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Cape San Blas-Winter SPECIAL Gulf Front-Pets-Spa on Deck-Kayaks-Sleeps 10 -

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4BR/3BTH Gulf Front,Pets, new spa , sleeps 10 , 2 kayaks, 2 Grills,Concierge

Two Palms Villa - Beachfront - Beautiful Villa- 4 BDR / 3 BATH pet friendly, Cape San Blas Vacation Rental,gulf front vacation home minutes from St. Joseph Peninsula State Park.-If you find our website you will find many more photos, videos and Information about both our homes , TWO PALMS VILLA and the other house with Pool.) Please email us or call us and we can give you the best rate and explain any additional fees.

This beautiful home sits right on the pristine Gulf beach in a low density area of The Forgotten Coast. It has a private boardwalk to the beach and fabulous Gulf views from most rooms and the upper and lower covered decks, a Jacuzzi in the master Bath, new outdoor hot tub on the front deck, 2 outdoor BBQ grill's. Like most of the area beaches, Two Palms features miles of pristine white sand in either direction. This is a vacationer's dream home with expansive Gulf of Mexico views, spacious decks and upscale furnishing and decor.Take a look at our photos you won't believe you can rent this much house on this gorgeous a stretch of The Gulf for these low rates. To the land side, 2 Palms enjoys two vacant lots to the East and view of St. Joe Bay Buffer Zone with pristine woodlands and no houses or development on .80 Acre lot.

We are unique since we do have a private concierge and property manager that has lived in the area for years and can be a great source of information for you. She will take care of your vacation needs and be available in a moments notice. We take pride in our home and feel all our guests are special so we treat you that way! You will find that you have a home away from home with the beauty of the natural beach surroundings.

This home was recently refurbished from floor to ceiling. Check out the 360 degree Video's of every room (on Website way down near the end of this page) and even the outside with the Hot Tub, Horse Shoe Pit and Shuffle Board Court. It is only a mile from the world famous Indian Pass Raw Bar which serves the best oysters and shrimp found anywhere. You can see dolphins cavorting in the surf daily, enjoy fabulous fishing right from shore and, if you're lucky, you might catch a glimpse of a nesting sea turtle. And to top it off, Two Palms is only minutes from the majestic sand dunes and Number 1 ranked beaches of Cape San Blas at St. Joseph Peninsula and also the incredible natural beauty and wildlife of St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. See our website for all our guests comments!!! Please ask for our website address.

Amenities:: Four Cable TVs, Two VCRs, Stereo w/CD, Phone, WIFI, Full Kitchen, Washer, Dryer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove, Cookware & Utensils, Linens, Two Covered Decks, Jacuzzi Tub in Master Bedroom, huge outdoor hot tub on the deck facing the Gulf under the stars, Private Boardwalk to Beach, Covered Parking for Two Cars.Shuffle Board Court and Bocci Ball Set. Catch Fish and Blue Crabs From the shore in front of Two Palms. If you want a private pool we do have another house that we do not list, please ask for pictures. We now have 2 ocean kayaks and 1 stand up paddle (SUP) for your personal use, our compliments!

Go to :

Links to more information- AT BOTTOM OF PAGE THERE IS A LINK FOR OUR PROPRIETARY WEBSITE - SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN (More Photos, Videos and Information than you could ever want)

Activities:: World Class Fishing and Crabbing, Boating, Walking on Beach, Horse Back Riding, Surfing,Shelling, Hiking, Bird Watching, Kayaking, Swimming, Water Sports of all kinds, Golfing.

More Details

Property Manager
Lydia Burns
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2017

About Lydia Burns

We are a family from a suburb in Chicago, Il. (Wilmette) who discovered Cape San Blas in 1998. We were so attracted to this beautiful area and this wonderful Gulf Front Beach home, called Two Palms, that we bought the house without me actually seeing the house. Boy we were lucky!!! What a great house and gorgeous area.

We stand ready to provide you with a value added and magical vacation experience. Our private manager/concierge, Kelly, who lives in town will be there to help you in any way and will take care of any problem or emergency you may have. We are also a phone call away from helping you in any way!!!!!

Thanks and Enjoy!!!!

Peter and Lydia Burns- Burns Management

Lydia Burns purchased this house in 2000

Why Lydia Burns chose Port St. Joe

The beach is really large and wide here. There were/are 2 vacant lots to the East of our property and allows for wide angle and gorgeous unobstructed views of The Gulf of Mexico.

Check out our reviews and especially our value added service with our new Concierge, Manager- Kellywho lives in town. WE GOT YOUR BACK!!!!!! We can not promise that there will not be a problem or issue......BUT we can promise we will provide solutions IMMEDIATELY!!!!!

The lot is almost a full acre and there is only Two Palms between the highway (County Road C-30-A) and the Gulf of Mexico. Finally, on the other side of the road, is a huge Buffer /Preservation Reserve that has no houses or buildings on it. This is an extremely low density area, very private and views as a far as the eye can see. Enjoy the Hot Tub right on the deck for gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico, Beach and Brilliant Stars!!

What makes this house unique

This is one of the few Pet Friendly Beaches in the U.S. and the beach at the State Park was rated the BEST beach in the U.S. in 2003. Fishing is out of this world with some of the best and freshest shrimp, oysters, crab, scallops and Grouper you will find anywhere!! Lastly, there are no buildings permitted in Gulf County taller than 3 stories. There are no GIANT condos on the beach.

Bon Fires are permitted on the beach, car permits for driving on the beach are available and there is a very long bike path out to the State Park. Bike rentals are available.

We now have 2 Kayaks available for your personal use. A Two person and One person Ocean Going kayaks and a SUP Board.

We have a shuffle board court in the Car Port, a Horse Shoe Pit with backstop and a Bocci Ball set.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a vacation that is unforgettable. It was a perfect location, the Money Bayou was way off to the left, the beach was right in front of the house--this is a big deal. We've stayed at Cape San Blas every year and it's hit or miss with houses that are 'on the beach'. Sometimes you have to share a pier with several other houses, or climb over dunes. This is a short pier and flat walk --about 25 steps to the beach.

The beach is fantastic because it's not a touristy beach. There are very few people (if any) on it. It feels like you're on a paradise island.

We enjoyed every single moment from sun up to sun down.

The hot tub was a treasure after a long day exploring the Cape.

The home was beautiful both inside and out and the owners were very helpful and welcoming.

We definitely decompressed, made some sand sculptures, toured the beach daily and caught a lot of sand crabs (quick little buggers.)

I highly recommend this location

Sincerely, A seasoned Cape San Blas vacationer.
Aug 2017
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Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Town ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Additional outdoor showers, 2 grills, one charcoal and one gas.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • There is also a queens sleeper in the sitting area on lower floor.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We also have a new home with a private pool, please ask about it! More availabilty since it is not listed.


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Cape San Blas-Winter SPECIAL Gulf Front-Pets-Spa on Deck-Kayaks-Sleeps 10 -
average rating of 4.859649 based on 130 reviews
Jacksonville, Arkansas

Amazing - Private - Spacious - Perfect

  • 5 of 5

I could not say enough about this house. It was amazing. Plenty of room for privacy, as well as gatherings. The beach is clean, everyone is friendly, and away from it all. You can have pets on the beach, drive on the beach (with a pass), there is plenty of marine life available, shrimp, crabs, fish, pelicans, you name it, it is there. You have space on the beach to spread out, the screened porch is awesome for morning coffee and if you are lucky to get the master room on the 3rd floor, morning coffee overlooking the ocean in the mornings is breathtaking. Everything you can possibly need or want is at this house. Lots to do from relaxing, to kayaks, crabbing, shuffle board, board games, cooking out and all. Again, a great house with plenty of room, a phone call will bring you a brownie pan or bowl, the house is super clean and oh before I forget the beds and linens are super comfortable. The beds are not old and sunk in (like some places) they have quality sheets, quality pillows, great towels and updated appliances. Truly a hidden gem with EVERYTHING you can think of and more!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rachelle, thank you for your comments! Two Palms Villa is a Special Place and we work very hard to make it, and keep it that way. The Beach is huge, uncrowded and very private. We appreciate you noticing the SPECIAL little things we do……. Comfortable Beds, Soft Sheets and Pillows, Towels, our Stocked Kitchen and our VERY Comfortable Decks! Most of all our special secret, Donna, our Concierge, who brought over brownie pans, bowls and dish towels. She is Dream Merchant and Loves to help our guests with anything. We look forward to having you back again, soon. Peter B.
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  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the hot tub and walking right out to the beach the home was very large and clean

The lines were very soft and cozy

The manager was extremely helpful

Will definitely be back

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home in a private, quiet setting. The large screened porch facing the ocean was so relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

We were so happy to have privacy, no high rises and easy accessibility to the beach. Wildlife abounds! We saw bald eagles daily- great horned owl and blue crabs. Local restaurants were great and easily accommodated our group. We loved access to a sea kayak, paddle board and hot tub. We all agreed to return and recommended to our friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments! Two Palms Villa is just the spot for ultimate privacy and a special Beach experience. Old Florida at its Best. Abundant Wildlife, special comfort, and features available at this Beautiful Beach home. Thanks-Peter B.
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Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Very private and relaxing! The manager was there if anything was needed. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, Marilyn, for your feedback! There is a lot of Beach Erosion on Cape San Blas, and this area is very low density and the beach is actually getting larger. It is very wide and houses are not stacked on top of each other. This provides tons of room and privacy for you and your dog. Donna your private Red Neck Concierge is extremely helpful and will help you with anything. She has your back!
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a family, beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

Two Palms was absolutely perfect for our family getaway. The beach was wonderful and private. I loved the fact we didn't have to worry about space on the beach and all the kids could play. The kayaks and the paddle board were constantly used and a huge selling point for us. The house itself was in great condition and very clean when we arrived. Peter was also extremely helpful and kept in touch during our stay to make sure all of our questions were answered. We all loved it and would love to come again!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time and energy to share your comments! I am so happy we were able to get you folks in way before check in time. Thanks for staying with us. There is a huge problem right now with BEACH EROSION out on Cape San Blas, especially the Northern part of the Cape. In some places, there is barely any sand to place your towel, chairs and umbrellas. It is a serious problem and the County is trying to work on it. MEANWHILE, at Two Palms Villa , on the Southern End of Cape San Blas, the beach is GROWING and EXPANDING! The area already is extremely large, quiet and LOW DENSITY. These folks were here the week of July 4, the years busiest time of year, and their firsthand experience shows that they had tons of room on the beach and tons of privacy. This is NOT the case out on the Cape, where there are tons more people and the Beach is JAMMED. We were also thrilled you enjoyed the Kayak’s and Stand Up Board that are provided at no charge. The beach area is large and private that don’t have to worry about bumping into other folks and their vessels. The Beach at Two Palms Villa is one of its biggest asset’s and the privacy and space is second to none! This coupled with a Wonderful and Comfortable House, with a Spa on the Front Deck, makes it a special destination and our staff makes it comfortable one. Thanks- Peter B.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Panama City, Florida
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Raw Bar- Oyster Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Port St. Joe Country Club-Public
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Triple Tails
Nearest Beach
Right on the beach! Cape San Blas
Car: necessary

This map does not show the address correctly of the property. It is on the Gulf of Mexico, beach front. It is not on the bay. it is DIRECTLY on the Gulf of Mexico. There are no other houses in Front or Back of Two Palms. It is in between the Gulf of Mexico and the highway (Florida County Road C-30-A) west of money bayou and the Raw Bar. Also there are 2 vacant lots to the East of Two Palms , which is on almost a full ACRE lot, that creates glorious vistas of the beach and Gulf. It is a remarkably large compound, extremely private and almost deserted beach that is also one of the only remaining PET FRIENDLY beaches in Florida. Vehicles are also allowed on the beach with a permit. Finally, we have a private Manager/Concierge that lives less than 1 mile away who will help you with anything you need or desire.

Other Activities: Shelling,crabbing,bon fires,golf carts on beach,Star Gazing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
cleaning and linens $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

We are very strict on the number of people the house sleeps. Extra people over 10 for this house will be subject to $500 extra.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.