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Andy or Anita Vissers

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Perfectly Located Between Beach and Gulf Entertainment Center

49 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Texas Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms; Sleeps 6; NO PETS (SPI Occupancy Permit #2015-BRVOKO)

This comfortable and relaxing two bedroom, two bath condo with HIGH-SPEED WiFi INTERNET is ideally situated just a block from the beautiful gulf beaches or from the main boulevard with popular nightlife, entertainment, and some of the best dining on the island.

Our recently remodeled condo comes with a full kitchen including microwave and a blender for your tropical margaritas. The kitchen includes everything you'd expect for a comfortable stay, including a washer and dryer. Our unit has wood-look vinyl plank floors and all furnishing are contemporary, including a large smoke-colored leather couch big enough to sleep on; but also contains a Queen-Size Hide-a-Bed. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, dresser and 32' Flat-Screen HDTV, while the second bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a huge walk-in closet. Living room has a 47' FLAT-SCREEN HDTV and a DVD player. A stereo with CD player and mp3 player input is situated under the counter at the kitchen bar . The high-speed WiFi Internet connection has WPA2 Personal security. Password provided at check-in. Ethernet cable is also available in the condo.

Location, Location, LOCATION: This relaxing two bedroom, two bath condo is our 'Winter Home' and we have it furnished with everything for our comfortable 5-month stay. It is ideally situated between the beautiful gulf beaches and the Laguna Madre Bay within easy walking distance of entertainment and dining. It has a private balcony where you can enjoy your morning coffee or favorite beverage while relaxing in the island breezes. You can see a bit of the bay by day, breathtaking sunsets at night, and a spectacular view of the entertainment district and summer fireworks at night.

While some of the best beach access, entertainment and dining is withing walking distance, two parking spots means you never have to worry about beach parking. You can easily walk to the beach and back to the condo for a snack, lunch, or a dip in the heated pool as often as you want. When the sun sets, it is again only a short walk to the bay to view spectacular sunsets. SORRY, NO PETS and NO SMOKING IN THE CONDO!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andy or Anita Vissers (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Andy or Anita Vissers

Our permanent residence is in Wisconsin; however, since retiring, we have made this condo and South Padre Island our WINTER HOME from Thanksgiving to May each year!

Andy or Anita Vissers purchased this condo in 2006

Guestbook comments from the owner

We purchased this unit in 2006 for winter retirement in another year. We made it available for rent when we are not using it through a property manager. In 2007 we are handling the rentals ourselves. We have a guest book in the condo unit and have received nothing but positive comments from guests that have stayed there with several indicating that they plan to return. We're not able to list the guest comments individually because the book is in the condo and we are in Wisconsin. We are sure this unit will exceed your expectations! Andy and Anita Vissers
Jan 2007
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Reviews

4.9
based on 49 traveler reviews

Perfectly Located Between Beach and Gulf Entertainment Center
average rating of 4.877551 based on 50 reviews
Dallas area Metroplex, TX
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped kitchen and we really liked the "home" feel of the place, not like the commercial concrete and steel tower condos. It is an excellent location; only a short walk to the beach but far enough from the noise of the main roads. Don't know the reason for fireworks Friday night, but we had a great view of it from the balcony...

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dripping Springs, Texas
5

Las Palmas #6

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable condo. It's conveniently located and very very well equipped, especially the kitchen. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family vacation/ reunion

  • 5 of 5

We rented the apt. /condo for one week . The owners were very helpful through our first time ever renting a apt./condo online. It was a very easy process . The condo was very clean. They had a welcome book filled with great information on places to go and eat or activities to do on the island ,even the instruction Manuals on how to use the appliance in the condo. The whole building was very quiet, the pool was clean . The condo was very roomy for the 6 of us and is equipt with everything you need in the kitchen to cook with. We would definety rent the apt/ condo again. We had a blast on the island .

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this condo twice now and both times it has been wonderful! It's impeccably clean, comfortable and well-stocked for everything you need. Andy is very friendly and responsive to any communication sent his way. He even called HomeAway on my behalf when they had my email address wrong! We will continue to stay at this great property! Make sure to check out the fireworks on Thursday and Friday nights from the balcony--you'll have a perfect view! As others have suggested, try out different beach access points to find the easiest one, especially if you have little ones (and all their stuff)! Can't wait for our next stay at "Mr. Andy's house" as our kids called it! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best!

  • 5 of 5

Great property, great location, great owners. The second time I've stayed in this condo. Perfectly cleaned and ready to stay. Great to be able to do laundry in the condo, kitchen equipped with all necessities to cook in. Short walk to the beach, great food and bars. My kids love the pool and plenty of room to stay for 6ppl. Security deposit refunded promptly both time. The owners are extremely helpful with any and all questions and great reccomendations for things on the island. I definitely will be back! The condo is my now my families tradition to stay at on out yearly visit to the island!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Cheerful!

  • 5 of 5

The place is small but we knew that going in. It was great for being at the beach. Clean, happy, all the amenities we needed. The washer & dryer were great! The two bathrooms were very helpful! We had 5 people and there was plenty of space. We stopped for groceries in Port Isabel so once we got there, we didn't even need to drive our car. We walked everywhere. My daughter got to sleep with her grandma in the blue room and she was so excited to sleep in a room painted her favorite color!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Brownsville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Louie's Backyard; Laguna Bob's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Port Isabel
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 100
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Several Great Restaurants Within Walking Distance
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
South Padre Island
Car: not necessary

South Padre Island, Texas, USA (20 minutes from Brownsville Airport, 45 min. from Harlingen Intl. Airport, 75 min. from McAllen Airport)

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Rates & Availability

South Padre Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
On-Peak Rate
Jun 13 2016 - Aug 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
$155
$930
 
 
Late Summer 2015
Aug 15 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$140
$700
 
 
Sept - Nov 2015
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$115
$575
$1,600
 
 
DEC thru APRIL OWNER OCCUPIED
Nov 23 2016 - May 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$115
$575
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning upon Departure $50
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 14.5%

The $115/night rate is reduced to $82/night with 5 nights or more.
The $140/night rate is reduced to $100/night with 5 nights or more.
The $155/night rate is reduced to $133/night with 6 nights or more.
Payment: $250 reservation/security deposit due at booking. Payment in full due 30 days prior to arrival.

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Amenities

Texas Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms do not have tubs. Both have tiled walk-in showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The LR couch contains a Queen size Hide-a-Bed
  • Bedding for the LR Sofa Hide-a-Bed is kept in the guest bedroom walk-in closet. Condo Association Rules limit occupancy to Six Guests Maximum, including children.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Full kitchen includes everything you'd expect in a home kitchen, including coffee maker, toaster, microwave and blender. Secure WiFi internet connection included. Network code will be provided with confirmation.

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