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Recent Florida South West reviews

  • Perfect Getaway Weekend!

    "This unit was exactly what we expected - just as described, it was great! The owners were so accommodating and responsive to all of our emails and questions. I would highly recommend this if you're going to Marco! We are looking forward to going back again next year."
    Guest: Pam Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 6, 2014
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  • perfect in every way!

    "Just perfect for our group of four adults and two kids. Clean and neat and all amenities exactly as described. Mass was wonderful to work with. Would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend!! So serene and peaceful here...Felt very secure. Owner has really thought of everything here!"
    Guest: CONNIE P. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 6, 2014
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  • Well appointed, well located unit

    "We stayed in this unit in April 2014 for a lovely family vacation. The unit is well furnished with beautiful, comfortable beds and furnishings. The kitchen could use some serving platters and bowls but had just enough pots, pans, bakeware that we were able to put together wonderful family meals. The location was so convenient to the quiet pool, just down the stairs and close enough to the big pool that coming to and from for food or drinks was easy. The big pool has bathrooms so you could stay there all day if you choose. The pools and the hot tubs are clean and we never found it crowded even the week before Easter. There are plenty of chairs and some umbrellas by the pool. Though there is a shuttle, we had an infant needing a car seat so we drove to the beach, parking by Doc Fords so we could rent umbrellas and chairs rather than bringing them (we could not access the storage unit with beach supplies that comes with unit, unclear as to where it was and tried the key in all units with no success). The rentals were big and comfy and about $15 per item for the day. Doc Fords is a bit crowded but for our group, the rentals, the access to food and drink, made it a good choice of beaches. The unit is very close to a Publix grocery, a Walgreens drugstore, many restaurants, beaches, golf courses including Safari Mini golf, almost across the street. This unit offered enough space for our family even when we ate and hung out together. It was close enough to all activities. It is nicely decorated and very comfortable. We will be back."
    Guest: Jersey Shore Mom Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 22, 2014
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  • Perfect for a celebration!

    "This beach house is the perfect place to celebrate life milestones with loved ones. I rented this beach house for my 30th birthday in hopes of reconnecting and celebrating with friends. From the moment I walked in, the house gave off a quaint, open, and relaxed environment. Having never been to this area before, I only had the website description and pictures to off of and it far exceeded my expectations! The house and landscaping was very clean and well-maintained. There was plenty of open space and a lot of thought and detail put into the house; from the furniture, indoor/outdoor sound system, decor, and amenities. The location was perfect! It is walking distance to St. Armand Circle (which parking can be a hassle during peak hours), and the beach is a short walk across the street. We booked a Kayak Tour with Almost Kayak Adventure Tours which was less than 1 mile from the house. The house owner and manager were very easy and friendly to work with. They were readily available when I had questions. Highly recommended! Come ready to relax and have some fun in this beautiful beach house."
    Guest: Cecelia Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 2014
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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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