9028 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota FL. Fully furnished condo with free high speed internet & Wi-Fi, fireplace including a complete kitchen with cookware, dishware and utensils. Linens and towels, blow dryer, coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher, gas BBQ grill, answering machine and free local telephone. 3 TVs with basic cable. 2 DVD players, Maytag laundry equipment, 1 covered reserved parking place, private 20 foot boat dock. All on the quiet, southern end of Siesta Key, a short walk to Turtle Beach. 3 restaurants within easy walking distance. No Smoking; No Pets.
What to do: Stroll to Turtle Beach to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf. Spot a dolphin, collect shells, and swim in the peaceful waters. Take in a colorful sunset over the Gulf of Mexico on the beach or from one of your own two balconies.
On the property you can lounge in the pool, bring your own boat, or fish from your own dock on Blind Pass. Rent a boat or kayak from a nearby marina, and have it delivered. Enjoy the Intracoastal Waterway or the Gulf. There are three restaurants within walking distance.
There are many golf courses within a short drive, and there are several executive courses with mostly par 3's as well. There are practice ranges on Bee Ridge Road and Fruitville Road.
Nearby courses include Calusa Lakes a little South off Rte 41, Fox Fire, Heritage Oaks, Stoney Brook, Sarasota Golf Club, Gulf Gate (executive course), Bobby Jones, Rolling Green, and Serenoa. Check the Yellow Pages for more. There is even miniature golf on U.S. 41 and on Bee Ridge Road.
The condo: This is a two story condo with six units on Blind pass ( an inlet at the Southern end of Siesta Key connected to Sarasota Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway). The unit has a covered reserved parking places and a boat dock. It is about 2 1/2 miles south of the Stickney Point Bridge. A large swimming pool is on the property.
Turtle Beach: Turtle Beach is a public beach with a boat launch, rest rooms, a children's area, and a picnic area. The beach can be seen from the condo, and is only a short walk away. Many sport equipment rental shops on Siesta Key will deliver kayaks to the public launch at Turtle Beach for a reasonable day or half-day rate. The waters are calm and rich with fish and sea birds.
Since Midnight Pass closed several years ago, this part of Siesta Key is joined to the North end of Casey Key. It is not a long walk south to Casey Key.
Siesta Key is a barrier island in Sarasota, Fla known for wonderful beaches and great attractions. The Ringling Museum of Art, The Asolo Theatre (and many other theatres), the Reds Spring Training, the Sarasota Opera, St. Armands Circle, Mote Marine Laboratory, Pelican Man Bird Sanctuary, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, and many other attractions are in Sarasota. Myakka River State Park and Oscar Scherer State Park are within a short drive to see alligators, wildlife and native plants. The area has dozens of golf courses. Tampa & St. Petersburg are about 1 hour away with lots to see and do including theatres, restaurants, museums and professional sports. Siesta Key offers village life with world renowned white quartz sand beaches, many restaurants, shops, and sports equipment rental centers.
Other Activities: kayaking, canoeing, boating, shelling, dolphin/manatee viewing, museums, theatres, ballet, opera, movies, State Parks, botanical gardens.