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Beachfront - Just Renovated Our 3 Cottages - they are like NEW!

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottages, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-15)

We are now taking bookings for Spring & Summer!

Just finished a TOTAL renovation!

New kitchens, bathrooms, floors, windows, doors, furniture, linens paint, etc... They are like new (again), but retain all their "old Florida" charm!

Choose from our three classic Florida beach homes on tranquil Manasota Key. Our Seahorse Resort is set on a one of the nicest beaches you will find in Florida. Quiet and unspoiled, it is old Florida with fantastic nature trails winding through a tropical setting. The calm water of the Gulf is ideal for canoeing, kayaking or fishing for snook hiding near the shore. Small boats can be launched by hand from a shallow area in front of the house. Trailer-able boats can be launched at a public ramp next to the east bridge.

Reserve two or even three units for large groups! Three separate units make this beach front property a more desirable location to vacation with another couple, friends or the in-laws...

Our three charming single floor cottages are directly on the Gulf of Mexico. A large screened porch on the garden unit is great for an evening meal just before you step out to see one of many spectacular Manasota Key sunsets.

Located in Englewood, Florida on Manasota Key you are close to Venice and Sarasota. It truly is a piece of paradise. Imagine a beachy cottage on your own sugar white beach on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico...

Manasota Key is largely undiscovered and quite spectacular to explore. Stump Pass state park is just a three minute bike ride away on the southern tip of Manasota Key. Secluded jungle trails and hidden coves will transport you back in time. Restaurants and shopping are located within a 15 minute drive where you will also find golf, tennis, cinemas, and even a small amusement park for the kids. Further to the north are the lovely cities of Venice and Sarasota with the Ringling Museum of Art, Mote Marine Aquarium, many fine restaurants, and live theater productions. Be as active or as relaxed as you like in this little bit of paradise on the Florida Gulf Coast! Only a two hour drive from Orlando and just over an hour from Tampa.

Available for weekly, and monthly rentals. This is a perfect spot for the short getaway or an extended stay. Located next to the tarpon fishing capital of the world, it is ideal for the fishing enthusiast as well as those who want to shell on the beach.

So... if you are looking for blue skies... white, empty beaches... and utter peacefulness... you have found Seahorse Resort on Manasota Key. You are sure to enjoy your getaway to this beautiful Florida Key. With three cottages to choose from, you can't go wrong with this 'beach fun' property!

Availability varies, so make your reservations today for 1, 2 or all 3 units. You will return again and again!


Monthly Weekly

G1 - 1BR $ 2,750 $950

G2 - 2BR $4,250 $1,325

G3 - 2BR $4,000 $1,200


Monthly Weekly Nightly

G1 - 1BR $2,750 $950 $135

G2 - 2BR $3,800 $1,325 $190

G3 - 2BR $3,800 $1,200 $175

Keywords: Vacation Home

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Member since: 1999
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in the Manasota Key in the Charlotte County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Good! 3.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Beachfront - Just Renovated Our 3 Cottages - they are like NEW!
average rating of 3.8333333 based on 12 reviews
Valparaiso IN

Not exactly updated.

  • 3 of 5

The floors were updated. Tile. Otherwise....not! The bathroom is outdated. And the bedroom was just okay. Had a king size bed but either the sheets were stretched out or ripped. The kitchen is small and the appliances are OLD.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, So sorry that your experience at the Seahorse was not exceptional. That is the goal. I never heard any complaints form my rental agent down on the Key while you were there. If I had, I would have taken action immediately. Improper linens is certainly unacceptable! As far as the renovation project - it was pretty comprehensive. We replaced windows, doors, floors, interior walls, appliances, 100% new furniture, new bathrooms, new kitchens, all new supplies inside, and a total landscaping renovation. I will take your comments seriously, and make the Seahorse even better! Thank You!
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2 0

Our little perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is an adorable cottage.The decor is super cute with a "beachy" feel.Super short walk to the beach.Every morning we drank coffee on the patio and enjoy the beautiful view and sounds of the waves.Several times we saw dolphins and they swam near us too.The owner has a storage outside full of beach chairs,supplies for your use and beach toys for kids.We used outside shower every time we come back from the beach and we were able to keep sand in the unit to minimum.Beds were super comfortable as if we were sleeping on a clouds.We returned home today and already we miss the ocean.Love,Love,Love....We'll be back for sure!

I have only one suggestion to the owners,it would be perfect if it was outside shower closed for some privacy :)Thank you for having us,Family Nikolic

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 1

Cutest Beach Cottages

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place for a beach getaway! These cottages are newly renovated and look great. Everything looks like new and it is so clean. The beach is private and we had the perfect view for the most amazing sunsets!!!! You need some beach time this is the place to go. I am in love with the Seahorse Cottages!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 0
Leawood, KS (Kansas City area)

Fixed up nice!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed with Eric for 5 weeks in 2015. Our friends were in the 1 BR and we met and loved the couple in the front unit with the lani. It is the PERFECT location, altho in 2015 it was a little long in the tooth if you know what I mean. We decided to try another property on Manasota Key this year (2016) and are happy but as I feared they really fixed it up and I have renters envy. It is the best value on the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 0
New York

Perfect Key!

  • 5 of 5

The Seahorse is awesome! The sunsets were amazing and we saw dolphin and even a manatee from the patio. We could walk to a different restaurant every night for dinner, but the beach was super quiet and private. Love the Seahorse!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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7 0
Palmetto, Florida

Total dissatisfaction

  • 1 of 5

Stayed for a week in here. Other family members stayed in other units. Conditions are horrible, carpet you wouldn't even want to walk on and outdated furnishings that felt dirty. We arrived on Saturday check in, air conditioner was blowing warm. Called realtor and they called air conditioning repair. When they arrived they said there was nothing they could do as the condition of the units were old and needed replaced. This was not their first visit there. AC never dropped below 82 overnight. Lived with it on Sunday and purchased fans for the rooms. Called on Monday am and they said owner would call us. Never did. heard back from realtor that said it was in his ballpark to get it repaired. Owner apparently decided to not spend the $ and offered to put us up on night on mainland in hotel, right. Realtor stepped up and purchased portable air units and came out and installed on their own even though they are not the management company. They took the edge off but did not cool the entire area. I live locally, work locally and will definately steer anyone away from this place. It needs to be leveled. Mike

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy your stay at the Seahorse. The Central Air system did have trouble, so we had a HVAC technician go out as soon as it was reported. As it turned out a simple repair was not possible, so we installed portable units. It turned out that the entire system had to be replaced. That was done after you left. It would have been too inconvenient for you while you were there. We wish you the best.
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19 3


Stump Pass State Park


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in the Manasota Key, Florida

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £38.95

Monthly Weekly Nightly Off season Monthly
G1 - 1BR $2,750 $950 $135 $2,750 (1BR Bungalow)
G2 - 2BR $4,250 $1,325 $190 $3,800 (2BR Beachfront)
G3 - 2BR $4,000 $1,200 $175 $3,800 (2BR Garden /Screen Porch)

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