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Experiences

Discover All That Longboat Key Has to Offer at Zota Beach Resort

Make memories on Florida’s sunny Gulf Coast

Zota Beach Resort is just steps from white sand and the shore of the Gulf of Mexico. We boast a variety of activities for your stay in Longboat Key. When you’re not at the beach, enjoy a refreshing dip in our zero-entry pool or a rejuvenating workout session at our 24-hour fitness center. Located on exclusive Longboat Key, our resort is just a quick skip away from downtown Sarasota, home to renowned attractions like St. Armands Circle and the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium. Make even more memories in the city of Bradenton, which features charming parks, gardens and museums.

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Activities

Longboat Key, Sarasota, and Bradenton are epicenters of upscale culture, adventure, and wildlife you can’t find anywhere else. Explore all the beaches, dining, museums, and outdoor spaces the region has to offer.

Shopping

Explore upscale shopping at the one-of-a-kind boutiques along St. Armands Circle in downtown Sarasota, just a few minutes away from Zota Beach Resort

Museums

Here, the art is larger than life. Get inspired at museums like The Ringling, Sarasota Classic Car Museum, or the South Florida Museum.

Spring Training

If you love Major League Baseball, you’ll love catching the teams practice for the season at spring training games. Catch the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates just a short drive away from the resort.

Gardens

See Florida’s stunning natural landscape in a whole new light with a trip to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens or Sarasota Jungle Gardens.

Marine Life

Pay a visit to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium for a family-friendly up close introduction to Sarasota’s finest sea life and preservation efforts.

Adventure Course

If your family loves to get outside and try new things, Tree Umph Adventure Course is the perfect way to connect, get outdoors, and strengthen bonds on a sunny afternoon.

Parks

Explore a taste of Florida’s rich history and vibrant natural environment with an afternoon spent at Manatee Village Historical Park and Myakka River State Park.

Golf

Hit the greens at top local golf courses like University Park Country Club, Tatum Ridge Golf Links, Founders Golf Club, and Sara Bay Country Club.

Water Adventures

Hop aboard a boat for a sunset sail, deep-sea fishing tour, or afternoon cruise along the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Our concierge will be happy to set you up with recommendations!

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Day On, Day Off: Sarasota & Zota Beach Resort

The beauty of staying at Zota Beach Resort, Longboat Key’s newest luxury beach resort, is that you can easily submerge yourself in your own secluded paradise for a day and then resurface to get back to civilization in nearby Sarasota.

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