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SALTY PAWS - Pet friendly, 2 minutes walk from the beach.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 King, 1 queen bed, 2 bathroom close to beach, no roads to cross

1 King, 1 queen bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, kitchen, screened in porch, outdoor shower.

All linens supplied, all kitchen utensils, WiFi, cable TV, phone. Walkway from house to beach, no roads to cross, fenced in yard. Maximum 4 people for comfort.

No additional linens or pull out available.

Now the bad stuff: This is strictly a non-smoking property, if evidence is found to the contrary, then unfortunately this was your last visit.

all of our properties are pet friendly with no pet fees, their #'s are: 382844, 481068, 770771, 844069.

We do insist upon the VRBO insurance option as opposed to the refundable deposit, as it's a cleaner process and guests are not out $1500 until any damage issue is resolved.

More Details

Murray & Emma
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Australian, Canadian & New Zealandic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

About Murray & Emma

we owned an all natural pet food store/boutique in Tallahassee, have 3 dogs that always share this house with us, and support pet adoption causes. Emma is a volunteer at Tallahassee animal service center.

Murray & Emma purchased this house in 2013

Why Murray & Emma chose Port St. Joe

the most pet friendly beach in Florida, beautiful unspoilt beaches, quiet location.

We bought a place - sandy paws - to enjoy ourselves, spent a year renovating it to be comfortable and inviting. However it turned out that it was rented out so much to pet lovers that we couldn't find time to use it ourselves.

So when this smaller place became available we decided to buy it for ourselves and only periodically rent it to pet lovers. We want to share this wonderful place with other appreciating pet owners.

What makes this house unique

taking the dogs for an early morning romp on the beach, sipping cocktails whilst watching the fabulous sunsets.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Port St. Joe in Gulf County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Outdoor shower - Outdoor Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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SALTY PAWS - Pet friendly, 2 minutes walk from the beach.
average rating of 4.8490567 based on 53 reviews
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Awesome home! Perfect for our 2 labs and Doberman!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Salty Paws! The house was very CLEAN and pet friendly with a screened in porch, fenced in yard and dog bowls! The board walk is in your backyard and not a bad walk to the beach! Had a great spring break! Will come back!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best ever

  • 5 of 5

We’ve stayed in many houses on the cape over the years and Salty Paws was the best. Great location, very clean and well stocked. I loved that there were some spices. Murray was very responsive when we had a problem with the air conditioning and a repairman was there within a half hour. It was fun to have bikes and they were in good condition. All that was missing was a dog and we’re working on that for next year.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love this place~wish I was still there!

  • 5 of 5

For my two puppers, there couldn't have been a better place than Salty Paws! It was our first beach adventure and the little boardwalk trip to the beach was part of the fun. Love the super responsive owners and they supplied a ton of little extras. Book em!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michele for you great review, so happy Salty Paws turned out so right for you and your pups.
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  • 5 of 5

Great place. Perfect for furry friends. My dog never stopped smiling the whole two week stay! The screen porch is awesome and so nice to just have a short walk down the boardwalk to the beach. The house is well stocked and beds are very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your comments Allison, and hope to see you again when you return.
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Stay at Salty Paws

  • 5 of 5

Our first visit to the Forgotten Coast and our stay at Salty Paws was fabulous. What a dog friendly home (but you do have to watch out for the burrs in the yard). We will long remember our hikes in the Park, fresh seafood, great bike rides, day trips to Pt St Joe and Apalachicola, beautiful beaches, cozy screened in porch, and watching the most gorgeous sunsets with a fire on the beach. We definitely plan to return.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kirk for your comments, removing the sand burrs are a constant battle on the cape, but we are reducing them all the time and this is one fight we will win! fortunately they are seasonal but soon they will be history.
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Loved It !!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank You so much for sharing your home with us. And Thank You Thank You for working with us, and working us in after we found out our rented place had been double booked, just days before we were to head down.

The house is Fabulous, Clean, all around enjoyable, even though we basically only slept and showered there. To much to see and explore for our first trip to this area.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Connie, the cleaners thank you also as they say it looked like no one had been there. Glad you got to celebrate at the Cape.
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Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Cape san blas
Car: recommended

This area is known as the forgotten coast, it is ideal for quiet beach activities such as swimming, walking, beach combing etc. Cape San Blas is renowned as a dog friendly beach. There is an 8 mile bike/running track on the cape and the State park has all the activities associated with other State parks.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £95.88
Pet Fee £17.76
Damage Insurance £41.9

winter rates are $85 per night for stays of 28 days or more plus applicable fees.

Early in 2016, VRBO introduced a service fee which ranges from 4-9% ... this is a VRBO fee and has nothing to do with us and to be honest is simply a money maker for them. Any feedback regarding this fee should be directed to VRBO.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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