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Toni Robertson

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

4BR/3BA Beautiful Home w/Private Pool

14 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

South Padre Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9-12)

NO SPRING BREAKERS

5-NIGHT MINIMUM STAY IN HIGH SEASON.

The Banana Cabana is a beautifully-decorated home just 3/10 mile from the beach. Shopping and dining are a mere 2 blocks away.

Upstairs you will find the living room, dining room, kitchen, master suite, one guest bedroom and bathroom. There are two more bedrooms, a bathroom and laundry room on the ground floor. The master suite offers a king bed, dresser and nightstands with beautiful natural stone tops, an Italian chair & ottoman, TV & DVD player. The walk-in closet has built-in shelving and drawers. Women will love the master bathroom with its jacuzzi, separate shower, and vanity complete with drawers for toiletries and a lighted makeup mirror.

The two main guest bedrooms each have queen beds, 5-drawer chests, nightstands and comfortable seating. There is a double-size futon/twin bunk bed combo in the kids room as well as a TV and DVD player. Shelving in the closet for clothes. You will not have to live out of a suitcase in this lovely home! Porcelain tile and carpet upstairs; tile downstairs.

The gourmet kitchen is well-appointed with beautiful dinnerware, flatware, and glassware (all for 12), Keurig & Traditional Coffee Makers, Cuisinart food processor, blender, large electric griddle, electric skillet, toaster/broiler oven, pop-up toaster, knife set with block, hand mixer, laptop trays for casual dining, spices, and an endless array of cooking utensils and gadgets. Complete set of acrylic plates, bowls, glasses (even margarita & wine)for pool-side use. Lots of work space on beautiful black granite counter tops.

For entertainment, the Banana Cabana offers wireless internet access, 3 TVs with DVD players, IPOD dock station; various board games, a ping pong table w/equipment, and a collection of books and DVDs. For beach or poolside fun, there are ice chests, pool floats & toys, beach towels, beach chairs, beach umbrella, beach toys .

Families with infants will enjoy the high chair and portable crib/play pen & security gate. The house sleeps 9; however you will find a roll-away bed for additional guests, and one of the sofas in the den offers a queen fold-out bed, enabling bedding for 12.

The garage is huge - room for 2 cars and the pingpong table. Additional covered parking for 2 more cars.

The Banana Cabana boasts incredible covered decks with tables and plenty of seating. You will have a view of the huge Laguna Madre Bay from back deck as well as the Friday Night Summer Firework Display! There is a stainless steel gas grill as well as a conventional BBQ grill. By the pool you will find chaise lounges, and a large table/chair set. The 10x30 ft. pool has bench seating and jacuzzi jets in the shallow end.

Keywords: Single-Family Dwelling (NOT a duplex)

SPI PERMIT #2015-365550

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Toni Robertson (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Toni Robertson

We bought the Banana Cabana to serve as our home away from home while living overseas in 2005. Now, we are living in the United States and the house is available more for vacationers.

Toni Robertson purchased this house in 2005

Why Toni Robertson chose Texas Gulf Coast

Since the Banana Cabana has been my home away from home for years, it is extremely well stocked -- much more than most rentals you will ever come across. When I am staying there, I entertain friends often, so you will find extras such as pretty pewter serving pieces, both Keurig AND Conventional Coffee Makers, Mixer, Large Electric Griddle for pancakes, etc., 20+ pieces of brightly-colored cast-iron outdoor furniture, gas grill (xtra propane bottle) and conventional BBQ grill, Cuisinart Food Processor, Blender...see the full list on the details page.

What makes this house unique

Although only 3/10 mile (5-min walk) from the beach, the Banana Cabana is 1/2 blk from the bay (nice view from back deck!). We are located on a quiet dead-end street - perfect for families with children. Our pool & back yard face the south, so you have a full day of warm sunshine as well as a large covered area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"It was absolutely perfect! The beds were comfy beyond belief, the pool and patio were great. The grill worked perfectly, etc.; we truly enjoyed ourselves over the holiday weekend. The only comment I have is you need a toaster to toast bed, bagles, etc., as we could not find one. (The only constructive criticism we could muster!)We truly appreciate your allowing us to share your lovely vacation home. We will recommend it to anyone, and please feel free to use us as a reference."

(NOTE: A toaster/broiler oven and pop-up toaster were immediately placed in the house.)
Jun 2006
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Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

4BR/3BA Beautiful Home w/Private Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Great Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property, everything you need at your for your carefree vacation. It is the best of both worlds, getting away form home but feeling like you are comfortable as if you were home. The kids love the pool, the adults love the space, nice rooms, nice kitchen, and a very clean property. They take care of this property with great pride.

I highly recommend renting this property...just not during the week I want to be there. We have come back to this property 3 times and love it every time.

It is as advertised

It is well maintained

The owner it wonderful

Very close to all the fun stuff in SPI

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Could Not Have Been Better!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented Toni's house for a month and this has been one of the best VRBO experiences we have had. The house was exactly as the photos indicated. It was so comfortable that we always looked forward to coming "home" each night. The kitchen was well equipped, the bed was comfy, it was a quiet neighbourhood and the living room furniture made it home for the month. Toni kept asking what we needed and if we mentioned anything, it was there pronto. Toni really went out of her way to make sure everything was perfect. I would highly recommend this property - you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Wonderful Time

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on our family vacation. As others have noted the home is decorated beautifully, very comfortable and has everything you need. Really enjoyed time around the pool and watching the fireworks from the balcony was an added bonus. Toni was wonderful to work with and was very responsive to any questions we had.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Another Beautiful Getaway to The Banana Cabana!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been using VRBO for about 6 years now and I have not come across a home like the banana cabana. It is truly beautiful home. Every room is very clean and furnished with everything you could possibly need. The kitchen is is stocked with matching plates,glasses and silverware. It has all of the cookware you could possibly need and has several spices in the cabinets. They also had everything we needed for a day at the beach (towels, chairs, boogie boards and lots of sand castle building supplies). I loved how my son felt right at home here.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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The whole family loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The Banana Cabana was great. I have stayed in several vacation homes and this has been the most well maintained and beautiful. Toni has kept in contact even out of the country. We enjoyed the pool and space home comforts so much. The next door neighbor's dog not so much. IT KEPT GETTING UNDER THE FENCE. But not related to the Cabana. The pool alarm was annoying until it actually helped protect a stubborn 2 yr old so thank you for that too!!!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Beautiful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time! Owner was excellent and the place is kept up. Really spacious for family gathering. Will definitely do it again.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Brownsville, TX (BRO)
Car: recommended

Schlitterbahn Water Park - 3 miles from the Banana Cabana

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Rates & Availability

South Padre Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$325
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,750
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$495
From
$525
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall/Winter
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,500
 
 
Christmas-New Years
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$495
From
$595
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,200
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$395
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
 
SPRING BREAK 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
$595
From
$695
Thu,Fri,Sat
$4,000
 
 
Early Spring 2017
Mar 26 2017 - Apr 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
From
$495
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
Easter Week 2017
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$650
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat
$4,000
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 18 2017 - Apr 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
From
$495
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,700
 
 
Memorial Day 2017
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$495
 
 
Summer 2017
May 30 2017 - Aug 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$495
From
$595
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,400
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 17 2017 - Aug 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$395
From
$495
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$595
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$325
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,750
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$495
From
$525
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,000
 
 
Fall/Winter 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,500
 
 
Christmas/NYE 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$495
From
$595
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.5%

Rates quoted are for groups of ten or fewer.
Rates are higher in Peak Holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Vanity with Lighted Makeup Mirror
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (Tempurpedic Mattress) (1), Queen size Beds (2), Child Beds (1) Fold-up bed in garage, Baby Cribs (1) Playpen/sleeping area for baby, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) Double futon on bottom of bunk
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 18 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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