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Elevator to Paradise

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3

Beach Front view of White Sandy Beach Great View of Water

Fully equipped kitchen and laundry room.

Wireless internet and HD cable.

4 TV's, 2 DVD's, Bedding - (1)King, (1)Queen, (2)Twin beds and Sleeper Sofa (sleeps 2)

Beachfront deck to sun bathe and enjoy the sunset

Beach views also from screened Lanai

Charcoal grill

Beach access next to house (see picture)

Weekly and Monthly Rental - No Smoking, No Pets

Elevator is next to covered parking area.

Activities and Attractions

On The widest part (Southern end of the Island)of the white sugar beach! Para-sailing, jet skiing, fishing, are all available on the beach. Everything is within walking distance, movie theater, stores, restaurants. Time square is approx. 3.5 miles by trolley or bike! This is a family themed island.

A short drive, walk, or the Town Trolley, will take you to the public pier known as Time Square for shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Also available in this area is fishing off the 600' pier, or one can charter a boat and captain for a half or full day at sea.

The 'Big-M' gambling boat departs from Fort Myers Beach. Buffet meals are available.

There are over 65 golf courses all within an hours drive from the beach.

Located just over the bridge to the south is Lover's Key, one of the most beautiful nature preserves in the state.

Nearby, Fort Myers is host to the Thomas Edison Winter Home. Mr. Edison's home laboratory is just as he left it 75 years ago and directly across the street is the Henry Ford Estate. Both are available for touring.

Also nearby, shopping, shopping, shopping! Coconut Point, Gulf Coast Town Center, Shops at Waterside, Edison Mall, Miromar and Tanger Outlet Malls.

For the kids, Zoomers Amusement Park!

And, did you know that Fort Myers is the spring training home for the Minnesota Twins (Lee County Sports Complex Hammond Stadium), Boston Red Sox (JetBlue Park), Tampa Bays Rays in Port Chalotte.

To the north, beautiful Sanibel Island is just 25 minutes away - the 'Seashell Capital of the World'.

To the south, Naples is nearby, where you may find the Naples Zoo as well as a beautiful downtown area for shopping and dining.

During the year other events occur such as:

February - Edison Festival of Light

March - Shimp Festival

May - Offshore Powerboat Races

July 4th - Festivities & Fireworks

November - Sand Sculpting Contests

Keywords: Beachfront House Top Floor Elevator

More Details

Dan Dennis
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018


Mid Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Full Bath
    Bedroom Two - 1 queen , Full Bath
    Bedroom Three - 2 twin/ single , Full Bath
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Elevator to Paradise
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Best place ever

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Glad you enjoyed our wonderful home. Shirley‘s kitchen is the best .
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Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Extremely comfortable beach House with incredible views of sunsets. Kitchen is extremely well equipped to cook anything from a snack to a gourmet meal. Look forward to returning. Great place to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. Yes, Shirley prides herself on having everything you need in the kitchen. We try our best to make your vacation a wonderful experience. Thank you for respecting and taking care of our Florida home. We hope you can return someday soon. Dan and Shirley
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Girl's trip

  • 5 of 5

Wow, Wow, Wow! Five dear friends from college converged upon this fantastic property in early May 2017. After unloading our pile of suitcases from the very convenient elevator, we opened the front door to the breath-taking view of the Gulf of Mexico. Instantly we all felt at home! Plenty of space to stretch-out, very comfortable beds and pillows, quality bed and bath linens, and a very well stocked kitchen full of all the kitchen ware we needed for cocktails and snacks at sunset. The thoughtfulness that the owners have put into furnishing the unit was unmatched as compared to other beachfront stays we have experienced. Everything was simply delightful! If you are looking for the finest in accommodations for a group of adults or for the family, look no further....Elevator to Paradise would definitely suit your needs! We look forward to someday returning for another terrific stay!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tracy, enjoyed having all of you ladies and glad you had a good time. Thank you for taking good care of our Florida home and leaving it so clean. We appreciate it and hope you will return soon. Best regards to all, Dan
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Beautiful location, great views, relaxing vacation with family and friends

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough nice things about our stay! The location of this home is beautiful. Close enough to the Times Square area if you are looking for that kind of activity, but also far enough away from that traffic and busy area to make for a quiet and relaxing stay. The views from the home are gorgeous and the beach is truly right out the door. It's a perfect beach spot for families - not crowded, calm waves and shallow water, and plenty of dolphin views. The owners have really thought of everything you could possibly need. The place is stocked! Every cooking item is available in the kitchen - we even used the crockpot one day. And they've thought of little things too - it's nice to already have a fresh sponge, dish cloths and dish soap available. All you need is your food. We rented this top floor and our friends rented the unit downstairs, which made for a perfect combination. There was plenty of room for everyone. And our 3-year-old son said the best part of the whole vacation was riding in the elevator! We highly recommend staying here and definitely plan to come back again.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Definarely 5 star!

  • 5 of 5

"Elevator to Paradise" is exactly what you can imagine! This home had everything we needed for a memorable vacation. An open floor plan that was comfortable and inviting, offering a spectacular view of the Gulf. Three bedrooms, each with a private bath and television. A spacious master bedroom with his and her vanities, large walk-in shower, and ample supplies of towels and linens. The kitchen was well equipped with appliances and cookware, it had everything we needed for our family dinners. The deck has lounge chairs for sunning and the lanai is a great spot for breakfast and/or lunch. This is a great beach for walking, biking or just relaxing with a good book. The sunsets are incredible, we would watch, along with people on the beach, until the sun slipped down into the Gulf, we were never disappointed! There is a large "groomed" play area visible from the deck where we set up a volleyball net, played frisbee and horseshoes. Shopping, groceries, good restaurants, and a movie theater are within walking distance or by trolley. The owners, Dan and Shirley Dennis, went out of their way to make us welcome. They provided an information packet upon our arrival containing maps, phone numbers, coupons, etc. which was very helpful. This home is well maintained, clean, beautifully furnished and decorated. I highly recommend this as a Fort Myers Beach vacation home.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the review . You and your family left our home in wonderful condition and we appreciate your careful care of our beach house. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again, Dan and Shirley
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  • 5 of 5

We just today got back from a week here. Excellent. Amazing views, right on the beach, which we loved. Sunsets every night were spectacular. This rental is very spacious. We had another couple join us for a few days and there was plenty of room for everyone. Everything as far as dishes, pans, gadgets for the kitchen were included. So many rentals have what look like garage sale rejects in the kitchen, not here. The was even a wet stone to sharpen any dull knives. There were enough towels, beach towels, blankets, sheets, pillows and so on for an army. We didn't want to leave. Highly recommend. Ann, the agent is very easy to work with and helpful. Rent this place you won't be sorry. There's even an elevator!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
RSW Fort Myers International Airport
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Ft Myers Beach

Jet express to Key West, Big M floating Casino.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

The total due for the rental shall be: the rental rate, plus 11% Florida tax, plus a minimum $150.00 cleaning fee. A payment of 25% of the rental rate along with the refundable damage/security deposit of a minimum $350.00 is due on the acceptance of agreement. The balance of the rental rate, 11% Florida tax and cleaning fee must be paid in full 60 days prior to the check-in date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.