About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6
Compliments of RVA, Beach Castle Resort expands from the bayside of Longboat Key to the Gulf – providing a place to launch your kayak and cast a line, a chance to spot exotic birds that stop here for our mild temperatures and to view a picture-perfect sunset over the Gulf of Mexico -- all courtesy of Mother Nature.
The grounds here are impeccable – from the well-manicured vegetation to the vast palm trees that dot this serene Longboat Key location. The buildings at Beach Castle are the color of sunshine and are accented by Bahama shutters and railings that resemble palm trees. Each unit is individually owned, which means no unit is alike and provides a unique vacation experience to our guests. However, all units provide a full kitchen, living room and private lanais – never compromising the comforts of home.
This secluded hideaway exudes a classic charm that, as vacationers, we yearn for. A place to get away from it all, relish in the Florida sunshine and reconnect with family and friends; all this while enjoying white-sand beaches, privacy and most importantly, vacation memories that last a lifetime.
Limited Membership Privileges: Guests of Beach Castle Resort #11 will have the option of temporary membership privileges at Cedars Tennis Resort located at 645 Cedars Court on Longboat Key. The limited temporary membership allows the guest access to 10 fully-lit Har-Tru tennis courts (after 1 p.m. daily and subject to availability), community bicycles, fishing pier and Jr. Olympic heated swimming pool. The guest will also have access to the Cedars Cafe and Tiki Bar and fitness center.
Accommodations: Beach Castle Resort is a quiet, 21-unit condominium resort midway on the exclusive island of Longboat Key with a variety of views including Gulf front, Bay front, pool and garden views.
Unit #11 Features: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom ground floor unit located on the bay side centrally located within steps from the community pool and laundry facilities for our guests convenience. Decorated in warm, Florida charm with updated furnishings.
View: Garden View
Bedding: 1 King, 2 Full Beds, Sleeper Sofa
Resort Features: Full-size Kitchen, Spacious Floorplans, Heated Community Pool, Community Hot Tub, Grills, On-site Office, Private Lanais, Complimentary Laundry Facilities, Shared Boat Docks (available on a first-come, first-served basis, a 26' boat limit, and guest is responsible to find off-site parking for boat trailer), Cable TV, DVD Players, Wireless Internet Access by Community Pool, Complimentary Guest Parking, Complimentary Computer & Printer in Office (during office hours), Private Beach Access, Complimentary Lounge Chairs & Umbrellas
Please Note: Beach Castle is a self service resort; we do not provide daily housekeeping services. For your convenience, an amenity “Starter Kit” is provided to assist you upon your arrival. Any essentials required after the initial provided, such as toilet paper, dish soap, etc. is the responsibility of the guest.
Dining: Although Beach Castle Resort does not feature an on-site restaurant, it is centrally located to nearby hotspots – some within walking distance! Our recommendation is The Blue Dolphin Café, a local favorite that features the flavors if the island and is just a short stroll from your front door. Longboat Key restaurants include Harry’s Continental Kitchens, Euphemia Haye Restaurant and The Haye Loft Lounge & Dessert Room, The Dry Dock Waterfront Grill, Mattison’s Steakhouse, and MarVista Backside Restaurant and Pub.
Attractions: Longboat Key is rich in high-end boutiques and five-star restaurants making it an ideal destination for vacationers who like their beach getaway on the swankier side. As a barrier island to the town known as the area's "cultural capital", an assortment of entertainment options can be found at nearby Sarasota where attractions and activities abound for all age groups.
The island of Longboat Key is home to several premier, private golf courses, however nearby Sarasota and Bradenton areas offer top-rated golf courses a short drive off the island for golfers of every handicap.
The Centre Shops is located just north of Beach Castle Resort and includes shopping options of art galleries, restaurants, a dry cleaner, pharmacy and a UPS store – all the ingredients for the perfect spot to pick-up all your necessary beach essentials and remembrances. If you’re looking for higher-end shopping, traveling to Lido Key’s St. Armand’s Circle is well worth the trip. Rumor has it that circus magnate John Ringling won Lido Key in a poker game that turned the sister island of Longboat Key into a world-famous attraction.
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- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 23, 2018
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Will go back, loved it.
Easy access to beach, both sides of island, next to pool, can walk to restaurants. Really gteat!
Very Comfortable Condo!
I love LBK. This was my first stay at Beach Castle as we were adding a few days onto our time-share vacation and needed to rent for just a few nights. This unit is AWESOME. Decorations are so tasteful and the kitchen was well stocked. We loved that the second bedroom had bigger beds than twins for our three kids. This unit is the closest one to the pool which was a hit for our kiddos. Anytime we need to add days to the front or back end of our LBK timeshare in the future we will be staying here!
The complex is also fantastic. They were very relaxed and I love that. They had umbrellas to borrow for the beach and the check out process was simply to take it out and return it when you are done...that's what I want from a vacation - no forms or high maintenance people watching my every move. Im not usually real tuned into that kind of thing, but I just was impressed that the management felt more like family than 'overseers'. They were kind and welcoming.
Fantastic Beach getaway!
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Beach Castle #11! Went for a last minute weekend celebration July 23 - 26, for my daughter's birthday and felt like we found paradise. The unit is very comfortable and I liked the decor. Very, very clean and well maintained. Check in was a breeze, friendly front office. We made good use of the beach chairs, beach towels and awesome beach umbrellas provided. I loved the beach umbrella so much I'm trying to find an exact one to buy for myself! Longboat is very chill, very relaxed. The beach was clean and absolutely not crowded at all. It was exactly what we were looking for. The beds in the unit were spacious and comfortable, the bathrooms as well. A nicely functional kitchen with all the essentials plus provided. Publix was about a 5 minute ride away, easily accessed. We enjoyed a nice lunch at Blue Dolphin Cafe which is next down the road. For a fabulously decadent dinner we were delighted to find a gem at Euphemia Haye Restaurant. If you're looking to treat yourself to a special evening, do not pass this up. One of the best dinners we've experienced, not to mention excellent service and a sweet dessert bar upstairs. We are all looking forward to returning again to Beach Castle and #11!
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