HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar

Siesta Key best kept secret.

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights


Minimum Stay
30 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Sarasota - Castel Del Mare

2BR/2BA Immaculate Newly Renovated

Large 2 BR/2BA with a full modern kitchen, dining area, living room, large screened/glassed in lanai. 2nd floor unit with limited water view of intracoastal. One of the rare units with full laundry room inside condo, A/C, parking space for 1 vehicle directly in front of unit.

Community features 2 swimming pools, laundromat, tennis court, shuffleboard, bayside gazebo/fishing peer, clubhouse with WiFi Internet access. Minimum 30 day rental at CDM.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

David Smyth
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 August, 2016
Call Owner

About David Smyth

Linda and David Smyth from Ontario, Canada.

soon to be retired, but in the meantime happy to share our little piece of paradise with you.

David Smyth purchased this apartment in 2012

Why David Smyth chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

A beautiful newly renovated spacious unit with all of the benefits of Siesta Key at half the price. 10-minute walk to the number 1 rated beach in the USA. Restaurants of all calibers and tastes within minutes.

Publix store a short 10 minute walk. Less than 5 minute walk to boat rentals.

What makes this apartment unique

Rare unit with washer/dryer inside unit. Queen bed in each bedroom, cable TV in living room and master BR. Well appointed kitchen with full size fridge, stove, microwave, dishes, cookware, utensils etc, spare bed linens, bath and beach towels.


2 holidaymaker reviews

Siesta Key best kept secret.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Ideally located

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely condo in Castel del Mare for 2 months and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The owners were absolutely wonderful and responded immediately to the few questions we had. This 2nd floor unit is private and quiet, as are the grounds of the complex. The complex sits on the intracoastal water way and is minutes from Siesta Key by foot or by car. Castle del Mare, while situated in Sarasota, feels like a private haven hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the city. There is an inviting boardwalk within the complex that runs along the intracoastal where one can sit quietly on a bench and watch the fish jumping, dolphins frolicking, pelicans fishing and herons standing gracefully in the water or even roosting in a tree! A ten minute walk takes you to lovely Cresent beach on Siesta Key or a 5 minute drive and you arrive at the beautiful and pristine Siesta Beach. This is an incredible and versatile beach…perfect for both walking and running (unlike many sandy beaches), swimming, surfing, sunbathing or just sitting on a bench and soaking up the view of sand and water or the breathtaking sunsets. The unit is close to shopping, restaurants, and is ideally located for day trips to both the south and north of Sarasota…and we took good advantage of this ease of access. Myakka River State Park and the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary are but two examples of sites where you will see wildlife in their natural habitat. Sarasota has an airport, making it convenient in terms of flying in and out and Tampa is only an hour away. There is a Shopping Outlet a half hour drive to the North and another an hour and a half to the south. There are many other attractions on the Gulf coast that are within easy driving distance. As well, there are a number of Keys worth visiting in addition to Siesta Key…Casey Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island…all interesting, with beautiful beaches and easily accessible by car. We would most definitely recommend this condo and especially its location!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We had completed some renovations just prior to this guest's stay and unfortunately there were some minor issues requiring attention that were quickly resolved with minimal inconvenience to our guests. Our goal is for our gusts to enjoy a peaceful, worry-free stay however, if any issue occurs, we have people locally that can respond quickly, as they did here.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Ingleside, Ont. Canada

Walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

After checking in, I walked through the complex and found beautifully kept grounds, flowers, and warm pools. The condo was spotless and well-equipped. A 9 minute leisurely stroll over the bridge gets you to the lovely azure waters of Crescent Beach, the less-busy but equally beautiful neighbor to Siesta Public Beach. I couldn't be more pleased.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Location, location, location! The proximity to the most beautiful beach in the USA made the decision to own very easy. Leave your car parked at home a stroll to the beach for a sunset walk. Pure meditation!
Did you find this review helpful?
6 0


Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton Intl
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Boathouse Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Siesta Key Beach
Car: recommended

Perfectly located close to all amenities and only a 10 minute walk to Siesta Key Beach. several restaurants within a 15 minute walk. 5 minute walk to boat rentals, parasailing services. 15 minutes to downtown Sarasota, 20 minutes to St Armand's Circle.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Sarasota, Siesta Key

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
1 Dec 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.0%

Security/Damage deposit of $500 at time of booking (refunded within 15 days after check-out.
Contract amount due dates to be established at time of booking.
Association Admin fee to be paid to office upon arrival
Cleaning fee to be left in cash form on kitchen counter at check-out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now
Available arrival
Calendar not updated in over 2 months and may not be available. Look for rentals with Request to Book or updated calendars.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in the Sarasota in the Florida

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1086 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in each room
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar properties