This is a preview as well as a review because we love this villa so much that we are getting ready for our third stay there, in May. In fact, our first visit was last May and we enjoyed the place so much that we flew out again from Scotland only a few months later, in August.
Why is it the perfect place for us? We love the setting on the intersecting canals which gives a real feeling of wide open space to look out on the water. The villa itself is very spacious and an ideal layout with the large master bedroom on one side of the house and the remaining bedrooms on the other.
The whole place is very clean and well maintained and should you have any problem, which is unlikely, the owners will sort it out immediately.
The living areas are also worth a mention because they are very welcoming and extremely spacious and inviting.
For us, one of the a highlights of living in the villa is having breakfast out on the lanai and watching as the sun starts shining over the water. And in the evening, a favourite place is another area of the lanai, again overlooking the water, where we liked to sit and have a beer or glass of wine - no problem with "beasties" because all the outside is covered.
The pool itself is bigger than most of the villas we have been to and heated by solar power to ensure perfect temperatures. Some days we would just spend all day at the villa, in and out of the pool, lazing on the loungers, or catching sight of the "flying fish" on the canal! It is the kind of place that you feel totally relaxed in.
The villa is located in a very quiet residential area of Cape Coral, with similar luxury properties nearby.
Away from the villa, if you should tire of cooking on the barbecue, there are plenty restaurants to try out and places to explore. We like to use the bikes provided by the villa owners to use the many cycle paths to get around the neighbourhood, to get down to the shops or, further afield, cycling round our favourite place, Sanibel island.
The owners have proved extremely helpful to us on our two previous trips to the Cape and we can't wait for May to come round.
We can thoroughly recommend this villa and it's simply a case of what's not to like!
George and June