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

Bedrooms 3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 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 girls in college and rediscovering childhood through our 6 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
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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
  • 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 ...
  • 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


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$1700 wk, Golf cart! Dock available...WOW!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

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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Great, awesome, super relaxing and low key. Absolutely love the island and the property!

  • 5 of 5

Would totally stay on this island and at this property again. Only complaints where that there is no water pressure in the showers, the water is really bad (which we knew ahead of time). Water smells like sulfur and is undrinkable. If staying here just make sure you buy a lot of water. Overall property was clean and well maintained. Peopke on island very welcoming and helpful. Beaches amazing! Property is located steps away from ferry dock which is super convenient.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another great trip to the sea turtle!!!

  • 5 of 5

Chris and Leo, thank you so much for another amazing stay. Your townhouse is perfect, close to the harbor, easy access from the ferry. All the amenities you need on the most amazing island! So happy to have enjoyed another week here and plan on returning very soon. Thank you again! :)

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

House was wonderful! Beaches beautuful!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review. We strive to meet the needs of our guests and we are so happy that you enjoyed Sea Turtle and the island. You are always welcome to return!
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Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely done remodeled Town home in Safety Harbor. The accommodation were top notch and everything we needed seem to be there. Location was key and accessibility was great.

The property owners were very pleasant and easy to get a hold of with questions. I would definitely recommend this pace if you're looking for a quiet getaway with the nice luxuries of home.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • 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
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change.
Feb - April - Saturday to Saturday rental, ask for exceptions.
On-line payment processing fee 3%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.