another leisure activity that people do whenever they are in Sarasota is playing sports such baseball, biking, tennis, football, polo, ice hockey, and more importantly, golf. There are over 60 public and private golf courses in the county, 9 of which are included in Florida Golf News' Top 20 courses, making Sarasota a nice place to live in for people who are avid golf players, or are just golf enthusiasts. The 60 golf courses should offer a little something different for all types of golf players, giving them a variety of choices of playing fields. There are also different arenas and venues where people can enjoy and perform the other different sports that they would like to do aside from golf.

Shopping is also a leisure activity that people in Sarasota enjoy doing, especially since there are a lot of different things that people can buy or find in Sarasota county, which ranges from a one-of-a-kind object, to antiques, to clothes and original artworks. There are over 30 art galleries and museum in the county, giving art lovers a nice place where they can look around some pieces of artwork from Asian art to Circus memorabilia, some of which they might have an interest of buying.

Sarasota's nightlife scene is also thriving, making it another leisure activity that a lot of vacationers and visitors would like to do. There are a variety of venues for different activities, such as bars and restaurants, all of which have a friendly atmosphere to them, making them an activity that a lot of people like doing.

Sarasota is also known for their places that showcase live music for those people who enjoy listening to certain types of music, which makes for another great leisure activity for people to enjoy. Visitors can go to places such as theatres and clubs that offer them a variety of music styles and entertainment, giving them different choices for their different artistic and musical needs and preferences.

Vanessa Arellano Doctor

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