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Beachfront home with large beach, Elevator, Sunset, Wi-Fi, Free VayK Gear

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

Elevator, Free Wi-Fi, well equipped kitchen and Free long distance calling

*** Free VaKay Gear delivered to your door. $175 credit with a one-week rental . Selection includes bikes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, umbrellas and chairs. FYI, We provide plenty of plastic Adirondack chairs for the beach and an enormous supply of beach toys, No need to rent or buy those.***

TROPICAL BREEZE is a luxury beachfront home with an incredible view of beautiful, white sand beaches and natural sand dunes, where dolphins can be seen close to shore almost daily. Tropical Breeze is located 1/4 mile from St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, rated #1 beach in the USA. This wonderful park, not only has an award winning beach, but offers nature trails, scalloping, fishing, bird watching and is ideal for canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling and biking. Free VaKay beach gear credits are included with every rental, $175 credit for 1 week rental, $125 credit for 5 day rental. Beach gear is delivered prior to your arrival and picked up after your departure. Choices include bikes, kayaks, beach chairs, umbrellas and more.

See our 175 reviews from happy guests.

A great deal of love and attention to detail has gone into making this your perfect home away from home. The house is furnished with the feel of the West Indies, dark wood furniture, a fireplace and soft oversize sofas with accents of palm trees and seashells, all in a light and airy atmosphere. The kitchen is full size, with a new stainless steel oven/stove. We provide a complete selection of appliances, pots, pans, cooking utensils, and Mikasa seashell dishes. No mismatched anything in this kitchen. Everything is in place to make it a pleasure to cook in this fully equipped kitchen.

Features: 60" LTE flat screen TV in living area and 46" flat screen TV in large master, smaller flat screens in the other 2 bedrooms. Wi-Fi, free long-distance plus the 8.5 mile bike path.

The beach side of Tropical Breeze features a lower screen porch, furnished in white wicker that includes rocking chairs, wicker chairs and a breakfast/game table. There is also a large upper porch with 4 chaise lounges. A view of the sunset and beach can be enjoyed from either level. Each of the 4 bedrooms has it's own bathroom, tv and it's own name. The master suite is 'White Sands' and features a 4 poster, king size bed, executive desk, 46' Flat screen TV, WI-FI, Gulf view, deck and an oversize bath with his and her vanities, large glass shower and Jacuzzi tub.

The second master is 'Kings Crown', includes a king size Victorian bed, 32' led flat screen TV and a gulf view. 'Palm Paradise' is located on the main floor, with a queen size, sleigh bed, a large Jacuzzi tub and a view of the sunrise. 'Under the Sea' is decorated with a tropical fish theme and has 2 sets of bunk beds, full on the bottom and twin on the top.

Also for the kids or kids at heart, we have our 'Beach Club' on the large patio under the house, which includes an outdoor ping pong table, seating area, gas grill and an outdoor enclosed hot water shower. This house offers a large selection of areas to sneak away for an hour or two. Take a book to the upper porch for a nice read and maybe an afternoon nap or head down to the 'Beach Club' for a competitive game of ping pong.

Put together a puzzle or play a game of cards on the screen porch. Catch up with your special someone on a nice stroll down the beach to the park, and on the way back, bond with your kids or grand kids over a sand castle. Float on a raft in the Gulf or cast a line into the surf to catch your dinner. You can watch your favorite sports team or a great movie on our new 60' LED flat screen TV or one of the other 4 TV's. An elevator is available for anyone who may need help with stairs. It is additionally available for all others, to assist in checking-in and checking out. This will be a vacation you will want to repeat often! We look forward to having you stay at Tropical Breeze.

If you are in need of additional space for a larger group, it may be possible to rent one or both of the 4 bedroom homes next to Tropical Breeze. The three homes combined could accommodate 35 people.

Tropical Breeze is a NON SMOKING property and does NOT allow pets.

Keywords: Beachfront House, Cape San Blas, Beachfront home, St. Joseph State Park, Port St. Joe, Vacation Rental, Beach Vacation Rental, Beach Vacation Rentals, Cape San Blas Beach, Beach Vacation,

More Details

Roni Pridemore
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Roni Pridemore

Tropical Breeze is owned by 2 families from Atlanta, the Newmans and the Pridemores (pictured). Our children went to elementary school together and when we found this great house we formed a partnership. Our kids are much older now and both families have enjoyed many happy days at A Tropical Breeze.

Roni Pridemore purchased this house in 2002

Why Roni Pridemore chose Port St. Joe

The Pridemores heard that Cape San Blas was named the #1 beach in the USA, including Hawaii, in 2002. A trip was immediately scheduled to see the area. A Tropical Breeze was way out of our price range, but we loved it so much we videotaped it and went back to talk to friends and neighbors about a partnership. Fortunately, the Newmans were in the market for investment property and our partnership was formed. The home was first seen on July 3rd, 2002 and we were owners by August 24, 2002. Every time we visit, we fall in love with the house and area all over again. We are also fortunate to have many happy repeat guests.

What makes this house unique

There are so many, but some of our favorites are the great fishing on the beach and in the bay, the peacefulness and lack of crowds, the sunsets over the Gulf right in front of the house, incredible fishing and scalloping, Coneheads ice cream store, bonfires on the beach, dolphins and seashells.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Comfortable house, fully equipped and appointed for an amazing and memorable beach vacation. Loved the proximity to the Trading Post Grocery store. The weather was perfect, sunny every day.

Our activities included: chasing toddlers around the beach, kite flying, combing beach for shells, sand castle building, swimming in the ocean, bonfires on the beach, outdoor showers, deep sea fishing, ice cream from the Trading Post, napping on king size bed and bathing in Jacuzzi tub.

Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us.
May 2014
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Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation policy - Refunds will be made if we can rebook your week. Refund amount based on rebooked rental rate, discounts may be needed to rebook.
  • If anything spills or breaks, please alert Pristine when it happens and they will send someone as soon as possible and you will not be charged.
  • Leave NO Trace Advisory - Do not leave anything by the water on the beach overnight.You may pull beach stuff up to sand dunes and it should be safe.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • White Sands - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Large bathroom with Double vanity, Jacuzzi tub, large shower
    Kings Crown - toilet , combination tub/shower , In Suite
    Palm Paradise - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Second nicest bathroom, in suite on main floor
    Under the Sea - toilet , shower , Small in suite bathroom with shower, toilet and vanity
    Main floor powder room - toilet , Pretty powder room on main floor near kitchen and elevator.
    Outdoor enclosed shower with hot water - shower , Shower outside and hear the waves. Located on the patio area
  • 4. full bathrooms, one in each of the four bedrooms. Jacuzzi tubs in two of the bathrooms. 1/2 bath Powder room on the main floor, Outdoor shower with hot water on patio area under the house.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • White Sands - 1 king , Largest master-Gulf view and porch, in suite large bath, TV
    Kings Crown - 1 king , Gulf view, porch access, in suite bathroom, TV
    Palm Paradise - 1 queen , Main floor bedroom - in suite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, TV
    Under the Sea - 2 bunk bed , Bunk beds - twin on top, full on bottom, in suite bath, TV
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa in the living area, linens provided
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Queen Sleeper Sofa (1) Bunk Beds (2) 2 sets of bunk beds, twin on top, double on bottom
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The BASICS, Queen-size sleeper sofa, linens, towels, refrigerator with ice maker, electric stove, oven, toaster, coffee maker, mixer, lots of counter space, alarm clocks, laundry room with washer, dryer, ironing board, iron, 5 TV's, all with cable, 2 DVD players, music station, Free Wi-Fi high speed internet access, telephone with answering machine, Free long distance calling, ceiling fans throughout, -------------------- The EXTRAS, screen porch, Mikasa seashell dishes, dining table large enough to seat 10 plus 5 adjacent kitchen bar stools, outdoor ping pong table, board games, books, executive desk for the guests who needs to get away but still stay in touch, beach chairs, enclosed outdoor hot water shower, 2 Jacuzzi bathtubs, boardwalk to beach, sunset view over the Gulf, sunrise view over the woodlands.


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Beachfront home with large beach, Elevator, Sunset, Wi-Fi, Free VayK Gear
average rating of 5.0 based on 181 reviews

Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at A Tropical Breeze multiple times and I must say I come to love it more every time I'm here. The house is set right on the beach and you can enjoy your coffee while hearing the sounds of the ocean and a great view of the beautiful sunset at night. The home itself is very spacious, we had 12 people staying here and had more than enough room! The beach is quiet and the perfect place for a get away. Definitely would recommend visiting The Sand Bucket for lunch or dinner and Scallop Republic for a nice beer after.

Very friendly owners and an easy-to-work with rental company. Will definitely be coming back soon!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your wonderful comments! We love our regular guests who appreciate A Tropical Breeze and Cape San Blas as much as we do! Have a great summer! Roni
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Great House. Great time on Cape San Blas

  • 5 of 5

Well we just returned from our week at ATB (A Tropical Breeze). Wanted to thank you for the use of such a wonderful house. My inlaws had their 50th anniversary and loved the place. They both love the area now too. I think my Mother In Law wants to pencil in for next year. We loved the house and everything you had in it. It was the best stocked house we ever had. My wife and her brother prepared a Thanksgiving meal one night as a surprise. My mother in law never gets to have Thanksgiving with all her kids so my wife planned that. Even her brother from California flew into Tallahassee for the week. We picked up a turkey in Port St. Joe at the Piggly Wiggly and they couldn't get over all the stuff you had in the house. We found a roaster for the turkey, the crockpot came in handy for the gravy. Had a mixer for mashed potatoes too.

We went deep sea fishing with a boat in Port St. Joe and caught a ton of red snapper, it was the best fishing trip my father in law had. He is ready to come back next year to fish again.

My other brother in law enjoyed fishing off the beach by the house every day. We all rode the bikes to the park and all over. Kids jumped on the bikes and grabbed some ice cream at Cone Heads a few times.

Our kids had a good time in the bunk room. They enjoyed seeing all the dogs on the beach. Weather was great all week. Had some rough surf the first couple of days but the kids loved it with the boogie boards. Things calmed down as the week went on.

Thanks again, hope to be there next year

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tropical breeze beach house

  • 5 of 5

Everything was beautiful. The house was great! Had everything u would need!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, beach front, like home!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous property. Wonderful area for family and friends. Not commercialized beach. The area was safe for our 7 year old and comfortable for our 60 year old. The kitchen that had everything needed. We are cooks and the fact that the home was so well supplied was comfort to us. Beds were comfy and the bedrooms were private for mixed families. Very well executed house design and so clean!!!! We will be back... sooner than later hopefully!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

WOW! What an amazing vacation we enjoyed at 'A Tropical Breeze' on the north end of lovely Cape San Blas, just a 1/2 mile from the State Park.

The weather was picture perfect - the mornings were cool and the afternoons warm. NO RAIN! The nights were ideal for star gazing. We made bonfires on the beach, cooked marshmallows and ate SMores. Then we marveled at the Milky Way, Seven Sisters, and Orion, and millions upon millions of stars. Fabulous!

We cooked and cooked, and ate and ATE! The kitchen is spacious and very well organized, fully stocked with cookware and utensils for preparing large meals for family and friends. The screened-in porch is inviting. The beach views are spectacular - windows are everywhere in the home. Our master bedroom was relaxing -I slept in late every day.

And the sunsets are simply stunning - reds, pinks, orange, yellow - crazy beautiful and awe-inspiring.

Our guys are fisherman and went out almost daily. We ate fresh Red Fish Tacos and took a boat out in the Gulf to the Cape San Blas pointe. The undisturbed beach was ideal for shell collecting and beach walking.

To top off our week, we went to the Blast on the Bay Songwriter Festival and enjoyed incredible music from talented songwriters. Coneheads serves good food and ice cream - I had a Root Beer Float and a Shrimp PoBoy. Yum. And their fries are double fried! The Trading Post has souvenirs, supplies and great pizza - perfect for our football watching Saturdays - and our teams won!!

All in all - a perfect vacation. We highly recommend 'A Tropical Breeze'!

Mike & Elaine

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Cant beat Cape San Blas! Great house!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
69 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Coneheads - within walking distance
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
St. Joseph's Bay Country Club - public course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Coneheads - within walking distance
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Indian Pass Raw Bar
Nearest Point of Interest
Coneheads Restaurant and Ice Cream Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Scallop Cove
Car: necessary

Walking or bicycling to St. Joseph State Park, Sunbathing, Building Sandcastles, Scalloping, Canoeing, Fishing, Bike riding on the 8 mile Loggerhead bike path, Relaxing, Reading, Strolling on the Beach, Looking at Real Estate for your own beach home


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Charge card fee $135 + Tax
Damage Waiver Insurance $45

Travel insurance is available for 6.95% of the grand total. All payments are processed by VRBO. However, a rental contract will be emailed to you by our management company, Pristine Properties after a reservation has been made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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