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Recent Gulfside Cottages reviews

  • Wonderful Cottage for the Entire Family

    "The Backwards Crab was perfect for our family! We stayed at the Backwards Crab Labor Day Weekend 2014 with my parents, 2 teenagers, and two 5 year olds. ALL were very happy with the BC! It is a two level home, which offered a sense of space and privacy if/when the living area became too loud with football on the TV and the little one playing with his toys. The two bottom floor rooms have their own bathrooms and porches with comfy chairs. The upstairs room and living area each have a balcony and share a bathroom. The 3 bathrooms were a blessing for getting ready! The boardwalk to the beach is visible from the driveway and only took 3-4 minutes to walk. It was very close to the beach. The beach was phenomenal! There was plenty of non-condo chaired beach to enjoy and the water was the clearest blue-green. We never made it to the pool b/c we were having so much fun at the beach. I thought the pool seemed much closer to the BC than I expected from the listing photo. From the upstairs room balcony, if you look to the left, the pool is across the street. This house was extremely well stocked and had EVERYTHING we could have needed. The kitchen had 2 drawers with 2 sets of silverware and every cooking utensil/pan we needed to cook with. The wagon made taking the chairs, toys, cooler, and umbrellas to the beach a breeze! Another thing we loved was the shower outside for us to rinse off the sand! There were flashlights in the pantry, and nets, and buckets in the outside storage box so we went "crab hunting" one night on the beach. It was great! All were tickled to find multiple boogie boards to play with at the beach in the closet and storage box, however, several were broken (Styrofoam). They were still fun to play with and a blessing to have for the weekend. I thought the house looked even better in person than the listing photos portrayed. The decor is fantastic and everything ties together for a fun and comfortable environment. I was told bymy mom and teenage son the couch was extra comfy. The chocolate crabs were a nice welcome and personal touch. All were impressed with how clean the BC was when we arrived. Our teenagers walked to the Outlet Mall, which is conveniently across a main street from the neighborhood. Lisa was very easy to communicate with, accommodating, and always replied the same day with any questions I had and I had several. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Backwards Crab and hope to return next year!"
    Guest: Shannon S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 2014
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  • Beyond Expectations!

    "My family stayed for a week at Dream Maker and had a wonderful time. We have 2 young children and they absolutely loved the bunk beds. The tower room was our game room for puzzles and family movies at night. Plenty of room to spread out on the different levels and a tub in every bathroom! First floor laundry with a bedroom and full bath was a great bonus for us. The walk to the beach is very quick and we were also able to walk to shopping at the awesome outlets. The salt water pool made great evening fun (right across the street) and a break from all the sand. We would highly recommend to any group or family looking for a lovely community and relaxing beach home."
    Guest: Katie Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 10, 2014
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  • Delightful Family Vacation

    "The property was adorable! When we travel, we prefer homes or cottages through private individuals, and Sylvia was delightful. We would definitely stay here in the future. The walk to the beach was only a few minutes, and the pool was around the corner. She had a fully stocked kitchen, and the pantry had a lot of extra items that not all vacation homes have provided. The beds were very comfortable. The layout was perfect for our family! Thank you Sylvia for the personal welcome."
    Guest: Denise Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • Amazing stay

    "What an amazing place to stay! My friends and I (8 people) stayed here for three nights and had an amazing time. There was plenty of room to fit 8 comfortably. The townhouse not only felt like a beach house, but also a cozy home for a weekend away. As for the renting process, Lisa was so accommodating considering we were a group of post graduates. The leasing office was also willing to work with our situation, and everything went flawlessly, including check in. The coded entry for check in made it easy to show up anytime and have a way to get in. Also, having 8 people could have made things tricky if we had keys. It was so convenient to not think about keys! Everyone in the area was extremely friendly, and the short walk to the beach was exactly what we were hoping for. This home is exactly as it is advertised, and I plan on returning very soon! Thank you Lisa for the amazing vacation spot!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
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