The Ringling Beach House - A Siesta Key Suites Property
Travel Blogs from Siesta Key
... 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 ...
... wow...property values really are low in comparison. While some homes are in foreclosure, it is not all because of the debt crisis.
Many properties here have just not held their value in the face of the economic times. We looked at many and it would be fair to say that a 2 or 3 bedroom home, with 2 or 3 baths, carport or garage and covered pool (on owned land) could be found for under $150,000. Taxes seem quite low as well. ...
... 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!
... and a few cold drinks. Di had an amazing nacho chilli salad and I had a real tasty Salmon salad. After that we was both stuffed and decided to ride a bit further down the coast and then start our way back as we had a long way to go and time was pushing on. To speed the journey up I decided to take the I-275 over the Skyway bridge, the weather was perfect and the views amazing! All was going ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center