|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
This 3/2 cottage has recently been updated and will accommodate two families. The unique Crab Trap is a sleeping area for a young child. This is a great location with a stunning view of Gasparilla Sound and it's majestic sunrises. A private dock out the front door provides a perfect place to catch local fish and spy on the fascinating underwater life. Turning on the dock lights at night provides a glimpse into what could be called a snook aquarium. While being located on the bay, there is a leisure block and a half stroll to the beach. Swimming, strolling, collecting shells and sun bathing are a few of the relaxing activities available once you reach the white sandy beaches.
Upon returning to the cottage from your day at the beach, enjoy rinsing off in the refreshing outdoor shower. Then soak in the views of the dolphin jumping in the bay while relaxing on the screened in porch and realize just how blessed you are.
The full sized kitchen is ready for use with a refrigerator, oven/stove, dishwasher, coffee pot and microwave. It is also stocked with dishes and other necessary utensils.
Linens and towels are supplied for your convenience.
Pirate's Water Taxi 941.697.5777 is the main mode of transportation to and from the island if you do not have a personal watercraft. Normal business hours are 8:30am - 5:00pm. There is a fee of $20 minimum one-way (this covers 2 people and luggage), with each additional person costing $10. The captain will run after hours if previously scheduled at an increased rate. This service runs out of Eldred's Marina where parking is available for $6/night.
My wife and I (both 5th generation Floridians) have been coming here since 1975. We just love the area and the unique nature of Little Gasparilla Island. Our daughter grew up here on family vacations and now our twin grandaughters are discovering all the wonders of LGI.
Paris Cousins purchased this cottage in 2012
If you love to fish or desire a great view of Gasparilla Sound, this is the place. The fishing is fantastic on the private dock. At night, you can turn on the light and see what looks like your own snook aquarium. The dock also makes it easy to unload you luggage and then kick back and relax.
The long private dock in front of this cottage has made the neighbors jealous for years.
Fantastic views of Gasparilla Sound and breathtaking sunrises each morning are seen from the screened-in front porch.
Miles of sandy beaches are a short walk away.
Always a great time at dock envy! Prime location, big clean house stocked with everything you need for a beach location. The dock is great for night time fishing, and easy access to eldreds and other surrounding marinas/ locations. Very close to the pass, so getting out into the gulf is a piece of cake ! Paris makes the process stress free from start to finish! This was not our first time there and I hope it won't be our last ! There's nothing like a week on LGI!!!!
This house has convenience (no lugging items far from dock,) awesome views of the bay, the most helpful neighbors and great fishing!
You won't regret staying here!!
I booked this house for the reason of a private dock and to be on the bay side. This was a great house, great location and wonderful owners. It meet all my expectations and look forward to coming back next year.
The house is well stocked with cooking utensils (yeah garlic press) and soap etc. the furniture needs replacement and lots of little things in the house need attention. We were grateful to bring our dogs and the owner is helpful and pleasant.
We absolutely had an amazing time @ Dock Envy......the location was perfect, the house was very comfortable & accomidating. Hands down was the best place we have stayed on this island & we have been visiting LGI since our children were young....and it was special to share this memory with our granddaughters that by the way did not want to leave Dock Envy because they loved it so much. The evening trips to the end of the dock every evening for night Snook party was so crazy to watch & we all loved it despite them apparently knowing "it was not snook season" so a lot of catch & release. I have never caught that many snook in my life as I did that week....they were everywhere. The girls loved the beach and the golf cart was a plus for that for sure. We also enjoyed our afternoon boat trips to the sandbar where we enjoyed cooling off as did our Golden Retriever Rascal...loved it!!!! The daily sightings of Dolphins, Manatee & Tarpon was so cool. Awesome sunsets too. Anyway, LOVED OUR STAY, and can't wait to go back. Thank you very much :)
We have vacationed on Little Gasparilla Island for over ten years but this was by far our best accommodations. The view is spectacular, private dock which accommodated our three boats. Fishing from the dock at night was incredible, catching snook, trout, flounder, grouper and snapper. The home was clean and well stocked with all the items you need. A magnificent beach is just a short walk from the home and golf carts are available for rent on the island but be sure to reserve in advance. Great time and looking forward to returning in the future.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event Price|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£240|
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Little Gasparilla Island (LGI) is a bridgeless & roadless barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico, between Tampa and Naples. You leave your car at one of the marinas and take a 10-15 minute boat ride to the private dock and cottage. The island is approximately 7 miles long and approximately 1/4-1/2 mile wide. LGI is the perfect place to wind down and relax. You can take leisurely strolls on the beach, or explore the interior of the island along the many sandy paths. An option is to rent a golf cart, grab a cooler and just take your Sunday drive anytime you want. What about that book you have been wanting to read or going fishing either at the end of the dock or on a boat (either yours or a rental). Guides are also available in the area.