Come relax with year-round island living at SeaSide Garden Retreat, a
small, private annual-lease community with lush tropical gardens located
on luxurious Longboat Key, Florida. The white
powder sand beaches of Longboat Key are some of the finest in
the world and are only steps away.
We offer annual lease options for our “Key West” style two-bedroom villas and “Old Florida” style one-bedroom cottages. All have
private outdoor sitting and dining areas, some with beautiful views
of the Gulf sunsets. The bright interiors have brought the beautiful
shades of the tropical flowers into each room. Our accommodations
and gardens have been created by two of the areas top interior
and landscape designers.
Annual leases at SeaSide Garden Retreat on Longboat Key offer more
than a great resort and fabulous beaches. Across the bay is the
City of Sarasota, the art and cultural center of Southwest Florida,
where you can be inspired by fine art museums, entertained by a
Broadway play or Italian opera or taste the internationally inspired
dinners at award-winning restaurants.
Great shopping abounds on Longboat Key and the surrounding areas.
You're only minutes from one of the most renowned shopping areas
in the all of Florida, historic St Armand Circle,
A stay on Longboat Key can meet the needs of almost any style of
If you love to play where you live,
you'll be able to easily stroll the white sand beaches at sunset
or just relax under the white
garden arbor by the pool with a good book and glass of wine.
A wide pedestrian path, right in front of our resort, allows easy
strolls to the beach, shopping center, library, post office, public
tennis club, local parks, and nearby churches.
If you love to live by areas filled with great shopping
adventures... shopping options abound in the area. You're just
minutes from historic St. Armand Circle, where a world-class shopping
experience awaits, with the excitement of shopping at its famous
collection of small boutiques, the beauty of it's lush tropical
gardens and magnificent sculptures and the delectable tastes of
it's sidewalk cafes.
If you love living with evenings filled with entertainment...
you're a short drive away from seeing a major Broadway musical,
top name entertainers, Italian opera, Russian
ballet, a nationally recognized symphony orchestra or an international
If you love living a life filled with recreation and sports activities...
the abundant local golf courses,
deep-sea fishing charters,
sailing yacht charters, local tennis
club and professional
sports teams (NFL, MLB, and NHL) will provide all the excitement
and challenge any sports enthusiast could want.
If you love living that reconnects you to nature...
the colorful tropical blooms of over 50 plant types in our large
gardens will delight you. See and touch the abundant marine wildlife
at the Mote Marine Research Center only minutes away on Longboat
Key. Eco-tours are also available in the bay and rivers where the
beautiful manatee live and play.
Or maybe you love living like we do - in places that include
a little of them all!
Do give us at SeaSide Garden Retreat a call and see if we can help
you create a living experience that you'll enjoy... year after year.