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Gorgeous 'Villa Mojito' Beach Cottage-Steps to Beach! Untouched by Irma!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Highly-desired Island location! 1 min to Beach,1 min to Bay,5 min to StumpPass!

Fantastic news - this popular vacation house & beautiful beach were untouched by hurricane Irma fortunately! Beach in good shape! Get a taste of island life at our charming Villa Mojita! You've just found your perfect 2 bedroom beach cottage in prime island location with numourous free amenities! Sleeps up to 6. Quick walk to many island activity options or kick back & chill out with a chilled mint mojito on our breathtaking beach. Our ultra-talented interior designer created our very popular Villa Mojito beach cottage on gorgeous Manasota Key (the island just south of Sarasota & Venice, near all Venice attractions but with its own unique island charm). We are only 1 minute walk to our spectacular beach & only 1 minute walk the opposite way to picturesque Lemon Bay at the end of our short quaint street - perfect for kayaking/fishing. Free shared use our kayaks & canoe!!!

* BIG NEWS! BRAND NEW gorgeous swimming pool with Massage Therapy Jets and Glass Tiled Waterfall onsite in blue starfish beach resort's common patio area.

--Much more private than a condo, Villa Mojito is an attractive, single story, light-filled end villa (no one over or under your place!) in a quiet row of 3 charming beach villas - each with its own small, private lanai with bistro set.

Just 5 minute walk to # 1 ranked attraction of Stump Pass State Beach Park (a natural wonderland-so bring your camera!) Only 8 minute walk to 3 very popular beach restaurants with fun island nightlife & live tropical music. * Walk 8 minutes down to free beach yoga classes which our guests absolutely love.

2 bedroom, open-concept beach cottage with one full bathroom with shower. plus an outdoor shower with hot & cold water on the side of Villa Mojito makes after beach clean up a breeze. Flexible arrival and departure days with 2 day minimum

* Sleeps up to 6, or enjoy a romantic, spacious retreat for 1 couple to enjoy. Maximum occupancy is 6. We have similar beach cottages in the same great area if your group grows. Reservations are first come, first served and we cannot hold dates. We fill up very quickly. No pets. No smoking. Must be 25 years or older or staying with parents.

** We are family friendly & we are also very popular with active seniors. Absolutely no student groups. Low-key, respectful guests only as this is a nice, quiet, upscale beach community. You will sleep well!

*** Just updated by our interior designer, Villa Mojito beach cottage features a dine-in kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, new range, dishwasher, full size refrigerator/freezer, microwave, coffee maker, garbage disposal, toaster & blender to make pina coladas & tropical smoothies.

*2 cottage bedrooms with new designer bed linens, 1 full bathroom with shower and new vanity, plus an outdoor shower on the side of Villa Mojito with hot & cold water. Small private lanai to enjoy your morning coffee with the warm Florida breezes. New sofa sleeper in inviting family room with new Samsung, high-definition, LED flat screen TV. Relax after beach time with all premium movie channels FREE including HBO, SHOWTIME, Cinemax, STARZ, etc.!

* Chill out in our new patio conversation seating area and enjoy frosty strawberry daiquiris at our new self-serve Tiki Bar in common courtyard. Breathtaking New Swim Spa with Massage Therapy Jets & Waterfall! New kitchen dining table plus bistro set on lanai. One bedroom features a king-size bed, the second bedroom showcases our new deluxe bunk set - twin over a full bed, then a twin trundle slides out under the full to sleep up to 4 in bunks. Efficient AC window units. No need to over pack - all linens & beach gear provided. Full size washer and dryer on premises in common laundry room. Four basic outdoor showers in common area for easy after beach clean up. One of the outdoor showers with hot & cold water is on the side of Villa. On-site New outdoor ping pong has also been very popular with our guests of all ages!

* Get most out of your vacation stay with our free Insider's Guest Guide & new online Hospitality Suite - loaded with great ideas for local activities, golf/tennis, our favorite restaurants/grocery stores, day spas, fitness, water adventures, fishing, day trips, nature activities, shopping, museums/cultural activities. Free wireless high-speed internet access for guests who bring laptops. 2 free parking space for each cottage (no oversize vehicles). If there are children in your group we have a responsible local babysitter, beach toys & a large playground is walkable. 4 Coleman folding camping-style beach chairs with 'Cooler' pocket on sides for your favorite beverage, beach umbrella, boogie boards, skim board, light-weight beach towels; popular board games (plus a great playground, basketball court are walkable). Very popular free beach yoga classes only 8 minute walk down our beach!

** Friendly, caring owners are very easy to work with and absolutely devoted to constantly improving the guest experience and property maintenance. Enjoy!

OUR LOCATION...

This vacation villa is part of exclusive Blue Starfish Resort (BRAND NEW Swim Spa & Waterfall with only 6 quaint beach cottages in prime Key location) in highly desired South-end of the Island location. This central island location is close to everything! Located on a quaint, short residential street, guests walk only 1 minute to our deeded beach access on a gorgeous Manasota Key beach. Unlike other area beaches with erosion problems, our beach is plentiful and sand does not disappear in high tide! Walk the same 1 minute distance the other direction to picturesque Lemon Bay where you can fish for dinner, or take a serene kayak excursion. Only 5 minute walk to the breathtaking Stump Pass nature preserve with acres of secluded shoreline, kayak launches, and hiking trails. Take a longer 8 minute walk to Manasota Keys most popular restaurants including Flounders, White Elephant, Lock n Key with live tropical music; boat/kayak/watersports rentals; plus a convenience store & large fantastic public beach across the street with Pavilions, great playground, basketball court, and popular free beach yoga classes. Golf & tennis options in our guest guide. Guests love this prime island location!

****ABOUT BLUE STARFISH BEACH RESORT...

Our charming Manasota Key resort, Blue Starfish, offers lazy leisure time along with adventurous fun, plus modernized villas created by our very talented interior designer. Blue Starfish's blend of elegance and casual playfulness is owed to its harmonious approach to accommodations. The result is an authenticity that the typical modern resort simply cannot create. Your stay at Blue Starfish Resort will leave you with the sense that you've rediscovered your beloved childhood beach vacations, but with all the modern conveniences we don't like to live without. Whether you stay in a beautifully decorated two bedroom villa or our darling studio, Blue Starfish's horseshoe configuration provides plenty of privacy. Blue Starfish's neighboring beach cottage options include: One 3 bedroom/1 bathroom; three 2 bedroom/1 bathroom cottages; one 2 bedroom/2 bath cottage; & one 1 cute open-concept beach studio with 1 bathroom & kitchenette. Community amenities on site: Stunning new Swim Spa & Waterfall, outdoor conversation seating; self-serve Tiki Bar set; 4 charcoal grills; outdoor bistro sets; laundry room. Get your game on with new outdoor Ping-Pong area. Get ready for an exciting adventure with nearby reasonably priced water sports.

We just added all new cookware, new bake set, new place settings, new stainless steel range, new stainless steel refrigerator/freezer. Quiet, respectful low-key vacationers only as this is a nice upscale residential beach community. You will sleep well! Popular day trips include Venice Island, Sarasota, Siesta Key, Sanibel, Naples, Orlando's Disney/Seaworld/Universal Studios; Legoland, Busch Gardens; Miami; Key West Express boat trips from Fort Myers down to Keys.* ABOUT MANASOTA KEY

Manasota Key, Florida, is a charming beach town in southwest Florida, just 25 miles south of Sarasota along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. A paradise for vacationers, you will fall in love with the beaches, and the laid-back attitude of the natives! Our blue starfish beach resort beach cottages on Manasota Key are all fully furnished, with free wireless Internet, all linens and towels, a washer and dryer in shared laundry room, new Samsung high definition LED television, and a fully equipped kitchen. Beautifully furnished and perfectly maintained, they offer more than the comforts of home & are much more private than condos. You'll find your dream beach escape here at a reasonable rate. Manasota Key is known for its white sand beaches, scattered with shells and sharks' teeth, as well as its lovely sunsets and charming tropical beach restaurants with live music most days. The old, palm tree-filled streets evoke a simpler, less hectic time, and this attitude is reflected in the friendly locals, too. You'll love exploring our beaches. From wandering the seclude shores of the magical Stump Pass Beach State Park near us, to casual dining with live tropical music, we think you'll become some of our many happy repeat guests!

More Details

Owner
Amy
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

About Amy

We simply love everything about Manasota Key - the friendly locals, breathtaking beaches, numerous dolphins, & tropical bars & restaurants with live tropical music! We added all of the comforts of home to Blue Starfish Beach Resort's six charming beach cottages only steps to the ocean so our guests can fully relax and enjoy themselves. We treat our guests like family and love that many return each year for their annual beach vacation! We highly encourage guest feedback then quickly act on all reasonable suggestions. Canoe & Kayaks on-site free for our guests to explore picturesque Lemon Bay!!

Why Amy chose Manasota Key

Location, Location, LOCATION! Our very talented interior designer created Villa Mojito with all new furnishings throughout just steps to beach! We looked forever to find the perfect location on Manasota Key & the perfect beach villas. We are thrilled Blue Starfish Resort is just steps to both our fantastic Beach & tranquil Lemon Bay. Only a short walk to so much to do on the island! Or you can chill out and do absolutely nothing but laze on the beach or enjoy cocktails at our patio's self-serve Tiki Bar. Only 1 minute walk to the gorgeous Manasota Key Beach with deeded beach access! Our beach never gets crowded and sand is quite plentiful unlike other local beaches on the Key - our beach does not disappear in high tide! Only 1 minute walk at other end of our short quaint street to the serene waters of Lemon Bay - where we love to kayak and fish. We offer our canoe & 2 kayaks for our guests to use for free. Our recent guests have been having an amazing time with the kayaks - touring picturesque Lemon Bay with dolphins swimming up right next to the kayaks - something they won't soon forget! We also offer outdoor Ping-Pong - get your game on! 4 basic outdoor showers in common area makes after beach clean up a breeze. Kitchens offer beautiful granite countertops, cottage white kitchen cabinets & new stainless steel appliances with dishwashers in every cottage.Only 5 minute walk to Stump Pass State Beach Park - acres of secluded beaches & amazing nature preserve that is currently the #1 ranked attraction. We are so happy to be in the same neighborhood as the treasured Stump Pass Park!! Only about 8 minute walk to relax with pina coladas & live music at the most popular restaurants & bars of Manasota Key including Flounders, White Elephant Pub, and Lock n Key - with free yoga classes on the beach, watersports rentals near by (Parasailing, jetski, SUPs, boats, sunset tours, etc.) & a big playground, basketball courts, beach Pavilion across from restaurants.

What makes this house unique

In addition to our fantastic location, our mega-talented interior designer just worked her magic with new furnishings including new stainless steel appliances & designer linens at each of Blue Starfish Beach Resort's six appealing Beach Cottage options. * Brand new courtyard, heated swimming pool with massage therapy jets and glass tiled waterfall in resort's common patio area-enjoy! We pride ourselves to make sure each cottage is very well stocked. We recently added new Samsung high definition LED TVs with ALL FREE PREMIUM movie channels including HBO, SHOWTIME, Cinemax, STARZ etc. so guests can enjoy popular movies after beach time with their family. Free Kayaks & Canoe Use in Lemon Bay!! Outdoor Ping-Pong patio area - get ready to challenge friends & family. Got little ones? We've got you covered with beach toys, pack n play that can be used as a crib, high-back booster seat with tray can be used as a high chair & responsible local Red Cross certified, reasonably priced babysitters. Got bigger kids? They'll love our new Lucky Bums brand 41' Body Boards to catch the waves in style plus super fun skim boards, & their parents can join in or watch them in our new comfortable Coleman beach chairs with soft cooler pockets on the side to hold their favorite beverage or beach reading. They can also hit the basketball courts, sand volleyball courts & numerous watersports rentals on the main beach across from Flounders. On-site we offer outdoor Ping-Pong; Canoe & Kayaks & 3 outdoor showers in our common patio area and plenty of classic board games and books for after beach time. We really listen to our guests' suggestions & act quickly on feedback. We are proud to say we have many happy repeat guests. Blue Starfish draws such nice, friendly, courteous people. Relax & Have fun!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Manasota Key in the Charlotte County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 2 night minimum stay
Location Type:
  • resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom has shower, blow dryer, new bath & beach towels
  • all new beach & bath towels. Plus outdoor shower with hot & cold water on the side of this beach cottage. (+ many beach bathrooms at Stump Pass Beach entrance near us)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Bunk Bed , Deluxe bunkbed -twin over full over twin trundle
  • One bedroom has a king-size bed, plenty of drawers, new designer bed linens & new furniture. 2nd bedroom has deluxe bunk set - twin bed over a full bed and another twin slides out under full bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Whether you are searching for sunny beaches, pre-historic sharks teeth, beautiful birds, dazzling sunsets, or tropical dining, Blue Starfish Beach Resort with brand new gorgeous Waterfall/Swim Spa has it all walkable! Even with the inviting Gulf of Mexico just steps away, some of our guests prefer our cute courtyard patio where they can just hang out & enjoy the day. Chill out after beach time, with cocktails at our popular self-serve Tiki Bar overlooking stunning new Swim Spa with Massage Therapy Jets & Wat. New courtyard pool with waterfall! 4 barbecue grills & bistro tables provide a perfect venue for cookouts. Guests love our outdoor Ping-Pong area. 4 basic outdoor showers. ** Popular, award winning health club option with outdoor Jr. Olympic pool only 5 minute drive (free trial day or only about $60 per family weekly deal). Affordable bike rentals & watersports rentals nearby. Reliable Babysitter options

Reviews

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average rating of 4.711111 based on 45 reviews
4

Lovely place

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice stay at the Villa Mojito Beach Cottage. Amy was very helpful when we needed anything. The only thing I would say that was troublesome was it says this is a kid friendly area, but that wasn't what I felt. When we checked in the cottage they had a book that was extremely helpful with places to go and things to do, but it also said to keep kids quite and no loud play in so many words. I have two well behaved children, but we all know that kids on vacation can be loud at times or can fight with each other. The vibe of kids should be quite all the time was hard on us. When you are in such a small area with multiple locations side by side, I spent a majority of my time trying to make sure our kids were quite and not too loud. The good news is the a/c units are loud so that probably helped, but I was sad to spend so much of my time worrying about this and not enjoying my time. My kids also were unhappy to have to think about their noise level when on holiday. I feel this isn't the best kid friendly place to stay, but we still had a good time. I would recommend this place to anyone, but probably not people who have kids. Even though our kids did not get in trouble, another family did while staying so again, it was hard to enjoy our holiday while worrying about this. Unfortunately the RED TIDE stayed around while we were there so we had to travel and find beaches not affected. We hope to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Natalie, Happy to hear you found Villa Mojito a lovely place! We are family friendly and kid friendly. I am a mom too and I totally get it. But I believe there was a misunderstanding about normal vacation noise levels which are fine and expected. A neighboring group around the corner had 5 kids screeching at the top of their lungs at the patio areas which was noticeable to myself, our other guests, and to residents TWO STREETS AWAY. We thought it would end quickly on its own but it didn't. I even walked by to ask your husband and your adorable daughter if it was unusually bothersome & they agreed it was oddly loud, annoying & ongoing. This was NOT OK with anyone around at the time as it can ruin other family vacations & neighborhood peace. We have typical kids too and all of that is perfectly OK. You were not there (that I could see) for this particularly disturbing situation. If you were there in person for this situation, I'm quite sure you would agree with me. It was very politely & swiftly handled amicably with their dad who was well aware of the issue. When kids or adults want to be over-the-top noisy & completely disrespectful to others, fortunately heading to our spacious beach & nearby huge Stump Pass State Park Beach is the perfect solution to burning off steam. All desirable areas close to nice beaches work hard at keeping this peaceful balance, as I'm sure you'd understand. I enjoyed meeting your sweet family. sorry about this misunderstanding. Best regards, Amy & the blue starfish team
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Glenville, NY
4

Nice little house

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this little villa. Great little area to bring your family for vacation. Only real complaint is we wish we had central air conditioning- super hot in the summer (to be expected). Great beach, great places to eat, dolphins close by. Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay in Villa Mojito! Actually our team feels these wall mount AC units cool much better and faster than central in our experience since we've tried out all AC styles. We had maintenance come by and clean vents & service them again to ensure fast, super cool air flow - all good for summer guests to stay nice and ultra-cool. Best, Amy & team
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5

Nice and clean. Perfect for a quick getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and only a short walk to beach. Owner was easy to get a hold of and was very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael for taking the time to leave feedback and for being great guests. Glad you found Villa Mojito to be nice, clean and a perfect getaway! I will pass along your nice remarks to our hard-working hospitality team! We appreciate it very much. Best regards, amy
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5

Wonderful spot for family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed the cottage. We actually rented 5 cottages for family from out of town. We were there to attend a birthday party for my Dad's 90th. The cottage served our needs perfectly. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy to learn villa mojito served your family's needs perfectly and that you had a nice 90th birthday celebration! Cheers! Amy & the blue starfish team
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5

We absolutely love Manasota Key! Your property is well taken care of and we totally enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

My family and I would definitely come back this house and stay again. We had the best of both worlds being right in the middle of both waterways. The wildlife and the locals are a pleasure to see. I highly recommend this place! Will be back to see you again. Thanks for a fun time.

Sasha

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sasha - Thank you for your kind words and for being fantastic guests! So happy to hear you absolutely loved your vacation experience and that you found Villa Mojito to be well taken care of. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best regards, Amy
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3

Cute but expected more

  • 3 of 5

First, many thanks to Amy for being so responsive to any and all texts and emails. We had researched quite a bit on VRBO before selecting this place. The one thing that stood out to me were the beautiful photos of the cottage. I'm not sure if it could be classified as a cottage however, as it was connected to two other places (three run along the other street and a pool / eating area is in them middle). We were given the #3 "cottage".

The place was decorated in a similar fashion to what was shown in the photos but we quickly realized the photos were highly touched up. :-/. Best things about this place:

1. Location. Walking distance to the beach - we were able to catch a sunset every single evening. Totally awesome! Found tons of sharks teeth too.

2. The bed. I personally thought the bed was quite comfortable. The king size was perfect for all of us. We co-sleep with our son and had enough room for all! Loved the comforter.

3. Large refrigerator and use of tableware, utensils and other things in the kitchen. The one cup Keurig was awesome!

4. The pool in the back. We mainly had this to ourselves and it was a perfect little private area to just relax with our son.

5. The use of the laundry (although it was quite annoying to have to fold several loads of laundry that appeared to be left by cleaning staff? As most of the laundry was bedding and towels from the other units. This happened the three times I needed the laundry.)

Not so great:

1. THE FLOOR IN THE LIVING ROOM is noticeably caving in / sinking. Quite literally we felt as if we were going downhill anytime we walked from any room into that area. My husband is a hefty guy (280) and were afraid he might fall through or cause a collapse. It is that bad. I was disappointed we were not told about this or offered another location. A maintenance man was there fixing something outdoors one afternoon and he mentioned the other units didn't have this major issue. I think this may be something new that the unit is experiencing as it wasn't noted on the other reviews aside from the people who left the day before we arrived. (we read it while we were there)

2. The bathroom was way too small for our liking. Note - There is NO TUB. This was not convenient for our situation having a small child. The shower was tight as well.

The place seemed clean enough but furniture was definitely dated. I don't think we would rent her again - although I may reconsider if given a different unit.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jennifer, Thank you for taking time to leave feedback so we can continue to improve! Glad you enjoyed our new swim spa with waterfall feature & massage therapy jets, the new comfortable, high quality mattresses, and our close proximity to the beach with great pre-historic sharks teeth hunting & spectacular sunsets! Thank you for letting me know about the urgency of the floor issue in family room - we have scheduled that repair work immediately and relocated next guest to a similar place nearby. (we could have easily relocated you too - sorry we didn't hear from you until after your stay. you weren't home with hospitality team went by to check on you to see if there was anything you needed. - Most of our vacationers have much preferred showers over bathtubs. But for families with small kids still wanting a tub option - please keep in mind Villa Mimosa right next door has both a tub/shower combination and a second bathroom with a shower. - our row of 3 beach villas have a big following with many happy repeat guests - they share side walls but they like that there is no one staying over them or under them like in most condos & that our street is super quiet. But for guests still wanting stand alone beach cottages we recommend Casa Pina Colada or Casa Sangria nearby. - Much of manasota key has charming beach places with efficient, cute cottage size bathrooms & bedrooms, but we have private homes in Venice if you are desiring bigger bedrooms & bathrooms & don't mind a 5 minute walk to the beach. - We offer two new Samsung front loading washers & two new Samsung front loading dryers shared by only 4 units so typically there is no wait or very short - Our hospitality staff will investigate what was the hold up during your stay to rectify it in future. - Casa Pina Colada and Casa Sangria nearby each have their own private in-house washer & dryers in case you'd like that feature in future. We use all actual photos in the listing sites & numerous reviews so guests know what the place is like. we respond promptly to all feedback & we appreciate all feedback so we can continue to improve and add the features guests want. The furnishings are all quite new so if you noticed an item that was damaged, or needs replacing please just let us know. We want to keep everything in good condition for the comfort of our guests. We offer more free amenities than most places around so guests can get the most out of their vacation. Best, amy
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Location

Stump Pass Beach State Park
Stump Pass is the #1 ranked local attraction on Trip Advisor! & we are only a 5 minute walk ...
Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub
Farlows on the Water
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
White Elephant Pub
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Lake Venice
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Flounders Restaurant & Tiki Bar
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Manasota Key Beach
Car: necessary

Fantastic Location! Blue Starfish Resort is only a 5 minute walk to Stump Pass Beach State Park's amazing nature preserve & acres of secluded beach shoreline. Stump Pass is the #1 ranked local attraction and we are thrilled to be in the Park's neighborhood! ONLY 1 minute walk to gorgeous Manasota Key beach! Only 1 minute walk at other end of our short quaint street to serene Lemon Bay - perfect for kayaking or fishing. 2 kayaks & 1 canoe available for our guests to enjoy! Curious dolphins frequently come up very close to the kayaks in Lemon Bay - an absolutely amazing experience!) Only about 8 minute walk to the most popular restaurants/Tiki Bars on Manasota Key including White Elephant Pub, Flounders & Lock n Key - most have live music most days & tropical setting across from Englewood Beach with big playground, very popular Free yoga classes on the beach, Basketball courts, watersports rentals - SUPS, Kayaks, boats, jet ski, parasailing etc. The beach near us has plenty of sand that doesn't disappear in high tide like some local beaches on the Key! On-site amenities - Blue Starfish guests can use our kayaks & canoe for free! Dolphins are frequently seen in both the ocean and bay near us & quite friendly - you can almost touch them they get so close to the kayaks at times! Outdoor Ping-Pong & 3 outdoor showers in our common patio area. Get ready for some friendly competition.

Blue Starfish Beach Resort is a special place in a great location - visit us once and we think you'll be hooked:). Many of our guests return each year as a family tradition we are proud to say. You have numerous island activity options walkable so many of our guests never leave the key. But if you wish to explore other interesting parts of Florida - we have MANY exciting day-trip options: take the Key-West Express boat-ride from Fort Myers, drive to Sarasota's many cultural activites, shop til you drop in neighboring Venice, find stunning shells in Sanibel, check on Siesta Key's beach scene, go to Miami's south Beach for always entertaining people watching, or thrill the kids with Orlando's Disney, SeaWorld, etc or we are even closer to LEGOLAND, Cape Canaveral or Busch Garden's Tampa theme park.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Manasota Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
spring/summer/fall 2018
7 Apr 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£290
for 2 nights
From
£102
From
£120
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holidays
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
£686
for 2 nights
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£300
 
 
Early January
5 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
£324
for 2 nights
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£120
 
 
January
12 Jan 2019 - 25 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
£393
for 2 nights
From
£154
 
 
Winter
26 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£257
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76.06 + Tax

Good news- we now have flexible arrival & departure days. 2 night minimum stay. credit cards accepted. reservations are non-refundable like most houses. we suggest trip insurance for peace of mind. 4 pm check in. 10 am check out. no pets/no smoking inside or out. low-key respectful vacationers as this is a nice quiet beach community & you will sleep well. We are proud to say we have many happy repeat guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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