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Recent Florida South West reviews

  • Three Weeks in Early Spring

    "The house is well situated and a short walk to downtown and slightly longer walk to the main Venice Beach at the end of Venice Avenue. Nice pool with excellent heating system. Arrangement of rooms is excellent except for the fourth bedroom that has been converted from a carport. That bedroom has its own outside entrance and access to the master bathroom. However, to get to the living space and kitchen, the only inside route is through the master bathroom and then master bedroom. Not great. Two other bedrooms with shared bathroom are directly off the living space. Decor is typical for a rental house (which is not great), but beds and other furniture is relatively comfortable. Kitchen is small but adequate. Inside of the house was very clean, but needed general maintenance (loose toilet seats, etc.) Outside, the yard was a mess, but after a call to the company, the overgrowth and dropped leaves from trees were cleaned up immediately."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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  • Relaxed getaway.

    "the stay confirmed our initial thought of relocating to downtown Sarasota and the Laurel District. Eclectic, funky, hip and relaxed. Romantic space for young adventurists or older couples young at heart."
    Guest: richard s. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Quiet & Beautiful

    "We had a Fantastic Stay in this condo! We did a late Fall Family vacation and couldn't have found a better place to stay!! The condo was everything we could ask for and more!! It was clean, roomy and full of upgrades...also had a washer/dryer in the condo!! The views of the gulf and the sunrises were just fabulous!! We walked the beach or Estero Blvd everyday!! The weather was great and the pool was well maintained too!! Loved the quiet location too....close to amenities, but far enough away that you didn't have to deal with all of the typical Beach traffic! Thank You Toby for sharing your beach getaway!!"
    Guest: beach lover Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 16, 2014
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  • waterlefe condo

    "We enjoyed our stay at the condo at Waterlefe. The condo is spacious and well equipped for your stay. The Lanai is very nice and i especially like the open deck area Has its owe garage. Lots of room for several people to enjoy there own space. The community is very nice..pool is good size and very clean and TiKi bar was a nice bonus. Golf course is a great 18 hole challenging course. The community is and a close drive to great shopping and restaurants."
    Guest: LORRIE M. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
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Florida South West Travel Tips

From alligator tours to breathtaking beaches to parasailing, southwest Florida boasts more than its fair share of things to do. It embodies untouched natural beauty for nature lovers and families alike. Take the edge off at this serene region of the Sunshine State!

Top Activities

Want to spot some prehistoric gators? Airboats & Alligators in Lake Trafford features more than 1500 acres filled with alligators, native birds, expert staff and amazing tours. Fly across the water in an airboat, where you’ll catch more than a glimpse of these wild beasts and other wildlife. It is also famous for fishing, so be ready to reel in some bluegill, bass and shellcracker. Rent a pontoon with your friends or get the adrenaline pumping with alligator sightings.

Naples Botanical Garden: Delight in the dazzling gardens. The walk tours last anywhere from one hour to a full day depending on what you’re in the mood for, so set up camp for the day or simply stroll around at your leisure to gaze at the beautiful flowers and plants. Bring your kids to the Children’s Garden for the butterfly house, tree house and fountains. Afterward, have lunch in the midst of this subtropical paradise.

Smugglers Cove Adventure Miniature Golf: The whole family will love the 18 outdoor holes of miniature golf over rushing waterfalls, mysterious caves and tropical plants. It has been voted “Florida’s Best Mini Golf” by Florida Monthly Magazine readers three years in a row. You can even feed live gators at the cove. This place is an ideal family outing!

Estero Bay Preserve State Park: Situated between Fort Myers and Naples, this park was the first aquatic preserve established in the state. You can find fiddler crabs, gopher tortoises and a diversity of wildlife among the trees and shores here. Enjoy the miles of trails that provide gorgeous vistas for hiking or biking. If you want to discover the park on the water, go kayaking or canoeing and take a little dip to cool off.

Adventure Water Sports: Sail boats, wave-runners, kayaks, dolphin sightings - you name it - there are all sorts of fun water activities you can enjoy here. Located right on Fort Myers Beach, this adventure business features guided dolphin tours around the island. You’ll zoom across the waves on a jet ski on a 90-minute journey beside mangrove forests, quiet bays and the open water to scout the dolphins. Tours depart daily at 9:30 a.m. For a day of fun in the sun, Adventure Water Sports has got it all.

Best Beaches

Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota opens up to the glimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Explore the mangrove forests or sail the boat out for some fishing, where you can reel in pompano and snook. The waters are calm and courteous to swimmers old and young. In for an adventure? Try parasailing for a bird’s eye view of the gulf. In 2011, it was rated the “No. 1 Beach in America” by Dr. Beach. For some quality relaxation (since siesta means nap), put this beach on the must-do list.

Swing by Englewood Beach for family fun. You can spot dolphins popping up through the turquoise waters. There are basketball courts, barbecue grills and volleyball courts that’ll turn any day into one packed with activity. Other amenities include horseshoes, picnic areas and a playground.

Bring the crew camping along the calm waters of Marco Island. It’s quiet and serene - in other words, it’s a leading alternative to what you’d find in Southwestern Florida’s Miami Beaches. Recapture some peace of mind fishing offshore, or hit the snooze button in a hammock on the beach. The weather is perfect year-round, so make sure you don’t miss this tranquil opportunity!

Sanibel Island is a popular locale for shelling. Find gems of the sea here, as there’s more variety than you could ask for. Brimming with roughly 400 species of bright-colored seashells, you’ll be able to find varieties of all shapes and sizes. Due to the protective boomerang shape of the island, its shores are known to bring in shells in one piece.

Shopping and Dining

To pick up a souvenir or two, make your way to the outdoor Bell Tower Mall for some top-of-the-line stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Jacobson’s department store and dozens of boutiques. In Naples, hit up the Boardwalk Shops and Dining for a Key West-style evening. You’ll also be able to find some delicious eats here.

For top-notch restaurants, check out Capital Grille in Naples. It offers legendary dry-aged steaks and the freshest seafood on the coast. Did we mention there’s more than 5,000 bottles of wine you can sip and swirl?

Another fantastic meal can be found at Cibo, an Italian restaurant with an award-winning chef. This place serves mouth-watering antipasti and roasted chicken breast that you've been craving.

With a variety of beaches and outdoor fun, southwest Florida is a top-tier getaway for vacationers nationwide.

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