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Stunning Tarpon Cottage at Hidden Treasures - Matlacha

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Featuring a large patio with a dock stretching out over the water, the accommodating nature of the Tarpon lends itself to enjoyment with friends & family. With the ability to sleep 6, the cottage is perfect for a family or anyone looking for a little extra space. The Tarpon was designed to be that home away from home that each of us longs for – peaceful, relaxing, accommodating – a genuine Hidden Treasure.

The Tarpon has a queen bedroom with a half bath, and a large private room with a daybed that may be used as 1 or 2 twins, or combined to be a king sized bed. A large HD TV is in the living room, which is open with the kitchen. The cottage has a full kitchen with large refrigerator, JenAir gas stove, microwave, coffee maker, and all kitchen utensils. A large full bathroom with a garden tub is in the cottage. Plus, there is an additional half bath located in the same space as the washer and dryer.

About Hidden Treasures: Hidden Treasures is a destination in itself. We have three cozy individual cottages intimately tucked away behind a gate off of Pine Island Road. Our tropical landscaping, docks for your boat, fishing, or kayak launch, and the wide open water as your backyard will make you feel like you are miles away from everything. We are right next to Bert's Bar and Grill and across the street from Island Seafood - two of the best places to eat in Matlacha, and they are right at your doorstep. Well behaved dogs are welcome to stay with you for an additional cleaning fee.

From Hidden Treasures, you can easily walk to most of Matlacha's art galleries and restaurants.

For larger parties you may want to also rent the Redfish Cottage #391708. This is a 1/2BR/1BA cottage right next door to the Tarpon. We also have a studio cottage available, the Snook #488707.

More Details

Rachael Schaaf
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 November, 2017

About Rachael Schaaf

We actively manage this gorgeous property and do whatever it takes to make sure our guests have a fantastic vacation!

Rachael Schaaf purchased this cottage in 2017

Why Rachael Schaaf chose Matlacha

There are no other properties in the area like ours. We have 3 cottages confined in a gated area, with kayaks and paddle boards, plenty of outdoor seating, boat slips, and views that will take your breath away. We love our four-legged guests, and with our gated confines, they are free to roam safely.

What makes this cottage unique

Matlacha has many waterfront rental properties, but we have yet to see one that is as clean and tastefully decorated as ours. If you care about that sort of thing, we're your best choice! We are constantly improving the property like it's our very own home.


Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport
Nearest Beach
23 Miles
Ft. Myers Beach

Matlacha is the perfect spot for fishing, kayaking, and boating. Please note, if you are not familiar with the area, the closest beach by car will be about 45 minutes to either Ft. Myers Beach or Sanibel Island. If you have a boat, you can get to Cayo Costa or Sanibel in about that time or less, depending on your speed.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Matlacha in Lee County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , daybed is a king or 1-2 twin beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stunning Tarpon Cottage at Hidden Treasures - Matlacha
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Englewood, Florida

Exactly as advertised!

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is wonderful. My children were in awe. The view from the master bedroom is breathtaking. We really enjoyed fishing off the dock. Caught several black drums. My only recommendation would be for more kitchen utensils and to have the bedding in the unit better organized. Overall it was wonderful and we will definitely do this again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable and Great View

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and the view couldn't be beat!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceptional, spacious, tastefully decorated cottage

  • 5 of 5

Two couples shared this cottage for two nights, and this is by far the best short-term Florida rental we've ever had. It must be seen to be believed!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cottage to get away and relax!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a great time at Matlacha and staying at the Tarpon cottage. I can't say enough good things about the place. The cottage is roomy, clean, all the amenities and great view of the water. The deck is awesome for a nighttime beverage or listening to the mullet jumping endlessly out of the water. It is close walking to several places to eat and shop. You get the full Matlacha experience staying at the Tarpon. I highly recommend it...

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Hidden Gem!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had an amazing trip! The cottage was extremly clean and we really enjoyed the back patio that overlooked the water. The owners were extremly welcoming and Burts next door is a great place to grab a bite to eat, enjoyed listening to the live music at Burts from the patio! Our two labs were welcomed with open arms which was also wonderful! Had a great time boating during our trip, the fishing was great and there are lots of places to boat to for lunch/dinner. I would HIGHLY recommed and we plan on rebooking for another vacation. Thanks so much for making us feel so welcomed!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rhode Island

Most enjoyable and relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our week at the Tarpon - accommodations were wonderful. The cottage is well equipped with everything you could possibly need - except for beer! Oh wait a minute - Bert's is right next door. The people of Matlacha and Pine Island are very friendly and always willing to chat and answer any questions you have. We are ready to move to the Island! Very enjoyable vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Matlacha, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High Season
15 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £18.68
Tax Rate 11.0%

20% deposit due upon reservation. 100% refundable if cancelled 120 days prior to check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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