Totally renovated during the summer of 2012, this all-new 2 bedroom, 2 bath Penthouse unit directly on the Gulf of Mexico has North Carolina pine wood and Portuguese Carrara marble floors, LG stainless steel kitchen appliances, granite counter tops and three state-of-the-art Samsung 'Smart TVs' featuring Pandora internet radio, fiber-optic HD cable TV and Netflix entertainment systems. Equipped with ultra-fast internet and WIFI throughout, you can stay in touch while you relax and enjoy panoramic Gulf views from the kitchen, living/dining rooms, both bedrooms and their adjoining 25-foot long screened balcony down world famous Siesta Beach to downtown Sarasota. This quiet and secluded end unit also features a unique 'cabana room' equipped with beach chairs and accessories and a separate entrance. Your vacation Penthouse also has all new furnishings and bedding, custom deep tub, walk-in Carrara marble shower with rain shower-head and a new climate control system for your comfort. Book your reservation in paradise today!
- Condo1300 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay14 nights
2 Bedroom, 2 Bath end-unit Penthouse with Panoramic Beach Views
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- Calendar last updated:
- Aug 17, 2018
About John Collins
Sarasota natives now living in the Northeast, we know the area and have always admired this beautiful building directly on the 2+ miles of world famous white sand beaches of Siesta Key in Sarasota.
John Collins purchased this Condo in 2012
Why John Collins chose Siesta Key
Equipped for use by my family as often as we can make it back to paradise - we offer our Penthouse to the discriminating vacationer who wants both a beautiful natural setting and the modern technology and comforts needed to easily stay in touch with the 'real world' back home!
What makes this Condo unique
Located directly on the #1 rated beach in the USA, this unit is all new (renovations completed during the summer of 2012), on the quiet and secluded top floor with a separate entrance across from Siesta Key's only glass elevator to the beach. Crystal Sands has two heated pools, one directly on the beach. For your convenience, the unit also has on-site management for check-in and to offer any assistance you may need during your stay.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Comfortable Condo with a spectacular view
We took a gamble, renting this condo for a month, but we glad we did.
The apartment has large sliding glass doors in the family room, which allows for a beautiful, un-obstructed view. We appreciated greatly the benefits of quiet, that the split bedroom layout provides. The condo is well decorated, very well stocked -there are even two bathroom robes in the master bedroom. It is clean, with comfortable beds (sheets are super soft) and comfy furniture. Every single room has an ocean view, even the kitchen. There are a few grocery stores nearby. Some clothing stores, restaurants/bars, and a convenience store are in walking distance.
If you don't feel like driving to a dinner downtown S.Key, the local shuttles will pick you up, and bring you back for a small tip - $5 per person on average. We enjoy long walks, and there are plenty beautiful sites.
The check-in, and the check-out both were a breeze.
Thank you for staying with us - reactions like yours make the renovation effort worth the effort.
Always the best.
Overall experience was great.
We loved our stay at your condo. The view is beautiful and the condo itself was decorated very nice.
The location is great and it was fully equipped for cooking, etc.
Same as last time - the unit and the owners are the best.
Thank you for coming back year after year - we appreciate your loyalty
Our second extended stay at this wonderful condo. The view is spectacular and the furnishings are tasteful and comfortable. We were very much at home here, and the owner is great. Everything you need is provided. We will be back next year!
Siesta Key Condo on the beach
What a marvelous vacation destination. Great location, beautiful interiors, attentive owner, lovely corner of the world. Could not have been a more fun two weeks.
2017 was the 27th year of the Best Beaches list, put together by Dr. Stephen Leatherman (also knows as 'Dr. Beach'), director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research in Miami -- and Siesta Key was his #1 pick again this year!
In addition to its sparkling sand and beautiful water, Siesta Beach, Leatherman said, boasts of the perfect waves, not for surfers, but for kids and families to play in. Rather than feet, the waves are measured in inches and the beach gradually slopes into the Gulf waters, making it a very safe area for children.
Following is a representative independent review of Siesta Beach by Jerry Chandler from December 19, 2012:
The world is rife with “perfect beaches” – places remote and removed where you can travel in time and space. Problem is, they are, well, remote and removed. To really register, a beach needs to be comparatively accessible, as well as consummately wonderful.
As for the first criteria, how ‘bout Sarasota? It’s close, on Florida’s lower Gulf Coast. As for wonderful, Dr. Stephen Leatherman (a.k.a. ‘Dr. Beach) labeled Siesta Key Beach the number one beach in the country last year.
The folks at Visit Sarasota County echo Leatherman’s lauding of this eight-mile long swath of sun, sand and sea oats on the Gulf of Mexico. The west side of the barrier island is where you want to be. The white sand beach is dazzling, your bare feet making a satisfying silica‘scrunch, scrunch’ and you head to the water beyond.
The area is perfect for constructing your own personal sand castles, launching that colorful kite you’ve always wanted to fly, or merely chilling out and listening to the sound of the surf wash away the noise of a workaday world back on the mainland.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Minimum 14-day stay is a Homeowners' Association restriction - owner may not waive the minimum stay requirement. $100 of 3% reservation fee is non-refundable - quote estimates reservation fee at $120, actual will vary with rental about (VRBO quote system allows only a flat fee).