At Casa Calm, the retreat revolves around you. Each day includes breakfast specified to your desires and a yoga class personalized to your needs, along with lots of free time to hike, kayak, zipline, horseback ride, go to the beach, or indulge in a spa treatment!
At this retreat you will be accommodated at Casa Calm, a B&B offering the comforts of Floridian living.Accommodations include rooms with a queen-size bed, king-size bed, or two twin beds. Each room has a private bath. Rooms feature free Wi-Fi, TV, Netflix, USB charging station, air conditioning, microwave, mini-fridge, and ceiling fan. Bathrooms are fully equipped with toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, body lotion, shaving cream, sunscreen, hairdryer, and bath and pool towels. The residence has an outdoor hot tub and heated saltwater pool. The yoga room has yoga mats, blocks, blankets, straps, weights, and physio balls.
Each night stay at Casa Calm includes an hour of yoga instruction. You can schedule your yoga session anytime of day: before or after breakfast, afternoon or evening. Breakfast is generally 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. But Casa Calm is flexible with that too. During your free time, you can go to the beach, or to a nearby zip-line adventure course, or to the state park to see wildlife, or just relax by the pool. You are welcome to use the indoor and outdoor yoga areas at any time throughout your stay for your own yoga practice, solitude, and reflection.
The unique features of the retreat include:
Situated near Florida's gulf coast, Casa Calm is a private residence that offers tranquil water views and you can wake up to the harmonizing sounds of nature taking place across the lake every morning.
Breakfast includes a variety of choices from among the following: fresh fruit, organic granola, organic yogurt, muesli, breads, organic jams, muffins, organic nut butters, organic oatmeal, juices, coffee, and tea.
Built in the 1800s, the historic downtown district of Arcadia is lined with 24 antique shops, restaurants, and other specialty stores. An outdoor antique fair is held on the fourth Saturday of every month. Arcadia is located 30 minutes east of the center.
Visit the beaches in Anna Maria island. Lido Key, Longboat Key, and Siesta Key.
Dakin offers daily tours at 15 USD in which children can take a hayride deep into the farm, bottle feed a calf and also witness butter making, milk travelling from the cow to the bottle, a pig race and a cow train ride. Dakin is located 10 minutes away from the center and also has a caf and gift shop.
Located 15 minutes away from the center, Desoto Speedway has been in operation since the early 1970s. Full Throttle Speedway has seating for 5,000, and offers weekly Saturday night programs. Competing classes include Super Late Models, Street Stocks, Road Warriors, Pro 4/Rookie 4s, Modified Minis, T.Q. Midgets, Open Wheel Modified, Late Model Sportsman, Pro Trucks, Rookie Trucks, and Cowboy Cadillac.
Ellenton Premium Outlet Stores is 25 minutes from the center and includes Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Coach, J.Crew, DKNY, Guess, Gap, Kate Spade New York, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Lucky Brand, Ralph Lauren, Movado, Nike, Saks Fifth Avenue, and 115 more.
Located 10 minutes away, Fiorelli Winery offers impromptu tours of their vineyards as well as complimentary wine tastings. On Saturday nights, they offer a dining package "Wine and Dine in the Vines" - dinner, wine, and live music in the picturesque surroundings of their vineyards (reservations required).
Myakka River Ranch is located 20 minutes away from the center, and offers a variety of trail rides for everyone - from beginners to advanced.
Just 10 minutes from the center, Hunsader has something for everyone. In addition to picking your own veggies, they offer a playground, petting zoo, country store, antique shop, and a pumpkin festival in the fall.
Explore the various nature and wildlife reserves such as the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Myakka River State Park, and Robinson Nature Preserve.
Rated the number-one golf course in the area. Tennis and dining are also available. The golf club is located less than 20 minutes away from the center.
The home of the Sarasota Ballet company, the Cuban Ballet company and the Russian Ballet company.
Located 35 minutes away, this five-star rated opera company with performances housed in an ornate circa-1926 theater. The venue is on the intimate scale of European opera houses, with not a bad seat in the house.
Matches are open to the public every Sunday at 1 p.m. from December 14 to April 5. General admission is 12 USD per adult and free for children 12 and under. The polo club is located 15 minutes away from the center.
There are several skydiving options such as Skydive Sarasota, Skydive Bradenton, SW Florida Skydive Club, and Bradenton Skydiving.
An 18-hole miniature golf course with a fish theme throughout, including a moving water wheel and a 3,000-gallon pond filled with brightly colored Koi fish. Children can get fish food from the feeders to keep themselves busy between holes. The Fish Hole has two locations in the area. The one nearest to the center is 20 minutes away in Lakewood Ranch.
Located 20 minutes away, the golf club has an upscale 18-hole championship golf course.
The Ringling is rated the number-one attraction in Sarasota. Much more than just a circus museum, the Ringling estate has live performances, 66 acres of gardens, and the Ca' d'Zan (a Mediterranean Revival mansion, which served as the winter home of circus owner, developer, and art collector John Ringling and his wife Mable). They chose the site for its vistas overlooking the Sarasota Bay. The Ringling is located 35 minutes away from the center.
This golf club has the best rates in town. On Friday nights, there is live music at the restaurant. It is located 15 minutes away from the center.
Located five minutes away from the centre, zip-lines are just the beginning in this elevated adventure park.
Located 30 minutes away, the performing arts center has music concerts, Broadway shows, comedians, and more.
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Deep tissue massage
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St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$85 per person
Tampa International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$85 per person
Southwest Florida International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$125 per person
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$50 per person
Please book your flight to arrive at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), Tampa International Airport (TPA), St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) or Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW). Each airport has numerous car rental companies, but if driving is not your thing, Casa Calm is happy to give you a lift. Rates for pick up or drop off are as follows:
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