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Recent Little Gasparilla Island reviews

  • Beach time sunrise to sunset!

    "What a wonderful vacation in such an amazing home. Beach time is great because you could always hang out in the shade of the house if it gets too hot. The Gulf is nice and calm most of the time, so you don't really need a pool to just chill out in the water. The house is stocked with all the kitchen necessities, plenty of towels, linens, pillows, games, crayons, binoculars, sand toys, floats, kiddie inflatable pool, bait net, etc. The house has cable TV with plenty of HD channels. Wifi and a golf cart was included which was nice for the times when we needed something to do. There is also the preserve close by. We went on a walk on the path through there a couple times which was nice. The only part of the vacation that was a bit stressful was the water taxi. The captains aren't very hospitable so just ignore their grouchiness when booking a pick up (make sure you schedule a week ahead of time). We had never had a vacation like this so packing was interesting, grocery shopping was tough and loading onto the water taxi could have been better coordinated. My advise to newbies... When the reviews say "pack light", that means don't pack anything you think the house won't have, because it will. We didn't need extra trash bags, towels or toys (for toddler) since there was plenty there. And we brought WAY too many clothes. There is a washer and dryer in the house so for the 8 days we literally did not wear anything more that 2 or 3 bathing suits, 1 pair of sandals, 2 sets of PJs, a couple of cover ups (or T's for the guys), a hat and that's it! Since we are now experienced with the water taxi, next time we will just do a better job of packing less and combining bags as much as possible for groceries. Overall, we had such a great time doing nothing all week. Thanks Sari and Glen!"
    Guest: Jenna P. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 22, 2016
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  • Chateau let Mer

    "We enjoyed a nice week in this beach front home. The home is in generally good condition, only exceptions were a non-functioning sliding door in one of the upstairs bedroom which kept that room's occupants from easily accessing the upper deck or sound of the surf and some upstairs windows that would not stay open without propping. The home also has a lot of excess furnishings in the otherwise expansive living room. Some of the furnishings and decorations were not what I would consider "beachhouse" type motif and were mismatched with other items. There was just too much stuff making getting in and out to the wonderful beach-facing screen porch challenging particularly for less mobile folks. The overall design and construction of the home is quite nice, the view and location are fantastic, and we were very comfortable. Hoping my comments will be used/considered to help improve the property for future guests."
    Guest: Jahn T. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: December 7, 2016
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  • Fantastic location - lovely house

    "We just got back from our trip to Little Gasparilla. First time to the island, but I'm sure not our last! So peaceful, slightly rustic, but close to civilization. Great fishing and beach combing. Great for family time. We brought our two dogs who had just as much fun. Cindy was great to work with - so accessible and accommodating. The house is very well stocked and furnished. Beds were very comfortable. Nice supply of beach toys and accessories so no need to bring your own. Another nice and unexpected touch was that she takes care to stock plenty of toiletry essentials and paper goods which is rare in my experience with other rentals, but very welcome in a location where everything must be brought in by boat. The house will sleep up to 8, but is really more comfortable for four as that is really all that the living room will comfortably seat. Also, be aware that because of the open design, noise travels a lot, particularly for those in the upstairs loft room. Not a criticism, because the inside of the home is lovely, but an important point if you have those in your party who might be early or much later to bed or wake! There is also a glass paned set of French doors to the loft bedroom, which does limit privacy a bit. We thought the location was just perfect - equal distance between the beach and the dock. We rented the two kayaks and had much fun with them, both from the beach and out back in the mangroves. I would not hesitate to stay here again, both on the island, and at the Dolphin Pass house. Thanks agsin, Stan and Cindy!"
    Guest: Lisa r. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 17, 2016
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  • Great spot! Beautiful location!

    "Great spot! Beautiful location!"
    Guest: Jeff S. Date of Stay: December 2016 Review Submitted: January 6, 2017
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