The Concession is ideally located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, an area that has long enjoyed a reputation as a vacation getaway for the rich and famous. Everything about the area simply enhances the unique lifestyle of The Concession. Over 35 miles of coastline and a temperate year ’round climate are the perfect ingredients for boating, fishing and waterfront activities. Shopping and professional services are just beyond The Concession entrance at Lakewood Ranch. Nearby Sarasota boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene, top-rated universities and excellent medical facilities. Home to a professional symphony, ballet and opera, as well as numerous theaters, museums and art galleries, nearby Sarasota is often referred to as “The Cultural Coast.” Notable attractions include: Asolo Theatre Company, Crowley Museum & Nature Conservancy, Historic Spanish Point, Florida Studio Theatre, Florida West Symphony, Mote Marine Laboratory, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Sarasota Opera and the Sarasota Film Festival, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center.