Snowbird Rates Available
Cape San Blas, US

Starbright Retreat

Snowbird Specials! Bright and Cheery Home with Gulf Views

If you are looking for a home with beachfront benefits without the beachfront price, your search has just ended – Starbright Retreat is a beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath 1st tier home that accommodates 9 and boasts incredible Gulf views. Only one house from the beach, this beach house has dedicated, easy beach access. The two covered beach-side decks provide great relaxing areas, have your morning coffee or a glass of wine while the sun sets. Read a book or simply sit and watch the tide move in and out. After all, you will be on vacation.

*Note: If your preferred date range is unavailable, please contact our sales team directly to confirm availability or request an exception to minimum stay restrictions. We are more than happy to help and can often provide a flexible solution when the opportunity is available.*

Your reservation includes $250 worth of beach gear. That's right! Rent a beach wagon, beach chairs, umbrellas, paddle boards, and more for your stay. Your $250 credit will go a long way!

In addition to the free beach gear, we have another gift for booking through us; free admission to Cape San Blas activities with our Xplorie Program. Our guests will receive one free adult admission ticket, per night stayed, to attractions like chartered fishing, glass-bottom canoeing and horseback riding on the beach. It’s our way of saying, “Thanks!”


Ground Floor
• Covered parking for 2, 1 extra parking in driveway
• Deeded beach access with stepping stones to lead the way
• Interior steps to the main level

Second Floor
• Open concept living area
• Full kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances
• Walk-out to Gulf-side deck
• Gated stairs down to beach access
• Queen bedroom with access to hall bath

Third Floor
• King Master bedroom with en suite bath
• Shared Gulf-side deck with 2nd King bedroom
• King Gulf-side bedroom using shared hall bath and access to Gulf-side deck
• Bedroom with two Twin daybeds + 1 Twin Trundle using shared hall bath
• Full sized laundry facilities

Golf, fishing, swimming, kayaking and snorkeling in the area are excellent. Just have to shop, Port St. Joe is approximately 10 miles away and Apalachicola is 22 miles.

We welcome your dog for an additional pet fee of $115. No events with a higher number of guests than the occupancy of the house are permitted and there is a minimum age requirement of 25 for renters.
Starbright Retreat is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vacation! Our extended family stayed in this home the last week of July. It was clean, well furnished, and had plenty of room. The short walk to the beach made for easy trips. The kitchen had everything we needed which we appreciated as we cooked most evenings. A fishing trip and horseback riding on the beach were enjoyed by several family members. Dolphin watching from the beach was amazing. We saw several everyday! A clogged shower drain was our only problem. One phone call and that issue was promptly fixed. Early morning walks on the beach, lots of time in the water, fishing and riding, dinner time, and playing dominoes made our stay at Starbright Retreat one of our best vacations ever!
Date published: 2019-08-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Could have been a bit better. The place was clean and well furnished. A couple things that would have made our stay better include a table on the balcony outside the kitchen. There is one at upstairs balcaony but who is going to carry meals upstairs. Several lights were burned including top of stairwell from garage. 2 upstairs ceiling fans only operate on one speed. Upstairs carpet needs professionally cleaning, animal spots everywhere. The bar stools are rickety to the point of needing replacing. There needs to be a light above the dining table. You basically cant eat there in the evening as it's too dark.
Date published: 2019-09-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Beach The house was great, my only complaint was the mattresses were very uncomfortable, they need to be upgraded. I had to sleep on the sofa. Everything else about the house was fantastic.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful dog friendly home steps from the beach. We, an adult family group of 4, visited for a week for Thanksgiving. The house was wonderful, the beach a few steps away. The furnishings were very nice and comfortable and the kitchen with its ample counter space was great! There was even a turkey roaster pan.sitting on the counter for us when we arrived. We appreciated the fact that there was a gate on the deck that led to the ground as we had 2 dogs with us.
Date published: 2019-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great House! This was an upgrade for us, as the house we rented initially had a flooring problem. Very spacious, very comfortable, and 1 house back from the beach. Fully equipped, very clean, and well appointed.
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the house We visited in July 2019. The accommodations were just perfect for our family. Access to the beach was easy. Would definitely consider staying there again in the future,
Date published: 2019-07-31
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