Englewood/Manasota Key, Florida Vacation Rentals by Owner Condos, Cottages, and Beach Houses.
Manasota Key is an enchanting barrier island off the coast of Englewood, Florida where there are no high-rises, no traffic lights, just a two-lane road and pristine Beaches. There are low-rise Englewood/Manasota Key, Florida vacation rentals by owner cottages, and beach houses on the south end of the island. The north end has private homes and Englewood/Manasota Key, Florida vacation rentals by owner beach houses on one-acre lots, tucked behind lush tropical foliage. Englewood/Manasota Key, Florida vacation rentals by owner condos, cottages, and beach houses are numerous and several quality restaurants and other amenities are nearby.
Englewood is known as the "Gem of the Sun Coast", "the Heart of the Sun Coast", "a bit of Heaven on Earth",, "a place unspoiled by high rises and high prices", and "where the livin is easy". Englewood is a community of communities, set comfortably on an area straddling two counties, harbored by several small islands and magnificent beaches in a tropical setting. Englewood is a beach community that thrives on its cultural events, nature parks, beaches, fishing, boating, and Englewood/Manasota Key, Florida vacation rentals by owner condos, cottages, and beach houses.
Englewood has 4 beaches on the barrier island of Manasota Key. Manasota Beach and Blind Pass Beach both offer a variety of amenities. Manasota Beach boasts 14 acres of gulf front beach and sand dunes with special areas set-aside for sheltered tables, barbecue pits, boardwalks and bathhouse facilities. Blind Pass Beach is ideal for swimming, fishing and has more than 60 acres of nature trails. There's a docking area for boaters on the Intra Coastal Waterway.
Englewood Beach offers recreation areas, boardwalk, picnic tables, and concession stands as well as conveniently located nearby restaurants, shops, and nightclubs. Walking south from Englewood Beach is Stump Pass Beach; a narrow strip of beach that offers anglers a great place to fish.
The Southwest Coast of Florida, and Englewood in particular, has a variety of shells for the serious or just fun-loving shell collector to find. Many of these shells not only arrive on the beach intact, surviving the trip to shore, are still inhabited and very much alive. Many shells found on Englewood beaches are the Left Handed Whelks, the Auger shells, Coquina shells and, caught at low tide, the Rough Scallop and the Fighting Conch that are great for chowders.
Another common find is the Shark Teeth that usually come ashore after a storm. Some of these shark teeth are over a million years old, black and brown colored, ranging from a tiny 1/8th inch to three inches long.
All these activities may be enjoyed from the comfort of your Englewood/Manasota Key, Florida vacation rentals by owner condo, cottage or beach house.