Three letters WOW!
We are Canadians and have been snowbirds since the 1980's when we use to travel every winter to Florida with the children. 30 years later, our dog has become our child and we enjoy travelling with our fur friend, a german shepherd Shiloh but since he weighs 115 pounds, it is a challenge to find proper accomodations since usually we are very nomadic and travel all over Florida for one month with 2 or 3 days at each location. Last year, we decided for the first time we would spend a month in one place. In 2012, we had done all the beaches and had decided we would find a rental in Flagler Beach...a small community that was very pet friendly. It was important to us to have a spacious place since we live in the country and even if it could accomodate 12 people,we decided on the Dolphin House . When we first opened the door to the Dolphin House, we immediately felt home...and so did Shiloh. The pool, pool table and fishing off the deck became daily rituals. I love to cook and the kitchen was a dream. 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, huge Tiki Bar with BBQ, authentic Mexican fireplace, media room, washer and dryer, immaculately clean...was actually better than our home in 5 feet of snow in the winter! The gracious owners even dropped by for a visit with their little darling fur baby, Olive! Husband was wondering what we would do for a month in one place...every morning, he would walk with Shiloh to the Atlantic Ocean and read the paper by the pier. Saturday was Farmer Market day within walking distance from the Dolphin House. Most nights, we went to Johnny D's for supper; a pet friendly restaurant with live entertainement. Great Used Book store with a very knowledgable owner. Discovered many plantations and ruins with beautiful walking trails for Shiloh. Flagler Beach is between St. Augustine ( pet friendly cruise on the Victory III ) and Daytona, allowing us to visit both places on numerous occasions. The neighbors of the Dolphin House were very welcoming and friendly. One morning we woke up and sadly our stay was over. Driving back home, we decided that it had been our best vacation ever and it would be wonderful to do a repeat...which is why we will be staying almost two months in 2014 ! Youppie! Cannot immagine staying at any other place better than the Dolphin House....our home away from home :)
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Owner's Response: Thank You,
We are glad you enjoyed the house and Flagler Beach.
We look forward to your arrival in January 2014.
There is a new restaurant opening on the intercostal sometime soon and a New Mexican place on the beach with a fire pit and 2nd story deck that is also pet friendly, so more spots to visit on the next trip. :)
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