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Mermaid's Retreat on Siesta Key, #1 beach in the US!

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

This newly renovated studio cottage is on canal water and a casual walk to famous USA #1 Siesta Beach. It comfortably accommodates two guests with a futon option for a third. Mermaid's Retreat is the perfect location for your Florida Vacation. You start with our complimentary RumRunner Island cocktail welcome drink. Then take a 5 minute walk to the sugar sand beach at the end of the street (or take the house bicycles if you can't wait to dig your toes in the sand) ; a 10 minute walk gets you to Siesta Village restaurants, nightlife or groceries. (Door-to-door free rides available as well.) The retreat includes more than 800 sq. ft. of space, with 550 sq. ft. air-conditioned and 250 sq. ft. outdoor private garden patio (perfect for sipping your morning coffee). It has a private entrance and is attached to the landlord-occupied main house for prompt response should a need arise. The fully furnished cottage features a living room with dining area, bedroom with queen bed, bathroom with washer/dryer and kitchen. Rental includes all linens, equipped kitchen with two burner countertop stove and microwave, flat screen TV, cable, WiFi, all utilities and single car parking. But you may not need a car! A newly instituted "free" SIESTA BREEZE TROLLY travels continuously morning to night the length of the Key and UBER rides to town average under $15 (public bus stops at the top of our street as well). Ours has a private residence feel (not spring break party lodging) perfect for the discerning traveler. We are confident the Mermaid's Retreat will exceed expectation in its price range. We welcome you to check us out!


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Spanish, Hungarian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 October, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in the Siesta Key in the Sarasota County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has step-in tub with flexible shower hose; vanity, sink, and stacked washer/dryer (see photo)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Futon living room couch folds out as guest bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Queen bed (see room photo)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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Mermaid's Retreat on Siesta Key, #1 beach in the US!
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
5

Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Amy and Zolton (hosts) were lovely to work with. The cottage was the perfect size and the location was fabulous!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Madison. You also were a wonderful guest. We are so proud of our newly offered cottage and it's ideal location just a walk to Siesta No. 1 Beach in the USA. Each of our guests so far have echoed your experience, for which we are most thankful.
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5

The Mermaids Retreat is very convenient to all Siesta Key has to offer.

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and had all the comforts of home. Zolton and Amy (hosts) were very easy to work with throughout my visit.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to meet you and host you. Good luck on your search and please know you and Otis would be welcomed back always.
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5

The perfect retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Mermaid's Retreat. Amy and Zoltan were kind, attentive, and generous hosts. They made us feel completely welcome and comfortable. The property is in a lovely, quiet residential neighborhood, close to the beach and to the village. We loved the private patio, surrounded by greenery -- a treat all around!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great to have you as our guests for the month. Wish you could stay longer. Special thanks to Jill for your wonderful cottage illustration, which can be viewed as one of our photos which describe the mermaid's retreat (could not import photo here, sorry).
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The Mermaid's Retreat

  • 4 of 5

My parents stayed at The Mermaid's retreat this past winter and would like to thank you for your hospitality. You made them feel very welcome. They enjoyed walking down the street to Siesta Key beach just north of the newly renovated pavilion and also down to the village for the market and quaint shops & restaurants. Location, Location, Location--in a well cared for quiet residential area away from most of the short stay rentals. Although this in-law suite is attached to the landlord's home, they had their own entry and privacy. They are already looking forward to coming back again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in the Siesta Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£598
for 7 nights
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£1,544
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £187.32
cleaning £74.93
Tax Rate 12.0%

This is a adult couple/family friendly rental and not meant as a spring break college rental. Guest stay limited to 7 days max out of a 30 day rental period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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