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Runaway Haven - Fly In - Boat In Tropical Island Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

- 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Sleeps 6+

Runaway Haven is located on secluded North Captiva Island, a barrier island approximately 17 miles North West of Ft. Meyers, Florida and accessible only by private boat, water Taxi or private airplane. The island is 3 miles long and 1/2 mile wide. The north half of the island contains private homes while the southern half is a State wildlife preserve. Transportation on the island is by golf carts The island is known for world famous shelling and fishing.

The house is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath beach house located adjacent to the airstrip and approximately 300 ft. from the gulf beaches. Observation decks above the house provide 360 degree views of the island and beaches with beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The house is fully furnished for your enjoyment and relaxation.

Rental of the house also includes runway usage access and a 4 passenger golf cart.

More Details

Ray Torres
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2018


Lee County House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Downstairs deck - outdoor shower , double beach shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    office - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Futon located in office
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 3 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Runaway Haven - Fly In - Boat In Tropical Island Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Beach Relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Runaway Haven! The home was furnished with a fully stocked kitchen that we used many times during our stay (along with the outdoor grill). The best part of the home in our opinion was the porch. We spent each afternoon relaxing, reading books and enjoying the nice breeze while looking out to the beach. We also enjoyed playing ping-pong and searching for sea shells (best I have ever seen). The home was only steps away from the beach and we didn't have to use the golf cart to get to the beach. We did enjoy riding around the island (which is beautiful) on the golf cart. Ray was awesome host, helping us with any questions and had everything ready for us when we arrived. Ray reminded us to purchase groceries before we boarded the ferry. He also had someone waiting at the dock (Sherman) to help us take our luggage to the rental. There is a store on the island with "essentials," but planning ahead and purchasing before boarding the ferry is recommended. We knew there were limited restaurants on the island, but we did enjoy eating at Barnacle's (order the fish tacos). As we were leaving, we were already planning our next trip to Little Captiva! This is a definite "must" if you are looking a quite, relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach Paradise

  • 5 of 5

A thoroughly enjoyable week at the beach. Could not have been more please as to the accomodations and location. Short walk to the beach and short golf cart ride to the pool. Everyone in our party had a excellent time. Would highly recommend to anyone seeking to get away from it all for a weekend or week. Will probable try and stay at this location again. Excellent job of upkeep by the owner.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please note that pool access is no longer available.
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

Have stayed in this home 7 times, owner keeps home very clean and the location perfect. Sunsets are fantastic. Great porch for relaxing. Have been going to island for ten years and this is a great property at a great price.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Stayed: February 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Regional Southwest Airport, Ft. Meyers
Car: not necessary

North Captiva Island is one of the few bridge-less barrier islands on Florida's gulf coast. Since access is limited to private boat, water taxi or private airplane, the island has maintained its natural beauty. There are no cars on the island, transportation is by golf cart, bicycle or foot. All roads are narrow dirt roads which help maintain the tropical and unspoiled beauty of the Island where wildlife abounds. The Beaches are secluded, uncluttered and are world famous for shelling and fishing and beautiful sunsets.

Other Activities: Boats/jet skis available for rent


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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