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Open July 20,21,22 Great beach front 3 bedroom family condo

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,450 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom Condo With Beach & Gulf View

Perfect family beach condo. Located on the beach with a great view. Sapphire is the top vacation rental condo on South Padre Island. Our condo has both Gulf and Bay views from the front and back balcony. Kitchen is set up with all you need including an Espresso machine. Outdoor Grill , Great pool , swim up bar and hot tub available. Jacuzzi tub in Master bath . Internet and 3 TVs including a 60 Inch TV . two beach carts and 6 beach chairs and umbrella .

We supply Pure Haven Essentials Non Toxic Shampoo , Hair conditioner, hand soap, body wash & dish soap

Pure Have Essentials : We are committed to providing the very best products for you and your family without harmful chemicals.

Take a look at our other condo VRBO 3850967

SPI permit # 2015-779646

More Details

Owner
Gary Johnson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Gary Johnson

We came to SPI in 2013 to take our mom on a warm weather escape. We loved our time renting a Sapphire Condo so much we bought two units . Check out our other condo VRBO 3850967HA

Gary Johnson purchased this condo in 2014

Why Gary Johnson chose South Padre Island

fell in love with the Beach and the Friendly people in SPI

What makes this condo unique

More later

Guestbook comments from the owner

We visited here before the property was listed on VRBO, my good friend and I had a relaxing luxurious week long stay at this Sapphire condo. It is tastefully decorated, nicely furnished, and has an amazing view of pools and Gulf. We enjoyed morning coffee on the deck overlooking the pools and beach, as we were serenaded by the sounds of singing birds and gulf waves. Many walks on the beach highlighted our mornings. Though we did not use the patio deck on the west side (toward the Texas mainland) to grill, the view of sunsets there were breathtaking. There is easy walking to local restaurants and tourist shops and also free local bus service up and down the 5 mile stretch of SPI tourist businesses. We enjoyed dolphins playing in the gulf waters, fisherman wading into the gulf waves to fish, surfers, para-sailors, lots of shells for collecting, horseback riding on the beach, excellent fresh seafood, and the friendly Sapphire staff.

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teens Romantic Getaway
Feb 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in South Padre Island in Cameron County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master Bedroom with King Bed and gulf view
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Open July 20,21,22 Great beach front 3 bedroom family condo
average rating of 4.909091 based on 45 reviews
5

Perfect condo rental in South Padre for families!

  • 5 of 5

This was our very first rental on VRBO. We weren't quite sure what to expect, but this property surpassed anything we could have imagined. The building was immaculate. By far the most beautiful on the island. We could see the two towers from our dolphin cruise in the bay and from Port Isabel. Check in was a breeze. The staff is beyond friendly and gave everyone in our condo a wristband which was necessary to use the facilities during our stay. There were six of us and only five are allowed to hold room keys which was a little challenging, but doable. They furnish luggage carts and a parking pass to use during the stay.

The condo itself was on the 4th floor. The views were spectacular from the living room and master bedroom. I had packed my car full of beach gear, but in reality didn't need to bring anything but sunscreen and swimsuits! They had full setups of folding chairs, beach umbrella, boogie boards, sand castle building toys, floats, coolers, beach towels. We ended up renting an umbrella and two lounge chairs from the rental spot behind the Pearl which shares the same beach access as the Sapphire for $30 for the day and the kids used the folding chairs and umbrella set up in front of ours.

The pool is outstanding! Definitely worth spending time in and they have a hot tub and cabana rentals available as well. The Pearl has a café/bar with a swim up pool that was a hit. The food and drinks were great and you can't beat the convenience.

We didn't make use of all the amenities the condo had to offer during our stay. We should've booked a week! The decorations in the condo were beach themed down to the silverware and so cute. The washer and dryer in our unit was awesome!

Definitely recommend parasailing with Lobo Del Mar activities. That was a highlight of our trip! Pier 19 is a must go as well. It was a fun experience with some of the best food on our trip! Sea Turtle Inc. is worth a visit, but go early before the heat sets in, as it is outdoors. The beach right behind The Sapphire was fun at night to hunt for ghost crabs. The kids had a ball! During the summer fireworks are every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. You can't see them from the condo because they are on the other side of the island, but you can go to the other side of the island for dinner!

Long story short, I highly recommend this condo. The owners go above and beyond to make your stay perfect. The grandparents only want to rent on VRBO from now on!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

I have booked many condos over the years and this one was the best stocked I’ve ever stayed in. Super clean and great view. Staff were extremely nice and took care of every need. Would defiantly stay here again

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing property with everything you need for a beach trip get away. I couldn’t give this any better

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Gary for making our 10 year anniversary that much more special.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This property was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful and well stocked with anything you could possibly need. The owner was a pleasure to work with and always responded quickly. The pool area and beach area was perfect. The sand was soft and clean. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Friendly, clean, and fun

  • 5 of 5

Experience was great. It was everything we hoped it would be and more. Great family destination and amenities were awesome. Condo was very well stocked with supplies and beach toys.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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So strict and rude staff

  • 2 of 5

The only plus about this place is how nice the condo is. The owner was also very helpful and quick to respond. But the staff was super rude and unfriendly!! I think they said hi to us one time out of the possibly 20 times we walked past the front desk. We had a ton of issues with the keys not working and had to go get new ones constantly. Every time we had to go up there we had a huge hassle with every person at the front desk. An unpleasant interaction every single time!!

We also had family staying in south Padre at the time and they couldn’t even come to our condo to visit. I get it that they can’t go to the pool or use the facilities but they can’t even come say hi and have dinner with us!? For the price, it was not worth the treatment! We have stayed at many nice hotels before and it was just unbelievable how rude and unfriendly the staff was. I get that we don’t own the condo but it definitely wasn’t a cheap place to rent!! Very disappointing and we wished would have joined our family at the other hotels.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear you were not treated in a friendly and helpful way by the Sapphire staff. Usually we receive positive comment about the Sapphire staff. I will make sure I talk to the general manager about this so future guest don’t experience the same. During the spring break season Sapphire has more strict rules as a precaution as a way to try to avoid problems. The Sapphire Association occupancy rules are that the maximum # of people per 3 bedroom condo is 8. I send these rules with the contracts to try to avoid any disappointments like you experienced. On the key issues the door reader unit had a low battery that now has been replaced . We will make a point to have these changed more frequently so it does not occur during a guest stay. I will contact you directly to discuss this in more detail Gary Johnson
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
harlengen
Nearest Beach
south padre Island beach
Car: not necessary

Spa on site

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £114.4
Property Damage Insurance £45

Call me for discounts 651-323-0510
Guest pay a $15/day resort fee to Sapphire at checkin - THIS IS A NON SMOKING condo

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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