Pool-spa-dock-sea--steps to sugar-white-sand. GEM!
Ahhhhhh. Welcome to Beach Nest! Ready to satisfy that oh-my-gosh-we-need-a-vacation? Kick off your shoes and throw them in the back of the closet. Promise yourselves to live in bathing suits from breakfast to bedtime!
Vacationers, dreamers, honeymooners, would-be family-reunion planners and just plain oglers -- peer into our rooms! Fancifully concocted with the latest interior whimsy. Gaze at flowers, trees, mosses, grasses, ferns, a breathtaking swimming pool, a well-landscaped garden, trellises and furniture that has been collected and restored to transform the yard into a water-lovers' Eden. Watch the kayaks bob by and the dolphins play. Throw in a line from your private fishing dock. Rent kayaks and explore the mangrove shaded intercoastal.
Welcome to Beach Nest!
Beach Nest gives the feeling of joyous spontaneity with vivid colors, cushie-comfy furniture and details that are confident and filled with imagination. You can see it in a master bedroom with an antique chandelier, king bed covered with a red, white and blue quilt and an ensuite bathroom with a claw foot tub. French doors open to the pool and water view. The second master is pretty-in-pale-pink, with a European king-sized bed, antique mirror and a white marble ensuite bathroom that makes a special bedroom just a little more special. French doors open to the front garden with views of palm trees and orchids. A flowered crewel bedspread is draped over the four poster queen bed in yet another guest room. The children's room has a trundle with another pull-out twin and can be decorated for the princess or the prince in your group. All adults? We can do that too! They share a bright and beautiful hall bath. A light and sparkling clean kitchen is outfitted to make the chef in your group happy. Food processor, blender, gas range, Calphalon pots and pans plus cook books galore! The dining area seats eight with a view. Over-sized couches surround a flat screen while a desk and lounge chair with a water view are a cozy spot to chat, read a book or pretend to check in with the office.
Mangrove shaded water views, a boat dock, outside dining plus a swing on the porch complete the picture. Within walking distance to shopping and restaurants, Beach Nest is ideally set just 6 houses from the Gulf of Mexico beach on the north end. Whether you dream of a break from the winter cold, a long honeymoon retreat or the perfect family getaway destination, Beach Nest offers you the finest in beauty, comfort and convenience. Come and experience the true island magic of Anna Maria, where sunsets are a spectator sport . We are on one the most un-self-consciously "hip" islands on the west coast of Florida. One of the few places on earth that offers such peace, serenity and escape from the crowds.TripAdvisor property ID 2296404...Read more
Pool-spa-dock-sea--steps to sugar-white-sand. GEM! Anna Maria, Florida
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OBSESSED. By now you’ve probably heard of Anna Maria Island. And if you haven’t, you will in 5…4…3…2…1 – someone will have mentioned it to you in the time it took to read that. That’s because it’s an uber-fun, absolutely addicting, everyone-who-stays-here-loves-it vacation spot that you just need to know about. You've picked Beach Nest, only 6 houses from the sugar white sand of Gulf of Mexico. Sunsets to die for and dolphin sightings guaranteed! Walk to boutiques, restaurants, ice cream shops or the free trolley. Rent a bike or golf cart and get around the way the locals do!
Left on 01/23/2015 for a stay in September 2014 | jessicathompson1985Reviewed Jan 23, 2015Stayed Sep 2014
From the blessed sunny moment we arrived until the morning we left-we smiled. Beach Nest is absolutely enchanting! We saw manatees playing off the dock in our backyard and watched dolphins jumping at the beach. The pool was perfect-I will only swim in salt water pools from here on. The backyard is sunny and the porch gave a breezy reprieve. Biking, cooking, shelling, grilling, building castles in the sand, swimming and kayaking. Don't miss out on the beach cart filled with beach toys at a nominal fee-worth every penny! The kids learned to play Kadina and skimboard. We wanted to turn around and go back as soon as we came home!
Left on 12/20/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 20, 2013Stayed Oct 2013
My third visit to Beach Nest and I never want to leave! Love my daily walks on the beach and falling asleep to the sounds of waves. Just discovered fishing and kayaking. I can do both at the same time off the dock in my backyard. Easy access to a free trolley that rumbles up and down the island makes exploring boutiques easy for my wife. The kids are addicted to Dips ice-cream after dinner. Thanks to the owners for making each visit more comfortable and enjoyable than the visit before!
Thank you, Ide Family. We so enjoyed having you stay with us at Beach Nest. Recently hung a vintage swing on the back porch. It sqeaks as it swings! Promise to post new photos soon. You will spend hours reading and swinging! Missing the island yet?
Please come back soon!
Elizabeth and Kit
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