North Captiva Vacation Homes

Tarpon Tales

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TROPICAL ABUNDANCE awaits you at TARPON TALES which has established the new standard for Boca Grande beach vacation homes offering 5 bedrooms (sleeps 14), 5 full bathrooms (plus outdoor shower), stunning gulf views, easy direct beach access, private pool, spill-over hot tub, and pool bar … all within a five minute walk to the charming shops and restaurants of Boca Grande.

TARPON TALES was custom built in 2009 for multi-family beach vacations with huge gathering areas and secluded decks to commune with family and friends.


5 bedrooms (sleeping accommodations for 14)
Bedrooms #1 - #4 have direct pool and beach access via infant-secure spiral staircase
5 full bathrooms (plus outdoor shower)
Beach views from almost every room
Sun deck with 360 degree views of Gulf of Mexico, Boca Grande and Gasparilla Sound
Easy direct beach access only 400 feet from front steps to sugar sand beach
pool (heated in winter months)
Hot tub (6 person, spill-over).
Covered pool bar with sink, refrigerator, gas grill, ceiling fans, dining area and bocce court
Cable TV's - living room, pool bar, and bedrooms 1, 2, 5
DVD players - living room and bedroom #5
Beach towels and all linens
Games, books, DVDs
Easy walk to downtown Boca Grande
Easy walk to tennis courts, basketball courts, climbing wall and community center

Fleet of Bicycles
Tennis rackets
Beach chairs
Pack-n-Play and cooler
Well-equipped kitchen with all major and minor appliances including wine refrigerator

Two dishwashers

Two ovens

Two clothes washers
Two dryers
Free US phone calls


Near community tennis courts

Near Boca Grande community center which offers and  exercise room, basketball courts climbing wall, and many other resources

Home Description

The pool level includes the pool, hot tub, pool bar, large grass yard, bocce court, and covered parking.

The bedroom level includes bedrooms #1 - #4, laundry, and foyer. Bedroom #1 - king bed, flat screen TV, large private bath with dual vanities and make-up desk, enclosed commode, and Grecian shower with dual shower heads, bench and stone floor. Bedroom #2 - king bed, flat screen TV, private bath with tub/shower. Bedroom #3 - twin beds (2), with a private bath with tub/shower.  Bedroom #4 - twin beds (2) private bath with tub/shower.

The main level includes the living room ,which is surrounded by 4 triple-pocket doors providing 270 degrees of breathtaking Gulf views and soothing breezes, ceiling fans, 52" flat screen TV, DVD player, and component stereo.  The lanai includes even more Gulf views and breezes, ceiling fans, dining table and lounges.  The dining room and kitchen offer Gulf views. The kitchen includes 2 seating bars, 2 full-size ovens, stove, 2 full-size dishwashers, microwave, 26 cubic foot refrigerator, a separate wine refrigerator, and almost every kind of pot, pan, dish, glass and small appliance ever made.  Rounding out the Main level is bedroom #5 with bunk beds (sleeping 6 guests) and bathroom #5 with stand-up tile enclosed shower.

The sundeck level is one of the highest points on Boca Grande providing beautiful sunrises over the island and Gasparilla Sound and world class Gulf of Mexico sunsets.

High Chair and play pen available.


Accepts Credit Cards Has a swimming pool
From $2,996 to $5,999.00 per week depending on the season. There is a one time cleaning fee of $290.00. Sales tax is 11%. To reserve, a deposit of $500 is required. Eight weeks prior to arrival the remaining balance is due. If you cancel prior to the eight weeks, you are refunded all but $35.00

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