Las Olas, 360* Ocean View, 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Pool, Hot Tub(105 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10)
Upper Captiva also known as North Captiva Island is the best-kept secret in Florida. Only four miles long and half a mile wide, North Captiva is a Caribbean-style barrier island accessible only by a short boat ride. There are no cars and no paved roads (transportation is only by electric golf cart on palm tree covered sandy roads!)
Development has been carefully planned and the environment protected to insure that everyone will be able to enjoy one of the few remaining natural wonders of Florida.
The Island abounds with outdoor beauty. Over 700 acres of natural habitat have been preserved for the protection of endangered wildlife.
There are so many things to do and see here on Upper Captiva Island.
The wildlife sanctuary and wilderness park is great for hiking and bicycling.
Migratory and nesting birds such as osprey, herons, egrets wood storks, bald and sea eagles, pelicans and over 500 other species can been seen at different times of the year. Gopher tortoises and sea turtles roam this island Wonderland freely.
Manatees, dolphins and sea otters are regular sights from the islands shores!
The fishing is exceptional and includes snook, tarpon, red fish, flounder, sea trout, snapper and many other varieties are caught in these waters. Numerous activities are available on this unspoiled island for visitors such as beach combing, bird watching, fishing, swimming, shelling, dolphin watching, nature walks, boating, reading, photographing wild life, stargazing, kayaking, and best of all doing absolutely nothing but relaxing in your own private Island Paradise.
North Captiva is an island that is Boat access only. There is a ferry 'ISLAND GIRL CHARTERS' that departs from Pine Land Marina on Pine Island Florida. The ferry makes the 5 mile journey 6 times per day. Leaving every odd Hour from the mainland at 7, 9,11,1,3, 5 pm. For more information visit there website.
HISTORY OF THE ISLAND
Located on Florida’s Southwest Gulf Cost of Mexico is the Paradise Island of Upper Captiva Island.
Upper Captiva Island is also called North Captiva Island and is located north of Captiva Island and south Cayo Costa Island.
Calusa Indians first inhabited Captiva Island over 6,000 years ago up until the conquistadors arrived and nearly wiped out the tribes.
Ponce De Leon sailed these waters in the early 1500’s and famous pirates frequented the Island such as Jose’ Gaspar. The Island earned its name from the women held “captive” by the pirates for ransom.
Some believe a pirate treasure is buried on these islands, just waiting to be discovered.
A hurricane in 1921 severed Captiva Island into two separate landmasses, thus creating the island that we now know as “Upper or North Captiva Island” There are no Bridges or roads to captiva. Access is only by boat or small aircraft. (Click “Getting Here” for information on getting to North Captiva Island.)
This lush secluded barrier island is famous for it’s breath taking sunsets and pristine white sandy beaches that offer true unspoiled natural beauty. A tropical island playground awaits you at upper Captiva Island, “Come enjoy the ultimate Island Experience!”
Voted one of the top 50 American Isles by Conde Naste Traveler- July 2001
Keywords: Beautiful Island Beach House, Private POOL,
Beautifully land scaped garden, Observation tower, Fantastic Views
Member since: 2010
- 2572 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
Well behaved house broken dogs are welcome. Large and small dogs are equally welcome. No weight restrictions on your Dog! $200 charge for your dog to come on the family vacation. Dogs ride the Island Girl Ferry for FREE! You MUST GIVE ADVANCE NOTICE that you are bringing your pet. PET FEES REQUIRED!...moreless
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- King size beds (2) There are 2 King SIZE BEDS IN 2 Different Rooms NEW LINENS Double Beds (2) The 3rd Bedroom is quite large and has TWO double beds capable of sleeping 4 people NEW LINENS purchased on a regular on going basis The 4th Bedroom has QUEEN BED, Baby Cribs (1) Las Olas has a 'PACK N PLAY' Combination crib play pen & A HIGH CHAIR FOR YOUR BABYS DINING PLEASURE...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- 2 Catamaran OCEAN KAYAKS PROVIDED WITH THE HOME, With trailer to pull with golf carts to carry Kayaks to the beach or Canal Miscellaneous, The Ground floor is a great Play room area for the kids and adults alike. Las Olas has a FULL SIZE REGULATION SLATE POOL TABLE and Ping Pong Table! Board Games , Telescope , Ping Pong Table, Horse Shoe Game, Hammock Books, Less than 2 minute walk to the beach, Your rental includes paper towels, toilet paper, and soaps (dish, bath, and laundry). All you need are casual clothes such as swimsuits which are usually the dress of the day! You will need to bring your own food and drink however don't worry, there are two small restaurants on the island, offering local specialty dishes, including great seafood, if you decide to eat out. There is also a mini-store in case you run out of basic food or other necessities. A couple of mini-boutiques offer hand-painted items and some island clothing....moreless
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table
Satellite / Cable:
DIRECT TV WITH NUMEROUS CHANNELS TO CHOOSE FROM INCLUDING MOVIE CHANNELS 3 Brand New FLAT SCREEN HIGH DEFINITION TV installed 2/1/11 BLUE RAY DISC PLAYER SONY 5.1 SURROUND SOUND WITH INTERNET AND IPOD DOCK...moreless
- Nude Beach
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Water Sports Gear
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 8 - Feb 18, 2017
7 night min stay
Feb 19 - Mar 10, 2017
7 night min stay
Mar 11 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Apr 1 - Apr 22, 2017
7 night min stay
Apr 23 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 - Dec 30, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $200
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Rates shown are for up to 8 PEOPLE ONLY. Additional fees charged for more than 8 people. Maximum of 10 people only!
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Car: Not Necessary
Many fun and enjoyable activities for the entire Family await the visitor of North Captiva Island.
Enjoy wildlife photography
Kayak to nearby islands- A 2 person kayak is included with your weekly rental. If you are interested in Kayaking Captiva on a guided eco tour.
Hiking and nature walks
Shelling: Collect shells, sand dollars and sharks teeth. Over two thousand varieties of shells can be found such as Lions Paws, Junonia Volute, Conch, Periwinkle, Corvine, whelk and many, many others. Thousands of new shells are deposited on the Island each day by the oceans tides.
Snorkeling and diving- Snorkling can be done right off Captiva beach. Dive trips with experienced guides can be arranged. Click here for listing of local dive operators.
Picnicking and Bar BQ
Fishing: Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, Grouper Snapper are all common catches. Snook Snapper & Jewfish
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Having been a professional Yacht Captain in the Carribbean for many years I have visited every island in the Carribbean. Discovering North Captiva I realized North Captiva offered the best of all worlds and was where I wanted to be. Having grown up in Atlanta Georgia, I learned to appreciate the scenic beauty and the privacy that North Captiva has to offer. Yachting is all about pride of ownership. Having owned and operated numerous luxury charter yachts I know that clients appreciate the attention to detail and the pride of ownership that guest will experience when renting my home 'LAS OLAS'.
Why the Owner Chose Captiva, FL, USA:
North Captiva offers seclusion and privacy yet only 5 miles off shore. While the rest of the world is over whelmed with the problems of daily life, North Captiva is a sanctuary from the stresses of daily Life. Everyone on island is so warm and friendly. Quite often friendships are made by simply stopping in the golf cart to chat with neighbors on island. North Captiva represents a simpler time when life was about enjoying the scenic beauty that nature has to offer. Las Olas is located near the state park nature preserve on the higher elevation side of the island.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The beautiful views of the gulf and bay from the home. The sunsets and sunrises that can be experienced from the house are wonderful. The 10 foot ceilings and the large over sized bedrooms. The marble floors through out. The huge great room and kitchen with the vaulted ceilings are great for entertaining. Taking my dog for a morning walk on the beach and beach combing. The private heated Pool! The large screened in Lanai off the living room. The 5 story observation deck which affords 360 degree views and is a great way to enjoy the end of a perfect day on North Captiva.
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LAS OLAS is a very private location with no other houses adjacent
V.I.P. KING SIZE BEDROOM with Flat screen TV
Beautiful Gulf Views!
Sunset from the observation tower
2nd guest bathroom
Large play room and game area on ground floor POOL Table and PING PONG
Large 3rd floor GREAT ROOM
MASTER BEDROOM WITH KING SIZE BED and private bathroom
4th Bedroom QUEEN BED
N. Captiva island. Note large nature preserve of undeveloped land.
Lenaii dining table seats 10 people
Private heated POOL and TIKI BAR
Large Kitchen great for gathering with friends and family
3rd Bedroom with 2 DOUBLE BEDS and Flat screen TV
Private Hot tub surrounded by palm trees and Bamboo for a lush tropical oasis.
Ground floor entry foyer
Full size regulation slate pool table
Southern exposure of house and pool for maximum SUN LIGHT
Pool adjacent to play room offering shade and outdoor dining
Las Olas Front Entry
Driveway and garden to Las Olas
HUGE SCREENED LENAII with outside dining and comfortable seating for 10 people.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 22, 2017
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