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Family Golf Resort 'Villa Bonita' Southern Dunes Florida

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3BR Golf-Course Vacation Rental Haines City, sleeps six.

Villa Bonita is located at Southern Dunes, a quiet, friendly and relaxing neighborhood twenty minutes away from Disney World. The community is set on an 18-hole, true gem, Golf Digest 4-star-rated championship golf course. Even if you do not play golf, Southern Dunes is a great place to stay because of its natural beauty. The subdivisions are separated from each other by the fairways of the golf course.

This well-appointed, spacious villa features fast wireless internet enabling you to surf the internet and access your email, a 32 inch LCD HD TV and a 27 inch TV, a DVD player, DVR recorder, expansive volume ceilings, tiled floor, an open and fully-fitted kitchen, and a master bathroom with a garden tub and large walk-in shower. There is an additional bathroom with a walk-in shower with a rainshoweheadr, a living room and a master bedroom with sliding glass doors that lead to a roofed-in porch and a south facing screened-in swimming pool with a furnished deck near the pool. There is a 24 hours guard-gated entrance.

Special features around the villa include the Southern Dunes 18-hole championship golf course and the private neighbourhood park with preservation areas and a landscaped lake.

The beauty of Southern Dunes is that, while being able to relax in a 'country club' atmosphere in a beautiful villa, you are only twenty five minutes away from Disney's main gate and central Florida's many attractions (avoiding the traffic jams on the other roads leading to Disney). You will have the best of both worlds... Inside Southern Dunes you will have local amenities that include tennis courts, a community swimming pool, a play area and a clubhouse with restaurant and bar. And just minutes away you will find Winn-Dixie supermarket and Wal-Mart at the gate, and Eagle Ridge Mall nearby on Highway 27.

Reactions from guests after their vacation:

'The weather was great and the kids loved the pool. It was a little cool in the evening but it did not stop my kids from swimming. The golf course was great.

The carts had a computer which showed the exact distance to the green no matter where your ball was. Having Wal-Mart in walking distance was very convenient. The driving distance was not to far to the parks and we went to St. Petersburg beach for a day. We had a very enjoyable vacation.'

'We were so happy to get to the villa and we were absolutely thrilled to see how beautiful it was. Very open, bright and spacious. It was very, very clean and neat when we walked in the front door. We were so comfortable and right away it felt like home. Your villa is the perfect place for a family to stay. My grandsons spent hours in the swimming pool, and loved swimming in the night. Our vacation was wonderful and we definitely plan to stay at your villa again on our next trip.'

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More Details

Wilhelm Kuster
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 4, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have spent two weeks at Villa Bonita. A wonderful stay. What a luxury to step out of bed and to be able to swim in your own swimming pool. We enjoyed the Disney parks and the shopping very much. It is easy to get from Villa Bonita to everything Florida offers. The contact with the owner went fine, but also with the man on the spot. We can certainly recommend this villa and hope that we will be able to return. Until then we can fortunately see the photo's on the site and look back with warm feelings.
May 2014
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Southern Dunes Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , mechanical ventilated
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , rain showerhead
  • In the master bathroom Large walk-in shower. A tub and a walk-in closet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Memory foam layer on innerspring mattresses
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Memory foam layer on innerspring mattresses
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New, memory foam and innerspring, mattress on a boxspring
  • In the master bedroom you will find the second TV. Baby crib and high chair on request.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Our villa has an outdoor screened private pool. In the pool heat season the pool is heated. The neighborhood Southern Dunes has an olympic size pool. This pool is not heated during the pool heat season. You will be able to make free telephone calls to anyone within the continental US, the territories of the US and Canada.


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Family Golf Resort 'Villa Bonita' Southern Dunes Florida
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 57 reviews

Third year in a row!

  • 5 of 5

We had another wonderful week long stay at Villa Bonita. The location is good. The house is spacious and has great amenities like an ice cube make and washer and dryer. The neighborhood is very nice for walking our dog. We hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my son and his family at Villa Bonita for two nights. The home is just as the pictures show and was a delight! My grandchildren enjoyed the pool. We took advantage of the washer/dryer on premises for the kids clothes.

The property located at Southern Dunes felt safe and secure.. Excellent location for our trip to Legoland!

My granddaughter left her favorite stuffed animal and we didn't realize until we arrived home.

The owner, W.Kuster was kind and understanding. His assistant was able to send it back much to my granddaughter's joy.

On our next trip to Legoland, we will be sure to stay at Villa Bonita again.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Southaven, MS

Thanksgiving Vacation 2017

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Bonita, the lanai and pool were our favorite part. We really enjoyed swimming in November. Our cat enjoyed the outside area, he's an indoor cat at home. The house was equipped well for what we needed except I couldn't find a hair dryer (which I thought it said there was one) and there were no ceiling fans (which we are spoiled to at home). It was convenient to every where we wanted to go and we would definitely rent again if we needed a house to rent. Thank you for replying when I had questions. We enjoyed our Thanksgiving in Florida.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Impressive Home

  • 4 of 5

This home was very impressive. Very quite neighborhood. The house was very clean. smoke and pet hair free which was a concern due to allergies. Everything you need to feel at home was readily available. The location is very central to major routes. Convenient to shopping areas. The owner provided a very detailed letter which was helpful in the operation of the home. The pool area was awesome, temperature just right, clean and inviting. The furniture needs to be updates and the bed linen and towels need to be replaced. For that reason I would rate it 4 out of 5. IK

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and experience

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice location. We were allowed to bring our pup as well which is always a plus. The pool was our favorite feature and it's close enough to Disney without being in the heart of it (which is what we prefer). Recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Perfect locate for travel to Disney or Legoland!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Great location for a party of six.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Car: recommended

During your stay you will be able to play golf on one of the best golf courses of Florida. Also, if you wish, you can enjoy dinner at the clubhouse after a well spent day at Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, Legoland or Busch Gardens. The neighbourhoods of Southern Dunes are surrounded by the golf course. At Lake Wales after a scenery route and an encounter at Spook Hill you will be on your way to Bok Tower a beautiful botanic garden which offers you also concerts. Just beyond the gate of Southern Dunes you will find everything you need for your daily shopping. Within twenty minutes you will find the Lake Wales mall with shops and a cinema.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $65
Tax Rate 15.0%

There is a discount for stays longer than seven nights. The amount of the discount depends on the number of nights you stay at Villa Bonita. The monthly rate is based upon a stay of 30 nights. You will receive a credit card authorization form to be filled in. The filled in credit card authorization form is the security deposit for the damage protection.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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