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Romance! Awesome Beach & Views! 5 Stars! Winter Available & FREE Kayak!

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Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Away from the crowds and noise is this spectacular, waterfront (on the beach) corner condominium allowing you private unobstructed views of the Gulf, San Carlos Pass, Fort Myers Beach, Back Bays, and is on Lover’s Key State Park Beach (#4 in the US with 3 miles of pristine white sand shelling beach and 700 acres of natural surroundings).

Experience the magnificence and tranquility of Black Island, named after the Pirate Black Augustus who used its land and waters. Imagine lounging on your own private sunny balcony, listening to the waves lapping against the beach, having your coffee, drink or meal watching the dolphins, manatees, birds, boaters, sunbathers, and fishermen below. You will love the romance of the ever-changing sunsets and lights from ships at sea, the draw-bridge and Fort Myers Beach at night. This unique corner unit offers total privacy within the unit AND balcony, allowing sunbathing, enjoyable and relaxing times without prying eyes. This unit is beautiful and was completely remodeled in January 2017 including new furniture, granite counter tops, flat screen TVs, luxurious Gel-Foam king-size bed, extensive artwork from Peter Max and others with many upgrades.

All units are NOT the same on the beach and especially at Lover's Key! This is one of a handful of CHOICE units in this complex in the 02 stack and offers the private corner of the building with majestic 270 degree views. Don't risk your vacation & the chance for a lifetime memorable experience in order to save a few dollars on inferior and disappointing accommodations.

Truly one of the most dramatic and relaxing spots on any coast in the US. There is a very special feeling that comes from this unique and magical unit that cannot be explained---only experienced. You can see from those guests who share their experiences and their desire to return over and over that there is something special that feeds the senses and nourishes the soul. Come and see why Lover's Key State Park is the 4th most visited park in Florida and why the name Lover's is appropriate.

This is a PRIVATELY OWNED & MAINTAINED UNIT that is offered to you as place for your 'Special Vacation.' The common areas in the building have been totally upgraded and is 100% owner-managed, with each unit decorated or remodeled differently with lots of friendly people. This building is NOT a hotel, but an extremely unique escape that will become your personal paradise, where you can make lifetime friends and you will want to return to year-after-year! This is the ONLY building on Black Island that has its own beach with chairs, loungers and Tiki Huts AND allows you to walk directly into Lover’s Key State Park without walking on the road and paying a fee (don’t be fooled).

RELAX! This resort experience allows you to unwind, fall in love all over again, and enjoy your time without waiting in lines or feeling like you are in rushed traffic and crowds. Whether sunning on your private balcony checking your emails with the free WIFI (with table and chairs and recliner) or enjoying the 85-degree, Olympic-size pool (never full) and Jacuzzi overlooking the water, outdoor dining area with free gas grills, Bocce ball court, plus a private beach with chairs and umbrellas (always available) where you can relax in the sun, socialize, or play with water toys. You do not have to GO anywhere to truly relax - it is all right here. Yes, you can have your own boat or jet ski here, anchor it by the beach, and will be able to watch it from this unit. ENJOY OUR FREE 2 PERSON KAYAK while visiting.

A stay in this unit will Feed the senses & Nourish your soul!

Your beach front restaurant (Flippers) is available 500 feet from your door and many others are nearby. Should you want to mix with the 'Times Square' crowd or tourist beach crowd, you can drive or a quick 50-cent trolley will take you there quickly, stops everywhere, and saves parking fees in some of the busier areas during peak tourist periods. The 75 cent trolley stops on the street in front of the complex to take you directly to Fort Myers or Bonita Springs cities, beaches, restaurants, and shopping.

Note: There are coolers, fishing equipment, rafts, kites, games, and toys to keep everyone busy. Smoking is allowed only on the balcony with the door closed. NO pets, sorry. This unit has a floor-to-ceiling wood-folding curtain which allows separating the sleeping areas at night, for additional privacy, in case you have others using the queen-size hide-a-bed.

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CREDIT CARDS ARE ACCEPTED. Emails are responded to quickly unless the owner is traveling—Thanks for your interest. Check out our guest book link below and see why renters love this unit and return year after year. Prices in this building can vary by 50% because some are 30 year old dorm rooms which face the parking lot. You deserve this unique and memorable experience that you will never forget - don't miss it!

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*Non-Holiday 1 week minimum stay on qualifying weeks. Email for specifics.

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Fort Myers Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Completely renovated bath with large tub and granite counter top.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed (1) Luxurious Gel-Foam and comfortable!, Sleep Sofa (1) Queen in living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Security Building, MP3, Stereos, Brand New Full Kitchen, Cooking Utensils, Linens and towels provided, Flipper's waterfront restaurant is a short walk from the front door, Inexpensive bicycle and powerboat rentals are just down the street allowing you water access to this beautiful area. You can walk from our private beach onto Lover's Key State Beach from this unit. Free WiFi & Kayak.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews

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  • 5 of 5

This place has everything two folks from the frozen tundra could ask for. The unit is charming. The decorations are lovely beach theme. It sits right on the beach. I can sit on the deck and watch hubby fish. There is a bait shop a mere 4 miles away as well as one right down the road so he’s a happy fellow. The beach is well cared for with plenty of chairs and loungers along with thatched umbrellas

The pool is heated and plenty big. 4 grills and laundry rounds out this gem of a vacation home. We’ve already booked next year. Our new home away

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, great view, pool, beach and kayaking. A dolphin feeding off the beach at dusk the first night as a bonus. Everything in working order and clean, no surprises. Jon is a very good communicator and up front about the property rental. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Look no further, this is THE place to stay!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Ft Myers for a wedding. My 80+ year old folks were looking for a hotel room for a few nights and some R & R. We stumbled upon this place and it truly was a blessing. First of all, Jon, the owner was awesome and immediately responded to our questions and unknown area concerns. Secondly, the condo was incredible. The views were absolutely outstanding. It really does not get any better. The complex was easy to get around and my parents had a great time. The dolphin sighting (with their offspring) was amazing. As an extra bonus, there was coffee! Who would ever need a hotel room when you have Jon's condo! :) Unconditionally, we highly recommend this condo to stay. Thank you Jon!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful the most stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for only a short time 5 days definately not long enough the property is very clean and had everything you need.The owners answered all my questions promptly and gave a great service had no problems finding or entering unit everything great . The views what can I say spectacular and the dolphins visiting everyday was amazing always something to see, the beach was lovely would be great for kids very safe will definately be returning

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Joe and Mary

  • 5 of 5

Spent a beautiful week in paradise. Sunset perfect every night right from our balcony...cocktails included.

Jon was great to work with and very accommodating. Perfect for two people. Very clean and comfortable. Location was great. Easy to Sanibel, route 41, Naples, Marco for the day, Bonita etc. Lover's Key is terrific.

Every day..all day...watched dolphins play 20 yards from beach. incredible. Walked to Flippers one night for a terrific meal. On and on and on...great vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

The unit was beautiful! Recently remodeled, and a wonderful view from the balcony. We saw beautiful sunsets and even a dolphin swimming near our private beach. This property is away from the busy area of Fort Myers Beach, but the trolley was a short walk away, so we were easily able to get to Times Square for dinner. Flipper's restaurant is super close and the food and service there is excellent. We also used the heated pool and hot tub. The gas grills are convenient, too.

Easy walk to Lover's Key State Park, with access right from our private beach.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Jon

Lover's Key has held a special place in our heart since Jon toured the entire Florida coast in the 90's looking for that "SPECIAL PLACE' and discovered this unique and magical location. Jon never got this location and experience out of his mind or soul, so before he moved from San Francisco to SW Florida he grabbed up this magnificent unit so that he would have it whenever he needed that special relaxing place. We are happy to share our Special Place with our friends and guests and now it has become theirs as well - with many coming multiple times a year. We hope you will check out our reviews and see what others experiences have been and hope to add yours to the list. We go out of our way to make your experience special.

Jon & Barbara live close by on the water in Matlacha.

Check out our piece of paradise. Enjoy!

Jon purchased this condo in 2005

Why Jon chose Fort Myers Beach

Truly one of the most dramatic and relaxing spots on any coast in the US. There is a very special feeling that comes from this unique and magical spot that cannot be explained---only experienced. You can see from those guests who share their experiences and their desire to return over and over that there is something special in this unit and feeds the senses and nourishes the soul. Come and see why Lover's Key State Park is the 4th most visited park in Florida and why the name Lover's is appropriate.

What makes this condo unique

Total relaxation and comfort that keeps people coming back year after year.

This is the place to Feed the senses & nourish your soul!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Welcome to the guest book for Lover's Key #602. Your comments are appreciated! Thanks for staying and hope to see you next year!
Jan 2005
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Ft. Myers (RSW) Airport 40 minutes
Nearest Barpub
Flipper's 3 minute walk
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Key West Express Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Shell Point Golf Club, 17401 On Par Blvd. Ft.Myers
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Murder Mystery Dinner Train
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail)
Nearest Restaurant
Flipper's 3 minute walk
Nearest Ski
Water skiing
Nearest Beach
Right out your door
Car: not necessary

Casinos, Flea Markets, Dog Racing, Boating, kayaking & Inexpensive day cruises to Key West, Shelling (some at extra charge)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Holidays Additional $30 + Tax
Cleaning $85
Less than full week fee $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

*Discounted Rate on specific limited last minute 7 day periods throughout the year - Holiday weeks are excluded which are $40 additional. Ask for available discounted dates and rates. PARTIAL WEEKS (less than 7 days) have a surcharge of $40 and weekend days have a surcharge of $10. Extra people over 2 are $10 per day.

*Mandatory Cleaning fee $85 & refundable security deposit $300 (can be separate uncashed check).

*11% Tax not included. Holiday Days & Weeks (Thanksgiving, Xmas, New Years, July 4, Memorial, Labor, Easter etc) +$40 per day.

PLEASE NOTE: VRBO USUALLY DOES NOT accurately price, tax, cleaning, deposit, cancellation policy or Holiday rate when it calculates your cost of rental. Please contact us for an accurate estimate. Sorry & THANKS!

RATES FOR 2019 are approximately the rates for 2018 by the selected season plus $10 per day where the rates are NOT listed.

RATES LISTED are ONLY good for the dates or period listed. For dates NOT LISTED please contact me for quote.

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Rates/Reservation not guaranteed till confirmed.

You may check in/out any day of the week (if available). If there is something you would like that you don't see - email us. We will work with you if we can.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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