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Great local get-away-tripadvisor

My wife and I live in Tampa and wanted to get away for a few days. We wanted a place we could stay the night and enjoy a relaxing day away from the kids and stress of work. however the next day we wanted the kids to come out to enjoy the beach with us. We were very pleased with Sunset Vistas. It was great to have lunch at the café, the food was great. We then spent some time on the beach which was awesome. We had drinks from the beach bar and the frozen margaritas and daiquiris were equally as good. There are plenty of top notch restaurants within walking distance. We went to Middle Grounds Grill which I would highly recommend as well. The next day the kids came out and we had an awesome time playing on the beach, swimming in the gulf waters which are breath taking from views of the resort. We popped back and forth from the pool to the beach which was very convenient.
And to end it off, there is a great ice cream shop just next door. Everyone loved that.
We go to the panhandle every thanksgiving for a big family beach week. This year we might have second thoughts and stay local. This was equally a relaxing time without the 6 hour drive. You can bring stuff to fix in the kitchen with microwave and full appliances. There are plenty of markets and convenient stores to fill in the mid day lunch and snack times. We stocked the frig with water and stuff for the kids as well as a few adult beverages. It makes it very affordable and convenient way to unwind while you relax enjoying the ocean views or watching the Masters at Augusta like I did on Saturday and Sunday between trips to the beach and pool.
I'd highly recommend it and will definitely return to Sunset Vistas again. Probably several times this summer.

Room 2403- Trip Advisor

Room 2403 was excellent with ocean view, clean ,king bed in master and twin in guest room ,awesome view,pool ,tennis,basketball ,good room view ,marina .

Excellent, above-par!- Trip Advisor

My fiancé have stayed at Ocean Pointe a total of 4 times now, and there is not one negative thing we have to say about our stays! The ammenities are awesome, the staff is super nice and helpful, and the rooms are SO much more than just "rooms".We always feel like we are in a home away from home, with every room having a full kitchen, comfy living room and bedroom, and gorgeous bathrooms. I haven't seen a suite yet that wasn't completely renovated. And the way the balconies are designed, you feel like the only room with a balcony. The staff is exceptional, and even allowed us to go see a room before committing to reserving it! If you are having a hard time figuring out where to stay, forget the normal hotels and stay at Ocean Pointe! It's worth every penny, and you'll be back for sure!!

Beauty and utility over frivolity and extrava

Simply stated comfort with the charm and surroundings of a top class resort, Sailport provided for all of our needs with the added bonus of a world class location and view. Clean suites at an unndeniable value, warm and accomodating staff, and ON THE BEACH!! Our first visit we stayed at the Westin, our second at Sailport . . . and our future visits will be at the Sailport

“A Wonderful Place to Stay For Four Fish Out

From the very beginning when I made the reservations, the lady on the telephone was most helpful. We were making the trip for my husband's surgery at the Laser Spine Institute. When we landed at the airport I was to call their number to get a shuttle. The shuttle driver was there in about 15 minutes. Anytime we needed to get to the Institute the driver was usually there 10-15 minutes early. Everyone was so nice and helpful, especially Harry! He was the bright spot of my morning, always a smile on his face. We had to spend most of our time right around the hotel, but the view was so beautiful from our deck we didn't mind.Thank you for the great stay during my husband's surgery and recovery period. Kathy and Ric Meyers

Nice view-Comfy Bed ~ Close to Airport TripAd

Our family of six stayed one night before flying out of TPA and our kids truly enjoyed the accommodations, especially the heated pool! The main bedroom was spacious and the bed was super comfortable! The second bedroom was awesome for our girls and our boys slept on the pull-out sofa-bed. The view was nice out into the gulf and the seating around the pool was good. The sunset was AWESOME and we loved having the door open to hear the water activities. My boys wanted to go fishing and discovered that they could get poles from the front desk, so they tried their hand at that for a while but had no luck. It was nice that this hotel offered that, though. I would recommend this hotel as it was definitely a pleasant stay! Shedrown Wisconsin

Wonderful week! - tripadvisor

I did A LOT of searching for hotels/condos/vacation rentals all along the mid Gulf coast area. I am from the Naples area and had never vacationed at any other Gulf beach. After spending a week at Sunset Vistas I know I made the best choice! The unit was just as pictured - spacious, nicely decorated, fully equipped kitchen (that we didn't even touch!), and every unit has a view of the gulf. The way the balconies are angled, you really don't notice that there's a balcony to either side of yours. The pool/hot tub area is great and the beach is beautiful! Walking along other areas of the beach, you can tell the beach in front of Sunset Vistas is well maintained. We left our car in the space designated for our unit and pretty much walked everywhere. There are some places on the beach like Sloppy Joes and Bazzles with great food. If you're looking for a nicer place, we stumbled into the Middle Grounds Grill and I was surprised to see it was more upscale - the food was amazing! There are tons of bars that seem to have live music most if not every night of the week, even more down in St Pete beach (like Jimmy T's!). We didn't try any of the trolleys or public transportation, however we did use Jimmie's Free Beach rides several times - what a great idea! (http://www.jimmiesfreebeachrides.com/). Overall everything was great and I have nothing negative to say!

Outstanding Service- tripadvisor

I booked a suite here earlier this month for my son and his bride to stay in for a short honeymoon. We also used the suite to entertain some of our guests and for the bride and her party to use prior to their beach wedding. The staff were very courteous and accommodating, especially the security man who helped us find parking for our cars. The suite was beautiful and well-equipped.

Wouldn't stay anywhere else! -Tripadvisor

Stayed here in oct-nov 2013, our friends who we were travelling with stayed here before and said how nice was, and after our stay were are hooked. The staff are great and very helping!!! We stayed on the west side of the building which was nice, but the way the building is positioned all rooms will either have a nice view of the sun rising or setting. The food was great and cheap at the Cafe, and was served very quickly. The staff came every second day for towels and just to freshen up the place. There are beach chairs in a box on the way to the beach for anyone to use, floats for the kids etc. We are booked to go back in Oct of this year, so the countdown soon begins. Location is awesome if anyone isn't familiar with Treasure Island, John's Pass is only about 1/2 mile away and all the shopping you want!!! For anyone looking to go here for the first time Don't Hesitate!!!

Great View & Room - TripAdvisor

Was a great end of a 2 week very busy vacation in southern Florida. The quietness, tranquil view, private beach area, and room was superb. Would return again for a short stay. Service was great and directions from staff was wonderful. The pool chairs and Adirondack chairs on the beach area were great.

Went to LSI for Surgery...TripAdvisor

We never had to drive anywhere they were right there if you needed anything. nicest people you ever wanted to meet. best inviroment. surroundings fabulous. right on the ocean front. exercise at your fingertips, swimming. close to everything. the best you could get is right here. loved every moment. super clean.

The views are amazing - TripAdvisor

We stayed here for the time of my surgery. The staff was friendly and were accommodating to any needs we had. If I plan a return trip to Tampa, I will stay here again for sure. Make sure to eat at Taco Bus while you visit the Tampa area.

Great time with the family - Expedia

We enjoyed our stay , this was our 2nd time at the resort and had a very relaxing stay. The only thing that would of been nice , would have been to allow the fire pit go until at least 11:00 pm . We were really enjoying visiting with people and 10:00pm came around and they shut it down. When people r on vacation , they don't usually go to bed at 10:00. Look forward to returning in the near future. As long as you bring everything you need with you from dish soap to paper towels , your stay should be a lot of fun. Our 5 year old son brought his Tonka dump truck, buckets and shovels and had a blast

Booking.com

Was a quiet place away from business properties. We always like separate bedroom from living areas while on vacation - the kitchen was a bonus. We got probably the best room for views which was terrific. Was a great place to come back to after the busy Clearwater area."-" - You need to be prepared to drive the busy streets of Tampa to get to places to eat and shop. That was a plus for us, not so much for others.

LSI - TripAdvisor

This was our second trip to the Tampa location. The facility & staff there were wonderful both visits. Kayte, Arlene, Brittany, Evie & Jerry went out of their way to make sure we had everything we could want or need. The transportation service / personnel were great too. Harry & Mike were always there to make sure we got where we needed to be on time & safely. They all treated us like family and made us feel almost as comfortable as being at home. I would highly recommend that anyone visiting stay at the Sailport...I know it would be my first choice! :-)

Staff was pleasant and would stay again

My husband and I have stayed at Sailport Inn many times and plan on returning. we have also recommended it to others who have also enjoyed their stay. We love how close it is to the airport and Bright HouseField. The Rusty Pelican down the street is a great place to dine. The atmosphere is great and love the rustic look. Highly recommend. Edriadon Swarthmore TripAdvisor

Great View of the Ocean- Trip Advisor

We were always able to find empty chairs at the pool or at the beach. The tennis courts also had no wait most of the day. The room was clean. The staff was friendly. The location at the southern end of Key Largo is excellent. We will be back.

Excellent Location and Resort- Trip Advisor

Very nice resort with excellent amenties and services on site. Great place to stay if you have a boat or plan to do some diving or fishing. Room was clean and modern. Would recommend to stay for any trip in the area.


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