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Walk to the beach 1BR/1BA, great reviews, many return, books quickly!

67 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Corpus Christi Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Welcome to Sail La Vie! Newly remodeled 1BR/1BA. Stroll to the beach. Gulf of Mexico view and salt water pond view. Private WIFI, full kitchen, balcony, 2 TVs, DVD player, 2nd floor unit. Community pool, clubhouse, fitness center, spa, sauna and club house. The perfect place to relax and enjoy life!

Coming soon: Schlitterbahn waterpark!

Also be sure to check out my other properties: Toes in the Water VRBO 418530 and Toes in the Sand VRBO 418734

Keywords: Condo, Beach, Pool, Walk to beach, Updated, Gulf View, Pond, Gym, WIFI, Sail la Vie

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Cathy Bethay
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Cathy Bethay

We live in San Antonio and love the short trip to the beach. Our 3 children love the beach, fishing in the pond and exploring. My husband and I enjoy escaping with our family and creating fun memories with our children.

Cathy Bethay purchased this condo in 2011

Why Cathy Bethay chose Texas Gulf Coast

This condo is located in a very quiet section of the Beach Club and overlooks the saltwater pond. The balcony has warm morning sun and a glimpse of the gulf. Our children have lots of fun at the pond and we can keep our eyes on them from the condo or from the picnic area.


based on 67 traveler reviews

Walk to the beach 1BR/1BA, great reviews, many return, books quickly!
average rating of 4.880597 based on 67 reviews

A nice stay but some things need to be improved

  • 3 of 5

We liked our stay! We loved the beach toys and the use of the beach towels. Very helpful!! The furniture was nice and well taken care of and the kids really enjoyed the pool! However there were a few things that could be improved upon. The fixtures need to be updated. For example the vents and shower rails were rusty and the doors needed to be painted. It looked unappealing to have nice furniture but have rusty fixtures and paint peeling off doors. The cleanliness was ok or adequate.. I had to wash the dishes again before use. I was scratching food off of some. Probably a rinse aid in the dishwasher would be helpful with some of the cloudiness. Also there is an ant problem that needs to be addressed. Finally the queen bed needs new sheets. They were scratchy and pilled; signs of wear.. Not comfortable with a sun burn..

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your feedback. It is much appreciated. We will replace the sheets, fixtures, and repaint as we frequently do. Please be aware that anything metal or painted easily rusts and peels with the salty air exposure. Compared to my other units, this condo rusts/peels much quicker due to its location and proximity to the water. Items can rust and peel in as little as 3 months. Also, I will have my housekeeping manager check all of the kitchenware for cleanliness and do an extra pest control measure. I encourage guests to contact me as soon as possible so that we may address any issues during your stay. Again, thank you for letting me know as my guests are my eyes to keep things addressed.
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Will stay again!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights with our 3,5, 7 year old children and our dog. Everything was clean and the beds were comfortable. It's a short walk to the beach and it was great not having to bring or buy chairs or sand toys because we were able to use the stuff at the condo. The owner is awesome and very responsive to any questions. I would recommend this place to a friend! We will rent from her again when we come back to the area. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. Make your vacation simple and pack light for the beach. I often tend to tell guests that they just need to pack their swimsuits and sunscreen! Thank you for any referrals.
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Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the best time! The condo was exactly like the pictures. Cathy answered emails very quickly and sent me a full list of places to eat/ shop/ activities! It made our vacation even easier!! I would highly recommend this place! We will definitely be back and probaly stay longer! Thank you again Cathy!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am so glad that you had such a great vacation! We look forward to your return and hope that you can stay longer in the future. Just a reminder that return guests receive discounts, plus longer stays have reduced rates too!
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Very clean, close to the beach, and wonderful owners!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very clean and nicely decorated with everything we needed for our family vacation to the beach. Close walk to the beach and close to shopping and dining. It was wonderful that the condo was pet friendly as well and had several grill areas, a nice clubhouse, and pool area. The owners were wonderful and very responsive to any needs!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you as our guests. Thank you for bringing the internet issue to our attention so that we could troubleshoot and then get Time Warner scheduled to fix. It is always our goal to take care of matters ASAP! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay.
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OUTSTANDING condo, great price !

  • 5 of 5

The advertisement pics didn't quite do justice for how nice this unit was decorated and equipped. It was a great location and Cathy sent e mails as we got close to check in time. She gave a phone # to reach them and the accommodations were more than advertised. It was super clean, well appointed and bed was super comfortable. The grounds were gorgeous with pool, hot tub and extensive work out area. For an older establishment, the place was in wonderful condition and updated. A/C was super cold. We will be going back there asap. Thanks to Cathy for the hospitality. Joni and Lucy Ramon and Sonny Weed.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our condo and the Beach Club. It is important to us as owners and the home owners association, that we keep things up and comfortable for our guests, as the location and amenities can't be beat. Please contact me at any time before, during, or after your stay if you have questions or need anything. It is important that you are comfortable with all aspects of your stay, including communication!
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Nice rental for 2 people

  • 4 of 5

The owner was very responsive, and the amenities were as described in the VRBO listing. The bed was comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It is important for me to be accessible to my guests and available for any questions.
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Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Access
Nearest Point of Interest
Salt Water Pond
Car: recommended

Bob Hall Pier is about 1 mile from condo and the Padre Island National Seashore is 12 miles


Rates & Availability

Corpus Christi Condo Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
3 day minimum stay for Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day

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Corpus Christi Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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