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Sand Cay Beach Resort

Certificate of Excellence
4725 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Sand Cay Beach Resort
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Judy N Ripon, Wisconsin
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ripon, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This condo is the best we've ever rented! In fact, it has spoiled us for other rentals. Everything is clean, clean, clean. We like the uncluttered, calm decor. There is plenty of space to stow the many things we bring for a month away from home. The newly installed kitchen is lovely and fitted out with everything needed to prepare... More 

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Hinckley, IL
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We stayed at Sand Cay #102 last week. Weather was great, resort was very nice, pool great, plenty of beach chairs. Our condo was very nice and comfortable for 4 adults. Many good restaurants in the area and shopping at St. Armand's Circle was close. Nice high end, quiet area. Not a lot to do for kids or teens in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We have stayed in unit 205 for a week each year for well over a decade. It has been a great experience every time. Walking is a pleasure both on the beach and along the highway. There are lots of good places to eat in the Sarasota area. Both winter and spring visits have left us smiling with good memories.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This review of Sand Cay and unit #307 marks the 2nd time that I rented at this beachfront resort in Longboat Key. This trip combined business and pleasure - we needed to be near Bradenton, FL, wanted direct beach access, and also desired to be near Sarasota. We booked for one week 2/22/15 to 3/1/2015 and stayed in unit #307... More 

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful location over looking the ocean. Building are situated to allow for privacy between the units. Beach is clean, nice beach furniture & grills. Pool is clean & shuffleboard is available. Second floor unit had a nice view of ocean...only problem....putting up another building......no view next year. Very large spacious unit... Nice kitchen for cooking... Everything you need & good... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was really hard to check out of Sand Cay on Sunday. We loved our stay, and will definitely stay again if/when we are in the Longboat Key area. Our unit was very clean, beds were comfortable and decor was completely updated. I saw on some of the other reviews that the shower head/pressure in the master bedroom was terrible,... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and I spent 2 weeks at Sand Cay in Feb.2014. Standing out in the rain with our groceries one afternoon, we found that our keys to the unit no longer worked. We told the office manager who informed us that they decided to change the locks to our unit. I asked why they didn't leave us a note.... More 

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Elaine F, General Manager at Sand Cay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Pat, As per our phone conversation, I am glad we spoke about the events that led up to your Trip Advisor posting. I am very sorry for any inconvenience you experienced during your stay here at Sand Cay. I hope that in the future you will one day come back. Thank you, Elaine More 

Ogdensburg, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed in unit 319. Beautiful views, interior is beautiful too. Plenty of room. Enjoyed the balcony, very private. Would return without hesitation! If you are looking for a vacation getaway that is clean, updated, and peaceful, this would be a good choice.

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Winter Park, FL
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I will begin by saying, we will be back. We had a nice, relaxing time here. The property is in a great spot & is well maintained. The pool is a modest, old Florida type pool, but was just right for us & the kids. I love that the chairs on the beach are easy to use & set-up. There... More 

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Wayne, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed at Sand Cay the 2nd week of August 2014 and it was absolutely fabulous. We stayed in Unit 203 and it had the best Gulf View from just about every room. It was clean and nicely appointed. Not used to cooking with electric, so that was a bit tricky. We just decided to eat out every night for... More 

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