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Rocio Murillo

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, spanish

Luxurious 4 bed, 3.5 bath Uptown Vacation Home! Walk to Trolley & Whole Foods!!

38 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Walkable Uptown/Downtown Urban Oasis


2618 Thomas Avenue is truly Uptowns most luxurious professionally managed vacation home and we have the reviews to prove it!!

Brilliantly finished, completely renovated, single family home with PRIVATE 2 CAR ATTACHED GARAGE PARKING located in Uptown's historic and trendy State/Thomas neighborhood.

Just steps/minutes from the very popular Klyde Warren Park, McKinney Avenue Trolley, The Ritz Carlton, The Crescent Hotel, Hotel ZAZA, The Katy Trail, Downtown, Arts District, American Airlines Center, West Village, and countless restaurants, hotels, spas and nightlife! The Cowboys Stadium and The Ballpark in Arlington is a short 20 minute drive.

*** 2 car garage parking is key!! Limited and restricted street parking is also available, but not reliable.

2618 Thomas offers 4 BEDROOMS, 3.5 BATHROOMS, luxuriously accommodates 6-8 guests, and can comfortably sleep 10 guests. The 2 queen size sleeper sofas are located in the downstairs main living area and the master bedroom will allow for accommodations for 14 guests. Two of the 4 guest rooms share a premium bathroom with tub/shower, and are equipped with a full size dresser, mirror, nightstand, lamp, i-pod docking station, fan and blackout shades.

Enter to the expansive downstairs living area with recessed lighting, designer lighting fixtures, seating for 9-16 people, soaring 14 foot ceilings, expansive windows, rich hardwood flooring, desk/office space, gas log fireplace surround with period mantle all opening to the dining room and kitchen. Entry to the attached and private 2-car garage and side deck is just off the kitchen. The half bath and utility room with new high capacity washer and dryer are also located on the first floor.

The 2 guest bedrooms are located in a private wing on the second floor, while the master bedroom and fourth bedroom are located on the third split level.

The master suite with private balcony, fireplace surround, flat screen tv, full size dresser, 2 nightstands, 2 lamps, I pod docking station, dressing mirror, fan and sitting area with sleeper sofa and gorgeous spa bath with massive dual walk in closets.

The fourth bedroom is equipped with 4 twin beds, nightstand, 6 drawers for storage and blackout shades.

All 4 bedrooms feature over-sized closets with additional linins/pillows for long-term, extended stays. The first floor over-sized living area and front deck overlooking Thomas Ave is great for large groups. Enjoy large gatherings and saving money while stocking the gourmet kitchen with food and beverages of your choice. The kitchen features a private side patio, stainless steel appliances, gas range, granite counters, designer glass tile backsplash, and refrigerator with ice maker.

All furnishings are new with emphasis on high quality mattresses, bedding and amenities.

All bathrooms are stocked with shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hand soap, body lotion, hair dryer and hand mirror.

The house is stocked with everything you need for a short or long term extended stay including toiletries, fully furnished kitchen, books and movies. The house also has At&T U-Verse premium cable and high speed internet with work station and WIFI.

***ABSOLUTELY NO PETS*** We love pets, but accidents happen, and many people have allergies to different types of animals. If a pet is found present you will required to vacate immediately without refund of deposit or reimbursement of any funds paid. In addition you will be charged an additional $500.00 cleaning fee. No exceptions.

***See our "Best Places'' guide to the city***

The link below will take you to my Gogobot profile. All entries on the list are the best places to go in Dallas either walk-able, or a short drive from the house. This listed is printed in the house for you. All entries have a personal review from us, and provides you location/contact info. We're pretty proud of it. Enjoy!

We absolutely LOVE this home, and are thrilled that we can share it with you. The owners want you to have the absolute best stay here in Dallas and are a quick call away and will be happy to act as your own private concierge while you're here in Dallas!

The house does not have a POOL, but SISU Uptown Resort is a very short, safe walk (5-7 minutes) away, and their pool is open to the public (adults only) and features cocktail service, pool-side dining, and (on the weekends, occasionally) a DJ.

THE CALENDAR IS UPDATED DAILY. Please check it to confirm that the dates you're seeking are available. We take the home off the market once payment is received. If this home is booked, check out our sister properties at: VRBO #468677 and #756706.

We are asked almost daily if we will waive the 3-night minimum booking requirement. Here is the deal... we WILL allow 1-2 night bookings for Sun, M, Tu, and W nights IF the house is not booked (for those dates) one month out. We will allow 1-2 night bookings for Thurs, F and Sat nights IF the house is NOT BOOKED 7 days before a particular weekend. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled 30 days prior to arrival. Refunds are processed within 7-10 business days.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rocio Murillo (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

About Rocio Murillo

After years of renting homes on VRBO all over the world with different groups of family and friends the owners developed a keen sense about what they appreciated and expected in a professionally owned and operated luxury vacation home. The entire staff of Dallas Vacation Home would like to think they've perfected the product and are thrilled to share this experience of togetherness with other groups who might not have realized the true financial value and overall appeal of togetherness a vacation rental home provides!

With prior backgrounds in hospitality the owners and their staff strive to deliver a memorable experience for all our groups each and every time. We pride ourselves on a punctual pristine check in tailored to your groups specific needs.

We’re pleased to provide our guests with peace of mind with our full-time, on-call, housekeeping, maintenance and property management staff.

Rocio, Property Manager EXRADOINAIRE, will ensure your requests are met and will ensure a smooth check-in. She provides countless restaurant and recreational activity info neatly organized in the "Dallas Urban Oasis Guide" located inside the home. D-link, Dart, Trolley schedules and transportation information are also included. She's an asset to our team and she will make your stay a memorable one. WE ALL WILL!!!!

Rocio professionally manages all three Dallas Vacation Home residences. Uptown Urban Oasis, Bishop Arts Manor and the Bishop Arts Bungalow.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was awesome. Great location, comfortable beds, easy to walk anywhere you want to go. I'd stay here again.
Oct 2013
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Luxurious 4 bed, 3.5 bath Uptown Vacation Home! Walk to Trolley & Whole Foods!!
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 39 reviews

Wedding shower weekend

  • 5 of 5

I rented this wonderful home for family coming to town for my daughters wedding shower. The house is comfortable, clean , well equipped and in a great location. Our hostess was very helpful and thoughtfully left a welcoming gift for the bride. Thanks for sharing your home, we will come again.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Awesome stay and great location

  • 5 of 5

Everything we imagined it could be. Great location and 1st class beds and amenities. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely perfect for a girl's weekend. The house is clean, beautiful, and spacious. The location couldn't have been better. It is blocks away from many restaurants, bars, and grocery stores and in the heart of uptown. Rocio was very prompt and everything in the house was ready for us when we arrived. I highly recommend this rental and we have absolutely no complaints.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Fantastic Home!

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, clean, very easy to work with! Highly recommend this home to others...if we ever have to return to Dallas for another Nationals, we will surely look for this property first. Close to downtown, local restaurants, and markets. Owners are very accommodating to the needs of the renters. Our experience had been nothing less than outstanding, spectacular, stupendous....


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  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Luxury home with high end amenities

  • 4 of 5

Our college sorority sisters reunion for 8 was based perfectly in this home for 4 nights. All agreed it was the best accommodation for us in 40 years of doing this. We cooked one dinner at the house and had most everything we needed in the way of utensils and supplies. Beds and bedding were comfy and high quality. Plenty of seating (living room AND master BR) for sitting and visiting as well as a dining table for 8. Check-in and exit were easy. Parking was tight but we got 2 small cars in garage and others found street parking. No garage door remote was left for us but Rocio provided the garage door code instead. Some of us washed a few loads of clothes and stayed home in the high humidity, enjoying the satellite TV. Loved having Whole Foods so close and the McKinney Street Trolley. All was perfect and we surely would come again if the gals want to return to Dallas someday.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Wonderful house, lovely furnishings and perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Rented the house for my family from England for my son's wedding at the Zaza Hotel. Couldn't have been more perfect. Everyone was able to walk to grocery store (Wholefoods) , the park, Zaza Hotel and the tram which was a novelty. Lovely location in shady tree lined street. Good beds and plenty of nice bedding.

Will have happy memories of our stay at this house every time I visit Uptown Dallas.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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American Airlines Center
"Great concerts, sporting events, etc.. Tickets for sale at You can also usually bu..."
Dallas World Aquarium
"Great for families and groups of friends. Just a short drive from the house. Great exhibits. "
"Great full service grocery store. Short drive, or easy, safe, walk from the house. You coul..."
Dallas Zoo
"Great exhibits, short drive from the house. Easy to navigate zoo. "
The Sixth Floor Museum
"Fun touristy museum. "
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial
"Great Exhibits. Close to house. "
Dallas Arts District
"Close to house. Multiple museums, restaurants, exhibits. "
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
"Great new museum close to the house. Trolley ride, short drive, or easy walk. "
Hard Rock Cafe
"Every city has one. Ours is just ok.... Its a quick car ride, or 1 mile walk from house. "
Nodding Donkey Texas Sports Bar Saloon Dallas Uptown
"Best sports bar. Just 3 blocks from the house on Thomas. Great outdoor patio, Perfect for w..."
Katy Trail Icehouse
"Great place for people watching, outdoor Austin-esqe bar and restaurant. Watch sporting eve..."
Truluck's Seafood, Steak, and Crab House
"Delicious seafood, walkable to the house. $$-$$$$. Could be super dressy, or casual. Rese..."
Bread Winners Cafe
"Best breakfast in Uptown. Could be walkable from the house. Traditional breakfast menu. Ge..."
Taco Diner
"Mexican restaurant in West Village. Trolley ride, or short drive, or cab. Try the frozen m..."
eatZi's Market & Bakery
"Delicious deli restaurant that serves fantastic prepared foods to go. You select the size, ..."
Village Burger Bar
"Delicious hamburger restaurant located in West Village. "
Old Red Courthouse
"Fun touristy museum located next to the JFK Museum. "
Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar
"Great restaurant walkable to the house. Awesome outdoor patio. Great for brunch, lunch, or..."
Sfuzzi Uptown -- CLOSED
"Great pizza place. It gets busy, go early. Awesome drinks, awesome patio! Walkable from t..."
"Super nice, pricy restaurant/bar. Great for entertaining, beautiful people, trendy, comical..."
Renfield's Corner
"Located at 2603 Routh Street Dallas, TX 75201. Great feel good casual bar for all ages. Gre..."
The Capital Grille
"Delicious traditional Steak House. Short walk from the house. Located in Crescent Court Ho..."
Mi Cocina
"Awesome restaurant located in the West Village. West Village is a great spot to drink, shop..."
"Delicious Sushi, open for Lunch or Dinner. Walkable to 2618 Thomas Ave. "
State and Allen Lounge
"Great restaurant/bar. Open for lunch, dinner and brunch. Just a few blocks from the house...."
Gold's Gym
"Full Service Gym just blocks from 2618 Thomas Ave. Walk-in's welcome. Great gym. All ages..."
"Closest liquor store to 2618 Thomas Ave. You can walk, or drive, about a 7-10 min walk. Op..."
Nick & Sam's
"Awesome restaurant, great food, great drinks, great people watching. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch ..."
Concrete Cowboy
"Great weekend bar scene. Probably busy at 8:30, SUPER busy by 10-11. Open till 2am. Bottl..."
Zini's Pizzeria
"Late night pizza delivery. Good pizza, I think open till 2??"
Steel Restaurant & Lounge
"Pricy, delicious Sushi. Cab or drive, close, not walkable. "
Uptown Yoga Dallas
"Located literally 2 doors down from 2618 Thomas Ave. "
Dream Cafe
"Walkable breakfast spot. Vegan options, etc.. Delicious. Closer to the house than Breadwi..."
Del Friscos Grille
"Delicious restaurant. Great patio. Modern, chic, casual. All ages, prob not lots of small..."
Station 4
"Big, gay, nightclub. Gay or strait, you'll have a blast. The Rose Room is a huge drag show..."
The Magnolia
"Movie Theatre in West Village. You could Trolley, cab, maybe walk. Foreign/ Independent fi..."
AMC Theatres - Northpark 15
"Best movie theatre for blockbuster movies. Stadium seating, my favorite Dallas movie theatr..."
"Best mall in Dallas. Big name stores. Nordstroms, Dillards, Nieman Marcus, Macys. Great m..."
Klyde Warren Park
"Beautiful park built over a bridge in Dallas. Its walkable to the house and has lawns, wifi..."
Nasher Sculpture Center
"Sculpture Center Downtown, awesome exhibits, in museum row! Walk or cab. "
The Cupcakery
"4 blocks from the house. Delicious cupcakes. Fancy, could use as birthday cakes... Walk f..."
Pei Wei Asian Diner
"Asian take out, or dine in. Casual dining room is nice, clean. Just a few blocks from the ..."
Jake's Hamburgers
"Awesome hamburgers. Great for family or friends. Walkable to Thomas house. "
McKinney Avenue Trolley
"Free trolley that services all of Uptown. Check schedules, printed maps in the house."
Londoner Pub at Gbg
"Awesome Irish Pub just blocks from the house. Play darts, great patio. Open till 2 am. Wa..."
Morton's - The Steakhouse
"Traditional Steakhouse. I think Capital Grill is better. Mortons is very popular. Reserva..."
"This restaurant/bar has an in-ground pool.. Trendy, fun, bottle service by the pool. Caba..."
The Spa at the Crescent
"Wonderful hotel spa. Great services, full menu. Not cheap, but could be more expensive. K..."
"This is the spa at hotel ZaZa. It located just a couple blocks from the house, at the end o..."
"Delicious casual burger restaurant. Think to go burger, but walkable. Just a few blocks fro..."
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
"To- Go bbq just a few blocks from the house. Its delicious. Don't be freaked out that its ..."
"Expensive dry cleaners not far from the house. Short drive, cab, could walk if you had to....."
Friends of the Katy Trail
"Great running, biking, walking trail. The city has spent a fortune on this project. Its aw..."
Garden Nails Spa
"Great nail shop. Yes, Asian, but nice. Full services. Its cute, friendly, well priced, an..."
Eagle Postal Center #13
"FedEx, USPS, UPS.. Verify hours. Pack and Ship services. Short drive, or cab. In New York..."
Banana Republic
"Located in West Village. You would walk if you lived in New York. "
Brooks Brothers
"Located in West Village. Short drive, or long-ish walk. "
Palm Beach Tan
"Tanning salon close to the house. Short drive, or walk. They also do spray tan. "
Crooked Tree Coffeehouse
"Delicious coffee shop. Just a few blocks from the house. Its delicious. To, go, or sit dow..."
Uptown Bar & Grill -- CLOSED
"Awesome neighborhood bar. Karokee on the weekends. Short drive, or walkable. Few blocks a..."
Black Friar Pub
"Great food and drinks. Awesome patio. Fun, casual for all ages. Walkable to the house, su..."
"This restaurant has something for everyone. Italian inspired. The thin crust pizzas are aw..."
Five Sixty
"This 5 star restaurant is located in the legendary signature "Lighted Ball in the Sky" in Re..."
Nick & Sam's
"Awesome restaurant, great food, great drinks, great people watching. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch ..."
Sport Clips Dallas - Lemmon Ave
"Mens easy walk-in barber shop. Mens haircut. Cute women. Not expensive. Short car ride,..."
Avalon Salon/Spa
"Aveda Salon located in West Village. Full spa and salon. Appointment required. Not cheap, ..."
Walmart Neighborhood Market
"Full service grocery store. Does sell beer and wine. Albertsons is more expensive. This i..."
Comet Cleaners
"Inexpensive cleaners walkable to the house. Not sure about same day service. "
"Womens blow out bar. Only do blow-out, no other services. Appointment recommended. Short ri..."
Stanley Korshak
"Super expensive department store. Similar to Neiman Marcus. Full men's store too. Walkable ..."
Coal vines
"Delicious sit-down Pizza and Pasta Restaurant. Walkable or a short drive. Open for lunch a..."
Old Warsaw Restaurant
"Nice Traditional Old School Restaurant. It would appeal to an older crowd looking for a qui..."
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
"New, interactive, really cool. Short drive, or cab ride. "
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
D/FW and Love Field (closest)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Nodding Donkey
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Dallas Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
State & Allen
Car: not necessary

The Dallas Urban Oasis is located in Uptown's Historic State/Thomas neighborhood, just minutes from Downtown, the Woodall Rodgers Park, and the world-acclaimed Dallas Arts District! State/Thomas is the absolute BEST walkable neighborhood in Dallas, and 2618 Thomas is walking distance to Dallas' best restaurants, night life, shopping, arts, and entertainment.

This newly built, fully furnished and stocked oasis is the perfect home away from home for corporate executives, athletes, celebrities, shoppers, large or small families, or just groups of friends who are coming to Dallas for business or fun!

Walk outside your door and down the street to enjoy some of Uptown's best sports bars, dives, premium restaurants, spas and hotels, or take a short trolley or taxi ride to the Winspear Opera House, the Wiley Theater, One Arts Plaza, Downtown, Northpark Mall (the best shopping in Texas), or to the American Airlines Center for a Mavericks or Stars game or a concert. Also, the Katy Trail, Uptown's incredible running and walking trail, is just minutes away. Use the oasis' bicycles or take a jog to explore Dallas' unique running trail.

For vacationers wanting a discreet, private, two-car garage/first floor entry without the hassle of a hotel desk clerk or check in and hidden hotel costs like overnight parking, this is the place for you! But if you want to jump into the best nightlife that the city has to offer, you'll literally be a few blocks away from Hotel ZaZa, The Ritz Carlton, the Crescent Hotel, the Stoneleigh Hotel and others, plus, you'll be within a short walk, trolley ride, or taxi ride to Uptown's best night clubs.

And this location is truly a shopper's paradise - you're a short cab ride or walk from Stanley Korshak, one of Dallas' finest boutiques. And after an afternoon of shopping, enjoy a long patio lunch/brunch at any of the State/Thomas restaurants just minutes away that were voted 'Best Brunch/Patio Restaurant' in D Magazine.

2618 Thomas is also just steps away from some of the Dallas' most exclusive and encompassing salons and spas. Whether you are seeking full services, a haircut, or blowout, this location is sure to accommodate your needs. And yoga fans will enjoy the yoga studio that is just 3 doors away.

The UT Southwestern Hospital complex, Children's Hospital, Baylor Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Parkland Hospital, and Medical City are all a short drive from the Urban Oasis, and Southern Methodist University and UTD are just up Highway 75. For attorneys in Dallas for depositions, trial prep, or trial, this house is just minutes away from Dallas' state and federal courthouses.

The house is a 6-7 minute drive or cab ride to Dallas' Convention Center in Downtown (public trasportation is also available, but will take you around 30 minutes). The Dallas Urban Oasis is a great get-away for conference-convention vendors/goers, as Downtown Dallas pretty much turns into a ghost town after 5pm each day, whereas Uptown (where the Oasis is located) is Dallas' hotbed for restaurants and nightlife.

But regardless of whether you're in town for business, a concert, a convention, a wedding, a sporting event, a busy week of shopping, to visit family at SMU or at a local hospital, 2618 Thomas Avenue will be there when you're finished. It will be your oasis away from home, a place to wind down, and for family or good friends to gather. Absolutely no pets.


Rates & Availability

Uptown House Rental Rates

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Oct 6 2016 - Oct 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $75 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

The rates above are for up to 8 guests. There may be an additional $25/day charge for each guest that you have over 8 guests. Special rates for holiday weekends, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Fourth of July, and others may apply. Also, special rates for major conventions and sporting events may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Uptown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2612 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4) Twins are pillow-top, full-size, twin trundle beds. All sleep comfortably. This house is really designed for groups of 6-10 people, but there is a pull out couch in the master and one in the Living Room for larger groups. This would count as (2) Additional Queen beds. (9) Beds total in the house.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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