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for close to water, Tropical Winds or Shalimar or ?

My daughter has a walking disability so I want to get her very close to the beach (looking for 2-3 nights in late May). Any suggestions for a very short walk to the water? At the same time, not wanting to be in a really busy area. The more private the better. Thanks for any help.

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1. Re: for close to water, Tropical Winds or Shalimar or ?

Tropical Winds has the quietest location well away from any complex. Their efficiencies are all but on the beach. I'd call them first and let them know you have a mobility impaired person and need a ground floor unit as close to the beach as possible. Ask about water entry.

Shalimar also has efficiencies (only 1 ground level) and a few cottages beachfront. It's location is less quiet, but not the busiest spot.

Blue Dolphin has 2 units that might suit and are in a quieter spot than Shalimar.

Be aware, distance to water varies as the sands shift. The gentlest spots are often down on the east end where it's more developed. Beachview Cottages has 2 beach front units that might suit. They are located by condo complexes, but you are near easy water entry.

Special needs beach equipment can be rented if that will ease things for you.


They usually deliver and pick-up to your rental.

Good luck!

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2. Re: for close to water, Tropical Winds or Shalimar or ?

Of the 2 I reckon Shalimar would have the edge as some of the accommodation at TW is a little set back, though it's a quieter location.

Shalimar has a nice pool too which I like.

Also have a look at Oceans Reach condo's, http://www.oceansreach.com/

you can't get much closer to the beach and nice grounds to relax in as well plus good location.

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3. Re: for close to water, Tropical Winds or Shalimar or ?

The units ending in 4-7 in the A 7 E buildings at Pointe Santo (where we own) are very close to the beach and the lawn goes right up to the sand; very level. Most rent weekly but at the end of May some owners might split a week. You can also check Premier Properties which has several units there and rents nightly.

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