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Silver Sands #252: 1 BR / 1 BA Resort on Longboat Key by RVA, Sleeps 4"

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

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RVA offers Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort. Located beach front on beautiful Longboat Key, this resort offers all the amenities of a large hotel with the privacy and seclusion that has Silver Sands guests returning each year. Relax on our private beach, walk on our soft white sand, take a dip in our heated beachside pool, or enjoy a complimentary chaise lounge and beach umbrella while breathing in the fresh salt-water air. Practice your golf game on our putting green or relax on our beautiful beach with your favorite novel. Daily maid service is provided and laundry services are available, so you’ll be pampered from the moment you arrive. Wireless Internet access is available in the privacy of your individual unit, at the garden area or on the pool deck, so guests can read email, surf the Internet and soak up the Florida sun all at the same time! Stop searching for the perfect vacation spot and call Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort today for the relaxing getaway you deserve.

Accommodations: Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort is a relaxing retreat located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on the northern-end of Longboat Key. Choose from our various unit styles including hotel rooms, one- and two-bedroom garden view units, and one- and two-bedroom beach front units.

Unit #252 Features: 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom unit in the Green Building with a direct pool view and a distant Gulf view from your private lanai.

Layout Note: Please note, the front door to unit 252 opens into a bedroom space before proceeding into the living areas. We kindly ask guests to take this layout feature into consideration when making their travel selections.

View: Pool/Gulf View

Bedding: 1 King, Futon

Resort Features: On-Site Office, Wi-Fi Internet Access, Coin-Operated Washer/Dryer, Community Pool, Private Beach Access, Shuffleboard Courts, Putting Green, Daily Maid Service, Private Lanai (certain units), Complimentary Parking, Designer Decorated Units, DVD/VHS Players, Fully-Equipped Kitchen or Kitchenette, BBQ Area

Dining: Although Silver Sands does not have an on-site restaurant, it is centrally located within a short drive or bike ride from local salt-water cuisine. Longboat Key restaurants include Harry's Continental Kitchens (0.5 miles), Euphemia Haye Restaurant (0.5 miles), The Dry Dock Waterfront Grill (7.1 miles), or The Chart House (7.7 miles).

Attractions: Longboat Key is known for its leisure days spent strolling the beaches or biking down the island. As a barrier island to the town known as the area's &quot;cultural capital&quot;, an assortment of entertainment options can be found at nearby Sarasota where attractions and activities abound for all age groups.

All of the golf courses located on Longboat Key are private, however nearby Sarasota and Bradenton areas offer top-rated golf courses a short drive off the island.

St. Armand’s Circle of Lido Key is a must-see in the area. Located just 10 miles south of Silver Sands this European-inspired outdoor shopping arena includes a large selection of classy stores, restaurants, jewelry galleries, and more! Rumor has it that circus magnate John Ringling won Lido Key in a poker game and turned the sister island to Longboat Key into a world-famous attraction.

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Property Manager
Jana Troyer
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom # 1 (King), Extra Bedding (Futon)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Silver Sands #252: 1 BR / 1 BA Resort on Longboat Key by RVA, Sleeps 4
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Nice location, unit 252 needs some updating

  • 4 of 5

We rented unit 252 in early Feb specifically for it's proximity to the beautiful beaches of Long boat key, and for it's view of the ocean. We spent 6 nights at this location. For our purposes it achieved what we desired. Would we do it again? No, because I would hope we would find better options for the almost two thousand dollars that we paid between cleaning deposits, etc... This particular unit is clean but does need a revamp esthetically, the circus theme although appropriate for the area because of Ringling just seems stuck in the 80's. Between beach themed decor mixed in with circus decor it was a bit overwhelming and detracted from the unit in my opinion, but that's my opinion others may find it more appealing. The pull out futon was lumpy and uncomfortable by anyones standards to sit on. The king mattress was ok. The fan in the bathroom sounded like a freight train it was so loud. The air con was good which is very important in FL but similiarily loud. It is central.AC so I don't think there's much one can do about the noise. The kitchen was functional and adequate for 2 people but very basic which was fine for us. The dishwasher was barely ok and required that the dishes were very clean prior to loading otherwise they came out dirty. All in all we loved the location but this unit needs some TLC. The staff were responsive and nice.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Though smaller and older than many of the surrounding properties, Silver Sands was wonderful. Our unit was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. The doors leading to the lanai opened up completely to create a beautiful indoor-outdoor living area, with a beautiful view of both the pool and the gulf. Silver Sands was our little slice of paradise....we hope to be back someday.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better then I expected!

  • 5 of 5

The facility had everything to offer even though it was a smaller resort. The beach was breathtaking, we saw so many amazing things like dolphin, manatee, schools of fish, rainbows. The sunsets were gorgeous and if you like finding shells this is the place. Our unit 252 was perfect with a great view of the pool, grounds and the ocean. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, but not in your face all the time. Nightly putt putt and shuffleboard was a lot of fun. We especially enjoyed the private beach and peacefulness of the area but yet it was still conveniently located to many other attractions in the area. We loved it so much we stayed an extra night and we never have done the same vacation twice but this vacation certainly has changed our minds. We will return for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Beach Side Condo

  • 5 of 5

I totally enjoyed my stay. Being by the beach was so nice. Having coffee looking out at the gulf on the balcony was wonderful. The only thing that could use improvement is the couch cushion covers could use a cleaning. The office said they would take care of it. The full kitchen was so nice. Cook breakfast and eat it on the balcony for the best water front dining in town.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


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