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Island Oasis/Hidden Beach House-Private pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

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

Pat Levin
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Jose's Hideaway in Lee County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
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
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


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

Island Oasis/Hidden Beach House-Private pool
average rating of 4.827586 based on 29 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
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a truly memorable family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Hidden Beach House provided an amazing retreat for our family - this home and all that is provided would be hard to top. The pool, beach toys including kayaks, and pool table were all well used by our group. The screened in front porch was also a great feature - we sat out there every morning and evening.

Pat, the owner was wonderful and helped us with any questions we had. Pat, thanks for sharing your home with us.

The island is a great getaway. We can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice house with a good location

  • 4 of 5

Our family really enjoyed staying at the Hidden Beach House. The house was very clean, spacious, and comfortable. It was also nicely decorated, and very well stocked with everything we needed throughout the week. The house is a short walk to the beach and only a short golf cart ride to a few dinning options if you choose to dine out. The screen porch was also great. The pool deck and other exterior areas of the house could use a little attention, but that did not deter from our enjoyment. We loved having the heated pool! I would not hesitate renting this house again, and certainly would recommend it to a friend.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely situated on the island but could use updating

  • 4 of 5

It was a quiet and relaxing stay. Not very happy about the restricted access but it forced us into a different type of vacation......the family was more in tune with each other. Lousy cell service and slow Internet contributed to the isolated experience. Very difficult to organize a game of golf when you are regulated by ferry timetables.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest was looking for a Florida golf vacation. This island getaway is obviously not for golfing. Guests should carefully read the description and location before making a reservation for North Captiva.
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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
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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
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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, USA

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Apr 2017 - 6 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 May 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Peak Season
17 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £391.17
Tax Rate 11.0%

HOLIDAYS. $3100 plus tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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