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2 Bedroom, Poolside, Steps from the White Sand Beach of the Gulf of Mexico

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,081 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

The Nautilus Condominiums Occupy One Entire Block On the Gulf of Mexico.

This 2 bedroom, 2 bath poolside condo has a full kitchen with all the modern conveniences. You can enjoy your morning coffee and meals on your private outdoor patio. You are just steps away from the lovely white sand beach and the Gulf of Mexico. You can go for a refreshing swim in the heated pool. After a relaxing day of enjoying the amenities The Nautilus offers you may choose to take a walk, ride a bike, or take a ride on Anna Maria Island's free trolley service. Enjoy exploring the island, shopping for unique items and sampling the delicious dining options. This condo features all new carpet and new beds October of 2016!

Property Manager
Karen Willette
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1081 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 Bedrooms Master has a queen the second bedroom has 2 twin beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


3.7/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

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2 Bedroom, Poolside, Steps from the White Sand Beach of the Gulf of Mexico
average rating of 3.68 based on 25 reviews

Great Location! Next to pool and close to beach.

  • 3 of 5

We had to go shopping for dish soap and a sponge, tissues, plus there was only a 1/2 roll of toilet paper in each bathroom. The rental was reasonably clean, neat and well decorated except for some large carpet stains.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Condo was fair, location was great

  • 2 of 5

Arranging the visit was fine and as advertised, the location is ideal as it was just steps to the beach. We arrived in the evening to a musty smell throughout the condo that really never went away. Appears that the carpet was steam cleaned a few days earlier but they missed a 3 foot wide strip in the middle of the room that remained dirty. Other reviews on this site were confirmed in that this is a minimalist condo. Only toilet paper, two small bars of soap and some random towels are provided. Had issues with the master toilet running constantly the first night. But when I called the following day, it was fixed that same day. This is a ground floor unit and with visitors in the condo above, it is noisy as long as people are above you. Their motion is heard with every creak of the floor.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location. Beautiful Beach.

  • 3 of 5

Was Okay condo. Little things like a small thing of dish soap and extra toilet paper and roll of paper towels would be nice amenities to concider in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Steps from the beach.... literally! Very peaceful. Great condo, just remember to bring all paper & cleaning products. The codo manager (Fritz) was very friendly & helpful. Just a mile from the Sandbar restaurant. I look forward to going back!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is perfect....the rest....?

  • 3 of 5

So I want to say that the location of this property is perfect. Pool is out the front door...beach is out the back. Having a designated parking spot was nice too. If you come into the property with low expectations you will not be disappointed.

When we arrived the carpet in the living room was sopping wet. It was obvious someone had run a steam cleaner across it trying to soak up the mess but it was spongy wet. When you walked from the carpet onto the tile it was hard not to slip because your shoes or feet would be wet. I called the owner twice to inform her of the wet carpet....got no response. Glad we were only staying for three days.

The cookware is barely basic. There was no wash cloths or kitchen cloths to be seen. There were plenty of mismatched towels to choose from. Not even a roll of paper towels. Oh and if you want to cook....bring spices cause there wasn't even salt and pepper.

If you like larger beach towels bring your own.....only bath sized towels. There was only one roll of toilet paper per bathroom and one hotel sized bar of soap per bathroom.

You get the picture. The owner only provides the very bare minimum to start your stay. Bring or buy what you need to make your stay normal.....hand wash, shampoo, conditioner, dish soap, face cloth, beach towel, garbage bags, etc. You can rent beach chairs and bicycles. The beach chairs provided are questionable if they will hold the weight of anyone over 100 lbs.

we did enjoy our stay because the location and complex have plenty to offer. Just don't expect much amenities from the owner.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Not Impressed, Will not return to property

  • 1 of 5

The good thing was that the condo was on the beach, the kids had fun on the beach, and there was a roof over our head.

The dishes were dirty with food stuck on them and a film, so after 20 hours of driving, we had to hand wash all our dishes before we could prepare dinner. I e-mailed Karen about this and never got a reply.

You are not provided with much. You get a small amount of hand soap, two rolls of toilet paper, and some linens, and limited dishes (that you may end up washing before you even use them!) - you don't even get a coffee pot. So the morning after our arrival I had to go to the store and pick up cleaning supplies, dish soap, and dishwasher tabs and ran 2 loads of dishes so we had plenty of clean dishes. The master bath sink still had what looked like toothpaste or soap splatters around the sink and on the mirror and the floors had some type of substance in spots where I had to sweep it up and then wipe it down - almost looked like spilled laundry powder.Thankfully I packed disinfectant wipes. The listing says new beds in October of 2016 - there's no way that was the case for our unit. The mattress had a big lump right in the middle that forces you to sleep on either side of the bed.

The clocks hanging on the walls had no batteries, and we had to swap out various light bulbs from other rooms so lamps and overhead sink lighting would work.

Also, don't expect a restful sleep if you have neighbors above you. It's loud. The ceiling creaked with every step they took, you can hear them slide chairs etc. I could even hear them turn their lamps on and off! It was terrible. The hot water tank is a half size, so showering a family of four in the evening is impossible. We paid a good amount of money for this place which turned out to be no more of value than a cheap motel. Oh, and when you book this property, you have to pay an incidental fee which tacks on another $70 some dollars. This experience has turned me off from ever renting a condo again. We would never recommend this property to anyone and will never return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Welcome to The Nautilus! This condominium is on the Gulf of Mexico in beautiful Anna Maria Island. You can stroll our 7 mile white sand beach or swim in our heated swimming pool. Fantastic location


Prices & Availability

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

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £61.37

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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