Beach Vacation Blog - A blog about vacations in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs along with things to do and places to stay in Southwest Florida.

Beach Vacation Blog

A blog about vacations in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs along with things to do and places to stay in Southwest Florida.

How can we describe the view from the White Sand Cottage in Fort Myers Beach, FL? Um…..two words:

  1. GOR
  2. GEOUS!!!

Go ahead, you be the judge. Check out the sweet beach side setting that you and your loved ones can enjoy while renting this beautiful home right on the Gulf of Mexico.

White Sand Cottage – Perfect for Most Occasions

Wedding Anniversary
Imagine celebrating your love for each other over a romantic, candlelight dinner for two while the sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico, in your own backyard.

Small Family Reunion
This cottage has four full bathrooms, a den, four bedrooms, and comfortably sleeps 12 people! Not to mention that there is plenty of parking space in its circular driveway…perfect for your small family reunion.

Beach Vacation of a Lifetime
Imagine the fun that your kids will have playing beach side while you and your spouse enjoy the 3 “Rs”: Rest, Relaxation and perhaps a Rum-runner!

Plus, this Fort Myers Beach rental is conveniently located…

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We just added this new rental home on Fort Myers Beach, FL to our inventory and if you’re bringing a large group of people, you’ll be happy to know that this duplex can accommodate up to 15 people!

So whether you have a huge family or you’re going on vacation with a couple of small families, all of you will have plenty of space to sleep, and of course, ENJOY THE BEACH!

That’s because Erwin’s Beach House is merely 35 yards away from the white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico!

Not only will you be able to lounge on the beach and bask in the the warm Florida sun, but you’ll also have the opportunity to do so many other fun things in Southwest Florida. Just check out our free eBook library for more ideas. Here are just a few:

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Matanza's Pass Preserve Sign (Courtesy of Wikimedia User Ebyabe)

This is the final installment of “Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach: A Renter’s Guide To the Islands”, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

Fort Myers and Bonita Beaches are havens for wildlife, and provide an absolute paradise for nature lovers. If you want to appreciate the natural beauty and tranquility of the area, one of the places you may be interested in is the Mantazas Pass Preserve.

Matanzas Pass Preserve is located on the seven-mile long barrier island of Estero, in the town of Fort Myers Beach, Florida. The 60 acre preserve runs along Matanzas Pass and is one of the few undeveloped, protected areas on the island.

Here, you will have the rare opportunity to view Estero Island as it was before it became the popular beach destination that it is today.

Three natural plant communities make up the Matanzas Pass Preserve:

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Over the past week, we’ve been announcing our Winter Promotions, offering 5% off select Fort Myers Beach condos.

Black Friday Deals - Fort Myers BEach Condo Rentals

What better day than today, Black Friday, to save on these amazing vacation rentals while availability remains:

With beautiful weather year round, a gorgeous coastline, and plenty of fun things to see and do, it’s no wonder many people make Fort Myers Beach their vacation destination! Don’t miss your opportunity to save on these great properties. You deserve it!

Visit our website for more great home and condo rentals on Fort Myers Beach, or call us at (877) 776-0186, and we’ll be happy to help you find what you’re looking for!

Remember – “It’s always beachtime at Lahaina!”


We hope you’ll take advantage of 5% savings on this Fort Myers Beach condo, while availability lasts!

Our fourth winter promotion is the Harbor Pointe 721 North!

Fort Myers Beach Condo Rental - Harbor Pointe 721 North












Harbor Pointe 721 North:

Discover amazing views from this lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath Harbour Pointe condo. You’ll enjoy watching beautiful sunsets from both the living room and lanai. The condo is on the 7th floor with windows galore and an incredible bay or Gulf view from every one of them!

This spacious bright and cheery condo has a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable seating for four in both the breakfast nook and the dining area.

The complex is meticulously maintained and has a bay front boardwalk that is perfect for an evening stroll where you are likely to see dolphins or a manatee. There is a beautiful heated pool, hot tub, recreation room, BBQ grills and a fishing deck. You’ll want to return year after year!

Book Now while availability lasts!

To save 5%, simply use the Promo Code: Winter5, when making your reservation online, or call us at (877) 776-0186, and we’ll be happy to help you!

Remember – “It’s always beachtime at Lahaina!”


The 5% savings continue (while availability lasts) as we add another Fort Myers Beach condo rental to our Winter Promotion!

Our third winter promotion is the Sun Caper 108!

Fort Myers Beach Condo Rental - Sun Caper 108










Sun Caper 108:

This attractive, comfortably furnished, Gulf-view condo is ready for your relaxing vacation. Sun Caper Condominium is just a short walk to the Gulf of Mexico around the southern tip of a beautiful nature preserve. From your living room and master bedroom, you’ll have a great view overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and this preserve. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and Gulf breezes from the screened-in lanai.

The spacious living room has a large flat screen TV and there’s a king mattress in each bedroom, making it the perfect condo for two couples!

There is an exercise room in the complex.

Book Now while availability lasts!

To save 5%, simply use the Promo Code: Winter5, when making your reservation online, or call us at (877) 776-0186, and we’ll be happy to help you!

Remember – “It’s always beachtime at Lahaina!”


We’re extremely excited to announce a limited time 5% savings promotion on a few of our condos!

Our first winter promotion is the Sand Caper 206!

Fort Myers Beach Condo Rental - Sand Caper 206

Sand Caper 206:

The Sand Caper Condominium complex is beachside by the preserve and just steps to the widest part of the beach on the island.

It is conveniently located to shops and restaurants.

This condo has a partial Gulf view.

Wireless Internet provided.

To save 5%, simply use the Promo Code: Winter5, when making your reservation online, or call us at (877) 776-0186, and we’ll be happy to help you!

Remember – “It’s always beachtime at Lahaina!”


View of Fort Myers Beach - Beach Rentals

Would you like to escape from the freezing cold winters of the North, but purchasing a second property is out of the question? A second property can be big a financial burden, especially in rough economic times.

So, what can you do? The answer is simple, beach rentals!

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We thought we’d keep the spirit of our last blog “Fort Myers Beach Rental Reviews” alive, and share a few more reviews. 🙂

We’re so happy to help people relax and enjoy their dream vacation in beautiful Florida sun…

View from Seaside 108 on Fort Myers Beach

Beautiful View of Fort Myers Beach from Seaside Lanai

The Ottossons enjoyed their visit to Fort Myers Beach at Seaside, with access and views directly to Fort Myers Beach and said:

Great location to the beach and Publix.  Clean, silent, slow traffic – wonderful American people.  Very satisfied with your service, and we’ll recommend this to friends.


Pool Deck at Hibiscus Point - Fort Myers Beach Condo Rental

The Pool Deck at beautiful Hibiscus Point

The Hunters enjoyed time with us at Hibiscus Point (Unit 433), and said:

Our unit was nice and bright, my contacts – Stephanie, Manu, and Anthony were excellent, great service (thank you)!

Polynesian Village - Fort Myers Beach

Beautiful Polynesian Village on Fort Myers Beach

The Borowskis enjoyed their time with us at Polynesian Village on the north end of Fort Myers Beach, and said:

It was very clean and cute, and will definitely recommend it to friends!

Beach Pub Beauty - Fort Myers Beach Rental

Directly on Fort Myers Beach with a large wrap around balcony!

The DelCampos enjoyed our Beach Pub Beauty, and said:

We had a great time @ the beach pub beauty!  Looking forward to returning next year!  Excellent service and very satisfied with our condo.

If we can help you in any way, be sure to let us know by calling (866) 218-1709 or visiting our Fort Myers Beach Condo & Home Rentals web site.

“It’s always beachtime at Lahaina!”

– Barb

Fort Myers Beach Rental Reviews – Homes & Condos

Posted by Barb On February 19th

We hope you’re having a great 2012 – this year has been a wonderful year for us so far! 🙂

We’ve been very busy helping couples, families and friends enjoy their beach vacation in the beautiful southwest Florida sun…

Fort Myers Beach - Condo and Home Rentals by Lahaina

Fort Myers Beach - Beautiful Skies, Soft Sand and the Gulf of Mexico

We’ve also been getting great feedback from our recently debuted our latest eBook, “Fort Myers Beach & Bonita Beach – A Renter’s Guide to the Islands“.

We thought we’d take a moment and share some of our Fort Myers Beach Rentals Reviews (remember, we offer over 165 Homes and Condos on Fort Myers Beach, Lovers Key, and Bonita Beach):

Palm Harbor - Master Bedroom View

Palm Harbor - Master Bedroom View

Jerry & Sheila from Canadian rented our Palm Harbor Condo (Unit 204E) for nearly 2 months and said:

Hello: Had a great winter get Away!!!Condo was great owner was considerate and accommodating make certain you thank him for us!!!!!!! Lahaina staff was excellent. Home safe and sound and missing the great weather we had in Jan. Feb already!!!!   We will be in touch but we dont like to make our plans this far in advance. Thank You again your Canadian friends, Jerry & Sheila

Carlos Pointe 413 - Fort Myers Beach Condo

Carlos Pointe 413 - Fort Myers Beach Condo

Dolores, who rented our Carlos Pointe Condo (Unit 413) for two weeks, said:

Everything was perfect!  Thank you for a wonderful time!  I was very satisifed with the condo & Lahaina’s service!

Carlos Pointe 124 - View from the Lanai

Carlos Pointe 124 - View from the Lanai

Kevin & Beverly, who rented our Carlos Point Condo (Unit 124) for a week, said:

We really enjoyed our stay. The unit was very comfortable…my wife and I were especially pleased with the comfort of the master bed (we don’t typically sleep well away from our own bed). Check In/Check Out was ‘easy’. Very nice…


If you think we can help you in any way, be sure to visit our online listings for Fort Myers Beach Condo & Homes Rentals, or give us a call at (866) 218-1709.

And don’t forget – “It’s always beach time at Lahaina!” 🙂