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Seashell courtyard beach apartment just steps from the beach !

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

1 full bedroom, 2 baths, extra sleeper couch , sleeps 3 adults or 2 + 2 kids

Nice and cozy accommodation and so close to the white beaches with white seashell courtyard to get that beachy feeling. Makes you feel right at home and want to come back once you have been with us. We have big screen smart TV's in both living and bedroom, and fast Internet access ( WLAN).

schoene und gemuetliche Unterkunft und so nah zum weissen Strand mit einem Muschelgarten um den Strandgefuehl zu verstaerken, man fuehlt sich gleich zuhause und unsere Gaeste kommen immer wieder zurueck . Es gibt 2 grossen smart flachbild Fernseher im Schlaf und Wohnzimmer sowie schnelles internet (drahtlos)

from $ 498/week , ab $ 498/Woche

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German, Portuguese, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

About Hendrik

It's been with much pleasure having happy guests all these years while being in the US and in between my trainings. I hope to keep the property as long as I can now that I have Mike and Peggy as nearby managers who upgrade the units each year with love and devotion.

I thank the many friends I have made through my rental for their loyalty and friendship.

Hendrik purchased this apartment in 1996

Why Hendrik chose Anna Maria Island

I know I am relatively inexpensive for the island because I did not raise my prices every single year and I firmly believe that my guests appreciate that as I can see them coming back again and again. I usually change my rates only every 2- 3 years in a moderate way, so you get alot for your buck when you realize how near we are to the beach..

What makes this apartment unique

location just steps from the beach, nice courtyard area for your convenience and ample parking for cars.. internet and washer and dryer in each unit.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Holmes Beach in Manatee County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • We have in each room (living and bedroom) a bathroom with shower, which comes in very handy.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 2 full size beds in the bedroom.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Seashell courtyard beach apartment just steps from the beach !
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Bussum Holland

Great renovation

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the Gulfdrive Aptm several times before .What I like it is close to the beach , great for my morning walks on the beach .This time I was realy suprised by the improvement of the Aptm.New furniture,great new beds,fresh paintjob ,and the WiFi was working great.Always a pleasure to stay there and it almost feels like at home.Price/quality perfect

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello , Yes we did quite a lot on improvements and I am glad you noticed the big difference with your previous stays, always good to have returning guests ! thank you and come back again !
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3 0

Nice location ,comfort, good wifi

  • 5 of 5

It was 2 years ago that we stayed in the same location.Again we had a great time !!!!

The place is nice ,clean and really only 50 steps from the beautiful white sandy beach.

I will recommend it to friends and family

The pricing is good comparing to other similar locations

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming back !
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2 0

Very good

  • 5 of 5

We spent the last weeks of 2014 in appartement B, and I must admit, that it was was one of the most enchanting experiences we ever had!It indeed has tot do with the fact that we would have chosen the same colours, bought very similar furniture and we would have created a very similar environment arround the house.Everything was neat and clean and most inviting! Anna Maria Island is a very charming and peacefull place. We will certainly come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad to hear this , that means we are on track towards our goal and love to see you again ! Thank you for your nice words...
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5 1


  • 5 of 5

A fabulous place to stay and a nice get away from the busy life at home. We had a great time and enjoyed it tremendously. The apartments are spacious and the garden is lovely. The beach and especially the water are superb.

In short, we can strongly recommend these apartments to anybody who wants to enjoy a carefree holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU for taking the time to review my place and hope to see you all again next year !!
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2 0
Bussum Holland

Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5


Like a couple of years ago I stayed again on Anna Maria in the same Aptm.I was amazed to see the nice upgrade and renewals in and outside the Aptm.Mr.Hendrik came to visit me to ask if everything was ok .It was like seeing an old friend again.I think it is a prefect location only a few steps from the beach.The wifi connection worked prefect so I stayed in touch with my business .We will come again


  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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3 0

Great two months!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second stay at the Gulf Drive apartment and we enjoyed our stay again. What a great island. The apartment is well situated, it at 100 steps from the beautiful beach and walking distance to several great restaurants. The City of Holmes Beach organizes many interesting activities for the whole family.

The apartment is modest but very clean. The kitchen has all you need to prepare your meals. The owner is attentive to our request.

We are looking forward for our next stay in 2014.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Golf resort bradenton
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Beach Bistro
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Gulf beaches
Car: not necessary

Anna Maria Island, has always been known for its

sugar-white coastline, emerald Gulf waters and quaint

business districts, Today, it is now known as a vacation favorite among local, national and international travelers .

From honeymooners to Hollywood film crews, youngsters

to the young-at-heart, people from around the world

have discovered what’s awaiting you – Your Piece of Paradise, 'An Island In The Sun'…Anna Maria Island, Florida.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Holmes Beach, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
winter ( Mar )
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
spring special
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
fall special;
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
special rate
1 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £40 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

one time Endcleaning fee of $ 40 + tax per stay. Rental rates are subject to sales- and tourist tax and a 2.9% adm fee.
We accept Visa and MasterCard. reservation downpayment is 50% of net total rent ( rent without taxes and fees). Installment payments can be negociated.
Unit is layed out for 2 guests ( children under 16 are free ) 1 additional adult or child 16 and older are subject to an extra fee of $ 15 + tax per night. Maximum occupancy 3 adults .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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