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Recent Longboat Key reviews

  • 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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  • Girl's Getaway

    "Our girl's getaway was a huge hit at this lovely home! Our mornings started with plenty of coffee and conversation in the breakfast area and then we took the bikes out each day for a long ride around the village. And the peacocks were a fun surprise! Then back to the house or to St. Armand's circle for lunch and shopping. Afternoons were spent typically spent at Coquina beach- the house had everything we needed- chairs, umbrellas, beach towels, etc. We thoroughly enjoyed Mar Vista the first night with delicious seafood, drinks and perfect weather! And Michelle from the rental office was always available via phone or text and took care of anything that we couldn't handle. We had a fabulous time on Longboat Key and can't wait to return!"
    Guest: Barbara M. Date of Stay: August 2015 Review Submitted: August 12, 2015
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  • Taylor

    "I've vacationed at the Outrigger Resort ,on and off , for 35 years. I first came here with my parents when I was 10 and now, vacation here with my adult children and grandchildren . What a joy it has been to have us all in one place to share the beach , our famous seafood pot boils, the pool and a generously sized Condo if you simply want to steel away for a nap. I love how convenient parking is for each room, it makes bringing in your luggage and groceries simple. Its very peaceful here and between the beach and the pool , you are assured some fantastic family memories here on Longboat Key ! Enjoy !"
    Guest: Taylor Date of Stay: October 2015 Review Submitted: June 19, 2016
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  • Great experience!

    "We loved the house and the pool, so comfortable and easy to get here. Thank you for sharing your house with our family and we would not think twice about returning to this house. The manatees swimming by was just the icing on this beautiful cake."
    Guest: Peggy Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 6, 2016
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