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Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

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Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Hello-

We are supposed to be staying in a townhome and Bay & Golf Club, Bayside, but would prefer beachfront accomodations.

We would like something with a kitchen & 1 or 2 bedrooms.

Any suggestions?

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1. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Where is the Bay and Golf Club???

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2. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

I've never been to Sarasota, so all I know is it is on Siesta Key, across the street from and with private access to Crescent Beach.

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3. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Crescent Beach is a wonderful area.

I am curious about the name of your hotel. There aren't any golf courses on Siesta Key. Do you have the correct name?

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4. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Hi-

It's not a hotel, it is a town home community. They don't have a website, but if you google it, it comes up.

They don't mean Golf as in the sport, they mean Golf as in the Golf of Mexico.

The complex consists of townhomes on Sarasota bay, hence the bayside part of the name, and a tall condo building on the beach, hence golfside.

Maybe it is called Golf & Bay Club, Bayside. I may have got the order of names confused.

The community looks lovely, but when we "escape" Canada, we love to be on the beach, or to at least see the water and the complex didn't have any beachfront availability, so we are hesitating and we have to decide soon...

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5. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

There are many options. You might try www.vrbo.com.

These are units that you rent directly from the owners.

There is also www.siesta4rent.com.

There are small resort type complexes on the beach too.

Would you be interested in those?

~SRQgirl

I see the name problem now...It is the Gulf of Mexico.

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6. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Thanks SRQ girl. I looked at www.siesta4rent.com

Although the units and ammenities weren't as nice as Golf & Bay Club, Bayside. They are right on the beach, which means more to me.

Are you familliar with Crescent Arms complex? I assume it is on Crescent Beach. It looked pretty good.

You mentioned some resort complexes on the beach. Do you know the names of any of those, pref. near Crescent Beach where are friends are staying?

Thanks

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7. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Many people have enjoyed staying at the Crescent Arms.

There are many reviews about other condo complexes on the Siesta Key TA forum. You are posting on Sarasota right now, so I would start posting there and you'll get more responses.

Crescent Beach is a lovely area to stay.

See you on the Siesta Key forum!

~SRQgirl

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8. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Are you staying at the Palm Bay Club on siesta Key ?

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9. Re: Beachfront vs. Bay & Golf Club, Bayside

Anguilla,

Here is a recent review of the Crescent Arms from the Siesta Key Forum:

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britishlass...I recently stayed at Crescent Arms, which is north of the Capri Inn at 705 North. The unit was expremely clean, and directly on the ocean. Be careful when people say they have an "ocean view" as that usually means they can see the ocean from across the street or between motel units. I believe their web site was www.crescentarms.com. Big two bedroom with flat screen tv's in both bedrooms and the living room...it even had a XBox gaming system in the kids bedroom....

Highly reccommend this condo if your still looking

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