you can enjoy the breathtaking sunsets, educational museums, operas, ballets, plays, golf tournaments, and boat races. You can join in tennis, lawn bowling, water skiing, shell collecting, bird watching, growing exotic tropical plants, university classes, golf, or boating. Sarasota is also home to a brand new luxurious shopping center, University Town Center, that includes upscale retail stores, and fine dining establishments. Siesta Key beach is another hot spot in the area, known for its breathtaking sunsets and white, clean sand that never gets hot.
Along with all of our local attractions, Southwest Florida is just a short distance away from Tampa, which is the home of Busch Gardens, or Orlando where Disneyworld is located. You'll soon find that Southwest Florida makes a great place to call home.
Located midway between Ft. Myers and Sarasota, Boca Grande is a retreat for tourists and fishermen. Boca Grande is a serene and naturally beautiful area, but there is no shortage of things to keep you and your family amused during the daytime. The Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum is an interesting and educational day trip. For the art lovers, the Paradise Island Gallery has some stunning pieces of art on display and is definitely worth a visit. For a little more excitement, hike through the Cayo Costa State Park. This excellent location has miles of stunning beaches, acres of pine forests, and water that is rich with sea life. Fishermen and tourists alike, including celebrities and socialites, are drawn to its exceptional atmosphere and casual lifestyle.