Hi, I'm Jan!

My husband, myself and 3 sons, have lived in Minnesota all of our lives ("Yah sure you betcha - Go Vikings!")

We fell in love with Manasota Key in 2003, during our first visit to the island. Shortly after, we were excited to purchase our first condominium at the Castaways Condos. In 2005, we bought the El Galeon South condo.

Unforunately, right now we only get to enjoy the condos a couple times a year, until Jay retires from the 3M corporation. Then we hope to spend much more time on Manasota Key.

We always look forward to leaving the cold Minnesota winters behind & enjoy the warm Florida sunshine. It's like getting a big hug from the Sun!

Staying at the El Galeon South condo is a pure delight. The grounds & building are meticulously cared for. The amenities are wonderful and our condo is kept very clean & comfortable. We especially enjoy having breakfast on the lania. The view of Lemon Bay is absolutely spectacular; pictures do not do it justice.

The Castaways condo is perfect for "Die Hard" beach lovers. The unit is so close to the gulf -that you could almost get splashed!

It's really difficult to say which location we enjoy more - they each offer their own unmatched ambiance and beauty.

Here are my properties:

Englewood Florida Vacation Rentals - Condo
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Englewood Condo
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom / Sleeps 4

“ Excellent ”6 Reviews

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$131

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Bedrooms:1
Bathrooms:1
Sleeps:4
Type:Condo
Per night:$131 - $165
Per week:$911 - $1,155
Pets allowed:No
Internet:Yes

YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE. Escape to Margaritaville (Unit 15C) where life REALLY is a beach, when you treat yourself to this delightful Manasota Key Gulf front condo. You'll enjoy private "FRONT ROW" seats to a PANORAMIC view of the Gulf of Mexico & Spectacular Sunsets. (This...

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Hard to go back home!

“ Excellent ”
October 3, 2014
We stayed for one week of blissful Florida sunshine. Being right on the beach was fantastic! We were eager to get out first thing in the morning and stay out until after the beautiful sunsets. The unit (15C) is clean, cute, and has all the comforts of home. We were surprised by the visiting wildlife, friendly herons and turtles coming and going! Being so close to the water was such a treat. We were close enough to the condo to take frequent snack breaks or to pack a picnic and walk the beach all the way to Stumps Pass! This is by far my most favorite spot in Florida!
Julianne Schwietz, Minneapolis, MN

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Englewood Condo
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom / Sleeps 4

“ Excellent ”9 Reviews

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$79

/ night

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Bedrooms:1
Bathrooms:1
Sleeps:4
Type:Condo
Per night:$79 - $156
Per week:$550 - $1,092
Pets allowed:No
Internet:Yes

MANASOTA KEY Florida Vacation Rental. Welcome a "Piece of Paradise" at the beautiful El Galeon South condominiums. Directly on Lemon Bay - waterfront condo, with the perfect location on Manasota Key. Enjoy a short walking distance to all the local restaurants. The El Galeon...

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Florida 2014

“ Excellent ”
March 26, 2014
This was the third year we've stayed at "El Galeon.We really like unit 302 south,second year there."Our Paradise".The view over Lemon Bay was breathtaking.To wake up every morning with my cup of coffee and watch he sunrise from the south, "WOW". Our friends picked us in their boat & We toasted the beautiful sunsets with a glass of champagne. Five steps down from our front door was this pristine swimming pool we spent every minute there we could. The condo had everything we needed. We enjoyed every day and can't wait to go back. Hopefully for a longer vacation. We will be retiring this next year an with good heath return.This is the nicest place to stay on Manatee Key. Pat & Dave Skypeck
david skypeck, Westfield,Ma.

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Jan Schwietz
Jan Schwietz
From Minnesota
Member since October, 2006