The Four Best Parts of Longboat Key

Longboat Key, Florida

If you’re looking for a unique and unforgettable Florida vacation, look no further than Longboat Key. This beautiful barrier island is located just south of Sarasota and is home to some of the best beaches in the state.

The Diplomat Resort is a quaint condo resort nestled amongst high-rise condominium resorts and offers its guests direct access to the beach – something that you just can’t get at other cookie-cutter resorts. So if you’re looking for a relaxing Florida vacation, Longboat Key is the place for you! Here are the four best parts of vacationing at Longboat Key, and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

The Beach

Longboat Key is home to some of the best beaches in Florida, and the Diplomat Resort offers direct access to the beach. The white sand and crystal-clear water are perfect for relaxing, and you can even see dolphins swimming offshore!

aerial view of Longboat Key, Florida
aerial view of Longboat Key, Florida

Shopping at St. Armands Circle

Just a short drive from Longboat Key is St. Armands Circle, which is the perfect place to do some shopping. This popular destination is home to more than 130 shops and restaurants and is a great place to find souvenirs for your friends and family back home.

Area Activities – Aquarium, Golfing

Longboat Key is also home to the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, which is perfect for a day trip. And if you’re looking to tee off, there are several golf courses in the area, including the Longboat Key Club Golf Course.

A golf club head close to a golf ball on a tee
A view of the beach and a dock at sunset

Travel Times – Close Proximity to the Airport

Longboat Key is conveniently located just a short drive from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, making it easy to get to and from your vacation. And once you’re here, you won’t want to leave!

We hope this has helped give you a better idea of what Longboat Key has to offer, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Diplomat Resort soon! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Thanks for reading!