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21 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Sanibel Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

2BR, 2BA Renovated Gulf View Condominium In Beachfront Complex - All Amenities

BEAUTIFUL GULF AND GARDEN AREA VIEW - 5-STAR RATED- (21 Reviews). #208 is Newly Decorated - Bright and Colorful with beach paintings and island decor. Plantation Shutters in living room and bedrooms. Private lanai off of living room and master bedroom. Master bedroom has King Sealy Posturepedic mattress and comfortable mattresses in guest bedroom, as well. The twin beds in guest bedroom can be bridged into a king bed, if desired, with advance notice. Both bedrooms have private bathroom with grab handles in shower and bathtub areas, toweling, hair dryers, and bath supplies.

This beautiful condominium is updated and has all of the amenities you are looking for in an island vacation spot (CHECK REVIEWS). No VRBO/HomeAway fees.

Great location on the 3rd floor, and readily accessible to the parking area & elevator. A view of the gulf and beautiful garden/pond area from the living room and bedroom lanai (see pictures). Great privacy on the outside lanai (not looking onto other porches). Only steps through our garden/pond area puts you on our private beach.

There is a large heated swimming pool, gas grills, tennis court, shuffleboard, laundry room, and a shell cleaning sink next to the pool area. All these amenities are only a few steps from our building. Also, a big plus is our friendly and capable office staff - ready to serve you.. Convenient parking in front of our building, with easy access to luggage carts and elevator.

BICYCLE RENTALS available at the office for that leisurely tour of the island, on the paved bicycle and walking paths. Also, beach towels are available at the office. Our complex is close to island restaurants and shops on Sanibel, yet out of the heavy traffic area. A public golf course is only 1 block away. There are ceiling fans in all rooms, as well as on the outside screened lanai. Large flat-screen (Samsung Smart) TV/blu-ray DVD in living room, along with AM/FM/CD player unit and a small library of books, CD's, and DVD's. Flat-screen TV's/DVD's are in both bedrooms, along with walk-in closets, clock radios, and a safe for valuables in the master bedroom.

Kitchen is fully-equipped- new stainless steel appliances, ice maker, toaster, coffee maker, mixer, blender, kitchen utensils and dishes. Granite counter tops and new cabinets. A 'starter package' of coffee, soaps, dish towels, paper towels, trash bags, etc. is provided.

If you have a little one, a "Pack and Play" is available upon request.

Pool floats, a large beach umbrella, chairs, and other beach items and toys are provided,- kept in our private storage closet just outside the front door.

One of the popular island restaurants is right next door, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner (along with 'Happy Hour' specials).

You will find everything you need in #208 to make your stay enjoyable, comfortable, and memorable. If there are any questions regarding our condo, please do not hesitate to ask. WE WELCOME YOU TO BE OUR GUESTS!

A complimentary bottle of wine is provided by the owner, to welcome you.

Note: Special rates will be considered for long-term stays. Thank you for viewing our information!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Mike and Carol Davis
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Mike and Carol Davis

We live in Brentwood, TN (Nashville area) and have been long-time fans of beautiful Sanibel Island; in fact, we were married there. We collect sea shells, which is just one of the many reasons that we love coming to Sanibel and have shells displayed in the dining room curio cabinet for guests' enjoyment, as well as our own. Carol paints, and has several of her sea shore paintings in the unit.

We purchased condominium #208 for the porch privacy and view, and like to continually update the unit for guests' enjoyment, as well as our own.

Why Mike and Carol Davis chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

This AAA rated gulf-front complex has always maintained the beautiful grounds and tropical foliage that make this beachfront complex such a paradise to stay at. Unit #208, a 5-star rated condo, is continually upgraded and maintained, making this a wonderful 'getaway home' for you and your family to enjoy.

What makes this condo unique

Unit #208 is close to all amenities in this beachfront complex: a large (heated) swimming pool, tennis courts, shuffleboard, laundry facility, a private beach, administrative office - all within steps of the condo. The condo has a private lanai that doesn't face multiple condo porches. Also, a top-rated island restaurant is next door, and just a block away is a beautiful 18-hole public golf course and club house restaurant. All of the other wonderful island restaurants and shopping areas are conveniently-close to our condominium; however if you prefer to dine-in, our condominium has a fully-furnished kitchen. The barbecue grills are also adjacent to our condo building Beach chairs and beach umbrella are furnished; and in case you want to bicycle on the miles of paved bicycle paths, bicycles are available for rent at the office.

**Check our guests' comments for their experience in staying in #208.


based on 21 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews

Great Condo for our Family Vacation to Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

This was a great condo and had everything we needed to have a perfect vacation. Mike and Carol have this condo decorated beautiful and very well equipped. We loved sitting on the spacious porch and listening to the sounds of the ocean. We were so surprised to find that the beach is only steps away. We also loved going to the pool and using the bikes. The condo also comes with 2 beach chairs, 1 umbrella and a beach car. This condo is a great location and only minutes to all the amazing shops and restaurants on Periwinkle Way. We only ate out one evening at the Mad Hatters which was excellent but pricey. Anyone who rents this condo will be pleasantly surprised. We are looking forward to returning to this condo again next year. We had such a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful comments on your stay. It is always nice to have recognition for our efforts to give our guests a memorable stay. We try to update, as needed; and the beach cart was a new addition to make it easier to "cart" items to the beach. We have an inventory of 5-6 beach chairs, along with a beach umbrella, and some beach/pool items for children's play (and some of us grownups, too). We look forward to having you back as guests.
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Perfect Getaway for Family to Sanibel!!

  • 5 of 5

Family of 6 on our first Florida vacation - we had a blast and the condo was amazing!! So much room, quiet and relaxing. The kitchen is great and the private bedrooms were beautiful and spacious. We ranged in age from 18 to 78 and everyone had a great time and loved the accommodations! The artwork and beach motif were lovely. Mike & Carol were wonderful and gave us great lists for eating out and places to see. Highly recommend 208 Sanibel Siesta for everyone visiting Sanibel!!! Can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great comments and review of our condominium. We take pride in the quality and service offered at our beachside getaway, and do our best to give guests a wonderful stay. Please come back and visit. Cordially,. The Davis's
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Superb Condo Accommodation For Family Getaway To Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

This condo was everything promised and more - delightful ambiance (Carol's art work), extremely comfortable and well equipped, super staff and service, and owners who do everything to enhance one's stay. The beach, pool, bike paths, and tennis courts were steps from our door. In our case the condo accommodated two adult couples plus a mother and baby and a wonderful time was had by all. We cannot recommend Carol and Mike Davis's lovely Sanibel home too highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We want to thank you for your wonderful comments, and for booking again with us, for next year. Repeat stays tell us that our efforts to meet or exceed expectations do not go unnoticed. Each year we try to find other amenities to add, in order to give our guests the best.
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, with our little Cock-a-poo dog, stayed at 208 Sanibel Siesta for a little over three weeks in January 2016. The condo was beautifully appointed with a comfortable living area, well-equipped kitchen, and a relatively private screened-in lanai that had views of the Gulf. We were especially pleased to find this lovely condo so close to the dog-friendly beaches of Sanibel Island. Our pup enjoyed walking the beach and the paths on the island with us, as well as the many dog-friendly outdoor patios of local restaurants.

The office staff at Sanibel Siesta were such a pleasure, very helpful, and the maintenance staff quickly dealt with a few minor mechanical issues that came up. The laundry room was kept very clean, and had several washers and dryers to use.

The owner's artwork added a nice personal touch to the condo, and it was a pleasure to deal with Michael, the owner, who genuinely wanted to make sure we enjoyed our stay. He was very responsive via email and phoned us while there to make sure all was ok. The condo has beautiful granite countertops in the baths and kitchen. The central air conditioning system worked beautifully when needed, and was very quiet. The WIFI Internet connection worked fine. The bed in the master bedroom was so comfortable, allowing for great sleeping, either with the slider open to the lanai, or with the A/C when needed. Also a bonus, was being able to watch beautiful sunrises from the bedroom due to the slightly east-facing view of the beach. We loved this place and our stay there!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Beth. We greatly appreciate the wonderful compliments regarding your stay at our Sanibel vacation condominium (#208). And with the extensive traveling that you and your husband do, it is certainly an honor to meet your expectations and receive your high approval rating. Thank you again for being our guests. Sincerely, Mike & Carol Sanibel Condo #208
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Great condo and location!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful experience in this condo. Perfect location, all updated and beautiful interior! We loved the screened outdoor area! Just steps from the beach! Can't wait until our next trip!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments in the review. We appreciate the recognition of our efforts to make our guests' stay relaxing and memorable. We welcome you back to our island getaway whenever you can plan to do so. Our best to you for the New Year!
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Fall Break Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a great time! The unit was cozy and comfy. The on site management staff were more than accommodating. Their highest priority is making sure you have the best stay as possible! We rented bikes right on property and pretty much rode them everywhere. The well-maintained bike paths make the two wheeled excursion a must! We were just a very short walk from the some of the best shell hunting we've ever experienced on the island. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very glad to hear you were well pleased with you stay, and welcome you back to enjoy another vacation with us. Each year we try to add or improve amenities, to make each stay a lasting memory.
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Ft. Myers, Fl - S/W FL International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Next door at Holiday Inn or within short distance
Nearest Golf
Across the street from property
Car: necessary

Our condominium is a very short distance after exiting the 3-mile bridge onto Sanibel Island, and is very close to the great restaurants and many attractions and activiies on the island, such as: A variety of great seafood, Italian, and other specialty restaurants, specialty shops, an actors' playhouse, a movie theatre, J.Darling Wildlife Preserve, miles of walking/cycling paths throughout the island, marinas for boating and/or fishing, sea-shelling, the historic Sanibel Lighthouse, The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, and many other adventurous and exciting things waiting for you on this wonderful tropical island.


Rates & Availability

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer (Holidays Add'l.)
Apr 24 2016 - Dec 20 2016
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Christmas - New Years
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Jan 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2017
Jan 22 2017 - Apr 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Summer(Holidays Add'l.)
Apr 17 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Year
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Registration and handling fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%


One-time pet fee of $100 charged by the office (non-refundable) + Pet policy agreement to sign, after approval by owner.
60 day cancellation policy - $50 retained for registration fee at office. 30-day cancellation - $500 cancellation charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Sanibel Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite counter top w/two sinks,grab handles in shower-tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Granite top sink w/storage cabinet & medicine cabinet
  • The master bedroom bath/shower has granite counter-tops, double sink, plenty of cabinet storage, and hair dryer. Walk-in closet inside bathroom area, with safe for valuables (bolted into wall) The guest bathroom has a walk-in shower with grab handle in the shower. New granite top cabinet with single sink. Medicine cabinet and storage under sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Flat-screen TV/DVD, clock radio, walk-in closet, a safe
    Guest bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds may be bridged into King bed, with advance notice
  • The master bedroom has king-size bed, flat-screen TV/DVD, walk-in closet and a safe in the closet for valuables. The bedroom is adjacent to the living room area, and has private access to the lanai and a gulf view. The guest bedroom has comfortable twin beds that can be bridged into a King bed, upon request. It has a flat-screen TV and DVD player, alarm clock, and colorful island paintings. The guest bathroom has a privacy door in the main hallway that can be closed to give complete privacy for the guest bedroom and bathroom areas.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
AAA-rated facility. Friendly and courteous office staff. A great getaway-vacation spot that you'll want to return to! Special Rates By Owner For Long-term Winter Guests.

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