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Spectacular Beachfront 1 BR/1BA on the Gulf W/All Club Amenities

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, beachfront condo right on the ocean. The property faces west giving it all day sun and spectacular year round sunsets. Located on the ground floor, this unit provides quick and easy access to some of the best beaches in America offering great walking, shelling, swimming or simply relaxing and reading by the ocean.

This unit has been completely renovated and redesigned.

The condo has high speed Wi-Fi throughout, a wall mounted 40 inch Panasonic Plasma flatscreen TV w/DVD with full HD programming in the living area, a 26 inch Samsung flatscreen TV in the bedroom, central AC with an accessible thermostat for individualized comfort, fully tiled floors, a high profile king bed with multiple sets of high thread count 100% cotton sheets, a washer/dryer, ceiling fans in both the bedroom and lanai, light dimmers on almost every switch, and full length curtains with blackout along all the windows to provide total darkness in the early mornings if desired.

Inside and out this unit offers a spectacular way to relax on the edge of the ocean.

The property is part of the Boca Grande Club which is a gated, 62 acre private residential community on the Gulf side of Gasparilla island. Amenities offered include the more casual 'Upper Deck' restaurant, a more formal 'Clubhouse' restaurant at beach level, 3 pools with complimentary towel service (1 with poolside lunch and drink service), a 'Tiki Bar', beach chaises and umbrellas around all of the pools and along the beaches, an expanded and very popular fitness facility, 8 clay tennis courts with 2 tennis pros 'in-season' offering organized drills and matches, a small retail tennis shop and a spacious Library/Quiet Room that has books, a TV, comfortable couches and a piano for those times when guests prefer a little 'out of the way' quiet time.

Programs offered include Yoga, Aquatics, Zumba, Bridge and Circuit Training. Bicycles and golf carts can both be rented at the Club and both are excellent ways to explore the island.

Boca Grande (formally known as Gasparilla Island) is located off the southwest coast of Florida, north of Naples and south of Sarasota. It is part of the 'barrier chain' of islands that includes Sanibel and Captiva. Connected to mainland by a short, tolled ($6) causeway, what makes Boca Grande unique are it's miles of beaches and it's tranquil, relaxed, Old Florida feel: no highrises, no malls, no traffic lights, and no neon signs. Despite it's small size, the town on the island is charming with excellent shopping and several very good restaurants.

The unit, the Club, and the island offer privacy, relaxation and rejuvenation....a fantastic vacation get away.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018

Why The Owner chose Boca Grande

We live in a large North American city where dealing with traffic, stress and frustration is a part of daily life. Boca Grande is at the opposite end of the stress spectrum... the antidote to big city living. The ocean, the beaches, the people and even the vegetation promote relaxation and a refreshingly slow pace.

Prior to buying on Boca we'd looked and stayed at a number of Florida locations. We concluded that the east coast of Florida was much busier than we wanted, that Naples and Sarasota, despite their beauty, were too much like the city, and that Longboat Key and Sanibel and Captiva islands, while closer to what we were looking for, just seemed that much bigger and busier than what Boca Grande had to offer.

Boca is a very 'upscale' island, and though we really like it's 'Old Florida' feel (which we find very appealing) we really appreciate that the island has all of the conveniences of modern living including some great restaurants.

We're pretty active people and while Boca gives us the opportunity to run, go to the gym, play tennis, golf, fish or go boating, it also gives us the opportunity to spend hours at the beach walking, reading or simply lying in the sun.....which are all pretty nice alternatives.

What makes this condo unique

The first thing we do when we arrive in Boca and the last thing we do before we leave is to walk the beaches. Regarded as some the best beaches in America, they are truly spectacular.

The walk to the beach from our place takes about a minute. If we turn right when we get there, we can walk for about an hour until the beach 'runs out' at a private residence's boat dock. And if we turn left, it takes a couple of hours to effectively walk all the way to town. We've only ever done that once and the bottoms of our feet hurt for days.

Dolphins are a reasonably frequent occurrence on our beach walks and manatees, which are large, spectacular sea animals, can be seen just off the shoreline on very special occasions.

Boca is also known as the 'tarpon capital of the world'. Tarpon are reputedly one of the best sporting fish there are. Weighing in at 100-200 lbs they put up 'fights' that when caught are pretty thrilling. We're not 'fisher people' but we've arranged to do this several times over the years with some of the island captains and the experience has always been pretty exciting. It's all 'catch and release' so these magnificent creatures are thrown back just after being caught.

Amenities

Boca Grande Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 81 reviews
Georgia
5

Amazing Island, friendly people everywhere we went. Great choices for dining and the food was great!

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were very comfortable and well decorated in a beautiful beachy theme. The beach view was spectacular. Our stay was very relaxing, Our morning strolls on the beach with a cup of coffee was very relaxing. Mack was a very good host and kept up well informed on places to dine, the weather, grocery stores and we had everything we needed in the condo... We will definitely be back again.

Thank you Mack,

Sherry and Jerry Strickland

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect secluded island! No chain restaurants or grocery stores! Very original! Great food !

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous for older people!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We highly recommend this Condo & beach access!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is well appointed with all the comforts of home. Direct beach access, out the back door ,is a huge plus! Owner Mack provides great information and island recommendations! He is a great host and very responsive

to any questions. Sunsets in May directly out the unit

Window! Beautiful ! Love Boca Grande and thanks for all

the hospitality everywhere we went to a couple of Clemson

University tigers!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Idyllic Vacation in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had one of our favorite beach vacations at the Boca Grande Club. Why? For many reasons. Unlike several times when we have stayed at resorts, there was never a fight here for a lounger on the beach or at the pool- quite the opposite experience. Each day there was only a handful of other people at either ocean or poolside. We literally had no others near us on the beach within 50-300 feet, depending on the day. It was like we had our own private resort. The poolside Tiki bar was great for cocktails and lunch. Manny, the bartender is quite the mixologist! Dinner at the restaurant is TO DIE FOR. Reserve a window table or sit out on the patio and feast your eyes on the ocean view and amazing sunset. The food is A +.

The condo is stylishly, colorfully, and tastefully decorated with a beach theme. Even the glasses and dishes are lovely! Mack, the owner, is an attentive and thoughtful host. It was nice to first enter the condo and note a bottle of wine and nuts for us on the kitchen counter. Mack provides a very thorough handout of information about the resort and the town. His perspective on restaurants is spot-on. We loved the feel of Old Florida here: no high rises, traffic lights, billboards, traffic, or crowds. You will too.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful beachfront experience

  • 5 of 5

This condo is well appointed, well doctorated for a happy-to-be-at-the beach feel and well-positioned for easy access to the beach and the club amenities.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dyer, TN 38330
5

We’ve stayed at this property the last 2 years. It’s just a perfect place for a couple, immaculate!

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything you need for a perfect stay, the owner keeps you very informed on area restaurants, the amenities of the club, and the property is so appealing decorative wise. Just a few steps to the beach and stunning views of the sunset!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Ft Myers (Southwest Florida International)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Rotonda
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Resort Fee/Couple/Week $80.25
Departure Cleaning Fee $110 + Tax

Temporary Club Membership Fee:
The Boca Grande Club charges guests $75/couple/week for a Temporary Club Membership which provides for guest use of the Club facilities including the pools, the tennis courts, the fitness centre, the beach chaises and beach umbrellas.

Cancellation:
The Boca Grande Club's Cancellation policy is as follows.
Between Nov 1 and Apr 30:
Cancellation greater than 90 days before arrival...Full Refund less $50 admin fee
Cancellation between 61-90 days before arrival ...50% Refund*
Cancellation less than 61 days before arrival........No Refund*

Between May 1 and Oct 31:
Cancellation greater than 7 days before arrival.....Full refund less $50 admin fee
Cancellation 7 days or less before arrival.............No refund*

* If the unit is able to be re-rented for the same amount as that paid, then all monies will be returned less the $50 admin fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.