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 Manasota Beach

8570 Manasota Key Road, Manasota Key, FL 
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Manasota Beach is located at the west end of Manasota Beach Road, between the Gulf and the Intracoastal Waterway. This is an ideal site to spend leisure time whether swimming, boating, fishing, walking or shelling.
Lifeguards are on duty year round
Lifeguards will be on duty
from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily, seven days a week
On the Intracoastal side, a boat ramp and docking facilities are available allowing access to the Bay and Gulf. The 620 feet of dockage has a scenic boardwalk that meanders through mangroves.
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 Sustainable Building

As part of our sustainability effort, construction at Manasota Beach incorporated many green features, including:
  • composite lumber for decking using recycled plastics;
  • cisterns to reduce potable water consumption;
  • low-drip temporary irrigation for landscaping;
  • native drought tolerant plants;
  • low water use toilet and sink fixtures;
  • hand dryers instead of towels;
  • amber LED sea turtle-friendly lighting;
  • lighting motion sensors and skylights to conserve energy; and
  • cross ventilation for cooling.

 Beach Information


Open all year round.
Parking available from 6 a.m. to midnight.

For additional information call the Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or email

For rental space at this facility please follow the link below for a map of available areas.

Manasota Beach Facilities rental map

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  • Beach access-parking
  • Boat ramp
  • Dune walkovers
  • Picnic shelter-reservable
  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms
  • Showers-outdoors
  • Trails-paved
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Sarasota County, Florida
TTY: 7-1-1
or 1-800-955-8771
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