Manasota Key:The Best of Waterfront Living
With breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico and some of the most tranquil beaches in Florida, Manasota Key is oceanfront living at its finest. Home to just over 1,000 year-round residents and retirees and plenty of ocean attractions to enjoy, this community is a fantastic place to call home if you seek coastal beauty at a slower tempo.
Though somewhat of a hidden gem, Manasota Key is ideal for anyone looking for a beachfront lifestyle without all the tourists. Here, you'll find a mix of single-family homes and spacious condos—and one of them could be your next place.
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Things to Do & Places to See
Manasota Key boasts a prime location on a barrier island between Sarasota and Fort Myers. But despite being near two major cities, Manasota Key still feels like its very own tropical paradise. Ecotourism and recreation draw countless visitors and buyers—highlights include Stump Pass Beach State Park, Englewood Beach, and Blind Pass Beach. Love spending time outdoors? Here, you can surf, paddleboard, fish, kayak, and boat all year long.
Most of Manasota Key's small businesses can be found on Beach Road. Be sure to pick up a unique treasure from Barefoot Trader or head north to Englewood for even more shopping and dining opportunities.
If you truly want to go on an adventure you'll never forget, pay a visit to The Original Englewood Parasailing for an afternoon of fun. Where else can you see Manasota Key from 500 feet in the sky?
The outdoor excitement never ends when you live in Manasota Key. Most of the island's best trails and facilities can be found at Stump Pass Beach State Park.
Unwind on the beach
Manasota Key features a number of public beach access points, so you'll never have to travel far to swim, fish, surf, or just listen to the waves lap at the shore!
When you want a taste of the big city, you'll only be a few minutes away from larger communities like Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Englewood.
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Find Your Island Paradise
If you’ve been thinking about making a move to Manasota Key, now is the perfect time to find your niche. The Kotaska Team is proud to help buyers put down roots in Florida’s best resort communities, and we’re excited to help you find the right fit! Let us know if you have any questions—we’re only a phone call away.
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