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Luxurious Beach Front Private Home, Gulf of Mexico views/Naples- Captiva Island

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 4,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom,7 Bathroom,Game room, Pool & Spa beach front luxury, Key West Tiki Bar

Welcome to La Playa Casa Bonita (Spanish for pretty beach house). La Playa Casa Bonita is located on Little Hickory Island in Bonita Beach, Florida. This luxurious private beach front home is located on the premier address of Hickory Blvd.. Come and enjoy one of the best white sand, beautiful shells and blue water beach's in Southwest Florida. Upon arriving at La Playa Casa Bonita your first impression will be of the stately elegance of this four story Luxury home. Pulling onto the paver driveway you will see the wrought iron private gate and tile stairway taking you to breath taking views and luxury accommodations. Standing on the travertine tile entryway and opening the beautiful wooden arched door with state of the art key pad (no key needed) you are about to experience Gulf of Mexico views that you have traveled across the world or across the USA to experience. Stand and enjoy or continue to your left and enter the living room with 22 foot high ceilings. For the gourmet cook the kitchen is steps before your entrance into the living area. The kitchen and its stainless steel appliances, wine cooler, comes completely stocked with any and all utensils you will need for the Gourmet Chef in you, or the Gourmet Chef you hire. The open floor plan allows you to enjoy views to the Gulf of Mexico, oversee Family and Friends enjoying the living and dining room area, all next to the kitchen. Every room, every location is equipped with a Sonos Central Sound System tied in with Pandora app. this provides music that you can control with your tablet or cell phone app. Open the Sliding Glass doors from the dining room or living room and step out to the covered deck for the first closer inspection of the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico, and the pool area below,you will not believe the beauty of your first sunset. Return to the travertine front entry way and go right towards a short hall way. The second door on your left is the first of five unbelievable bedrooms, all with in suite bathrooms. This is the Tommy Bahama bedroom with Queen size bed and your own private bathroom and TV to watch the channels you choose. Stepping out of the Tommy Bahama bedroom turn left and you will see the second bedroom called The Mermaid bedroom. Once inside you will be amazed with the view to the east and the possibility of fantastic sunrise's. Queen size bed and a Queen size sleeper sofa(that really is good enough to sleep on). TV located for you to lounge in bed enjoying your show or movie of choice. Stepping out of The Mermaid bedroom, you are looking west and an awe inspiring view of the Gulf of Mexico. Down the short hallway to your left is the powder bathroom which is adjacent to kitchen, living & dining area. Now you are ready to travel to the third floor an see what beauty awaits you. Take the elegant spiral staircase or glass elevator, (decisions-decisions) what ever you decide the trip is worth taking. At the top of the landing turn right and you will see Captiva Island Master Suite, ( third of five bedrooms)with Gulf of Mexico views from balcony or office desk. King size four poster bed, entertainment center, TV with all your relaxing channels for pleasure or business channels for the Executive that never quite is on Holiday. Wet bar for that late night romantic nightcap to end the perfect day at La Playa Casa Bonita. Master Bathroom with frameless glass shower that you can enter from two sides. Separate sinks and dressing area with space that you will not know your Spouse or Husband is there. Leaving the comfort & elegance of Captiva Island Master Suite, a short walk past circular stairs & elevator take the door to your right and step out onto the expansive balcony with easterly views for that early morning sunrise and the first cup of coffee or bloody Mary or mimosa to start the day. Step inside and to your right is Sanibel Island bedroom(fourth of five bedrooms). Sunrise views to the east, in suite bathroom and your private TV with your choice of channels and entertainment. Are you ready for the fourth and final floor??? We may have saved the best for last. Take the spiral staircase or glass door elevator to game room and the Casablanca Bedroom Suite(fifth bedroom of five bedrooms). At the top of the stairs on your left is game room table that you will envision family and friends, playing poke, bumper pool and various board games(you decide the entertainment). To the right of spiral stairs case/elevator is the Casablanca Bedroom Suite. John Wayne (life-size cutout), Harrison Ford, Humphrey Bogart welcome your arrival. Bogey may be leaning on the wet bar with his favorite drink in hand. Step out onto the balcony to a view that will take your breath away. Entertainment center with TV for your private channel selection and enjoyment. Now that we have done the five bedroom tour, lets take the elevator (spiral staircase will get you there also) but I don't want you out of breath from inspiring views on your way down to the Key West Style-Tika Bar. The four floor elevator ride is both enjoyable and relaxing because the view from the glass enclosed elevator is of shear beauty and luxury. Step out and you are facing the signature quality and elegance of La Playa Casa Bonita-Key West Tikka Bar. The Owner's have put their heart and soul into furnishing this one of kind masterpiece. Enjoy all of the beautiful items adorning every wall, but be sure to notice the photos behind the bar of this Families beginnings in Southern Illinois. The hardest decision you will have to make is(WHO IS THE DESIGNATED BAR TENDER). Once that is decided step through the glass French doors to the patio featuring a heated pool and spa and expansive outdoor eating area, all which overlook the beach. You will be amazed at the wooden antique kayak being displayed under the covered sitting area around the pool and spa. This teak wood kayak has served as the lead kayak in the annual Naples boat Festival. Just another example of the attention to detail for your ultimate luxury vacation. Coming off the beach you can use the heated outdoor shower, but equally important is the pool bath with Caribbean style bamboo door off of the Tiki Bar. The décor and decorations will make you think you are on a Caribbean Island, not on Little Hickory Island in Bonita Beach, Florida. Mere words cannot fully describe the luxury, elegance and beauty of La Playa Casa Bonita (pretty beach house - in Spanish). You are only a phone call or e-mail away from booking your memories of a lifetime. Make that call now for Family & Friends or for entertaining the Corporate Client that makes or will make this the best decision you have made today. Goodbye from La Playa Casa Bonita - THE PRETTY BEACH HOUSE BY THE SEA!!


Bonita Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Captiva Island Master Suite Bathroom located on third floor - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Shower with enterence & exit on both sides.
    Casablanca Bedroom located on fourth floor next to game room - toilet , shower
    Tommy Bahama bathroom located on second or main floor - toilet , shower
    Sanibel Island Bathroom located on third floor - toilet , shower
    Mermaid Bathroom located on second or main floor - toilet , shower
    Powder Bathroom located second or main Floor - toilet , Powder bathroom is next to kitchen, living room, dining room
    Caribbean Island Pool Bath - toilet , Shower is located next to pool, and has hot & cold water
    Outdoor Shower located next to pool and walkway to beach - shower , Has hot and cold water
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Mermaid Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Mermaid Bedroom located on second or main floor, With TV
    Captiva Island Master Suite - 1 king , Captiva Master Suite located on third floor, wet bar,balcony
    Sanibel Island Bedroom - 1 queen , Sanibel Island bedroom located on third floor, TV & balcony
    Tommy Bahama Bedroom - 1 queen
    Casablanca Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Casablanca Bedroom, wet bar, balcony TV and John Wayne
  • All bedrooms have in suite bathrooms, TV's in all bedrooms with guest able to chose their individual channels.
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Beach Front Private Home, Gulf of Mexico views/Naples- Captiva Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Expectations exceeded

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house in the summer for our family (13 of us) Christmas vacation because the view & the house looked awesome and it had the space we needed. When we arrived on Dec 21, we saw that the pictures online were pretty but the beauty of the house & the view were beyond our expectations. The home is exquisite & spacious & offers amenities galore.

Our younger crowd spent lots of time in the the tiki room , which is truly special. The balconies & porches offered comfortable seating & heavenly views. The decor of this home is impressive and truly lovely !! But the best part is the heated pool , the beach, and the aqua waters of the gulf . This beach is heavenly. An additional plus was the fishing, which involved catching whiting ((yummy).

We also were pleased in that anything we needed was available ( cooking needs, beach towels, two washers & dryers, a paddle board, bicycles, etc. )

We were extremely pleased that the owners were so thoughtful & kind to decorate the house for the holidays & beautifully so.

Overall, this home is gorgeous & the views , especially sunsets) are breathtaking.

Our vacation was dreamlike & we have wonderful memories to treasure from our stay on Hickory Blvd .

Finally, our special thanks to Arlan Bartling, the property manager. He is top notch in that he helps in every way possible & took care of our every need. He even took time out of his busy schedule to take family photos for us. He too exceeded our expectations.

The one negative was having to leave this beautiful house & the beach & the sunsets.

Thanks to Arlan & to the owners for our best family vacation ever.

We will be back. The Johnson Hill gang

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a family reunion w extended family! Our youngest granddaughters played on the beach, while the older grandkids played bumper pool up in game room every night! Great kitchen for meal prep, and everyone hung out in Tiki bar!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property was very well maintained. Every room was beautifully decorated and and we enjoyed every minute of our time there. There were bathrooms for every bedroom and an extra one on the main floor. There was even an outdoor bathroom behind the pool for the convenience of the people in the pool and on the beach. The kitchen was very convenient and had every appliance for our use. Of course the beach was beautiful and we enjoyed spending time there. The view from the balconies was spectacular and the convenience of the beach front property was especially nice with the number of children we had with us. The shaded pool offered a nice break from the sun on the beach also. It was a wonderful family vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful venue!

  • 5 of 5

La Playa Casa Bonita is a wonderful venue for a large-family vacation. The home is very well-equipped with both the necessities and the “toys”; it is clean and attractively outfitted; and the location and views are superb. The rental manager, Arlan, was attentive and accommodating, helping make the entire experience most enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house far exceeded our expectations! It is in a great location, not far from the airport and right on the water! From the pool out back and the ocean within steps this house created the perfect trip. We were able to walk down the beach to several restaurants and Uber into town without any issues. If only we could have stayed longer!

Ps. Did I forget to mention the tiki bar?! So many memories made around the bar!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Owner & Collier Vacation Rentals are teamed together to accomplish the perfect vacation. By providing bicycles, fishing poles, beach chairs , loungers and umbrellas, beach and pool toys for different ages. La Playa Casa Bonita is the perfect choice. Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico & Bonita Beach.
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Beautiful home with every ammenity for all ages

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. The house was beautifully decorated with plenty of space for all. The ocean views were breathtaking. The tiki bar, the pool and sauna, the bikes and outdoor fire pit offered many relaxing and wonderful times and memories our family will not forget. Our family enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to everyone who wants a comfortable and relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlan Bartling - Rental Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Myers International Airpost
Car: recommended

World Famous Coconut Point Mall, Estero,

Discover Naples & Bonita Springs

Points of Interest & Things to do:

◾art League of Bonita Springs – an Arts Organization That Hosts Both Local and Traveling Art Exhibitions, Arts Classes and Other Community Events. (website)

◾bonita Beach Park – a 2.5-acre (10,000 M2) Beachfront Park That Features a Boardwalk and Swimming Area. Sand Dunes and Coastal Vegetation Surround a Gazebo and 8 Picnic Shelters. (website)

◾riverside Park – the Bonita Springs Riverside Park is Located On Old Us 41 Road in Olde Bonita and Sits On the Imperial River. the Park is Used for Holiday Celebrations, Art Shows, Festivals, Movies in the Park, and the Celebrate Bonita Festival. Also in the Park is Our Band Shell. Our Amenites Include Sheltered Picnic Tables, Park Benches, and Restrooms.on the Grounds is the Historic Lile’s Hotel and the Historical Imperial River Cottages That Have Been Restored As Part of a Downtown Redevelopment. (website)

◾bonita Disc Golf Course – You Just Need to Know How to Throw a Frisbee. Same Rules As Traditional Golf. Our Scenic 18-hole Course That Wraps Around Our 7 Acre Lake Provides Amateur Tee Pads for the Beginner and Pro Pads for the More Advanced Player. There is No Charge to Play. (website)

◾b3 Skate Park – Our B3 Skate Park is Located at Our Recreation Center Complex at 26740 Pine Avenue Off of West Terry Street. Boards, Bikes and Blades Are All Welcome. Be Sure to Come in and Visit Our Skateboard Pro Shop. to Insure Everyone’s Safety, the B3 Skate Park is Supervised by a Skate Park Attendant at All Times. (website)

◾bonita Nature Place – Bonita Nature Place (bnp) Provides a Local Place for Learning Experiences, Volunteerism, and Outdoor Family Activities That Strengthens the Environmental Stewardship Commitment Within the Community While Fostering an Awareness of Old Southwest Florida in Its Unique, Natural Setting. (website)

◾bonita Springs Recreation Center – the City of Bonita Springs Recreation Center Sits On 41.9 Acres of Land Which is Located at 26740 Pine Avenue Off of West Terry Street and Has Something for Everyone. Our Facility Includes a Full-sized Gymnasium, a Cardiovascular/fitness Room, Skate Park, Community Pool, Softball Fields, Public Tennis Courts, Disc Golf Course, Picnic Areas and a Playground. (website)

◾bonita Springs Community Pool – Our Twenty-five Yard Community Outdoor Pool is Located at 26890 Pine Avenue, Just Off West Terry Street. the Facility Offers a Number of Classes Year Round. the Pool Has Eight Lap Lanes and Ranges from Three Feet Nine Inches to Six Feet Deep, and is Kept at a Nice Temperature Controlled Eighty-four to Eighty-six Degrees Farenheit. (website)

◾bonita Springs Soccer Complex – the Bonita Springs Soccer Complex is Located at 27100 Kent Road Just Off East Terry Street. the Soccer Complex Consists of Three Regulation Size Fields, Concession Stand, Meeting Rooms, Restrooms, and Playground. (website)

◾barefoot Beach Preserve Park – is 342 Acres (1.38 Km2) of Natural Land and One of the Last Undeveloped Barrier Islands On Florida’s Southwest Coast. It is Located On the Border of Collier and Lee Counties and Accessible by Bonita Beach Road. (web Site).

◾little Hickory Island Beach Park – (webpage)

◾there Are Also 10 Beach Accesses With Public Parking Located Up and Down Bonita Beach.

◾bonita Springs is Located West of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, a Significant Bald Cypress Reserve Under Management of the National Audubon Society.

◾the Northern Border of Bonita Springs is Shared With Lover’s Key State Park, a 1,616-acre (6.54 Km2) Park Made Up of Four Barrier Islands. the Park Features Nature Trails for Hiking and Bicycling, a Canoe Launch, Kayak and Canoe Rentals, Acres of Unspoiled Mangroves and Miles of Pristine Beaches. a Haven for Wildlife, the Islands and Their Waters Are Home to West Indian Manatees, Bottlenose Dolphins, Roseate Spoonbills, Marsh Rabbits and Bald Eagles.

◾the Naples-fort Myers Greyhound Track is Located in Bonita Springs.

◾everglades Wonder Garden- Established in 1936 During Florida’s Golden Age of Roadside Attractions, Everglades Wonder Gardens is a Recently Updated 3.5-acre Lush Botanical Jungle Featuring Tropical Birds Such As Flamingos and Parrots Along With Reptiles, Including 40 Alligators. They’re All Nestled Among the Shade of Old Growth Trees and Many New Plantings. Butterfly Garden, Orchid Trail, Picnic Grove, Gift Shop, John Brady Art Gallery. Open Daily 9-5 in Downtown Bonita Springs.

nearby is the Home of the Fort Myers Miracle Baseball Club of the Florida State League, and is the Spring Training.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Exit Cleaning Fee $495
Tax Rate 11.0%

$2,000.00 damage/security deposit with signed contract (fully refundable 90 days before arrival) will confirm your reservation. Payment by check payment or wire transfer. Call Rental Manager for acceptance of American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover credit or debit cards. Credit card fee (actual cost) deducted from deposit.
Balance due as follows:
50 % 90 days before arrival.
50 % 30 days before arrival.
Heating of pool & spa is not included in weekly rate. You pay only for amount of propane used during your stay.
Standard arrival & departure days are Saturday to Saturday. Call for non-standard arrival & departure day price or possibility.
Rates are not guaranteed until payment and confirmation of reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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