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Gulf and Beach front Luxury 2bed/2bath condo on the quiet north end of Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Luxury Gulf & Beach Front 2bed/bath condo with washer/dryer. Sleeps up to 8

Luxury beach front condo on Fort Myers Beach in sunny southwest Florida available for vacation rental. 2 Bed / 2 Bath with washer / dryer in condo. Directly overlooking the beach and Gulf. No roads or other obstacles to cross; just down the stairs (or elevator) and onto the beach; or relax on the loungers by the pool. Or just sit on your own balcony overlooking the gulf and listen to the waves and watch the dolphins. TVs in all rooms. Free Wifi internet.

Main Features:

- Free wireless internet in condo

- Gulf front location with direct access to the beach and sea

- Located at the desirable low traffic North end of Fort Myers Beach

- 2 balconies: Front and side balconies with direct view of gulf, beach and bay

- Corner unit with 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths

- Sleeps 8 - 1 King Bed in Bedroom1; 2 Queen Beds in Bedroom2; and 1 pull-out Queen sofa bed in main room. All sheets, towels, pillows, etc provided

- Washer / Dryer in condo

- Fully renovated by professional interior decorator

- Maintained and cleaned to a high standard by owner

- Comes fully equipped and furnished to make your stay as comfortable as possible

- 3 tv's per unit (1 in each bedroom plus 1 in main room)

- Good access for wheelchairs and the mobility impaired

- Fully equipped kitchen

- Grounds include swimming pool and bbq grills overlooking beach and gulf

- Walking distance to fishing pier, Bowditch Park and Times Square restaurants and shopping

- Attentive owners who want to make sure you have a great time on vacation (we will give you our email address and cellphone numbers so that you can contact us on the rare occasion that you might need assistance)

We also have the almost identical condo at Vacation Villa 131, 100 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach; see vrbo 697866

- and the superb Gateway Villas 899 (Top floor with amazing views) See vrbo 855740

We have rented these condos since 1995 and have great feedback from many repeat customers. We still have a few weeks left for new guests to rent as well.

More Details

Richard Rowe & Denise Chambre
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About Richard Rowe & Denise Chambre

We are husband and wife hard working professionals who live near Fort Myers Beach. We rent out two beach-front condos that we like to keep to a high standard and so that you can have a great time on vacation. We have many repeat guests, so we hope that we are doing something right to ensure your enjoyment and satisfaction. When we send out directions and instructions about one month before arrival, we also include our cellphone numbers so you have direct access to us if needed. Please enjoy our beautiful condos and have a great time at Fort Myers Beach.

Richard Rowe & Denise Chambre purchased this condo in 1995

Why Richard Rowe & Denise Chambre chose Ft Myers Beach

Gateway Villas is a well-sought after condo at the quiet north end of the Beach, so directly on the beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Easy access on and off the Fort Myers Beach. Less than 0.5 miles to the Pier, entertainment, restaurants and shops. The Condominium has attentive management that keeps the building and grounds to a high standard. Private car park, so no fighting for car park spaces. This is vacation rental at its best. No stress; Just lie back and enjoy the sun, sand , sea and beautiful sunsets. Ultimately this is where we will retire, so that we can relax in this little spot of paradise - but not just yet!!!!

What makes this condo unique

You can not get any closer to the beach and the sea. Just down the elevator and step out on to the beach. This is Florida vacation at its best - warm sun, warm water, soft sand, easy access to restaurants and other facilities. Just lie back and relax.

We want the condo to meet all your needs from towels and bedding, to washer & dryer, microwave and fully equipped kitchen; plus wifi for social, business and to play.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were RIGHT ON THE BEACH, within walking distance of the pier and had a view of the Gulf from our Lanai. The condo was not super booked, so we had more privacy than I anticipated. Having a gated entrance made up feel safe and Brad the pool guy keeps a pristine pool. Never any trash laying around and the condo was virtually sound proof. We never heard any other people except when the sliding doors were open. Fully equipped kitchen and lots of toys for the kids. We will return!!

5-star review from another website
Jun 2017
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Ft Myers Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , granite surrounds
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite surrounds
  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen pull-out sofa bed in living area
  • Sleeping arrangements are: - one bedroom with King bed - second bedroom with 2 Queen Beds - pullout sofa with Queen bed in living area
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Lots of attractions listed on our website at Denise Chambre is also a successful well-respected realtor, so we can assist for all your realty needs if you are thinking of buying or selling in the area. See


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Gulf and Beach front Luxury 2bed/2bath condo on the quiet north end of Beach
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 32 reviews

Very clean! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This unit was in the perfect location, very clean, and the resort very well taken care of. The family had a great time and will be back again.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tom. Glad that you and your family had a great time. We look forward to having you back next year
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Gateway Villas

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this lovely condo and it’s quiet location right on the beach. No suggestion...a light over the BBQING area. Great neighbors, sunsets and dolphins what could be better. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful quiet condo with everything you will need

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 1 week in Gateway Villa #494 in Sept. It was clean, beautifully furnished and the view was spectacular! We saw dolphins every morning from our lanai. The pool was clean and quiet. The beach was steps away. This condo overlooks the pool and the beach. It has toys for children, beach chairs, and floats for use at the pool or beach. The washer and dryer are an added bonus. This condo is a short walk from Times Square and the pier. On Friday and Saturday evenings they have a band that plays at Times Square. It was a wonderful week, we are hoping to bring our grandchildren next summer. They will love it!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could not stay because of hurricane irma

  • 4 of 5

Condo was nice and sufficient for our needs, loved the view!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Favorite beach vacation

  • 4 of 5

We had a very relaxing, enjoyable week on the beach. Location is excellent! You can't get much closer to the sand unless you're sleeping in a tent. The beach is not crowded. It was an easy walk to Times Square for shopping and eating. Richard was extremely prompt in answering any questions. Everything you need for the beach is available: beach chairs, toys, umbrella, boogie boards. All I really needed to bring was my swimsuit and portable speaker. Having a washer and dryer was handy. I was a little worried since it was in a closet very close to one of the beds, but these were so quiet that they did not interfere with any sleeping schedule. Some of the towels were threadbare and stained, but they still served their purpose. Furniture was a little worn. Overall, we had an excellent vacation. I would love to return to this location in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. We keep adding new items such as towels; and just took delivery of a new sofa that was 6 weeks late in its delivery - so too late for your visit - sorry!
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This is our first time staying in this unit. We have stayed at Gateway many times and this is by far the best location on the beach. The unit was great for a family and had lots of sand toys and amenities. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Fort Myers - South West Regional (RSW)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Lots all along Fort Myers Beach
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Golf capital of Florida
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Lots all along Fort Myers Beach
Nearest Beach
You are right on Fort Myers Beach!
Car: recommended

We also have two other rental properties at:

• Gateway Villas Unit 899, 500 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931; (TripAdvisor id = 7094499; VRBO id = 855740)

• Vacation Villas Unit 131, 100 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931; (TripAdvisor id = 3244161; VRBO id = 697866)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.