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Paradise on Fort Myers Beach, Florida

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


South Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

****Please note we are giving priority to multiple weeks/month-long booking requests for the recent weeks we have opened up on our calendar for this spring. If you have requested a weekly rental and have not heard back, we will be in touch if something opens up on our schedule. Thanks for your understanding.***

This beautiful condo with two bedrooms and two baths is fully furnished and is located in Fort Myers Beach on the Gulf of Mexico. It is 70 miles south of Sarasota, 30 miles directly north of Naples, and 12 miles south of the airport. A breathtaking view of the ocean is visible both from the master bedroom and the balcony off the main living room.

**Recent update: the property now sleeps 6 comfortably with the addition of a sofa sleeper! Also, new renovations in each bedroom!!**

The condo is just a few steps from a soft white sands beach, perfect for walking, lounging and enjoying the calm and warm water from the Gulf. This condominium unit is large, light, and airy. There is both a view of the beach and the pool. Meals are easy with a dining room for formal dining, a small table in the eat-in kitchen, as well as seating on the screened porch balcony. There is a lot of closet/storage space, and the unit is equipped with most amenities for your stay at the beach.

The condominium is located on the sixth floor and the view is spectacular. The Santini Plaza shopping complex is located within very short walking distance and has a variety of retailers (grocer, post office, bank, restaurants, bars, clothing shops, drug store, and more). It is located one block from the Fish Tale Marina complete with outdoor restaurant, boat slips, power and sail boat rental, charter fishing, and a complete marine store. The heated pool, covered parking, and easy access to shopping, restaurants, sightseeing, and a lot of other activities make this Fort Myers Beach condominium a relaxing and luxurious choice.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About The Owner

A lovely retired couple from Ohio!

The Owner purchased this condo in 1978

Why The Owner chose Fort Myers Beach

My husband and I purchased this unit pre-construction many years ago. We have enjoyed spending time together and with our families and have created many lasting memories. This location was ideal because it is steps from one of the most beautiful beaches we've visited, and the community was inviting and friendly.

What makes this condo unique

Over the years we have enjoyed having our own home away from home while enjoying morning walks on the beautiful beach, building sand castles with our grandchildren, taking afternoon swims in the pool, and preparing many fun meals while watching the sun set on the beach.


based on 9 traveler reviews

Paradise on Fort Myers Beach, Florida
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Smithey Spring break stay

  • 4 of 5

The condo was in a great location and was exactly what we were wanting. It was very very clean and stocked with all the essentials. We would definitely come back

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had a great vacation

  • 5 of 5

The condo is in a great location on the best section of Ft Myers Beach. The sun, the sand and the proximity of nice restaurants was wonderful. Everyone of the other tenants we met were very friendly. The condo accommodations were very nice. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Larry, we are so glad to hear you had a great time at the beach! We agree, the location is perfect!
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Wauwatosa, WI

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Our family (two adults and two kids, ages 18 and 14) had a great 2014 Christmas break in Florida at the Ft. Myers Beach condo. We drove from Wisconsin and it was great to have the wonderful sunshine and lovely white beach right outside of the condo. We all really enjoyed the beach, which was just a short walk from the condo. Everyone we met at the condo was very friendly and helpful.

Condo's private pool was very relaxing, however, we missed a hot tub. Condo's pantry was stocked with the necessities--salt, pepper and other seasoning. Plenty of linens and beach towels. New pull-out queen sofa in Living Room. Master bedroom had a king bed. Second bedroom had a queen bed (that wasn't the greatest). No WiFi.

Very gracious owners. Thank you for letting us stay in your condo.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful location! We also really appreciate feedback and we replaced the mattresses in the guest bedroom and master after hearing about your experience! Thanks again!
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Good location mid-island, nice beach.

  • 3 of 5

The location was good, away from the busy north area, but still a short drive depending on traffic. Condo was as described, but did need a thorough cleaning of furniture, woodwork, and carpets. There were also a few maintenance items. We were there late season, so that may explain the wear and tear.

We did have a minor a/c issue that was dealt with promptly, with the owners very concerned.

As this was a check/cash transaction, we were concerned about fraud. It all worked fine, but the owners could be more forthcoming with information to help alleviate that concern.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always appreciate feedback and we definitely are concerned when issues arise, as we were during your stay! We're glad to continually improve our property and experience! There should never be concerns with fraud. Since we are privately owned and a family operation, we do operate on a cash basis. It's a risk for us, too, but please know we are honest and dependable folks as you discovered! We are addressing your concerns with our housekeeping staff and appreciate your feedback! Thank you for choosing our property!
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Covington Twp. Pa.

Thank you for a winter getaway it was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

Location was real good. The listing photos were wright on. We found the property to be very clean. The owner of our unit was very corgial and very good in taking care of any questions we had. I would definetley recommend this property to others. I would recommend all the restaurants each had there good qualities.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our property! We love the location, too!
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time here. The location is excellent. The veiws from this condo are very good. You can see the beach and the pool. Santini plaza and cvs pharmacy are directly across the street. There are alot of restaurants within walking distance which makes it so easy and if you want to go further away, the trolley stops by Santini plaza across the street. So easy to get around. We plan on returning for many years to come.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would welcome you back anytime - you were wonderful to host! Thank you for your review!
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

South Island Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 15 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 17 2016 - Apr 1 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

Damage deposit is returned 30 days after your stay, pending no damages. Cleaning fee is included in cost of rental. Rates are subject to change until reservation is secured.

We accept check or money order! Damage deposit is due at time of booking; remainder of balance is due 30 days prior to your stay.

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South Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Party and lounge room in building

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