Matanzas Retreat on the Canal

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace
Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace
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Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace

Overview of Matanzas Retreat on the Canal

Entire home

Matanzas Retreat on the Canal

3.5 star property
3.5-star Fort Myers Beach holiday home with outdoor pool

7.2/10 Good

16 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
151 Matanzas St, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
Main amenities
  • 4 smoke-free homes
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike hire
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Fishing Pier Fort Myers Beach - 1 min drive
  • Times Square - 1 min drive
  • Key West Express - 5 min drive
  • Bonita Springs Public Beach - 24 min drive
  • Gulf Coast Town Center - 32 min drive
  • Coconut Point Mall - 34 min drive
  • Florida Gulf Coast University - 35 min drive

Getting around

  • Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) - 34 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Matanzas Retreat on the Canal

Enjoy your visit to Fort Myers Beach with a stay at Matanzas Retreat on the Canal. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks. Homes feature kitchens and patios.


English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

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At a glance


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; access will be through a private entrance

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*

Property amenities


  • Beach towels
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach umbrellas


  • Outdoor pool
  • Sunloungers
  • Umbrellas


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free secured, uncovered self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Pool toys


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Bath or shower

Living spaces

  • Dining room
  • Sitting area

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit
  • Dock
  • Walkway to water


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry detergent

Work spaces

  • Laptop workspace


  • Pet friendly
  • USD 150 per accommodation per stay
  • Welcoming cats and dogs only
  • Deposit: USD 100 per stay


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Window screens
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Luggage storage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Mobile key entry
  • Restaurant dining guide

Location highlights

  • Near the boardwalk
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Bike hire on site


  • 4 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Access via exterior cooridors

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: USD 250 per accommodation, per stay

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Cleaning fee: USD 175 per accommodation, per stay


  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

Hygiene & cleanliness

Guests can access their rooms with a mobile device.


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Matanzas Retreat on the Canal Fort Myers Beach
Matanzas Retreat on the Canal Private vacation home

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings








Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Mike, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Great room but if your you’re bigger then 5’6’ you’ll probably be uncomfortable, if you’re 6 foot you’ll hit your head on ceiling. The owners should really worn people
William, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

I would stay there again!
The location was great- walking distance to Times Square and the restaurants. The unit was clean- bed and couch were comfortable. The shower is very small so if you are large it could be problematic. My husband had to duck in the kitchen doorway because of the low ceiling. The bikes were a good touch.
Scott, 3-night family trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

The apartment was fine, it had a lot of room for 2 guests and was a short walk from the pier and resturants. I did however spot a few of german cockroaches roaming around and I called the owner of the property and asked him to call me back so I could let him know about it, but I never recieved a return call back from him. I propably would not choose to stay there again. TS
3-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

melaney anne, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Property was perfect for us. Close to all the action. Walked to the beach, shops and live entertainment!!! Place had everything we needed and was quite modern and nicely decorated. Very clean and bright!!
Gaye, 4-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Entrance to the property filled not well lit, lots of construction materials on the passage way.
Lucien Jean, 4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

My 4 friends and I stayed at Matanzas for 5 days and it was great! The house was clean there was enough room for us to sleep- definitely could have slept a few more because the king bed is quite large compared to a 5’3 girl. The bathrooms were a bit small but doesn’t really matter in hindsight because you don’t spend a lot of time in there anyway. The pool was not finished when we were there but it was okay because the beach was only a 7 minute walk away. We did not rent a car on our stay but the location was perfect for walking and biking around because everything was close enough to. My only complaint is online the checkout time was stated to be 10pm which I did raise questions to at first but figured that it was correct because what do I know! Anyway check out is at 10am not 10pm so that came to our surprise a bit when the cleaning ladies came to the door and we were not yet ready to leave. Other than that our stay was perfect.
5-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

Terrible place do not stay. Looks nothing like the pictures. Beers cans left in cabinets, hair shavings in bathroom sink, shower covered in dirt, cockroaches, dirty appliances, dishes, and silverware. Sent us the wrong check out time so we had to hurry out of there and now stuck at the airport the rest of the day. $1400 trip just to be kicked out early. Would not recommend.
5-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Disappointed stay at Little Sunshine
Clean, but had uncomfortable sofa and bed. AC was good, but place is very dark. Be careful of non obvious cleaning charge of $170+ which totally shocked me. Location was great, but overall disappointing. It will be interesting if shares this honest review
Patrick, 1-night trip
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