The Sweet Retreat 11Lc
 
 
 
 
Property Details
Property Type: Home
Bed/Bath: 4/3.00
Sleeps: 10
Pets: No
Smoking: No
Rental Rates:

$395 - $595 per night

$2,765 - $4,165 per week

$2,890 - $17,850 per month

 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Description
This property, completely renovated, includes 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and a gourmet, granite kitchen. Two decks and a lower suite with two queen size beds makes this property a perfect place for a large gathering of family and friends."When you enter this house, you walk into the foyer, where the laudry room is also located. Off of the foyer is the ground floor suite with two queen beds and a cozy living area with a large flat screen TV. The walls have bead board all the way around the room and the decor is light, bright, open and airy. The perfect beach house feel. Up the stairs you will find the open living area, gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and the 2nd of the four bedrooms. There is also a full bath on this floor. There are hard wood floors and windows everywhere.The newly installed French doors open to a large deck that overlooks the gulf and the swimming pool. There are stairs that lead off the back deck to the boardwalk to the beach. The third floor has a guest bedroom and full bath and the master suite with an on suite bath. This home has wireless internet and is NOT pet friendly.This house is completely renovated and ready for guests. For a virtual tour click here

Bedding Configuration: 4 Queen, 1 Full

Additional Features:
* Business: Corpus Christi just 20 minutes, Links Golf Course, Nearby ATM, Nearby Bank, Nearby FedEx, Nearby Internet Cafe, Nearby Post Office, Port A Escapes
* Convenience: Area FitnessCenter, Golf Course, Movie Theatres, Nearby Grocery, Nearby Medical Services, Outlet Shopping
* Culture: Birding Center, Symphony Orchestra
* Entertainment: Cable TV, DVD Player, Television, Wireless Internet
* Geographic: Beach Access, Close to Town, Deep Sea Fishing, Golf, On Beach, Secluded, Shelling
* Kitchen: Blender, Coffee Maker, Cookware, Dishwasher, disposal, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster
* Living: Air Conditioning, cable TV, Ceiling Fans, Central Air, electric heat, Fireplace, iron, Ironing Board, Linens, Towels and linens provided, Washer & Dryer, wireless internet, Flat screen TV in lower level
* Outdoor: Balcony, Beach, beachfront, Boardwalk to Beach, close to the beach, Deck, pool side location, Shared Pool
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Owner/Manager last updated on 09/14/2014

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Amenities
Location Type: Beach Access
Amenities
  • ·Air Conditioning
  • ·Fireplace
  • ·High-Speed Internet
  • ·Full Kitchen
  • ·Balcony
  • ·Deck
Appliances
  • ·Blender
  • ·Coffee Maker
  • ·Dishwasher
  • ·DVD Player
  • ·Microwave
  • ·Oven
  • ·Refrigerator
  • ·Toaster
  • ·Satellite TV or Cable TV
Activites
  • ·Deep Sea Fishing
  • ·Golf
  • ·Swimming
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reviews
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vacation Sweet Retreat
A guest from Austin, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 3 days in August, 2014
This home on the beach has a great location to the beach and community pool. We enjoyed the room that the house provided for my family The home was not equipped with any cleaning supplies like garbage bags, dish washer soap, broom and dust pan and only a small amount of toilet paper. When requested I was advised they did not supply garbage bags and would send housekeeping by but they never came and we bought these cleaning supplies. The office was very short with me. The house was in pretty good condition but an old tv that was not working was left in the family room and the 1st floor bedroom was not cleaned. The couches down there were pretty disgusting
 
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Fourth of July Anniversary Vacation
Reviewed by: A guest does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2014
The location was super, but for the amount of money we paid the place could have been cleaner. We had to contend with roaches and gnats. The comforters were dirty, but we had to use them because there were no clean blankets. The owners have lots of clutter and nic-Macs leaving us little room to store our items for the duration. Because of the structural damage, bugs and strong mold smell I would not recommend this home, but will visit another in the future.
 
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Sweet Treat
A guest from Forney, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in November, 2013
Overall it was very nice.
 
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Not Satisfied - Pictures don't speak perfectly
A guest from Washington, Texas does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 3 days in September, 2013
There were 3 very distinct things that made our stay not so comforting. 1) downstairs area/room had 2 full size(queen size) beds and living area.. good space, but horrible smell. Not sure what it was but smelt like old tires or car parts and very hard to enjoy that area. Hated that we had to make 4 people sleep in that space. It was referred to as the "Dungeon". 2) ROACHES... we noticed more then just one or two instances with roaches in the bottom level and second level. I know they come with houses, but not when you are noticing more and more. Made the night time walking around questionable unless you had a light or shoes on! 3) Back sliding door on second level. It was broken, not handle on outside. Very hard to open and close and all the women struggled with it the whole time. There was a note on the fridge about it being in the works for getting changed out, but I feel that this should have been told to us before we booked it. It did mention asking to move to available condos if not happy, but after you lug in 10 peoples luggage and all the other essentials.. the last thing you want to do is change and reload to go to different place and then had to do it all over again since 3 flights of stairs. Overall the view was nice. You could tell the interior was probably recently redone (not counting what I mentioned earlier). The exterior was in rough condition (the porches and light fixtures). Not sure I will stay in this condo again. May try out a different one, but will be very leery to do so unless we can be guaranteed these things are fixed. The beach was very close and nice to be just a few steps away since children with us. The pool area was nice as well.
 
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Great escape!!
A guest from Pearsall, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in August, 2013
Loved the access to the pool and beach . Loved the down stairs the solitude peace and quiet. Relaxation , peace, and quiet all you need to escape .
 
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Not so sweet retreat August 11th-16th
A guest from college station, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 5 days in August, 2013
This was our 6th annual trip to Port A with our family. Upon arrival, we were greeted with a bag full of trash on the front porch in front of the door and a broken screen (I assume from the back sliding door) on the back porch. After carrying the broken screen out of sight and the trash to the dumpster, we started to unpack and get ready to enjoy our vacation. The pros of Sweet Retreat are the A/C on the second and third floor worked great, close to the beach, and the pool was great. The cons of Sweet Retreat by far exceed the pros. The first floor had an intolerable odor that we were told was creosote that is used on the posts on the house. The small ac unit for the first floor was new, however didn't help much. The maintenance man gave us air fresheners which did not help. The glass sliding door on the main floor to access the main patio was HORRIBLE and non-functional. We had read this as well in previous reviews but felt like the management would have replaced it by now. To open it and close it took excessive force. It did not have a handle on the outside. Therefore, you could go outside but couldn't come back in or close it from the outside. We let the management know and they said they would send someone out and never did. The door needs to be replaced period. The pool was right outside the door from us, but since the sliding door was non-functional and the excessive stickers in the grass, you have to walk down to the front door and walk in the driveways around the other houses to get to it without crying kiddos from stickers even with our shoes on. Same for the beach access. Oh and the combo lock on the front door is not user friendly. There is a special trick to it that we finally figured out on our own with no help from the management. We will never ever stay at the Sweet Retreat again and I would not recommend it to any of my friends.
 
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Beach House Vacation
Brenda W. from Carl Junction, MO recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in August, 2013
The patio door was not working properly, had a hard time getting in and out. The downstairs bedroom had dirt under the air unit, and the air unit did not cool the room very good. And there was no toaster. Other than that we had a great time.
 
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broken door
Denise K. from San Antionio, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2013
The slidingglass door to the deck didn't work. We had to use the front door and go around to the deck. The condo was dirty. Food, cup and a shoe found under the sofa. The toilet was clogged, but management came quickly to fix it. Best part was the extra space where they converted the garage to a room with two beds.
 
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Great location, but house needs some work.
Brant B. from Arlington, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 4 days in July, 2013
We enjoyed our time in Port A. House was close to the beach, but it definitely needs some work. Patio door leaks water during rain, door very difficult to open and close, heating element out in dryer. Room on the bottom floor has an odor. With a little maintenance, we'd come back again next year because of location to the beach.
 
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Great place and location.
Kristi L. from Dallas, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 5 days in July, 2013
Our family of 10 had a wonderful time at the Sweet Retreat. We all had plenty of room to sleep and spread out. The house was very clean and furnished well with comfy couches and a large dining table. As with other reviewers the back sliding door was a huge complaint. As this door faces the ocean and pool, it was our primary door, and it constantly was stuck. Also the stickers! There are loads of stickers in the grass leading to the pool and ocean, which ended up stuck in towels and shoes, lots of crying babies :( The front door has a combination lock and we were never told how to properly work it, this caused lots of frustration as well. Overall I would say we were very pleased with the house and community, although because of the stickers in the grass and that broken back door we will likely not rent this house again.
 
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Family Beach Trip 2013
A guest from Bulverde, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in June, 2013
The only negative I have is the downstairs bedroom's air conditioner did not work and needed replacing. This caused 4 of our party to be out of sleeping quarters but we managed under the circumstances. The employees at the property management company were so polite and helpful. Although it took longer to get the unit replaced, we did not let it define our stay. Things happen and we were compensated for the inconvenience. The house was adorable and we would stay there again for sure.
 
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sweet retreat #11
Yvonne B. from Adkins, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 3 days in May, 2013
When we got there there was no trash can in the kitchen and down stairs the portable ac unit was not even hooked up, thank goodness my husband does ac work! He had to clean the unit and install it to the outside filter unit in the wall(I took pictures of him doing this), if we had left it like it was when we came in it would have just put hot air back into the room with cool air and really done nothing, but it still didnt cool very well, we also had problems with (i call them water bugs others may call them over sized roaches) down stairs, there was no extra trash bags nor toilet paper or paper towels also the kitchen floor was awful (looked like it had not been mopped at all),the staff was all really nice especially Kim, but I can not say the same for Pat, all he cares about is paying his owners.
 
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Expected a little more...
A guest from SAN ANTONIO, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 2 days in May, 2013
We had a nice family getaway at this location. The beds are small and trash cans need to be brought in. When you have a a kitchen and refrigerator and invite a large family to stay in a location with several rooms, garbage should be expected. Also, the neighbors seemed annoyed having "outsiders" around...apparently, the surroudning condos are owned by retirees, who were unwelcoming, if not just simply rude. The bottom room was hot as there was no additional A/C unit. And, none of the television remotes worked and were not replaced, even after we had called for help. The pool was accommodating and the proximity to the beach was great. The proximity to Corpus and Port Aranasas was nice and it helped to have a convenience store nearby. During a vaction, one does not want to worry about the details and the details here were the problems. However, I would recommend a stay at the location as we still had a pleasant getaway.
 
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Great Weekend Rental
Jerry B. from Austin, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in April, 2013
We were a group of eight adults looking for a weekend rental on the beach and the Sweet Retreat was a great choice. The house was clean and had just about everything we needed. From reading some of the previous write-ups we were ready for the ?hard-to-open? sliding glass door, the ?odor? (almost like a bug spray) in the lower bedroom and the ?extra-long-walk? to the dumpster. The former two being issues that the owner should deal with that would make this rental nearly perfect. We also brought along extra trash bags, paper towels, and toilet paper; all of which were needed for this three night stay.The management company was great! There was a Weber grill on the property but there was no cooking grate. After a call was made on Friday morning a new grate was delivered later that day. Thank you!Overall we had a great weekend and enjoyed our stay at the Sweet Retreat.
 
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Easter Vacation
Yvette S. from Kirby, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 2 days in March, 2013
The only thing that didn't like was that there was no AC in the down stairs room and they state that there is a flat screen TV and there was not. It was and old TV that need rabbit ears to work.
 
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A Dream Getaway
Amanda L. from Pearland, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 6 days in March, 2013
Words cannot accurately describe what a wonderful stay we had. Having never been to Port A we did not know what to expect. From the night of arrival I knew we would not regret our accommodations. Port-A-Scapes met us late in the evening to make sure we arrived safely and that the accommodations met our expectations. The Sweet Retreat was just that "SWEET". Having a number of children of various ages, including grandparents, I was not sure we would be able to meet everyone's needs but I was presently surprised everyone thought it was great and each found their own activities to fulfill their wishes. There was plenty of room to house the teenagers in the suite on the first floor and provide 'their' space. The fact that the beach was within walking distance allowed us to let the younger ones play for countless hours in the sand. We prepared all of our meals on site and enjoyed the feel of home it brought to us. All I can say is THANK YOU for a wonderful week in your home and allowing us the opportunity to enjoy the beauty and surroundings of Port A.
 
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Sweet Retreat for a month
A guest from New Braunfels, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 31 days in December, 2012
I was disappointed in the things that were broken in the house, some were very important like the shower head in the master bath. Renting for a month and a week are entirely different. I didn't report it to the management, they might have fixed it if I had, but the patio door to the deck had been reported so many times on other reviews, I was just sure it would be corrected. Literally you cannot go outside and come back in without leaving the door open, it is not functional without a LOT of strength. Location to the beach is fabulous. I loved the view from all rooms, that is outstanding and the distance to the beach was just great. All in all we loved it.
 
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Thanksgiving vacation
Sherry S. from Heber Springs, AR recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in November, 2012
Had a great week and plan to come back. The only thing that we wished we had been warned about were the stickers in the grass. They were every where. We finally learn how toG minize the stickers but you had to be really careful. Also wish there had been a bathroom in the downstairs bedroom. Otherwise had a great time
 
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Never Again
Jody B. from Houston, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 4 days in August, 2012
When I first walked in the smell of the place alone made my eyes burn and stomach hurt. A combination of gasoline and moth balls. The air condition vents we so full of mold and dust my son wasnt able to breath. I called called port aransas escapes and try to switch properties but since it was a holiday weekend they had nothing available. I will never rent anything from Port Aransas Escapes nor this property again. The neglect from owners to property managers is uncalled for. They need to do some inspections and have standards of property before listing them as rentals. I spent good money for a weekend **** hole.
 
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Positives and Negatives of 11
A guest from Austin, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 5 days in August, 2012
The property location and grounds were exactly what we hoped for---nice pool, good views of the Gulf, easy access to the beach. The house is generally cluttered with items stacked and piled in every room. Light bulbs missing, strong stench of creosote in the bottom room, roaches but no roach spray. The sliding door onto the deck doesn't slide and is dangerous (friend got a nasty cut closing it). The kitchen is the house's best feature. Bathrooms were clean and in good working order, but we had to use towels for bath rugs. We will work with the same realtors to find a better maintained vacation spot next year.
 
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Hi
Abel S. from Kyle, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in August, 2012
Liked it overall but stayed at way better places for the same price so yes was a little to expensive.
 
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Family gathering at Port Aransas beach
A guest from Terrell, Texas recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in July, 2012
Oveall very satisfied. Great proximity to beach.Very short walk. Would stay again. Only negatives: large bedroom on lowest level had an unpleasant odor that air freshner would not cure. Also, I should not have to go get toilet paper on the second day of four day stay; 20 mile roundtrip and time expended for toilet paper. It is cheap; management should provide plenty. Otherwise, condition of unit was as good as could be expected; clean, and very adequate for our stay. Great refigerator with big icemaker. Plenty of hot water. Location was outstanding. Only guests have access to area (security gate); very quiet; attractive landscaping. Wash station on return from beach is helpful.
 
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Unsweet Retreat
A guest from La Vernia, TX. recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2012
We were unable to checking at the appointed time due to the cleaning not being done. The general maintenance of the property was poor. The sliding door was difficult to open and close, one bathroom needed vent cover , the air conditioner filters were filthy and when we called about getti g clean ones, the maintenance man came the next day, he argued he had just changed them. The location was great but the house as a whole needed attention. The DVD player did not work and there was very limited space for guests clothing due to so much stuff being in closets and other areas. We may try to stay in this complex again, but not in this house.
 
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Bummer
A guest from Houston, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 4 days in July, 2012
It is evident that the owner's have given up on this property. It is listed as newly renovated which is a complete misrepresentation. The shower door upstairs wasn't working. When we called to repair it, the mgt company stated they knew about it and would have to replace the whole shower. We were down one shower (which is a major inconvenience). This year the master room upstairs was unlocked which was appreciated because that bath is the only one with a tub (another important detail when vacationing with 4 small kids). However the drain didn't function properly. There were smashed mosquitos on the walls (with the blood too)everywhere from prior tenants. The house was in desperate need of a major cleaning. The TV remote was also not working. The only reason we chose this property was the proximity to the beach (which is ideal) but we won't stay here again. We will choose another property in the complex.
 
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We had a great time!
Kristin M. from Pearland, texas recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in June, 2012
Everything was great. We did find that the sliding door was hard to open, and the upstairs shower would not stay closed without being wedged. Other than that it was awesome! Port A Escapes was extremely easy to work with. Thank You!
 
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Memorial Day weekend
A guest from Katy, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in May, 2012
Great location, walk to beach, great for family get-togethers, would go again. Main problem was sliding doors to patio hard to open, had to get someone to come and work on it as was impossible to open when arriving.Would have liked large frying pan only 2 small ones, Drying dishes 2 cloth's not enough had to wash them every day, also not enough plastic trash bags luckily I had bought some with me.
 
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Great for an entire family!!!
A guest from San Antonio, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in May, 2012
This was the perfect place for a family celebration to share fun and sun. There were 9 of us, all adults and we had more than enough space, beds, and bathrooms. We loved the view of beach and pool, plus the patio in the evening was great. The only suggestions I would have is a workover on the sliding glass door to deck. It was way too difficult to open. Also, a little stingy on toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, etc. Plus a trip to the dumpster is a long way, don't wait until you leave.
 
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Disappointing
A guest from Danbury, WI does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 60 days in February, 2012
Property not as advertised. For a weekend, fine....for two months, no. Not for over 60-too many stairs. Bathrooms much too small. Not enough room for renters' clothing, etc. Way too many "things" everywhere. Downstairs sickening smelling. Upper deck not usable. Just not "rental friendly". TV shows only afew channels and quality of sound very limited. Decorating nice, view nice....sorry, but that's about it. Rental agent tried hard to please, but owner did not.
 
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A guest from Flower Mound, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in August, 2011
 
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2011 Pilgrimage to Port A
A guest from Katy, TX. does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 4 days in July, 2011
Plenty of Kitchen utensils for any/all meals. Good ammenities (pool, parking, clean up). Great access to the beach and town. The home was cluttered with nonfunctional furniture and accessories that created awkward spaces. Some of the furniture was in poor and dangerous condition. The creeking stair and restrooms on 2nd and 3rd floor were not accomodating for our age group. I would recommend on a limited basis of no more than four people over 50. We had a wonderful time. Thank you for your attention and many thanks to the family that was willing to share their retreat with us. Sincerely, husband of Patti B.
 
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Great location! Needs a new door.
A guest from Houston, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 6 days in July, 2011
OVERALL THIS WAS A GREAT LOCATION. IT NEEDS DE-CLUTTERING. WAY TOO MANY KNICK KNACKS, TOO MUCH CLUTTER. THE SLIDING DOOR TO THE DECK WAS NOT IN WORKING ORDER AND WAS A CONSTANT SOURCE OF IRRITATION. THE KIDS COULDN'T USE IT, AND THE ADULTS HAD SMASHED FINGERS. IF THE DOOR WAS REPLACED, THE AC WOULDN'T HAVE TO RUN CONSTANTLY. EVENTUALLY SOMEONE WILL REMOVE A FINGER TRYING TO CLOSE THE DOOR.
 
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Great Vacation!!!
A guest from Alexandria, LA recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in July, 2011
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great house...comfortable furnishings, excellent kitchen, nice pool and easy access to the beach. Only drawbacks were small bathrooms, locks on front door were hard to lock and unlock, and door going onto back deck was difficult to open and close - definitely needs attention. We hope to return soon!!!
 
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Sweet Times at the Sweet Retreat
A guest from Austin, TX. recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2011
We found the Sweet Retreat to be very comfortable and clean. The bathrooms were quite small, but overall, they were fine. The sliding glass door going out to the deck was used a lot, but it was difficult to "slide" at times. Easily remedied by lifting up on the handle, but it was difficult for the younger kids to handle. We would have loved to have use of a grill, but there was not one for this unit. Walking to the beach was a piece of cake and the pool was great. The complex was very quiet, which was a plus. We would stay here again!
 
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A guest from Houston, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2011
The bottom room with the two queen beds had a chemical type smell that made it difficult to sleep down there. The washer needs to be replaced. All of the sinks were clogged. And, there were NO tubs available for bathing (we had 4 kids under the age of 6... that made things really challenging).On good notes: the location is incredible and with our kids it was completely worth it. We will definitely stay there again and hopefully these issues will be dealt with soon.
 
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William H. from Shreveport, LA recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in June, 2011
 
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Reviewed by: A guest recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in June, 2011
 
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A guest from Flower Mound, Texas recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in June, 2011
 
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Perfect location with quick and easy access to beach
A guest from Sugerland, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 2 days in April, 2011
Perfect location with quick and easy access to beach. Nice decor throughout with comfy beds. Bathrooms were very small and we had trouble finding the 3rd the garage! Would have liked a grill/BBQ on site.
 
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Warm and inviting beach house.
Kathleen A. from San Antonio, Texas recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in March, 2011
 
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fantastic time in port a
Sandy C. from Miami, MS recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in December, 2010
 
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Great location but a bit cramped...
Laura V. from San Antonio, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in November, 2010
Our usual beach house wasn't available this Thanksgiving so we settled on The Sweet Retreat at Lost Colony. It was wonderful to be so close to the beach and nice to have a view of the water from the back deck. The house is adorable, but a little small and it felt even smaller because of the large furniture and tons of accessories. There is very little closet space, the bathrooms are tiny, the kitchen is beautiful, but had space for groceries.
 
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Rain, Rain, Go Away
A guest from San Antonio, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 2 days in September, 2010
Overall, we were very happy with Port Aransas Escapes. They were very responsive during the reservation process and up front with us about the pros and cons of the property. Our trip was a short notice outing and there were limited properties available. The Sweet Retreat is in a great location just down the beach from Port Royal, and the "home" is steps from the beach. The Sweet Retreat 11LC would be great for a large family trip, but the layout was not ideal for three couples. Unfortunately, the owners have chosen to block off the master bedroom and bathroom on the top floor. Thus, the so called 3rd bedroom is actually a converted garage downstairs with two queen beds and a large sitting area, but it does not have access to a bathroom or sink without going upstairs. This becomes a problem at night as the bathroom on the middle floor connects to a bedroom and is going to wake up anyone in that room. The two bathrooms guests are given access to are also very small - RV or cruise ship size.
 
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Lesta R. from San Antonio, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2010
We stayed in unit LC 11 in Lost Colony. The property was very nice and suitable to 4 adults and 2 children. Our only inconvenience was the sliding glass door to the deck. It took an adult to open it and two adults to close it. Over all we enjoyed our stay and would come back again. Thanks
 
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The Sweet Retreat 11LC
A guest from Kerrville, Texas does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2010
Too many knick knacks that can be broken if you have children in your group. Only two very small bathrooms as master bedroom and bathroom are off limits. Air conditioning is undersized and has been set back at night making the rooms uncomfortable except in the add-on in the garage.
 
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Cute house, great location
Julie H. from Spring, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in June, 2010
We had 5 adults and 2 children staying at the house, and we had plenty of room. The house is very nicely decorated and you can't beat the location - steps to the pool, and the boardwalk to the beach is right past that. The bathrooms are very small (it kind of felt like we were on a cruise ship.) If you have small children, you'll need to do some impromptu childproofing, as the owner has many beautfiul but breakable :) items within reach of small hands. We would definitely rent this house again.
 
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Unfortunate Clutter-
Jim L. from Austin, TX does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 3 days in May, 2010
 
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It was truly a Sweet Retreat for us--thank you!
A guest from San Antonio, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in March, 2010
Only things missing were salt and pepper, the basket that holds the ground coffee in the coffee maker and also the coffee liners were too little.
 
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sandy m. from league city, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in August, 2009
we had a great time!!! awesome place, nice and clean, close to the beach! we will come again!!
 
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great locatioin to the beach.... Doesn't get much closer than this property
Randy W. from San Marcos, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2009
Liked the house, AC was not functioning on arrival (breaker was off)internet was down in the entire complex (not homeowner or agent fault) and the back patio sliding door was VERY diffecult to operate. It's apparent the home is well cared for and we treated like our own and left it in just as good or better condition on our departure. We did have a visit from the homeowner on our arrival and departure which was not very pleasant or inviting. The property and grounds are well maintained and very close to the beach.
 
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Late June Stay
A guest from LAMPASAS, TEXAS recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in June, 2009
Wonderful location, beach was easily accessed and not at all crowded. Home was not fully cleaned when we arrived, but the beds were very comfortable, updated appliances and kitchen made for great food prep, pool was nice and clean. Staff wasn't familiar with the wireless codes, so unable to access the internet for the first day. However, the next morning they were more than happy to get the information for us and we were on-line. A very lovely home, but if you have younger children (ours are boys ages 2 and 4), there are really too many decor items to make it comfortable for rambunctious kids. Overall would recommend the area and the home to anyone going for a short or extended stay.
 
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The First Time I Tried Renting a Beach House
Rick B. from BoisD'arc, MO recommends this property.
Stayed for 2 days in May, 2009
This was the first time i have tried renting a beach, all though one of the girls we went with did rent us a house in Florida and was a big help. There was 3 other couples that rode with us to Texas and the only complaint was the showers and no tub.But the pictures did show a shower, just didnt look so small. And the pictures did show an upstairs balcony facing the beach that we were not allowed access to and that was the room of which i was personally looking forward to for ours. The house was really nice and access to the beach was great, apx. 150 yards.If i get a chance to return to the Sweet Retreat 11LC, I will do so. The place was very clean and neat, kitchen was well set up and ready for us. One couple that has traveled all over the U.S. said" This is the best trip ever. The staff lady, I delt with, Tracy, was just fantastic, espically her having to deal with a first timmer like myself. Everything she did was a great help from the discription of the place to handing us keys for each couple. I personaly recomend if a you has never tried this before to do so and to use Poet Aransas Escapes. Thanks Tracy for all the help and patience, Rick
 
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