This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Longboat Key reviews

  • A Great Place to Stay on Longboat Key

    "The house is in excellent condition and quite clean. It is well situated on Longboat Key and is convenient to restaurants (recommend the Blue Dolphin for Breakfast-about a 3 minute drive), the beach and shopping (St Armand's Circle). The property is pet-friendly and our Westies did well during their stay. The dock is in very good condition and the channel is reasonably wide. If you do bring a boat in, I highly recommend studying a detailed chart, as their are many shallow spots in the area. You can not make a direct entrance into the channel from the ICW, as there is sandbar in the way. That said, if you go one channel south, it is a very easy entry. I would highly recommend getting out on the Bay and the Gulf if you get the chance. We had a great week and would return to the house again on a future vacation."
    Guest: Blaine B. Date of Stay: November 2015 Review Submitted: December 6, 2015
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  • Relaxing Winter Get Away

    "Brian and Karen, Sunshine Cottage is a delightful "get away spot". You provide all that is needed for a great vacation. We appreciated the access to bikes and beach accessories. The location is terrific! The water views, proximity to the beach and pet friendliness make the cottage very welcoming. Thank you for sharing this piece of paradise."
    Guest: Jan K. Date of Stay: February 2016 Review Submitted: March 9, 2016
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  • Another great vacation at Longboat Key's Covert Properties

    "This is our 6th visit to LBK and first to this particular unit of the three Covert properties. We leased a first floor unit of Covert II that enabled us to walk right out to the beach (100 feet) that provided easy access. The pool in Covert II is very nice and offers a respite from the sand (which was blowing some due to 12-15 MPH winds on several days). Overall the unit was in good repair and comfortable. The owner responded quickly to some emails so we were please with his responsiveness. LBK is a great vacation spot with access to other beaches, Sarasota and a host of great restaurants. Our new restaurant favorite is the Bayou Tavern (Italian and pizza); excellent authentic Italian food. Established favorites continue to be Harry's Continental Kitchen (superb), The Lazy Lobster, Drydock, and Marvista. The famous Columbia Reataurant is good but beware of the loud environment. Do rent bikes because LBK is very bike friendly."
    Guest: Ed H. Date of Stay: April 2016 Review Submitted: May 11, 2016
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  • An UNFORGETTABLE Vacation in a Tree House on an Island

    "Our family spent a week on Jewfish Island and this will likely not soon be forgotten. On our way home we asked of all the amazing vacations we have taken around the world where would this rank and both our kids placed it first or second. We lived in the area previously prior to moving to the Carolina's. We knew a secluded island house, with limited television, intermittent wifi (only via your own connection) would be exactly what our family needed. Unplugging from the world around you to take in the beautiful Sarasota Bay, the Island life, nature and the simpler things was such a blessing. Dolphins, manatees, and an array of fish frolicked by the dock daily. We had use of a kayak and canoe which added to our adventure. We also rented a boat so we could cruise to dinner or lunch on occasion. Just outside this little tree house gem is an amazing dock which you must spend time on. The other side of the island boasts fun in the sun on the sandbar where boats like to hang out so you can enjoy people watching, floating, and it is a great place to find shells and sea life. Afterwards, you can walk back over to your nice secluded side and say ahh. Jordan the property manager is an absolutely top notch host. He goes out of his way when you arrive to help with your luggage and directions. Likewise, Patricia the homeowner is fantastic. Both ensure your stay will be unbelievable and you are happy while there. What I do recommend for future renters... I highly recommend renting a boat. The home does have 3 levels of a gorgeous floating staircase. So mommies that have young children keep this in mind. All bedrooms are open to enjoy the incredible views of the Sarasota Bay from the tree tops. Room dividers are available in the closets for privacy. We did not use them as it was AMAZING open. The home is in the TREES on a gorgeous ISLAND in FL! This is a positive. This also means there are some bugs. So make sure you bring your protection and if you open a slider or door sometimes one or two my fly in. It is to be expected. Wear shoes to your private beaches. Make sure to catch a sunrise and a sunset. You will never forget either. Be certain to enjoy the dock at night as well. Incredible what you will see in the water. The home is stocked with everything you will need. We will definitely be back if possible. We can't give enough praise. Jordan, Pat and Seashell Island Retreat (which we call the Island Treehouse) is in our hearts forever."
    Guest: Christina B. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 12, 2016
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