The Sarasota County unincorporated town of Laurel sits just north of Nokomis and south of Osprey, bordering tranquil Dona Bay on its eastern reaches. Quiet, serene "Old Florida" streets meander through mature trees shading a variety of home styles and property options. . ... more.The various communities in Laurel all are located just off Laurel Road with direct access to I-75. Residents in these neighborhoods—including Laurel Woodlands, Laurel Hollow and Laurel Landings Estates—enjoy proximity to area beaches and the amenities of both Sarasota and Venice.