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40 Steps to Beach, Heated Pool, Hot Tub, Great WiFi, HD Home Theatre

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

You’ve seen those luxury magazine spreads—now come live in one. Gorgeous granite kitchen, fabulous beach location, new tropical furniture, PC & printer, four flat-screen tvs, and so much more! You won’t want to leave.

This beach-level Pointe Santo condo is just steps away from the beach, pool and clubhouse, and ideal for families with children and and for adult couples traveling together. Everything you need for a perfect vacation is included. It has just been fully remodeled and professionally redecorated with tropical furniture in island colors. It features a fully-equipped luxury kitchen in a contemporary open plan. It sleeps six with a king-size bed in the master bedroom, queen and twin in the guest bedroom, and queen sleeper sofa in the living room. The master suite has a fully-tiled walk-in shower; the guest suite has a tiled combination shower/tub. It is equipped with four flat-screen TVs, surround sound, a PC, and high-speed Internet.

Pointe Santo's tropically landscaped grounds include swimming pool, hot tub, tennis, gas grills and a range of staffed children's activities. With one of the best beaches on Sanibel, it is the ideal location to enjoy the Gulf and collect shells. It is close to several golf courses as well as fabulous restaurants, shops, boating, and fishing.

Sanibel Island is the ideal family vacation spot. 28 miles of bicycle paths criss-cross the island and run right past the Pointe Santo complex. The famous Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge is nearby.

Families with Young Children: The Pointe Santo complex is a wonderful location for families with children. There is an onsite recreation program and many other vacationing families. Our condo is especially well equipped for young children, with no glass tops or sharp edges on tables, and stain-resistant fabrics on all furniture. We provide a collapsible crib, a booster seat, and bed rails.

Adult Couples Traveling Together: Many couples vacation at Pointe Santo. Our condo has two fully-equipped suites, with a king-size bed in one and a queen-size bed in the other. Both have private tiled baths. The condo is beautifully decorated with tropical furniture and fabrics. The kitchen is newly built with a contemporary open plan, and is exceptionally well-equipped for people -- like us -- who like to cook.

More Amenities

Our condo is wired for the future with four flat-screen TVs: a high-definition home theatre with flat-screen TV and surround sound, DVR, and Blu-ray disk player in the living room; flat-screen TV in the master bedroom; flat-screen TV with DVD player in the guest bedroom. The kitchen work area has a PC with combination monitor/TV, color printer/copier/fax, and cable modem for high speed Internet access. The condo is equipped with wireless and wired connections for guest PCs.

Prefer a Penthouse Condo in Pointe Santo?

See VRBO #1682 for our luxury penthouse condo with a private rooftop deck overlooking the Pointe Santo complex

Keywords: Condominium

More Details


Sanibel Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Luxury pillow top, Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Extra-long twin, Baby Cribs (1) Porta-crib in unit, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleep sofa in living room
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fans in all rooms, four flat-screen TVs


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(30 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews

All we hoped for and more...

  • 5 of 5

We had a simply wonderful time at your condo! Your home is beautiful and well maintained. It truly felt like our home away from home. We loved the location, the games, the movies and the attention to detail throughout the condo. We appreciated the opportunity to be with our family in a comfortable setting and we enjoyed "meeting" your family via photos in place throughout the condo. Our grandchildren loved the shells, the pool, and of course, the alligator. We feel blessed to have stayed in your really was all we could ask for and more, Thank you! The Brintnalls

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for all the nice words, Ruth Ann. We're glad you enjoyed Pointe Santo and the attention to detail in our beach-level condo E-2. We hope you'll come back soon! Dave and Sandy
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Columbia, Missouri

Absolutely outstanding accommodations and location

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for outstanding accommodations with every modern amenity possible, we recommend this condo. My wife and I really needed a break from stress and we would have had a low tolerance for any hassle or disappointment with our Jan 2009 trip to Sanibel Island. We had a fabulous time in E-2 at Sanibel Pointe Santo, virtually on the beach and a short bike ride to a grocery store with an excellent wine selection. The accommodations were outstanding - recently remodeled to the highest standards with a lot of thought put into design. A true chef's kitchen. Great HDTV with LCD TVs in every room and a home theater system in the main room. Broadband and wireless internet and free nationwide Skype phone. I thought the condo was even better than the owners description. You will be very pleased with the attention giving to the lighting throughout the condo - high tech controls and very nice design features. My wife and I occupied the condo on our own, but we were very impressed by the quantity and quality of toys available for young children - we wished we had our grandchildren with us. I found it interesting that owners of such a luxury condo with expensive furnishings and fittings are happy to share their condo with families with young children - very commendable. Needless to say the property was immaculately clean. The condo complex appeared very well managed to us. The staff were busy going about their duties and unobtrusive. I was impressed with the cleanliness of the pool and the gas barbecues. This was a very relaxing vacation for us - exactly what we needed. We spent many evenings sipping fine wine and watching peaceful sunsets with like-minded couples.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brecksville, Ohio

A perfect week!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to Sanibel with our adult children and had the best week! The condo was beautiful and did not lack a thing. The owners were wonderful to deal with and really cared about our stay being comfortable and carefree. We definitely plan on a return visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We live on the island five minutes from Pointe Santo so we're available to help whenever needed. We look forward to welcoming you back to Sanibel. Dave and Sandy
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review, Lori. We're delighted you loved our condo and Pointe Santo, and glad you appreciated the attention to detail. Hope you'll come back next year! Dave and Sandy
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Great condo! Easy fun vacation

  • 5 of 5

This condo is super well-equipped for a fun family week. We ate most of our dinners at home as well as breakfasts (took a break from the beach during the heat of the day to enjoy Doc Fords, Island Cow, Cips to name a few). They have all the beach equipment you need such as chairs, towels, toys, etc. The furnishings are great and they had a great attention to detail. We have stayed at Pointe Santo before but loved being on the bottom walk-out unit so our kids could easily pop back to the room for a snack or to grab another toy. Thanks for another wonderful family vacation in Sanibel.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review, Sarah! We're delighted you had a great time and enjoyed our condo, Pointe Santo, and everything Sanibel has to offer for the family. Hope you'll come back and stay with us again! Dave and Sandy
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steps to the beach and pool

  • 5 of 5

Dealing with Sandy and Dave was a pleasure from booking to follow-up after our stay. Some of our favorite things about this booking, compared to others, were the "take some leave some" cupboard (seems small, but it is a really nice perk), all of the beach toys/chairs/towels, and the easy access to the beach and the pool. The kitchen was well equipped and the grills on property were great. We enjoyed the farmers market, shelling, and relaxing on the beach! When we exited the condo, we left a small note with a few items that were needed (light bulbs, batteries, etc.) and weeks after our stay, Dave made sure we knew he had taken care of the items we listed. It is obvious Dave and Sandy care about the condo and their reputation as owners. Well done.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review, Missy -- we're glad you enjoyed your stay. And thanks so much for leaving the note about several things that needed attention. We always tell our guests "we don't know about those things unless you tell us" so we're delighted you took it seriously. We took care of most of them before the next guests arrived, and the rest over the next few days. Dave and Sandy
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Member since: 1998
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About The Owner

We live full time on Sanibel Island five minutes from Pointe Santo and we love it here. It's quiet, peaceful, and laid back. Half the island is nature preserve. There are no high rises or chain restaurants. The beach is beautiful and uncrowded--and the best shelling anywhere. You cross the causeway to the island, and you feel like you're in a different world.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2007

Why The Owner chose Sanibel

We visited and stayed in rental condos many times before buying at Pointe Santo. It's at the southernmost point on the island with a wide sandy beach. Pointe Santo is very 'family friendly'--with four grown children and three grandchildren, that was very important to us. The grounds are beautifully maintained, and we love to walk around and look at the flowers in bloom. In early 2005 we rented one of the condos, saw an 'Open House' sign, and bought a condo before we left. Now our family owns two Pointe Santo condos - penthouse D-47 (VRBO 1682) and beach-level E-2 (VRBO 170782).

What makes this condo unique

E-2 is on the ground floor of a beach-front building, and just a few steps from the beach and the pool. It has been fully remodeled and professionally decorated to luxury standards, with a beautiful kitchen fully equipped for people who like to cook, four flat-screen TVs, a PC, printer and high-speed Internet. Everything you need for a perfect vacation is included. Our guests tell us 'Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us -- it really feels more like a home than a vacation rental.'


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Myers International (RSW)
Car: recommended

Sanibel Island has more than 20 miles of bike paths, and Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is just a few miles away


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rental fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

All rentals are Saturday to Saturday. All rates include cleaning and linens. Please no smoking or pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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