We had 21 people stay here (10 adults, 11 kids) so we definitely filled the place. We had a wonderful experience and Alex was incredibly helpful and responsive before, during and after our trip. The… More
Thank you. We strive to make your vacation the best you have ever had. Schedule your wedding, family reunion or party at our mansion. We are the largest estate on the market in St. Pete.
21 Apr 2015
"Amazing Views and pool"
Stayed here with a large extended family including 4 couples plus 10 kids. The pool and view are amazing, the game room is fun for the whole family and the patio is great for just hanging out. The ups… More
We enjoyed having you and your family stay at our mansion. Remember us for next years vacation!
24 Mar 2015
"Better Than Expected"
Our week long stay at the Petro Mansion was the perfect property for our group of 24 people. The cleanliness and overall quality of the house as well as all the amenities were very nice! The spacious … More
Thank you for the kind words. We work very hard to keep the mansion new and up to date. We take pride in keeping it perfectly clean with linens, comforters and towels being replaced frequently.We hope to see you again! Alex
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
best vacation wooded huge pool fun land big parties families get together gorgeous another world relaxing peaceful quitet pool tennis secluded villa estate exclusive Clearwater beaches shopping restaurants …see more
Distance approx 14.15 miles from St. Petersburg Show on Map
"We had a wonderful introduction to the Clearwater area in a cozy home away from home."
Thank you Maggie and Gary! Your condo is very well located, central to the beaches, restaurants and towns in the area. The condo is extremely well-equipped, with great attention to small details to … More
Hi Bill and Rhonda,
It was a real pleasure having you stay in our Vacation home! Your review states exactly why we enjoy the condo ourselves. You are welcome to visit us again when the Florida sunshine beckons. Take care.
Maggie and Gary Cooper
27 Oct 2015
"A fantastic holiday"
Just returned from a wonderful fortnight in Clearwater. Maggie and Gary's apartment is clean, comfortable and very well equipped with all conveniences. The apartment complex is quiet and well maintain… More
So happy to hear that you had a wonderful vacation! Renting a bike and riding the Pinellas Trail which extends from Tarpon Springs to St. Petes, is definitely a highlight. Glad you and Helen got to experience it. You were wonderful guests to deal with and are welcome to visit us again anytime. Maggie & Gary
17 Dec 2014
"Can't wait to go back"
We absolutely loved our time in Clearwater and can't wait to go back. The condo was in the perfect location within walking distance to restaurants and grocery stores, and only a short drive to some o… More
You were wonderful guests and we appreciate your kind review. Thank you for taking such good care of our vacation home. There are so many things to do in the area, happy to hear you enjoyed some of the close by adventures.
Gary and Maggie
This home is exactly like the pictures and has a very soothing energy to top things off. It was perfect for my family's getaway! It also has all information one would need while staying in Clearwater … More
7 Apr 2015
"A terrific home from home!"
We have just returned to the UK after staying at the Dew Drop Inn for three weeks and we would highly recommend this house to anyone wanting to holiday in Clearwater. The owners live next door and cou… More
This is a very nice condo on a beautiful beach in a very safe and friendly neighborhood. The condo has everything you need to enjoy your stay. The Clearwater/Belleair Beach area is awesome for food,… More
27 Apr 2014
"Awesome place to stay,a home away from home experience"
We arrived at this beautiful condo on March 1st and found it very welcoming,it was very well equipped and clean.The condo is decorated nicely & in a very nice neighbourhood .The beaches are pretty wel… More
Very clean. This is a great place to stay if you are flying into Clearwater. Everything you need is furnished for you in the condo. Great view from the balcony. Tim is an excellent host. You could not… More
31 Jul 2014
My family and I stayed here from July 5 to July 12, 2014. (3 teenagers) First impressions mean a lot and this one did not disappoint! The condo is spectacular. Nicely decorated and spacious. VERY CLE… More
Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. We are so happy that you had a great vacation and found everything to your liking! We look forward to having you as our guest again!
Tim and Heather
7 Jan 2014
"Perfect vacation home away from home!"
We could not have asked for a better place to stay. Everything, and I mean everything to feel right at home. It has great security and well lit parking garage. The condo is very clean and roomy, perfe… More
This is an absolutely lovely home. I concur with another reviewer who stated the pictures do not do it justice. It is located in a very quiet neighborhood, yet is close to everything you need ... incl… More
22 May 2015
Mattresses very comfortable! It was nice to have all the beach stuff there and towels! Location was great near the beach, restaurants, and the trolley was just across the road. You can walk to boat… More
19 Apr 2015
"Perfect Home Away from Home"
We had a very enjoyable week at this vacation home. Plenty of space to roam and have family relaxation time. We had so much fun in the pool. The hot tub was so relaxing in the evening after a day a… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you had a great week, enjoying our spacious home and new pool and spa. Thank you also for the follow up email and your additional feedback - repeated here:
''We loved the area and would definitely stay at your house again. I forgot to mention how much fun we had in the pool. Also it was so nice and quiet at 10:00 at night. The decor of the house was lovely. Every time I looked around I would notice a picture or something on the wall that I didn't notice before. I would definitely recommend your house''.
As owners, we try very hard to make each stay a memorable one for our guests and welcome your return visit whenever you decide to come again.
The Banana Breeze: a fun place to stay on the Island of Clearwater Beach. Enjoy our 2 heated pools or walk 3 minutes to the Gulf of Mexico white sandy beach with sparkling blue water, dolphins, shells, seagulls, and sand dollars. Explore our island,you will love it! …see more
11 Jan 2016
"Cozy place with good comfort"
We enjoyed the stay at the Banana Breeze and the friendly support from the owners. The place is well equipped, reasonably priced, quiet, close to both the beach and many restaurants, and has two pools… More
23 Jul 2015
"Quaint cottage near the beach"
We stayed a week in the Banana Breeze cottage in Clearwater Beach, Florida. We were three adults and one child so the 2-bedroom, 1 bath unit worked for us. There was also two fold-out couches.
The pl… More
29 Dec 2015
"Home away from Home!"
Our family loves to stay at the Banana Breeze and have done so for 7 years! This is truly our home away from home. Teresa and Max are fantastic VRBO and we enjoy catching up for our annual visit. The … More
Stay and visit "Winter" the dolpin, star of the major motion picture "A Dolphin's Tale"!! Winter lives less than a mile away at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium!! White Sand Beach! Pillowtop beds, fully equipped kitchens! Free WiFi, movies! Beautifully decorated, priv …see more
7 Dec 2015
"Not What We Expected...And Bed Bugs!"
The good: Nice location walking distance to most everything. Nice folks running the place who were very accommodating.
The bad: It was not as nice as the pictures indicate. We were not looking … More
Wanted something different from a villa and this ticked all the. boxes. Ample supply of all the things you look for when away on holiday,e.g. private space, towels and cooking items. Ect. Would have … More
I stayed at this property form 12 Non 2015 until 16 Nov 2015.
It was nice finding a rental property that didn't require a minimum 7 day stay!
The house is spacious and clean with a great yard and po… More
We are so glad all of our Totally Awesome Guests love our home. We want you to have the best vacation ever, without having to worry about anything! I don't know of a better location than where this home is. Being close to the beaches, shopping, restaurants and attractions is key to a great stay. This house has it all. Thank you for being our guest and we would love to have you again! Terrie
31 Oct 2015
"A Truley Exceptional Vacation Home in Bradenton, FL"
First off, pictures of this property on the website do not do this home justice. What a beautiful and accommodating home! The home more than exceeded any expectations. I, as well as my family members … More
We are truly appreciative of the comments about our vacation home. We want our guests to feel comfortable and to not worry about anything while on vacation. Our house is your house! We hope you come visit again, Bradenton is a great vacation spot and our home is so close to everything! Thank you again!
What can I say. Communication from the owners was unbeatable. The location of the house was perfect. Just off the beach and a short walk or trolley ride to great restaurants ,bars, supermarkets and be… More
Thank you so much for your very kind words - I get a sense that you enjoyed yourselves!! We do understand how important communication is and it helps re-inforce the personal touch that we do try to bring to our dealings with all our guests. AMI is a special place and we do hope you will consider us again for your next trip to our little piece of paradise!!
12 Mar 2015
"GREAT PLACE TO STAY"
Stayed in ‘Villa-Conch’ for two weeks in January 2015 and really enjoyed it. Amenities are first class and the balcony off main lounge, which gets the sun virtually all day, is a great place to e… More
Many thanks for your kind review. Lots of guests make use of the free trolley bus which does make the holiday a little more relaxing. Delighted you explored the island on the bikes and made good use of the pool! Hopefully you also took the opportunity to relax in the hot tub. Looking forward to welcoming you guys back next year.
25 Feb 2015
"Excellent modern villa in prime location on Anna Maria Island"
Just wanted to take the opportunity to say how much my wife and I enjoyed our stay in Villa Conch.
Anna Maria Island is perfect for us and your property is excellent with a great situation just 100 y… More
Many thanks for your kind words. Delighted you had such a great stay. Location was very important to us when we were researching potential holiday homes. Like you, we think we were very lucky to find our little piece of paradise at Villa Conch!
I would stay here again and again and again! Mark and his wife Maggie were amazing and so accommodating. The house and pool was clean and gorgeous!!! Close to beaches, attractions and great restaura… More
Thanks Kellie for your wonderful review. I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your vacation and are welcome back to our house any time.
This unit was very neat and clean. It was right by the tennis courts and swimming pool. It was only about 10-15 minutes from the beaches. It was very affordable and was exactly what we were looking fo… More
Modern one-bed apartment ideally located on Florida's Gulf Coast just minutes from many of America's best beaches and situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Tarpon, just north of Clearwater. Computer with free high-speed Internet access & WIFI. Pool and Jacuzzi. In th …see more
18 May 2013
"Comfortable, Spacious, well located condo"
We spent a really lovely six weeks across March/April in this ground floor one bed condo.
The accommodation is the first one as you approach the complex and, as such, has the advantage of being ab… More
11 Jan 2013
"Great value for a couple"
A smaller apartment, accommodating 2 people is not easy to find in Florida but this one is just perfect; as described and good value.
The bed was comfy (not too firm) and the kitchen was clean and ea… More
29 Jul 2012
"A Piece of Heaven"
All you could ask for, a home from home. The views are awesome onto the lake and it is so peaceful. Lovely to sit out on the patio in the evening knowing the bugs couldn't get to us and watch the wo… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 15 km; Great for children of all ages ;
UK BASED: Book or talk with us DIRECT in UK or Florida First Impressions count - exceptionally large 5 bed 3 bath luxury home 2 master en-suite bedrooms, 2 family rooms, seating and dining for 10, pool & cabana bath. Quiet residential community close to all attractions. …see more
Distance approx 23.34 miles from St. Petersburg Show on Map
Modern two-bed apartment ideally located on Florida's Gulf Coast just minutes from many of America's best beaches and situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Tarpon, just north of Clearwater. Computer with free high-speed Internet access. Pool and Jacuzzi. In the very …see more
16 Mar 2015
"Clean, comfortable, modern, spacious. A great place to stay"
Myself & husband spent three weeks in the first floor 2 bed apartment (The owner Mark also owns a ground floor 1 bed). The apartment was perfect for us. It is clean, modern, spacious & very comfortabl… More
11 Sep 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay in your 2 bedroom apartment, it is well appointed and kept clean and tidy, everything we needed was on hand including beach chairs, beach umbrella and coolers t… More
25 Jun 2013
"Everything that makes a great vacation is on site or very close."
We stayed at Lake Tarpon Villas and everything from the ease of booking, the quality of the well equipped and clean condo and beautiful view outside the living room window were beyond expectations. Th… More
Only 30 min away from Tampa International Airport, (TIA) with direct conections now to London, unit is Ideally located on Florida's Gulf Coast just minutes from America's best beaches (Clearwater, Honeymoon, Sunset Beach, Howard park)condo is situated on Lake Tarpon
Distance approx 24.43 miles from St. Petersburg Show on Map
condo was centrally located for our needs, close to great beaches, clean, comfortable and affordable. pool area was nice and lake tarpon has lots of amenities. close to restaurants and shopping. owner… More
24 May 2015
"Truly stress free."
I traveled with my husband and 11-year old son. This condo - is all you can wish for a short stay or longer stay in Tarpon Springs area: clean, cute, perfect size for 2-3.
Maria, our host, was alway… More
thank you again for choosing to stay with us and be part of the great wonderful people that enjoyed our condo. We do take great pride in making everything possible for our quests to have the best experience and be happy with their choice. We personally take care of cleaning and managing this property. Thank you for your review, and letting others know about us. Thank you for taking such great care of our place. You are welcome back any time.
30 Jul 2015
After reviewing several properties my boyfriend and I decided to go with this unit and we are so glad we did. This unit was exceptionally clean and well taken care of. Everything we needed for 1 wk in… More
John and Linda have a real gem here. Quiet, relaxing and tastefully decorated. We have never stayed in a place where the owner took such care to make their guests feel at home.
We look forward to ret… More
1 Jul 2015
"quiet neighborhood haven"
Quiet, comfortable haven in a neighborhood. Full amenities and lots of nice touches, such as a deck and grill, loads of towels, books, and a big ole cat next door. We enjoyed easy walk and bike ride t… More
Thanks for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Please consider us if your travels ever bring you back this way. Sincerely John and Linda Hall
9 Jun 2015
"Great stay in Tarpon Springs"
What a gem of a place. We had two bedrooms, full kitchen, living area and sun deck. What more could you want! gulf beaches, restaurants etc are all nearby. Super clean with all the necessary amenit… More
Thanks so much for your kind reviews. We are so glad you enjoyed the apartment. We hope to see you all again soon. Sincerely, John and Linda Hall
Great weekend getaway. My husband and five year old son were very comfortable in the apartment. John and Linda made us feel welcome and had everything you needed for a comfortable stay. The house is… More
12 Jun 2015
My friend and I stayed 2 nights in the apartment above the owners house. The apartment was clean, comfortable, and charming. It was a great location, close to everything.
The owners were very nice … More
28 May 2015
"The perfect cozy getaway in the heart of it all."
We traveled to Tarpon Springs for the first time, and were excited to find John and Linda's listing on Trip Advisor. The pictures looked cute, but really did not do the apartment justice. It had eve… More
Thanks for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to seeing you all again. john and Linda