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Top Shelf Relaxation on a Laid-Back Island

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,139 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful waterfront 2-bed/2-bath island getaway on Matlacha Island.

The Coqui Palace is a waterfront two bedroom, two bath island getaway in the Historic Matlacha Fishing Village. Fish from the patio, and walk to local art and dining! This unit has been featured on television - and the moment you walk in, you'll see why! This fully equipped vacation rental has gorgeous bathrooms, new kitchen appliances, a full-size washer and dryer, and fold-out queen sleeper sofa. Take it easy in this top-shelf vacation home with a new dishwasher, ice maker, and garbage disposal. This is a great getaway for couples or families to vacation together. A luxury honeymoon villa, seasonal rental, or 'stay-cation' for Southwest Florida residents who need a taste of Island Life.


Owner
Scott Menard
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Scott Menard

Vida de la Isla translates Island Life. We feature 3 unique island vacation rental properties located on the world renowned, historic Matlacha Island.

Scott Menard purchased this villa in 2014

Why Scott Menard chose Pine Island

The pictures alone made us want to buy this unique cottage. We imagined ourselves there before we every saw it! That's what we wanted for our guests.

What makes this villa unique

Matlacha is island life personified! No need to travel outside the USA, we're right here in sunny Florida.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1139 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom en suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Brand new!
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Confortable and recently updated - see the pictures!
  • A master bathroom en suite, and another large bathroom next to the second master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom (Master-sized) - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Two Master Bedrooms and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This island is known for it's ability to take you away from the hustle and bustle of life, reconnect you with nature, and provide the kayaking, fishing, and weather you need to recharge your soul. A vibrant and growing art scene, as well as the Historic Matlacha Fishing Village (where this unit is located) make for a fun trip. Even though Matlacha doesn't have beaches the way Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach do, trips to visit nearby beaches make a perfect day trip (an average 45 minutes by car). We look forward to hosting you in our vacation home!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Amazing space within walking distance to everything.

  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful. Great space and energy. Loved watching the wildlife on the canal and kayaking in the area. We could walk to shops, food and sunset. Great experience and Scott was friendly and available to answer any questions. Can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado
5

Fabulous in every way! Heartbroken to leave

  • 5 of 5

This stay exceeded expectations in every aspect... from ease of booking, to pre-travel communications with the host, to detailed arrival information, to quality and location of accommodations, and provided amenities. The quality of accommodations was luxurious, with charming decor, comfortable beds, high quality sheets and towels, spotless cleanliness, and well planned kitchen supplies. Soap and shampoo were even provided! The kayak and bikes were shared with adjacent rentals, but we had no problem with using them as much and when we wanted. The neighbors in the adjacent rental were also friendly and respectful. The host even provided some fishing poles as we were unable to bring ours on the plane. We didn't use the bikes, but only due to lack of time. The location is ideal...easy walking to the fishing bridge, eateries, shops, and access to the main road, although the unit itself was extermemly quiet and peaceful.

We had also stayed in the Keys this trip and would chose this location and rental for a much longer stay next time. Fishing was great in both but places but the community, location and quality of accommodations for the Matlacha stay was so much superior, we would opt to spend a much longer time here next visit.

Heartbroken to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Location is good

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay 5/29-6/1. Pictures reflect the house well. Alot if amenities were there and really needed for nothing. Close to the shops, walking distance to restaurants. Scott was great and stayed in contact. Would highly recommend using the kayak provided. We started our mornings on the water. Very enjoyable and a great place to RELAX.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rhode Island
5

Open Front Door To A Fantastic Floor Plan......

  • 5 of 5

This place has all the bells and whistle's. The owners were very accommodating. We needed nothing. Enjoyed reading while looking at the water on back porch. The town is close by for shops, restaurants you can walk or ride a bike provided by the owners. There is also a Kayak to wander out in the canal. Next time we come we will stay longer. Enjoyed! Enjoyed!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic trip down to Matlacha! The house was perfect for our needs, and It was an easy walk to all the shops, restaurants and town park.

Initially we were only meant to stay a few nights, but we had so much fun that we extended our stay!

Scott was a great host, we can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Myers, Florida
5

Will come back again!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, relaxing, well appointed, and charming accommodations! The breeze was constant and sitting on the outside deck watching the the sun turn pink was heavenly. We will definitely return! I give this my highest recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

While being a world renowned fishing village, the area is also known for excellent kayaking, emerging artists, and excellent eateries and entertainment. In less than an hour you can be scouring the beaches of Sanibel or Captiva searching for the latest shells the tide has left behind. Of course, Vida de le Isla, is all about the relaxed island life, so you'll probably like to do a lot of 'nothing'.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Season 2018
17 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,333
for 7 nights
£1,333
£4,408
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£681
for 4 nights
From
£136
£1,077
£3,554
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£519
for 3 nights
From
£127
£992
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £60.78
Pet Fee £115.41 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £76.94
Tax Rate 11.0%

Sign up for email discounts at www.vidadelaisla.com to receive last-minute deals and special packages!

Monthly and Seasonal guests are always welcome. Contact us to help plan your extended getaway! (Multi-month discounts available.)

Pets allow only under 25 lbs. each. Pet fee per pet. We look forward to seeing you and your furry friends! We know how it feels to have to leave a family member behind! Extended stay pet fees apply for stays over 1 month.

Rates are subject to change until booking is complete.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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