Eight Steps to path of #1 Beach on Siesta Key! – Old Man and the Sea Inn (C)


Siesta Key, Florida, United States
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A Gertrude Rentals Property! Rated The World’s Finest Whitest Sand at the Great International Sand Challenge. Perfect for travelers in search of uncomplicated seclusion. Residing in Siesta Keys most private non-private beach neighborhood and just one marlin’s length (5 steps) from yard to the sand path of southern Crescent Beach, a beach that forms a cove and boasts the calmest/clearest water on the island. It also has a limestone reef to the south, popular with colorful marine life and is listed in most top things to do lists for Sarasota County. The upstairs and downstairs patios of our home were designed for tropical living and taking full advantage of sea breezes. After a day of snorkeling, fishing or just lazing in the warm gulf waters, you can rejuvenate on your westerly facing balconies, in the downstairs indoor/outdoor dining and lounging area, or just swing yourself to sleep in our hammocks. The Old Man and the Sea Inn is generously decorated and our furnishings, towels and linens are less than 12 months old. Every bedroom has lush high thread-count 100% cotton sheets and abundant pillows. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen, there is a gas grill downstairs, and you can find fresh fish at the Village Market or catch your own at the beach nearby. *Events or gatherings involving outside vendors or a headcount in excess of the combined occupancy rate are allowed with prior owner approval. A Location Event Fee of 2000 applies. A Guest based Event Fee of $23 per guest in excess of the maximum occupancy applies. Events can only be scheduled by reserving every unit on the given location. A parent or guardian must accompany guests under the age of 21. The Old Man and the Sea Inn is an unstaffed inn with no check in or check out process required.

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5 star rating

21st July 2019 by Shane Hughes

Absolutley loved this place! So close to the beach, a short walk up the path to the beach. Was so happy…

1st July 2019 by Shanna Wingard
Absolutley loved this place! So close to the beach, a short walk up the path to the beach. Was so happy to have a fridge and small kitchen! Plenty of towels available! The bed was soooo nice! A cute cute place stay! We will plan to be back again!

I had some bad luck, but Daniel Jones was as gracious as he could be given my situation. I fell and injured…

28th June 2019 by Jared Kelley
I had some bad luck, but Daniel Jones was as gracious as he could be given my situation. I fell and injured my arm the first day of my four day three night vacation. The injury was bad enough that I felt I needed to return home to have it looked at.

We can barely believe that vacation is over. However with The Old Man & The Sea, we have found an old…

22nd June 2019 by Kristi Ruff
We can barely believe that vacation is over. However with The Old Man & The Sea, we have found an old friend. This condo was nothing less than perfect for my husband and I. Magically decorated to immerse us in our very own island retreat. Daniel and

Review #417 Great place!

22nd May 2019 by Marsha from Michigan
A great place to stay if you want to be very close to the beach. Our unit was just right for 2 people. The unit was clean with a small kitchen with all dishes and pots and pans. The owner Daniel was easy to work with and always returned any emails

Review #433

22nd May 2019 by indymomof2 from Indianapolis
The rental is small, we had two units for four of us (my mother, myself and two teenage girls), but it's perfect for just two people. The location is perfect and the other guest and owners were very nice. Cresent Beach is the nicest part of Siesta

Review #435 Clean, cozy and relaxing…

22nd May 2019
We stayed at this rental for a long weekend in mid-October, and it was wonderful! The unit is not large but very comfortable for a couple or family of 4 or less. The unit is very nicely appointed and beautifully decorated. Some of the extras that we

Review #436 Can’t wait to go back

22nd May 2019
My wife and I had a fabulous time here! Close to the beach. We snorkelled, paddle boarded, and relaxed!! We love Siesta Key and this is the best place we have stayed over the years. Recommend Dan and Jon!

Review #437 Great location & value

22nd May 2019 by mab12 from CA
Siesta Key is picture perfect, and this rental is perfect for beach love rs. Great value for what youre getting -- very clean, nice new furnishings, steps from the beach, beautiful location. Could not ask for more. Dan is exceptional to deal with.

Review #439 Loved it!!!

22nd May 2019 by Marti from GA
We had such a great time! The beaches are the best! The condo was very nice. New furnishings and decor but still had that old Florida charm. Everything was easy and uncomplicated. No fuss, just fun and relaxing. Dan and John were very accommodating

Review #441 Comfortable and close to the beach.

22nd May 2019
This unit is not directly on the beach but the beach access is across the street and the walk is not long. We stayed with our kids and it was just right. Daniel was very helpful and accommodating. Great deal for the price. My only recommendation

Review #442 Clean & Close to the Beach

22nd May 2019
We had sold our family condo (a two bedroom unit in The Casarina) after two plus decades and wanted to stay on Siesta Key Beach over the Christmas to New Year Holiday. Casarina condo association bi-laws only allow rentals of a month or longer. So

Review #443 Wonderful place to stay just steps from the beach!

22nd May 2019
This was a wonderful place for our family to stay last minute! The place was clean, tidy, and cute. The owner was very accommodating and easy to work with. When you walk outside of the door you are just steps from the path to the beach - it was a

Review #444 AMAZING as always!!

22nd May 2019
This is my second year renting from Daniel and both years have been amazing!! Great locations, beautiful homes, and of course easy access to the beach!! My only complaint for Old Man was the parking on the A/B side was very tricky!! We made it work

Review #445 What a find!

22nd May 2019
I literally stumbled on this location in search of a venue to take my wife on a surprise anniversary vacation. What a find! My wife and I have stayed at Old Man on the Sea Inn the past 2 years now. We have come to call this our home away from home

Review #446 Awesome stay!

22nd May 2019 by Jordan Hardy from Nashville,TN.
Daniel accommodated all of my bridal party and family for our wedding weekend! We had a wonderful time and both houses were so close to the beach and everything we needed! Great place to stay!

Review #450 Can’t wait to go back

22nd May 2019
My wife and I had a fabulous time here! Close to the beach. We snorkelled, paddle boarded, and relaxed!! We love Siesta Key and this is the best place we have stayed over the years. Recommend Dan and Jon!

Review #451 Great location & value

22nd May 2019 by mab12 from CA
Siesta Key is picture perfect, and this rental is perfect for beach love rs. Great value for what youre getting -- very clean, nice new furnishings, steps from the beach, beautiful location. Could not ask for more. Dan is exceptional to deal with.

Review #453 Loved it!!!

22nd May 2019 by Marti from GA
We had such a great time! The beaches are the best! The condo was very nice. New furnishings and decor but still had that old Florida charm. Everything was easy and uncomplicated. No fuss, just fun and relaxing. Dan and John were very accommodating

Review #455 Comfortable and close to the beach.

22nd May 2019
This unit is not directly on the beach but the beach access is across the street and the walk is not long. We stayed with our kids and it was just right. Daniel was very helpful and accommodating. Great deal for the price. My only recommendation

Review #456 R&R – so relaxing!

22nd May 2019 by Karen from Durham, NC
We loved this cozy bungalow-feel spot just steps from the beach! Daniel's attention to all the things that "make" a vacation - even a short one - were terrific. The extra touches and attention were greatly appreciated! Wonderfully quiet, relaxing -

Review #491 Can’t wait to go back

22nd May 2019
My wife and I had a fabulous time here! Close to the beach. We snorkelled, paddle boarded, and relaxed!! We love Siesta Key and this is the best place we have stayed over the years. Recommend Dan and Jon!

Review #492 Great Location and accomodation

22nd May 2019 by on October 12, 2013
The Location is right by the beach and the Unit was comfy, clean and well maintained. We will definitely be back!

Review #495 Comfortable and close to the beach.

22nd May 2019
This unit is not directly on the beach but the beach access is across the street and the walk is not long. We stayed with our kids and it was just right. Daniel was very helpful and accommodating. Great deal for the price. My only recommendation

Everything was amazing. Room super clean and everything accessible and true to the Airbnb add. We had…

15th May 2019 by Jess Conway
Everything was amazing. Room super clean and everything accessible and true to the Airbnb add. We had a better time than we could have ever expected! Will definitely be coming back and recommending this to family and friends! The only suggestion I

We enjoyed this rental very much and it made our trip to Siesta Key one that we will always remember…

18th April 2019 by Shannon Espy
We enjoyed this rental very much and it made our trip to Siesta Key one that we will always remember and one that we plan to do again! If we could give any suggestion, it would be that we wish there had been a hairdryer provided in the unit.

Review #457 Location, location

13th January 2019 by Ted from Wisconsin
Great proximity to the beach, restaurants, groceries, and activities.

Review #458 Lovely Place

30th October 2018 by Suzanne Zampetti from Old Man and the Sea - Unit D
This was such a lovely place to stay. It is step away from the most beautiful and pristine beach. Very quiet location. The unit was clean and comfortable. Daniel is very accommodating. Has everything you need for a low key, relaxing vacation.

Review #459 Perfect Stay

23rd October 2018 by Ana Menendez from Coral Gables
We had a great time with the family during this past Memorial Weekend . We managed to get to the beach even thou the weather was not great! Danny was the perfect host and was always making sure that everything was just right. Would love to get back

Review #460 Unit c h

29th May 2018 by Nick Guile from Palm City Florida
From start to finish Gertrude rentals was extremely helpful and easy to deal with. The unit was amazing along with the perfect proximity to Crescent Beach. Across a narrow two lane street and your walking down the bath to the beach. Crescent Beach

Review #461 Terrific…Exactly as Advertised

21st April 2018 by CRR from Rochester, NY
Terrific spot, very clean and comfortable. Excellent location close to beach, restaurants, etc. Wonderful respite after a day exploring the area.

Review #418 Super accommodations; Location, location, location

12th March 2018 by Robert Stavins from Chicago
Thx Daniel,We had a wonderful stay at your location in Siesta Key. Steps from the beach! Minutes from town and super restaurants. Kayaking and bike rental for a small fee was a major perk!See you soon,Robert Stavins

Review #462 1st but not last timers!

12th March 2018 by Darrell & Cathy from NY
Daniel,My wife and I truly enjoyed our stay at The Old Man and the Sea. Unit C was very clean and stocked with everything that we needed to get our beach vacation started. Especially the bottle of wine! You quick response to any and all of our

Review #463 Family vacation

9th March 2018 by Medina from Key Largo
The place is clean and the location excellent, quiet and secure. The apartment was renovated but the structure outside needs renovation. Overall I will recommended but the price is on the high side.

Review #464 Stunning location!

21st February 2018 by John Stevens from Sarasota
gorgeous location and perfect cosy apartments. Everything we needed for our short stay. So close to the amazing beach and only short walk to the shops/bars/restaurants. Big Water fish market being our favorite!!

Review #419 8 Steps to Paradise

27th January 2018 by Vincent Cassata from Old Man and the Sea
Enjoyed my stay there and couldn't have been more pleased. Daniel was a pleasure to deal with and the accommodations were perfect for a short getaway on Siesta key. I would definitely stay there again when I'm back in Sarasota.

Review #420 Great time!

27th December 2017 by Beth from MARYLAND
Loved our stay here! The ocean was amazing... thanks for the toys! Comfy beds! Even had wine waiting for us!

Review #465 43748

4th December 2017 by Mark Stevens from Moscow, Russia
Wonderful in every way. I have nothing bad to say about this wonderful guest house in this stunning place. Many thanks to Daniel.

Review #466 PERFECT Honeymoon!!

4th December 2017 by Jackie from Indiana
Our stay was so much more than we hoped for! The room was very cute and clean. Perfect size for just 2 people. I loved how close it was to the beach. We utilized the provided beach chairs every evening to walk to the quiet, not very busy beach at

Review #467 Great Place!!!

29th November 2017 by Pam Todaro from Willis, Tx
We would stay here again! Your place is very clean which is what I like. And decorated very nicely.Great Place!!!

Review #468 Perfect for Us

27th November 2017 by Wendy O'Connor from Siesta Key Old Man & The Sea Unit C
We were pleasantly surprised by how wonderful everything about our accommodations were. The unit was perfect for my husband and I and our 2 dogs. Easy check-in, just enter a code. Everything we needed was in the unit plus some extras. The beautiful

Review #469 Best vacation ever!

14th November 2017 by Sheila B from Old man by the sea. Siesta Key Florida. Unit c
Would highly recommend staying at Old Man By The Sea. Very clean & affordable. Walking distance to beach & restaurants & shops. The complimentary bottle of wine, waters & snacks was a really nice touch. Daniel Jones & his staff do a great job. Can't

Review #470 Old man and the sea

7th November 2017 by Sean from Austin, TX
My stay here was peaceful. I enjoyed being so close to such a gorgeous beach. The outdoor shower was a huge plus for me. The room was well stocked and very clean. All my interactions with staff were friendly and professional. I appreciated that the

Review #471 Unit C

27th August 2017 by Meagan J from Old Man and the Sea Unit C
Beautifully decorated and very clean! Location is perfect, in a quiet neighborhood, and just a very short walk to the beach. Parking was super convenient. Definitely one of the best and most relaxing vacations I have ever been on thanks to Old Man

Review #472 Returning Guest

20th August 2017 by Mark from Central FL
Thank you Daniel Jones. As usual,The unit was clean and well equipped, and we really enjoyed our stay. Daniel was very accommodating and we plan to stay again soon.

Review #473 Absolutely perfect

15th August 2017 by Tamara Star from Boulder colorado
Clean and beautiful. Exactly what the photos and description said! Daniel was super responsive. I'll definitely be back! I'll also explore his other locations. It was wonderful all the way around.

Review #421 Even better than last year

31st July 2017 by H. Watford from Lakeland, FL
Just left yesterday and already want to return. From the convenient beach access to the quiet nestled feel of the property, there is no better place to stay. This is my second year at this location. Nothing beats daytime Sun and evening strolls

Review #422 Even better than last year

12th July 2017 by H. Watford from Lakeland, FL
Just left yesterday and already want to return. From the convenient beach access to the quiet nestled feel of the property, there is no better place to stay. This is my second year at this location. Nothing beats daytime Sun and evening strolls

Review #423 Paradise!!

12th July 2017 by Zainy from Ashburn, VA
Absolutely a great find!!! We were so pleased to stay at Dan's place. It was perfect and everything you need is there. The space is perfect for two individuals. The beach is a two minute walk-- gorgeous beach!! All of the main attractions is closeby

Review #424 Hated to leave!

18th June 2017 by Julie from Pittsburgh, PA
What a wonderful stay! To start, Daniel is a very down-to-earth guy....ALWAYS responded promptly to phone calls and emails, and always was always courteous and complete in providing answers! As for the actual rental....very cute and VERY

Review #474 Best vacation EVER

13th May 2017 by Catherine from Clinton, CT
I honestly can't say enough about Daniel and our wonderful stay with Gertrude Rentals. It was hands down the best and most relaxing vacation my husband and I have ever had. Not only would we recommend to all our friends and family but we look

Review #475 Cute and cozy

4th May 2017 by Rob B from Chicago
The rental is in a nice location that is very close to the beach. We stayed in unit C. It was clean and well kept. The only negative is that the bed and pillows were uncomfortable. The rental process was smooth and super easy which means a lot when

Review #476 Fantastic find – no reason why not to come back!

23rd April 2017 by Janell from Grand Rapids, OH
This was a fantastic find! The location couldn't have been any better. We were just steps from the beautiful Crescent Beach. We stayed in Unit "C" which had everything we needed. This upper level unit satisfied our needs for our family of 3. We were

Review #477 As advertised!

1st March 2017 by Les from Indiana
Great location! Quiet, close to everything you need, beach, bikes, groceries, etc. Wonderful accommodations. Would definitely recommend.

Review #425 Amazing Hospitality!!

19th February 2017 by Bill and Jennifer from Savannah, Ga
Amazing stay in Siesta Key. Dan and his team made sure that everything was perfect for us. Beach chairs, coolers, umbrellas, and even a washer and dryer just steps from beach. We had a blast and would definitely stay here again. Thanks for making

Review #478 Unit c

6th February 2017 by Patricia Hargrave from Illinois
Old man and the sea. Fun and great location. Thought it was right on the beach but not. Unit c needs a new toaster and a kitchen sink plug/strainer. Other than that, loved the beach chairs, boogie boards , grill etc. thanks!

Review #479 I made a good decision

23rd January 2017 by Gary B from Martinsburg, WV
This was my first visit to the Sarasota area. I came for baseball and the beach. I made several reservations and cancellations before came upon this place. A last minute cancellation by another party allowed my wife and I the opportunity to stay at

Review #482 Very Nice!

14th November 2016 by CM from Washington DC
Very laid-back beachy vibe, but also very clean and professionally managed. It's definitely more of an apartment than a hotel feel, but I liked that I didn't have to go through a check-in/check out process and I really liked having a separate living

Review #426 Awesome stay!

7th August 2016 by Jordan Hardy from Nashville,TN.
Daniel accommodated all of my bridal party and family for our wedding weekend! We had a wonderful time and both houses were so close to the beach and everything we needed! Great place to stay!

Review #483 Great location!

21st June 2016 by Melissa H. from Kissimmee, FL
We chose this property due to it being pet friendly. When we arrived we found the room to be very clean and quiet. While small, there was sufficient room for two adults and our dog. The bed and pillows were comfortable and clean. Plenty of towels

Review #427 Mr. Daniel Jones truly has a Great Place to share!

13th June 2016 by Eddie Saplala from Clarkston, Michigan
We stayed in the 1 bedroom bungalow that was very nicely decorated. It was clean with nice amenities. The entire complex was very well taken care of and very well maintained. Mr. Jones communicated w/me via email very politely and timely. It really

Review #447 Perfect little rental right off the beach

13th June 2016 by indymomof2 from Indianapolis
The rental is small, we had two units for four of us (my mother, myself and two teenage girls), but it's perfect for just two people. The location is perfect and the other guest and owners were very nice. Cresent Beach is the nicest part of Siesta

Review #428 Enjoyable stay at “the old man and the sea”

11th April 2016 by Mark Hawkins from Central Florida
Enjoyed our stay. The room was clean and comfortable. Daniel provides beach chairs and toys. Daniel was easy to work with and we hope to stay there again.

Review #480 Great Vacation and Experience

2nd April 2016 by Doug Prather from Indiana
We have really enjoyed our stay at your property. Thank you for your hospitality and the cleanliness of the unit. One suggestion would be another tv in the bedroom. That's where we stayed and no tv for basketball was tough. Competing with the kids

Review #481 Old man and the sea inn

17th March 2016 by Habeeb Rahman MD from New Jersey
Close to a great beach, great clean with amenities including kitchen, beach chairs and umbrella, toys for kids etc. Convenient marked parking. Dan is a great host.

Review #430 Wonderful Trip

28th December 2015 by Eddardo and Micaela Wilder from St. Louis, MO.
My wife and I had our wedding ceremony on the beach and stayed at The Old Man and the Sea. Our stay was very pleasant as we enjoyed walks on the private beach during the day and at night. We enjoyed the walks down the strip to go to the restaurants

Review #487 “Quaint Little private space.”

19th November 2015 by cricket44314 from Akron, Ohio
Loved being here. It is so quiet and so close to the beach. Just follow the path and cross the street and you are on the beach. Everything you need is there waiting for you. Shops to buy food are close and so are places to eat. We walked and

Review #484 Perfect Beach location in really nice neighborhood

16th August 2015 by Alexandra Frankel from New York City
Old Man and the Sea was clean and comfortable and a great value. Loved the Point of Rocks neighborhood. We've been coming to Sarasota for 15 years and never knew this area existed. We loved exploring a new place. Loved that it was right at the foot

Review #429 Very Nice Place

29th July 2015 by Nidal from Atlanta, GA.
My wife and two kids stayed here for a week during X-mas. The location is absolutely perfect...you're a very short walk from the beach. Better yet, you're in a mostly secluded part of the Siesta Beach. The apartment itself was very well maintained,

Review #431 “Quaint Little private space.”

3rd July 2015 by cricket44314 from Akron, Ohio
Loved being here. It is so quiet and so close to the beach. Just follow the path and cross the street and you are on the beach. Everything you need is there waiting for you. Shops to buy food are close and so are places to eat. We walked and

Review #485 Perfect Location!

12th May 2015 by Amy from WV
What a terrific location. Of all of our stays on Siesta Key this is by far our favorite. It is a tremendous location on the best section of the beach! I highly recommend this location!! The best and easiest check-in and check-out process EVER!

Review #486 Love…..Love….Love

15th April 2015 by Bruce and Susan Woerner from Kalamazoo, Michigan
Bruce & Susan from Kalamazoo can't wait to go back. Daniel is a charm to communicate with, very helpful as always. We invited some friends to join us on the beach from another condo in Siesta, and they are going to rent from Daniel next time too.

Review #432 Great location and accommodations.

4th December 2014
The Location is right by the beach and the Unit was comfy, clean and well maintained. We will definitely be back!

Review #488 Perfect little rental right off the beach

4th December 2014 by indymomof2 from Indianapolis
The rental is small, we had two units for four of us (my mother, myself and two teenage girls), but it's perfect for just two people. The location is perfect and the other guest and owners were very nice. Cresent Beach is the nicest part of Siesta

Review #434 No surprises: as pictured, clean, great location, good service.

25th June 2014
We enjoyed this rental. It was clean and well maintained, as in the pictures. It is in a small condo complex and has been redone nicely. We really enjoyed how quiet and peaceful it was. When packing, you may wish to include things like mp3 speakers

Review #448 No surprises: as pictured, clean, great location, good service.

25th June 2014 by SMBB6t from Columbus, Ohio
We enjoyed this rental. It was clean and well maintained, as in the pictures. It is in a small condo complex and has been redone nicely. We really enjoyed how quiet and peaceful it was. When packing, you may wish to include things like mp3 speakers

Review #489 No surprises: as pictured, clean, great location, good service.

25th June 2014 by SMBB6t from Columbus, Ohio
We enjoyed this rental. It was clean and well maintained, as in the pictures. It is in a small condo complex and has been redone nicely. We really enjoyed how quiet and peaceful it was. When packing, you may wish to include things like mp3 speakers

Review #449 Clean, cozy and relaxing…

19th February 2014
We stayed at this rental for a long weekend in mid-October, and it was wonderful! The unit is not large but very comfortable for a couple or family of 4 or less. The unit is very nicely appointed and beautifully decorated. Some of the extras that we

Review #490 Clean, cozy and relaxing…

19th February 2014
We stayed at this rental for a long weekend in mid-October, and it was wonderful! The unit is not large but very comfortable for a couple or family of 4 or less. The unit is very nicely appointed and beautifully decorated. Some of the extras that we

Review #438 Great Location and accomodation

12th October 2013
The Location is right by the beach and the Unit was comfy, clean and well maintained. We will definitely be back!

Review #452 Great Location and accomodation

12th October 2013
The Location is right by the beach and the Unit was comfy, clean and well maintained. We will definitely be back!

Review #440 Everything you need, amazing beach location…

5th October 2013
This place is spotless and beautifully decorated. All the furnishings were brand new and very comfortable. You are practically in the ocean at this location, so the location cannot be beat. For this price and comfort, it's steal. Also, during our

Review #454 Everything you need, amazing beach location…

5th October 2013
This place is spotless and beautifully decorated. All the furnishings were brand new and very comfortable. You are practically in the ocean at this location, so the location cannot be beat. For this price and comfort, it's steal. Also, during our

Review #494 Everything you need, amazing beach location…

5th October 2013
This place is spotless and beautifully decorated. All the furnishings were brand new and very comfortable. You are practically in the ocean at this location, so the location cannot be beat. For this price and comfort, it's steal. Also, during our

Review #493 Loved it!!!

7th June 2013 by Marti from GA
We had such a great time! The beaches are the best! The condo was very nice. New furnishings and decor but still had that old Florida charm. Everything was easy and uncomplicated. No fuss, just fun and relaxing. Dan and John were very accommodating


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