Unplug from the work setting to commune with nature and the beauty that surrounds you at the Casa del Mar resort at Longboat Key, Florida. Casa del Mar is located on the turquoise shores of the Gulf of Mexico, in a secluded location at the heart of 14 miles of pristine white sand beach among exclusive resorts.
Relax in a 'top-notch' condo (#16F) with vaulted living room and adjacent lanai, views overlooking tropical courtyards & beach, sparkling 25x60 heated (86F) pool, and one of the most comfortable master beds in the state. Only steps from the beach and no road to cross, Casa del Mar’s location is just minutes away from the best restaurants up and down the island & night spots at internationally renowned St. Armand’s Circle shopping district that features al-fresco dining, open jazz concerts and nightly entertainment.
Breakfast with all the comforts of home. Surf-fish by morning, dolphin-watch during spectacular sunsets every evening.
Local Restaurants: Discover the Lazy Lobster (Center shops 3/4 mi north, excellent food, reasonably priced), or try Seafood Shack (for grouper, amberjack, cobia, or pompano) and Blue Dolphin gourmet omelets), Euphemia Haye - near Center Shops, known for it's vast dessert selection), Marina Jack's (Sarasota-formal, dock & dine, piano bar, or lunch/dinner cruises, BeacHhouse - indoor/outdoor on Bradenton beach, Daquiri Deck -St Armands Circle, O'Learys -Sarasota, Dry Dock Grill, Patti George's, and many others.
Cruises/Tours: LeBarge Tropical Cruise (941-366-6116), Nature Safari 'hands-on' Tours Mote Museum (941-388-4200), Sarasota Ghost Tour (941-363-9556), Marina Jack's (941-365-4232), Sarasota Boat Rental (941-951-0550), Enterprise Sailing Charters (941-951-1833), Kathlee D catamaran (941-870-4349), Ringling Museaum of Art (941-359-5700), Paddleboarding (888-548-7731), Sarasota Jungle Gardens -petting zoo (941-355-5305).
Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236 • Box Office (941) 366-9000). 1/25-3/26 Brownsville Song; 4/5-5/26 Rich Girl; 11/30-4/23 Piano Men; 2/8-6/4 Older Than Dirt; 3/22-4/8 Grounded; 4/19-29 The Exonerated; (Saturdays) Improv; Childrens Theatre- 4/29, 5/6, 5/13) The Dragon Vs. The Hiccups; (June & July) Just for Laughs
St. Armands Circle: 2/17 Mardi Gras St. Armands Style 5/6 Classic Corvettes on the Circle; Military Appreciation Day 5/29; 6/10-11 Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale and 15th Annual St Armands Craft Festival; 10/7 (Sat.) Taste of St. Armands (Wine Tasting); 10/14 Wilde on the Water Jaguar Festival; 10/21-10/22 St. Armands Boat Show; 10/31 Fright Night on St. Armands (Sat.); 11/7 Ferrari's on The Circle; 11/11 Veterans Appreciation Day; 11/11-12 St Armands Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale; 11/11-11/12 27th Annual Fall Art Festival; 12/1 37th Annual Holiday Night; 12/9 Porsches in The Park.
Van Wezel Performing Arts Shows: Broadway! 10/3 Neil Berg's 50 Yers of Rock & Roll;; 10/17 Willie Nelson & Family; 11/3 So You Think You Can Dance; 11/18 Three Dog Night; 11/28 Dave Koz 20th Anniversary; 12/2 We Three Kings - An Irish Tenors Christmas; 12/3 LeAnn Rimes Today is Christmas; 12/5 The Buddy Holly Story; 12/10 Too Hot to Handle- Choral Artists of Sarasota; 12/11 98 Degrees at Christmas;; 12/15&16 Ballet Nutchracker Christmas; 12/17 Charlie Brown's Christmas; 12/22 a Christmas Carol; 12/29 Moscow Ballet .
Shelling on the beach is great or walk, jog, bike or roller-blade via a paved exercise path that runs the length of Longboat Key (rental bikes avail.) Wave runners available on beach & para-sailing available off site. Volley for serve on our championship tennis courts (rackets/balls provided on site).
There are 36 golf courses and driving ranges listed in the Longboat Key Community resource Guide, thoroughbred horse racing, dog racing, and jai-lai a short hop away.)
Casa del Mar creates a comfortable and relaxed environment. Be active, relax, read, and commune with nature & ecology on a secluded white beach. (No stuff to tote- chaisse lounge chairs & umbrellas already set up for you.) Life is good on a beach where you can rejuvenate the spirit, find inspiration... pursue dreams.
For reservations, family style hospitality, attentive management call 973-873-2741 and ask for rates and availability for Unit #16F. (Availability calendar top right)
Unit 16F is a Non-Smoking unit.