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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Choose 
a Vacation Rental Home… over a Hotel Room
Whether it's a vacation home or condo, these lodging options offer comfort, convenience, and unmatched value.  Here are the Top 5 reasons to rent a Vacation Home:


1.  Vacation Rental Homes are more comfortable than hotel rooms

Thanks to the Internet, renting a vacation home or condo has grown tremendously. Now you can see photos of beautiful vacation homes that offer:  multiple bedrooms, fully equipped gourmet kitchens, spacious theater rooms, private pools and hot tubs… and compare them to a cramped and expensive single hotel room.  Once people learn they can rent an entire fully furnished house with all the bells and whistles, the choice becomes clear compared to renting a hotel room.

Vacation rentals provide spacious living and dining rooms, as well as private pool areas, so everyone can gather together, plan their day, and share quality time together under the same roof.  They also offer spacious decking and screened porches perfect for relaxing with a cup of coffee, reading a book, or just kicking back and enjoying the ocean views and breezes. 

2.  Vacation Rental Homes are cheaper than hotel rooms
Considering vacation homes generally have 3 or more bedrooms and can comfortably sleep the entire family (some larger homes can sleep up to 30 people), a vacation rental is definitely a great value. Our website at www.siebert-realty.com  will even break down the "cost per person" so you can see the rental rates upfront... per person or per family.  You’ll be pleasantly surprised by how much you can save by renting a vacation home when sharing the costs with other family members.  All of our vacation homes have fully equipped kitchens for cooking your own meals, which can also save money when you consider the costs of dining out for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

3.  Vacation Rental Homes have more privacy than hotel rooms
Most hotel rooms and common area facilities (like public pools, beaches and lobbies) are jammed with other vacationers. Rooms tend to be small and often you can hear a noisy neighbor through the walls.  All of our vacation rental homes are located on quiet residential streets away from the busy resort area and offer a slower paced atmosphere.  And many, if not most, of our homes offer private swimming pools.  Not only that, everyone has their own private bedroom, and there are also spacious 2nd living areas such as dens, recreation rooms, decking, screened or enclosed porches, etc. where you can sneak  away for your own private time. 

4.  Vacation Rental Homes are Kid Friendly
A vacation home is ideal for families with little ones offering more room to spread out with their favorite toys, and many rentals have fenced yards where kids can run and play. Other options are available to keep kids smiling and entertained, especially on rainy days.  Fun times can be had by all in separate game rooms offering pool tables, ping pong tables, foosball, or just tables set up for playing cards and board games. Many rentals also have multiple living areas with flat screen tvs, and some even offer huge theater rooms complete with reclining movie seats, so buy some popcorn and bring the kids' favorite DVD movie!  And let's not forget the indoor and outdoor swimming pools and basketball courts – all great kid friendly amenities!



5. Many Vacation Rental Homes are Pet Friendly

Approximately 75 of our vacation rental homes accept pets (with an additional fee).  We believe our four-legged family members deserve a vacation too, so bring them along!  

Some rentals also have fenced yards so your pets can run and play safely.  Clearly, this is a huge advantage over hotel rooms since most will not consider a pet under any circumstance.


It’s clear there's a huge advantage to renting a vacation home over a hotel room, and these are just a few reasons why.  So what are you waiting for? Check out our rentals for yourself at www.siebert-realty.com or call our friendly rental agents at 877-422-2200.  Our website gives you a full overview of all our rentals including street maps, exterior and interior pictures of each room, floor plans, and some even have videos.  Best of all, we have a detailed search page set up on our website where you can easily narrow your search down by selecting specific amenities such as indoor or outdoor pools, hot tubs, pet friendly, basketball hoops, or whatever you specifically want or need for your family.  Take a look for yourself and see why so many vacationers have made the switch.  You’ll be glad you did too!  Want to hear from some of our previous guests?  Check out some of our Rave Reviews at:  bit.ly/SiebertReviews  

Hope to see you at the beach!

Siebert Realty - The Beach People
Over 350 Beach Home & Condo Vacation Rentals
Sandbridge Beach - Virginia Beach, VA
877-422-2200

Friday, February 20, 2015

Shamrock Marathon - March 20 - 22, 2015

The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon

March 20 - 22, 2015


The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon and Fitness Expo from March 20th - 22nd... and is quickly approaching!  Come celebrate with us as we bring the "Luck of the Irish" to all runners in Virginia Beach, VA on St. Patrick's Day weekend. ShamRock On!

The marathon weekend is always so much fun.  There are tons of races, sports expos, concerts, and more! Be sure to download their new mobile app available at IOS and Android App stores.  Or you can visit their official Shamrock Marathon website at: http://www.shamrockmarathon.com   

To get a feel for all the exciting activities planned for this annual event, check out this video of a past marathon: Shamrock Marathon Video 


Now's a great time to secure your last minute lodging for a beach house or condo at Sandbridge Beach during the Shamrock Weekend at http://www.siebert-realty.com  Enter Promo Code:  LUCKY... and get $50 OFF.  We also have dozens of ongoing REDUCED RENTALS & SPECIALS, as well as a **BOOK 3 Nights, Get 4th Night FREE** Offer!  

If you're coming with a group, renting a beach home or condo rental at beautiful Sandbridge Beach is alot more fun, roomier, and usually less expensive than the cost of several hotel rooms.  You can even get in some great running practice along the beach... providing awesome ocean views!

Hope to see you at the beach!

Siebert Realty - The Beach People
Over 350 Beach Home & Condo Vacation Rentals
Sandbridge Beach - Virginia Beach, VA
877-422-2200

Monday, February 16, 2015

Girlfriends Getaway!

Girls Just Want To Have Fun!
Calling all damsels in d-stress! Spring is the perfect time to take a break from the men (and kids) and get your relaxation on!   So, grab your BFFs and start planning some time all to yourself.

Girlfriend Getaways are so special… and necessary.  They’re basically “camp for women”!   It’s a time to hangout with your best friends and just be yourself. You can shop, eat, explore, pamper, or do nothing at all (guilt-free).  It can be as simple as gathering at the beach with no definite plans each night but to sip some wine, chat, play cards, order pizza, and basically have a fun, giggly girls’ PJ party… to a full weekend of massages, manicures/pedicures, hair salons, shopping, dining, wine tastings, movies or theater, and much more!  Or you can plan an active weekend of golf, bike riding, kayaking, surfing, jogging on the beach, nature walks or tram rides through Back Bay Wildlife Refuge. 

Groups of traveling women can vary in age, marital status, economic level, and reason for travel, but most have in common a multi-faceted life from which they need to “escape”.  We see groups of women that include female family members, bridal parties, high school/college/sorority reunions, or female co-workers... all wanting to bond and reconnect with their life-long "sistas". 

Many women share common interests and are looking to deepen their passions. They might be book club members, scrapbookers, quilters, photographers, or even gym buddies looking to step up their daily workout with bootcamp on the beach. As a result, today's getaways can be tailor-made to fit such varied travel tastes.

Why Do You Need A Girlfriend Getaway?
To regain your sanity
Food and laughter!
You can talk about anything
You don't have to talk... just enjoy the peace and quiet
Shopping... lots of shopping!
Sleeping in, then taking naps on the beach
Chick flick movie night (with no one rolling their eyes)
Pedicures, manicures, and facials
Poolside cocktails and board games
Did we mention regaining your sanity?  :)

So grab your girlfriends and head to Sandbridge Beach for a weekend of complete relaxation. You deserve it!

Siebert Realty - The Beach People
Sandbridge Beach Vacation Rentals
877-422-2200  /  757-426-6200

Thursday, February 12, 2015

2015 Mid-Atlantic Home & Garden Show



2015 Mid-Atlantic
 Home & Garden Show

Join the Tidewater Builders Association for this fantastic event, featuring an exciting line-up of celebrities and home and garden experts, offering gardening activities that offer something for everyone in the family.


Refresh and renew the inside and outside of your home with ideas and inspiration from more than 200 exhibitors offering everything from flooring to roofing to everything in between – plus learn new ways to save energy and improve your indoor air quality. For more show info, visit:  **2015 Home & Garden Show**  



Craft Beer Garden  
Bud’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning presents the Craft Beer Garden. Sample 8 fine craft beers from four local Virginia Breweries. Tasting is daily from 1-5pm!




Healthy Eating Challenge   

100 lucky people will get to take part in a tasting event designed to inspire you to eat healthy! Students from the Culinary Institute of Virginia will prepare “family favorite” recipes with a healthy twist.




K&D Rounds Outdoor 
Living Give Away 

Three very lucky southside home owners will win an instant outdoor living upgrade for their back yard! You must visit the show to register to win!






Coffee University Presented 
by Keurig Green Mountain
Keurig Green Mountain’s Coffee University's Sensory Lab Team will set up large versions of the flavor wheel to denote the different flavors of coffee, as well as a map of the tropics of cancer and tropics of Capricorn.




Dreaming of Design Challenge: 
The Vibrant 1980’s

Do you dream of being the next design sensation? Use the 1980's as your inspiration to design an amazing room using Value City Furniture and you could win a $1,500 VCF Shopping Spree!



Taniya Nayak

Taniya Nayak is one of the nation’s foremost interior designers. She became a household name as a design expert member on HGTV and Food Network. Taniya owns a successful, Boston-based interior design firm, Taniya Nayak Design LLC., where she adds a fresh, clean look to both commercial and residential spaces.  Taniya will appear Saturday & Sunday, March 7 & 8 on the Main Stage at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Home & Garden Show. 


Paul James “Gardener Guy”

Paul James, host of Gardening by the Yard, admits there was a time when he hated gardening. The dislike stemmed from digging Bermuda grass out of his father’s vegetable garden in the middle of August. Paul has come a long way since that memorable hot day. Now known as the “Gardener Guy,” Paul serves as Gardening by the Yard’s creator, writer and senior producer and shoots almost the entire show in his own backyard.



http://www.siebert-realty.comPlan a "Home & Garden" Weekend!

Grab your family or best buddies and plan a fun weekend to Sandbridge while attending the Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show. We have hundreds of beautiful beachfront vacation rentals available, and best of all... many offer discounts including **BOOK 3 NIGHTS - GET 4TH NIGHT FREE!**  Many rentals also offer warm, relaxing Hot Tubs (great after a day at the show), spacious Theater Rooms, Gourmet Kitchens, and some even have Indoor Heated Pools!  

Give Siebert Realty a call at 877-422-2200 or visit us at www.siebert-realty.com. Think how special a beach house or condo would be with the beautiful Atlantic as your backdrop. Also, Sandbridge is conveniently located only 15 mins. from the show, as well as the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. See you at the beach!


Siebert Realty - "The Beach People"
Vacation Beach Home and Condo Rentals
Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, VA
877-422-2200 / 757-426-6200

Tuesday, February 3, 2015


1940s Valentine's Hangar Dance!
Sat, February 14, 2015 / 6pm – 10pm

Come Dressed in your best Vintage Clothing!
Live Music by the Terry Chesson Jump 'n Jive Orchestra
Miliatary Aviation Museum
1341 Princess Anne Road  Virginia Beach, VA 23457
(757) 721-7767


The Military Aviation Museum welcomes you to our 1940s Valentine's Hangar Dance! 2015 Valentine's Day Hangar Dance Tickets Now Available For Purchase at: Valentine's Dance Tickets

Tickets -       $50
Table of 8 -  $360
Table of 10 - $450

Come dressed in your favorite 1940s attire along side your sweetie as we transform one of our hangars into a dancefloor and celebrate Valentine's Day! Make sure to buy your tickets early before they sell out!

Valentine's Day Hangar Dance Menu (Click here for full menu)
Appetizers (available from 6:00pm - 6:45pm)
Raw veggies w/ sour cream artichoke dip, Cheese display, Sweet and sour meatballs *, Veggie quesadilla wedges *
Hors D'oeuvres Buffet Stations (available 6:45pm - 8:30pm)
Mixed green salad, Chicken tetrazzini *, Roasted top round of beef * ,Wild rice pilaf *, Herb roasted potatoes *, Sauteed seasonal vegetables *, Freshly baked breads *
Dessert (served to each seated table)
Valentine's cookie assortment, Regular & decaffeinated coffee available upon request
*Served warm



1940s Party Costumes

Visit Echoes-of-Time for local costume rentals in the Hampton Roads area.

Or visit feel free to visit one of these other companies for clothing, hairstyle ideas, and much more at: 
Hanger Party Attire


About the Military Aviation Museum 
The musuem is home to one of the largest private collections of World War One and World War Two era military aircraft in the world. Each has been beautifully restored to its prior military condition, using original parts whenever possible. Most of the planes are airworthy and flown at the museum during flight demonstrations and at air shows throughout the year. 

The museum is constantly growing as we add new aircraft and aviation-related ground equipment to our collection. Come often and share our love for military aviation history. Take a personal tour with one of our many volunteer docents who are well-versed in the personal history of each aircraft. Attend our monthly hangar talks,semi-annual air shows, and many other special events throughout the year. 


Siebert Realty Beach Home & Condo Rentals
877-422-2200  /  757-426-6200

Monday, February 2, 2015


Mid-Atlantic Sports 
& Boat Show
Feb 6 - 8, 2015




If you’ve been thinking of buying a boat or upgrading what you currently have, now is the time to buy! All the big dealers will be under one roof, ready to show you their stock and make a deal. Whether you want to see the latest and greatest 2015 models or want a great deal on an unused 2014, you don’t want to miss this chance to check them all out.

The Boat Show offers plenty of family fun, too! There will be face painting for the kids and anglers clubs to teach you how to cast a net or tie a fly. Bring the family and learn how easy and affordable boating can be. A day on your boat is a relaxing way to reconnect with your family and is more affordable than you might think.


When:
Fri., Feb 6 Noon-9pm
Sat., Feb 7, 10am-8pm
Sun., Feb 8, 10am-5pm
Where: 
Va Beach Conv.Center 
1000 19th St.
Free parking!
Admission Rates:
Adults – $8 
Kids 12 & under – FREE

Landside Accommodations:
In need of calmer, more landlubbers-style quarters to rest your weary sea legs? Siebert Realty has hundreds of Sandbridge Beach Home and Condo Vacation Rentals perfect for your boating crew.  Best of all, many offer discounted rates this time of year, as well as **Rent 3 Nights, Get 4th Night FREE** Visit their website at http://www.siebert-realty.com to check deals, availability, view interior photos and floor plans. Or simply give their friendly crew a call at 877-422-2200 for further assistance.   
    
See you on the water! 

Siebert Realty - The Beach People 
Vacation Beach Home & Condo Rentals
877-422-2200  /  757-426-6200

Friday, January 23, 2015

IFLY of Virginia Beach

The Flying Experience

iFLY is an indoor skydiving experience that creates true free fall conditions, just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. iFLY’s vertical wind tunnel generates 1400 horse power from 4 powerful fans, creating a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float. There’s no parachute, no jumping, and nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It’s just you and the air, and it’s the most incredible adrenaline rush.

Anyone Can Fly
No experience is necessary. Just about anyone can fly, including those with physical disabilities. Children as young as 3 to adults as young as 103 have flown with us. If you have any concerns, please contact us. We’ll do everything we can to get you flying. No one should miss out on the iFLY experience!



The Experience at iFLY

  • Book a flight.
  • Arrive an hour before your flight time to check-in, complete your waiver, attend your training session, and change into your flight gear (all included)
  • Your personal, highly-trained and accredited instructor guides you through the entire experience
  • Enter the flight chamber
  • Fly like a super hero!
  • Your instructor will make sure you’re comfortable and having a great time!

The whole experience lasts about 1 hour, and each flight is the equivalent of one and a half skydives.  Have fun!  Make your fight reservation today. We look forward to flying with you!  Go to:  https://virginiabeach.iflyworld.com

iFLY Virginia Beach
Hours: 
    10am-10pm Monday to Thursday
    10am-11pm Fridays
    9am-11pm Sat.
    9am-10pm Sun.
Phone: (757) 747-8045 VB
Address: 2412 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451




Siebert Realty Beach Home & Condo Rentals
877-422-2200  /  757-426-6200

Wednesday, January 14, 2015




SANDBRIDGE BEACH
The Destination of Your Dreams!

Siebert Realty offers couples everything they need to make their paradise wedding dreams come true. Ceremonies can be held in spectacular homes or on the lovely sand beaches. To ensure your special day is simply perfect, Siebert Realty provides services that will help with all the planning aspects

Siebert Realty offers the bride and groom a one-stop wedding resource for everything "Sandbridge". Planning a destination wedding can be challenging, particularly if you live in another city and are not familiar with the area.  Having helped plan many beach weddings, our agents are able to provide you with access to a variety of wedding related information, resources and vendors. We also have special event homes large enough to host a grand affair... accommodating 50-100 guests.  One call to our agents today will be the first step in fulfilling your dream of the perfect beach wedding.


Why Sandbridge Beach?
Sandbridge sets the stage for the most romantic beach wedding ever! Many of our rental homes are perfectly suited for rehearsal dinners, weddings, and receptions with spacious living and dining areas, gourmet kitchens, and even multi-level decking for spectators to witness your beach nuptials. We also have smaller vacation rentals that are perfect for any out-of-town guests that may be attending. Siebert Realty offers spacious first class special event rentals, along the oceanfront, bayside, or other areas in Sandbridge Beach that are perfect for hosting a wedding. Siebert invites you to browse our impressive selection of special event houses at:  Click Here for ** Wedding Houses **.

2015 Bridal Shows
Come visit us at Siebert Realty's Booth:
Jan. 4th    -  Virginia Bride - Fredericksburg Hospitality House 1 -5pm
Jan. 18th  -  Virginia Bride - The Roanoke Civic Center 1 -4pm
Feb. 8th   -  Virginia Bride Showcase - Chesapeake Conference Center -12-4pm
Feb. 22nd -  Vow Bridal Show - Virginia Beach Convention Ctr / 11am - 4pm
Mar. 8th   -  Vow Bridal Show - Hampton Roads Convention Ctr / 11am - 4pm

Ways to Customize Your Beach Wedding:
  • Love to sail? Wed on the water
  • String childhood photos along the backs of the chairs
  • Have a string quartet play on the beach
  • Reinvent the altar with a beach inspired arch with seashells and starfish
  • Provide your guests with flip-flops, sunglasses and parasols
  • Line the aisle with shells
  • Set up a lemonade stand on beach while guests wait
  • Hang floral bouquets in on shephard's hooks (in the sand)
  • Customize paper fans to cool guests
  • Starfish or shell boutonnière/bouquet
  • Have guests and wedding couple place message in a bottle, and send them out to sea
Siebert Realty Beach Home & Condo Rentals
877-422-2200  /  757-426-6200
Decorated "Gazebo" Photos above by Chuck Burleson Photography.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Winter Whale Watching Tours!

Virginia Beach Whale Watching Tours are available now through March 31, 2015 by Rudee Tours.

The Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay entrance off of Virginia Beach are one of earth's unique ecosystems. The Humpback and Fin Whales don't really make their seasonal migration along the eastern seaboard until now (winter)

Marine life sightings this time of year are incredible with whale sightings as the number one goal on the whale watching tours. You may also see brown pelicans, northern gannets, double-crested cormorants and other sea birds, all of which make a dramatic show while feeding on schools of fish. Hope you can get out there and see these magnificent creatures up close. It will take your breath away! 

If you're coming in from out of town to explore all the winter fun and are in need of lodging, contact the vacation experts at Siebert Realty!  We can assist with all your lodging needs... offering fully furnished beach home and condo rentals at beautiful Sandbridge Beach, which is just 20 minutes south of Rudee Inlet and the resort and boardwalk area.  Many rentals have toasty fireplaces and bubbly warm Hot Tubs... perfect for when you return from a trip out on the open seas.  Hope to see you soon!  

Siebert Realty
Vacation Beach Home & Condos Rentals
Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, VA
877-422-2200
www.siebert-realty.com

Note:  Photo credit (top photo) goes to Brian Lockwood of Poquoson.  Brian was out fishing on his jet ski off the coast of Virginia Beach on Jan. 10, 2013 when he caught this amazing sight of a humpback whale.  Awesome! 
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