The Purple Parrot ( link ) is a key-west style resort with and old Florida atmosphere! The gates resort is dotted with 114 condos spread over 10 acres all surrounding the huge outdoor pool which has a waterfall cave and bridge-accessible island hot tub. The resort is about a half mile from the Gulf of Mexico and maintained the number one position on http://TripAdvisor.com among the Perdido Key resorts (specialty lodging) from 2007 to-date (4/2012). The Purple Parrot is aimed at attraction families looking to vacation in a vacation home rather than one of the Perdido Key condos ( http://www.perdidokeyflorida.com ) that are in high-rises. The two and three bedroom villas are free-standing two story buildings and are not attached to another villa. The one bedroom condos are two to a building with an upstairs condo and downstairs condo. Check out the resort website and find the Purple Parrot vacation home which best suites your family!