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Seashell courtyard beach apartment just steps from the beach !

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 full bedroom, 2 baths, extra sleeper couch , sleeps 3 adults or 2 + 2 kids

Nice and cozy accommodation and so close to the white beaches with white seashell courtyard to get that beachy feeling. Makes you feel right at home and want to come back once you have been with us. We have big screen smart TV's in both living and bedroom, and fast Internet access ( WLAN).

schoene und gemuetliche Unterkunft und so nah zum weissen Strand mit einem Muschelgarten um den Strandgefuehl zu verstaerken, man fuehlt sich gleich zuhause und unsere Gaeste kommen immer wieder zurueck . Es gibt 2 grossen smart flachbild Fernseher im Schlaf und Wohnzimmer sowie schnelles internet (drahtlos)

from $ 498/week , ab $ 498/Woche

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, portuguese, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Hendrik

It's been with much pleasure having happy guests all these years while being in the US and in between my trainings. I hope to keep the property as long as I can now that I have Mike and Peggy as nearby managers who upgrade the units each year with love and devotion.

I thank the many friends I have made through my rental for their loyalty and friendship.

Hendrik purchased this apartment in 1996

Why Hendrik chose Anna Maria Island

I know I am relatively inexpensive for the island because I did not raise my prices every single year and I firmly believe that my guests appreciate that as I can see them coming back again and again. I usually change my rates only every 2- 3 years in a moderate way, so you get alot for your buck when you realize how near we are to the beach..

What makes this apartment unique

location just steps from the beach, nice courtyard area for your convenience and ample parking for cars.. internet and washer and dryer in each unit.


Holmes Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • We have in each room (living and bedroom) a bathroom with shower, which comes in very handy.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 2 full size beds in the bedroom.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Seashell courtyard beach apartment just steps from the beach !
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Bussum Holland

Great renovation

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the Gulfdrive Aptm several times before .What I like it is close to the beach , great for my morning walks on the beach .This time I was realy suprised by the improvement of the Aptm.New furniture,great new beds,fresh paintjob ,and the WiFi was working great.Always a pleasure to stay there and it almost feels like at home.Price/quality perfect

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello , Yes we did quite a lot on improvements and I am glad you noticed the big difference with your previous stays, always good to have returning guests ! thank you and come back again !
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3 0

Nice location ,comfort, good wifi

  • 5 of 5

It was 2 years ago that we stayed in the same location.Again we had a great time !!!!

The place is nice ,clean and really only 50 steps from the beautiful white sandy beach.

I will recommend it to friends and family

The pricing is good comparing to other similar locations

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming back !
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2 0

Very good

  • 5 of 5

We spent the last weeks of 2014 in appartement B, and I must admit, that it was was one of the most enchanting experiences we ever had!It indeed has tot do with the fact that we would have chosen the same colours, bought very similar furniture and we would have created a very similar environment arround the house.Everything was neat and clean and most inviting! Anna Maria Island is a very charming and peacefull place. We will certainly come back soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad to hear this , that means we are on track towards our goal and love to see you again ! Thank you for your nice words...
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  • 5 of 5

A fabulous place to stay and a nice get away from the busy life at home. We had a great time and enjoyed it tremendously. The apartments are spacious and the garden is lovely. The beach and especially the water are superb.

In short, we can strongly recommend these apartments to anybody who wants to enjoy a carefree holiday.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU for taking the time to review my place and hope to see you all again next year !!
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Bussum Holland

Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5


Like a couple of years ago I stayed again on Anna Maria in the same Aptm.I was amazed to see the nice upgrade and renewals in and outside the Aptm.Mr.Hendrik came to visit me to ask if everything was ok .It was like seeing an old friend again.I think it is a prefect location only a few steps from the beach.The wifi connection worked prefect so I stayed in touch with my business .We will come again


  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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3 0

Great two months!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second stay at the Gulf Drive apartment and we enjoyed our stay again. What a great island. The apartment is well situated, it at 100 steps from the beautiful beach and walking distance to several great restaurants. The City of Holmes Beach organizes many interesting activities for the whole family.

The apartment is modest but very clean. The kitchen has all you need to prepare your meals. The owner is attentive to our request.

We are looking forward for our next stay in 2014.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
winter ( Mar )
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
spring special
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
late summer
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
fall special;
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
special rate
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

one time Endcleaning fee of $ 40 + tax per stay. Rental rates are subject to sales- and tourist tax and a 2.9% adm fee.
We accept Visa and MasterCard. reservation downpayment is 50% of net total rent ( rent without taxes and fees). Installment payments can be negociated.
Unit is layed out for 2 guests ( children under 16 are free ) 1 additional adult or child 16 and older are subject to an extra fee of $ 15 + tax per night. Maximum occupancy 3 adults .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Golf resort bradenton
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Beach Bistro
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Gulf beaches
Car: not necessary

Anna Maria Island, has always been known for its

sugar-white coastline, emerald Gulf waters and quaint

business districts, Today, it is now known as a vacation favorite among local, national and international travelers .

From honeymooners to Hollywood film crews, youngsters

to the young-at-heart, people from around the world

have discovered what’s awaiting you – Your Piece of Paradise, 'An Island In The Sun'…Anna Maria Island, Florida.


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