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Perfect Beach Hideaway

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Perfect Beach Hideaway

Charming 1 Bedroom cottage with queen size bed. Smart TV's in livingroom and bedroom with cable TV. WIFI is available. Bring your boat to enjoy the beautiful waters of the gulf coast. The beach is a short 5 min walk. Walking distance to restaurants and nightlife. Numerous wild life parks are in the area, three beaches to choose from , our favorite is Blind Pass Park which is 1 1/2 mi from the house. For Disney lovers it is only a 2 hr drive.

Cynthia Harrington
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

Why Cynthia Harrington chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Martin and I recently bought this property because we fell in love with the area. We have been visiting the area for the past 10 years and decided this was where we wanted to retire.

What makes this cottage unique

I love to get up early and watch the sunrise while sitting on the patio with my morning coffee and then in the evening I walk across the street to watch the fabulous sunsets on the beach. Martin loves to watch the manatee and dolphins while fishing off the dock. Manasota Key has the peace and serenity that can only be found in the keys.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in the Manasota Key in the Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • bay
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Perfect Beach Hideaway
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great place very clean nice dock for the boat big enough yard to keep the truck and trailer .We will come back can't wait to return

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Five Stars for Smuggler's Haven

  • 5 of 5

We had a nice, relaxing stay at Smuggler's Haven. The cottage is so cute and very private. Fishing was great and we were able to keep the boat docked which made it so easy to access. We will definitely be visiting again next year. Thank you so much for a fantastic time! - Brandi & Chad

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect little cottage & fantastic hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our vacation with our cat! The location was ideal. The dock was perfect for the boat and for coffee in the morning to watch the fish...and yes, a manatee. There is also a big turtle that roams the area. There is ample parking and it was a quick walk to the gulf. Martin was super nice and communication was superior. We enjoyed our stay and miss it already!

Thank You Martin & Cindy!

The Magaraci Family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage really is the Perfect Beach Hideaway! We had a short but wonderful stay here for our anniversary. We were able to go fishing with our little doggy in Lemon Bay, then after a short walk in the other direction we were able to find lots of shark teeth on the beach! Cindy and Martin were both so nice and very quick to respond to any question or concern. We can't wait to return for a longer visit!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our best Florida vacation ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, cozy, comfortable. Love the fact the beach was right across the street and lemon bay was at our doorstep for fishing or just relaxing on the dock. The owners Cindy and Martin were just amazing and we were fortunate enough to be there while they were. They catered to our every need and we made some new friends!! We actually booked for next year before we left. We loved englewood and smugglers haven!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute and cozy cottage. Great location

  • 4 of 5

Cute and cozy. The location was perfect. Across the street from the beach and Lemon Bay on the other side. We had a great time fishing off the dock. Within walking distance to restaurants. The cottage was set back from the street, so it was private and quiet. Nice and clean and had everything we needed. We would rent this cottage again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stump Pass Beach State Park
Don Pedro Island State Park Kayak Launch
Rum Bay Restaurant
Blind Pass Beach
The Links Golf Course
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Gulf View, Lock & Key, Flounders
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Many golf Courses in the area
Nearest Restaurant
Gulf View, Lock & Key, Flounders
Nearest Beach
Englewood Beach
Car: recommended

Theme parks are only a 1 1/2 hr drive away(Disney, Universal, Busch Gardens, Sea world and others


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Manasota Key, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
2017 winter
19 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
2018 Winter
23 Dec 2017 - 26 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nightly Rate
27 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Winter
1 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £399
Pet Fee £80 + Tax
Cleaning fee £60 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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