About Sea Grape Inn



~~Only 8 condos within our building–Very easy to maintain social distancing
~~Our strict housekeeping & sanitizing protocols remain in place utilizing the strongest commercial disinfecting products available
~~Private beach access available to only our guests
~~1 year cancellation policy, if needed

Sea Grape Inn has been the #1 choice for family vacations for over 40 years.  Located on the beautiful and exclusive island of Longboat Key, and situated directly on the Gulf of Mexico, Sea Grape Inn is a unique, intimate, beachfront boutique style resort, featuring 8 fully furnished 2-3 bedroom/2+ bathroom condominiums.  All units have uninterrupted views of the beautiful tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Available for daily, weekly or monthly rentals, each of our units is beautifully appointed, smoke-free, and with all the amenities of home.

Over the years, Sea Grape Inn has developed a reputation for being a quiet, relaxing, friendly place to stay.  It is a true gem located on Longboat Key!!  We offer personalized service to all our guests, with amenities that cater to an array of travelers.  We have had guests from all over the world, including Canada, UK, Switzerland, France, Northern Ireland, and Norway—to name just a few. 

You won’t find another place like Sea Grape Inn.  Find out for yourself why our guests return year after year. 

We can’t wait to welcome you to Sea Grape Inn!!

The Sea Grape Inn is a 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipient for receiving consistently great reviews!


From the moment you arrive, you will see what sets us apart from the rest.  Our on-site property manager, Wanda, will welcome you to your ‘home away from home”—guaranteeing you a wonderful, relaxing, and memorable vacation. All units have fully equipped kitchens, 2-3 bedrooms, 2+ bathrooms, screened-in lanais, complimentary cable TV and Wi-Fi internet access throughout the resort—all the amenities for a perfect getaway! Located beachside, on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, in Longboat Key, surrounded by 11 miles of white sandy beaches, Sea Grape Inn offers personalized service to all our guests.  We are an intimate, boutique-style resort, yet big enough to be used on numerous occasions to host family reunions.


8 fully furnished, beautifully appointed condominiums |  2 or 3 bedroom units,  2+ bathrooms | Rentals available daily, weekly or monthly | On-site manager available for all your needs | Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico beach, mid Longboat Key | Each unit has beautiful beach views | Heated Swimming pool | Complimentary Chaise-style beach chairs and umbrellas | Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the resort | Complimentary Cable TV in each unit | Gazebo, with Barbecue Area, and Gas grill | Picnic Tables | Community Washer and Dryer | Outdoor Shower | Parking space for each unit | Weekly Housekeeping services | Nearby Airports: Sarasota/Bradenton 12 miles;  St. Pete/Clearwater 51 miles; Tampa 67 miles.

Sorry–we certainly love pets, but unfortunately, we don’t allow them.

Local Attractions:

Longboat Key is a spectacular Gulf Coast barrier island, located 12 miles from Sarasota.  Longboat Key has all the big city charm you would want from a vacation location, but with a small town feel. There is no shortage of things to do when on Longboat Key.  Active vacationers will enjoy the 11 miles of white sandy beach, perfect for walking, jogging, snorkeling excursions, sea shelling, or fishing.  Golf and tennis facilities, boat and bike rentals are available nearby.

Property manager:

Wanda Hatfield has been an employee at The Sea Grape Inn for the past 25+ years. She has taken personal pride in her position as Manager, and as such has many fantastic reviews regarding the support, help and kindness she has shown the many renters over the years. Sea Grape Inn wouldn’t be the place it is, without Wanda. Wanda is a professional and holds a Community Association Managers (CAM) license with the state of Florida. She moved to Anna Maria Island in 1990 where she found Sea Grape and decided to stay and make her home. Her hobbies include boating, walking the beach, reading, shopping, flower arranging and baking. Her favorite local restaurants are: Star Fish, Harry’s Continental Kitchen, Lazy Lobster, Rod ‘n Reel and Dry Dock. She resides on Anna Maria Island with her husband Steven and Siamese cat Hannah.