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Mins to Sanibel And Fort Myers Beach, 1st Floor, Grg, Pool, WIFI And Wireless Printer

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


Minimum Stay
7 - 30 nights


Mandolin Bay Villas Condo Rental Photos and Description

*** NOTICE: No VRBO Booking Fee. Vacationers, from Spring 2016 VRBO charges a booking fee to travelers who use its checkout service. Checkout is a common term for a secure web page on which travelers enter personal and payment information required to complete their transaction. To avoid any confusion we, as Owners, do not utilize the checkout service for our renters and they do not pay a booking fee to VRBO. All inquiries are dealt directly with the Owners and subsequent bookings passed to the Owners' Property Manager. Taxes and fees are outlined in the notes of the Rates section below. This method was implemented in 2012 and will continue for the foreseeable future. ***

Ready to relax and unwind? Welcome to MANDOLIN BAY VILLAS, rest assured you've reached your destination! Holiday fun and relaxation begin here at Mandolin Bay Villas, where first-class accommodation and all the amenities offered come as standard.

The Vacationer's place in the SUN is here at Mandolin Bay Villas. To start, you'll love the location! A short 20 minute drive from Fort Myers International Airport, this GATED COMMUNITY boasts one of the best locations in South Fort Myers for access to the world-class beaches of the GULF COAST and SANIBEL ISLAND.

You're just minutes from all that FORT MYERS BEACH has to offer, from its miles of powder-white sand to the wealth of restaurants and bistros that satisfy every palate. Discover gopher tortoises on a stroll through the beach’s beautiful Bowditch Point Park or explore Lovers Key State Park, which offers one of the best birding areas in SW Florida.

You’re also just a two minute drive to SANIBEL Causeway, the gateway to a breathtaking experience this island offers. Hop on a bike at a conveniently located rental shop and take in the splendor of Sanibel Island at your own pace, be it shelling, dolphin watching or visiting "Ding" Darling's world-renowned National Wildlife Refuge. Venture west on the island by car and go island hopping to Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key and beyond.

In need of some retail therapy? A vast array of shopping opportunities are on your doorstep and for the sports fans Fort Myers is the Spring training home for the Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins.

Or, stay home and enjoy the plentiful amenities at Mandolin Bay Villas. Take it easy at the CLUBHOUSE which offers a large lounge and kitchen, library, cable TV, WIFI and POOL TABLE. The FITNESS ROOM is well equipped with Nautilus fitness machines and the pool and spa have a beautiful HEATED POOL and HOT TUB with plenty of poolside furniture to relax in.

From the moment you arrive at Mandolin Bay Villas you'll appreciate the welcoming atmosphere of this tastefully finished 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo. All the convenience of FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION offered throughout. With no stairs to climb and the added benefit of an ASSIGNED PRIVATE PARKING space directly outside your front door, ease of mobility is a breeze. Guests also have use of the detached GARAGE. You'll enjoy the ambiance and decor, a subtle and tasteful tropical theme that will keep your spirits in vacation mode. Bright and airy, clean and comfortable, this fully furnished 1375sqf NON-SMOKING Villa offers 9' ceilings, generous ITALIAN TILED living quarters and a SEPARATE DINING ROOM. Enjoy peaceful, green and lush surroundings from the SCREENED-IN-LANAI, complete with bistro furniture to sit out and enjoy your morning coffee. Or open the front door and with the retractable screen take advantage of a cool cross-breeze inside.

Your FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN offers everything you'll need to prepare a quick snack to a complete meal and includes a stove and oven with built-in overhead microwave, side-by-side refrigerator with filtered water dispenser and ice maker, dishwasher, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, blender and large pantry to store your goodies.

The separate WET BAR overlooking the kitchen is a great feature for shaking up a cocktail or uncorking a celebratory bottle of wine. Here you'll find an assortment of stemware, cocktail shaker and bar utensils to complete your drinks to order.

Enjoy relaxing in your LIVING ROOM, where you can sink into the generous sofas or Lazyboy recliner and with the 40in Sony HDTV enjoy shows and movies on cable or from complimentary Comcast Xfinity On Demand. You'll also find a Sony mini sound system and a good selection of CDs, DVDs, books and board games. Wireless internet, a wireless printer and local and long distance (US and Canada) phone calls are included in the rental package.

The Master bedroom is beautifully furnished and features a tray ceiling, king bed with Therapedic mattress, cable on a 27in Panasonic flat screen TV, writing desk and chair and cozy reading nook nestled in a bay window. Large his and hers walk-in-closets lead into the master bathroom which includes a large, tiled walk-in shower and separate wc. The relaxing den doubles up as a guest room with a closet, sofabed to accommodate short stays, desk and chest of drawers and cable on a 32in Samsung Smart HDTV with Sony DVD player. The guest bathroom features a tub/shower combination and is tastefully decorated.

The laundry area includes a full size WASHER AND DRYER with iron and ironing board. An assortment of beach essentials are on hand and the GARAGE is available should you choose to park your car.

Come stay a while, a WARM WELCOME and HAPPY MEMORIES await you at Mandolin Bay Villas!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2016

About The Owner

Having vacationed in Florida as both children and adults over the last 40 years we've pretty much travelled all over this wonderful state. And being nature lovers and birders the area of Fort Myers has been a consistent favorite of ours. Besides the abundance of nature preserves there's so much to see and do in this vibrant corner of the Gulf Coast. The beaches are gorgeous, the restaurants and shopping are top notch and you're never far from happy hour! Mandolin Bay is an ideal base to explore the area and the community here is great, everyone is so friendly it's no surprise we have guests returning for the experience again. As owners we're fortunate to have a dedicated team of board members that take pride in the care and maintenance of our community, which is easily evidenced when you stay and enjoy the condo and its grounds. Wishing you a Great Vacation! John & Alex


based on 8 traveler reviews

Mins to Sanibel And Fort Myers Beach, 1st Floor, Grg, Pool, WIFI And Wireless Printer
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time that we rented this condo. Mandolin Bay is a small, quiet community close to the islands, restaurants, and shopping. The condo is well appointed. We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to have you both back, Carmela! So glad you enjoyed your stay, we also enjoy visiting the islands and local restaurants. Thank you for your kind review, we hope to see you again! Alex & John
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A great spot after a day at the beach.

  • 5 of 5

It was great to come home at the end of a day at the beach to a place that was so homey and comfortable.

We appreciated that the unit was so clean and well kept.

We were very appreciative of the beach "stuff" available for our use.

We did have a chance to meet some other condo owners at the pool, and they were very welcoming and friendly, even to temporary interlopers like us! 😀

We would definitely recommend Mandolin Bay villas to anyone we know who might be interested.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's wonderful to know you found everything you needed for an enjoyable stay! Indeed, you'll find a warm welcome at the pool, it's a great community! Thank you again for your kind comments and recommendations, we hope to see you again! Alex & John
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Great place to relax and unwind

  • 5 of 5

We came for a family wedding and combined it with a stay at Mandolin Bay Villas. The condo had everything we needed and had nice touches. The lanai was private and decorated with nice ceramic wall art. We were provided a folder of suggestions where visit and eat and were surprised to find plenty of stores and restaurants within walking distance. It's a smaller community and we liked the pool being only a minute's walk away. We would recommend this place to our family and friends.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We also like the size of the complex, not too big so you can get around easily. Glad you enjoyed the condo, and thank you for recommending us! Alex
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A Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Such an enjoyable stay! Everything from the condo to the beautiful beaches, bars and restaurants. It was a special occasion for us and we couldn't have been more delighted, the condo was so comfortable, a home away from home but with bonuses... a lovely pool and palm trees! Alex and John, thank you for a wonderful experience, we would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Haa...sunshine, pool and palm trees...that will do it every time! We're so pleased your special occasion went 'swimmingly' and you had a lovely stay. We hope to see you again on any occasion! Alex & John
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Montreal QC


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this condo. The photos correctly depict what we had and was nicely furnished with modern tvs and comfortable rooms. It was handy having a garage to use on the hotter days. The location was great, very short drive to everything incl beach, churches and restaurants. Besides the beach the road also takes you to Sanibel bridge. We drove through the island to Captiva and took a cruise to Cabbage Key island. Pretty drive but stay away from busy hours 8am, 5pm. Owners were prompt with any questions we had and went out of their way to recommend restaurants and sights to see. The pool area was very nice and looked after.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, Candice. Sanibel Island is indeed beautiful, I hope you had time to visit J 'Ding' Darling Wildlife Refuge and do some of the famous shelling :o) Good tip on the rush hours on the main thru road. We hope to see you both again! Alex & John
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Burlington, Ontario Canada

March 2014

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed ourselves so much this year at Mandolin Bay that we are returning in 2015. This unit is accurately portrayed in the pictures. It was quiet, clean, comfortable, close to shopping and with easy access to golf courses.

Any questions or concerns we had were quickly addressed by Rita, the property manager. My husband enjoyed the garage but the only reason we didn't give it 5 stars was it's location - a short walk around to the side of the unit.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynn, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and got some golfing in but sorry the garage wasn't best for you. Unlike townhomes, 2 storey condos typically provide detached garages at the front or sides of the buildings requiring a 5-10 second walk. We like our assigned parking at the front door for hopping in and out of the unit, which might be better with golf equipment. So nice of you to credit Rita, she's always on top of it and I will be sure to mention this to her. Look forward to your visit next year Lynn and we appreciate you choosing our condo. All the best, Alex.
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Rates & Availability

Mandolin Bay Villas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 2016 thru October 2016
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
November 2016, 2 week minimum
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
14 night minimum stay
December 2016 thru March 2017
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 1 2017
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 11.0%

** $400.00 refundable security deposit
** $100.00 cleaning
** 11% Florida Sales Tax applicable on rent and cleaning fee
** $50.00 booking fee, 30% deposit, balance due 60 days prior to arrival
** Check-in 4pm or earlier if condo is ready. Check-out 10am. Can be later if possible with prior approval
** Guests booking to be aged 25+
** Absolutely NO SMOKING. Renters are not permitted to bring pets

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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.
  • 1 story
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Den with sofa bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with walk-in his and her closets and ensuite bathroom
  • King size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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