$167 / night
Total guests, Nights

THREE Minutes to Open Water! Fantastic, Remodeled Fishing Retreat on Gulf-Access – Home 6850506 Bungalow

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

THREE Minutes to Open Water! Fantastic, Remodeled Fishing Retreat on Gulf-Access – Home 6850506

  • Bungalow
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 5
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet Friendly

Description from manager


Welcome to Tarpon Camp in beautiful Bokeelia, FL - your own private retreat in the heart of the Tarpon Capital of the World!

Nestled in the small fishing village of Bokeelia, on the north end of Pine Island, this cottage has quick access to Shell Pass, Pine Island Sound, Charlotte Harbor, Cayo Costa and the Gulf of Mexico. There are beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and great kayaking in the area. You can enjoy some of the area's best bird watching located right in Bokeelia for those that don't want to fish, and a quiet canal for those that just need a spot to relax, rewind, and refresh.

The area beaches are open for your enjoyment!

Come and enjoy this 2 bedroom, one bath canal front cottage in one of the best fishing areas in the state!

It's all here - world class Tarpon fishing, superb flats fishing for Reds, Snook in the mangroves, Trout in the grass, Sharks in the pass, Mackerel in the harbor, Grouper on the wrecks, Largemouth Bass in the river, Peacock Bass in the freshwater canals, it's almost endless! You can catch Sheepshead and Mangrove Snapper right off the sea wall out behind the cottage. This isn't just a great retreat in a pretty good location - it's a great retreat in the GREATEST location. 3 minutes from the dock directly behind the cottage and you'll be casting your line will be in the open water. No putt-putting, idle speed, or painful anticipation. You really have discovered a fisherman's dream!

At Tarpon Camp, you will enjoy:

*Fresh, modern, cheerful, and bright, newly decorated cottage, sleeps 5

*Spacious living area with new furnishings including a relaxing leather recliner

*4K Ultra 55" wall mounted flat screen Roku TV, with Dish Network 120 channel package to include "The Outdoor Sports Package", sound bar, Blu-Ray player, and Bose Wave radio

*Master bedroom with queen size Select Comfort adjustable bed, 40" wall mounted flat screen Roku TV, dresser, closet, and beautiful view of the canal

*Second bedroom with twin over full bunk beds with plush, pillow top mattresses, and a storage armoire

*Newly remodeled spa-like bathroom with gorgeous fully tiled walk in shower with glass tile accents, custom Tarpon mural, and glass door

*Beautifully remodeled kitchen furnished with stove, refrigerator, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, pots, pans, small appliances, dishes, glassware, and silverware

*Dining for 4 in the living area, adjacent to the kitchen

*Free unlimited High Speed Internet & WiFi (165mbbs),

*Washer and dryer located in the attached garage, accessible from the kitchen

*Ironing board, iron, and hair blow-dryer included

*Patio with 5 weather proof Adirondack-style chairs, perfect for relaxing in the evening, overlooking the canal

*Weber kettle charcoal grill and grill tools (self-service-Charcoal replacment is self service)

*2 kayaks with paddles and life jackets for guest use

*Large rolling cooler, beach chairs, and pool noodles provided

*Attached single car garage and additional parking space for boat trailer at the side of the cottage

*Cottage has coded access which means no waiting for keys to check in or out, or to keep track of during your stay

*A boat lift is open ended and can hold 12,000 lbs.

*Fish cleaning table located on the sea wall for your convenience

*90 seconds to the fuel dock, Jug Creek Marina, at the end of the canal. There is also a ship store for ice, snacks, drinks and bait.

*90 seconds from the marina to the open water.

Dogs only are permitted at this property with prior approval. Maximum of 2 dogs permitted.

$300 security refundable deposit, pending there is no damage or excess cleaning required.

$15 per dog/per night non-refundable pet fee.

These charges will be added to your Balance Due after booking is made.

Dogs brought to the property without prior approval will be charged security deposit and nightly fees without any refunds permitted.

Accessible only by boat are the exquisite beaches of Cayo Costa State Park, a short 30 minute boat ride from the cottage. If you don't wish to take your own boat, you can catch the Cayo Costa ferry at the Marina, just a few minutes walk to the end of the street.

If you choose to venture out beyond Pine Island during your stay, you will find a world of recreational, cultural, dining and shopping opportunities to enjoy! The quirky and artsy village of Matlacha will delight you, Cape Coral is an ideal location for Southwest Florida vacationers, and you'll be just a short drive from the stunning Gulf beaches of Sanibel, Captiva, or Fort Myers Beach. A slightly further drive south will have you in Bonita Springs or Naples, where world-class dining, shopping, and lifestyles await you. Seasonally you can enjoy the Spring Training facilities of the Red Sox or the Twins, and of course year round golf, nature, and cultural activities as well. The owner and property manager have provided an informative Guest Directory that you will find in the cottage as great resource for things to do and see during your stay.

The pro

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Full bath


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Internet access
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Guest have to be 25 years and older to sign and stay in home. Children are welcome.


About the manager

Itrip - Swf Vacation Rentals
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4 minutes
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Calendar last updated:
16 Apr 2024
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Based in:
United States
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Languages spoken: English

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1 review

Very Good

“Nice Place to fish and relax”

Reviewed 15 Mar 2016

Great little house with a boat lift, bait and fuel at the end of the canal. The house was super clean and well appointed for a comfortable stay.

This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on all reviews.

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