Longboat Key is a barrier island on the southwest coast of Florida. It is divided between Sarasota and Manatee counties. Located south of Anna Maria Island between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
According to VisitFlorida.com, ” Its 12 miles of white sand beaches have helped to make this a luxury Gulf Coast resort community.
A large number of Longboat Key’s nearly 6,000 residents are retirees who enjoy the island’s championship golf course and tennis club, and its dining and shopping. Longboat Key brings you an elegant and scenic environment that offers the rare combination of breathtaking beaches and cultural activities – all within a relaxed and elegant lifestyle.”