Where is Gulfside Bliss located?
We're perfectly located on the exclusive north end of Anna Maria island just steps away from the beautiful white sand gulf beaches and the most popular restaurants and shops nearby shops on Pine Ave and Gulf Drive. Our address is: 209 Elm Ave, Anna Maria FL 34216

When was the house built?

How big is the home?
The house is 2,500 square feet.

How many bedrooms/bathrooms?
4 Bedrooms (3 King Beds and 1 Queen Bed) and 5 1/2 Baths.

What is the maximum occupancy?
8 people. For clarification, this number applies to all overnight guests, day visitors and children (of all ages).

What days can I check-in / check-out?
Saturdays only. We are a full-weekly Saturday-to-Saturday rental.

How many days/long can I stay?
7, 14, 21, or 28 days maximum. 

What time is check-in / check-out?
Check-in time is 4:00pm and check out by 10:00am. Please note: Due to same-day guest turnover and time necessary by our cleaning and maintenance crew, we cannot allow for late check-outs or early check-ins.

How much do I need to pay to book a reservation?
30% of the total booking to secure the reservation. The remaining 70% is due and automatically charged to your credit card on file 90 days prior to check-in date. 

What is the cancellation policy?
Our policy is 100% refund of amount paid if you cancel (90) days or more before check-in date. No refund if you cancel less than 90 days before check-in date.

Are pets/animals allowed?
Due to severe family allergies and medical condition, we cannot allow animals of any kind in our home or premises. If you have a service animal, we kindly ask that you choose one of the many other pet friendly rentals on island. 

Is smoking or vaping allowed?

Can I host a party or event at the house?
No. Additionally, the city of Anna Maria has a strict noise ordinance. Quiet time is in effect from 10pm-8am; which is strictly enforced by local law enforcement and code enforcement officers.

What household supplies do you provide?
We provide an initial limited supply of paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags, kitchen sponge, liquid soaps, dishwasher and laundry detergent, dryer sheets, fabric softener, laundry stain remover, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, linens, and towels (including kitchen, bathroom hand, bath, beach towels, and wash cloths). However, please bring supplies for the remainder of your stay.

How well equipped is the kitchen?
A chef's dream! Cookware, silverware, non-stick and stainless steel pots and pans, crockpot, air popper, toaster, blender, hand blender, hand mixer, pie pans, bundt pan, cake and cupcake pans, baking trays, larger serving platters (ceramic and plastic), cooling racks, pizza pans, lots of utensils, George Foreman grill, plastic storage containers, oven mitts, pot trivets, large roasting pan set, cutting boards, mixing bowls, salad spinner, pyrex, zoodle maker, vegetable steamer, juice pitchers, Brita water pitcher (new filter included), many common spices, etc. etc. etc. Drinkware includes: coffee mugs, glasses, and barware (such as shot glasses, moscow mule mugs, wine glasses, rock glasses, champagne flutes, beer glasses, wine, martini and margarita plasticware, as well as a shaker, wine cooler, and wine openers.

Do you have a coffee maker and tea kettle?
Yes. We have a Kuerig coffeemaker (both pot and pods), a tea kettle, and a french press.

Is Wifi included? How strong is the internet connection?
Yes. Wifi is included and we have several access points throughout the house and pool area!

Is there cable TV?
Yes. We have Roku-enabled TVs in every room in the house and YouTube cable tv is included. In addition, you could login in to your Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, or YoutubeTV account if you wish.

Do you have a washer and dryer?
Yes. We have full-size washer and dryer (and initial supply of detergent); as well as an iron, ironing board and steamer.

Is the pool heated? What is the temperature of the pool and hot tub?
Yes. While the pool is heated to 84 degrees (during the day), keep in mind during cold weather months it will not reach that temperature. To use the hot tub, press the "Spa" button on the wall. It will take approximately 20 minutes to heat to 99 degrees.

What pool/beach toys and games are included in the rental?
We have a 5-hole golf putting green (clubs and balls included), board games, books, puzzles, standup paddle boards, body boards, cornhole, floaties, sand toys, beach chairs/umbrellas, and more!

Do you have a BBQ?
Yes. We have a Weber (propane) Genesis Gas Grill as well as BBQ utensils and digital meat thermometer. Please clean grill after each use and put cover back on. Thank you.

Where can we park our cars?
You may park in our 2-car garage or in the driveway. Be aware: If you need to park in the street, there is alternate street parking based on the time of year of your visit. Obey parking sign laws. Always park your car in the direction of traffic and make sure all tires are off the pavement. Otherwise, you will be ticketed by code enforcement. 

Do you have an electric vehicle (EV) charger?
Yes. There is a 240V / NEMA-1450 outlet (and standard 110 outlet) in the garage for your use. However, we do not provide any EV charging cables.

Do you have an elevator?
Yes, and it is accessible on all floors.

Can we rent golf carts and bicycles?
There are lots of vendors on the island to rent golf carts and bicycles from. We recommend calling Beach Bums at 941-778-3316 to reserve prior to your travel.

How do I contact you if I have additional questions?
Feel free to call us at: 941-725-8348