5 Reasons to Retire in Sarasota

Aug 21, 2013 by

The Golden Years can be especially golden in Sarasota!!  Florida and retirement go hand in hand for those who enjoy a lifestyle filled with sunshine, beautiful beaches, no income tax and many outdoor activities.  Sarasota is a such a culturally diverse city that has become a prime retirement destination.  Housing is affordable, the cost of living is fairly inexpensive, and the atmosphere is the perfect blend of activity and relaxation.


Of all Florida Cities, Sarasota has one of the best climates. Sunshine is a year-round, and even in the chilliest of months the weather barely drops below 60 degrees.  The city’s beaches are famous, fishing in the gulf is ideal, and shopping is an enthusiast’s dream.

Cultural and Arts Opportunities

Retirees can enjoy a number of cultural and arts events, including art galleries, aquariums, a car museum, film society, the symphony, an opera and a permanent circus compliments of John Ringling.  There are also many cultural events and historical landmarks.  Retirees will also enjoy dining on foods from award winning restaurants.

Affordable Housing

Sarasota offers prime real estate that is affordable.  Types of dwellings include grand waterfront estates, beach condos and modest homes.  Real estate starts at about $150,000 for a modest home in a safe neighborhood.

Cost of Living

Sarasota has a booming agriculture industry and no state income tax, making it a less expensive place to reside.  There are many activities and events that are no cost to the public, and property taxes on housing are significantly lower than other areas of the US.  All combined Sarasota is one of the best places to reside in Florida.


Sarasota is a prime location.  Close by are cities like Miami, Tampa, and Orlando; and the city itself is located on the beach! Siesta Key has been rated the #1 Beach in the USA for the past 3 years.  The city is filled with parks and greenbelts with wonderful displays of nature like the Myakka River State Park and offers a holiday feel atmosphere.

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