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1st Floor Condo Mins to Sanibel & Captiva - Pool, WiFi & More!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,376 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 30 nights


About the property

Newly furnished, 1st floor, 2 bed/2 bath, 1376 Sq.F condo only 5 mins to Sanibel

Stay in our bright and beautiful first floor condo in conveniently located Mandolin Bay Villas. The sun is always shining at this fully furnished 2 bedroom/2 bathroom unit in the newer gated community. Only 5 mins from the seashell capital of the world (Sanibel Island) and popular Fort Myers Beach. Only 25 mins from the airport. Minutes from upscale and outlet shopping. Baseball fans are 15 mins to Hammond Stadium (Spring Training home of the Minnesota Twins), 25 mins to JetBlue Park at Fenway South (Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox), and 35 mins to Charlotte Sports Park (Spring Training Home of the Tampa Bay Rays).

Visiting with family or friends, you are guaranteed sunshine, relaxation, and amenities and activities to please all ages and interests. Will it be shelling, fishing, golfing, cheering on your favorite baseball team, paddle boarding, jet skiing, wind surfing, biking, nature hikes, or shopping? The options are endless.

Relax in the large living room with a flat screen TV and a wet bar for making your favorite tropical drinks; comfortable couch, love seat, and chair w/ottoman. The living area includes a ceiling fan and opens to both the kitchen and spacious, private screened lanai which has a table and chairs to enjoy your morning coffee or happy hour cocktails with views of the wide open green tropical reserve.

The kitchen is fully stocked with everything needed for making quick snacks to full course meals. Fill the large pantry and fridge with ingredients to make your favorites that may be served up at the breakfast counter or in the dining area. Or enjoy the many casual, family friendly, or fine dining options available in Fort Myers, Sanibel, Captiva, and Naples.

The master bedroom features a queen size Simmons Beautyrest bed, flat screen TV, a reading/thinking spot with a comfortable chair, large his and her walk-in closets, and an adjoining bathroom with a large walk-in tiled shower, a large single vanity, and separate toilet room. Plenty of drawer space with a six drawer dresser and nightstands.

The second bedroom is furnished with two twin beds, a five drawer dresser and nightstand. This room with a a large walk-in closet has easy access to the full size main bathroom which has a combination bath/shower unit.

Both bedrooms have an assortment of cotton bed linens and blankets and pillows.

The condo has 9 foot ceilings, a separate laundry room with full size washer and dryer, cable TV, private WiFi, a single car garage, and an assigned parking spot in front of the unit.

When not sunning and swimming at the heated pool or hot tub, enjoy access to our Clubhouse with free WIFI, a library, large screen cable TV, pool table, lounge, and fitness room (treadmill, nautilus weight machines, reclining bike, elliptical). The Clubhouse and pool are located directly across from our condo unit!

Don't miss out on a vacation in this bright and beautiful condo with guaranteed sunshine and location, location, location!

More Details

Julie Baron
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2018

About Julie Baron

Originally from Buffalo, NY and having lived in the Chicago-area for more than 20 years, our need for sun and sand has always been fulfilled with vacations in beautiful Southwest Florida. My husband, son and I enjoy playing on and in the water, fishing, and shelling along the surf of the the best beaches in the world. This condo is a dream come true and we are happy to share it with you.

Julie Baron purchased this condo in 2015

Why Julie Baron chose Mandolin Bay Villas

We chose Mandolin Bay Villas for its perfect location, privacy and newness. Minutes to Sanibel, Captiva, and Ft. Myers Beaches, attractions, shopping, and dining. The modern condo complex is also a short walk to Publix, Walgreens, CVS, Target and restaurants. We love picking up fresh seafood at Captain Johnny's and fresh produce at Pair a Dice, both a few blocks away on McGregor Blvd. The proximity to Southwest Regional International Airport (RSW), Highway 41 and I-75 make getting around a breeze.

What makes this condo unique

Mandolin Bay Villas is a small, friendly and quiet gated community. Made up of just 72 condo units, we enjoy the welcoming condo owners and friendly vacationers. Many vacationers return year after year as they realize they've found the perfect gem. The Clubhouse/pool is the place to meet and relax without worrying about fighting crowds. Our eastern exposure screened lanai is the perfect spot for your private morning coffee or happy hour!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Mandolin Bay Villas in Iona

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bedroom Ensuite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large walk-in shower, single vanity, separate toilet room.
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Combination tub/shower and toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have brand new high quality mattresses and plenty of closet and drawer space.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
No need to worry about bringing linens or beach stuff. This condo is supplied with plenty of all cotton sheet sets and bath towels. Beach towels, chairs and coolers are also available. A starter supply of bathroom soap, cleaning items, paper products, and trash bags is included for every visitor.


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1st Floor Condo Mins to Sanibel & Captiva - Pool, WiFi & More!
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Darling condo with Florida Flair!

  • 5 of 5

This darling little gem is located close to shopping and minutes from beaches, with short drives to Sanibel and Captiva Island. Its location in the complex is ideal: brief jaunt across the parking lot to lovely pool and pool house with fabulous amenities. Decorated charmingly with Florida flair and beach colors, it is obvious the owner has style! Would recommend for couples or small families, as it has two bedrooms and quick access to pool for the kiddos. Loved my stay and would go again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive location and decor feedback. We strive to ensure that all our guests have clean, updated and comfortable accommodations as well as all that is needed to enjoy days at the beach or pool. Look forward to sharing our place in the sunshine with you again soon.
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Fantastic, comfortable flat.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in the condo. It was decorated to a very high standard and had everything you would need for a stay. It was very clean and comfortable. It was well placed to easily visit Sanibel and Fort Myers beach. We all loved it so much!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to give our friends in the UK some well deserved sunshine! So glad our condo exceeded your expectations and that you and your children enjoyed the treasures found in nearby Sanibel and Fort Myers beach.
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Fun in the Sun!

  • 5 of 5

Great property! Comfortable, clean and bright! Great kitchen as well! Close to beach and shopping, nice pool and community. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy that you appreciated the great effort we put into ensuring all our guests have a clean, updated and comfortable place to stay while they are enjoying all the great fun within minutes of our condo. Hope we get to share our place in the sunshine with you again real soon.
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Beautiful and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Condo is centrally located for beaches, shopping, and downtown. Very nicely decorated with comfortable quality furnishings. Development is small and quiet. Pool, fitness, and clubhouse is right across the street, very convenient. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you enjoyed our condo that we work to always keep up to date and comfortable. We also love being less than 5 minutes to the causeway to Sanibel and Captiva. After a day at the beach, we wind down at the pool and jacuzzi at the clubhouse directly across the parking area from our condo. Hope to host you again soon.
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Mandolin Bay Villa

  • 5 of 5

This wonderfully located property is convenient to Fort Myers beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, the downtown River District, shopping and restaurants. The property is neat, clean, well maintained, and in a well managed condominium complex. The association offers a nice pool, hot tub, work out facility, and clubhouse. Other residents are friendly and helpful. The condo is attractively decorated and well appointed. We enjoy being here for our winter get-away.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Location, location, location was one of the main reasons we bought this condo. The icing on the cake is the friendly neighbors. So glad we were able to accommodate you for the 2nd year in a row!
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Great, friendly community.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at Mandolin Bay Villas. It is a smaller complex and our unit was in a perfect location directly across from the clubhouse. The size of the unit was great for family and friends to visit without feeling crowded. The location provides for perfect spot for shopping, going to the beach or heading to downtown Fort Myers. Our stay was very comfortable and look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to be able to meet the vacation needs of those who reside in Canada! The fact that you were welcomed by Mandolin Bay Villas residents and snowbirds is the exact reason we purchased in this 72 unit complex. Also pleased to learn that the space was comfortable for your hosting visiting family and friends. We hope to serve you again soon:)
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Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Sanibel Outlets
Lakes Regional Park
Lighthouse Park Beach
Captiva Island
Lazy Flamingo
Gramma Dot's Seaside Saloon
Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille
Lovers Key State Park
Fort Myers Beach
Bunche Beach
Best of Everything
Miromar Outlets
Periwinkle Place
Pair-A-Dice Produce
Heavenly Biscuit
LaMotta's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
RonDao's Pizzaria & Sports Bar
Island Pizza Restaurant
Love Boat Homemade ice Cream
Downtown Farmers Market
Sanibel Island Farmers Market -- CLOSED
J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge
Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
Yolo Watersports Inc
Holiday Water Sports Ft. Myers Beach Inc.
Bowman's Beach
Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille - Ft. Myers Beach
The Mucky Duck
Fishing Pier Fort Myers Beach
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Fort Meyers Country Club
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Fort Myers and Sanibel Beaches
Car: recommended

Mandolin Bay Villas is the perfect location. Only 5 minutes to Sanibel, the seashell capital of the world which is also home to Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and J.N.Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Many visitors also enjoy close by Captiva for the famous sunset party at the Mucky Duck or a meal at the popular Bubble Room.

Fort Myers offers great beaches in Fort Myers and Bunch beaches; nature at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve (great place to see wildlife walking along a well maintained boardwalk); parks that should not be skipped (Lovers Key State Park, Lakes Regional Park); plenty of marinas, charter fishing boats, golf courses and biking paths; historic landmarks in Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates; live entertainment at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall; miniature golf, SunSplash Family Water Park, and Pirate Cruises by Salty Sam's; nearby jet skiing, kayaking, windsurfing and parasailing; upscale (Coconut Point), mall (Edison) and premium outlet shopping (Tanger Outlets, Miromar Outlets); farmers markets and flea markets; the Big M Casino ship and trips to Key West via Key West Express Water Taxi.

Baseball fans hit a triple by seeing the Minnesota Twins at HAMMOND STADIUM, the Boston Red Sox at JETBLUE PARK at FENWAY SOUTH, and the Tampa Bay Rays at CHARLOTTE SPORTS PARK for spring training.

Churches, medical facilities, drug stores (Walgreens, CVS), groceries (Publix), discount stores (Target, Big Lots, Dollar Store), and more are less than 5 minutes from Mandolin Bay Villas.

Public transportation is available via LeeTran.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Mandolin Bay Villas, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High Season 2018
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
April - May 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £72.19 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £360.95
Tax Rate 11.0%

* All paid reservation fees are NON-REFUNDABLE

* $500.00 refundable security/damage deposit

* $100.00 cleaning fee

* 11% Florida Sales Tax applicable on rent and cleaning fee

* 50% deposit, balance due 60 days prior to arrival

* Check-in 4pm. Check-out 10am.

* Must be age 25+ to rent.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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