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  • Family Vacation in Paradise

    "We just returned from our vacation on AMI. It was our first time on the island and we absolutely fell in love!! The house was gorgeous and worked well for our family! We traveled with our two babies and both of our parents. The house was the perfect size for our group!! Each of us had our own space, but we enjoyed coming together at night to play cards at the large dining table. The location of the house is ideal. We could walk to the many resturants and shops on Pine Ave. We walked to either the gulf or bay side beaches in the morning and spent our afternoons relaxing by the pool. You can tell that some of the outdoor furniture had been replaced, which was nice. It would have been nice to have some folding beach chairs, but we made our towels work. It was so nice to have use of the wagon to haul all our stuff to and from the beach. The house is very well equipped. We would love to rent this place again in the future!"
    Guest: Sunshine Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 26, 2014
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  • A Terrific Place to stay on Venice Island

    "This house has everything you need for a terrific time in Venice. We really enjoyed the morning beach yoga, the proximity to town and beach, and the two nearby bike trails. We walked or rode bikes to the weekly farmers market, free concerts in the park, and the numerous restaurants and bars in Venice. The house had everything we could have wanted and more, like baking spices and utensels, bikes, yoga mat, shark tooth scoop, wagon, sand bucket toys and bed guard for our two-year old grand-nephew that visited. The owners were very easy to work with and things couldn't have been nicer."
    Guest: Jan R. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: January 14, 2014
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  • Mariner

    "My wife and I stayed at Sandra's condo from February 1st until March 30th. It was an amazing condo! Completely updated kitchen and bathrooms. Very comfortable beds! We have stayed at other condos at the Mariner and this was by far the best! Front porch with a view of Residents Beach and awesome sunsets over the ocean. Could also hear the concerts at the beach from the front porch. Lanai views of lit up palm trees and the pool. Best of all, Sandra was available for everything and anything we needed. We were within walking distance to Joeys, best Italian restaurant ever! We have stayed at many rental properties and this was by far the best rental we have ever stayed at!"
    Guest: Cindy Date of Stay: February 2013 Review Submitted: May 12, 2013
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  • Breathtaking views, beautiful condo!

    "We were so impressed with our recent stay. This is the first time I've rented a condo myself while on vacation and now we're going to be spoiled. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need, the bathroom was huge, and I now want that closet system in MY home! The views were breathtaking, I would sit outside for hours at a time, just soaking it all in. Having kids, I loved the quieter location, that the beach wasn't crowded. Thanks so much!"
    Guest: Amber C Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 10, 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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