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Life's a Beach: Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes

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Last updated: 07/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Come visit tropical Captiva Island paradise and stay in our 'Life's a Beach' cottage. Our property is a lovely ground level cottage nestled in beautiful lush and tropical gardens. Located on wonderful Wightman lane a small private beach road in the heart of Captiva Island. Considered one of the best locations on Captiva. From here walk to private beach and village in just 5 minutes. Relax in your private large hot tub, enjoy outdoor dinning and lounging areas in front and back of your vacation home. Relaxation island style is guaranteed. For dinner and sunset drinks walk to Captiva's beautiful and famous shelling beaches and historic village. Enjoy nightly beach front sunsets and award winning dining and shop the many unique stores and galleries.

Enjoy the warm gulf waters, restaurants, shops, galleries. Huge variety of activities are available on the island. Fishing, boating, boat charter, outer island tours, sunset cruises, dolphin and wildlife cruises. Bird watching, canoe and kayak thru the back bay and mangroves, bike, golf, parasail, skate, shelling, Jet ski, marina.

~Air Conditioning ~Bath Linens ~Stove and Oven ~Blender ~Beach umbrella ~Beach Chairs ~2 Cable TVs ~Phone ~Ceiling Fans ~Outside dinning ~Microwave ~Coffee Maker ~Iron ~Games for Kids ~VCR/DVD ~Hot Tub ~Heating ~Porch ~Refrigerator ~Toaster ~Ironing Board ~Toys for Kids ~Alarm Clock ~On Street Parking ~Bed Linens ~Gas Grill ~Ice Maker ~Washer ~Dryer ~Beach Towels ~Portable Radio ~Radio

Activities:
~Beachcombing ~Marina ~Boating ~Parasailing ~Deep Sea Fishing ~Tennis ~Beaches ~Surfing ~Sailing ~Canoeing ~Pier Fishing ~Biking ~Groceries ~Swimming ~Yachting ~Kayaking ~Fly Fishing ~Water Park ~Restaurants ~Snorkeling ~Wind Surfing ~Jet Skiing ~Golfing

Area: Our 'Life' a Beach' is just steps to the beach, restaurants and galleries. 10 minute drive to Sanibel Island village were you find an additional variety of restaurants, shops, galleries, gourmet groceries, waterfront restaurants and entertainment. Famous Ding Darling preserve, Tarpon Bay recreation area, shell museum, Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation and many nature trails and tours are available. Over 50 miles of safe bike lanes on Sanibel. Bike rental.



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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    kids are welcome, toys and beach gear available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    absolutly NO smoking...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $150 pet fee non refundable...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    ground level home all floors even, no steps...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen size in master, Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twin beds in 2 bedrooms each.Can be put together to make one king size bed, Baby Cribs (1) Can provide a crib if needed...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Bed room/living room...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Walk to wonderful Captiva beach with private beach access and historic Captiva village in 5 minutes....moreless

  • Village:

    Walk to beach and historic Captiva village in 5 minutes....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    AC in every room...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    outside...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    FREE long distance...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    all bath/kitchen linens and beach towels...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking on site for 2 cars...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    cordless in living and bed room room...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    outside...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WIFI available...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    full size...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    full size with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    outside garden view dining for 6...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    relax and lounge in private garden...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Large Hot Tub for 6 adults,private to the cottage,covered...moreless

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer/Fall
Jun 17 - Dec 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,600
Winter/Spring
Dec 6 - May 7, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150
  • Booking fee $55 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please contact owner with any questions. We get back to you within hours. Booking fee $55

rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please contact owner with any questions. We get back to you within hours.


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Last updated: 07/17/2015
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Location

  • Bowman's Beach

    "Just beautiful"

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  • Cayo Costa State Park

    "Take a boat out to the park and feel like you have your own private island. Jensen,s Marina..."

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  • Mucky Duck Restaurant

    "THE BEST place to see Captiva's most amazing nightly sunsets and watch dolphins go by, reall..."

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  • The Bubble Room

    "Red velvet cake....."

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  • Yolo Watersports Inc

    "Marcel has everything you possibly want and need to make your vacation a great one after all..."

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  • Green Flash

    "Best shrimp bisque on the planet and best bar in Captiva"

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  • Old Captiva House - Tween Waters Inn

    "Old Captiva at its best"

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  • Chapel By The Sea

    "Such a great spot for reflection and quiet time...."

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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Myers International
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mucky Duck
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Captiva beach

Car: Not Necessary

World famous Ding Darling natural preserve just 10 minutes away

Sanibel brand new Rec Center 10 minutes

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We fell in love with Captiva after a short visit to the gulf coast in 1998. We had just build a vacation home in Breckenridge, Colorado but after finding Captiva we decided that we love the warm weather and the beautiful beach more more than the cold. We quickly sold the mountain property and purchased our lovely Life's a Beach cottage located in the heart of the island. We have never regretted buying the cottage and love to spend as much time as possible in Captiva. This island is a wonderful place and the beaches and sunsets magnificent. We are sure you will fall in love with Captiva and Life's a Beach too.

Why the Owner Chose Captiva Island:
Captiva is the most beautiful tropical island in the US.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The one thing all our quests comment on is that they feel like they have left reality and stress behind and truly felt like living in paradise for a while. Leave all your worries on the mainland and enjoy our beautiful island and our relaxing cottage.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • WELCOME TO LIFE'S A BEACH COTTAGE

    WELCOME TO LIFE'S A BEACH COTTAGE

  • Famous Captiva beach just 3 minutes from cottage

    Famous Captiva beach just 3 minutes from cottage

  • Hallway to bedrooms/living

    Hallway to bedrooms/living

  • Beach access off  Wightman lane

    Beach access off Wightman lane

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Counter height table/bar

    Counter height table/bar

  • Master

    Master

  • Master

    Master

  • Tropical beach guest room

    Tropical beach guest room

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

  • Private spa

    Private spa

  • Front yard

    Front yard

  • Front patio

    Front patio

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living

    Living

  • Kichen

    Kichen

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Back patio/dining off kitchen

    Back patio/dining off kitchen

  • Master/Bath

    Master/Bath

  • Master bath/granite floor and walls

    Master bath/granite floor and walls

  • Blue ocean guest room 2

    Blue ocean guest room 2

  • Private spa

    Private spa

  • Private spa

    Private spa

  • Walk to baech

    Walk to baech

VRBO #258468

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, german
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/17/2015
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