Voted 'Best Condominium on the Beach'-Direct Beachfront-Spectacular Views

Beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico
Beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico
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Beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico

Direct Beachfront: Take advantage of my specials and discounts. Reserve now for 2022 and 2023!

About the Property

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Property Type: Condo
  • Minimum Stay: 7 nights
  • Living Area: 950 sq. ft.

The condo is direct beachfront with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico from the lanai, master bedroom, living room, dining room and even the kitchen! It is located mid-island on beautiful Fort Myers Beach in a quiet, residential neighborhood. Ft. Myers Beach is a 7 mile long barrier island with a sugar sand beach that is suitable for walking, running and biking. My condo is perfectly located so that you can walk, run or bike 3 1/2 miles north or 3 1/2 miles south!

Master bedroom has king bed with en suite bath. Guest bedroom has 2 twin beds and adjacent full bath.

I consider my condo a "home away from home" and, therefore, have many amenities that you may not find elsewhere, such as: New stainless steel appliances, Updated kitchen cabinets with quartz counter tops; Porcelain tile throughout the unit; New sofa and rocker recliner in the living room; Newly updated bathrooms including lights, mirrors, granite counter tops with under mount sinks, towel bars and accessory shelves; Flat screen LCD SMART television in the living room, and wall-mounted flat screen televisions in the master bedroom and guest bedroom; Upgraded, comfortable furniture throughout the condo and on the lanai; and fully mirrored walls in living room and dining area.
As owner, I have taken great care to ensure that your stay will be a memorable, enjoyable experience.

Unique Benefits

I first visited Ft. Myers Beach in 1991 and immediately fell in love with the beautiful white sandy beach and community. Something really 'spoke' to me on my first trip. The following year I purchased my Voted 'Best Condominium on the Beach' condo and have traveled to Ft. Myers Beach every year since!!

My first priority in purchasing a home on Ft. Myers Beach was that it had to be direct Gulf front and offer wonderful views of the Gulf of Mexico. I was very fortunate to find both of these qualities in my condo. In addition, I loved the interior design and floor plan. I insisted on a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit because I wanted to have adequate space for family and friends to visit me. I love my condo and have never once regretted purchasing it. I still marvel at the spectacular views that I get from my lanai, master bedroom, living room, dining room and kitchen!

Why Kids Love It

My location on Ft. Myers Beach is perfect for children. The building is only 40 feet from the sand making it very easy to supervise kids. Also, the water is almost always very calm and safe. The swimming pool is available as well. A big hit with the kids!

I also have shuffleboard courts and a putting green that are available to kids as well.

Area Information

There are many interesting sites to visit while staying at my condo. They include the Edison-Ford Winter Homes in Ft. Myers, the Ding Darling Nature Preserve on Sanibel Island and Lovers Key State Park just south of Ft. Myers Beach.

Attractions Within Walking Distance

Publix Grocery Store is 2 blocks from my condo.
Parasailing and Jet Skiing.
Bayfront Bistro Restaurant.

Favorite Places To Eat

Bayfront Bistro
South Beach Grill
Yucatan Grill
Fish Tale Restaurant
Big Hickory Grill
Doc Ford's

Inside Scoop

I am here to serve your needs from the reservation process until the completion of your vacation. I know how important customer service is and I strive to provide the best experience for you. In addition, there is an on-site office that will answer any questions that you may have during your stay and a 24 hour maintenance staff in the unlikely event that you need anything repaired while you are staying at my condo.

Amenities

  • Beds
  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Features
    • Air conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Beach chairs
    • Beach view
    • Beachfront
    • Bed linens provided
    • Communal pool
    • Elevator
    • Free WiFi
    • Heated pool
    • Internet
    • Kid friendly
    • Kitchen
    • Lanai
    • Managed by owner
    • Managed by property manager
    • No pets allowed
    • Non-smoking
    • Ocean view
    • Oceanfront
    • Parking available
    • Towels provided
    • Water view
    • Waterfront
    • Wireless internet
  • Appliances
    • Blender
    • Cable / satellite TV
    • Ceiling fans
    • Coffee maker
    • Dishes & utensils
    • Dishwasher
    • DVD player
    • Freezer
    • Hair dryer
    • Iron and board
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor grill
    • Oven
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Television
    • Toaster
    • Washer & Dryer
  • Nearby Activities
    • Beach
      (onsite)
    • Fishing
      (onsite)
    • Ocean
      (onsite)
    • Snorkeling
      (onsite)
    • Windsurfing
      (onsite)
    • Bicycling
      (< 1 mile)
    • Boating
      (< 1 mile)
    • Deep Sea Fishing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Grocery Store
      (< 1 mile)
    • Jet Skiing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Parasailing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Sailing
      (< 1 mile)
    • Shopping Area
      (< 1 mile)
    • Gym/Fitness Center
      (1 mile)
    • Tennis
      (1 mile)
    • Movie Theater
      (2 miles)
    • Park
      (3 miles)
    • Playground
      (3 miles)
    • Canoeing
      (4 miles)
    • Kayaking
      (4 miles)
    • Miniature Golf
      (4 miles)
    • Amusement Park
      (5 miles)
    • Golf
      (5 miles)
    • Zoo
      (20 miles)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities

Beach chairs, beach towels and umbrella included in condo.

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Rates

Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in 
Rate PeriodNightlyWeekend NightWeeklyMonthlyMin Stay
Apr 23 2022 - Aug 06 2022
$1,150 7 nights
Aug 06 2022 - Oct 08 2022
$950 7 nights
Oct 08 2022 - Dec 17 2022
$1,150 7 nights
Dec 17 2022 - Jan 21 2023
$1,600 7 nights
Jan 21 2023 - Apr 15 2023
$2,250 7 nights

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Fees:

Reservation: $65
Cleaning: $125

Tax Rate: 11.5%

Notes:

Rates vary depending on week selected

April 23, 2022-August 6, 2022
$1150-$1350/week

August 6, 2022-October 8, 2022
$950-$1150/week

October 8, 2022-December 17, 2022
$1150-$1275/week

December 17, 2022-January 21, 2023
$1600-$1750/week

January 21, 2023-April 14, 2023
$2250-$2400/week

April 14, 2023-August 5,2023
$1250-$1400/week

Rates vary depending on week selected.
Cleaning Fee=$110
Reservation Fee=$50
11.5 % Tax

7 Day Minimum Rental Period
Must be 25 Years Old to Reserve Our Unit

Availability

Last updated on May 22, 2022

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Map

Nearest Airport: Southwest Florida International Airport - 20 miles
Nearest Beach: Direct Gulf Front 40 feet to the beach - 40 feet
Nearest Restaurant: Bayfront Bistro - 200 yards

Owner Info

Jim Horton

Jim Horton

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: I grew up in Connecticut and still spend 6 months there each year. The land of steady habits! :-) I attended college in Connecticut as well and spent my entire career in public school education. I am now retired which allows me to spend more time on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach.

Why this property? I first visited Ft. Myers Beach in 1991 and immediately fell in love with the beautiful white sandy beach and community. Something really 'spoke' to me on my first trip. The following year I purchased my Voted 'Best Condominium on the Beach' condo and have traveled to Ft. Myers Beach every year since!!

My first priority in purchasing a home on Ft. Myers Beach was that it had to be direct Gulf front and offer wonderful views of the Gulf of Mexico. I was very fortunate to find both of these qualities in my condo. In addition, I loved the interior design and floor plan. I insisted on a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit because I wanted to have adequate space for family and friends to visit me. I love my condo and have never once regretted purchasing it. I still marvel at the spectacular views that I get from my lanai, master bedroom, living room, dining room and kitchen!

Speaks: English

Calendar last updated: May 22, 2022

Guestbook comments from the owner:

We had 2 weeks of a great relaxing beach vacation. Just steps from the white sandy beach with great shelling. Fantastic sunsets from the lanai. Local grocery close by. Appreciated the kitchen's all new appliances and tile flooring throughout. Furnishings were nice and comfortable. Condo was very clean and property was well maintained. It was a pleasure dealing with the owner and condo staff. Owner is very prompt in responding to any inquiries. Definitely returning!!


Jan 2018

Condo was nicely updated and had everything we needed! Great mid-island location.


Dec 2017

Patty

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:

Are you directly on the Gulf of Mexico?

A:

Yes! The beach is only 40' from my building.

Q:

Can you see the water from the condo?

A:

Yes, absolutely. You can see the water from the lanai, master bedroom, living room, dining room and even the kitchen!

Q:

Do you provide beach towels?

A:

Yes. Beach towels are provided.

Photos

  • Beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico
    Beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico
  • View of the Gulf of Mexico from my screened lanai
    View of the Gulf of Mexico from my screened lanai
  • I cordially welcome you to my condo and the beach.
    I cordially welcome you to my condo and the beach.
  • Excellent view of the water from the lanai, living room, dining area and kitchen
    Excellent view of the water from the lanai, living room, dining area and kitchen
  • Gulf views from the living room.
    Gulf views from the living room.
  • Relax around my comfortable dining table for meals.
    Relax around my comfortable dining table for meals.
  • Sofa and recliner for your comfort!
    Sofa and recliner for your comfort!
  • Entertainment center including SMART TV, DVD, and audio center with radio and CD
    Entertainment center including SMART TV, DVD, and audio center with radio and CD
  • New black stainless steel appliances updated cabinets with quartz counter tops.
    New black stainless steel appliances updated cabinets with quartz counter tops.
  • Large island with bar stools for meals.
    Large island with bar stools for meals.
  • Renovated full master bathroom with new fixtures.
    Renovated full master bathroom with new fixtures.
  • Renovated full guest bathroom with new fixtures.
    Renovated full guest bathroom with new fixtures.
  • Master Bedroom with King Bed and Private Lanai Entrance
    Master Bedroom with King Bed and Private Lanai Entrance
  • Guest Bedroom with Two Twin Beds
    Guest Bedroom with Two Twin Beds
  • Heated swimming pool
    Heated swimming pool
  • My 24' x 48' swimming pool with office in background
    My 24' x 48' swimming pool with office in background
  • Tiki hut with wonderful view of the Gulf of Mexico
    Tiki hut with wonderful view of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Barbecue grills to prepare your gourmet meals!
    Barbecue grills to prepare your gourmet meals!
  • I welcome you to my Smuggler's Cove Condominium on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach
    I welcome you to my Smuggler's Cove Condominium on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach
  • Shuffleboard with a view!
    Shuffleboard with a view!
  • Putting green to practice your golf skills
    Putting green to practice your golf skills
  • Enjoy this beautiful view while dining on my screened lanai.
    Enjoy this beautiful view while dining on my screened lanai.
  • Early evening view of the Gulf of Mexico from my screened lanai
    Early evening view of the Gulf of Mexico from my screened lanai
  • My gulf front building. Perfect to hear the sounds of the waves while sleeping
    My gulf front building. Perfect to hear the sounds of the waves while sleeping
  • I never get tired of the beautiful sun shimmering on the Gulf of Mexico.
    I never get tired of the beautiful sun shimmering on the Gulf of Mexico.

Reviews

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Ten out of Ten spot on this 7 mile beach

We have stayed here 5 times and it is so convenient to grab a few groceries etc and not have to go away from the beach for long. This year was different in that we got an up close view of stingrays which are really fun to watch and the beach was exceptional to walk on. The ocean water was so warm which being from Minnesota was really a treat. My grandchildren came for the weekend and loved the ocean and got to boogie board as the waves were really fun too on the gulf. After missing a year with the pandemic we had been looking forward to coming for a long time. I know we will come back again, we have to see other places Ft. Myers is always pleasant, warm and I look forward to blue shy and the white beach. Don’t hesitate coming here! There is always something new to enjoy with ocean.

Stayed: Submitted: April 15, 2022

Owner response

Thank you Nancy and Jim for your choosing my condo again this year. I'm so glad that you and your grandchildren were able to enjoy my direct gulf front location on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach! I so appreciate your loyalty to me having stayed at my condo 5 times!! I look forward to your return!

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Excellent

Location is mid-island and convenience of Publix across the street. The condo is very well accommodating with new kitchen appliances and two shower/baths. Comfortable cushions on lanai chairs to watch the breathtaking setting sun. The beautiful white sand beach is only a few steps away. Excellent restaurants nearby. Communication with owner is excellent

Stayed: Submitted: February 14, 2022

Owner response

Thank you to the Jeanne and Ron for choosing my condo again for your vacation on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach. I, too, love the quiet mid-island location and proximity to restaurants and Publix. So glad that you enjoyed the new comfortable cushions on the lanai chairs! I welcome you back in 2023 for your third stay. So very much appreciated!

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Excellent owner, condo and location!!

Jim, the owner is very attentive. I actually rented from him because he had great customer service. He called me right away when I inquired about his condo. The pictures of the condo do not do it justice. It is beautiful and has everything you need. The swimming pool was very enjoyable. The location at the oceanfront is spectacular. A beautiful sunset every night. Also, we enjoyed watching the dolphins. This was our first trip to this area of Florida. I highly recommend everything about the condo and area. Also, shopping is also very convenient. Thank you Jim!! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. God bless!

Stayed: Submitted: December 20, 2021

Owner response

So very happy that you enjoyed your stay at my condo Darleen. I strive to provide the best customer service possible and I am gratified that you recognize my efforts. Of course my oceanfront location helps in that it provides beautiful sunsets and dolphin sightings!

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"By-the-Sea", 10 Happy Days at Smuggler's Cove #2B5

We were excited to find our Oceanfront Smugglers Cove Condo past all noisy activities and traffic back-ups, Plus non-crowded area beaches! Imagine a private Lanai overlooking a beautiful ocean of crystal blue water within a few steps from condo, Or a wonderful sparkling swimming pool!Amazing upgrades in spic-n-span interior, such as modernized kitchen with Granite bar; Master bedrm with access to Lanai, Lg.TV, comfy King bed, private shower-bathrm; Comfy chairs & sofa in LR, large TV and music system with great views of Lanai/beach (you will be amazed at the SUNSETS); front bedrm-twin beds, has TV; hall bath has deep-soaking tub; Condo is well-stocked with beach furniture-toys-towels, etc.We were amazed at the attention given to us for our enjoyment of this vacation from owner, Mr. Horton, as well as his attention to detail for our comfort. We will definitely be returning in the Spring! Office management is always there to help with any problem or for local info. Great Hint: Buy the best shrimp/fish at Trico's & enjoy the gas grill cooking under the thatched-roofed covers overlooking the sea. Have a great vacation, WE DID!

Stayed: Submitted: September 27, 2021

Owner response

Many thanks Bill and Mary Anne for your thorough and thoughtful review. I so appreciate your kind words. Trico's is a treasure to those of us who love seafood!! I look forward to your return next year.

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Amazing Florida beach condo!!

My family and I loved our stay in this amazing, peaceful beach condo in Fort Myers Beach at Smogglers Cove! We loved the comfy beds, big kitchen, screened in porch and the beautiful view of the beach. It is such an amazing side of Ft. Myers and the condo is close to a marina, great water-front restaurants and even a supermarket. We enjoyed exploring all the souviner shops and we had some of the best ice cream I've ever tasted. Thanks so much to the owner for offering your home as a vacation rental! It provided an instant vacation for us. We can't wait to go back next year!

Stayed: Submitted: August 04, 2021

Owner response

Thank you Al and Family for the wonderful review and kind words. It was my pleasure to be your host for your 2021vacation and I look forward to your return in 2022.

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Perfect beach condo

This condo had everything we needed. Amazing beach view and within a few steps to the water. Condo is conveniently located nearby the grocery store and restaurants but far enough from the crowds. Really enjoyed the private , quiet beach. Thank you Jim for all your help and timely responses.

Stayed: Submitted: July 09, 2021

Owner response

Diana it has been my pleasure assisting you and your family and providing the "perfect beach condo" for your vacation! So glad that you enjoyed the quiet mid-island location. I look forward to hosting you again in the future!

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Fabulous place to stay!

Loved the condo, it was very clean. It was literally steps to the beach! Laundry room is very nice and clean. Office staff was very helpful with questions. The only thing that was not expected was the turtle regulations that required no lights on balcony after 9 pm. We love to sit out at night but it was pitch dark! But other than that a great vacation.

Stayed: Submitted: July 06, 2021

Owner response

Thank you Anita and the "Golden Girls" for your 5 star review! The turtle regulations which I share with renters prior to their arrival are to protect the Loggerhead Turtles as they are laying eggs on the beach during this time of year. We are very lucky to have the proper habitat for the turtles and I thank you for protecting them.

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Little bit of Paradise!

Our vacation was wonderful! The location was perfect, the condo was clean, very lovely and comfortable. The fact that e didn't have to walk to the beach was great. We went on memorial day week and loved that this particular area was not packed. Highly recommend and if we go back to Fort Myers we will be booking this condo again!!

Stayed: Submitted: June 24, 2021

Owner response

So glad Jennifer that you enjoyed the peaceful mid-island location of my beachfront condo. And I'm glad that you appreciate the fact that the sand is only 40 feet from the building! I welcome your return in the future.

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Lovely condo

This ocean front condo is sitting right on the beach. The condo has everything you should need. Full size appliances including a dishwasher. Master bath has a walk in shower with lots of room. Bathtub with shower in second bath. Beach towels provided, as well as a couple of beach chairs. Quite area but not far from local restaurants and shopping. Love the pool and use of outdoor grills. You will love your stay in 2B5!! 2022 will be our third year❤️

Stayed: Submitted: May 15, 2021

Owner response

Thank you to the Vest family for such a wonderful summary of amenities that my condo offers to vacationers on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach. I, too, love the quiet mid-island location and proximity to restaurants and shopping. I welcome you back in 2022 for your third stay. So very much appreciated!

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Voted best condo on Ft. Myers beach

Absolutely perfect place to stay on the beach! Sunsets were beautiful. Hope to stay again next year.

Stayed: Submitted: May 10, 2021

Owner response

I am thrilled that Kathy found my condo to be the perfect place to stay on the beach. Yes, the sunsets are truly spectacular. I look forward to hosting Kathy again for her vacation on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach.

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Fantastic Beach Vacation!

Jim Horton is an extremely conscientious and accommodating owner. His condo was updated and immaculate with comfortable furniture. Our view of the Gulf was visible from almost every room. We loved sitting on the lanai watching the dolphins while we had our morning coffee. The kitchen was fully equipped for cooking and there are also many restaurants nearby. A Publix grocery store is located within walking distance. Below the condo there is a grassy area with tiki huts and lounge chairs and in a couple of steps you're on a white sandy beach stretching for miles. Fort Myers Beach is great for walks, runs and shelling. A barbecue area is conveniently located near the grassy area. The beds were very comfortable. We left the windows and doors open at night to hear the ocean waves. We took many pictures of the stunning sunsets from the lanai and the beach area. A large heated pool was great for swimming. Beach towels were included at the condo. Thanks Jim for your help in making our week special. We will return to your condo again!!

Stayed: Submitted: April 21, 2021

Owner response

Many thanks to Cathy and her family for choosing my "Voted Best Condominium on the Beach" condo for their spring vacation. I'm honored that you choose my condo and are very happy that you enjoyed all the on-site amenities that are available. I look forward to your return!!

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Great Stay!

We couldn’t agree more with all the previous reviews. The condo location is excellent and is a beach lover’s dream! Jim was very friendly, helpful, and extremely efficient in his communication with me. The check in process was very quick and simple. The condo was very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the lanai and listening to the waves the most. We would love to stay again!

Stayed: Submitted: April 19, 2021

Owner response

Thank you Rebecca for your kind words. Having owned my condo for almost 30 years, it still amazes me how beautiful the view is of the sand and water from my gulf front location. Listening to the waves is always a highlight. Customer service is and continues to be my number one priority.

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Location is great! Step out of elevator and the beach is there.

Jim, the owner, was great to deal with and was most accommodating. The condo was was great. View from the lanai was excellent. The staff was friendly and helpful. Will return next year.

Stayed: Submitted: February 02, 2021

Owner response

Thank you Jeanne for choosing my condo for your January 2021 vacation. So glad that you enjoyed the spectacular view and that the on site staff was so helpful. It is my pleasure to offer you great customer service and I am thrilled that you will be returning again for the month of January 2022!

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Great Holiday vacation

We had a wonderful time at Jim's condo over the Christmas holidays. Jim is great to work with. The condo is wonderful. Nicely equipped. Everything is there to cook meals, if you don't want to go out to eat. The beach is right there and has nice white sand. We spent the majority of time on the beach. We will definitely be staying again.

Stayed: Submitted: January 10, 2021

Owner response

I am honored Cindy that you chose my condo for your holiday vacation this year and will be returning again this December. Customer loyalty means a lot to me and I promise that I will do my best to provide a beautiful setting for a wonderful vacation.

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Great Holiday vacation

This is a great location. Beautiful white sandy beach within steps from the condo. The condo is well equipped to make your own meals, if you don't want to go out. Loved our time there. Jim is a wonderful owner to work with. We will be going back!!

Stayed: Submitted: January 08, 2021

Owner response

I am honored Cindy that you chose my condo for your holiday vacation this year and will be returning again this December. Customer loyalty means a lot to me and I promise that I will do my best to provide a beautiful setting for a wonderful vacation.

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Great view and location!

We would come back and stay here again! The condo was clean, the view was great, and it couldn't be closer to the beach! A wonderful location! The owner, Jim Horton, was very accessible and very helpful to us, which was a huge plus!

Stayed: Submitted: November 28, 2020

Owner response

Thank you Linda for choosing my condo for your vacation on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach. Customer service is very important to me and I'm glad that I was helpful to you. I look forward to your return!

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Wonderful Condo

My husband and I stayed at Jim's condo in early October. It was very clean and comfortable with a great view from the lanai of the Gulf along with a lovely palm tree. Unbelievable views of the sunset too. The king-size bed was very comfortable and there were plenty of towels (including beach towels), along with beach chairs. Convenient to the Publix grocery store and a short drive to many restaurants. Pool, shuffleboard and a putting green were all well maintained. We also really liked the BBQ area - plenty of seating and the grills (4) were very clean. We had a very nice vacation amid the pandemic, and we recommend this condo wholeheartedly! Thanks Jim!

Stayed: Submitted: October 12, 2020

Owner response

Thank you Carolyn for choosing my condo on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach. I realize that dealing with the pandemic is very difficult and I'm honored that you entrusted me with providing a clean and safe environment for your vacation. Your kind words are much appreciated!!

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Our vacation was immensely successful.

The location of our vacation stay was the Smugglers Cove Condominium. The condo we stayed in was owned by Mr. Jim Horton and lived up to every expectation we had envisioned based on his thorough explanation of what his unit was like. Smugglers Cove is centrally located on Estero Island with a really nice Publix Grocery within a short distance from the condo units. The management team at Smugglers Cove is top notch and readily available to answer and adhere to any needs a renter would have. My wife and I would definitely like to visit Smugglers Cove in the future...God willing.

Stayed: Submitted: August 04, 2020

Owner response

I am thrilled that Ron enjoyed his stay at my condominium on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach and look forward to his return in the future.

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Winter Get-a-Way

We stayed in this lovely condo for 2 weeks in Feb 2020. I would highly recommend this beach front condo. Ocean views from the bedroom, living room, and kitchen. Just steps away from the water. Great location on the island, within walking distance to a Publix. No chain or fast food restaurants, but the local restaurants are wonderful. Heated pool and close parking. Kitchen fully stocked for eat in convenience. Brand new appliances. Quite and very relaxing. We have already reserved for 2021!

Stayed: Submitted: March 04, 2020

Owner response

I am thrilled that Mark and Vivian enjoyed their stay at my condo and will be returning again in 2021. I'm glad that you liked the new kitchen appliances and of course the beautiful view.

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Great Holiday vacation

Location is wonderful. Just steps from the beautiful sandy beach. The condo was perfect for the 4 of us. Great kitchen and dining area. View from the lanai was wonderful. Enjoyed our morning coffee sitting and enjoying the view. We will definitely stay again. Loved spending our Christmas and New Years here..

Stayed: Submitted: January 13, 2020

Owner response

Thank you Cindy for once again choosing my "Voted Best Condominium on the Beach" condo for your holiday vacation. Also, glad that you liked it so much that you will be returning for Christmas and New Year's in 2020/2021. I really appreciate your loyalty to my condo!

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Another beautiful stay in Paradise.

No better way to start the day than by looking out the balcony and seeing the beach and the Gulf or ending the day for that matter by watching the beautiful sunsets. The condo and facilities were comfortable and clean. Close but not too close to the town of Fort Myers Beach and conveniently located to the local grocery store (Publix). Perfect location, perfect weather, fabulous beach! Already rebooked for 2020!

Stayed: Submitted: December 12, 2019

Owner response

Thank you Andy for once again choosing my "Voted Best Condominium on the Beach" condo for your vacation on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach. I'm so glad that you had perfect weather and were able to enjoy the beautiful sunsets from my screened lanai. Thank you for booking my condo again for your 2020 vacation! I really appreciate it.

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Great location with beautiful views.

We have stayed at this location for several years now and the last two we have rented from Jim. Condo is well kept and maintained with great views from the Lani. Each morning was great to sit and watch the dolphins swim by and play as well. Hopefully we will get to return again next year.

Stayed: Submitted: October 26, 2019

Owner response

So glad that you enjoyed your stay again at our condo on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach. I look forward to your return!

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Rhonda and Todd experience

Ft Myers beach is a beautiful place to vacation. We have found that the folks are very friendly and helpful. We have stayed at 2 different condos in Smugglers Cove and both have been extremely clean and beautiful! We have had a great vacation both times we visited.

Stayed: Submitted: August 27, 2019

Owner response

Many thanks to Rhonda and Todd for choosing our "Voted Best Condominium on the Beach" condo for their vacation. We are thrilled that they had such a great time at our Smuggler's Cove condo. We look forward to their return!

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Best place ever

Our family couldn’t be more happy with staying here. If you want to be right on the ocean and have a home away from home then this place you won’t be disappointed. The sound of the waves at night from the balcony is so relaxing , getting to see the dolphins and most of all you are directly on the beach . If you need to go back to your room to get a snack or just grab something literally takes a couple mins . The views from your room is so pretty . Everything you need to prepare your own meals , great friendly staff . And the owners are great and quick to get back with you . Thank you for allowing us to stay the extra day we had the best time , also thank you for sharing your condo with us and making this rhe best fort Myers beach vacation yet . We will def be back

Stayed: Submitted: June 23, 2019

Owner response

Thank you Misty for your positive comments about our condo. We, too, enjoy the sound of the waves and seeing the dolphins. To know that this was your family's best Ft. Myers Beach vacation ever is so wonderful to hear. We look forward to your return.

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Family Beach Oasis

We couldn’t have picked a better spot to spend the week away with our 2 year old. We could sit on our porch and enjoy the dolphins swimming by in the early mornings and had front row seats to the most amazing sunsets every night. The first thing we noticed upon arrival was that the interior of the condo was pristine. From the newly updated bathrooms and kitchen appliances to the comfortable furnishings we felt like this beach oasis could be your own home away from home. The grounds are meticulously kept and the convenient parking makes loading and unloading a lot of gear, groceries and a toddler feel easy. Whether you plan to relax all day at the beach/pool and dine out at night or cook in every night, this beautiful condo in Smugglers Cove will make it easy. Having powder white sand and the soothing sounds of an inviting ocean only a few feet away from your condo made this vacation one to remember and return to.

Stayed: Submitted: June 09, 2019

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We are thrilled that Mike and his family had such a wonderful time at our condo on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach. We look forward to their return!

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Beautiful condo in perfect location

The owners were very easy to work with and the unit is gorgeous and well maintained. You also simply can’t beat this location for beach access.

Stayed: Submitted: June 03, 2019

Owner response

Thank you Sarah for your kind words. We pride ourselves on great customer service and we are glad that we could deliver that to you. Of course, it's all about the beach and we are thrilled that you enjoyed our mid-island location. We look forward to your return!

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march 2019 FMB

Great condo, awesome view and all around great time. Could not have asked for more . Also very well equipped.>

Stayed: Submitted: April 02, 2019

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We are delighted that you enjoyed the awesome view and that you had a great time at our condo. We look forward to your return next year!

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FABULOUS BEACH VACATION

We loved our stay at Smuggler's Cove Condo #2B5. The condo was beautiful, with an amazing view of the gulf. The furnishings were very nice, and we had everything we needed for a perfect beach vacation. Perfect location, mid-island, on Ft. Myers Beach. Just a few blocks walk to Publix, and close to many good restaurants. We would stay here again for sure.

Stayed: Submitted: March 12, 2019

Owner response

We are thrilled that Jill and her family had such a wonderful vacation at our condo. Nothing makes us happier than to know that our condo provided the perfect vacation location. We look forward to Jill's return!

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Great place for a vacation

This condo was more than we expected. Great location. Steps away from the beach Very neat and clean condo. Location was very convenient to all emenities. Looking forward to rent next winter.

Stayed: Submitted: February 14, 2019

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We are so glad that our condo exceeded your expectations and that you enjoyed our mid-island location. We look forward to your returning next winter.

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Relaxing

The whole complex of Smugglers Cove is a very well maintained property. The unit itself is really clean and updated throughout with appliances and tile floors. All the comforts of home. Love the location at Mid Island. Quiet white sandy beach (not crowded) just steps away. Very close to the only grocery store on the island. Always enjoy staying here.

Stayed: Submitted: January 19, 2019

Owner response

Thank you Ron and Sherry for your kind words and choosing our "Voted Best Condominium on the Beach" condo for your holiday vacation the past two years. We, too, love our quiet mid-island location and the convenience of the Publix grocery store two blocks away.

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Extending Summer

In an effort to extend summer, my wife and I spent the month of November at the Smugglers' Cove Condominiums. The condo is right on the water and the view is terrific - watching the dolphins in the morning and sunsets in the evenings. The kitchen and bathrooms were recently updated with new appliances and fixtures. The condo unit itself was fully furnished and equipped - no need to bring anything except your beach wear. The town of FMB is just a couple of miles north and easy to get to - 70 cents if you take the local trolley. The buildings and the grounds are well maintained and provide a lot of extras: BBQ area with new grills, large pool, beach chairs, a shuffle board area and plenty of parking. THE BEACH! Clean white sand and great for walking or just sitting and taking in the view. Everything about the place is great including the people we met. Bottom line, greatly recommend it, you won't be disappointed!

Stayed: Submitted: December 15, 2018

Owner response

Thank you Andy and Maggie for choosing our Voted "Best Condominium on the Beach" condo the past four years for your vacation and for your wonderful comments. We're so glad that you enjoyed the updated kitchen and bathrooms. We agree, the view is terrific, and watching the dolphins in the morning and the evening sunsets makes our direct gulf front condo the ideal setting. We look forward to your return in 2019!

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Gorgeous and comfortable, with everything you need

This gorgeous place has a lot going for it. The view from the lanai is stunning, and the building is right on the beach, separated only by a grassy area (shady in the morning) perfect for lounging. The sandy beach itself is beautiful, and an excellent location for walking and swimming. The condo is tastefully and comfortably furnished (the recliner and couch are particularly comfortable). The kitchen is well equipped and conveniently arranged, and we also appreciated the access to the very nice grills in the common area outside. It was great to be on the second floor -- high enough for a good view, but easy for using the stairs (although there is also an elevator when needed). The building is perfectly located: not far from the bustling "Times Square" on one end of the island, but far enough to offer some peace and quiet. We also took advantage of the many fun restaurants in the neighborhood, and even made a day trip to nearby Sanibel Island. Jim and Marilyn were very helpful and accommodating when we made arrangements. Highly recommended!

Stayed: Submitted: September 23, 2018

Owner response

Thank you Steve for choosing our condo for your vacation and for your wonderful comments. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our "Voted Best Condominium on the Beach" condo. We, too, love the beautiful views from our second floor condo. Nothing makes us happier than having satisfied renters.

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Home away from home

This will be my husband, I and my twin daughters 10th stay at this condo! It truly is our home away from home! The unit is tastefully decorated, constantly being updated and has all the amenities needed to make your stay hassle free and to feel like home! The location is on the quieter end of the island away from the hustle and bustle of downtown but still close enough and within walking distance of Publix supermarket.The pool is clean and always a great place to hang and make friends, the barbecue area is so convenient for those long lazy days on the beach when you don’t feel like going out and you can cook lunch or dinner and then end eat it ocean front in your own private lanai!The beach is my favorite spot! (Added bonus grass area with tiki huts) steps down to pristine white sand and amazing blue gulf waters! Ending each day with the spectacular sunsets!The owners are also wonderful and easy to deal with! The information and pictures provided is exactly how the unit looks, nothing misrepresented!If your looking for a beautiful relaxing and fun tropical vacation, a stay in this condo will not disappoint!My family and I are counting down until our return 11th trip!

Stayed: Submitted: September 19, 2018

Owner response

Thank you Deb and family for choosing our condo the past ten years for your vacation and for your wonderful comments. We're so glad that you once again enjoyed your stay at our "Voted Best Condominium on the Beach" condo. Nothing makes us happier than having satisfied renters. We look forward to your return in 2019!

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