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Walt & Debbie

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Sanibel Surf Sounds Direct Beachront - Updated 2 Bdrm/2 Bath with Wifi & Bikes

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

Best of Both Worlds - Charming, Relaxed Beach Décor Remodeled for Today’s Conveniences.


This is the life! A cold drink, a sea breeze and a great Gulf view. These beachfront vacation rentals are mere yards from the beach (fill your bucket with shells!). Bike on easy bike paths to Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge or to attractions of Captiva Island.

Loggerhead Cay is a deluxe condominium resort located right on the Gulf of Mexico. These spacious vacation homes are perfect for families or groups and they offer all the amenities of home. Enjoy the soft sea breeze as you relax on the sandy beach or take a short bike ride to 'Ding Darling' Wildlife Refuge.

Enjoy astonishing gulf views in this stylish remodeled direct beach front 2nd floor 2B/2B corner condo. Our 1,235 square foot condo features an extra large Screened Lanai, Great Room, Dining Area and fully equipped Kitchen with Desk Area, and Washer/Dryer.

The charm continues in the relaxing Master Bedroom with a pillow top King Bed, while the Guest Room features a Double and Twin Bed (a winning combination for families or two couples traveling together). With its queen sleeper sofa in the Great Room, we comfortably accommodate 6 people. Bathrooms are sparkling clean with a walk-in shower & seat.

2nd floor location provides great unobstructed views of the beach and Gulf. Convenient to the courtyard & heated swimming pool. Listen to the relaxing sounds of the Gulf of Mexico, lightly breaking waves, shore birds, and gentle breezes.

Watch the sunrise each morning or stroll down the pathway to the beach to gather shells. Prepare lunch or dinner on the gas grills while sipping a cool drink in the courtyard.

Conveniently located at 979 East Gulf Drive, Loggerhead Cay provides a true island atmosphere and is situated on several acres of lush tropical landscaping, located just minutes from the causeway. Within walking distance to the historical Sanibel Lighthouse, restaurants and shops on the east end. Just a short bike ride to Beachview Golf Club, boutique shopping, Bailey’s Grocery store and many wonderful restaurants.

Also enjoy close proximity to J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Nature Preserve, the Shell Museum, Sanibel Historical Village, the Sanibel Marina, Sanibel Fitness Center and much, much more.

Here's your chance to stay in one of the best vacation rental values on Sanibel Island. This spacious condo is furnished the way you would furnish one, with all the amenities you need to make your vacation unforgettable. The perfect place for your vacation year after year, your Sanibel Home Away from Home! (7 night stay required)

Our family also has two other 2 bedroom/2 bath condos at Loggerhead Cay, which we use to gather family from across the country. Both are Gulf-view units with similar floor plans, decorating and amenities. One is pet-friendly for dogs up to 25 pounds. All have bonus free WiFi internet and long distance phone. Rent all three and bring the extended family to enjoy the magic of Sanibel!

Our professional, on-island management assures a trouble-free vacation on the most fun and beautiful tropical island in the country.

Condo amenities include

Central Air,

Large Screened Lanai overlooking the Beach and Gulf,

3 TV's, DVD & VCR players,

Free high-speed Wireless Internet,

Free Long Distance Service,

Washer & Dryer in unit,

Fully equipped Kitchen,

Master Bedroom with King Bed and adjacent Bathroom,

Guest Bedroom with a Double and a Twin Bed and its own Bathroom,

Queen Sleeper Sofa,

Book Library,

Toys and Games,

Beach Chairs,

Stereo and CD Player,

Fresh Linens and Towels.

Loggerhead Cay amenities include:

Heated swimming pool with gulf views,

Large courtyard,

2 tennis courts,

Gas grills,

Elevators in each building, and

Reserved parking space.

Loggerhead Cay sits directly on Sanibel's beautiful White Sandy Beaches with World-famous Shelling, on several acres of lush landscaping.

Activities and attractions in Sanibel Island

Sanibel is a Natural Island Paradise with:

• 70% its area set aside for Nature Preserves

• Sandy-white Beaches with lots and lots of shells

• Over 25 Miles of Bike Paths through Nature Preserves

• Delightful Boutiques, Galleries, and Independent shops

• Dozens of wonderful Locally-owned Restaurants

Fun activities include:

• Kayak or Canoe the Mangroves in the Wildlife Refuge

• Fish the Local Waters

• Visit Ding Darling nature preserve

• Visit the Shell Museum

• Play Golf or Tennis

• Take a boat ride to nearby Island Keys

• Visit the Ford/Edison Museum in Fort Myers

• Shop numerous independent shops on the island

• Go to a Major League Baseball Spring Training Game

Other Activities include: Hiking, Biking, Tennis, Shuffleboard, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, and Parasailing.

For the Golfers: Two wonderful golf courses are available on Sanibel (The Dunes, and Beachview). Many public and private golf courses are within a 30 - 45 minute drive.

Sanibel Island is a barrier island just off the southwest coast of Florida near Fort Myers. The island is about 12 miles long and four miles wide and is known around the world for its fabulous shelling beaches.

Due to Sanibel Island's unique orientation, lying east to west, it acts as a scoop and gathers seashells along its beaches. Sanibel is a secluded paradise where spectacular natural beauty surrounds you. Brush away the beach sand and you will find layers of environmental, historical and cultural depth.

The island is a nature lover's dream, come true. Over half of the island has been conserved. The J.N. 'Ding' Darling National wildlife refuge is host to many exotic species of plants and wildlife. The conservation foundation nature center and Bailey Matthew's Shell Museum, offer hands-on exhibits and walking trails to explore.

Keywords: Furnished Condo, 2 Bedrooms With King in one and Full + Twin Beds in 2nd. Plus Convertible bed (Sleeps 4-6). In-unit Wifi & Ethernet. Free Long Distance phone. Fully equiped Kitchen, reserved parking and steps to the beach & pool! Our local property manager can deal with any problems and be your guide to the island. Adults are also welcome to use our Bikes.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Walt & Debbie (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Walt & Debbie

We have a large extended family who enjoy getting together in our three family-owned units at Loggerhead Cay.

Why Walt & Debbie chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Sanibel has a rare, kick-back charm and precious natural environment. No high-rises, no traffic lights. Just sun & sea and wonderful adventure year-round. :-)

What makes this condo unique

Thanksgiving has become a Sanibel family tradition, and Christmas on the island is so magical.

We love to bike all over - even up to Capitva for lunch at the Bubble Room. Dinner at the Mucky Duck is always a treat. Kayaking around the Bay is so beautiful and peaceful. And the beach is so unforgetable.

The kitchen is fully-equiped for Thanksgiving dinner, and it's great to have the laundry so handy. The WIFI and phones make it easy to keep up with the world. We love it here and hate to leave. :-(

Guestbook comments from the owner

My brother and I brought our families to Loggerhead Cay for a beach vacation and had a blast. The complex is easy to get to from the airport - straight across from the stop sign when you hit the island.

Unit 122 has a great full beach view and 572 has an angled beach and direct pool view so it was easy for adults to keep an eye on the kids in the pool. The condos are nicely decorated and steps to the beach and the pool.

We had a challenge getting tennis time til we figured out the sign-up sheet - if you like to play watch for when it's posted. We tried our hand at surf-casting and the kids had a blast and caught some pretty good-sized fish. Get bait at the grocery store at the main intersection before you head out to Captiva.

The beach goes for miles in each direction and we enjoyed our morning runs. You can go forever if you want. We rented two kids bikes to go with the two adult bikes per unit the owners provided. It worked out pretty well. The kids wanted us to rent a couple more kid bikes, but we wanted to keep an eye on them. We ended up keeping them busy most of the time.

Each condo has a kitchen with all the appliances and utensils you can use. We were told to shop at a grocery store off-island on our way from the airport, and that was good advice. We got things for snacks, breakfasts and lunch and ate out most nights. But we had a fine two-family dinner on the lanai in Unit 122 overlooking the water. The Dads & helpers grilled steaks and fish on the outdoor grills and the Moms & other helpers set up stuff indoors.

For eating out, we all loved the Island Cow but when the island is busy, consider going early. There are a ton of other nice places. The adults liked the Timbers, the kids prefered DQ, which is close by. We found a neat breakfast place for the adults on Periwinkle down toward the lighthouse.

We biked all over, sat on the beach, splashed in the pool, rented kayaks one day, spent an afternoon up at Captiva, and had our own kite fight. There's a ton to do.

Oh, and check out the Sanibel Fitness Center. It's open to the public and you can get a family pass. VERY reasonable. We discovered it on Friday, but I would have gone every day had I known about it. It's after the school on the main road out to Captiva. It's great for the fitness nut.

We hope to make this a family tradition. Loggerhead is a great fun, family place and Sanibel is such a wonderful, unspoiled island.
Jun 2014
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Sanibel Surf Sounds Direct Beachront - Updated 2 Bdrm/2 Bath with Wifi & Bikes
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Great View!!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this quiet condo right on the beach, it is one of the closest condos to the beach on Sanibel. The view out the living room window was spectacular, we took a walk on the beach every morning to see the sunset. Condo was well maintained and furnished plus decorated with a beach flavor. The condo includes two bikes, towels, beach toys which other rentals do not include. The resort pool was close and clean. Will definitely consider renting this condo again.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So beautiful and relaxing!!

  • 5 of 5

My family loved our stay at this beautiful condominium right on the beach! The view is spectacular! You're in the kitchen doing the dishes...and you are looking at the water out the window. And as another guest commented, sleeping with the door to the lanai open and hearing the sounds of the gulf. It doesn't get better than this! The condo is so nicely furnished with a very beachy feeling. It's well stocked with anything you could need, including beach towels and a well equipped kitchen. The complex itself is really nicely maintained and the pool is big enough for lap swimming. We played tennis several times and enjoyed being able to park our bikes just down the stairs from the unit. Sanibel itself is a jewel, filled with incredible nature and a very laid back feel and lots of relaxing and beautiful things to do, including biking, visiting the nature reserve, and spending time in the gentle and warm gulf waters. Perhaps my favorite thing of the whole trip was early walks on the beach to see the spectacular sunrise just outside the condo. All in all, fantastic!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hilton Head, SC

One of the best vacations EVER!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful! right on the beach and quiet, which is what we were looking for. Easy access to town and to the causeway. We couldn't have chosen a better place.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this place for two weeks at the end of August. There were 5 of us and everybody loved it. Condo is clean and spacious; right on the beach, plenty of beach towels, chairs and other useful things. Comfy beds and everything there we needed. Views are fabulous also. I would come back any day.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Walter, Thanks so much for your kind comments. We really try to keep everything "just-so" for family and guests. In November we did quite a bit of updating - new lanai set, new beds for the 2nd bedroom, new couch, new bedroom TV and other amenities. We hope these improvements enhance our guests' enjoyment! Many thanks.
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Owner Provides Excellent Customer Service

  • 5 of 5

The condo is beautiful and as advertised. Pictures are true. More importantly, when we faced an insurmountable issue at the property -- not the condo -- the owner immediately resolved the problem in our favor without question and with great integrity. Thank you very much. We would stay with you again.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So. Carolina

Beautiful Condo in great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed in this beautiful condo and it was just perfect. The views are stunning. The condo was very clean, well decorated and was well outfitted. We used the bikes quite a bit, and appreciated the beach chairs and towels. It was so helpful to have the wifi too. We had stayed in another condo there and felt helpless without it. The location is perfect for getting around the island – just ideal all around! We definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Myers - Regional SouthWest Florida ('RSW')
Nearest Barpub
1 Metres
In the kitchen
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Around the corner
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
A short bike ride away
Nearest Ski
100000 Miles
Forget about it.
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
A stone's throw from our door

Sanibel is known for its World-Class shelling beaches. Enjoy the salt-water Gulf or the large heated Loggerhead Cay pool - excellent for both children and lap swimming. Tennis & shuffleboard also on site. Walk, bike or drive to other activities on the island ..... or even bike to Captiva for lunch if you are ambitious.


To confirm your reservation, we require a security deposit equal to the greater of 10% or $250, plus a reservation fee by Mastercard or Visa. Any damages or repairs needed should be reported to our local property manager immediately. The security deposit will be refunded shortly after your departure unless your party causes damage to our home. The deposit does not limit a guest’s liability for damages they might cause.

Final payment of remaining balance is due 45 days prior to your arrival date by personal or certified check. You will not receive a balance due reminder, so please mark your calendar to send the balance by the due date.


Rates & Availability

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 20 - Dec 17, 2016
Aug 20 2016 - Dec 16 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
December 17-24
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 23 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
New Year's week
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 6 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
January 7-14
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
January 14-21
Jan 14 2017 - Jan 20 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
January 21-28
Jan 21 2017 - Jan 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
January 28 - April 8
Jan 28 2017 - Apr 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250 + Tax
Linen & Reservation $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Long-time local manager handles all your funds. Total is rent, $85 linen fee & tax. If applicable add $250 pet fee.
Fully-refundable security deposit of 10% or $250 is also required. This also confirms the reservation and is your initial payment. MC/Visa is OK for this & last-minute stays.
Balance is due by personal/certified check 45 days pre-arrival for stays of 1-2 weeks (60 days for longer stays).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Sanibel Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach is Steps Away, Tennis, Shuffleboard, Fishing, Bike Paths, Minutes to Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Minutes to Sanibel Fitness Center

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