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Recent Florida Central West reviews

  • Great views!

    "Perfect condo for enjoying the beach. Beautiful view of the ocean and pool. Kids absolutely loved it! Definitely hope to return in the future!"
    Guest: Amy M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 17, 2014
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  • New Grandchild

    "Unit was clean and well stocked with towels for the beach. A/C worked GREAT in that it was quite warm and humid the week were there. Pleant of dishes as well as all you would need in the kitchen. Beds were very comfortable. We welcomed our 12th. Grandchild while we were there. Great place to stay."
    Guest: Paws Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 31, 2014
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  • What a great view

    "We had 3 glorious weeks in Mary's condo. A very clean airy and light condo. It is a corner condo so it has some great views down the beach and the wndows on the side make the condo very bright. The balcony had plenty of comfortable furniture. We had our breakfast there every day and drinks in the evening to watch the sunset.The balcony was also enclosed by a fine net so we were never bothered by bugs of any kind. Everyone in the 2 blocks of condos were very helpful and friendly. Jimmy the night guy was very good, what a nice helpful guy. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance and so easy to go further afield by using the trolley bus if you needed to have a drink and not have to drive. We are looking forward to returning next year. Dave & Kaye"
    Guest: Ozzy Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 16, 2014
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  • Tired of Winter in Chicago

    "We arrived at the property just as the sun was setting. The security guard was very personable and friendly. We shopped for groceries that evening and settled in. The condo was beautiful and the kitchen was very well equipped. The view is spectacular and the beach is so peaceful. On the few occasions when we ventured north into Clearwater, we were reminded of how busy spring break can be. We were very happy to be staying on Sand Point where the beach was never crowded and we had our pick of sea shells. The pool, hot tub and tennis court were all in excellent condition. The entire facility is obviously well cared for and in excellent condition. We had a very relaxing stay and were sad to leave. We hope to return again someday."
    Guest: Cathy Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 15, 2014
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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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