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Siesta Key

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Recent Siesta Key reviews

  • The Pell Family

    "To sum it up with very few words...HOME AWAY FROM HOME!! LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! We have been coming to this condo for 5 years now. Couldn't dream of staying anywhere else on this property! When the listing says beach front, thats exactly what it is! The unit is very spacious, well decorated, nicely furnished and extremely clean! Joan and Paul are top notch owners who take pride in their place(s) and your stay! Great places within walking distances to eat, get ice cream, rent bikes, scooters, shopping and boating. We would highly recommend this condo! Looking forward to next year!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 8, 2014
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  • Perfect Vacation Spot

    "The house is very well maintained and spotlessly clean. My group was 4 Adults and 1 child (10 yr old). Mimi was very responsive and clearly had our interests at heart. She gave us a brief tour when we arrived and made sure to point out all the amenities available. The house is on the canal, and in a quiet neighborhood. The amenities Mimi has provided are impeccable. There are noodles (for swimming) beach chairs, beach towels, sand buckets, shopping carts, table tennis table (and paddles and balls) Kayaks, a canoe, fishing gear (including poles, weights, lines etc), beach bags, pool volleyball set, 6 bicycles etc etc etc. Honestly, we were all blown away by what was provided. The house is even better. 3 bedrooms (enough for 6) comfy beds, extra linens, towels, blankets, pillows. 2 bathrooms (one with a tub), lanai for enjoying the evening breezes. The pool was great and well maintained (pool guy came during the week to clean & service) and we spent many evenings sitting by the dock, enjoying the breeze. The kitchen comes fully stocked with anything one could think of to cook with (including crock pot, blender, toaster oven, dishwasher, huge fridge, electric stove) There's a washer and dryer in the garage that worked like a dream and was big enough to hold several days towels and clothing) The A/C was great too, as it gets hot in August! The beach is a quick 2 block walk, and Mimi provided carts to haul all the beach gear. The village is a little farther, definitely walkable. She also provides a manual that gives you a lot of options in Siesta Key for fun. The house is on a huge lot and has very nice landscaping and is beautifully decorated inside. We all had one of the best vacations we have experienced; aided in no small part by Mimi and the canal house. I would highly recommend it, and we plan on visiting again ASAP! Thanks, Mimi!"
    Guest: Simon W. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Island Reef vacation

    "Heather's families condo was far better than we expected. It was very spacious and very clean, I honestly can't say enough great things about the condo itself. You really don't need to bring anything but food and clothes, the condo had it all. One thing I forgot to mention to Heather.... just be careful when using the dryer, try not to put anything with a string in it. We ruined a couple a shorts and shirts with pull strings because they got caught up in the door area of the dryer and were torn off. This is nit-picky but good to know. The 5th floor is nice, the views are ok..... the front door view is better than the balcony view. If you are there to sit on the lanai then you will be limited to seeing the gulf, the unit is actually to the far left of the picture shown, with only about a 1/3 of the view. We weren't able to hear the gulf waves either, and this had nothing to do with the condo.... sadly storms have formed a 5 foot wall of sand down on the beach, cutting the beach size in half, but also stopping the sounds from even reaching the pool area. Again, all minor things.... depends on your preferences. The location of the condo was great, far to the south of all the noise of Siesta Key and Crescent beaches, but only a 10 minute drive. Siesta Key and Crescent beaches offer the traditional white soft sand that I'm sure most beach goers expect. Island Reef is on Turtle beach, and the sand there is dark and very very hot, you will need shoes. The pool was huge, with more than enough room for multiple people, and very well maintained, with nice bathrooms as well. The complex has shuffleboard, ping pong, and tennis courts, all of which we used. The grills are located by the pool with tables big enough for a large family. Overall our family had a great vacation!"
    Guest: beachbums Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 20, 2014
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  • Wonderful condo!

    "We just got back from a week in this condo. This condo has been remodeled beautifully with comfortable furniture and everything you might need in the kitchen. We loved this place and have always stayed in upscale condos. We normally stay ocean front and higher up than the first floor, but even found its first floor location and being right at the top of the stairs to be so convenient. We didn't miss ocean front at all. Who needs it when at this beach you want to spend all your time on the ocean instead of looking at it from a balconey. Although, it does have balconey views from the side. The chairs provided by El Presidente were also a wonderful advantage. And the condo also has 6 very nice beach towels provided. I took some just in case, but the ones provided are very nice and I wouldn't take any next time. The pool was nice and just warm enough without being too warm and never had more than 2 or 3 people in it. The master bedroom was decorated such that the room was really dark and the morning sun didn't wake us. So you can get some good rest in that room! This is the best beach I have ever been to and I can't wait to return!"
    Guest: Pam R. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 1, 2014
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Siesta Key Travel Tips

When you take a vacation to Siesta Key, Fla., you’ll find people who enjoy an active lifestyle. From artists and writers to outdoor sports enthusiasts, there’s much to do on this barrier island. At 8 miles long, you’ll find some of the world’s best white sand beaches, shopping and dining that will make you want to extend your vacation into a lifelong stay.

This little island of paradise is perfect for a romantic getaway or a family vacation. The clear waters will inspire you and the one-of-a-kind attractions are what you always imagined an island escape would be.

Must-see Attractions in Siesta Key

Beaches: When you go to Siesta Key, it’ll be hard not to find yourself at Siesta Key Beach. The fine white sand is perfect for a day of fun in the sun and the water is even better for activities like surfing, wakeboarding and boating. This beach is one of the most beautiful in the country, so you certainly don’t want to skip it. There are several other beaches on the island as well, including Nokomis Public Beach, North Jetty Park Beach, Whitney Beach, Palma Sola South and North, Englewood Mid Beach and Palm Island North.

Beach rides: If you’ve always wanted to take a cruise along the beach, Siesta Key is the place to do it. There are several local companies that offer rides to visitors and guests, and they will guide you along the shores in covered golf carts to give you some of the best views you can find.

Point of Rocks: You haven’t seen anything until you visit Point of Rocks. This beach is a rare geologic feature that’s perfect for bird watching and marine wildlife viewing. On top of that, there’s a scenic beach nearby for you to watch the sunset and enjoy the scenery. Fishermen will love Point of Rocks as they cast out their lines and try to snag a bite.

Outdoor activities: There’s a reason many of Siesta Key’s residents enjoy outdoor activities - there’s so much to do! Whether it’s getting a tan on the beach or dipping your toes in the water, a relaxed lifestyle is what it’s all about. Guests can go fishing along one of the many piers, including the Englewood Ken Thompson Park Pier and the New Pass Pier. You can even watch a game of cricket and learn more about this English pastime with a visit to the Sarasota International Cricket Club’s grounds. During the summer months, visitors can check out free concerts in the park to hear a number of musical performances and get down. You can also go wind surfing, jet or water skiing, boating and snorkeling if you want to get up close and personal with the water and take on a more daring adventure.

Shopping and Dining in Siesta Key

Shopping: There’s plenty of shopping to be done in Siesta Key and the surrounding areas. The island is just a short drive from Sarasota, which has the sophistication of a big city but remains full of small-town charm. If you want to stay on the island, there are a number of shops at Siesta Village, which is located at the north end of Siesta Key and just a short distance from Crescent and Siesta beaches. You can also find more than 100 shops, boutiques, galleries and sidewalk cafes at St. Armand’s Circle along Main Street and Palm Avenue in Sarasota. If you want, get up on a Saturday morning and head to Sarasota for the farmers market on Main and Lemon streets downtown. Aside from the fresh food and handmade goods, you’ll also find goodies for your pet.

Dining in Siesta Key: If you want to take in views of the water while dining, head to Marina Jack’s on Sarasota’s bayfront. There’s also O’Leary’s Tiki Bar at Centennial Park along Sarasota Bay which is a great place for travelers who want to enjoy a good vibe and socialize. You’ll find plenty of places to choose from in downtown Sarasota along Main Street. There are eateries and bars, including Mattison’s City Grill as well as Divino Restaurant, where you will find tasty food and impressive live entertainment.

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