Downtown Sarasota is located in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the state of Florida. Downtown Sarasota faces Sarasota Bay and is flanked by the Hudson Bayou, 10th Street, and US-301.
Time to Live it Up!
Downtown Sarasota is rich in history, culture, and arts. Performing arts locations near or located in downtown include the Van Wezel, Sarasota Opera House, Sarasota Orchestra and Florida Studio Theatre. There are numerous art galleries throughout downtown, and many art festivals are held in this location. Movie theaters comprise of Hollywood 20 (screening major box office hits) and Historic Burns Court Cinema (offering independent films).
Shopping is also a major attraction of downtown Sarasota. There are numerous antique shops, boutiques, gourmet food stores, and even a farmer’s market. Options for dining are plentiful with over 70 restaurants and cafes within a 15-minute stroll of the five points round-about, the center of Main Street Sarasota. Nightlife and entertainment is abundant with pubs, bars, and live music.
Bayfront Park and Island Park offer waterfront paths for exercising or simply enjoying the scenery, and a playground for the kids including a small splash park. Within these areas, Marina Jack and O’Leary’s Tiki Bar are located. Marina Jack offers boat docking, indoor and outdoor dining, and many more services. O’Leary’s Tiki Bar offers a Caribbean-type experience where you can unwind to the sounds of live music and cocktails while keeping your feet in the sand. This entire area offers breathtaking views of the Ringling Bridge, Sarasota’s city skyline, and of course, the water.
Gracious living is a Sarasota tradition and comes in all shapes and sizes. You will find architecturally-stunning mid-rises, modern high-rises, historic vintage apartments from the 1920s, maintenance-free villas, and gated condominium communities. This city offers an incredibly wide range of living style options with property prices to fit almost any budget. It is a place to raise a family and/or retire in style! Contact us and let’s find your ideal location in fabulous Sarasota!