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Recent Florida Central West reviews

  • 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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  • Best.Vacation.EVER!!

    "The unit was exactly as pictured and described. Booking was easy, and I was grateful to be able to pay via credit card for added security. The arrival and checkin process was very simple and fast, which got us in our unit and on the beach quickly!! We had a minor issue that Cindy was very responsive to and she even proactively credited our account, which was so nice! The unit was very clean and orderly when we arrived. We didn't see a single bug the entire time. All appliances worked just fine. Our stay was Thanksgiving week and there was still plenty to do. All the touristy stuff was still open and running except for Thanksgiving Day itself, when we went to Busch Gardens and had very small lines!! The trolley was really fun and there is a stop right in the parking lot of the condo! This is a silly thing, but my whole family was amazed at the excellent water pressure in the unit!! Sometimes it's the little things, folks! The hot tub was hot, the pool was warm. The ocean water was too cold for a full swim, but it was tolerable to go in below the hips for the kids. There were NO mosquitos anywhere! We did a lot of fishing across the street on a little pier on the intracoastal waterway. I caught a lizard fish.. EWW! We rented rods and got bait from a small shop maybe about a mile south of the condo. It's best to fish when the tide is in we discovered. We didn't get to fish on the pier on the Gulf side of the condo because I think we kept trying when the tide was out and it was too shallow. And did I mention the toy closet??! WOW - all kinds of beach stuff in there! We used quite a bit of it, and left our bait bucket for future guests. There is new tile throughout the unit which is beautiful! The only downer was the elevator - it's pretty slow. But, the kids turned it into a race and ran the 5 flights of stairs faster than we could get up or down with the elevator, LOL. It became a running joke and the elevator will have it's own page in the scrapbook I'm putting together for memories! We are already checking our schedules to see when we can get back down there!! Oh, and the price was AWESOME!! Can't say enough good things!"
    Guest: Mary C. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 2, 2014
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  • Serenity at Serenity

    "Spent 3 winter months at Serenity condo and loved it. The location was amazing, right on the beach with beautiful sunsets from the balcony. Very friendly and safe atmosphere. Walking distance to shops and restaurants and the trolley stop. Very well equipped kitchen."
    Guest: Snowbirds Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: June 13, 2014
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  • Beautiful!!!!

    "I stayed here with my family the weekend after Labor Day and it was a wonderful home. The bedrooms were very spacious and everyone had more then enough room. The view was beautiful and outside patio area was the perfect spot to sit and drink my morning coffee. We did bring our boat and the convenience of the boat ramp down the street and the dock right outside the condo was perfect. I could have stayed a couple of more days. We will be back for sure. The owner is a very nice man and very good to work with. He answered every email and question quickly and everything was just as he said it was."
    Guest: kerry Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 14, 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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