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Looking from the end of our private dock at The Rhinstone Fisherman!
5.0 of 5 bubbles
12 reviews
Looking from the end of our private dock at The Rhinstone Fisherman!
Great boatlift on our private dock
Top of the Line Everything
Tranquility Abounds
Catch of the night
31 inch snook caught by our guest
Best kayak fishergirl ever!!!!
feeding flipper
fishing sheltered mangrove
Girl power!!
manatee at end of dock
redfish from dock
redfish from kayak
Stunning view of open waters in back of house
Front of home with plenty of parking
Kayaks are free
Top of the line everything. Gourmet chefs love it
Plenty of room for the family dining
Comfy second bedroom
Guest Cleaning Oysters While Dolphin and Pelicans Play...Bay is Your Backyard
Kids love the pirate themed room
Master bedroom overlooking water.  Fiberoptic lights at night give this a gorgeous glow
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Matlacha, Florida
Sat to sat rentals during April and June, July until Aug. 15. Will do shorter stays if open one week prior to arrival date. Affectionately known as the 'Rhinestone Fisherman' this fantasy Pirate/Ocean themed waterfront vacation rental will make for a vacation you will cherish for a lifetime. Matlacha (MAT-la-shay) is just 30 minutes from Ft. Myers, but this secluded fishing village is a world apart! Fishermen, artists, bikers, vacationers all rub elbows and share the love of its unpretentious atmosphere. Unlike some topnotch fishing destinations, the intriguing thing about Matlacha is its plethora of attractions for non anglers: galleries, shops, restaurants, landmarks, and visual curiosities. Golfers will appreciate golfing at the Royal Tee Golf championship Golf club located less than 5 minutes away. Fisherman can relax on th... Read more
About the Owner, Shelley W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 2 properties
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Bruce B
Oakville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in January 2017

This is our fifth time staying at the Rhinestone Fisherman. Mark ai lifestyle and enjoy some serious kayak fishing. This year I hooked a huge tarpon just a short way out from the dock. The fight only lasted for two jumps but what a thrill. Over 3 months we always managed to get fish for dinner and managed to supply...

Luke W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017 for a stay in September 2016

This place was amazing!!! The owner was very helpful and we couldn't of asked for a better vacation!! Everything was in its place and the unit was very clean!!! The gorgeous views made for an excellent vacation spot!! Thanks Shelley!!!!

Management response:

I thank you for coming. So glad you had a great time. Neighbors said you were super by the way. Said y'all had a great time at the Blue Dog with them. Please come back.


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Wingate, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Six of us came from all over the country for the week of Thanksgiving. We were delighted by the cottage and all the love that has been put into making it a magical place. Everything was very clean and well-maintained. The location is in the heart of everything and the way the cottage is situated there was no noise from...

Management response:

We totally enjoyed meeting you. You are the type of guests we love to have.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighborhood
Driving to Ft. Myers one day on business, I decided to take a trip through Matlacha. I was immediately struck by the old town atmosphere, the beauty, and overall feel of this village. If you close your eyes and open them you'd swear you were somewhere in Key West. The natural beauty of the areas only accessible by boat was another attraction for me.
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