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heath alboher

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Paradise Found - Steps to the Beach - Free Wi-Fi - Flat Screen

11 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

North Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Just walk across the street and watch the sunset with your toes in the sugar white sand, or simply watch it from your front porch. Directly across the street from the beach this one bedroom condominium is conveniently located on the North end of the island, offering all the ingredients for a well relaxed vacation. Within a few blocks of Time Square/Downtown there are numerous opportunities for dining, shopping and nightlife.

Located within driving distance of Ding Darling National Refuge, Corkscrew Sanctuary Swamp, The Everglades National Park, and other beautiful State Parks this is a naturalists paradise. Birding, Nature Trails, Fishing and all types of water sports are here waiting for you.

Come visit Southwest Florida and discover why the "forgotten coast" is no longer forgotten.

Keywords: Condominium

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
heath alboher (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.5
based on 11 traveler reviews

Paradise Found - Steps to the Beach - Free Wi-Fi - Flat Screen
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews
Baraboo WI us
5

Wonderful place... pleasing price...will stay again!!!

  • 5 of 5

My Husband and I were in the Florida to research areas for retirement purposes. We arrived late the first evening and the owner had emailed us simple instructions for entering the unit as well as other helpful information for our stay. Although the unit was not brand new, it is obvious it is well cared for and very clean. The on site manager, Tom, was also very helpful and and very pleasant . The air conditioner worked very well, the water pressure was decent. We enjoyed the beachy decor! The bed was comfortable! The property itself is lovely, well kept and very relaxing.

We did our searching during the day and every evening walked to the square to eat and wander around because it was so convenient. A few of the days we walked the short distance across the street and wandered the beach because it was extremely close as well.

All in all, as convenient as it was to Times Square , restaurants and the beach, it was still quiet and relaxing-yet only a few minutes walk to the action! Best of both worlds!!

My husband and I look forward to our next stay at Riptide Condos and highly recommend them to anyone looking for a vacation rental in the Ft Myers Beach area!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Basic stay in a great location.

  • 3 of 5

We stayed from June 20 to July 20. There were no pictures so he told us to look at the pictures of another unit. They are similar but not the same. The price was great but the room is outfitted more like a dorm room. If we stayed a week the comfort would not have been that big of a deal because it would have been go go go. But since we were there for a month we spread out our activities and did not rush out in the morning and ate most meals in the unit. The unit could be done much better. Tom was accommodating. But the fact that there is laundry on site is not helpful. It is one washer and one dryer for the 12 units and Tom. He does the laundry for the units he is cleaning. The machines are not industrial so they take time. We just went to a Laundromat a couple miles away.

The property is immaculate. The size is plenty big. The unit had most of what was necessary. The shower was hot and had good pressure. The microwave on the counter is in the way. There is no counter space. The AC works well. The owner replaced a bad tv while were there and there are two good TV's now.

If I came back to the riptide I would probably choose another unit. This was ok - but could have been much better.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canton, MI
5

The place to be!

  • 5 of 5

We love our time at Riptide Condos. We have returned every winter for the past 5 years and plan to do so again! A car is not really necessary as restaurants, shopping in Times Square, the Pier, and entertainment are all within a few blocks. Everything is so convenient yet Riptide is located at the quiet end of the island with easy on/off over the bridge. The beautiful white sand beach is just steps away. We can't say enough about the owners; they are wonderful!!! Tom is extremely helpful and the grounds are beautiful.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Paul MN
5

Best Birthday Ever!

  • 5 of 5

This past April I took my mom and son on a birthday vacation for my little boy who turned 7. It was amazing. It was a perfect little place across the street from the beach. We befriended Tom who is the property manager and he is soo wonderful. I plan to return to riptide every Ft. Myers Beach vacation we take! We loved it! PERFECT LOCATION!!! Thanks again for having us!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a great time at the beach and chose our place for your special occasion. You will always be welcome and you are correct, Tom is just great. he is always there for everyone. Thanks, Rae and Heath
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5

Fantastic Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The condo was just as described. Very clean, comfortable and relaxing. Tom was super friendly, as was the other visitors at the Riptide. Everything was within walking distance, the food was great at every place we dined, and the sunsets on the beach were beautiful every evening. This was one of the best vacations that we have had and hope to come back soon! Thanks so much, Raeann and Heath, for allowing us to stay at your condo. It was a delightful experience!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northwest Indiana
5

Highly recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Fort Myers Beach. My friend has stayed at Riptide Condos in the past and suggested it. All I can say is, awesome!! An awesome price, an awesome location, and an awesome manager! Tom is always on-site and easily accessible for any questions/concerns. The other guests were extremely friendly as well! The beach is right across the street and an easy walk back and forth! Why pay so much more just to be on the beach when you can stay here and literally be about a two minute walk across the street?!? Tom has bicycles, kayaks, and beach chairs available for rent for VERY reasonable rates. He also has many items available for purchase if you might have forgotten something. There is also a 7-11 convenience store just a few buildings down if you need to purchase something. All in all, we had a GREAT time and would HIGHLY recommend this place to anybody that is thinking about going to Fort Myers Beach!!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, Wow. thank you so much for your kind words. I am so at a loss of words. thanks for staying with us and please come back......
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Fort Myers International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: not necessary

20 minutes from Fort Myers Airport, 20 minutes to Sanibel/Captiva

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Rates & Availability

North Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off season
May 30 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$69
$425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

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Amenities

North Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • 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
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Walk to "Time Square"

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