An exclusive barrier island, located West of Sarasota, between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, offers a luxurious island lifestyle. A 12 mile opulent island is the home to full and part-time residents who enjoy all the beauty that surronds Longboat Key. Longboat Key offers miles of aqua blue waters and stunning sandy beaches on the eastern side, a favorite to boaters and fisherman alike. Memberships at Longboat Key Club and Resort provides golf, tennis, fitness, a marina, resturants, and many other amenities to enjoy on the island. Conveniently located just minutes to St. Armand's Circle and downtown Sarasota. Longboat Key residents enjoy the ongoing cultural festivities, the array of resturants, and fine shopping that are a short drive away. Real estate on Longboat Key varies from modest condominuims to waterfront high-rise condominiums, old Florida style single family homes to statley waterfront mansions and vacant lots, some of which are direct waterfront. Whatever your taste and desire you can find it on the exclusive Longboat Key.