Palm Island Resort
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... wow...property values really are low in comparison. While some homes are in foreclosure, it is not all because of the debt crisis.
Many properties here have just not held their value in the face of the economic times. We looked at many and it would be fair to say that a 2 or 3 bedroom home, with 2 or 3 baths, carport or garage and covered pool (on owned land) could be found for under $150,000. Taxes seem quite low as well. ...
... for wildlife viewing.
There is a restored dune system features
boardwalk-style dune walkovers. The walkovers serve to protect the dunes, and
they also provide an excellent vantage point from which to view spectacular Gulf
We stopped on our way back from Venice...the park is located just south of the Venice
Municipal Airport and is bounded by the Gulf ...
... playground !
Now that we have seen all the beaches on Manasota Key, thanks to Linda, we had the chance to explore Palm Island a bit.
A six minute car ferry across the Intracoastal Waterway separates Palm Island from Florida’s mainland. This distance can be measured by yards, but it feels as if you travel a greater distance towards a relaxed state of mind! The beach (at 11 a.m. on a beautiful day) ...
... here but unfortunately it only worked for one day but it was nice while we had it. The swans loved it. Pool was busy at times but there was always chairs available and we were just across from it so we could choose our timing. Marv made a pie one day. One day at the beach a couple came down and set up that orange tent and look at the view they ...
... trophy for his efforts. The children all seemed to enjoy the challenge.
While the family were challenging themselves physically on their run, G & me were enjoying our day out in Venice at the Venice Art & Crafts fair. Fortunately the rain from the day before had cleared and we were under clear blue skies with a HOT sun midst the shelter of the marquees lining the Venice Avenue, closed from traffic for the event.
We took Erin & David to this fair last ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center