11th floor beachfront, Condo, 1 Bedroom+Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
Kirby and Mariya Vandivort
- english, spanish, russian
About Kirby and Mariya Vandivort
We are a midwestern couple that normally enjoy the flat cornfields of Illinois, but we love to get away when we can. We personally manage our vacation home and look forward to sharing it with you!
Kirby and Mariya Vandivort purchased this Condo in 2011
Why Kirby and Mariya Vandivort chose South Island
We researched a million (slight exaggeration) different places, and Fort Myers Beach is where we wanted to be. It's warm enough on The Beach to enjoy winter here, but the cool breezes off the Gulf make summer extremely enjoyable as well. And, the other seasons (spring and autumn) are great, too, because the weather is excellent and there aren't any crowds.
What makes this Condo unique
The views here are absolutely stunning (just check out our reviews and see what most people comment on). We looked at a bunch of different properties (no exaggeration) and this one won... because of the view. Location, location, location. We are up high enough, on the 11th floor, that we can see beautiful sunsets, and the wide side of the balcony/lanai on our condo faces northwest, right towards the widest beach on the island. (Another perk of being on the 11th floor is that bugs seldom get up that high) The end of the balcony faces southwest, so we get to see beautiful sunsets regardless of what time of year it is. Also, as you can see on the map, our condo is on the southern end of the island, which is definitely the 'quieter' end. We really like this, and it is just one of the things that makes us want to go back again and again and again.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Breathtaking views in Comfort
The owners were easy to talk to and very accommodating . They had answers to all my questions before we booked . When we arrived this property was exactly as described on VRBO . We were directly on the beach and the very first night we got t see the most beautiful sunset ever . From that evening we looked forward to sunset every day , needless to say every evening the sunset off the balcony was breathtaking . The first two days we were there (which was the week of the 4th of July ) , we were confused and wondering why we were not having to wait in line at the restaurants and why the beach was not over crowded . Then we figured out that summer is the off season . Which was really nice for us . The beach was open and you didn't have to get down before sunrise to get a spot . We also walked the beach and found all kind of fighting Conch shells and sand dollars . Then there was any kind of restaurant at any price point you wanted within minutes of driving , We really enjoyed our room and the whole area . It was our first time that far south and we loved it . I will definitely be back in touch Kirby Vandivort again , I would love to come back to this very room in the future .
We loved the location of this property. Quiet, beautiful, teeming with wildlife and shelling was unbelieveable!! Clean and convenient to everything we needed.
This was our 2nd time staying in this unit & our 3rd time at Estero Beach & Tennis Club. It is clean & comfortable and is a great location in the C building and on a corner. We started & ended our days on the balcony watching the pelican squadron, frigate birds, ospreys & the dolphins. The shopping center across the street is very convenient with several restaurants. We would recommend this property to anyone considering a stay.
Steps from the beach
We really enjoyed our stay. The condo was cozy, but the panoramic view of the gulf through all of the windows made it feel more expansive. The condo was nicely decorated and had everything we needed. Loved the flybys from the pelicans morning and evening. The location was so convenient to Bonita Springs and other locations on Fort Myers Beach. Highly recommend it.
We really enjoyed the condo. The view was just beautiful, great location, enough parking, the unit was fairly well equipped and very clean. I would say it was everything it was advertised to be. We had a great time in and around the area, enjoyed the beach and the weather, 80s all week. Our only complaint was the bed mattress needs to be replaced, it has a big depression on the one side. My wife and changed sides and both had issues with the bed.
Perfect way to say farewell to Winter and welcome Spring
We had perfect weather, 80° and sunny every day, and the balcony overlooking the beach easily became our favorite “room.” If there was room for a bed we probably would have slept out there!
Strolls along the beach and opportunity to unwind and read were highlights for us.
Outlet Shopping, Motorscooter and Jet Ski rentals, Boat Rentals, Hang Gliding, Miniature golf, Kite flying, Dog Track Racing, Garden Parks, Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford summer homes and Museums, Key West Cruise, Dinner/Gambling Boat Cruises, Swamp Tours, Alligator, Dolphin and Manatee tours, MN Twins and Boston Redsox training camps, On site Clay Tennis Courts free to guests, Lover's Key National Park, deep sea fishing, Sanibel Lighthouse, Naple's Tin City, and more will give everyone something they enjoy to make it a memorable trip