07/13/2018 - Mark Sarasota

The Girlfriend's Guide to Sarasota

Treat yourself to diverse dining, enriching arts and culture, shopping districts of all sorts and well-deserved pampering. the Mark offers landmark living that surrounds you with all the world-class recreational and cultural attractions that Sarasota has to offer. When you live here, each day dawns with endless possibilities - many of the best just a few steps from this walkable downtown address.

The Girlfriends Guide to Sarasota features our favorite local businesses, boutiques and restaurants located just minutes from your residence at the Mark Sarasota.

The Girlfriend's Guide to Sarasota

Reward yourself every once and a while, you deserve it.   Here's a “manicured” list of our favorite salons, boutiques and spas located only minutes from The Mark Sarasota. 


Amanda Vincent Studio
Nestled in the hip Towles Court area, Amanda has a reputation for being one of the most sought-after professionals in her field.

252 S. Links Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236


Derek The Salon
Located in Burns Court.  With a simple philosophy of “Hair is Identity”, Derek's provides signature couture styles in an elegant setting.

610 S. Pineapple Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236



Paint Nail Bar
A local favorite.  Affordable nail care services mixed with impeccable customer service gives Paint Nail Bar our thumbs up.

1417 1st Street #1010
Sarasota, FL 34236



L. Boutique and Spa
A glamourous take on a luxury spa retreat, “L” Spa offers top tier services from the most “in the know” professionals in the business. 

556 S. Pineapple Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236



Blue Mercury  
Yes, we know it's a chain, but we love it for having absolutely everything we need to look fabulous for a night out with your sweetheart or girlfriends.

1500 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236


The Girlfriend's Guide to Sarasota

With a variety of boutique shops sprinkled all around the Mark Sarasota, there's something for every type of shopper, "checkout" a list of our favorites.


L. Boutique and Spa
Owned by LeeAnne Swor, L Boutique and spa has been a local favorite for years.

556 S. Pineapple Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236


T. Georgiano's Boutique
Owner Tatiana Sharoubim- Stewart provides customers with great products that compliment a downtown and coastal lifestyle.

1409-B 1st St.
Sarasota, FL 34236


Lotus Boutique
Owned by Harmoni Kruising, this cool boutique has great lines and a younger vibe.

1451 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236


J. McLaughlin
Classic clothes with current relevance.  Sarasota loves their J McLaughlin!

1503 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236



Soto's Optical Boutique
A Main Street presence for years, owned and operated by Kim and Ron Soto.  Soto's offers an extraordinary collection of frames and accessories.

1383 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236


Dr. Susan M Sloan
Dr. Sloan has been committed to providing professional, personal eye care to adult and children for over 30 years. 

500 S Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236



Nikki Sedacca
Owned by Nikki Sedacca and daughter, Montana Taplinger, locals have been donning Nikki's beautiful jewelry at Sarasota's most elegant events for years! 

530 Burns Ct.
Sarasota, FL 34236


June Simmons
Owned by June Simmons and her daughter, Liebe Gamble.  June Simmons is well known for couture, forward and cutting-edge design.  Something for everyone.

68 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236



Sur La Table
For those who are passionate about cooking & entertaining!  They carry a wide selection of culinary tools from around the world

22 N. Lemon Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236



Yoga Shack
Warm and Hot Power Yoga Studio

514 Central Ave.
Sarasota, FL34236


Pineapple Yoga
Located in Burns Court.  There's a class for everyone here!

517 S. Pineapple Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236


Studio South Fitness
Cutting edge facility with some of the best personal trainers in town.

55 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236


The Girlfriend's Guide to Sarasota

Downtown Sarasota has an eclectic assortment of fine dining venues located steps from the Mark Sarasota. Discover our "a la carte" list of favorites:


Vegan Friendly and Delicious

1576 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236


Café Epicure
Great salads, pastas, pizzas and wine

1298 N. Palm Ave. #A
Sarasota, FL 34236



Great happy hour!  Swank interior & fun mixed drinks await you.

1413 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236


Social Eatery & Bar
The outdoor area is fantastic for a cocktail and some lite bites with the girls. 

1219 1st St.
Sarasota, FL 34236



Drunken Poet Café
Savor authentic Thai cuisine and inventive sushi in a sophisticated and welcoming atmosphere.

1572 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236


A local favorite for years!  Authentic contemporary Northern Italian cuisine.

1970 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236


Selva marries exotic flavors from Latin America and the USA with a specialty in Peruvian dishes. Always-terrific Peruvian fare – including “super ceviche” – impressive presentations keeps you busy looking at every plate that goes by

1345 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236



Peterbrooke Chocolatier
Looking for yourself or a gift, indulge in yummy Gelato to bite sized chocolates or chocolate drizzled popcorn to beautiful gift baskets

76 S. Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236


The Girlfriend's Guide to Sarasota

Each beautifully appointed residence at the Mark Sarasota is designed for today's carefree condominium lifestyle. Spacious interiors featuring soaring 10' – 11' ceilings and sliding glass doors opening on to expansive terraces to provide endless views. 

The Mark Sarasota also offers the luxury of simplicity – the ultimate convenience of a maintenance free, lock-and-leave lifestyle with on-site property management coordinating all resident services. A front desk concierge, secured access at all entry and exit points, access-controlled elevators, parking, and 24/7 staffed, secured lobby provide additional comfort and peace of mind.

Visit the Mark Sarasota Sales Gallery to turn this luxurious dream into your reality. Conveniently located on the corner of Washington and Ringling Blvd in the Michael Saunders & Company Sales Gallery.