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Near Beaches 1st Floor WiFi 2BR 2BA Pool Hot Tub Fitness Rm

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 13 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
13 - 30 nights


Mandolin Bay Villas Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Relaxation, palm trees, sun, good times. These are the things that await your arrival at our Mandolin Bay Villa. We are located at one of the best spots in all of South Ft. Myers. Why? We are close not only to the beaches, but to everything you would want to do. Some of these activities include: Shopping; Restaurants for all budgets and tastes; Golfing - Public and Private; Sidewalks that go everywhere for the walking enthusiast; Charter boats for fishing, sightseeing, dolphin/manatee watching, dinner; Shelling; Museums; The spectacular Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge; Marinas; Parasailing; Jet ski, Canoe, kayak and boat rentals; Churches of all denominations; and Spring baseball training games of the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays. The local public library is new and has a wonderful selection of books, videos, newspapers, and magazines.

There are plenty of other activities if you want to go for a short drive. For instance, if you want to see alligators, Everglades City on the edge of the Everglades National Park is approx. a 1 1/2 drive. Also the Key West Express boat picks up passengers at Ft. Myers Beach, zips down to Key West, allows you to see the sights such as the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and many others, and then zips you back to Ft. Myers Beach before the end of the day!

This newer first floor condominium is 1,375 square feet of luxury located in a gated community. It is fully furnished featuring Italian tile in the dining and living room areas and features a palm tree theme. The Master Bedroom with plush carpeting features a queen size bed, reading nook with a comfortable chair and ottoman, cable TV, and two large walk in closets. The luxurious Master bath has a large tiled walk-in shower.

The second bedroom also has plush carpeting with two twin beds and a large closet. The second bathroom has a fully stocked linen closet, and shower/tub.

The laundry area includes a full size washer and dryer, ironing board and iron.

Enjoy your time and the view on the lanai. Perfect time for this is both in the morning and early evening. Also for your entertainment, besides the cable TV and VHS/DVD player, is a CD player with AM/FM radio, board/card games, puzzles, and a deck of cards. The club house features the inviting pool with lounging chairs, hot tub, fitness center, pool table, book library, cable TV, and WI-FI internet service. Swimming towels and pool floats/toys are available for your use in our condo.

Local phone service is provided along with a 1 car garage, a parking space directly in front of condo and plenty of visitor spaces.

Exact Mileage per Mapquest from Mandolin Bay Villas to: Ft. Myers Beach – 4.75; Sanibel Island Causeway – 3; Captiva Island (must go through Sanibel to get here) – 11.

As of 11/20/15: I have just relisted my property on VRBO after 18 months being off the site due to reservations for In-Season having been booked 2 years in advance. The only reason I am back is because I had a last minute cancellation for January 2016. That is why there were no reviews posted in the last 18 months. If you have any questions, please email me. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Please view the video for an up-to-date view of our condo!

Keywords: 1st Floor, Near Beaches, 2BR, 2 BA, Pool, Hot Tub, Gated, Fitness Room, WIFI

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Rita Wagner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 7, 2016
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What makes this condo unique

Location, location, location!!! We fell in love with this condo as soon as we saw it! The best part is that it is located very close to a number of different beaches. Personally, we enjoy Fort Myers Beach along with Sanibel's Light House Beach, but my favorite is Turner Beach located on Captiva Island. There are so many things to do in and around Fort Myers and this condo is centrally located to most if not all of them. If you are active, biking, walking, golfing and swimming will be part of your routine here. If not, you can enjoy reading, dinner theaters, the sun, the beach, baseball, and shopping to name a few. I hope you are able to visit soon!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have enjoyed our stay in your beautiful condo immensely! It is decorated so nicely. You have thought of everything a renter may want/need. We were very happy to find brochures of things to do. The location is ideal. We would like to rent it again!
Mar 2015
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Near Beaches 1st Floor WiFi 2BR 2BA Pool Hot Tub Fitness Rm
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Good Experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for the month of January and found this to be an ideal location. The condo was clean, up to date and well appointed. I used the blender every other day for my protein shakes. I was pleased that the kitchen had so many things to make cooking easier. This was the year for rainy weather in January, so we didn't get to meet the neighbors. We would definitely recommend this unit. The owners were very helpful in answering questions and making recommendations for the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great holiday place

  • 5 of 5

We were thrilled to notice that the pictures were very accurate and updated. The unit was spotless, the place is quiet, the amenities are well maintained. Having spent over a month here we would recommend this well managed property to all our friends. Thanks to the owners who made our stay trouble free.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pickering, Ontario, Canada

Mandolin Bay Condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo was everything it was advertised to be. The unit was spotlessly clean, tastefully furnished and very well equipped with everything you might need. The owner was very patient and helpful in answering our questions and providing information prior to arrival and nothing went wrong during our stay. The owner provided a very comprehensive folder of local information on activities, shopping, points of interest, etc. The shared facilities (pool and clubhouse) were wonderful and the other residends were friendly and welcoming.

Would recommend highly for a vacation rental in SW Florida.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Wisconsin visitor

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo for the month of March. The unit was exactly as described on the website. It was very clean, neat, nicely decorated and the beds and furniture were comfortable. The kitchen had everything you could need or want for cooking and serving meals. The owners have thought of everything from beach chairs to pool toys. You even have a garage to park your car. There is an information manual in the condo which I found very helpful with information regarding local attractions and how to get to the hospital. Nothing was left to chance. Rita was very helpful and answered any questions we had. The location is awesome, handy to beaches, dining, shopping, and even Curves! The pool, clubhouse and exercise room were all very well maintained and beautiful. I would recommend this condo to anyone looking to stay in the Fort Myers area.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, great owners

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many VRBO places over the years but this one is special. The amenities are many; i.e. printer avail for computer use, and the cabinets have many things that are available to the renters. The unit was immaculately cleaned which we are always impressed with. And Rita the owner is on top of everything if something comes up that is unexpected. The location is so convenient to everything; beaches, restaurants and the many sites to see.

We will be coming back next year. Thank you Rita for sharing your home in the south.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alberta, Canada

Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful and spacious condo in April 2011. We found the owners to be extremely helpful and the condo was exactly as advertised. The condo is in immaculate condition and is situated in a fantastic location with easy beach and shopping access. We would definitely recommend this condo to anyone looking to stay in the Fort Myers area. We have plans to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Fort Myers Beach
Car: recommended

Many Malls close by, Historic Landmarks(i.e. Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates), National Parks, Marinas, Beaches on Captiva and Sanibel Islands, Beach at Ft. Myers Beach, Water Taxi to Key West, Charter Boats, The Big M Casino Cruise Boat, Dinner Theater, Cape Coral Water Slide Park, Public Library, and Spring Training Games for: the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers, Boston Red Sox at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers, Tampa Bay Rays at the Charlotte Sports Park 35 mins away in Port Charlotte.


Rates & Availability

Mandolin Bay Villas Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
In Season
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
13 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Dec 2016 - Apr 2017: $2800/Month; May - Nov 2017: $1200/2 weeks or $2000/Month. Please Add to these Rates 11% Fl Tax and $125 Cleaning/Linens/Fees. Additional $500 Refundable Security Deposit (Refundable After Exit Inspection), No Smoking, No Pets, No Sub-Leasing, and No Rentals to Persons Under Age 25. Payment Terms: 50% at Contract Signing and 50% One Month before Arrival Date. Prefer Personal Checks, but can also do Paypal with a convenience fee added.

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Mandolin Bay Villas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1375 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Board Games, Puzzles and Cards, Adult Bicycles, Two Beach Chairs and two Beach Umbrellas, Cooler, Beach Towels, Ceiling Fans in Both Bedrooms and Living Room, Club House with Pool Table, Cable TV, Fitness Room Featuring a Treadmill, Nautilus Weight Machine, Reclining Bike and Elliptical Stair-Stepper. In addition, Lee Memorial Hospital is located nearby.

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