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Beautiful Belle Banane

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Relax poolside under the palms and banana trees in this spacious recently re-constructed 2000+ square foot first-floor suite. The center-piece of the home is an expansive pool-side ultra-private garden with a heated pool and spa, sun-beds and barbeque. Located just minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico and its white sandy beaches, as well as award winning Fort DeSoto Park and historic Pass-a-Grille. Belle Banane is a great retreat and a serene haven for mature adults and their furry friends.

Keywords: Spacious First Floor Living Space (2000 Sq. Ft+)

More Details

Alex Palamarchuk
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Alex Palamarchuk

Hi, Alex and I are doing all we can to live the dream and balance hard work with plenty of playtime and have been working on our Florida dream house in stages for quite a few years. It's where we come to visit family, friends and enjoy all the beauty of the Gulf Coast. Now we can invite guests to enjoy Belle Banane as much as we do.

Alex Palamarchuk purchased this house in 2004

Why Alex Palamarchuk chose St Petersburg Area

It took one magical sunset on Pass-a-Grille beach, we fell in love with each other and that magnificent beach, so serenely beautiful. At times you still can have it all to yourself.

What makes this house unique

Belle Banane is all about the tropical garden, a resort-like setting with pool and heated spa, a fence enclosure for pet safety and security. The beautiful palm trees create a private sanctuary. Our beach community of Bella Vista is close enough to the Gulf of Mexico to enjoy its beautiful breezes, have our own beach access and then leave the traffic behind. The first floor is reserved for guests, offering the convenience of a condo and the space and privacy of a private home. Belle Banane comes stocked with all basic kitchen provisions, including spices, along with starter paper, bath and laundry products, pool-side robes, cushions, and everything you may need for the beach.


Saint Pete Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 45
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) This is the 4-poster Trade Winds style bed in Master Bedroom., Double Beds (1) Convertible raised off the floor Frontgate guest bed. When placed in den is totally private with use of hall bathroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Leather sofa in den converts easily to single bed by lowering side arms.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Ultra-hi-speed internet suitable for business use.


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Beautiful Belle Banane
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Easter in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Great private getaway. Pool is two steps from master bedroom. All you could ever ask for in a kitchen. Enjoyed the large flat screen TV and rode the bikes. Can't wait until we return.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous inside and out

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in this amazing retreat almost a year ago. We still talk about how quiet and secluded the home is. The house is immaculate and the landscape is wonderful. We enjoyed having the pool all to ourselves, the convenience of having access to a full kitchen and the proximity of everything St. Pete Beach has to offer. Alex was excellent at responding to us when we had questions. If we ever get back to St. Pete will will definitely stay here.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee, WI

Like I said, only the best for us!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to St.Pete Beach staying at this beautiful house. My mother is 82 yrs young but needs a little extra help if you know what I mean. We both love the open look and amenities of this home and when Mom needs her afternoon rest time around the pool or just watching her favorite cable show I can be at the beach in 5 min. and spend my time there knowing I'm close to the house only 5 min. away. We love the yard, the pool, the proximity to shopping and restaurants from casual to 5 star only minutes away. Caretaker Mr. Lopez is a gem, helped us with an oxygen delivery for Mom and checked on us when he was in the area. Alex the owner is always available, only a phone call away. We always bring Lola a small chihuahua and she loves chasing the little geckos in the yard. Thank you Alex for another great trip at your beautiful home. Debbie and Addie

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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True Oasis!

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I recently spent a week at lovely Belle Banane in St. Pete Beach. The owners greeted us personally upon arrival and gave us a complete tour of the home, its capabilities and amenities, which, by the way, were too numerous to fully capture in pictures! From the lovely cook's kitchen to the private pool oasis, this home provides the perfect backdrop for a perfect beach vacation for two. It was extremely clean and well-maintained. It was convenient to local attractions, the beach, the airport, and major roadways. The owner was in constant contact with us leading up to our visit, and then afterwards to ensure our stay was enjoyable. I would HIGHLY recommend this property for couples traveling to St. Pete Beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Daphne, Alabama

Relaxation at its Finest

  • 5 of 5

My Wife and I spent a week at this home and could not have been more pleased with the whole vacation. The Home is Beautiful with an open floor plan that looks out onto the secluded and private back yard. A gorgeous pool with hot tub, plenty of patio seating, a grill and all the privacy you need. The house was clean to the point you could eat off the floors. Well stocked, like a bed and breakfeast, it had everything we needed. Only minutes to the nearset beach and Beautiful Gulf Blvd in St. Pete. The owners were proffesional and courteous in all of our dealings with them.They set the example for how vacation Rentals should be offered. A must for any one who wants to get away, and have peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee, WI


  • 5 of 5

This was our first vacation home rental and the experience was wonderful.The owner Alex was exceptional! Everything was so easy and every detail thought out by Alex. The home was beautiful, well maintained and stocked with everything you could possibly need. We shopped for food at the local Publix just 5 min. away, even needed a Walgreens run only 3 min. away! The home was clean and current just like the pictures. The back yard was a tropical paradise, so private and all the beautiful flowers and trees very well cared for. The pool was perfect for a nice cooling dip! We ordered a pizza for delivery our first night from a recommended close by restaurant , it arrived hot and delicious in 20 min. My Mom and I went sight seeing along the coast 2 days during the trip, but most of all we loved the home so much we found ourselves just hanging by the pool and relaxing all day in paradise! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bon Aire SandBar Bill's Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Isla Del Sol Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Gigi's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
St. Pete Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

$200 cleaning fee and a $500 refundable security deposit will also be collected prior to occupancy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.