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The Diplomat Beach Resort

3155 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2912 (941) 383-3791

Located in the heart of Longboat Key, we are set only feet from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico where you can see dolphins, manatees, and various wildlife. The Diplomat Beach Resort is centrally located within minutes of such attractions as Mote Marine, Ringling Museum of Art, St. Armands Circle, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, various theatres, famous restaurants, numerous beaches, kayaking, tours, & cruises, etc. 

Our 50 units are all individually owned and offer our guests that unique personal touch of home-away-from-home that you just can't receive from other cookie-cutter resorts. You'll find many amenities such as a heated pool, multiple tiki huts, and pool side/ beach side sundecks to name a few. All units have full kitchens, full baths, living rooms, and dining rooms in a studio, 1 bedroom, or 2 bedroom floor plan. Unique to our resort is that every unit opens directly to the Gulf Coast beach. No need for elevators, driving, or long walking paths, the beach is right out your back door. We offer Military discounts as well as monthly rate specials. Come begin the vacation you deserve. We look forward to seeing you soon.


General Info

  • Discounts Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • WiFi


  • Beaches Near By:
    Longboat Key Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Location Type:
    On the beach
  • Steps To Beach

Lodging Amenities

  • Beach Access
  • Check In Time:
    3 p.m.
  • Check Out Time:
    11 a.m.
  • Distance to SRQ Airport:
    11 miles
  • Distance to TPA:
    62 miles
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services
  • Number of Rooms:
  • Pool
  • Refrigerator

Lodging Certifications

  • Florida Green Lodging
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