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Lovely, Updated Condo - Gulf Side - Siesta Key

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath - Comfortable, Roomy And Just A Short Walk To The Beach!

AUGUST SPECIAL - GET 1 NIGHT FREE WITH A 14 NIGHT RENTAL! Please email us for more information.

Jamaica Royale is a beautiful beachfront property with lounge chairs provided on the beach. This ground floor unit(#51) offers a courtyard view, is equipped with 2 Full Size beds and a pull out queen leather sofa. You can enhance your stay further, by relaxing in one of the three heated swimming pools, enjoy playing shuffleboard, or have a BBQ on the newly redesigned Barbeque Island and patio +++ washer/ dryer in unit! Assigned covered parking directly behind the unit . For more information and reservations or please send an email or fax. If you prefer to talk in person please email or fax your phone number along with the best time to call you back. We look forward to hearing from you! Thank You.

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About The Owner

New owners as of December 2012. When this condo became available we could not pass up the opportunity to buy in to this fabulous community. Jamaica Royale is well maintained and many of the community amenities have been recently updated. The grounds, pools, grilling area and shuffle board courts are great!

The Owner purchased this condo in 2012

Why The Owner chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Can't beat Siesta Key for a summer vacation with the family or winter retreat for a retired couple. Something for everyone every day of the year!

What makes this condo unique

This condo has been recently updated with two new flat screen TV's and has cable & password protected wireless internet . You'll probably find better things to do than watch TV or check email while visiting but just in case.......


Very Good! 4/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Lovely, Updated Condo - Gulf Side - Siesta Key
average rating of 4.0 based on 6 reviews
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Second year in # 51 and another great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in unit 51 in 2015 (with a few minor issues), after seeing updated photos & assurances all other minor details, such as the lack of kitchen ware, had been address, we decided to select the same unit in April 2016, and are very happy we did. We love the location of # 51......just steps away from the "quiet" pool, i.e. no kids insight for the most part and very handy to the BBQ, which we used numerous times during our 3 week stay. As with all other reviewers, we found Doug & the folks at Jamaica Royale to be super accommodating. As for the next upgrade, my suggestion would be the leather couch......which while still comfortable and functional....is showing a little wear & tear.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your return visit to #51. We hope that it will one of many! The sleeper sofa is on our list. We purchased the sleeper sofa new in December 2013. To our disappointment, the bonded leather material turned out to be a terrible idea. We bought it from Rooms To Go, and they have since discontinued selling bonded leather products. We were told by a salesman at RTG that they will give us some credit towards the purchase of a new sofa. We recently purchased a microfiber sleeper sofa for another condo that we own based on that salesman's recommendation. We are anxious to check out the microfiber sofa to see how well it has held up. The new sofa for #51 will be either leather or microfiber. We will access the condition of the sofa in #51 in the near future. Thanks for your input, and hope to see you back in SK soon!
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Everything you need is here.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this unit and the Jamaica royale. The location was so close to the beach and the complex was very nice and well kept. The unit had everything we needed, and everything fixed from the previous reviews. It was great to have a well stocked kitchen and a laundry room. The owner was great to deal with and very accommodating, thanks Doug. I hope we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic news that you had a great time on your vacation and enjoyed your stay in #51 and the amenities at Jamaica Royale! Since we live in Cincinnati and only visit a couple of times a year, we rely heavily on feedback from guests and our property management team. We are very please with the service the Jamaica Royale staff provides to owners and guests. We hope that Siesta Key and #51 are in your future plans! Thank you !
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Love Love Love This Place

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about our stay in unit 51. Everything you need is at your finger tips from having the pool just outside your door to all the amenities that you would have at home. Dealing with the owner and the managing people at Jamaica Royale was a breeze.

From the white sandy beach to the Siesta Key Village everything you need for a wonderful vacation is here.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the feedback and we look forward to your return to #51 in the future!! We take pride in ownership and try to stay current with updates so that all of our guest have a wonderful experience! We appreciate the efforts of the Jamaica Royale staff keeping the grounds and the property amenities looking sharp. We love it there too!
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Enjoyable stay.......3 1/2 stars

  • 3 of 5

We would agree with many of the points Mr. & Mrs. Q made and were glad to read that the owner is addressing the concerns. Some of the issues we had in common were the unbelievable squeaky bed (the one closet to the closet), limited and very basic "dollar store" quality of eating & cooking utensils. And while there were a few glass wine glasses, they would be considered "classics", with the remaining wine glasses and most of the drinking glasses were plastic. The only serious problem we experienced, was the A/C stopped working outside of normal business hours, however one call to the Answering Service and the repair man was there within a couple of hours and had things working within half an hour. (he did comment the problem was a build up of dirty & dust, which should have been cleaned as part of routine maintenance, but obviously wasn't).

Outside of the above, we loved the location of the unit. Very close to the bbq and pool, both of which we used almost daily. We are also bike riders, so it great to have a covered place to keep them, along with the car, so they didn't bake in the April sun and the 80+ degree temps we experienced during our 3 weeks on Siesta Key. As previously noted by other reviewers, the internet was very fast and reliable, with no lag or freezing during FaceTime chats with family back in Canada.

With the upgrades the owner has indicated will occur, I have no doubt the unit will be 4+ stars in the very near future.

Lastly, while like a previous reviewer, we did not hear from anyone at the Management company after our arrival, we did not view this as any kind of a concern. We knew where their office was located in Siesta Village (a 5 minute drive away) should we need to talk to them personally and after our A/C problem early into our stay, were quite comfortable knowing a call to the after hours Answering Service would ensure any issue was immediately addressed.

Bottom line is we would stay in this unit again and would recommend it to friends & family.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Salem, Wisconsin

Update of previous review

  • 3 of 5

The owner contacted us almost immediately after the review was posted, saying that he was unaware of most of these issues. He indicated that he planned to address the problems.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Okay but needs improvements

  • 3 of 5


No need to cross the street for the 4-5 minute walk to beach

Chairs & lounges on beach

Three pools

Covered parking, right next to unit

In-unit washer/dryer

Excellent TV/Internet service

The shower was one of the most powerful we’ve ever had. It was great


Off-site manager: We have used VRBO (and other rental sites) to rent a variety of units in Siesta Key & other places through owners, on-site & off-site managers. This is the first time we were never contacted by anyone except when we paid the deposit & when they contacted us to see if we planned to return next year. We picked up the key from a drop box & returned it to the drop box. When we didn’t get a request for the final rental payment 60 days out, I had to contact them.

Individual units are non-smoking, but smoking is permitted outside. For the last two weeks of our stay, cigarette/cigar smokers rented the next unit, & they smoked on their patio. Because of smoke sensitivities, we couldn’t sit on our patio when they were outside & had to close our patio door, because the smoke came right into our unit. For the first few days, they left dirty ashtrays on the patio, which we asked them to empty (they did) but use of our patio was still limited.

Although the unit appeared clean, it was, as my mother used to say, “cleaned in the middle.” There were dustballs & TOENAIL CLIPPINGS under chairs. There were glasses with lipstick on the rims, other dishes had food residue. The bathroom did seem clean.

Bathroom lighting was very poor, & there was no ventilation fan.

The screen on the patio door has a huge hole by the handle. We didn’t leave via the patio door, because we weren’t sure the key would always work to let us back in. The door has been “jury-rigged” to lock the left side, & there’s a hole in which you insert a nail to secure the door. It was very cold quite a few days (33 one morning), & cold air blew right through the door, so we had to keep the drapery closed.

There are two double beds, & they are horrible. The first night we tried sleeping together, but the bed squeaked & rocked every time one of us even moved. So, we opted to sleep separately. Even then, the noise of the bed was enough to wake us. We’re not large people—both under 150 pounds.

There were two teaspoons, so if they were dirty, we either had to use soup spoons or wash them. Most of the utensils were dollar store quality.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much appreciated the feedback from our guests. Their overall experience was favorable, but some of the issues they raised we found to be unacceptable, and we have made plans to correct them. We have terminated our current property management company and replaced them with the on-site management company at Jamaica Royale. Being for the most part, remote owners, we need management to bring things that need to be improved to our attention. We ordered a new replacement patio door and a deep cleaning for starters. We will be making other improvements once we visit in May and inspect the condo for ourselves. We feel that the condo is currently in very good condition as is, but it will be much "fresher" after we complete the improvements. We encourage all guests to provide us with feedback. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Q.
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Brandento-Sarasota International Airport
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Siesta Beach
Car: recommended

Enjoy Jamaica Royale's private beach or take a short walk to the public beach rated #1 in the USA by Dr. Beach in 2011.Seasonal activities abound - sand castle competition,yoga and every Sunday evening don't miss 'The Circle of Drums'


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Siesta Key, Siesta Key

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Feb. 1- April 30,2017
1 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jukly 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept 1-Dec 14, 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Dec 15-Dec 31, 2017
15 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
January 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Feb 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
1 Feb 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £279
Tax Rate 12.0%

One guest must be at least 25 years old to sign the rental agreement and must occupy the unit for the duration of the reservation.

Sixty (60) day cancellation notice is required to receive return of security deposit minus $100 administration fee.
Rates quoted are based on 1 or 2 persons. Add $10/night for each additional person(up to two additional)
Children under two (2) are free. Crib rentals available. Sixty(60)day cancellation notice is required to receive return of security deposit minus $100 administrative fee.

Payment in full must be received 15 days prior to arrival date. We accept cash, checks, debit cards, VISA, MasterCard & Discover Card.

We are sorry, but no pet are allowed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Siesta Key in the Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 728 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Ceramic tile floors and tub/shower walls
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Double Bed
  • Ceiling fan, closet, dresser, night stand with radio alarm and a 32' flat screen.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Brand New! Leather Queen Sleeper Sofa in the living room area.

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