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Luxurious Villa Tunis Two-bedroom Apartment at Villa Tunis

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 6 nights

About the property

Two Bedroom Two Bath Apartment with heated pool and garden access.

Villa Tunis is a touch of paradise located in lovely Victoria Park about 2 miles from Ft. Lauderdale world famous beaches. The spacious two-bedroom apartment has tasteful furnishings, sleeps four, and has access to a heated pool and tropical gardens.

Our Villa Tunis luxury two-bedroom two-bath apartment consists of 1260 sq. ft. with polished terrazzo floors throughout. Its spacious living and dining area has French doors that open onto a patio with a colorful tropical garden. Relax in red Italian leather chairs next to the French doors or enjoy Egyptian handicrafts such as a mother-of-pearl inlaid table, framed papyrus paintings and reproductions of 1853 David Roberts prints. It has comfortable leather sofas, a dining area, a thoroughly modernized kitchen with granite counters and natural stone trim. The kitchen is fully equipped with the dishes and utensils needed to cook gourmet meals.

The master bedroom has a vintage, colorful 1950's Florida bathroom with a shower. Large master bedroom opens onto the garden and has large closets.

The guest bedroom is colorfully decorated and has a separate bathroom with a combined shower and tub.

Guests 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 have access to a shared laundry with a washer and dryer.

One free parking space is assigned to the apartment in the front of the property.

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 regulating vacation rentals. Our Ft. Lauderdale Certificate of Compliance No. is 1600051. When renting in Ft. Lauderdale, look for this certificate to avoid problems.

More Details

Ernest A. Slingsby
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 15, 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 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.

Galleria Shopping Mall is about a 1.25 miles from Villa Tunis also on Sunrise Blvd. Take the left hand-turn when going east on US-1 and continue on East Sunrise Blvd. then cross the bridge and the Galleria Mall is on the right.

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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Villa Tunis Two-bedroom Apartment at Villa Tunis
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

A Little Bit of Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay last year that we booked it again for this year, and the experience was as delightful as we remembered. The location is in at the Victoria Park section of Fort Lauderdale, within easy walking distance of Las Olas, with its fine restaurants and shops.The villa is spacious, immaculately clean, with lovely furnishings. However, what sets this facility apart from most others is the presence of the genial and helpful manager, Gamal. He's on site every day to make sure everything meets his high standards. When I mentioned that an outside light no longer worked, he was there within minutes replacing the bulb. The entire facility is welcoming and beautifully maintained. Would I recommend it? Without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bernard and Nancy, We were delighted that you stayed with us again this year and are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Tunis. Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope that you will stay with us again next year. All the very best, Ernest
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Excellent vacation

  • 5 of 5

After taking a ten day cruise it was pleasant to spend another 8 days in Florida. The home was just lovely, very clean and comfortable. Gamal was very nice he was very welcoming. After eating for ten days on a cruise we were looking forward to just eating at home. We noticed that there were a few items missing. After a few days we made a few request and Gamal emidiately went to buy them. We just wanted a few extra bowls and a ladle which he had no idea what I was talking about. But after a brief explanation he found one and brought it to us. Thank you for making our stay so pleasant. Hopefully we will return next year and stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sara, We, too, greatly enjoyed your stay with us and chatting about Sicily and fine Italian living. Equally, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Villa Tunis and were glad that Gamal was able to find the ladle that you wanted. We are eagerly waiting for your return and hope that you do not wait a full year to come back. All the best, Ernest
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Excellent vacation property

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week stay at Villa Tunis. Our rental was everything that we expected & more. The property was clean, comfortable & welcoming. Gamal went above & beyond in making our stay enjoyable. He made sure that everything was to our satisfaction, giving us suggestions & valuable information to make our stay pleasant. The property is situated in close proximity to stores, shopping & attractions. We would highly recommend this property and the wonderful attention & comfort that it offers.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joseph and Brenda, We greatly enjoyed having you stay with us at Villa Tunis. It was enjoyable chatting with you and getting to know you and your friends. We hope that you hurry back to stay with us again. Thank you for the wonderful review. All the best, Ernest
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Good area and place

  • 5 of 5

This place was in a great location for the downtown area, beach area, and, of course, all assorted restaurants and stores. The house and grounds were very well maintained. The table was set when we arrived and was most welcoming as well as a bottle of wine on the table. We would recommend this place to our friends.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Maureen, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at Villa Tunis. We also enjoyed chatting with you and your friends during your stay and hope that you will stay with us again soon. All the best, Ernest
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Relaxing Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I planned a last minute vacation with our 2 children ages 13 and 11. And let me say that it was the best last minute decision that we made! I cannot begin to tell you how pleased we were with our stay.

We wanted to thank for making our stay so comfortable! Villa Tunis was IMMACULATE! I felt like I was home, it was so comfortable. It was beautifully decorated. The landscaping was beautiful, it was so quiet and peaceful having our morning coffee out on the patio. And sitting out there after coming home from the beach. I could go on and on. The grounds were perfectly manicured. It was so convenient having a washer and dryer on the premises.

And you, Gamal, you were the perfect host! So sweet an kind! You gave us so many tips on where to go and what to do. You were so thoughful to give Greg a birthday gift, and my daughter a gift upon our arrival. (my favorite was the bottle of wine waiting for us once we arrived :) You were always checking to make sure our stay was going perfect. I cannot say enough wonderful things about you!

I could go on and on about how happy we were, this was probably the best, most realainWe are already looking forward to coming back next year! Until next year, take care!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Greg and your wonderful family. Thank you for your wonderful review. We greatly appreciated having you stay with us at Villa Tunis, and we, too, are eagerly waiting for your next visit! Gamal was very happy about your visit and the fish you gave him. Glad you made it home safely, and like I said, hurry back next year. Best, Ernest
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Viaggio in Florida

  • 5 of 5

Viila tunis è una bellissima casa, molto spaziosa, pulita e curata nei particolari. C'è un ampio giardino con belle piante e piscina. Posizionata in un quartiere tranquillo, a pochi minuti dai vari punti di interesse di ft. Lauderdale. Proprietario e manager sono molto gentili e disponibili. Ci hanno accolto col sorriso malgrado fossimo arrivati alle 2 di notte! Davvero un soggiorno indimenticabile.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Davide, Thank you for the great review. We enjoyed having you and your party stay with us at Villa Tunis and hope that you will stay with us again. All the best, Ernest
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale International
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale Beaches
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

East Fort Lauderdale Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
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
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holidays 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 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

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning charge $130 + Tax
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:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath is a vintage Florida style bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Both bedrooms have queen-sized beds, individual flat screen TVs, ample closets and plenty of light. The apartment also has a very comfortable roll-away bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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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