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Longboat Key

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Awesome day at the beach at Longboat Key Club!

We spent a wonderful day on the beach today! Greeted by Jeff who is such an asset to beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jill S
Rochester, New Hampshire
A Glimpse Into Heaven

We have been coming to Longboat Key for about thirty years. The beaches are beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huntingdon Valley, Pa.
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  • Average4%
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4235 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a wonderful day on the beach today! Greeted by Jeff who is such an asset to beach services and Jake who gracefully set us up with towels and umbrellas and couldn’t do enough for us. We had a delightful lunch on the beach...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Longboat Key for about thirty years. The beaches are beautiful and uncrowded. Sunsets are breathtaking. If you want to unwind this is the place to be.

Thank CathyMPennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few days with my son and family at my daughter in law’s uncle’s fabulous condo here in Longbeach Key, Florida. Scenery stunning, fabulous beach with, despite recent red tide problems, dolphins rolling fifty yards offshore. Fantastic seafood restaurants. Awesome, unforgettable experience.

Thank Jim4413
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Full of high rise condoswith very limited beach access. Only two ways onto island and few stores, but several good restaurants. They do not cater to the public.

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Stayed at the Little Gull timeshare for 1 week, the place is very beautiful and the condos are very roomy and NICE. Unfortunately we were there during the Red Tide in late August and swimming at the beach was a No No. The Red Tide...More

Thank Kathyt892
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Longboat Key is a very special place that sits between the Gulf of Mexico or the beach area on Sarasota Beach. Two beautiful hotels are on this beach, Many very exclusive Condo's are on this beach and a couple wonderful restaurants also are on this...More

Thank danishgirl38
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Several beaches in Sarasota County are issuing a No Swimming warning due to the bacteria in the water resulting from the massive fish kills from the Red Tide. Check the status of Red Tide in the area before heading to the beach.

Thank Becky K
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Longboat Key has few motels/hotels, plenty of condos, residences with houses facing the gulf, inlet, canals, etc. It seems a bit wealthier than other islands. It has a few restaurants with Lazy Lobster being quite good and Tyler's Ice Cream shop right beside it. There...More

Thank NCluvtrav
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Wonderful white sand beaches with easy access. Only complaint was the red algae, but nothing you can do about it.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful white sand, turquoise water, and beaches that are hard to find. Look for the little blue signs, (posted all along Gulf of Mexico drive), take your beach gear, snacks and plenty of sunscreen for a memorable day of sun worshiping.

Thank jlrw524
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Wendy R
August 27, 2018|
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Response from JAMES L | Reviewed this property |
I prefer the beaches on Long Boat Key...not crowded as the access is limited to few cars...Get there early....to me Siesta Key beach is a mess...the major tourist attraction and it like a NYC street there in season... Head... More
December 9, 2017|
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Response from vswwdgb | Reviewed this property |
The Longboat Hardware is the place I would rent a bike from.