Hipcamp host Tim D.
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1.5 acre inland lake island! Fruit Trees, Chairs + table, 3 hammocks, Fire pit on island! Communal Screen-in area for shade during the day and no bugs at night! Great location, 3 mi to Siesta Key rated #1 beach in the USA for many years!

Toilet is not available, you will need to be self-contained. 

RV only area
Vans and truck campers, RVs
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Campfires allowed
No toilet
No pets
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Water hookup available
No electrical hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Back-in site
Max length 30ft
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Have a question? Send Tim a message!
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 10AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah G.
recommends this listing.
May 8th, 2020

Beautiful place! Private and lush!!!

Hipcamper Tim
Response from Tim, the Host, on May 11th, 2020

Thanks for staying and safe travels!

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Chad

Amazing spot & great host!

Chad E.
recommends this listing.
June 17th, 2020

Tim was an excellent host and very accommodating. We loved the spot and hope to visit again soon.

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Hipcamper Kelvin

Peaceful and relaxing!

Kelvin M.
recommends this listing.
July 30th, 2020

We had a great stay! I would definitely come back agai!

Hipcamper Michael
Michael T.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2020

This place is great if you know what to expect. It’s not the most private location, and it isn’t secluded. It does have good amenities, and the location is convenient, so depending on what you’re looking for that may be a worthy trade off. The host was very nice, and the place was well maintained.

Shellmate Island
United States
1 Site

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