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Hakuna Matata! No Worries!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Find us on Facebook (Hakuna Matata Capesanblas)! Look for the stingray photo.

'Hakuna Matata ' is a bright, colorful, comfortable unit decorated and furnished to help you enjoy your getaway to Cape San Blas. Barrier Dunes is a beautifully landscaped, family oriented gated community located on the pristine beaches of Cape San Blas, Florida. Enjoy the beauty of the Forgotten Coast in this friendly, safe, quiet community. Something about the Cape makes you forget your worries, leave your troubles behind. Your trip can be as relaxing or vigorous as you need it to be!

The quiet beach provides the perfect setting for reading, resting and observing the magic of the most beautiful sunsets you'll ever see! The two pools and tennis courts on site, and the bike path, state park, kayak and horse rentals nearby provide a number of opportunities to get your heart pumping and your enthusiasm cranked up a notch! Choose a visit to the hustle and bustle of nearby Panama City, or shop the quaint historic fishing town of Appalachicola.

One trip to the Cape will keep you coming back for more!

Keywords: Townhouse

More Details

Tim and Lois
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2017

About Tim and Lois

Family trips to the beach have long been a part of our family's summer enjoyment. As educators, we are afforded time off throughout the year, which allows us the opportunity to enjoy our trips to the beach. We enjoy areas that offer family fun, but have always been drawn to areas with smaller crowds and less hustle and bustle than large beaches. Cape San Blas offers the opportunity for quiet relaxation along it's pristine beaches, as well as a variety of outdoor activities for the entire family.

We visited Barrier Dunes for the first time when our son and daughter were in middle school, and were hooked after our first visit! The safe, family-friendly atmosphere and opportunities for fun, combined with the less crowded atmosphere of the beautiful beaches of Cape San Blas are what drew us to purchase our property and what makes us look forward to every visit to the Cape.

Tim and Lois purchased this townhome in 2005

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a relaxing week. Great weather. Got food from The Sand Bucket. Excellent! Enjoyed family time. Love the house. Wishing ours was more like this. Thanks for opening your home to us.
Apr 2015
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Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper sofa converts to full size bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Linens, beach towels, beach chairs, beach umbrella, bikes

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Hakuna Matata! No Worries!
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews
Pandhandle of Florida!

Perfect. Great location. Great Property. Great neighborhood. Great pool. Great beach. GREAT!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a special trip as we were taking our FIRST family vacay (we're adopting our niece and nephew). Before we even arrived I felt SO welcomed, Lois is a true gem. It was a pleasure working with her.

The property was great for the four of us. I loved the little pond right next to our place- the kids just loved it. THe other pond was FULL (both had plenty of turtles) of turtles and we had a ball feeding the turtles- which then also fed the aggressive little fish LOL

The pools were awesome and one was a VERY short walk from the townhome but also far enough that there was no worry about noise, etc.

The walk to the beach through the neighborhood was delightful! Pretty landscaping, nice pool to walk by and great beach access to those beautiful beaches.

We went snorkeling/kayaking at the park which is RIGHT by the property.

We had short, yet fabulous stay and it was SO homey! We even watched Lion King one night from the collection of movies provided by the owners.

WE WILL be coming back and will hopefully get to stay even longer!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review. Our goal is to provide a well-stocked, well maintained and comfortable home away from home. We enjoy sharing our beautiful and peaceful spot with others. We're especially glad you chose our townhouse for your first family trip! It sounds like you squeezed a lot into your brief stay, and made the most of what Cape San Blas offers. What a great way to welcome your niece and nephew into your life, and provide them with the first of many family memories. We look forward to hearing from you again.
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Paridise 2016

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4 nights and what a mistake it was. We should have planned on staying on at least 2 weeks. It is absolutely beautiful and this townhouse was more than we imagined. It had everything we needed, plus a lot of extras. We loved having the bicycles to ride around on. The beach chairs that were provided were also a big plus, we didn't have to worry about packing ours. This place is VERY well stocked. We bought all of our food/seafood and cooked there for every meal. Having the grill on the deck worked perfectly for us. This by far one of the nicest VRBO places we have stayed at (we have stayed at many). Tim and Lois were very easy to work with. We are already planning an extended vacation for next year. We loved the beach there also, no crowds, no beach rentals, no commercialized crap cluttering up the beautiful beach there. We almost didn't want to write this review because of what a hidden gem it is. A Big THANKS again to Tim and Lois.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loren and Christy, Thanks for such a great review! We are so glad you discovered Cape San Blas, found everything you needed in our town home, and enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hearing from you again.
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Can't wait to get back again!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Lois & Tim for a great week in CSB!

The townhouse is comfortable, relaxing, and completely equipped. Beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes (2) , etc. Comfy beds, three great decks and spacious carport. The ponds with turtles & fish were fun. Owners are great to work with and very responsive. Two nice pools with one being only steps away from this townhouse. The community is very quite (at least while we were there). The beach is a short walk and there are 2 access points from the complex, do keep in mind that you cannot drive to these access points and park. Two great restaurants The Sand Bucket & Cone Heads are close by. Do go to the bay via the State Park it is beautiful! Another great spot is the boat ramp pavilion park in Port St. Joe. Keep in mind that the closest grocery store is in Port St. Joe (Piggly Wiggly, 20 min. drive) and keep in mind they close at 9PM.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Skid, thanks so much for the positive review! We appreciate having great guests to work with! We look forward to working with you again. Just let us know when you're ready to return. 😊
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Great Owners, Great Condo, Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This condo is a VERY short walk to the beach. The owners are easy to work with and respond to all questions super fast. They even took the time to let us know the condo had recently been equipped with a new grill. They wanted to make sure we planned to do some grilling during our stay. We have stayed in other Barrier Dunes Condos and Tim and Lois are some of the best condo owners we have worked with.

The condo was clean and had everything we needed. The extra chairs were super handy and in good (almost new) condition. Everyone we met on the beach was super friendly.

We had so much fun and will definitely be back.

Thanks to Tim and Lois for being great hosts.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a wonderful review! We look forward to working with you in the future! 😊
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Rockford, MI

Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Hakuna Matata could not have been more enjoyable. Tim and Lois were very responsive, informative and helpful both before and during our visit there. The condo was very clean and well equipped. The bicycles, beach chairs, etc. were a wonderful plus. The local area is beautiful and uncrowded. There is a wonderful little community atmosphere at Barrier Dunes. We have already made arrangements to return next year. Thanks Tim and Lois. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review! We appreciate your taking care of our place as though it was yours. We look forward to working with you again in the future.
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Excellent Vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Contacted Tim & Lois a few weeks before and they were quick to respond and answered all questions that we had and were super easy to work with. We arrived and were amazed at the rental and how uncrowded the Cape was. Early morning walks along the beach were nice and at times we could not see any people depending on which direction we walked. Fishing from the beach was good and we brought home several fish that we cant get at home. The water was excellent as was the state park. The rental was clean and completely furnished. We loved the fact that we did not have to haul an umbrella and beach chairs as they were provided at the rental and it was just a 2-3 minute walk to the beach. There were even boogie boards for the kids included.Barrier Dunes is family friendly with 2 pools, playground, tennis court and a couple ponds for the kids to wet a line in when we wernt at the beach. Overall the rental was excellent as was the ease of working with Tim & Lois. We will definently love to visit the Cape again. Thank You. Jeff, Tina, Chelsea, & Travis

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff and Tina, Thanks so much for such a good review! We really appreciate your taking the time to post it. We also appreciate your taking such good care of our place during your stay. Hope to hear from you again! Tim and Lois
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Nearest Point of Interest
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park


Rates & Availability

Port St. Joe Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 2 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $100

Half payment required to book. Remainder due 2 weeks prior to stay. Payment type accepted: personal check, cashier's check or money order.

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.

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