Local Information

Manasota Key is a census-designated place, with a population of 1,229 according to the 2010 census. Geographically, the key is a barrier island that stretches 11 miles long, spanning Charlotte County and also Sarasota County.

Local Beaches

Manasota Key is 7 miles long and offers four beaches to choose from which are Manasota Beach, Blind Pass Beach Park, Englewood Beach and Stump Pass Beach State Park. Englewood Beach is the nearest to our north and south beach retreats, being just minutes away by foot, bike or car. You can find plenty of shells, wildlife and beautiful sunsets at these local beaches. Additionally, at our rentals, we offer many different types of amenities that you can bring along to the beach including kayaks, bikes, and umbrellas.

Surrounding Communities

Manasota Key is a community of Charlotte County Florida. It is less than 10 minutes away from Englewood, Fl , which is a much larger community that had 14,863 people according to the 2010 census. Located further north are larger cities that are still close to Manasota Key. Venice is about 30 minutes north by car and Sarasota is about an hour north by car. St. Petersburg and Tampa are about 1.5 hours north, which is also where the largest airport in the region is located.

Local Weather Info

Curious what the local weather patterns are like? Find out when the best weather comes to Manasota Key here !

Nearby Wildlife

Sand dunes in beaches along Manasota Key are also refuges for a variety of wildlife and endangered species. There are many networks of hiking and biking trails that can be accessed, additionally, there are sites for snorkeling and boating. During the warmer months of summer and early fall, loggerhead sea turtles come to nest and their hatchlings crawl into the sea. From dolphins and manatees to owls and egrets, you can enjoy viewing many types of wildlife around Manasota Key.

Local Events

Check out some of the annual festivals and events held in Manasota Key and the surrounding cities here !

Book Your Stay Today

There are many different places to explore around Manasota Key. If you are interested in scheduling a rental to begin your adventure, book with us today!