Sarasota Attractions

Although it may be hard to pull yourself away from our Gulf-front resort, Longboat Key and Sarasota and Bradenton are home to a variety of can’t-miss attractions you’ll want to add to your vacation itinerary. Enjoy the unique, upscale shopping and dining at St. Armands Circle. Explore the impressive art collections and 56-room mansion at The Ringling, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art; or take the family to a Spring Training game at Ed Smith Stadium. You’ll find it all and so much more just a short drive from Zota Beach Resort. Our knowledgeable staff is also happy to offer recommendations or make reservations to enhance your stay.

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • The Ringling
  • Sarasota Classic Car Museum
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens
  • Ed Smith Stadium
  • Mote Marine Aquarium
  • Myakka River State Park


Additional leisure and outdoor activities near our Sarasota and Bradenton Resort include golf, fishing charters, and a wide variety of water sports. Please inquire with our concierge, who will be happy to assist you in planning any outings during your visit.