This soundside property is a true resort destination. Once you have your groceries and parked your car, you really do not need to leave again. There are enough amenities and activities to delight every family member. Everyone will enjoy the community pool. There is also plenty of room to hang out and enjoy the atmosphere with sun loungers and tables & chairs on multiple levels. The activity center is also at the pool area. Inside, you will find a pool table and additional seating. Here, you can also check out all the scheduled activities, like ice cream floats or a poolside movie at dusk! And that is just a tiny sampling of the fun stuff going on all the time at Pirate's Cove.
If you are in the mood for a sweet treat, grab something over at the snack bar. If that sweet treat involves an adult libation, Mimi's Tiki Hut is happy to hook you up! When you are ready for a great lunch or dinner, check out the Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, right near the marina. And speaking of the marina, you simply must spend an afternoon watching the charter boats come in with their haul for the day. It is fun and exciting!! The marina ships store makes for an interesting shopping expedition, with everything from bait to jewelry! No excuse to slack off on exercise at Pirate's Cove, with both a full fitness center and tennis courts.
With so many decisions to make, it is hard to know which is best. The one decision that was easy was choosing Ballast Point 73. This property offers amazing soundfront views and easy, comfortable living. The incredible rear deck will make you feel like you are out in the most luxurious of boats - you are right on the water! Could there be anything more peaceful than relaxing on that deck with a glass of sweet tea or wine?
In the event there is even an ounce of stress left in your body, the hot tub on the back deck will just melt that away as you gaze at the moon shimmering on the water. Those incredible views follow you into the living room. Enjoy the serenity of the water as you interact with your family in this gracious great room. The open floor plan is a perfect way to get everyone in on the conversation. It is a great flow across the whole space. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare anything from a simple snack to a gourmet seafood feast. The dining area is the perfect spot to compare notes from the day and make plans for the night ahead.
You may have to flip a coin to see who gets the King master suite complete with a whirlpool tub overlooking the water! Not to worry, there is another king bedroom, a queen bedroom, and 1 bedroom with two twins that are also quite lovely and will surely bring you blissful sleep. Two full baths and one half bath of the kitchen round out the lovely Ballast Point 73.
Be sure to take advantage of the sound side of vacation at Pirate's Cove!
We were transferred from the house we had reserved 4 hours before checkin to another unit
Due to Tropical Storm Michael, we were transferred from a four bedroom soundfront home with hot tub and dock to a three bedroom condo in the same resort community. Though initially disappointed with the downgrade, we felt thankful the damages from the storm were not greater and that there was another place for us as we had already traveled many hours to this destination prior to getting the call that our reservation was not available.The unit we were in worked out okay, do not think it was the same value we paid for the waterfront home but again, we are thankful we had a place to stay. We are expecting a small refund, and appreciate the reality company making last minute accomodations.
4th September, 2018
We had a wonderful break!
We love the house though the first night we found a roach on a bed, yuck. However, I still give 5 stars to this house, after all it is not a new house. The view is gorgeous, location is very convenient and safe, the hot tub and the grill all add points. We had a wonderful time here and will surely love to be back.