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Looking from the end of our private dock at The Rhinstone Fisherman!
15 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 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 their excur... Read more
About the Owner, Shelley W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 23 reviews and 2 properties
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Amazing Vacation Property with Teenagers. They loved the Pirate Theme. Master sweet is huge and also super themed! There are cool things to see in every room. Much time and attention to detail was given to the decor. Owners are amazing and the home is VERY clean! You can't beat the view. Not a better way to start your day...

Management response:

So glad you had a good time. The neighbors absolutely loved your family. Please come back. We are buying a paddle board for guests to use. Your kids will enjoy😀


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Mary R
1 review
Reviewed May 16, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

For myself, finding this amazing cottage was just what my soul and heart needed. It was healing, comforting, magical, fun and filled with love! ! Every where you looked there was something to stimulate your senses. Beautiful art creations every where ! ! I use to live in Matlacha with my sister , she passed away so I moved back...

Management response:

Thanks for coming. I felt like I had known you for a while because you remind me so much of a personal friend. Your friends were wonderful and so glad you had a good time. Please come back. Thanks for taking time to write


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Bruce B
Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed March 19, 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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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...

Management response:

I thank you guys for returning each year. Everyone you meet eagerly awaits your stay each year. The parties, dinners, shopping expeditions, fishing outings that you two organize are the greatest ...people LOVE them. It is not as much fun when you leave. Thanks, thanks, thanks. Shelley


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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
  • Wi-Fi
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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