Step Inside the Harborside Destination Redefining Life Along Sarasota Bay
Posted on December 21, 2023
Exciting developments are unfolding in Downtown Sarasota with the unveiling of a distinctive waterfront destination exclusively crafted for the esteemed residents of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sarasota Bay. Beyond the exceptional private amenities nestled within each residential tower, The Harbor Club stands out as an extraordinary member experience, spanning an impressive 17,000 sq. ft. and boasting a unique campus-style design.
“The Harbor Club will provide a wide variety of thoughtfully designed gathering spaces activated by a high level of personal service,” says Bobby Julien, CEO of the Kolter Group. “The location at The Quay also enjoys tremendous walkability and access to downtown Sarasota and the waterfront.”
The Harbor Club emerges as a remarkable fusion of social, health, and wellness offerings, seamlessly connected by a dynamic waterfront boardwalk that stretches along the picturesque Sarasota Bay. Imbued with the renowned Ritz-Carlton standard of service, members and their families are invited to forge enduring memories within thoughtfully designed spaces that cater to every generation. While the foundation of The Harbor Club’s lifestyle is rooted in imaginative design and intuitive services, it’s the meticulous attention to distinct details that will undoubtedly leave an indelible impression:
A Gathering Place for All Generations
Central to The Harbor Club’s design philosophy is a dedication to nurturing multigenerational living. Families can unite for a captivating movie night in the theatre-style screening room or indulge grandchildren with frozen treats and sweets at the Sunrise to Sundae Beverage Bar. The Kid’s Club features an enclosed playroom designed to spark imaginative play for hours of enjoyment. For adult indulgence or family game nights, the Gaming Room offers a variety of options, from pool tables to gaming consoles and a state-of-the-art Formula 1 simulator. Regardless of age, The Harbor Club ensures personalized experiences for all its members.
Chef-Inspired Food and Beverage Services
Residents of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sarasota Bay, are poised to experience an unparalleled level of culinary convenience for gatherings, whether intimate or grand. A dedicated private kitchen is primed to deliver a delightful menu throughout the sanctuary of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sarasota Bay. Effortlessly host memorable social events at home, with the culinary team expertly preparing exquisite charcuterie boards and handcrafted cocktails. Even a leisurely day by the pool reaches new heights with the diverse grill offerings. From burgers to sandwiches and beyond, delectable options can be brought poolside, allowing Members to relax without interruption.
The Harbor Club’s Wellness Center will be designed to enliven the senses and instill a deep sense of tranquility. The men’s and women’s saunas and steam rooms will ease muscle strains, complemented by the invigorating hot and cold Vitality Plunge Pools. The spa experiences at The Harbor Club transcend the ordinary, including signature facials, massages, and an array of beauty services within specialized treatment rooms.
Concierge Managed Sarasota Bay Excursions
The harborside setting, however, is far more than just a beautiful view. The marina day docks serve as a gateway for Members to effortlessly venture into Sarasota Bay and its nearby waterways. An on-site dockmaster is at hand to facilitate the launching of watercraft of all sizes. They can also arrange sunset charters for Members, conveniently picking up residents steps away from their homes, dockside. The Harbor Club watersports team will provide an assortment of kayaks and paddleboards at the small watercraft launch ramp, encouraging effortless exploration of the waterways. Bicycles will also be available to provide endless enjoyment throughout The Bay Park, downtown or along the MURT trail to St. Armand’s Circle or Lido Key beaches.
Unlocking a World of Flavor
Dining near The Harbor Club will offer an option for every occasion and palate. For casual family get-togethers or laid-back evenings, a planned open-air restaurant will extend into the harbor inviting residents to savor the harborside setting. Within walking distance, the nationally acclaimed Ocean Prime restaurant will be opening just south of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sarasota Bay. Opening in late 2024, this modern American restaurant features a chef-curated menu, handcrafted cocktails, and an esteemed Wine Spectator-honored wine list.
A Walkable Downtown Sarasota Lifestyle
Situated along Boulevard of the Arts and North Tamiami Trail, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sarasota Bay and The Harbor Club epitomize private elegance in a waterfront sanctuary. Its premier location in the downtown waterfront district allows residents to revel in the convenience of a walk or bike ride through the scenic setting. The Quay neighborhood will also feature upscale retail, shopping, and entertainment in a pedestrian-friendly locale. Moreover, The Bay Sarasota, a sprawling 53-acre park and Sarasota’s new cultural epicenter, stands adjacent to this exceptional residential offering. The Bay features an array of free events and community-wide amenities, including a kayak launch, an ibis-themed children’s playground, a waterfront event lawn, and the enchanting Sunset Boardwalk for walking along the shoreline with breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay.
Surrounded by the very best of Downtown Sarasota and The Harbor Club amenities, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sarasota Bay offers 78 grand estate condominium residences. The collection of flow-through floorplans ranges from 3,500 to just under 6,000 sq. ft. of living area and are priced from $3.7 to over $12 million. To preview the floorplans and learn more about this extraordinary community, please visit TheResidencesSarasotaBay.com or contact the sales team at 941.499.8704 to schedule a private appointment. The Sales Gallery is located in the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota hotel lobby.