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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

Recent Florida South West reviews

  • Perfect peace in paradise setting!

    "Very pleased with the apartment,very spacious.very we'll equipped and spotlessly clean. Very comfy large queen bed. Everything we needed was there and the communication with owners excellent.the position on the widest part of the lake is perfect We have been to shorewallk on three previous occasions and the grounds and facilities are better than ever and this was by far the best apartment we have stayed in.fantastic break!"
    Guest: graham o. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 6, 2014
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  • A high quality, peaceful, stay at Cedars West, LBK

    "WHAT WE ENJOYED MOST Peaceful location and the well appointed, clean well equipped Apartment. Also the excellent heated Swimming Pool AND the proximity of the Beach. WOULD WE RECOMMEND OR RETURN? Yes we would be pleased to return in the future should our Travels take us to the LBK area. We would have little hesitation in recommending the Apartment to friends and relatives. LOCAL RESTAURANTS Greatly enjoyed the food at Harry's Continental Kitchen which is also very much more attractive inside for Dinner than one might expect from the outside. We also sampled Euphemia Hayes which was excellent albeit more expensive. We also sampled a few further afield Restaurants both for dinner and lunch and we were not disappointed - the choice is plentiful. SUITABILITY FOR OUR NEEDS As my wife was - prior and initially - suffering from a sore lower back - the very comfortable King Sized Bed and peaceful nature of the Apartment location assisted greatly in completing a recuperation for her and the 2 week stay at Cedars West was just what we needed! SERVICE FROM THE OWNER Carol,was most helpful when Booking and with the Key Arrangements at the start and finish. Carol,has also prepared a comprehensive Owners Guide which she e-mails ahead of the visit and leaves in book form at the Apartment together with the Local Condo Rules - most helpful. Carol proved to be most flexible and diligent throughout."
    Guest: David A. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 13, 2014
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  • Good owners

    "We stayed here for three months, January February March 2015. The first impression we had was spacious, open, bright, airy, clean and neat. The kitchen was sunny and well equipped. The entire house is pretty well stocked with cleaning supplies, light bulbs, extension cords... everything we needed was there. I think because the owners sometimes stay there, they KNOW what it needs. Dorothy is the person we talked with. She is very nice and kind, and seems to respond to emails instantly. The owners have some kind of insurance on the rental so if anything goes wrong with plumbing or appliances, a repair person can be there the next day. The beds and all the furniture in the house are comfortable. The house is nicely decorated. There’s lots of storage space both in closets and in the garage. The neighbors on either side are friendly, but also respect your privacy. There is a big, fenced backyard with a grill and a tented patio with table and chairs to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning. One of the neighbors serves as a caretaker, too. He helps out when problems occur. If you like to bus, there are two bus routes with bus stops just 2 blocks away. If you like to walk to get your groceries, a Neighborhood Walmart, Publix, and Big Lots are just a 15 minute walk. If you like to walk for exercise, nearby neighborhoods are quiet, well kept, and open. Siesta Beach and Lido Key are about 20 minutes driving. Downtown Sarasota with a zillion restaurants is about 15 minutes away, with free parking. Or, there are four pizza places and a new hot dog stand 5 minutes walking distance from your front door!"
    Guest: R & G from Minnesota Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
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  • Best vacation for the family EVER!

    "Very clean, nicely kept. Location is absolutely perfect! The owner was so nice and attentive to any want or need. Everything we needed was there. The pool was great and the beach and st armands circle are only a couple minute walk from the house. We will definitely be back for future family vacations to Lido Key and this house!"
    Guest: Doug D. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 25, 2014
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Naples Travel Tips

Naples often brings to mind high-end shopping and world-class culture for travelers, but this family-friendly destination draws in thousands of nature and beach lovers each year. Plus, the area's desirable climate means there's never a bad time to visit.

Naples' history dates back to the late 1860s when Roger Gordon and Joe Wiggins arrived. Then, in 1887, Walter Haldeman and his associates purchased the town and began turning it into the Naples we know today. Celebrities including Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and Gary Cooper all made a visit here, so this place has been attracting visitors for some time. You'll see the city's preservation of its past and the steps Naples locals are taking to keep it a top vacation destination for many years to come.

Naples Activities and Attractions

The city's location on the Gulf of Mexico means it offers plenty of beach access. There are 22 access areas in the Naples area which means you're guaranteed to find a relaxing place everyone in the family can enjoy. Whether you want to build sand castles, go for a swim or try out a new water sport, Naples is the place to do it. Some popular spots for a little fun in the sun include Parkshore Beach, Hideaway Beach, Naples Pier, Sanibel Causeway Beach and Lynn Hall Memorial Park.

Naples is also in close proximity to the Florida Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S. and protects the habitat of thousands of endangered animals including manatees, crocodiles and panthers. Ten Thousand Islands is also a national park and a nursery ground for a number of marine species. Visiting Ten Thousand Islands means you can explore places such as Turner River, Sandfly Island or Halfway Creek.

The Naples Zoo and Caribbean Gardens is the perfect place to take the kids during your stay. A ticket to the zoo includes a primate expedition cruise, Meet the Keeper series, Alligator Bay hand-feeding fun, all animal exhibits, Safari Canyon Theater Shows and the historic tropical garden. Animals at the zoo include lions, kangaroos and monkeys as well as more rare creatures such as the Asian deer that barks and eats meat.

You'll want to visit historic downtown Naples during your vacation. Winter visitors first started to flood the area in the 1930s at Fifth Avenue. When the city was in its early beginnings, there were only a few businesses downtown at the junction known as Four Corners. The occasional car would pass by and the train depot was built just a block away. As more visitors stopped in the city, it blossomed and the residents of Naples wanted to preserve the past so future generations could see where it all started.

Things to Do in Naples

Shopping: Naples is well known as a shopping destination and something you'll have to experience for yourself before you leave. The top spots in the city are located along Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South. Some of the stores you'll find on Fifth Avenue include Back of the Bay Boutique, The Wind in the Willows, Kay's on the Beach, Julie's of Naples and Island Trends. Third Street South has been a shopping mecca since the 1930s. In this historic part of the city there are stores selling apparel, art and antiques.

Dining: There are restaurants, cafes and bistros throughout the city that will satisfy whatever type of food you're craving. Third Street South and Fifth Street South remain the hot spots for dining locations but don't be afraid to check out some stops off the beaten path. When you meander down Third Street, visit places such as Handsome Harry's, Sea Salt and Jane's Cafe. Restaurants and cafes on Fifth Street include Bistro 821, Chops City Grill and Altin's Cafe and Grill.

Golfing: The Naples area is known as the "Golf Capital of the World," due to the more than 80 championship golf courses that are found here - obviously, you will have to problem working on your swing or finding a fairway. There are more holes per capita in Naples than in any other community, so don't forget to bring your clubs. There are a number of public access golf clubs and courses including High Point, Panther Run, Rivera, Vanderbilt, Links of Naples, Golden Gate and Cypress Woods.

Historic Sites: Among the various historic sites in the Naples area is the Naples Seaboard Air Line Railway Station. This depot is located off Fifth Avenue South and was constructed in 1927. The Collier County Museum restored it as the Naples Depot Museum and features railroads, dugout canoes and a swamp buggy. You can visit the Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, the former summer home of Naples founder Watler Haldeman.

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