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

Oceanfront, Spectacular Panoramic Ocean Views, Heated Pool, Free WiFi, Tennis,

32 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Tavernier Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Pool, FREE Internet, Panoramic Ocean Views

A VACATION RENTAL FOR VIEW LOVERS! Best location in this art-deco inspired condominium complex. Condo right on the ocean.

Enjoy this 1,179 sq. ft. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 5th floor corner unit with panoramic ocean views 24/7 at Sea Gulls Condominiums. After touring Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, seeing dolphin, parrot and sea lion shows at Theater of the Sea or visiting the wonderful History of Dive Museum, or a day trip to the scenic Everglades National Park or the incredibly beautiful Miami Metro Zoo, come home to swim in the clean, heated, oceanfront pool or play a game of tennis on the oceanfront tennis court. Or perhaps a game of ping pong in the ocean view community room. For dining there are many nearby restaurants, many waterfront, serving delicious food and gorgeous sunsets. Many will cook your catch of the day. Or enjoy one of the best views of all, dinner on your private oceanfront balcony or the pebble beach area with charcoal grill and tropical tiki huts.

Try all the Keys water sports such as scuba, snorkel, jet ski, fly boarding, or a deep-sea or back-country fishing charter. Rent a bike and meander in and out of the nearby neighborhoods and the bike trail of Old US 1.

We provide you with everything you need in a home away from home from hair dryers to pool noodles, to tennis rackets, ping pong paddles, beach towels, all linens and cookware and serve ware and In Unit high-speed WIFI, iron and board, portable beach chairs and cooler for beach hopping, flat screen cable TVs (living room has HDTV). Master bedroom suite has newer King size bed and the 2nd bedroom has 2 new Extra Long twin beds that convert to a comfy King bed. And no need to argue who gets the bedroom with the full ocean view because both bedrooms have it!

The complex is NOT on US 1 so there is NO road noise! All sliders and doors have screens so enjoy the wonderful ocean breezes. Complex includes private lobby with two elevators, coin op laundries on every floor.

Also included: small pull down desk in master suite, unlimited local and long distance phone service within the United States and CANADA! Private off-street parking Beach chairs for beach hopping and cooler. There is a queen sleeper sofa in living room. For families with small children, there is a Pack N Play.

There are many things to do from this convenient location -- The Florida Keys Reef is the 3rd largest living reef in the WORLD so great scuba and snorkeling! Just minutes from Founders Park, Harry Harris Park, Pennekamp State Park, Islamorada Shopping, Theater of the Sea and the History of Dive Museum, and just 1 hour from Everglades National Park and the beautiful Miami Metro Zoo, outlet mall shopping and Miami Homestead Speedway. Just minutes from Swimming with Dolphins and the quaint Wildlife Bird Center where you can view many white Egrets, pelicans, owls and other native birds in a natural setting. Also about 1 hour from golf at Keys Gate. Just 2 hours from Key West.

New Queen Sofa Sleeper, Jan. 2017

New King Euro Top Bed, 2014

New Kitchen and Appliances 2014

New 50 inch HDTV in Living Room, 2014

New Extra Long Twin Beds 2015 - Convert to a Comfy King!

Licensed State of Florida and Monroe County and Village of Islamorada

Keywords: Islamorada,Florida,Keys,oceanfront,vacation,rental,accommodation,accommodations,lodging,rentals,Condominium,Condo,Flat,home,house,waterfront,Upper Keys

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
Call Owner

About Owner

We bought this condo with the intent to have this tropical retreat become our winter retirement home. We love the beautiful peaceful location and the crystal clear waters and watching pelicans fly past the balcony, sometimes so close you feel you could almost touch them. We like watching the fishing boats leave and enter Tavernier Creek just north of us. Also love the beautiful clear starry nights. It is still a few years till retirement with a young child, so in the meantime, we are happy and busy enjoying life in Wisconsin.

Owner purchased this condo in 2005

Why Owner chose Upper Florida Keys

After looking at many condos in the Middle Keys and Upper Keys, we bought this wonderful 5th floor oceanfront end unit because of the bright open feel of the layout and wonderful panoramic views. So many condos in the Keys feel like you are in a tunnel with no side windows. The large extra window in the living room makes you feel as though you are in a home rather than a condo. We also loved that both bedrooms have a full ocean view, which is very unique, and that you can access the oceanfront balcony from both bedrooms as well as the living room. An unsuspected surprise was the privacy afforded by this property - and that the pool is situated in such a way that one doesn't feel as though in a 'fish bowl' while swimming or lounging poolside.

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy the wonderful sunrise and reflective sunset views and the peaceful, serene location as this condominium community is not on US 1, so there is no traffic noise. We really love that our condo is directly on the ocean with nothing between us and the wide open clear crystal blue waters. Seeing all the pelicans flying past our balcony, and watching the sea life is a fun bonus. The location is very convenient, close to many wonderful restaurants and things to do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were fortunate enough to spend a week at this condo. It is all as posted and the only surprise was it was actually as advertised. Very clean, all amenities that are needed and more. Wonderful location within the building and stunning views. Owners are very easy to work with and very fast communications. Great place! Great Owners! Would definitely recommend staying here. It's a great unit. Had a wonderful stay.
Mar 2010
  • 1 of 1


based on 32 traveler reviews

Oceanfront, Spectacular Panoramic Ocean Views, Heated Pool, Free WiFi, Tennis,
average rating of 4.90625 based on 33 reviews

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed one week in this condo. The balcony has amazing views. We enjoyed every sunrise. The condo is comfortable and very clean. We went to the Everglades, Key West, snorkeling, and had seafood almost every day by the ocean. We had time to relax and had fun in the keys. Donna (the owner) was great. She gave us great info on restaurants and things to do in the Keys. I highly recommend this condo. Thank you, Donna! We had a blast.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your husband were absolutely lovely guests! Thank you!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Franklin, Ohio

Perfect sunrises!

  • 5 of 5

Great condo with a location in the heart of the Keys. Plenty of local eateries and a Winn Dixie if you prefer to dine in. Kitchen is stocked with anything you could need to cook with. They even had the exact pitcher we have at our house for iced tea. The pool is awesome and never crowded. The beds are very comfy with both bedrooms having ocean views and balcony access. Other long time residents said 512 was the best one in the building. We felt at home in this condo. We did a day trip to Key West and toured Hemingway's house. Plenty to do there, if that is your style. Mostly stayed local and hit the local restaurants. Fresh fish everywhere. Plenty of water activities for the willing. On site activities include tennis and ping pong with owner supplied equipment. Really well equipped condo with the vacationer in mind. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and glad you enjoyed the little extras.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

Great rental in a beautiful location. Unit had everything you could need and a beautiful view. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing Kim! After looking at so many properties 10 years ago, we fell in love with that view too. One of the best in the Keys.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Paradise Revisited!!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in one of our favorite places on earth (Islamorada)....and at one of the best condos you could find! Having stayed here before; it was

like coming home!!! Clean, comfortable, convenient to so many locations; you just can't go wrong with this lovely home. The views are to die for, and I can attest seeing as I spent many hours on the balcony 😉. The Owner is amazing to work with, and we will definitely be back again....hopefully soon! Thank you for another amazing stay!!!!! Til next time, take care!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return! Best wishes till then.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Wonderful, comfortable, relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We planned and planned this trip to the Keys. We couldn't have been more satisfied with this condo. It was so relaxing and the balcony view is absolutely the best!! It was so enjoyable. The condo is very well taken care of and extremely clean. Has all the comforts of home and then some. The owner was terrific to work with and answered any and all questions we had. We were so very happy we chose this location. At the end of our day we always felt like we were returning to our home and not just some place we were staying. The people there were also friendly and welcoming to their facility. Overall, just a great experience. Should we plan another trip in the future, this would definitely be my number one choice!! Thank you Donna for an awesome week!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing. We enjoy sharing our home with kind and caring travelers. We look forward to seeing you again!
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Fabulous View and Location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at this Condo on Islamorada. The condo was lovely, set back from the busy road and right on the water. We enjoyed the lovely view from the deck, pool and tennis courts. The location was perfect away from the busy road, but easy access to restaurants and things to do. We took advantage of the many local water activities including jet skiing, swimming with the dolphins at Theatre by the Sea and a trip on a glass bottom boat. We would highly recommend this condo and location. We did take a drive to Key West which was fun but we were happy to get back to Islamorada where things are a bit more laid back . Most of the restaurants we went to are right on the water, great service, good food and lovely views. We would definitely return.

Susan & Brian

Colchester, CT

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience and perspective. Much appreciated.
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0


Theater of the Sea
Marker 88 Restaurant
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge
Harry Harris State Park
Founders Park Watersports
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Miami (73 miles) or Fort Lauderdale (98 miles)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Old Tavernier
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Keys Gate
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Craigs and Old Tavernier
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Harry Harris Park
Car: necessary

Scuba/Snorkel Charters, Fishing Charters, Robbies Party Boat, Glass bottom boat tours, Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Founders Park, Theater of the Sea, History of Dive Museum, Holiday Isle and Famous Rum Runner's


Rates & Availability

Tavernier Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
High High Season
Jan 28 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Vacation Season
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Off Season
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Beautiful Autumn
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Pre High Season
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 12.5%

This is a Code-Compliant, Licensed Weekly Rental. No monthly rates. The rental agreement will be presented when making reservation on line. Please read and print and take copy with you on your trip.

Total Maximum 5, however, maximum adults is 4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Tavernier Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1176 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size Sofa Sleeper in Living Room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom Suite has New King Size Pillow Top Bed (2014)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 New Extra Long Twin Beds Convert to a Comfy King Bed
  • Bedrooms have Ceiling Fans, Full Ocean View and Door to Oceanfront Balcony, Cable TV and Alarm Clock/Radio, Bluetooth in Master Bedroom
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Included: Pool Noodles, portable beach chairs for beach hopping, cooler

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties