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Rolling Waves Cottages

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6351 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

My husband and I just returned this past weekend from a week long stay at Rolling Waves. We have never vacationed before in a cottage, so we wanted to try something different. What we found was a wonderful little "community" located in residential Longboat Key. The property was well-maintained, and our cottage just had a new deck installed the week... More 

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Oakdale, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

First trip to Rolling Waves Cottages - The cottages are cute and clean, stocked with basics. If you need more you can ask property manager Shelly and she will get this for you. She will go out of her way to make a pleasant vacation. From providing a needle and thread, setting up her own umbrella for my brother who... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We just had my son's wedding here, September 2015. This is a PERFECT spot for a casual beach wedding, family reunion, friends getaway or for ANY reason when you want to have a getaway. We rented all of the cottages, so the entire property was ours. Each cottage is equipped with everything you need, and if something is missing, Shelley,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed in the two bedroom cottage with my family for four nights. Love, love, love, this place. Shelley was so helpful. Anything we needed, she made sure it happened. The kids loved having their own room and the cottage had more than enough space so the four of us weren't on top of each other. Publix is just down the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I spent a week at Rolling Waves this past May. It was our second stay there. We love the peace and quiet. It is a great place to getaway from it all! The cabins have a wonderful old Florida feel...a great alternative to a high rise or condo. The cabins have a full kitchen and an outside... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

This a a fantastic spot on the beach in LBK. Shelly is the caretaker and she is AMAZING. Great relaxing spot away from the party spots yet close enough when you want to indulge. We will return! Thanks for everything Shelly, awesome time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

These wonderful cottages were built in the 1940s and have been grandfathered into the all-residential area. There are no condos or high rises on this portion of the key. As a result the beach doesn't have a lot of people on it. The cottages have been updated, but still have the old charm that one found in the Florida of... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We spent a week at Rolling Waves Cottages the last week of April, 2015. My wife grew up in Tampa, FLA and had spent time at Rolling Waves back in the late 60's with her family; and they loved it for its charm and access to the beach. So, when we heard Rolling Waves was still in operation we jumped... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We found this place via this website and booked two weeks Oct 2014. We really enjoyed ourselves the hostess and daughter along with a very dilligent housekeeping person run a very clean, old timey, fantastic piece of old Florida. The quant cottages are immaculate, renovated and just exactly the homey place we hoped to find. We highly reccomend this spot!!!

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South Berwick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had such a great time at Longboat Key, FL and staying at Rolling Waves Cottages made it perfect! Clean, efficient cottages on the beach with all the amenities. The staff was so helpful and made us feel very much at home. We will definitely refer our friends and hopefully get back some day!

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