Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Luxury Beachfront Condo

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


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.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Carol Dunnigan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 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 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Luxury Beachfront Condo
average rating of 4.5 based on 24 reviews

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
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Wichita, Kansas

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.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

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
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

A lil piece of paradise!

  • 4 of 5

Very conveniently located, the view of Smathers Beach is absolutely breathtaking to wake up to each morning and see when you arrive after a day out. Having a full kitchen and a washer & dryer is great too. The pool area has been newly remodeled and is fabulous after a long day out. You can walk across the street anytime to enjoy the beach. Lots of great food on and near Duval..ask the locals for suggestions. The unit is older but provides you with everything you could need or want for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this condo and had a wonderful time! It is in a nice, quiet location. You can sit on the balcony and watch the waves and beach-goers. The condo was well equipped, spacious, and clean. We appreciated the washer/dryer. The location wasn't far from the hustle and bustle of Duval Street, and was nice to return to at the end of a busy day in the crowds. It was gated and felt very safe for our family. The grounds were well kept, lush and beautiful. The nicest thing of all was dealing with the owner, Carol. We were kept well informed, and she was just an email or text away when we had questions.

The highlight of our trip was a visit to the Dry Tortugas. It was costly, but well worth it. We hope to return someday.

We enjoyed our stay at this condo and highly recommend it to anyone interested in visiting Key West.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Vancouver bc

Paradise in Key West!

  • 5 of 5

Three adults spent one week in this bright, spacious condo. The pictures and write-up are spot-on. The first thing we noticed was how open and bright the suite is, as you walk in the see directly to the lovely balcony, then just a little further you see the ocean. It doesn't get much better! The complex is very clean and secure; loved our daily hot tub and swim at the beautiful pool area. The beach, directly across the street is the nicest in Key West. If you are going into Old Town, it's easy and close, either take the bus ( stops right in front of complex) or walk- we found it was only a 20-30 minute walk, depending on your destination.

Waking up every morning to the beautiful view of the ocean was delightful. The front bedroom in addition to living area has ocean view. Miss that already.

The owner is prompt and responsive to all inquiries. This made all communication very easy.

Would definetly stay here again and can't wait to return to Key West.

Thanks Carol!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0


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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 28 2017 - Mar 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
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
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send a Message Send a Message

Partner Offers