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

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Last updated: 12/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Captiva Island cottage 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...moreless

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                ground level home all floors even,no door 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
              • Village

              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
              • 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
              • 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

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              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
                  from 23 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter/spring
                  Dec 14 - May 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,600

                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Booking fee $55 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $150
                  • 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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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/23/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  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
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Beach

                  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

                  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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                  This listing was first published here in 2003.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                  $2,600 per week (USD)
                  23

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2003
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few days
                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/23/2014
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