We spent two weeks here and enjoyed every minute. The villa is spacious and has comfortable furnishings. The pool area is spacious and the rear of the villa is not overlooked at all. There is also a large enclosed lawn area beyond the pool.
We have been to Florida a number of times so it was nice to be away from Orlando, although we did spend one day in Disney! We really liked the location: if you use the toll roads (get a pass at the same time as hiring the car and this is so much easier) you can get around quickly. Disney/Orlando is around 1.5 hours. Tampa airport is 45 minutes away. Busch Gardens is an hour away. We were going to travel to Sarasota but ran out of time, we think this is around 1.5 hours away.
The nearby beach (15 mins) is a great place and very pretty at sunset. There is a bar there too! We did not visit the mermaid attraction, but this is less than 10 minutes away.
There are lots of shops and restaurants nearby: if you stay here go to... more