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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 115 m²
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 - 30 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, both with attached full bathrooms, half bath is on first floor.

The Favorite Sun is your perfect escape! Imagine yourself being 5 minutes from the beach. 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, spacious town home is ready for your get a way. All new furniture through out the house and new appliances with a fully stocked kitchen.

The first floor includes the living area, kitchen, dining room and half bath with washing machine and dryer. Off the kitchen are sliding glass doors that take you to the lanai that has a new patio set and gas grill.

The second floor has 2 bedrooms. Both the Sanibel bedroom and Captiva bedroom have all new furnishings, including mattresses and bedding. There are sliding glass doors that take you out to an adjoining balcony that overlooks the pool. These rooms have flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, ceiling fans and attached full bathrooms.

The community pool is just steps away from the front door. The pool has lawn chairs for you to relax in the sun, and patio sets to enjoy a meal or two pool side.

The Favorite Sun is perfectly located for you to enjoy all the area has to offer. 25 minutes from to RSW airport, 25 minutes to Jet Blue Park to watch Boston Red Sox spring training, 20 minutes Century Link to watch the Minnesota Twins spring training, 10 minutes to Fort Myers Beach, 2 miles to the Sanibel Island, 1 mile away to the Tanger Mall Outlet Mall. Water sports, golfing, nature, great restaurants, shopping or relaxing on some of the most beautiful beaches in the United States, The Favorite Sun has something for everyone.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

About Lisa

We currently live in Massachusetts. After the long cold winter we had last year we decided it would be a great time to buy somewhere warm. Matt an I are so excited to offer our, new to the rental market, home to vacation renters like you. We have hand picked all the furniture, bedding and decorations in our home with your comfort in mind. There are books, games and cards for you to enjoy and beach chairs, a cooler and a beach bag for a trip to the beach. We hope you enjoy The Favorite Sun as much as we do. And remember...It's always sunny in Florida.

Lisa and Matt

Lisa purchased this townhome in 2015

Why Lisa chose Fort Myers

When we were looking for a home to buy a friend told us how much she loves the Fort Myers area. We flew down one weekend in April and fell in love with the area. The Favorite Sun was the first house that we saw and both Matt an I knew it was the one. The Favorite Sun had everything we were looking for, nice size bedrooms with full baths attached, a balcony looking over the pool area, two floors, peninsula in the kitchen, pool and location.

What makes this townhome unique

You can't beat the location! The best part is how close we are to the beach. We are 2.5 miles from the Sanibel Island Bridge and less then 10 miles to Fort Myers Beach. Sanibel Island offers the most beautiful beaches in the United States. People come from all over the world to visit these beaches to spend their vacation relaxing in the sun and taking advantage of all the area has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kurzform: Alles bestens! Haus in einwandfreiem Zustand. Im Haus alles vollständig, sauber und gepflegt. Nun für jene, die auch mal etwas mehr lesen wollen: Wir haben das Haus Anfang 2016 für November 2016 gebucht. Die Kontaktaufnahme, Zusage, Zahlungsabwicklung etc. haben völlig problemlos geklappt. Über facebook und die Homepage waren wir um Vorfeld stets über alle Entwicklungen vor Ort informiert und konnten uns auch schon ein recht konkretes Bild von der Umgebung und der dortigen Sehenswürdigkeiten machen. Ca. 14 Tage vor Ankunft erhielten wir eine Email mit der Adresse sowie den Zugangsdaten zum Haus. Alles perfekt organisiert, inkl. Parkplatz vor dem Haus. Das Haus selbst ist in einwandfreiem Zustand und entspricht den Bildern im Internet. Oben befinden sich zwei Schlafzimmer, jeweils mit eigener Dusche und Toilette, unten ein großer Wohn- und Essraum mit kompletter Einbauküche. Des Weiteren eine Gästetoilette. Die Einrichtung mit Kühl- und Gefrierkombi, Herd, Ofen, Mikrowelle, Kaffemaschine, Geschirrspüler, Waschmaschine, Trockner (ich hoffe, dass ich nichts vergessen habe) ist absolut vollständig. Geschirr und Besteck sind ausreichend vorhanden , ebenso Bettzeug und Handtücher. Wlan funktioniert natürlich auch einwandfrei und ist sogar recht flott. Auf der Terrasse befindet sich ein großer Gasgrill, auf dem wir oft und gerne gegrillt haben, was besonders wichtig ist, da Restaurants und gutes Essen nicht unbedingt die Stärke der Amerikaner sind. In unmittelbarer Nähe befinden sich diverse Supermärkte und ein kleines, aber feines Outlet-Center. Ach ja, und noch das Wichtigste: Hat man mal eine kleine Frage, reicht eine kurze Email an Lisa und man bekommt in kürzester Zeit Hilfe. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt, nichts vermisst und können "Favorite Sun" uneingeschränkt empfehlen.
Nov 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in Iona, Florida

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Sanibel Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Captiva Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    First floor bathroom - toilet
  • 2.5 bathrooms. Both bedrooms have a full attached bathroom. The half bath is downstairs with a washing machine and dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sanibel Room - 1 large double bed
    Captiva Room - 1 large double bed
  • 2 bedrooms on the second floor. Sanibel bedroom and Captiva bedroom have all new furnishings, including mattresses and bedding. There are sliding glass doors that take you out to an adjoining balcony that overlooks the pool. These rooms have flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, ceiling fans and attached full bathrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Jan., Feb. and March just opened for 2018. Book now, for your winter getaway.
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 20 reviews

Home away from home at the Favorite Sun

  • 5 of 5

The Favorite Sun was very inviting from the moment you walked into the Condo. We stayed in the Sanibel room the was bed very comfortable slept until 9a daily. Home away from home. This was a mini vacation for my husband and I. The location was very central location. Ft Myers Beach we watched the sunset.

Great breakfast was Tuckaway Bagel and Heavenly Biscut (yummie).

Downtown Ft Myers walked the pier ate at the Ford restuarant

We went to Sanibel/Captiva beaches. Shelling was extremely fun. Mucky Duck for dinner

Caught a movie & lunch at the pink building in Ft Myers (very cool)

Drove to St.Pete and Sarasota.

There is a great Italian dinner down the road from the Condo very convenient after a long day.

I would recommend the Favorite Sun for a couples get away and a family vacation.

Lisa and Matt thought of all the little things just come and relax for fun in the sun

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt an I are so glad you had a nice stay at The Favorite Sun. We would love for you to come back and stay in the future. Thank you for your wonderful review.
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The Favorite Sun was Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My fiance an I have been planning a vacation in Fort Myers for awhile and came across The Favorite Sun for a place to stay. Boy were we lucky! This place had everything and looked exactly like the listing pictures.The kitchen had everything to cook meals with, the way the house was decorated was beautiful and the beds felt like sleeping on a cloud. We could tell that the owners took a lot of time and thought into making The Favorite Sun comfortable for guests. The pool that was just a few feet from the front door was amazing we used it daily and we were always the only people there. The location was close to Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach and right down the road was an outlet mall. Needless to say our stay was wonderful and we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt an I were lucky to have such nice guests. We are both glad you had a nice stay and it sounds like you enjoyed the area's beaches. Next time you are in Fort Myers please consider staying at The Favorite Sun.
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We Will Be Back!

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough about The Favorite Sun! It was the perfect place for a long overdue getaway for my husband and I. The house had everything we could possibly need. The property is very quiet & the pool is great! The owners keep the property VERY clean, it's beautifully decorated & the beds are SUPER comfortable. The few times I needed to ask Lisa a question, she answered my call/text right away and was very helpful. The house is in a great location to so many things. 15mins to Fort Myers Beach, and a beautiful drive to get there. We drove to Sanibel and Captiva - I HIGHLY suggest this, the drive is just gorgeous. Go to the Mucky Duck!! Great food, outdoor bar, live music, and RIGHT on the beach. We can't wait to go back, I would recommend The Favorite Sun to anyone! Thank you Matt & Lisa!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. Matt an I are thrilled you enjoyed your stay at The Favorite Sun and the area. Mucky Duck is one of out favorites too. We are looking forward to your return stay.
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

The Favorite Sun is a real nice condo with everything you need to make yourself feel at home. The lanai is large and a great place to eat your meals. The place looks exactly as pictured on the website, very bright and tastefully decorated. The location is perfect, close to Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach and a short drive to downtown Fort Myers.

Lots to do in the area, beaches are nearby and the Causeway Park on the way to Sanibel is a nice place to go and have a picnic lunch and watch the boat traffic.

The pool is right outside the lanai so it feels like your own private pool.

Lisa and Matt were wonderful hosts. The have a welcome book to help you get familiar with the location and things to do around the area, which was invaluable. We recommend staying at The Favorite Sun, you won't be disappointed.

We had a great time and are definitely going back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Matt an I are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at The Favorite Sun. I'm glad the welcome book came in handy.
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Good location to get to both Sanibel and Ft Myers beaches!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely done, all newer furniture. Decor is so cute! Beach chairs, towels, totes etc. a huge bonus! Great touch! Overall hospitality of owners was awesome. We spent most of our time at the beach! The home has everything you would need.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt an I are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Favorite Sun. Thank you for the kind words. It sounds like you really enjoyed the beaches. We love to spend as much time at the beach as we can too.
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Wonderful! 😎

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, so much so that we didn't want to leave. Everything was accommodating & comfortable to our needs! We can tell you made it very welcoming just by the thought put into your details in everything! Prefect home away from home. We enjoyed our stay very much, we enjoyed your treat you left us. We are sure to do a return visit. We would recommend to our family & friends. Thank you & Blessings to you Lisa & Matt!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt and I are really glad you enjoyed your stay. We are definitely looking forward to your return visit. Thank you for choosing The Favorite Sun for your vacation. Take care, Lisa and Matt
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday townhome in Iona, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Season
29 Oct 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas Season 2017
26 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$200.67 + Tax
Property Damage Protection A$105.69
Cleaning Fee A$200.67 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$401.34
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rate are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. The $150 pet fee is per pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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