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Recent Sarasota property reviews

  • Peppertree Bay Condo

    "My family had a wonderful time during our stay in this lovely, spacious condo just steps off the beach. The bedrooms are very large, and all areas are bright and well furnished. The kitchen has been updated with new cupboards, countertops and appliances. This place is an incredible deal for the money! I would highly recommend others to stay here."
    Guest: Jean Date of Stay: May 2010 Review Submitted: August 14, 2010
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  • Great house, great location.

    "Very well laid out inside, very clean and comfortable. Had some problems with the A/C unit not working and the owner took care of the issue ASAP. Would recommend this house without hesitation for any large group. The house is very close to major highway for north/south travel and the Siesta Keys beach."
    Guest: SMH Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 25, 2014
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  • Beautiful Location

    "This second floor condo has a beautiful east-facing view of a small lake and a golf course. It is exceptionally clean with easy access to the beaches, downtown and a major shopping area. The only minor drawbacks: You can hear the faint hum of traffic on I-75 pretty much 24/7. It's most noticeable in the morning. Also, they told us they have had to call Comcast out repeatedly to little avail. Consequently TV reception is unreliable. Hopefully by next time that issue will have been resolved and more information will have been provided to guests regarding WIFI access, local attractions, dining out, proper management of recyclables, etc."
    Guest: Jamie Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 20, 2014
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  • Great place to stay for 2 adults, 2 energetic boys, and a pooch

    "Don't overlook this property because of the budget rate. It is top notch. The photos underrate the property. It is bright, airy, and very comfortable. Best mattresses of any rental we have ever stayed at and better than most hotels. Good location, easy access to beach and plenty to do, but a week is not enough to do it all. The unit is overall very well appointed and with a pool to boot. My only complaint (unrelated to the property) is that while the rental is pet friendly, Crescent Beach, and most others (if not all) on Siesta Key are not pet friendly. I presume that it is because Siesta Key a whole, and most specifically Turtle Beach is the predominant nesting ground for Loggerhead Turtles. The beach access had a marked nest very nearby. Going with that includes dark streets and other restrictions that really did not impact our stay in the least. There is plenty to do in the area. I would definitely suggest spending a half day or more at Sarasota Jungle Gardens and another day at Mote Aquarium. There are guided tours either by boat or kayak that could take up a half day and the aquarium the other half. The rental unit had suggested eateries and I second their suggestion on The Broken Egg. It is not on the Key, but not far away and well worth it. Good breakfast and lunch spot. We did not encounter any wait, but we were there in the low season."
    Guest: DavidB Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 22, 2014
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Sarasota Travel Tips

Sarasota offers visitors an excellent array of cultural attractions, dining experiences and outdoor activities.

Of course, while visiting Sarasota you'll want to spend ample time on the sandy shores getting that perfect tan, catching up on reading, cooling off in the bright blue waters and building the world's greatest sand castle, and there's plenty of space on the beaches to do all that and more during your vacation.

When you're ready to head inland, a variety of local restaurants await you to fill you with delicious flavors - especially fresh seafood - and provide you with a delightful night out. You can also spend time learning about the history and culture of this Floridian city as you explore the architecture, museums and even the circus.

Things to Do in Sarasota

- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art: If you've been a long-time fan of the circus, art and the Ringling Brothers, visiting the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and the Circus Museum are musts on the Sarasota to-do list. The Museum of Art boasts 21 galleries featuring paintings from Europe, contemporary art from Asia and America and Cypriot antiquities. There's currently more than 10,000 works in the collection in mediums such as painting, photography, sculpture, drawings and decorative arts. Some of the most treasured masterpieces are from Peter Paul Ruben, Marcel Duchamp, Rosa Bonheur, Benedetto Pagni, Joseph Wright of Derby and more. And if you love the magic of stepping into the big tent, be sure to also swing by the Circus Museum, where you'll find performing props, wardrobes and equipment like parade wagons and a person-shooting cannon. You'll also see a variety of 19th and 20th century posters and learn all about the history of "the greatest show on earth."

- Sarasota Jungle Gardens: Nature and animals lovers will certainly appreciate the Sarasota Jungle Gardens, which is one of the oldest continuously run attractions in Florida. Here you'll find more than 150 animals, both native and exotic, including parrots, birds of prey, primates, snakes, alligators, small mammals and flamingos - a huge draw here - throughout the 10 acres of tropical landscaping. The recently installed Flamingo Cam offers 24-hour viewing access to the flock of pink birds.

- Ca' d'zan Mansion: This amazing house is A 56-room Venetian Gothic-inspired structure that was formerly the Ringling family's home. The mansion covers 36,000 square feet and stands five stories tall. Take a guided tour of the palace and you'll feel like a personal guest of the Ringling family as you hear stories and information about them as well as the home itself.

- Siesta Beach: For eight miles you'll experience the city's gateway to the Gulf of Mexico. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the laid-back, relaxed vibe, calm waters of the Gulf and the unbeatable sunshine.

Dining in Sarasota

- Captain Curt's Crab and Oyster Bar: Being so close to the ocean, fresh seafood is sure to be delicious in Sarasota, and you can find tasty options at Captain Curt's Crab and Oyster Bar. This family-friendly eatery with a relaxed atmosphere and reasonable prices gives you a taste of "Old Florida" with conch fritters, crab, shrimp, gator bites, escargot and more. For the adults, there's also an outdoor Tiki Bar here that serves drinks until 2 a.m., so you can have a fun, but relaxed, night out in a tropical setting. There's also a foosball table and pinball machine inside if you're up for some friendly competition. If you're feeling adventurous, there's even karaoke and live entertainment most nights.

- Bijou Cafe: For a more upscale dining experience, head to the Bijou Cafe, which has been serving delicious Continental-American cuisine since 1986. The eatery features an award-winning wine list and exceptional service. The decor is lovely and emulates a modern European cafe with French windows and fresh-picked flowers glowing in candlelight. The Sarasota Herald Tribune has awarded the Bijou Cafe with reader's choice awards, and it has received accolades from other papers as well. Try the crab cakes, mussels, tuna tartar, roasted duck or mushroom ravioli.

- Marina Jack: For waterfront dining, Marina Jack is the place to go. The dining room on the second floor offers stunning views overlooking the intercoastal waterway while you enjoy a libation from the award-winning wine list paired with steak, seafood or pasta. The restaurants is open for lunch and dinner as well as brunch on Sundays. There are also gluten-free and vegetarian options available at Marina Back.

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