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Recent Florida Central West property reviews

  • FUN WEEK!

    "We just got back from our great beach vacation. We visit Indian Rocks Beach every year and this condo by far has been the best. There were 8 of us, 4 adults and 4 kids and the condo was spacious enough for all of us, clean, beautifully decorated, and views to die for! Pam is great and very responsive. The air conditioning broke while we were there, but she had someone over and fixed within hours. No big deal as we just walked down the beach and grabbed ice cream. The only thing I would change is having more toys for the kids. We ended buying boogie boards, water guns, squirters, and beach buckets and left them there for the next tenants to enjoy. One negative we did have is our ability to enjoy the lanai. There was so much smoking in the unit below us that we were not able to sit out and enjoy ourselves at all. We will certainly be back if we travel with family again. I would love to rent another condo with Pam if she there was a smaller unit!"
    Guest: PanomF Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 26, 2014
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  • Great location, Spacious and clean home!

    "We rented this home for a week and loved it! Great location and clean home. Located close to Clearwater Beach and great outdoor eating areas all close by~ Can walk to the beach from the home and a cute park about a block behind the home. Sandy was wonderful to work with and would rent this one again! We do a lot of vacation rentals yearly and this was a wonderful one! The pool looks small, but once in it, plenty of space and was a great way to relax in the evenings! We will return!"
    Guest: Lori R. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 20, 2014
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  • Awesome!!

    "We stayed in this condo for almost 3 weeks and it was more than we expected! Lesa and Tina are excellent and it was a pleasure dealing with them. The condo had everything you would need and of course Little Harbour is the best resort we have travelled to, it has 3 pools, hot tubs, restaurants, tennis courts, a pier and beach. The staff are great there too. We have been going to Little Harbour for the past 5 years and this condo was our favorite. We had a dolphins and manatees there constantly just outside our patio doors. Will be back again"
    Guest: NLcustomer Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
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  • Inviting and comfortable

    "We throughly enjoyed our stay in Jeff and Eileen's beautiful home. All the amenities you could want were at our disposal. Eileen was always available in the event there might be a need. The neighborhood is very nice and quiet, and the neighbors were very gracious in making us feel welcome. We would highly recomend this property if you are looking for a spacious elegant home to rent. An abundance of nice restaurants and shopping are close by, in fact we liked the area so well, we have acquired a residence of our own in Hudson."
    Guest: Barb & Charley Date of Stay: January 2010 Review Submitted: April 2, 2011
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Florida Central West Travel Tips

Central West Florida’s beaches in this region have an awesome advantage over those on the east side of the state: their Gulf waters are typically calmer and warmer than those on than the Atlantic Ocean side. Here are the top attractions and sights in Central West Florida:

Tampa

Tampa is an excellent place to vacation for both families and couples alike. Here are some of the top things to do and see:

- Tampa is the perfect spot for any animal lover. Head to the small but impressive Lowry Park Zoo, see lions, tigers and other cats at the Big Cat Rescue and check out the endangered gentle giants of the sea at the Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center, which is free of charge. There’s also the gorgeous Florida Aquarium on the edge of downtown Tampa, which houses more than 20,000 animals and plants. Make sure to set aside at least three hours here to see it all!

- For adventure, take a trip to Busch Gardens, which combines Seaworld and other animal exhibits with safari-themed rides. It’s the ultimate family theme park, and many people opt to spend more than one day here. Just across the street from Busch Gardens is Adventure Island, which boasts 30 splendid acres of water rides and pools. Another must-visit if you have the time is Dinosaur World, which is just a 25-minute drive east to Plant City. Here, these prehistoric beasts come to life in a large park and play area, where kids can also take part in a fossil dig.

- Tampa also prides itself on its excellent museums, including the Museum of Science and Industry, housed in an other-worldly building, and the Tampa Museum of Art, which has some great kid-friendly exhibits.

- Adults will love the Henry B. Plant Museum, which is housed in the 1891 Tampa Bay hotel and tells a wonderful story of the Victorian era, with gorgeous antiques in an ornate building. There’s also the antique Tampa Theatre for movies, Lettuce Lake State Park, the Tampa Bay History Center and The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.

- Of course, the beaches here are top notch, but don’t miss the lovely Fort De Soto Park’s beach, with an interesting war-time history.

St. Petersburg/Clearwater

St. Petersburg is just southwest of Tampa on the bayside, while Clearwater lies straight west. This area offers award-winning beaches, excellent museums and other perfect amenities for your Florida vacation. Here are some of the best things to do and see in the St. Petersburg and Clearwater areas:

- It’s a rare occasion when St. Petersburg isn’t sunny, so head to some of Florida’s most amazing beaches. St. Pete Beach has been called one of the best in the country. Spend the day on its frosty white beaches, keep an eye out for dolphins and grab lunch at Frenchy’s or The Hurricane restaurants.

- Check out the collection of 50,000 tropical plants on a whopping 4 acres at the lovely Sunken Gardens in the heart of St. Petersburg.

- Take a stroll on The Pier, where you can shop for souvenirs and take a catamaran tour. It’s especially beautiful at night.

- If you can handle a day or morning away from the beach, explore the 245 acres of pure nature at the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

- Appreciate the work of a creative genius at the Salvador Dali Museum, which boasts the largest collection of his work outside of Europe. You’ll recognize his tell-tale Surrealist style right away.

- See Winter, the famous dolphin who lost her entire tail in a crab trap when she was only three months old. She learned to adapt and is currently a big celebrity at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

- Hang out on beautiful Clearwater Beach and take a stroll or picnic in Philippe Park in

Clearwater.

Sarasota

Sarasota is about a 45-minute drive south of St. Petersburg. It’s a wonderful place for a Gulf Coast beach trip. Here are the top things to do:

- Siesta Key Beach is known as one of the best in the country. The sand is powdery and glistening and the water is often a deep, gorgeous emerald. It’s perfect for families, as it’s one of the few beaches in the area that doesn’t allow smoking. Also, the gulf waters are warm and calm, so kids can play freely here, and you might even see some frolicking dolphins, adding to Siesta Key Beach’s picture-perfect ambience. If you dare, go parasailing with Siesta Key Parasail & Jetski for a thrilling ride and unmatched views from above.

- Immerse yourself in nature at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the Sarasota Jungle Gardens and the Mote Marine Laboratory.

- Appreciate the arts at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, housed in an ornate structure, and the palm-shrouded, Mission-style Sarasota Opera House.

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