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North End of Longboat Key, Gulf of Mexico  & Sarasota Bay Miles of White sand beach
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Just The Essentials

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Just The Essentials

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the smartlock.
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

It's Island life.
An Uncrowded Sparkling White Sand Beach is just a short walk from your door. Sip a glass of wine and Relax on your Salt Water Canal Dock in the shade of Mangrove tree as tropical birds glide down the canal. Mangos, bananas and pineapples are within your reach in season.
Clean, comfortable 1st floor kitchenette apartment. Private entrance, off street parking, 1 queen bed in bedroom, 1 bath, ample living area. Enjoy tropical flowers just outside your door.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with smart lock


68 Reviews

Katie User Profile
August 2018
Betsy is the best Air BnB host I have had the pleasure of meeting. She welcomed us with wine and conversation on our first night and the rest of our trip followed suit in exceeding our expectation. The best way I can explain it is, as an adult - and traveling without our two kids…
Betsy User Profile
Response from Betsy:
Thanks so much for your sentiments. We are so happy you had a great time. Come again soon. Hugs. b
August 2018
Jason User Profile
August 2018
A week in Paradise with wonderfully welcoming and thoughtful hosts. The beach, the sea and the sunsets just wow! Kayaking, hammock lazing, watching mullet jumping in the canal while sipping Betsy’s famous mango smoothies from a chair on the dock. All these things will live long i…
Chris User Profile
July 2018
Betsy and Bob were fantastic hosts and we would definitely recommend booking “Just the Essentials” for your next getaway. I know we’ll be back!
Melissa User Profile
July 2018
Absolute happy perfection. I cannot wait to return! My stay was amazing. Awesome location, comfy happy place to stay, could use my paddleboard with ease, and Betsy is the BEST hostess. Way more than " just the essentials" for sure....but the "essentials" for every need are there!…
Dee User Profile
July 2018
Very clean accomodations. The apartment is well stocked with what you need. Even a wall A/C unit that keeps the main living area cool. And the lush beautiful back yard was a plus! Betsy is just delightful. She met us as we got there, gave us a tour, and made fresh Mango Smoo…
Betsy User Profile
Response from Betsy:
Thanks so much for the kind words. Enjoyed you so very much. Come again.
July 2018
Melissa & Justin User Profile
Melissa & Justin
July 2018
Betsy’s place was great for the kind of vacation my husband and I were looking for! We wanted a place where we would detach ourselves from our phones/work and just relax with some card games or a good book. Her place is just a bike ride or walk from the beach and a short Uber rid…
Craig User Profile
July 2018
Just the essentials is a perfect description. Very clean and comfortable. Betsy is very nice and helpful. If you are there during mango season you will experience the sweetest most flavorful fruit. Fabulous beach and sunsets a short walk away. Lovely time.
Betsy User Profile
Response from Betsy:
So glad you enjoyed the mangos. Thanks for your review. Each review is seriously considered and acted upon.
July 2018

Hosted by Betsy

Longboat Key, Florida, United StatesJoined in January 2017
Betsy User Profile
73 Reviews
Betsy is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Looking forward to meeting folks from around the country and the world. Love flowering plants and trees and have tried to over stock my yard with them.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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