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Direct Gulf Front! Updated! Pool, Dock, Kayaks. Pet-Friendly! Gorgeous Sunsets!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms with 2.5 baths located directly on the Gulf of Mexico

The amenities for your PALM ISLAND VACATION at CRUZ DEL SUR include:

• New designer tile, and laminate throughout (NO CARPET ANYWHERE to harbor allergens, sand, smells, spills and humidity)

• You can drive your car directly to Cruz Del Sur via a 3 minute car ferry ride

• New kitchen cabinets and appliances

• Sleeps six comfortably in beds - queen in master bedroom, 2 queens in guest bedroom and twin ships bunk

• Great beach level deck, including an enclosed outdoor shower, and snack bar with sink

• Upgraded bathrooms with granite top vanities with under mount sinks

• Beachfront heated pool is 3 doors down, tennis and dock with power and water are across the sand road on Bocilla Lagoon.

• Screened in porch on the main level, and open balcony off the upstairs master bedroom that both offer an unobstructed beach view and awesome sunsets!

• Loaded with great amenities - 2 kayaks, 2 bikes, park style grill, fully equipped and optional Golf Cart!

DIRECTLY on the GULF of MEXICO, recently remodeled townhouse. Located on the BEACH with dockage, tennis court and a fantastic gulf front pool! Fabulous, expansive gulf views. There is a screened porch on the main level, and an upstairs balcony off of the master bedroom. All of the appliances are new, as well as brand new furniture, a new gourmet kitchen with a roomy snack bar. Fully equipped and ready for your enjoyment. Other new or like-new items include, flat screen televisions, ceiling fans, furniture, bikes, linens and towels, kitchen equipment, glassware, plates, silverware, etc. The list goes on and on! Just about everything is fresh or nearly new. Also includes cable television, free long distance in the US and Canada and wireless internet access. Please inquire for more details and specifics about this great gulf front vacation rental.

No crowds here, just miles of unspoiled, 100% natural Florida (the way it used to be!). World renowned shelling, fantastic sunsets, bird watching galore, kayaking, dolphins, gopher tortoise, and a lively lagoon where fish jump all day long. Don Pedro State park is a short walk down the beach. You’ll want to capture the Island’s charm by traveling via golf cart, we rarely use cars here. Golf cart rental is available which is almost new and in excellent condition.

Bring your boat or rent one for the ultimate in Florida lifestyle. Our community dock will accommodate a boat up to 20 feet. Like to fish? Fish right off the dock or try your luck surf fishing or book a charter with one of the local guides for a thrilling day of sport fishing or backwater challenges. Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon and Grouper are just a few of the many species that call our waters home.

Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) is a barrier island and a stones throw from the mainland. You’ll arrive via a short car ferry ride that takes about three minutes. Our island has a terrific resort that offers a casual restaurant, ice cream/deli shop, sundries store and a pirate show for the kids. The island is almost all single family homes so you’ll quickly find it has a pristine 'non-commercial” family feel. There are no large high-rise resorts, beach bars or traffic and noise. If you’re looking for that place in the sun that you can actually hear the wind whistle through the palms - you’ve found your place.

Off island you’ll be close to restaurants, shops, golf courses and world famous Boca Grande as well as other attractions. As we like to say... civilization is close but not too close. Boca Grande offers exclusive shopping, dining and sightseeing. By boat you can reach Cayo Costa Island State Park and Cabbage Key where Jimmy Buffet was inspired to write 'Cheeseburger In Paradise.' Do it all, or do nothing at all, that’s the “island” lifestyle. It’s laid back, always casual (leave your tie at home) and Florida at its best.

Sleeps six comfortably. No smoking. Pets allowed with owner's permission, additional pet deposit and fee per pet applies. Spacious, open floor plan. Fully equipped kitchen. Nice screened porch that opens into the living room. Master bedroom with private bath and beachfront balcony. Don Pedro/Palm Island is an experience like no other. Come to our island and see why so many have fallen in love with this little 'slice' of paradise!

More Details

Owner
Diane
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Diane

We've been vacationing on Palm Island for many years and have watched our children grow up on the island. We also own two other homes on the island that are listed for rent on VRBO. Palm Island (aka Don Pedro Island) is one of (if not the last) old Florida locations that has managed to stay small and has not been over-run by huge beach condos and commercial businesses. It's a true paradise found!

Diane purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Diane chose Florida South West

Together with our friends, we own three of the units in our building (there are four units per building). The layouts can't be beat and are incredibly spacious and very well designed. Cruz Del Sur has been very well maintained and has been nicely remodeled. We added a "ship's bunk" under the stairs which is is very popular with adults and children. We love coming to the island and so will you!

What makes this townhome unique

Cruz Del Sur has a great downstairs deck with an outdoor shower that's private enough to use just about whenever you wish. We have Kayaks and beach chairs and the Gulf of Mexico is steps away from your Gulf front home. The community pool (which is rarely used) is right next door. You'll also enjoy sweeping Gulf views from the living room and master bedroom. The upper deck off the master bedroom is a sanctuary on its own and the sunsets are spectacular. The house is fully equipped and very casual. In the evenings, the warm breezes and sky full of stars over the Gulf of Mexico are priceless. There's nothing like staying at a beach front home, it is truly a work of art and your very own front row seat to the best of Florida.

Amenities

Palm Island Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Our island is a 3 minute CAR ferry ride from the mainland via Palm Island Transit.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bath - toilet
  • There are two full baths and one half bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Twin size ships bunk sleeping area on the main floor
  • The master suite has a private balcony directly off the suite. You will also have a private bathroom with a shower and two sinks. The guest bedroom has two queen size beds and an ensuite bathroom with a tub and single vanity.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our townhouse sits directly on the Gulf of Mexico. It is fully equipped and many portions of the home are brand new or have been recently remodeled. It is in excellent condition and always maintained and kept very clean.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Direct Gulf Front! Updated! Pool, Dock, Kayaks. Pet-Friendly! Gorgeous Sunsets!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a relaxing place to chill, this is the place for you. The condo was very clean and very well stocked for all of our needs. This place is first class! The beach is wonderful, one of the last places that are untouched by commercialization. The screened porch was a great place to have your coffee in the morning and see the pelicans, sand pipers, watch the beach carefully and you may see a large gopher turtle burrowing into the sand. We walked the beach every morning finding shells and enjoying the sunrise. We would recommend this condo and to our friends and family! We had a great time. Also, thank you to Diane for your assistance, you were great to work with! Again, thank you for everything!!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Darcy! So glad you had a nice time. We hope to have you a guest at Cruz Del Sur again in the near future.
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5

Book it, You won't be disappointed!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Cruz Del Sur. It was so relaxing and peaceful... exactly what we were looking for. You can't beat the view, being right on the beach was amazing . Having a pool was a huge plus, especially with 2 young children. The beach was filled with shells and sharks teeth, which my 3 year old loved finding. The house was clean and well equipped for our needs. The owners are great to work with, very quick with responding, and gave all the information needed to make our check in easy. We did rent the golf cart, it was nice to have but for us it was not needed. We drove to the resort one evening to get ice cream to find out that they closed at 6, the restaurant was open but ice cream shop was closed. All said and done it was a great vacation and we would recommend it to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Three weeks of beauty and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful three week stay in this comfortable, clean and well equipped condo. This was our 29th year coming to this island paradise and we never are disappointed! I loved that the second bedroom had two queen size beds and a private bathroom! We would recommend this unit. My only wish is that the golf cart was part of the rental and not a weekly extra fee.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love it, love it, love it!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This location is beyond compare for what my wife and I want in a real get away month. The accommodations are newly appointed and fresh. The townhouse has everything one could possibly need. Despite some weird weather, I have already booked for next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for New Year's week. The weather was perfect. Place was beautiful. Spacious rooms, well-equipped kitchen, and gorgeous gulf views. Make sure to bring bug spray, paper goods and lots of food so you don't have to take the ferry too many times. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kerri, I am glad you enjoyed New Year's on the island. Yes great suggestion for guest to be prepared on the island with "stuff". The mainland is just a short 5 minute ferry right away, but you won't want to leave the quiet island very often ! Diane
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4

Perfect for a quiet getaway!!

  • 4 of 5

We had such a wonderful vacation on Don Pedro Island! This condo was directly on the beach with lots of privacy-I think we saw maybe a handful of people on the beach during our entire stay. We highly recommend renting the golf cart, as our girls had a blast riding up and down the island in it! We found over 1,000 shark teeth during our stay, which was a hit with our children (their favorite part)! The only thing we would recommend to visitors is to be sure to bring meals to cook and any toiletries you may need, as there is not a grocery store on the island to purchase these things, other than a small shop up at the resort with limited items. We cannot wait to return to the island... Hopefully soon!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a quiet get away. Thanks for the recommendation to guests about packing your needed supplies. Please come back soon we will save some sharks teeth for you.
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Map

Nearest Airport
66 Miles
Fort Myers International
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Palm Island Transit
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Rum Bay Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Don Pedro Island
Car: recommended

Unspoiled, uncrowded and unbelievable location. It's old Florida at its best. One of the best beaches in the world and certainly one of the best in Florida. World-class Boca Grande is very close and Englewood offers some quaint shopping and local restaurants. It's an old Florida beach town that has managed to stay connected to a slower pace and tropical living.

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Rates & Availability

Palm Island Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017 Value Season 1
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$295
$1,690
$6,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Peak Season 2
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 July 4th Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Peak Season 3
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 2
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,500
$5,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Labor Day Week
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 3
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,500
$5,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Super Value Season
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$270
$1,450
$5,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 / 2018 Holiday Season
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 1
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 23 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Spring Season
Feb 24 2018 - Apr 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value Season 1
Apr 14 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,600
$5,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 2
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 July 4th Week
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 3
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value Season 2
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,500
$5,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Labor Day Week
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
$5,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $140 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Maximum allowable Capacity is 6
Check-in: 4 PM
Check-out: 10 AM
Holiday weeks are priced at the peak rates, 7 night minimum.
All linens are furnished plus a starter amount of paper goods and trash bags.
Note: Rates are subject to change without notice.
This information deemed accurate but not guaranteed. Please verify before renting.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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