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Luxury Beachfront Condo

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Shared Hot Tub


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Our Home Away from Home!

NEW - all kitchen appliances, new pillow top mattresses in both bedrooms, 46' flat panel TV

Our tropical oasis is waiting for you to kick back and enjoy. Perfect for large families (the master bedroom has 2 full sized beds (that could accommodate 4 people), second bedroom has a queen sized bed, living room has a sleeper sofa.

Fully equipped kitchen makes dining out an option rather than a necessity (gas grill on site for barbeques). Local telephone service, wireless internet (bring your lap top), 3 TV's keep you in touch. You don't have to leave the property to enjoy the heated pool, whirlpool spa, sauna, tennis court, lounges and covered patio. Pool and whirlpool are available to guests 24 hours a day, great to take a midnight swim!

Step across the street and onto famous Smather's Beach (voted #6 of Florida's 10 best beaches by the travel channel)where you can relax in the shade of a palm tree or join in the many activities available. Smather's Beach is the largest in Key West; it boasts chair and raft rentals, food vendors, snorkeling, sailing, parasailing, and kayaking.

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More Details

Carol Dunnigan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Carol Dunnigan

We visited Key West in 2001 and fell in love with our 'American Carribbean Island'. We are now retired and enjoy vacationing every February. We invite you to La Brisa, our 'home away from home' to experience all that Key West has to offer. We have found that the apartment is great for the two of us and has plenty of room when our family visits. We love the luxury of dining on the terrace-the view is just spectacular!

Carol Dunnigan purchased this condo in 2001

Why Carol Dunnigan chose Lower Florida Keys

We chose Key West as our vacation location because it is not a typical 'retirement' community in Florida. It's motto is 'One Family' and people of all ages, from all ethnicities and all walks of life enjoy all it has to offer. The island is only 2x4 miles; however it offers everything you could want in an island vacation.

What makes this condo unique

LaBrisa is a gated community located across the street from Smather's Beach (voted #6 of Florida's top 10 beaches). You can actually stand on the terrace and see the rest of your family enjoying the beach. Everything is right there; food vendors, chair rentals, parasailing, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, jet skiing, volleyball. A 4 mile walking and biking path runs along the beach and the ocean shore. The heated pool and hot tub are right there; plenty of lounge chairs both in and out of the sun. It is open 24 hours/day. Nothing beats a swim and jacuzzi on a warm night! A newly refinished tennis court is also on site. Getting down town is easy; a bus stops right outside the gate; it is a 20 minute walk and a 10 minute bike ride.


Key West Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double , 1 baby crib , Mater bedroom has doors to the terrace, private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , New sleeper sofa
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Gated community with security, tennis court on property; waterfront sports (kayacking, sailing, parasailing, volleyball, water rafts) as well as food vendors available directly across from the condo.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Luxury Beachfront Condo
average rating of 4.5185184 based on 27 reviews

Smathers Beach

  • 5 of 5

The location at Carol's condo was the best in Key West. We walked to some other beaches but Smathers was ideal; right across the street from the condo. There were beach chairs for us to use. Some days we took a collapsible cooler, some days we purchased lunch from one of several food trucks. We used the community pool mostly in the evening. The temperature of the water was perfect; the grounds are beautiful and neatly kept. There were only 2 of us so we had plenty of room, the condo can accommodate a few more people. The kitchen and bathrooms were clean; the kitchen was also well equipped. Breakfast every morning on the Lanai was a luxury for this northerner. I'm a star gazer so the darkness at the beach made for excellent night views. I recommend this condo community and hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Views of the ocean

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our stay at this condo. After exploring Key West on our bikes we could not have picked a better location. We enjoyed having the beach within a 2 minute walking distance and I could not keep my kids out of the pool which was the perfect temperature. Carol answered all questions in a timely manner and was easy to work with. We also liked the fact that we had everything we needed in the condo (beach chairs and toys for the pool and beach. Plenty of room for the kids to sleep and privacy for the parents. Our favorite eating location was Hurricane Hole and the prices were spot on. We tried several restaurants on Carol's list and every single one provided excellent service and food. We also took a fishing trip with Pro Guides out of Hurricane Hole and caught several fish and even shark. If your looking for a relaxing family vacation but still within distance of the nightlife of Key West, this is definitely the condo for you.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, great beach and pool

  • 4 of 5

Condo location was great! View of the best beach on the island right from the balcony.

Condo was clean and spacious. Bike to Duval was a nice ride. The only issue was our lights got stolen off our bikes one night, Lesson learned, take off your lights. Our only other complaint was the mattresses were not great. But overall we had a fantastic stay! I would recommend and stay again

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review; It will be very helpful to future guests. Bedding is a very individual feature; our mattresses are 4 years old and are in excellent condition. We have had people who have loved them to those who thought they were too hard (or too soft). That being said they are immaculate and well taken care of. I'm sorry about the bike lights; I will alert the management about the problem.
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The property was as stated. Nice property.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time! This space is perfect for two couples. We had an outstanding view of the ocean and Smathers Beach from the balcony which we used a lot. The pool was nice and not very busy. We would love to rent this space again!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed Key West and our condo. We try to represent our home accurately to insure our guest's satisfaction and make their vacation a memorable one. Please come back anytime. Carol
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

This condo served our needs perfectly. I loved being right across from Smather's Beach. The condo was nicely appointed with everything we needed from kitchen supplies to beach towels and beach chairs. Beds were VERY comfortable. Carol, the owner, was easily reachable for questions and good to work with. One issue is the traffic noise on Roosevelt, but it was worth it for having such a great view from our balcony. The only other complaint I would have is that the condo is somewhat dated and in need of a few repairs. This condo could easily get 5 stars with some decor/fixture updates and some maintenance & repairs.

It was a wonderful vacation! Thank you, Carol!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're so happy you had a great vacation. We love the view as much as our guests do. There's nothing like sunrise coffee, sunset dinners or midnight cocktails in the privacy of your own oceanfront terrace. We pride ourselves on always maintaining our condo. We have a property manager, cleaner and person on call for any problem that might occur. We recommend that prospective guests look carefully at the pictures. They are up to date and accurately show the condo. Although we do not have granite and marble our prices are lower than those of more upscale apartments.
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Excellent Location, Very Nice Complex, outdated unit

  • 3 of 5

Great to have two bedrooms and two full baths . Owner Carol and manager were very responsive to several matters we faced and we provided Carol addditional improvement/updating ideas. Smathers Beach, good long walk beach, is right across 1A1 highway and lots of beach toys lounge rental access--Sunset Sports. The compex is well protected with key and code acess to almost everything so make sure you have all codes and keys especially if your party travels in different directions. Key for staircase, key and/or code for pool in and out, key and/or code for elevator access, code and or key for front gates, and code and/or key for front door. Good restaurants we found include Lou's Back Yard, Blue Heaven, Santiago Bodega, Bagatelle, 915, Latratoria on Roosevelt, Salute' at Dog Beach, and Southern Most Beach Cafe for lunch. Nice way to travel and park, is rent a golf cart with signals and headlights. Good parking at the condo complex. Difficult parking downtown and many paid parking spots. Tennis, pool, jacuzzi, and sauna in men's and lady's rooms at pool are excellent. Two designated smoking areas at pool, not my favorite and in the best sunny spots for Dec. next to Tennis couirt. Library upstairs with community office area in center complex. The entire complex is very clean and orderly. We rented bicycles as well--downtown is nearly 18 small blocks away. Whole area is very international and lots of competing tourists from cruise liners in and out daily. Two small beach folding chairs in closet along with kid's sand toys. Very small washer and dryer available. Great sunrise location for morning coffee on the balcony. Keurig coffee machine needed as well as some music system. Wi Fi was excellent. Enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review; you have accurately captured the amenities in and around the la Brisa condo complex. The photos on our listing are current; the condo is bright and clean. Guest are advised to look carefully at them in order to be sure they will be happy with the accommodations. The suggestion for a music system is well taken and will be addressed shortly. We have owned the unit for 15 years and have had hundreds of satisfied guests. We are committed to maintaining and upgrading the condo in the years to come. Carol Dunnigan
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Key West International
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Key West-Marco Island-Ft. Myers
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Key West Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
U.S. 1- Begins in Key West- ends in Maine!
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Salute on the Beach
Nearest Beach
Smathers Beach-directly across from the condo
Nearest Point of Interest
La Brisa at Smather's Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Shopping centers
Nearest Point of Interest
Southern (Upper) Duval Street
Nearest Point of Interest
Mallory Square- North Duval Street
Nearest Point of Interest
El Siobony Restaurant- Margaret & Catherine St
Nearest Point of Interest
Square One Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Louie's Backyard Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Charterboat Row
Nearest Point of Interest
Hurricane Hole
Car: not necessary

GET MARRIED ON THE BEACH- SMATHER'S BEACH IS THE PRIME KEY WEST LOCATION FOR SUNSET WEDDINGS. Key West's famous 'SUNSET CELEBRATION' happens every night at Mallory Square- Join in the fun- enjoy the sunset with a tropical drink, watch the street performers entertain, plan your evening while strolling along famous Duval Street.


Rates & Availability

Key West Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 20 2017
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Oct 21 2017 - Oct 28 2017
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Oct 29 2017 - Dec 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2017 - Dec 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 27 2017 - Jan 5 2018
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Jan 6 2018 - Jan 27 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jan 28 2018 - Apr 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
Apr 9 2018 - Sep 3 2018
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Sep 4 2018 - Oct 20 2018
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

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