Longboat Key

Longboat Key is cherished for its relaxed neighborhoods that feature luxury homes and condos.

Welcome to Longboat Key

A luxurious and serene barrier island known for its turquoise waterfront views and laid-back atmosphere.

 

As one of Florida’s most prized treasures, Longboat Key is a stunning sliver of a barrier island between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Its powdery white sand beaches, soothing turquoise waters, and luxury properties are the perfect backdrop for the best money can buy. Offering a diverse array of properties, Longboat Key has long drawn buyers seeking an upscale and stylish environment. 

Longboat Key continually impresses newcomers with its relaxed environment, fabulous condos, and luxury homes amidst a lush tropical landscape. Its elegant properties offer on-trend finishes, unparalleled outdoor entertainment setups, and airy, spacious interiors. Houses facing the Gulf bring the bonus of breathtaking sunsets to the west.
 

What to Love

  • World-class dining and resorts
  • Stunning beach scenery
  • Luxurious homes in pristine neighborhoods
  • Several emerging developments will bring more value to the area

 

Local Lifestyle

Life in Longboat Key is a peaceful, social, and chic experience. With its beautiful beaches, friendly residents, and abundance of amenities, it's no wonder why Longboat Key is a popular destination for people worldwide. Most days are conducive to beachside leisure, outdoor dining, and other quintessential Florida pastimes. Residents love getting outdoors, so you'll often find them strolling the beaches, biking through their neighborhoods, or enjoying the dog-friendly Bayfront Park.

Longboat Key also boasts upscale dining and entertainment options galore. You can enjoy breakfast at beachside cafes or make reservations at one of the island’s fine-dining establishments. Residents often grab drinks with friends at the various bars and clubs nearby.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Longboat Key has numerous top-notch restaurants, coffee shops, and bars for locals to explore. For those who enjoy fresh seafood dishes, check out Dry Dock Waterfront Grill. An approachable bayfront spot, this restaurant serves delightful seafood specials. Must-try dishes like the Florida Grouper Tacos, Chilean Sea Bass, and Lobster Cakes pair well with their expertly-crafted cocktails.
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant is another fantastic option you don’t want to skip. This rustic-chic eatery resides in an early-1900s beach house and boasts a unique, Old-Florida charm. Guests here can expect everything from juicy burgers to fresh seafood. Menu highlights include the Crispy Fried Calamari, the Parmesan Crusted Flounder, and the Blackjack Sandwich. All meals here come with unparalleled views from their dockside patio.

For early weekend mornings in Longboat Key, check out Turtle Coffee Bar. A local-favorite eatery, this is an ideal spot for grabbing a coffee and a quick breakfast. With specialty coffee drinks, bakery items, and more, this is a great spot to hit before visiting the beach. 

Longboat Key also has plenty of convenient shops for locals to visit. The Shoppes of Bay Isles is an easily accessible plaza ideal for grabbing groceries and everyday items. Locals often frequent this popular retail center, which is perfect for day-to-day necessities. 
 

Things to Do

Longboat Key has no shortage of fun activities for locals to participate in during their free time. The area is particularly well-known for its golf, as it is the only key with courses. Many residents embrace this pastime at the Longboat Key Golf Club. With several challenging holes that offer stunning scenery, this is a fantastic spot to book a tee time and enjoy a slow morning with friends. 
Another popular stop is St. Armands Circle. This retail plaza is replete with shops, restaurants, spas, and more, making it a fun and chic spot to browse the racks or enjoy a day out. The center also hosts many events and occasional live music performances, making this a fantastic and low-key place to visit in the evenings. 
 

Schools

Longboat Key boasts plenty of great schools. Southside Elementary School, for instance, is one option in the area.
 
 
 
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Ready to Live a Fuller Life?

If you're ready to experience true Southern hospitality perfectly blended with sophistication, world-class fine dining, arts, entertainment, exceptional year-round outdoor activities, breathtaking sunsets over turquoise waters, and the cool touch of exquisite powdery white sand under your feet, come stay a while & let our team of local real estate professionals turn your dreams into reality.

 

We'll introduce you to everything our idyllic seaside community has to offer. There's no better time than now for you to flourish and live an extraordinary life. Simply submit your contact info below or just give us a call at (941) 961-3100. We'll take care of the rest.

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