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Redfish Retreat: Private Dock and Beach, Golf Cart Voucher and Jon Boat

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Leave your car and your cares at the marina because Little Gasparilla is accessible only by water taxi! That means our beaches are uncrowded and tourists and traffic are just a mainland memory. If you are looking for a quiet tropical island to relax and unplug, Little Gasparilla is your dream vacation spot. Our "nightlife" consists of giant sea turtles laying their eggs -- our only bar is the sand bar where you can find sand dollars and shells!

This newly built island home is situated on Little Gasparilla Island which is one island north of Boca Grande. Little Gasparilla Island is a "boat access only" barrier island, 10 minutes from the mainland with no high-rise or commercial development. This home is perfect for two couples or a family. Each couple has their own master suite, with lots of privacy, their own bathroom and access to the sundeck for sunset views of the Gulf of Mexico!

This double master suite home offers 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and an open floor plan with a wrap around balcony. Each bedroom upstairs features a king size bed, its own flatscreen TV and a private bathroom. Downstairs, a third bedroom has a twin bed with a trundle and the living area has an additional sofa bed for extra guests. A third full bath is located on the main floor.

The home boasts all first class finishes and features travertine floors, upgraded granite throughout, luxury wood custom cabinetry, high end fixtures/ceiling fans and views from the spacious top sundeck of island sunsets and the Gulf of Mexico. This island retreat includes a deep water dock with power and water for any size vessel. It features a large screened in patio, downstairs outdoor shower, golf cart garage with ample storage, fish cleaning station and 2 extra capacity filtered cisterns. This unique island community property includes a ‘gulf to bay’ access for renters with private beach access spanning the entire width of the island. This exclusive island with white sandy beaches is never crowded and is known for its flats fishing for redfish, snook & trout. This home is located perfectly for outdoor enthusiasts with Don Pedro Island State Park steps away to the north and world famous Boca Grande tarpon fishing directly to the south.

There is a jon boat available for exploring the mangroves in the bay or the sandbar and you may also rent the home's golf cart during your stay to explore the many sandy pathways that meander up and down the island.

This home also provides a $100 golf cart voucher toward the rental of a golf cart from LGI Carts to explore the island during your stay. You use this certificate just like cash and the renter is still responsible for any additional rental fees, security deposit and any damage fees. The voucher cannot be redeemed for cash should the guest elect not to rent a golf cart or if LGI carts has no availability. Please make golf cart reservations early!

There is also a fire pit which is perfect for roasting hot dogs or making s'mores! Redfish Retreat comes with free use of the aluminum boat and trolling motor that's behind the house. This is great for kids and adults to fish the docks and mangroves behind the house which are loaded with Snook, Southern Sheeps Head, Red Fish and many more species of fish."

The private dock is shared with others in the community, so only one boat per home is allowed.

More Details

Property Manager
Little Gasparilla Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Little Gasparilla Vacation Rentals

We have lived on the island for 30 years and we started renting our own home many years ago when we traveled. Then our neighbors asked us to handle rentals for them also -- and now we offer vacation rentals through our small family business Little Gasparilla Vacation Rentals. We offer cottages in a variety of price ranges and locations on the island...from striking beachfront homes to cozy interior homes with lots of privacy. Our homes are painstakingly cared for, we try to keep them well-stocked, and we try to give each of our homes a very personal touch...we want you to feel like you are vacationing in a friend's home rather than a sterile "rental unit". We love the island and want you to have the best experience possible so you will love it as much as we do. So relax, kick off your flip flops, dig your toes in the sand and enjoy the island lifestyle!

Little Gasparilla Vacation Rentals purchased this house in 2016

Why Little Gasparilla Vacation Rentals chose Placida

The owner of this property chose it because of its great location close to both the bay and the beach. The property is spacious enough to accommodate friends and family and the home is well maintained and in perfect condition, ready to enjoy everything that Little Gasparilla can fish off the dock early in the morning, and then head to the beach in the afternoon. Everything is just a short stroll away!


Placida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Each master features a combination tub/shower. The downstairs bath has an additional shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin plus trundle
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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Redfish Retreat: Private Dock and Beach, Golf Cart Voucher and Jon Boat
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Relaxing vacation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life!

  • 5 of 5

Please take me back! What a wonderful and relaxing stay! We visited October 7-11th, 2017 on a girls trip. The house is beautiful and has plenty of room! It almost felt like we had an entire island to ourselves. Short walk to the beach and we felt like it was our own private beach. Great way to get away from it all and spend some time relaxing, would recommend and can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was very clean and maintained. The house was very welcoming.

  • 5 of 5

I totally enjoyed my stay. The island was very quiet and relaxing. I would love to return. We had all we needed fully finished and stocked house, games, hammock, the golf cart, pots and pans to cook with. The cleanliness of the home was perfect. Plenty of room for a large family. The owners did a fantastic job.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House is well-kept, very nice and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

Such a relaxing long wknd away. The peaceful beach is just a short walk away. I will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazingly beautiful, spacious, and clean!!! A little piece of Heaven!!!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful beach house was equipped with excellence!!! Everything a relaxing island get away needs. Huge kitchen, 3 full bathrooms, full screened in lower porch( with a hammock), and very private! This is where you want to be! With sunsets that melt into the ocean, to sea shells everywhere, to palm trees as accent, and dolphins on the horizon!!!

By far the most relaxing vacation I’ve had yet!!! Again, this house and island is where you want to be!!!!! Amazing!!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girl's Weekend Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was our first girls trip to LGI. We spent our days at the private beach and our evenings cooking dinner in the large kitchen. The house was clean and spacious. A relaxing week with "nothing" on the to-do list is just what we needed. Can't wait to bring my family here next time. Note: Eldrid's Marina and boat-taxi company were also well organized and kind. Thanks to all for an amazing vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean charming escape

  • 5 of 5

Great place to truly get off grid without having to travel 1000s of miles while feeling 1000s of miles away

We will be back

Thank VRBO and Redfish Retreat...

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 12.0%

We reserve the right to restrict bookings of 2-4 nights to non-peak season. At least two members of any group must be age 25 or older; sorry but we cannot rent to college students during Spring Break. Holiday surcharges are applied for reservations for Independence Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Christmas/New Years timeframes. Guests responsible for mainland parking at the marina and water taxi charges. Guests responsible for golf cart rental, mainland parking at the marina and water taxi charges. Pets permitted with $100 pet fee per pet applied. Please note that the cleaning rate will be increased for rentals of 14 nights or more.

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.