Prestancia is a place where new families are embraced like old friends, where neighbors say hello as they walk their dogs or go for walks on the sidewalks that wind through the shaded neighborhood, and residents have the room to create their own version of paradise right here in sunny Sarasota. This community is located within Palmer Ranch, just minutes from the white sands of Siesta Beach & Casey Key, and provides easy access to the arts and culture of downtown Sarasota. Located within the gates is TPC Prestancia, an award winning Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary of 565 acres with 2 world-class golf courses. TPC Prestancia has hosted eight Chrysler Cup Tournaments and five American Express Invitational Championships. Part of the Legendary Tournament Players Club Network, TPC Prestancia was created in 1985 with attention to aesthetics and balance to host the PGA Senior Tour. Membership is optional, and there are multiple levels to suit your style.
The islands separating Sarasota Bay from the gulf near the city, known as keys, include Lido Key and Siesta Key, which are famous worldwide for the quality of their sandy beaches. The keys that are included in the boundary of Sarasota are Lido Key, St. Armands Key, Otter Key, Casey Key, Coon Key, Bird Key, and portions of Siesta Key. Previously, Siesta Key was named Sarasota Key. At one time, it and all of Longboat Key were considered part of Sarasota and confusing contemporaneous references may be found discussing them.
Sarasota, one of Florida’s primary Gulf Coast cities, offers visitors an eclectic blend of culture and fine dining, circus thrills and pristine beaches, and a wide array of shopping opportunities.The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota pays homage to the Ringlings, the family behind America’s most famous circus. Art lovers can appreciate the largest collections of Rubens canvasses in the world right in Sarasota, plus works by Old Masters. There is a thriving theater scene, with multiple options ranging from Broadway musicals, to cutting edge black box theaters, to live music of all kinds, to live comedy. But of course, the real draw is our access to the most beautiful beaches in the world, the most popular of which is Siesta Key Beach, only minutes away.