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Turquoise Tortoise North Captiva

Entire house hosted by Monique
7 guests3 bedrooms5 beds3 bathrooms
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Welcome to The Turquoise Tortoise, a 3 bed/3 bath Old Florida style cottage filled with hand painted art and a heart for the environment located in North Captiva Island, Florida. Accessible only by ferry or boat, North Cap is the perfect, island getaway just 3 miles from mainland FL. If you’re looking for a place to spend a few days or weeks with nothing to do but go shelling or fishing, enjoy amazing sunrises and sunsets, go bike riding, visit with gopher tortoises, North Captiva is for you!

The space
The Turquoise Tortoise is a 3 bed, 3 bath cottage which sleeps 7 adults. There are 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a sleeping loft upstairs, and a bunk room, full bath, and coffee bar downstairs. Come enjoy our updated kitchen, beach chairs, bikes, sun deck, 4 seat golf cart, and other wonderful amenities.

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
Washing machine
Free dryer – In unit
Air conditioning
Bath
Patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced

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Location

Captiva, Florida, United States

North Captiva is the perfect place to rest, relax and enjoy the calm, quiet of nature. We suggest the follows must do activities:

- Get up early to watch the sunrise and get first pick of the amazing shells that wash up on the beach.
- Take a walk in the Preserve and be on the lookout for local wildlife such as gopher tortoises, ospreys, bald eagles, bobcats, rabbits, and more.
- Take a chair and to any beach on the island and watch for dolphins, sea turtles, and ghost crabs.
- Head over to Mainstays to enjoy an ice cream cone or drink at the bar.
- Take a bike ride or jog down the many sand roads.
- Savor a glorious nap on the sun deck or in the upstairs loft.
- Watch for the sunny day visits of the gopher tortoises who live in the brush next to the house.
- Listen for the arrival and take off of a plane on the nearby runway.
- Take a leisurely drive on the golf cart through the island.
- Bring a fishing rod down to the docks and catch a redfish or snook.
- Go down to the beach at sunset and watch for the green flash.
- Stay up after dark and enjoy the amazing night sky lit up with stars.

Hosted by Monique

Joined in September 2018
  • 2 Reviews
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Co-hosts
  • Ryan
During your stay
We are available by phone or text to help you feel at home at The Turquoise Tortoise. Our property manager will be glad to meet you at the ferry and help with transportation to the cottage.
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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Check out: 9:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to ₹36561
Cancellation policy