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Romance! Awesome Beach & Views! 5 Stars! April/Spring Available & FREE Kayak!

Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA
  • Condo
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay4 - 7 nights

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Away from the crowds and noise is this spectacular, waterfront (on the beach) corner condominium allowing you private unobstructed views of the Gulf, San Carlos Pass, Fort Myers Beach, Back Bays, and is on Lover’s Key State Park Beach (#4 in the US with 3 miles of pristine white sand shelling beach and 700 acres of natural surroundings).

Experience the magnificence and tranquility of Black Island, named after the Pirate Black Augustus who used its land and waters. Imagine lounging on your own private sunny balcony, listening to the waves lapping against the beach, having your coffee, drink or meal watching the dolphins, manatees, birds, boaters, sunbathers, and fishermen below. You will love the romance of the ever-changing sunsets and lights from ships at sea, the draw-bridge and Fort Myers Beach at night. This unique corner unit offers total privacy within the unit AND balcony, allowing sunbathing, enjoyable and relaxing times without prying eyes. This unit is beautiful and was completely remodeled in 2017 including new furniture, granite counter tops, flat screen TVs, luxurious Gel-Foam king-size bed, extensive artwork from Peter Max and others with many upgrades.

All units are NOT the same on the beach and especially at Lover's Key! This is one of a handful of CHOICE units in this complex in the 02 stack (Southwest corner) that is amazingly decorated and equipped that offers a private corner of the building with majestic 270 degree views. Don't risk your vacation & the chance for a lifetime memorable experience in order to save a few dollars on inferior and disappointing accommodations... even in other units in this building.

Truly one of the most dramatic and relaxing spots on any coast in the US. There is a very special feeling that comes from this unique and magical unit that cannot be explained---only experienced. You can see from those guests who share their experiences and their desire to return over and over that there is something special that feeds the senses and nourishes the soul. Come and see why Lover's Key State Park is the 4th most visited park in Florida and why the name Lover's is appropriate.

This is a PRIVATELY OWNED & MAINTAINED UNIT that is offered to you as place for your 'Special Vacation.' The common areas in the building have been totally upgraded and is 100% owner-managed, with each unit decorated or remodeled differently with lots of friendly people. This building is NOT a hotel, but an extremely unique escape that will become your personal paradise, where you can make lifetime friends and you will want to return to year-after-year! This is the ONLY building on Black Island that has its own beach with chairs, loungers and Tiki Huts AND allows you to walk directly into Lover’s Key State Park without walking on the road and paying a fee (don’t be fooled).

RELAX! This resort experience allows you to unwind, fall in love all over again, and enjoy your time without waiting in lines or feeling like you are in rushed traffic and crowds. Whether sunning on your private balcony checking your emails with the free WIFI (with table and chairs and recliner) or enjoying the 85-degree, Olympic-size pool (never full) and Jacuzzi overlooking the water, outdoor dining area with free gas grills, Bocce ball court, plus a private beach with chairs and umbrellas (always available) where you can relax in the sun, socialize, or play with water toys. You do not have to GO anywhere to truly relax - it is all right here. Yes, you can have your own boat or jet ski here, anchor it by the beach, and will be able to watch it from this unit. ENJOY OUR FREE 2 PERSON KAYAK while visiting.

A stay in this unit will Feed the senses & Nourish your soul!

Your beach front restaurant (Flippers) is available 500 feet from your door and many others are nearby. Should you want to mix with the 'Times Square' crowd or tourist beach crowd, you can drive or a quick 50-cent trolley will take you there quickly, stops everywhere, and saves parking fees in some of the busier areas during peak tourist periods. The 75 cent trolley stops on the street in front of the complex to take you directly to Fort Myers or Bonita Springs cities, beaches, restaurants, and shopping.

VRBO AUTO BOOKING. Please note that VRBO has taken over the booking and communication of many of the things we did ourselves over the last 13 years, SO THERE WILL BE SOME ROUGH SPOTS till we figure this out. Our 13 years of 5 star reviews are hard earned and we intend to continue that - even with VRBO managing our listing. We are sorry that we are losing ANY communication with our wonderful guests. We hope that you will CONTACT US DIRECTLY if you are able so we can help create the wonderful experience our guests/friends have enjoyed for so many years. Help us make this transition work. THANKS!

Note: There are coolers, fishing equipment, extra beach chairs, rafts, kites, games, and toys to keep everyone busy. Smoking is allowed only on the balcony with the door closed. NO pets, sorry. This unit has a floor-to-ceiling wood-folding curtain which allows separating the sleeping areas at night, for additional privacy, in case you have others using the queen-size hide-a-bed.

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CREDIT CARDS ARE ACCEPTED. Emails are responded to quickly unless the owner is traveling—Thanks for your interest. Check out our guest book link below and see why renters love this unit and return year after year. Prices in this building can vary by 50% because some are 30 year old dorm rooms which face the parking lot. You deserve this unique and memorable experience that you will never forget - don't miss it!

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Owner

Jon

Member Since 2005
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 17, 2018
About Jon

Lover's Key has held a special place in our heart since Jon toured the entire Florida coast in the 90's looking for that "SPECIAL PLACE' and discovered this unique and magical location. Jon never got this location and experience out of his mind or soul, so before he moved from San Francisco to SW Florida he grabbed up this magnificent unit so that he would have it whenever he needed that special relaxing place. We are happy to share our Special Place with our friends and guests and now it has become theirs as well - with many coming multiple times a year. We hope you will check out our reviews and see what others experiences have been and hope to add yours to the list. We go out of our way to make your experience special. Jon & Barbara live close by on the water in Matlacha. Check out our piece of paradise. Enjoy!

Jon purchased this Condo in 2005

Why Jon chose Ft Myers Beach

Truly one of the most dramatic and relaxing spots on any coast in the US. There is a very special feeling that comes from this unique and magical spot that cannot be explained---only experienced. You can see from those guests who share their experiences and their desire to return over and over that there is something special in this unit and feeds the senses and nourishes the soul. Come and see why Lover's Key State Park is the 4th most visited park in Florida and why the name Lover's is appropriate.

What makes this Condo unique

Total relaxation and comfort that keeps people coming back year after year. This is the place to Feed the senses & nourish your soul!

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV

      Bedrooms

      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
        • King size bed (1) Luxurious Gel-Foam and comfortable!, Sleep Sofa (1) Queen in living room.

        Bathrooms

        • 1 Bathroom
          • Completely renovated bath with large tub and granite counter top.

          Location Type

            • Beach View
              You have full views of the beach right under your balcony.
            • Beachfront
              Watch nature and the action on the beach from this unit. Walk right out the door and you are ON our private BEACH, part of Lover's Key Beach which is 3 miles of unspoiled beauty. No obstructions!
            • Lake View
              Better than a Lake - it's the Ocean!
            • Lakefront
              You are ON the Beach by the water.
            • Near The Ocean
              On the BEACH!
            • Ocean View
              Full Ocean and GULF views from this unit and balcony. This unit is ON THE BEACH. Walk to the water right from the front door.
            • Oceanfront
              You see and experience the water from every room and area on the lanai (deck).
            • Resort
              Pool, bocce ball court, Kayaks, bikes, swimming, fishing, playing on the beach, sunning, Spa, Pool.
            • Water View
              Full view
            • Waterfront
              This unit is ON THE BEACH.

              Theme

                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Budget
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Spa
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions

                  Meals

                    • Guests provide their own meals

                      General

                        • Linens Provided
                          Everything is provided other than food and consumables. All beds linens and towels are provided and will be laundered FOR YOU upon check-out (2 free loads included in cleaning fee).
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Clothes Dryer
                          on 1st floor-coin
                        • Elevator
                          2 Full Service
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          Ping Pong Table, Bocce Ball Court, Beach Volleyball. Kayaking!
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                          Free WiFi!
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Broadband Access
                          Free WIFI & Roku.
                        • Living Room
                          Integrated with Family & Dining
                        • Parking
                          PLENTY of Free outdoor parking.
                        • Parking Off Street
                          Private gated lot. Some spots are shaded. Not assigned parking---you choose.
                        • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                          Perhaps: There may be an additional charge payable to Condo Association.
                        • Telephone
                          This unit is NOT equipped with a local phone.
                        • Towels Provided
                          Bath, Beach, tea Towels and washcloths are provided (2 free loads included in cleaning fee).
                        • Washing Machine
                          on 1st floor-coin operated. Bring quarters if you will be doing laundry here at the complex.
                        • Wireless Internet
                          FREE WiFi in the unit and in many areas of resort.
                        • Free Wifi

                          Kitchen

                            • Microwave
                            • Catering Available
                              Flippers restaurant next door. Deliveries from all types of restaurants are plentiful. Tons of choices for great food and fun.
                            • Cooking Utensils
                              Everything you need.
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                              Everything you will need for your extended stay.
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              New complete with all that you need other than food. Well-equipped with dishes, towels, dishwasher, microwave and all appliances including blender, coffee maker & Keurig type. Some cooking supplies.
                            • Coffee Maker
                              Regular PLUS Keurig type single serve K cup.
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Yes. Some spices and supplies are in unit. Best is to take inventory before making your trip to the store.
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster
                              Yes

                              Dining

                                • Dining
                                  Inside or outside. Both options are terrific.
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people

                                  Entertainment

                                    • Ping Pong Table
                                    • Books
                                      Varied collection and video tapes and DVDs.
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Game Room
                                      Ping Pong Table
                                    • Games
                                      Some games are available in the living room under the TV.
                                    • Music Library
                                      Varies.
                                    • CD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Plenty of channels and many videos to watch. Roku available for your use.
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                      2 Cable flat screen TVs included. One in living and one in bedroom. Roku is in the main room.
                                    • Toys
                                      There are some sand and pool toys in the unit and by the pool.
                                    • VCR
                                    • Video Library
                                      (3) DVD, VHS

                                      Outside

                                        • Lanai / Gazebo
                                          Open with table, chairs and lounger. Completely PRIVATE with spectacular views.
                                        • Balcony
                                          Spectacular views in the day and gorgeous skyline lights at night! There is ALWAYS something to watch and always interesting 24/7. See the reviews.
                                        • Boat
                                          Bring your boat or rent one for your stay or by the day. We have purchased a yellow 2 person Kayak kept at the beach. You will need to sign a separate waiver to use this for free. Save hundreds!
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          Private with no prying eyes on your private balcony. Also nice lounging / eating area with plenty of room by the BBQ grills near the pool area with views of the beach and surf.
                                        • Golf
                                          20 courses nearby.
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          Free use of our Kayak Included with seats and paddles. Kayak and canoe storage on site. Rentals are plentiful everywhere including Lover's Key State Park (short walk to rental shack).
                                        • Bicycles
                                          available to rent from Lover's Key Park and perhaps some available for loan from the bike rack on site.
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                          Bocci Ball Court and volleyball courts.
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          4 free Weber Gas Grills available for your BBQ.
                                        • Porch / Veranda
                                          Fantastic part of this unit. Some people do not leave the balcony the whole time. There is SO much to watch on day and night. RELAXING...
                                        • Ski & Snowboard
                                          Water yes, SNOW--NO!
                                        • Tennis
                                          Nearby.
                                        • Water Sports Gear
                                          Some beach and pool toys and masks are in the unit and lots at the pool already. Free KAYAK!

                                          Suitability

                                            • limited accessibility
                                              Limited access in bathroom (regular size door).
                                            • smoking allowed
                                              Only on Lanai with doors/windows closed.

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Communal Pool
                                                  Fantastic & Huge. Plenty of room and chairs and loungers. 85 degrees year-round.
                                                • Heated Pool
                                                • Hot Tub
                                                  Complex has a spa. Unit has larger soaking tub.
                                                • Shared Hot Tub
                                                  Hot--Hot--Hot! Rarely busy and always wonderful.

                                                  Onsite Services

                                                    • Massage
                                                    • Private Chef

                                                      Attractions

                                                        • playground
                                                        • botanical garden
                                                        • cinemas
                                                        • festivals
                                                        • health/beauty spa
                                                        • library
                                                        • live theater
                                                        • marina
                                                        • museums
                                                        • churches
                                                        • recreation center
                                                        • restaurants
                                                        • ruins
                                                        • synagogues
                                                        • theme parks
                                                        • water parks
                                                        • winery tours
                                                        • zoo

                                                          Leisure Activities

                                                            • outlet shopping
                                                            • antiquing
                                                            • bird watching
                                                            • boating
                                                            • eco tourism
                                                            • gambling casinos
                                                            • horseback riding
                                                            • horseshoes
                                                            • miniature golf
                                                            • beachcombing
                                                            • paddle boating
                                                            • photography
                                                            • scenic drives
                                                            • shelling
                                                            • shopping
                                                            • shuffleboard
                                                            • sight seeing
                                                            • walking
                                                            • wildlife viewing

                                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                                • ATM/bank
                                                                • Babysitter
                                                                • fitness center
                                                                • groceries
                                                                • hospital
                                                                • laundromat
                                                                • massage therapist
                                                                • medical services

                                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                    • racquetball
                                                                    • basketball court
                                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                                    • equestrian events
                                                                    • fishing
                                                                    • fly fishing
                                                                    • freshwater fishing
                                                                    • golf
                                                                    • hiking
                                                                    • hot air ballooning
                                                                    • hunting
                                                                    • jet skiing
                                                                    • kayaking
                                                                    • paragliding
                                                                    • parasailing
                                                                    • pier fishing
                                                                    • cycling
                                                                    • rafting
                                                                    • roller blading
                                                                    • sailing
                                                                    • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                    • skiing
                                                                    • snorkeling
                                                                    • snorkeling/diving
                                                                    • sound/bay fishing
                                                                    • surf fishing
                                                                    • surfing
                                                                    • swimming
                                                                    • tennis
                                                                    • water skiing
                                                                    • water tubing
                                                                    • wind-surfing

                                                                      Notes

                                                                        • Security Building, MP3, Stereos, Brand New Full Kitchen, Cooking Utensils, Linens and towels provided, Flipper's waterfront restaurant is a short walk from the front door, Inexpensive bicycle and powerboat rentals are just down the street allowing you water access to this beautiful area. You can walk from our private beach onto Lover's Key State Beach from this unit. Free WiFi & Kayak.

                                                                          House Rules

                                                                          Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                          42 Reviews

                                                                          Exceptional5/5

                                                                          Latest reviews

                                                                          Lovely spot !

                                                                          Greg F.

                                                                          My wife and I recently spent a week at this property. We have stayed at a number of VRBO properties and no one does a better job than Jon and Barbara in making sure everything is just right for their guests. The building is in an ideal location. One of just theee commercial properties on a large barrier island that is otherwise mostly a State Park. The beach in front of the unit is good, and you can walk into the park and have access to miles of uncrowded beach.

                                                                          We enjoyed using the pool on the property and never had trouble getting a lounger.

                                                                          There is an excellent restaurant next door, Flipp ra , which we visited a few times. No reservations, but you can call ahead and be put on the waiting list and will be told what time to arrive

                                                                          We made several trips into the park , for biking and kayaking We would recommend the estuary tour with Stephen Denmark , which can be booked on line or at the park.

                                                                          Overall, We were very pleased with our decision to stay here

                                                                          Spectacular!!!!

                                                                          Mark M.Ottawa ,Canada

                                                                          Let me just start by saying you are not going to do business with a more accommodating man than Jon ! Now the unit is fantastic from the moment you walk through the door the views are out of this world !! The unit very clean and has everything you need ,beach toys fishing rods and even a cooler for the beach.The unit is very updated and nice art work as well the bed is a king and great the grounds and building are well kept and secure.You won’t find a more friendly building the people are so nice and loved happy hr on the ground floor everyday rain or shine the beach is great and we saw dolphins everyday and even got close with the 2 person kayak that come with Jon’s unit . Lots of restaurants close by but my favourite is Flippers only a 5 min walk .I can keep going on but only have so much space . If you rent this unit you will not be disappointed !! Will definitely come back as soon as I can !!! Thanks Jon and Barbara. Mark and Jan in Constance Bay. Ontario Canada

                                                                          Very clean, beautiful views of the bay, beach.

                                                                          Phyllis W.

                                                                          Jon went out of his way to answer all our questions. We can't thank him enough for all his help. We stayed two weeks, had a great time, we enjoyed the pool, sunshine, ping pong. We saw dolphins almost everyday that we loved watching on the balcony. We loved the deco , it was so colorful. We enjoyed grilling , and eating in, Jon went out of his way leaving a lot of the condiments to use. King size bed was so.... comfy . The shower was wonderful. We had a wonderful time, hope to go back next year. Thanks Jon and Barbara!!!

                                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                                          Thanks to all our wonderful guests who become our friends. Our mission is to give you a happy and memorable experience that you will never forget. The views and feelings of well-being you get from being in this unit, the balcony, grounds and Park are awesome. Whatever ails you, a visit here will cure. Come visit our magical place- you'll come back too. Thanks!

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                                                                          donna b.Niskayuna

                                                                          This place has everything two folks from the frozen tundra could ask for. The unit is charming. The decorations are lovely beach theme. It sits right on the beach. I can sit on the deck and watch hubby fish. There is a bait shop a mere 4 miles away as well as one right down the road so he’s a happy fellow. The beach is well cared for with plenty of chairs and loungers along with thatched umbrellas

                                                                          The pool is heated and plenty big. 4 grills and laundry rounds out this gem of a vacation home. We’ve already booked next year. Our new home away

                                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                                          Thanks so much for your lovely review! Thanks for being great guests! We work hard in trying to create the best holiday experience possible at Lover's Key and strive to continue to be better. If we are successful you will want to return. we're glad you feel at home...

                                                                          A GREAT PLACE TO STAY!

                                                                          David K.Chicago, IL

                                                                          Wonderful location, great view, pool, beach and kayaking. A dolphin feeding off the beach at dusk the first night as a bonus. Everything in working order and clean, no surprises. Jon is a very good communicator and up front about the property rental. We would stay here again.

                                                                          Look no further, this is THE place to stay!!!!

                                                                          Rolf T.

                                                                          We were in Ft Myers for a wedding. My 80+ year old folks were looking for a hotel room for a few nights and some R & R. We stumbled upon this place and it truly was a blessing. First of all, Jon, the owner was awesome and immediately responded to our questions and unknown area concerns. Secondly, the condo was incredible. The views were absolutely outstanding. It really does not get any better. The complex was easy to get around and my parents had a great time. The dolphin sighting (with their offspring) was amazing. As an extra bonus, there was coffee! Who would ever need a hotel room when you have Jon's condo! :) Unconditionally, we highly recommend this condo to stay. Thank you Jon!

                                                                          Location

                                                                          Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA

                                                                          Casinos, Flea Markets, Dog Racing, Boating, kayaking & Inexpensive day cruises to Key West, Shelling (some at extra charge)

                                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                                          Cleaning Fee
                                                                          $85
                                                                          Additional Guest Fee
                                                                          $10
                                                                          Tax Rate
                                                                          11%

                                                                          *Discounted Rate on specific limited last minute 7 day periods throughout the year - Holiday weeks are excluded which are $40 additional. Ask for available discounted dates and rates. PARTIAL WEEKS (less than 7 days) have a surcharge of $40 and weekend days have a surcharge of $10. Extra people over 2 are $10 per day. *Mandatory Cleaning fee $85 & refundable security deposit $300 (can be separate uncashed check). *11% Tax not included. Holiday Days & Weeks (Thanksgiving, Xmas, New Years, July 4, Memorial, Labor, Easter etc) +$40 per day. PLEASE NOTE: VRBO USUALLY DOES NOT accurately price, tax, cleaning, deposit, cancellation policy or Holiday rate when it calculates your cost of rental. Please contact us for an accurate estimate. Sorry & THANKS! RATES FOR 2019 are approximately the rates for 2018 by the selected season plus $10 per day where the rates are NOT listed. RATES LISTED are ONLY good for the dates or period listed. For dates NOT LISTED please contact me for quote. L@@K CLICK CALENDAR above to CHECK on availability PRIOR to inquiry - it is UP TO DATE. THANKS FOR LOOKING! Rates/Reservation not guaranteed till confirmed. You may check in/out any day of the week (if available). If there is something you would like that you don't see - email us. We will work with you if we can.

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                                                                          42 Reviews
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