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Little Gasparilla Island Getaway! Boat access ONLY! Walk to the beach!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

The most unique attribute of Little Gasparilla is its lack of a bridge. All access is by private boat or water taxi. There are no stores, no roads, and no cars, and traffic and tourists are just a mainland memory.

The perfect getaway for kayaking and surfing, fishing and boating enthusiasts. Come explore and enjoy the natural environment of Little Gasparilla Island! Bring your boat to fish some of the greatest fishing in Florida. Take a sunset walk and find the many beautiful shells and sharks teeth. NO shirt, No shoes, No problem when you are staying in the fishermans cottage. Catch shrimp and fish right from the dock at night. Only steps away from the house. 2 bedroom 1 bath completely updated cottage. No stairs to climb up and down! All new furniture and appliances. 1 queen bed and 2 bunk beds with a full bed on bottom and twins on top. Pull out sofa with a queen bed. New Everything!!


Owner
scott Foxworthy
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

Amenities

Placida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Reviews

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Little Gasparilla Island Getaway! Boat access ONLY! Walk to the beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Great house and east access

  • 5 of 5

Perfect little get away house.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time! Nice to just kick back and not care about what time it is.

The house is easy to get to and had everything we needed. We enjoyed the short walk to the beach. Saw Ospreys, tortoise, pelican, dolphins, crabs. Found the biggest sharks tooth yet!

Enjoyed fishing from the pier. No WiFi, so got a nice break from checking messages!

Our kind of place!!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Nice island! Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

House is in great location next to boat dock and 2 min walk to beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Little Gasparilla Island Getaway! Scott was very responsive to our inquiries while we were there. The home is very nicely decorated. If you are looking for a little time away from it all, you need to go to Gasparilla Island! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Beautiful home, awesome place to get away!

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautiful! The house is just off the dock that your arrive at from the water taxi, makes it really easy for groceries and luggage.

Make sure when you come over the first time that you bring everything you will want for your trip. The Pirates water taxi was super easy to work with and they even waited up for us when our flight was delayed. The owners of the house were awesome as well! They checked up with us on the first day and made sure we were able to get into the house and everything was good.

If you are looking for a awesome place to get away from all the craziness this is the place to be! (Also, if you are in to shark toothing, this is the best place i have found for it!)

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Beautiful, peaceful, tranquil getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 loved our stay. The dock was about 200 feet from the house, and the beach was a 2 minute walk down a sandy road. Everyone on the island was so friendly and welcoming. We loved having our dog with us!

Beach is beautiful, stunning sunsets and dolphin activity. Bay side is beautiful sunrises and good fishing with live bait ( get at Mario a before you come over).

House has beach chairs, floats, shelling nets, towels, kayaks, and wagon to get your stuff around. You may want to bring a beach umbrella/tent, fishing poles, net, bait bucket, sunblock, hats/long sleeve sun wear, and bug spray.

The house has everything you need - washer/dryer, cable tv, board games, gas grill, indoor shower and bathroom, and second outdoor enclosed shower. A/C worked great. Clothing storage space tight, so pack light. There is no WIFI at house, but our Verizon hotspot worked great, and our phones had good reception,

You can only get to the island by water taxi, you call Pirates Water taxi- call early Emmit books up. He picks you up at Eldred’s Marina in Placida, FL. Boat ride is about 5 minutes. You can also rent a golf cart - you need to call about a month in advance to secure a cart. We didn’t have a cart and it was just fine though!

Do not bring too much stuff, you have to take it over on taxi and back again. You also have to take your trash back with you to the marina. The marina will let you put in dumpster for $2.50/bag. No big deal, just good to know.

You will be taking all your stuff in carts from dock to your house, so pack light. You don’t need much anyway- you have washer/dryer and there are no restaurants or reason to dress up. We brought bottled water, paper plates, paper towels, plastic wear- dont need it. Water out of tap tastes great, dishwasher and plenty of regular plates/bowls, plenty dish towels. Less to bring in/out.les to bring in and pack out. The owner even has dog bowls for you:)

The owners are very helpful and nice. Would recommend this rental - great value! This is a laid back vacation, plenty to do if you can enjoy nature, fish, swim, read, relax. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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