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Jim & Liz

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

IGUANA COTTAGE- On Canal with Dock, Heated Pool and Short Walk to Beach

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights

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Canal Front House, Pool, Dock, 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

Located on Fort Myers Beach, canal front, boat dock with lift and only 2 blocks to the beach. Enjoy the charm and luxury of this premier beach house. This house features an open floor plan from the eat-in kitchen, huge living room to the lanai that leads to the screened-in heated pool area.

The home is tastefully decorated to never let you forget you are in an island paradise. This home features a second living room area with 42' flat screen TV and an eating area that seats eight. The pool area offers a high quality gas grill and additional eating area for outdoor entertaining. There is a full sundeck next to the boat dock.

Enjoy the huge living room with plenty of comfortable seating. You can enjoy one of DVDs (Bluray) from the in house library on the flat screen TV or enjoy a sporting event or movie on expanded cable. The eat-in kitchen is fully-equipped for those that enjoy cooking.

Each bedroom has a queen-size bed, ample closet and dresser space. Additionally, there is a quality queen-size mattress with pump for extra sleeping space. All of the bedrooms have ceiling fans and two open directly to the lanai through glass doors.

Here you can swim with the dolphins and manatees, search for sea shells and sand dollars, or just enjoy floating. Convenient to grocery stores, shopping, and restaurants.

We have provided free bicycles, a beach wagon with beach chairs, and 2 kayaks to explore the beautiful nearby estuaries directly accessible from the dock!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jim & Liz (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english


based on 17 traveler reviews

IGUANA COTTAGE- On Canal with Dock, Heated Pool and Short Walk to Beach
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well kept. Owner was very nice and professional

I would stay again

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Wonderful vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

This was our forth stay at this vacation rental. We love the short distance to the beach and saw dolphins in the canal again. This rental is always clean and the atmosphere is comfortable. Would definatley recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Wonderful visit.

  • 5 of 5

This was an excellent home to stay in for our vacation. We were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary and everything was perfect. We had one small problem but Jim fixed it right away. Would not hesitate to stay here in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

Iguana Cottage was a very nice, clean, inviting place to spend a week relaxing. The location is perfect. It is only a very short walk to the beach. The neighborhood is a nice place to take evening walks. While walking my wife met local folks who were very nice, walked along and she made some new friends. In the evening before sunset the place to be is the pier. Great view of the sun setting have your camera ready. While there enjoy Town Square which has street performers, live music along with some fun places to have dinner and some drinks in a very enjoyable atmosphere. Unfortunately the weather was not the greatest but the cottage felt like home and was very comfortable. The beds are nice, clean, and provided good sleep each night.

The kayaks were put to great use and the bikes as well. The previous renters failed to take the garbage out and the first time we went to put out garbage the can outside was full of little crawly critters. I called Jim he came right over and took care of the issue immediately. Cannot say enough about the way he handled it. He was AWESOME! The pool even though not huge is nice size and at night with the light on and the water lit up was very cool and very nice. It was actually nice to just look at. The dock in the back looked like an inviting place to try and fish from. So I went across the bridge to Bait and Tackle, bought some hooks, sinkers the fella there was very helpful. He showed me what I needed and nothing more. I will say live shrimp does well as bait and after dark I say have some small pinfish and some circle hooks. Stand on the right side of the dock and cast over towards the seawall and have patience but be ready. I had another pole which I casted by the boat dock across the canal to the right. I had one on that got off by bending my hook straight. I was using small pinfish for bait all bought at Bait and Tackle. We caught some catfish, snapper, a ray, and redfish. One of the redfish was 25 inches long. If you fish try this you will not be disappointed. This is a great place so if you are considering Fort Myers you will not regret going to the IGUANA COTTAGE!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful rental for our family of 5

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our week at the Iguana Cottage. The location is perfect!! Only a 5 minute walk to the beach, and the house is nestled in a cute beach neighborhood. The kitchen and home was well stocked to provide you with a stress free stay. The pool was a great place to relax, and we all loved spending time in it in the evenings. There a bikes provided which we enjoyed using and the wagon provided it perfect for lugging beach chairs and coolers to the beach. The owner is extremely easy to work with and always answers questions promptly. We had no issues during out stay, but the owner lives locally which is a definite plus. We would recommend this house to anyone, and our only regret was only booking it for a week instead of two!!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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On 36 acres In the mountains of Little Switzerland NC

Second vacation at this wonderful home!!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough wonderful things about this cottage.This was my second stay in 3 months and I absolutely loved it. The home is so warm and inviting and is just as described. I loved the soft comfy beds, the pool, dock, bikes and kayaks. We really hated to leave the home and the warm Fort Myers beach weather. I could live there forever. Jim and Liz are so easy to work with and checked in on us to be sure all was fine (which it was). Thank you for sharing such a wonderful home with us. Hopefully you will let us return next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Enjoy all the activities (many with in walking distance) from, Lovers Key State Park and the Ford-Edison Museum, Grab a picnic lunch and head for Lovers Key, named one of Florida's top 10 beaches by The Travel Channel, The island park has some of the most unique views, Enjoy 2 miles of pristine white sand beaches, world class shelling, bridge and back bay fishing, bird watching and excursions to observe loggerhead sea turtles during active periods, as well as endangered West Indian manatees, The Beaches of Fort Myers are recognized and consistently ranked as one of the nation's top destinations.


Rates & Availability

Fort Myers Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
30 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
30 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
28 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
14 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
cleaning $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Must be 25 years old or more to sign rental contract. Holiday weeks throughout the year shall be the normal rate for that season plus $250.00. Rates are subject to change until reservation is under contract.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Fort Myers Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
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
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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