5 Star - Gulf Front Condo W/ Free Wifi, Select Comfort Bed, & Excellent Views(68 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
For a custom quote send an email to email@example.com Thanks Wayne Longino
We are located on the third floor at tree-top level. You can see more detail at this height without binoculars (Compare the view to sitting on the 50 yard line, near the field, at a football game.). Also, the gentle action of the ocean waves can be heard in the condominium at night with the windows open. If you want a direct Gulf-front close to the action, you need to look no further. Our superior reviews speak for themselves.
Below are the highlights of the property stated simply with more detailed information below. This will give you a quick look and won’t take up your time while you search for the perfect vacation condominium. Look no more, you have found it.
Direct Gulf-front - all photos of the Gulf views were taken from our condominium.
Short walk, about 100 feet, across the lawn to the beach
One Bedroom Efficiency (similar to a suite at an upscale hotel).
High Definition (1080) Sony 46 inch television. A high definition digital cable box and additional high definition channels are provided. This is an upgrade option that you may not find elsewhere.
A High Definition (Blu-ray) DVD player and several Blu-ray DVDs.
Free Wireless, Secure with WPA2 encryption (the best) Internet (Comcast Broadband) in the Condominium. There is also Wi-Fi in the area under the building with power outlets.
A Sleep Number made by Select Comfort (What’s your number) King Size Bed – guaranteed the most comfortable bed you will ever sleep on…
Who wants to wash dishes on vacation? You don't have to, we have a Kitchen Aid dishwasher. This is an amenity other condominiums may not have.
Who wants to remove ice from ice trays to enjoy a cool drink? You don't have to, we have an automatic ice maker in the refrigerator. This is an amenity other condominiums may not have.
Leave your hair dryer at home, you don't need it because a hair dryer is provided. Little things like this mean a lot when you are traveling.
Several paper-back books
Folding, and reclining, Beach Chairs provided
Large Beach Umbrella provided
Beach Towels provided - another amenity you may not find in other units.
Full Kitchen with Large Appliances
Our large pool with several chase lounges is temperature maintained year-round.
4 Clay Tennis Courts
2 Shuffle Board Courts
Gas Barbeque Grilles
Chase Lounge Chairs on the Property
There is a video of the property. Click the tab labeled 'video' above the photo, on the left.
Several reviews, all five (5) star, from previous guests that will let you know what they think about the property.
This Gulf-front unit has a view of the gulf that is sure to please! The long side of the balcony faces the Gulf. Views of the Gulf include Sanibel and Captiva Islands and panoramic sunsets, painted with a palette of colors. Enjoy a different show every evening from the lanai/ balcony.
Breakfast on the lanai/ balcony will include dolphins swimming close to shore, pelicans “dive bombing” into the Gulf for their breakfast. Ospreys (Sea Eagles) and an occasional Bald Eagle will be seen flying over the Critical Wild Life Area, located out front.
Our condominium is equivalent to a Deluxe Suite at a five (5) star hotel that would cost hundreds per night. Take a look at our reviews and if you are still in doubt, compare a room with a Gulf view at the Wyndham Hotel, located about 1/4 mile North of us.
The condominium is sparkling clean, bright, and comfortable. Decorated in a Florida Motif (tropical theme), the condominium is well maintained with plenty of arrangements and figurines for your enjoyment. Two ceiling fans, one located in the bedroom, and the other in the kitchen area. This is an upscale unit with amenities such as: 'What's your number?', A Select Comfort, Sleep Number, King Size Bed to sleep in total comfort. Each side of the bed is adjustable from a soft mattress to an extra firm mattress. A full size bathroom with a shower and tub with plenty of towels and wash clothes are provided. The full-size kitchen includes a large 21 Cubic Foot Refrigerator. A large Kitchen Aid Dishwasher that is extremely quite. A large micro wave, located above the stove, and a stove with a self-cleaning oven. A coffee maker, espresso maker, toaster, and several small appliances are provided.
A Sony 46 inch high definition (1080) television and the cable channels include high definition channels (you may not find this upgrade in other units), over 100 DVDs, a Blue Ray DVD Player, Free Wireless Internet and Ethernet Broadband (Comcast Cable) connections are available in the condominium. There is a modem and a wireless router located in the condominium with WPA2 security (the best), and a secure password that you will be provided with. A Sony stereo with a CD player is also on the entertainment center. Several games, books, are also in the condominium for your enjoyment.
The condominium is professionally cleaned before you arrive and when you depart. There is a vacuum cleaner and other cleaning equipment in the condominium.
This area of Southwest Florida is world renown for the beaches. The condominium overlooks a Critical Wildlife Area (CWA), only one of 18 in the State of Florida. In addition, the Audubon Society has designated this CWA as Little Estero Island. Bring your camera for some spectacular photos of wildlife. Why travel to the Caribbean? Everything for a perfect vacation/ holiday is within walking distance. There is no need to rent a car. The bus and trolley schedule is below (click on the link) and you can take the bus from the airport to the bus stop in front of our building. Restaurants and shopping are located across the street. The beach is located about 100 feet out the front door (seven miles of white, sugar sand), four clay, professionally maintained, tennis courts are located on the property, a beach-side heated pool, gas barbeque grilles, ten acres of professionally maintained landscaping, and an 18-hole golf course/ driving range is located across the street.
Several restaurants, some with nightly live entertainment, an Italian Delicatessen, post office, Subway, shopping, a bank, CVS, and a full service Marina (boat rentals and fishing supplies – live shrimp to fish with) are all located directly across the street.
The trolley (Bus decorated to look like an old cable car in San Francisco), stop is out front, cost is $1.00, will take you the full length of the beach for additional shopping, restaurants, and Times Square. Publix is located North about 3 miles. If you choose to dine in, the professionally designed kitchen has everything you need. The kitchen features full size appliances and an efficient work triangle. (See the photo) Enjoy the view of the gulf from the dining table, (See the photo) , the best spot for dining is on the lanai/balcony because you have a front row seat…
THE FORT MYERS BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REPORTS OUR BEACH TO BE THE WORLD'S SAFEST BEACH. The Beach gained the reputation as the World's Safest Beach because of no undertow and shallow water. You can walk the entire 7-mile length of the island along its sandy shores.
Warm year round temperatures, Gulf Breezes, seven miles of white sandy beaches, and an unobstructed view of the Gulf from inside the condominium make this a vacation paradise.
We accept credit card payments or a personal check (a cashier’s check is not required) on your bank.
The condominium is a no smoking unit and no pets.
Keywords: Beach Front Condominium
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Member since: 2001
- On floor 3
- 540 sq. ft.
- Elevator : two elevators in each building
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full size bathroom with tub and shower.
- Sofa converts to a queen size bed, Room divider (located behind the sofa in the photo) separates the bedroom from the living room, for additional privacy, Private Balcony w/ comfortable chairs and tables, Answering machine, Ceiling fans, Over 100 DVDs, Blue Ray DVD Player, shower and tub, Full Size Microwave, Toaster, George Foreman Grill, Coffee maker, Mixer, Blender, 21 cu, ft, Refrigerator w/ice maker and cold, filtered water (no need to buy bottled water), Full Size Dishwasher w/ High Temperature Wash (sterilizes eating utensils), Towels provided, Beach Towels provided, Two Back-Pack Beach Chairs, cooler provided, Hair Dryer, Laundry facilites on-site, Iron and ironing board, Pool beachside (heated and cooled), On-site security w/ recording surveillance cameras...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Near The Ocean:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
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- Broadband Access:
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan.28, 2017 - April 1, 2017
Jan 29 - Apr 1, 2017
7 night min stay
April 1, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Apr 2 - Apr 22, 2017
7 night min stay
April 22, 2017 - June 10, 2017
Apr 23 - Jun 10, 2017
7 night min stay
June 10, 2017 - Oct. 28, 2017
Jun 11 - Oct 28, 2017
7 night min stay
Oct 28. 2017 - Dec. 16, 2017
Oct 29 - Dec 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017
Dec 17 - Dec 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 31 - Jan 26, 2018
7 night min stay
January 27 - April 28, 2018
Jan 27 - Apr 27, 2018
7 night min stay
Aug 4 - Sept 29, 2018
Aug 4 - Sep 29, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 11%
The costs shown are for credit card payments and include a 4% processing fee. Your personal check would receive a 4% discount. Credit card payments require an immediate payment. Your payments with a personal check require only the deposit, $200, now and the remainder 60 days before your stay. We accept either method of payment.
Add a Departure Cleaning Fee of $70
Add Local and State tax of 11%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
The Gulf of Mexico, Boating (Full Service Marina Located Across The Street (Boat Rentals), World-Class Shelling, Lover's Key State Park located three miles south, view Sanibel Island from the balcony
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: My wife and I love our Fort Myers Beach vacation home and welcome you to share it. The abundant wildlife, climate, the Gulf of Mexico, superb eateries, and the friendly people, make this area of Southwest Florida a vacation paradise. We began coming to the area over 30 years ago. Before buying this vacation home, we visited several of the islands in the Caribbean. Our last trip in 2000, to British Tortola convinced us to invest our money in our vacation home. Come and explore this area and I am sure you will agree with us. Warmest regards, Wayne and Elise Longino
Why the Owner Chose South Island, Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA:
This area of Southwest Florida has abundant wildlife and unspoiled beaches. Our beach-front is habitat for nesting turtles, birds, and other wildlife. The State of Florida has declared the beach area in front, one of 18 Critical Wildlife Areas (CWA), located in the state. The Audubon Society has declared our beach-front as “Little Estero Island”. Cars are not allowed to drive on the beach and all boat traffic must stay offshore at least 500 feet. Enjoy an unspoiled beach that is a private area.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The shelling here is world-class. Since the ocean floor of the Gulf is gradually sloping, shells wash ashore with each tidal change. You will find many hand-made shell treasures in our vacation home made by Elise, an avid conchologist (collector of shells). There are a diverse array of mollusks, bivalve, and gastropods, for the avid conchologist. In addition, there are many books to help you identify shells and how to clean and preserve them. Take a walk along our beach and you may be able to find your own “diamond in the rough”. The view of the Gulf from the lanai/porch is spectacular. Abundant wildlife, the gentle wave action of the Gulf can be heard inside the condominium.
- Primary: (404) 840-1931 (Georgia, USA)
- Fax: +1 4047951077
Links to more information:
This is the view from the Lanai. The beach is a short walk through the lawn 100'
Beautiful white sugar sand beach in front of the condominium about 100 feet away
Enjoy Beautiful Sunsets Over the Beach From the Lanai. Photo From Our Unit.
Sun Deck and Pathway Directly in Front of the Building. Photo from our lanai.
Entertainment Area With 46 inch Sony Bravia High Definition Television
21 cu.ft.refrig. w/ice maker & chilled-filtered water, dishwasher, and microwave
A Spacious Floor Plan With The Balcony Facing The Gulf of Mexico
Pool Area With Plenty of Chase Lounge Chairs. Pool is a short walk away.
Meet 'Rosie' one of our neighbors. 'Rosie' and her friends visit the CWA .
Dolphin Swim Close to Shore
The Estero Beach and Tennis Club
More of 'Rosie's' fiends in the Critical Wildlife Area. Bring your camera.
Unobstructed View of the Gulf from the Dining Table. Also, Dining from the lanai
Gorgeous Sunsets Viewed Directly from the Lanai. Photo from our unit.
Coconuts From the Lanai. The Lanai is at Tree Top Height on the 3rd Floor.
The Critical Wildlife Area,view of the beach from lanai, is Little Estero Island
Select Comfort, Sleep Number, King-size bed / Queen-size sleeper - sofa
Full Size Bathroom with Curved Shower Rod. Plenty of towels and wash cloths.
Tropical beach side pool. This view is not from our unit.
Tennis Courts, shuffleboard Courts, and Turtle Pond. View is not from our unit
Ten Acres of Tropical Landscaping
The Entrance to the Property. Ten acres of mature tropical landscaping.
Gas Barbeque Area Downstairs
Pincher's Tiki Bar a Short Walk Up (north) the Beach at the Wyndham Hotel.
This listing was first published here in 2001.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 18, 2017
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