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Sandcastles 315, 2b/2b, ocean view, now avail. July 23rd @ 20% off reg. rates.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,286 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Have a great vacation in Sandcastles Unit 315. We are on the south side of the building and you have a great view of the ocean from the balcony and the master bedroom.

If you are planning a last minute vacation check out our availability as we offer discounts. If the unit is available 4 weeks before the start date of your visit there is a 5% discount; 3 weeks before your visit, there is a 10% discount; 2 weeks before your visit 20% discount; if the unit is still available the week before your visit the discount is 30%. To receive these last minute discounts, you must pay with a credit card or if you live or travel near London, KY you can pay in cash (these discounts do not apply to less than weekly rentals). We also offer discounts if more than one week is booked at a time. The second week gets a 5% discount off of regular weekly rates and the third week gets a 10% discount off of regular weekly rates.

This large (1286 square feet) unit has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and includes a laundry room. The living room has a 51' t.v. with dvd, and a pull out sofa. The master bedroom has a king size bed with a 42' tv with DVD and a large walk in closet. The spare bedroom has two double beds with a flat screen tv with DVD and a desk for writing those letters home to let people know what a great time you're having. You can enjoy wired and wireless internet.

The complex has private beach access, a large pool and hot tub a recreation room and a tennis court. You are near many great restaurants, Port Canaveral, the space center and you will be on the closest beach to the Orlando attractions. You are near the Cocoa Beach Pier and Ron Jon's.

Nearby Merritt Island has a nice Mall with movie theaters and there are many additional restaurants. Ocean kayaking or on the more tranqual Banana River is also a fun opportunity.

The beach is quiet near the condo but if you like a little more action the pier and some ocean front bars are nearby for your entertainment.

We have a starter supply of soap, shampoo, bathroom tissue, laundry detergent, dish detergent and dishwasher detergent. Please not that you will likely have to purchase more of these items during your stay.

If this unit is booked or you prefer ocean front, we have Sandcastles 706 VRBO #479209. We just purchased 706 in June `13 and it has been furnished with all new furniture and appliances.

More Details

Philip Gilkison
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2018

About Philip Gilkison

We are from KY and bought this condo in December of 2011 with hopes of becoming 'Snow Birds' someday but for now I work as a realtor and my wife, who is a nurse is also a teacher, teaching middle school special education, God bless her. We plan to visit the unit 3 or 4 times a year and find that it feels like home. We usually drive down and it usually takes about 12 hours. Our 18 year old son loves the beach and the pool. He also loves to kayak. Our daughter is 36 and comes with us some but I am sure will want to use the unit on trips with her friends (should I give her a discount?).

Philip Gilkison purchased this condo in 2011

Why Philip Gilkison chose Seacrest Beach

We have found over the years that we much prefer staying in a condo over a hotel. We have vacationed in Florida Condos many times but our favorite spot is Cocoa Beach. After looking at many units with the help of a great realtor, Jennifer McCoy with Remax Elite, we decided that Sandcastles was the best that Cocoa Beach/Cape Canaveral had to offer. I used to watch I Dream of Jennie when I was younger and appreciate the fact that we are just a short distance from I Dream of Jennie Blvd. I always keep an eye out for fancy bottles buried in the sand when we walk the beach.

What makes this condo unique

We love the spacious interior, the large pool and the hot tub. The third floor location is high enough but still makes a quick escape to the beach easy without having to use the elevator. We also enjoy a short walk to the the local park or to the fitness center across the street. But being right on the beach so that we can go out for an early morning walk and watch the sunrise as we walk along the quiet beach is our very most favorite thing about our vacations to Cocoa Beach. Lori Wilson Park is just about a hundred yards up the beach and it is a great place for a picnic or a walk through the 'jungle'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful beachfront condo!, December 2, 2012

By Brandy Shaw (Brewer, ME)

Beautiful condo in a great location! This was our first visit to Cocoa Beach and felt very welcomed in this rental. The proximity to the beach itself was perfect. Everything was very clean and tidy. Thank you very much for making our first visit to FL a memorable one. We hope to visit again!
Nov 2012
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Seacrest Beach, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1286 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (2) Double bunks in spare bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) We have a portable crib for your convenience., queen air mattress
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
  • long term renters welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Sandcastles 315, 2b/2b, ocean view, now avail. July 23rd @ 20% off reg. rates.
average rating of 4.7 based on 42 reviews
Jay, FL , USA

Overall great value for the price

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful stay! Clean and peaceful with ample amenities. Although the cable box for the television in the living room needs attention. I hope to stay again in the future!

  • Submitted: 9-May-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Condo was very clean and met all our needs. Steps from the beach and pool which we really enjoyed. Would return again.

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we love Cocoa Beach and Sandcastles. I love to come down and do nothing, to get away, but for the more adventurous there is lot to do. I am very glad that you enjoyed your stay.
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Great Condo for Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very comfortable and well equipped for our vacation needs. Would rent it again if our travels bring us back to Cocoa Beach.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo on a beautiful beach

  • 4 of 5

Our vacation was amazing. The condo was clean and well organized. I was able to prepare a Christmas feast in the well appointed kitchen. The beach was beautiful and the sunrises viewed from the balcony were breath- taking.

The only issues we ran into were the broken beach chairs (there is only 1 functioning chair) and the foul smelling sweeper that leaked black liquid on the floor. I was unable to sweep because I didn’t want to ruin the carpets with the sweeper.

We would definitely stay in the condo again should we ever return to Cocoa Beach.

  • Submitted: 4-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you had a great stay with us, I was in the unit after you left and before it was cleaned and you could hardly tell that it had been stayed in. You were a great guest. Thank you for letting me know about the chairs, people sometimes put broken chairs toys & etc. back in the closet so that you can't tell that there is a problem so it is helpful to know these things as the housekeepers don't normally take these items out of the closet. I wish you would have let me know about the chairs when you found them and I would have gladly brought you some new ones. I am sorry about the sweeper, I had used it a couple of days before you arrived and it worked fine. I took it apart and cleaned the filters however. I cleaned them one day and left them out over night and put the machine back together the next day. The filters seemed dry but they must have still been damp when I put the machine back together which caused it to sour. Will try to do better next time, and thank you for wanting to sweep, I hope you come to stay with us again soon.
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Nice, roomy and clean,

  • 4 of 5

We had a good time.

  • Submitted: 9-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect- the full bead bunk beads were super comfy and great room for 2 teens to share.

Pool and hot tub super clean. The condo staff was very helpfu and pleasent. The beach was 50 feet from pool. How could it be any more perfect.

  • Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay, please come back and stay with us again.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cocoa Beach Country Club (public course)
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
I 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several restaurants less than 1 mile
Car: recommended

Cocoa Beach is one of the closest beaches to Orlando and is only minutes from Kennedy Space center. There are many restaurants in the area, some of our favorites are the Lobster Shanty in South Cocoa Beach, Sunset Grill on 528 just before you get on the causeway, the Atlantic Ocean Grill on the Pier and Grills at the port. My son loves the bread pudding at Fishlips, also at the port. The newly renovated Cocoa Expo Sports Center is only 14 miles away. After a recent $40 million renovation this is one of the premier sports complexes in the country.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Seacrest Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 8 2018 - Sep 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall Break
Sep 29 2018 - Oct 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 20 2018 - Nov 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 4 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Early January
Jan 5 2019 - Jan 18 2019
3 night minimum stay
Late January
Jan 19 2019 - Feb 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$112.79 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$265.38

Automatically quoted weekly rates are for Sat. to Sat. rentals only. Other start dates (non Sat. to Sat.) are 20% extra. Last minute discounts and discounts for stays of 3 weeks or more are not included in the automatically quoted rates. Those rates will be ajusted to reflect discounts or extra costs in final quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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