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Quiet End of the Island

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Carlos Pointe Beach Club is one of the most desirable destinations in Southwest Florida. Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico, our unit is a completely remodeled 2 bed/2 bath condo featuring new tile throughout, new cabinets, new bathrooms, and a new kitchen.

The condo is decorated in a comfortable island motif. There is a complete kitchen, a TV in each bedroom, cable, DVD, VCR, in unit Wi-Fi, and stereo in the living room, which ensures you will not miss the comforts of home.

Just below your gulf facing lanai are miles of sugar white beach. While enjoying the world class shelling along the beach, be sure to keep an eye out for diving pelicans, manatees, and dolphins which will be hunting the fish rich waters.

It’s just a short walk over the drawbridge spanning Big Carlos Pass, there you’ll find yourself at the entrance to Lover’s Key State Park. The Travel Channel has rated the state park beach as one of Florida’s Top Ten Beaches.

Whether at the state park or on our gigantic private beach out front, this end of the island provides lots of good surf fishing. If you are so inclined, nightly meals of fresh snook, trout, redfish, whiting, pompano, and mackerel are entirely possible. To prepare your catch, there is a private grill patio at the south end of the building just around the corner from our private beachside pool, recreation room and Sunset Patio. There are also many local restaurants that will prepare your catch, should you choose to dine out.

There is a stop for the Island Trolley right next to our free parking lot. It is just a short ride to Times Square at the north end of the island. There you will find a more active nightlife scene including dozens of shops, open air restaurants, bars, street performers, live entertainment, a public beach, as well as, the famous Fort Myers Beach Pier.

We have a king sized bed in the master bedroom, two twin beds in the second bedroom, and a pullout bed in the sofa. We provide linens, towels, beach chairs, beach towels, and a beach cooler which can be iced down with ice from the ice maker in the refrigerator.

Sliding glass doors will take you out to the lanai from the living room, and from the master bedroom. Enjoy the quiet breeze on the lanai as you drink your morning coffee or evening cocktail.

Smoking and pets are prohibited. This is one of the finest units in the complex. You won’t be disappointed!

If you see a nearby open week on our calendar, “Name Your Own Price” and we’ll make a deal. An occupied condo at reduced price is way better than an empty one!

Weekly rates vary from $700 to $1700 depending on season and DO NOT include State and Local tax which combined, equal 11%, and do not include the $100 - $125 Cleaning fee. Refundable Deposit required to guarantee booking.

Keywords: condominium,vacation rental,beach rental,weekly rental,Carlos Pointe,fishing

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2016
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About The Owner

Bill and Brenda live in Iowa. Bill is a futures broker, and Brenda teaches high school math.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2010

Why The Owner chose Fort Myers Beach

We have been visiting Carlos Pointe since 2005, and have traveled to several other places in Florida on our many visits. Carlos Pointe is our favorite place to stay. In 2009, we made the decision to purchase a unit at Carlos Pointe Beach Club. Then, in 2010, our dreams became realized. We enjoy shelling, fishing, walking the beach, watching the pelicans, dolphins, manatees, and the sunsets.

What makes this condo unique

As a bonus for nature lovers, for a few months each spring and summer, our beach becomes an extension of the Little Estero Island Critical Wildlife Area. There are 18 active Critical Wildlife Areas in all of Florida. Our beach serves as the southern border of Little Estero CWA, the only Critical Wildlife Area located in Lee County.

Roger Tory Peterson, famed ornithologist and author of the 'First Modern Field Guide To Birding' visited Little Estero Island and declared it 'possibly the best place in the world to photograph shorebirds'.

During the spring and summer months, our beach becomes prime nesting territory for sea turtles and a few of the estimated 150 species of birds that visit our island annually. We consider it a great privilege to serve as host for these animals during nesting season. While they raise their young each summer, we'll reserve some of our huge beach as a sanctuary. This provides outstanding observation opportunities right outside our back door. During this period, we allow the native beach vegetation to regrow to provide cover. Some of our beach does get restricted from human activity during this period. Don't worry though, the birds and turtles are very willing to compromise on beach space. So, you will still have plenty of beach to use! As soon as the baby birds are grown and done nesting, we'll remove the restricted areas and resume grooming operations. So, if you want to enjoy the birds, it's best to book between April and August!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

Quiet End of the Island
average rating of 4.9454546 based on 55 reviews

Quiet, beautiful location. The room, EVEN BETTER.

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in Ft. Myers Beach before. However, this is by far the roomiest, best laid out condo we've found. Exceptionally clean. Comfortable furnishings. Wonderfully quiet. Hint, we got there between the end of the summer's heat and the snowbird invasion. It's a two person paradise. Or take your small family. Absolutely limited only to your imagination what to do with your free time. Easy walk across the sand to a shell collectors paradise. Or walk across the bridge to Lover's Key State Park. Remember, you're on the quiet south end of the island. The trolley runs regularly to the North End "tourist area". HIGHLY recommend. My wife and I will absolutely hope Bill and Brenda will welcome us back if we return to Ft. Myers Beach. Note: We do recommend footwear for certain sections of the beach where shells have washed up.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome condo on a quiet beach

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting this area and we had a great time. The condo was very comfortable, clean, and equipped with everything we needed to start our stay- cooking utensils, plenty of towels, etc. The cooler and beach/pool toys for the kids were an added bonus. The beach was very quiet and private and just a short drive to the grocery and restaurants. Many times we found we were the only ones on the beach as far as we could see in the mornings and evenings. We found lots of shells and even saw dolphins from the beach! I highly recommend this area and this condo.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo, beautiful beach

  • 5 of 5

We would book here again in a heart beat. We usually travel 6-8 weeks of the year and this was one of the nicest units we have stayed in. Fully stocked, even with beach toys. Wonderful beach and pool. Great location for walks.

If you are looking, book this unit for sure! Great two bedrooms, living room furniture very nice and comfy. Great balcony.

Nothing I would change.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo with an amazing view! Great for adults and children of all ages. Beaches for miles with beautiful shells, dolphin and fish! Bill and Brenda were great helping with any questions we may of had and checking in to make sure we were happy! Definitely will be returning :)

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Bill and Brenda

Thank you so much for wonderful week at your condo!!! We had so much fun hanging out at the beach, pool and fishing!!! We slept in everyday except our boat rental day and finished the evenings with a sunset and collecting shells and seeing what weird sea life washed up on shore. It was truly one of the best and most relaxing vacations ever!!! And with 4 kids that is amazing!!!



  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Condo!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year at Bill and Brenda's condo. It has already become a second home where we know we will always be well treated by our landlords! So many little extras, such as dish soda, laundry soap, toilet tissue, paper towels, etc. are always in the unit when we arrive, and each tenant replenishes them because we appreciate this gesture after a long trip. The view of the beach and Lovers Key is amazing and the screened lanai keeps the bugs out. We rent kayaks at Lovers Key and this year dolphins and manatee swam close by. The unit is always very clean and well stocked with dishes, cutlery, pots and pans, and everything you need. The beds are comfy and there are more than adequate linens. All in all, we highly recommend this condo -- but not for our time next year. We have already reserved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Rates & Availability

South Island Condo Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates vary from $700 to $1900.00/week depending on season and demand. Preferred Rental is Saturday to Saturday. Minimum rental period, per association by-laws, is 7 days. Cleaning Fee varies from $100 to $125/week depending on length of stay. Please contact us for rates on your requested period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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South Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 970 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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