HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar

Island Oasis/Hidden Beach House-Private pool

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Jose's Hideaway - Hidden Beach House

3 Bedrooms - 2½ Bathrooms - Sleeps 6 w/ Pool

This traditional, Florida-style island cottage was completed in 2001 and is situated less than 200 yards down a private path to a sugar, sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico. This home has only one elevated, single-level, floor plan providing ease of access and family-friendly living. It is designed to provide the utmost comfort while capturing the scenic beauty around it.

Features include: Outdoor living environment includes a heated pool with wrap around wooden deck, covered outdoor bar, pool table, barbecue and eating area. The relaxing and stylish interior retreat has a spacious private master suite with study/sitting area and master bath, along with two additional bedrooms in a split floor plan, and a second large bath. Sleeps six with one king, one queen, and two twin beds. Baby crib and high chair are included. A convenient utility room with washer and dryer adjoins the kitchen.

The village of Upper Captiva: The village of Upper Captiva sits on the northern tip of North Captiva Island, a secluded tropical island in Southwest Florida. This bridge-less island is unique among the sandy coastal barrier islands of Florida. North Captiva Island is surrounded by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound, about six miles off the mainland of Florida. Boca Grande lies to the north and Captiva and Sanibel lie to the south.

This tropical island is one pearl in the necklace of 'outer islands' embracing Pine Island Sound. Access is only by boat or private airplane. No cars! No crowds! This has assured that the island remains unspoiled and unhurried. Its sandy beaches are decorated with an endless supply of driftwood and seashells surpassing that of the legendary Sanibel/Captiva beaches. Upper Captiva is a truly unique combination of comfort and luxury in an idyllic tropical


More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Pat Levin
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
Call Owner


based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

Island Oasis/Hidden Beach House-Private pool
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
Cincinnati, OH

Best Vacation Yet!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 stayed in the Hidden Beach House for 7 days in July 2009. We absolutely were excited about going to the house. Once we arrived the exceeded our expectations. We had all the comforts of home! It was exactly as it was discribed on the website. The owners once we met in person were like old firends and ever so welcoming to have us stay in their home. This was one of our best vacations. It is a vacation for those who are not wanting alot of external attractions. The only attraction we did was rent a speedboat for the day. We visited the nearby barrier islands and walked a beach that was a nature preserve. Beautiful shells were seen even an area where the sea turtles lay and hatch eggs. There were dolphins swimming all around us. A manatee was spotted on our trip to Captiva. How cool! The biggest decisions we had to make daily was 'Do we go to the beach or pool today. We saw numerous beautiful sunsets but did not make it up early enough to see the sunrise...we say next time! We will most likely be returning to the Hidden Beach House.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0

Awesome week!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd trip to North Captiva. It is the perfect beach trip if you like laid back, uncrowded beach trips! The house was perfect for our needs. We especially enjoyed the private pool. As always - Tom and Pat are awesome owners - making sure things are perfect and very responsive with any questions. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Perfect Beach House for a Relaxing Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented this beautiful home and it was perfect! The set up of the house is great, under the house is a covered entertainment area (pool table, bar, table and chairs) which leads out to the private heated pool. The living space of the house is all one level with two bedrooms and a bath on one side of the house and the master bedroom and bath on the other. The screened in porch out front was perfect for morning coffee and dinners. There is also a back deck that overlooks the pool area. The house comes with a golf cart to get around the island. You can take the gulf cart down to the private beach at the end of the lane, but you are so close you don't even need it, it is a short walk. It was great going to the beach in the morning and then walking back to pool in the afternoon. North Captiva is the perfect place for a family get away and you can really unwind and unplug. The house came with plenty of bikes and we went bike riding every night! The owners were so easy to work with and explained the process of how to get to the island and helped us with ordering groceries ahead of time and made sure everything arrived at the house before we got there! The kitchen had everything we needed and we only ate out once since it was so nice just being in the home and spending time as a family! There were kayaks that we could use and we had a great time enjoying outdoor activities. The location of the house is perfect, right in the middle of the island. The only thing that could have made the vacation better was more time! We will definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Laid back paradise

  • 5 of 5

The property and Pat were great! I felt like we were seeing a relative we haven't seen in awhile when we arrived. Pat was so warm and inviting. The house was a perfect relaxing getaway. Beach was absolutely beautiful very secluded.

My only recommendation ,if we ever get a chance to return ,would be to book activities and reserve spots at the restaurants early. By the time we went to book a charter or reserve a reservation at a restaurant (on Tuesday) everything was booked.

Overall if you need a vacation to decompress from your busy life this is a great place to recharge!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Tropical paradise

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at the Hidden Lane beach house and loved every minute. The house was just as wonderful as the photos show. The owners were generous with supplies. The beach was down the lane and wonderful for walking/shelling/relaxing. On hot days, we loved the private pool and on cooler days, we loved wandering around the island. North Captiva feels very far away without cars, shops or noise. It was like stepping back in time. I've traveled to many places and this was certainly one of my very favorite vacations; I hope to return. The owners were very responsive and helped us figure out food delivery and transportation which made the trip even more relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Best Vacation I've Ever Had

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to North Captiva. I can honestly say that everything was more than I expected. Pat and her husbands hospitality was fantastic. Very nice home. Very clean and offered all we could have possibly needed for our stay. I can't say enough about how great our experience was. Hope to be able to return sometime. Thank you Pat.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


It is a short walk or quick ride in the golf cart to reach the pristine natural beach of North Captiva Island. We on Hidden Lane are in the popular “close to everything” neighborhood of Jose’s Hideaway. The house is part of the beach lying on one of the highest coastal “back dunes” about 200 steps from the windswept shore of the wide open “fore dune” environment. There are only four other homes scattered on the secondary dunes between you and the Gulf of Mexico.

The shady bay side maritime forest and harbor side facilities are equally

convenient. The golf cart and bicycles are provided at no extra cost for exploring the island. A variety of beach accessories include beach chairs, beach towels, skim boards, kayaks and much more. Transportation to the Island is available by water taxi/ferry by fare. Boat rentals and fishing charters are also available nearby.

Other Activities: Kayaking, Shelling, Boating


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Jose's Hideaway, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
24 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 Peak Season
18 Feb 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter 2017
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Apr 2017 - 6 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Tax Rate 11.0%

HOLIDAYS. $3100 plus tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Jose's Hideaway, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower , Pool bath
  • Bath adjacent to Pool with outdoor shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf Cart
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Conservatory
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
This house has been designed with both indoor and outdoor dining areas. Relax in the comfort of modern climate control or open the windows for cross ventilation and natural ocean breezes. Tile floors throughout the house give it a cool, casual ambiance. A screened porch with a sunset view adjoins the great room and serves as a convenient terrace for al fresco dining. Outdoor barbecue grill on rear balcony overlooks the pool. Relax in a hammock or lounge around the pool surrounded by palm trees and tropical vegetation. Outdoor living environment includes a heated pool with wraparound wooden deck, covered outdoor bar, pool table, barbecue and eating area. Baby crib and high chair are included. A convenient utility room with washer and dryer adjoins the kitchen. High ceilings and light 'beach colors' enhance the feeling of open

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar properties