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Stunning Beachfront, total renovation, beachview all rooms, WiFi

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach view in all rooms, large wraparound balcony, front unit (closest to beach)

Spectacular panoramic views, great beachfront location, Free wifi, and newly remodeled down to the walls – you’ll never want to leave! Watch beautiful sunsets every night on the large wrap-around balcony of this 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo, one of the few front-end units. The beach is your front yard – you can spend hours strolling along miles of white sand, playing in the warm gulf waters, sunbathing, or rent a paddle boat or kayak to explore the mangroves, all just outside your unit. World famous shelling awaits you every day at the water’s edge, and you will see the most sought after views of the island out of every window. The condo overlooks Tigertail Beach, an important nature reserve where sea turtles and migrating birds nest and rest. Looking to the left, the expansive, white sand Crescent Beach stretches off into the distance. The renovation finished in Jan 2016, so this is a newly finished unit with new furnishings and all new appliances! Our condo is one of the few front units, and is on the 17th floor, so there are gorgeous views from every window. It is beautifully appointed, with a casual but elegant feel, and a spa-style master bathroom. The unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, a fully supplied kitchen, WiFi, Living room and Master bedroom w/ flatscreen HDTV, Dining area, and wrap-around balcony. The Master bedroom has a King bed, full view of the beach and Gulf, access to the balcony, and a spacious spa-style master bathroom, featuring a 7 foot walk-in shower with multiple fixtures and body sprays. The Guest bedroom has a Queen bed, full view of the beach and Gulf, balcony access, and an extra long trundle to allow more sleeping choices (2 adults maximum in the room. "Ask Owner A Question" before clicking "Request to Book" if you have 5 guests - I almost always respond within 1 hour) Inside the condo is quiet, as the A/C system is located in a hall closet outside of the unit, versus in a closet within. Located at the quiet end of the island, the condo is in South Seas Towers, the only gated community on Marco Island that offers a beach, large heated pool, tennis courts, and boating slips available for lease. The community also offers a fitness center, pickle ball, shuffleboard, boardwalk and dock.

Relax at your "home-away-from-home", either inside the unit in the comfortable reclining leather chairs in the sofa, watching the sunset from the Dining room or Balcony, or going to the beach with our beach chairs and umbrella on the beach cart. Or, go out to explore nearby. The Everglades are a great place to spend the day exploring by car or boat, located right to the south of Marco. Staying on the island, you can rent a boat to travel through “Ten Thousand Islands”, or charter a tour to do some offshore fishing, or to see dolphins, manatees and sea turtles. Florida alligators are at several nearby locations in their natural habitat. History buffs may want to visit Marco Museum, which is set up as a Calusa Indian village w/moat, or travel to Fort Meyers and visit Thomas Edison’s winter estate and research laboratories. To go farther afield, you can take a high-speed tour boat to Key West in the Florida Keys. The trip takes just 3 hours, and leaves from Marco directly in the summer months.

For nature lovers and bird watchers: According to the Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail, Tigertail Beach/Sand Dollar Island nature reserve is “One of the best all-around birding spots in southwest Florida. The tidal lagoon at the beach offers great views of shorebirds including Wilson’s, Piping and Snowy Plovers, as well as Least Terns, Roseate Spoonbills, Red Knots and a host of other sought-after species. This corner of Marco Island is a true “hotspot” during migrations, and rarities occur here often.” Birds commonly seen from the patio include Herons, Egrets, Skimmers, Terns and Osprey. Pelicans, and a variety of shorebirds are seen at the beach. Bald Eagles and Burrowing Owls nest just a few minutes away on the island, and the beach at the north end of Tigertail is a critical nesting and resting area for the Least Tern, Black Skimmer and Piping Plover. Marco Island is on the pathway of one of the world's busiest migration flyways, and it is also a nesting area for Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Many premier nature and birding spots are close by, including the Everglades, J.N. Ding Darling Nat’l Wildlife Refuge, and Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, home to the largest remaining stand of old growth Bald Cypress in North America.

Whether you come to park and relax, or to have a beautiful home base while you explore, this condo will be a wonderful "Home away from Home" for your holiday.

More Details

Owner
Carol Shapiro
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2018

About Carol Shapiro

My husband and I enjoy having a place to come to and relax and enjoy the wildlife, plus we enjoy sharing it with others. I especially love looking for daily treasures that appear on the beach. In the picture, my husband is clearly very happy with the two large shells we found that day!

Carol Shapiro purchased this condo in 2015

Why Carol Shapiro chose Marco Island

We love to be so close to many different nature places, while being able to see amazing views of nature even if we stay inside! The Everglades are close by, and we love the birdwatching right from our windows.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo has so many beautiful and panoramic views! Even when we had torn everything down to the concrete walls and floors during renovation, you could just gaze out onto the Gulf, the two beaches, or the Nature Reserve and it was still enjoyable being in the condo. You can see sunsets, watch the puffy white clouds and their shadows moving across the water, and even the occasional storms are fun to watch through the huge bank of windows. It is like being outside, but you are inside. Add the casual/elegant decoration and our leather recliners, and it is a pretty wonderful place to relax and enjoy! We hope you consider coming to experience for yourself.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Carol,

We arrived about an hour ago. The place is stunning! Your renovation is amazing! Perfect space for fun and relaxation. The master bath is incredible! Can't wait to shower!!! Everything is perfect. Thanks for sharing your place with us!
Jan 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Marco Island in Collier County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 17
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 7 ft walk-in shower with multiple shower heads & body sprays
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The Master bathroom is luxuriously decorated as a Spa style bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Trundle bed w/Twin extra long mattress under the Queen bed
  • Both Bedrooms look out onto the Gulf and miles of beach. Wake up, open your eyes, and gaze out onto the beach.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Suitable for elderly or infirm

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Stunning Beachfront, total renovation, beachview all rooms, WiFi
average rating of 4.952381 based on 22 reviews
5

WOW!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wow is what my husband and I both said when we walked in the door of this property. We were impressed from the moment we opened the door. The view is stunning in every direction. The furnishings are comfortable and stylish. The wrap around balcony is huge! It was a little windy a few days and all we had to do to get out of the wind was move to another spot. The master bed is comfortable and nicely dressed. The master bath shower is to die for! I can't wait until I need a bathroom remodel at my house, I'm going to "borrow" a few ideas! Access to the beach is quite easy. We saw dolphins and plenty of pelicans! Even saw a couple of pink flamingos and I don't mean the plastic kind! There are so many shells on the beach. There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance or even just a short drive . Walked the beach every day. Overall the property is exceptional. I will definitely be back! Thank you to the owners for sharing their beautiful property.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect luxury condo for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful as new condo with wonderful views over beaches and sea, my wife and daughters enjoyed walking the beach while I stayed poolside. Marco is a wonderful island

and we delighted in revisiting all the places we knew when we lived there.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning! You won't be disappointed with this unit!

  • 5 of 5

Let me say first off that Carol, the owner of this unit, was simply amazing! She was so easy to work with, every email was answered promptly, and with great detail. I felt that she truly cared that our family had everything we needed for our stay. She even had the trundle bed all set up for my son to sleep in. I contacted Carol during our stay to let her know that there were 2 beach towels missing, but told her not to worry about it and that we were OK with the 3 we had. A few hours later there was a knock on our door from the Remax property manager with 3 brand new beach towels.

This place was the perfect size for our family of 4. This Unit is simply stunning! Every detail of this place was meticulously thought out and decorated beautifully. This place has EVERYTHING you need, and I mean everything. The kitchen is better equipped than my own, and plenty of beach/pool equipment. The beds were really comfortable! Everything was incredibly clean and well taken care of. The bathroom towels were so soft and had this amazing smell to them. The view from the wrap around porch was spectacular. We spent every morning watching the scenery while having coffee. The sanctuary directly in front of the condo was an attraction in itself. Look for the Mullet fish jumping out of the water! The central location is convenient, everything on the island is only 5 min away. Easy access to the beach. Marco Is is beautiful, and can't wait to get back.

I would not hesitate to book this place again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Magnificent View from a Beautiful Condo

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we stayed at this beachfront unit and it won’t be the last.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First Class Experience!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I began working with Carol I could tell that this was going to be a good experience. She was extremely thorough and organized with the booking, she responded to every question I had, and all of the booking was done through REMAX, which was absolutely seamless.

As for the condo, it was also top notch. Everything was very clean, the kitchen was well stocked, the beds were nice quality mattresses, the bathroom was like a spa, and the wrap around balcony was amazing. I must say that the orientation of the balcony couldn't be any better; it provides a beautiful sunrise in the morning, and an amazing sunset in the evening!

The owners also provided a beach cart, beach chairs, beach towels and some toys for the kids, so we could just load the cart up and go enjoy the beautiful beach!

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Condo Unit

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this beautiful, corner unit with panoramic views of the beach and ocean and awesome sunsets. The owner, Carol, was very attentive to our needs and did everything possible to make sure the unit was well appointed with exceptional decor in great condition.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Joey's pizza and Fin

Our condo is located on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida, on Marco Island. We are beachfront, adjacent to a nature reserve, and have world class shelling, excellent birding, and an amazing view. You can play in the warm gulf waters, sunbathe, or just relax looking out the huge expanse of windows onto the beach and gulf. Many nature reserves are nearby, and the Everglades National Park is about 40 minutes away. If you want to visit the Florida Keys, from June through August, you can take a 3 hr express ferry to Key West from Marco.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Marco Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Non Holiday basic rate
7 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,338
for 7 nights
£1,338
 
 
Fall 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,086
for 7 nights
£1,086
 
 
Fall
27 Oct 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,254
for 7 nights
£1,254
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,422
for 7 nights
£1,422
 
 
after Thanksgiving 2018
24 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,632
for 7 nights
£1,632
 
 
2018 holidays/New Year
15 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,513
for 7 nights
£2,513
 
 
Early January 2019
3 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,925
for 7 nights
£1,925
 

Additional pricing information

Departure Cleaning £113.37 + Tax
Adminstration fee £37.79

Groups of 5 must ask owner first before making a booking request.
*Public holidays may have different rates.
Special rates for month long stays may be available, so please contact us for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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