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Recent Florida South West reviews

  • Best Family Vacation

    "I have to say that this home was more than what I expected. It really had all we needed. A beautiful updated kitchen with all new appliances and fully stocked with anything you need to cook etc. The bedrooms were an excellent size and fit everyone comfortable. Of course our favorite part was the outdoors. The pool was fantastic. It's even equipped for night time swimming. Patio furniture with lounge chairs and a BBQ were also available. Even though we did not rent a boat, you can because they also have a brand new dock. Home is close to all nearby grocery stores, restaurant and beach. I highly recommend this home and I know where I will be staying next time I'm in Marco Island!"
    Guest: Sandra L. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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  • Daulphin Play Ground

    "I’m not sure where to start….not sure if it has been the multiple dauphins passing each day, or the many species of birds dancing in front of us, or the amazing fishing or even the unbelievable sunsets….it could be the very cute and quaint village of Matlacha and the super community feel surrounding us…..I would have to say that this place is nestled in a place called paradise!! That pretty much sums it up!! Also, Mac has been great, very knowledgeable about the area and gave us many ideas as to places to visit. He has also given me a few fishing tips…..although he didn’t teach me how to hook a dauphin as I did a few weeks ago, it finally let go after it jumped twice about 6 feet in the air….what a show!! The only suggestions I would have would be a few more kitchen wares….whisks, kitchen knives, dinner plates, tongs….the other suggestion would be to let people know if they are bringing their boats to have a captain show them around for a day…extremely shallow and many sand bars (as I found out). Internet worked fantastic and all appliances were top notch! We will certainly recommend this property to all our friends and the great customer service you and Mac have given us. Thank you again for making our first Snowbird experience a very memorable one!!"
    Guest: David c. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: April 2, 2014
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  • Great condo

    "We stayed 9 nights in November 2013. Bill was really great to deal with, very fast to respond to queries and sort out our booking. We were lucky the weather was perfect and the previous week the beach restoration had been completed following storm damage earlier in the year. The apartment had been completely redecorated and new carpets laid the previous week and new covers on the seating (the pictures on the internet are now dated). The lanai was great and we spent a lot of time watching the antics of the ospreys competing for the nest directly in front of the apartment.There were more ospreys than I have ever seen before in Captiva. There was nothing in front of the apartment except palm trees, the opsrey nest and the sea. The pool is off to the right, not directly in front of the apartment and quiet when we were there. We hired bikes for a week from Yolos next to the Mucky Duck so we cycled all round Captiva and South Seas. A number of manatees were still in the South Seas marina plus the regular dolphin sweeping up the fish in the harbour entrance. There was even a baby alligator in the lake in front of the car park for 3 days. We had an amazing trip on the Lady Chadwick with a number of dolphins swimming and jumping with the boat for most of the time we were out. Wifi worked fine and new televisions in all the rooms. There were Tommy Bahamas chairs and umbrellas to take to the beach Everyone in South Seas very friendly. We are hoping to book again his year"
    Guest: Madona Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: January 5, 2014
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  • AMAZING VIEWS

    "VERY RELAXING VACATION IN A BEAUTIFUL CONDO DIRECTLY ON THE BAY...HAVE BOOKED AGAIN FOR NEXT YEAR..."
    Guest: GINNY Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 9, 2014
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Florida South West Travel Tips

Southwest Florida's Natural Wonderland

To some people, Southwest Florida still seems somewhat wild. With the many reserves, island coves and large everglades area, it's a region dedicated to nature conservation and a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Because of the large wetland areas, many visitors to Southwest Florida vacation rentals are enthusiastic birders who will tell you there's no better way to spend a vacation than to have the pleasure of watching feathered friends go about their daily life. The area also attracts a great number of fishermen and is reputed to have the best backwater fishing in the state. The extensive network of bays, mangroves and tidal creeks make the area a fishing haven that can be enjoyed in every season.

The Benefits of Staying in Southwest Florida Vacation Rentals

Because of the many attractions in Southwest Florida, staying at a vacation home in the area allows you a great deal of flexibility. You have ample space to store your fishing tackle, bicycles or other sports equipment that you've brought along on your vacation. Ranging from Fort Myers condos and apartments to large Naples beachfront homes, vacation rentals are an affordable way to stay a little longer without blowing your vacation budget. The nice thing about vacation rentals is that you can come and go as you please. There are no set meal times and you have privacy equivalent to being in your own home.

Miles of Beautiful Beaches to Explore

Southwest Florida has a spectacularly beautiful coastline. Sandy white beaches overlook the deep blue waters of the gulf and that in itself is attraction enough. Many Southwest Florida beach rentals offer spectacular views. Many have terraces or decks where you can sit out and watch the waves gently lapping on the shoreline. Occasionally, you may be fortunate to spot a pod of dolphins swimming by. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach or have a giggle building sandcastles with the kids.

Summer Explorations in Southwest Florida

Join one of the many organized tour operators in the area on a wildlife excursion. Here, you can come face to face with alligators, bison and a range of other wildlife. Most of these tours operate in the Everglades, a large swamp area that is a wildlife sanctuary. You can join a kayaking or boat trip where you can see dolphins, manatees and rays. If you prefer to do your own thing, you can rent a boat or bicycle to do some exploring. Be sure to have a map of the area and know where you are going. The many channels can get confusing if you venture too far out on your own. Because of the warm climate, golf is a popular pastime for Florida vacations and the southwest is no exception. There are many top quality championship golf courses to choose from. If you are the only golfer in your family, a quick call to the golf club will see you set up with a four ball according to your handicap in no time so that you can enjoy a day out on the greens.

Getting to Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida incorporates the counties of Collier, Lee and Charlotte. The three major cities are Port Charlotte, Fort Meyers and Naples. Southwest Florida International Airport is just outside of Ft. Meyers, three miles off the Interstate 75. This provides easy access to the Everglades, Charlotte Harbor condos and the Gulf Islands. When you stay in Southwest Florida lodging, it's nice to have a vehicle to get around. If you are not driving to the area from home, you can hire a car or use the local bus transportation system to visit the various sights.

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