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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We chose this place for the location. It really is just steps to an absolutely gorgeous private beach. That's what you're paying for, and it's worth it. We saw a huge pod of dolphins our first day, along with tons of pelicans and other sea birds (and a bobcat when we drove through Sanibel!). I don't know if it was...

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3Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stayed at the Beach Nest, which is a large unit with two bedrooms and a king size bed in each bedroom, two full bathrooms, large living and dining room and a huge balcony. Quite cozy, secluded and yet a few steps from the beach. They provide everything you need.

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Thank Wagner V
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We just can't say enough great things about Jensens... As a Florida resident for over 40 years and a Naples resident for 29 years we have had the opportunity to travel many places, and if you are looking for the old Florida casual lifestyle, this is the place Plan on wearing T-shirts and flip-flops for the majority of your stay,...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Just got back from a week long trip to Jensen's. Staff was extremely nice and pleasant. This was a 10th wedding anniversary trip. Staff went out of their way to make my wife and I comfortable. We had a late arrival, called the office and they had the cottage lights on and a key in the door waiting for us....

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Ipswich
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We had a 4-night stay in the Post Office Sweet and really should've stayed longer. We arrived a little late after hitting traffic and were welcomed by the evening manager Greg, who showed us around and switched us on to the island vibe. The PO Sweet is a cozy cottage with all the comforts of home - spotlessly clean and...

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1Thank Richard W
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Lovely place to stay right on the Gulf of Mexico. We stayed in the Honeymoon Suite. This one room with beautiful view and wonderful screened in porch was perfect for us; just two people. There was a large walk in area that had a fridge, microwave, and plenty of storage for suitcases and hanging clothes. The view was spectacular. There...

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2Thank Patricia H
Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here on a last minute whim. They had one room left and we took it. Location was fabulous. Rooms are right next to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Beach chairs and umbrellas are available to guests along with a cooler full of ice. The rooms are cutely decorated but the mattress was old and the...

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3Thank gatorcindy
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Beautiful view of the beach only yards away. Stunning sunsets. Shells, shells, shells. Water smooth as glass most of the time. The marina owned by the Jenson's three blocks away has MANATEES all the time. Fascinating friends they became with our daily visits. So very much to do. Outdoor cooking grills, free washing machines with soap, toys for kids, umbrellas,...

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3Thank ruthann2015
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

The Jensen's are the best...any time I travel to Captiva-I will stay at their Gulf resort!! The beach is wonderful...listening to high tide while you sleep is so relaxing...just absolutely gorgeous part of the Gulf. When I go back, I am going to rent one of their boats and go island hopping.

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2Thank Christy J
Reviewed 27 May 2015

After a six year hiatus there was another major reason for us to return to CELEBRATE at Jensen's on the Gulf; i.e.,my sister from Ft Myers, my friend from St Louis, and I from NJ. One can "go home again" for we three had the same extraordinary rest and relaxation that we previously experienced: the awesome sunsets seen from our...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Captiva Island's only small resort directly on the beach. Romantic, intimate, laid-back, on your own peace. SW Florida, USA, beachfront resort on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy gentle surf lapping on our white shell strewn beach, swaying palms, and your loved ones from your front row seat to incredible sunsets that will take your breath away. Reserve one of our dramatic view suites or garden cottage suites and learn the secret of the best small Inn on Captiva! Walk to everything including Jensen's Historic Twin Palm Marina - Captiva Island's Boating & Fishing Headquarters. Join the generations who've returned to us over the last nearly 40 years the Jensens have preserved the natural beauty that stole their heart - True Captiva Island. PEACE - LOVE - CAPTIVA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jensen's "On the Gulf"

Address: 15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: $202 - $1,329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Jensen`s `On The Gulf` Hotel Captiva Island
Jensen's "On The Gulf" Captiva Island, Florida
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“Top floor has the best view, but 1st floor has very easy access to the beach”
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“We loved the cottage for its privacy”
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“upper rooms for larger groups, #1 on ground floor, simple and easy”
Castingcares13, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any of the suites would be nice but Penthouse is outstanding”
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MDWMN, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road.”
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