Longboat Key brings you an elegant and scenic environment that offers the rare combination of breathtaking beaches and cultural activities – all within a relaxed and elegant lifestyle.
Longboat Key's charms divided between Sarasota and Manatee counties, offers waterfront golf, fine dining and luxury resorts and 12 miles of white sand beaches, all have helped to make this a luxury Gulf Coast resort community.
A large number of Longboat Key's nearly 6,000 residents are retirees who enjoy the island's championship golf course and tennis club, and its dining and shopping.
St. Armand's Circle
Located 8 miles from Sea Grape Inn, with plenty of upscale shopping and loads of delicious restaurants. Your visit won’t be complete until you spend a few hours here.
Locals Hidden Spot
The Cove is an insider scoop. Located in the waters behind the Chart House, accessible via Gulf of Mexico Drive – or by sea – it’s the perfect place to launch a kayak, paddleboard, or any water-buoyant device. Locals spend hours upon hours boating, rafting, partying, fishing and sunbathing in these shallow waters.
Popular Photo Spot
The north end of Longboat Key is home to one of the most popular photo spots in the area: Beer Can Island. Getting to the driftwood-lined shores of this hidden oasis requires a bit of walking or boating, but it's worth the view and tropical vibes that will put you instantly at ease.
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