“Anything I say about this little piece of heaven will for surely fall short. Just to give you an idea: we have done about 50 exchanges, in another site, and this is is the only one we have repeated. We are from Florida and yet the beauty of this island takes our breath away! The house has the best location without a doubt in the whole island, we woke up to sunrises right from our bed in the second floor, and the sunsets we watched every day from a Gazebo just a few steps away from the house, so you get both!! The whole house is built to enjoy the breathtaking view, you can be cooking, eating, reading, relaxing, sunbathing, doing bbq....and you will be facing the ocean all the time! The island and all its amenities are truly fantastic! We have traveled the world and have been in some amazing places, but this house and Useppa are magical. We took long walks every sunrise, we swan in the ocean, chased dolphins, watched the birds, turtles and butterflies, did paddle board, jumped from the piers, went fishing, ate mangoes like never before in our lives, found macadamia and tamarindo trees, hit the pool and jacuzzi, play soccer, toured the island in the cart everyday, walked the mangroves, enjoyed the breeze and the temperature, watched the stars, watched the storms, drank wine by the main pier, cooked and bbqed amazing dishes, sunbathed everyday in the deck, played and talked with our children in this paradise....I could go on and on and still fall short. On top of everything Prem is a delight to deal with, she makes sure all is fine and she is always available to chat. Clyde made a handout for the house that honestly, I copied the format for my house´s handout LOL! So complete, helpful and precise, it makes you feel safe and secure about the house and the surroundings. We are plainly in-love with this place and would love to go back again and again, thank you so much Prem and Clyde for sharing this beautiful paradise! Lina, David, Tamara, Daniel”
“Our family has a wonderful getaway to Prem's home on the wonderfully secluded island of Useppa. The house is clean, comfortable, and designed for relaxation and comfort. Our family is already looking forward to a return trip soon.”
“Thank you so much Prem & Clyde for an amazing vacation in your beautiful home! Useppa is very special because it has the perfect mix of natural Florida and upscale amenities. There are dolphin and manatee that come so close to the shore. There are osprey, pelican and other beautiful birds that abound. The fishing is really great with red snapper and blue crabs to catch. The pink path is lined with blooming orchids and bromeliads of multiple varieties. It is truly paradise. The home is so comfortable and is fully stocked. The view from the living room just can not be beat. You feel as though you never leave the beach because it's ever before you. ”
“Fantastic place, lovely host... Useppa is a true gem hidden from crowds. A taste of PARADISE. Prem is just an incredible person. ”
“We had a wonderful time on Useppa. We would like to thank you! As an architect of course I notice the many beautiful details and special features. You have a really nice house and the sunrise orientation is fantastic. We discovered the island with the golf cart, met nice people and ate very well in the island restaurant. We particularly liked the boat tour with Captain Travis to watch dolphins, go fishing and spend time on Cayo Costa. We are happy to come back. Best wishes from Germany!”
“The stay was very literally a dream come true! Prem is so kind and generous and it was easy communicating with her (even though she was across the ocean in Europe at the time). They have their home set up so well for swappers that all your questions and then some are answered in their thorough welcome email and printed packet at the house. As for the location, it was so beautiful and quiet. The view is even better than the pictures show. The other people on the island are also kind and thoughtful. There is even a cool muesum on the island. Their home is everything you would love about a remote island with the added joy of modern and luxurious conveniences. My favorite example was riding the golf cart to the pool down the quiet path that was only a few feet from the gorgeous water. Or, washing my dishes with a hugh ocean view that included the local family of dolphins that faithfully came out at least twice a day to eat and play. Thank you Prem and Clyde for an unforgettable swap!”
“Prem's house is a real island dream. We felt like we had landed in paradise - her breathtaking home is beautifully located on Useppa Island and has everything you could possibly wish for: It's very spacious and the sunlit rooms face the sea where we often saw dolphins play in the water. We could use the golfcart which we all loved and enjoyed some scenic drives around this gorgeous island. Prem is a wonderful communicator and the most generous and warmhearted person. Thank you so much for making this great holiday happen. We look forward to seeing you back at our home in Austria.”
“I DIDN'T WANT TO COME HOME!!!! We simply had the best time! The island itself is exclusive to members and guests and staying in November felt like there were very few people around. Perfect for a complete break. The house is stunning and in my opinion in the best location - situated at the tip of the island and only feet from the sea! From the balconies you have superb views of the sea and amazing morning sun rise.,,,,and dolphins! We had five dolphins that seemed to like to play in front of High Tides - it was amazing. At dusk go to the other side of the island and see breathtaking sun sets. We hired a boat which we skippered ourselves and went round islands and on another day my husband went to play golf on Pine island. Other than that we fell into the relaxed life style of Useppa and enjoyed every moment! Would highly recommend..............a great holiday and a great experience. Thanks again”
“This is the kind of review where you just want to pass on the best kind of recommendations. And were my English and poetry skills is falling short. Useppa island, the amazing house, the welcoming people, the spectacular views, the presence of history, the wonderful spots around the island, the animal life, the feeling of luxury, the atmosphere and the most incredible host is what makes this swap the best experience at all. This is what you dream of when you sign up for Love Home Swap and this is the kind of vacation that restores the energy level of a busy family. Thank you Prem and Clyde for letting us try your secret paradise Big hugs Pelle, Emil, Julius, Gitte and Jonas ”
“I really can't rave highly enough about our stay in Prem's place. We felt totally privileged to be able to say on Useppa, which is a totally gorgeous and unusual place. Prem's place is beautifully stylish, right on the beach, with lots of different spots to enjoy the sun. We were able to watch sunrise over the water each morning from our very comfortable king size bed. The kitchen is very well equipped, and we enjoyed cooking in it most evenings. The days were spent either on the beach, by the pool, or exploring the island (i also ventured to the island's fitness centre). The entire place was very clean, with lots of lovely soft towels and sheets, powerful hot showers etc etc. Prem kept in very good touch by email and her sister and brother-in-law very graciously met us off the boat, showed us around and left us with freshly cut coconuts and juice. All in all, we had a truly wonderful time and i couldn't recommend highly enough. ”
“One if the best houses on useppa island right on the beach. Quiet and relaxing and a wonderful place to unwind. Beautiful old Florida. Loved watching the pelicans, Ospreys and dolphins from the balcony. Lovely sunsets and walked the whole island. We left the island completely relaxed and continued our vacation further north of Florida. ”
“WE have a wonderful experience with the house, the guest and specially the location of the island. We called with our friends "The Guilligan Island" for our trip. We are waiting to meet in person with the Wilsons to tell them how much we appreciate being in their home.”
“We had a wonderful stay at Prem's houses. She was so generous and kind that not only offered us her beautiful flat in Miami, but she also invited us to her second house in Useppa; a private and exclusive island . We first stayed in her very central apartment in Downtown Miami, enjoying the breath taking views from there, and going for a walk in the neighbourhood, full of small restaurants, shops and whatever you need. We had a very warm welcome from Romina, who is the person in charge of the house. She showed us around and also rented us a car, which we could park in their parking spot. We had a great time in Miami all thanks to this hospitality. We then headed to Useppa, the island is about a 3hour drive away from Miami, and then a 35min boat ride. There James, Prem's brother in law, showed us the island and the lovely house. We had a wonderful time there too, we went to the island's swimming pool we drove their golf-cart around and we even went fishing. Thank you Prem, Romina, James.. for making us feel like at home when we were actually in the other side of the world! ”
“We had a great time at prem's home. All you need is there, plates, linen, pots, pans etc. The 2 bedrooms and livingroom have great views on the water. The home was very clean and everything was very well explained by the family members that received us. There is a heated pool, hottub and tenniscourt on the island. People and very friedly there a restaurant and small supermarket I suggest you bring most necessary food with you as not everything can be obtained in the store on the island. You cannot bring your car on the island and the boat trip is about 20 minutes but we liked that, we drove around in a golfcart on the island and very much enjoyed our stay. We thank prem and their family members for their wonderful hospitality. We look forward to come back again. ”
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