Local Area/ Attractions

The villa is situated on the Gulf Coast between Sarasota and Bradenton.

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The villa is located only 20 minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast white sandy beaches of Sarasota, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and Siesta Key.

Anna Maria Island beaches stretch for seven and a half miles. It is the perfect place for those that want to capture the true spirit of Florida.


Siesta Beach is known for having the whitest and finest sand in the world. The area offers a wide range of water sports, fishing and other activities.


Holmes Beach connects Anna Maria island and Bradenton Beaches. It offers some of the islands finest dining and an array of boutiques and shops.

Bradenton Beach connects Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. On Longboat Key's northern tip are some of the areas best seafood restaurants and an outstanding view over Sarasota Bay. It can only be accessed through two bridges located at the north and south of the island.

In addition to the beautiful beaches, the villa is within easy reach of many other attractions. The area is renowned  for it's golf courses, offering something for everyone. If shopping is more for you, then choose from a variety of shops and malls, all within a 15 minute drive. The superb Ellenton Mall offers discounted brands or if you want to experience something with a little more elegance and style, visit  St Armands Circle offering unique boutiques and gourmet restaurants.

If after relaxing and enjoying the sunshine, you are looking for the fast, exciting world of the Disney theme parks, Orlando is less than two hours away.

The villa is easy to access from all the main airports. Sarasota/Bradenton International airport is only 5 miles from Sabal Harbour.

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Sarasota = 15 minutes

Tampa = 45 minutes

Orlando = 1½hrs

Miami = 4 hrs

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