Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV!

Welcome to Congo Breeze!
Welcome to Congo Breeze!
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Welcome to Congo Breeze!

About this rental

House (Sleeps 12)
3003 sq. ft.  ·   5 bedrooms   ·  3 bathrooms
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Property Type: House
  • Minimum Stay: 5 nights
  • Living Area: 3003 sq. ft.

No electricity or per person charges! Free pool heating! No property management company - deal directly with the owners who only own this one home in Florida.

Congo Breeze was built to be a luxury vacation rental and you will sense it instantly upon walking into the front door. The common area is huge and has a bar area, pool table, and a new 75 inch wall-mounted Smart TV with premium sound. The common area has 90 degree sliding doors that open up completely and make the outdoor lanai area feel like an extension of the home. The surround sound system plays music through the common areas of the home and lanai.

Amazing, high ceilings throughout the home make it feel much larger than 3000 square feet. Note all the tray ceilings! The home has hard flooring throughout (no carpet) and we do not allow pets, so it is very allergy-friendly.

The lanai contains a gorgeous, large saltwater pool with a sun shelf that you can move a chair into to relax with your feet in the water and a book or drink in your hand. The pool also has a built-in table with seating which is perfect for drinks, card games, or both. We even provide a few waterproof decks of cards (and UNO and Spot-it) to help you get the most out of the table in the pool. Please note that we have a child safety fence for your use around the pool if desired. The lanai area also features a spa and heated outdoor shower! The lanai also includes bar stools by a window that opens up into the kitchen. The kitchen has high end appliances, loads of storage, and is well equipped.

What an amazing location! We are in the Yacht Club area and are only five minutes from the Caloosahatchee River which is your portal to amazing times at Sanibel Island, Estero Island, Captiva Island, or many other beautiful destinations! Boat rentals are readily available and we have a great boat lift. If you are interested in renting a boat during your vacation be sure to book early! Ask us about our rental boat! We have a 2016 24 foot NauticStar deck boat for rent through a local boat rental company. You can save $25 per night on the house for each day you rent the boat! Our lift is set up for this boat. One advantage to renting our boat is the GPS leaves bread crumbs from past trips. That makes it easier to get to the local destinations if you are not familiar with the area.

The home sits on a beautiful lot and has 120 feet of canal frontage. The frontage has a tiki hut, boat lift, a kayak launch (we provide a two-person kayak for you to use), and plenty of room to catch some sun on the lovely waterfront decking. We see manatees, sting rays, dolphins and many fish species in the canal!

We want you to come to our home to relax - your paradise awaits! No need to spend additional money or take up luggage space on supplies and paper products! We provide you with pretty much everything you need during your vacation – toilet paper, paper towel, dishwasher soap, dish soap, hand soap, shampoo/conditioner, body wash, laundry soap, tissues, and even some spices. We also provide coffee/filters/creamer. We provide four hair dryers (one for each bathroom) and we also have a scale for your use. We don't charge electricity fees or fees for extra guests either! We want you to be able to travel lightly and not worry about extra fees!

We have solar panels and that allows us to offer you no additional charges for electricity! You can ask us to set your ideal pool and spa temperature and we don't charge a pool heating fee. We also offer a ChargePoint Electric car charger for you to use at no extra charge. It can be used to charge any electric vehicle but may require an adaptor for certain vehicles. We can provide an adaptor for Tesla's.

We provide five adult bikes you can use to explore the area! One of them is 24 inches which is perfect for most teenagers. The local roads have a bike lane which makes biking easy and safe. The Yacht club is 1.9 miles away and makes a great biking destination.

There are two large master suites (king size beds) each with an attached bathroom which makes this home perfect for two families! There are three additional bedrooms, one with a king size bed, one with a queen, and one with two twin XL (longer so it fits adults) bunk beds. Each bedroom has its own wall mounted smart television except for the bunk bed bedroom. In addition, we have two comfortable air mattresses and bedding that you can use if need be.

High speed internet and over 100 television channels are provided for your enjoyment. We have multiple routers throughout the home to ensure great coverage in both the home and outdoor living areas. The WIFI signal is strong and can be accessed in the pool area and down at the canal frontage.

Congo Breeze has two central air conditioners and offers two variable adjustable zones. There is a full size laundry room with two washing machines and dryer for your use. We have an additional dryer in the garage, along with two drying racks for your convenience. Plenty of pool towels are provided.

Feel free to use the grill. You may have to refill the propane tank if it's empty. Please clean the grill after each use.

We have heard feedback from guests that they love staying at Congo Breeze because there is so much room and so much to do! The pool and lanai area are much larger than most places and we have surround sound music to make it feel like a resort. With ping pong, cornhole, billiards, etc... you could easily spend entire days at our house without needing to leave to spend money on entertainment.

Yacht Club less than 2 miles away!

Plenty of parking in the circular driveway.

Unique Benefits

Over 3000 square feet but feels much larger with the high ceilings and the outdoor living space. Huge sliders that open to truly make the lanai an extension of the home.

Why Kids Love It

The pool and spa are amazing and much larger than you typically find for a private pool. Fun games to play, plenty of room to run around.

Area Information

Coveted Yacht Club neighborhood in SE Cape Coral

Favorite Places To Eat

Rum Runners

Ford's Garage

Fathom's

Paradise Pizza is amazing (closed Monday's)

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Amenities

  • Beds
  • 3 King Beds
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 2 Bunk Beds
Features
  • Air conditioning
  • Bed linens provided
  • Bicycles
  • Dock or boat slip
  • EV car charger
  • Free WiFi
  • Garage
  • Heated pool
  • Heating
  • Hot tub
  • Housekeeper included
  • Internet
  • Kayak / canoe
  • Kid friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Lawn / garden
  • Managed by owner
  • Parking available
  • Patio or deck
  • Ping pong table
  • Pool table
  • Private pool
  • Towels provided
  • Water view
  • Waterfront
  • Wireless internet
Appliances
  • Blender
  • Cable / satellite TV
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishes & utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Smoke detector
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Washer & Dryer
Nearby Activities
  • Beach
    (2 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (onsite)
  • Fishing
    (onsite)
  • Golf
    (4 miles)
  • Grocery Store
    (3 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (onsite)
  • Water Park
    (10 miles)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities

24-hour checkin
Fire Extinguisher
Essentials
Shampoo
Hangers
Laptop Friendly workspace
Sound system
Private living room
Suitable for infants
Shower
Single level home
Hot water
Private entrance
Extra pillows and blankets
Cooking basics
Beach essentials
Room darkening shades
Jacuzzi
Toilet
Car recommended
Books
Games
Dining area
Ice maker
Spices
Beach
Long term stays allowed
Deadbolt lock
Outdoor lighting
Family
Enhanced Cleaning Practices
Contactless Check-In/Out
Fenced pool
Computer monitor
Desk chair
Kitchen island
Dining table
Outdoor furniture
Cleaning products
Body soap
Conditioner
Shower gel
Clothing storage
Drying rack for clothing
Board games
Portable fans
Baking sheet
Barbeque utensils
Coffee
Wine glasses

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Rates

Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in 
Rate PeriodNightlyWeekend NightWeeklyMonthlyMin Stay
Jan 13 - Aug 10 2024
$506 5 nights
Aug 12 - Aug 12 2024
$463 5 nights
Aug 14 - Aug 14 2024
$459 5 nights
Aug 16 - Aug 22 2024
$349 5 nights
Aug 24 - Aug 24 2024
$424 5 nights

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Fees:

Cleaning fee: $399

Tax Rate: 6.5%

Notes:

Rates are estimated and vary based on a variety of factors. To get exact pricing visit our direct web site and input your dates or browse our calendar which shows exact pricing per night. Please ask about discount codes as we do offer them sometimes when demand is lower than usual or for long stays.

Insurance fee is nightly.

Availability

Last updated on July 13, 2024

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Map

Nearest Airport: Fort Meyers - 10 miles

Hosted by Patti Bartels

Patti Bartels

Member since 2022

Year Purchased: 2022

About the owner: We wanted to tell you a little bit about our family and our beautiful home in Cape Coral. My husband Mike and I have been married over 20 years and have three teenage children. As a family we enjoy traveling and have always loved warm weather destinations. We are from Grand Rapids, Michigan so our favorite time to travel is during the cold, winter months. We fell in love with this area the first time we visited. As a family we enjoy boating and exploring the beautiful outdoors, so this area is a perfect fit for us. Our dream is to retire
here someday.

Please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any ideas to make our paradise even better! We hope you enjoy our home and have a fabulous time in Cape Coral!

Why this property? This home sold us before we even stepped foot inside - we could tell from the pictures it was well built and we LOVED the layout! Such a great layout for guests and for our family also.

Links to more information:
CLICK HERE - Congo Breeze Web Site. Use discount code CONGOBREEZE05

Guestbook comments from the host:

Perfect location, beautifully decorated, totally equipped for your perfect get-a-way! Patti and Mike are AWESOME host that make you feel like part of their family. They even ordered new floats for the pool during our stay:). Our family of 10 (8 adults and 2 children) had the best time relaxing by the pool and just hanging out together playing pool, ping pong and watching movies. The home is equipped with all the extras for a true vacation down to the expresso machine for those expresso martinis for dessert:). We rented the boat for the week which allowed us to explore the area and visit different restaurants and beaches. Truly an amazing trip that we will forever remember!! Definitely on our list to return


Aug 2023

Our stay at Congo Breeze was great - 5 stars all the way!! The house was clean, the hosts were supportive and responsive, instructions were easy to follow. I am sure to return!


Nov 2022

Communication with the owners was easy and fast. The house is in very good and clean condition, the kitchen is very well equipped, and there are enough towels and bed linen. The outdoor area with pool, pool loungers, seating and barbecue is spacious. We would love to come back when the opportunity arises.


Aug 2022

My family had a great time. We rented 4 jet skis that we could tie up at the dock. Cool off, eat, play pool, swim, and put a 1000-piece puzzle together. Just a great place for the family to enjoy each other in the best of best accommodations.


Jul 2022

I can not say enough about this property and the care we felt while making the reservation as well as during our stay! I titled it million-dollar moments because in our family we call the such special moments you can’t replace million-dollar moments. I couldn’t have imagined a better family vacation!!! My little ones will have so many amazing memories that will last a lifetime!


Jun 2022

This house was absolutely beautiful and very clean. The location was perfect if you’re looking to visit Ft. Myers Beach or Sanibel Island. Quiet neighborhood. Definitely would stay here again if I am ever back in the area. Definitely recommend this place to stay!"


May 2022

Andrew

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:

Is there free parking?

A:

There is plenty of free parking! Two stalls in the garage are available for your use and we have a huge turnaround driveway that fits many additional vehicles. The circular driveway is great if you are pulling a trailer.

Q:

What amenities are provided?

A:

Beach chairs, coolers, a 2-person kayak, boogie-boards, cornhole, five bikes, and two fishing poles (can’t guarantee they will function perfectly as we don’t have time to check them between every guest).

Pretty much everything, although some items may run out occasionally as we don’t have the time to re-stock between every guest! We provide plenty of bath towels and pool towels. We also provide soap for every sink and shampoo, conditioner, and soap for every shower. Toilet paper is also provided. The two bathrooms in the suites have a hair dryer.

The kitchen is fully stocked and we also provide dish soap, dishwasher detergent, and paper towels. Additionally, we provide paper plates and napkins. We also include ziplock bags of different sizes.

We have a washing machine and two dryers. We provide laundry detergent. We have an iron and ironing board.

Two of the bedrooms come with an alarm clock with a built-in wireless charger. The other bedrooms have plenty of convenient outlets for charging your accessories.

We even have a scale you can use to weigh your luggage when you check out. Our aim is to make travel extremely convenient by providing most of what you will need to enjoy our beautiful home.

Q:

Is there an elevator/handicap access?

A:

Everything is on one level so there is no need for an elevator! You can get into the house with no steps in your way. The master shower is also wheelchair accessible. There is one small step in the lanai to get to the pool level.

Q:

What is the cancellation policy?

A:

Travelers who cancel at least 30 days before check-in will get back 100% of the amount they've paid. If they cancel between 14 and 30 days before check-in, they'll get back 50%. Otherwise, no refund will be provided.

Q:

How do we check in?

A:

We have an electronic keypad and before your stay we reach out to let you select the PIN you would like to use during your stay. It doesn’t get much more convenient than that!

Q:

What are check-in and check-out times?

A:

Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 10:00 am.

Q:

Can we check-in early or check-out late?

A:

Sometimes. A lot will depend on our cleaner's schedule and if we have a same-day turnover.

Q:

Are there restaurants and stores nearby?

A:

Yes! The Yacht Club beach area and Boathouse restaurant are fewer than two miles away and are a great bike ride. The Tiki Hut Bar & Grill is two miles away. We are within two miles from Cape Coral Parkway which has all kinds of options.

Q:

Are there additional charges?

A:

Apart from a $399 charge for the cleaner and $5 daily for insurance, we have no extra charges! We do not charge for extra guests, although we do limit guests to 12 without prior permission. We also do not charge for electricity and we let you heat the pool for free!

Additionally, we have a level two electric car charger you can use free of charge. We do charge for actual damages incurred and there is a $100 fee if you forget to leave the garage door opener in the house.

Q:

When and how do we make payments?

A:

When you book online you will pay 50% of the estimated total. The remaining amount due will be collected 14-21 days prior to your arrival.

Q:

Is there an emergency contact number?

A:

Yes! We have a local contact and provide his phone number upon your arrival. Additionally, we are available from Michigan as needed.

Q:

What is the exact address?

A:

5332 Congo Ct.
Cape Coral, FL 33904

Q:

Is there wireless service?

A:

Absolutely! We have very fast internet and mesh routers throughout the home to ensure suburb coverage.

Q:

Do you have cable TV?

A:

Yes! We have cable TV with well over 150 channels and every TV is a smart TV for streaming your favorite shows and movies. We have six televisions in total. The main TV is 75 inches and has Bose Surround sound. The TV in the lanai is 65 inches and has a soundbar to make sure you can watch and hear despite the fun that is happening in the pool. The TV in the master suite is 50 inches. Every bedroom has a TV with the exception of the bunk room.

Q:

What about pets?

A:

We do not allow pets.

Q:

Do you allow toddlers?

A:

Yes! However, we do not have a high chair or pack-and-play. We do have a safety gate for the pool – that is usually stored in the third stall of the garage.

Q:

Do you allow parties?

A:

No – if you are looking to throw a party and/or be very loud please book another home. We are in a quiet residential area and have great neighbors. We want to be respectful of them.

Photos

  • Welcome to Congo Breeze!
    Welcome to Congo Breeze!
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #1
  • Large lanai area with heated saltwater pool and spa.
    Large lanai area with heated saltwater pool and spa.
  • Living Room - beautiful lighted tray ceiling and 75 inch tv and premium sound.
    Living Room - beautiful lighted tray ceiling and 75 inch tv and premium sound.
  • Ping pong table table - fun for the whole family (paddles and balls provided)!
    Ping pong table table - fun for the whole family (paddles and balls provided)!
  • Gas grill for your use. Also large umbrellas for shade.
    Gas grill for your use. Also large umbrellas for shade.
  • Covered space with sitting area and tv, and an outdoor table with seating for 8.
    Covered space with sitting area and tv, and an outdoor table with seating for 8.
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #8
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #9
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #10
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #11
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #12
  • Lanai space - sliders to the 2nd master suite. Large window opens to the kitchen.
    Lanai space - sliders to the 2nd master suite. Large window opens to the kitchen.
  • Front door with padlock - no keys needed!
    Front door with padlock - no keys needed!
  • Entryway
    Entryway
  • Open floor plan.
    Open floor plan.
  • Hard flooring throughout the home - allergy-friendly.
    Hard flooring throughout the home - allergy-friendly.
  • Bar area with five stools.
    Bar area with five stools.
  • Master bedroom (king size bed).
    Master bedroom (king size bed).
  • Beautiful lighted tray ceiling and lots of storage.
    Beautiful lighted tray ceiling and lots of storage.
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #21
  • Master bathroom - jacuzzi tub and walk in shower.
    Master bathroom - jacuzzi tub and walk in shower.
  • Double sink vanity.
    Double sink vanity.
  • Laundry room
    Laundry room
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #25
  • Half Bathroom
    Half Bathroom
  • Second Master Bedroom (king size bed)
    Second Master Bedroom (king size bed)
  • Sliders to lanai, attached bathroom, lighted tray ceiling and lots of storage.
    Sliders to lanai, attached bathroom, lighted tray ceiling and lots of storage.
  • Second Master bathroom
    Second Master bathroom
  • Bunk room - 4 XL twin beds!
    Bunk room - 4 XL twin beds!
  • Under bed storage and dresser provides plenty of storage.
    Under bed storage and dresser provides plenty of storage.
  • Queen bedroom
    Queen bedroom
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #33
  • King bedroom
    King bedroom
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #35
  • Bathroom shared by king and queen bedroom.
    Bathroom shared by king and queen bedroom.
  • Kitchen with high end appliances and loads of storage!
    Kitchen with high end appliances and loads of storage!
  • Open to the living room and lanai.
    Open to the living room and lanai.
  • Sliding doors fully open to the lanai making the space feel huge!
    Sliding doors fully open to the lanai making the space feel huge!
  • 5 bikes and a 2-person kayak are available for your use.
    5 bikes and a 2-person kayak are available for your use.
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #41
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #42
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #43
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #44
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #45
  • EV Charger with J1772 connection.Also, second dryer and second refrigerator.
    EV Charger with J1772 connection.Also, second dryer and second refrigerator.
  • Large, circular driveway and two garage stalls available for parking.
    Large, circular driveway and two garage stalls available for parking.
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #48
  • Luxury home w/ 2 suites, LARGE pool, spa, lanai. Quick gulf access! 5 Bikes! EV! #49
  • 120 feet of canal frontage.
    120 feet of canal frontage.

Reviews

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My family and our group of 12 thoroughly enjoyed this house. They have everything you could possibly need. We spent a lot of time in the beautiful pool and the location is great. Patti was responsive quickly to any needs we had. Would definitely stay here again and highly recommend.

Stayed: Submitted: June 29, 2024

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Last minute decision and well worth it

Very nice layout, clean, good location. Some added things would be. Outdoor shower, Tv, or sound system would be appreciated. Property management was also good.

Stayed: Submitted: June 11, 2024

Owner response

I appreciate the review, but I’m a bit concerned you might have reviewed the wrong house. We do have an outdoor shower, Sound system, and outdoor television.

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Amazing Family Vacation!! So Much Space and So Many Activities!!

Our family (ages 6 to 75) stayed at Congo Breeze for 10 days in May. We came to town to celebrate my oldest son's college graduation and wedding! This is by far the best rental property that we have encountered! The house has such a spacious, open layout that we never felt crowded. There was so much fun to be had at this house with the pool and ping-pong tables, corn hole, pool toys, hot tub, bikes, fishing off the dock, etc! (We actually caught quite a few unique salt-water creatures off the dock using shrimp bait!) The house is generously stocked with all necessities (toilet paper, paper towel, coffee, spices, garbage bags, etc). It also had so many extras (batteries, toothbrushes, espresso, games, wine...literally everything we could have wanted!) The kayak was super fun, and the trip to open water was very quick. There is ample parking, pool towels, and we were surprised by the extra fridge near the pool area! Perfect for all the drinks!! Patti was so helpful during our stay whenever we had a question. I have never had a host so responsive! The location of the house is a super easy commute to groceries, Ft. Myers, etc. The road is very quiet. Beds were very comfortable- even the bunk beds- and there were several pillow options! They truly thought of everything! We could not have asked for anything more from a rental, and if we come to the area again, I would love to stay at Congo Breeze!! Thank you for sharing your home!!

Stayed: Submitted: May 14, 2024

Owner response

Thank you so much for the detailed review and for being such a great guest! We were thrilled to be a small part of some huge moments for your family.

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Paradise Perfection

They have thought of it all. This house has everything you could ever think of. It is close to Gulf Access, restaurants, shopping and beach. Owners responded to any questions we had immediately. We all so enjoyed our stay and will be returning for another stay!!

Stayed: Submitted: April 19, 2024

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Perfection in Paradise

Perfect location. Close to everything, we rented a boat for the week and went to restaurants & beaches. You are close to shopping and grocery stores. They have thought of everything you might need. The decor is so welcoming. The table and umbrella in the pool was perfect. Many yard games, puzzles, books for your enjoyment. Beds were very comfortable. The owners replied quickly when we had questions. We will be visiting again!!! Thank you for a perfect vacation home!

Stayed: Submitted: April 15, 2024

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Thank you Paula! You and your group were a pleasure to host! We are so happy you chose Congo Breeze and had a great time!

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This Home was absolutely perfect! It accommodated our family of 14 perfectly. It was super clean and very well equipped. We fully enjoyed the pool and amenities of the home. We rented a boat for the week and jet skis which we were able to dock right at the house. I am so amazed at how well stocked the home was!!! That truly made this home stand out! It’s a 5 min drive to the grocery store and short drive to beaches and restaurants. Patricia was an amazing host. She answered every single question and was prompt with all of her responses. We hope to be back very soon! Thank you so much for allowing our family to stay at the Congo home. It will be forever memorable!

Stayed: Submitted: April 12, 2024

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Great house for families.

Stayed: Submitted: March 17, 2024

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Patti was the most responsive, attentive host I have ever had.

Stayed: Submitted: March 09, 2024

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Our family had an amazing time at this house. Everything was perfect. We stayed with 8 adults and 4 children. House was extremely clean and well equipped. Mike and Patti are great hosts. We were all sad to leave. We would highly recommend this house .

Stayed: Submitted: March 04, 2024

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Superb Owner Communication and luxurious home with pool and spa.

The owner of this beautiful home was very responsive to communicate with booking the rental and answering questions during our stay January 2024. We contacted him to adjust the hot spa temperature a couple degrees cooler which he did quickly. We enjoyed the billiards table and cooking in the well stocked kitchen with plenty of spices, S & P, oils, dishes, cups, glassware, small appliances toaster, coffee maker, etc., everything needed. There were plenty of coffee and tea selections. The beds were super comfy and bathrooms had all the supplies needed: towels, shampoo, conditioners, body wash, hair dryer, and lighted make up mirror. The neighbor hood was quiet and a quick drive to the yacht club beach to catch the beautiful sunsets. This home would be a great for a large family vacation. We really enjoyed a relaxing get away.

Stayed: Submitted: January 25, 2024

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Thank you for being such an amazing guest! You were fantastic to communicate with and our cleaners could not believe how clean and organized you left the home. We are so grateful you stayed with us at Congo Breeze - thank you!

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From the time of booking all the way through checkout, Mike & Patti could not have been better hosts. They are extremely thorough with details, lightning fast to respond to inquiries before and during the stay, and cared about every detail being perfect for us during our vacation in their beautiful home.The home itself is beautiful and has every amenity you could possibly need on vacation. I highly recommend renting a boat and using the awesome dock in front of the home to cruise the canal system and venture out into the Gulf.Quiet neighborhood, close to 47th terrace with all of the fun restaurants and bars.Overall would highly recommend this vacation home if you are looking for a large, comfortable, and affordable vacation home for your friends and family.

Stayed: Submitted: January 06, 2024

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We had a wonderful time at this beautiful home. The house is very well laid out with privacy for each bedroom and cable TV in each bedroom. We spent a lot of time in the hot tub and pool (heated) -- it was wonderful. This home had all of the necessities you need to prepare a meal as well as anything you need to go to the beach. We loved it and we hope to be back again soon. Mike and Patti were very responsive.

Stayed: Submitted: January 03, 2024

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this place was extremely well stocked with all things needed in a home. they had everything you would need on vacation. Great place and we would definitely stay there again.

Stayed: Submitted: December 09, 2023

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Beautiful place, great pool that the kids loved.

Stayed: Submitted: November 19, 2023

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When booking online we thought Congo Breeze would be the perfect place for our family to come together. We were not disappointed. Congo Breeze is even more beautiful than the images depict. Not only beautiful but Mike and Patti have thought of everything a guest would need while away from their own home. Seriously, all one needs is to go to the grocery store and get food and drink. Everything else is provided and I do mean EVERYTHING!. We have stayed at a few (can't say the name in a review) :) over the years and Mike and Patti of Congo Breeze surpassed them ALL. We had thought of booking elsewhere in the area; we are so happy we did not. We cannot express the gratitude we have for Congo Breeze and Mike and Patti for their attention to detail and the exceptional communication through the process and during our stay. You will not be disappointed if you book the Congo Breeze. Instead you will rebook, like we have. Do not pass up this excellent location and home for your next getaway.

Stayed: Submitted: November 01, 2023

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Great experience

Stayed: Submitted: September 29, 2023

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Great house & host!! Highly recommended to spend quality time with family and friends.

Stayed: Submitted: September 17, 2023

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Love this beautiful house. I fell in love with this house from the inside out. So nice and clean very big and spacious. They have everything there so you don’t have to go buy extra things. My kids went out to the back to fish and they had so much fun and my younger girls loves the pool. I would really recommend renting this house. I would love to buy this house. Beautiful home❤️

Stayed: Submitted: September 05, 2023

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Patti and mike were very helpful throughout the vacation. Congo breeze is an amazing property. Even though we had a hurricane cause some weather issues midway through the trip the house had plenty to do to keep us entertained . We made many memories in this home and hope to come back again. Mike and patti you are the best. Greatly appreciate all the help and communication through out the stay to make us feel comfortable!

Stayed: Submitted: September 04, 2023

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It is a wonderful home that was spacious for 9 of us to enjoy comfortably. This place had great amenities including a espresso machine, waffle maker, and much more. Our family had an amazing time hanging out in house, the lanai and pool. Patti was very responsive and supportive during our stay.

Stayed: Submitted: August 12, 2023

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Congo Breeze is Amazing!! Perfect location, beautifully decorated, totally equipped for your perfect get-a-way! Patti and Mike are AWESOME host that make you feel like part of their family. They even ordered new floats for the pool during our stay:). Our family of 10 (8 adults and 2 children) had the best time relaxing by the pool and just hanging out together playing pool, ping pong and watching movies. The home is equipped with all the extras for a true vacation down to the expresso machine for those expresso martinis for dessert:). We rented the boat for the week which allowed us to explore the area and visit different restaurants and beaches. Truly an amazing trip that we will forever remember!! Definitely on our list to return

Stayed: Submitted: August 08, 2023

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This house is truly amazing along with the owners!! The moment my family arrived we were in awe of how beautiful the house was!! Once we got settled and realized everything that the house had to offer we felt right at home! You literally have the best of everything! We relaxed and played games it the pool, had a corn hole tournament every day,enjoyed the dock and rented a boat for 4 days and just overall had the best vacation. The owners provided everything you can think of from plenty of toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent, bath and beach towels. It was SO nice to not have to run to the store for those types of basics! I hope my family and I are lucky enough to visit this home again!

Stayed: Submitted: July 19, 2023

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Amazing place! Very spacious. Clean. Perfect location for nice walks in the morning, close to grocery stores and bait shops, nice dock. Patti recommended a boat rental: Captian Manni’s Executive Boats LLC. (Great Experience)- they can pick up your boat from Patti’s boat dock if you choose to spend an extra $100. Well worth it. One of our favorite things we did each night besides night fishing- was play pool. So nice to have a pool table indoors to keep you cool. This was our 8th family vacation, 9 total- everyone voted BEST PLACE so far… we will be back. Highly recommend. Owners are absolutely lovely and very kind.

Stayed: Submitted: July 19, 2023

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The property was fantastic, great view of the canal, with several amenities at the home as well. will definitely consider booking again.

Stayed: Submitted: July 03, 2023

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This place was absolutely perfect! The pictures of it were beautiful, but pulling up and seeing the property in person was the best! It is gorgeous inside and out. We had 10 in our group and the house allowed us all the space we needed. Not to mention the outdoor area was breathtaking!The owners were fantastic to work with! Anytime we had a question they replied right back. This is definitely a place we will stay again!

Stayed: Submitted: June 20, 2023

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All of the previous reviews have said it better. Best vacation home we have used in years. Perfect for our family of 10..Ages 7-79…A real pleasure.

Stayed: Submitted: June 18, 2023

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This property was amazing and was exactly as posted in the listing. Everything from the check-in to the check-out was smooth. The rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, and outdoor area was cleaning, supplied with a lot of amenities, and included even more than we expected. The host was very responsive, easy to communicate with, and very reasonable/understanding. They made our family feel welcome and checked in several times to make sure we didn't need anything else. Would definitely recommend this property!

Stayed: Submitted: May 01, 2023

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Great stay !!

Stayed: Submitted: April 06, 2023

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We had such a great time at Congo Breeze! With 5 adults & 4 kids under 4 everyone had room to play and rest. Loved the fact that the home felt like it had 3 “wings”, so everyone had nice privacy. The pool and lanai with TV was a great time, the open concept was wonderful for hanging out and cooking. Patti and her husband we SO quick to respond with everything we had questions on. We would definitely recommend this spot to friends and fam

Stayed: Submitted: January 25, 2023

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Very nice home with a plethora amenities,,,

Stayed: Submitted: January 16, 2023

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From the minute we booked Patti’s home we knew we had made a great decision. We have four kids and we were bringing the grandparents as well. Patti was immediately welcoming and continued to be throughout our visit. She was responsive to all of our questions and even made sure to send a couple of messages welcoming us and sending us tips about the home. We felt right at home from the time we walked in the door until the last day when we left. The house was gorgeous and had plenty of room for all of us. We can’t thank Patti and her staff enough for their hospitality.

Stayed: Submitted: January 15, 2023

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We absolutely loved our stay! Our group had three kids under 6 and this house was amazing. The open layout and one level floor plan made it easy to keep an eye on the kids and also gave them space to run around. We took advantage of the heated pool (and hot tub) every day and even enjoyed the kayak.Patti is an amazing host and even though she was remote, made us feel right at home.We will be staying here the next time we visit Cape Coral.

Stayed: Submitted: December 25, 2022

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Such a beautiful house, close to everything. Everything you could need and more! The kitchen is fully equipped which was a huge plus!!! Patti is an amazing host, so helpful! We will definitely be back this summer!

Stayed: Submitted: December 25, 2022

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Great place

Stayed: Submitted: December 17, 2022

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I happened to be working in the area on storm damage caused by hurricane Ian and needed a large amount of room. Patti was wonderful and allowed us to stay in her beautiful house. Everything was perfect. We had ample room to relax in the evenings, the kitchen was stocked with utensils to cook large meals, and had plenty of space. The house was immaculate upon check in and Patti was great with communicating and answered all questions promptly. We really enjoyed our stay. I highly recommend this property for anyone looking for upscale accommodations. Thank you again for being a great host.

Stayed: Submitted: November 22, 2022

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Our stay at Congo Breeze was great - 5 stars all the way!! The house was clean, the hosts were supportive and responsive, instructions were easy to follow. I am sure to return!

Stayed: Submitted: November 14, 2022

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Beautiful house, they were very accommodating with our group, despite just having a hurricane come thru the area.

Stayed: Submitted: November 04, 2022

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Our host was exceptional!! Communication was above and beyond! It was right after Hurricane Ian hit the area and we are a large crew and Mike was able to accommodate us. He kept us up to date on when construction crews would be entering the home to fix the hurricane damage. Absolutely wonderful host!

Stayed: Submitted: November 02, 2022

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