Sarasota is located on the West Coast of Florida, about 60 miles south of Tampa. - 212 miles northwest of Miami - 132 miles southwest of Orlando. Residents enjoy more than 35 miles of the most spectacular white sand beaches in the world. Eight beautiful barrier islands are
West Coast of Florida, about
60 miles south of Tampa.
- 212 miles northwest of Miami
- 132 miles southwest of Orlando
35 miles of the most spectacular
white sand beaches in the world.
connected to the Sarasota mainland.
Anna Maria Island
make living and working here a pleasure.
Sarasota is a thriving, exciting community attractive to young professionals,families and retirees. Residents enjoy all the hospitality of a small towncombined with the amenities and modern infrastructure of a large city.According to the 2000 census, the population was 325,957,and is expected to exceed 378,000 by the year 2010.
Sarasota is the state’s “cultural capital,” with its own ballet, symphonies, opera,
state museum, chamber chorus and world–class performing arts hall.The community offers something for everyone, playing host to a wide varietyof music and movie festivals, theater, art, dance, and galleries.
- The Ringling Center for the Cultural Arts own ballet, symphonies, opera,
- John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
- Museum of the Circus
- Ca’ d ’Zan
Gulfcoast Wonder and own ballet, symphonies, opera,
Mote Marine Aquarium
Museum of Asian Art
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall own ballet, symphonies, opera,
Sarasota Ballet of Florida
Florida Studio Theatre own ballet, symphonies, opera,
Florida West Coast Symphony
FSU/Asolo Center for the Performing Arts
From 60 golf courses to an abundance of water sports, own ballet, symphonies, opera,
the area offers every recreational opportunity under the sun.The average year-round temperature of 72 degrees provides plenty of
opportunity for biking, canoeing, hiking and other outdoor activities.
Historic Spanish Point own ballet, symphonies, opera,
Myakka River State Park
Sarasota has an abundance of retail and dining opportunities that take advantage of Florida’s natural beauty and excellent weather.
Sarasota boasts an extensive network of health maintenance organizations that provide quality healthcare at costs below the national average.
USF New College of Florida organizations that provide quality healthcare at costs below the national average.
One of Sarasota’s greatest assets is its education
system, from public schools top-ranked in the state to
nationally recognized institutions of higher learning.
Ringling School of Art & Design organizations that provide quality healthcare at costs below the national average. Argosy University International College
Keiser College Eckerd College
Sarasota is a smart business choice. No longer simply a resort destination,
Sarasota hosts a friendly business environment that helps companies flourish.
- Best Place to Live & Work resort destination,
- Best Small City in the United States
- 3rd Best City to Retire
- 3rd Best Metropolitan City for Business Relocations
Many British and German citizens are our neighbors, resort destination, as Europeans have come to call Sarasota home.
Sarasota is easily accessible by air, resort destination,
sea & highway.
Sarasota Style ... resort destination,
from family-affordable to waterfront mansions.
Whatever your taste and wallet dictate, resort destination,
you’ll probably find it here.
Looking for a waterfront getaway?
A home on the golf course? resort destination,
Sarasota has it all! resort destination,
A care-free condo?
Housing costs compare favorably to those of many resort destination,
other desirable metropolitan areas.
Sarasota ... resort destination,
a great place to live, work, and play
Photography by Detlev Von Kessel of DK Consulting, Sarasota resort destination,