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Recent World reviews
Fantastic stay with 2 little ones
"We have just returned home from a fantastic week in Sanibel staying in this unit at Shell Island Beach Club.
The photos are an exact depiction of what you can expect…the ocean view puts you in vacation mode immediately! The vaulted ceiling really adds to the spacious and bright feel of the condo. All rooms are a good size and the beds and sofas are all very comfy. There are no photos of the bathrooms but they are both very nice and up to date. Each bathroom has a hair dryer.
My little girl loved the guest bedroom with its fish theme and the Winnie The Pooh sitting cushions. We also rented 2 playpens from the office for $10 each for the week, which was great.
The screened in balcony is awesome. You can sit and/or play out there and not worry about bugs (or children sticking themselves or anything else through the railings). There is also a stand out there to hang all your beachwear to dry which was a very useful addition.
The kitchen has pretty much anything you would need. There are lots of plastic bowls and plates if you have kids in tow.
The grounds are lovely and well taken care of. Everything is very clean.
This condo is very well located. It is steps to the pool and just past the pool is the short boardwalk to the beach. We had 2 little ones with us so the close proximity was great. The pool is such a nice temperature. There is a bin that has lots of pool noodles and larger sized pails and shovels and a few nets. We mostly ended up using that stuff instead of all the beach paraphernalia that I rammed into our suitcase.
We went out for bike rides a couple of times. There are lots of bikes and helmets are available through the office and a few bikes with child seats on the back.
There is a nice covered park at the other end of town and we tried out The Island Cow restaurant which was a casual, well priced, easy place to eat.
We also went on a dolphin watching boat tour in Captiva which was so much fun.
On our last 2 evenings there we had the awesome experience of exploring the ocean floor during low tide (the office can give you a chart for that). I have never done that before and it was the coolest thing ever. If you have not ever done that, do it!! We saw so many sand dollars as well as a few starfish and all other kinds of sea creatures moving around trying to burrow themselves into the wet sand waiting for the tide to come back in.
All in all we had a fantastic time and would certainly recommend this resort and unit!"
Guest: Melissa B.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 28, 2015
"This cottage was even better than the photos! The view from the living room is amazing - you almost feel like you're floating on a ship. And the home itself was nicely decorated and comfortable and great for entertaining. And it was spotless when we arrived. We love to cook and the kitchen was very well equipped, which is not always the case with vacation rentals. The beach was also lovely and soaking in the hot tub under the stars wasn't too shabby either. We're hoping to make this a yearly trip even though we come all the way from California!"
Guest: Mary D.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
"We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation in Boca Grande at the Lighthouse apartment. The duplex was beautiful, lots of room, well equipped kitchen, but our favorite was the outdoor shower with hot water. The view of the ocean was outstanding. We loved riding our bikes on the bike paths,out of the way of traffic, swimming, shelling, and observing turtle nests. Since we were there in August, we had most of the beach to ourselves which was peaceful and romantic. Thanks for sharing your piece of paradise with us."
Guest: Norma C.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: October 17, 2014
"My husband just spent a week at The Lofty. This is our third stay with Carol. She is my first email I send when I start looking for a place to stay when we go to New Orleans. I love the neighborhood, the location, and the Lofty is PERFECT for couples. You'll not find a better place to rent or a who to rent from."
Guest: B & TDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 30, 2015