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Beach views in the lap of luxury, broadband, 3tvs, clean, comfortable, beautiful

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Welcome to our spacious corner unit: 2 bedroom/2 full baths vacation condo/Captains Bay. Vacationing there you are on the best part of the island. Located mid-island off of Estero Blvd. Beautifully landscaped all year around and just a walk down the driveway to cross the street to the best part of sugar-sand beach.

Steps away you have our beach, Santini Plaza with restaurants and shops (everything you need is there), Fish Tail Marina offers you all from boating to fishing, beautiful scenery, dining on the wharf, and a boardwalk as an alternative to walking our beautiful beach. The trolley stop is at the foot of our driveway to take you from Times Square to Bonita Springs & back daily 7 days a wk.

Our condominium is a spacious corner unit with 1178 sq. ft. under A/C with additional area in the lanai on the bayside. The condo offers a king-sized bed in the master bedroom suite, with a walk-in closet, double sink bathroom with corner shower stall & toilet separated from the sink & dressing area. Also a LCD flat screen TV is in the bedroom.

The guest room offers a queen size bed with full closet & private entrance to the 2nd full bathroom with both tub & shower. Also a LCD flatscreen TV is in the 2nd bedrrom. Both bathrooms offer separate linen closets with all linens and towels provided.

On the Gulf side of the condominium is the front entrance with a balcony view of the Gulf. The Bay side has a protected lanai (with entrance from both the living area and the master bedroom) with overhead light as well as table and chairs for four to dine or relax just watching the wildlife & view.

The living area boasts a very comfortable corner sofa, coffee table, and end table with overhead fan and light as well. The entertainment center with all its amenities & 46' LCD flat screen tv with more than 80 channels and premium stations as well is located in the living room but can be viewed from the lanai, or formal dining area. Broadband Internet hook-up and Wireless is there as well.

Besides offering a spacious open full kitchen, there is a breakfast nook off the kitchen on the Gulf side with a table that sits four as well. The breakfast nook is located next to the full laundry room with a full washer and dryer. In garage storage area there is for the vacationers beach ware and we offer beach towels, beach chairs, beach buggy, coolers and beach chairs.

The last two dining or sitting areas are the formal dining area with the three alcove windows looking out over the palm trees, this area seats four with full-size table as well and last the two bar stools that are used for a quick breakfast or snack right at the island of the kitchen. From the bar stools, dining area, living room area, and lanai the TV in the living room area can be viewed.

Also unlimited long distance calling to US and Canada only on our land phone.

Keywords: 2 bedroom/2 bath spacious conrner unit

More Details

Liv Undhjem
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Liv Undhjem

We are a small family from Norway currently living in Melbourne, Australia. I grew up in a ski resort in the Western part of Norway. I have grown very fond of Florida since my first visit in 1988 when I worked as an Attraction Hostess at the Norwegian Pavilion at Epcot Center in Walt Disney World. My husband also has a soft spot for the US, he took his Masters at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.

Liv Undhjem purchased this condo in 2014

Why Liv Undhjem chose South Island

We love to travel, and my daughter was 6 months when she first visited the States; San Fran and Napa Valley :) At age 3 she conquered Miami beach and we visited the beaches there 2 years in a row. Then we discovered South Fort Myers beach when my American relative bought a condo, and we never looked back. After many visits and wonderful vacations, we took the leap in 2008 and bought this place - in the same building as my relative has hers.

What makes this condo unique

We love to spend time here, and come as often as we can. When looking for our own place, we knew we wanted to be in the area we had grown so fond of, with the fantastic beach across the road, my early morning sunrise walks at the beach, collecting shells and spotting dolphins and birds. Lazy lunches at the Holiday Inn Tiki Bar, the best Pizza in the world at Sandbar, delicious Ice cream at Truly Scrumptious and wonderful food and wine at South Beach Grille - all within minutes walk. I fell in love with the Bamboo floors and the granite countertops in our condo, and the beautiful blue colors on the walls. We love eating breakfast at the Lanai, where we overlook the Mangrove Forest and can only hear the birds and the wildlife, and we forget about time and relax. In the afternoon we sit outside at our front door area - having something cold to drink, a good magazine or book to read - and just soak up the sun and the ambiance. It is so relaxing to be there, and since this is our vacation home, we have made it comfortable and cozy, and like to keep in clean and well kept so our guests can enjoy it as much as we do. We play tennis at the court right next to our building (we provide rackets) and go for a swim in the heated condo pool a minute´s walk away, my daughter´s absolute favorite place to be when she was smaller. Now she just as much enjoys to play and swim in the Gulf, which is warm year round, but perhaps a bit 'refreshing' during the winter months. There are lots of things to do and see in the area, water sports at the beach, but we often just get too lazy, and enjoy spending slow time together as a family. However, we like to shop and the Miromar outlet is a treasure trove we have to visit every time we are there. Another 'must do' each time is at least one visit to the Bay Front Bistro a few minutes up the road. We love doing lunch outside, watching the Back Bay and savoring their excellent food and drink. Hope you will come and visit our paradise and condo!


South Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beach views in the lap of luxury, broadband, 3tvs, clean, comfortable, beautiful
average rating of 4.875 based on 40 reviews

Wonderful Beach Condo

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd time staying in this condo. The views are wonderful to both the beach and the back waters. Watch beautiful sun rises from the lanai! Well decorated and furnished condo. Great location with easy access to the beach through the hotel across the street. There is a strip mall with many restaurants and shops close by. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo, Perfect for two couples

  • 5 of 5

This condo is beautiful, modern, and perfect for two couples. I visited with my fiancé, good friend, and my friend’s husband. It was exactly what we were looking for on our trip for a destination wedding. It is very spacious and open, but still allowed us enough privacy. We felt right at home.

Liv was a fantastic host and wonderful to work with. She communicated very effectively and was quick to respond to any questions.

I highly recommend her place to those traveling to Fort Myers!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time booking a property vs. a hotel and we struck gold. This property was exactly as described and provided all the amenities of home. It is very tastefully decorated and comfortable. The beach is a short walk away and Liv provides everything needed while there. The location is perfect, away from congestion, but close enough to walk to restaurants, bars, beach, etc. Plus, the trolley stop is right out front. We can't wait to stay here again!

Carla and Robert Gibson

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect!! It was super clean and stocked with everything we needed in the kitchen and for the beach!! There were 2 couples so each couple had their own bedroom and bathroom which provided a lot of privacy. The bars, restaurants, and beach were a short walk away and the pool was super relaxing! Liv was very accomodating and responded to emails quickly! We would definitely stay here again!! I would recommend it to anyone!!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property but under renovation during visit in June 2017

  • 2 of 5

Until the contractors leave, this property should not be rented. It is a very nice property by the lanai was unusable and the noise from the masonry contractors was continuous. The condo was well furnished and I would stay there again after construction is over as it is convenient walk to the beach and the location was good. The unit was updated and clean except the cleaning staff could have spent more time on the tile in the master shower.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Liz was a pleasure to deal with the condo was great. Very clean and we'll taken care of. Unlike many condos I've rented this one felt like the owner actually visits and stays here. Although the association had some construction going on Liz was very accommodating. The condo was well furnished and had everything we've had to buy or rent on previous beach vacations. (Toys, umbrella, beach chairs, body boards, towels, etc.) plus many of the things you would have at home in the kitchen. It was a short walk to the beach 1/4 mile or so and less to the pool. We loved it. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Regional South West (RSW)
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Tiki Bar at Holiday Inn
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Fort Myers Beach Golf club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Highway 41
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
South Beach and several others at Santi Plaza
Nearest Beach
South Fort Myers Beach/ Holiday Inn
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

A 300 usd deposit is needed to secure the booking, then the full rental amount is due 60 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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