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Lover's Key Beach Club luxury condo on private beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Located on what is described as one of the top ten beaches in the US, Lover's Key Beach Club, lies between the glistening waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Estero Bay. Lover's Key is an idyllic paradise with serenity, privacy, romance and adventure. It is a nature lover's dream, where you can enjoy the dolphins and manatees swimming by, the sea turtles and the exotic nesting birds from osprey to white herons.

The condo is located directly on a private white sugar sand beach with a backdrop of swaying palms, tropical flowers and majestic water fountains. The private beach in front of the condo has plenty of loungers and tahiti huts offering shade from the beautiful Florida sunshine.

Relax on the huge private balcony overlooking the pool and ocean and watch the sailboats pass by and amaze at the ever present frolicking dolphins.

The condo is completely remodeled this December 2011 with brand new kitchen,new furniture, new appliances, giant flat screen TV on the living room wall, new whisper quiet A/C units.... and fully repainted. The bedroom features a queen size bed and the living room has a pull out sofa bed.

The private beach connects directly to the Lover's Key State Park where you can explore the magnificence of the estuary by kayak or by walking the many nature trails and miles of gulf -front beach. There are innumerable wild-life and bird watching opportunities here and of course the fabulous shelling on the beach. There is a boat launch, kayak rentals and the park has a new million dollar picnic area, park and playground for kids.

The large heated swimming pool and hot tub are great, with both overlooking the bay. You can grill your catch of the day on the high quality Weber gas BBQ's and enjoy your meal right there at the 'dolphin deck'. If you want a change from the serenity then jet skis, power boats and pontoon boats are available nearby for rent so you can thrill to the dolphins racing along side you or to get a better glimpse of the sea turtles, sting rays their natural habitat.

There is a trolley that runs up and down Fort Myers Beach and to the Shopping Mall (including a supermarket and K-Mar) in Bonita Springs. The trolley stops right outside the property---hop on for 25 cents and enjoy the hustle and bustle of Times Square in North Fort Myers Beach with its many shops and restaurants. If you are in the mood for a round of golf or a game of tennis ---these are all located jut minutes away. You actually don't need a car at Lover's Key---all is so easily accessible without one.

You and your family will love it here. It is truly a very special place.

PS. all doors within the apartment are super wide for wheelchair accessibility and the bathroom is totally wheelchair accessible. The unit was designed as one of the mandatory wheel chair suites in the days when the condo was a luxury hotel.

More Details

Rudi Martens
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Rudi Martens

I grew up in Toronto and graduated as an engineer from the University of Toronto. I have worked as an engineer, professional pilot, professor and lastly as an administrator in large educational institutions. I am married, with grown kids and presently retired.

Rudi Martens purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Rudi Martens chose Ft Myers Beach

Where in the US do you find a condo with PRIVATE beach (no public access) located on a State Park?

What makes this apartment unique

Peace, quiet, pristine beach, wonderful friendly people in the other 101 units.


Ft Myers Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower/tub combination sink toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen the living room has a sleep sofa for occasional use or for a child.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews

A nice quiet place

  • 3 of 5

Our dates of stay 05/12-19/2018.It rained most of the week and it’s the off season so no crowds. I liked the condo’s location. Easy to get to from RSW. An easy drive north to Publix, Times Square, restaurants and the tour boats. I recommend Trico Shrimp Co.for fresh fish for grilling. The condo building and grounds are adequately maintained with no glaring faults but one. The gas grills have a separate timer above the shut off valve. You need to set it to get the gas to flow. Posted grill lighting instructions would be nice or maybe I should just get out more. The condo has a nice beach with resin chairs available to use. Nice heated pool and hot tub. I felt guilty using it after dark though. The pool area is closed dusk to dawn. Our rental has a lot of grab

bars in the bathroom but could use more towel bars. The kitchen is well equipped and the refrigerator came with 5 cans of beer, 6 bottled waters, cocktail sauce, and ranch dressing. All unopened, thank you very much. The view was peaceful and dolphins were sighted along with fishing pelicans and a beautiful sunset. The downside is the furniture, adequate but worn. All in all an ok place.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you had such terrible weather. I know it rained almost every day for a two week period down there. It's not the greatest not being able to venture out due to the weather. It is the off season down there, and there usually is rain on a daily basis for at most an hour in the late afternoon. But during your stay it rained virtually the whole day, which does put a damper on things. I apologize for not posting instructions on the use of the outdoor grills, I will include instructions on it in the file I send guests. Thanks for that tip. The timer is so that guests don't leave the gas running forever which continually used to happen before they were in stalled. Same as the hot tub which has a timer, which you set so that it doesn't stay on forever. Hot tub area and swimming pool use is not permitted at dark so that people can sleep, as there were instances where people would be there at midnight and the noise people made even in just talking really carries. The large oversized bathroom used to be one of the handicapped suites when the condo was a hotel and that is why there are many grab bars. The whole bathroom is getting a $20,000 makeover as soon as I can find find reliable contractors acceptable to the building. They are all very busy with repairing stuff from the hurricane. The only piece of furniture I can think of that I will replace is the very comfortable lazy boy which gets a lot of use. People really seem to like it. The living room and dining room furniture is relatively new (3 years old) as is the authentic washed oak bedroom suite, which is intended to have an antique look. So far 19 5 star ratings, 1 4 star and my first 3 star. Thanks for taking the time to make your comments.
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Perfect location for a peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a white sand, relaxing private beach, which is connected to lovers key state park with many walking trails and miles of beach to explore, this is your place. Dolphins occasionally swim close by and there are tons of shorebirds to enjoy. The accommodations were perfect with a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable bed and roomy bathroom. The owner is extremely helpful and we had a wonderful week !

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovers Key Beach Club, Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA

  • 5 of 5

We just completed a months stay at this condo. We had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay.

I loved the view from the balcony! Owner Rudi was very helpful.

We will be returning. Great location.


  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Quiet spot allowing for total relaxation however still close enough to the action and amenities of Fort Myers Beach. Enjoyed watching the dolphins playing in the bay from the balcony. Private beach with access to the Lover's Key State and great areas to watch the sunset. Property offered a pool, hot tub, plenty of lounges around the pool and at the beach, 4 good barbeques, etc.. Great place for a quiet holiday away. Owner was easy to reach when required and very helpful/knowledgeable. We would definitely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Worth the Wait

  • 5 of 5

I hesitate to even write this review. It was hard enough to get this booking without enticing other renters to want to stay here. We've been coming to LKBC for a few years and it is a marvelous location. The trolley stop is right outside the complex which is directly across from the beautiful Lovers' Key State Park. You can also access the Park from the resort's private beach which is replete with comfortable chaise lounges and Tiki huts. After years of trying, a convenient opening finally occurred at Rudi's condo and being able to stay there made our vacation that much more enjoyable. The unit is well and tastefully appointed with obvious attention to function as well as form. The living room recliner is especially comfortable and the high backed balcony chairs are perfect for dolphin watching and enjoying the beautiful view. The flooring choice was an especially good one. It is easy care and feels very clean in contrast to the carpeting and grouted tile throughout many of the other apartments. The appliances are top notch with an unusually large dishwasher. The purified ice water refrigerator dispenser was an added convenience and the large flat screen TV provided broad access to many channels. So many considerate touches - down to the Tommy Bahama beach towels! Rudi treats his renters as guests, acting more like a host than a landlord. We had a thoroughly wonderful two weeks and hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay at Lovers Key Beach Club

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and we enjoyed the beach which is next to Lovers Key State Park. You can walk for miles. Lot of shelling and fishing if that is what you like. We enjoyed the beach and the pool/hot tub. The condo was clean and the building was quiet. Lots of good restaurants and farmers markets. Rudi was easy to get in touch with and answered all our questions for a pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
South West International Airport (Fort Myers)
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Key West Express to Key West
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Sanibel Island Golf Course
Car: not necessary

Fort Myers is where Thomas Edison and Henry Ford had their winter estates. They knew where to spend the winter. A visit to their homes on famous McGregor Ave is interesting. Be sure to explore the Lover's Key State Park and watch the Manatee. Kayaking in the waters for the State Park is interesting. The wild life on Lover's Key is fascinating. Watching the Osprey dive for fish and then bring them to their nests is exciting. The famous Flipper's Restaurant is right on site and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you go for an early breakfast you can watch the dolphins only a few feet away from the restaurant's deck. The menu is vary varied and the cuisine is superb and the prices are low. If you want more excitement take the trolley from in front of the condo and for 50 cents it whisks you to Times Square which is the heart of Fort Myers beach. The restaurants along the beach are great and range from Greek, Italian, Japanese.... Many are right on the beach. If you like to shop then the Tangier Outlet Mall is very close by with all the name brand stores selling their wares at bargain prices. Come with an empty suitcase! Even larger is the Miramar Outlet Mall on I-75. You can spend a day there and not cover all the stores. The movie theater is just a mile up the road from the condo if you want to take in a first run movie. There is also fine live theater on both Estero and Sanibel. If you like classical music, the South West Florida Symphony Orchestra perform in the Barbara Mann Center for performing arts in Fort Myers. If you like water excitement rent a jet ski and go on a tour to watch the dolphins romping in Estero Bay. Get up early and you will discover some of the best shelling in the world. If fishing is your fancy then just bring a rod and some bait and find a nice spot along the miles of unspoiled beach of Lover's Key and try your luck. Bring your catch back to the condo and grill it on one of the Weber grills by the water, then serve the fish on the Dolphin Deck right beside the BBQ's.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

The $250.00 initial payment is non-refundable. When the final payment has been made a refund on that is only possible if I can rent the unit in the time remaining. Taking cancellation insurance is recommended if there are any doubts.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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