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Unwind at Hideaway Bay Beach Condo on Little Gasparilla Island

Bedrooms 2
Space 980 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Hideaway Bay Beach Club Condominiums is an extremely unique vacation experience. You are on an island that is approximately seven miles long and about a quarter mile wide, with most of it being a state park. There are only two condos on the island and the rest of the island is private residences. From our unit you can see the ocean and is a very short walk to the beach down a boardwalk. The beach is absolutely amazing. Most of the time it is you and a couple of other families on the beach. The shell collecting is unparalleled. You can find sharks teeth, sand dollars, horseshoe crabs and even fossils. The ocean is clear with shades of blue that remind you of the Keys and the Bahamas. The surf is small and you can float for hours on rafts.

You arrive by boat. Gone is the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Your main mode of transportation is the provided golf cart or your two feet. Pull carts are available for your luggage and groceries. Our unit has been upgraded to provide many nice amenities to the discriminating traveler. The kitchen is fully stocked with pots and pans, crock pot, waffle maker, sandwich press, coffee pot and Corian countertops. Enjoy unwinding on the balcony overlooking the lake with views of the ocean. There are plenty of golf cart paths for exploring the island. There is a large community grill and smoker, two fully stocked fish ponds, heated pool, and swings. Boat dockage is included in the price. There are two snook lights on the dock for nighttime fishing.

There is plenty of fishing to be done. You can fish from the shore or by boat. In Gasparilla Sound you will see dolphins playing and jumping, manatees, and the occasional ray jumping. Overhead look for Osprey and white pelicans. You can rent kayaks, canoes, or boats. Continuing through the bay, you can enjoy some flats fishing for snook, redfish and trout. Heading south you will arrive at Boca Grande Pass. Here you will find the tarpon capital of the world. You can also catch grouper, goliath grouper, snapper and whatever is biting. You can see sea turtles and crabs floating in the pass. It doesn't take long for something to bite your hook. It is usually nonstop excitement.

There are plenty of unique restaurants you can get to by boat or by car on the mainland if you are too tired from all your playing to cook. Our children have been known to fall asleep at the dinner table. Words do not do the island justice. It is a place you have to come and experience. We love that you can boat, fish and go to the beach on what you feel is your own private island. We hope you enjoy this piece of paradise as much as we do!

Keywords: Townhouse, Townhome, Hideaway Bay, Little Gasparilla Island, Beach

More Details

Property Manager
Jenny Bailey
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2018

About Jenny Bailey

PRICELESS... My son caught what we call a slam in fishing that day. Our family has so much fun enjoying all this island has to offer. I'm a veterinarian in central Florida and we make the drive across the state to go to the island. There is nothing like it. We often beg my wife at the end of our vacation to move to the island and home school. :-) We hate leaving.

Jenny Bailey purchased this condo in 1992

Why Jenny Bailey chose Placida

This is one of the last hidden treasures in Florida. We love it because of the privacy of the beach and the great fishing. As a kid I grew up fishing in this area. My dad also grew up fishing here and I Always had to hear "Back when I was a kid". Many things on the island have not changed through the years. The house my dad grew up coming to is still there and looks the same. My wife and I got married at the chapel on the island. This place is much more than just a vacation spot for us.

What makes this condo unique

There are no cars! When you get there you charge up the golf cart and go. The kids can have fun exploring with no worries from the parents. No commercialization is on the island. You must be prepared before you come, but once there you never want to leave. Please email or call with any questions. We hope to hear from you!


Placida Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower underneath unit
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , spiral staircase leading up to bedroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Golf Cart with rental, washer and dryer, 2 queen beds, 1 king in master, decking downstairs complete with tables and chairs for covered dining and playing, outside shower with hot water, dockage provided


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Unwind at Hideaway Bay Beach Condo on Little Gasparilla Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Madison, WI

Relaxing stay, beautiful island, great condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved LGI and this condo for our family vacation. The island is wonderful if you enjoy sun, sand, beaches, fishing, and quality time. The condo was comfortable, clean, and perfectly met our needs. We loved the proximity to the beach, the screened in deck, beach toys, and the pool. The layout of the condo was great for our family of 4 plus grandma. The only thing the condo lacked was a blender for frozen drinks! We were there at a busy time so it could be a bit noisy at night if we slept with the windows open, but with the windows shut things were pretty quiet. Thank so much for sharing your piece of paradise with our family.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Florida Getaway

  • 5 of 5

One of the last hidden treasures of Florida. If you like to fish, boat, search for sea shells, or just lay on the beach this is the place to do it. This condo will make you feel right at home as soon as you walk in. If you don't have a boat, don't worry, you can rent one from the local marina by the day. If you want a concierge desk and shopping malls this is not the place for you, but if you are truly looking to get away from it all then make your reservations now.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Lake


  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time relaxing on this amazing island. This vacation was the farthest thing from Disney, and we loved every second!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, Missouri area

Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I came back to Little Gasparilla Island for our 10 year anniversary and after looking at all the places to stay we decieded to stay at Michael and Dana's condo. I was suprised how nice the complex was and nice the condo was. This place is for sure a gem. So nice, quiet and well kept. Captin Kevin was also very nice and helpful.

The condo was great. It was well kept and was so woonderful to sit on the screened patio and enjoy the lovely nights. Also fun to explore the island on the golf cart. Kitchen had all utensils needed to cook and the beds were comfortable. It was very hard to have to leave. We are already planning on a trip back in 2014.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Time

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great trip to LGI. The condo met all our needs for our family of 5. We had a blast riding around the island on the golf cart and fishing off the dock. We were catching fish on almost every cast. The kids had a lot of fun in the pool after playing at the beach. The condo was well stocked with everything you could need to cook, play at the beach and relax. The condo was clean, updated and very cozy. We look forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place thats close to the beach, the pond in front is so relaxing watching the ducks and birds, on the walkway to the beach you can see turtles and rabbits. So nice not to see cars and hear all that noise. We had our nephew and wife here from Germany, a young couple and they had a great time.The condo is beautyful decorated and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
98.7 Miles
Tampa International Airport or SW Florida Intn'l
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Hideaway Bay Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
The Fisheries, go by boat or car
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Walk down boardwalk
Car: recommended

Golf cart available for rent, golf cart and nature paths, Little Gasparilla is known for its world famous tarpon fishing. Convenient ferry service provided, you don't need to gave a boat to enjoy island life!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Golf Cart $100
Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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