BED AND BREAKFAST FLORIDA, SANIBEL, NAPLES, FT. MYERS, S.W.FLORIDA Translation Scroll to Bottom A Musical site
" OH WHAT A VIEW "
"In Process of Becoming ADA Compliant"
Free boat dockage and canoes with stay!
Experience Old Florida on Serene Pine Island, near Sanibel Island, visit the
Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary & J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve
on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Enjoy a panoramic waterfront view of Matlacha Bay, sunrise and sunsets, shrimp boats, river otters, tropical birds soar (ospreys, diving pelicans, bald eagles, woodstorks, kingfishers, snowy egrets, magnificent frigate birds, burrowing owls, little blue herons,black crown night herons, white pelicans, flocks of ibis, roseate spoonbills, etc.) while the playful Dolphins and Manatee frolic in the bay, all from your porch!
We are located in Matlacha, Pine Island Florida where the Calusa Indians 1st settled, then we became a fishing village, wintered by circus show folks, now a quaint place including working artists galleries, gift shops, all Mom an Pop restaurants, fresh local seafood and such, yes a small village but very nice, almost no beaches except 2 small local beaches as we are mainly a wild life sanctuary for Manatee/Dolphins/Birds and such, however you can catch a people ferry to Cayo Costa State Park a island in the Gulf of Mexico, GREAT Shelling especially when you catch a low tide but always good shelling and Great Beaches.. or yes hop in the car and drive a short beautiful drive to Sanibel, Captiva, Ft Myers Beach with Gulf beaches.
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BANANA BAY BOAT COMPANY...................................RIver and Island Cruises.
BAYVIEW, a Florida Bed and Breakfast, you will enjoy large rooms with private bath, decks, queen beds and queen sofa beds, TV, AC, WiFi, refrigerator and continental plus breakfast and offers a magnificent view of Matlacha Bay and Bridge with local shrimp and fishing boats, sailboats, dolphin, and manatee viewed from your porch. As sundown approaches watch the spectacular sunsets over Matlacha Bay, then watch the twinkling night time lights of the village of Matlacha and Bridge reflecting upon the water. Yes, a perfect ending to a perfect day in Matlacha.
So, come and relax and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature that abounds in Pine Island's protected fish estuaries while enjoying the old, historical fishing village of Matlacha pronounced "MAT-LA-SHAY" Caloosa Indian name meaning "water to the chin" .
MATLACHA SPOKEN HERE
Aren't these Manatee beautiful ?
Its so thrilling to watch a mother with her babies swim by from your porch as they travel from the Gulf of Mexico into the freshwater canals every morning to sleep and play. And in the afternoon they go out to the Gulf of Mexico to feed, and yes,they make this trip every day. You can walk out onto the dock to get a real close view of the Manatee (often within a few feet of this rare & endangered species) our canoes are available at your convienence! There are only approximately 2000 of these gentle creatures left in all of Florida, with 300 to 400 Manatee in and around Pine Island. So, hurry on down to have your own personal experience with a Manatee.
Visit Our Osprey Family!
Click on Photos for a Closer Look!
See these Beautiful Birds of Prey, as they Nest 40 feet away.
This is Your Incrediable Chance to Experience Life As the Osprey Live it Right from your Porch.
A Very Rare Opportunity to View Nature up close and at its Best as they Nest.
See Photos Taken By Our Guests!
View Web Cam Of Nesting Ospreys
INTRODUCTION TO BAYVIEW
TOUR OF BAYVIEW 1
TOUR OF BAYVIEW 2
See Matlacha On You Tube!
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12251 Shoreview Drive
PO Box 35
Cape Coral, Pine Island Florida 33993-0035
call .... 239 - 283 - 7510
RATE BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANY
$189-$239 PER SUITE PER NIGHT.
Extra Person $25 Per Night
Check in 3pm; Check out 11am.
CANCELLATION: 14 Day prior to check in full refund less $25 cancellation fee, under 14 days no Refund.
*** All Rates subject change without Notice
NO SMOKING ALLOWED IN ANY ROOM ($250 FINE)
FACE COVERING FRIENDLY
Gift Certificates Available!
Google Map Here!
FISHING GIUDE: Guaranteed Snook or Your Money Back!
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Visit the Museum of the Islands
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WE ARE A "KAYAKING HOT SPOT"
MATLACHA, PINE ISLAND FLORIDA.
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