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Affording you more space, more fun & more opportunities

Remote Coast Florida provides year-round sunshine, unparalleled quality of life, and low-cost living, which affords you more space, more fun, and more opportunities.



Small town with big-city amenities and access, over 200 days of sunshine, and home to one of Florida’s top-rated school districts.



Spend less in taxes, discover housing for any lifestyle and budget, feel more relaxed and less rushed in your day-to-day life.



The Remote Coast is located an hour south of Tampa on Florida’s West Coast and is within a day’s drive to all Florida’s major attractions.

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Pristine white sand beaches, world-class cultural institutions and unique communities make the Remote Coast of Florida the perfect place for those pursuing the best in life.

The Remote Coast FAQ

Where is the Remote Coast located?

The Remote Coast is located one hour south of Tampa in Sarasota County on Florida’s West Coast. We’re in the best spot, only two hours from Orlando and three from Miami. We’ve got a collection of maps you might be interested in: click here.

How can I get a relocation guide?

Request a free Relocation Packet to discover neighborhoods, local services, business resources and more in Sarasota County. Relocation Packets ship within two to four weeks. Get yours here

What housing options are on the Remote Coast?

The Remote Coast offers housing for any lifestyle and budget, from waterfront living on the Gulf of Mexico or a home on the river to a condo downtown. Want more space? Buy or rent the home of your dreams in the family-friendly master-planned community or spread out on a farm or ranch and enjoy the equestrian life out east. If you can dream it, you can find it… There’s something for everyone. Explore the Sarasota County Communities.

What does it cost to live on the Remote Coast?

[] [/]The Remote Coast cost of living gives you more bang for your buck. For example, based on a Manhattan income of $50,000, the comparable after-tax income in Sarasota, FL is $20,631.

If you move from Manhattan to Sarasota:

  • Groceries will cost 25.55% less
  • Housing will cost 80.33% less
  • Utilities will cost 9.52% less
  • Transportation will cost 18.53% less
  • Healthcare will cost 6.79% less

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What education is available on the Remote Coast?

The Remote Coast is home to one of the highest-ranked school districts in Florida. Sarasota County’s School District is designated by the Florida Department of Education as a “Grade A” district. 65% of the County’s public school teachers hold a master’s degree or higher, compared to a 41% state average. Pine View School serves intellectually gifted students, grades 2–12, from throughout Sarasota County. It consistently ranks among the nation’s best high schools on lists compiled by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other publications. Learn more.

Specialized programs

  • International Baccalaureate (Riverview High, Brookside Middle and Phillippi Shores Elementary)
  • Advanced International Certificate of Education (Sarasota High)
  • Visual and Performing Arts programs (Booker Middle and Booker High)
  • The Young Marines (Venice Middle School) the nation’s first all-day middle school program sanctioned by the U.S. Marine Corps.

High schools feature learning communities that focus on specific career areas such as Business Management, Marketing & Hospitality (North Port High), and the Venice Medical Academy (Venice High School), to name a few.

What is there to do on the Remote Coast?

The Remote Coast is home to miles of white sandy beaches, live music, theatre, cultural events, tons of outdoor activities on and off the water, sporting events like the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves spring training games. Not to brag, but we have 255 sunny days per year and an average temperature of 72˚. So, whether you crave the adventure of parasailing or the serenity of yoga on the beach, the Remote Coast delivers.

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What is there to eat on the Remote Coast?

 The Remote Coast offers fresh seafood right out of the Gulf from hand-crafted burgers to authentic New York pizza. “One of the Best Food Cities in the U.S.,” says Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards. Anyone who lives here knows, the only thing better than the many award-winning entrees are the all-you-can-savor, picturesque views.

Sarasota County has an impressive melange of cuisines, with much of it plated by award-winning chefs. Wherever in the world your palate is leading you that night, it’s probably right around the corner. Peruvian, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese, Laotian, Greek, Mexican, Baja, French, Irish, Italian, Cuban, or just down-home Southern BBQ, it’s all on the menu. Learn more about the Sarasota County food scene.

What is the nightlife like on the Remote Coast?

The Remote Coast is home to a lively brewery selection. Enjoy distinct master-crafted beers and cocktails at numerous establishments. Check out the Craft Beer Drinker’s Guide to Sarasota

And don’t miss “The best rum distillery in the U.S.” Caribbean Journal 

How do I get to the Remote Coast?

You can access the Remote Coast by car, driving down Interstate-75, by boat, or by plane, landing smack dab in the middle of the Remote Coast at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

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