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Oceanfront Condo-Steps to the Sand, Great Deals fore VRBO Guests, email us!

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4), very close to Gulf

Lovely, one bedroom Condo right on the beach. The condo was painted along with new carpets and new living room furniture in 2017 and new tumbled marble bathroom. New appliances in 2017 and new back splash in the kitchen 12/17. Just steps to the Gulf of Mexico with its warm healing waters, Sanibel Island is host to some of the world's most beautiful beaches and seashells along with the world class Ding Darling Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy a cold drink on the patio/lanai overlooking the beach, or take a dip in the nearby pool. Relax and watch TV while hearing the crashing surf. Take a bike ride or play tennis. Oceans Reach is now a 'Green Resort' encouraging recycling. Sanibel Island is listed in the top 10 beaches on the Travel Channel!

Oceans Reach is a quiet family oriented resort tucked away on one of the best beaches in Sanibel. Oceans Reach is completely redone; a state of the art resort, #1 with new paver stones, new heated pool, lovely pastel colors, covered carports and tropical landscaping.

The Resort itself was completely rebuilt in 2004 from the ground up, and our ground floor condo overlooks a large expanse of the Gulf of Mexico and is steps from the white sand and pool. Big view of the water and beach from the living room and lanai. We can sleep four comfortably. The Maple bedroom set boasts a king sized bed with a new mattress (2017), and cedar lined dresser along with a 27' TV. The living room has a new sleeper sofa, new lamps and furniture along with a new 40' LED TV with DVD player, books, games and excellent wireless for your computer and mobile devices. Original artwork adorns the walls. new carpet, paint and bathroom redone late 2016.

The fully equipped cozy kitchen features granite counter tops, inset lights and appliances including a new dishwasher, new oven , range, microwave replaced Christmas 2016, new back splash done 12/17, coffee maker, toaster and enough utensils to make a great cookout or home cooked meal. The cozy dining area hosts designer lights and furniture from Haverty's. The lanai includes table and chairs overlooking the Gulf of Mexico for enjoying your morning coffee or an evening glass of wine. Or relax in the living room which overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and one of Sanibel's largest expanses of beach which is just steps away. Cable TV of course, and upgraded wireless for internet access. Enjoy the convenience of our new washer/dryer, replaced in late 2017, right in the unit. Listen to the crash of the surf at night! The facilities at the resort include a gorgeous heated pool, outdoor BBQ area with gas grills, shuffleboard, tennis and basketball. Bicycles and beach umbrellas available for rental for modest fee at the office. Covered carport for your vehicle. We have a membership at the Dunes Golf resort on the island which we extend to our guests.

The Oceans Reach Staff handles our rentals: They are professional, warm, helpful and very accommodating. Call or email today! We love to host and are always negotiable!

Cancellation Policy: If your reservation is cancelled sixty (60) days or more before your arrival date, all monies paid toward the reservation will be fully refunded. If your reservation is cancelled within sixty (60) days of your arrival date, our cancellation policy allows for a refund only if the reserved condo can eventually be re-booked; monies refunded will be equivalent to the re-rental fee for the unit, including potential discounts. To avoid loss of monies, we strongly encourage purchasing Travel Insurance. Refunds are issued by check or credit card within thirty (30) days of the reservation cancellation or re-booking of the unit.

Regarding severe weather conditions, please note that Ocean’s Reach will refund monies only in the event of a mandatory island evacuation. Should The City of Sanibel issue a mandatory evacuation, Ocean’s Reach will refund rentals paid proportionally.

Ocean’s Reach is not responsible for trip cancellation or disruption due to weather, natural disasters, beach conditions or other occurrences beyond the control of the Association. If you are concerned about the possible impact of these types of incidents affecting your vacation, it’s always a good idea to purchase travel insurance when you book your trip, so your vacation investment is protected if Mother Nature gets in the way. For information on our optional travel insurance available through CSA Travel Protection, click here.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Howard Goldman
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Howard Goldman

We live in Maryland, fell in love with Sanibel years ago. The lovely quiet Gulf of Mexico and the long sandy shell filled beaches always restore a sense of wonder and youth in everyone. We spend a week as a family at least once a year and are proud to share our home away from home with our VRBO friends. Please let us know if we can host you!

Howard Goldman purchased this condo in 2002

Why Howard Goldman chose Sanibel

We purchased this condo because it is closer to the beach than any other resort on the island! We intended to redo it over a period of years, but after the devastating hurricanes of 2005, were forced to completely rebuild using granite in the kitchen, replacing all furniture, electronics, appliances, etc. The only thing not needing replacing was the gorgeous view and proximity to the beach...

What makes this condo unique

You cannot get any closer to the beach on World Famous Sanibel Island, the resort is basically brand new, the staff are excellent, the place is spotless! Our condo is steps to the sand, and minutes away to wonderful shopping, fine restaurants, Ding Dalling Wildlife Refuge, Captiva Island. The condo has a large view of the Gulf of Mexico with miles of beach to explore heading north and south. Oceans Reach has completely rebuilt from the ground up in 2005 after Hurricane Charlie devastated the island. Originally built in the 1970's Oceans Reach was redesigned using local materials, paver stones, pastel colors and lovely greenery to supplement to local flora. Our condo was completely redone, and is a quiet, restful romantic get away. Our rates are very competitive, and we are almost always booked solid. Get in touch soon and book your vacation with us, it is a beautiful spot and you will bring home treasured memories!


Sanibel Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellation Policy: Oceans Reach cancellation policy will apply for all cancellations.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) King Bedroom set with cedar lined furniture, Baby Cribs (1) Crib available from rental office., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper Sofa sleeps two.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Wireless Internet, New LED TV in living room, brand new carpeting (2012), Books, Board Games, Full Kitchen with granite, new appliances including Dishwasher, Oven and Microwave, Washer & Dryer in unit, Pool, BBQ grill


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Oceanfront Condo-Steps to the Sand, Great Deals fore VRBO Guests, email us!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

The property is amazing, a place to call home

  • 5 of 5

The room was very comfortable and the amenities (hbo and wifi) helped to make it more like home (it rained all weekend and we still had a great time)!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us. As you know, we are just 50 feet to the sand and we hope you found the island quiet and restful. We are so glad that you found the condo comfortable and well equipped, please contact us the next time you visit Sanibel for a special deal! Thank you again, so sorry it rained, but even with the rain, Sanibel is beautiful! Howard
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Great, thank you for sharing

  • 5 of 5

Only suggestion is to replace couch, kept scraping back of leg on carpet insert. Staff was very nice and condo's and grounds well maintained. Process from booking to departure went well.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

Oceans reach truly offers the perfect setting for a vacation. Looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close to everything - pool, beach, food

  • 4 of 5

Small kitchen and bathroom, great location for walk out to pool or beach boardwalk access, well stocked kitchen, overall very nice place for two

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding location

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property and had a great stay. The location is great--so close to the beach and pool but very quiet. The office had plenty of beach toys to lend our son.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our condo was great and everything it said it would be. Bottom floor, 1 minute walk to the beach, 30 seconds to the pool! Staff was kind! Wonderful stay..hated to leave!!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge
First Rate Nature Preserve on the Island
Bike Paths on Sanibel
The best bicycle riding around, excellent paths
Jerry's Foods
Wonderful Supermarket on the island
Bailey's General Store
Down to earth local supermarket
Sanibel Bean
good coffee, but pricey
Sanibel Bike Paths
great paths, safe
Jerry's Shopping Center
Fun place to shop and see the parrots
Sanibel Public Library
great library, good internet access
Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Fort Myers International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
less than
Car: recommended

Miles of bike trails on safe designated lanes, Golf very nearby and we extend our Dunes Golf Club membership to our guests, Quiet and RELAXING, steps to the sand with a large view of the Gulf of Mexico. Wonderful sea shelling, walking on miles of quiet beach, white sand, dolphins, pelicans, seagulls, turtles, wildlife abounds. Easy bicycling to everywhere on the island along with walkways. Snorkeling, fishing, boating, sunning, reading, swimming, sleeping, eating! Nearby wildlife refuges with trails for exploration. Short drive or bicycle ride to Captiva Island and over a brand new gorgeous causeway to Fort Myers Beach.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

If a reservation is cancelled sixty days or more before the arrival date, all monies paid towards the reservation will be fully refunded. If a reservation is cancelled within sixty days of the arrival date, the cancellation policy allows for a refund of all monies paid towards the reservation once the reserved condo has been re-booked for the same time period and the same rental fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.