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20% Off thru Early Winter! Relax and Enjoy the Beach, Pool & LBK! New Kitchen!

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Condo located on the Beach in center of LBK with Heated Pool!

New full kitchen for with maple cabinets and quartz counter top. Bedroom features pillow top mattress for your comfort and a full bath. 50 inch HDTV in the living room with sofa, love seat and recliner for your enjoyment. Sofa is a sleeper for additional guests. DVD players, cable, 2 TVs, and FREE WIFI. Also a fully mirrored dining area and a 26 foot long outside deck. Includes bath and beach towels, linens, beach umbrellas, beach chairs and most everything you need to enjoy your stay. Shopping, pharmacy, banking, and library are all with walking distance. Come and enjoy your stay.

The Beachcomber is a well-maintained, six-story condo building located right on the beach, and has a lovely heated pool for the residents exclusive use. Our friendly and helpful on-site managers will help ensure your vacation here is stress-free.

More Details

Property Manager
Philip MacDonald
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2018

About Philip MacDonald

We are from New England and appreciate getting away to warmer temperatures during the winter and planning a summer escape on the Cultural Coast of Florida or as we like to call our second home Longboat Key. We purchased this condo after having a few disappointments while renting. We have enjoyed many vacations spent in Longboat Key and treasure the memories of our children having fun as they grew up. It is a great place for kids, a great place for families, and a great place for anyone whether you want to just relax or explore. To be honest, most families tell me that the pool is the best part for the kids. Long after their stay, the pool is what they are still talking about. Our family enjoyed all of our sunset swims while watching the sunsets night after night. There is also a grill available to cook on if you just want to stay at home and relax for an evening. Playing catch with a baseball, a quick came of touch football, flying kites, riding bikes, or just exporing has been great fun over the years. We hope you enjoy your stay as much as we do. Thank you.

Philip MacDonald purchased this condo in 2002

Why Philip MacDonald chose Longboat Key

We have been traveling to Longboat Key for 25 years. We have known many friends that stayed on LBK also. After traveling to many islands, foreign countries, and cruises, we realized what gem Longboat Key really is. The people that you meet in LBK are truly friendly. With so many things to do on the Key and surrounding areas, you can stay very busy or you can choose to just beach it. There is a sophisticated side to LBK also with the many restaurants and boutiques to visit. Or you can go fishing! Choose you own fun! Plan your adventure! Visit Longboat Key!

What makes this condo unique

The heated pool on the beach is great for sun worshipers and those looking for some natural vitamin D. There is an overhang that provides plenty of shade for any one that does not want too much sun. On a chilly day, there is a 'sunset room' where you can sit inside and enjoy the sunset as you enjoy cocktails and conversations with new friends. You can grill on the beach while watching the sunset. After sunset, download an app and star gaze like you never have before when all the stars come out at night. Maybe there will be a turtle nest on the beach or you will see dolphins if you take a break form the book you have finally had a chance to finish. We once saw the space shuttle launch in the night sky from all the way over on the east coast. There is so much to do and so much to enjoy. Fall in love with Longboat Key while staying at the Beachcomber!

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Our whole experience here was great. The social time on Wed. evening put on by Donna and Steve was just wonderful, a delightful way to meet other guests. They truly do a great job managing this condo complex. Thank you so much, we look forward to our stay next year."
Feb 2014
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Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Full Bath with Rain Fall shower head
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Features King Pillow Top Mattress, cable TV with DVD, full closet, and plenty of space to store your things during your stay. Also, new carpeting for comfort on your feet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Onsite management 24/7 with office hours during the day to help you with whatever questions or issues you may have. After hours number provided.


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average rating of 4.8 based on 11 reviews

We had a wonderful time.

  • 5 of 5

10 days didn't seem long enough. The condo was in a great location, the beach was beautiful. We are already planning next years vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We feel the same way! Once we arrive on Longboat Key we never want to leave. With everything so conveniently located, we do not have to leave until our vacation is over. The beach is our favorite spot to be also. The great thing is knowing that we can always come back to the Beachcomber the next year. Sounds like you had an awesome vacation!Thank you for your great review. Hope to see you next year. Take care, Philip
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  • 5 of 5

It was very well appointed....clean...comfortable....everything one could possibly need while enjoying a home away from home. We were very pleased, & so enjoyed our stay there. Thank you so very much Philip.


Barbara Hamby

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We try very hard to maintain a nice and comfortable condo, one that we enjoy while staying on vacation also. The managers are great and keep the building in excellent shape. I am so happy that you had a wonderful vacation. You are welcome to come back anytime. Sincerely, Philip
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  • 4 of 5

Would be nice if washer and dryer were in the room besides that everything was fine

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you had a great vacation. Yes, the laundry washers and dryers are located at a central location by the office. It is easier for the managers to keep them sparkling clean and running efficiently, and also if someone needs any help. The best part is that I can do laundry while relaxing by the pool and just hop in to move the clothes to the dryer. The office can even arrange to have someone do your laundry for you if you would like. Sounds like your trip was enjoyable and you had a good time. I hope you comeback to Longboat Key next year. Sincerely, Philip
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Great trip

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for a week and really enjoyed the Condo. Very clean, nice kitchen, bath and bedroom in a great location. Phil the owner was excellent to deal with and would highly recommend his condo. Plan on returning again.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review! We are happy you had a great time on Longboat Key and enjoyed Unit 501. Being located in the center of Longboat is perfect for a great vacation with most everything you need being so close. We hope to see you again next year.
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We have reserved a condo at this location for next year

  • 5 of 5

We loved our place..The ocean and sunset views were beautiful. The building and grounds were well kept. Will return next year...If the traffic increases it will be a negative for the whole key

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you had an enjoyable vacation. With the beach, pool, sunsets and the great weather you had at Longboat Key, it would be hard not to have a relaxing vacation. Some warm weather with some palm trees and sitting by the Gulf breeze is what we all need this time of year. And, the managers do a great job of keeping the building in tip top shape. The traffic this year seemed a little slower than in years past. it may be due to the new cross walks that were installed for pedestrian safety. It is nice to be located on the beach side of the Key. I plan my trips to St. Armand's Circle or Anna Maria with ample time at certain times of the day. Longboat is such a nice destination, I think many people are sight seeing or trying to get to their favorite restaurant by sunset. In that regard, I will grill during sunset for the nights that we stay in. It is great having Publix so close. Thank you for review. I hope you have as much fun next year.
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Peace and Tranquility on Longboat Key!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation once again in Longboat Key. Everyone was so friendly during our visit. The free Internet was great as I needed to stay in touch with work. This unit is near a Wifi source so it was very fast. Has a large HDTV in the living room that you can see even from the dining room table and open kitchen area. Unit was super clean and comfortable which most important to me. Kitchen is new and had everything we needed to cook with. Loved the palm tree theme throughout. Bathroom had plenty of space to store our travel toiletries.

The building location was awesome being right on the beach and so close to the Publix and CVS. Got my morning walk in on the beach and would stop over to pick up a few items for the day. Could not have been more convenient as we almost didn’t need our car. We did rent some bikes during our stay which was a nice way to explore the island. We also visited St. Armand’s Circle for dinner and shopping.

Both the heated pool and white sand beach were great as we mixed it up and sometimes just relaxed in the shade near the palm trees. Lounging by the water’s edge listening to the waves splashing was my favorite as it was so peaceful especially during sunset. Something about the salt air that is so invigorating. Let’s just say we had a great trip. Didn’t want to leave, but we will be back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 41
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
within walking distance or visit St Armands Circle
Nearest Beach
You are directly on Longboat Key Beach
Car: recommended

Located right on the beach with heated pool. Just a few minutes away from Siesta Key Beach and St. Armand's Circle with world class shopping and dining. Choose your level of sophistication. Shopping located within walking distance. Bike path and bike rentals. Segways also available. Boat rentals, fishing, and most anything you want to do. Baseball field, tennis courts and basketball courts are minutes away. Once you are on the Key, most visitors don't want to leave. Lots to do and see.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75/Laundry $35 $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%


Rates are based on an occupancy of 2-persons in a 1 bedroom condominium (*4 maximum).
Rates are subject to change without notice!
A deposit of 20% of total rent must be paid to secure the dates and will apply towards the rent.
Cash, check, Visa®, MasterCard® or Discover® accepted.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.