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REDUCED RATES for Winter! Tropical Island Retreat with Beautiful Heated Pool/Spa

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

Permit # 2015-728997

A beautiful tropical oasis awaits your family in this southern style beach house only 1/2 block away from the beach

The Blue Dolphin house is about 2400 sf and has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths:

Master bedroom (2nd floor) - King bed (sleep 2)

Bedroom 2 (2nd floor) - Queen bed (sleep 2)

Bedroom 3 (1st floor) - King bed (sleep 2)

Bedroom 4 (1st floor) - 2 full/twin bunk beds (sleep 6)

The upstairs Living/Dining/Kitchen areas are wide open, perfect for large group gathering and entertainment. From the fully appointed kitchen to brand new top-of-the-line furnishing, this beach house exudes luxuries while giving the cozy, comfort feeling for your perfect island vacation getaway...

For the high tech amenities, all bedrooms have 32" LCD TVs. The living room has a 42" LCD TV along with the latest high definition Blu-Ray DVD system. Bedroom 4 also has a DVD player and the Wii gaming system for the kids (or everyone to enjoy)...

The backyard area is a tropical paradise with a large heated pool surrounded by lush landscaping. You can leave the real world behind, relaxing in the custom jetted spa with that special someone or a glass of your favorite wine. It is ready for you...

South Padre Island is a very special place for family vacation with its warm hospitality and many year round activities. The Blue Dolphin beach house will certainly create a memorable time for your perfect tropical island getaway...

Keywords: Private Beach House

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2017

Amenities

South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (2), Queen Bed (1), Full/Twin bunkbeds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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REDUCED RATES for Winter! Tropical Island Retreat with Beautiful Heated Pool/Spa
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Once we figured out the pool n hot tub we got to enjoy the stay, we will definitely be back. Thank you

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a wonderful time. We look forward to having you back!!
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It was fine, but next time I'll choose airbnb

  • 3 of 5

I came here with 8 friends to celebrate a friend's engagement. The house is nice, spacious and clean. We loved the very short walk to the beach and the location on the island. The sleeping arrangements for us were fine, but I think the house is definitely more suitable for kids. We were originally going to have more women (the house sleeps 14) and I'm not sure it would have been quite as comfortable.

I hate to write anything negative as I travel multiple times a year and have never given less than 5 stars, but there were some frustrating things that I feel I should share.

The check-in process was easy, but brief. We covered the very basics, and I assumed this would be enough. But a couple hours later the spa wasn't working. I called and was given instructions on how to heat it, but I tried everything and it was still cold. Then I discovered I couldn't light the grill. I knew it was an issue with the ignition so I searched for something to light it, but there was nothing in the house. I called again and was told someone would stop by in the morning. This was frustrating because we couldn't do the only two things we wanted to on our first evening - grill and use the spa (one of our main attractions to the house).

The property manager came by in the morning and told me the spa had been disconnected by maintenance and showed me "how easy it was to switch". I was appreciative that he came by, but also felt this should have been checked before he left the day before.

The spa worked fine for the rest of the day until the evening when it started flashing an error message. I had to call again and I was given a very long text of instructions on how to care for the spa. I'm not sure why none of that information was given at check-in or written for guests to reference. It's also quite a lengthy amount of instructions for a guest to follow. The pool was very dirty throughout our stay, and It didn't seem like it should be my responsibility to clean it. While the owner was responsive, I've never before had to contact an owner so frequently in the stay.

Other things I feel I should mention:

- the grill is very dirty and full of whatever grease and food had been used before. It is difficult to use and constantly in flames.

- the house provides you with one small roll of paper towels, and 1 or 2rolls of toilet paper per Bathroom.

- no beach towels.

- there are no other essentials ( i.e. Coffee)

- i will use airbnb now to save myself the frustration

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so sorry to hear about your inconveniences and thank you for letting me know by writing a review. I discussed the matters with my property manager and understood that he had come out twice to clear up your confusion of how to use the spa heater. We will consider writing the specific instruction down in the future. He also told me that the grill lighter was found along with all the grill utensils in the kitchen drawer, so it may have been hard to find since we stock our kitchen well ! :) Regarding the pool, just let me know if there are leaves falling in the water. We have on-site cleaning service as needed besides the weekly regular cleaning. Again, I apologize for the inconveniences that you encountered. Our goal is to ensure our guests to have a good time and a comfortable stay by providing excellent/immediate responses to any issue that arises during their stay.
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Greenville
5

Great beach home

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the home and were greeted by the local property manager. We were given a walk through of the home, and the pool area. The house was clean and comfortable. We really enjoyed the wraparound deck on the second floor, it was perfect for enjoying our morning coffee. We walked to the beach in the mornings to see the sunrise. All of the appliances worked, and the kitchen was fully stocked. The kids loved the pool and we loved the spa. Having a washer and dryer was great, especially with five boys! There were also pool and beach toys available there for our use. We enjoyed a trip down to the end of the road to the Wanna Wanna Beach Bar, and also had a great seafood dinner buffet at Louie's Backyard. We also took a couple trips down to the county park beaches, and they were lovely. The house has some quirks just from use over the years, but overall we had a blast and we would recommend this home to anyone looking to stay close to the beach on South Padre Island.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eden Prairie MN
5

Wonderful Vacation Home - had a great experience.

  • 5 of 5

Recently spend five nights at this location. Must say we had a wonderful time enjoying the proximaty of the home to the beach (1/2 block away) as well as the private pool / hot tub in the back. The home has excellent space and is perfect for large parties. In this case, my family and another family rented the home. Each family with four kids (that's 8 kids undre the age of 12!) plus of course the four adults. It was perfect size / space for this large group. We grilled two seperate times, enjoyed the pool all hours of the days, and slept great each night. Amy and her staff were also very accomodating and fair, really appreciate the responsiveness throughout the pre-rental/post-rental process - was happy all throughout!

Would definitely enjoy this place again w/ my family. Thanks Amy!

Matt

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saskatoon Sask, Canada
5

Mike, Mandy, Brendon and Kaela

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just recently returned from the island where we had rented this home for two weeks. Upon our arrival we had noticed a couple of discrepencies and pointed them out to the local manager. Not only did he offer his sincere apology but by the time we had returned from grocery shopping the problems had been resolved. Booking this home was done directly through Amy (the owner) and was hassle free and simple. When we arrived we were greated by the local manager and from then he checked up on us and offered up some ideas for activities for us as well and was very polite and friendly. The neighbors were great on both sides, house was very well kept, ample cooking and linen supplies. The pool heater had to be replaced during our stay so the owner called us to apologize and even offered a few more nights stay to make up for it. Pool was very warm and clean, yard was beautiful. Thanks Amy and Salvador for making our vacation perfect! We hope to return again next year.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2012
  • Stayed: December 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Mike. Hope to hear from your family again next year! Amy
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5

Mario and Sandra

  • 5 of 5

This house is exactly the way it is portrayed in the pictures. We had an amazing time and everything that you need is in the house. As soon as I walked through I noticed how clean and organized everything was. This house is very close to the beach. I would definately stay here again and recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2011
  • Stayed: November 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 17.0%

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