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Newly remodeled finished Jan. 2017 beach front ! Weekly price NO EXTRA FEES

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beachfront, ocean view property - just steps away from South Marco beach!

The Apollo is located on Marco's beautiful South Beach. View Florida's beautiful sunsets from your private balcony. Dolphins swim, pelicans dive and gulls populate the beachfront. Unit 405 has one bedroom, one bath, a kitchenette, cable TV and internet. The Apollo hosts the Sunset Grill where you may watch the sun set while dining. An exercise room is available and under-roof parking is provided for guests. Tennis courts are also available. The Apollo pool is large and heated, and a Jacuzzi is available.


Owner
Stephen & Rossana Wheelock
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Stephen & Rossana Wheelock

We have been visiting Marco Island since the 1980's and love it. We are both retired; my husband from the U.S. Department of State and I from a small furniture business. Marco Island is our second home and we always love coming here to enjoy the island atmosphere and sunshine.

Stephen & Rossana Wheelock purchased this condo in 1996

Why Stephen & Rossana Wheelock chose Florida South West

Apollo 405, one of the middle units, offers a bit more balcony privacy because it is walled on both sides. The 4th flooor level a commanding view of the beach and Gulf without the detached feeling that the higher levels may impart. Rossana enjoys decorating and has designed the unit to combine the sensation of being at home and also on a tropical vacation. We offer WiFi in the apartment (access code needed and provided) and standard cable TV channels.

The beach in front of the Apollo is located at the very south tip of Marco Beach and is unique in several ways. First, there are rocks that break up the erosion and offer a change of view, fishing points and sites where birds gather to seek food. On very low tide days, one may walk further down and see views of the 10,000 islands. The beach is amply sized and one is assured of finding a quiet area to enjoy the sun.

What makes this condo unique

The location is good for those who may wish to fish from the shore, the beach is home to a variety of birdlife, fish, dolphins and others and offers spectacular views of the Gulf and beach. Weddings are sometimes performed on the beach and yoga classes are also offered daily. Marco Island has a wonderful library, YMCA, mini-golf, medical and shopping.

Map

Nearest Airport
48.6 Miles
Ft. Myers Southwest Florida Internation Airport
Nearest Barpub
Sunset Grille in the Apollo
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
On Marco Island
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US 41
Nearest Restaurant
Sunset Grille in the Apollo
Nearest Beach
Marco South Beach in front of the Apollo
Car: necessary

Yoga classes daily in front of the Apollo, also weddings performed on the beach!

Amenities

Marco Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • 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:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 1 Full bathroom with combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 Bedroom, sleeps 4, Beds for 4 Bedroom 1: 1 King Size Bed in Main bedroom Queen Size sofa bed in Living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our 15th wedding anniversary, and it was perfect! The view was stunning, the decor was beautiful and nicely updated, and the staff at both Berkshire, who handled the rental, and at the Apollo, where the unit was, were excellent. We would definitely stay here in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 stars

  • 5 of 5

I recommend everybody this apartment, gorgeous view, nice design and comfortable. You can find everything what you need!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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You thought of everything!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our recent stay at your property! The remodel was fabulous. You provided everything that we could possibly need to enjoy our stay. We really appreciated having the beach chairs, umbrella, cooler and cart to take to take everything down to the beach. We also spent plenty of time on the patio, enjoying the view of the beach and beautiful sunsets from the comfortable patio furniture.

Thanks for sharing your property! We hope to stay again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We visit Marco Island yearly and have stayed at a few different condo's at the Apollo. This one by far was the nicest. We will definitely be reaching out to book this unit again next year.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location, beautiful view, nicely updated

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Apollo. The location of the unit within the building is perfect. Towels, linens etc. were updated and clean. Plenty of utensils and supplies in the kitchenette. Bathroom was small, but clean and updated. We were unsure if the 4th floor would have a good view and it was perfect. Beautiful sunsets nightly and the view from the spacious balcony was spectacular. The beach is beautiful and very nice for walking (wear your flip flops or water shoes). We found many very good restaurants on the Island. The atmosphere on the Island is very laid back and casual which we loved! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing time

  • 5 of 5

The condo is kept very neat and clean. The owners did a great job of remodeling. We didn't cook any meals in the condo, but I was impressed with the appliances they pick out. You can cook a average size meal.

The bed is comfortable and clean. The bathroom is remodel and very nicely done but could use more wash clothes. We would stay here again!

Karen and Pete

Auburn NY

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

I don't charge security deposit, cleaning or VRBO service fees because I rent my unit trough Berskshire Hathaway only.
Parking control featuring a lift-gate type of system and subsequent fees began October 2015. Currently the fee is $25 for your stay. A $75 deposit is required which will be refunded. The deposit is required in order to ensure that the parking fobs will be returned. The Apollo staff will be glad to answer any questions you may have about this system.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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