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The Islander Resort

At a Glance

    Pros

  • spacious rooms
  • nice kitchens
  • eye-popping views

    Cons

  • pricey for what you get
  • beach has rough sand
  • no a/c in the screened gym

The Islander Resort Review

While the general waterfront layout here (including the retro sign) retains a 1950s feel, the decor is modern yet comfortable, with white cottage-style furnishings, elegant fabrics, and sunny yellow bedrooms. Private screened porches lead to a coral-shell oceanfront beach with palm trees bending in the sea breeze. Families snap up suites in the oceanfront Beach House; couples looking for more privacy head to rooms set back from the beach. The pools—one saltwater, one freshwater—win raves, as do the full kitchens. A 200-foot dock, lighted at night, plus shuffleboard, basketball, and volleyball add to the resort feel.

    Hotel Details

  • 114 rooms, 12 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 03-23-2013

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