Sarasota, Florida, located on the South West coast of Florida, is known for its sparkling Gulf of Mexico water, its pristine beaches, its warm weather and its small town feel. Sarasota County has a population of 370,057 residents yet Sarasota Florida still has a homey downtown Main Street where walking to work, restaurants and home is an important feature. A culturally rich city, Sarasota touts the opera, symphony, John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art, the Asolo Theater in its repertoire of cultural venues.
Over the years, magazine and travel brochures tout Sarasota as one of the best places to live and raise a family. Money Magazine has recognized Sarasota as one of the nation’s best small cities, one of the best places to retire and pointed out our excellent healthcare systems.
The Crown Jewels of Sarasota are its beach communities of Casey Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key, Lido Key, St. Armands and Longboat Key. Each barrier islands has its own special identity. In addition, our city’s shopping, art galleries and restaurants are equal to those of most major cities.