This town is located in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. The main business activities include insurance, tourism, education, real estate, photography, consulting, financing, and retail and advertising.
Availability of quality water is a major concern of Longboat Key. It has hundreds of restaurants, grocery stores and pharmacies. Some of the well known restaurants are The Lazy Lobster, Chart House, Club restaurant, Euphemia Haye in and around Longboat Key.