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TOP FLOOR-Watch dolphins & great sunsets (NO CLEANING FEES OR HIDDEN CHARGES)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

One bedroom Gulf front condo with Gulf and sunset views. Sleeps 4

The Apollo is one of the nicest buildings on Marco Island. It is a well-kept building with a friendly atmosphere. Security is given high priority and there is a rolling program of maintenance and a manager's office on site which keeps standards up. With no road between the building and the beach, the only thing keeping you from sinking your toes in the white sand is a visit to the privately owned restaurant and bar located in the complex.

Your stay at the Apollo includes air conditioning and access to elevators, laundry facilities, a swimming pool and hot tub, tennis courts, and covered parking. The beach is fairly firm for walking, consisting of tiny fragments of shell. Shell collecting and beach walking are popular pastimes among guests at the Apollo.

A local rental company will take care of you throughout your stay.

Marco Beach is a place to fall in love with. From your balcony, you look out on to a fabulous three and a half mile beach with access via a short boardwalk over protected seagrass. If you choose to stay within the comforts of your unit, you can sit on the included chairs and table and still see the beach with pelicans and seabirds flying above, dolphins hanging around in the gulf, and in season turtles that come ashore in the moonlight to lay their eggs. A spectacular sunset over the water can be seen every night from your west facing balcony.

Off season rentals require at least a check in or check out day to be a Saturday.

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Property Manager
Dave & Angela Barth
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Dave & Angela Barth

My wife and I first found and fell in love with Marco Island while driving around Florida in 1993. Back then all we could do was dream we might get back there someday. In April of 2014 we stayed in the Apollo for our 25th anniversary trip. Well, we still loved it and in December we returned and bought a little piece of paradise... unit 1003 in The Apollo. I am a fire fighter and my wife is a teacher in New Jersey. We have 2 children, 18 yo Jake and 16 yo Rachel. In a few short years the kids will be off to college and we will be retired in Marco Island, until then we are fortunate enough to be able to share Marco Island with our family and friends and our friends we don't know yet. 'You can't make old friends.'

Dave & Angela Barth purchased this condo in 2015

Why Dave & Angela Barth chose Florida South West

Location, location, location. The Apollo offers everything the vacationing couple or small family could want. Everything in the complex is conveniently located. Short walk to the beach, pool, hot tub, fitness center, tennis, laundry and on-site bar/restaurant. Pride in ownership resounds throughout the building.

Located in the desirable South Marco area, access to restaurants and other conveniences is easy.

What makes this condo unique

The Sunset Grille is on the first floor for snacks, dinner or drinks. Apollo is one of the few beach front buildings with weekly rentals available on Marco Island.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Perfect, cozy spot for a getaway for us. Walk to beach, restaurant. The unit 1003 was very nice. We had pretty much everything we needed for our stay. We only had to purchase personal care items, laundry detergent, TP etc which we expected per the listing. Owners pay attention to detail. Will book again.
Nov 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

TOP FLOOR-Watch dolphins & great sunsets (NO CLEANING FEES OR HIDDEN CHARGES)
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 27 reviews
5

Great Location and Comfortable Condo

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at Marco Beach in the Apollo condo. The complex parking was convenient and the receptionist were friendly and helpful. The location was very nice with a beautiful view and easy access to the beach. The condo decor and kitchen were a little dated, but overall very comfortable. We really enjoyed sitting on the balcony and watching the dolphins, pelicans, sunsets and ocean. We will definitely consider this condo again for future visits.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you were pleased with the accommodations. We are striving to continue to make our unit pleasant for our guests.
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Crown point, In
4

Excellent vacation!

  • 4 of 5

It was very clean and convienent. The view of the ocean is breath taking. Snorkled every morning and happen to have four wild dolphins swim by me, awesome! Many restaurants with excellent food and little stores near by to do a little shopping. Definitely the best place to just relax and enjoy life! No complaints at all, just good living! We will definitely be going back!

Kevin and Nada

Crown Point, Indiana

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that your vacation was excellent. We look forward to being your hosts again.
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5

Back at the Apollo

  • 5 of 5

Everything was excellent at the 10th FL Condo, all the amenities were as described. The unit was very clean, the bed was very comfortable. Despite the heatwave outside the AC kept us very comfortable. The deck afforded great views of the gulf and beach. Although Marco Island is famous for its beautiful sunsets, it was the spectacular cloud formations that got my attention. We will certainly stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We are glad that our little 'Marco Island Paradise' was a great experience for you.
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5

Gorgeous Sunsets

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfect! The condo has everything you need and is in a perfect location. From beach visits to pool visits...perfect!! Having the restaurant on site is the icing on the cake. A little updating on furniture would take it up a notch, but does not take away from the experience. Would stay there again in an instant. The owners were responsive to any questions. I ask a lot of questions😆򑠮

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We try to be as hands on as possible to make a guest's trip pleasant
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Saint Joseph, Illinois
5

Wonderful location and condo!

  • 5 of 5

The Apollo is a friendly and small complex. The Sunset Grille restaurant is an asset to the condo. The covered parking was nice as the temps were high! Unit 1003 was fully equipped, we did not want for anything. Breakfast and lunch were eaten at the condo to best enjoy the beach and views. Many choices nearby for dinner out or shopping if you wish.

The local birds, sea turtles, manatee's dolphins and rays were a joy to watch. We saw all, every day. We had perfect weather and a very calm sea. The unit has beach chairs and an umbrella that made reading at the beach all the better! The balcony was perfect for lazing away the day or watching sunsets in the evening. There was a full moon, so night was also spectacular with the moon over the sea.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the positive feedback. This is how we know we are doing it right. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.
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northern NJ
5

Very comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

Unit #1003 was perfect for our relaxing vacation. It was well equipped. It was nice being on the top floor for the view and to not have any people above us that could be noisy. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We find that being on the top floor has many advantages !
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
FT Meyers
Nearest Barpub
Sunset Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Naples
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
State rt. 41
Nearest Restaurant
Sunset Grill
Nearest Beach
Marco Beach South
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Marco Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Winter 2017
Jan 21 2017 - Mar 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
$7,800
 
 
February Break
Feb 4 2017 - Feb 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
April Changeover season
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$380
$1,250
 
 
Off Peak 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Nov 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
$800
 
 
Holiday
Nov 19 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$275
$950
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$350
$1,320
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Marco Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 10
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • 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 , shower , recently updated
  • updated bath with tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size bed in bedroom and pull out sofa in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
unit has: beach towels beach chairs beach cart small coolers umbrella fishing poles tennis raquets and balls

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