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BEACHFRONT~Magnificent View! Renovated unit with large open kitchen!

Bedrooms 1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 30 nights


About the property

Show stopping beachfront condo and beach scene!!

We are excited to offer our fully renovated and completely redecorated unit and a hidden jewel at Dolphin Way for your rental getaway!!


We have completed a total redecoration in November 2017! All new furniture, decor and textiles. Feel the peaceful inspiration as you step indoors to your soothing surroundings. This condo is sure to be a restorative reset button for your soul. The neutral palette will surely bring a sense of calm and clarity.

PLEASE NOTE: We apologize, those that smoke any type of product should not inquire or read further. This is a completely smoke free unit, only non-smokers should continue. Dolphin Way grounds are now a completely smoke free as well, this includes vaping

Dolphin Way is a quiet, gated community on Little Hickory Island. We boast a 400' beachfront property, beachfront heated pool, sun deck, outdoor showers, restrooms, & a drinking fountain...on perfectly manicured grounds. All units are raised up one level to accommodate covered parking, & your own reserved parking spot! Attention to detail, & peaceful beach best describe this lovely island escape.

This well designed 640 sq ft one bedroom unit has been fully remodeled, and upgraded with an opened up, enlarged kitchen. Please notice the difference in the lay out and size of our kitchen!! It is fully stocked with all you will need to prepare a meal, and then enjoy a sunset toast to end any day on a high note.

The bathroom has been completely re done, with a spacious walk in tiled shower. All new bath linens November 2017. A tankless water heater will supply you with abundant hot water to relax in. There is plenty of storage throughout, all closets are available for your use. We offer all that you would need to come for a winter getaway, or extended vacation, including new beach towels. Beach chairs and umbrella are in the storage locker for your use.

There is everything you would expect for communications--high speed WIFI internet included, landline with cordless handsets, including unlimited long distance in USA and Canada phone service. We boast a large 47' HD LED TV in the living room with a sound bar, and a second 22' LCD TV/DVD in the bedroom!! The sound bar has bluetooth to pair with your own music on your phone or device.

The private one bedroom has beautiful all new bedding, with a very comfortable queen size bed. The upscale, calming colors are perfect for a relaxing way to reenergize after your day!! There is plenty of storage including two closets and two sets of drawers.

Come, relax and refresh in our beachfront fully accommodating condo!! We strive to keep the condo in excellent condition and want to provide you with all the comforts you would expect after your fun filled day!!

Our unit offers an amazing view of the beach, with waves rolling in, and even sunset right from your own private seat on the large screened in lanai most months of the year!

A coin operated washer and dryer are located on each floor, and only steps from your door.

Dolphin Way is located 30 min from Ft Myers Airport, multiple shopping venues, plenty of dining choices. Tennis courts available for complimentary use. There is the Barefoot Beach State Park and Lovers Key State Park only 10 mins away! Best of all, your private beach and pool awaits you, only steps away from your condo!

This is a smoke-free unit. We cannot accept smokers. No smoking is permitted in the condo, on the lanai, or on the walkways or on the DW grounds.

Sorry, DW does not permit pets. We apologize, we cannot accommodate wheelchairs, walkers, or O2 tanks. This condo is NOT set up to accommodate additional overnight guests. Only two adult guests are permitted.

More Details

Carol Covinsky
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Carol Covinsky

We just LOVE Dolphin Way; right on the peaceful Little Hickory Island!! We enjoy the pool and the beach, late afternoon sun melding into sunset! This is a very special location and meant to be enjoyed!

Carol Covinsky purchased this condo in 2012

Why Carol Covinsky chose Bonita Springs

The community is very friendly, welcoming, and impeccably maintained! DW is on a secluded street that has only one way in and out.

What makes this condo unique

Dolphin Way has the largest beachfront with 450 feet of beach, and huge, wide open heated swimming pool facing the Gulf of Mexico. Splendid views of Naples, Sanibel and Fort Myers. Of course sunsets are brilliant!!


Bonita Springs Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Fully tiled floor and tiled walk in shower. All new towels November 2017.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom that has a queen size bed. There are ample closets, hangers, a dresser, 2 nightstands, and a media chest with TV/DVD player. New sheets and bedding November 2017.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We apologize, our unit is not suited for handicapped individuals. We cannot accomodate wheelchairs, walking devices or O2 tanks. No additional overnight guests allowed.


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BEACHFRONT~Magnificent View! Renovated unit with large open kitchen!
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Orient, Ohio

A Peace of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

I don't know where to even start. This trip was my birthday present from my husband. I had the most relaxing vacation ever. So peaceful, beautiful and renewing. From the moment I open the shutters to see the view of the ocean I was in love. The unit is so nice and clean you won't have to worry about it being maintained. I really enjoyed the condo, it has everything you could possibly need to help in having a wonderful time. The private entry was wonderful helping to make me feel secure since I was by myself. I especially enjoyed meeting Carol & Chris and enjoying a glass of wine and watching the sunset with them. I can't express enough how nice this unit really is. I've already made reservation for next year. Counting down the days until I can come back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view, condo and beach.

  • 5 of 5

This condo was definitely a five star. As soon as you enter you are taken to a relaxing atmosphere in a bright, updated condo with a view to the beach and pool. The condo had everything you could want or desire and was spotless and well maintained. It is even better than the pictures! Decor was everything you could wish for to make you feel you are at the beach. There are two televisions which worked very well for us as we tend to watch different shows the few times we were in.

Carol and Chris (the owners) went out of their way to make sure everything we needed to make our stay comfortable and memorable was there.

The pool was warm and clean and never crowded. The washer and dryer were just outside our door so very convenient. The grounds were very well kept with our own covered parking space.

Dolphin Way is a short distance to everything you could possibly want. We hope to return here in the near future. You will not be disappointed in this beautiful retreat.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so very much, for choosing our condo and for enjoying the beauty here at the beach!! We very much appreciate your review and welcome you back whenever possible!!! Thank you!!!
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Elkhart, IN

Can't wait to return!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the good fortune of staying at Dolphin Way again this year from from the last part of November through the first part of December. It was amazing, as always! Dolphin Way is a gated complex on a dead end street at the North end of Bonita Beach (the quiet, uncrowded end). If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing vacation, this is the place. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, the pool is always warm and the view could not be better. Everyone we've met, whether owners or renters, are always friendly. A lot of the same people return year after year. It's that kind of place - once you discover it you want to return again and again. It is also near the inlet. We walk there every morning and usually again in late afternoon or early evening. It's our favorite place to walk, there's an abundance of shells and shore birds, and it changes with every tide.

As for the condo itself, it's immaculate! You could not ask for a better view or a more comfortable, updated unit with a "beachy" decor just steps from the water. There wasn't anything we wanted or needed that wasn't there for us. We like to cook and the kitchen includes a really good set of non-stick skillets (very important to us), numerous pots and pans, a keurig coffee maker, a toaster oven and even a crock pot. There is also a washer and dryer just steps from the door.

We had the pleasure of meeting Carol, the owner, while we were at Dolphin Way the year before. She is very friendly, hands-on, and easy to communicate with. If you rent this condo, you will not be disappointed. Carol takes care of everything!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks ever so much! We are so happy that you enjoyed every moment--and look forward to having you return! Carol
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Midwest USA


  • 5 of 5

We are so glad we had the opportunity to return to this DW condo! Perfect view and perfect place! Fantastic sunsets from the lanai. Everything you need is here. Clean, comfy furniture and bed ... all nicely decorated. Wonderful shower, handy dimmers on lights and even something you don't find in most units ... a full-length mirror in bedroom. Great place in paradise!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, and I am so happy that you were able to come and did enjoy the condo and Dolphin Way! You are appreciated!
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Syracuse, New York

Perfect Break From Winter!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year staying in this unit and we felt just as happy when we arrived this year as we did our first year. We've written about all the positive things we find with this unit and location in our previous two reviews below, so don't want to be too repetitive. However, for you first time viewers of this unit we'd like to say the experience is basically twofold: the condition and management of the unit/complex and the location.

Dolphin Way is extremely well maintained as a complex. It's very clean, quiet, and located at the end of a dead end street. Everything you could want for shopping and dining is nearby, but you return to a quiet and secluded place to relax and with that beautiful ocean view! The owners and other renters while we are there are generally older and/or retired, friendly and respective of others. This carries over to the unit. It's very well cared for, decorated, comfortable and equipped. Carol, the owner, is very hands on, reachable and concerned that her renters have everything they need. This year she added a Keurig coffee maker which was a very welcome surprise! We're fairly particular in where we stay, especially when staying for a month and can say that this unit and complex more than satisfies what we are looking for. So the best recommendation we can give is our returning for our fourth year next February!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Queenstown, MD

Just as great as last year

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year renting this unit and once again everything was perfect. (see my review for last year). We stayed longer (6 weeks) and never had a problem with anything. It is very well equipped and very well maintained and once again Carol was a pleasure to work with. Can't say enough good things about this condo, its great location, and Carol.. Five star all the way!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for choosing to stay with us again, and for longer! We appreciate your review, also! Thank you!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Ft. Myers, RSW
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

NO PETS, NON SMOKERS ONLY, TWO adults only per lease

Condo not suitable for handicap devices of any kind, nor children, nor additional overnight guests--sorry.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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