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North-end Updated Vacation Villa Condo, Fabulous Gulf View

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Weekly Rentals with 3 night rentals possible

You can spend the day soaking up the sun at the quiet heated pool, combing the beach or enjoying water sports. As the day winds down, take a leisurely walk along the beach to the bustling Times Square for some freshly caught seafood and enjoy the sights and sounds of Floridian life. A screened-in lanai allows you to take in breathtaking sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico and view the lights of Sanibel Island. Located right next to the Pink Shell Resort, you'll find many of the hotel's amenities at your disposal, including a full spa (pool is reserved for Pink shell guests only).


The building also neighbors Bowditch Point Park where you can see the local wildlife and catch a trolley to any destination on the island. Condo renters are also given a reserved space in the building's parking lot to avoid the crowds and parking farther down the beach. The beauty of this condo is allowing you to relax and have the perfect vacation you've always wanted to take.

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Penny Aguirre
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Penny Aguirre

I live in Minnesota where I work in the Horticulture field and I am also co-owner in a winery. I spend my summers at a cabin on a lake enjoying great views, nature and spending time on the water. I longed to find a great place in Florida to spend time in the winter with those same qualities and share this place with others.

Penny Aguirre purchased this condo in 2012

Why Penny Aguirre chose Fort Myers Beach

I have vacationed on Ft Myers beach for many years and found it special for its easy flight access combined with a nice beach and a fun nightlife. After staying at the Pink Shell one winter, I realized that the North end was ideal! After looking for a few years, I found this place, walked through the nice decor onto the lanai and instantly knew this was the place; it could not get much better than this!

What makes this condo unique

North end, top floor for great view and no sound from above, just a few steps from the elevator to the pool and beach, full kitchen, spacious for a one bedroom, only 30 units.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

North-end Updated Vacation Villa Condo, Fabulous Gulf View
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews

Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

The stay in Penny's condo was great, this was our third time staying there and we will be returning in the spring time. The pool is great and the view from the condo is the best. Thanks Penny

Bill D.


  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very happy with our stay.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean, comfortable and well stocked with everything we needed from kitchen items to beach accessories. We have stayed at Vacation Villas several times in the past (perfect location) but this is the first time we've had a one bedroom unit. Would definitely stay here again. Upon arrival we found the key was not in lock-box, contacted Penny and the problem was resolved in a timely manner.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic week away!!

  • 5 of 5

Penny, we loved the condo. It was everything we expected and more. Thank you so much for the beach chairs and umbrella., it made the week so much more enjoyable. I would recommend to anyone. I hope we left it the way we were suppose to. I did not see any instructions. Thanks again.

Andy & Terri Robinson

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So Glad you had a good time, You didn't need to do anything so all is well. As long as the beach chairs are in the condo, thats about it. Penny
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Nice unit , Nice view

  • 3 of 5

Was the listing description accurate regarding the location, layout, amenities, etc ? Yes

Was the property clean and well-maintained ? The unit need a deep cleanning. Otherwise, the usual cleanning is OK.

Did the owner provide good customer service ? Yes

Would you recommend this property to your friends or relatives ? Yes

What activities, attractions and restaurants did you like or dislike near by ? The neighborhood is very nice.

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  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All about the view!!

  • 5 of 5

This was out third time staying at Vacation Villas but first time at Penny's condo. 6th floor was beautiful! Great view of the park and wonderful walk across street to sit on pier and watch dolphins and boats from quiet side! While not one of the most spectacularly decorated condos I appreciated the little things like the placing of small blankets for use on cooler mornings and evenings (higher up it can be chilly in the morning!). Lots of great chairs and other items for use on the beach and during stay like rolling cooler, water bottles, a variety of items in condo that I am guessing others left behind and we were able to use.

We had small issue wth air conditioning going out but a call to the maintenance man had the problem fixed in less than an hour!

The pool here is wonderful! Everyone we have met in the three years staying at this location has been very friendly! Could be a Midwesterners convention! The location is close to Time Square yet far enough away to be less crowded. Sunset views are the best!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you like the place! I use the condo myself so I try to keep a supply of those little things that make things easier. Even have a selfie stick, ha ha ! Penny
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Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved Penny's condo! Excellent location, well stocked and great lanai! We stayed at the Pink Shell until the rates doubled , now we will go back to this condo when vacationing at Fort Myers Beach . Pool was perfect and the people who stay there are very friendly.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks William, I hope you consider it your florida homophile there. The pool is great I agree. Many people inquire about being able to use the Pink Shell Pool but the pool at our building has very little chorine as it is salt water so way better ! Penny
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Nearest Airport
13.4 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport?
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Bongo's Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
2.3 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
6.2 Miles
Fort Myers Beach Golf Club
Nearest Train
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
County Highway 865
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
JoJo's at the Beach
Nearest Ski
1.2 Miles
Water Skiing at All Island Watersports
Nearest Beach
Fort Myers Beach
Car: not necessary

This beautifully updated condominium is located on the top floor in the very first building on the desirable, quiet North end of of Ft. Myers Beach and offers easy access on and off the bridge.


Rates & Availability

North Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
Dec 17 2016 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Dec 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Low season 2018
Apr 7 2018 - Dec 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Base Rate: Weekly amount is $1250.
Low Season 04/13 - 12/14: Weekly amount is $750
High Season 12/15 - 04/12: Weekly amount is $1250
4 day rentals may be possible from Thanksgiving through Easter
a $50 cleaning fee and 11% tax is included in all rates quoted

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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North Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Good water pressure an temperature control
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofa bed air mattress
    Bedroom 1 - 2 double , porta crib available
  • Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (Queen, air bed mattress
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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