LIFE'S A BEACH:WALK TO PRIVATE BEACH & VILLAGE IN 5 MINUTES

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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LIFE'S A BEACH:WALK TO PRIVATE BEACH & VILLAGE IN 5 MINUTES

Captiva Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Come visit tropical Captiva Island paradise and stay in our 'Life's a Beach' cottage. Our property is a lovely ground level cottage nestled in beautiful lush and tropical gardens. Located on wonderful Wightman lane a small private beach road in the heart of Captiva Island. Considered one of the best locations on Captiva. From here walk to private beach and village in just 5 minutes. Relax in your private large hot tub, enjoy outdoor dinning and lounging areas in front and back of your vacation home. Relaxation island style is guaranteed. For dinner and sunset drinks walk to Captiva's beautiful and famous shelling beaches and historic village. Enjoy nightly beach front sunsets and award winning dining and shop the many unique stores and galleries.

Enjoy the warm gulf waters, restaurants, shops, galleries. Huge variety of activities are available on the island. Fishing, boating, boat charter, outer island tours, sunset cruises, dolphin and wildlife cruises. Bird watching, canoe and kayak thru the back bay and mangroves, bike, golf, parasail, skate, shelling, Jet ski, marina.

~Air Conditioning ~Bath Linens ~Stove and Oven ~Blender ~Beach umbrella ~Beach Chairs ~2 Cable TVs ~Phone ~Ceiling Fans ~Outside dinning ~Microwave ~Coffee Maker ~Iron ~Games for Kids ~VCR/DVD ~Hot Tub ~Heating ~Porch ~Refrigerator ~Toaster ~Ironing Board ~Toys for Kids ~Alarm Clock ~On Street Parking ~Bed Linens ~Gas Grill ~Ice Maker ~Washer ~Dryer ~Beach Towels ~Portable Radio ~Radio

Activities:

~Beachcombing ~Marina ~Boating ~Parasailing ~Deep Sea Fishing ~Tennis ~Beaches ~Surfing ~Sailing ~Canoeing ~Pier Fishing ~Biking ~Groceries ~Swimming ~Yachting ~Kayaking ~Fly Fishing ~Water Park ~Restaurants ~Snorkeling ~Wind Surfing ~Jet Skiing ~Golfing

Area: Our 'Life' a Beach' is just steps to the beach, restaurants and galleries. 10 minute drive to Sanibel Island village were you find an additional variety of restaurants, shops, galleries, gourmet groceries, waterfront restaurants and entertainment. Famous Ding Darling preserve, Tarpon Bay recreation area, shell museum, Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation and many nature trails and tours are available. Over 50 miles of safe bike lanes on Sanibel. Bike rental.

Keywords: Cottage

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Advertiser since 2003
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About The Owner

We fell in love with Captiva after a short visit to the gulf coast in 1998. We had just build a vacation home in Breckenridge, Colorado but after finding Captiva we decided that we love the warm weather and the beautiful beach more more than the cold. We quickly sold the mountain property and purchased our lovely Life's a Beach cottage located in the heart of the island. We have never regretted buying the cottage and love to spend as much time as possible in Captiva. This island is a wonderful place and the beaches and sunsets magnificent.

We are sure you will fall in love with Captiva and Life's a Beach too.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1998

Why The Owner chose Captiva Island

Captiva is the most beautiful tropical island in the US.

What makes this cottage unique

The one thing all our quests comment on is that they feel like they have left reality and stress behind and truly felt like living in paradise for a while. Leave all your worries on the mainland and enjoy our beautiful island and our relaxing cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great time,thank you for the crib,we will be back at Life's a Beach for sure
Apr 2010
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 23 traveler reviews

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Life's a Beach:Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes
average rating of 4.952381 based on 23 reviews
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Life's a Beach:Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p258468vb
+1 -239 464 5926
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Marietta, Ga
5

Perfect Little House

  • 5 of 5
I agree with all that has been said about this house. The outside spaces, both front and back, are wonderful with wooden decks, not just bare ground like many of the similar houses in the village. We had 2 adult couples which suited the house fine. I personally think that the inside living area would be a little tight for 6 unrelated adults, but the large outdoor spaces make up the difference.
It is one of the best equipped rental houses we have stayed in, with great beach chairs, beach umbrellas, and a beach wagon.
The mosquitos and noseeums were almost non-existant which was very surprising for a house with such beautiful lush vegetation. The hot tube was great.
We rented through the realty company without any contact with the owner...everything was as smooth as could be. The washer and dryer are outside under an overhang next to the house, but it is no problem.
Overall a great little house that I recommend wholeheartedly.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave u feedback for the cottage. I appreciate it and hope you will be back in the future.
business
Life's a Beach:Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p258468vb
+1 -239 464 5926
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

loved this little hide away

  • 5 of 5
We loved Life's a Beach! We are a family of 6 plus a toddler and we were perfectly happy here. The property is very private and lushly planted with native trees and shrubs. We enjoyed the hot tub and the outdoor rooms as well as the cozy cottage. So easy to stroll down to the beach or ride bikes into town. Captiva is a wonderful get away and Life's a Beach is a lovely way to see it.
  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Life's a Beach:Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p258468vb
+1 -239 464 5926
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Fantastic Tropical Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
Perfect size Cottage for a group of couples. Absolutely beautiful outdoor space in both the front and back of the house. Very well maintained and scenically beautiful property. While enjoying our stay we grilled on the back deck and relaxed in the Jacuzzi. Seconds from the most gorgeous beach on the gulf and minutes from the center of the chilled out town. We all were thrilled with our choice and loved our stay!
  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you we are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our beach cottage,thank you and we hope to see you again.
business
Life's a Beach:Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p258468vb
+1 -239 464 5926
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
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5

A great beach and wild life retreat!!!

  • 5 of 5
This was an absolutely ideal spot for our second Captiva experience. Location was perfect: on a private road and a quick 3 minute walk to a peaceful private beach with a large variety of shells to choose from, 1 block away to nice restaurants, marinas, small local mini-market. This property is very sexy, with various art work everywhere. It was spotless and neat when we arrived, complete with plenty of clean towels, paper goods, and various pots and pans to cook with. Plenty of room for us to unpack and spread out. Nice kitchen, with all appliances and an eat-in table; refrigerator was spotless as was the stove and sink. It was nice having a washer and dryer -thank you for the the washing supplies. The hot tub on the back yard was also nice to have. A quick drive south takes you to the J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wild Life Refuge. The name says it all: the wild life is spectacular. You should check it out!!!
Back to the house: The owner was very helpful and friendly. She has made sure you feel right at home: for the adults, there are all sorts of books to read; for the little ones, there are crayons, toys, children's books. There are multiple beach chairs, umbrella, beach toys and a beach cart. The area is very nice with multiple upscale homes. You feel safe here from the minute you walk in. I would highly recommend this property to anyone wanting an ideal location, safety, clean accommodations, and classy island living.
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Marc
Thank you for a detailed and wonderful review. We are always thrilled to know our guests found everything they need at the cottage to enjoy a relaxing and memorable stay at our Life's a Beach cottage.
business
Life's a Beach:Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p258468vb
+1 -239 464 5926
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
4

Great Spot!

  • 4 of 5
My family and I loved Captiva Island and particularly 'Life's a Beach' Cottage. It had everything we needed and it was a fantastic location with close proximity to beach and restaurants! Don't miss out on the Red Velvet and Orange cakes at the Bubble Room!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Life's a Beach:Walk to Private Beach & Village in 5 Minutes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p258468vb
+1 -239 464 5926
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
United States
5

So much like home we didn't want to leave

So much like home we didn't want to leave
  • 5 of 5
Perfect. Exactly what I was hoping for. A homey little beach place, colorfully decorated on a quiet street within walking distance to EVERYTHING you might need or want. My kids and I hope to return again and again.
  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Bowman's Beach
"Just beautiful"
Cayo Costa State Park
"Take a boat out to the park and feel like you have your own private island. Jensen,s Marina..."
Mucky Duck Restaurant
"THE BEST place to see Captiva's most amazing nightly sunsets and watch dolphins go by, reall..."
The Bubble Room
"Red velvet cake....."
Yolo Watersports Inc
"Marcel has everything you possibly want and need to make your vacation a great one after all..."
Green Flash
"Best shrimp bisque on the planet and best bar in Captiva"
Old Captiva House - Tween Waters Inn
"Old Captiva at its best"
Chapel By The Sea
"Such a great spot for reflection and quiet time...."
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles

World famous Ding Darling natural preserve just 10 minutes away

Sanibel brand new Rec Center 10 minutes

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Captiva Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer/fall
May 4 2014 - Dec 13 2014
5 night minimum stay
$228
$1,600
 
 
winter/spring
Dec 14 2014 - May 2 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please contact owner with any questions. We get back to you within hours.
rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please contact owner with any questions. We get back to you within hours.
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Amenities

Amenities

Captiva Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen size in master, Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twin beds in 2 bedrooms each.Can be put together to make one king size bed, Baby Cribs (1) Can provide a crib if needed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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