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Get taste of Island Living at Interior-Designer-created 3br gem- steps to beach!

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Manasota Key - Casa Pina Colada

3 bedroom beach cottage -at highly desired prime Manasota Key spot!

Just steps to our breathtaking beaches & Lemon Bay, our interior designer created Casa Pina Colada as a post-card perfect 3 bedroom charming beach cottage with all new furnishings throughout. As part of the exclusive blue starfish beach resort (and the owner's FAVORITE beach cottage!), Casa Pina Colada guests enjoy numerous desirable Free amenities. A genuine tropical getaway in a prime location on Manasota Key, at blue starfish beach resort guests can walk to so much to do or kick back on our spectacular beach with a chilled Pina Colada and soak up the relaxed island vibe. Our ultra-talented interior designer created our 6 quaint beach cottages in a variety of sizes with the perfect blend of nostalgic beach cottage charm, modern conveniences & 'wish list' amenities. Each cottage has its own private patio table with oversized thatched island-style umbrella & relaxing seating options.

* Brand new heated, courtyard swimming pool with massage therapy jets & gorgeous glass-tile waterfall on-site in resort's common patio area - Enjoy!

Casa Pina Colada's Master bedroom offers a much-sought after king bed. The second & third bedrooms feature our popular deluxe bunk sets - twin over full bed with another twin that slides out under the full bed (sleeping up to 4 in each bunk room), plus a sofa sleeper in family room. Pina Colada sleeps up to 8 maximum occupancy. 1 full bathroom with modern shower with gorgeous tiled shower, attractive glass border & upscale coastal pebbles shower floor. Plus an outdoor shower on the side of cottage & 3 more outdoor showers in common areas great for quick after-beach clean-ups. (the state beach park walkable to us also has numerous restrooms for day time use) Each cottage, including Casa Pina Colada, has its own outdoor patio dining set with charming island-style thatched patio umbrella.

Kitchen with gorgeous granite countertops & new cottage white cabinet & new stainless steel appliances. Cook in if you wish or dine at a wide variety of popular restaurants - we list our favorites in our comprehensive 'insiders guide' to the area. Free shared use of our kayaks & canoe to get up close & personal with the dolphins who frequent our waters. Feeling competitive? get your game on at our popular outdoor Ping-Pong area. Our deluxe body boards & skim boards are a hit with all ages. We are walkable to numerous watersports rentals - jet skis, parasailing, boats, tours, SUPs, etc. at reasonable rates. For little ones we have sand toy kit, pack n play, booster seat, responsible babysitter & a big beach playground only 8 minute walk. Optional outdoor heated Jr. Olympic pool & award-winning health club offsite - only quick 5 minute drive, very reasonable family rate & very popular with guests. Free Red-Cross certified childcare while you work out.

Beach memories are priceless and as your hosts we want to make your vacation an amazing experience. Most of our guests are repeats we are proud to say.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2005
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Amy

My husband Frank's and my favorite memories growing up are of family vacations to Florida's spectacular beaches to visit grandparents. Ironically, we first met each other on one such Florida vacation visiting relatives after college - introduced by grandparents. Frank grew up with fun-filled, memorable annual trips to Manasota Key. I knew how much he loved it so we spent years searching for the perfect location on the key so our kids and guests could be close to our great beach and so much to do. It is also the perfect spot to just kick back and do nothing but watch the waves roll in. We designed the cottages of blue starfish beach resort to offer guests everything our own family would want in a beach escape and then some. We treat our guests like family and are proud to say we have numerous repeat guests to make blue starfish an annual tradition.

Why Amy chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Location, location, LOCATION! Not to mention all new furnishings & updated interior done by our very talented interior designer with numerous FREE amenities!

Steps to stunning beach, serene Lemon Bay, magical Stump Pass State Beach Park & walkable to fun nightlife at Flounder's & the extremely popular free yoga classes on the beach. In searching for this property, we noticed a number of area beaches 'disappeared in high tide' so we were thrilled to find a prime spot on the key with plentiful sand at all times that never gets crowded because only vacationers & residents can park here. We also love that our beach is one of the best places on earth to find the pre-historic sharks teeth the area is famous for! The ultimate free souvenir!! Our kids have found tons of these thousand year old treasures.

What makes this house unique

Our talented interior designer has worked her magic to create post-card beach cottages mixing nostalgic touches with modern conveniences and a relaxed island vibe just steps to the captivating waters of the Gulf of Mexico. As owners, we are obsessed with constantly improving the vacation experience. We are lucky to enjoy a steady stream of low-key, friendly guests who share our love for this best kept secret in vacation destinations. blue starfish resort is sure to please all ages & take us back to a simpler time of hunting for pre-historic sharks teeth, pretty seashells and jumping waves then returning to our appealing beach cottage with all the comforts of home. Guests enjoy free use of our kayaks & canoe to explore our picturesque shoreline. We are fortunate to be neighbors of the #1 ranked local attraction - Stump Pass State Beach Park & its acres of unspoiled, pristine shoreline & hiking trails. As parents, we know how important it is to offer tons of kid fun items- deluxe body boards & skim boards to play in the waves, beach toy sets to build amazing sand castles, outdoor Ping-Pong onsite for fun after beach time & numerous books, board games & all free premium channels on our new high definition flatscreen TVs. Adults can enjoy tropical cocktails at our self-serve Tiki Bar & grill up the fish they caught to serve in our alfresco dining tables. * Attractive brand new heated, courtyard swimming pool with massage therapy jets & stunning glass-tile waterfall in common patio area - enjoy! Lots of relaxing seating options for each place.

Try blue starfish once and we think you'll be back for many more years for another dose of our unique island charm & warm hospitality.


based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

Get taste of Island Living at Interior-Designer-created 3br gem- steps to beach!
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews

Family with 2 teens-Nice Place!

  • 4 of 5

What a beautiful cottage. We enjoyed our 3 night stay. Plenty of comfy beds -could have used an extra bath with teens. Near Stump Pass park- gorgeous. Short walk to beach and bay. Very clean and homey. Owners very helpful with suggestions.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family friendly fun

  • 5 of 5

Cool pool, family friendly cottage. The kids loved the nearby beach, bunk beds and wifi. The house was abundantly stocked with towels and dishes and other essentials. The owner was great, and had staff available to resolve any issues. We would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful , quiet area !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed about a week at case pina colada and it was amazing ! The beach is just a walk away as well as the a restaurant and convenient store. We loved the pool/spa area and spent a lot of time enjoying the waterfall . I will definitely be returning and would recommend staying there to anyone .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wichita, Kansas

Great location and excellent accomodations

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and relaxing time at Casa Pina Colada. It was very well stocked with everything you need for a great beach vacation, including chairs and an umbrella and sand toys. Loved the spa pool and the outside showers were wonderful after swimming. Also enjoyed kayaking in the bay. The beach was fabulous and the fishing was great. Would definitely return!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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McKenzie TN

Very Relaxing!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My children and I thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing week at this cute cottage! It was so close to the beach, and yet we felt far away from everything. We loved all the amenities. It is perfect for beach living! The kids loved the pool! We could cook and just relax, or visit numerous restaurants within a short distance. This is THE ideal beach get-a-way!!! Thank-you Amy and all for providing us with an enjoyable and memorable vacation :) Our only complaint, the week went by too fast!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Donna - Thank you so much for your nice comments and for being such great guests!! I am SO happy to hear you loved your vacation at Casa Pina Colada! Please come visit again in the future. best regards, amy
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Beautiful beach cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location! Beautifully decorated! Easy to walk to beach and bay! Slightly longer walk to main park and restaurants! Amy was super to work with! Pool was beautiful and kids loved it. Kitchen is stocked with anything you need to cook at home! All around awesome experience here! Will definitely stay with Amy again if we come to Manasota!

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your thoughtful comments Chelsea - you made my day & I will be sure to share them with our devoted blue starfish team! Hope you can visit again in the future:). best, Amy
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sarasota Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
White Elephant Pub
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Englewood Golf
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Manasota Key Beach

Manasota Key is one of the best places in the country to hunt for pre-historic shark's teeth! These thousands of year old treasures our plentiful on our beach and make unique souvenirs! Bring them home to share with friends or turn them into cool jewelry. We enjoy a highly-desired prime location on Manasota Key where you can walk to lots to do or kick back on our breath-taking beaches & do nothing at all. Blue Starfish Resort just opened a brand new "Swim Spa" with gorgeous glass tile waterfall which flows into pool with massage therapy jets - enjoy!! Swim Spa (small in-ground pool with relaxing spa features) is located in resort's common paver patio area surrounded by mature palm trees. Only 1 minute brief walk until your toes are in the Gulf of Mexico. Only 1 minute walk the opposite way to drop the kayaks into tranquil Lemon Bay to experience dolphins up close. Only 5 minute walk to the magical Stump Pass State Beach Park - #1 ranked attraction locally & a natural wonderland which can't be built on - just acres of untouched shoreline - best explored on foot, by bike or kayak and we offer free use of our kayaks & canoe to our guests.


Prices & Availability

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

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Fall 2016
13 Aug 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Thanksgiving 2016
19 Nov 2016 - 25 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Dec.
26 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas Week 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year's Week
31 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jan7-27,2017 weeks
7 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Prime Winter Weeks 2017
28 Jan 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
spring/summer/fall 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £89 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Good news-we just lowered ALL rates to more than offset this website's new service fee!
mainly short-term stay place-no monthly discounts.Full payment needed to reserve dates. credit cards accepted. reservations are non-refundable like most houses. we suggest trip insurance from www.insuremytrip.com or www.travelguard.com at reasonable rates to fully cover your trip. 3 pm check in. 10 am check out. no pets/no smoking inside or out.

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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , full bathroom with shower & new vanity & outdoor shower too
  • 1 full bathroom with new shower & new vanity. 4 outdoor showers in common area - including one on the side of Casa Pina Colada. plenty of restrooms at stump pass beach near us.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , all new designer bed linens & brand new comfortable mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 4 Bunk Bed , deluxe bunk bed-twin over full bed & twin trundle under full
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Bunk Bed , twin over full bed over twin trundle sleeps 4 in bunks
  • King size bed in master bedroom. 2nd bedroom and 3rd bedroom each have deluxe bunk sets -- twin bed over full bed and another twin slides out under the full as the trundle.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • 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
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our beach is one of the best spots in the country to find the unique pre-historic shark's teeth - the ultimate free souvenir! Guests love our new Swim Spa & Waterfall in resort's common patio area with relaxing massage therapy jets!

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