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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Welcome to Whispers Affordable Beach Condo of Treasure Island, the most unique vacation home in the tropics!

Choose the vacation home that suits you.

Unique Themed Two Bedroom Condo

Relive the days of Vintage Florida in our restored Boutique Condominium Resort. Affordable Beach Condo Best of Treasure Island 2014

Nominated twice for the "White Glove Award" for excellence.

You will be swept away by the unique charm of Affordable Beach Condo. Condominium has a unique and different themed decor.

You will find your peace amid the super lush tropical gardens filled with jasmine, palms and exotic tropical plants, fountains and private shady spaces.

There is a Two bedroom condominium - the Florida Suite.

You will never stay in a hotel again!

Affordable Beach Condo - our island retreat pampers you with a fully equipped condominium with all the linens, cookware, full kitchen and all the mod cons and with no stairs anywhere.

There is space and facilities that you will appreciate with your own home away from home.

Enjoy your morning cuppa on your private patio.

Fish in the morning from our fishing dock, or just laze pool side and enjoy the wide bay and look for dolphins!

A favorite pastime of all our guests.

The beach entrance is a short 5 minute walk or about 2 blocks.

Privacy, Peace and Quiet are all yours and make for a relaxing vacation getaway.

In the afternoon walk to the shops and dine in one of the many dining options close by.

Do the tourist thing in the afternoon, our fabulous white powder beaches are a short walk and you will be amazed at our award winning beaches - Rated some of the Best Beaches in the USA!

The heated pool has a sunny patio and a dock overlooking the water where the Bay meets the Gulf!

The fishing and boat dock attracts all kinds of exotic birds

such as herons, egrets and pelicans.

Dolphins swim by daily and you may see an occasional manatee!

The Condo

The two bedroom condominium sleeps six.

The condominium is clean, updated, tiled and painted and preserves the charm of a bygone Florida era.

The two bedroom condominium, for example is decorated in a Florida Theme

of vibrant colors and tiled floors trimmed in contrasting colors.

The condominium is set amid lush palm trees and gardens with a

central courtyard with fountains and park benches.

* Unique themed condominium.

* Upgraded genuine, luxurious feather beds for your comfort.

* Triple Sheeted hypo Allergenic Bedding

* Full Kitchen with all the mod cons and full size appliances

* Iron, Ironing Board, Hairdryer, On site Laundry,

* Queen + 2 twin Beds in Bedroom and Sleeper Sofa in the living room.

* Flat Screen TV - Cable in every room

* DVD, music center, Free WiFi, Free Cable TV

* A/C and Heating Plus Ceiling Fans

* Tub and Shower.

* Fully Tiled, clean and updated.

* Patio

* Linens, bedding, dinnerware and cookware included.

*Private, Safe and secluded.

* One block to shops, dining, supermarket, banks and Bars.

* Short walk from the Bay to the beach entrance.

* 15 minutes to Downtown St Petersburg.

* 35 minutes to Tampa Airport

* 45 minutes to Busch Gardens

* 90 minutes to Disney and Universal

More Details

Property Manager
jeff m. solomon
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About jeff m. solomon

Sharda and I take great joy in this unique property a - piece of Florida's heritage!

On the bay where the beach meets the bay.

Courteous and friendly.

When you are here you are at home.

HERE IS THE EXPERIENCE WE AIM TO PROVIDE FOR YOU:

Think Bee Wop a Doo Dah.

Think 60's retro with unique themed condominiums in a small private Florida jungle retreat.

Take a break from the large, faceless, Mc Hotels.

At Whispers you will NOT lose your family between the lobby and the pool!

This is old time Florida.

Escape the swarms of strangers, crowded pools and relax in the ambiance of a more genteel environment.

Lush jungle gardens and huge trees to shade you, and cool breezes fan you by the pool.

Does this sound right for you?

Then you will love a Florida Heritage vacation, a blast from the past.

The Bee Wop a Doo Dah.

We will take you back to the days when the family piled into Dads Buick Roadmaster 'Woodie' and headed south for an adventure to the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.

Relive an era before the large 'Box Hotels' popped up on every corner.

Before McDonalds. An era when the corner soda shop was the place to hang out!

This blast from the past has just 8 units set in a lush tropical garden.

Every unit has a unique themed decor, such as Oriental, Africa, Hawaii, England etc.

This is real honest to goodness American apple pie, old time, down home Florida with all its eccentricities.

Whispers is a very small and extremely private bay front property.

Lose your cares.

Feel human again!

Your patronage helps us preserve our Vintage Florida Heritage.

The property is updated while still preserving the essential elements, colors and feel of our Florida heritage.

jeff m. solomon purchased this condo in 2000

Why jeff m. solomon chose Treasure Island

Affordable Beach Condos is a place of refuge and retreat. It is a vintage Florida property lovingly preserved and surrounded by lush tropical Florida gardens.

There is a new pool, fishing dock, and wonderful water side views.

There are full kitchen with four top stove, oven, full size refrigerator, microwave , coffee maker and all mod cons.

Large beds are triple sheeted and have luxury non allergenic feather beds for a unique sleep comfort experience.

There is a sleeper sofa in the living room.

We take care to ensure that the condo is clean, well appointed and updated.

Being a Florida heritage property we have carefully maintained the charm and essence of a bygone era.

Original tile work in the bathrooms hearkens back to a a time when pastel colors were the fashion.

Reminiscent of the days when father (or grand dad) took trips in that old wood paneled station wagon to the undiscovered beaches of Florida. Whispers, is an award winning property that has preserved that little bit of Florida History for posterity.

This is a small, intimate hideaway.

Escape the crowds and find peace, rest and your own home away from home in the sunshine.

OUTSIDE INFORMATION:

Free parking, free cable TV, Free Wi Fi Internet, CD Player, DVD player, linens, towels, etc., are included.

New Heated Pool and New Dock, BBQ Pool Side.

Lie in the shade of the largest rubber tree on the island.

Relax with a book, catch the perfect tan and watch the pelicans and egrets and hundreds of types of birds or the dolphins in the bay.

Fish from the private dock and have your catch on the pool side BBQ for dinner.

Overlooking a large pristine bay look for dolphins and manatees from our secluded pool patio.

What makes this condo unique

A short and easy walk to the beach, shops and entertainment puts all the attractions of Treasure Island on your door step.

We are on a tropical island in the heart of the Gulf of Mexico. Surrounded by water on all sides. Our Backyard is dolphin alley where dolphins can be seen year round and the Gulf of Mexico meets the bay.

Spa and Retreat Facilities: Affordable Beach Condo offers a vacation beach experience with affordable, well appointed condominium rentals.

Area Attractions:

Treasure Island is very laid back. Think Ernest Hemingway's Old Florida with live blues bars, great sea food restaurants and informal island life.

Nothing represents the character of this bygone era better than Whispers Affordable Beach Condos and nearby Johns Pass Historic Village.

Johns Pass Village is just up the road. A shanty fishing wharf filled with eclectic seafood restaurants, small galleries and shops, and where the daily catch is still brought home each evening and cooked fresh for you right off the boat!

Close by are many fine restaurants, both fast food and fine dining. Fishing charters, boat and jet ski rentals, para sailing and the best white sand beaches in the USA!

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Tampa and also St Pete Clearwater
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Loads! One block away
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Local on the Island
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Loads! One block away
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Treasure Island 5 minutes walk to entrance
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Salvador Dali Museum is a must. World Class collection.

* Rays Baseball, and beaches! Unlimited Watersports.

* Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Fabulous Theater and Dance.

* Florida Holocaust Museum, very educational.

* Ruth Eckerd Hall Theater and live music.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Casino Boat Cruise, browse and shop at nearby Johns Pass.

* St Petersburg Pier downtown, galleries and food vendors.

* Cookout, explore Fort De Soto Park, the #1 beach in the USA!.

* Historic Sunken Gardens, near Downtown regular new features..

* Our beach! Every watersport, shelling, volleyball, sunsets.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Buccaneers Football and Lightning Hockey.

* Busch Gardens, Disney, Universal, Sea World and Lego Land.

* Florida Aquarium in Tampa is one of the best in the US.

* Lowry Park Zoo, Rent bicycles, deep sea fishing.

* Complete Vacation Guide go to www whispersresort com/tg.htm.

"Shelling" is a favorite pastime, as is dolphin

watching and spotting the wide variety of spoonbills, sandpipers, herons, pelicans and wild birds "clamming" on the seashore as you wiggle your toes in the soft warm sand.

A short stroll puts you right in the heart of Treasure Island Village. Here are the little delis, ice cream parlors and restaurants, the tiki bars on the beach, the one-of-a kind boutiques, and cafes, and of course the ubiquitous little seaside shops with their sponges, shells, and sunscreen lotion.

Plan your busy days. There is a lot to do.

Parasail, jet ski, water- ski, deep-sea fishing, diving.

Why not enjoy a romantic dinner or take a casino boat cruise on the Gulf of Mexico?

Rent a bicycle and cycle the nearby Pinellas Trail for thirty miles or more.

Jog it or blade it, the choice is yours.

All your dreams of a perfect vacation await you at "Affordable Beach Condos."

The public transport trolleys run up and down the beach.

Walk a mile to Historic Johns Pass Village for fresh sea food off the boat!

Treat yourself to a day at the historic turn-of-the-century Don Ce Sar

Resort and Spa. Pamper yourself with a massage or an exquisite dinner, and keep your eyes open for visiting celebrities!

Nearby is Fort de Soto Wildlife Preserve. Rated the Best Beach in the USA and as one of the Top

Ten Beaches in the world, it's just around the corner!

You are invited to barbecue, cycle, roller blade, fish, or picnic.

You are close to:

The famous parks and Attractions of Florida.

We have the finest location imaginable.

Total privacy and quiet and yet you can walk a block or two for every convenience you may need.

Right at hand you will find:

* Beach Entrance and miles of soft sandy beaches

* Shopping, Banks and Supermarket

* Dining - 100's of choices

* Entertainment - theater, live music, dance.

* Water sports rentals - Jet skiing, parasailing

* Diving and Scuba

* Deep Sea Fishing

* Dolphin Watch Cruises

* Cycling on the Pinellas Trail

* Spa Facilities

* Live Music and Beach Bars

* Fresh Seafood off the boat!

* Dog parks

* Farmers market

* Shops, Supermarket and Banks

Parks and Attractions - 30 - 90 munutes drive

* Adventure Island

* Busch Gardens

* Clearwater Marine Aquarium

* Disney World

* Florida Aquarium

* Fort De Soto Park - # 1 Beach in the USA

* John's Pass Boardwalk

* Lowry Park Zoo

* Sea World

* Sunken Gardens

* Tarpon Springs Greek Village and sponge docks

* The Pier

* Universal Studios

* Weeki Wachee Springs

* Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

We are close to downtown St Pete - 15 minutes:

* Casino Boat Dinner Cruises

* 90 Minutes to Disney and Universal

* Arts, Culture and History

* Florida Holocaust Museum

* Florida International Museum

* Henry B. Plant Museum Tampa

* Mahaffey Theatre Performing Arts in St Pete

* Mosi Museum of Science Tampa

* Museum of Fine Arts St Pete

* Ringling Museum - Sarasota

* Ruth Eckerd Hall Performing Arts in Clearwater

* Salvador Dali Museum St Pete

* Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

* Tampa Museum of Art

* Tampa Theater

Sports

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Derby Lane

Outback Bowl

Progress Energy Park (Tampa Bay Devil Rays Spring Training)

Raymond James Stadium

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Fishing Reports

Tampa Bay Storm

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tropicana Field

USF Bulls

*35 Minutes to Tampa Airport

*45 Minutes to Busch Gardens

*60 Minutes to Lego Land

*90 Minutes to Disney, Universal, Sea World, Epcot, MGM

After all the activity, there is nothing finer than relaxing at Whispers under the Old Rubber Tree by the dock, have a cocktail, throw dinner on the BBQ and just do nothing as the sun sets over the water......

Amenities

Treasure Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub and Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen plus two twins
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
*All Ground floor. No Stairs *Living room has a queen size sleeper sofa. *Ceiling fans, heat and air conditioning. *Recently painted, tiled and updated. *New Pool and dock *There is a full size kitchen with a full size stove and oven *A full size refrigerator and freezer *Microwave oven, coffeemaker, and toaster. *All crockery and appliances are included *Plus beach towels and linens. *Included is FREE 70+ channel Cable TV *FREE parking. *Additionally there is a DVD and a stereo CD player. *There are BBQ facilities. *Private Pool, Dock and patio *Ideal for fishing, boating and dolphin watching We have the finest location imaginable. Total privacy and quiet and yet you can walk a block or two for every convenience. *Shopping, Banks and Supermarket *Dining *Entertainment *Water sports rentals - Jest skiing, parasailing *Diving and Scuba *Deep Sea Fishing *Dolphin Watch Cruises *Gambling Cruises

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average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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Great Stay...

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Whispers and it is central located to everything. You couldn't ask for a better location, the view of the bay is beautiful with dolphins stopping by almost daily as well as loads of pelicans and other exotic birds. The beach to gulf is just a short walk away. Of course you have the Publix grocery store close by. The condo itself had everything you need and the pool was wonderful and heated. Recommended for families or people on their own needing a safe and pleasant place to stay. Easy to get around.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciated how enthusiastic your kids were seeing dolphins and getting up close to the pelicans! Thanks so much for taking such good care of our condo - we appreciate caring guests like yourself. Please come back and see us again soon. Best wishes Jeffrey and Sharda
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5

Great location. Clean and welll kept property!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best two week vacation at Whispers resort. We checked into the Oriental suite 1 BR 1 BA with 2 dogs and 2 small children. The suite was very nice clean and well maintained. When we found out the executive house was available Jeffery was more than accommodating and we will able to vacation in pure luxury with more room than we could ever dream of! The property is so close to everything you can walk to the beach and restaurants and shops. The heated pool was a plus and we loved the views of the bay. We will be back for sure to whispers! The owners are so pleasant and hospitable it makes you feel like you are home. Look no further this is the place to stay!

Heather and Paul Stenson (Pennsylvania)

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay at the beach!!!

  • 5 of 5

I love coming to Whispers whenever I can - being local its my go to place for a quick get away. Everything you need is there for you to have a perfect stay at the beach! I highly recommend this little piece of paradise to recharge and relax and can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. Our toughest critics are the local people for obvious reasons. So happy that we contributed to your wonderful get away. Thanks for leaving the the condominium clean and tidy. We appreciate that. We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Jeffrey and Sharda
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5

Loved the condo...

  • 5 of 5

The heated pool and dock view plus the BBQ is water front.

Loungers and seats were adequate at the pool.

Recommend Ricky T's beach bar and restaurant. Beach access just across the

street, and the supermarket is one block - its a Publix.

Condo was clean and had interesting decor in line with the "themed"

motifs of the property.

Nice size clean pool; quiet location and delightful small property.

Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amy, Guests always love to know what is close by and of interest, and so thank you for helping out, I am sure future guests will appreciate knowing just how close everything is to Whispers and how easy it is to get around. Thank you as well for helping us keep our condos clean - we appreciate your taking good care of it. You are welcome back any time. Best wishes, Jeffrey and Sharda
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Whispers is amazing and very hidden away!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of about 6 people ready for some fun in the sun and absolutely no one was disappointed. The location was amazing, and the community itself was safe and beautiful. Loved the gardens and the tropical gardens – pool was great and fishing off the dock was great. Recommend Ricky T’s Bar for great atmosphere and live music every night – one block to walk.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Martin, I enjoyed having your group stay with us you were all very laid back and seemed to be having a really good time. Whispers is very secluded even through we are in the very heart of Treasure Island. Bars like Ricky T's are a block away and yet when you are at Whispers you feel like you have left the world behind! Love to see you back soon! Best Jeffrey and Sharda
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Very beautiful stay !!!

  • 5 of 5

Condo was perfect for my family. Kids loved it Adults loved waking in the beautiful beach front . We recommend Whispers for a real family home away from home and we loved having our dog with us – big plus right there!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always great to travel with a loved pet and we have special facilities to cater for that. Like a fully fenced yard, a public park across the road to walk your dog and all ground floor condos with back patios. We look forward to seeing you all again! Best wishes Jeffrey and Sharda
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Additional information about rental rates

Exit Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Dog $15 per day per dog $0
Boat Parking $15 per day $0
Tax Rate 13.0%

PEAK Season 3rd Saturday of JANUARY - 3rd Saturday of APRIL 7 night minimum Saturday to Saturday
Two B/R Condo from $1295.00 per week
One Bedroom Condo from $1095.00 per week
3 Bedroom House from $2295.00 per week

MID Season 3rd Saturday of APRIL to END MAY 3 night min
Two B/R Condo from $795.00 per week
One Bedroom Condo from $560.00 per week
3 B/R House from $1650.00 per week

HIGH MID Season June - August - 4 nt min
Two B/R Condo from $895.00 per week
One Bedroom Condo from $695.00 per week
3 B/R House from $1895.00 per week

MID Season Sept - October - 3 nt min
Two B/R Condo from $795.00 per week
One Bedroom Condo from $560.00 per week
3 B/R House from $1650.00 per week

LOW Season November to Xmas Week - 3 nt min
Two B/R Condo from $695.00 per week
One Bedroom Condo from $495.00 per week
3 B/R House from $1250.00 per week

NOT ALL RATES ARE PROVIDED - THIS IS A GUIDE ONLY - ACTUAL RATES MAY VARY
CONTACT US FOR RATES AS RATES CHANGE BASED ON AVAILABILITY.
HOLIDAYS AND SEASONAL RATES ARE HIGHER.
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Pets and Boats are accepted by prior arrangement - $15.00 per day + tax.

All reservations are subject to final confirmation. Rates are subject to change without notice.

No refunds within 90 days of arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund