Sleep Inn Sarasota
Travel Blogs from Sarasota
... restaurant for lunch and for yet another trip to Bealls. The substitute game Friday was Pirates Twins under cool overcast, so not exactly what I envisioned when I ordered the tickets. Live and learn, best to go day of and buy bleacher seats. Next year we will be wiser.
Back at the Bali Hai, we met Dick's in laws Linda and Mike from the sunset parties at the Tiki Bar and enjoyed many sunset chats with them last ...
... and the Intracoastal
The entrance sign says it is
certified as a "Blue Wave" beach by the Clean Beaches Council. Not sure exactly what this means but it was a different beach than many of the others in that it was more natural and certainly more rugged.
Heavy surf, lots of sandpipers and ring necked gulls. We plan to stop again and maybe try to find a shark tooth or two.
... halfway to Naples, to meet the other half of our yearly "golf friends" trip. Parisis (Pennsylvania) and us (native and future North Carolina) met Schmidts (Michigan) and Merritts (South Carolina) for cocktails and dinner. Had a great time, beautiful day. We re-fight the War of Northern Aggression every year at a different location - the girls all enjoy each others' company, and the guys love to golf together. It is a highlight of the year!
Well holiday is running down so we are jamming in as much as we can. We extended our car rental for two more days so that we can have more beach time. We may live near the ocean but it's not like the Florida beaches. We have seen dolphins and sting rays, one was actually leaping a few feet out of the water catching a new wave. They finally fixed ...
... palazzos around the Venice canals and the location on the Sarasota Bay was chosen because of its resemblance to the Grand Canal of Venice. The interior was designed and decorated in the style of some of Venice’s greatest palaces. During their numerous trips to Venice, Mable collected photos, postcards, drawings and other items to show the architects who designed Ca’ d’Zan. The house bursts with deep red and gold fabrics, reproductions of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility