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Riverfront Banana River, only 200 m to the Atlantic

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Cocoa Beach - Dolphin Bay, Apartment 202

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, with large deck and river view

The apartment fully equipped with AC is located on the second floor of an apartment building consisting of 3 apartments. The apartment has been completely refurbished in 2015 and has been recently furnished and decorated. It is the perfect apartment for couples and small families and is equipped for up to 4 persons.

It consists of

• 1x bedroom with king size bed

• 1x living room with sleeper sofa, dining space, flat screen TV with satellite TV, kitchen with stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, glasses, cutlery and crockery for 4 people, freezer, refrigerator, toaster,

• 1x bathroom with toilet and shower enclosure,

• 1x open balcony with direct view of the Banana River,

• 1x pool (shared with the other 2 apartments)

• garden to be shared with the tenants of the other two apartments (including a Tiki Bar)

If you are planning to stay at our apartment with more than 4 persons please do not hesitate to contact us: it is possible to rent the other 2 apartments in the house additionally to ours.

Enjoy the view from the open balcony over the Banana River with its dophins and manatees. Explore the Banana River from our garden with our 2 kayaks or our stand-up-paddle or go fishing.

Only 200 m separate you from the Atlantic Ocean with its extensive beaches which invite you to go walking or go surfing.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Julian, Judith and Yves
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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About Julian, Judith and Yves

Julian, his sister Judith and her husband Yves own the 2nd floor of this property while the groundfloor is owned by Yves' parents. We all live in Germany but parts of the family come from Switzerland.

Julian, Judith and Yves purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Julian, Judith and Yves chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Dolphin Bay is perfectly located between the Banana River and the Atlantic Ocean.

We fell in love with this place.

What makes this apartment unique

The garden is next to the Banana River. Dolphins often swim buy. You just have to walk across the street to the beach, which is never crowded.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

Riverfront Banana River, only 200 m to the Atlantic
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 15 reviews
Edmonds, WA

Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is small, but comfortable, with all the basics for an enjoyable stay. It has a nice large deck for cooking and eating, which provides nice additional space. Our time here was quiet and peaceful. The owner provides detailed and thorough information on the unit, and is responsive to questions. We enjoyed the yard area along the Banana river, where my 11 yr old daughter played in the pool while I relaxed in a good quality lounge chair. The SUP's and kayaks are a very nice bonus for a quick and easy paddle on the river. On a few separate occasions we saw dolphins swim up within a few feet of the property. The unit could use some better lighting options in the bedroom for reading, but otherwise, it's a lovely place to stay for two people. I would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indian Rocks Beach, Fl

Truly Peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the peace and quiet staying on the Banana River. Truly loved having coffee on the porch in the morning while seeing an occasional Dolphin and having wine in the evening as the sun was setting. We took the kayaks out and saw dolphins up close as they were feeding along a seawall in a canal a short distance north on the river. The beach was only a block away and was a much more secluded and quiet spot, as opposed to the crowds that are near the pier area. We enjoyed the pool after kayaking and days on the beach. The location is perfect, the apartment was equipped with everything we needed to have most of our meals. We had no issues parking our Rav4 SUV in the assigned parking space, we were not sure why the previous reviewer had an issue with this. Julian was very easy to rent with and refunded our deposit almost immediately after our stay. Would definitely recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I use HomeAway to travel at least 15 times annually and I have never had an easier renting experience than dealing with Julian. He was incredibly prompt in responding and very kind and accommodating. The unit was precious and the view was breath taking!!! Short walk to beach and the pool is perfect after a long day at the beach.

We saw a couple slithering visitors in the yard, but they didn't bother us none.

I would reccomend to anyone wanting to relax for a weekend or extended stay.

We will be back for sure!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oak Park, IL

Location! Location! Location!

  • 3 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for about 3 weeks this summer. The unit was as described--- the pool was great and inflatables were located on the side of the house. Two kayaks and paddle boards were also available and you could literally "cast off" right into the Banana River from the backyard. The ocean is right across the street and the beach is never crowded. I loved taking walks along the shore taking in all the wildlife and the ocean sounds.

It was wonderful!!!

Overall, this place is great for a short stay for a couple or a couple with small children. It would really be tight (495 sq. ft.) for 4 adults. The owner does make the most of the space and it is decorated with a cute "beachy" decor. However, we do have some suggestions: on site management would be great--- if there is an issue, the renter must contact the owner , who lives in Europe (time delay). During our stay we encountered the following problems: dishwasher didn't work so he emailed the direction book and suggested that we trouble shoot, after a heavy storm, the ceiling in the living room leaked onto the table and floor ---(I immediately let him know and several hours later he replied in a text -- yes, I am aware. There is a dip in the ceiling. It's a big job to fix.). The parking spot for this unit is difficult to navigate and we have a small car. You have to drive onto the grass to shimmy into it and often garbage cans are in your way. It's the tenant's responsibility to take and remove the cans to and from the curb several times during the week. Something else to remember ---you're sharing the house with two other families and the house is not soundproof. The two units on the top share a common wall and it is just a wall. You can hear kids crying, people talking, not to mention a temper tantrum or two. The outside of the house needs improvement. You start to notice these things when you're there for 3 weeks. This house would be great to rent if one family rents all three units.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Donna, Thank you very much for your detailed review. It is great that you liked the location and the apartment. Also thanks for the constructive feedback on things to improve which we always take on board. Some comments: Yes we do live in Germany. However when you look at our response rates we always try to give feedback on time. I think with many vacation homes the owners do not live on site. We do have emergency support by our handyman and concierge service. The contact numbers are given to you in advance but are also available in the apartment. Our handyman checked the dishwasher. It was working fine again after he cleaned the drain filter. He is also fixing the leak. Thanks once again for your suggestions and we hope to have you back for a next vacation. Julian
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  • 5 of 5

We spent three night at this wonderful property. The apartment was just as described. We had everything we needed and more. The views of the river where beautiful and the beach was just across the street. We had the best of both worlds. My daughters enjoyed the use of the sup. We will definitely stay here next year. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Small, close to beach, low cost

  • 4 of 5

The property was just as it was represented, small but adequate. The interior was clean and well maintained. The exterior patio could have used some maintenance repairs. We stayed 3 nights and loved the area. The beach across the street was where we spent most of our time.

I would recommend this property if you want close to beach on a budget. The view of the Banana River is nice!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
35th Street Grill
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Cocoa Beach Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Fat Snook
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
South Cocoa Beach
Car: necessary

Cocoa Beach with its gorgeous beaches and the pleasant water tempertures offers ideal conditions for all types of water sports or just for relaxing.

Cocoa Beach offers an extensive variety of restaurants and entertainment. Among others one must mention the numerous golf courses, the Pier and the many shops such as the biggest Ron-Jon-surfshop in the US.

Because Orlando is only a 45 minute drive away the world famous theme parks such as Word-Disney-World and the Universal-Studios and the huge shopping malls are within easy reach.

On the horizon you can see the world famous Kennedy- Space-Center which allows you to watch all the rocket launches right from our apartment. Obviously, you can also visit the impressive complex of the Kennedy- Space-Center with its history of manned space travel.

Since Cape Canaveral with its huge cruise ship harbour is only a 20 minute drive away be our guest before or after your cruise.

And for all car maniacs: Daytona Beach with its world famous car races is only a 1 hour drive away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Cocoa Beach, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Off Season rate
1 Aug 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
25 Dec 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £63
Refundable Damage Deposit £236
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Cocoa Beach in Florida

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , converts into queen bed
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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