Welcome to Indian Beach Sapphire Shores
It is the variety of residents and properties that makes it truly unique.
The seaside neighborhood that extends in a narrow strip along the Sarasota Bay boast balmy weather and magnificent bay views. Yet it is the variety of residents and properties that makes it truly unique. In fact, if manicured lawns, golf courses, and retirement facilities are not your cup of tea, you’ll be happy here!
Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores is home to many university students and professors. After all, the New College, the University of South Florida, and the Ringling College of Art and Design
are all located in this neighborhood.
You’ll also find a vast range of real estate to choose from, both in terms of price point and architectural style. Whether you’re in the market for a brand new bay-front mansion or a historic one-story on a tree-lined street, you can find the home of your dreams in the Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores neighborhood.
Perhaps most remarkable, though, is that circus mogul, John Ringling lived here. He and his wife first put this Sarasota area on the map as a cultural landmark, when they opened the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
in 1927. The neighborhood’s focus on the arts grew throughout the decades. These days Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores is also home to the Sarasota Ballet, the Marietta Museum of Whimsy,
and the Asolo Theater
. What’s more, in just a few minutes, you can drive to the renowned Sarasota Opera House
, Orchestra, or the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
Who loves this area most? It’s a toss-up between art lovers and nature lovers. After all, where else can you stroll on the boat docks and experience the magic of the manatees playing in the water? You observe the wildlife from many enchanting venues, including the Sarasota Jungle Gardens
, which features ten acres of gardens populated by exotic animals.
If you’re someone who loves to learn and relax in nature, if you adore art and architecture and yearn for a neighborhood feel, you’ll certainly find Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores one of the best areas to live in Sarasota.