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Ground Floor Condo on the Beach W/ Pool, Spa & Tennis Court

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

A spacious ground-floor, surf-side condominium with an unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico through it's large windows and from it's furnished patio. The unit has two separate bedrooms, each having its own bathroom(dutch-marble tubs with shower enclosures)and closet. In addition, there is a sleeper sofa in the living-room with a full-size mattress. For mothers with babies, we do have black out curtains in both bedrooms.

The unit is complete with a large kitchen that has all of the major appliances (all have been updated as of 11/25/13), utensils, and a complete set of dinnerware. Adjacent to the kitchen is a service bar w/stools. In addition, there are separate dining and living-room areas. The kitchen, dining and living-room areas have been up-dated with an improved look as of December 2013. In December 2014 we upgraded the flooring throughout the unit. This unit has approx. 1,200 sq. ft. of interior space.

The unit has a HDTV set in each room with DIRECTV.. Also, it has a Stereo (CDs) and a DVD/VCR player in the living room and master bedroom with its own collection of taped movies. We also have broadband (wireless and cable) internet service in the unit. FREE INTERNET SERVICE INSIDE THIS UNIT.

Please note that this is a non-smoking unit with an interior detection system; however, smokers are welcome to light-up outside on the patio.

This unit is located in a complex that has a beach-side swimming pool(heated in winter), a hot tub(spa), a sun deck, an elevated tennis court, and a shared barbecue area. Daily linen exchange for the provided sheets, pillow cases and towels is available and the cost is included in the rental fee. Finally, there are several coin-op laundromats located on the premises.

Please reserve your days early as this unit tends to fill up fast.

Upon exiting the unit on the gulf side, you are only a few steps away from access to the crystal-white beaches and clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Experience the golden sunsets, doze-off to sounds of waves splashing on the nearby shore, and be awakened by incredible sunrises and the calls of seagulls and sandpipers. If you are looking for a relaxing seashore environment with all of the comforts of home, this is the right place for you.

Keywords: Condominium

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Owner
Robert Hibyan
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Robert Hibyan

We are a fun-loving couple that loves to travel. I am originally from Connecticut and my wife was born and raised in Guatemala. We live in Brownsville and we love to spend weekends on the island when our unit is not being rented.

Robert Hibyan purchased this condo in 1997

Why Robert Hibyan chose Gulf Coast

I live in Brownsville, Texas and I have found South Padre Island to be a great beach resort to spend time at. Before purchasing my condo on the island, I was in Punta Leona, Costa Rica considering a vacation condo there. However, after going back to South Padre I decided that I did not need to go down to Costa Rica in order to enjoy a great beach vacation.

What makes this condo unique

We are located right on the beach and we can jump out of bed and jump into the surf or walk the beach at sunrise with ease.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Robert,



We just got back from our stay in your Condo. We loved it! It was perfect and we had alot of fun.



The staff at Suntide was very nice and always helpful. But I wanted to make a comment on one in particular. Aurora was very friendly and very helpful. If we asked her where something was in town and she did not know she found out for us. I want you to please pass this on to her supervisor. I worked in a ski resort condominium complex in Snowmass Village, Colorado. I was in management and I would have loved to have had her on my staff. I know from being in the hospitality business that you do not hear the positive things about your employees; you only hear if they made a mistake. No mistakes from Aurora. She was a delight to deal with and very good at her job.



No question we will be back.



T. Swift

Grove, Ok
Mar 2007
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Ground Floor Condo on the Beach W/ Pool, Spa & Tennis Court
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
El Paso, Tx.
5

SUMMER FUN

  • 5 of 5

I DID RETURN AS I SAID I WOULD LAST YEAR. WE HAD EVEN MORE FUN THIS TIME AND AS WE EXPECTED THE CONDO WAS CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE, EVERYTHING WORKS AND THE OWNER IS CONCERNED AND AVAILABLE IF NEEDED. WE ARE ALREADY BOOKING THIS SAME CONDO FOR NEXT SUMMER. WDH

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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El Paso, Tx.
5

PERFECT AUGUST

  • 5 of 5

WE SPENT THE FIRST WEEK OF AUGUST IN THIS PERFECT 2 BRM CONDO. GROUND FLOOR, PATIO BEACH ACCESS, EVERYTHING WAS CLEAN & FUNCTIONING PERFECTLY. OFFICE STAFF WAS VERY ACCOMMODATING AND EVEN THE OWNER CHECKED IN WITH US TO MAKE SURE WE WERE COMFORTABLE. BEST VACATION EVER AND WE HAVE ARRANGED TO RETURN NEXT SUMMER.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 1 week the weather was cold wich is very unusual. So glad we had a nice clean condo with lots of movie selections . We stayed in the condo more than expected but still had a awesome time .It was so nice to look out the windows with the ocean right there !! Robert and all the staff were great and very accomidating . Will stay there again next year !!!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in SPI. The condo is very nice and clean, it is exactly as described in the photos. The kitchen is full sized and has a nice pantry. We used the BBQ Grills just a short walk from the condo. The Stove has been replaced and worked perfectly, they also have added a large mirror over the couch in the living area. Robert worked with us on a schedule conflict, since the condo was open the next week, which helped us out greatly. I would recommend this condo due to its convenience to all the amenities.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeway texas
4

Beautiful property but owner communication lacking

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I and another couple had a one night get-away here and loved the location. The view was awesome, the pool and hot tub very clean and lovely. Nice big kitchen and eating area which was important to us because we like to cook in. So you can imagine how upset we were when we checked in and found out the oven didn't work and the microwave turntable didn't turn around. We had brought food specifically to cook in the oven and we were very upset, especially since the management told us he had been contacted about the problems and did nothing about it. He had also told us we could check in early and then were told when we arrived that he misinformed us. In short, if he can get the right info to us and fix the ovens, I would go back.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately, I was out of the country at the time of the check-in and was unable to manage the situation as I normally try to do. After my return home from Europe, I checked with our premises manager and she told me that this renter was allowed to check in early as I had originally offered. As well, she allowed this party to cook their food in an oven in an adjacent unit in order to help them overcome the problem noted with the unit's oven. Since then, both my oven and microwave has been replaced with brand new equipment. Since the original comment was submitted, this renter has been back and stayed in my unit.
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5

Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was as advertised. Well maintained and very clean. Loved being able to get right onto the beach from the unit. We spent four wonderful days just sitting on the beach! We had to check in late and the office gave us all the information we needed to do this. I am very glad to say we had a great time and would recommend this condo to anyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Brownsville/South Padre Island
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Blackbeards
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Laguna Vista
Nearest Train
400 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Motorway
22 Miles
US 77/83
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Blackbeards
Car: recommended

Amusement Park, Fishing(Gulf and Bay Trips Available), Wildlife Viewing and Bird Watching, Night Clubs with Live Entertainment, Sightseeing (Mexico is Nearby), Sky-Diving, and deer and wild boar hunting is available at the Atascoca Wildlife Reserve during hunting season

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Rates & Availability

South Padre Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$850
$2,500
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 
 
Texas Week
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
Late March
Mar 20 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$255
 
 
Pre-Easter
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,000
 
 
Easter Week
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,600
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,000
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
Early Summer
May 31 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$260
 
 
Fourth of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$355
 
 
Peak Summer
Jul 6 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$315
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$145
$950
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$145
$950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee/Stay $95
Tax Rate 17.0%

When renting for a period of 30 days or more the 14.5% hotel/motel tax is not assessed. Also, the cleaning fee and damage deposit are higher during Texas Week and Spring Break and during Easter Week.

A rental deposit of $350 is required at the time the unit is reserved. The remainder is due 30 days prior to check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

South Padre Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 5 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • 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 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) Located in Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Located in Guest Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) Located in Guest Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper Sofa in Livingroom
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Washers & Dryers (shared) and on-premises laundry for daily towel and linen exchanges

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