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Recent Sarasota reviews

  • Great rental!

    "A lovely big property with plenty of space for everyone. Beds were comfortable and the house was spotlessly clean. Good location to get into Sarasota and Anna Maria Island. Only problems were there was only one hairdryer between 4 of us and the beach chairs mentioned in the description were missing. Would be a great choice for a big family looking for a base."
    Guest: Debbie C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 2014
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  • Beautiful spacious house

    "We stayed in this beautiful house for one week in August. Everything is exactly as the owners have described on their website. The house is well equipped with everything you could possibly need to have a nice holiday in Sarasota. The nicest beaches are just ten minutes away (by car) and a large mall with Restaurants, a movie-theater and lots of shops is just around the corner. There are beach-chairs and other beach-accessories in the garage so you don't need to bring your own. As we spent most of our time at the beach or sightseeing in Sarasota and surroundings we had not been able to test the pool which belongs to Timberwood circle. But we will do this the next time we are in Sarasota."
    Guest: Michael Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Mad Men Meets Beach

    "We adore the open, mid-century, "Mad Men" style of this home! It is stylish, well-appointed, clean, comfortable, and so peacefully quiet. Great furniture and comfy beds were a plus. All of the amenities are available for an action-packed or relaxing stay. My husband and I adventured the canals of the Phillippi waterway on the kayaks...it was a wonderful way to explore the waterfront properties of Sarasota. We even spotted some friendly manatees along the way! The home's garden and pool are well kept too and we enjoyed many quiet evenings on the covered outdoor patio. We have been coming to Sarasota fro many years and this is the best property we have ever rented! It's an easy drive to everything and great to have Trader Joe's nearby too! Thanks Jenny & Richard for a perfect getaway! We hope to see you next year too."
    Guest: Mary & Gary Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • senior couple

    "husband & I so enjoyed this condo.private fenced off area off patio doors with easily operated gas barbecue.table and chairs for outdoors.the inside was attractive,kitchen very up to date and convenient,good couches & chairs,tastefully decorated and good beds.the condo was sparkling clean on our arrival.bedding & towels good quality.pool area clean and attractive.excellent location to main st.,Sarasota,bayfront,siesta key beach and many others.highly recommend.our stay was relaxing and fun.sienna park residents pleasant & friendly and respectful of one and other.we were there for 2 months plus one wk."
    Guest: nano Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: April 8, 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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