Downtown Sarasota features the beautiful Sarasota Bay Front area as well as many pedestrian areas where visitors and residents alike can relax and enjoy the ideal Florida weather. Typical weather here is average 70 degrees, low humidity with a slight breeze that all combines to make for truly ideal weather conditions. This is typical year-round weather for the downtown Sarasota region.
It is also a boater's paradise with plenty of places to dock and come in to enjoy all that Sarasota has to offer. Residents make regular appearances at Sarasota mainstays like Captain Jack's Marina for some spectacular seafood. This is just one of many other beautiful places to dine. The Marina Jack Cruise is a great way to see the area and go on a nice waterfront outing while getting a bite to eat. Whether a big boater or a fan of canoeing and row boating, it is possible to rent almost anything at Captain Jacks' Marina.
Downtown Sarasota is truly the cultural center of Florida, boasting modern art galleries, sculptures, and a host of interesting and engaging nightlife. A popular place to grab a few drinks is Cocktails in Paradise, which features an assortment of mixed drinks and music all while being located out on the waterfront. There are also a number of great sports bars and outdoor cafes littering the streets of downtown Sarasota. Palm Avenue is also great and full of more galleries, jewelers and delicious restaurants featuring unique cosines from around the world.
The population ranges from young professionals to retirees and this helps to create for an enriched, fun and friendly atmosphere. The downtown real estate is as diverse as its inhabitants, with multistory condominiums as well as quaint neighborhood homes. Whether planning on making a permanent transition or considering and exciting vacation spot, downtown Sarasota is a wonderful place filled with possibility.