Having America's #1 beach and an abundance of attractions from art museums to natural science aquariums, award-winning restaurants and more, Sarasota has something for everyone. It is considered one of the most favorable places to live on the Gulf Coast providing big city amenities with the feel of small town living.
The city is filled with quaint neighborhoods of homes built over 50 years ago as winter vacation cottages to gated estates with spectacular views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. One can never tire of the beautiful sunsets that fill the evening sky. If island living is your desire, Sarasota has six lining the coastline with each providing its own unique personality.
Residents from any neighborhood have a wide range of activities available throughout Sarasota. Those with a love for the arts and music will find their calendars full of upcoming events through the Ringling Museum, the Sarasota Opera Association, the Florida West Coast Symphony, the Foreign Film Festival, the Asolo Theatre Company, Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota Ballet of Florida or the Theatre Works to name just a few.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find an array of activities from boating/sailing, miles of beaches, fishing, biking and hiking trails, tennis courts and much more. With over 50 golf courses, Sarasota is a golfer’s paradise.
With all that Sarasota has to offer it makes it a great place to live, work and raise a family.