Florida is a state that combines lakes, rivers, ocean, and bays, with barrier islands, salt marshes and more. With such a rich biodiversity, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Cape Haze vacation rentals. Cape Haze condos are located in Charlotte County, minutes from Sarasota, Florida. With Cape Haze villas, guests can enjoy Gulf of Mexico views, seabirds, long walks on the beach and shopping.
The main attraction on Cape Haze, besides the beautiful Cape Haze vacation rentals and Cape Haze condos, is Mote Marine Laboratory. The laboratory was founded in 1955 by Dr. Eugenie Clark. It was known as Cape Haze Marine Laboratory until William Mote named it after his wife. At first, the lab focused on shark research but it has since become an aquarium, touch tank, historical maritime museum, and lab for studying numerous marine species. They also have a special section for the protection of sea turtles, like loggerheads. By renting Cape Haze villas, guests will be minutes from the lab which is roughly 20 minutes from Sarasota proper.
During your visit to any of the Cape Haze vacation rentals, you should take in other Sarasota, Florida sites like the Ringling Circus Museum and Ringling Mansion. Sarasota is the winter home for the Ringling Barnum and Bailey Circus. Sarasota High has a circus program and throughout the year, there are circus-related events. Among other attractions near Cape Haze condos are the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, Enterprise Sailing Charters, and FSU Center for the Performing Arts. The theater presents a variety of off-Broadway shows like Evita, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and My Fair Lady. Sarasota is a performer’s town, with cultural events and festivals during every season.
Cape Haze villas make it possible for visitors to enjoy water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, deep sea fishing, and Jet Skiing. One interesting dive site is miles out in the Gulf, where three military tanks line the ocean floor, making for a great deep water dive site.