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$1700 wk, Golf cart! Dock available...WOW!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Sea Turtle Town Home, 3BR, 2 bath

Perfect relaxation spot! This freshly renovated town home awaits your arrival away from the hectic world. Whether you plan to fish, beachcomb, relax in the sun, play in the pool, enjoy nature or do nothing this is your ideal destination. There are no cars, no street lights, no high rises, no traffic, only sandy trails, golf carts, and lots of paradise to enjoy. Boaters are welcome to use our dockage for a small additional fee. Unwind in style, you will not be disappointed. Experience a vacation where island relaxation will surround you, where tranquility will embrace you. Leave your schedule behind and enjoy island by the tides, toast by the sunset. Activities that can fill your schedule include:

~ fish from the beaches, docks, or pass

~ charter a boat for the day

~ play tennis or swim at the Club pool

~ follow turtle tracks to discover a new friend

~ collect shells, sand dollars and sea urchins

~ kayak in the back waters to surrounding sanctuaries

~ fall asleep under a beach umbrella

~ marvel at the manatees and dolphins

~ discover bird watching

~ explore the walking trails in the nature preserve

~ read, read, read

~ use your own boat docked right out your door

~ make lifelong memories!

'Sea Turtle' is located in Safety Harbor Club and its guests are entitled to the use of the Club's amenities including a large swimming pool, tennis courts, private beach access, docks (fee) and fishing pier, private waterfront restaurant, and an ice machine.

North Captiva, also known as Upper Captiva, is an unspoiled tropical barrier island off the coast of SW Florida. A magical oasis only a 20 minute boat ride from the mainland but feels like another world.

This non-smoking retreat features: views of Safety Harbor, convienently located near the boat docks, 3 bedrooms (1st with Queen bed, 2nd with Queen bed and twin bed nook-ideal reading nest, 3rd with 2 twin beds), 2 full size bathrooms each with easy access full showers, fully equipped kitchen with all your comforts of home, washer and dryer, screened lanai overlooking the water, 4 seat golf cart, relaxing decor to soothe away stress.

Getting There....Easy! Easy taxi service from airports, water taxi to the island, or bring your boat and pull into one of the slips! If using taxi services, please allow time for grocery shopping in advance of your scheduled water taxi. You will need to bring the items necessary for your planned meals, along with paper products for your stay (minimal paper products provided). Our home has a fully equipped kitchen (coffee maker, blender, mixer, microwave, cooking and baking essentials) and a charcoal grill is available to grill your fresh catch. Bring your flip flops and sunscreen!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Chris

We love the island and the escape it provides. We hope others will discover the ability to 'leave it all behind' as we do with each visit. Our desire is for others to enjoy our island escape, 'Sea Turtle' nest. Leo and Chris reside outside of Tampa where Chris is a nurse and the family stays busy with adult daughters and rediscovering childhood through our 8 year old son.

Chris purchased this townhome in 2012

Why Chris chose Jose's Hideaway

Perfectly located at the Safety Harbor wharf to make 'moving in' a breeze. Climb out of your boat or the ferry and you are 'home'.

What makes this townhome unique

Our completely renovated home has the most spacious kitchen of all the town homes and includes all the upgrades throughout the house. Watch the sunrise over the harbor from your lanai or golf cart to the beach for the best sunsets ever!


Jose's Hideaway Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Only 4 people allowed on golf cart. No golf cart driver under age of 16.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Outside Shower - shower
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , On main living floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , The 'Fish Den', kids love it!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , twin bed, next to windows, overlook the wharf...reading spot
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Boat dockage at small extra cost, 4 seater golf cart included in rental


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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$1700 wk, Golf cart! Dock available...WOW!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Awesome home, loved the location and so clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Look forward to returning! Don’t hesitate to book this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Condo, and a Great location. We loved being able to check on our boat from the condo screen porch. Owners were very nice and quick to respond with any questions.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time

  • 4 of 5

The condo was perfect for my husband and I and two teenage daughters. It was convenient to the boat dock. It was a quiet neighborhood and the neighbors were friendly. The owners were very responsive when I contacted them via email. Amenities were adequate.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Sea Turtle truly exceeded our expectations!!! The beauty of the island is amazing! Communication from the owner at all times to ensure we truly had a flawless vacation. The townhouse is so welcoming the second you step off the water taxi. We had a fabulous getaway & already know we will be back! Thank you Chris & Leo!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and made great memories. It is our pleasure to share Sea Turtle so others can enjoy the magic of the island in the comfort of our home away from home. You are welcome back, hope to "sea" you soon.
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Excelente, well maintained, good locación, nice view.

  • 5 of 5

North Captiva is an extraordinary expirience, never mind how much you have traveled. Kids and ourselves have enjoyed a lot. Provoke to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. The island and Sea Turtle are perfect for big kids and little ones alike! I am so glad our home met your expectations and the island proved (once again) to bring magical moments and great memories! Happy to have you back!
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Another amazing rental from chris and Leo!!!

  • 5 of 5

We love the sea turtle!! This was my fourth time renting from chris and Leo, they are amazing hosts. It is super clean, amazing location, very well stocked kitchen, just a really great place to get away. I can't wait to come back. Thank you so much for offering this little piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

North Captiva is a barrier island without bridges to access it. Boat charter/ferry services are available. No cars, no traffic....only golf carts and bikes are on the sandy trails.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500

Check-in time 4:00pm Check-out 9:30am.
Rates are subject to change.
Feb - April - Saturday to Saturday rental, ask for exceptions.
On-line payment convenience fee 3%

Manager'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.