Don't let the "Vintage" tag fool you people. While this condo unit hails back to the condos of the past it is extremely well kept and they strive to meet every need you should have!
Literally steps to the ocean from your door whether you are upstairs or down, you will not be disappointed. There are patio tables with real palm leaf umbrellas. Beach chairs and toys in your unit's (231-233) closet. A full selection of wonderful books right in the unit.
The unit we stayed in has been converted from two into one. This made for a wonderful situation for my family. It gave my husband and I the much needed breaks from the kids and allowed the boys their own space to play games, sleep, etc. There were double doors dividing the unit which included two double beds and one king. Very nice space. Lots of closet room. The bathrooms are small, but trust me you don't need a big one when there are two! You have a shower and bath combo on each side. The furniture in the living area is extremely comfortable and not outdated. The facility itself is very well kept as well as the pool. Pleasing, calming colors just scream BEACH! I can't say enough good things about this place.
In a perfect location, very little traffic. A swim shop is right across the street. A corner store is literally a couple blocks away. Publix and CVS is a mile down the street. You don't need to leave the island for anything! Longboat Key is quite possibly the best place on earth!
Quite the value for what you get. It is a condo but you get the service of a hotel. Daily maid service (optional). Outdoor cleaning crew always has the place looking spectacular! FIVE STARS ALL THE WAY AROUND!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of Longboat Key, we are set only feet from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico where you can see dolphins, manatees, the occasional stingray, and various wildlife. The Diplomat Beach Resort is centrally located within minutes of such attractions as Mote Marine Aquarium, Ringling Museum of Art, St. Armands Circle, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, various theatres, famous restaurants, numerous beaches, kayaking, tours, & cruises, etc.Our 50 units are all individually owned and offer our guests that unique personal touch of home-away-from-home that you just can't receive from other cookie-cutter resorts. You'll find many amenities such as a heated pool, multiple tiki huts, and pool side/ beach side sundecks to name a few. All units have full kitchens, full baths, living rooms, and dining rooms in a studio, 1 bedroom, or 2 bedroom floor plan. Unique to our resort is that every unit opens directly to the Gulf Coast beach. No need for elevators, driving, or long walking paths, the beach is right out your back door. We offer Military discounts as well as monthly and weekly rate specials. Come begin the vacation you deserve. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Diplomat Condominium Beach Hotel Longboat Key