Bird Key

Bird Key

Welcome to Bird Key

Welcome to your new private island paradise

Welcome to Bird Key, where every day feels like a lavish retreat. Nestled in the heart of Sarasota, the elegant enclave beckons those who seek the epitome of exclusivity and luxurious living. This private island community, defined by its pristine charm and walkable neighborhoods, offers a lifestyle that is nothing short of opulent.

Here, you’ll find spacious waterfront homes with sailboats and water access, creating a blissful atmosphere. Residents enjoy the lively energy of nearby downtown Sarasota and St. Armands Circle. Bird Key’s lush landscapes, pristine streets, and immaculate waterfront vistas are unmatched in South Florida.

What to Love

  • A haven of privacy and exclusivity, offering residents a peaceful retreat while still being centrally located to the best of Sarasota
  • Luxury living along the azure waters of Sarasota Bay, whether it is a spacious garden home or a grand waterfront estate 
  • A stone’s throw away from world-class shopping and dining at St. Armands Circle

Dining and Entertainment

Bird Key's residents are close to many illustrious dining selections, art galleries, and boutiques. Within the exclusive enclave, you can explore culinary delights like Michael's On East, offering exquisite cuisine in an elegant setting. Meanwhile, St. Armands Circle beckons with its upscale dining options, such as the ever-popular Speaks Clam Bar, where you can savor fresh seafood.

For those craving a dynamic culinary scene, Downtown Sarasota is just moments away, offering a diverse range of dining experiences that cater to every palate, such as Clasico Italian Chophouse. Whether you're in the mood for upscale fine dining or casual indulgence, Bird Key provides a luxurious gateway to Sarasota’s best restaurants.

Things to Do

In Bird Key, a world of leisure and recreation unfolds before you, ensuring every day is an opportunity for adventure and relaxation. Begin your day with a leisurely visit to Bird Key Park, where pristine green spaces, walking paths, kayak and paddleboard launches, and scenic views of Sarasota Bay await.

Embrace the nautical spirit at the Bird Key Yacht Club, where avid boaters and socialites come together to enjoy the vibrant social scene, fine dining, and world-class amenities. From there, you can journey across the iconic Ringling Bridge, connecting Bird Key to downtown Sarasota, offering easy access to the city's cultural and entertainment hub. Strolling or biking across the bridge during a sunset becomes a delightful experience, allowing you to savor the breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay.

Just a short distance away, the Sarasota Yacht Club awaits, providing a prestigious haven for those who appreciate the finer things in life. It's the perfect place to relax, unwind, and connect with fellow members while enjoying the luxurious amenities and the waterfront ambiance.

Even your furry companions are pampered on Bird Key. Treat your pets to a day of fun at the Bird Key Dog Park/Beach, where they can frolic in the sun and surf, making new friends in this pet-friendly community.

From scenic waterfront vistas to cultural excursions in downtown Sarasota, Bird Key ensures that leisure and recreation are integral to daily life. Whether you're savoring a sunset on the Ringling Bridge, paddle boarding across the glassy waters at Bird Key Park, or enjoying the camaraderie at the Yacht Club, Bird Key offers a world of luxurious experiences that seamlessly blend into the tapestry of island living.


Overview for Bird Key, FL

638 people live in Bird Key, where the median age is 64 and the average individual income is $132,749. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

64 years

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Around Bird Key, FL

There's plenty to do around Bird Key, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sunshine Canning, Flobucha, and Two Chefs On Hillview.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $ 2.48 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.77 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.62 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.92 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bird Key, FL

Bird Key has 325 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bird Key do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.81 / 52.19%

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