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Enjoy Endless Gulf Views From This Updated Charmer, Right On The Beach.

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Granite Counters, Luxury Bath, 1 King Size Bedroom, 1 Bath Condo

Enjoy endless gulf views from this updated charmer, right on the beach. Granite counters, luxury bath, and an ocean setting guaranteed to lower your blood pressure highlight this 1 bedroom 1 bath condo.

You will enjoy 650 interior square feet, plus a screened lanai. This is not a studio unit -- the bedroom is completely separate from the living spaces.

This unit is on the top floor (3rd) and one of the closest to the beach, affording beautiful views reaching all the way to Naples.

Dolphin Way is near the north end of Bonita Beach, on a quiet cul-de-sac. It is a premium gated condo community featuring tiled walkways, a beachfront pool, and on-site management.

Your under-building parking space is directly next to the elevator.

The interior is crisp and clean, with 16-inch diagonal tile throughout, and many newer furnishings.

The kitchen is fully equipped for the chef -- utensils, cookware, and spices. Your bedroom and bath are stocked with plenty of high quality linens. Plantation shutters in the bedroom allow both plenty of light as well as privacy.

There are flat panel TVs in the living room (with DVD player) and master bedroom. The living room also features a stereo system with CD player and iPod docking station. The unit is equipped with high speed WiFi, and has a landline telephone that allows incoming calls and outgoing local within the United States.

In addition to A/C, the unit has ceiling fans in the bedroom, kitchen, living room, and lanai. The front door and the bedroom slider have screens which create wonderful flow-through breezes when cooler weather allows the lanai sliders to be kept open.

The unit has beach chairs, plenty of beach towels, and floats ready for surf and sun.

Laundry facilities are conveniently located a few steps from your front door.

Dolphin Way is 10 minutes from Lovers Key and Barefoot Beach State Parks, and 30 minutes from the Fort Myers airport (RSW). And this unit is about 90 seconds from the Gulf of Mexico (by foot).

PLEASE NOTE: This is a TOBACCO-FREE unit -- No smoking nor other use of tobacco is permitted in the unit, nor on the lanai, nor on nearby walkways where smoke may draft back into this or nearby units. Users of tobacco should not rent this unit. Any signs of smoking or other tobacco use in the unit or on the lanai will result in loss of deposit.

Sorry, no pets due to condo rules.

Rental occupancy is limited to three persons. The sleeper sofa in the living room is suitable for one person only.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you'd like additional information or more photos!

More Details

Meghan Houde
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018

About Meghan Houde

My family moved from New York City to Bonita Springs 2013 to enjoy the beautiful outdoors and luxury life that Florida has to offer. I learned about Bonita Springs by vacationing in the area while growing up in Columbus Ohio. My husband was born and raised in Montreal. We have two beautiful daughters to enjoy life with.

Meghan Houde purchased this condo in 2014

Why Meghan Houde chose Bonita Springs

We started looking for property in 2014 that would allow us to host family and friends. We chose this property in particular because it is right on the beach and close to where we live. The added benefits on this property is that it is very well maintained on a quiet road. There is an amazing pool that you can swim in while watching the ocean. The beach is much larger than most in Florida and has nice soft sand. I also love hearing the ocean waves. You feel so relaxed as soon as you step out of the car.

What makes this condo unique

I also like that the condo has a separate sleeping room with a king size bed that offers a lot of light with a beach view. The property is very very spacious with lots of grass. The people that own and rent at the complex are also very nice and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Most have been coming back to Dolphin Way for years and have created long lasting friendships.


Bonita Springs Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We are only allowed two week renters twice a year. I only book this type of booking May - December.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has been recently updated. It has a spacious shower, sink and toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size bed with fresh linens and lots of storage. The sleeper sofa is located in the living room area.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Dolphin Way is 10 minutes from Lovers Key and Barefoot Beach State Parks, and 30 minutes from the Fort Myers airport (RSW). And this unit is about 90 seconds from the Gulf of Mexico (by foot). Dolphin Way Property Association only allows two week rentals twice a year. After that it is only monthly rentals. We take seasonal and monthly renters during November - April and two week rentals in the off season.


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Enjoy Endless Gulf Views From This Updated Charmer, Right On The Beach.
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful condo, great owners, we would like to come back in spite couple of general problems.

  • 5 of 5

The major advantage of the condo is that the owners live just nearby and they are super responsive! Anything reasonable you wish is fixed literally in matter of minutes (during our 3 months stay we had no real problems). The layout of the condo, typical for Dolphin Way, is very convenient. Everything needy for the living is provided. This condo, hanging over the beach, has one of the best location in the Dolphin. A bonus is the sunset view from the bedroom. The beach is great both for suntanning and miles-long walking.

Everything is great but in this world nothing is perfect except goods in the marketing. There two general problems: tiny brown ants inside and microscopic "no see ums" outside. Many, maybe all, condos in the Dolphin have ants and it is just a nuisance, not a problem. Pest Control nearly eliminated them in 4 visits but they"ll return, you can be sure. No see ums was for us more serious problem - read about them on Internet.

Boris and Ekaterina, May 2016, April-May 2017

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful ocean views and sunsets!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing visit! The views were to die for. Every day was enjoyed by the beach. I am a teacher and had a much needed time away with Reading and Relaxing!!! The sunsets can be seen from your Master Bedroom. A hidden gem on Little Hickory Island!!! Complex is never crowded. Owners were great at responding to any concerns or questions. Our 4th year in Bonita and own 2nd but not last in Dolphin Way.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo with fantastic views of the gulf.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this condo in Dolphin Way from Dec 31/15 to Jan 31/16

Condo was exactly as advertised and the location in the complex was perfect for a fantastic gulf view all day.

Condo was updated, clean and well appointed with most kitchen utensils etc so we were pleased with the inside of the condo overall.

Meghan (Owner) was very easy to deal with and communication was excellent from start to finish which is important to us when we are renting properties.

Complex and pool areas etc were all well maintained and location on the island was perfect since it is off the main road so no traffic other then locals from the other complex on that end of the road and island. Beach area in front of complex was never busy since it is on the private end of the beach so finding a spot to sit and fish each day was not an issue.

We would rent this condo again for sure if and when we decided to return to this part of Florida in the future.

Dave and Janice

Nova Scotia


  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Got to Love the View!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th year renting this condo and we look forward to it every year. The unit is always freshly cleaned, very well furnished and has everything we might need. The owners are very pleasant, readily available and quick to respond to any questions. From the moment we open the door, we can see the beautiful ocean view and realize that our relaxing vacation has begun. The Dolphin Way community is also very warm and friendly, and enhances our stay. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25.3 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.6 Miles
Coconut Jacks
Nearest Ferry
11.3 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
7.6 Miles
Bonita Bay Golf
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3.8 Miles
Wylds Cafe
Nearest Ski
2.8 Miles
Bonita Jetski & Parasail
Car: necessary

Dolphin Way is 10 minutes from Lovers Key and Barefoot Beach State Parks, and 30 minutes from the Fort Myers airport (RSW). This unit is about 90 seconds from the Gulf of Mexico (by foot).

In the area you might also enjoy the Edison Ford Estate Tour, visiting the Naples Zoo, Naples Botanical Gardens, Artis Naples, and the vibrant community Shows at The Center of the Arts Bonita Springs.

Visit the Promenade and you will enjoy Deromo's, Bonita's first Italian Gourmet Market & Restaurant. Shopping and Dinning can also be found at Coconut Point, The Mercado, and Waterside Shops.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

We are going to upgrade our unit in Aug - October 2017 - Look out for new pictures!

Full Payment (Rent + Taxes) due 60 days prior to arrival for November through April bookings, and 30 days prior to arrival for May through October bookings. Payment must be via check on a US financial institution, wire transfer, or money order. 11% Florida Sales Tax is extra. No other fees for cleaning, etc.

$400 Booking/damage deposit is required to confirm reservation. Cancel any time prior to Full Payment and the booking/damage deposit is refunded. If cancellation occurs after Full Payment has been made, booking/damage deposit will be refunded, but Rent + Taxes can be refunded only if the unit is re-rented for the same time period. Standard rental contract available for review on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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