Amenities: Private beach (beach chairs and beach towels provided); Barbeque grill; Wood deck for dining or star gazing: Central heat and air conditioning; Ceiling fans; Bedroom furnished with queen size bed, digital clock radio for iPod and linens and color television with cable; Compact kitchen with ceramic glass cooktop range, microwave, refrigerator, dinnerware, cookware and utensils. To maintain clean air standards, not suitable for pets or guests who smoke inside.
The city of Tampa, only an hour away by car, offers its own attractions including Busch Gardens, Ybor City and more, while a world of fun awaits you in nearby Orlando, including Walt Disney World, Sea World, Epcot Center and more.
Activities (on site or nearby): Private beach; Venice Jetties; Oscar Scherer State Park; Walking and Biking Trails; Snorkeling/Diving; Boat Charters; Water Sports’ Equipment Rentals, Kayak Rentals; Walk or Take a Short Drive to Restaurants, Local and Chain Markets.
Sarasota is known as Florida’s cultural capital - home to the state art museum - the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, a variety of theaters, galleries, a ballet, opera, symphony and more. Sarasota offers world-class dining, shopping and nightlife, including St. Armands Circle, with its fabulous boutiques. For the sports-minded, public golf and tennis courts abound, as well as professional baseball during spring training, the Sarasota Kennel Club, boating and fishing. The island of Venice is best known for its quaint downtown shopping area and Casperson Beach with its abundance of fossilized shark teeth. Every August, Venice draws thousands of visitors to its superb waterfront with the community-wide Sharks Tooth and Seafood Festival.
Day Trips: Tampa, Orlando, Boca Grande, Naples, and Sanibel are all easy trips.