If you like to be close to everything AND have the beach right out your back door, then the Martinique South is just the spot for your vacation! Located in the heart of Holmes Beach, you'll be able to walk to restaurants, shopping, the marina, the Post Office, the library...and the list goes on! When you're ready to explore a bit further, the free Anna Maria Island Trolley stops right by your door. <br/><br/>The owners really treasure their Florida getaway; you can feel the happiness when you walk in the door! The first thing you'll notice is that this is an extremely spacious one-bed/one-bath unit, with over 950 square feet of living space in which to relax. The charming and comfortable tropical decor is the perfect choice for a unit from which you can see the sun, sand, and surf! <br/><br/>The large galley kitchen has been completely updated and is fully equipped for meal preparation. A small table and chairs are intended to be taken outside the front door for breakfast or lunch overlooking the beach. The walkway along the front of the units is very wide, and with only one unit beyond this one you'll rarely have company. The refreshing breezes and heavenly view make this a very popular spot to sit and relax.<br/><br/>Both the living room and bedroom feature gorgeous views of the beach and the Gulf of Mexico - you'll be eager to get out there and enjoy yourself! In case you need anything besides the sun and sand, The Martinique offers its guests the use of its heated swimming pool, tennis court, and community room. <br/>Other amenities include assigned covered parking and a storage closet that the owners keep stocked with tennis rackets and beach equipment.<br/><br/>Sleeps a maximum of 4 people in one king bed plus one sleeper sofa and one rollaway bed. <br/><br/>Ask about multiple month rental discounts. Although the condo association requires a minimum stay of one month, the owners will entertain the possibility of shorter stays under certain circumstances. Please ask for details!
Enjoy this jewel of a condo, tucked away on the glorious white-sand beaches of Sand Key! You will love the coziness of this delightful unit with its spectacular views and many amenities to enjoy. Located adjacent to the Sheraton Sand Key Resort and Sand Key Park, Lighthouse Towers sits directly on the Gulf of Mexico. <br/><br/>On-site amenities include a large Gulf-front heated pool and spa, gas grill and wet bar, lighted tennis court, shuffle board courts, reserved parking, and 24-hour security. Sunsets here are spectacular, particularly when enjoyed from the west-facing open balcony of your 18th-floor unit. Inside the unit you'll enjoy a luxurious, fully-equipped kitchen, attractive and comfortable furnishings, and a full wall of mirrors in the living room to reflect the beautiful views of the Gulf. Flat-panel televisions are located in the living room and the bedroom, which features a king bed and en suite bath. A half bath is located off the living area.<br/><br/>Sand Key is a quiet, uncrowded portion of the string of beach communities that line the 35-mile long Pinellas County Coast, beginning at Pass-a-Grille to the south, and ending at Clearwater Beach to the north. It's long been a favorite spot for nesting sea turtles, who make their way to Florida's coasts to lay their eggs every year between May and October. Sand Key Park, at the very north end of the island, is the operations base for the artificial reef program, an interdepartmental cooperation program created to build a reef in the Gulf of Mexico.<br/><br/>When you're ready for more hustle and bustle, with shops and restaurants and fun activities, Clearwater Beach is just over the bridge that spans Clearwater Pass. There you can enjoy every type of beach fun!<br/><br/>This lovely unit sleeps two people in one king bed.
Stay DIRECTLY on the beach in this gorgeous two-bedroom, two-bath condo! Sun Plaza West has everything you could want from your Anna Maria beach vacation, including a lighted tennis court, heated pool, direct access to the white sands of Anna Maria's pristine beaches, and a central location in the heart of Holmes Beach.<br/><br/>This lovely unit has been completely redone by new owners under the direction of one of the Gulf Coast's top interior decorators. Kate's work is always gorgeous, and the furnishings are designed for comfort as well as beauty. You'll enjoy breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico and our white sand beaches from both the large screened porch off of the living room and the open balcony off of the master bedroom. An open living space will provide you and your family with comfortable seating for relaxation, a large flat-panel TV for entertainment, and a dining table to seat everyone for delicious meals prepared in the fully equipped kitchen.<br/><br/>The master bedroom not only features views of the Gulf from a private balcony but also contains the comfort of a king bed, large flat-panel TV, and an en suite bath. Designed with families in mind, the second bedroom features twin beds and another flat-panel TV. <br/><br/>Sun Plaza West is located in the heart of Holmes Beach, directly on the southbound route of the Island's free trolley. You'll find plenty of restaurants and shops within an easy distance for walking or biking. During your stay, you might even want to stroll a short distance north on the beach to the famous Beach Bistro, which has consistently been awarded the highest ZAGAT scores in the state of Florida, and is included in ZAGAT's Top Restaurants in America. <br/><br/>Ask about special deals for off-season reservations.
Reflections on the Gulf is a perfect spot from which to enjoy everything the Indian Rocks Beach area has to offer! You'll find easy access to shops, restaurants, boat rentals, and many other Gulf Coast diversions just a stone's throw away. <br/><br/>This beautiful and spacious unit has just been completely redone, with brand new EVERYTHING! With two bedrooms and comfortable sleeping for 6, flat panel TVs in the living room and bedrooms, and a completely remodeled, fully equipped kitchen, you'll have everything you need for an enjoyable stay. <br/> <br/>When you stay at Reflections, you can enjoy tennis, swimming, and sunning right out your door! Sit on the beach and splash in the waves, or jump in the heated pool with the family. Take a long walk down the beach, or try your hand at surf fishing. Of course, our spectacular sunsets can be enjoyed right from your private balcony that directly overlooks the beach.<br/><br/>Indian Rocks Beach was given its name by early settlers, who observed local natives coming and going from a nearby rock-encircled natural sulfur spring. Local legend told of a medicine man who miraculously healed his chief with its waters, prompting others looking for their own cure to follow in his footsteps.<br/><br/>Although the spring has since disappeared, this fabulous beach community is still a miraculous display of natural beauty, a spot where white sand beaches meet the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and dolphins leap in a bay that separates this narrow spit of land from the mainland.<br/><br/>Don't miss your opportunity to book a vacation full of beautiful Reflections!
Beach Cottage is a classic Florida Coast Vacation destination. Enter into your second floor condo to an amazing beach view from your Living Room and Balcony. You won't need to go far to take a refreshing swim or soak in the hot tub. If the sugar sand beaches are calling to you, remember to take your camera-the view is breathtaking. For a burst of exercise in the fresh ocean air, try a brisk jog or walk along the shore.<br/><br/>The sunsets are incredible to view on an evening walk, or with a refreshing drink on your balcony. This richly decorated two-bedroom, two-bath condo has a king bed in the master bedroom and two twin beds in the second bedroom. The Living Room has comfortable seating and the Kitchen is furnished with all you need to enjoy your stay.<br/><br/>There are many popular restaurants and sweet shops just a bike ride away, as well as John's Pass, which has options for charter fishing, parasailing, dining and shopping. Also, many of the major Florida attractions are located less than 2 hours away, including Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, Disney, and the Clearwater Aquarium.
Indian Shores---a quiet, quaint jewel of a beach town with wonderful restaurants, shopping and activities... and Sun Place is situated right in the middle of it all!! Step out the door onto beautiful Indian Shores Beach and let your vacation begin.<br/><br/>This two-bedroom, two-bath condo is directly on the beach and is in an intimate building with only nine other units. You will enjoy this condo that is professionally decorated with a crisp clean beach cottage motif. There are upscale furnishings throughout this beautiful unit including a sunken living room with beamed ceilings, hardwood floors, and a corner fireplace. An open floor plan allows you to view the Gulf from both the kitchen and the dining area. <br/><br/>This privately situated, 2nd floor, southwest corner unit offers unobstructed, magnificent views of the Gulf, a feature not found in many condominiums. It has two private balconies from the master bedroom and the living room. The master bedroom has a comfortable king bed, a wall-mounted flat screen TV, and an en suite master bath with walk-in closet. The second bedroom features beach cottage furnishings with two twin beds right down the hall from an additional full bathroom.<br/><br/>This condo puts you in the middle of all that you would want for your coastal vacation. Clearwater and St. Pete beaches are easily accessible utilizing the inexpensive Beach Trolley. You'll only be an hour away from Disney World and 30 minutes from Busch Gardens in Tampa.<br/><br/>Unlike many vacation rental properties, Sun Place will allow you to arrive on any day of the week that suits your schedule. Come and enjoy all that Sun Place has to offer!
Stay right on the beach in this gorgeous two-bedroom, two-bath condo! Sun Plaza West has everything you could want from your Anna Maria beach vacation, including a lighted tennis court, heated pool, direct access to the white sands of Anna Maria's pristine beaches, and a central location in the heart of Holmes Beach.<br/><br/>This beautifully decorated unit offers an open balcony for sunbathing, and show-stopping views from the living area and the master bedroom. An open living space will provide you and your family with comfortable seating for relaxation, a large flat-panel TV for entertainment, and a dining table to seat everyone for delicious meals prepared in the fully equipped kitchen.<br/><br/>The master bedroom not only features views of the Gulf from a private balcony but also contains the comfort of a king bed, large flat-panel TV, and an en suite bath. Designed with families in mind, the second bedroom features both a queen and a twin bed, as well as another flat-panel TV. <br/><br/>Sun Plaza West is located in the heart of Holmes Beach, directly on the southbound route of the Island's free trolley. You'll find plenty of restaurants and shops within an easy distance for walking or biking. During your stay you might even want to stroll a short distance north on the beach to the famous Beach Bistro, which has consistently been awarded the highest ZAGAT scores in the state of Florida, and is included in ZAGAT's Top Restaurants in America. <br/><br/>Ask about special deals for off-season reservations.
Heavenly Sunsets are exactly what you'll experience at this lovely Bean Point home nestled among the sea oats at the north end of the Island. Lush tropical landscaping and an Old-World-style stone path greets you at the front door. Inside, you'll find a spacious and updated kitchen with granite countertops and a dining area that seats six comfortably. The large, well-lit living area features cozy seating and a large screen TV, while French doors lead out to an enormous screened porch where everyone can enjoy the fresh air and sea breezes while cooking out on the gas grill.<br/><br/>The downstairs also features two bedrooms - one with a queen bed, and the other with two twin beds and a crib, plus a bathroom featuring a walk-in shower suitable for handicapped guests. A fabulous master suite awaits at the top of the stairs, with a king bed and breathtaking views of the Gulf from every angle - even from the spa tub! Another large screened balcony is the perfect place to enjoy some solitude, but it's just a quick trip down the spiral staircase to rejoin your family and friends below.<br/><br/>An easy beach path meanders through sea oats and leads out to the white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters the Island is famous for! Dogs are welcome!<br/><br/>ASK ABOUT DISCOUNTS FOR LAST MINUTE and OFF-SEASON BOOKINGS! (1 week minimum stay required).
Enjoy spectacular sunsets and views of the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico from every room! This 3-bedroom, 2-bath home was extensively remodeled in 2004 and is all set for you to enjoy the beach right outside your back door. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you'll need to cook anything you'd like, from pancakes to lobster thermidor. An open split floor plan provides privacy and makes the living area perfect for socializing. Central air, flat-panel televisions in every room, and comfortable furnishings will make your stay especially enjoyable.<br/><br/>The pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and wonderful white sand beach are right outside the back door...you can't get any closer! Enjoy a cool drink on your private beach as you watch the kids build sandcastles and boogie board in the surf. No need to haul your beach stuff back and forth to your rental; you're already on the beach! Have a leisurely lunch in the bug-free, fully screened beach side lanai while you listen to the surf's serenade.<br/><br/>Later on, take a stroll south down the beach to the Sand Bar Restaurant and enjoy a beverage of your choice and listen to the musician play "Cheeseburger in Paradise." Maybe stay for lunch or dinner and have your own cheeseburger in paradise!<br/><br/>If you'd like to explore, you can take a day trip to Egmont Key National Park and explore the miles of deserted beaches and brick paths built decades earlier. Or stay here on Anna Maria and discover the interesting history of this barrier Island, as well as its wonderful wildlife. You'll find manatees, box turtles, dolphins, and seabirds, as well as our local bright green parrots, who love to let you know they're around by happily squawking their greetings. It's easy to take the free trolley all over the Island and see how special this place really is!<br/><br/>Mango Beach is tucked away at the north end of the Island, close to all the things the matter. Walk to the Rod & Reel Pier for a world-famous grouper sandwich. Take time to rent a pole and catch a big one!<br/> <br/>At the end of the day, your home is in the perfect place to participate in the daily ritual of watching the sun set slowly over the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. You're in paradise!
This direct Gulf-front three-bedroom, two-bath unit is located on the 6th floor of the popular and family-friendly Sand Castle I Condominiums. A host of amenities make these units a favorite of vacationers in the know! Enjoy a heated Gulfside pool and outdoor jacuzzi, private beach access, assigned covered parking, spectacular sunsets, and easy access to the many beachside attractions between St. Pete Beach to the south and Clearwater Beach to the north. A stay at The Sand Castle means you won't miss a thing while enjoying gorgeous accommodations for your family!<br/><br/>The focal point of this lovely unit is the large balcony overlooking the beach. It will quickly become your favorite place to enjoy a private viewing of our gorgeous Gulf of Mexico sunsets, or to share breakfast before heading out to the sun and sand below. Both the living room and master bedroom share access to the balcony, which means the views are spectacular from much of the unit. <br/><br/>However, guests staying in one of the other two bedrooms may argue that theirs is the best view! Both of these bedrooms feature gorgeous views over the intracoastal waterway. The perpetual activity of boats traveling the waterway and sparkling lights at night offer endless entertainment.<br/><br/>In addition to access to the balcony's lovely Gulf views, the master bedroom features a king bed and flat-panel TV. One of the intracoastal bedrooms features two double beds and a flat-panel TV, while the third bedroom has a queen and a mounted flat screen with a pocket door to the Kitchen.<br/><br/>Tile floors, a beautifully updated kitchen, remodeled bathrooms, and comfortable furnishings round out the experience. You won't find a better place to spend your Indian Shores beachfront vacation!<br/><br/>You can save money on your reservation when you pay with an e-check! We'll be happy to waive the Reservation Fee and related taxes for guests who choose to use this payment method.
Ed DeLosh and Candy Conte, owners of beachrentals.mobi, are seasoned veterans of the vacation rental business here on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Both grew up in the area, and love helping visitors discover and enjoy its many treasures!