Frequently Asked Questions
Where are you located?
We are located on the quiet North end of Estero Island, away from the route for most of the island traffic. When you come over the bridge to get to the island, you make a right turn at the bottom of the bridge. We are half way between the bridge and Bowditch Park, located at the northern tip of the island.
How many bedrooms in each unit & beach house?
All units are 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. The maximum guests allowed in any unit is 6, and that is only if the unit has a sofa bed. All others sleep 4
The beach house has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Maximum adults allowed is 6, up to 2 children additional are allowed. Fold up beds are available at no cost for children.
How big is your building?
Our complex has 38 condos which are individually owned. The building is 7 stories and there are 6 units on each floor. 33 of the units are part of the rental program. We also manage the “Fun in the Sun Beach House.”, located on our property; set 100 yards back, but with a direct view to the gulf
Do You Have Pictures of the Units & the Beach House?
Yes, the Virtual Tours found at the bottom of the Home Page allows you to look at all the units that are part of the rental program.
Beach House pictures can be found on the Home Page under the Beach House Virtual Tours or by clicking here
What are the units like?
Every unit has a screened patio that overlooks the Gulf as well as the master bedroom having a window to the Gulf. The kitchens are fully equipped and there is a dining room table, as well as a table and chair set on the patio. All units have at least two television sets; some units also have DVD’s. The units are 950 square feet.
How is beach house different from condo?
The beach house has a fully equipped kitchen and dining room table that seats 8-10. A large sectional couch allows for perfect viewing of the large screen TV in the main room. All three bedrooms also have TV’s. Internet is available. Large deck provides a great view of the beach and is the perfect place to catch some sun!
How do your rentals work?
During "high" season (mid December to mid April) we do Saturday to Saturday rentals. There are some exceptions if a long term rental leaves during mid week. You can rent for an odd amount of days if there is a unit available during that time. The beach house has 7 day minimum rentals all year, Saturday to Saturday.
How long do I have to stay?
The minimum stay is 7 days.
Are beach chairs provided?
Yes there is a set of chairs at the beach and a set of chairs around the pool
Is the pool located near the beach and is it heated?
Pool is located at the front of the condo and the back of the beach house. Pool is heated
Do you have a hot tub?
No we do not have a hot tub
Are pets allowed?
No we do not allow pets at Cane Palm or the beach house.
Do you have wireless internet access and is it free?
Wireless Internet is free and available in the units and at the beach house, at the pool, and at the patio on the beach side of the building.
Are there enough parking places on the complex for all cars and are they assigned spaces?
Yes there is sufficient parking for all the condo paying guests and they are not assigned in the parking lot.
All cars in the parking lot, which includes condos and beach house, need to have a Parking Permit that should be hanging from their mirror or put on the dashboard. Cars without a parking pass are subject to towing.
Beach House cars have 2 parking spaces under the house and one in parking lot. If you have a visitor during your stay, they also NEED a parking permit. Permits are available in the Cane Palm office located under the building near the shuffle board.
Do I have to bring my own linens?
No, the linens are provided and once each week, on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, linens can be exchanged for a clean set. A Linen Exchange form can be found in your unit to tally the items you need to exchange. Bring this form to the Linen Room which is located under the Cane Palm building near the office.
Do the units have washers and dryers?
No there are not washers and dryers in the units or beach house, but there are coin operated washers and dryers in a room on the ground floor on North end of condo building next to stairwell. Quarters, soap, and softener are available in condo office.
How old do you have to be to rent a unit?
Minimum age to rent a unit is 25 years old.
I have an 8 month old baby, do you have baby equipment?
Yes, we have pack n play's available and high chairs. Beach toys for the older set are also available.
If I stay for an extended period of time, how do I get my mail?
Mail is delivered to the office, where mail boxes are available for each unit and the beach house.
How do I pick up my keys after office hours if I am staying in a condo or at the beach house?
Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. During busy weekends Saturdays hours are 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Arrival during these times means keys can be picked up at the office. Outside of these hours, guests will pick up keys in a RENTAL MATERIALS box located in the outer lobby of the elevator. The key to this locked box can be found in a black lock box which each guest gets the code for in their confirmation letter. Instructions on how to operate the black lock box are also sent with this confirmation letter. It is important that you bring this letter containing the code with you on your visit to Cane Palm or Fun In The Sun Beach House.
How many bedrooms in beach house?
The beach house has 3 bedrooms, and 2 baths. Maximum guests allowed is 8, 6 adults and 2 children. Two single fold up beds are available if needed.
You can also learn more by visiting the local chamber by clicking here