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Owners offer deeper than published discounts year round. Give us a call for a welcome break in paradise on Longboat Key, a resort that blends casual elegance with barefoot informality. Located on the turquoise shores of the Gulf of Mexico, in a secluded location at the heart of 14 miles of pristine beach and exclusive resorts.
Relax in a 'top-notch' condo (#16F) with vaulted living room and adjacent lanai, views overlooking tropical courtyards & beach, sparkling 25x60 heated (86F) pool, and one of the most comfortable master beds in the state. Only steps from the beach and no road to cross, Casa del Mar’s location is just minutes away from the best restaurants up and down the island & night spots at internationally renowned St. Armand’s Circle shopping district that features al-fresco dining, open jazz concerts and nightly entertainment.
Breakfast with all the comforts of home. Surf-fish by morning, dolphin-watch during spectacular sunsets every evening.
Local Restaurants: The Lazy Lobster (Center shops 3/4 mi north, excellent food, reasonably priced), Blue Dolphin (Center Shops 3/4 mi north gourmet omelets), Euphemia Haye - near Center Shops, known for it's vast dessert selection), Marina Jack's (Sarasota-formal, dock & dine, piano bar, or lunch/dinner cruises, BeacHhouse - indoor/outdoor on Bradenton beach, Daquiri Deck -St Armands Circle, O'Learys -Sarasota, Dry Dock Grill, Patti George's, and many others.
Cruises/Tours: LeBarge Tropical Cruise (941-366-6116), Nature Safari 'hands-on' Tours Mote Museum (941-388-4200), Sarasota Ghost Tour (941-363-9556), Marina Jack's (941-365-4232), Sarasota Boat Rental (941-951-0550), Enterprise Sailing Charters (941-951-1833), Kathlee D catamaran (941-870-4349), Ringling Museaum of Art (941-359-5700), Paddleboarding (888-548-7731), Sarasota Jungle Gardens -petting zoo (941-355-5305).
UPCOMING EVENTS: Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236 • Box Office (941) 366-9000). WINTER MAINSTAGE 12/10 -4/8 Dancing Lessons ; 12/31-4/23 American Pie; 1/30-8/29 FST Out of Bounds-Improv- Bones Lab Theatre; 3/1-6/7 Never Marry a Girl With Cold Feet.
St. Armands Circle: 2/17 Mardi Gras St. Armands Style 5/2 Classic Corvettes on the Circle, 5/16 Circle of Boats; Military Appreciation Day 5/25; 6/13-14 Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale and 14th Annual St Armands Craft Festival; 10/16 (Fri.) Taste of St. Armands (Wine Tasting); 10/24-10/25 St. Armands Boat Show; 10/31 Fright Night on St. Armands (Sat.); 11/7 Ferrari's on The Circle; 11/11 Veterans Appreciation Day; St Armands Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale; 11/14-11/15 27th Annual Fall Art Festival; 12/4 37th Annual Holiday of Lights; 12/12 Porsches in The Park.
Van Wezel Performing Arts Shows: Golden Boys; Ballets Trockadero; 106 Years of Broadway; Boston Pops; Piano Guys;The Time Jumpers; Harry Connick, Jr; Irvin Mayfield; Peter and the Starcatcher; Diana Ross; Sinatra Centennial; Jim Witter; Dancing Pros; Alvin Ailey, Discover DaVinci and Michelangelo, Garrison Keller; Ringo Starr Band; Paul Anka; Russian National Ballet; Jekyll & Hyde; Three Dog Night; Jersey Boys; Anything Goes; Manhattan Transfer; Itzhak Pearlman; Sarah McLachlan; Flashdance; Temptations & Four Tops;Memphis, Boz Scaggs, Johnny Mathis; Diana Krall; Chris Botti; Roberta Flack; Celtic Women.
Shelling on the beach is great or walk, jog, bike or roller-blade via a paved exercise path that runs the length of Longboat Key (rental bikes avail.) Wave runners available on beach & para-sailing available off site. Volley for serve on our championship tennis courts (rackets/balls provided on site).
There are 36 golf courses and driving ranges listed in the Longboat Key Community resource Guide, thoroughbred horse racing, dog racing, and jai-lai a short hop away.)
Casa del Mar creates a comfortable and relaxed environment. Be active, relax, read, and commune with nature & ecology on a secluded white beach. (No stuff to tote- chaisse lounge chairs & umbrellas already set up for you.) Life is good on a beach where you can rejuvenate the spirit, find inspiration... pursue dreams.
For reservations, family style hospitality, attentive management call 973-873-2741 and ask for rates and availability for Unit #16F. (Availability calendar top right)
October 2015 Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015 4 night min stay
November Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015 4 night min stay
December (1st half) Dec 1 - Dec 14, 2015 4 night min stay
December (2nd half) Dec 15 - Dec 31, 2015 4 night min stay
April 2016 Apr 1 - May 1, 2016 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Our Favorites:(for loc's see menu album in Unit 16F!) Beachhouse, Bella Roma, Blue Dolfin, Bridge Tender Inn, Cafe Amici, Cafe on the Beach, Chart House, Ciao!, Dockside, Columbia, Crab & Fin, Harry's, Hemingway's, Hilton Beach Deck, Hillview Grille, Hop's, Lido Grille, Lazy Lobster, Libby's, Lynches Pub, Madfish Grille, Moore's, Mr. Bones, Nosh-a Rye, O'Learys, PattiGeorges, Rotten Ralphs, Ruth's Chris Steak House, Sam Snead's, (The) Sunhouse, Turtles, Waterside, Things To Do, Asolo Thtr, Co, Crowley Museum & Nature Ctr, Florida Studio Thtr, Florida W, Coast Symphony, Golden Apple Dinner Thtr, Historic Spanish Pt, Jazz Club of Sarasota, Ringling Museum of Art, La Musica, Museum of Asian Art, Players of Sarasota, Ringling School of Art& Design, Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Sarasota Film Festival, Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Selby Gallery @ Ringling School of Art & Design, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Year Purchased: 2003
About: Owners, Ken and Sue are from New Jersey. Ken is a mechanical engineer, and Sue works in advertising. Ken is also accomplished guitarist, and member of a praise band, and good 'ole fun-time classic rock band in NJ...(always a guitar handy in the Casa unit for his and your use.) Ken says 'People really miss out on the best times of the rental season in April/May and September. The weather is so mild and the water so perfect. Plus the rates are so low. (2 weeks for the price of one in September)!' No impact thus far from the BP spill at all. No no-seeums! We don't believe Casa has ever charged a renter a hurricane day, or a cancellation due to a true family emergency.