BE SPONTANEOUS

Here’s to the free-thinkers of the world. Those spontaneous individuals who savor the freedom of a life well-lived.
The adventures on Longboat Key are endless.

Beaches

Longboat Key is known for its sugar soft sand, turquoise waters and miles of pristine beach. Spend your day making sand castles, scooping up shells, popping up your umbrella and taking in a good book, or watching passers-by. It’s a laid back beach ideal for fishing, swimming, paddle boarding, or just relaxing.

Championship Golf

Longboat Key is one of the only barrier islands offering golf right in your own backyard. Florida’s Gulf Coast has long been associated with some of the country’s most challenging and sophisticated golf courses. The area attracts golfers of all skill levels from around the world with over 100 professionally designed fairways and greens in the tri-county area.

Professional Sports

Longboat Key is a subtropical playground filled with year round sports for the active enthusiast and casual sideline fan. Each spring provides the opportunity to see some of baseball's best in nearby Sarasota as the Baltimore Orioles call this stadium home. The IMG Academy attracts talent from around the world to train and compete in a myriad of elite sports. Nathan Benderson Park is the place for world-class rowing events and has been selected as the host for the 2017 World Rowing Championships.

Water Wonderland

Miles upon miles of waterways invite exploration and adventure. Kayak along the coast, watch the dolphins swim from your terrace, snorkel the azure waters of the gulf, paddleboard the shoreline….the sparkling clear waterways are as active or passive as you choose.

Angler’s Choice

For the sportsman who loves to cast a line, Longboat Key is an angler’s paradise. Whether it’s wading out in the morning and dropping a line, or casting from your beach, the area is playground for fishing enthusiasts of every age.

Hit the Trail

Cycling has quickly become a favorite pastime in the area. Cycle the miles of bike trails right here on Longboat Key, or pack up your bike and head off to the hundreds of miles of bike trails on the mainland, which meander through wooded preserves, historic areas, and numerous state parks. Avid cycler or novice rider, both are equally at home on Longboat Key.