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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"This was the first time visiting Captiva Island and staying at this cottage with my family. Coming from Canada, it was a great escape from the bone chilling January weather. This cottage was a great choice for my young family. The cottage itself was exactly as described in the listing and pictures. Check in was quick and easy. It is in excellent condition and the cottage was spotless when we arrived. Pride in ownership is shown throughout. Beach access is only steps away. On one of the days, we saw dolphins playing from shore, which was a first for us and quite exciting to see. Doc Ford's restaurant is only a 10 minute walk away. We ate there 4 times during our stay! We had our fair share of oysters and stone crab, which were amazing! I must make a point to thank Lynn, the owner. Her communication was excellent prior to and during our stay. She answered all of our questions quickly and was so pleasurable to deal with. Thank you so much! We hope to return again!"
Guest: Henry KDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 31, 2015
"Our only regret was we couldn't stay longer. Owner was more than welcoming and checked in several times to make sure everything was going well. The location couldn't be better. Inside the South Seas gates and easy walking to Doc Ford's and the Mucky Duck. Plenty of places for the teenagers to kayak and the beaches were perfect. The place was furnished beautifully and with quality. I felt like I was at home. Everything had a clean feel to it and the washer/dryer was a definite plus. It also seemed very safe. Had no problem with the kids coming and going as they pleased here. They also found many conchs, starfish and sand dollars which they loved. God willing we will be back next year."
Guest: tim j.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 6, 2015
"Rick's Retreat has all the amenities you would need for a great vacation. The house was great for our group of friends to have our own space and space for all of us to hang out. The retreat had good signage to explain the cable and internet(which was perfect). The location has to be the best on the island. Walking distance to the beach and all the local restaurants. Can't wait to come back next year."
Guest: Amy GDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: March 18, 2015
"Great property, comfortable and quaint. My family of 5, with 3 boys 7, 9, and 12 thoroughly enjoyed the house and Captiva and surroundings. We stayed on the 1st floor and did it was perfect for us... if you have a larger family or extended family the upstairs seems terrific as well. It's a convenient short walk to Muddy Duck and other Andy Rosse establishments. The kitchen is well equipped, we utilized the backyard grill for several meals, walked over to the Bubble Room and RC Otters for lunches, and had marina facilities a few houses down at McCarthy's. A great value, a beautiful house. Thanks Tom!"
Guest: Ted W.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 8, 2015