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Dreaming about a get-away to the beautiful sugar-white sand beaches of Perdido Key? Plan a romantic weekend at 'The Sand Dollar' beach cottage. Stay at a 1 bedroom cottage villa at Purple Parrot Resort, a 10 acre tropical resort with hundreds of palm trees, all nestled around a 5,000 square foot / 150,000 gallon outdoor pool complete with a waterfall cave and bridge-accessible island hot tub. Sleeps 2 - 4. One bedroom with queen sleeper sofa in living room. Perfect for a couple looking to enjoy a getaway in a beautifully decorated beach cottage. You'll also enjoy the heated indoor pool, large fitness center, saunas and indoor hot tub. The TIKI BAR and grill will be open on site this summer with live music and delicious food you can enjoy poolside or have delivered to your cottage. Included...Dreaming about a get-away to the beautiful sugar-white sand beaches of Perdido Key? Plan a romantic weekend at 'The Sand Dollar' beach cottage. Stay at a 1 bedroom cottage villa at Purple Parrot Resort, a 10 acre tropical resort with hundreds of palm trees, all nestled around a 5,000 square foot / 150,000 gallon outdoor pool complete with a waterfall cave and bridge-accessible island hot tub. Sleeps 2 - 4. One bedroom with queen sleeper sofa in living room. Perfect for a couple looking to enjoy a getaway in a beautifully decorated beach cottage. You'll also enjoy the heated indoor pool, large fitness center, saunas and indoor hot tub. The TIKI BAR and grill will be open on site this summer with live music and delicious food you can enjoy poolside or have delivered to your cottage. Included is high-speed internet, cable television with two large flat screen HD televisions, a Netflix account, washer/dryer and a fully equipped kitchen with a counter height table and two banana leaf chairs. Upon arriving, you'll find a bottle of champagne chilling in the refrigerator, chocolate covered strawberries and a welcome beach bucket filled with snacks and goodies just for you. Basic toiletries and laundry supplies are also provided with a stacked washer and dryer inside cottage. A very comfortable queen size bed is located in the bedroom, the living room couch is a queen sleeper sofa, books are provided for your reading pleasure, beach and pool toys are provided for family fun. A pass to Gulf Islands National Seashore national park is provided for your use, saving you the cost of the entrance fees. Enjoy your morning coffee on the cozy front porch of this upstairs unit, surrounded by lush ferns and summer flowers. Publix and Winn Dixie grocery stores are located a mile away, great restaurants nearby, the beautiful beaches are within walking distance. And the outdoor pool at Purple Parrot Resort is amazing! The only thing missing is YOU!
EVERYTHING in the cottage is special and new - new linens, new dishes, new sofa... The owner has professionally decorated THE SAND DOLLAR and it is not your run-of-the-mill beach cottage with tacky decorations. $300 refundable damage deposit is required to secure the reservation. This becomes the damage deposit upon check in. The deposit is fully refundable upon a satisfactory inspection of the property and the return of all keys and pool bands upon departure. No pets, no smoking inside unit. Renters must be at least 25 years of age.
Guests who have enjoyed staying at 'The Sand Dollar' have come from New York, Texas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia and Louisiana. And what did they think of the experience?
Guest comments have included: 'Much better than a hotel! We loved your cottage and will be back again!'
'Thank you for making everything so special. Many nice extra touches like having snacks and goodies to enjoy, pool toys and that bottle of wine waiting for us! Really nice to have paper towels, laundry supplies, even spices in the kitchen to use!'
'Your cottage is charming and your hospitality so gracious! We absolutely loved hanging out at the Tiki Bar and listening to music. Great food! And the pool is amazing!'
THE SAND DOLLAR is the perfect place for a couples get-away, honeymoon retreat, even a girls-weekend-away. The owner is local, pays close attention to detail, and is more than happy to accomodate special requests. Come enjoy THE SAND DOLLAR at the PURPLE PARROT RESORT in PERDIDO KEY, FLORIDA and you will never want to leave!!!More
Guests must be 25 years or older to book a reservation to stay at this property. This cottage is designed for two adults only. If you wish to add additional guests to the reservation, You must inquire and get permission from the host. Each additional guest is $75 per day.
My wife and I stayed in The Sand Dollar and had a very nice time. All the amenities we could ask for were there for us. The weather wasn't so great but being able to have a nice place to go and just relax was...More
We just left and are ready to go back!! Jill was amazing, the cottage felt like home she had everything that you could possibly need. This was a short getaway for my husband and I and we will definitely be going back. Thank you so...More
Loved the cottage and the Purple Parrot We had everything we could possibly need at the cottage. The only down side is no direct access to the beach and it is not really feasible to walk. A pass for a week to the National Seashore...More
My friend and I stayed here for 4 days, just a weekend vacation. It was an awesome experience. Jill is awesome and provided us with everything we needed and if we had to contact her she was very quick to respond. The condo was fabulous...More
Stayed here for 1 week as part of our 6 week honeymoon. Jill (the owner) met us on arrival and ensured the premises were correctly prepared for our visit. It is only a 1 bed condo which proved a minor problem as we had a...More
Our stay at the beach cottage was wonderful! We stayed for 9 nights so it was important to us that we had a "home" and that is exactly what it was. This beach cottage was so beautifully decorated and had everything we needed and more!...More
Date of stay: June 2014
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Jill H, VR Owner at ROMANTIC Beach Getaway for Couple!, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2014
I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and everything that my cottage offers my guests. I love staying there, too, and have tried to include everything that I want, need and enjoy when visiting the beach. Thank you for taking care of everything...More
◾Perdido Key is located in the Northwest Panhandle of Florida, between Pensacola, Florida and Orange Beach, Alabama.
◾No more than a few hundred yards wide in most places, Perdido Key beaches stretch some 16 miles, with almost 60 percent of it located in federal or state parks - making it one of the last remaining unblemished stretches of wilderness in the Florida Panhandle.
◾Perdido Key's literal translation means 'Lost Key,' so named by the early Spanish who discovered it in 1693. Until then, the Key was the well-kept secret of gulf coast Native Americans - Perdido Key's first inhabitants.
◾Bridges link Perdido Key to the Florida mainland, as well as neighboring Alabama. Those who make the short drive across the water will agree that this 'Lost' island is definitely worth discoverin...