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Modern Two-bedroom Apartment at Villa Tunis, heated pool & tropical garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 6 nights

About the property

Fully modernized two-bedroom one bath apartment in Victoria Park

Villa Tunis is a touch of paradise in lovely Victoria Park a short distance to Ft. Lauderdale world famous beaches. The comfortable two-bedroom apartment has tasteful furnishings, sleeps four, and has access to a heated pool and tropical gardens.

Our Villa Tunis two-bedroom, one-bath apartment has new hardwood floors in the living room and bedrooms and porcelain tiles in the kitchen and bathroom. When you open the front door, comfortable leather sofas invite you to relax in the living room or watch your favorite programs on the 42-inch TV. Colorful papyrus paintings add excitement to the walls as do reproductions of ancient Egyptian monuments. Living, dining and kitchen areas form a free flowing space allowing a variety of entertainment options.

The kitchen is fully equipped with the dishes and utensils needed to cook gourmet meals and has granite counters with natural stone trim. Each of the two bedrooms has ample closets with individual TVs. The bathroom has new fixtures suited to modern living.

Guest will have full access to the apartment and the grounds including the tropical garden and patio plus the heated pool shared with the other four apartments that comprise Villa Tunis. Guests will have access to a shared laundry room.

Weekly cleaning is available. Contact Gamal Ghareeb for details. (Charges are found in the house manual).

Free parking is available in the front of the property. Guest should provide the owners with their vehicle license numbers.

All apartments have complete kitchens with microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, ample closets with irons and ironing boards, central air-conditioning, smart televisions in the living rooms and bedrooms, WI-FI systems with high-speed internet, dishwashers, garbage disposals and plenty of fresh linens.

Villa Tunis complies with state and local ordinances governing vacation rentals. Our Ft. Lauderdale Vacation Rental Certificate of Compliance No. is 1600057. When renting in Ft. Lauderdale, look for this certificate to ensure that the rental meets local codes.

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Ernest A. Slingsby
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Ernest A. Slingsby

We live close to Villa Tunis so we are always ready to help guests. Previously, I lived in Egypt for nearly 20 years. In fact, the idea of Villa Tunis comes from the rural village south of Cairo where I have a villa. Pottery and other Egyptian handicrafts come from village artisans close to our villa.

These experiences bring an international flavor to Villa Tunis as well as an understanding of the excitement of traveling to a new location and exploring all that the setting has to offer.

Villa Tunis is a Florida limited liability company licensed to provide vacation and extended stay rentals.

Ernest A. Slingsby purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Ernest A. Slingsby chose Fort Lauderdale

Galleria Mall is 1.5 miles east of Villa Tunis. There you can find a wide array of shops and restaurants.

The Beaches

Ft. Lauderdale pristine beaches are about 2 miles from Villa Tunis. After passing the Galleria Mall, continue east on E Sunrise Blvd. until you reach A1A. The beaches are on the left and right. Either you can park in the metered spaces on the back streets, along A1A in some places, or there are also pay parking lots.

While at the beaches, do not forget to visit the Bonnet House and gardens located on 900 Birch Road just off A1A. Check on the internet for hours and days of operation as they change from time-to-time.

The Water Taxis

Several water taxis ply the various canals that make Ft. Lauderdale the Venice of South Florida. The closest station is located east of Galleria Mall at 2670 E Sunrise Blvd. Walk through the lobby the hotel and the water taxi station No. 9 is located on the canal (the hotel management will help you find the taxi station). Check the Water Taxi web page for schedules, station locations and tariffs.

Las Olas Boulevard is a few blocks away from Villa Tunis. Just walk or drive south along NE 15th Avenue (or any of the other avenues as most go through) until you reach the boulevard. Once there, you can find a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and galleries plus other consumer services.

Wilton Manors and its bars and shops are a short drive. Just take NE 15th Avenue north until you reach Flying L Drive and you will be in the center of Wilton Manors. Bars, shops and restaurants are located on both sides of the drive.

What makes this apartment unique

Holiday Park and Victoria Park

Holiday Park is half a block north of Villa Tunis. It has jogging paths, tennis courts, and a wide variety of sports activities.

There is a bike rental facility north of Holiday Park on East Sunrise Boulevard next to the public library located on NE 14th Avenue and E. Sunrise Boulevard.

Victoria Park is a safe, historic neighborhood filled with people who walk along the streets and avenues in the mornings and evenings. Walk along the streets to see colorful mansions and their lush gardens. You can also walk along the canals that give Ft. Lauderdale its reputation as being the Venice of south Florida.

Groceries and Shopping

The Winn-Dixie shopping mall is located on NE 6th Street just off US-1. It is about two blocks from Villa Tunis. The Winn-Dixie mall also has several other shops and restaurants as well.

Fresh Market is located about four blocks away on NE 4th Street and US-1. Both shopping areas have coin-operated or regular laundries and dry cleaning establishments.

Publix is located on East Sunrise Blvd (or US-1) and NE 15th Street about half-a-mile from Villa Tunis. Walgreens is located across the street. There is a CVS Pharmacy next to the Galleria Mall (see below).

Whole Foods is about 2 miles north on North US-1 (E Sunrise Blvd).

The Gateway Theatre shows a variety of international and US films and is located in the Gateway Mall about a mile East of Villa Tunis on E. Sunrise Blvd. There are also several shops and restaurants located in the mall.

Las Olas Boulevard is a few blocks away from Villa Tunis. Just walk or drive south along NE 15th Avenue (or any of the other avenues as most go through) until you reach the boulevard. Once there, you can find a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and galleries.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Modern Two-bedroom Apartment at Villa Tunis, heated pool & tropical garden
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

The Secret Gem of Ft. Lauderdale

  • 5 of 5

if you are looking for a 5 star experience in a vacation home than look no further than Villa Tunis. We had the modern 2 bedroom apartment for two weeks and nothing could be better in Ft. Lauderdale!

Gamal the General Manager and the Owner Ernest left nothing to chance in making us feel welcome and to make sure that all of out wishes where fulfilled. The apartment was very clean, spacious and well stocked with everything that you might need in a vacation home.

The heated pool was an Oasis surrounded by well groomed landscaping. The modern laundry facility was a plus for us.

The location could not be better as we where a short distance from Holiday Park, Las Olas , Fresh Food markets and Shopping.

5 star restaurants as well as the usual franchises are easily reached by car or other transportation.

I will highly recommend Villa Tunis to anyone seeking an exceptional vacation rental experience

We will remember both Gamal and Ernest for their kindness and friendship and plan to return in the future.

H. Mowery and E. Gorzynski

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Helga, Thank you for the wonderful review! We greatly enjoyed having you and your sister stay with us at Villa Tunis. It is a great pleasure that you had time to visit the sites in Ft. Lauderdale, Key West and other areas of south Florida and still find time to enjoy Villa Tunis. We look forward to your stay with us again, soon! You will always be welcome. All the best, Ernest
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Outstanding Rental

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Tunis for 8 days and enjoyed every minute. Gamal was very attentive to our needs e.g. taking us to the local store when we arrived, bringing us an ice box for the beach, provided a complimentary bottle of wine. He is most accommodating and we enjoyed our regular chats! The Villa is very clean, home from home and perfectly located for both the beach and Las Olas where you can find great restaurants. The pool area is an oasis and excellent space for relaxing and soaking up the Florida sunshine. We would definitely return and recommend this rental to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carolyn, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Tunis. Thank you for the wonderful review. We are always very pleased to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us. Victoria Park is a relaxing place to stay, we are glad that you saw a bit of it and of course all the great places in Las Olas. Thanks again for the great review, we hope that you come and stay with us again! All the best, Ernest
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Wonderful week at Villa Tunis

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our dear friends from Canada were seeking a new experience when we decided to make south Florida our destination for a winter get away. We were a little leary of finding a home to rent together on the internet; would it really be as nice as the pictures looked? Was it really that clean? How would we be treated? Could these people be trusted? We were so pleased. The owner and his staff treated us so wonderfully. From the text at the airport to inform us our room was ready, to the warm greeting as we got out of our cab, not to mention the tour of the home to let us know and feel so welcomed. Don't ever remember any other place where we stayed offering to drive us to the store for anything we needed or having a welcome dinner to meet and greet with others. Did I mention the complimentary bottle of wine we shared over a nice dinner? Did I mention the little extra touches of the beach towels, suntan lotion, or the clean pool we enjoyed everyday? Ernest the owner came and met everyone the night of the dinner party and Gamal was the wonderful individual that greeted us everyday and saw to any needs we had. The last act of kindness that was offered to my husband and I was the offering of a ride to the airport if we needed one. I know after the experiences we have had in traveling that this kindness could never be matched. Thank you Ernest and Gamal for such an awesome week. We would encourage anyone to stay at your home; it was awesome. The DeMarco and Gauthier Families

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Suzette, Thank you for the womderful review. We greatly enjoyed having you and your friend stay with us at Villa Tunis. Guests like you make hosting a joy! We hope that you come back to stay with us again soon. All the very best, Ernest
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  • 3 of 5



  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joseph, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Tunis. We enjoyed chatting with you and your wife. Thank you for the fine review. We hope the you will visit Villa Tunis on your next vacation in Ft. Lauderdale. Best regards, Ernest
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Nicely located

  • 5 of 5

We spent 9 days at Villa Tunis. We chose that location so that We could easily access tennis courts, be able to enjoy Holiday park and ils facilities. We were not disapointed. Plus, Gamal was very helpful and attentive to our needs. The unit was exactely as announced. I will recommend it to friends and families.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nathalie, We enjoyed having you and Maurice stay with us at Villa Tunis and appreciate the kind comments in your review. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Best regards, Ernest
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What a deal!

  • 5 of 5

My extended family recently stayed at Villa Tunis (including a 5 yr old & 2 yr old) and they had a wonderful time. The apartment was beautiful, recently renovated, and well stocked. We simply LOVED the backyard - you can't beat it! We grilled most of our dinners and couldn't keep the kids out of the heated pool. Very peaceful & quiet. Conveniently located next to a huge park/playground, some restaurants, coffee shop, fresh market, etc. Gamal was a pleasure to work with! Great value - better than staying in a hotel any day!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jen, We are delighted that your family enjoyed their stay at Villa Tunis. Thank you for the wonderful review. Having guests like your family makes running Villa Tunis a pleasure. We hope you and your family will stay with us again. All the best, Ernest
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale International
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale Beaches
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

East Fort Lauderdale Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2016-17
Jan 5 2017 - Apr 1 2017
6 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 2 2017 - Jun 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holidays 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
6 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 15 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $130 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.

Check in time is 4:00 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m. These scheduled times must be adhered to to allow sufficient time to clean the apartment between departing and arriving guests. If needed, we can usually make arrangement to store guest's luggage prior to check in.

Only guests registered at the time of reservation confirmation are permitted.

Please see cancellation policy and sample rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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East Fort Lauderdale Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Thoroughly modernized bathroom with shower/tub combination.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have ample closets and flat screen TVs.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Villa Tunis is 1.8 miles away from the award winning beach of Ft. Lauderdale. It is also close to shopping in the Galleria Mall, Las Olas and Wilton Manors. Holiday Park is half a block away with tennis, jogging trails, and multiple sports activities. Walk along the canals that make Ft. Lauderdale the Venice of south Florida.

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

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