Discover Sarasota....and raise your expectations! The city enjoys a magnetism that always brings new residents to the Sunshine. The blue skies, the crystal sand beaches, the waters, the restaurants, and all the places of interest also add value. Sarasota's dynamic cultural mix of artists, talented individuals, musicians, performers, writers, and other creative people attracts everybody who wants to live in a beautifully vibrant and friendly community.
And don't forget "The Greatest Show On Earth." Sarasota has long had ties to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily Circus. It was used as the winter retreat for the circus animals and performers alike. The is long gone but the Ringling Museum and the Cà d' Zan (House of John) are still around and worth a visit. If you are bored at the beach and tired of theme parks, you may want to enjoy a great museum experience.
So much to do, so much to explore in Sarasota
There is so much to do in Sarasota that we are pretty sure you will get hooked on something. Of course, with its 55,000 residents, the city of Sarasota may look more like a small town to you, especially when you are coming from a big city like New York or L.A., but it has all the amenities you can find in a big city as well.
Combined with its mild year-round climate, this place is also ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you love golfing, boating, kayaking, walking, and biking - it is all available at your doorsteps. Several area beaches are close by, and they are absolutely great for swimming, walking, and shelling. Do you like what you are seeing? Well, just search for your next home in Sarasota here.
Real Estate in Sarasota
People who want to buy a nice home in Sarasota are spoilt for choices. The homes on the market are simple, sophisticated, or extravagant. There are modern, contemporary, or historic homes to choose from. Small, big, or supersize homes on the water (bay, ICW, canal, or lake), and with no water view. However, it all boils down to one question: How much do you want to spend? The buyer's bank account is actually the limiting factor.
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Dining, shopping, and fun. Does that sound good? Roughly speaking, the opportunities in Sarasota are numerous. First of all, there are more than 100 different restaurants to chose from. They cover almost every culinary aspect possible. Mediterranean food, Mexican food, Italian cuisine, French cuisine, Japanese food, German food, the sky is the limit. Almost. Sarasota Downtown offers many small boutiques, cafe's, art galleries and restaurants. St. Armand's Circle is our favorite with ice parlors, Tommy Bahamas shop, and upscale restaurants.
If you want to go shopping, the Mall at University Town Center is the latest addition, while the Sarasota Square Mall is well established. The Ellenton Premium Outlet Mall is just a short trip away and offers a huge variety of everything for good prices. This is the destination for the bargain hunters. If that is not enough, there are plenty of shopping and dining opportunities in Bradenton as well. By the way, even St Petersburg/Tampa or Fort Myers are not too far away.
Sarasota Area Information
Well, let us explain what Sarasota has to offer: The vibrant arts landscaping includes the world-class Florida West Coast Symphony, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, and the Opera. The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Asolo Center for Performing Arts and the John Ringling Museum are all names to keep in mind if you are looking for some entertainment in Sarasota. However, all this is only a fraction of what you can expect. There is so much more to discover in Sarasota which we can not cover on this website. But, let us try a little better.
Sarasota has a lot more to offer: Do you like ballet? Probably the Sarasota Ballet, founded in 1987, may be of interest for you. Over the years it has grown to national and international recognition because the repertoire includes works by some of the greatest choreographers in the world.
Marie Selby's Botanical Gardens, Jungle Gardens, and Mote Marine Lab & Aquarium are for the nature lovers. While Mary Selby's is all about beautiful plants, Mote Marine is getting you in contact with various sea creatures. Animals you do not necessarily see when walking along the beach because they are "hiding" in the water.
Jungle Gardens, established in 1939, introduces the visitor to more than 150 animal species. Their animal shows are educating and entertaining alike, and fun for the whole family.
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