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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota (from $1921)

Updated: Dec 10, 2022


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Located in the creative and artistic center downtown along the waterfront The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota delivers a luxury resort experience unlike any other. From this Florida resort’s perch in downtown Sarasota, neither discovery nor contentment are far from reach, whether it is the rich, artistic uniqueness that surrounds this Florida Gulf Coast retreat or the sandy, white beaches that indulge the desire to relax. Take time to explore the city's fine dining, museums, art galleries and performance venues.


Nourish body and soul at the spa or tee off on the private Tom Fazio designed championship golf course, before feasting on fresh seafood at the signature restaurant Jack Dusty, while watching the sunset with your hand crafted cocktail in hand. As you find yourself entranced by this magical moment, watch as the sky paints a colorful canvas of orange, pinks and purples, and possibly even a flash of green, signifying the moment when the setting sun kisses the water goodnight.


Florida Escape: from $1921 | Five nights | Marina view guestroom | special rate | full-size car, Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2022.

Club Floor

Indulge in the ultimate Ritz-Carlton experience on the renowned Club Level. The exclusive Club Lounge is located on the eighth floor and features an endless array of beverage and culinary offerings throughout the day, including breakfast, lunch, mid-day snacks, hors d’oeuvres, desserts and cordials. The Club Lounge also offers an array of complimentary amenities including movies and games. Views from the lounge and adjacent Club Level guest rooms boast stunning seascapes of the Sarasota Bay. Toast the sun's descent with a glass of champagne on your personal balcony or join the staff in the Club Lounge to view an unforgettable performance of day turning into night.

Room Details

All guestrooms feature luxurious linens, private balconies with sweeping views, spacious guest bathrooms trimmed with marble, gourmet coffee and tea presentation, makeup mirror, bathrobes, safety deposit box, Wi Fi access, fully stocked refreshment cabinet, and an iron with ironing board. Club Marina View features driftwood inspired flooring at the entryway, colors inspired by flora and fauna, alongside soft blues and purples reflected in Sarasota sunsets, outdoor lining to expand your room for relaxation and dining, a round glass table which performs as both working and dining table for two, and a spacious bath area.

Suite Details

Sarasota Suite offers dedicated concierge and continuous culinary offerings throughout the day, relaxed upper-floor lounge with beautiful sunset views, two balconies to enjoy views of downtown Sarasota and Sarasota Bay, master bedroom with opulent King Bed, separate full parlor with ample dining area, and two full bathrooms and one half bathroom. The Ritz-Carlton Suite features a double door entry into beautiful white marble foyer, a spacious and elegantly-appointed living room, a butler pantry with refrigerator, dedicated concierge and continuous culinary offers throughout the day, a relaxed upper-floor lounge with beautiful sunset views, and a spacious bathroom.

Guest Services

Amenities include 24-hour room service, complimentary morning newspaper, complimentary overnight shoeshine, twice daily housekeeping, evening turndown service, business services, overnight laundry services, complimentary bottled water and morning newspaper, self and valet parking, pet friendly services, and accessible common areas and guestrooms.


Jack Dusty blends Sarasota’s vibrant cultural lifestyle with an ambiance reflective of sand and sky. The best of Sarasota offers creativity and energy, merged with natural features and artistic diversity. Today Jack Dusty is a symbol of camaraderie and community; gathering together for food and drink. Indulge in food-forward dishes including the Sarasota Cioppino, gulf shrimp, bay scallops, clams, mussels and grouper in an orange peel and tomato broth. Ridley’s Porch is located at The Ritz-Carlton Members Beach Club located just three miles from the hotel on the beautiful white sand beaches of Lido Key offering guests a private Gulf of Mexico beach. It provides a casual and relaxed, atmosphere where members and hotel guests can enjoy an all-encompassing beachside experience parallel to none. Ridley’s Porch is the perfect place to enjoy beautiful sunsets, crafted cocktails, and fresh take on some of the favorite local dishes. The Lido Key Tiki Bar is located directly on the beach behind The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club. A Sarasota landmark, the rustic, open-air tropical beach bar features beer, wine and mixed drinks at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. Cash and credit cards are accepted. Hours vary seasonally. Customers are invited to walk down the beach and visit at their leisure. The Golf Club Grille offers a seasonal menu and full bar with golf views. Inside and outdoor seating under trellises is available for your dining pleasure.


Registered resort guests have use of the exclusive Beach Club located just three miles from the hotel on the beautiful white sand beaches of Lido Key offering guests a private Gulf of Mexico beach, Gulf-front heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, Ritz Kids® recreational programs with zero entry family pool, a full array of distinctive Sarasota beach activities and elegant ladies’ and gentlemen’s changing facilities. Guests can also enjoy the tennis facilities on-site.


Ritz-Carlton Golf Club is located 13 miles from the hotel and offers a Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole championship course. Featuring a par 72 layout, this Lakewood Ranch golf course has been strategically sculpted by moving nearly 1.9 million cubic yards of earth to create elevation, relief, contouring and framing for each hole in a manner that gracefully rolls among the 12 picturesque lakes and extensive landscape to form a fair and memorable test of golf.


The Spa & Salon at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota features treatment rooms, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpools and relaxation lounges to ensure the ultimate relaxation experience. Discover one of the most luxurious spas in Sarasota where a personalized, unique wellness ritual awaits. Enjoy an opulent oasis where cares melt away as nurturing hearts and hands revive your soul. At the Spa and Salon you will experience gracious service, delivered by expert professionals using only the finest, indigenous ingredients.


The 24-hour fitness center offers cardiovascular equipment, free weight area, Pilates and yoga classes, personal training and guest activities.

Nearby Attractions

Local attractions include Mote Marine Aquarium, Marina Jacks, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Big Cat Habitat, Myakka Canopy Walkway in Myakka River State Park, Siesta Key Beach, Siesta Key Village, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota Ballet of Florida and many more.

Kids Program

Ritz Kids experiences at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota tap into that innate curiosity by introducing the youngest guests to both the natural wonders and the rich cultural traditions of this family-friendly resort. Immersive and adventurous, the resort’s experiences provide your child with enthralling activities to reward their interest in the beauty and workings of the world. With a diverse collection of vacation activities based on the four pillars of the program – water, land, environmental responsibility and culture – kids are swept away by everything from coral reefs and forests, to recycling and sustainability, storytelling, art and even food.

Other Information

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota specializes in pairing ideal meeting venues with impeccable service. From exclusive board meetings, to product launches or corporate-wide celebrations, they staff ensure all your events are memorably excellent.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.


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