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'Isla Del Sol' Luxury waterfront condo overlooking pool and Boca Ciega Bay'

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,255 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

2 large bedroomsw/walk-in closets, 1 den/spare bedrm, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Welcome to Heaven.14x4 lanai overlooking pool (surrounded by palm trees) and the Boca Ciega Bay. Nighttime view of well lit palm trees,pool,and St. Pete coastline is as Robin Leach says 'A Million Dollar View'. Pool is open till 11:00pm.The unit is 1255 sq.ft., has private parking and private tennis courts. An excellent golf course is nearby.The pool and jacuzzi are the best on the island.Ocean beaches are minutes away.Disney/Universal is 90 min.Busch gardens is 45min.1st class restaurants and shopping is abundant.Gold's gym is 5min.Living rm has a new leather sect/sleeper sofa w/recliners,audio/video cabinet w/32'sony TV, DVD, VCR, stereo system, and

portable boom box.Dining area has comfortable seating for 6. Kitchen has all appliances including blender,coffee pot,microwave,pots,pans,glasses,etc. & a breakfast nook w/ table for 2.Bedrms have all linens,pillowcases, and comforters.Bathrooms have all towels and washcloths.Laundry Room has full size washer/dryer.Storage closet outside.

Golf Details: There are approx.50 golf courses within All levels of play. Isla del sol golf course is semi-private.

Open to the public between May 1 and Nov 30. Short but difficult layout with beautiful views and plenty of water.

Fishing Details: Tampa/ St.Pete is a fisherman's paradise. There are two finger pier's that extend out into Tampa Bay. You can drive out onto the piers with your vehicle fully loaded. Every where you go you can cast a rod. Charter Boats are also available as is deep sea diving.

Guest Book Comments: Please tell us about your stay in our guest book registry. Any comments to improve your vacation stay are welcomed.

More Details

jim heuser
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About jim heuser

I'm married with 3 kids(all grown) and 3 granddaughters. I'm self-employed in the systems integration business. My wife is a special education teacher. We live in South Jersey but are originally from Philadelphia.

jim heuser purchased this condo in 1995

Why jim heuser chose Bayway Isles

I spent the better part of a month looking at properties in Isla Del Sol and came to the conclusion that Isla Key was the best choice.

Reasons are that the heated well lit pool is open till 11:00pm every night. Its also olympic size with a large whirlpool. The condo units were some of the largest on the island and had a great floor plan. The restrictions on babies and children in the pool were also lenient compared to other associations. All the units required only a few steps up or down to enter. There is an elevator in the lobby. The properties and grounds are magnificently maintained by the association, The atmosphere is relaxing and laid back. I believe anyone who stays at Isla Key would have a great review.

What makes this condo unique

Private Tennis Courts. Large spacious Condo Unit. Olympic Size PooL. Olympic size Whirlpool. 14x4 Lanai Balcony overlooking the pool and the Bay. Washer/Dryer. Storage Closet outside front door.


Bayway Isles Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1255 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hallway
  • Master bath has double vanity sinks, large roman tub w/shower and toilet w/private pocket door. Also fully furnished with towels and washcloths including hair dryer. Bathroom 2 has single vanity sink, large walk-in shower and toilet. Also fully furnished with towels and washcloths including hair dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Front Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Den/MurphyBedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom has King bed with large walk-in closet with full window view of pool and Boca Ciega Bay. Also has triple dresser w/mirror, armoire, 2 night stands, lamps, ceiling fan, sitting chair, 20 in. combo TV w/DVD and VCR. Bedroom 2 has two twin beds with walk-in closet, triple dresser w/mirror, night stand w/lamp. Bedroom 3 has full size Murphy wall unit (pull down bed),chairs, desk, combo TV and can be used as den or bedroom. All bedrooms are fully furnished with linens, comforters, and pillows.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Unit building has large entry lobby with elevator. Wheelchairs would be accessible to upper and lower levels,however there are 4 steps down to enter unit.


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'Isla Del Sol' Luxury waterfront condo overlooking pool and Boca Ciega Bay'
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
New York City

Amazing Vaction

  • 5 of 5

This condo at Boca Ciega Bay was just what our family was looking for when we planned our vacation on the Gulf side of Florida. We were looking for relaxation and we certainly got it here! This condo's views were amazing over looking the pool and the Bay. It was very clean and spacious and provided all the amenities anyone would need. The location is also perfect, close to St. Petersburg Beach, Fort Del Soto State Park and Tampa area attractions. We highly recommend this property and hope to get back there ourselves in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris & Gail for your review. I'm glad the vacation turned out to be everything you expected. Hope to have you back soon. Sincerely, Jim
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A nice stay away from home

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I had a very nice 2-month stay. The location was very convenient for a variety of activities we enjoy (biking, canoeing, bird watching and swimming) and it was close to our youngest son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter’s residence as well. The condo had a wonderful bay and pool view. Its size was ample for the two of us and we had room for an occasional set of visitors as well. It’s close to a lot of enjoyable and useful things. We rarely had to go far to have our needs met.

The landlord was easily reachable on the rare occasion needed, and was a nice person with whom to work.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for writing the review. I'm glad your time was enjoyable. Please come visit again. Sincerely, Jim Heuser
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burlington ontario canada

absolutely awesome

  • 5 of 5

this immaculate /massive condo was absolutely stunning and perfectly well maintained , Jim provides everything required for a perfect holiday.. the condo and the grounds were beyond our expectations , we have stayed at numerous condo rentals and this one was outstanding!! perfecto we have absolutely no negatives , customer service was over the top thanks Jim what a treat! there are so many things to do in the area theres st. Petersburg beach 3 miles away treasure island medeiro beach the sunken garden Tropicana field , the art district which is gorgeously being remodeled , fort Desoto , the gorgeous boca ceiga bay , numerous restaurants all good, just sitting on the balcony in the rocking patio chairs was a treat watching all the different boats go by and numerous species of birds and the pool is stunning perfectly temperature controlled as well as the hot tub.. I could go on and on but I'm running out of room....10 stars not just 5!!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks. Please visit again. Jim
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Fantastic Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Hello Jim

Janet and I loved your condo . It was more than we could ask for . It was my first time going to Florida and I liked the area around St. Pete's . The condo is a short drive to anything you could need . We are considering going back next year .

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mike & Janet, Please come back and visit again. Jim
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Ipswich United Kingdom

Amazing home from home with a jaw dropping view

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the whole of October and had the best holiday we have ever had in Florida, and we come here a lot.

Pictures do not do it justice, it is clean, spacious and has everything thing you could need.

The pool is always quiet and plenty of beds, we saw Dolphins, a shark and even a manatee whilst sitting on the bay side, sunsets are beyond description every night.

Beds are soooo comfy, slept like logs every night. Did not want to go home.

Jim is a marvelous host and answered every one of my daft questions so quickly and without fail.

We would rent from him in a heartbeat again, in fact might be in touch soon about next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment in a great location with a great

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was well maintained and clean upon arrival. The apartment is a great space for a family and the washer and dryer from a mum's pov make a big difference. All correspondence with the owner was helpful and his instructions before arrival were informative and accurate. We love Isla Key and stayed there previously about 20 years ago. Our return was not a disappointment the view from the apartment is wonderful and all the facilities in the complex are well maintained. We used the tennis courts under floodlight and swam every morning and evening in the beautiful pool. Just beyond the pool is a newly fitted bench where we sat and dolphin watched most mornings. There is a lot of bird wildlife to watch and the ghekos are entertaining. There is so much to do from the location - we travelled across the Sunshine Skyway to Sarasota, visited Pass-e Grille on many occasions to eat at The Hurricane (best banana daiquiris), Sea Critters and The Sea Horse (excellent breakfast) restaurants. The beach at Pass-e-Grille is beautiful and the sunsets not to be missed. Brunch at the Don Cesar is great and we found a wonderful Italian market - Mazzaro's on 29th Av N. There is excellent shopping at International Mall in Tampa and Tyronne Mall in St Pete's. There is also an excellent Country Market just across the road - very good frozen yoghurt. Fort De Soto is also a 10 Minute drive - great pelican watching on the pier. Have many more things to do in the area including Shell Key Shuttle so will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Isla Del Sol Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Interstate 275
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Billy's Stone Crabs
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
St.Pete Beach
Car: recommended

Isla Del Sol is located 25min.south of Tampa airport@exit 17(Pinellas Bayway). A short distance from downtown St. Petersburg and downtown Tampa and Ybor city. It's been called 'The Gem of the West Coast' with its magnificent manicured lush tropical grounds,tall palm trees, and beautiful scenic colors. Surrounded by the Boca Ciega Bay, it boasts spectacular water views along with sailboats and dolphins. Fort De Soto Beach and its history (rated in the top 10 in the world) is located nearby. Disney,Universal,and Busch Gardens are within 90 min. Museums, shopping, dining, theater, movies, water sports, nightly entertainment, live music, art galleries are all a short drive away. 2 Finger fishing piers extend into Tampa Bay for the avid fisherman. 'Heaven on Earth'


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Damage Insurance $79






Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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