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"Rainbow’s End is the cleanest house I’ve ever seen, and that’s saying a lot. The VRBO photos are accurate, but they do not do the house justice, and working with Mary Beth was great. Our week at Rainbow’s End on North Captiva was the best week I’ve ever spent on vacation, period. I will echo other reviews: plan your meals, take twice the food you think you ought, and half the clothes. Honestly, I wore swim trunks or a pair of shorts, a T-shirt, and a straw hat the whole week. What a delight! It was astonishing, too, how quickly the sound of an internal combustion engine became irksome to me (and I am no tree-hugger!). Our trip was filled with driving the electric golf cart on those sandy roads, exploring the island, walking the beaches, watching the wildlife (this includes dolphins-a-plenty and manatees), and lowering my blood pressure. I’ve vacationed in Florida many years in many places, but this is the only one where I’ve actually considered buying a house. I would not hesitate to buy Rainbow’s End, if it ever came on the market and I could swing it. :-) One cautionary word: If you decide to take the beautiful and quiet, 6+ mile round-trip hike to the south end of the island, TAKE PLENTY OF WATER."
Guest: JohnDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 28, 2015
"The house was very clean and had all the requirements for 5 couples easy. Easy walk either way to the beach and great views of the sunsets. Tom caretaker was always available as was mandy. You cannot go wrong by renting this house. Added bonus was watching the planes land and take off the grass landing strip. Will be back!!"
Guest: Bill L.Date of Stay: November 2015Review Submitted: November 16, 2015
"I can not say enough wonderful things about the house and the owners! We had a family of seven stay for a week and we are already planning our vacation back for next year. The house is beautiful and the amenities were outstanding! We have stayed in many homes but none of them compared to Stardance! The kids loved the pool and golf carts. It was so peaceful and quiet and the beaches were fabulous. The views from the house are outstanding and we saw dolphins, sharks, manatees and tons of beautiful birds. If you are looking for the perfect family getaway you will not find a more perfect house and island!"
Guest: ShellyDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
A Little Piece of Paradise on North Captiva Island
"Caper Beach Cottage jus one of the best vacation places we have ever rented.It is in a lovely location, so close to the water and so private. You have the choice of walking out the door forward to the sound, maybe 35 feet away, or walking in the opposite direction to Gary and Mary Ann's pier overlooking Safety Harbor. We spent a considerable amount of time there watching an osprey family.
Gary has 4 kayaks to choose from, and since we are avid paddlers we were happy. The kayaking was great, and having the good fortune to get up close and personal with a pod of bottle nose dolphins was an experience we will never forget.
The cottage is lovely, and we were so impressed that Mary Ann outfitted it so completely and attractively. I don't how Gary read my husband's mind, buttoner of the first things I noticed was a bowl of Dove chocolates on the side table. They happen to be my husband's all-time favorites.
Gary is terrific. He is incredibly helpful; if you ask for an item you will get it quickly. He is also knowledgable about the area and takes you on an introductory tour of the island, Best of all, he is very friendly and thoughtful.
We LOVED this place and hope to come back."
Guest: RitaDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 28, 2015