Condo on the Bay

About Condo on the Bay

Condo on the Bay consists of two 18 story towers with the addresses 888 Boulevard of the Arts (Tower 1) and 988 Boulevard of the Arts (Tower 2). Every unit offers stunning, unobstructed views of Sarasota Bay, making Condo on the Bay one of the most desirable places to live in downtown Sarasota.

In addition to Tower 1 and Tower 2 there are 20 suites, which also boast stunning water views. These two and three level townhouses, (units 902 through 940), are referred to as the Marina Suites.

Condo on the Bay was completed in 1982 and consists mainly of two and three bedroom units. The top floors have 10′ ceilings.  All units have balconies and the ground floor units have walk out sliding doors.

Location and Address

Condo on the Bay is located in downtown Sarasota, west of the trail, along Sarasota Bay. The addresses include 888 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL & 988 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota FL.


Concierge, gated entrance, 24 hour security,  swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness rooms, sauna rooms, meeting room, game room, boat docks, kayak racks, fishing piers.

Pet Policy

Building 888 Condo on the Bay (Tower 1) – No pets allowed.

Building 988 Condo on the Bay (Tower 2) – 2 pets allowed for owners. Tenants are not allowed to have pets.

Marina Suites – Pets allowed. No pet restrictions.

Condo Fees

Covers building exterior, flood insurance, escrow reserve fund, cable, ground maintenance, manager, security, trash removal, water/sewer, pool and tennis.

Condo Floor Plans

Van Gogh
Marina Suites- Mozart

Docking your Boat at Condo on the Bay

Boat slips are available to homeowners and range from $300-$1500 a year.

  • Prices depend on the category of the slip.
  • The maximum size boat allowed is 45 feet.
  • Two options for electricity are offered.
  • $60/year for 30 AMP connection
  • $120/year for 60 AMP connection

What is going on nearby?

Condo on the Bay is located within walking distance to Main Street with all its boutiques, shops, and restaurants. Other nearby local attractions include Marina Jack’s, the landmark John Ringling Bridge, and the Van Wezel Performing Arts.  The popular St. Armand’s Circle and Lido Key Beach are minutes away.

Known for its art and culture, downtown Sarasota is home to the Ringling Museum of Art, the Sarasota Opera House, the Players Theater, and the Van Wezel Performing Arts. Popular downtown Sarasota annual events include the New Year’s Eve Pineapple Drop, The Sarasota Film Festival (April), the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival (June / July), Downtown Sarasota Art & Craft Festival (October), and the Chalk Festival (November).

Distance to the Beach

Condo on the Bay is conveniently located to all the local Sarasota beaches.

Lido Key Beach | Lido Key | Approximately 5 miles

Siesta Key Beach | Siesta Key | Approximately 7 miles

Beer Can Island, | Longboat Key |  Approximately 14 miles

Coquina Beach |  Bradenton | Approximately 15 miles

Manatee Beach, | Anna Maria Island | Approximately 19 miles

Condo on the Bay Home Values

If you have a Sarasota downtown condo that you are thinking about selling, use our free home evaluation tool to find out what your condo is worth in today’s market.  This is a free tool and your estimated value will be emailed to you within 15 seconds.

Are you looking to purchase but can’t find the perfect condo within your budget?

Many homeowners in Condo on the Bay Sarasota have renovated their units, some even combining two units into one.  If you love this complex, but can’t find a unit that fits your needs, let Ursini & Company help you find, buy, and renovate your unit into the ultimate dream home, all within your budget. For a portfolio of our work, click here.

The downtown Sarasota real estate market is constantly changing, which is why Ursini & Company is here to keep you informed.  For any questions you have regarding Sarasota Florida housing, the Sarasota market, or Sarasota real estate news, please do not hesitate to contact us. We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and ability to meet our clients’ needs and exceed their expectations. Be sure to contact us by email, phone, or text at 941-812-4894. We are always happy to help!