Monday, July 29, 2019

Beach Retreats FMB Local Blogger

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We all love to take our furry friends to the beach with us, but we also know there could  be a lot of hazardous situations too!  Check out these great tips to keep in mind when bringing your pet to the beach next time. 

1. Socialization Is Key
2. Pick The Right Beach
3. Even Good Swimmers Need Life Jackets
4. Have A Cool-Off Zone
5. Sunscreen For Dogs
6. Always Supervise And Check In
7. Pick The Right Toys
8. Bring A Leash, Towel, First-Aid Kit, And Necessary Supplies
9. Update Tags, Microchips, And Any Other ID
10. Wash Up Afterward



Turtle Shell

Beautiful efficiency located close to Times Square and within walking distance of the beach, shoppes, restaurants, pubs, entertainment, etc. King bed with privacy wall separates the sleeping area from the kitchenette & living area. Sofa bed opens to accommodate a child. Private bathroom and use of a separate laundry room. Large outdoor deck with furniture and propane grill. Kitchenette includes toaster oven, refrigerator, mugs, dishes, silverware. Full sink and counter plus cabinets. Full size closet. Off street parking provided. Trolley stops at the end of the street.  
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Hibiscus Cottage

Bright tropical decor with a spacious living area, sofa bed and large TV.  Fully equipped, newly renovated galley kitchen. Comfy Queen size beds in both bedrooms.  Master bedroom has an en-suite bath with a large vanity and separate water closet with walk in shower.  Through the sliding glass doors from this room is the entrance to the beautiful screened,heated pool.  The pool faces south and gets lots of sun.  Outdoor dining, pool towels provided plus gas barbeque grill. The community park and fishing dock are just 2 doors down. The beach is a short 5 minute walk, easily access the trolley that runs up and down the island. This is a pet-friendly house (restrictions apply).
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Paradise on Pearl

Located conveniently to Times Square and the famous Fishing Pier, this beautifully furnished new home offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Master Bedroom Suite has Queen bed and bathroom with double sinks. Large walk in shower. Open great room style with all modern conveniences in the fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar and stools. Cable and internet included. Outside the beautifully landscaped property plus gorgeous heated pool. Outdoor seating in a covered over area plus barbecue grill. Double car garage and washer/dryer in home.
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Monday, July 8, 2019

Beach Retreats FMB Local Blogger

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The holiday season will be here before you know it and along with that comes the craziness of holiday travelers.  There are more people in the airports, on the roads and booking the same hotels.  So what are some ways you can make your holiday vacation go a little smoother?  Check out these great tips below. resource
  • 1. Be Prepared. Accept. Embrace
  • 2. Consider Holiday Packages
  • 3. Check Alternate Airports
  • 4. Avoid Peak Travel Days
  • 5. Early or Late Flights are Best
  • 6. Leave for the Airport with Plenty of Time
  • 7. Fly Direct to Avoid Possible Connection Delays
  • 8. Avoid Airline Counters If You Can
  • 9. Reserve Airport Parking
  • 10. Travel on Christmas Day
  • 11. Use Your Membership Reward Points
  • 12. Take Advantage of Crazy Holiday Sales
  • 13. Packing Gifts
  • 14. Pack Light
  • 15. Be Prepared
  • 16. Be Phone Ready
  • 17. Take a Road Trip
  • 18. Have Alternate Routes Planned If You Are Driving
  • 19. Stay Local
  • 20. Get Up Early


Featured Retreats 

Ready to get out of the cold this upcoming holiday season?  Check out some of our great featured beach retreats that will warm you right up!


On the upper level of the house is a master bedroom with King bed, guest bedroom with two full size beds, and a full size sleeper sofa in the living area. There's a fully equipped kitchen and large dining area. Living room furniture is new and includes a full size sofa and love seat sofa bed. Plenty of lighting plus a large flat screen TV with Dish TV system. There's another flat screen TV in the master bedroom. Internet and WiFi included. On the back of the house is a large porch with screening all around. On the lower level is a laundry room and second bathroom with shower. This location is at the North end of the Island and very close to Times Square. Walk to restaurants, pubs, shoppes, fishing pier, entertainment, etc. Lots of water sports available nearby. Rates and Availability 


Cape Coral Vacation Home
Freshly remodeled 3 BR home.  Situated right on the canal, the house is located in one of the more beautiful neighborhoods in Cape Coral. Kitchen, tile, and master bathroom tub are all brand new. The property has lots of open space and is a great place for a relaxing getaway this season.  This beautiful house sits on the water in a beautiful Cape Coral neighborhood. The layout is spectacular.  Not far from restaurants, entertainment and activities.


Beautifully decorated, furnished 2 bedroom unit with beautiful heated pool. Fully furnished huge kitchen with gorgeous granite counter-top. Propane stove for cooking. Awesome fireplace with historical value in the living room. All linens and towels included. Bright and colorful to make you feel like you're in a tropical paradise. So close to the beach....just cross over Estero Blvd. & you're there. Beach chairs, umbrella, cooler provided to take with you! Use of the yard for BBQ and outdoor seating. Close to the Library and Bay Oaks Center & Community Pool.  Washer/dryer on site. Internet & WiFi included. Off street parking. Pet friendly retreat.  Restrictions apply. Prices vary by season. Rates and Availability