Welcome to Bayfront Bliss! Enjoy stunning views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Little Sarasota Bay from this recently renovated 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo. Light, open and airy, this third-floor retreat features comfortable, modern living with original, decorator-curated style furnishings. The fully equipped kitchen is outfitted for easy meal prep while taking in those spectacular views. You'll find two dining options, including a dining area next to the kitchen and patio table and chairs on the balcony, which features a full wall of all-weather sliders that can be opened on gorgeous days to enjoy the Florida sun and breezes. The master bedroom features full views of the Bay, wall-mounted flat-panel TV, and an en suite bath with a walk-in shower. Castel del Mare is in easy reach of outstanding restaurants, shopping, and amenities on the mainland, and just minutes from downtown Sarasota where there’s a rich and varied arts scene, with theater, music, festivals and boutique shopping. The world-famous beaches of Siesta Key are just a 5-minute walk. Leave the car at home and ride the free trolley to Siesta’s legendary Crescent Beach or the quaint little shops and restaurants in Siesta Village. Ready for recreation? You'll find 2 pools, tennis, pickleball, and shuffleboard courts, a kayak access point, and a quiet, shaded fishing pier on site. It’s just a 3-minute walk to shops/marinas that rent bikes, paddleboards, kayaks, jet skis, and boats and offer day and evening boat cruises, fishing charters, and a bait shop. Sorry, no pets, no exceptions. Guests have an assigned covered parking space! Siesta Key, in gorgeous Sarasota, FL, is well-known for its powdery white quartz sand and has been rated the #1 beach in the USA (#5 in the world by TripAdvisor) for several years. You are only minutes away from quaint Siesta Key Village, which offers casual dining at places like the Daquiri Deck and The Old Salty Dog, as well as fine dining establishments and plenty of shopping. There are many other superb vacation attractions all a short drive away. The area offers extraordinary cultural activities including back bay and deep gulf fishing, theaters, ballet, opera, orchestra, exquisite museums, an aquarium, botanical gardens, and water sports such as jet skiing, boating, and diving. You will never run out of things to do!