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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,240 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property


Location, view & value. This is the best location, the best value, and absolutely the most stunning view in Siesta Key. There’s even a nice view of Sarasota Bay and the mainland from your kitchen window. Views galore from every room (except for 1 closet).

This 11th floor condo has both panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico and the beach that was voted #1 in America in 2011 all at a great price. (Photos are not distorted or touched-up. These are the actual views!) What you see is what you get. You get all the privacy and comfort and serenity that you desire. The 2 bedroom 2 bath split plan provides privacy for multi-generational family vacations or is ideal for 2 couples. The lanai runs the full length of the gulf side of the condo with access from both bedrooms and the living room. View mesmerizing sunsets in total privacy. Only the pelicans flying by can see you.

Condo amenities include: Leather furniture; flat screen TVs with DVD player and cable service; internet access; free local and long distance calling throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; bed linens and towels; and cookware and dishes. Each condo has an assigned parking spot. A welcome kit awaits each new guest so you don’t have to rush out to shop immediately for basic supplies. Come as you are and just sit back and enjoy the beach.

The Crystal Sands condominium community has 2 pools nestled among beautiful lush tropical landscaping. There are 2 separate banks of elevators which are secured for your peace of mind after 5:00 p.m. daily. The glass elevator offers impressive views of Siesta Key, Sarasota, and the bay. Beach chairs and loungers are provided by the condo association and cabanas are available for rent.

There are beach activities galore ranging from lazing in the sun or sauntering along the white sandy beach to jet skiing or parasailing and everything in between. The newly remodeled Public Beach area has new tennis courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, plus many more features.

Contact us regarding special needs.

Siesta Key is conveniently located for enjoying all kinds of activities—nature, cultural, sports, plenty of recreational shopping, and fine dining nearby for all budgets and tastes.


Myaaka River State Park

Selby Botanical Gardens

Mote Marine Laboratory

Big Cat Habitat

Save our Seabirds

Jungle Gardens

Legacy Trail (Rail to trail) biking and hiking


Golf (over 50 courses in the Sarasota/Bradenton area)

Fishing charters


Oriole Baseball Spring Training (Sarasota)

Pirates Baseball Spring Training (Bradenton)


Ringling Museum of Art

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Circus Sarasota

Historic Spanish Point

Sarasota Ballet

Sarasota Opera

Florida Studio Theatre

Asolo Repertory Theatre

Dining and Shopping:

Siesta Village

St. Armand’s Circle


3 area malls

Nearby restaurants for every budget and taste

Day Trips to Tampa and Orlando offer even more great experiences.

Keywords: Best beach, gulf front, sunsets, Crystal Sands

More Details

Vickie, Abe, and Jason
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Siesta Key in the Sarasota County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 11
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1240 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • 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 , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , California King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Private Beach; Beach Chairs; Pool Chairs; Night Security


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
Portland, Maine USA

Very clean - very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Owner was in communication-very helpful

Front view to ocean exceptional

Total physical location to pool and ocean hard

To replace

My wife and would definitely come back to this


  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southington CT

Wonderful vacation - Siesta Key is the best !

  • 5 of 5

We just left unit 1103 after a 3 week stay: our 3rd visit to Crystal Sands resort. The unit is perfect, view is the best and everything went very smoothly Vicki leaves the most thoughtful gift baskets and fresh flowers - such a nice touch. Would highly recommend this unit and Crystal Sands - we'll be back next year for sure !!!

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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6 0

Best View On The Beach

  • 5 of 5

We just booked our 4th year at this condo. The owners are nice to work with and very pleasant. On arrival they had each room looking inviting with little extras and starter supplies so you begin enjoying the stay immediately. This particular unit of Crystal Sands is directly facing the water, high up, with easily the best view on all of Siesta Key.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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7 0

Nice location - close to the beach

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice unit right on the water. Our hosts did a wonderful job of making the place as convenient as possible, with kitchen and laundry "staples", beach items, plenty of towels and linens, etc. Nicely furnished.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 0

Very nicely decorated and revived with fresh flowers prior to our arrival!

  • 5 of 5

The Athari's were very accommodating and helpful the entire two weeks! Would recommend to stay in their condo to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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6 1

Perfect Beach Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, four children and I enjoyed a wonderful vacation in Siesta Key! The condo was absolutely perfect. It was spacious, very clean and offered breathtaking views from every room. Crystal Sands sits on the nicest stretch of beach, with ample room to enjoy the beach and ocean. There are plenty of beach chairs available for use, and Vickie and Abe provide everything else you can think of to enjoy a day at the beach (e.g., coolers, ice packs, umbrellas, sand toys etc). The water is shallow and the sand soft and white. The condo is also well-stocked with everything you need for a relaxing vacation. We enjoyed watching the amazing sunsets from the screened lanai every evening and couldn't get enough of the incredible, unobstructed views of the beach and ocean. Siesta Key is the perfect vacation destination for families. There are many amenities within 10 min walking distance of the condo (e.g., grocery store, restaurant, ice cream shop, 7-11) and the Siesta Key Village is a 5 min drive away (with many restaurants, bars, ice cream shops, souvenir shops etc). We opted not to rent a car and used the "free taxi" service instead. It was very convenient! We can't wait to come back! Thank you again Vickie and Abe!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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12 5


Nearest Airport
11.6 Miles
Bradenton-Sarasota Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Siesta Key Village
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Siesta Key Village
Nearest Beach
Siesta Key Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in the Siesta Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Late December 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
January 2018
31 Dec 2017 - 2 Feb 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
February & March 2018
3 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
April 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
May 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
June 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
July 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
August 2018
4 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £104.88
Damage Deposit £194.22

Rates subject to change without prior notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.