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FAQ

We’re sure that you have questions before visiting the Tropical Breeze Resort on Siesta Key. Here are some answers to the questions our guests ask the most about the island and their vacation accommodations.

What is there to do at your resort?

We host many events for our resort guests, and there are always fun things to do in nearby Sarasota! View them here. Since you’re staying at our beach resort, you have access to all the amenities we offer including our Adventure Tiki, where you can rent bikes, scooters, jet skis, kayaks and even book tours and excursions on your vacation. We also have multiple resort pools that are all conveniently located for our guests. And the best part of staying at the Tropical Breeze is how easy it is to reach Siesta Key beach! It is just a lovely stroll down the street!

What should I do on my vacation?

Siesta Key has something for everyone! Couples love to take romantic weekends to book sunset cruises, but families also enjoy the island for the perfect beaches and safe areas to bike and walk. You will find plenty of magazines and business info for local stores, restaurants, and adventures waiting for you in your resort room. Our staff is always ready to make suggestions, and you can stroll to our Adventure Tiki to book just about anything you will need for rentals and tours. Or check out all there is to do on Siesta Key!

Where are your resort accommodations located?

Check out our online map to see where all our resort rooms are located in relation to Siesta Key Village and the beach! No matter where you stay, you’re only minutes from the most popular spots on the island.

Do you allow pets?

All our resort rooms are dog-friendly. View the pet-friendly units here and find great suggestions of what to do with your pet while on vacation! Read about our pet policies here.

How do I get around the island?

Staying at our resort makes it easy to find a safe place to leave your vehicle, while also providing a convenient location and transportation.Park your car outside your resort accommodations, and there is no need to use it again while on Siesta Key! To get around:

  • Rent free bikes for 2 hours/day at the resort’s Adventure Tiki or rent them for the whole day or week for cheap
  • Hop on the Free Island trolley
  • Use our Resort shuttle service (Tip Only) exclusive for our guests during Adventure Tiki operation hours, but other companies offer this service after hours (See Front Desk for Assistance)

Do you have a wedding reception space?

We have hosted many weddings at the Tropical Breeze Resort. With the beach a block away and luxury accommodations for guests, many happy couples have enjoyed a Siesta Key destination wedding with us. There are multiple wedding reception locations to choose from with space ranging from 30 – 100 guests. Read more information about Tropical Breeze Resort weddings.

What is the lowest temperature the AC can be set at?

Our Central Air Conditioning Systems are regulated for both heating and cooling to ensure consistent and safe operation of the unit during your stay. Our AC thermostats can be set to cool at a minimum of 72 degrees during the Summer, and it can be set to heat the unit up to 78 degrees during Winter months. These parameters are based on manufacturer and AC Service Technician recommendations, and they ensure that you will have the best possible stay with us, without interruptions. In Southwest Florida, our temperatures can reach into the high 90’s, with humidity in the 80%-90% ranges. When this occurs, air conditioning systems are pushed to the max. These AC systems are only designed to cool a room to 20 degrees below the ambient outside temperature. So, if it is 95 degrees outside, the AC system will only be able to cool the home or unit to 75 degrees respectively. AC systems do not blow colder air when they are set below their capable cooling parameters, they only blow more frequently for longer time periods. If the outside temperature maintains a constant 95+ degrees, the unit will not be able to keep up if they are set below 72 degrees. Setting the temperature below this can cause increased condensation build up, prolonged periods of operation with minimum down time between coolings, and the unit will incur damage that could cause it to cease operating. Not everyone is familiar with this situation, or the recommendation for proper HVAC use in Southwest Florida, so we have installed Smart Thermostats that help to ensure your room is a cool 72 degrees or higher depending on your preference, and that it stays that way during your entire stay. While some guests request temperatures of 66-68 degrees, that is just not possible here in Southwest Florida without causing significant damage to the property you are renting. This damage may not surface during your stay, but it might during the next guests stay. In order to ensure the best experience for everyone, we have installed these safe guards. We appreciate your understanding and participation to protect our property, our home owner’s property, and our guest experience.

Are your Pools Heated?

Our rental homes with heated pools offer this service of pool heat, as a courtesy to our guests at no additional charge. All of our pools, spas, and equipment are closely monitored by the home’s pool company for your safety and enjoyment, and we kindly ask that the controls, valves, pumps, heaters, and system not be tampered with because doing so could result in damage that you may be liable for. These system components should only be evaluated or adjusted by an SKLRP employee or pool company technician. All pools have listed instructions for operation of the pool remote, please follow these to ensure safe use and operation, and if you have any questions please call the pool company phone number listed on the instructions sheet, or call SKLRP during normal business hours. Our winter months are considered to be from November through April. During these months we do our best to ensure that the pools are heated to a temperature of 82 degrees. However, some circumstances are out of our control, and even in Southwest Florida we do occasionally get cold spells that can send the temperatures down into the 30’s for a few nights in a row. This will cause the pool water temperature to drop into the 60’s or 70’s and the pool pump will automatically shut down if the outside temperature gets too cold and it cannot maintain the selected temperature. This is a safety feature. The pump will begin operating again as temperatures rise and it will begin re-heating of the pool back to 82 degrees, which may take several days depending on the severity of the cold front. Unfortunately, these situations are beyond our control. Please be aware that SKLRP cannot issue refunds during your stay based on acts of God. Other issues such as: equipment malfunction, temporary loss of use of equipment or amenities due to maintenance purposes, severe weather conditions, or other circumstances do happen for time to time without warning. However, please know that in these rare events involving pool equipment malfunction during your stay, SKLRP will do everything in our power to expedite repairs as quickly as possible as we always want you to enjoy your heated pool and the Florida sunshine as much as possible! SKLRP thanks you in advance for your understanding on this issue.

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