Osprey, Florida is located in Sarasota County Florida. It is just south of Sarasota in what's referred to as "unincorporated" Sarasota County. Osprey is a diverse community with multi-million dollar homes located on the Intracoastal Waterway and mobile home parks just up the road from the same luxury homes. Many restaurants can be found in Osprey everything from fresh seafood dinners and grouper sandwiches, sports bar restaurants to fine dining or pizza. While Osprey is located on the water, the only beaches in Osprey are actually private, located on Casey Key. The nearest public beaches are those at the south end of Casey Key in Nokomis, or to the north on Siesta Key. Nokomis Beach is located on Casey Key directly west of the Albee Road Bridge. The park includes 22 acres with 1,700 feet on the Gulf and 3,200 feet on the Intracoastal. There's an on-site snack bar serving sandwiches, snacks and cold drinks. North Jetty Park is located on the southern tip of Casey Key. The jetties there make it one of the best places on the west coast of Florida for surfing. It's a popular spot for picnics and there is good fishing. Boats pass through the jetties from the Intracoastal to the Gulf.