An enviable location step away from everything! Brought to you by Gertrude Rentals. The Siesta Key Village Studio is an accommodating ground floor, one-room efficiency apartment perfectly nestled on a quiet tropical street between the best beaches, shopping and dining on the island. Wander one block to your beach, appropriately named Sunset Beach by residents and initiated guests alike.
Laze, float or wade in the crystal clear Gulf water or take a short swim to Sand Dollar Island. Shaped by the tides, the island is a naturally occurring white sand cay, the only one of its kind on the Key. Having forgotten all your worries, stroll one block to the Siesta Key Village for a wonderful shopping and dining experience. Start with an iced coffee at Lelu's or go for drinks, live music and fresh seafood at the Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Gilligan's, the Daiquiri Deck or any one of a dozen satisfying restaurants nearby. After your meal, indulge in home-made ice cream at Big Olaf's or see Blake at Califlorida for a paddle board or bike rental. Sunset Beach is popular with dolphins - my daughter and I meet one or more of them almost every visit. Be sure you are on the beach for an unparalleled sunset. With 280 degree views to the South West and North, Sunset Beach has the most picturesque sunsets on the coast! We promise!
Pets are welcome with payment of $150 pet fee.
Gertrude Rentals was named for the owner-operator’s (Daniel) grandmother. Gertrude Van-Lopik was an adventurous traveler well into her 90s who circumnavigating the globe more than two dozen times. Gertrude Rentals is a multi-generational, family business and includes a wife, a husband, a daughter, and a lifetime friend. With 48 beds we are also the largest owner operator of premier vacation rentals on Siesta Key and have more than 100 positive reviews “and growing” (we are very proud of them).
Daniel Jones was born in Sarasota and lived on Siesta Key for 25 years before leaving to work in New York City. In 2010 Dan came to his senses and abandoned a career in finance to spend more time with his friends and family and, ultimately, to pursue this labor of love. He is passionate about providing affordable beach-luxury during what he calls “sacred vacation time”. He loves surfing, interior design, and seafood. Dan's departure from Wall Street and return to the beaches of Siesta Key represents the hallmark spirit of Gertrude Rentals - no collars, no shoes, no problems!