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Rolando Rios

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish

Oceanfront With Beautiful View Of Sunrises And Peaceful Sunsets.

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Texas Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, one bath, on the beach. Galley kitchen included in amenities.

Glorious sunrises along with spectacular sunsets both seen from your balcony bordering the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. The Master bedroom includes two queen size beds with a walk in closet. The second bedroom is perfect for the kids and includes two twin beds, a flat screen, mounted TV and Wi Fi. This added to two heated swimming pools means plenty of opportunities for fun for everyone. Sandcastle days, evening fireworks from your balcony and good food, all within walking distance from your home away from home. Kayaking, parasailing, surfing, golfing, fishing, bird watching, dinner cruises are all waiting for your reservation The turtle rescue center is across the street, bungee jumping is within walking distance and the dolphin watch cruise is sure to delight even the most bored young one. If you have had a full day and don't want to venture out, your galley kitchen is fully equipped and you can eat on the balcony or just stay in and watch a show on one of three flat screen televisions. Deep sea fishing, shopping or just simply laying on the beach to catch some rays are waiting for you at your home away from home. Come, make some memories, for family, for yourself.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Rolando Rios (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish


based on 14 traveler reviews

Oceanfront With Beautiful View Of Sunrises And Peaceful Sunsets.
average rating of 4.0 based on 14 reviews

Simple condo with great views

  • 4 of 5

This condo could have been a bit cleaner upon our arrival, but overall a great view/beach proximity for the money!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Willis, TX

Great Place

  • 4 of 5

Bring extra towels they are stingy with theirs. There were 4 towels and 2 rags when we arrived (this was Wednesday) and when we requested more 2 days later, they told us 4 towels per room sorry. So we took ours back up there to turn in and they said we only do towels on Saturday. (This was Friday, the day before.) So we got some change and used the washers and driers down stairs. Bring dish soap, paper towels, toilet paper etc. Also buy ice cause you have to make your own and it's time consuming. Other than these little things, the place was clean, very spacious, great view, great location (takes less than 5 minutes to walk to the beach), and the pool was clean and nice. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not recommended

  • 2 of 5

Being positive. The location is great and so is the view from the balcony.

Being Negative. There is no remote for the TV in the living room and the reception is terrible. We asked the owner and never got one. We didn't do too much TV watching. But it's still a pain. The lights didn't work in the living room and kitchen. The second bedroom is a walk-in closet or dining room. No closets to hang clothes. The owner joked about how the door lock and knob were broken from Spring Break. Hello, it's September 1st! The beds aren't comfortable and the decor is non-existent. The refrigerator is rusted the bathroom walls have holes.

I have stayed at the Tiki 3 times. I know that it is an older community. I know what to expect. To quote my guest "This place isn't as cute or clean as the others we have stayed at." So, please don't give up on the other owners there.

Bottom line. This is a place for "Spring Breakers" and "Kid Stackers." Not professionals. I am going to have to question VRBO's quality control on this one.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Beach - Decent Condo - Not very personal service

  • 3 of 5

First of all, my family had a blast. The complex had many families there and our kids made friend and my wife and I met several very lovely people. The experience we had was separate form the quality of the condo and the complex.

Within a week of the trip I received no communication on what to do when I showed up. I reached out to the owner several times, and he was no responsive. I called his phone number and he answered and gave me the info I needed.

Upon arriving at the complex, we were told we had to where wristbands for our stay. We were not aware of this prior. The next day, while in the surf, my daughter received a small cut from her wrist bank in the waves. When I explained this to the manager, he allowed me to take the wristbands off my children.

The condo was adequate. There was a busted lock on one door, a loose hardware on the balcony door, in general not in great repair. The refrigerator and microwave were extremely dirty when we arrived, as was much of the dishes and silverware. We felt we had to do much cleaning when we arrived. The condo was for 6 people but there were only 5 towels. We had an infant so we made due at first. there was a laundry on site. In the laundry there was no coin machine. At the main desk, they were out of quarters. I had to drive to a store and purchase something to get quarters. After doing our laundry we tried to use the towel exchange (which was prominently posted) to get fresh towels and a sixth towel. We were told it was not for private condo use, only for inclusive guests.

Otherwise we had a delightful time. I mean you are on the beach, and the complex is tasteful and minimal in a good way.

I reached out to the owner to try to share these comments, but no response.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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'Loved it! Gotta' go back!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in an excellent location with easy access to the beach and the pool. Being on the second floor, its terrace offers a beautiful view of the ocean and just the right amount and volume of live music from the beach bar nearby. While not plush with carpet or rugs, the tile flooring throughout is perfect for a salt and sand environment. The beds were comfortable and everything was in working order. We tried to take good care of the place and yesterday, two days after our departure, I received and email stating that our deposit will be refunded. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dublin, Texas USA

Had an awesome time.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The condo was wonderfully setup. We sat on the balcony and watched the fireworks. We were very pleased with everything. My puppy, Sissy, even had a great time. The only thing that might have made it a little better might have been an elevator. I have bad knees, but it was great exercise.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Brownsville SPI Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Laguna Vista
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 100
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
500 Metres
On the Bay
Car: recommended

Turtle rescue center across the street.

Claytons restaurant next door.

Blackbeards restaurant down the road.

Dirty Als voted best seafood.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 27 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Maid Service $70 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Texas Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 715 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Large master bedroom with two queen beds and walk in closet. Second bedroom twin beds and TV.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fishing off shore and bay. Zoo located in Brownsville. Water skiing, parasailing, jet skiing all found on the island. Golf course located in Laguna Vista 5 miles away.

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