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Beachfront-Open Door and You're There - Spacious 1-Bdrm Apartment

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Open your door - the beach is right there! You can't get closer than this.

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Last updated: 12/30/2009

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Sailfish Beach Resort is a small family-owned resort. There are no hallways, stairs, or elevators to traverse, one just needs to open your sliding glass door to the patio, walk ten steps and you are touching sand - you're on the beach! There are not many properties like this on the island. We have a one-bedroom spacious unit, with king-size bed, sofa-sleeper in the living room, full kitchen, and sunsets on the patio.

We are located on a quiet stretch of Gulf Drive, walking distance to an outdoor cafe or the island trolley. Plus, the local grocery store is easily accessible from our place if you want to make your own meals, and stay close the beach.

Our little resort is managed by Jeanne, who will make you feel right at home with her Florida charm. She has a passion for gardening, so something is always blooming at our place.


The History of Sailfish Beach Resort: The Lantz family began coming to Anna Maria Island in 1968 when our folks (mom was a second grade teacher and dad an Ed Psych professor at USF) purchased a small cottage on the south end of the island, one house from the bay. We enjoyed the cottage for years but being next to the water was one of mom’s goal. She grew up near the shores of Lake Superior (a tad bit colder than the Gulf) and being next to water was in her blood! When the Sailfish came on the market in 1972, my folks made the plunge and purchased it making them “resort owners”. At that time period, the gulf came all the way up to the seawall, which was located where the patio now ends. Paradise!

Our Life at the Sailfish Beach Resort: Our family had many great years at the Sailfish and continues to enjoy it as we have grown with our own children. We were all avid swimmers, and with my childhood hopes of becoming a mermaid, being right at the water’s edge was extremely special! On calm days we would swim to the buoys and dive for sand dollars. When the weather kicked up we would body surf up and down the shoreline, or try our hand at surfing. We spear fished near rocks off or our beach, attempting to catch our dinner. When we needed a rest we would walk the beach hunting for the lion’s paw shell or take it easy on the patio. Life was always good.

Come See Why the Sailfish is so Special: We truly believe that the Sailfish is a very special place on the beach. No roads to cross or hallways to go down, just open the door, and you are there!

Marcie Lantz Driver

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 775 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Motel
  • Motel

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Brand new king-size bed, with wonderful linen. Full closet to put away your clothes and room to move around....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: outdoor shower

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  • Very clean and crisp!

Other Amenities

  • Our Flat is Spacious, No Need to Trip Over Each Other. While Sitting on the Patio, You Can Enjoy Porpoises Swimming by and Sunsets in the Evening. Sailfish Beach Resort is Magical....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
 

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Other Activities: Turtle Watching, walking the beach, taking it easy!

 

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Speaks: english, Southern

 

Photos

  • Open your door - the beach is right there! You can't get closer than this.

    Open your door - the beach is right there! You can't get closer than this.

  • Leather sofas, open floor plan . . . perfect for the beach life.

    Leather sofas, open floor plan . . . perfect for the beach life.

  • Family owned resort since 1972 (now known as the Sailfish Beach Resort

    Family owned resort since 1972 (now known as the Sailfish Beach Resort

  • Fresh and clean bathroom with plenty of towels

    Fresh and clean bathroom with plenty of towels

  • The water is great - ready for a swim?

    The water is great - ready for a swim?

  • Harry, a blue heron, taking a stroll near our patio

    Harry, a blue heron, taking a stroll near our patio

  • Our very own private beach - you can be sitting right there!

    Our very own private beach - you can be sitting right there!

  • King-size bed w/wonderful linen.

    King-size bed w/wonderful linen.

  • Full size kitchen w/view of the beach!

    Full size kitchen w/view of the beach!

  • Ready for for a walk along the beach?

    Ready for for a walk along the beach?

  • Sunsets at the Sailfish Beach Resort

    Sunsets at the Sailfish Beach Resort

  • Evenings at the Sailfish Beach Resort

    Evenings at the Sailfish Beach Resort

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    0
  • Property type
    Motel
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, Southern
  • Response rate 0%
  • Calendar last updated 12/30/2009
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