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Beautiful North End Beachfront Condo and a Short Walk to Time Square!

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in North Island - Bay To Beach Resort

Two Bed/two Bath Beachfront End Unit With Large Lanai! In Unit Washer/dryer

Beautiful Bay to Beach (known as the painted building) is only a short walk away from Times Square with it's beachfront dining, shopping, outdoor entertainment and beach bars. Turning right off the bridge (once on the island) is the perfect place to stay and avoid traffic!

In Aruba 2 you can wake up and enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or enjoy the stunning evening sunsets from your own lanai! This spacious end unit has plenty of windows and beautiful views of the beach and beyond. The fully equipped kitchen with updated granite counter tops, opens to the dining and living room for a beautiful open floor plan which allows you to see the beach from the kitchen as well as the dining/living area. Newly decorated living area gives you the true coastal look we all love when staying at the beach!

The master bedroom has a king size bed, ceiling fan, flat screen TV and en suite bath with double bowl vanity. The second bedroom has two twin beds, that can easily be combined to make a king size bed, as well as a flat screen tv. Both bedrooms have plenty of storage for your clothing and other needs.

There is a WASHER and DRYER In UNIT for your personal use, as well as WIRELESS INTERNET throughout the property. Bath towels, hair dryers, beach towels, and cooler are all provided in unit. Tommy Bahama beach chairs, umbrellas and beach toys all on site and available for your personal use with no additional fees.

You and your family can enjoy the heated pool with lounge chairs and umbrellas - or simply grill out on the gas grill, located on the pool deck, while watching the children play in the pool!

There is also a Tiki Hut on the roof for a dramatic sight of both the Bay and Beach - a truly wonderful place to enjoy cocktails at sunset while enjoying a panoramic view of the island!

Our friendly managers office is on site for easy check in - no need to drive around searching for rental office! They will be able to help you with any questions or unforeseen issues that may arise. Our guests are provided a starter set of amenities (shampoo, soap, toilet paper, dish soap, coffee) for your first night stay.

Bay to Beach is a Non-smoking property.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Keith & Karen Baumgartner
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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About Keith & Karen Baumgartner

Keith and I have been married for 37 years and have lived in the western suburbs of Chicago our entire lives. We have been fortunate to travel extensively and love the beach, golf, fishing and sunshine!

Keith & Karen Baumgartner purchased this condo in 2013

Why Keith & Karen Baumgartner chose Fort Myers Beach

After searching up and down the Florida coasts for five years, we finally visited Fort Myers Beach and knew this was the place that fit us perfectly! We love the laid back atmosphere - no dressing up - just a swimsuit or shorts and we can go almost anywhere! And our adult children and grandchildren love it too! From restaurants and bars to the local ice cream shop....who could ask for more! In December, 2013 we were able to purchase the condo of our dreams - we hope you will enjoy our little piece of paradise as much as we do!


based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

Beautiful North End Beachfront Condo and a Short Walk to Time Square!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Perfect vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

The location was great, close to the bridge, shops, dining, and the beach, of course. The view was beautiful, with unobscured views of the beach and gulf. The screened in patio was a plus.

This 2nd floor condo was spacious. There was lots of storage for your clothes and bags. The kitchens and baths were stocked with things you might need. And, the owners were very responsive. We really loved this place.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Vacation !

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from 4 wonderful days at Bay to Beach- Aruba 2 condo. Had a wonderful time with friends ! The condo was roomy, comfortable and clean. Had everything you needed for a great vacation. The location of the condo, couldn't have been more convenient to restaurants and entertainment. Also, the office staff (Kat), was wonderful to work with ! So, if you like the beach, a great location and clean and well decorated condo, Arubu 2 is for you !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This condo was everything we expected! The condo was very clean and well maintained. The beach was right outside of our door. We loved walking to all the shops at time square. It was a wonderful place to stay and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always good to hear when our guests love their vacation and staying in our condo. We try very hard to keep it clean and up to date. Since your visit we have replaced our dining table, chairs and occasional pieces.... Hope you can return.
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed in this condo for 5 nights and had a wonderful experience! Everything in the condo description was accurate upon check-in.....we had everything we needed and more! With two boys (ages 15 and 11), having the washer and dryer IN the condo was very convenient! We enjoyed it so much that we plan to return in July 2016.

My only suggestion is that you might want to go ahead and bring your own beach umbrella. While there are some provided down by the office, we found that there were not enough for each family staying in the building to have their own. We only saw 4 during our stay, with one being broken. After two days of trying to beat the other guests down early each morning to get an umbrella, we just went and bought our own.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ron Reints

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place. Only negative was we could hear footsteps from the above unit and heard whenever they scooted chairs around.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Disappointed to hear that you could hear noise from the unit above - we have occasionally heard the chairs being moved; however, not footsteps! The floors are concrete so the upstairs guests must have been extremely active....but happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and still gave us a 5 star rating! We try very hard to kee our unit in the best condition possible.
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Family vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in this beautiful condo! There were 5 of us on a graduation trip and we couldn't have asked for a nicer place to be. The resort and condo are both are very clean. We had plenty of room for all of us. It is very secure with a key card needed to get upstairs or any public areas. The condo is decorated very nicely and has plenty of supplies for you to use. They did not skimp on anything in this unit! It is right on the beach and close to the pier. There are so many things to do within walking distance. We had a great time and would highly recommend using this unit!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the glowing review - always happy to hear our guests enjoyed their vacation and our condo met their expectations!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
Nearest Barpub
Too many to name ~ all within a short stroll!
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Shell Point Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
Too many to name ~ all within walking distance!
Nearest Beach
Fort Myers Beach
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 10 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring Break
11 Mar 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Back to School
12 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Amenities £121 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Discounted rates are available for monthly rentals.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in North Island in Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ensuite double vanity.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedrooom - 2 Single Bed , Two twin beds can easily be converted to king!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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