Superb Hidden Romantic Get-a-Way

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Last updated: 10/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Little Gasparilla Island is a wonderful hidden paradise off the beaten path accessible only by private boat or water taxi. There are no bridges or formal paved roads on the island, just charming romantic sand paths where the local residents travel by foot or by golf cart. Little Gasparilla Island is one of the barrier islands along Florida's southeast coast located just north of Boca Grande and about 20 miles north of Sanibel Island off Ft. Myers. It is less than 40 miles south of Sarasota. There are over 7 miles of pristine beach accessible along the Gulf of Mexico available for your pleasure, starting just a few hundred feet from the house. This provides wonderful romantic getaway walks for many couples and endless shelling opportunities for others.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Golf cart and/or kayak(s) available upon request to owner.


  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Dockside on the Bay or 'inside waterway' of Little Gasparilla Island, a short 400 Yard walk from the Gulf Beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Crock pot, blender, mixer, etc...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    With porch swing and grill...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Have 2 Kayak's that can be made available but not included in base listed price...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Brand New Top of the Line 4 burner propane grill. ...moreless



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from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,390 $5,575
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $100
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/13/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ft. Myers or Sarasota
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many on nearby islands and the mainland
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Eldred's Marina with Dock to Dock service
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Boca Grande
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Road 776 and I75
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rum Bay and many others
Placida, FL, USA
Nearest Ski
Waterskiing bring your own boat
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Little Gasparilla Island

Car: Recommended

Marina's available by boat on mainland and other islands nearby as are many restaurants including nearby Boca Grande. Cayo Costa State Park and Don Pedro State Park are nearby significant attractions.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I was born, raised and educated in Florida but I've traveled the world extensively. My dream home is on Little Gasparilla Island and I want to share this dream with others.

Why the Owner Chose Placida, FL, USA:
It's easily one of the most charming places I've ever been and I want to share this with others by renting it to like minded people. I have traveled the world extensively but I find Little Gasparilla Island to be one of the best places I've ever been to. I continue to cherish it as I would an old friend. My renters thus far seem to agree.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The location is incredible and for real estate that is what it is usually all about. The property is on the Bay for safety but only a few yards from the beautiful Gulf. Fantastic fishing abounds here as does the beautiful white Gulf sands. Boca Grande, Sarasota, Ft. Myers

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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VRBO #480651

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Placida, FL, USA #480651

3 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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