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!
Snuggle into this classic island cottage right across the street from the Beach House Restaurant and our fabulous Gulf of Mexico beaches! Beautifully redone and filled with comfortable furniture, you'll love the ambiance of staying in the heart of the village of Bradenton Beach. This warren of small streets that run to the Bay, across Bridge Street, and south to Coquina Beach is one of the most charming parts of the Island. You'll be able to walk absolutely everywhere and take advantage of all the fun activities for which this Island community is famous.<br/><br/>You're just steps away from the beach, but if you want to do some exploring you don't have to go much farther! The free Island trolley stops nearby, ready to take you north to Holmes Beach and Anna Maria, where you can find shops, restaurants, galleries, a museum, a library, and more. Head slightly south to Cortez Bridge, a historic site with shopping, dining, live music, a weekly open-air market (in season), fishing, and even miniature golf!<br/><br/>The cottage features a large kitchen and living area, along with a comfy bedroom and full laundry room. Your dog is welcome to stay with you for an additional non-refundable fee of $100.<br/><br/>The Beach Bungalow offers you a convenient, relaxing location for a great price. It can sleep 4 between one queen bed and one sleeper sofa.
Sun Kiss Apartment is the perfect place for a single or couple wanting to retreat to calmer surroundings. The spacious deck is just what you need for relaxing after a day in the sun, while the bright and whimsical beach decor is sure to make you feel right at home with the carefree Island lifestyle.<br/><br/>This one bedroom unit is cozy but well-furnished. The open floor plan utilizes the space well and has everything you need to make your getaway special. You will want to brag to your friends about this perfect haven and everyone will want to make Sun Kiss a regular part of future vacations.<br/><br/>The beach is in view and the bay is just a few doors down. For a majestic experience, take a short walk to watch the sunrise or sunset. Grill out on the spacious deck or enjoy the fully stocked kitchen with all of the amenities, including coffee pot, microwave, toaster, and dishwasher.<br/><br/>With cable TV and wireless internet included, you may choose to have a working holiday or just extend your vacation by a few weeks. With the fantastic surroundings and central air to come home to, this lovely unit is sure to make your stay comfortable.<br/><br/>When you want to explore, you can stroll the quiet streets on foot, or tour with bikes, Segways, golf carts, or the free Island Trolley. You will find quaint shops on Bridge Street, along with bistros and seafood restaurants. Not far away is waterfront dining and homemade ice cream. Venture out to Anna Maria's Pine Street to find fun shopping on the North end of the Island or head down to St. Armands Circle to the South. You will always find something to do, or you can choose to do nothing at all - that is the fun and beauty of Anna Maria Island.
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.
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!