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

Bayway Isles, Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Condo1255 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay30 nights

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 45min.drive. 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.


jim heuser

Member Since 2008
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within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 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 Saint Petersburg

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.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Master Bedroom
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, Front Bedroom
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double, Den/MurphyBedroom
      • 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.


      • 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.

      Location Type

        • Beach
          St.Pete Beach is a short drive from the condo. The beach is clean and free.
        • Downtown
          St, Petersburg downtown has areas of interest. Museums, Shopping, Water Pier for viewing Tampa Bay's Marina's.
        • Golf Course Front
          Isla Del Sol Golf Course is right next to the condo unit. Semi-private
        • Near The Ocean
          St. Pete Beach is on the Gulf
        • Waterfront
          Condo overlooks the Boca Ciega Bay
        • Waterfront
          Breathtaking views of the Boca Ciega Bay and the St. Petersburg coastline.


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Full Size Dryer
                    • Elevator
                      Main Entrance Foyer
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Living Room
                    • Local Maps
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Parking
                      Owner Space is # 1 Any available Guest Spot
                    • Sofa Bed
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      Full Size Washer
                    • Wireless Internet
                      SSID is islakey302 Passcode is 6093817892


                        • Kitchenette
                        • Blender
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Lobster Pot
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • 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


                                        • 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


                                                • marina
                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • coin laundry
                                                • festivals
                                                • library
                                                • bay/sound
                                                • 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

                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • 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.

                                                                  24 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Amazing Vaction

                                                                  Sunshine MomNew York City

                                                                  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!

                                                                  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.



                                                                  A nice stay away from home

                                                                  Ben H.

                                                                  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.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank You for writing the review. I'm glad your time was enjoyable. Please come visit again.


                                                                  Jim Heuser

                                                                  absolutely awesome

                                                                  TRISHA R.burlington ontario canada

                                                                  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!!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks. Please visit again.


                                                                  Fantastic Vacation

                                                                  Mike T.

                                                                  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 .

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks Mike & Janet,

                                                                  Please come back and visit again.


                                                                  Amazing home from home with a jaw dropping view

                                                                  UserIpswich United Kingdom

                                                                  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.

                                                                  Lovely apartment in a great location with a great

                                                                  Jo M.

                                                                  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.


                                                                  Bayway Isles, Saint Petersburg, FL, USA

                                                                  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'


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