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“6 STARS”
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Front view of Manatee Haven with screen enclosure
View of Manatee Haven and surrounding lot
Location of Manatee Haven on the island
Front view of Manatee Haven from driveway
Front view of Manatee Haven from circle drive
Circle drive
Entry from out side showing outdoor kitchen on pool deck
Outdoor kitchen
One of several outdoor dining areas
Pool deck
Full size heated pool
Fully enclosed heated pool
We call this 'the place to be'
Staircase to first level of living areas
A little slice of heaven
Outdoor shower and door to elevator
Brand new 6 person hot tub
When not at the beach, you'll likely be here
Pool deck
View of house from pool
Lanai nook outside Master bedroom
Master bedroom (King bed)
Master ensuite bathroom
Twin bedroom (2 twin beds)
Twin bedroom
Hall bathroom
Queen bedroom (1 Queen bed)
Queen bedroom (1 Queen bed)
King bedroom (1 King bed)
Dining and Living area
Dining area seats 6 - 8
Dining - Living area
Living - Dining area
Living room
Living room
Living room
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Upstairs bathroom
View of lanai deck
Lanai deck
Great seating area on lanai to watch sunsets
Great place for great conversation
Lanai dining area
Great view of lanai
Table for 6
Side deck and spiral staircase to crow's nest
Crow's nest with incredible views
Crow's nest
Amazing views of the Gulf and Bay from the crow's nest
View of our pristine beaches and the Gulf Of Mexico from crow's nest
There are some great artists on North Captiva.
A family bonds on a sandbar at sunset
Sunset shelling on our beach.
Our private entry, Captiva Castaways, to the beach.
It's not the beach without sand castles.
Gorgeous sunset on North Captiva Island.
Mango's restaurant and store.
Panorama of beach walkers at sunset.
Entry/Exit by the old ice house at Safety Harbor
Our next door neighbor, Mr. Turtle.
Approach to Barnacle Phil's water taxi landing
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
North Captiva Island, Florida

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Mark S
Clinton, Connecticut
1 review
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“6 STARS”
Reviewed August 7, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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What else can be said that hasn't been said in all the previous reviews - all with perfect scores of 5! I bet you can't find that for any other rental home!

Here's the scoop as experienced by my wife and in July:

STAR 1 - The OWNERS are extremely responsive at any time of the process - from the initial inquiry through following up after your stay. I don't recall ever waiting as much a day for an email response. I am confident that their main objective is to make the experiences of their quests memorable and to continuously improve their home.

STAR 2 - The on island PROPERTY MANAGERS are top notch. They are extremely personable and respond immediately to a phone call if you have a concern or a need. They are very approachable.

STAR 3 - The HOME. You feel comfortable from the time your drive your golf cart into the driveway. It's extremely clean and neat - and has practically everything you would want. The pool and hot tub are outstanding. Once inside you feel like you belong there. Kudos to the cleaning crew. Read all the other reviews for more details on the amenities of the home - they are all accurate.

STAR 4 - The ISLAND - miles of soft sand beaches nearly desolate. A wonderful nature preserve that is an easy 25 minute hike through a sandy path ending in more isolated beaches away from everything. You must take this walk and be sure to wear your sneakers. Bring a backpack with some goodies and some cool drinks!

STAR 5 - The WILDLIFE - Do you like kayaking with the dolphins, perhaps a catching a glimpse of manatee. How about watching a gopher tortoise amble across one of the sandy paths (no black top on these roads). There are also various species of birds, bunny rabbits, and various fish in the gulf if you like to fish.

STAR 6 - RELAXATION - The five preceding Stars lead up to this one. If you're looking for crowds, night clubs, and load noises - this is not the vacation for you. If your looking to relax and have fun - look no further. Manatee Haven is the place for you. Don't miss out on a vacation of a lifetime.

I have to rate Manatee Haven a "6".

Date of stay: July 2014
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Liked best: Cleanliness of the home, pool, hot tub, all the extras
Liked least: Leaving to go home
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Portland Maine
Reviewed June 3, 2013 for a stay in May 2012

Date of stay: May 2012
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Burns
Reviewed April 4, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

Date of stay: March 2013
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Miami
Reviewed August 13, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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Date of stay: July 2012
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SC
Reviewed June 13, 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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Date of stay: June 2012
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AZ
Reviewed May 8, 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Date of stay: April 2012
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Arkansas
Reviewed May 6, 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Date of stay: April 2012
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