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Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Ricks Retreat is a charming ground-level home on a beach street located in the village area of Captiva. A short walk to restaurants, shops and galleries, and a 3 minute walk to the most beautiful beach at the end of the sandy lane. Originally built by Bette Davis, Rick is the 3rd owner. Simple, extra clean and bright..this house has the character of a beach house with all the modern amenities. Fully equipped...just bring your food. 3 bedrooms plus den, the cottage can sleep up to 6: queen bed, queen bed, 2 twins. Two full baths (updated Jan 2022) inside, outside shower (great to shower under the stars at night), full kitchen (new in Jan 2022), outside gas grill, wifi internet, tvs, stereo, DVD. Rents weekly(as required by zoning), typically from Sat-Sat, but can be flexible on check-i...Ricks Retreat is a charming ground-level home on a beach street located in the village area of Captiva. A short walk to restaurants, shops and galleries, and a 3 minute walk to the most beautiful beach at the end of the sandy lane. Originally built by Bette Davis, Rick is the 3rd owner. Simple, extra clean and bright..this house has the character of a beach house with all the modern amenities. Fully equipped...just bring your food. 3 bedrooms plus den, the cottage can sleep up to 6: queen bed, queen bed, 2 twins. Two full baths (updated Jan 2022) inside, outside shower (great to shower under the stars at night), full kitchen (new in Jan 2022), outside gas grill, wifi internet, tvs, stereo, DVD. Rents weekly(as required by zoning), typically from Sat-Sat, but can be flexible on check-in and check-out days in the off-season. Come enjoy paradise! and PET FRIENDLY!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
About the Manager
richard g
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2011
Interaction with guests
I am not physically on the islands...always available by email or phone or text
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Reviewed 8 August 2020

-When we arrived at the pick up office in Sanibel, we collected an envelope to find no keys within, so we figured there would be a lockbox with code entry. When we arrived to the house we found out that keys were supposed to be...More

Date of stay: August 2020
4  Thank 475romeos
Reviewed 8 August 2020

-When we arrived at pick up office in Sanibel, we collected an envelope to find no keys within, so we figured there would be a lockbox with code entry. When we arrived to the house we shortly found out we had to contact the Royal...More

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank Jferrera2619
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited Captiva six times in five years. This is the fourth house I’ve rented and the first time at Rick’s Retreat. The photos in no way do the house justice. You open the front door into a warm and inviting house that is light,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Teresa A
Stay546586, VR Owner at Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Teresa, thanks so much for your kind review. I am planning to take new pictures when I visit later this month. Hope you will come back.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Actually quite well appointed . Clean, plenty of room. Has all the beach gear you need . Plenty of towels , even outdoor shower and hose. The beach is a few houses down. Walk to many restaurants including the famous Mucky Duck. Make sure to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
3  Thank Jill J
Management response:Responded 18 August 2018

Thanks for your review. Hope to hear from you again.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

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Date of stay: August 2016
Management response:Responded 23 August 2016

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

This home is well suited for families with 3 large bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 den, and 2 baths. Private because of the tropical plants surrounding the home, yet in the heart of Captiva with a very short walk to everything--beach, restaurants, shops, etc! Enjoy...More

Date of stay: January 2016
3  Thank Vquiltmaker
Management response:Responded 4 February 2016

thanks for your review. I came in after you...and put new pads on all of the beds...should make it more comfortable for all.

Reviewed 25 March 2015

We've stayed at Rick's Retreat two years in a row, and it's been wonderful both times. The house is in a perfect location; a half-block walk along a quiet, shady lane to the beach and a half-block walk in the other direction to Captiva Village....More

Date of stay: March 2015
4  Thank captdoc41
Reviewed 13 May 2014

This cute cottage-like house is in a wonderful location just 2-3 blocks from the ocean! We had 4 adults and 2 tween-age girls and more than enough room to enjoy ourselves. Don't even consider bringing any beach toys or chairs because this place has at...More

Date of stay: April 2014
3  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We stayed at Rick's the first two weeks in February and loved it! The beds were really comfortable and the kitchen well stocked. The overhangs on the roof make the house really cool, and we slept well all night with the windows wide open, only...More

Date of stay: February 2014
2  Thank Road1
Reviewed 22 May 2012

When searching for a vacation rental on the gulf for a week long family reunion, we wanted something homey, something laid back and a little old fashioned, but with all the amenities. We aren't fans of apartment towers or cookie-cutter condos. When I saw this...More

Date of stay: May 2012
5  Thank DWolf1
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Wightman La on Captiva Island Florida. One small block north of the main shopping st of Andy Rosse La. Beach at one end of the Lane and shops/restaurants at the other end.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida

Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.