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Holiday Special $2180 for 6-Night Dec18-24 ON Beach,Sunset Views,PetFriendy

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

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Property
cottage
People
8
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

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

Owner
Kirstin, Yolanda, or Randy
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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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

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveller reviews)

Holiday Special $2180 for 6-Night Dec18-24 ON Beach,Sunset Views,PetFriendy
average rating of 4.851852 based on 147 reviews
5

Private yet Convenient

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Coquina Cottage and we absolutely love it! It is a private cottage with beautiful landscaping and direct access to the beach. The hammock and hot tub are secluded from any neighbors. The location is within walking distance of several restaurants and a small convenience store. We also rented bikes and rode down to a marina as well as other shops and restaurants. The sunsets either from the beach or right off the upper balcony are stunning! There are plenty of beautiful shells and we found several large starfish in the water. Our favorite moment is when a manatee swam right up to the beach where we were wading and visited with us! This is a perfect place for a romantic getaway! We look forward to returning for our third trip soon!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tiny cottage on the beach with a beautiful tropical garden

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing time at Coquina Cottage. The owner visited us, asked us for our feedback and helped instantly. He even served us with a homemade-style cake and fresh fruits. There was bugspray in both rooms, which you will need after sunset. The estate is really on the beach with breathtaking sunsets! There were only very few other people on the beach. Sometimes it felt like a private strech of beach. We loved shelling for hours. There are lots of beautiful shells on this Captiva beach!

Gunther, Dresden/Germany

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our Captiva Coquina Cottage is an 800 sq. ft. old Florida cottage sitting in the sand, on almost an acre of tropical landscaping right on Captiva's beautiful beach. Coquina Cottage has two lock-out suites; one up stairs and one at beach level. Each suite has it's own bathroom, BBQ, kitchen and deck. The upper suite has the best view and higher ceilings the bottom unit is convenient in/out to the beach with a larger kitchen plus full laundry. The hot tub is accessible to both units. There are no private accommodations and/or hotels/resorts closer to the Gulf waters than iOur Captiva/Coquina Cottage.
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5

Great property! Location and customer service the best.

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay at Coquina Cottage and it was marvelous, just as I expected. The property is in a great location, the grounds are superb and the customer service is what will keep me coming back.

Thank you to everyone involved with making this a great vacation spot.

Sandra

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our guests are always welcome, but few exceed this guest in courtesy and appreciation. Even when something breaks down, we try hard to excell in getting it working again or we will make it up in some other way.
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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
Owner's Response: We loved travellers from all over, but are always thrilled when they Come from places like Europe. We are told our beach is infinitely nicer than the Riviera. Why, we ask? Because, it is so uncrowded! Europeans feel they have the pristine beach to themselves. Yes, we may get some little "bites", but they are mostly controlled. These guests told us the first thing they check is the BBQ, Since it was so clean, they had high expectations the entire cottage was clean. And, we didn't disappoint.
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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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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.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Captiva, 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
 
Holiday Value Season
25 Nov 2016 - 7 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,026
for 3 nights
From
£274
From
£324
Fri,Sat
£2,018
 
 
*SPECIAL 3 NITE $1175 Dec.8-11
8 Dec 2016 - 11 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£926
for 3 nights
From
£240
 
 
*SPECIAL 6 NITE $2090 Dec18-24
17 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£926
for 3 nights
From
£240
 
 
Christmas Holiday
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£3,634
for 7 nights
£3,634
 
 
New Years
31 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,964
for 7 nights
£2,964
 
 
January I
7 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,677
for 5 nights
From
£284
From
£337
Fri,Sat
£2,089
 
 
January II
14 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£1,860
for 5 nights
From
£319
From
£378
Fri,Sat
£2,325
 
 
Feb TopSuite Special $3K 7nite
4 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,562
for 7 nights
£2,562
 
 
Peak Season I
18 Feb 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,208
for 7 nights
£3,208
 
 
Peak Season II
18 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,271
for 7 nights
£3,271
 
 
Week Before Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,271
for 7 nights
£3,271
 
 
Easter
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,547
for 7 nights
£3,547
 
 
Week After Easter
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,917
for 7 nights
£2,917
 
 
Summer Season I
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,073
for 3 nights
From
£289
From
£343
Fri,Sat
£2,121
 
 
Memorial Day Week
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,893
for 7 nights
£2,893
 
 
Summer Season II
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,754
for 5 nights
From
£299
From
£354
Fri,Sat
£2,184
 
 
July 4th Week
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,759
for 7 nights
£2,759
 
 
Summer Season III
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,705
for 5 nights
From
£289
From
£343
Fri,Sat
£2,184
 
 
Labor Day Week
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,735
for 7 nights
£2,735
 
 
September Value Season
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,464
for 5 nights
From
£243
From
£288
Fri,Sat
£1,813
 
 
Oct-Nov Value Season
30 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,616
for 5 nights
From
£272
From
£323
Fri,Sat
£2,215
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,207
for 7 nights
£2,207
 
 
Holiday Value Season
25 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,341
for 5 nights
From
£219
From
£259
Fri,Sat
£1,655
 
 
Holiday
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,626
for 7 nights
£3,626
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,195
for 7 nights
£2,195
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning & Dmg.waiver £205

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Captiva, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
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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