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Recent Sarasota reviews

  • 8 days in paradise - both this house and Siesta Key Beach

    "Returned today from an 8 day vacation in this wonderful home. From the moment we opened the door, we knew we had made a good decision. It was even prettier in person than the pictures. Linda, the owner, was very easy and prompt to communicate with. She provided everything we needed to know for our stay. The home was very clean and well taken care of, the beds were comfortable, and there were many thoughtful touches (such as little things you might have forgot to pack). The home is mid-century modern in design and decor which we loved. There were glass "walls" (many sliding glass doors) from 3 angles for viewing the pool which was so pretty and refreshing. It stayed immaculate with the vacuum system. Nice tin-roof covered table/chairs to the side for outdoor dining and several poolside lounge chairs beneath ceiling fans. Kitchen well stocked with kitchenware. Ceiling fans throughout the home, nice TVs in all bedrooms and living room, plenty of towels (beach and bath), washer/dryer, pool toys - Linda has thought of everything. The house was in a great location and easy to get to shopping, restaurants, Tamiami Trail, and Siesta Key Beach. We traveled with dogs and the house was very dog friendly - no carpet! Met the housekeeper as we were leaving and she was very friendly and nice. Just can't say enough good things about our stay. Definitely would stay at this home again - in fact we hope our 2015 vacation is the same place, same house, and same time next year. Some of the restaurants we tried and would recommend include Lobster Pot in Siesta Key Village, Crabby Bills in St. Pete (a short drive), J.R.'s Old Packing House, Walts (live outdoor entertainment), and Star Fish Co. on Anna Maria Island. Siesta Key Beach has beautiful sand and water. Hated to leave but certainly plan to return"
    Guest: Darlene U. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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  • Mariya

    "I was renting this condo with my family and we are absolutely loved it. The place itself, convinient location. We would recommend this property and most likely we will rent it next year again."
    Guest: M P Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • FANTASTIC ON EVERY LEVEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    "We have been coming to visit Sarasota for the past 10 years, always staying at various hotels. Simply put, we will never be staying anywhere else but this property again! The freedom of having your private: kitchen, pool, kayaks, beach, etc… is amazing. The property itself is located in a beautiful neighborhood were us ladies would do our morning runs while the men were fishing in front of the house! The kids lived in the water for the entire week spotting dolphins, manatees, and much more. The pictures do not reflect how amazing the property actually is. Gustavo was always there to give a hand if we needed anything at all and attended to any minor issue or questions in a matter of minutes. If you are looking for amazing memories and ready to escape the artificial “resort-style” vacation, book this property now! We will be staying here for many years to come, thanks Marc!"
    Guest: James M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 2, 2014
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  • Beautiful Home and Perfect Location!

    "The house was perfect! It had everything we needed. Beautifully decorated, very clean and minutes away from Siesta Key and among many other things to do and see. We have 2 young children who we couldn't get to come out of the pool :-) We loved that everything was provide from towels to pots and pans! Highly recommend and wouldn't hesitate to rent again :-) You won't be disappointed!"
    Guest: Erika Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 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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