Sorrento is a census-designated place and town in Lake County, Florida, USA. The population was 765 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which, 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.53%) is water.The City is an unincorporated part of Lake County and is a part of the environmentally sensitive Wekiva River Basin. The majority of the area lies along State Road 46 lying between Mt. Dora and Sanford. Mt. Plymouth is also considered a part of Sorrento.