Casey Key Florida Living
Residents of Casey Key enjoy a relaxed island lifestyle. The island has no traffic lights and not much traffic so cyclists, walkers and joggers utilize Casey Key Road for daily exercise. The Casey Key Fish House is always busy with islanders and locals who live close to Casey Key, and there are other restaurants nearby on the mainland. Casey Key offers, fishing, boat, beachcombing, relaxation and unbelievable sunsets. Sarasota, Florida’s cultural venues such as the opera, ballet, and theater, as well as art galleries and museums are a nice diversion too!
Casey Key Beach
Casey Key Beach is a private, white sandy beach with very limited public access. Owners of Gulf-front Casey Key homes own the beach down to the mean waterline. Many of the homes that are not directly on the beach do have deeded beach access. The only public beach access on Casey Key is Nokomis Beach at Albee Road, where locals gather and the Jetty Park on the southern tip of the Key.
North Jetty Park
Located at the southern tip of Casey Key, North Jetty Park provides access to Nokomis Beach and to the rock jetty that stretches several hundred feet into the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors at the North Jetty Park enjoy free parking, rest rooms, lifeguards, concessions, fishing and playground. Pets are not allowed at the North Jetty Park. The Jetties are also known as one of the best surfing places on Florida’s west coast.
Casey Key Public Library
Located in a small building at 800 Blackburn Point Road, the Casey Key Public Library maintains short hours.
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – Noon
Friday: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Casey Key Fish House
Located on Blackburn Point Road on Casey Key, the Casey Key Fish House serves fresh fish daily in an old Florida atmosphere. You can come by land or sea to this waterside dining establishment. Open daily from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. The grouper fingers are excellent! There’s 175 feet of boat dockage available here too.
Shelling and Sea Glass Collecting
Collecting shells, sharks’ teeth and sea glass is a passion of Casey Key residents. Many homes display an assortment of containers filled with decades of sea collections.
You’ll often see a few Casey Key residents dropping in a line in the water beginning at dawn. The waters around Casey Key provide ladyfish, spotted seatrout, bluegill, northern pike, spanish mackerel, snook and more. Call one of the Sarasota area charter companies today for more details.
Many homes on Casey Key have deeded boat docks. There are also several marinas within an easy drive of the Key.