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Rolling Waves Cottages

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Rolling Waves is a quaint Longboat Key getaway, where cozy cottages give way to the white sands of one of Florida's most picturesque private beaches. Each cottage has a full kitchen, separate bedroom, bathroom, sitting room, AC unit, and outdoor seating area with BBQ. The beach and ocean are only steps away from your front door. We also have a large beachside fire pit, lounge chairs and laundry. Enjoy your next vacation in your own private cottage at the beach!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Ok , suppose your grandparents have had an oceanfront cottage forever. It’s a simple place with furniture chosen for comfort and it hasn’t changed in years except for a new tv and now they have WiFi because the grandkids like it. The shower has lots of hot water since Uncle Jim
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The cottages are very, very comfortable. This is our eighth year for a two-week vacation in this lovely part of Florida. Cottage # 7 looks out on the ocean, has a nice shady porch and is clean, well-equipped with A/C, barbecue, wifi, comfortable furniture and a nice kitchen. One
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My husband and our chocolate lab, Sammy just love this vacation spot. 7 adorable cottages right on the beach. Each one decorated cute, with a beachy vibe. Each one has a new deck attached with outside seating and gates to keep your k9 kid inside. We stayed in 8 beachfront and
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We have been coming here for 4 years and have ALWAYS had only positive experiences. We discovered Rolling Waves when we obtained a new dog & we're looking for a dog friendly get away place. Right away we were made to feel at home. The cottages are a perfect mixture of "old
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It was meant to be! On the referral from a friend, we inquired for availability for a week, months in advance and they happened to have all cottages available!! We booked all seven cottages for a family wedding! Amazing property! Cottages are quaint, comfy, and cozy! Offers a
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Cottage #8, one of two closest to the beach
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Are the cottages air conditioned?
Yes! All cottages are air conditioned. You also have the option to turn off the air & open windows during the seasons that are conducive to it.
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I can only say that when I was there in September there were many rods set up on the beach at sunset
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Do you have a pool or wi-fy??
As Rolling Waves Beach Cottages were built in 1948, we are trying to stay true to the Old Florida style of cottaging. There are 11 miles of pristine beach with very few people on it... Glorious. So, No, we do not have a pool. Free WiFi... Yes.
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"Cottages 7 and 8 are at the front facing the ocean."
"All cottages not far from the beach."
"There are 7 cottages and they all appear to be equally accommodating."
"One beachfront cottage has fire pit in front that is open to all, which could bother you if you are early to bed."
"All of the cottages are great."
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