Traveling to Sarasota

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If you will be traveling to Sarasota for your procedure, you could not have picked a better location for your recovery. Sarasota's weather is nearly perfect year round and whether you decide to lounge by a pool, visit a spa or take advantage of the many activities available to you, you will always be satisfied.

The best place to begin is with our staff. You will want to know how much time you will need for recovery and what other factors to consider. You may need to stay out of the sun for a short time or spend a few days recuperating. You will certainly need to plan your follow-up visit. Please call our office at (941) 366-8897 so that you can begin to discuss your travel plans.

Before you even visit us, you can complete a secure virtual consultation online.

As your condition allows, Sarasota will have endless options for shopping, dining, relaxing and so many other activities. A good place to organize and plan your trip is the Sarasota Convention and Visitor's Bureau. It will give you an idea of the year-round opportunities that you have as well as seasonal events that you can plan around.

Places to Stay

Sarasota has several hotels that you can choose from for you stay. This list is a beginning, but there are many more hotels for you to consider. A more complete list of hotels can be found at the Sarasota Convention and Visitor's Bureau link above.

About the Area

Sarasota is as well known for its rich cultural and artistic life as it is for its world-famous white sand beaches and blue Gulf waters.

There is an endless array of indoor and outdoor attractions, activities, restaurants, and shopping sure to please any visitor. It is all in a laid-back atmosphere where casual is the order of the day just about everywhere.

  • Explore the city's extraordinary cultural life (John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, The Asolo Theatre Company, The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall)
  • Spend some time with nature (Selby Gardens, Myakka River State Park, Mote Marine)
  • Enjoy golfing, fishing, boating or biking
  • Savor fresh seafood or grab a beachside meal
  • Browse the shops of St. Armand's Circle, Southgate Mall and the Ellenton Premium Outlets as well as antique stores and downtown Sarasota

Overnight Stay and Transportation

We refer patients wanting to stay in an overnight facility after surgery to Sarasota Memorial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The daily fee is $395 and includes 24 hour care by dedicated professionals, specialized diets, and post-operative medications (certain specialized medications may incur additional charges).

Transportation from the overnight facility is available through Care Van Transport. The cost is $175. We will contact the transport company and notify them of your pickup and arrival times.

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