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Best Price In Bonita Beach - Newly Decorated Beach Cottage - Dogs Welcome!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 912 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

This Beach Cottage Sleeps 5 - Steps From Famous Bonita Beach - Dogs Welcomed!!

Mermaid's Beach Cottage is a coastal cottage located just steps to the world renowned Bonita Beach at Beach Access #8... perfectly situated for your beach vacation. Our cottage is centrally located for all of the conveniences you might need as well as having great access to all of the activities or points of interest in the area that you will want to check out while you're on vacation. Be as active as you want to be or just relax.......life is a long weekend.

Our beach cottage is freshly decorated by its new owners and fully outfitted with everything to make the most of your vacation time. This includes an outdoor grill, beach chairs, bikes, fishing gear, beach umbrella, and ultra high-speed wireless internet. The decor is 'retro beachy' and comfortable and put together with quality and care. There are many restaurants nearby, but the kitchen is fully equipped also for a home-cooked meal. Why vacation on top of other people in a condo? Mermaid's Beach Cottage has its own private land with a tropical garden and you will have your own private walls. Therefore we are able to welcome your well-behaved dogs on a case-by-case basis, $10/night/pet. The prior owners received 22 5-star ratings for this property.

Want to relax? Walk across the street to read a book on the beach or beachcomb, lounge on the master bedroom deck overlooking the bay waters and watch the boats and look for dolphin and manatee, or stretch out on the hammock in the private front yard surrounded by palm trees and gardens.

Like being active? Go swim in the Gulf of Mexico or take out kayaks or paddleboards, go fishing in the gulf or bay, both just steps away. Rent a boat or jetski or sailboat and go explore the scenery and wildlife. Go find an area golf course or tennis court, go explore the many keys and area attractions, go meet new friends at the plentiful area eateries and drinking establishments. You will find the locals and visitors very friendly as most people are in a good mood around here.

Mermaid's Beach Cottage is:

- Right across the street from Beach Access #8 at Bonita Beach

- Just steps away from a little known public boat ramp on Estero Bay which is perfect for walking in your kayak, canoe or stand up paddleboard. Bring your stuff!

- Just yards from boat rentals at Bonita Beach Resort Motel (pontoon boats) and Big Hickory Marina is within walking distance (pontoon boats & motor boats).

- Less than half a mile to Big Hickory Grill (waterfront restaurant and bar)

- Less than 3 miles to Lovers Key State Beach Park

- 1.5 Miles to both Barefoot Beach & the Lee County beach facilities at Bonita Beach

- 1.5 Miles to Doc's Beach House (beachfront restaurant & bar)

- 1.5 Miles to Bonita Beach Rentals (jetskis, Hobie Cat catamarans, water trikes, parasailing)

- 1.75 Miles to Coconut Jacks Restaurant (waterfront restaurant & tiki on Bonita Beach Rd). Boat the backbay water to have lunch here.

- 4 miles from Publix, a full-service grocery store and pharmacy.

- Just a 30 minute drive to Naples, FL and the posh restaurants and shops of 5th Ave. S and 3rd Street S.

-Just a 20 minute drive to the funky Times Square of Ft. Myers beach and all its nightlife, beaches, and fishing pier.

Keywords: Beach Cottage, Vacation Rental, Naples, Across Street from Bonita Beach, pet friendly, boating, ft myers beach, naples, 5th ave. S

More Details

Owner
Chuck and Mia Gallo
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, a little bit of spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Chuck and Mia Gallo

We live 15 minutes away in N Naples and absolutely love Bonita Beach so we invested in it! Chuck is an area Realtor and Mia helps with that plus runs a non-profit organization among other things. We will be happy to meet you and give any advice wanted about the area and things to do and see.

Chuck and Mia Gallo purchased this cottage in 2016

Why Chuck and Mia Gallo chose Florida South West

Location Location Location

Perfectly situated is SW Florida steps away from the Gulf of Mexico and Estero Bay. We also love the retro feel of this little beach cottage.

Dogs welcome on a case by case basis: $10/night/pet

What makes this cottage unique

Location again!

We are striving to provide a great Bonita Beach experience for an affordable price. Also we are dog lovers so are open to have you bring your beloved dog on vacation with you!

Dogs welcome on a case by case basis: $10/night/pet

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stay in this beach cottage for 9 days and we have a blast! We loved the verandas and spends some hot nights seem the stars and have a good time with our friends. The house have everything's that we needed. We will recommend for ours friends. Great spot for a quiet and fun vacation, near Naples, Fort Myers and Everglades !Ellie made everything's easy and very professional from the rental agreement to give back the deposit check right away! We where very impressed for her quick follow-up and reliability . Hope we can come back soon!

Recommended for: Sightseeing, Tourists without a Car, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
Jun 2016
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Amenities

Bonita Springs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 912 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master/Main - 1 queen , This bedroom has a raised deck off of it with a bay view.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bonita Beach is an awesome area with so much to do you will have a hard time doing it all!

Reviews

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Best Price In Bonita Beach - Newly Decorated Beach Cottage - Dogs Welcome!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews
5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated. Kitchen was well stocked. Bathroom had great shower and the outside shower was great after time at the beach. The walk to the beach was quick and easy. The beach chairs, cart and other beach items were great. Very comfortable beds. We enjoyed our time there in spite of tropical storm Emily. Garage had some water due to the storm but this is typical for the area and the reason the living area is upstairs. It did not detract from our stay. Owners called to check on us and to make sure everything was ok. They were great and very helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

What a beautiful place.

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very accommodating and took care of our needs.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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gorgeous, comfortable, fully equipped and right across the street from the ocean.

  • 5 of 5

Chuck & Mia have thought of everything vacationers may need. Definitely going back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Such a charming little beach cottage! Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Very nice and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Unfortunately the stay was too short. loved the location, home and the front and rear decks. Could watch the sun rise and set. The proximity to the beach was excellent. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WOW!!! So relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The mermaid is very welcoming, well stocked with amenities throughout! Very clean, tidy and up to date....TVs, DVR and High Speed Internet. I can't say enough about this place! The beds were so comfortable and there are 3 decks to enjoy. I got up every morning and walked across the street to enjoy the sunrise, walked the beach and played in the water. Took naps in the hammock during the day and went to the beach at night to watch the sunset and see the dolphins and pelicans play. I feel refreshed! I will be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Ft Myers, FL (RSW)
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Ft Myers Beach to Key West
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Bonita Beach
Car: recommended

Exploring is endless near Mermaid's Hideaway Beach Cottage starting right across the street at Bonita Beach and its world famous sand beaches. Directly across the street the other way (to the east) are the tidal waters of Estero Bay which offers endless exploring by boat, kayak, or paddleboard. This wildlife rich area offers viewing of dolphin, manatee, seabirds and other marine wildlife in and around endless mangrove islands.

To the south is the upscale city of Naples, FL with its world-class beaches, shopping, and high-end restaurants. You can spend weeks in Naples and never tire of its treasures.

Directly to the north is Lovers Key State Park, several boat and kayak launches, and fishing bridges to explore. Go another 5 miles and you are in Ft. Myers beach with its active night-life and eateries.

This just scratches the surface of Mermaid's Hideaway attractions and activities. Come check us out and the owner's will help you decide what to do!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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