The charming coastal community of Casey Key is located just a few miles north of Venice on the Gulf coast near Nokomis. This 8-mile long, 300-metre wide barrier island is a secluded tropical key with many private beaches. Casey Key is connected to the mainland by bridges at either end. Interestingly the north bridge is one of only two swing bridges still in existence from the 1920s. A holiday home on Casey Key promises a fabulous taste of luxury island living with an abundance of natural wildlife.
Undiscovered by most visitors, the quiet beaches of Casey Key remain off the beaten track with few tourist traps to spoil this idyllic retreat. Enjoy sightings of dolphins, manatees, wading birds and other wildlife along Sarasota Bay. Relax on the sands, walk along the beach collecting seashells or go snorkeling. Shopping
There are plenty of places to shop in and around Sarasota but one of the most delightful is at St Armand’s Circle at Lido Key. There are 130 up-market boutiques, shops and restaurants along with night time entertainment.
The area around your vacation home in Casey Key is a popular vacation destination which attracts fishing enthusiasts from all over the world. The warm Gulf waters have an abundance of tarpon, red snapper, grouper and other sport fish and there are many fishing charters available in the area.
A popular day out for all the family can be enjoyed at the Mote Marine Aquarium and laboratory. Explore high-tech interactive exhibits in this world-renowned research laboratory which also has over 100 species of marine life including sharks, manatees and dolphins. Naples
The delightful town of Naples is the perfect place to spend a day with its upmarket shops and boutiques along Fifth Avenue and Third Street. The lovely historic homes in Naples sit beneath live oaks which are draped with Spanish moss. The town is also well-known for its choice of restaurants including an Irish pub.
This internationally acclaimed museum in Sarasota is not far from your vacation villa in Casey Key. It showcases contemporary and baroque artworks, sculptures, bronzes and circus artifacts as John Ringling was the founder of the Ringling Circus. There are free guided tours and a café on site.
Casey Key has hot summers which can reach a hot and humid 33°C (92°F) in July and August. The mild sunny winters making it very popular with visitors almost all year round. Winters are dry with average daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F).
Your villa rental at Casey Key is served by Tampa International Airport which has many national and international flights daily. It is approximately 60 miles from the centre of Casey Key.