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2BR/2BA, great reviews, return guests, quiet cabana

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Welcome to Toes in the Sand! 2BR/2BA townhome. Bedrooms split on each end with center common area. Ideal for families with children or multiple families. Stained concrete floors, warm colors, white bead board, stainless steel appliances, bright and sunny. Breezeway with patio provides even more space. Relaxing island style pool. Private WIFI, 2 TVs, DVD player. All one level with no steps. 5 minute walk to Schlitterbahn. The perfect place to relax and enjoy life!

Walking distance to Schlitterbahn waterpark!

Also be sure to check out my other properties: Toes in the Water VRBO 418530 and Sail la Vie VRBO 400141

More Details

Cathy Bethay
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Cathy Bethay

We fell in love with this area while living in San Antonio. Recently work has taken us to Atlanta, but this is still "our beach." Our 3 children love the beach, fishing, and exploring. My husband and I enjoy escaping to the island with our family and creating fun memories with our children.

Cathy Bethay purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Cathy Bethay chose Corpus Christi

We love this townhouse because it is spacious and has a great common gathering area. The outdoor patio/breezeway also adds lots of space for families with children or just quiet relaxation for adults.

What makes this townhome unique

Unit is all on one level for easy access. Two designated parking spots right in front of the townhouse. Walking distance to Schlitterbahn water park.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I rented Cathy's beautiful cabana for a weekend had a wonderful time. The house was perfect for our family of six. It was clean in every respect with a well-appointed kitchen. We cooked all of our meals during our stay, which made our experience in Corpus Christie a great time to bond with family. Cathy also emailed a list of activities and places to eat for us to review before our arrival. Everything went perfectly! In addition to the house being wonderful, it is located with easy access to the beach and grocery store. I would highly recommend Cathy's place to anyone visiting the area.
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation townhome rental in Corpus Christi, Texas

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation policy for stays of 30 days or more: 30 days (100% refund); 15 days (50% refund)
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom converted to king bed 12/2015
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

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2BR/2BA, great reviews, return guests, quiet cabana
average rating of 4.921875 based on 65 reviews

Overall a Nice Place

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our time during our stay. Like I said in the title, overall it is a nice place. Cathy is very responsive to emails and easy to work with. The WiFi was slow. Not a big deal if you are on vacation, but it was hard to get some things done for the office or my son to play Xbox. We thought there was a grill from reading prior guest reviews, but it was broken. Cathy was great and got us a replacement, which was very much appreciated. Note that it is an electric grill, so if you are coming from a cold climate and looking forward to grilling out on charcoal not going to happen. Totally understand the reason for this, but still a bummer. The only complaint and the reason for the 3 stars vs 5 stars was the trash. It was really gross. The bin was full and the smell was horrible upon our arrival. There was a shipping box left on the patio. We wish housekeeping would have maybe done more to address these issues before we arrived. We know that owner cannot control what guests throw in the bin or the garbage service. However, the garbage bin stunk to high heaven which prevented us from enjoying the really nice patio area due to the wind usually blowing the smell over to the seating area. Finally we moved the bin away from our unit some, but then the neighbor commented on the smell. Since it was not fair to them, we moved it back and just stopped using the patio. Again not the owners fault, but was definitely not what we expected. The owner mentioned that housekeeping would clean and bleach out the bin, which really needs to be done. The pool was great once rental management company turned on the heater. We were often times the only people at the pool. The property is quiet and close to beaches.

  • Submitted: 5-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your honest feedback. I agree the garbage situation was very frustrating! Many homeowners and the HOA worked on addressing this issue. The city services our garbage and they missed a pick up, then they were a no show for a special pick up. They did come on the next scheduled day during this stay, but they only took part of what had accumulated. We have now resolved the issue with the city and housekeeping was able to bleach out the barrel once it was completely emptied. The city has also changed our fire code and has banned any open flames on our patios due to proximity to structures. This review was the first I had heard about the wifi being slow. Future guests, please contact me during your stay so that I may help troubleshoot any issues sooner than later. As this guest commented, I am willing and available to help you with any concerns, questions, or suggestions.
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  • 5 of 5

Really cant go wrong, quiet, clean, close to the beach, beautiful pool, and the price was reasonable !! And Cathy was just awesome !!!

  • Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Linda. I'm so glad you and your girlfriend had such a great time. Thanks again for being a return guest, this time to my 2BR unit. I look forward to your return!
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Toes in sand

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Garbage cans were full when we got there, coffee pot was dirty, no tea pitcher. Blanket was dirty. Bed was comfy. Bathrooms were clean.

  • Submitted: 1-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Eddie, thank you so much for also calling me to talk to me about these issues. They have been addressed by my housekeeping provider. My apologies that they did not address them prior to your arrival. Future guests, if you ever find any needs during your stay, please call me so that we can take care of them during your stay. You are my eyes! I honestly appreciate any feedback. This is my home and like to keep it clean and current. I expect the same for my guests. Thank you.
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Great place for the family.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year to stay at Toes in the Sand and we are looking forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying again. It's always a pleasure to have your family stay and we look forward to your three-peat!
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We loved the cabana and the layout, and location to beaches

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The owners are very nice and accommodating. They answered the phone each time we called immediately and answered all our questions. I will say that the pull out couch is nice but it's a little stiff, so if you're used to a soft bed then a memory foam mattress is needed. The only problem we had was after we left, the cleaning crew accused us of having a pet and charged extra for the cleaning service. The owner called me and we talked about it, we did not have a pet, it was clearly stated in the rules that no pets are allowed. Just a suggestion is that you might document with pictures or video the way you leave it just to be safe. After talking to the owner we were not charged the extra amount, this not a blame on the owner at all. This is just information about what happened with the cleaning crew after left and what the cleaning crew accused us of. Otherwise the stay was excellent and the cabana is great. Very quiet and private behind the gate. I would book this place again if we return to Corpus Christi.

  • Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I appreciate that we have been able to openly communicate. For future guests, I do want to clarify that I do allow pets. However, they must be pre-approved as I do have restrictions and limitations. In addition, I do have a pet fee which helps cover extra cleaning fees and normal wear and tear.
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We loved it !!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely be coming back, we loved all the extra touches that are provided from the grill to the most comfortable bed I've slept in compared to any other place we've stayed at. We come to the coast 2 to 3 times a year this is the place to stay.

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review Cynthia. Thank you for the great communication and for taking care of our home just as we would! We look forward to your return.
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Car: necessary

Bob Hall Pier is 2 miles from townhouse and the Padre Island National Seashore 12 miles


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation townhome rental in Corpus Christi, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
May 29 2018 - Jun 29 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$95.71 + Tax
Pet Fee C$63.8 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$255.22
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
3 day minimum stay for Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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