Travel + Leisure Magazine
has published its list of most desirable island destinations in the United States, and Longboat Key is a high-ranking fifth! The World's Best Awards published by Travel + Leisure
recognize reader-sourced rankings for highly desirable destinations for travel and residence, honoring the greatest islands, cities, hotels, cruise lines, airports, national parks, and more.
The magazine has a history of spotlighting Sarasota's charms, with previous features on visiting the region, exploring the Ringling Museum, and the appeal of our community for retirement living. According to the publication, "Sarasota’s beaches, parks, cultural attractions, shops, and restaurants make it popular with visitors as well as residents."
Longboat Key has been on the World's Best list before, so this year's recognition indicates the continued loyalty that residents and visitors have for its amenity-driven lifestyle.