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please help me find the right location for us!

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please help me find the right location for us!

Hello! I'm looking for some help in finding a place for a mother/daughter (age 14) trip to FL in June. Ideally, we're looking for something affordable right on the beach with clear, Caribbean-colored water, a pool, some activities, and walking distance to restaurants and grocery stores. We were thinking Anna Maria Island, but all of the "affordable" places that I can find tack on about $250 in cleaning fees, which seems excessive to me. I love to walk on the beach so long beach is definitely a plus. Not looking for Miami Beach busy, but not too quiet either. We would like to be able to go get dinner, ice cream, etc at night. Would also love a place that has some family activities, maybe evening bonfires, etc. Any ideas for me? Thanks so much!

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1. Re: please help me find the right location for us!

Did you look at La Costa condos on AMI?

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2. Re: please help me find the right location for us!

Thank you for the info. I'll take a look at that one. Do you think that AMI is a good choice based on what I described that we're looking for? We'd love to have a small downtown were we can go and eat and get ice cream, etc. We don't need or want "fancy."

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3. Re: please help me find the right location for us!

Have a look at Siesta Key, especially the North end. You can walk to Siesta Key Village and stay right on the beach at several rental condos. They don't all have pools though.

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4. Re: please help me find the right location for us!

Thank you! Looks like Siesta Key could be a good choice.

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