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Beach Resort Directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Super Special Prices.

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Last updated: 10/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Perfect holiday apartment that is continually renovated. Building was completely renewed in 2008. With 103 sq. m. and balcony, accommodation for up to 5. With all imaginable furnishing, e.g. full HD TV, free Pay TV in a great quality in every room, CD stereo system, Blu Ray DVD, High Speed Internet, etc. central, thermostat-controlled air conditioning with individual vents in the rooms. Installed safe. New complete, large kitchen, 2 bathrooms with shower WC glass sliding doors, 2 bedrooms, Tempur mattresses in master bedroom, living room with dining corner, balcony with view of the beautiful, well-kept facility, with pool & beach, directly on the endless white beach of the Gulf of Mexico approx. 18 km long. Free tennis court, large heated pool, parking spaces, BBQ spots on private beach. An adequate number of loungers are available on the beach. Sun umbrellas are in the condo. Adequate quantity of towels for the beach and Condo available.

Longboat Key: Longboat Key is also called the Royal Key of Florida. The entire island is designed like a park. Rich people form Europe and in particular from the USA have their apartment or house there. The beach is snow-white and is constantly cleaned and renovated. There are different shops on the island, including a large supermarket = Publix. Only about a 10 minute drive to the famous St. Armands Circle with many shops and restaurants, of course with street cafes = European flair The city of Sarasota is only 20 minutes away and offers all cultural options, including very nice restaurants. Over 30 golf courses at affordable prices can be reached in a maximum of 30 minutes. Inexpensive sports shops are competitive here. A large outlet mall is a 40 minute drive away. The Sand Cay facility is directly on the sea, there is no street between it. The entire facility is designed like a park and is constantly maintained.

Since the island is about in the middle of Florida on the west coast, all tourist attractions can be reached easily by car. As people say, 'once Longboat Key, always Longboat Key'.

Also available: Sun roof for beach, cot, internet hot spot, large flat screen TV, free Pay TV with good channels like Discovery Channel or Golf Channel, etc. in a wonderful HD quality. Television in every room, DVD, video recorder, stereo system with CD player, loungers on the balcony, different swimming aids for children, beach towels for loungers, towels, large refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, etc. The kitchen is completely, spaciously equipped, nothing is missing. Washing machine and drier in an adequate number free of charge. A lot of inexpensive golf courses nearby.
We, the owners, will stop by shortly to make sure the guest feels 100% comfortable or if they have questions.


Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 103 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • 1. Bedroom: 1 king, 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    kingsize bed...moreless

  • 2. Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    2 beds...moreless

  • Sleeping option: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    additional cot...moreless

  • In the apartment there are 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. A bedroom with a king size bed with Tempur mattress, the 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds. Both bedrooms are renovated. There is a large sofa bed in the living room. Additional telephone in the bedroom. Each bedroom has an HD (1080) LCD television and large mirror cabinets integrated in the walls. The living room is equipped with a 40'' LCD HD (1080) TV form Sony and a Blu Ray DVD. Safe present. The apartment was completely renovated in 2008. With exclusive tiles in the entire living room and bathrooms, a new carpet was laid in the bedrooms. All rooms were newly created in colour. The kitchen is equipped and furnished tastefully. Absolutely nothing is missing. Free washing machines and dryers....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Hair dryers and enough storage space available in the bathrooms. Glass sliding doors in both showers. One bathroom is equipped with a shower and bathtub combination. Both bathrooms were completely renovated in September 2010. The toilets are integrated in the bathrooms and have special outward facing ventilation. Hand and beach towels are available in an adequate quantity....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The apartment was completely newly furnished. With 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, each with a bathtub/shower. Large living room with balcony, view of the pool and the sea, with a 3-person and 2-person sofa. 2 additional chairs, large 40'' LCD HD (1080) TV, free Pay TV in super HD, Blue Ray DVD, stereo, internet hot spot, 2 telephones. Completely equipped kitchen in European style, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, etc., enough dishes, pans, etc. crib HD LCD TV in all bedrooms. Bed in the master bedroom has a Tempur mattress. Wireless LAN. Enough towels also available for the beach. Free washer/dryer. A few steps over the meadow to the 20km long beach. Private loungers on the beach. Grilling spots with corresponding tools on the beach. A supermarket is only a 5 minute drive away. The guest only needs their personal belongings, because everything is there just like their own apartment. The apartment was completely newly furnished. With 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, each with a bathtub/shower. ...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Paragliding
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Dec 14, 2015
1 night min stay
$1,044 $4,172
Dec 15 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,295 $4,450
Jan 5 - Feb 15, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,183 $4,452
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


Die Monatspreise liegen bis zu 15%-saisonabhängig- unterhalb der jeweiligen Wochenpreise. Die einmalige Endreinigung beträgt 90 US $. Für die Wochenpreise, außerhalb der Hochsaison gelten Spezialpreise, die um 25% unter dem Normalpreis dieser Anlage liegen. Wie in den USA so üblich, ist zu den o. a. Preisen eine Steuer von 11,5 % zu bezahlen.In der Zeit von April bis September 2008 wurde das Gebäude und alle anderen Gebäude komplett überholt, d.h. sämtliche Außenwände erneuert mit neuen Stahl- und Holzträgern und Fassade. Neue Bodenverankerung, neue große Fenster und neueTüren. Das Gebäude gilt damit als hurican proof. Außerdem wurden in 2015 komplett neue Dächer installiert.

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Last updated: 10/04/2015
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29 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Sand Cay Beach
Nearest Barpub
150 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Fort Myers
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Longboat Key
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Sarasota I 75
Sand Cay Beach
Nearest Restaurant
Sand Cay Beach
Nearest Beach
Sand cay private

Car: Recommended

The holiday apartment is located in Florida, USA, on the island Longboat Key, directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Longboat Key is one of the most beautiful islands in Florida, also called the Royal Key of Florida. The island, with many shops, etc., is west of the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton. Easy to reach: - from the Tampa Airport, 1 hour drive = Interstate 275 South, 60 miles south, - about 1.5 hours north, 100 miles, from Fort Myers Airport = Interstate 75 North (towards Tampa), about 3.5 hours, 225 miles northwest of Miami = Interstate 75 north (towards Tampa). The bridge in the north connects the island with Anna Maria Island, Bradenton and Tampa, the bridge in the south connects it with Sarasota, Fort Myers, Naples and Miami. The international airport Sarasota/Bradenton can be reached in 15 minutes. Sarasota offers all imaginable cultural possibilities, opera, different theatres, restaurants. A large outlet mall is nearby.

Other activities: boating, beach volleyball, beach hiking, shuffleboard

Golf: A paradise for golfers. There are over 30 golf courses nearby mostly for very affordable prices.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: Sieglinde and I, Wolfram, have been married since 1967. We have a son. We both grew up in Munich. I completed my studies there in airplane engineering. After my studies, I began to work at the German Lufthansa. Through that, traveling became our hobby and led us to Longboat Key. After we have seen most of the world, Longboat Key became our dream destination. This is the reason why we bought the apartment in Sand Cay = our 2nd home. Every year we are there for 3 months and use this time for renovation work.

Why the Owner Chose Sand Cay Beach:
We really liked it.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Located directly on the beach, a few steps over the lawn and you can already enjoy the Gulf of Mexico from one of the many loungers. Medical care only a 3 minute walk away. A lot of restaurants nearby. A paradise for golfers. Approx. 35 golf courses can be reached in up to a 30 minute drive for low prices.

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Speaks: english, german



  • Pool, over the lawn to the beach

    Pool, over the lawn to the beach

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Bedroom with large closets and TV
Tempur Pedic mattress

    Bedroom with large closets and TV Tempur Pedic mattress

  • View of the bathroom from the bedroom

    View of the bathroom from the bedroom

  • in both bathrooms, large fixture and granite countertop

    in both bathrooms, large fixture and granite countertop

  • Guest bathroom shower with tub

    Guest bathroom shower with tub

  • The owners on the beach

    The owners on the beach

  • few steps to the beach

    few steps to the beach

  • Pool with sunset

    Pool with sunset

  • Grilling on the beach

    Grilling on the beach

  • Living room with Sony HD TV, Blue Ray DVD and with Sound Bar. Wireless computer

    Living room with Sony HD TV, Blue Ray DVD and with Sound Bar. Wireless computer

  • View of the bedroom from the dining room

    View of the bedroom from the dining room

  • Bedroom


  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • New guest bedroom with large closet. Closet not visible.

    New guest bedroom with large closet. Closet not visible.

  • our view to the Gulf of Mexico, as you see just few steps away

    our view to the Gulf of Mexico, as you see just few steps away

  • typical sunset

    typical sunset

  • Pool cleaning

    Pool cleaning

  • View of Sand Cay from the sea

    View of Sand Cay from the sea

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