Beautifully appointed large accommodations in a residential cul-de-sac enclave one block away from the historic Casey Key public beach pavilion with free beach access. Vacation rates are ideal for the 'value' oriented traveler desiring a beach location. Your accomodations will truly be your 'home away from home'. Your suite selection is comparable to a quality hotel suite and at a substantial savings to a beach rental...yet you're AT the heart of the Casey Key beach activities and amenities! You'll look forward to stretching out comfortably in your spacious suite after a day of sun and fun ...then enjoy a relaxing evening to prepare you for the next day's activities!....No boxy rooms that have you sleeping against walls... The bedrooms are generously large and have wall-wall closets.
The Delux Suite, pictured in the ad, includes: large fully equipped modern kitchen, full dining room, large living room, and large double vanity bathroom with laundry facilities. The large bedroom has a queen bed and windows that overlook toward the marina and invite the gentle Gulf breezes and, importantly, loads of closet space. The living room is equipped with a queen-size sleeper/sofa. A Standard Suite, not pictured in this, ad also has spacious comparably furnished rooms, sans a dishwasher and laundry...but..linen/towel service is provided. Personal laundry items are gladly included, usually at no additional charge. Standard Suite includes a fully equipped kitchenette with table seating for four, a large double vanity bathroom, and full size living room and spacious bedroom areas.. The bedroom area includes a desk area with executive chair for doing your paperwork or online tasks in comfort.
No smoking on the premises.
Start your day enjoying your newspaper and coffee in the warm sun on the east 'sunrise' deck with a serene tropical view overlooking the palms, mango,and citrus trees along the grassy lawn areas.
Finish your day with a short stroll to the beach to enjoy the most beautifully romantic sunsets! Be sure to walk over and catch the bi-weekly 'Sunset Drum Circle' celebration on the beach with the locals for your enjoyment and/or participation. Bring your drum, belly dancing gear, and a stocked cooler! Arrive early to stake out a good spot and before the parking lot fills. But wait,.. You won't have to drive...you're there already! There is no charge for these events and everyone is invited to participate! Your selection of this vacation locale is THE place to be on Wednesday and Saturday sunsets in Sarasota county!
Inside: berber and tile throughout, central air conditioning - Outside: deck includes umbrella patio tables with chairs, gas BBQ grill, and seasonal tropical plantings.
Only a 1/2 block walk to the local Intracoastal waterway restaurants and enjoy a cool drink and snack at the Intracoastal water's edge in our local pub 'Pop's' while you watch the boaters return from a day on the Gulf. Then, a short walk and your at Casey Key Beach (one of the most beautiful Old Florida style beaches on the Gulf Coast). Our beach pavilion was just fully renovated in 2010 . All beaches are 'smoke free' zones, no fee access, and have free parking if you care to drive.
You will be on approximately 7 miles of the most beautiful beaches in Florida. Local restaurants around the corner on the Intracoastal waterway with island music/entertainment include: Pops Tropigrille and Pelican Alley, A short drive will bring you to the Casey Key Fish House (at the north end), Oyster Bar, and popular Sharkey's in Venice, etc.
Just south is Venice, a picturesque, small town on the Gulf of Mexico. Its' Main Street is two streets with a large island separating the entire five mile length, and is planted with palm trees, flowers, and shrubs. Shops, small restaurants, and sidewalk cafes line both sides of the street. Main street ends at the Venice Beach and pavilion. Venice is famous for its'annual Sharktooth festival, shelling, its arts community, restaurants, and night life. Farther south, Port Charlotte is the spring training facility for the Tampa Bay Rays.
A short drive north is Sarasota with its' Opera House, Sarasota Ballet, the famous Ringling Museum, Ringling Art School, New College and other state universities, major league spring headquarters for the Orioles baseball, St. Armands Circle, the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Sax 5th Ave., Trader Joe's, numerous performing arts venues, film festivals, night life, plenty of shopping, charter/daytrip fishing, golf courses, and numerous colleges. It's a beautiful city situated on Sarasota Bay with bridges to St. Armands Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Siesta Key, and Anna Maria Island. All have miles of white sandy public beaches on the Gulf.
Visit our newest world class rowing facility at Benderson Park, sit of the 2015 World Championships , just a 1/2 hour or less drive north. It's the only one in the US.
You are be in a perfect location for day trips! Easy access to I-75 provides just one hour to Tampa and its' airport, historic Ybor City, downtown Tampa or Busch Gardens. Two and one- half hours to/from Orlando and Disney World.
To the south, we are 1 hour to Fort Myers, and 90 minutes to Naples.
We have fishing, charter, jet ski, parasailing, and boat rentals. Best major medical facilities on the west gulf coast.
Kyaking, shelling or just a relaxed stroll at sunset on miles of beautiful Casey Key beach! Attend bi-weekly sunset drum circle salutations at the beach. January events: 'Thunder by the Bay' (bring your ride) and the Sarasota Film Festival, with major movie stars in attendance, held in late January. February: Sarasota Arts Festival, with opera, ballet, and a 16 block area of exhibits.
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