- TURTLE BEACH RESORT, an award-winning island resort, with 10 bay front Caribbean-style cottages, each with it's own large, private hot tub spa. Located on an 8 mile long barrier island off the coast of Sarasota, Florida, famous for the "world's whitest, finest sand beach"! Turtle Beach Resort features waterfront Caribbean style cottages: 2 studios, 2 one bedrooms and 6 two bedroom cottages. All have patios with large private hot tub spas, four poster or island style beds, full kitchens, private phones, color cable TV/VCR's, DVDS, CDs, etc. All cottages include bathrobes, sherry wine, large discount at gourmet waterfront restaurant next door. Kayaks, canoes, fishing poles, and bicycles. There are four boat docks, a pool overlooking the bay and large gas grill area. Children and pets are welcome. Featured in "The BEST Romantic Escapes in Florida". "Southern Living Magazine", "Coastal Living Magazine", "Frommers", etc. Members of "Superior Small Lodgings". Inns of Florida.