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Dan

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Right on Florida's #1 Beach! Steps from the Sand Excellent Location!!

16 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Sarasota Condo Rental Photos and Description

RIGHT ON THE BEACH - Condo, 2 Bedrooms + 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Check out the VIDEO - click video tab, top left of home page: Warm crystal blue waters, tropical breezes, and the most inspiring sunsets on earth await you at our Sea Shell Condominium. We are located directly on world famous Crescent Beach recognized internationally for its fine powdery white sand - cool to walk on even in the heat of summer!

Rated one of the top ten beaches in the WORLD! Beautiful Ocean view from Living Room and Bedroom Balcony. Our beach descends gradually into the warm gulf waters for safe swimming or wading. Whether your goal is a week-long family vacation, a few months of relief from the Northern winter, or a multi-family gathering renting several of our condominiums.

Siesta Key and the Sarasota area offers year-round enjoyment. OUR CALENDAR IS CURRENT!!!

The true measurement of a condos popularity is the calendar. If it is booked all the time it is in big demand. CHECK OUR CALENDAR -- People love this unit so don't delay in making your reservation!!

Walk to shopping, restaurants, fishing charters, boat rental and Captain Curt's clam chowder ... rated #1 in a New England cook off!

Keywords: NON SMOKING - Both baths remodeled - Big Flat Screen & Cable! Steps from beach! Sooo Close to best sand in Florida.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Dan (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Dan

We love this location! There is an area to snorkel and you can see the resident manatee that hangs out around the 'Point of Rocks'. Walk across the street for a wonderful breakfast, listen to local entertainers at Cpt. Curts or rent a boat and cruise up to Sarasota. If you need groceries, there is a store just across Midnight Pass Road, the main north/south road on Siesta Key.

Dan purchased this condo in 2006

Why Dan chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

I think this is the nicest beach in Florida. Having traveled all around the state this is by far the best beach and clearest water! You can stand in water up to your neck, look down and see your feet. WOW!!

What makes this condo unique

The sand is the best I have ever seen. This beach is rated within the top 10 beaches in the world. The kids absolutely love it!! All sorts of activities to enjoy. Great sea food right across the street at Captain Curt's. Be sure to order the clam chowder... it is the BEST!!

Reviews

4.8
based on 16 traveler reviews

Right on Florida's #1 Beach! Steps from the Sand Excellent Location!!
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
Dublin, OH
5

WOW!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVE vacationing to Siesta Key and LOVE staying at this unit at the Seashell. We've stayed at Peppertree Bay, Aloha Kai and some others on the north side of the beach and can honestly say Seashell is the BEST and we won't stay anywhere else now! It's on the south side of Crescent Beach which is always very quiet and not as crowded compared to the bigger buildings and public beach. It's just steps away from Captain Curts (which has THE BEST clam chowder in the U.S.!) a grocery store, ice cream, bike rentals, nice souvineer shop, and a couple cute little bars along with quick and easy access to the main land with minimal traffic. I've been staying at this particular unit every year since 2007 before I had kids. Now we have 3 kids and it is still just as perfect and accommodates us all perfectly! This unit is on the 2nd floor which is nice for the young kids. It also has an elevator for the stroller which there is never any wait for it. The grounds are always beautifully kept and all of the maintenece and front desk people that we have seen/met are very warm and friendly. This unit is always clean and you can tell the owners take great pride because it is beautifully decorated, updated and fresh looking. It is right on the beach with a keyed gate that only people staying at Seashell have access to, so very private feeling. All in all, it's literally the best and we will continue to come back every year!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, OH
5

Our Favorite Condo - We Stay Here Every Year!

  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing to Siesta Key for the past 20 years and have stayed in this particular condo every year for the past 8 years because we love it so much! We really love the location being right on the beach and the interior of the condo is beautiful, nicely updated and always clean. We've recommended to many of our family and friends who also stay there every year. I noticed a 2-star review on this listing and am wondering if they accidentally posted on the wrong condo listing because this unit is much better than what they were describing. I just wanted people to know this condo is absolutely lovely and we highly recommended it!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sea Shells condo

  • 2 of 5

Siesta Key, which we have visited before, is a lovely place and the Sea Shells condos are right on the fantastic beach. We found this condo in need of a brightening update, old furniture and crockery etc. Patio doors and windows that do not close properly and let in the cold winds of January are not acceptable. Needs some money spending on it to bring it up to scratch. We would visit Siesta key again but not this condo.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Olwyn, Thank you for your review and suggestions. We welcome feedback from our guests and want to do everything we can to insure a wonderful visit at our Siesta Key condo. Let me address your concerns: We replaced the cookware [crockery] the week following your departure. We do this on a regular basis and unfortunately, the timing did not work out for your stay. As for the furnishings and decorating needing a "brightening update". We have decorated in a warm traditional look incorporating earth tones, light sand walls and burgundy leather furniture. This is not the typical "Florida" look with yellow, greens, and blue. This interior may not appeal to everyone. We have many interior photos on our VRBO website plus a video walk through. We elected to take numerous interior pictures as opposed to a bunch of outside " general scenery" shots. Personally, I prefer seeing the interior of the unit we are contemplating renting. We encourage everyone to examine this area of the website and watch the video located in the top left of the VRBO page on the 'Video' tab. Additionally, there were some issues with a sticking sliding door or window. This does occur as a result of the salty sea air and requires periodic maintenance. We have a full time maintenance staff available to correct any issues in the building. Please be sure to let the office know promptly upon check-in if you see any items in need of attention. Everyone at the Sea Shell wants our guests to enjoy a relaxing stay and will do everything possible assist you. Thank you for your review. Dan
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Pittsburgh, PA
5

Awesome Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I am so glad to have found this rental. Our family of five just spent the week in Siesta Key. We are definitely coming back, especially to the same rental unit. The unit is very updated and clean. A family of five fit comfortably. There is so much within walking distance. The ocean is right outside the condo. Saw dolphins swimming in the morning. The staff at Seashell were very friendly. The beach chairs were great to have as well. Thank You Dan for sharing your unit with others! We will be booking for next year.

Actually, I want to move there!!!!!! Best beach ever!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenwood, Indianaa
5

Siesta Key is #1

  • 5 of 5

Condo was nice and the two bedrooms were large. The condo was very close to the beach and the complex was in a good location across from Captain Curt's. The beach was the nicest we have ever been on, the fine white sand never got hot. Having chairs available for the beach each day was a plus!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbiana Ohio
5

Thank You Sea Shell

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this unit for 1 month and loved every single day. The condo was furnished nicely and the kitchen was well stocked with all your cooking untensils (Not that you want to cook while you are on vacation). The beach...well as every one knows it is rated one of the top 10 beaches so how can u beat it and I have to say the staff was so friendly and accomodating. We are definally planning on returning to the Sea Shell next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Curtis, Thank you for your review! We strive to provide a wonderful vacation experience and are always listening to what our guests have to say about the location and accommodations. We are fortunate to have such great Sea Shell staff. They really do an excellent job and it is good to have our guests take the time to recognize their efforts. We look forward to your next visit! Dan & Denise
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Map

The Links Golf Course
Don Pedro Island State Park Kayak Launch
"Great day trip!"
Captain Curt's Crab & Oyster Bar
"Best clam chowder anywhere & great sea food. Just across the street from the Sea Shell. Cas..."
Crescent Beach Grocery
"Convent location within walking distance for all your food and beverage needs."
Siesta Key Boat Rentals at Turtle Beach Marina
"Rent a boat for the day or week or line up a fishing charter. Activities at Siesta Key Mari..."
Nearest Airport
11.7 Miles
Sarasota
Nearest Barpub
Just walk across the streeet...
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
Just walk across the streeet...
Nearest Beach
You are right on the beach...
Car: not necessary

You have access to restaurants, shopping, a grocery, and charter boat/fishing operation right across the street. You can rent beach bikes, scooters or arrange a kaiak tour in the Myakka Mangrove preserve. On this tour, it’s not unusual to see alligators soaking in the sun on the bank of the river or swimming in the waters to keep cool. Other sightings include wild boar, deer, turtles, hawks and a variety of birds.

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Rates & Availability

Sarasota Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016
Aug 13 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,395
 
 
2016
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
2016 - 2017
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
2017
Jan 28 2017 - Mar 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
2017
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,095
 
 
2017
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,795
 
 
2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
2017
Aug 12 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,895
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

Rentals are for 7-days from Saturday to Saturday.

A deposit of $300 per week will reserve your rental. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Sarasota Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Access from guest BR
  • Granite top vanities in newly remodeled bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Access to the balcony with view of the gulf. Walk in shower.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Guest bed room with two beds, walk in closet and pct. bath
  • King size beds (1) Furniture in Master with pillow top mattress. , Queen size Beds (1) Located in guest BR., Single Beds (1) Located in Guest BR., Baby Cribs (1) Available crib rental will deliver., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
WHAT A VIEW of the Gulf of Mexico, 100 feet from the Sand, King in master bedroom, Queen & Twin in guest bedroom also Queen Sleeper Sofa ), Cable & new flat screen TVs in all BRs DVD/VCR/MP-3 - Wireless Internet, Pool, Grill (BBQ), Reserved Covered Parking under unit, NO Smoking or Pets. Once the clothes are unpacked, grab some snacks from the Crescent Beach Grocery (1211 Old Stickney Point Rd., 941-312-0472), hit the waves on a Jetski from CB's Saltwater Outfitters (1249 Stickney Point Rd., 941-349-4400), or take a kayak tour with Siesta Key Bike & Kayak (1224 Old Stickney Point Rd., 941-346-0891). Explore the key on a Segway from Robin Hood Rentals (5129 Ocean Blvd., 941-554-4242) or motor around on a two seater 'scootcoupe' from Siesta Sport Rentals (6551 Midnight Pass Rd., 941-346-1797. When you want to let someone else do the driving, hop aboard the Siesta Trolley (5254 Ocean Blvd., 941-915-3232) for a private tour or party.

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