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Last Minute January Specials!!! $119 Per Night!!!

Bedrooms Studio
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

Canal Front Large Efficiency Units

Each unit consists of its own private, screened in lanai. Full kitchens with stove, fridge, microwave, dishes, coffee maker, queen size bed, futon, 40" flat screen TV, recliner, cable, wifi, personally controlled a/c and heat. On site laundry is available.

Back patio is shared by the guests with patio furniture, grills and a spa for guest's use. Dolphins and manatees have been spotted in the canal directly beneath our 160' of newly reconstructed dock.

Restaurants and bars are within walking distance of the resort. Many have live entertainment. A bike trail runs from one end of the island to the other.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2017

About Heather

Rick and Heather arrived in Saint James City in early January 2015 from Ontario, Canada and fell in love with the area. They knew they couldn’t leave the island without a place to call their own. The opportunity to purchase the Golden Palms Resort came up and they immediately knew this was the one. With Pine Island’s laid back lifestyle, it is a perfect place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. No high rises, big box stores and barely any fast food chains, this truly is Florida’s best kept secret.

Heather purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Heather chose Pine Island

With the old Florida charm apparent from the outside, the property lends itself to a simpler time when the pace was slow and relaxed. The view from the back can not be beat with all sizes of boats passing through during the day. Watching the sunrise from the private, screened in lanais truly feels like paradise.

What makes this apartment unique

Walking distance to restaurants and bars, boat launch directly across the street, The Golden Palms Waterfront Resort is situated in the ideal location for guests that like quick, easy access to amenities.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint James City in Lee County

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 410 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full four piece bathroom with tub and shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Large living area with queen bed.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • bay fishing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Last Minute January Specials!!! $119 Per Night!!!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Exactly as described, great value

  • 5 of 5

Friendly reception on arrival. Nicely decorated. Roomy deck/patio for community sharing. Private screened in area with table & 2 chairs. You can see they have put a lot into updating this place. Can sit for hours, reading, watching birds and boats go by.

Kitchen has newer appliances, Pans and dishes included. Enough room to store food supplies. Laundry room available in the afternoon, reasonable fee, new appliances. Great stay! Would recommend

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place, I have booked to go back for a month

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and updated, new hot tub right on the water.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write a review. We look forward to your return. Heather & Rick
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Simple and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay this past week. Golden Palms was clean and had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This unit had all the comforts of home. Very relaxed atmosphere, right across the street from the Low Key Tiki (which had great fish tacos also). We were able to keep the boat docked here. The place was very clean and had a comfortable bed and full kitchen. Beware of the no-see-ums at sunset, but that's anywhere on the island. Looking forward to staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

Comfortable, clean, walking distance to restaurants

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a long weekend. We love Pine Island, it is truly a best kept secret. The room was clean and comfortable. It was so nice to have the boat at the dock. The deck was really nice with the chairs and piped in music. The owners are very nice and the gentlemen maintaining the premises was really nice as well. It was within walking distance of a few restaurants and bars. Great place to stay. We had a great time. Thank you Rick and Heather.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Commerce Township, MI

Comfortable, nice place to stay near town!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a week plus at the end of March 2016. This became one of our only options because we didn't decide to come to Pine Island until the middle of February and most properties were booked or required a longer minimum stay than the 9 days we had allocated. The room was clean and comfortable and very well maintained. The owners, Heather and Rick, were cordial and available when needed. The deck on the canal in back was very nice, complete with grills, piped in music and plenty of tables and chairs! The proximity to restaurants and bars was also a plus and allowed access on foot. The Golden Palms is a solid value in my book.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Fort Myers Intetnational
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Saint James City
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Cayo Costa Ferry
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Alden Pines
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Saint James City
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach
Car: recommended

Bars and restaurants are located within walking distance. Boat launch across the street. Local grocery store and other amenities are three miles away. Matlacha district is seven miles away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Saint James City, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter Rates
1 Feb 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
Summer Rates
16 Apr 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 11.0%

*Special rates for long term stays: $876.00/week, $2336.00/month *HIGH SEASON *$1782.00/month LOW SEASON* A credit card is required at time of check in for any damages that the guests, their friends or pets may incurr. A pet disclosure must be filled out upon check in. Pet Fees are $15/day $50/week $150/month. Management discretion to charge a $50.00 additional cleaning fee if room is left in an unreasonable condition. Weekly stays have a $25 cleaning fee. Monthly stays have a $100 cleaning fee. Boat dockage and trailer storage are an additional cost if required. Smoking in room fee $250

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