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4 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guest suite to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Private entrance to your one bedroom plus den (with queen size sleeper/sofa) apartment attached to main house. Direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. Bedroom has a queen size bed and the den has a queen size sleeper/sofa. The den doubles as your kitchenette and sitting area with double sliding glass doors that open up to the shared pool and dock area. Gas grill and microwave for cooking (no stove). Boat to five restaurants. Visit the Matlacha Art Galleries. Fish off the dock. WELCOME!


Free parking on premises
Laptop-friendly workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed



114 reviews
Tina User Profile
January 2020
Moon Shell Hideaway is the perfect spot to explore SW Florida! So peaceful on the canal and provided opportunities to see manatee and fish and kayak. Our stay was so wonderful that we plan to come back again!
Lisa User Profile
December 2019
Really nice place to stay for a few days.
Jessie User Profile
November 2019
Cathy’s place is the perfect getaway for poolside relaxing and fishing. It was so quiet and peaceful. I’ll definitely be back!
Kathy User Profile
November 2019
We had a wonderful time. This town has so much to offer; Local seafood and very nice people! The fact that the house had its own pool, and was directly on the waterway, made our trip fantastic. Capt Cathy was great!!!
John User Profile
November 2019
The place is private, eclectic, clean and fun. Right where you want to be. Close to everything by boat or car. Awesome!
Tonya User Profile
November 2019
Everything about it was completely and utterly 100% amazing! I recommend it to anybody and everybody that can make it to stay at Captain Cathy’s place.
Shawn User Profile
October 2019
Absolutely amazing, fishing and boating paradise. We brought our boat and docked it out back. Could not have been better, we are already planning our next trip 10/10

Hosted by Captain Cathy

Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores, FLJoined in April 2015
Captain Cathy User Profile
114 Reviews
I am a US Coast Guard licensed charter captain and love being on the water. I take people on Dolphin and Nature Tours, Back Bay Eco Tours, Sunset Tours, and to Cabbage Key for a cheeseburger in paradise (or a great piece of blackened mahi mahi over beans and rice). I have been…
Interaction with guests
I am a charter captain so am often out on the water. Catch me early in the morning or in the evening if you should need something. I will do my best to accommodate. Texting is the best way to reach me. 239.994.2572
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
After 4:00 PM
11:00 AM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events


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