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Recent Florida South West reviews
"Our family vacation and winter getaway in this condo was wonderful. We spent many hours on the balcony and at the pool, such a relaxing atmosphere. The condo had everything we needed, very modest and functional decor and what one would expect of a weekly rental. Beach area offered a lot of walking and the shuffle board court area was a favorite of our family in the morning and late afternoon. Close enough for day trips to Everglades City and Naples. Owner provided good information on availability and on how to check in, all which went smoothly with that info."
Guest: Don CunninghamDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 11, 2015
"My family really enjoyed our stay at House of the Sun. This was our first visit and we'd return in a heartbeat. The beach was fantastic, ideal for long walks, swimming and sunning and family games. Very family-friendly, and felt perfectly safe even in the late evening with just a few people around. The area is very quiet after dark, which may be important to families craving a low-key spot. There's a couple of popular bars/restaurants with patios across the street from the complex that play music but we couldn't hear it inside the condominium. There's a grocery store conveniently located across the street, as well as a pharmacy, and some other shops.
The condo was clean and comfortable. The king bed in the master was comfortable for us, while our tall teen son was a little less comfortable in a twin bed in the second bedroom. Having a washer/dryer in the unit let us travel light for the week. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare meals, and was well-stocked with dish soap and even coffee filters.
The office staff are very responsive, and solved a couple of minor concerns we had within minutes. We arrived after the office had closed on Saturday, and getting our keys from the lockbox was no problem. Though it wasn't hot while we were there, I'm sure the covered parking is appreciated by guests visiting in the warmer months. The pool was spotlessly clean and comfortably warm for swimming."
Guest: ChattyDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: February 1, 2015
"My family and in-laws rented Villa Elena for the week at the end of April. We were extremely pleased with the house. Everything we needed (except food) was already there including a Keurig and beach towels. The house is so nicely laid out. The pool and back courtyard is where we spent most of our time. The house is a short walk from the beach. And there is a great wheeled cart that you can pull to the beach with all the beach supplies and toys. Cindy was so great prior to arrival in providing us with suggestions on where to eat and what to do. She even recommended a great captain to take us deep sea fishing that was a short walk down the main road. I would highly recommend Villa Elena to anyone looking to visit Captiva as it was one of our favorite places that we have ever rented."
Guest: MikeDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
"Very much enjoyed the condo. Clean, QUIET and very close to the beach. Would very much consider the condo in the future.
Be sure to use the Johnny Free Ride to take a trip to the main beach if you don't want to deal with parking. Also loved the FREE Drum Circle on Sunday night at the beach.
Close to Longboat Key as well if you are up for different scenery. We ate at the Dry Dock and loved it."
Guest: Cindy A.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 22, 2015