Longboat Key
South West Florida Beaches and Florida Gulf Coast Beaches - Information about Longboat Key, Florida

Longboat Key Beach

Sugar Sand Rating:
The sand at Longboat Key gets a 4 out of 5 starfish rating!

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Amenities




Full List of Amenities
. Public restrooms, snackbar & gift shop
. Showers and handicap ramps
. Picnic areas with & without roofs
. 8 family size Picnic Shelters
. Gazebos (Accomodates up to 60 people)
. Large shelter (Accomodates up to 120 people)
. Free lighted public tennis courts
. Volleyball courts (on the beach)
. 20 station fitness trail
. Playground equipment
. Lifeguards on duty year round
. Handicap beach chairs/wheel chairs available
. First aid


Rentals

Full List of Rentals
. Jet Ski Rentals
. Parasailing
. Boat Rentals
. Dolphin Tours
. Sunset Cruises
. Fishing Charters

Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures
Cortez Watersports
Adventure Kayak Outfitters
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South West Florida Beaches and Florida Gulf Coast Beaches - Information about Longboat Key, Florida

How's the Weather?


Average Monthly Water Temperature
Fahrenheit
January
64
February
65
March
69
April
75
May
81
June
85
July
86
August
86
September
85
October
79
November
71
December
64


EVENT CALENDAR


June 25 - July 4, 2016
Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix
Race Days
Saturday July 2, 2016:
Powerboat /Jet Ski Races Qualifying
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday July 3, 2016:
Powerboat /Jet Ski Races Finals
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
MORE INFORMATION=>
Head down to Lido Key which is located on the other side of St. Armands Circle. Getting over the bridges and onto Lido Key can be a major endeavor, so get to the beach early so you don't have to worry about traffic/parking.

Food and Drinks in Longboat Key Florida

Eats, Drinks & Treats


Beach Checklist

Accessories
Sunscreen (pack at least one all-purpose sunscreen with SPF 30)
WATER! WATER! WATER!
Baby Powder (Helps Remove the sand from your skin)
Beach bag
Flip-flops
Glasses and/or contact lenses, if necessary (bring an extra pair, too)
Sunglasses
Sun hat

Clothing
Swimsuit
Swimsuit cover-up

Equipment
Beach blanket
Beach chairs
Beach towels
Beach toys
Beach umbrella
Cell phone
Cooler
Fishing poles
Flotation devices
Goggles
Snorkel and fins
Video camera

Health and Beauty Items
Aloe vera gel
Antibacterial wipes
Body lotion
Comb and brush
Face cleanser
First aid kit, including gas relief tablets, antacid, antidiarrheal medicine, antihistamine for allergies, bandages, candied ginger for motion sickness, mild laxative, non-aspirin pain reliever, thermometer in a hard case Floss
Insect repellent
Lip balm (choose one with SPF 15)
Personal-hygiene items
Prescriptions
Toothbrush
Toothpaste

Miscellaneous
Healthy snacks, such as chewy granola bars, dried fruit, mini bagels, nuts, and pretzels
Money (cash, ATM cards, traveler’s checks)



Beachcombing

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