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Beach Dream A (downstairs)
- 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms in Holmes Beach, FL

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Beach Dream A (downstairs)

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Vacation rental duplex. Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. Pets Not Allowed
111 78th Street, Holmes Beach FL 34217

Rate & Minimum Stay Summary: Nightly base rent from $200 - $280
*Pricing displayed excludes taxes, fees and optional travel insurance.

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Max Occupants: 4

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Beach Dream A is a cozy classic Florida style downstairs unit of a duplex just a few houses away from the sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island. It's located on a quiet little street at the north end of the Island. A fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath and a screened lanai for outdoor seating makes it a perfect place for up to four people. The unit provides all necessary amenities you need. Enjoy classic Florida charm at this beach house. Unit B upstairs is the other unit in the house: It's a charming 1 bedroom/ 1 bath unit with a big covered porch to enjoy outdoor seating and the sea breeze. Rent both units A and B (upstairs) for a larger party.
Free Wifi, linens & towels, etc. + beach equipment provided.

No Pets and No Smoking. Accommodates up to 4 people. Minimum Stay Required: 1 Week.
Max. parking: 2; VRC 16-000029
You are vacationing in a residential area. Please be a good neighbor by keeping the noise to a respectful level during the day and night. Excessive and unreasonable noise can deprive neighbors of the peaceful enjoyment of their private property.

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Standard Amenities
non smoking only
Dishwasher, Cookware, Toaster, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Refrigerator, Full Kitchen
TV, High Speed Internet, Linens, Ceiling Fans, Air Conditioning
Nearby Grocery, Beach Towels, Beach Chairs, Beach Wagon
outside dining/seating area, Beach Towels, Beach, BBQ Grill, Patio
Near Beach, close to the beach
Cable TV

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By: Trip Date: 2021-06-11
We had a wonderful stay here! We loved the proximity to the beach and the general area of AMI that the property is in. The old beach cart was quickly replaced by a new one by the property manager (as well as a quick repair) upon request. Beach chairs are adequate. There is an umbrella but for a family of 4 we opted to bring our own sun covering. The only other thing we would love to see different is a bit bigger bed in the master bedroom. It sleeps 2 but it's tight. Other than that a family of up to 4 can comfortably stay here.

Beach Dream A

By: Trip Date: 2021-03-14
We had a great time visiting Anna Maria Island for the first time. The property was really cute and well kept and the location was wonderful! We loved being able to walk to and from the beach easily and walking or biking to town was quite manageable. We do wish we knew the condition of beach cart and chairs prior to our arrival because they definitely need to be replaced. Over all though, for the price, it was a great option!

Really nice!!

By: Trip Date: 2021-02-01
Stayed in Dreams A for February. Great location, 400 yards to the beach. Unit was perfect for a couple with the occasional guest. Well equipped. Great stay!

Just the mellow beach vacation we were hoping for

By: Trip Date: 2020-12-20
Peach dream a was a great little house just perfect for a family of four. Near steps to a gorgeous beach, it was equipped with just about everything we needed, and the couple of things missing were furnished immediately upon request. The screened in porch was lovely. Great walks on the beach and jogging around the neighborhood. Comfortable couch for night time movie watching. And a convenient kitchen for cooking. Two possible areas for improvement: the twin bed mattresses were quite soft and my adult children complained they weren’t comfortable to sleep on. The inside bathroom shower curtain needs replacement. Nonetheless, I would strongly recommend this house for a lovely and relaxing vacation

Location, Location, Location!

By: Trip Date: 2020-03-16
This house has the best location to the most pristine beach! It has most everything you will need for a beach vacation. While an older home it was decorated nicely and maintained well. Management was super quick to respond, even though it was well after hours, to a small issue. We would defiantly come back!

Beach Dream A

By: Trip Date: 2020-01-27
Had an absolutely wonderful week. Beach Dream A is a very nice unit -- could not have asked for more! Staff very attentive to our needs. Book was especially well done.

Séjour near the beach

By: Trip Date: 2020-01-11
Nice downstairs near the beach, everything’s to be comfortable.We were 3 from France and we’ ve be able to cook for friends from Long Boat Key.Very quiet as only silent couple was above.We loved to come back again.

Wonderful stay in top location

By: Trip Date: 2019-12-21
This house is perfectly located just by the beach. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need for a good stay. We enjoyed taking an early walk on the beach in the mornings as well as in the evenings. We can really recommend this house and Florida Dreams Realty.

Perfect place!

By: Trip Date: 2019-06-15
This was my first time visiting AMI. Florida Dreams was very responsive to all my questions and needs, responding same day very quickly. For this reason alone I would use them again.
The rental was a quintessential beach house with a great screened room. We couldn’t have been happier. I was a few houses from the path to the beach, but not on a street with advertised public access, which was nice. The one tip I would give the owner is to replace the chairs and umbrellas. The umbrellas are not usable and the chairs are tiny and bare minimum.
I would recommend this rental and company.

Beach house review

By: Trip Date: 2019-06-01
The property was clean and close to the beach which is the only reason I gave it an overall 3 rating. However it is summer in June and to be not allowed to adjust the thermostat to cool the house is a huge negative. We all had trouble sleeping because the house was so hot. Also the whole reason we like renting houses versus staying at a hotel is so we cool some of our meals but this house is barely stocked with necessities. There were absolutely no seasonings in the kitchen not even salt and pepper. We had to buy our own trash bags. They only supplied 3 towels for the whole week so you have to keep washing them to have clean towels. The house was clean and easily accessible and close to the beach. The neighborhood was quite. I have just never rented a home that was stocked so poorly and the air conditioning was the biggest problem.

Awesome location....

By: Trip Date: 2019-02-02
We really enjoyed staying at Beach Dream A. Perfect location and such a short walk to the beach. The unit was very clean and the kitchen was thoroughly equipped. We would definitely stay there again. Oh, yes, LOVED the screened in porch.

the peace we needed

By: Trip Date: 2018-07-27
great location steps from the most beautiful sunsets and beach..cute property with everything we needed for our little mini vacation..we will definitely return..

Beach Dream A

By: Trip Date: 2018-07-13
Wonderful sight, well equipped. Stayed with niece downstairs and daughter and son-in-law in the upstairs unit. Quick walk to beautiful beach. Will explore the island more next time.
We loved the units, but we sure were hot due to setting A/C at 74 and then our ceiling fans rattled like crazy. I would stay here again.

Spring Break 2018

By: Trip Date: 2018-03-29
Excellent location for walking to the beach! The house had everything we needed. We would definitely stay here again.

Wonderful Beach House on Anna Marie Island

By: Trip Date: 2018-03-20
We so enjoyed the close proximity to the beach and to be able to walk to the town and the City Pier. We would come here again for sure.

loved our stay!

By: Trip Date: 2018-02-21
Beach Dream A was well located, close to beach, could walk to town for great restaurants and shopping, rented and rode our bikes daily all over the island. Highly recommend!
There is need of some updating on the screen porch but it didn't stop us from using it every day.

Simply Awesome

By: Trip Date: 2017-10-13
We stayed in the bottom unit and it was fabulous! The beach is just a couple minutes walk and having the beach extras was so sweet! Don’t pass this place met all our expectations!

Fantastic Experience

By: Trip Date: 2017-08-03
This property really exceeded our expectations. The reservation process was easy and the folks at FLorida Dreams Reality were very nice and helpful. As far as the property it was very clean and updated and overall was very spacious for my family of four. The fact that this rental is literally 4 houses from the beach made early morning walks wonderful. We will without a doubt look to rent from Florida Dreams reality during our annual visit next Summer.

Place to be

By: Trip Date: 2017-07-20
We had Wonderful time, the place is nice and clean, very close to the beach, everything we needed was there, we could not ask for more, I recommended highly!

Happy...Until the end.

By: Trip Date: 2017-07-10
We initially booked our beach house For a Monday thru Friday. That process was smooth and without issue. However, the next day I called and asked if we could extend our stay through Saturday (the next day). I was told that would not be a problem and our reservation would be amended. A month later while staying in the house we get an email about Friday checkout. Unfortunately, the reservation was not amended as we were told and we were forced to depart the beach house very quickly. This certainly put us in a bind and we had to leave the island for alternative lodging. The house and location was amazing but the failure to follow through on the reservation amendment certainly makes us hesitant to use this company again.

Fabulous! Will come again!

By: Trip Date: 2017-05-28
I recommend this welcoming bungalow for couples or a family with 1 or 2 children young or older. We like to ride our bikes never using the car it was a great location for doing that. Looking forward to coming back and booking again if available.

Excellent rental

By: Trip Date: 2017-05-11
Awesome.... Will stay here again.... Super clean... Beach super close... Overall outstanding!!

Our Winter Getaway

By: Trip Date: 2017-01-09
We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 month stay at Beach
Dream A. The property was as advertised; close
to the beach, quiet neighborhood (due to no beach parking)and very well maintained. The kitchen was fully stocked and the appliances were all in good working condition. We loved the screened in porch. The few issues we had
were taken care of immediately. We could not have asked for better customer service. My suggestions would be to replace the dining room light fixture as its very dim and update the bathroom faucets and upgrade to a king bed.
The queen is not the most comfortable. The proximity to the beach couldn't have been better. Would definitely recommend this property.

Spotless! Great Staff!

By: Trip Date: 2016-11-30
Very very clean! Washer and dryer the only even off a bit and we did have a shower issue - but I would recommend this to any! Great staff; secluded and just right for us!

Heaven on earth!

By: Trip Date: 2016-10-26
Awesome location, just a 30sec walk to the beach. We've been there with 2 adults and 2 kids (9/12). It was the best choice to stay here to relax after a 2 week trip across Florida. Strongly recommended!

Celebrating Anniversary

By: Trip Date: 2016-10-29
Comfortable, relaxing & quiet just what we needed to celebrate our anniversary. The Beach Dream had everything we needed to make our stay perfect. Just a couple houses from the beach making the watching the sunsets perfect!!!! Will be back.

Beach dream a

By: Trip Date: 2016-10-13

Vacation in Paradise

By: Trip Date: 2016-07-09
Beach Dream A was perfect for our holiday. It was close to shopping and literally a stone's throw from the beach. All our needs were attended to to the utmost detail, for example, when we were unable to figure out the TV system, a call to Florida Dreams sent a technician over in a short time to check the system and demonstrate. Checking in and departing were streamlined, simple and uncomplicated. Absolutely and without doubt we will be renting again in the near future.

Amazing house

By: Trip Date: 2016-07-28
I was an awesome stay... The house provided with everything. All you need is your clothes and food.. And location amazing..Will be staying there again for sure. Thanks again for great stay.

Terrific Beach House

By: Trip Date: 2016-07-05
So close to the beach, super clean and comfortable (there was just two of us) and everything we needed for a week. We came prepared with extra TP and paper towels based on previous reviews but there was plenty of both (4 rolls and a large roll of towels) so we didn't need them. Didn't have any problems and will definitely be back, the location so nice because it's the very Northern end of Holmes, really just about in Anna Maria.

Girls get away

By: Trip Date: 2016-06-02
The house is such a cute place and very quiet, there were some plumbing issues and the landlord took care of them right away as well as sending in the cleaners. We would recommend this house to anyone who is looking for a quiet home and only three houses from the beach.

Great Beach Getaway!

By: Trip Date: 2016-05-18
Perfect family beach vacation! The rental is very close to the beach, very well maintained and nicely equipped!

The perfect vacation

By: Trip Date: 2016-05-08
The house was spotless and very well decorated! Super close to the beach, my young children had a blast! Don't expect to do laundry before leaving though, it is an apartment size washer/dryer and you can run only 1 or the other. Bring toilet paper too! Only 1 roll per bathroom is provided. Overall a great experience that we will likely repeat!

Beach getaway

By: Trip Date: 2016-04-20
This beach house rental was close to shopping and restaurants and a very short walk to the beach. A bright and cheery decor. I would stay here again.

Wonderful Week

By: Trip Date: 2016-03-19
We truly enjoyed out stay at the Beach Dream. It was a great location, easy walk to the beach. The property was clean and well maintained. We would definitely stay in this property again.

Nice House

By: Trip Date: 2016-03-05
We really enjoyed this house. Perfect size for 4 people. The house had everything we needed including beach chairs.

a little gem

By: Trip Date: 2016-02-27
Lovely place. Location is juste perfect. I would got back there without hesitation.