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BLUE MANGO, Tropical Seclusion, Steps From the Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Only 100 feet from a 4-mile stretch of white sand beach, BLUE MANGO offers a very private, newly-renovated apartment nestled in the palms. This is a 1200 square foot apartment with a PRIVATE POOL and abundant decks. The owner maintains the upper apartment for themselves but will never be on island when you're there to intrude upon your vacation. Enjoy the indoor river stone shower, or the very large OUTDOOR, HOT/COLD SHOWER overlooking tropical lush surroundings. French doors in each bedroom open onto a large, PRIVATE DECK. The kitchen has granite counter tops and new appliances with an outdoor Weber gas BBQ by the pool.

North Captiva Island; where world-class fishing, boating, shelling, and sunsets await you. North Captiva is a true barrier island and is separated from the mainland by a 25-minute boat ride. No cars are allowed on the island and transportation is by golf cart or walking. Guests at BLUE MANGO enjoy a private pool, beach chairs, and a BRAND NEW 4-PERSON GOLF CART. While North Captiva is remote and secluded, that doesn’t mean you have to be completely disconnected. We offer UNLIMITED WIFI as well as SATELLITE TV and DVD PLAYER. Connect or disconnect…it’s up to you.

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With Blue Mango, you will have no worries with a professional management team that works and lives ON ISLAND. Allow them to assist you with coordinating your flight and ferry schedule to assure you aren’t left wasting away your vacation sitting on the pier waiting on your ride. You will receive a welcome packet upon booking and they will be available to you for making any arrangements or answering any questions. In addition, our staff will be at the marina to greet you when you arrive to escort you and your belongings to your tropical paradise. TRUE CONCIERGE TREATMENT WITH NATIVE ISLAND WARMTH, they will help you get acquainted with your new home and answer any questions you may have before leaving you to finally sink your toes into the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.


Enjoy the world's best Tarpon and Snook fishing. Fire up the barbecue and cook your catch under the stars, or enjoy one of the island’s fine restaurants.

Exploring is a favorite past time. Try the nearby island of Cayo Costa, have lunch at Cabbage Key (a turn-of-the-century hotel, think Cheeseburger in Paradise), or shop on Sanibel or Boca Grande. FIND YOUR OWN PERSONAL BIT OF PARADISE.

Experience a vacation where island beauty and relaxation will surround you, where lazing in the hammock under the palms, or toasting the magnificent sunsets will awaken and revitalize you.


More Details

Sarah Rapp
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
10 July, 2018

About Sarah Rapp

It has been a life-long dream to find a paradise home where we can relax, slow down from our busy schedules and enjoy our surroundings. We never knew a place like this existed until we found North Captiva Island. Finally a place where we can enjoy the beautiful landscape without the crowds, the high-rise hotels and the noise. Blue Mango called to us and we answered. We wish we could stay and never have to leave, but until then, we are happy to share this paradise with others. This isn't an investment business, it is our heart and sole. We have prepared Blue Mango exactly how we want to enjoy with a dash of luxury. We hope you love it as much as we do.

Sarah Rapp purchased this apartment in 2017

Why Sarah Rapp chose Captiva

North Captiva Island is such a rare place. We struggle with wanting to tell the world about it and how much we love it but at the same time, we want to keep it a secret. It's so quiet here you just can't help but relax. You can sit and do nothing or, you can have a different activity everyday. Island hopping, dolphin watching, hiking the nature preserve, shelling, fishing, enjoying a great meal, etc., etc. All of it's possible here with the rest of the world just a short ferry ride away.

What makes this apartment unique

This island is remote, yet accessible. We once stayed on an island that was "off the grid" and, even though we had generated power and bottled water, it was just a little too remote for us. On North Captiva, you can be as secluded and still as you want to be, or you can head to the tiki bar and make friends, get a gourmet meal, surf the internet from the deck, go catch fresh fish to grill OR HAVE IT DELIVERED!! North Captiva is very safe and even though we are a 25-minute ferry ride from the nearest hospital, we actually have a fire-station with EMTs 24/7 in the event of an emergency. Oh, and, have your own private plane? We have a landing strip for your use.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Captiva in Lee County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Large river stone shower. Soaps, shampoos are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Secluded from view but not entirely private.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Grocery delivery services are available. Consider shopping on-line and having your groceries delivered and put away for you when you arrive. Additional information available in our welcome packet upon booking. Membership to the North Captiva Island Club included with your stay.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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BLUE MANGO, Tropical Seclusion, Steps From the Beach
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
Burlington, VT

Fabulous House!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Blue Mango. This house is a fully equipped and colorful and comfy home. We loved the pool and all the equipment for the wonderful beach - which is just steps from the house. A really great location. We had great service from Tortuga Properties including golf cart rides and help with our bags/groceries from to and from the boat at Barnacles. We read lots of books, watched the Olympics, and just enjoyed walking the beach and watching the sunsets in the great weather. We enjoyed eating at the Mango Pool Bar and On the Waterfront. This was our first time on North Captiva, and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mellancamp Family, Thank you for your wonderful review. It sounds as though you made great use of your time at Blue Mango. We love it when someone “gets it!” See you soon! Lee and Candi Highsmith
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Wonderful beach home!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second visit to the Blue Mango and it was just as fabulous as the first. Very spacious home with comfortable beds and a well supplied kitchen. Downstairs there is a separate living area and kitchenette with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. Plenty of room to spread out! The pool was a fabulous retreat after a day on the beach. Super clean and the bright, cheerful decor make the Blue Mango my favorite beach getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful island, wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Blue Mango for a family wedding on North Captiva, June 21-26th. It was gorgeous! Duncan, one of the property managers, picked us up at the marina, to take us to the Blue Mango. Along the way, he gave us tips and tricks, and showed us things to do and look for. It was super helpful, and started our vacation off right! The home was beautiful, charming, and when we arrived, Laurie, another property manager, had put all of our groceries away, and arranged everything for our arrival. It was great!

I highly recommend ordering groceries and planning for the time. The store is small, with not a lot, and the week we were there, one of the 3 restaurants was closed for vacation. We enjoyed the airport beach area, and swam with the dolphins! Overall a great trip and I would definitely stay with a Tortuga managed property again when we decide to return. Thanks for the great stay, Duncan and Laurie!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christi, We're so happy you enjoyed your stay. North Captiva, Blue Mango and our management team are the best! Come see us again soon. Lee and Candi Highsmith
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Very nice and everything you need is on the property.

  • 5 of 5

Blue Mango is very peaceful and well taken care of. The staff were very helpful and the property has everything you need to enjoy your island beach vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We found our Happy Place!

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Mango is everything we read in the reviews, AND MORE!!! What everyone is raving about – how charming and comfortable the house is, how it is well maintained and has everything you would want in a relaxing vacation home – it is all very true. We loved how unique it is; the vibe is “happy” and you feel it the entire time you are there.

We took the advice of reviews and pre-ordered our groceries and had them delivered and put away. All we had left to do when we arrived was change into our swimsuits and hit the beach! When we were ready to explore the island, the Blue Mango golf cart was at our disposal, but strolling the paths was just as nice – seeing all the beautiful plants, animals and birds was (almost) as calming as the waves of the sea. Also, star gazing on the island is phenomenal!

The Blue Mango offers seclusion with its wonderful private pool, however, if you are feeling social, as it’s renter, you also have access to the NCIC (North Captiva Island Club) complimentary amenities – two swimming pools, tennis, bikes, kayaks, etc., all near the club house restaurant and pool bar. Also, you can book fishing tours, rent fishing or snorkeling equipment, etc. through the Boats and Fun shop at that marina, it was all really convenient.

We got exactly what we came to North Captiva Island and the Blue Mango for – relaxation, reconnection to nature, and to recharge. We only paid attention to time when it came to sunrises and sunsets – we never missed any. It was the perfect getaway – thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your AMAZING review. I've said it again and again to our renters...I love it when someone GETS IT! Blue Mango on North Captiva is so much more to us than a vacation's a feeling. Please come and see us again soon. Lee and Candi Highsmith
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Perfect escape to paradise without leaving US

  • 5 of 5

Dare I say it was a perfect vacation? What an incredibly charming island and house this is! The amenities were outstanding, very clean and well stocked. Lots of games, movies, etc. for down time inside. Pool was perfect for quick dips or just reading/sunbathing. Only a short walk to the white sandy beach with few people. Made it easy to get back and forth to house, especially with kids! Perfect for couples getaway or for family of 4 or 5. Owners were very accommodating and friendly. Island was small and felt very safe for kids to explore. Marinas had lively restaurants with welcoming staff. Lots of opportunities to see dolphins and sea turtles or collect fabulous shells! My kids are begging to return! It was the first time we've ever been on true "island time". HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We enjoyed having you at Blue Mango and hope you will return soon. Lee and Candi Highsmith
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport
Car: not necessary

Grocery delivery services available, information in our welcome packet.

24 hour emergency fire and rescue on the island.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Captiva, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
9 Jun 2018 - 15 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
16 Aug 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Holiday 2019
21 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £302.2
Pet Fee £226.65 + Tax
Cleaning fee £188.87 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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