Wish You Were Here...

Rental information for this slice of heaven
Text by Logan Ward

Accommodations: Two bedrooms, two baths (sleeps four, plus two on the sleeping porch)

2007 rates: $12,000 per month in season

Availability: Year-round

Location: Steps from the Gulf of Mexico (100 feet away, 60-second walk)

Need-to-know info: No pets, no smoking

Nearest airports: Naples Municipal Airport, 10 minutes; Southwest Florida International Airport, Fort Myers, 45 minutes

Amenities: Outdoor shower, gas log fireplace, central air, rain-style showerhead with body jets, washer/dryer, sleeping porch, three outdoor patios with dining table and lounge chairs, beach towels and beach chairs, flat-screen TV, Bose CD player, guest bathrobes, parking, three blocks to fine dining and shopping on Third Street. Rental rates include linens.

Don't miss: Sunset at Naples Pier, two blocks away

Contact info: Latissa Bell; 202/457-7810

(published January/February 2007, updated April 2010)