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Flamingo Landing: South Padre Island Paradise

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Previous guests have particularly enjoyed: our location; comfortable beds (king beds in both bedrooms); 1100 sq. feet of spacious, well-decorated comfort; well-equipped kitchen; generous storage (pantry and closets); convenient beach access; proximity to premier island restaurants and attractions (i.e. Louis', Laguna Bob's, Tequila Sunset, Painted Marlin on the bay and Boomerang Billy's on the beach). Higher than average ceilings enhance the feeling of spaciousness.

This house originally belonged to one of the early developers of South Padre Island. It was moved off the beach and put up on concrete block stilts. We subsequently added the downstairs apartment.

Owners reserve the upstairs for our own use. Owner management eliminates costly management fees, resulting in competitive rates.

Keywords: House, Downstairs Apartment

More Details

Owner
Lucy Braun
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Lucy Braun

She fell in love with the beach when living in Peru as a child - he in Hawaii. After visiting Texas beaches, one trip to South Padre Island convinced us that this was THE beach for us. As we enjoy our paradise, we believe we have found one of the premier beaches of the world...

Lucy Braun purchased this house in 1998

Why Lucy Braun chose South Padre Island

This property is located in a prime area of the island. Proximity to the beach as well as the bayside and walking distance to many restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues makes this an ideal location.

What makes this house unique

Generous parking right at your door!

Amenities

South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bath towels are furnished.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , There is also a cold water outside shower available.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , En suite bathroom with tub and shower. Large closet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd bathroom adjacent to this bedroom.
  • King size beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Flamingo Landing: South Padre Island Paradise
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Sugar Land. Texas
5

Perfect and beyond our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

My wife has done so much research to avoid disappointment and a ruined vacation. Once we learned that the owner lives upstairs, we then decided to rent it. Lucy, the owner, responded and answered all our questions. The house in not connected to any other buildings, which provides a private, calm, and peaceful environment: zero disturbance. The inside is spacious, beautiful, and very clean (and more). It is a few minutes walk to the beach. And how wonderful to have your own parking spot! The owners made us feel like a welcomed family and provided all kind of information about the activities and restaurants in the Island. All we had to do was have fun. Choosing this property was the perfect decision, and living in it was beyond our expectations. For our family, this is the place to live, and we are coming back. Thank you so much Lucy and Buzz.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Belton, TX
5

Awesome location

  • 5 of 5

Location was great!!!! The owners were very friendly and were willing to work with us when we had to change our vacation plans. Will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to seeing you again!
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Flower Mound, Texas
5

Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

Great place! Great location and well maintained and highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic place to stay. Every pratical utensil you need to cook is in the kitchen. Beds are super comfy. Owners are upstairs & available for recommending things to do or places to eat. The house is off the main road which is nice there is less traffic. The beach may be a 3 minutes stroll. When we return to SPI, we will stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We are glad you enjoyed our piece of paradise, and we look forward to your return!
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5

Great Place in South Padre -- Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! Comfortable, quiet, with easy access to the beach and to the bay. Close to the beach and many restaurants. Outdoor shower and off-street parking a big plus. Kitchen has everything you need to cook and was spotless. Guestbook in the living room very informative about local activities and restaurants. Owner also made helpful recommendations about where we could go dancing. (We love to dance! If you do too, go to Wink's) We went snorkeling, horseback-riding, and hiking. Visited the Turtle Rescue and Birding Centers, and more. The convenient location made all of this possible. As an earlier reviewer stated, photos do not do justice to how lovely and spacious the condo is. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ready to go back

  • 5 of 5

This is by far my favorite place to stay while in SPI. Location is very convenient love the walking distance to the beach, shops, & restaurants. Fireworks show is a bonus right outside the condo. The condo itself is very clean, bedrooms are comfortable, living room is very spacious, kitchen has the necessities needed to cook. Lucy made everything so easy to book the condo & Susan is a huge help. Looking forward to many other stays in this condo. I will definatley recommend this condo to my family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We, too, love the fireworks! They are actually shot off over the bay, about a block and a half to the bay end of our street, but we have a perfect spot for viewing them. Every Thursday and Friday at 9:15, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, we are anticipating enjoying them! And the three summer holidays they have an extra and extra special show! We are always delighted to hear positive comments and appreciation of our "little piece of paradise", and we look forward to return visitors.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Brownsville
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Port Isabel - Long Island Village
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
South Padre Island Beach
Car: recommended

Our property is about a half block to the beach and a block and a half to the 'Entertainment District' on the bay. The entertainment available includes Gravity Park, miniature golf, go karts, and several bars and restaurants. The sunsets are glorious from the bay side, and summer fireworks (Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend) can be seen from the end of our driveway every Thursday and Friday evenings at 9:15 over the bay. Entertainment available from various locations includes Schlitterbahn Water Park, dolphin and Eco tours, horseback riding, parasailing, jet skiing, Sea Turtle, Inc., the Birding Center to name a few. Or, many visitors choose to simply enjoy the beautiful beach and then relax in your spacious living area.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 17.0%

Rentals less than 30 days must be charged 17% hotel occupancy tax.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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