The Sarasota Experience

From our beautiful beaches to our awe-inspiring art and cultural scene, and gorgeous year-round weather, Sarasota offers a world of amazing experiences for every age, every taste and every desire.

Set in the centrally located Meadows community, Aviva puts residents and families close to it all. Let our special transportation services take you to all that Sarasota has to offer!

Find Your Passion In Sarasota:


Lido Beach: Located on Lido Key and only minutes from St. Armands Circle. Enjoy wonderful facilities for the entire family.

Longboat Key Beach: For those who prefer seclusion, these pristine beaches are a well-kept secret and public access is at a minimum.

Siesta Public Beach: Find one of the world’s most beautiful and award-winning beaches, with fine white sand. This spot offers an accessible roll-out mat creating an adaptable path, so seniors can safely access the beach.


University Town Center Mall (UTC): The area’s ultimate fashion shopping and dining destination, with retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s and Dillard’s. Catch up with friends at fabulous restaurants like Seasons 52, Cheesecake Factory, and Kona Grill.

Lakewood Ranch Main Street: Enjoy an outdoor venue that offers stylish boutiques, international flavors and entertainment for the entire family. The Lakewood Ranch Cinemas play host to a world of on-screen attractions, from unique art films to the latest blockbusters.

Downtown Sarasota: One of the nation’s best regional arts destinations, downtown Sarasota offers a wide array of specialty boutiques, cultural activities, fine dining and lively attractions.

St. Armands Circle: Enjoy a casual stroll amid a unique collection of eclectic boutiques and shops, where small-community charm meets the shopping power of a cosmopolitan city.


John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art: Wander through 31 galleries filled with treasures: old masters, contemporary art and exhibitions from around the world.

South Florida Museum: The largest natural & cultural museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast and home to “Snooty,” the oldest living manatee born in captivity.

Mote Marine Aquarium: Explore the secrets of the sea through touch pools, viewable-working labs and high-tech interactive exhibits.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: A verdant 9-acre respite on Sarasota Bay near downtown showcasing thousands of colorful and exotics plants.

TreeUmph! Adventure Course: Kids of all ages can enjoy Southwest Florida’s only treetop adventure course that spans 10 football fields! Ages 7+ climb, swing, jump & ZIP line – all while 15 to 60 feet up in the air!