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15 Steps to the beach! Sunsets or Dolphin watching right from the condo!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,027 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

This beautiful condo has full views from almost everywhere in condo

Direct Gulf front 2 bedroom, 2 bath with heated pool. This unit was completely renovated in 2014 and has exceptional views of the beach. Amenities include large, flat screen TV, cable, wireless internet, dishwasher, washer & dryer in the untit open porch, covered parking and elevator. Located next to the Manatee Public Beach. Free trolley just next door that runs the entire island. There are so many wonderful restaurants, shops, and activities. Rent a kayak, paddle-board or para-sail over the blue blue water. Museums, theater, and music everywhere!

Beth Zeien and Linda Zeien
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2017

About Beth Zeien and Linda Zeien

Beth and I split our time between Minnesota and beautiful Anna Maria Island. Mostly, when we are not able to be here, we want to share our paradise with others!

Beth Zeien and Linda Zeien purchased this condo in 2013

Why Beth Zeien and Linda Zeien chose Anna Maria Island

If you come once, you will want to return! If you know the island, you already know how perfect this location is! Easy access to on and off the island, free AC island trolley that runs until 10:00p.m., everything you may need is close by; from souvenir and beach wear shops, to grocery shopping, restaurants and cafes, and best ice cream around! Resources to rent just about any type of beach toy, bikes, scooters or other special needs like a wheelchair for the beach. Most of all the seven miles of sandy beaches (two public beaches with lifeguards) and beautiful waves of gulf water. Or if you love to go fishing, sailing or want to take in a dolphin tour and find sand dollars etc. there are excellent resources available on the island. We believe that we have a slice of paradise and something for everyone to do right here on Anna Maria Island.

What makes this condo unique

It is so convenient living right next door to the Manatee Public Beach. There is a lifeguard on duty and free music at the outdoor beach cafe every evening. No streets to cross, no long distances to drag your beach gear - it is all here, right outside your door!


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1027 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Follow Gulf Sands Condo Rules No sandy shoes on elevator or in condo
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Plenty of storage space for linens and supplies.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Guest Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Includes 4 drawer dresser, closet and TV
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 6 drawer dresser, chest of drawers, walk in closet, TV/DVD
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

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15 Steps to the beach! Sunsets or Dolphin watching right from the condo!
average rating of 4.409091 based on 22 reviews
Pittsburgh, PA

Hurrican Irma

  • 1 of 5

I gave it a 1 star rating because there was a mandatory evacuation for the Holmes Beach Zone A area of Anna Marie Island from Hurricane Irma. So consequently we were not able to arrive at the condo in which we rented. We felt very sad not being able to go there because this was our 1st trip to this area and was looking forward to stay there. We had to apply for a refund using the trip insurance we bought because the owners do not offer any refunds on their condo. The owners were very kind and supportive with our decision of not renting their condo the week we reserved. Hopefully we can rent the condo again next fall, hence without any hurricanes. Florida vacationers from Pittsburgh PA.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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hurricane IRMA

  • 1 of 5

was scheduled to stay the Saturday after Irma hit on Monday. They were having fuel shortages and traffic delays due to the large migration of people back to their homes. Travel Advisories recommended no travel to Tampa area. Owners refused to refund our money because the unit was "habitable and had power". when we asked for the unit to be offered to people who had been displaced from their homes , the response was "that is a consideration". would never deal with these two again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on so many and we are sorry that you were not able to use your reserved time at our condo. Home Away/VRBO booking site offers travel insurance for exactly these types of situations. This time, our condo was spared from Irma, but earlier this year, storm damages prevented us from renting for 5 months. We regret that it did not work out for you and, unfortunately with only 3 days notice , we could not locate anyone to take your reservation. Beth Zeien
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Amazing stay!!

  • 4 of 5

The condo was immaculate and the location absolutely perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo!! Perfect location, awesome views from every room. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful interior decor and view from the balcony

  • 3 of 5

This condo has a beautiful interior and the view from the balcony is second to none ! The location is central to everything . We would definitely like to go back again . The bad part about our time there was the exterior being painted. Everyday we had to walk around and over drop clothes, paint buckets and avoid touching the painted surfaces. The painters used profanity on a regular basis which was offensive.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gulf Sands #105

  • 4 of 5

Great location and condo on the beach. We would have loved to take advantage of the beautiful view from the master bedroom, but the blind wasn't working until mid week and then the exterior painting started and the painters blocked our view again. We made the best of it even with the rainy days. We would definitely love to rebook with the owners. They were a real delight.

Thank you Beth and Linda!

God bless you,

Jean & Rick Osani - Lakeland FL

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 64 (Manatee Ave)
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Manatee Public
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
30 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter Early Spring
18 Nov 2017 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.85
Cleaning £95.01 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Keys and information are avaiable immediately inside the condo; the door access code will be provided to you prior to your arrival. Check in is at 4:00 pm and Check out is 10:00am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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