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Longboat Key in June

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Longboat Key in June

Help! We are looking at visiting Longboat Key June 9-16. We want to stay Gulf-Front, want a pool and 2 bedrooms. We don't want a large hotel/condo feel-would prefer a smaller complex. It would also be nice to have access to fishing from a dock on the bayside. If the condo complex doesn't have bayfront, are there public areas to fish? I appreciate any guidance! Thank you!

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1. Re: Longboat Key in June

There are a couple of places that might be exactly right for you. One is Little Gull Cottages; they have units that are beachside and units that are Bayside, and also a dock and fishing area on the Bayside. You can check them out at www.floridarent.com.

Also on that website you could look at another place, Gulf Tides. They, too, have beachfront units as well as Bayfront, with a fishing pier. If this place looks good to you, focus on the two small buildings (2-story each) called "Penthouse" units; they are right on the beach and have great views of the water.

There are other wonderful and smallish places directly on the beach but they don't have their own direct access to Bayfront fishing. However there are several public access points on Longboat where you can fish the Bay. Another possibility would be to rent a small boat from Cannon's Marina when you want to do some fishing, or simply enjoy cruising around the Bay.

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I've vacationed on LBK yearly since the late '80s. I love The Beachcomber. It's a smaller 5 story complex directly on the Gulf. Beachfront pool and 2 bedroom units on the Gulf side of the building. We've gone pier fishing at the tip of Anna Maria Island (Rod & Reel Pier) and on the Intracoastal from a pier.

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Thank you very much for the info!

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