Sarasota's Vibrant Culture

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Sarasota is your slice of Florida paradise. This south-central Florida location is close to perfect. Here you can enjoy year-round events and activities, sample some of the most delicious restaurants with the freshest seafood, and you are minutes away from the world-famous, white sand Gulf beaches. If you’re looking for the perfect blend of big city conveniences with small town living, you’ve come to the right place.

Known as the jewel of Florida’s Gulf Coast, the moment you arrive in Sarasota you’ll be greeted with stunningsarasota_night2.jpg views, plenty of sunshine, and endless activities and entertainment. For those who love the outdoors, there are beautiful parks, marinas, the sparkling waters of Sarasota Bay, Gulf of Mexico and the #1 beach in the world as ranked by Dr. Beach: Siesta Key. Shop and dine at St. Armand's Circle. Take in a performance at the Sarasota Opera House or admire the Ringling Bridge at sunset. Visit one of the 5 Best Aquariums of 2015 by Trip Advisor, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium. If you are an ocean explorer, there are many different water activities such as fishing, diving, kayaking. For those who love the arts and entertainment, Sarasota is rich in cultural attractions. From theSarasota Opera House and Van Wetzel Performing Arts Hall to Ringling Museum and historic sites such as the Ca' d'Zan Mansion, are just some of the things to fulfill your art and cultural desires.


Whether you’re looking for fun, relaxation, or adventure, at every turn Sarasota provides everything that you need to call home.

Living at The Islands on the Manatee River will bring the award-winning Sarasota lifestyle home. Sarasota was voted by US News & World Report readers as #13 in, The 20 Most Desirable Places to Live in the US in 2016.

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