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Only one minute walk to our gorgeous beach, Blue Starfish Beach Resort's blend of elegance and casual playfulness is owed to its harmonious approach to accommodations created by our talented interior designer. The result is an authenticity that the typical modern resort simply cannot create. Saturday is our arrival/departure day. 1 week minimum stay. We specialize in weekly Saturday to Saturday vacation stays. (sorry -no monthly or seasonal discounts)
Guests love our numerous on-site amenities including outdoor Ping-Pong table, 4 outdoor showers, FREE use of our beloved Canoe & 2 popular kayaks for scenic water tours of Lemon Bay (an amazing experience as dolphins often come up to the kayaks close enough to touch!), deluxe body boards, sand toys, Coleman beach chairs, beach towels, games, books & sports equipment. Sorry no pets. No smoking inside or out. The horse-shoe configuration of our Beach Villas promotes a warm hospitality and friendly community while still offering ample privacy for our guests to fully relax.
Exceptional, highly desired location on the South end of the island! Short walk to just about everything!! Only 1 minute walk to our breathtaking beach. Only 1 minute walk at other end of our quaint street to serene Lemon Bay's tranquil waters perfect for kayaking or fishing.
Only 5 minute quick stroll to the magical nature preserve of Stump Pass State Beach Park. Best explored by kayak, boat, or on foot, Stump Pass features acres of jaw-dropping secluded shoreline & is currently the #1 ranked local attraction! Only 8 minute scenic walk down our beach to the most popular restaurants & tropical bars on the island with live music most days including White Elephant Pub, Lock n Key & Flounders. Flounders casual patio dining is a family favorite as kids can play popular sand beach games in full view of their parents enjoying music & tropical cocktails nearby. Across from Flounders, the large Englewood Beach offers very popular Free Yoga Classes on the Beach (class schedule is in our guest guide), big playground, basketball courts, Pavilion, picnic tables, boardwalk & many watersports rentals - boats, kayaks, jet ski, SUPs, parasailing, scuba, bikes, and much more!
We are thrilled to be in the same neighborhood as the amazing Stump Pass State Beach Park! Unfortunately we do not offer monthly discounts as we easily fill up with our regular weekly guests - book early if you want your favorite dates! Low-key respectful vacationers only as this is an upscale nice beach community. No pets. No smoking. Must be over 25 or staying with parents.
Whether you stay in our beautifully decorated beach houses or beach villas, or opt for our darling open-concept beach studio called Bay Breeze Bungalow, Blue Starfish Resort offers a very relaxing, tropical vacation escape in a much sought after island location.
An exclusive vacation community with only six beautiful Beach Cottages (3 beach villa options, 2 beach houses & 1 beach studio) on site all just updated with all new furniture by our ultra-talented interior designer. Our charming row of beach villas are very popular with guests. Each villa includes a full, eat-in style kitchen, private screened lanai, two bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower, & family room with new sofa sleeper & new Samsung LED high definition flatscreen TV with ALL premium movie channels included FREE! Relax with free HBO, Cinemax, SHOWTIME, STARZ movies after beach time. Villa Mojito features stainless steel appliances, cottage white kitchen cabinets & granite kitchen countertops - enjoy! 2 basic outdoor showers makes after beach clean-ups a breeze.
One bedroom offers a luxurious king bed with designer bedding and second bedroom delights with a deluxe bunk-bed set with twin over full over twin trundle (can accommodate up to 4 kids or smallish adults in bunks). Our Beach Villa most comfortably accommodates up to 6 guests in beds (including trundle bed); plus up to 8 using sofa sleeper, or as a romantic extra spacious retreat for one couple to enjoy. 2 parking places included.
In addition to the 3 attached beautiful beach villas (Villa Margarita, Villa Mimosa, Villa Mojito), Blue Starfish also offers two tastefully decorated beach houses Casa Pina Colada & Casa Sangria. Each beach house sleeps up to 10 & includes 2 bedroom/1 bathroom/1 sofa sleeper in family room/1 futon in lanai. Our adorable Bay Breeze Bungalow beach studio with 1 king bed & 1 sofa sleeper (sleeps up to 4).
ON-SITE AMENITIES in our friendly common patio area include outdoor conversation seating, 2 basic outdoor showers, popular self-serve Tiki Bar for tropical cocktails; 2 bbq grills; outdoor dining set with oversized umbrella. On-site outdoor ping pong is very popular with guests! Just added a canoe! Plus 2 kayaks available for guests to tour the coastline. Quiet, respectful low-key vacationers only as this is a nice upscale residential beach community. Owner has taken the extra effort to ensure beach villas meet standards beyond expected level of comfort & convenience. Owner dedication to upkeep, upscale decorations, cleaning, safety & guest satisfaction is not to be overlooked with shopping on the web. We also provide an 'insiders guide/warm welcome' with numerous tips known by the locals to get the absolute most out of your vacation.
** Award winning state of the art health club with Jr. Olympic Pool option located only 5 minute drive away at very reasonable additional fee of about $60 per family per week with 1 free trial day & popular summer camps.
Numerous popular day trips include Busch Garden Tampa; Disney/SeaWorld & Orlando's numerous other attractions; LEGOLAND; Key West Express (boat trip down to keys leaving from Fort Myers); neighboring Venice Island & Sarasota's popular shops, restaurants & theatre.
Manasota Key offers a delightful dose of laid back, friendly Old Florida charm - very difficult to find these days. At Blue Starfish Resort, we treat our guests like family. We know you work hard to plan your much-deserved vacation and we want to provide a special memorable beach vacation stay for your family & friends. Visit us once and we think you'll be back again and again!
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New Year's Week
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Jan 3 - Jan 31, 2015
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Feb 1 - Apr 10, 2015
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Apr 11 - Nov 21, 2015
1 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
Saturday to Saturday stays (mainly weekly stay place-no monthly discounts. 1 week min. stay. Full payment needed to reserve dates. credit cards accepted. reservations are non-refundable like most houses. we suggest trip insurance from www.insuremytrip.com or www.travelguard.com at reasonable rates to fully cover your trip. 3 pm check in. 10 am check out. no pets/no smoking inside or out.
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Fantastic Location! Blue Starfish Resort is only a 5 minute walk to Stump Pass Beach State Park's amazing nature preserve & acres of secluded beach shoreline. Stump Pass is the #1 ranked local attraction on Trip Advisor and we are thrilled to be in the Park's neighborhood! ONLY 1 minute walk to gorgeous Manasota Key beach! Only 1 minute walk at other end of our short quaint street to serene Lemon Bay - perfect for kayaking or fishing. 2 kayaks & 1 canoe available for our guests to enjoy! Curious dolphins frequently come up very close to the kayaks in Lemon Bay - an absolutely amazing experience!) Only about 8 minute walk to the most popular restaurants and Tiki Bars on Manasota Key including White Elephant Pub, Flounders & Lock n Key - most have live music most days & tropical setting across from Englewood Beach with big playground, very popular Free yoga classes on the beach, Basketball courts, watersports rentals - SUPS, Kayaks, boats, jet ski, parasailing etc. The beach near us has plenty of sand that doesn't disappear in high tide like some local beaches on the Key! On-site amenities - Blue Starfish guests can use our kayaks & canoe for free! Dolphins are frequently seen in both the ocean and bay near us & quite friendly - you can almost touch them they get so close to the kayaks at times! Outdoor Ping-Pong & 4 outdoor showers in our common patio area. Get ready for some friendly competition.
Blue Starfish Beach Resort is a special place in a great location - visit us once and we think you'll be hooked:). Many of our guests return each year as a family tradition we are proud to say.
About the owner: We simply love everything about Manasota Key - the friendly locals, breathtaking beaches, numerous dolphins, & tropical bars & restaurants with live tropical music! We added all of the comforts of home to Blue Starfish Beach Resort's six charming beach cottages only steps to the ocean so our guests can fully relax and enjoy themselves. We treat our guests like family and love that many return each year for their annual beach vacation! We highly encourage guest feedback then quickly act on all reasonable suggestions. Canoe on-site free for our guests to explore Lemon Bay!!
Why the Owner Chose Manasota Key:
Location, Location, LOCATION! We looked forever to find the perfect location on Manasota Key and the perfect beach villas. We are thrilled Blue Starfish Resort is a short walk to so much to do! Or you can chill out and do absolutely nothing but laze on the beach or enjoy cocktails at our patio's self-serve Tiki Bar. Only 1 minute walk to the gorgeous Manasota Key Beach with deeded beach access! Our beach never gets crowded and sand is quite plentiful unlike other local beaches on the Key - our beach does not disappear in high tide! Only 1 minute walk at other end of our short quaint street to the serene waters of Lemon Bay - where we love to kayak and fish. We offer our canoe & 2 kayaks for our guests to use for free. Our recent guests have been having an amazing time with the kayaks - touring picturesque Lemon Bay with dolphins swimming up right next to the kayaks - something they won't soon forget! We also offer outdoor Ping-Pong - get your game on! Four basic outdoor showers in common area makes after beach clean up a breeze. Kitchens offer beautiful granite countertops, cottage white kitchen cabinets & new stainless steel appliances with dishwashers in every cottage. Only 5 minute walk to Stump Pass State Beach Park - acres of secluded beaches & amazing nature preserve that is currently the #1 ranked attraction. We are so happy to be in the same neighborhood as the treasured Stump Pass Park!! Only about 8 minute walk to relax with pina coladas & live music at the most popular restaurants & bars of Manasota Key including Flounders, White Elephant Pub, and Lock n Key - with free yoga classes on the beach, watersports rentals near by & a big playground, basketball courts, beach Pavilion across from restaurants.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
In addition to our fantastic location, our very talented interior designer just worked her magic with new furnishings including new stainless steel appliances & designer linens at each of Blue Starfish Beach Resort's six beautiful Beach Cottage options. We also pride ourselves to make sure each cottage is very well stocked. We recently added new Samsung high definition LED TVs with ALL FREE PREMIUM movie channels including HBO, SHOWTIME, Cinemax, STARZ etc. so guests can enjoy popular movies after beach time with their family. Free Kayak Use in Lemon Bay!! Outdoor Ping-Pong patio area - get ready to challenge friends & family. Got little ones? We've got you covered with beach toys, pack n play that can be used as a crib, high-back booster seat with tray can be used as a high chair & responsible local Red Cross certified, reasonably priced babysitters. Got bigger kids? They'll love our new Lucky Bums brand 41' Body Boards to catch the waves in style plus super fun skim boards, & their parents can join in or watch them in our new Coleman beach chairs with soft cooler pockets on the side to hold their favorite beverage or beach reading. They can also hit the basketball courts, sand volleyball courts & numerous watersports rentals on the main beach across from Flounders. On-site outdoor Ping-Pong; Canoe & Kayaks & 2 outdoor showers in our common patio area and plenty of classic board games and books for after beach time. We really listen to our guests' suggestions & act quickly on feedback. We are proud to say we have many repeat guests. Blue Starfish draws such nice, friendly, courteous people. Relax & Have fun!
New dining room table seats 6 plus bistro set seats 2 more. New sofa sleeper!
All new designer bed linens on king size bed. Plenty of drawers.
New high-def TV with all premium channels free! new sofa sleeper.
Granite countertops & new stainless steel appliances make cooking a breeze
Our talented interior designer created Villa Mojito with coastal charm!
Villa Mojito is our very popular light-filled end cottage across from a canal
Enjoy coffee or mimosa & nice Florida breezes in your charming private lanai
Get your game on! Challenge family & friends to outdoor Ping-Pong on our patio
Walk to Flounders Restaurant for live music, beach games & fun atmosphere!
Nearby watersports rentals for SUPs, kayaks, boats, jet ski, parasailing, etc.!
Manasota Key is all about beach time & relaxation! Enjoy dazzling sunsets!
Only 1 minute walk to our gorgeous beach! Watch dolphins jump & look for shells
Sip margarita's at our patio's Tiki Bar. Grill fresh seafood & dine alfresco
Free use of our kayaks & canoe to explore breathtaking Lemon Bay & Stump Pass!!
Nothing beats a day at our spectacular beach!
Deluxe bunks sleep 4 with twin over full bed &twin trundle slide out under full
Full bathroom with shower and new vanity. Plus outdoor shower on villa's side
Our very popular 2 bedroom villas steps to beach attract many repeat guests!
Friendly owners treat our guest like family!
Priceless beach memories are waiting for you. Book your vacay dates today!
Flounder's Tiki Bar is very popular with vacationers & locals! Great bands!
Only about 8 minute walk to main beach playground, basketball, free beach yoga!!
Only 1 minute walk to serene Lemon Bay Perfect place to fish, SUP or kayak
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