Beautiful Island Resort on Siesta Key with a World Class Beach
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Gulf & Bay Club Bayside condo description
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If you are looking for a tropical paradise – look no further, you’ve found it here!! Our luxurious Gulf & Bay Club Bayside Condominium, ideally located on Sarasota’s Siesta Key, offers private access to world-famous powdery white sand Siesta Beach, beautiful waterfront views of the Sarasota Bay (Intracoastal waterway) and lush tropical landscaping throughout the complex. It is truly a hidden paradise right here in Florida!
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SPACIOUS GROUND FLOOR UNIT, featuring two bedrooms plus den, two-bathrooms, kitchen, living room and lanai/sunroom and FREE WiFi Broadband High Speed Internet access will accommodate the entire family.
MASTER BEDROOM is furnished with a king size bed, dresser, television, walk-in closet, large vanity/dressing area, and master bathroom.
GUEST BEDROOM features two full-size beds, dresser, television/DVD combo, walk-in closet, with the second full bath located adjacent to room.
BUNK BEDROOM perfect for additional sleeping room with a full-size Futon and lofted twin bunk, and is also equipped a cable T.V./DVD combo unit.
KITCHEN (newly remodeled) is fully equipped with new appliances and also boasts beautiful granite counter tops, and ceramic tile floor.
LANAI/SUNROOM is enclosed with sliding glass doors allowing for the use of this beautiful room in any kind of weather.
PRIVATE LAUNDRY (washer & dryer) located within condo unit.
Private garage stores one vehicle and chairs, umbrellas, buckets, etc. A beach cart, chairs & cooler are provided to make your beach excursions a breeze. During your stay, you may use our beach/street bikes (2) to further explore Siesta Key and it's surroundings!
Condominium complex offers two heated pools, tennis courts, exercise room, sauna, barbeque grills, picnic areas, fishing from the pier overlooking the intercostals waterway and a clubhouse for private parties.
Conveniently located just 15 minutes from Sarasota airport or one hour from either Tampa International and Ft. Meyers airports. Disney a short 2-hour drive away.
Featured on the Siesta Key Chamber website, Siesta Beach is renowned for it’s gorgeous, crystal-white sand. The sand is 99% pure quarts, soft and cool on the feet. Among the many awards it has earned are: “the whitest and finest sand in the world” (Great International Beach Challenge, 1987) and “The Best Sand Beach in American” (The Travel Channel, 2004).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
IS THE CONDO LOCATED ON THE BEACH? No. This unit is located across the street from the beach only 600 yards to the sand. However, the CONDO DOES HAVE WATER VIEW ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS.
ARE TAXES INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE? No. A 12% Florida State Lodging Tax will be added to the rental rate.
IS THERE A DAILY RENTAL RATE? You can check in or out any day of the week but the minimum rental period is one week.
ARE THERE ANY CLEANING FEES? No. Cleaning fees are paid by condo owner.
IS THERE A SECURITY DEPOSIT? Yes. $300 deposit is required at time of booking.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY RESERVATION? If you cancel your reservation 60 days prior to your arrival date you are entitled to a full refund including the $300 deposit. If you cancel less than 60 days and we are able to find another renter, you will a full refund. If you cancel less than 60 days and we are UNABLE to find another renter, you will not receive a refund.
HOW FAR IS IT TO SIESTA KEY'S VILLAGE? Approximately 1 mile.
AVAILABILITY? Please click on the calendar link to check for open dates. The calendar is updated on a regular basis.
- On floor 1
- 1250 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Dining Area Seats:
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Towels Provided:
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
Location & View
- Water View
- Jet Skiing
- Theme Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Fitness Center
- Miniature Golf
ReviewsWrite a review
The listing description was accurate regarding the location. The photos accurately reflect the rentals appearance and amenities. This condo was very clean am well maintained. Very nice bedrooms with very nice bathrooms. Anytime the owner was very helpful. I would recommend this condo to friends. Short walk to the gorgeous beach. A plus were the two bikes. A beach cart, beach chairs, towels etc. were an added bonus. Fishing pier only 80 m from the condo. Great to catch fish. The Captain Curt's Crab and Oyster bar on Siesta Key is funny.(Live musik or Karaoke). The outdoor grill near the swimming pool was not clean.
- Guest Joerg (Germany)
- Date of stay 08/16/13
- Review Submitted 09/05/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.
A great condo!
A great condo!
The condo was clean, roomy and nice! It was located directly across from the pool which was a nice plus!! To get to the beach access from the condo was an about 7 minute walk, which wasn't bad compared to trying to find parking at the public access which is always swamped and super busy. The condo had a newly renovated kitchen which was really nice and a nice sunroom where we ate dinner.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 05/26/13
- Review Submitted 06/06/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thanks Debbie for the kind words and we're glad you had a good time. When we purchased the condo in 2002 the two deciding factors were the location near the main swimming pool and the views of the intracoastal water way. Since then we have remodeled the kitchen, bathrooms and purchased new furniture. Hope you have a great summer!
Dutch visitor July 2012
Dutch visitor July 2012
Beautifull architecture, canal only 100 m away, real holiday feeling. Swimming pool ok, but given the number of condo's even a bigger one would be more welcome. Not enough umbrella's at the swimming pool. Inside of our house a little old-fashioned, but maybe that is because of us being European...Great private beach, only crossing the street, then 200 metres. Unfortunately, one is not allowed to use the gym across the street at the Gulf Bay resort nor is one entitled to sun chairs...Strange to experience that THE nr 1 beach of the USA does not offer cafe's and restaurants... Pretty strange...or maybe European taste. One needs a car, although Sarasota can be reached by bus. Downtown is 1,5 mile walk.
- Guest john wolfs (Maastricht, the Netherlands)
- Date of stay 07/09/12
- Review Submitted 08/18/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Owner response: John, Thanks for your review. I too wish there was a café or restaurant on Siesta Key beach. Several years back, there was a quaint restaurant called the “Surf Rider” located on the beach which also had apartments. Reportedly, Betty Davis used to dine and lodge there while in town. There are quite a few quality restaurants on the island for dining including my favorite, “Ophelia’s On The Bay” which is awesome but somewhat pricey. Starting this week we are remodeling both bathrooms in our condo. The work is being done by a “European” who specializes in quality tile work. I think you will be pleasantly surprised on your next visit. I’m going down to check on the progress September 1st ,2012. Take Care-Jeff
We enjoyed our stay. The condo was beautifully decorated and had everything our family of 5 needed at an affordable price. The beach chairs and umbrellas were an added bonus. The property was well maintained and our boys enjoyed the fishing dock. This was our first visit to Siesta Key and the beach was gorgeous. I would definitely recommend this place to others.
- Guest Summer (Gray, GA)
- Date of stay 06/23/12
- Review Submitted 07/09/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
Great place to stay!
Great place to stay!
We stayed in this condo in June 2012 and found it met our needs perfectly. The bedrooms are separated from each other, so it felt as if everyone had privacy. The condo was very clean and was stocked with everything we needed, other than paper products, food, etc. I was pleasantly surprised to find plenty of hangers in the closet, along with extra blankets and pillows. The beach is a little far but we needed the exercise anyway. The pool is perfect! It was very close to our unit and while we were there, it seemed as if it were our own private pool, as not many other people seemed to use it. We would definitely stay at this condo again!
- Guest Mary (Ohio)
- Date of stay 06/10/12
- Review Submitted 06/25/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, adventure seekers, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
Great Visit to Siesta Key!
Great Visit to Siesta Key!
This was our first trip to Siesta Key and we had a wonderful time! This unit was very nice and met our expectations. It was exactly as described, if not better. It provided everything we needed and was very clean. We enjoyed reading and eating our meals out on the screened porch overlooking the bay. There was a large pool directly across from the unit which was great for us since we have children. The walk to the beach seemed a little far initially, but quickly became enjoyable as we took in the beautiful landscaping and the children searched for lizards along the way! We enjoyed using the bikes and the umbrellas were great on the beach. Thanks so much for allowing us to stay in your home. We hope to come again in the future. Siesta Key is a gorgeous beach to enjoy with the family.
- Guest hildan (Greeneville, TN)
- Date of stay 06/02/12
- Review Submitted 06/18/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thanks Hilary. It sounds like you had a great time. We are planning on remodeling the Master Bath this fall. Hopefully you will be able to come back and enjoy it again soon. Thank you.
This is a perfect rental! The unit is very nice, clean and up to date with everything you need. Spent two weeks here and did not need to buy one thing other than staples. The kitchen is fully equipped and even had juicer. Plenty of room for the family and a bay view! could easily sleep 8. Across from pool, fishing on dock, a very small gym direct access to beach. We used bikes, they do have rods, and plenty of beach supplies. The only thing you need is a hair dryer!!!! Job well done would reccomend.
- Guest Cmv (Nj)
- Date of stay 02/04/11
- Review Submitted 02/13/11
Recommended for: Families with young children, adventure seekers, sightseeing, people with disabilities, tourists without a car, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.
We just returned from Siesta Key - having spent about 3 weeks at this condo. The location is excellent - the large pool is right outside the condo and a short walk to beach. The beach at this location is great for skim boarding - better than near the point of rocks that has lots of shells (so my sons tell me!). We played tennis almost daily - the courts are in excellent condition and just a 2 minute walk down a small path. Having the bikes available is such a nice touch - was great to ride into town for lunch or farmer's market. The condo is nicely decorated with everything you could need and more. The extra bedroom with bunk beds was a big hit with the kids. The owners are very nice and check in was a breeze. I looked at so many places to rent on Siesta Key and chose this one - I'm really glad I did and will rent here again.
- Guest Sugar (Phoenix, AZ)
- Date of stay 07/10/10
- Review Submitted 07/31/10
Recommended for: Families with young children, adventure seekers, tourists without a car, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.
Owner response: We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at our condo.
(Dec 01-April 30, 2013) $1,465/week (May 01-Nov30,2013) $1,095/week
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Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: Our family loves to go to Florida to enjoy the sun, beach, swimming and all the golfing nearby.
Why the Owner Chose Gulf & Bay Club Bayside:
Before we purchased our condo at 1364 Siesta Bayside Drive on Siesta Key we rented for many years at a variety of locations both on and off the beach. The Gulf and Bay Bayside just seemed more like home. It has a very quiet and safe neighborhood feeling. Our unit is located near the rear of the complex with a great view of the intracoastal waterway and very close to the large swimming pool. If you want to go to the beach and enjoy the sand, it's about a 600 yard walk from our front door. We have coolers and a beach cart available to make the walk easy.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Just a perfect location. Close to the main pool with a great intracoastal view and a short walk to one of the worlds best beaches. We also have two tennis courts, grills and an excercise room.
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