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No Bananas Bungalow- Fresh Decor - Inch Beach/Cabana Club Included

Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

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






NO STAIRS for Easy Loading and Unloading.


Grill and dine on the waterfront at your PATIO BISTRO TABLE & CHAIRS! Or enjoy your morning coffee!

HOTEL INSPIRED GUEST ROOMS with TVS! Fresh bedding with down duvets and pillows, feather and down pillow top mattress pads on mattresses. Synthetic alternatives also available.

One NEW Queen Bed and NEW Mattress with Pillow top in SEA GUEST ROOM adjacent to FULL TILED SHOWER/TUB with awning style window for open air showers if you choose.

TWO DOUBLE BEDS in the SUN Guest Suite with adjoining Bathroom with FULL TILED SHOWER.


Well equipped for CANDLELIGHT DINNER FOR TWO AT DUSK or FUN IN THE SUN in the courtyard for four!

NEW DECOR and AMENITIES throughout!


Minimal property vegetation keeps those cool breezes flowing!

Enjoy a cool beverage on your TWO OVER SIZED ADIRONDACK CHAIRS and watch the EGRETS and PELICANS visit daily.

37 Foot Concrete Seawall with NEW Drop Down Dock, NEW Fish Cleaning Table, NEW DOCK BOX




We prefer Saturday to Saturday bookings.

VERY IMPORTANT! The VRBO and Homeaway Online Rate calculator is not always accurate and is beyond our control and management. Please contact the No Bananas Bungalow Property Manager for an exact quote. Premium Week Rates include: Lobster Season, Christmas and New Years Holiday Weeks. Please contact the Property Manager for an exact quote. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Our property inquiries and reservations are managed by a local realty company. Inquiries received over the weekend will be answered on the following weekday. Thank you for your patience.

Thank you! No Bananas Bungalow


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Keywords: Florida Keys, No Bananas Bungalow,Waterfront Bungalow,Cottage,Key Colony Beach,Florida Keys,USA, 2 Bed/ 2 Bath, Clean, Cute and Charming, Freshly Renovated, 37' Concrete Dock, Wide and Deep Water Canal, Inch Beach Membership, Cabana Club Membership,Upscale Outdoor Furniture

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Property Manager
Key Colony Beach Realty
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Key Colony Beach Realty

We are still newlyweds! Or at least we like to think so. We live in North Carolina, and we vacation anywhere there is water- but our new favorite LOVE is now our No Bananas Bungalow at Key Colony Beach featuring a quiet and charming tropical lifestyle. It is the perfect setting to do a lot or DO NOTHING which is our favorite thing to do! Most of the time we find ourselves just lounging and staring at the sparkling turquoise water... It makes you lazy and that is ok. Our Key Colony neighbors tell us that condition is known as 'Keys Disease' and we believe them. Whether you like to do a lot or Do Nothing, you have to get down here and experience the low key lifestyle at the No Bananas Bungalow! WHY DID WE NAME IT NO BANANAS BUNGALOW? Check out our website.

All VRBO inquiries are directed to our property manager Key Colony Beach Realty of Key Colony Beach Fl. If you have any issues receiving a response to your inquiry via VRBO, please contact Key Colony Beach Realty directly. Thank you!

Key Colony Beach Realty purchased this bungalow in 2009

Why Key Colony Beach Realty chose Key Colony Beach

Recently while vacationing in the Florida Keys we embraced the low-key island lifestyle and came across a tiny little key called Key Colony Beach, considered the 'Gem of the Florida Keys' that seem to be caught back in time for all the right reasons! This Key offers the SIMPLE LIFE. We also found a forgotten little bungalow on this off the beaten path key that we just couldn’t get out of our heads.

So we rushed back home to North Carolina and figured out a way to make it our very own AND of course to share. We renovated the bungalow and gave it lots of tender loving care and boat loads of keys personality! The NO BANANAS bungalow is now our favorite DO NOTHING destination!

What makes this bungalow unique

We love the No Bananas Bungalow lifestyle whether we do a lot or DO NOTHING. Since Key Colony is nestled in the middle keys we can easily see all the sights up and down the Florida Keys in just a few hours each way. Whatever we ultimately get into, we always start our day by enjoying a cup of coffee on the patio watching the boats, egrets and pelicans pass by. Our second cup of coffee is enjoyed on a stroll down the street to see the KCB owls on the way to INCH BEACH to pick up shells to add to our collection in the driftwood shell bowl at the bungalow. Recently we started a new tradition by writing the date and a message on a shell to remember our vacation and then we toss it in the bowl. It will be interesting to see if our guests follow in that tradition. We hope so! We actually like to end the day pretty much as we started it, except now with a cool beverage and a stroll to SUNSET PARK for a breathtaking Sunset. For more information on our Keys Life, check out 'The Keys Life' section at our website.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We received this email from our recent NBB Guests. I've been renting property in KCB for 12 years and NBB is our all time favorite! Everything was first class and very much appreciated. Thank you for making our quick trip to the keys so enjoyable! We hope to return many times in the future and NBB will be the first place we try to reserve!
Apr 2011
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Key Colony Beach Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 SEA - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 SUN - 2 double
  • Queen size bed (1) Sea Guest Room, Double Beds (2) Two Double Beds in Sun Guest Room
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This bungalow is FRESHLY RENOVATED, SIMPLE and CUTE! Decorated with boat loads of Keys Charm, it is CLEAN and ORGANIZED! Plantation Shutters, Tongue and groove Dade Pine Ceilings. Well Equipped for romantic dinners for two or fun in the sun for more!. 37' Concrete Dock with drop down dock for your boat! The Bungalow Waterfront features -Two Oversized Adirondack Chairs, Two Teak Loungers with Market Umbrella, Teak Bistro Table and Chairs for morning coffee or quiet dinners at dusk. FREE MEMBERSHIP to CABANA BREEZES - A private family friendly beach and swim club featuring a sandy ocean beach, 65' cooled and heated pool, cocktail lounge, sun deck, game room and snack bar. Restaurant with ocean views, Island Bar and Large Pier. FREE MEMBERSHIP to INCH BEACH - A GATED and PRIVATE White Sandy Beach with Picnic Tiki Hut and Recreational Lawn only a very short stroll down the street. Inch Beach offers breathtaking views, spectacular swimming, shelling, tranquil inch slice of paradise.


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No Bananas Bungalow- Fresh Decor - Inch Beach/Cabana Club Included
average rating of 4.888889 based on 12 reviews

great spot

  • 5 of 5

super clean! we had a great and the unit is perfect.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are thrilled you had a great time and enjoyed our bungalow. No Bananas Bungalow
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Home is wonderful for my husband and I. We invited another couple for a few days and it worked fine.

  • 5 of 5

Only real problem was the 3 wall units could not keep up with the extreme heat during the afternoon. Nights and mornings were just fine. Thank you for such a nice house.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing No Bananas Bungalow and Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are glad you and your friends enjoyed our bungalow and we appreciate your helpful feedback on the air conditioning. Yes! It has been extremely humid & tropical throughout the entire southeast this summer. Even in our Carolina hometown. We will have our maintenance service check our units to make sure they are cooling at max capacity. We look forward to having you back very soon! Thanks again!
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Great bungalow and location

  • 5 of 5

The No Bananas Bungalow was fantastic. Access to the cabana club and inch beach was great. It is centrally located so we could explore all the keys. Will be staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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My wife and I had a great time.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and charming bungalow, met all our needs.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Go go No Bananas Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Stay here! The City of Key Colony Beach is the perfect location in the middle of the keys. Away from the crazy of Key Largo and Islamadora. We flew into Fort Lauderdale, rented a car and drove down, making stops at National Parks along the way. We stocked up on groceries for the week at Walmart in Florida City, but replenished our fresh fruits and veggies locally at the Winn Dixie. In a pinch we even found the closest Walgreens also had exactly what we needed. We were able to take easy morning trips either north or south and then enjoy Inch Beach all afternoon. We loved using Inch Beach because it was clean, quiet, and we brought our own cooler of snacks and beverages. While we could've walked the short distance to Inch Beach we found easier to drive with the cooler, beach toys, and teen in tow. NBB is exactly as pictured. Cute, clean, and smells inviting (I know, sounds strange but good smell is important). We found absolutely everything we needed including kabob skewers! Neighborhood is safe and neighbors are very nice. We enjoyed coffee each morning on the patio overlooking the canal. Saw a manatee - so cool! Went for a walk, easily accessible to everything. We were able to make a day trip to the Dry Tortugas, morning trips to: Key West, Bahia Honda State Park, Sombrero Beach, John Pennekamp State Park, and Theater of the Seas. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you for your very kind review! We absolutely love how much of the Florida Keys you were able to see during your stay. We are thrilled the location of our little bungalow by the sea was perfect for you to travel up and down the Florida Keys with ease. We are also very glad you enjoyed the amenities of the bungalow and our private Inch Beach Membership included with the bungalow. We love how quiet it is there too! An Inch Slice of Paradise! Thank you so much for choosing No Bananas Bungalow for your vacation so far away from home! We hope to see you back again very soon!
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Best place in the Keys!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the No Bananas Bungalow last year during Thanksgiving week. My husband's parents live in Marathon and we visit annually, but this time we wanted our own place for our family to stay. Because we are so familiar with Key Colony Beach, we knew this would be a good location, but when you rent from VRBO, you're hope is that the place actually looks like it does on the website. This place did not disappoint! It is just a cute and stylish at it appears and thoughtfully designed with nice furnishings. The beds are very comfortable with fluffy comforters and pillows. I loved the sea-themed decor from the driftwood mirror to the coral lamps. All the amenities are there from beach towels, to pots, pans and a coffee maker. The TV in both rooms was easy to use. They even have every episode of the original Flipper TV show on DVD and we watched all the episodes at night with the kids and they loved it. We are still signing the theme song. We also rented a kayaks and would kayak over to my in-laws place, which was so fun. After the kids went to bed my husband and I would sit on the lounge chairs on the water and have a glass of wine. The atmosphere was very relaxing and serene. The neighbors were nice as well as the property manager. The beach club was nice as well and the beach is within walking distance. I can't say enough about this property. I would rent it again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! Everyone is so busy these days, we don't like to ask for reviews, so it is a real treat to hear from our guests. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We loved hearing the happy details of your trip and specifically how you enjoyed our bungalow. With the assistance of our property managers, we do as much as we can to make it feel like a happy home away from home for our guests. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! It especially made us smile to hear your comments on the Flipper dvds. When we purchased and renovated the bungalow, we had so much fun stocking it for our guests with retro books, cds and details in the spirit of the bungalow's mid-century design right down to the classic Flipper episodes. In fact, Flipper's daughter, "Tursi" lives at the Dolphin Research Center on nearby Grassy Key. A fun place to visit! We are also glad you enjoyed the teak loungers - we agree they are the best spot in the evenings. We have fallen asleep many times on those loungers to the sound of palm trees rustling in the breeze and fish snapping in the canal. Again, we are glad you enjoyed your visit with your family and No Bananas Bungalow! We hope you can visit again soon!
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FREE MEMBERSHIP to CABANA Club- A private beach and swim club featuring a sandy ocean beach, 65 foot cooled and heated pool, cocktail lounge, sun deck, game rooom, snack bar. Full Service Restaurant with sweeping ocean views, Island Bar and Large Pier.

FREE MEMBERSHIP to INCH BEACH - A GATED and PRIVATE White Sandy Beach with Picnic Tiki Hut and Recreational Lawn only a very short stroll down the street. Inch Beach offers breathtaking views, spectacular swimming, shelling, tranquil inch slice of paradise!

Visit SUNSET PARK for spectacular Sunset Views a short stroll away from bungalow.

Charming OWLS NEST viewing, a favorite pastime on the key is to bike ride or walk to see the owls at their nest, which is conveniently located on the same street as the bungalow. Our favorite nightly activity is to grab a cool beverage and walk to the nest to see the owls on the way to view the spectacular sunset at SUNSET PARK!

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $61 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Reservation Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

VERY IMPORTANT! The VRBO and Homeaway Online Rate calculator is not always accurate and is beyond our control. Please contact the No Bananas Bungalow Property Manager for an exact quote. Thank you! No Bananas Bungalow

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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