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Reasons Longboat Key, Florida is The Perfect Vacation Destination

If you’re searching for the perfect getaway, look no further than Longboat Key, Florida. This idyllic island offers many things to do, making it a versatile destination for travelers.  From the moment you set foot in this Gulf Coast paradise, […]

Rainy-Day Activities in Longboat Key

Rainy days can put a damper on your beach vacation plans, but fear not! Longboat Key has plenty of indoor activities to keep you entertained even when the weather doesn’t cooperate. From art galleries to museums and even cooking classes, […]

Fall into Savings with The Diplomat Resort’s Fall 2023 Special!

At The Diplomat Resort, we believe that luxury and affordability can go hand in hand. That’s why this fall, we’re thrilled to offer an exclusive Fall Special that will make your stay with us even more enticing.  From September 8th […]
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Must-Try Coastal Cuisine: A Food Lover’s Guide to Longboat Key

When it comes to vacationing in Longboat Key, Florida, the stunning coastal views and pristine beaches are only part of the allure. The vibrant culinary scene on the island makes it a true paradise for food lovers. From fresh seafood […]

Things To Do In Longboat Key

Embark on a journey of discovery at Longboat Key, a hidden gem on Florida’s west coast, as you explore its captivating sights and experiences. We at The Diplomat Beach Resort, your friendly Longboat Key Resort, invite you to make this […]

Wildlife In Longboat Key You Must See

Nestled in the heart of the stunning Longboat Key in Florida, The Diplomat Beach Resort offers not only a luxurious beachfront escape but also the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich and diverse wildlife that thrives in this enchanting […]

What To Look For In A Condo Rental

If you’re planning a vacation to Longboat Key, Florida, renting a condo is an excellent option for your accommodation needs. Condos offer a home-away-from-home experience, with added amenities and conveniences that can make your stay more enjoyable. However, with so […]

How To Plan a Weekend Getaway

Longboat Key is the perfect destination for a relaxing weekend getaway on Florida’s Gulf Coast. One of the best places to stay on the island is The Diplomat Beach Resort, where you can enjoy luxurious accommodations, beautiful views, and top-notch […]

How To Find The Best Long Term Vacation Rental

Planning a long-term vacation can be overwhelming! After all, you’re going to be spending a significant amount of time both in the rental and in the surrounding area. There are hundreds of vacation rentals in Florida, and narrowing down your […]

Essential Amenities To Look For In A Vacation Rental

When planning a vacation, choosing the right accommodation is essential for a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Not all vacation rentals are created equal, so looking for the right amenities can ensure your trip is as memorable as possible. At The […]