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Zen at the Beach on Longboat Key!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo. Steps from the sand. Beautiful views of the ocean

A quiet, contemporary retreat just steps from the sun and sand on Longboat Key. Our place on the Gulf was renovated top to bottom in 2014. With bamboo and marble floors throughout, all new appliances and completely upgraded furnishings. It's clean, uncluttered and comfortable. The master bedroom has a king sized bed, built in closets, en suite bathroom and a flat screen TV. The guest bedroom can be configured with either two twin or one king bed. It also has built in closets and a small flat screen. The living room sofas provide an option for two additional twin sized beds. The unit has central air conditioning, a washer/dryer and 3 ceiling fans. Wall to wall windows in the living room have a lovely view of the Gulf. The unit is on the second floor with parking adjacent. Casa Del Mar has a large, ocean front heated pool, a tennis court, basketball court, BBQ's, outdoor tables, beach lounges, chairs and umbrellas. An on-site rental office is open daily to assist guests.

Please contact me to ask about our home away from home, Longboat and the Sarasota area. I'd love to talk with you about our place. Bookings for unit B13 are made directly via the Casa Del Mar office, online at or via phone at 941-383-5549.

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Property Manager
Valerie Schneiderman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 29, 2016

About Valerie Schneiderman

Ross and I were both born and raised in California, but for the last 14 years we've made Ridgefield, Connecticut our home. We were looking for a place to get away to in the colder months and found Longboat Key at the suggestion of local friends in CT. On our first visit we fell in love with the relaxed feel and beautiful blue waters of Longboat Key. With Sarasota so close by, there is lots to see and do when you want to leave the beach....which isn't often. We also love the easy flights available to and from the NY area. We can leave the CT house in the early morning and be at the beach on Longboat for lunch! We hope you'll love our place as much as we do and return again and again with family and friends.

Valerie Schneiderman purchased this condo in 2014

Why Valerie Schneiderman chose Florida South West

Casa Del Mar was a perfect fit for us. With our work and travel schedules at this time, we are likely to be on Longboat only a few times each year. We want to share our place with others who will also enjoy it. Casa Del Mar has great, friendly staff. In fact, it's a friendly place. Not too big, very well tended grounds, a perfect location right on the beach.....what more could you ask for?

What makes this condo unique

We believe we've made a very unique place for our family...and our visitors. It's not like any other unit....that's why I called it Zen at the beach. Our place is clean, modern, upgraded, uncluttered. It fits perfectly with easy going days at the beach, and has plenty of space without being too big. We hope you like our home away from home as much as we do!


4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Zen at the Beach on Longboat Key!
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was even lovelier than in the photos and much more spacious than anticipated. The unit was extremely clean, fully updated, and had a serene/comfortable quality about it that certainly helped us relax while on vacation. It was also a very quick walk to the beach and pool. I could go on and on about this condo...we will certainly be back! Additionally wanted to point out the wonderful management and staff at Casa del Mar (Scott, Bev, and Mike).

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, well cared for condo

  • 4 of 5

This was a lovely, very clean condo. Only negatives for us were that, although there technically is a gulf view, there's not a truly enjoyable beach view from the unit, nor does it have a porch/lanai. There were no food basics at all beyond salt & pepper. No mustard, ketchup, cooking oil, not even a small supply of trash bags. We were told this unit is one of the nicest in the development, and overall we agree it was a great condo. Also, management was very pleasant and helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully Zen

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful space! Had a wonderful stay in this quiet beautifully remodeled condo. We will definitely be back when it is available.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a lovely getaway

  • 5 of 5

Casa del Mar is a visitor friendly host and very accommodating. The unit was beautifully appointed and fully remodeled. New appliances and a wonderful warm atmosphere.. thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Looking forward to our next trip there. Lovely pool and beach easily accessible. I would highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Mar Vista
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Blue Dolphin, Lazy Lobster, Mar Vista
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Longboat Key - Gulf Side
Car: recommended

Casa Del Mar has an on-site rental office open daily to assist guests. While we list the condo here, all reservations and payment go directly through the on-site office at Casa Del Mar.


Rates & Availability

Longboat Key Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Season
Dec 15 2016 - Feb 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Feb 15 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Standard Rate
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee (<7 nights) $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.25%

Information about the unit and Longboat is provided by the owner. Reservations for unit B13 are taken directly through the management office at Casa Del Mar. Link to
Rates are subject to change. Cleaning included for stays of 7 or more days. Ask to book Schneiderman Unit B14 by phone or email directly to

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and all fees are paid directly through Casa Del Mar. Florida occupancy tax is added to the rental fees listed above. Cleaning fee of $90 is added for any stay less than 7 nights.

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Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Shower has a bench seat
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Second Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , The two twin bed can be converted into 1 king
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 sofa bases are twin bed sized
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
While the condo does not provide items for baby care while renting, a local company called ABC Baby Rental (941-929-1850 or is able to provide cribs, highchairs, pack and plays and more. They will deliver prior to check-in and pick up upon departure.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:

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