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'Watchin' the Sun Bake' 1 Lot from Gulf with Club Membership

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4+)

Charming freshly decorated view home one lot from the gulf.

Relaxing is great on the screened in porch.

Large master bedroom opens to the screened in porch. The other bedroom has two full sized beds. New flat screen TV in the living room for sport and movie fans. The house comes with a North Captiva Island Club membership. Pool, hot tub, tennis, kayaks, bikes and a great restaurant are included with the membership. A golf cart comes with the house.

Keywords: House

Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About The Owner

Mike and I started vacationing on North Captiva about 17 years ago. As a soccer mom and dad in Atlanta the island was just what we needed to recharge after carpooling four girls to their matches. No cars or car pools, just a golf cart and a spectacular beach! We would love to share paradise with your family.

The Owner purchased this house in 2008

Why The Owner chose Captiva

After vacationing on the island for so many years we decided to buy a house.We fell in love with Watchin the Sun Bake. It is a great house with a club membership. Now we are sharing the island with our children, son in laws, and grand daughters. Grab your swim suit and flip flops and discover what island living is all about!

What makes this house unique

Time on the island will lower your blood pressure!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • When you leave please take out all of the garbage, wash and dry towels, and leave the beds you used unmade. Thanks and safe travels!
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) New Bed, Double Beds (2) New Beds
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Boat slip, dock available, golf cart, crows nest, 4 beach chairs, 2 bikes


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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'Watchin' the Sun Bake' 1 Lot from Gulf with Club Membership
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

This was perfect just what we were Looking for. Total r and r!

  • 5 of 5

It was a place to unwind and feel at home. The location was great one home off the beach, having access to The pools and kayaking all part of the package was great.

We walked the beautiful beach every morning and night then sat on the beach to watch the beautiful sunsets. The owners are great to work with. If you want a total R and R vacation this is the place. Thank you Toni and Mike!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great vacation. Come back any time!! Toni
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Very "Homey" with Lots of Perks

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying in this cute beach home. It had lots of personal touches (loved the Fiesta ware dishes) and it did not feel at all like a "rental". We loved all the perks which came with this property - we loved that this property is dog friendly and we were just steps from the dog friendly beach. We enjoyed the use of the golf cart, which came with the property, to get around and check out the island. Dining out is limited on the island and it was a big plus to have access to the country club via Mike and Toni's membership there. We prefer renting directly from owners, rather than management companies and renting from Mike and Tony is a perfect example of the advantage of that. We enjoyed the whole experience of staying at North Captiva Island.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Scott. See you soon!
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Prefect Spot!

  • 5 of 5

The location of the cottage is right in the middle of the island homes. It's within steps of the beach and minutes from anywhere on a golf cart. Definitely on my to do list to return.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay on North Captiva. Come back and visit us any time!
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Relaxing and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

If what you want from a vacation is sun, sea, relaxation and all the comforts you need to help you enjoy that then this rental is for you. The owners, Toni and Mike were, once again, extremely helpful and accommodating and the house gave us an excellent base with everything we needed for a great vacation. North Captiva is one of those places that you want to keep secret yet shout about because it is so fantastic if you like relaxing by the pool, walking on the beach or watching the sunset as you fish from the shore. If you like night life and action then perhaps this place is not for you but this was our fifth visit to the island and second to this house and we are already looking forwards to a return trip next year.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great find with awesome host!

  • 4 of 5

Toni's property is well decorated, comfortable and in a great location. Just a short walk from a private and pet friendly beach, the property includes beach chairs, umbrellas and towels too. Toni is a wonderful host, and her property is just as wonderful! Thanks for making our family--and our dog--feel at home!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was an amazing experience, if you want to be near the beach, relaxing, exploring and taking a grasp at life's great nature i recommend 100 percent "Watching the Sun Bake" .

This cottage is absolutely unique and comfortable just like if you were in your own home.

The beds were a blessing !! the best mattress's ever ! the decoration is very cute and beach like!

My family and i had a great time ! we spent 5 days in this magnificent island and it still wasn't enough!

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this cottage! we cannot wait to come back! oh! and very important its PET FRIENDLY!! :) Thank you Michael and Toni for all the attention! God Bless!!! - Castillo Family

  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Captiva is an unspoiled barrier island off the west coast of Florida. Known for it's miles of pristine beaches and shelling, North Captiva also offers nature trails for hiking. Fishing and kayaking are other popular activities. Accessible only by boat or private plane, North Captiva is the perfect place for a relaxing vacation. Make sure to spend a day on the water with Island Girl Charters for dolphin watching, lunch cruises, or fishing!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Captiva, USA

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £541.57
Pet Fee £72.21
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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