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Recent Florida Central West reviews

  • Awesome Vacation Place!

    "Our first of many trips to this area. We loved it! Wonderful place for families. The condo was great and easy to keep clean. Bed was very comfortable. The pool area was very nice and the beach was beautiful! Plenty to keep our 11 year old entertained. Our contact Jamie, went above and beyond to make sure our stay was all it should be. It was nice not to have to pack chairs for the beach because they were already furnished. Thanks again!"
    Guest: Tina S. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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  • Excellent

    "Thanks for sharing your very nice condo. We had a great time and enjoyed the view of the pool and gulf. We would go back again in a heart beat."
    Guest: Toots Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 5, 2014
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  • Fantastic Condo!!.

    "Very comfortable condo with a fantastic and mesmerizing view of the gulf. The owner was very quick to respond when calling to see if the condo was available and made locking in the dates easy by check or by paypal. The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo accommodates up to six people. We were a party of four and had more than enough room. The master opens to the balcony as does the living room. What a way wake up!! We found this condo to be quite comfortable. Towels, linens, and even beach towels were provided. We've stayed at several condos between Indian Shores and Madeira over the years and we've enjoyed them all, but this is the one we hope to return to the next time we visit. There is a lovely pool available, but we spent time more time in the whirlpool spa next to the pool, especially during sunset!! Upon leaving, we thought we had checked and rechecked the unit for belongings, but our daughter had left a pair of shoes. In just a few days they arrived at our home. Again, we were impressed with the care and consideration the owner showed us. If you're looking for a relaxing week away from home, I would certainly recommend this unit!"
    Guest: Mo Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 20, 2014
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  • Cozy Home Away from Home

    "We needed a place to stay in Palm Harbor for a 2-day Pilates training. We did not just want a hotel room. After 8 hours of daily training and knowing we would come home to practice what we had learned and paperwork to complete, we wanted to be comfortable. This condo was perfect! The condo was pleasantly furnished and had a feeling of home. The condo is not "a showcase home," full of elegance and lavishness, where you feel like you cannot sit on the furniture. It truly does feel like the home of a friend, where you can be comfortable and relaxed. The owner had provided many nice little touches that were just what we needed…even down to labeling the light switches. A fresh sponge and other things were provided with a simple request to replace what we used. It was nice to not have to shop before beginning our stay. The surrounding area was pleasant and well kept. The location was convenient to where we were training and close to anything else we might need. The neighbors were friendly and helpful while the atmosphere was private. The owner was very helpful in accommodating our needs for arrival and departure. In a nutshell...The listing description was accurate. The photos show you exactly what to expect. The condo and its surroundings were clean and well-maintained. The owner was very helpful and accommodating. Although we did not have the time to enjoy the pool or other surrounding attractions, being Floridians we know the area and the description of nearby activities and sights in the listing is accurate. We will contact the owner again when we have to return to the area for yet more training!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 27, 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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