When planning a Florida beach family vacation, booking one of our available amenity-loaded Longboat Key condo rentals is an ideal way to guarantee an exciting outdoor adventure.
Many of our guests wonder exactly what they should bring for their beach vacation.
Casa Del Mar offers you just about everything you could ever need for your trip, so you won’t have to bring very much at all!
In your 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom spacious condo you’ll find amenities such as:
- Linen service
- Umbrella and beach chair rentals
- Sleeper sofas
- Twin, queen and king size beds
- Large bathrooms with showers/tubs
- Screen patio
- Multiple televisions
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Wireless Internet
- BBQ grills
- Iron and hair dryer
In addition, you’ll also get a starter supply kit that is included for free in each condo rental. This supply package includes:
- 1 roll of toilet paper
- 4 beach towels
- A packet of dishwasher detergent
- 2 bars of soap in each bathroom
- 1 trash bag
- 1 small shampoo/conditioner bottle and body lotion bottle
What additional items should I bring?
You’ll want to bring the standard items you would take on any short or long-term vacation beach vacation. These may include:
- Water bottles
- Sun hats
- Prescription glasses and contacts
- Sunscreen/insect repellant
- Beach toys and sport equipment such as volleyballs, beach balls, frisbees, etc.
- Snorkeling gear
- Flip flops
- Beach bags
- Beach blankets
- Sun hats
- MP3 player
- Safety/flotation devices
- Warm weather apparel
- First aid kit
- Camera and extra batteries
- Chargers for your devices
- Fishing poles
Many of the items mentioned above can be rented from local service providers, but you can often save money by bringing them yourself.
If you plan on flying into Longboat Key, you’ll probably want to travel more lightly and rent most of your gear.
If you miss out on a few things, you can purchase several necessities from the Publix on the island which stocks much of what you’ll need.
Your condo includes a fully stocked kitchen
Remember that all of our Longboat Key condo rentals also include a full kitchen, so if you want to prepare meals at your home you’ll want to do some grocery shopping at the Publix.
You can save a substantial amount on the cost of your vacation by cooking meals in your condo, and you’ll have all of the equipment needed for meal prep and cooking included in your rental such as plates, utensils, and pots and pans.
If you have the space, you may want to take a few cooking necessities to avoid having to buy them locally such as spices and seasonings, condiments and cooking oil.
If you have babies or young children your packing list will obviously need to include items like baby beach toys, strollers, puddle jumpers, portable cribs, etc.
Many of these baby gear rentals can be found from local providers at low weekly rates, with several of them delivering the gear right to your Longboat Key condo rental.
Choosing to rent your gear will save time and space if you’re flying while ensuring that you have everything needed for the little ones during your vacation.
You won’t need to pack linens or extra towels, as we offer a convenient linen exchange service on Wednesday mornings or any other day that you may need them.
In addition, you’ll get to choose from both basic or full housekeeping services which can be purchased at an extra cost depending on your needs.
We make it as convenient as possible for you to enjoy a relaxing and exciting beach vacation on our island.
No matter how you plan on getting here, you’ll now have some useful information to help you plan for your stay at Casa Del Mar, where you can enjoy the beautiful beaches of our island in exclusive privacy with your family and loved ones.