Frequently Asked Questions

If your question isn’t listed below, by all means, please get in touch and we’ll endeavour to answer you as quickly as possible.

Our Villa location page contains more details on the area of Rotonda.

The views from the front of our villa, are uninterrupted and go straight out onto a wildlife preserve and wild bird sanctuary.
The views from the back of the villa are stunning with the amazing waterway/canal and fishing dock.
The villa is detached and built on an oversized plot; resulting in providing Guests with great space, privacy and peace and quiet.

The maximum number of people that can stay in the villa is 6 (including children).

Only people who you have listed on your Booking Enquiry Form are permitted to stay at the villa. If you need to amend your guest list prior to arrival, you will need to contact us directly to obtain permission. Any changes are subject to an administration fee.

Yes, we provide wireless internet access FREE OF CHARGE.
This means you will be able to access the internet/your emails from anywhere in the villa however you will need to bring your own lap-top.

Yes, local calls as well as calls to the USA & Canada are FREE OF CHARGE.
For any other calls, you will need to purchase a phone card from the local supermarket.

Absolutely! Having 2 children of our own, it’s easy for us to highlight the benefits of staying with children in our villa:-

  • The villa benefits from being on one level hence, no stairs.
  • It has a lockable child safety barrier surrounding the pool.
  • The shallow end of the pool is only 3ft which makes it a lot easier for little children. Large front and back garden.
  • The twin beds are great for kids too.
  • Nightlights to ensure comfort in the dark.
  • The local park is only 2 mins drive away from the villa and has a good playground area with lots of swings/climbing equipment, bike trails, multi-purpose fields open space, nature preserve, nature trails, picnic area, tennis courts, toilets.
  • For an exciting day out Busch Gardens theme park is only 90 mins away and further afield Disney is approx 2.5 hours away.

Please note though, extra caution should be applied at all times near to the canal and on the fishing dock as well as the pool area.

Yes, if you don’t want the hassle of travelling with the large and often bulky baby items and would like to hire them please contact us in advance and we will liaise with local companies on your behalf.

Step one:
Check the Availability Calendar to see if the villa is vacant for the dates you require.
Step Two:
If it’s vacant and you wish to make an enquiry/obtain a quote for your stay, please first read our Terms and Conditions and then complete the Enquiry form.
Step Three:
Once your Enquiry form has been received, we provide you with a quote for your stay and detail any extras that you have requested/you will be charged for. If you are happy to proceed and your holiday is more than 10 weeks away, we will write to you and ask you to pay the initial non-refundable deposit and sign and return our Terms & Conditions. If your holiday is less than 10 weeks away, we will require full payment upfront plus a signed copy of our Terms & Conditions.
Step Four:
Once we are in receipt of all of the above, we will confirm your reservation.
Step Five:
The balance, along with the Security Deposit is due 10 weeks prior to your departure.

Please note! Reservations will be held for 3 days, pending receipt of the deposit and Booking Form.

Full details of how to make Payment are contained within our Terms and Conditions.

Full details of cancellations are contained with our Terms and Conditions.

Check-In time is 4.00pm and Check-Out time is 11.00am. Early arrivals/late departures can sometimes be accommodated if the villa is quiet. However, requests must be pre-agreed with the Owner (admin fee applies – $75)
Full details of Security Deposits are containted with our Terms and Conditions
Prior to setting off on your holiday, you will be provided with all the main contact details for our local Villa Representative for any major problems you may have.
Yes the pool can be electrically heated for an extra charge. It’s totally dependent on personal choice however we recommend heating during the months October through to March.

No, this villa is self catering. The home will be clean upon your arrival and will be cleaned again once you leave.
If you are renting the villa for a long-term stay then a mid-term clean/freshen up can be arranged if required.
The villa is equipped with a washer, dryer, dishwasher, iron, vacuum cleaner and mop should you wish to use them.

Welcome to the Sunshine State! The weather is simply gorgeous most of the year round. However, being in a tropical climate, the area is susceptible to the odd tropical storm and once in a while a hurricane. You can check out the Rotonda West.Org website for more info including a 7 day forecast, monthly average temperatures and monthly average precipitation.
All bathroom towels and provided however you may wish to purchase additional pool/beach towels if you require them.
Read more about everything there is to do in our Attractions and Activities section.

Yes the villa benefits from having a 47” LED 1080p SMART TV, complete with a full HD TV Cable Package, Blue Ray DVD & LG Bluetooth audi0 & surround sound system with many many channels to chose from.

We DO NOT allow smoking and operate a very strict no-smoking policy throughout the villa, the lanai and pool. Any evidence of any guests smoking will be taken very seriously and will result in the guest being charged for a full villa clean plus forfeiting the return of their security deposit.
We DO NOT allow any pets or small animals with the exception of Guide Dogs. Any evidence of guests having pets in the house will be taken very seriously and will result in the guest being charged for a full villa clean, forfeiting the return of their security deposit.
Yes, bikes can be hired locally at ‘Bikes & Boards’ 966 S McCall Road, Englewood (941-474-2019).
Please see our Prices section for details on Pool Heating and BBQ hire.

Yes! As a thank you for any referred or repeat business we offer 2 incentive schemes which are unique to our villa:-
Refer a Friend & Guest Loyalty
Details of these incentives are normally sent out to Guests once they home however details are also available on request.

Sandhill Crane
Sandhill CraneFound Around Our Villa
The Florida sandhill crane can reach a height of 120cm (47.2 inches) with a wingspan around 200cm (78.7 inches). This species is grey with a long neck and legs, and a bald spot of red skin on the top of its head. The sandhill crane is unique in flight as it can be seen flying with its neck stretched out completely.