Specialize in tours to South Africa. Safari and Cape Town tours. We operate in Sarasota USA, Oakville Canada, United Kingdom and South Africa. We develop and mange our own resorts/lodges/hotels hence offer a very competitive rate.
Since 1955, Mote has been working to explore, understand and unlock the mysteries of the sea to ensure that ocean resources are available for generations to come. Mote Aquarium features touch pools, shark, dolphin, manatee and sea turtle exhibits and more than 100 other species of marine life.
In 2009, the Downtown Sarasota Historic District received a high honor when it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. However, that doesn't mean the city is stuck in the past?especially not when it comes to its culinary scene. Sarasota acts like a magnet for local, regional, and international chefs, all of whom make great use of the area's fresh produce, seafood, and white sandy beaches, which are made entirely of sugar.
Enter Sarasota Culinary Tours' guides, who can often be found beside the chef statue on the northwest corner of Lemon and Main streets. That culinary work of art serves as an appropriate starting place for their walking food tours, which navigate the Historic District and its surrounding neighborhoods, such as Laurel Park. Along the way, guides and their followers make stops at four of the city's best restaurants. The itinerary changes often to showcase a variety of partner restaurants, perhaps Nancy's Bar-B-Q or The Savory Street International Cafe and Bakery. At each stop, guides introduce tour groups to the chefs and proprietors, who can share insights into their menus before handing out tasty samples.
A towering wine rack spans an entire wall and glimmers with more than 1,000 bottles. Across the room, a lineup of nitrogen-regulated Enomatic machines dispenses samples from 80 wines to be sipped, swirled, and theatrically spit while reclining on a leather sofa, or while sitting at the long wooden bar. Small, shareable plates populate Sarasota Vineyard's menu in the forms of cheeses, roasted olives, and prosciutto-wrapped figs, ideal for pairing with wines or barley pops from a list of 20 beers.