St. Armand's Key
Located West of downtown Sarasota and Bird Key, St. Armand's Key is world renowned for its European flair, gourmet restaurants, first class shops and boutiques and fine art galleries. Purchased and designed by John Ringling in 1917, St. Armand's Key was intended to attract the wealthy visitors and winter residents. In the center of St. Armand's Circle is a tree lined park which hosts many public events year-round. The world famous Mote Marine Laboratory, research, and education center is minutes away. Walk to Lido Beach from St. Armand's Circle to enjoy basking in the Florida sun or enjoy spectacular sunsets. St. Armand's Circle is also a residential community consisiting of over 200 homes. Architectural styles vary from the ever charming "Old Florida" to contemporary to Mediterranean. St. Armand's Circle offers something for everyone.