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At Waterside Club, you’re within minutes of the sparkling blue waters of the Gulf and all the nearby attractions .  You can spend a day watching the manatees, on a fishing charter, surfing or boogie boarding in the gulf waters, honing your race kart skills, or exploring beautiful tropical gardens.  Whatever you choose to do, you’ll be glad you did.
Manatee viewing

Anderson Race Park (13 miles)
Manatee Viewing Area at Apollo Beach (33 miles)
Riverside Tours (6 miles)
H20Water Sportz (6 miles)
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (11 miles)



Bay Area Sporting Attractions

Need a break from the endless relaxation?  Superior sporting events up and down the coast will get your adrenaline pumping!

West Central Florida is the Spring Training and Minor League home for many Major League Baseball teams.  Fulfill your dream of being an amateur baseball scout by following your team throughout the Spring season!


And don't forget to enjoy the area's four professional championship teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lightning, Rays, and Storm.

Movie Theaters

December heatwave?  Better to take in a movie at a local theater than to complain to your friends up north about how warm it is!  Enjoy all of the blockbuster hits and remember just how little snow you have to clear from your driveway to get to these great theaters!

Regal Cinemas Oakmont 8 (1 mile)
Desoto Dollar Movies (3 miles)
Royal Palm 20 (5 miles)
Lakewood Ranch Cinemas (14 miles)
Ruskin Family Drive-In (27 miles)


Golf Buttonwood Inlets RV ResortFlorida is known for having exquisite golfing conditions year round and is therefore known as an international golfing mecca. The avid golfer is able to challenge themselves at all skill levels. There are a variety of courses that appeal to each level and handicap.

Timber Creek Golf Course
Manatee County Golf Course
IMG Academy Golf Club

Or try some of the other fantastic courses in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

Parks and Recreation

Beaches Parks and Preserves nearHawaiian VillageIf you keep on the go then you might be able to visit all the Beaches, Parks, and Preserves in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. That is if you devote several seasons to the task.

In the mean time, pick a few near by and enjoy all the beauty that nature has to offer right here on your own door step.

Manatee County Beaches
Manatee County Parks
Manatee County Preserves
Myakka River State Park and Wilderness Preserve
Sarasota County Beaches


Shopping near Buttonwood Inlet RV ResortAnna Maria, Bradenton, Sarasota and its local surroundings have a variety of world class shopping options to choose from. Numerous boutiques, beach shops, salons, restaurants and night clubs are all within a stone’s throw. A shopping favorite is St Armands Circle, which is located west of downtown Sarasota, over the Ringling Causeway. Additionally, the Prime Outlets in Ellenton offer a wide selection of goodies to purchase. If thats not enough try 'The Mall at University Town Center, which features approximately 880,000 square feet of retail space with Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Dillard's and more than 100 stores and restaurants.'.

Anna Maria Island (7 miles)
Ellenton Prime Outlets (10 miles)
St. Armands Circle (12 miles)
The Mall at University Town Center (14 miles)

Medical Facilities

Access to quality healthcare is something you can't afford to take for granted when spending extended time in a new place.  When you consider the close proximity of the local hospitals to Waterside Club and combine it with their stellar reputation nationally, you and your family can spend more time enjoying what you came for.

Buttonwood area medical facilitiesPinacle Medical Group  (2 miles)
Blake Hopital and Medical Center  (3 miles)
Manatee Memorial Hospital (5 miles)
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (15 miles)
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System (12 miles)


Within short range of local airports

Waterside Clubs location affords easy access to your favorite major airline. Only a short drive to and from international airports, your Florida lifestyle remains close to friends and family in other parts of the world!

Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (7 miles)
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (39 miles)
Tampa International Airport (48 miles)
Southwest Florida International Airport (102 miles)