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Remodeled Modern Paradise Oasis Minutes From St Pete Beach & Fort De Soto Park

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,150 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights


About the property

Spacious, 2-bedroom, 2 Bath, Condo Overlooking Boca Ciega Bay

What a beautiful, waterfront community -- Bahia del Mar has resort-like amenities, with all the comforts of feeling at home in this luxurious community. Our unit welcomes you and your family to experience great moments in paradise in our beautifully remodeled two-bedroom, two bathroom condo. This lovely corner unit is filled with lots of natural lighting as a result of the many windows in the unit.

Our condo has been completely redesigned, with a new kitchen, including granite, cabinets, flooring, lighting, etc. The kitchen is fully equipped with plenty of cabinets and all the amenities of home. The unit has a laundry room, with modern digital washer and dryer. We also store in the laundry room beach and pool amenities, like beach chairs, umbrellas, beach towels, boogie boards, coolers, etc.

The large master bedroom has a king size teak headboard bed with a matching low chest of drawers. There is also a flatscreen smart TV nicely situated on a modern console. With a large walk-in closet in the master bedroom, you will have plenty of space for all your needs. There is access from the master bedroom to the terrace, where you have an amazing view of the Boca Ciega Bay, where you will be mesmerized by the beautiful yachts and boats that pass by.

The master bathroom suite has been redesigned into a getaway space, with beautiful tile and granite counters, modern bathroom fixtures, a rain shower head shower stall with frameless glass doors, as well as a comfortable soak tub where you can relax with your favorite glass of wine.

The second bedroom is beautifully appointed with a chevron style queen size bed and includes a flat screen TV with a large closet. The second bedroom bathroom suite has a spa like feel with the modern design of the shower, cabinet, lighting, and flooring.

With the convenience of an elevator and a doorman cart to bring your things to the unit, you will find it easy to settle down right away. In addition, the reserved parking allows you guaranteed space. The large, well landscaped heated pool and tiki umbrella sand beach area overlooking the Bay allows for many hours of relaxation. Plenty of lounge chairs, tables and umbrellas. The property also has convenient car washing facilities. For your fitness pleasure, there are walking/running and biking paths in this tropical oasis for you to feel comfortable and safe in the outdoors.

More Details

Raymond Garcia
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About Raymond Garcia

Having lived in Florida for the last 24 years, I have always loved St Petersburg and love to get away to relax and enjoy nature at this lovely get-away place!

Raymond Garcia purchased this condo in 2013

Why Raymond Garcia chose Isla del Sol

Bahia del Mar is a vacationer's paradise given its proximity to the beach as well as the lovely community where you will feel at home and not want to leave once your vacation is up.

What makes this condo unique

Bahia del Mar is special because it is resort-like yet has a cozy flair to want to call this place home. I love the abundance of royal palm trees that surround the property.


Isla del Sol Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Entrance from both hallway and 2nd bedroom
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath with double sink vanity, soaker tub, shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with walk-in closet, flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Has direct entrance to second bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Remodeled Modern Paradise Oasis Minutes From St Pete Beach & Fort De Soto Park
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Montréal, Québec, Canada

We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Again, this year, for the fourth time, my wife and I spent our month of march at Ray and Lillian condo of Isla del Sol. Its comfort is formidable and we cannot imagine how it could be better equipped.

Lillian is, as usual, always concerned with any needs we could express. The condo is very well located in a beautiful, safe and peaceful environment, not too far from downtown St Petersburg.

WE WILL COME BACK! It says it all.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Jules, Thank you for once again staying at our condo. Our wish is that you always feel like you have a home away from home and that you enjoy every minute when you are in paradise. I am glad that you have been very satisfied with all the amenities of the condo! We will see you again in 2019!
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Absolutely Fabulous!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this wonderful condo in July and LOVED it!

Host: Lilian is a super great host!

Apartment: It is located in a super nice complex. Surrounded by lots of green, next to the bay, clean and very peaceful. The condo itself is very tastefully remodeled. The kitchen through the bathrooms, furnitures, layout, everything is very warm welcoming, super clean and modern.

Area: Only 5 minutes from lovely St Pete beach. Everything is very close by, Publix, Walgreens, Restaurants, Bakery, Shopping, Dolphin watching, etc. Just 15 minutes from beautiful St Pete downtown.

Again, we LOVED it and can NOT wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aykut, What a pleasure to have you at our condo with your family! We try our best to ensure a beautiful, relaxing environment where you have all the comforts of home! Our condo is well situated and is one of the best condos in this area! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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  • 5 of 5

The condo was, as you can see from the photo, bright, uncluttered, and stylish with a pleasant water view. With two bedrooms and two baths, it worked great for two couples. The kitchen had all the necessary appliances. The location was great--near St. Pete's beach (and convenient shopping (big grocery and drugstores) as well as lots of restaurants. Though it seemed far from town (where I was having medical treatment), it's right near a highway--leave the bucolic grounds of the resort and get right on it, a straight shot to town. The owners were very helpful the two times we called with questions. Highly recommenede.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Diane, I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our condo with such beautiful views to relax and heal. I know that the amenities made everything very easy! I hope that you plan to come back to visit us once again!
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Great stay at this beautiful condo with its amazing views of the spectacular sunsets. Sad to leave!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been renting in St. Pete every spring for years and I can honestly say that this was probably the nicest (and cleanest!) condos that we have ever stayed in. The renovated bathrooms and kitchen were particularly nice. The condo was very bright inviting. The kitchen was well equipped and the BBQ on the balcony was a nice perk for those evenings we just wanted to stay in and watch the amazing sunsets from the balcony. We will absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Lynette, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at our condo. We believe in making every little detail a way of enhancing your experience in our condo and are so glad you enjoyed the high-quality, modern renovations and the little details that make you feel at home. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home! We are happy you enjoyed paradise with us!
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Montréal, Québec, Canada

A great place to pass winter months!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I are from Montreal, Canada. We have spent the month of March each year at Bahia del Mar appartment the last three years and have reserved again that month for next year.

Lillian and her husband Raymond have been very helpful and have responded to all of our observations as to what could be improved (very minor things...)

The condo is large, comfortable and equiped with more kitchenware that we have at home! The remodelling was a success. (We experienced it before and after!)

It is located on Isla del Sol Island which is a quiet and safe place to pass weeks to enjoy the floridian climate (which we appreciate coming from up north)The security people are present and always courteous with the residents.

We have only but good notes of appreciation to give to the owners of this appartment.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that year over year you continue to enjoy our beautiful condo as a getaway for your winter months! We look forward to welcoming you back to your vacation home in paradise! See you next year.
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This is a good one!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this fabulous, upscale condo for 2 months and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We loved the ambiance of this newly-renovated, beautifully decorated, very comfortable and clean condo. Lounging on the soft, sink-into furniture watching the super large TV in the living area was a treat - like your being in your own movie theater. Another treat was the pool and beach area. I could walk barefoot out the door carrying just a towel (condo-provided) walk down some steps and be in sunshine heaven. The pool (including a hot tub) has lots and lots of lounge chairs and tables with umbrellas. All ages enjoyed the pool; at times it could be noisy. The beach area also has lounge chairs and tiki umbrellas and was nice for quiet sunbathing and perhaps fishing. While I enjoyed sunning my husband had a great time playing lots of golf. When our son visited, he went kayaking at DeSoto State Park and raved about the experience. We attended wonderful performances at the Mahaffey Theatre in St. Pete (20 min. drive to downtown) and Ruth Eckherd Hall in Tampa. Driving just a mile or two and taking a right at the Don Cesar brings you to St. Pete Beach and a continuous string of beautiful beaches you can sample. If you turn left at the Don Cesar you'll find Pass-a-Grill Beach - one of my favorites.

The condo is equipped with just about anything you can think of: beach chairs, wine glasses, Tupperware containers, every kind of small kitchen appliance, spices, etc., etc. And everything single thing in the condo is of high quality. It is like staying at a luxurious hotel. The flooring, tiles, lighting throughout are tastefully modern.

Bahia del Mar is a safe area; friendly security people were ever-present. This is a great place for walking.

The owners were a pleasure to work with, very responsive. Everything about our experience was positive. We would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and for highlighting all the wonderful things that we personally enjoy as well! I am glad that you enjoyed the high-quality amenities that we have provided to ensure that you have a memorable experience! We hope to see you again!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Billy's Stone Crab and Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Fort de Soto Park
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Isla del Sol Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
St Petersburg Beach
Car: necessary

Located in Bahia del Mar, on Isla Key, at the foot of the Pinellas Bay Bridge for easy access to St. Petersburg Bridge. Beautifully landscaped community with the best pool on the island, including a hot tub, tiki umbrellas nestled on a sand area facing the Boca Ciega Bay. Excellent paths for running and walking throughout the community. You can enjoy the beautiful sunset with a view of the Don Cesar Resort across the Bay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500

An additional miscellaneous processing fee of 3% will be added to the total if payment is processed through credit card service. International guests will be charged 5% for miscellaneous processing fee. Rental fees are subject to change until Rental Agreement is signed.

Owner'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.