USA Florida Florida Keys Cudjoe Key Listing #33798

Tropical Sabbatical - Cudjoe Key, FL

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8 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 1 bedroom 2 bathrooms 1 dog max  (50 lb weight limit) 
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Dog-Friendly Resort Community Home w/ a Shared Pool, Hot Tub, & Tennis Court

This stilt home is located in Venture Out, a resort community on Cudjoe Key. Community amenities include a large, heated pool, children's pool, hot tub, salt-water swimming area as well as basketball, pickleball, bocce, and tennis courts. Enjoy your stay within the resort or get out on the water with one of the local fishing, boating, or diving charters. And feel free to bring the family dog along on this vacation!

What's nearby:
It is about a 30-mile drive to Key West and all that it has to offer including bars, restaurants, shops, live entertainment, and more! Visit some of Key West's most popular attractions such as the Ernest Hemingway Home or Southernmost Point, or head down to Mallory Square to catch a stunning Florida Keys sunset. Or you can drive within 50 miles North along scenic US-1 to several local attractions, like the Dolphin Research Center, Florida Keys Aquarium, Seven Mile Bridge, and Sombrero Beach. The Curry Hammock State Park is 34 miles away with bicycling, paddling, hiking, fishing, snorkeling, and more!
Things to know:
Free WiFi
Dog-friendly (50 lb. weight limit)
Snowbirds welcome. Please contact Vacasa for details.
No smoking
* Please note that guests must pay a resort entry fee of $107.50 directly to security upon entry into the park

Parking Notes: You may park 1 vehicle under the home. Park rules allow ONLY 1 vehicle, one motorcycle and 1 golf cart (electric only) parked at any home. Overflow parking for additional vehicles or trailers is available for a nightly charge. A pass may be purchased at the guard house. A guest may only bring 1 boat or 2 jet skis on 1 trailer

Guest Entry Instructions: This rental utilizes an E-lock, a digital lock that requires an unique code to enter. This code is reset after each guest's stay.

County permit number: 25230-127284

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.


Common areas

Game room



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Kitchen & dining






Water view


Internet : DirecTV


Cable : DirecTV

Wireless router

Nearby activities & attractions



Golf Nearby

On-site activities

Hot tub : Shared

Pool : Shared

Heated pool

Ping-pong table

Tennis court : Shared

Basketball court : Shared

Children's pool


Gas grill : Private

Beach towels




8 reviews

Michael G. Oct 2021
Resort community was awesome. Staff very friendly and helpful.
Andrew D. Oct 2021
Beautiful and clean. Great view of the water. Only downfall was the small and uncomfortable bed.
Marie J. Jul 2021
Was true to pics. Easy to get to key west, jet skiing and staff was helpful. Just to let others know it's a twin bed and a trundle bed.
Heather P. May 2021
This was my first time visiting the Florida Keys and I absolutely loved staying on Cudjoe key. Only a half hour away from Key West! This home was clean and suited our needs for our stay. Would definitely return!
Patricia H. Jan 2021
The house was very nice. All amenities were provided. The only thing we didn't like was that there is only a full size bed in the bedroom. Should be at least a queen size. Enjoyed our stay😀😀
Manager response:
Hi, Patricia. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and the amenities provided. We have checked with our property manager and confirm the bed size is in fact a queen bed. We look forward to hosting you again!
Sarah P. Aug 2020
Great Place
Paul R. Aug 2020
great location, fantastic home
Norman W. Jul 2020
I’ll start with the positive - the home is adequately furnished, clean, and the area was quiet. Beyond that, the advertisement is very misleading. First of all, I believe it is a stretch to say this property is part of a resort. As a 30-year resident of Florida, I’ve stayed in several resorts in the Keys. Venture Out Is more like a mobile home park/camp ground with most “residences” being exactly that. The entire property is either paved or gravel (yards) and the swimming area is small and does not include a beach. Checking in to pay the “resort fee” of $100+ was a hassle as I had to wait outside of the guard shack on boiling blacktop while the security staff dealt with a customer that was having some sort of problem. When I finally was able to pay the registration fee, I was told I’d have to return the following day to get my multiple day entry pass because the gate only has single day passes.
The photos on the Vacasa app are not representative of the actual views you’ll experience from the property. The one with the view of the water (taken from the front balcony) could only have been taken when an adjacent RV lot was vacant- that wasn’t the case during our stay. The the rear balcony overlooks a motor home offering a nice view of a mildewed roof and some rather tacky yard ornaments that includes no less than 5 closely spaced umbrellas (a poor attempt to construct a covered patio?). Finally, there are a number of stains on the carpet that appear to be from pet urine. I reported those via email at checkin and never received a response/acknowledgement.

There was very little hand soap in either bathroom and the WiFi password we were provided was incorrect. Despite sending 5 emails concerning the Wi-Fi to Vacasa, I never received a single response so we used our cell phones as hotspots- not the best solution since I had work to do during our stay.
As advertised, the property is pet friendly, but upon arrival the gate staff provides you with several pages of rules which includes a restriction that prohibits you from taking your pet off the individual lot you rent. In fact the rules specifically state that if you go on another property, the sheriffs department can and will likely be called. Keep in mind the lots are postage stamp size and the part of the lot that isn’t concrete is gravel. Our dog was trained to do her business in the grass so walking the dog was challenging.
My advice: find someplace else to stay. You’ll likely save money and have a much more pleasant stay in the Keys.

Manager response:
Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We attempt to be as transparent with our listings as possible and provide accurate and current photos, amenities lists, and descriptions so guests can make an informed choice about what they are paying for and make the right decision for their needs. We will be sure to follow-up with the appropriate local team members to address those other concerns as well. We appreciate you sharing your feedback.