The dreamy blue skies, the whitest beaches, the greenest palm trees… the stunning town of Sarasota is located on the southwest coast of Florida and overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, providing stunning views. You will also find yourself face to face with the famous surrounding islands of Longboat Key, Siesta Key and Lido Key, which are all close enough to visit whilst you are visiting the town of Sarasota. A great destination for couples and families, Sarasota provides fun excursions, great sights and relaxing atmospheres.
Sarasota is blessed with one of the best beaches in Florida. When at the beach in Sarasota, a popular activity is to stay and see the beautiful sunset, a glorious sight worth seeing. Alternatively, you can head down to the Siesta Beach on the nearby island of Seista Key for a day ideal for kids. Here you can take part in some water sports, take advantage of the beach bar and laze on the cushiony white sand. The beautiful clear seas are too tempting to not take a dip whilst the warm calm waters are also ideal for children to play in. The adventurous will enjoy scuba diving through the waters to enjoy the colourful sea life. Many visitors make sure they spend time at Manasota beach, where you can go shell collecting for one off treasures to take home.
Go to the nearby Brohard Park for a romantic picnic in the park where you can also enjoy a spot of fishing.
In the town of Sarasota, you will be spoilt will a choice of shops and a rich choice of Floridian culture and art to indulge in. Check out the art galleries scattered across the town or head down for an evening show at the town theatre. Visit the Sarasota Museum to get a real feel for the history of the town, the cool artefacts make it fun for kids and adults.
Golf is a popular activity in Sarasota and only a short drive away, where you will have the luxury of enjoying over 60 gold courses. For a rare view of the town, hire out a yacht to go and see it all in style as you sail beneath to clear waters.
Other sights to see include the Longboat Key Aquarium, which is fascinating for all of the family. Nearby you will find the Ken Thompson Park and inside you can discover the small treasure that is the Pelican Man’s Bird Sanctuary.
Sarasota offers the best of Floridian culture and sunshine and suits all members of the family with the endless of options of activities. You can enjoy the beaches, art, shopping and history by day and live it up in Sarasota’s lively nightlife scene where bars and clubs are a plenty. Book your holiday to Sarasota with lastminute.com to get a great deal on your tropical trip. Book all your holidays to the United States with lastminute.com