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Recent Big Pine Key reviews
A Piece of Paradise!
"Delightful find. Jorge is a wonderfully accommodating host. We have used VRBO on other occasions and must say this is without a doubt the nicest home we have rented. Already booked again for February 2016. Exactly as pictured and more! Amenities too numerous to mention. Extremely clean, beautifully decorated and maintained. Jorge's love of carpentry is exhibited throughout the home. The most elegant "fishing shack" we have ever been in. Loved the neighborhood. Perfect area for us. Bicycling, Kayaking, Fishing in a quiet nature preserve with all the comforts of home. Easy access to exploration of other areas in the Florida Keys. We love to cook and grill and were very happy with the beautiful kitchen. 3 of our children and their spouses joined us at intervals during our month stay. All have high pressure jobs and said they felt they had found a piece of heaven on earth during their visits. We have 2 small yorkies and could tell they much preferred the warmth and playing with the Key Deer to our Wisconsin snow and freezing temps! We would highly recommend the Ele Shack for a perfect stay in a quiet area of the Florida Keys."
Guest: Jo & MarkDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 3, 2015
"This was our second visit to Ocean Breeze Cottage. The location, waterfront view, morning sunrises and wildlife are all reasons for a return visit. Add to these a beautifully decorated cottage, well equipped kitchen and many amenities provided by the owners for their guests' comfort and entertainment. Time spent here is relaxing, peaceful and fun. In a word, paradise."
Guest: Martha R.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 4, 2015
"The house was much nicer than the photo's shown on the website. The interior was very clean, comfortable, well appointed and felt like home. The beds were all new and comfortable, the downstairs bedroom provides privacy and is fully self contained with it's own A/C system. The exterior of the house was very well kept and maintained.
The storage room downstairs was useful to store fishing tackle, coolers and the additional "bait/fish" freezer came in handy as we caught lots of fish. The neighborhood was very quiet, yet close enough to the grocery store and local shops to provide easy re-supply for the essentials of any vacation, food, beer & ice. Although we ate at The No Name Pub and Boondocks alot! The pizza is always great at the Pub and the live music & food was always great at Boondocks. The canal was always clean and clear, with easy access to the gulf side bay area. Fuel and ramp facilities are available at Dolphin Marina on Little Torch Key just across the small bay heading into the Atlantic.
In about 4-5 minutes of idle time through the canal, you were in open water. The canal is deep and the approaching channel is deep enough for larger boats and the canal is wide enough to turn around without alot of hassel. We caught tarpon, snapper, sharks and barracuda in the bay within 5 minutes of the house. It is only a 15 minute ride into the Atlantic side around Little Palm Island resort. Plenty of fine bottom fishing (snapper & grouper) is available 1-mile offshore of that resort, or if you go 5 miles out, the trolling can heat up in a hurry. Bahia Honda bridge is about a 20-30 ride, depending upon conditions.
One of our favorite spots after returning to the house was to sit on the couches downstairs and enjoy a cold beer before cleaning fish. Although, sometimes the couch was almost too comfortable! Over the past 17 years of renting several homes in BPK, I must say this is one of the best I have rented. We will definitely keep it in mind for our next trip."
Guest: TimDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 2, 2015
"This was a very very nice place to bring the family. We were joined by some friends and there was plenty of space for all six of us. The view was amazing, the sunrise was spectacular, and the wild life kept us entertained the entire time. The care taker was very attentive when we needed something. And it was such a quiet and peaceful place to sit out on the deck and enjoy the evenings."
Guest: Angie M.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 25, 2014