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Boats, Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Snorkel & Fishing Gear All Included Free!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 or 2 Bedroom, 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 3-5)

The Captain’s Cottage can sleep 2 adults and 2 kids. It is a one-bedroom suite and an enclosed outside tiki shower. It has a king size bed, which faces the water. A futon bed, compact refrigerator, range, microwave oven, toaster, coffee maker, cable TV, A/C unit, and all of your towels and linens including beach towels are included. The additional bedroom has a set of twin size bunk beds. (We charge $15/day extra for the additional bedroom)

This unit is great after a day of sailing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding or fishing and snorkeling for a restful sleep at night in a big bed when you open your eyes in the morning you see the bay and at night you see the sunset.

Get more for your vacation dollar in the Florida Keys – cottage + designated 22’ sailboat, Sunfish, row boats, paddle boards, canoes, kayaks, fishing and snorkeling gear all included with cottage rental.We can even teach you how to sail too!

We are a laid back, old keys style place for couples and family-orientated getaways. A place where you can leave the rest of the world behind. We do not entertain the spring break crowd. Our cottages and facilities are not for everyone. If you need room service, constant attention /supervision, or are afraid of nature, bugs, large,friendly birds, squirrels, or ducks, we would suggest the Hilton or Marriott up the road where you can still enjoy the Keys from a hotel room atmosphere.

Key Lime Sailing Club and Cottages is renowned in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It is a quiet little rustic place that offers a relaxing, memorable, and unforgettably fun adventure.

From our place, you can:

• kayak or row to 2 local waterfront restaurants.

• kayak or row to an island called Pelican Key with mangroves and lots of birds at sunset.

• kayak or row the Key Largo coastline.

• sail in to the Florida Everglades National Park and enjoy nature at its best.

• sail the other way to world famous Key Largo restaurants and clubs to explore the local wild life.

• sail about 5 miles out to a secluded island (Nest Key) in the everglades with a sandy beach, hiking trails, and where many guest have enjoyed a mud bath.

•sail about 2 miles to reach the mangrove jungle;a very nice sailing /kayaking combo adventure.

•snorkel around the mangroves, sunken boats, and our docks,which are full of life.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About The Owner

Paul Keever is an entrepreneur who decided to move from Long Beach, California to the tropical waters of the Florida Keys.

Here he started a vacation rental business while raising his 2 kids who were then 4 and 5 years old.

He loves all kinds of water activities and adventures specially sailing. Once or twice a week, Paul takes out all of the guests for a sunset cruise on his 40' sailboat around Florida Bay.

Paul is still single and currently looking for a lifetime partner!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1999

Why The Owner chose Upper Florida Keys

Paul chose this property because the water is warm and clear, and he thought he was about to retire. He initially purchased a bayside house with 2 extra cottages and 2 sailboats. But as his rental business grew, Paul purchased the surrounding properties as well.

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What makes this cottage unique

This is an all inclusive place where you have tons of activities that you can enjoy without leaving the property.

Rent one of our cottages and get to use our sailboats, kayaks, paddle boards, water toys, bicycles, snorkel gear, fishing gear for free. We also take out our guests once or twice a week for an amazing sunset cruise around Florida Bay on our 40' Catamaran at no extra cost!

As Paul states, 'staying here is like staying at Club Med without the food'.

Amenities

Key Largo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 3 - jetted tub
  • Jetted one person tub is within the open area of the king bed. floor plan is very open please ask for details.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1 King size bed (1), Bedroom 2 Bunk Beds (2) Bedroom 3 futon Queen (1) , Baby Crib available , all bedrooms are inter connected but can be closed off for privacy
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
FREE Designated 22’ Sailboat for your entire Stay with us, FREE Smaller Sailboats to use, Sunfish and whatever Paul has on the beach. FREE Adult & Kid size Paddle Boats, FREE Row Boats, FREE Rowing Skull, Ask in advance in Storage FREE Kayaks, FREE Canoes, FREE Fishing Gear, FREE Snorkel Gear, FREE Manatee Visits to our Dock and Water Front Tiki Hut with Barbeque, FREE Awesome and Romantic Sunsets at The Tiki Hut or Docks End, FREE Local Knowledge From Your Friendly on Site Hosts, FREE Float Plan & Chart for Your Mangrove Jungle Sailing/ Kayak Cruise, Mud Bath Island.

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Boats, Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Snorkel & Fishing Gear All Included Free!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Arizona
5

So glad we stayed!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay and your hospitality. Everyone went above and beyond to make the stay enjoyable, including John from Michigan who took us out in his sailboat one afternoon. That was definitely our treasure of the week, spending time visiting with him while sailing. Diamond in the rough, so glad we stayed! Definitely would book here again if the Keys were our destination.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, Fl
5

Fun in the Keys

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here last summer and had a wonderful time. Brought our 9 year old grandson and he hated to leave. He snorkeled, kayaked and even tried sailing. He said it was awsome and can't wait to come back again. We stayed in the smallest cottage, the Hideout, but it was just fine with us. I cooked some good meals there and we spent almost all our time on the water. Everyone who worked there wa so kind and helpful to us. Not fancy, but clean and "old Florida" type place which is just what we were looking for. Thanks so much and we will be back again this summer. Can't wait! Penny & John Crowder

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mrs. Mac's Kitchen
"One of the best places to eat in the Keys"
American Sailing Academy
"Great place to get sailing lessons and be a certified sailor. Offers basic to advanced ASA c..."
Snook's Bayside Restaurant
"Awesome food and awesome staff. Here you'll enjoy some of the best Florida Keys delicacies."
Quiescence Diving Services Inc
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
"Nice Place"
Snook's Bayside Restaurant & Grand Tiki
"Kayak to Snook's from Key Lime Sailing club and cottages, good food and right on the water."
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Miami International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Bayside Grille and Sunset Bar
Nearest Restaurant
Mrs Macs
Nearest Beach
Our Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Key Largo Cottages W/Free Kayak, Sail, Snorkel, Fish,
Car: not necessary

Jet fighter and biplane rides, ultralights airplanes, Florida everglades, Feed 120 pound fish with your bare hands. See manatees right at our dock.

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Rates & Availability

Key Largo Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Season 4
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$248
 
 
Independence Day Weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$297
 
 
Summer Season 5
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$248
 
 
Mini Lobster Season
Jul 26 2017 - Jul 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$297
 
 
Summer Season 6
Jul 28 2017 - Aug 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$248
 
 
Off Season 6
Aug 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$297
 
 
Off Season 7
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$297
 
 
Off Season 8
Oct 10 2017 - Nov 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
Veterans Day Weekend
Nov 11 2017 - Nov 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$297
 
 
Off Season 9
Nov 14 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$297
 
 
Off Season 10
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
Peak Season 6
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Dec 20 to Dec 31
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$297
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
CC fee $35
Clean fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

5 NIGHT MINIMUM APPLIES but please check with us for shorter stays that fit in between our 5 night + stays. You never know we may have a 1 or 2 night opening. Cleaning fees start at $50 depending on cottage. Pet fees start at $50 depending on size and weight and has breed restrictions.

Cancellation Policy: (Please read before making a reservation)

Refunds of deposit and payments in full

Cancellation must be received on or before Day 45 in the peak season and Day 30 day during the low season before your check in date.

All cancellations must be sent via email or to our mailing address via US postal service. Once we receive your timely cancellation, your deposit will be refunded within 60 days of the cancellation date less 15% cancellation charge. You must receive our acknowledgment of cancellation via email or US postal service for your reservation to be confirmed canceled and the refund process to be started. It is your responsibility that we receive your cancellation notice.

There will be no refunds for early departures or late check-ins as we will not be able to rerent the cottage on such short notice. Your deposit will be refunded if we receive email cancellation notice 45 days before check-in date.
Deadline for cancellation: 45 days prior to check-in date for regular reservations and 60 days before check in on holiday reservations. If you notified us past the deadline, the whole amount of your reservation will be withheld and refunded only if your cottage could be re-rented.

Hurricane and/or Tropical Storm Warning situations: refund would apply or reschedule your vacation using the same deposit (we can only do one time reschedule.)

Handling Fee: 15% deducted of all refunds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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