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Oceanfront Panorama: Emerald Waters/Crimson Sunsets

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

***November 2017 is being offered at special discounted rates: $2125/month all in (reg $2700), or 2 weeks for $1400 (reg $1650)*** Imagine walking into a suite where the first thing that strikes you is a floor to ceiling and wall to wall panoramic view through the oversized sliding glass doors facing directly west... a view of the emerald ocean waters and white sandy beach and sand bar in the day, and a direct view of the crimson sunset as evening approaches. And what's more, you can proceed directly out onto the large screened balcony (lanai) which extends from the building to get a full sense of it all: the additional peripheral views of Naples and Sanibel Island, the sound of the waves, the gulf breezes, and the smell of the salty air that only the oceanfront can provide.

Newly renovated, this suite awaits for your private vacation. The building is one of the nicest and well maintained along Fort Myers Beach, with a first class pool and beachfront lounge area. Even the view out the back is nice (golf course and lake across the boulevard). There is a full kitchen with open concept bar area that looks out to the dining area and living room, and further out to the lanai and ocean. There is a main bathroom and a master en suite, as well as an in-suite washer and dryer. The master bedroom has a large screened double picture window and an oversized sliding door to the lanai that provide 2 separate fantastic corner views of the ocean, and the means to hear the waves all night if you so desire.

There is plenty to do in the area. A respectable par 3 and 4 golf course is right across the street (viewed from the guest bedroom), with many more great full length courses in the area. The kayaking and boating is excellent from the gulf into Estero Bay. Wildlife is abundant, not only the dolphins and soaring and feeding birds that you will see directly from the lanai, but also the many other animals, sea creatures and bird species that inhabit nearby Lovers Key State Park. You can walk for 7 miles along the beach. Public tennis courts are 10 minutes away. The biking is phenomenal, as is the fishing in the area just south of the condo on the beaches towards Bonita Springs. Two of the best restaurants in town are less than a 10 minute walk away, and all the excitement of Fort Myers Beach Times Square area awaits on the north end of the island, but you can be assured that when you return to your private residential condo you can relax and enjoy a good night's sleep when you want it.

This is an experience you will not soon forget!

Keywords: Gulf, beachfront, oceanfront

More Details

Steve Wallace
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 October, 2017

Why Steve Wallace chose South Island

Floor to ceiling wall to wall view of the ocean, sound of the surf through the lanai, sunset view, safe area, very well maintained condo, upscale part of Ft Myers Beach, outdoor activities (hiking and water sports), ability to walk for miles along the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are up to 7 return renters now!
Jul 2015
  • 1 of 3


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in South Island in Fort Myers Beach

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Couch folds out to Queen bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Year round heated pool, shared sun patio with lounge chairs facing ocean, shared outside grill area, suite fully furnished, just bring your personal items, master bedroom with queen and en suite bathroom and 2 ocean views, guest bedroom with 2 twin beds and golf course/pool view, queen sofa bed in living room, newly renovated and decorated


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Oceanfront Panorama: Emerald Waters/Crimson Sunsets
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Great Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

This rental unit is very clean and organized and the complex is well taken care of my family and I had a very enjoyable time. There are some additional perks not listed in the owners write up about the property. Directly behind the property is a large tidal pool or wave surge pool which is great for light tackle fishing. There is a marina a short walk north of the unit where one can rent boats, kayaks or charter a boat for fishing. The plaza right next to the marina has several places to eat when you don't feel like cooking and the plaza also host a farmers market one or two days during the week. A CVS is just north of the plaza which came in handy when running low on supplies. The beach is one of the best walking beaches we've been on and the shelling was really good especially if you like sand dollars. The owner of the property was awesome he was easy to get a hold of and genuinely concerned about the quality of our stay and made sure we had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation!! Couldn't Have Been Better

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I traveled with a couple were friends with. We're all from KY and had never been to Ft. Myers. The condo, nor the city disappointed! We enjoyed beautiful weather, friendly people and a never ending good time everywhere we went. Our favorite food spots were SOB's (smock in' Oyster Brewery) and Nervous Nellie's. Check out The Bad Banditos band at The Cottage at nights for great music and gulf views. We took The Key West Express for a day trip to Key West. If I had it to do over, I would have stayed the night to allow more time for exploring down there. It's definitely a different world, but a neat one! A day trip to Sanibel and Captiva is a must!! It is BEAUTIFUL! Grab lunch at The Island Cow! It doesn't disappoint. The condo Affords very amenity with a world class view! We added a chair and umbrella to the storage room downstairs for beach days. It can get a little warm out there. I don't know if it was just the time we're there, but there were hundreds, if not thousands of sand dollars right out in the water. And yes, if they are green or dark, they are alive, so please put them back. At low tide at night, we saw dozens of star fish. One about 4 1/2 inches longer than my foot, and I'm size 11 in women's! To top tall off, the owner has been the friendliest I've ever worked with. We are all coming back! Thank you for sharing your home away from home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this place to families with children or couples. Excellent location and excellent apartment equipped with everything a family needs to feel at home. Beach during the day and pool during the night make you feel in paradise. The owner was very helpful and very detail oriented making sure the guests had everything they needed for their stay.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent " as advertised"

  • 5 of 5

The condo unit was very clean and the layout amenable to seeing and "feeling" the gulf. We enjoyed the lanai and had many a "happy hour" there while awaiting the sunsets. Lots of both people and bird watching were available. We had several couple guests during our stay who took advantage of the 2nd bedroom and all of us enjoyed the easy walkability to the beach. The other residents and guests in the complex were friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed easy walking access to the Santini Plaza and especially liked the Happy Hour and dinner at the South Beach Grille and breakfast at Truly Scrumptious when we ate out. The named "Birkenstock" store in the Santini Plaza is mis-named as they have quite an exhaustive shoe and sandal inventory from a variety of manufacturers. The owner was quire responsive from the time we worked with him on a rental time frame and he also responded quickly to either emails or calls if we had questions. Highly recommend this place and unit!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Fort Myers Southwest Florida
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Sand Bar and Grille, Castaways, Santini Plaza
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Ft Myers Bch Exec across the road, or Stoneybrook
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
South Beach Grill, Fish House
Nearest Beach
Fort Myers Beach
Car: recommended

Great location with amazing scenery. Sunset views over the gulf, watch dolphins and birds from the balcony, collect seashells, walk for 7 miles along the beach/trails, great restaurants very close by (South Beach Grill, Fish House, Doc Ford's, lots of others), Naples Zoo, Mini Golf, nightlife (Cottage bar, Top O'Mast, Beached Whale, Blue Martini), Air Boat Rides in the Everglades, Kayaking, canoeing and hiking in Lovers Key State Park, Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Estates.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in South Island, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
January to March 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
June to September 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October to November 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
December 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Exit linen/housecleaning £72.21
Refundable Damage Deposit £361.05

Cancellation fees:
Cancellation within 1-3 months before arrival: 500 USD damage deposit is lost.
Cancellation within 1 month of arrival: 500 USD and first half rent is lost, if condo cannot be rented at short notice.

$500 security/damage deposit and first half rent when booking (cashier's check).
Last half rent one month prior to arrival (cashier's check).
$500 refunded upon successful inspection after departure and return of the keys to owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.