About Sarasota

The lovely city of Sarasota is located south of Tampa Bay Area and north of Punta Gorda and Fort Myers. It is known for its stunning beaches, resorts, cultural and environmental amenities as well as the world-famous Sarasota School of Architecture.

The average prices of homes for sale in Sarasota stand at $190,500, which is 17 percent less than the national average. Currently, the city has a population of 54,425.

One of the best places to visit in Sarasota is the St. Armand’s Circle, an island shopping center, away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland. The enchanting island features a circle of over 130 specialty shops and fine gourmet restaurants, such as the famous Dolce Italia restaurant. The Island Pursuit’s shop offers coastal lifestyle clothing from brands like Johnny O, Christopher Blue and Boho Chic and St. Armand’s Antiques and Gifts features a delightful variety of breathtaking unique gifts, jewelry and home décor, created from silver, ivory, porcelain and pearls.

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota features 21 galleries of European paintings as well as antiquities from Cyprus and contemporary art from America and Asian countries. The most celebrated artifacts of the museums are its 16th-20th century paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens.

Sarasota, with its lush greenery, antique statues and contemporary architecture contributes towards an environment of timeless elegance and friendly warmth. From treasures to candlelight dinners, you will find it all in Sarasota.