BEST CONDO IN SHELL ISLAND, DIRECT GULF FRONT, CLOSEST TO POOL

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David and Raquel Toussaint

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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BEST CONDO IN SHELL ISLAND, DIRECT GULF FRONT, CLOSEST TO POOL

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This is a 4 unit condo bldg This is on the top living level sorry, no elevator , this is a raised bldg Shell Island Beach Club 6C is an island resort overlooking the sandy beach and Gulf of Mexico complete with Heated pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna and Tennis courts. Note no elevator

Direct beach access and just a short walk away from Sanibel's famous lighthouse and fishing pier on the east-end of the island.

This top-floor, two bedroom/two bath condo is a direct gulf front unit with great breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico and Fort Myers Beach. You can comfortably sleep six people. Vaulted ceilings and new furniture add to the relaxing, spacious atmosphere.

The master bedroom suite has a whirlpool bathtub and separate shower; both bedrooms and the living room have TV with VCR/DVD Players. (Shell Island offers a library of video rentals). The screened-in lanai is a delightful place for breakfast or evening drinks while overlooking the water.

A fully equipped kitchen and dining room allow guests to dine in the condo with comfort and elegance,. High speed internet is also available for a minimal fee.

You are only steps to the sugar-sand beach. We are located on the historic east end near the lighthouse, restaurants and shopping. Tennis courts and bicycles are available on site at no charge. A beautiful pool and large Hot tub are literally steps from the condo.

Restaurant, grocery store and ice cream shop are located within a close walking distance.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

David and Raquel Toussaint

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This is one of our favorite complexes on island ,we love the sparkling clean outside jacuzzi and Sauna.this is one of few resorts no island that has these amenitiesThe double size heated pool is always sparking there are so many lounge chairs you won't have to fight for a chair

The office will bring luggage up to unit ,there are free use bikes which is over a 50.00 dollar savings per bike if you were to rent .The Grilling area is great we love to have dinner there

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Property Reviews

Best Condo in Shell Island, Direct Gulf Front, Closest to pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Best Condo in Shell Island, Direct Gulf Front, Closest to pool
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Amazing Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
This is our second year at Shell Island Beach Club. The condo has a breathtaking view of the beach, pool, and the lighthouse. Pictures will not do justice for this amazing view. The condo was very clean and has a very comfortable master suite with a wonderful king bed and a nice big tub. The condo has been remodeled with very nice tile throughout the condo since our last visit. The kitchen is complete with all the appliances needed including a Keurig coffee maker. It was very nice spending the evening on the lanai together and walking down the beaches of Sanibel to enjoy the sunset. Breakfast at the Lighthouse café is just a short bike ride away. Dinner on Sanibel Island is always very enjoyable. Our favorite restaurant is Doc Fords; the Caribbean cuisine is the best on the island. For dessert, Sanibel crunch at Pinocchio’s ice cream is a must! The owners of this condo were very accommodating for our visit. Rent this condo and you will not be disappointed. Thanks for a great anniversary vacation. We will definitely be coming back to this unit.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Best Condo in Shell Island, Direct Gulf Front, Closest to pool
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Johnson City, TN, USA
5

So nice...a VRBO top choice!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
We had a GREAT time at this condo! Just perfect for the four of us, which included two teenage children. Nicely appointed kitchen, comfortable furniture, WONDERFUL view of the Gulf, very close to the beach, nice pool/hot tub, and more. A real plus is the availability of free bikes at the complex office...take an all-day trek and picnic to the Observation Tower in the "Ding" Darling Wildlife Refuge (about 19 miles). Walk to breakfast at the Lighthouse Cafe; drive to lunch at Cheeburger Cheeburger and al fresco dinner at Doc Ford's. Drive up to Captiva Island and enjoy one of the public beaches there. Owner Marita Toussaint is very flexible with fast response...makes this unit an A+ VRBO value!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Best Condo in Shell Island, Direct Gulf Front, Closest to pool
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Easthampton, MA
5

Nicer than the description!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
I stayed here for the week by myself and it was perfect for my solo vacation. There was enough room to comfortably fit four, a well stocked kitchen right down to a flashlight, an assortment of beach chairs and beach towels. The lanai has an unobstructed view of the gulf and the coastline of Ft. Myers Beach down to Naples. I watched dolphins play and feed right out in front of the complex, along with several osprey traveling back and forth over my building taking fish back to the nest. The mattress in the master was outstanding. I could hear the waves at night from my bed. The owners were responsive to my questions and very accommodating (I had no maintenance issues while I was there) and everything from booking the condo to leaving the morning of my flight home went easily and smoothly. I have stayed in many time share units, and although this property is in a time share complex (allowing the use of all the amenities), the personal touches and attention to details in this privately-owned condo made this a much nicer stay. Thank you, Don and Marita, for making my vacation so perfect!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Best Condo in Shell Island, Direct Gulf Front, Closest to pool
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Tampa
5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
Beautiful, not cheesy condo right on a beautiful beach! Looked exactly like the pictures and was clean and beautifully decorated. Most things we needed were provided, i.e., coffee maker, blender, towels, etc. Shell Island Beach Club is a really great complex as well- beautiful pool and hot tub. We used the complementary bikes a bunch as there are extensive biking trails on the island. The owners were a little difficult to get a hold of and were not great at responding to all of our questions in our emails before our arrival, but were very nice and responsive once we arrived. I would not hesitate to stay there again!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Best Condo in Shell Island, Direct Gulf Front, Closest to pool
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Cleveland, OH
5

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
I'm sorry this comment is so long overdue. We stayed in your condo in June 2009. It was fantastic and that doesn't do it justice! It had everything we could possible want or need and the location was wonderful. The condo was beautifully decorated, very clean and the pictures don't do it justice! I loved the quiet community and the fantastic view of the ocean was exactly what we wanted. My two daughter's loved their room and enjoyed the TV and the twin beds. My youngest daughter and I borrowed bikes at the office (which were provided for free!)and rode down to the ice cream shop near by - it was great! The owners were wonderful and assisted me over the phone, not only with my plans in Sanibel but also gave me good advice about a stop at Disney as well. They were so great! It truely was a vacation of a lifetime! I will rent this condo again and again and hope to come back to Sanibel for a 4th trip soon! Thank you for the wonderful memories!
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Car: recommended

Quiet east end. Easy access on and off island. Walking distance to famous light house and fishing pier . Beachfront property. This is a short walk to the Island Café, an Island favorite for breakfast. Walking distance to delis and gift shops and Pinoccio's Ice Cream.

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Availability & Rates

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Value Season
Apr 19 2014 - Sep 5 2014
$325
$1,395
3 nights
 
 
Fall Special
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 3 2014
$325
$1,100
3 nights
 
 
Mid Fall
Oct 4 2014 - Nov 21 2014
$325
$1,395
3 nights
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 28 2014
$1,595
7 nights
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 29 2014 - Dec 19 2014
$325
$1,395
3 nights
 
 
Holiday Weeks
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
$2,795
7 nights
 
 
Shoulder Season
Jan 3 2015 - Feb 6 2015
$400
$2,095
3 nights
 
 
High Season
Feb 7 2015 - Apr 17 2015
$2,795
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%
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Amenities

Sanibel Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master has double sink and large tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twins second bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • parasailing
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • jet skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
Notes:
You won't be disappointed you will want to return year after year to make great family memories
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