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Recent Crystal Sands reviews

  • Priceless! Great view, great beach, great condo!

    "We've come to the area for 20 years to visit my parents, and this was the first year we needed to find a place to stay. We feel like we hit the jackpot at a luxury hotel! The condo was gorgeous and the owners had everything you could think of from Wi-Fi, PC, printer, games, beach toys, puzzles, tools and even Christmas lights which we promptly put up as we spent the holiday there. The fireworks on New Years went on for hours up and down the beach and many exploded right at eye level from the lanai directly in front of the condo. It was a New Years the kids will never forget. I loved getting up early each morning to take long walks on the beach and came home with a treasure full of sea shells much more wonderful and varied than in all the years of my visiting Siesta Key and Venice Beaches. The kids got to see tons of live conchs, live starfish, live sand dollars, live sea urchins, and even a small ray. The water was a bit chilly, but we still swam and went hunting for sharks teeth at Manasota Beach which yielded us more teeth than Sharky's Beach, but Manasota lacks the facilities and ambience of Sharky's. Although Siesta Key is our favorite beach with the finest talcum powder-like sand, it was the condo that made this vacation so wonderful. We were able to bring my mom, who has trouble walking, from her nearby retirement home to spend some real quality time with the family. We spent hours on the HUGE lanai playing cards, looking at sea shells, watching the sun set, and enjoying seafood and wine with an amazing view. She came down to the pool area and could sit on the patio at the edge of the beach and watch and talk as we played soccer and Frisbee on the beach. It was truly priceless. The owners are wonderful, helpful, very accommodating and treat you like family. They have two journals in the condo that the guests write in. Be sure to read them as there are LOADS of suggestions and reviews of local places. Our favorites include Yoder's (incredible amish restaurant with long lines - even at 4:00, but the large portions of food and homemade pies are worth the wait), Captain Curt's, Miguel's, and Sharky's."
    Guest: Heather Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: February 18, 2015
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  • Perfect!!!

    "Stayed at this condo in June 2014. Absolutely loved it. It was spacious and clean. Had all the things you need for the beach and can't bring on a plane with you. We couldn't have asked for a nicer place or nicer people to deal with. Sue was a sweetheart! The kitchen was awesome, & the beds were comfy. My kids loved the shower heads. If we are lucky enough to visit Siesta Key again, this is where we will stay!!"
    Guest: Geralyn K. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 19, 2014
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  • Excellent Choice

    "This is a lovely apartment: attractive, roomy, well laid-out, clean, comfortable and extraordinarily well-equipped. The view of the beach is beautiful, and the beach itself (extremely wide, white powder sand) is amazing. The building provides dozens of comfortable chairs and chaises for your use on the beach. Another nice feature is that Crystal Sands is located near the southern bridge to Siesta Key, so driving on and off the island does not involve getting caught in the steady stream of traffic running the length of the island. The kitchen is a pleasure to cook in, but we were pleased to find plenty of enjoyable restaurants nearby. You can't go wrong."
    Guest: Carol Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 25, 2015
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  • Fabulous Vacation Get A Way!!!

    "Fabulous home away from home!!!My family and I have enjoyed our vacation here for the past two years. Wonderful location and GORGEOUS beach view from the room. The condo was very well equipped with any and everything you need, and is very CLEAN!! The owner is easy to reach and is very kind. I will definitely come back and refer others to stay here."
    Guest: Lori Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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