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Voted 'Best On The Beach'

Bedrooms 2
Space 811 sq. ft.
Property type condo


About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Enjoy our Fort Myers Beach 'island' home directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Marvel at the view from the private screened lanai -- watching the frolicking dolphins by day and breath-taking sunsets at night. Walk the white sandy beach from this mid-island location or relax in the heated pool.

Our third floor condo is located at Smugglers Cove, approximately 3 miles from Times Square.

You deserve the 'Best On The Beach!'

Michigan Girls Comments about Coles Cay: April 5, 2008

C-ouldn’t wait to catch the rays of sunshine after all the cold so

O-ver the Mason-Dixon Line we did go

L-eaving behind the waist deep snow

E-ach year our love for this ocean front condo does grow

S-trawberry daiquiris on the lanai did flow

C-atching the dolphins frolicking in the early morning’s glow

A-ll enjoyed the pontoon ride, we had soaking rain though

Y-earning already to return to Smuggler’s Cove, here’s hoping the year does not go too slow!

The Michigan Girls

More Details

Property Manager
James & Susan Gaulin
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 29, 2017

About James & Susan Gaulin

I am a native of New York and have enjoyed many years vacationing at Smugglers Cove.

James & Susan Gaulin purchased this condo in 2010

Why James & Susan Gaulin chose Mid Island

My wife and I have vacationed at Fort Myers Beach for 17 years and keep going back as often as we can. We now enjoy taking our grandchildren along as well. They absolutely love the ocean! We knew then that it was time to invest in an oceanside condo. We are confident you will feel at home, and enjoy it as much as we have.

Guestbook comments from the manager

C - ouldn’t wait to catch the rays of sunshine after all the cold so

O - ver the Mason-Dixon Line we did go

L - eaving behind the waist deep snow

E - ach year our love for this ocean front condo does grow

S - trawberry daiquiris on the lanai did flow

C - atching the dolphins frolicking in the early morning’s glow

A - ll enjoyed the pontoon ride, we had soaking rain though

Y - earning already to return to Smuggler’s Cove, here’s hoping the year does not go too slow!

The Michigan Girls
Mar 2008
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Mid Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 811 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjacent to Bedroom
    Bathroom - toilet , shower , Master Bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Ceiling fans, central A/C, screened lanai, putting green, shuffleboard, horseshoes, supermarket within walking distance, trolley service to town and attractions.


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Voted 'Best On The Beach'
average rating of 4.875 based on 10 reviews
Columbus, OH


  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Ft. Myers Beach. This unit is excellent, having everything you need to make you feel at home. It was wonderful to have the ocean at your steps. No long walks to get there. Last year, we stayed at a unit where you had to walk around a nature area. The 90+ heat made it a very long walk. No problem at Smugglers Cove. Both the ocean and pool are right outside you door! The unit itself has plenty of room for a family - enough seating and sleeping areas for all. This is a kid friendly unit. I hope to return in the future. Thanks for sharing your unit!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

While the pictures on here are nice, they do NOT do this unit justice! We were impressed the minute we walked through the door. Excellent kitchen with everything you'd need. The kitchen and bathrooms have been nicely updated, bed was very comfortable and so much more. The complex is very well maintained and located at mid-island so it's nice and quiet. If you want to be in the heart of the nightlife, this isn't the place for you. If you want to hear the waves at night, enjoy your morning coffee or stroll on the beach in peace - you've found the place. The owners worked with us to accommodate our travel schedule and we have already started thinking about when we could get down there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Condo, Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

Condo was gorgeous, loved having all the top of the line cook wear too. The views were immaculate. Loved having the retractable clothes line and clothes dryer rack on the balcony it did come in handy. Our stay was very comfortable and everything was PERFECT!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dayton, OH


  • 5 of 5

Fort Myers Beach is a great vacation spot for all ages. I have come with my family for years.... It feels like a home away from home!!! This unit is uncomporarable to other places I have stayed on the beach. This unit has been renovated and is gorgeous!! Not to mention all the kitchen gadgets and assecories you could ever need!! The condo complex is steps from the beach, has a heated pool, BBQ area and shuffleboard. Location is centrally located on the island - close to Publix but out of the "downtown" traffic. Owners were very accommodating and easy to deal with. Whether you are looking for a family or an adult vacation - this is the place to come!!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glens Falls, NY

25th anniversary vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a fantastic time here! We miss it everyday. We're from upstate New York and suffer through the winter months. The condo is absolutely gorgeous! Everything you could want or need is provided. It was very clean and very well kept. The lanai overlooking the beach was great to watch the dolphins in the morning as well as the afternoon! You can relax or be very active here. Lots of great stores, restaurants, and tiki bars, were close by. The weather was perfect every day, 70's and 80's and no rain! I asked the locals what the temperatures were in January and February and they said the same! Paradise!! We will definitely be back to visit and someday - reside here!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hardinsburg, KY

Sisters from Kentucky

  • 4 of 5

This was our yearly "sisters" trip. The condo was clean, well maintained, comfortable. We didn't use the pool because you could not see the ocean while there as it was in front of the condo. The ocean was just steps away and not at all crowded so that was a plus. There were no rental chairs or umbrellas, so if you wanted to sit on the beach, you had to buy these at the local grocery. There were chairs there, but you could only use those on the grass behind the condo. The condo did provide beach towels. I'm not much on washing towels during the week either. But overall it was a very pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located mid-island, approximately 3 miles from Times Square. Trolley stop in front of property.

Activities and Attractions: Visit attractions such as the Edison-Ford Winter Homes, Barbara Mann Performing Arts Center, Ding Darling and Corkscrew Swamp Nature Preserves, Lover's Key State Park, Spring Training venues of the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins. Enjoy shelling, golf, miniature golf, biking, fishing, wildlife viewing, shopping, restaurants, cinemas, sightseeing, swimming, boat rentals, sea kayaking, sailing, para-sailing, jet-skiing and motor scooters.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Association Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Travel protection insurance is recommended in case of any unforeseen events. Visit for travel insurance information.

December 19, 2015-January 22, 2016 $1260.00/Week $4788.00/Month

January 23, 2016-April 8, 2016 $1610.00/Week $6118.00/Month

April 9,2016-December 16, 2016 $875.00/Week $3,325.00/Month

December 17, 2016 - January 20, 2016 $1470.00/Week $5,292.00/Month

January 21,2017-April 21, 2017 $1750.00/Week $6300.00/Month

April 22, 2017-December 17, 2017 $1050.00/Week $3780.00/Month

Rates include up to 4 guests - Additional guests $15.00 per night
All rates subject to $125.00 cleaning and association fees, plus 11% tax (5% County, 6% State)

Minimum Rental Period 7 Nights. Rates are based on 4 people. Additional people may be charged $16.65 per person per day.

$300 deposit is due upon reservation. The balance, including taxes, is due 60 days prior to arrival.

$300 non-refundable cancellation fee applies.

Please note:
* Guests securing reservations must be 25 years or older.
* Payment in US Currency - Visa & MC accepted'
* Check in Saturday after 3PM; check out Saturday before 10AM

A $300.00 NON REFUNDABLE Visa, Master Card or Discover Card Payment is due when reservation is made. Balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. Cancellation/Refund Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing via email or letter. The $300 initial payment is non-refundable. All payments are non-refundable within 60 days of scheduled arrival date.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.