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Kirstin, Yolanda, or Randy

Member since: 2006
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Speaks English, German, Spanish, Greek

Romantic Coquina Cottage on the Beach – Best Location & views. Pet Friendly!

51 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Captiva - Coquina Cottage ON the Beach

Old Florida Beach Cottage, 2 suites-each has 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath-can sleep 4a/4c

Price is usually quoted for just one studio suite, unless otherwise indicated. Each of the two studio suites sleeps no more than 2 adults and 2 Children under 12. Please call now. Charming Coquina Cottage sits right in the beach sand, no streets to cross, only steps to the Gulf of Mexico, on the award winning Captiva BEACH. The cottage has it's own private beach with great privacy and seclusion. This very romantic and private Florida cottage is surrounded by an acre of the most beautiful TROPICAL Beach GARDENS, just a few steps to the Gulf of Mexico - All the beach and sun you can soak in, very well appointed, great attention to detail. Greatest views, location relatively close to shops, marina and restaurants.

Our SUNSETS are awesome, the endless views from the elevated hot tub/SPA are phenomenal. LAZY DAYS in the hammock on beach in our coconut palm grove...so easy ... and life is beautiful. Star gazing is amazing. See Sunsets and sunrises from cottage!

Our Coquina Cottage is completely comfortable and accommodating with many freebies, computer, internet, free local and long distance phones, Cable Hi-Def TV, WiFi, Netflix. COZY studio suites (upstairs and downstairs) each 400 sq.ft. under A/C. Each sleeps two adults and two kids under 12; each has a queen size bed and a queen size sleeper sofa. Computer,WiFi,internet,Netflix & Blueray.

And you'll love the outside as well; beautiful beach garden with large spa, sea grape and coconut palms canopy invites you to all kinds of OUTDOOR activities. Read a good book in the HAMMOCK, explore the Gulf of Mexico, enjoy your dinner at our sandy dining room in the shade, or just gaze at the evening stars in our large elevated SPA. Lighting leads the way for a nighttime beach walk or a MOONLIGHT swim. Most affordable rate for a cottage on the beach!

If shelling, body surfing, fishing, star gazing, paddle boarding, surfing and/or sunbathing is too tame for your memory book, take a 5 min. walk to Sanibel's Santiva Village or drive to Captiva's PICTURESQUE historical village for rental boats, sightseeing & shelling charters, sport fishing, parasailing, jet skiing, restaurants, shops and more. Sanibel's famous Ding Darling National WILDLIFE Refuge is less than 7 mins. drive.

Our Coquina Cottage offers a unique and very romantic setting. The UPPER SUITE is elevated a single flight of stairs with the most beautiful UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS of the Gulf, beach and gardens. It has higher ceilings, an additional 200 sq.ft. of deck and a small breakfast kitchen with a BBQ on the deck.

The optional LOWER SUITE has a large kitchen, full laundry and a large ground level deck. Lower suite is wheelchair accessible. Each suite has a kitchen, BBQ. Lower suite has washer and dryer.

Parking for Coquina Cottage is plentiful and easy. We provide for our guests: iron, ironing board, hairdryer, high quality bedding, bath linens, beach towels, starter kit with dishwasher soap, dish sponge and soap, paper towels, trash bags, toilet paper, bar soap, shampoo and conditioner. Beach toys too!

Great elevated SPA, many eating venues and relaxing hammock, and beach toys. We aim to go ABOVE AND BEYOND expectations, and 'continuous improvement' is our motto.

Experience Coquina Cottage and find out why our guests keep coming again and again...

Our RELAXING GETAWAY is about a 45 minute drive from Fort Myers Southwest Regional International Airport, a 1 hr. drive from Naples 2 1/2 hrs. from Tampa, Fort Lauderdale & Miami. 3 1/2 hrs drive from Orlando. Some holiday periods are priced higher. Keywords: Cottage, beachfront, Gulf, on Beach, Views, Captiva, Shelling, Fishing... Amazing!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Kirstin, Yolanda, or Randy (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Greek

About Kirstin, Yolanda, or Randy

We live on island, as does our staff. We provide quick response to needs. Of still greater interest is the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, 5 miles from the cottage, south on Sanibel as well as Sanibel recreation center.

Kirstin, Yolanda, or Randy purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Kirstin, Yolanda, or Randy chose Florida

This is a gorgeous private acre on Captiva's world renowned beach. This small, Olde Florida Cottage is like a blast from the past with Tropical Landscaping, great beach location, privacy and amazing sunsets; nothing on these islands is closer to the Gulf--what more could you ask for? Awesome, some guests call it shabby chic design.

What makes this cottage unique

Amazing location right on the beach, wonderful views and location. Great spa, amazing tropical landscaping. Full acre on the beach. So close to Santiva Village Marina, groceries, great restaurants, fishing and shelling... walk to Sanibel! Close to recreation center and Ding Darling.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The week went by too fast! My husband and I stayed in the upper suite and my parents stayed below. Everything we needed was provided to us and we enjoyed almost all of our meals out on the patio together. The dolphins swam by on many occasions. We loved the birds at Ding Darling and all of the friendly people on the island. My aunt and uncle came to visit us on two evenings, and we stayed outside and played the ukulele and sang songs while we relaxed and chatted. Everyday we were amazed at a different beautiful sunset. On Sunday night, we made a pile of snacks and watched the Super Bowl up here, that was a treat. We enjoyed the hot tub, the hammock and the seashell hunting nets, but most of all relaxing with the view and the warm weather. We head back to snow and subzero temps today- but I wish I could bottle this place up and take it with me.
Jan 2014
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Reviews

4.8
based on 51 holidaymaker reviews

Romantic Coquina Cottage on the Beach – Best Location & views. Pet Friendly!
average rating of 4.8431373 based on 144 reviews
5

Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

After travelling 8 weeks the US with the Family (2 kids, 9 year and 6 year), we had a wonderful last 9 days at the Coquina Cottage. The cottage is really nice and many amenities making your stay very comfortable. The team is very responsive and is taking care on anything you wish. In my opinion you need to rent both suites (upper and lower) no matter how many people you are. This is the way the suites are set up. The location direct on the lonely beach is very attractive and we have enjoyed our days here even the mosquitos are doing their job very good... :-) We recommend this cottage to anybody.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BG

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at Coquina Cottage. We love being right on the beach as well as having privacy. There are so many amenities that come with the cottage, hammock, hot tub, beach chairs to mention a few. The location is near to everything in Captiva and Sanibel. The owner has planted beautiful flowers and tropic vegetation that are beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Old Florida feel with a romantic & intimate outdoor setting.

  • 5 of 5

With the news of my best friend's (a 12 year weimaraner) diagnosis of bone cancer & our families love for the ocean (Wife, weimaraner, English Setter, Me) we decided on a last minute trip to the beach to spend what could be our last trip with our Weimaraner, Stoli. We are true beach lovers. Sun up to sundound in the sand.

I really can't say enough about how kind the owners were to accommodate for us on literally 2 days notice. I can tell you the gardens & landscape at Coquina is second to none. We spent the early morning walking our dogs on a pet friendly beach only steps outside the door of our cottage and learning the different plant life that surrounds the property. We stayed in the bottom cottage which had everything we needed. The cottage is small, but quaint & stocked with the essentials . It made my wife & I realize how wonderful it is to just read, cook together, walk to the beach in seconds & not have to drive anywhere. We walked to several resturants & the General store. We didn't need to bring beach chairs ect. because coquina had chairs, umbrellas & a beach cart. Fishing is good so I did it everyday. The whole property is quiet, romantic & the perfect place to spend strolling alone many mornings and evenings on the beach with my dog, Stoli. If your looking to reflect, escape, downsize, appreciate the company you bring with you, and experience the sand & sun Coquina can't be rivaled.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Coquina Cottage is right in the white sands of the finest Captiva beach on a full naturally landscaped acre of beach. Coquina cottage, with it's two suite accommodations, is closer to the Gulf of Mexico than any other structure on these islands. We do pride ourselves on the gardens and artwork; and most importantly, we take great pride in our service and hospitality. Guaranteed sunsets right from the upper deck and from most areas of the one acre garden property.
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Perfect Cottage to have a Small Intimate Wedding!

  • 5 of 5

My Fiance and I had been contemplating a destination wedding but we were not sold on the idea so I set out on an internet search to see what ideas we could come up with since we only wanted to invite a dozen people. I came across the Coquina Cottage and instantly fell in love. It was easy to get to, beautiful, and once I talked to them in person I knew they were attentive to detail and super friendly. The beach was accessible for our elderly folks who needed a little more time to get to the beach with enough shade and seating for enjoying the landscape once the ceremony was over. The beach was private enough that we could do the ceremony without interruption and the sunset was amazing! Our photos were done by a family member and we could not ask for better lighting or scenery to capture some amazing memories. We enjoyed our stay at Coquina Cottage not only with the ceremony but just with our time on the beach. We witnessed amazing wild life between pelicans dive bombing their dinner, to colorful fish, shells, and dolphins. The shoreline was nice and shallow so you could easily float, lounge, and cool off from the beautiful sunshine. Our stay was relaxing, enjoyable, and stress free. I would recommend that you check out the photos, the facility, and the people. This is an awesome destination spot for the whole family! We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coquina Cottage, Captiva Island, Florida

  • 5 of 5

We have vacationed on Sanibel / Captiva Island every year going back about 15 years now. South Seas, Tween Waters, Castaways just to name a few places. None of the places we have stayed compare to the Coquina Cottage. The location, the privacy, the amenities, I can't fault any of it even if I tried. Five stars +.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Coquina Cottage offered the perfect setting for our romantic getaway. This was our first visit to Captiva and it couldn't have been more perfect! We were married on the beach at sunset right in front of the cottage and it was beautiful. The cottage is quaint and provided all of the necessities. We chose Coquina specifically because of the privacy that it offered versus that of a hotel/condo etc. The sunsets from the upper level deck were breathtaking! The owner came by and checked on us...just to make sure we had everything we needed after his morning walk. So thoughtful!

We will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Coquina Cottage is right in the sand of the Captiva beach. This Coquina cottage accommodation is closer to the Gulf of Mexico than any other structure on these islands. We do pride ourselves on the gardens and artwork; and most importantly, we take great pride in our service and hospitality.
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Location

Bowman's Beach
"Very good for shelling, snowy plovers in season, nesting least terns and many more birds."
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
RSW
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lazy Flamingo
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Sanctuary
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
US 75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sunset Grill
Nearest Beach
Captiva & Sanibel
Car: recommended

Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, State of the Art Recreation Center on Sanibel, Bailey-Matthews Shell Musuem, Edison-Ford Home Estates, Shelling and Fishing excursions, 26 miles of bike paths on Sanibel and so much more to do and see. Orlando is 4 hours away and Tampa is approximately 3 hours a way as well.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Captiva, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Value Season
17 Sep 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,003
for 3 nights
From
£267
From
£317
Fri,Sat
£1,973
 
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2016 - 25 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
£3,090
for 7 nights
£3,090
 
 
Holiday Value season
26 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,003
for 3 nights
From
£267
From
£317
Fri,Sat
£1,973
 
 
Pre-Christmas Week
17 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,175
for 3 nights
£2,474
 
 
Christmas Holiday
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,553
for 7 nights
£3,553
 
 
January I
7 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,926
for 5 nights
From
£333
From
£394
Fri,Sat
£2,404
 
 
January II
14 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,159
for 5 nights
From
£378
From
£448
Fri,Sat
£2,705
 
 
Feb TopSuite Special $3K 7nite
4 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,505
for 7 nights
£2,505
 
 
Peak Season I
18 Feb 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,553
for 7 nights
£3,553
 
 
Peak Season II
18 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,892
for 7 nights
£3,892
 
 
Week Before Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,892
for 7 nights
£3,892
 
 
Easter
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,892
for 7 nights
£3,892
 
 
Week After Easter
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,553
for 7 nights
£3,553
 
 
Summer Season I
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,234
for 3 nights
From
£344
From
£408
Fri,Sat
£2,481
 
 
Memorial Day Week
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,167
for 7 nights
£3,167
 
 
Summer Season II
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,986
for 5 nights
From
£344
From
£408
Fri,Sat
£2,481
 
 
July 4th Week
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,167
for 7 nights
£3,167
 
 
Summer Season III
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,234
for 3 nights
From
£344
From
£408
Fri,Sat
£2,481
 
 
Labor Day Week
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,167
for 7 nights
£3,167
 
 
September Value Season
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,003
for 3 nights
From
£267
From
£317
Fri,Sat
£1,973
 
 
Oct-Nov Value Season
30 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,083
for 3 nights
From
£294
From
£348
Fri,Sat
£2,150
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,383
for 7 nights
£3,383
 
 
Holiday Value Season
25 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,649
for 5 nights
From
£294
From
£271
Fri,Sat
£2,150
 
 
Holiday
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,892
for 7 nights
£3,892
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,146
for 7 nights
£2,146
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning & Dmg.waiver £200

Rates 100% including taxes & fees. Free: linens, local & long distance phone, WiFi, Cable & Netflix, HiDef, en suite Computer (upper suite),necessary beach stuff, toys, bottle of wine.
Cottage has 2 studio suites, rates are for 1, except in high season; priced@75% off 2nd suite, or 50% during holidays. 25% deposit at time of booking, final payment will be by check.

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  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Captiva, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • Our upper bathroom has 2 separate privacy areas, one is simply the commode and sink, the other area is simply a shower plus several outdoor showers and one foot shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upper studio cottage suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Bunk Bed
    Lower studio cottage suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Queen size Beds (1 in each of 2 suites), Twin or Single Beds (1) There is a loft twin bed in the upper suite only, each suite holds 2 adults and 2 under 12, upper holds 3 under 12. Perfect for young teens or pre-adolescents., Queen Sleep Sofa (1 in each of 2 suites) sleeper sofas and loft bed have linens included. Upper suite is more open spaced with awesome deck and views, computer, elevated deck, HiDef TV, WiFi, no laundry, smallish kitchen and average refrigerator. Lower suite has more, thus less open spaced, with awesome beach level deck, lesser views, no computer, walk to elevated hot tub deck, HiDef TV, WiFi, laundry, nice sized kitchen and larger refrigerator. No loft/bunk bed, does have queen bed and queen sleep sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach toys, computer tower, many eating areas and tables and chairs outside on property... with views. great hammock in coconut grove, outdoor showers and sink for shellers and anglers. One acre of beachfront privacy and workout facilities and poo, etc. only if you join Sanibel recreation center.

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