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Recent Gulf Beaches reviews
"I rented this house for my wife's 40th birthday celebration. She invited 12 of her "closest friends"!
Thunderstruck was more than large enough to accommodate this group. I loved the fact that all of the beds were either twin, queens, or kings........no bunk beds for the adult guests!
The house was very well furnished, all the way down to the bicycles. My wife's favorite part was the Tiki Bar!
I agree with the previous reviews, the pictures really don't do the house justice.
At first I was a little leery of dealing with a property owner so far away, but trust me, Rich was very available and always responsive to any question I had. The on-site property manager was also very helpful.
We will definitely rent Thunderstruck again!!"
Guest: MooseDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 27, 2014
"Our first time on SGI and we will be back. While not the fanciest place, the price was right for our budget. Enjoyed the location (right on the beach). Spent every morning and evening on the porch enjoying the view."
Guest: Dave BDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
"A simple but clean and comfortable house for 4 adults and possibly a kid, but there are only 2 double beds for 4. A couple of minutes from a very pleasant beach. The house is very well equipped: there is a TV for each person! The house is about a mile from the restaurants and shops and is on the main road. The traffic is pretty relaxed, so the noise is not an issue."
Guest: NeilitoDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 19, 2015
Wonderful open spaces for family fun! Could easliy be a 5 star!
"Most of all we thoroughly enjoyed our week in this spacious home with a 2 min. walk to the beautiful beach. Our grand kids enjoyed the pool in the evening and all of us got in the nicely private and screened in hot tub at least once to relax. All the beds were nice and comfy with nice bedding and ample room in each including the bunk room. The lay out of the house suited us very well with one family with 4 kids on the west end, the other with one kid on the east end and us, the grand parents on the first floor in the master (hey we paid for it we get the master!). The kitchen had plenty of pots and pans, toaster, crock pot and mixer, etc. The washer and dryer are large which cut down on our number of loads giving us more time on the beach. The screened in outside table and chairs gave us a great place to sort our voluminous shell treasures and to do some beach crafts. We enjoyed the beautiful sunrises from the open front porch. We prepared all our meals in the home except for one dinner out at the Blue Parrot. The food there was really good and we loved the outside atmosphere. The only negatives that warranted 4 stars instead of a 5 is that; the house wasn't well cleaned, sand on the couch cushions, mold in the shower, floors not sweep and vacuumed well and kitchen sink in need of some scrubbing. The kids would have enjoyed some pool/beach toys and we even had to purchase salt and pepper as well as dish washing soap as there were none provided. No hair dryers. Also there is no internet service after about 8pm which our guys saw as a definite disadvantage when watching a football game in the evening. We grilled out some but sure would have preferred a gas grill with a cover over instead of charcoal and unable to be used on the two rainy evenings. There are 3 places to buy groceries but stock up before you arrive since the selection is limited and prices high. There's also not a ton of beach activities at "our beach" which us girls liked but the guys were a little bored. The wave running was helpful and since it was off season the cost was reduced from $100/hr to $150/2hrs (but they had to ask for it!). All in all I would stay here again in a heart beat since the lay out was exactly suited for our family. We stay in different beach houses each year from Destin, Crystal Beach, Sea Grove etc and this one was the one I liked the best. Even though I mentioned negative aspects they were all pretty minor in the scheme of things."
Guest: joDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 20, 2014