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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

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Sitting by the pool while you watch the yachts come and go from the marina is a pretty special way to spend a day

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Luxury Holidays At The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota is the very epitome of elegance, featuring fine art, period furniture and offering discreet service. Facilities include a beach-side swimming pool, fitness centre and gourmet dining options. Head to the spa for an extensive range of treatments designed to relax you completely. Children are made to feel very welcome here, with a children's swimming pool and The Ritz Kids' Club packed with exciting activities to keep them busy while their parents soak up the sun. All guest rooms come with air-conditioning and a private balcony overlooking Sarasota Bay, the marina or city skyline and also feature satellite television. The resort offers a Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole golf course and a complimentary shuttle to the Beach Club located on Lido Key.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: A majestic hotel overlooking the shores of Sarasota Bay
  • Feature: Complete the week with a fire-side sunset gathering
  • Rooms: 266 rooms & suites
  • Star rating: AAA Four Diamond
  • Nearest airport: Tampa Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately one hour's drive from Tampa Airport.

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Luxury Beach

Just three miles from the hotel - accessed by complimentary shuttles - prepare for a beach experience like never before at the exclusive, luxurious Beach Club. Lie back on a plush sun lounger atop the beautiful white sands of the private beach, before cooling off in the sparkling, blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the sleek swimming pool. Embrace the full array of distinctive Sarasota beach activities available, before refreshing and refuelling at The Lido Key Tiki Bar - an open-air, Sarasota landmark serving delicious drinks - or with a variety of fresh, light lunch options from the Beach Service.


Say "I do" at your dream Floridian wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota - artfully combining refined city elegance with the relaxed ambience of the beach. Choose from a selection of beautiful locations - from the exclusive Beach Club to the picturesque hotel lawn to the various stunning ballrooms - and relax, as the dedicated wedding experts create a unique and seamless day that truly exceeds your expectations.

Culture & History

The vibrant, cultural city of Sarasota was built around its most famous residents, the Ringlings - a family of visionaries that invested heavily in their community, opening numerous fine art museums and the famous Ringling School of Art and Design. Marvel at the skill of the Alsolo Repertory Theatre, a world-renowned acting company known for producing the highest quality professional theatre, or explore The Ringling Museum of Art - recognised as the official State Art Museum of Florida - and its 21 galleries of various masterpieces. Sarasota Opera produces outstanding shows that entertain and enrich, whilst the Sarasota Ballet of Florida boasts a repertoire of great classics.

Hotel Experiences

Immerse yourself in Sarasota's vibrancy, creativity and energy with the restaurant, Jack Dusty's wonderful and interactive Culinary & Cocktail Programmes. Each month, the elegant seafood restaurant hosts themed nights of exciting food and inventive cocktails, lead by bartender Candice Marie and Chef Jay Morris.

Spa Breaks

Feel your cares disappear and serenity engulf you, at the opulent oasis of The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. Select a therapy from the extensive menu - including indulgent massages, revitalising body treatments and invigorating facials - each of which are delivered by expert professionals using only the finest, indigenous ingredients. Beyond your luxurious treatment, maintain your utter relaxation and sense of wellness in the saunas, steam rooms, whirlpools and tranquil lounges, or let off some steam in the state-of-the-art Fitness Centre.

In Addition

Wednesday through to Saturday, guests are invited to indulge in a fire-side sunset gathering observing the fiery-streaked sky before a reluctant sun sinks into the depths of the Gulf horizon.

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There are different room categories that offer accessible rooms with ADA-standard features. These are: Resort View King, Resort View 2 Queens, Marina View King, Marina View 2 Queens, and suites. All of the ADA rooms have grab bars in the bathroom, a lowered closet to meet ADA height requirements and three of these rooms have an accessible, roll-in shower. Accessible public areas of the hotel include registration desk, restaurants and lounges, route to accessible rooms, meeting spaces, pool entrances and spa and business centre entrances. Service animals are also permitted.


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