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Longboat Key, Florida, USA

Longboat Key is the ideal beach and bay front settings for the ultimate Florida vacation. Stretching between the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico and serene Sarasota Bay, this key attracts many visitors who come to enjoy the average year-round temperature of 73 degrees ( ˚ F). The area is appreciated by wildlife as well, so these waters are home to manatee, dolphins, and fish, while pelicans, osprey and a variety of shorebirds find sanctuary here. Tennis and golf enthusiasts will find first-class facilities here, and there are several parks to visit for a relaxing afternoon. Whether you like to spend your time shelling, biking, shopping, fishing, golfing, or dining, opportunities for these activities are boundless on Longboat Key.

Well known as private island paradise, there are accommodations here to suit everyone, from deluxe suites in plush resorts and condominiums to beachfront cottages and modest hotel rooms Longboat Key is a barrier island off the coast of Sarasota and Bradenton, approximately 60 miles south of Tampa, and easily accessible by car and from the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport. Interstate 75 and US 41 are the major routes into the area. Coming from the north you can reach Longboat Key through Bradenton by way of exit #41 off Interstate 75. When travelling from the south use Exit #39 west to US 41.

Stretching eleven miles between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key provides an ideal beach and bay front setting. Far from traffic, noise and everyday hustle, Longboat Key offers a relaxed, quiet, secluded atmosphere. You won't find mini-malls, towering billboards or glaring neon signs. Instead you are welcomed to a land of tasteful luxury and tempting quiet pleasures.

Written by Richard Heilman, Owner of Property 84986 in Longboat Key, Florida

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    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
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    Condo #193467vb
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
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      • Sleeps 8
      Estate #632908vb
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          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 2 BR
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              Condo #4201425
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                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 2
                Condo #608927vb
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Condo #3510391
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                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                    • 4 BR
                    • 4 BA
                    • Sleeps 12
                    House #3006320
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      • 6 BR
                      • 5 BA
                      • Sleeps 20
                      House #312423
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                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                        • 4 BR
                        • 2 BA
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                        House #488150vb
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 3 BA
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                          • Sleeps 10
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            • 2 BR
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                            Villa #247170
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                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                              • 2 BR
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                              Condo #450275vb
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                • 2 BR
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                                Condo #240486
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 2 BR
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                                  Apartment #43584
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                                    • 2 BR
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                                        • 3 BR
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                                        House #3190634
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                                          • 3 BA
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                                            • 2 BR
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Condo #348324
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                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Very Good! 4.0/5
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
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                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    House #57059vb
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      House #3510257
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                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                              • 3 BR
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                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (33 reviews)
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                                                                          House #3231112
                                                                            Very Good! 4.0/5
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                                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                                            Villa #1656843
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                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              House #247100
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  House #3866134
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                                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                                              Townhome #715244vb
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                                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                                Studio #920123vb
                                                                                                1 Review
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                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                  (30 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                  House #447571vb
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                                                                                                    House #3190754
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A very happy return

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have been visiting the Sarasota area for almost 20 years and this was our second stay at this house with our two children and their partners. Nothing disappointed. The owners have done some superb landscaping beside the bayou. The house is still in excellent condition and we understand there is an imminent refurbishment in the pipeline, which speaks volumes for the quality of the property. Attractions? Excellent beach just across the road, good sized pool, some top quality restaurants, lots of interesting things to do in the area, manatees in the bayou, ospreys seemingly everywhere, and all sorts of wildlife everywhere you look. Our son in law fished in the bayou every day and did some deep sea fishing in the boat of a neighbour who has a commercial venture. Unusual and highly recommended - De Soto Speedway with an early dinner at Linger Lodge (one of the most bizarre restaurants in US and surprisingly good)! Also the Old Packinghouse Bar with superb blues and country music nights. We were very sorry to leave.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Apr-2012
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2012