A wooden footbridge leading to the beach

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COVID 19 UPDATE – Nov. 28, 2020




For complete coverage of Florida Vacation Connection (COVID-19) updates please CLICK HERE.

Our goal at Florida Vacation Connection is always to ensure the health and safety of our guests, homeowners and staff. Our carefully selected and trained housekeepers have always maintained a high standard of cleanliness in our properties. In light of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus, we have strengthened protocols for sanitization and disinfection to mirror those of CDC recommended guidelines. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  For a more detailed look at our cleaning and sanitization process, please CLICK HERE.

Face coverings are required in the Town of Longboat Key per Ordinance 2020-21, adopted on November 9, 2020 through March 31, 2021.


Hooray! Our beaches, restaurants and stores are open!
Beaches in Sarasota County are open for all purposes, including sunbathing.  Chairs, coolers and canopies will also now be allowed, but the county is asking all beach goers to maintain social distancing. Public restrooms are open.
Sarasota county-operated boat ramps, dog parks, fishing piers, pickle ball, tennis courts, and other outdoor areas are open for enjoyment.
Lido Beach is open, but the public pool is not.
Manatee county beaches are now open sunrise to 10 p.m. Beach-goers are expected to observe CDC social distancing guidelines.
  • Restaurants are open to full capacity with appropriate social distancing.
  • Bars and pubs in the state of Florida are officially open for business.
  • Retail establishments may operate at full capacity with responsible social distancing and sanitization protocols.
  • Gyms may operate at full capacity with appropriate social distancing and frequent sanitization.
Please check these links for additional information.
We will certainly keep you informed as these and other travel-related issues are addressed by local and state governments.
We look forward to providing you with the same service our guests have known to rely on for over 25 years and invite you to get in touch so we can fulfill your travel needs. Our company (and community) are very grateful for your business and are here to answer any questions you may have.