The Resort at Longboat Key Club
Known worldwide for white-sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota is home to The Resort at Longboat Key Club, a AAA Four Diamond resort that offers you a big slice of paradise. With a 9,000-sq-ft spa and salon, a 2,500-sq-ft mind and motion studio, and a palm-tree studded golf course, it sets the bar for an ideal vacation. Experience exceptional service, luxurious amenities, and exquisite cuisine — including fresh farm-to-table dining. Relax in a cozy cabana with a cocktail by the sea-view pool, feel the ocean breeze from the private balcony of your supersized suite, practice yoga on the beach, play tennis, go kayaking, and make memories.
- The hotel’s 232 guestrooms and suites offer views of the beach or the golf courses
- Work out at the fitness center and play tennis at the award-winning Tennis Gardens with 20 Har-Tru clay courts
- Swim in the oceanside pool, and lounge by the sea on the guests-only beach
- Plan the perfect event, with up to 12,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor space
- Get a signature massage at the spa while the kids have fun at Camp Loggerhead
- Tee off on 45 holes award-winning, championship golf steps from your room
- Enjoy many dining options, from seafood by the ocean to pizza by the private marina
Spanning 440 lush acres and five buildings, The Resort at Longboat Key Club is set on a barrier island surrounded by the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Spend your days playing tennis, lounging by the pool, or relaxing on the sugar-white sand beach. Enjoy evenings of golf, delicious meals, cocktails as the sun sets, stroll or bike along the classic Florida boardwalk, and be adventurous with watersport rentals. Dock your boat at the private marina and enjoy upscale shopping just 1.7 mi / 2.7 km away at the renowned St. Armands Circle.
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Designed to reflect the natural color and ambiance of the island, all 232 guestrooms and suites feature beach blues, beiges, and saffron, with chocolate brown furniture adding a nice contrast. Choose from three types of views — of the pristine golf courses, the mesmeric Sarasota Bay, or of the immaculate beach. For more space, separate living rooms, convenient kitchenettes, and luxurious private balconies, book a suite. For an opulent experience, book a deluxe bedroom suite, with 1,750 sq ft of space, two bedrooms, an “over-sized” living room, and a separate dining area that can host up to six people.
The resort is dedicated to making your stay effortless, enriching, and memorable. The concierge team will work with you to put together a personalized itinerary; childcare services allow you to take the night off without having to worry; and daily housekeeping will maintain the idyllic ambiance of your room. Request room service if you feel like staying in.
The Resort at Longboat Key Club has six wonderful dining destinations. Savor North Italian cuisine in a cozy tavern, enjoy a grilled sandwich by the beach, or dine by candlelight on the deep-water marina. If you’d rather unwind in your suite, in-room dining is available.
Sands Pointe Restaurant – Sit back and watch as the setting sun washes the beach in hues of pink and purple while you enjoy fresh seafood and fine wines. Try Sustainable Scottish “Faroe Island” Salmon or the Seared Yellowfin Tuna Burger.
Spike ‘n Tees – This open-air restaurant with a delightful view of the Links on Longboat Golf Course serves up smoothies and freshly squeezed juices, as well as beer, wine, and cocktails. You also have a wide choice of sandwiches and wraps, plus a salad bar.
Portofino Ristorante – Wood-fired brick-oven pizza, handmade made pasta, and the freshest seafood are the order of the day at Portofino. Highlights include Spaghetti All'amatriciana and the Il Portofino pizza (spinach, goats cheese, mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, and oregano).
Tavern and Whiskey Bar – Enjoy fresh farm-to-table cuisine and phenomenal whiskey at this fine establishment. With the latter, choose from more than 100 different varieties.
Barefoot’s Bar and Grille – This casual poolside grill serves light snacks, tropical cocktails, and picture perfect views. The sunset menu includes Cabo Fish Taco, Chilled Lobster Sliders, and a South Key Grouper Sandwich.
21 Café & Lounge – This bright and airy restaurant, based in the Tennis Gardens, offers a range of teas, coffee, baked goods, and sweets, including cinnamon buns, blueberry muffins, and gelato.
Stay, play, and relax or be active all day at The Resort at Longboat Key Club. Go kayaking or paddle boarding, and play tennis or golf. Take an aerobics class in the outdoor pool, or have a personal trainer devise a program just for you at the high-tech gym. When it’s time to relax, head down to the spa for a massage, a reflexology session, or a beauty treatment. Sign your kids up to the Children’s Camp while you practice your backhand on one of the tennis courts. Later on in the day, come together and head back to the beach. Go for a walk, lounge in a private cabana, swim in the pool or the ocean, and then enjoy a bite and a tropical cocktail courtesy of Barefoot's Bar and Grille — or one of the other dining options.
The resort is a short drive from all of Sarasota’s amazing attractions. Head to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium for an up-close experience with marine life. Explore the many boutiques, galleries, and restaurants of St. Armands Circle, an open-air mall. Take in the masterpieces at the Ringling Museum of Art or catch an opera or theater performance at one of Sarasota’s many arts venues.
The Resort at Longboat Key Club
The Resort at Longboat Key Club basks in the glorious sun along the southern edge of Longboat Key, just off the coast of Sarasota, Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. The resort is a short drive from Sarasota and all of its attractions, including the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport is 7 mi / 11 km away.
Tampa International Airport is 60 mi / 96 km away.
Southwest Florida International Airport is 95 mi / 152 km away.