Island Paradise Steps from the Gulf and the Bay!

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Beautiful white sand beaches only steps away!


Last updated: 11/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This smoke free and pet free 2 bedroom 2 bath ground floor condo is situated between the Gulf of Mexico and Palma Sola Bay. Enjoy the largest heated pool on the island, tennis court, bocci ball court, exercise room, sauna, shuffleboard, and a private fishing pier on the Bay for fishing or to enjoy a nice after dinner drink.

The beautifully updated condo has tile floor throughout except for the bedrooms where the carpets are new. The kitchen is fully remodeled and the bathrooms are updated. There are three televisions with DVD players and a full size washer and dryer. Great for families as it has a large back yard for children to play while you relax and watch them from the screened in lanai. On site management ensures that the entire resort and stunning tropical grounds are well taken care of.

Property Management: On site management is available to answer all your questions or to help you out with your daily needs. There is access to a fax machine and all brochures and maps are free from the office. Keys are collected there on arrival and after hours. A drop box is conveniently located where maps/keys and directions to the unit are provided for easy pickup. Smoking or pets are not allowed in condo. Thanks

Day Trips: Disney is a 2 hour drive away. Busch Gardens or the Tampa Zoo are just a 1 hour drive. There are many scenic drives. Driving south on the island toward Sarasota will take you through beautiful residential areas to famous St. Armands Circle where there are fabulous shoppes and cafes. A drive north takes you over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to St. Petersburg and its famous pier. During the spring, the Yankees play in St. Petersburg and the Pirates play close by in Bradenton.

Stay at Home: If you decide to stay at home and enjoy the beautiful complex, there is plenty to see and do. The beach is perfect for families and the sand is so pure and white. Go shelling or boogie boarding or just sit on the beach and watch the world go by. Many take evening walks to watch the stunning sunsets or dine in one of the many fine restaurants. If you feel like a workout, try exercising at the onsite exercise room or rent a bicycle or moped to tour the island. You can also take a short stroll to the Bridge Street Pier and enjoy the many gift shops and higher end boutiques with a variety of specialized treasures. The Mote research aquarium and Bird sanctuary is a must see and a short drive down the Island on Long Boat Key. You can also take a ride on the free open air trolley that travels from one end of the Island to the other during the day and night! If you don't feel like going anywhere, its great to sit by the beautiful heated pool and read a book or take a snooze.


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age to rent is 21 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children 8 years and older...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is strictly a non-smoking unit...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets of any kind are allowed...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • This is a non-smoking and pet free condo


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    The living room one is a combo DVD / VHS....moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    We offer cable plus cable extra...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There are TV's in both the living room, master bedroom, and 2nd bedroom...moreless

  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The Bridge Street Pier is less than a mile down the road....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Directly across the street from the ocean. It is only steps away. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    186 condo resort with large heated pool, shuffle board, bocci ball, tennis, workout center with saunas, and community room ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size dryer...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    The resort has a really nice fitness facility on site...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free internet service ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Parking for the condo is very close and directly in front. ...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Free long distance phone service for anywhere in the continental United States and Canada...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washer...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This kitchen is fully equipped with many appliances ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf:

    There are several public golf courses close by just off the Island...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There is a kayak launch into a canal that leads to the inter coastal bay. It is in the back yard near the lanai. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    The lanai is screened in and overlooks the back yard...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Off from the lanai is a large back yard that goes behind the condos. It is very beautiful and private...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There are outdoor grills available around the complex...moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    The resort offers a full size tennis court that is also lit for night tennis. ...moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    The pool is private for the resort. It is the largest heated pool on the Island. It has salt water filtration instead of chlorine filtration. ...moreless

  • Sauna


Write a review 4.8
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$850 $2,350
Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$950 $2,600
Peak Season
Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,350 $3,850
Apr 1 - May 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,000 $2,700
Jun 1 - Nov 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$875 $2,375
Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,000 $2,700
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $80 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


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An advance deposit of 25% of total is required to reserve the condo. A security deposit may be required. ALL BALANCES DUE 4 WEEKS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. Reservations canceled 60 days or less prior to arrival date will not receive a refund. All cancellations must be in writing. Check-in at 4:00 PM and Check-out at 10:00 AM.

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Last updated: 11/28/2015
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21 Unavailable
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0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many within walking distance
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Several courses nearby
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State highway 41 5 miles; interstate 75 10 miles
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many within walking distance all along Gulf Drive

Car: Recommended

The resort is located between the Gulf of Mexico and Palma Sola Bay on beautiful Anna Maria Island. We are located approximately 1 hour south of Tampa Florida. Our island is unique in having no high-rise buildings and such a wide variety of restaurants. Enjoy walks on the miles and miles of beautiful sandy beaches next to the sparkling blue waters of the gulf. Walk across the street from the resort to play on the beach or take in a gorgeous sunset.

Other Activities: Boating, wildlife viewing, shopping, miniature gulf, shuffleboard


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We are a family of 4 from New York State. We have been vacationing on Anna Maria Island for nearly 18 years. We love the Island because of the beautiful weather, wonderful beaches and great family atmosphere.. In 2009 we had an opportunity to purchase this condo with hopes of it someday becoming our winter retirement home. Since we were once renters, we felt that we would have an insight on what renters like. Because of this, we have made every effort to make the condo accommodating and provide you with all the comforts of home.

Why the Owner Chose LaCosta:
About 10 years ago, we first stayed at Runaway Bay Resort. We enjoyed it so much that we have stayed here ever since. Its great to walk to the private pier and look out over Palma Sola Bay or take a short walk across the street to watch a sunset over the Gulf of Mexico. The grounds are beautiful and the location is so convenient to many areas of the Island.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The resort is located on the narrowist part of the barrier Island. The back part of it is right on Palma Sola Bay while the Gulf of Mexico is within site directly across the street. There is also a free trolley that offers rides up and down the island. We offer free long distance calling in the continental united States and Canada plus free internet service.

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Speaks: english



  • Beautiful white sand beaches only steps away!

    Beautiful white sand beaches only steps away!

  • Private fishing / sitting pier

    Private fishing / sitting pier

  • Convenient breakfast bar

    Convenient breakfast bar

  • Living room area

    Living room area

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • guest bedroom

    guest bedroom

  • Sunrise from Runaways private pier

    Sunrise from Runaways private pier

  • Water way and manicured grounds throughout the resort

    Water way and manicured grounds throughout the resort

  • Largest heated pool on the Island

    Largest heated pool on the Island

  • Kitchen Area

    Kitchen Area

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Guest Bathroom

    Guest Bathroom

  • Sunset from the beach directly across the street

    Sunset from the beach directly across the street

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