Here are links to all types of fun. Try Stray Dog Charters
Many bay and deep sea fishing adventures for one or a group are available. Call ahead to book your fishing charter! They will arrange a trip customized for your group and number.
Stray Dog Charter Boat
12507 Cortez Road, West
PO Box 131
Cortez, FL 34215
Florida Discount Water Sports offers many jet ski, boat and water toy rentals. You can reserve your jet skis and other water toys. Anyone 21 years of age and under who operates a vessel powered by 10 horsepower or more must pass this boater safety course and have in his/her possession photographic identification and a boater safety identification card issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. We reccomend you take the Online Boating Course prior to your vacation date. This link will take you to the web site. Anyone 14 or older can take the test. It is easier to do it prior to arrival at a boat rental business, however most boat rentaql business offer the test as well.
Call (941)798-DIVE (3483) for Exact dates and to schedule your Scuba Dive Ddventure. Weekend trips often sell out early, so advance reservations are recommended.
Mar Vista Restaurant is just across the channel from the house. It provides many boat slips for docking while dining in a casual enviroment- perfect for patio dining for lunch or dinner.
Moore's Stone Crab- right next to Mar Vista with great dock access is a great restaurant for Stone Crabs when in season- you may want to call for reservations!
Located on the north end of Anna Maria is a great beachfront restaurant with live music and indoor-outdoor dining. Enjoy the views directly on the beach and sip on the best Pina Colado's in Florida.
There is far more to do here than just dine and sight see. Try out the wonderful bike trails on Longboat Key. Two bicyles come with your vacation. Plus there are many bike rentals in Bradenton Beach if you need additional bikes, or the "Old Fashion Bikes with tall front handrails for the older generations".
Here is your bike rental source. Choose from tandum bikes or "recumbants"- great for persons with back problems. They will deliver
bikes to YOU! Just tell them to meet you at the public dock just south of Mar Vista Restaurant on Longboat Key.
Enjoy dining on the patio at Marina Jacks- who caters to boaters and enjoy the downtown Sarasota Waterfront. Just head south on the ICW into Sarasota (about 10 miles) Go under the Bridge (Ringling Causeway Bridge), Marina Jacks will be on the Left. Look for the Dolphin Fountain Statues. To get to the small vessel dockage- head toward the restaurant. Small vessel transient docks are on the left side of building. NOTE: plan this trip so you will be back before dark!
Click on the link above for up to date information on weather, tides, pollen and fishing conditions
Want to know what fish are in season during your vacation stay? This is your link! Great fishing charters are offered as well
Looking for culture? Spend the day in Sarasota touring the Ringling Museum and many other cultural events all happening here. For children go to Mote Marine and Sarasota Jungle Gardens.
Here is a long list of restaurants categorized by type of ethnic foods offered
Custom Catering for Weddings, Special Events,
Private Parties, etc.. Limosine Service to Four of our Restaurants with pick up at the
dock. THEY WILL PICK YOU UP AT THE DOCK- JUST CALL TO ARRANGE TIME
Numerous tours are available thru Cortez Kat.
Give them a call and schedule your day on the water or just arrange for a pick up from the island.
Here is a link to order your tickets online prior to spending the day at Disney World.
Schedule your Eco Tour Today or call ahead if you are in need of a water taxi? Husband took the Skiff fishing for the day and you want to go shopping? If so, call Captain Kim's Boat Rides and Charters to set up your water taxi schedule for the day. Great hands on experience for young children as well as old!
Looking for a unique shopping experience? Try St. Armands Circle for the best selection of unique and unusual gifts. There is something for every age here as well as quaint sidewalk cafes for dining or just people watching. To get here- just head south on Longboat Key for 12 miles . You will drive right into the circle. Try Columbia's 1905 salad for lunch- They have great Moheta's and sangria pitchers as well - no reservations required. Click on the link- Print your map and start shopping!
(HAM) Airport Hotels ~ As for you accommodation, everything will be
taken care of since we are at your disposal with a diversified range of
offers, so that you can totally enjoy your stay.
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