Longboat Key, Florida is a narrow stretch
of barrier island bordered by the beautiful Gulf of Mexico on one side and Sarasota
Bay on the other. At only about 11 miles long, Longboat is home to approx.
8,000 full time residents. During the months from November through March
the population more than doubles as flocks of "snowbirds" invade
the island paradise.
straddles Sarasota and Manatee counties with the majority of the
commercial development such as shops and restaurants on the north
end of the island.
Whether you enjoy biking, tennis, fishing,
golf, or just about any other vacation activity, you'll find it here on
Longboat Key. Accommodations on the island are
available in a wide variety of categories. From small cottages, to full
service first class luxury hotels. Feel free to browse the
listings and hopefully you'll soon be enjoying your
vacation on Longboat Key.
At just a two hour drive from
Orlando and all the Walt
Disney and Universal Studios attractions, you'll find a great vacation
awaits you in Sarasota.