Best Hotels in Southwest Florida
The Resort at Longboat Key Club
A hotel resort with the discreet service of a private club.
Not far from Sarasota, this full-service resort is situated on 550 feet of beachfront. Lots of locals belong to the club, and along with hotel rentals, condominium rentals are available by the month. The restaurants, which range from fine dining to casual, offer varying views of the Gulf of Mexico, one of the golf courses or the marina. Fully catered weddings, including rehearsal dinner, florist and photographer, can be arranged. The 156 rooms all have private balconies. In addition, the suites boast full kitchens and washer/dryer units. Neutral earth tones dominate the color schemes. Among the many amenities are two golf courses, a heated pool, a fitness center, a spa and 38 tennis courts. Snorkeling, sailing, rafting, kayaking and boogie boarding are among the water sports available on the premises.