Endless sparkling waters on the Gulf Coast offer picture-perfect views, sculpting nothing less than a nautical playground for residents.

  • Bay / Intra-coastal
  • Canal / Bayou
  • Riverfront

With numerous barrier islands lining the coast, beautiful Bayfront and Intracoastal settings are distinct from the open sea, providing ideal surroundings for dropping anchor, paddle boarding, or leisurely sailing from your waterfront home or condominium to your favorite waterside restaurant.

Discover desirable waterfront neighborhoods stretching along the mainland from the shores of Terra Ceia Bay all the way to Charlotte Harbor.

Imagine dramatic city and water views defining your daily canvas, whether you are admiring the Intracoastal from the islands or seeing the sparkle of the Sarasota skyline.


A harmonious network of canals and bayous weave their way throughout the Gulf Coast. Spend the day at sea, moor your boat alongside your terrace, and watch the sunset while dining al fresco by the pool.

Recreational boating and fishing flourish along our winding inland canals which lead to larger waterways. You may find you’re not the only one at play...

For our Northerners or Midwesterners, who are accustomed to the ease of lake and river boating, you’ll relish the calm waters surrounding numerous neighborhoods built upon bayous and canals.


Riverfront living is a tranquil boating delight with enchanting Florida scenery beckoning you to explore and enjoy. You'll appreciate the convenience of a dock close to home, vibrant views enhanced by rays of sunlight, and easy access to the Gulf of Mexico with its miles of pristine beaches.

In Manatee County, neighborhoods along the Manatee, Branden and Myakka Rivers offer everything from a refreshingly rural to a more urban experience.

To the south, parts of Englewood, North Port, Port Charlotte, and Punta Gorda are formed around the Myakka and Peace Rivers, which lead to Charlotte Harbor - one of the largest estuaries in the state of Florida - encompassing 270 square miles of natural, nautical splendor.