Aviva Senior Living


May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024

Explore Nearby Attractions and Amenities Near Aviva Senior Life

Aviva Senior Life is nestled in a vibrant community in Sarasota FL that offers a wide range of attractions, parks, shopping centers, and amenities. Whether you're a potential resident or a family member, you'll find plenty of nearby options to enhance your lifestyle and leisure activities. Here’s a comprehensive guide to what you can explore around Aviva Senior Life.

Nearby Attractions

  1. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
    • Address: 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
    • Description: This world-renowned museum features an extensive art collection, beautiful gardens, and the historic Ca' d'Zan mansion. It's a great place to spend the day exploring art and culture.
  2. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
    • Address: 1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
    • Description: A tropical paradise showcasing a wide variety of plants and flowers. The gardens are perfect for leisurely strolls and offer educational programs and exhibits.
  3. Sarasota Opera House
    • Address: 61 N Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
    • Description: Experience world-class opera performances in a beautifully restored historic theater. The opera house also hosts concerts and other cultural events.

Parks and Outdoor Activities

  1. Siesta Key Beach
    • Address: 948 Beach Road, Sarasota, FL 34242
    • Description: Known for its powdery white sand and clear waters, Siesta Key Beach is ideal for relaxing, swimming, and enjoying the sunset.
  2. Nathan Benderson Park
    • Address: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota FL 34235
    • Description: This park offers a picturesque lake, walking and biking trails, and opportunities for rowing and other water sports.
  3. Myakka River State Park
    • Address: 13208 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL 34241
    • Description: One of Florida's largest and oldest state parks, Myakka River State Park features diverse wildlife, hiking trails, boat tours, and scenic views.

Shopping Centers

  1. The Mall at University Town Center
    • Address: 140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, FL 34243
    • Description: A premier shopping destination with a variety of stores, dining options, and entertainment venues. It's perfect for a day of shopping and dining.
  2. St. Armands Circle
    • Address: 300 Madison Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
    • Description: A charming shopping district with unique boutiques, galleries, and restaurants. It's an excellent spot for a leisurely shopping experience.
  3. Sarasota Farmers Marketing
    • Address: 1 N Lemon Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
    • Description: Held every Saturday, the farmers market offers fresh produce, artisanal goods, and local crafts. It's a great place to support local vendors and find fresh ingredients.

Dining Options

  1. Columbia Restaurant
    • Address: 411 St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236
    • Description: A historic Spanish restaurant known for its delicious cuisine and beautiful ambiance. It's a perfect spot for a special meal with family and friends.
  2. Owen's Fish Camp
    • Address: 516 Burns Court, Sarasota, FL 34236
    • Description: Enjoy fresh seafood in a cozy, rustic setting. Owen's Fish Camp is a local favorite for its friendly atmosphere and delicious dishes.
  3. The Capital Grille
    • Address: 180 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, FL 34243
    • Description: An upscale dining option offering expertly prepared steaks, fresh seafood, and an extensive wine list.

Cultural and Educational Opportunities

  1. Sarasota Ballet
    • Address: 5555 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
    • Description: Enjoy performances by the acclaimed Sarasota Ballet company. The ballet presents both classic and contemporary works throughout the season.
  2. Sarasota Art Museum
    • Address: 1001 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
    • Description: This museum offers contemporary art exhibitions, educational programs, and workshops. It's a wonderful place for art enthusiasts.
  3. Ringling College of Art and Design
    • Address: 2700 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234
    • Description: The college hosts a variety of art exhibitions, lectures, and events open to the public, providing enriching cultural experiences.

Healthcare Facilities

  1. Sarasota Memorial Hospital
    • Address: 1700 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239
    • Description: A top-rated hospital offering comprehensive medical services, including emergency care, specialized treatments, and rehabilitation services.
  2. Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
    • Address: 5731 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
    • Description: This hospital provides a range of medical services, including emergency care, surgical services, and diagnostic imaging.


Aviva Senior Life is surrounded by a wealth of attractions, parks, shopping centers, dining options, and healthcare facilities, ensuring that residents and their families have access to everything they need for a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for cultural experiences, outdoor activities, or convenient amenities, the area around Aviva Senior Life offers it all.

For more information on our location in the greater Sarasota area, please contact us.

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