THE RITZ-CARLTON, SARASOTA

1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, Florida 34236 U.S.A.
Phone:  +1 (941) 309-2000   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events



Anticipate the possibilities that each new day brings. Fill your days and nights with excursions, themed events, fine dining and more. Indulge in as much or as little as you please. The choice is yours.

In addition to the myriad of activities at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota continues to offer an astounding range of captivating entertainments. Whether it’s lounging on the beach or exploring the city’s vast cultural wonders, there's a tremendous variety of adventures awaiting you. For more Sarasota visitor information, please see the Visit Sarasota County website.



Thanksgiving Ballroom Brunch
The Grand Ballroom, Thursday, November 27, 2014, 11a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us for a legendary Thanksgiving buffet featuring regionally-inspired fare accompanied by live entertainment and children’s activities.

$119 per adult, $42 for children under 12, children under 3 free.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
Thanksgiving Dinner
The Beach Club Grill, Thursday, November 27, 2014
The Beach Club Grill will offer a Family Style menu complemented by a selection of Thanksgiving-themed specials created from seasonal ingredients that will be enjoyed with a waterside view.

$55 per adult and $25 for children under 12. Price does not include beverages.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
Teddy Grams
The Lobby, November 28 - December 24, 2014
Teach your child the gift of giving back. Buy a Teddy gram for a sick child at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and that child will receive a Teddy Bear.
  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

Teddy Grams
The Lobby, November 28 - December 24, 2014
Teach your child the gift of giving back. Buy a Teddy gram for a sick child at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and that child will receive a Teddy Bear.
Holiday Open House
The Lobby, December 3, 2014, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Join us to officially kick off of the holiday season as we light the driveway and welcome a very special guest! The Nutcracker-inspired evening will include appearances by the cast of the famous holiday ballet at Dance Theater of Bradenton.
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Saturday, December 6 & 13, 2014, 9:30 - 11 a.m.

After donning chef’s hats and aprons, children will decorate small and large gingerbread men guided by The Ritz-Carlton’s pastry team. Refreshments will be served.

$45 per person.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.

Breakfast with Santa at the Golf Club
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 9 - 11 a.m.
Have breakfast with Santa himself! Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, interactive activities including face painting, balloon art and cookie decorating as well as photos with Santa. Our world-renowned golf club will be transformed into a winter wonderland for the celebration.

$59 per adult, $39 for children under 12, children under 3 free.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
Breakfast with Santa on the Bay
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9 - 11 a.m.
Have breakfast with Santa himself! In addition to a delicious breakfast buffet, children will enjoy fun interactive activities including face painting, balloon art, cookie decorating and photos with Santa. The breakfast will take place behind the hotel on the bay, which will be transformed into a holiday wonderland for the celebration.

$59 per adult, $39 for children under 12, children under 3 free.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
Nutcracker Tea
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Sunday, December 7, 2014, 1 - 3 p.m.
Enjoy afternoon tea with characters from this beloved holiday ballet. Clara, the Rat King and the Nutcracker will greet and take photos with your family and tell their story.

$59 per adult, $39 for children.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
Christmas Ballroom Brunch
The Grand Ballroom, Thursday, December 25, 2014, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Enjoy Christmas without cooking! Join us for a festive brunch buffet in our beautifully decorated ballroom.

$119 per adult, $42 for children under 12, children under 3 free.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
Christmas Dinner at the Beach Club
Beach Club Grill, Thursday, December 25, 2014, 6 - 9 p.m.
The Beach Club Grill will offer a Family Style menu complemented by a selection of Christmas-inspired specials created from seasonal ingredients that will be enjoyed with a waterside view.

$55 per adult, $25 for children under 12. Price does not include beverages.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at the Beach Club
Beach Club Grill, Wednesday, December 31, 6 - 10 p.m.
Celebrate the end of 2014 and welcome the New Year with a special, pre-fixe dinner enjoyed waterside at the Beach Club Grill.

$55 per adult, $25 for children under 12.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 941-309-2000.
New Year's Eve Party
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Toast goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015 at the party of the year! Enjoy live music and dancing all night long.

$75 per adult cover (includes party favors and a glass of champagne).

  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.

  
Ritz Kids Camp
… Let’s go to Camp! Whether building kites, shouting “Marco Polo” or running a zany obstacle course, your children will be treated to a day of adventure they’ll not soon forget. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring a different theme each day.

Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. one day prior. For more information on our Childrens’ Programming go here.

  
Tennis
The resort offers three re-surfaced, lighted, Cushion Life tennis courts for guest use.

Please contact the Spa at (941) 309-2084 to reserve court times and use of tennis balls and rackets.

  
Ritz Kids ‘Kids Night Out’
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited to get away for a night of fun just for them! The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! Kids Night Out includes dinner and refreshments.

24-hour advance reservations are requested by calling (941) 309-2573.

The Sunset Celebration
Daily
The forecast tonight is calling for little clouds and calm seas - perfect conditions for the natural phenomenon known as the green flash. Meet us on the beach at The Members Beach Club for our nightly celebration featuring sunsets, cool drinks, bongo drumming and sand between your toes. And if you are lucky, you will see the top edge of the sun turn green for a brief moment, before disappearing below the horizon. Be sure to arrive at the beach at least one half hour early to appreciate the full effect of nature's most spectacular evening show. 

This event is available exclusively to resort guests and members of The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.