Deals NowTill 5/15! 3 Nights$549+Tx,4/$699,5/$825!

Facing The Gulf and the Sunset!Den AreaDen/Dining areaFully Stocked KitchenGulf Bedroom-Pillow Top Kings!Dining table facing kitchenThe Beach! Home By The Sea is In The MiddleCape LighthouseView from The Gulf facing bedroom deckAnother View Of The Kitchen-It has EVERYTHING!Gulf facing Bedroom-Watch The Sun Set! Classic Caribbean Effect!Bay Bedroom-Watch The Sun Come Up Over The Bay!Welcome To Our Home By The Sea!Another View From The Gulf Facing Bedroom Deck
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16 Reviews
4390 Ebbtide Ln, Cape San Blas, FL 32456

$549/night - Spring Deals from Now Until 5/16

For stays between 3/16/15 and 4/15/15

Come to our Home By The Sea for our Spring Deals from now until 5/16! 3 nights $549 + tax, 4/$699, 5/$825. We have a great rental that has everything and is only 100feet to the Beach! You'll love our place1


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2.5
Sleeps: 7
Type: Townhouse
Per week: $1,150 - $1,299
Per month: $1,495 - $1,595
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Cape San Blas vacation townhouse rental
"Home By The Sea" is a charming Gulfview well-appointed home with 'beach' colors throughout, artwork, and new furnishings. The lower level has bright bamboo wood flooring. The living area has Plantation shutters, a comfortable Queen sofa bed, oversized chair sleeper and new twin roll away. The large kitchen has upscale appliances and is well stocked with everything one could want to prepare great meals.

Relax as you watch the sunset on the large screened porch with Adirondack chairs, ceiling fan, and picnic table. Enjoy the fantastic gulf view and sounds of the ocean. It is only 86 steps from the porch to the community boardwalk and beach. A new deck is located underneath facing the Gulf with porch swing and park type
BBQ grille.

Watch the Moon dance off the Gulf from the upper level tropical Master Suite which leads to an open deck with chairs and table. View the sunrise from the bright Guest Bedroom that has a superior view of St. Joseph Bay. Both bedrooms have full baths with Jacuzzi in master bath and Simmons World-Class King Size mattresses with upgrade deep pocket sheets for restful sleep.

TV in both bedrooms/den, LCD/DVD in master bedroom, LCD/DVD/VHS in guest bedroom, WiFi throughtout the home, XBox 360 and board games, Bose CD/DVD stereo/home theater system, LCD TV in den, free unlimited long distance. Large well stocked Kitchen with upscale appliances to include Microwave, coffee maker, blender, and even an espresso machine! All cooking utensils provided, newly remodeled kitchen/bath cabinets and central vacuum system. Large capacity Washer/Dryer, Screened porch with ceiling fan, New deck w/ outside shower, Fixed outside BBQ.
Guests have use of 2 mountain bikes and beach chairs/umbrella. Linens included in the rates. Sorry, NO PETS ALLOWED due to HOA covenants.
Area Information
Enjoy watching the waves in the ocean, fishing in the surf, boating in the Bay, and observing gulls and pelicans flying overhead. Bike on the newly created bike trails to St. Joseph State Park and Florida's #1 beach. This is a truly relaxing place to unwind and explore. The beauty of Cape San Blas will make you want to come back again.

Availability Calendar


Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Mar 01 2015 Mar 31 2015 - - - $1,595 1 Month
Mar 28 2015 May 16 2015 - - $1,200 - 2 Nights
May 16 2015 Aug 15 2015 - - $1,299 - 1 Week
Aug 15 2015 Oct 17 2015 - - $1,175 - 2 Nights
Oct 17 2015 Mar 26 2016 - - $1,150 - 2 Nights
Dec 01 2015 Feb 29 2016 - - - $1,495 1 Month
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Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Lodging tax: 12%
Deposits: $350 Security deposit upon booking,remainder due 30 days prior to arrival.Partial weeks considered within 10 days of check in date, call or email
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Mastercard, Money Order, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: All linens and cleaning fee included in our rates!No extra fees,just add 12% Fla Bed Tax! Sorry,No Pets.


  • Beds

  • 2 King Beds
  • 1 Twin Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hot Tub
  • Porch
  • Balcony
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Linens Provided
  • Screened Porch
  • Beach Chairs
  • Heating
  • Outdoor Shower
  • View (Ocean)
  • Deck
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • DVD Player
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • CD Player
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Activities

  • Beach
  • Surfing
  • Playground
    (<1 mile)
  • Scuba Diving
    (10 miles)
  • Bicycling
  • Boating
    (<1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (10 miles)
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
    (<1 mile)
  • Sailing
    (1 mile)
  • Tennis
    (10 miles)
  • Hiking
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Golf
    (5 miles)
  • Amusement Park
    (15 miles)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (10 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (15 miles)
  • Ocean
  • Park
    (<1 mile)
  • Pool
    (10 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (15 miles)
  • Snorkeling

Other Vacation Rental Amenities
St Joseph Peninsula State Park is a short bicycle ride away.
An upscale convenience store with Tackle Shop and
fishing guide service is easy walking distance from our home!Port St Joe and Apalachicola both have restaurants
and are located less than 20 minutes away. There are 2 restaurants now located on Cape San Blas.

Reviews for this vacation townhouse rental in Cape San Blas, Florida

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Mary Bates

Mary Bates

Niceville , FL

Home by the Sea !!!

August 24, 2014

Cape San Blas is a nice relaxing place to go and get away from a busy work schedule. We walked on the beach every morning and evening. Our rental had all what we needed. We plan to return again soon, thanks.

Albert Kite

Owner's reply:

Thanks Mary and we hope to see you again! Al and Susan Kite

The Willises

The Willises


Great place to stay!!

June 6, 2014

This was our third visit to Cape San Blas and the Barefoot Trace neighborhood. It was our second visit at "Home By the Sea". The Kite's make sure it is "Your Home By the Sea" with all the comforts plus of your home. Everything is upper scale from the Bose stereo to the comfortable beds and nice linens. You only need to pack your personal belongings because everything else is already there. They provide bikes, chairs, umbrella and other extras. No charge for telephone usage and they have wifi. Al makes sure you know everything you need to know about the home and the area. There are several places to visit in the area and he knows them all. We stayed at another townhouse in the same neighborhood last year not owned by the Kite's. Those owners did not provide linens, towels, or free telephone. Buying a telephone card and coming home and doing laundry isn't my idea of a vacation. On the other hand, the Kite's make sure they have their guest taken care of and not just a business. We had a problem with the refrigerator while we were there. Al took care of it immediately and reimbursed us for our food loss. He also treated us to a nice dinner at Port St. Joe for our inconvenience. All in all, if you are looking for a carefree vacation with a very nice home and owners with a beautiful clean and safe beach this is the place for you. We leave our chairs on the beach for the whole week and no one touches them. There is no other place we have been that is as nice than Cape San Blas.

Albert Kite

Owner's reply:

Thank you Willis family for being our guests at Home By The Sea and for your kind review! We try to provide our guests with everything they would need for a great vacation.

Lee Compton

Lee Compton

Birmingham, AL

Fall break

November 19, 2013

We had a wonder stay. The house was really clean and comfortable. Beds were comfortable, kitchen was well stocked. The best thing about the rental was the owners, Al was supper nice and helpful. Very easy to work with.

Robin Yarbrough White

Robin Yarbrough White

Flat Rock, Alabama


July 30, 2013

This house has EVERY comfort of home - comfy beds, quality linens, great covered parking and not to mention the kitchen -- there is not one kitchen tool or gadget I can think of that is not here! The weather did not cooperate with our trip to the beach, but the kids (teenagers) enjoyed the movies and the x-box. The deck off the bedroom is a great place to sit and listen to the ocean at night :) I would highly recommend staying at here Al and Susan's place. They were EXTREMELY helpful by recommending places to eat and things to do. VERY NICE PEOPLE! Will visit again :)

Patricia Nowling

Patricia Nowling

Plainwell, Mi.

Great winter retreat

March 5, 2013

We have spent the last 2 years during Jan & Feb. at Home by the Sea. It has everything you need for a great vacation. Al & Susan are wonderful owners and have anticipated our every need. Comfortable beds are the best when you are there for 2 months. Having bikes in the shed was a bonus for using on the new bike trail. We will be back soon. Pat & Dick

Candy Frye

Candy Frye

Andalusia, AL

Great Vacation

September 11, 2012

Home by the Sea was a very nice relaxing place to stay! It was a well stocked property with all of the ammenities you could possibly need! Hope to stay there again!

Lisa Waylor

Lisa Waylor

North Augusta, SC

Absolutly Wonderful Family Vacation

August 24, 2011

we really felt right at home with our daughter and our beautiful 2 yr. old granddaughter. Had the comforts of home and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico to play in. very relaxing for us all. Our Grand daughter is on a very nice nap schedule and she too was so at home she stuck right to her nap time and meal times...we all enjoyed the "food" of the sea. Definately will return again together! Thank you Kites for sharing your home with us.

Margaret Schwab

Margaret Schwab

Forsyth, GA

Loved "Home By The Sea"!

August 7, 2011

Al is an incredibly helpful host, which makes renting from him such a pleasure. His duplex is located on a beautiful, pristine beach on the gulf side of the cape. It is nicely decorated and has all the needed amenities. We enjoyed our week there very much and recommend both Cape San Blas and this rental highly!

C. Roberts

C. Roberts

Leesburg, GA.

Awesome Vacation!

August 10, 2010

My family and I just spent our first vacation at Cape San Blas. This place is truly the epitome of a "restful vacation"! No traffic, no crowds, beautiful beaches, what more could one ask for? We will never return to PCB or Destin. The Home By The Sea was perfect. It had all the amenities of home and the owners did everything to ensure that our time there was wonderful. We will surely put this place on our "future places to stay" list!!!



Oxford, MS USA

Testa Family Vacation

July 11, 2010

The high quality furnishings, appliances, linens, and kitchen items far exceeded our expectations! The jacuzzi was very relaxing at the end of the day. Everything in the house worked perfectly and everything was super clean. The view from the balcony in the master bedroom was spectacular and we could wake up and watch the waves in the ocean from the bed. Oh, and the bed was one of the best ones we've ever slept in and we had an assortment of pillows to choose from. The walk to the beach was easy. It was so handy to have the use of the high quality beach chairs and umbrellas. I can't think of a single thing that would make this place better. When we come back this is where we will be. If you stay here you will not be disappointed! "

Romeo LeBlanc

Romeo LeBlanc

Notre Dame,New Brunswick, Canada

Cape San Blas. Home by the Sea

April 6, 2010

If you're looking for a relaxing, quiet place at the beach then this is it. The white sugar sand and the beautiful sunsets are something we won't forget. The cottage decor is bright and tropical & very clean and the king size beds were just great for a restful sleep. The fact that Mr. Kite called to make sure everything was adequate made the whole experience very safe and personal. We also took advantage of the bikes, beach chairs, etc. that Al provided for us. The local food was excellent and lots of hiking trails and parks to work it off. We enjoyed our stay and hope to return in the future.

Tammy Hayes

Tammy Hayes


Hayes Family Vacation

June 22, 2009

We so enjoyed our week at "Home By The Sea"! We had everything we needed inside and outside. The place was so beautifully decorated,too. The next time we come to Cape San Blas, this is where we want to stay.

robbie rodgers

robbie rodgers

Farmington, Arkansas USA

Rodgers family vacation

June 17, 2009

This was our second time to stay at "home by the sea". These folks have taken such good care of the place. I've had a back surgery and a neck surgery and require a very good bed at night. The beds at "home by the sea" are outstanding. We were close enough to the beach that I could carry anything we wanted out there without any issues. The beach restoration project has improved an already great beach. You get the sense that you are truly in someone's home and not in a rental while at home by the sea. As long as Al and Susan are renting, we'll only use their place as our retreat from work and the "real world". I'd highly recommend this place to anyone looking to stay at the Cape.

The Willis Family

The Willis Family

Morgantown, KY

Enjoyed every minute at Home by the Sea

May 25, 2009

From start to finish every aspect of staying with at the Kite's Home by the Sea at Cape San Blas was a pleasure. When inquiring about the rental the Kites were extremely helpful with all of our questions about their home and the Cape area. There are several things that are important to us when we are traveling. We want a clean, comfortable, friendly place to stay. Home by the Sea was all of this. The home is beautiful with fun ocean decor, beds are extremely comfortable, well stocked kitchen, plush linens and towels. The Kites made all of their belongings accessible to us including bikes, beach chairs, and fishing equipment. We didn't have to wonder what we were going to do or see while we were there. The Kites gave us so many suggestions about places to visit or even where to buy fresh fish. Actually, all a person needs is access to their beautiful beaches and you don't need anything else. My husband loved fishing from the beach. The views of sunsets and sunrises are unbelievable!

Anita and Brett Shaw

Anita and Brett Shaw

Willow Alaska

Best Snowbird Experience Possible

May 1, 2009

We spent January and February 2009 at "Home by the Sea" and would truly recommend it to those who enjoy a quiet less crowded place to spend the winter. The Kite's have done a terrific job of decorating to create the "feel" of the beach from the inside out. They were very attentive to our needs and often provided suggestions of things that were coming up on the Cape that we might enjoy doing. For the retired military Snowbirds,Cape San Blas is a great place to stay. Tyndall AFB is about 60 miles away and shopping the Commissary is easy and well worth the drive. We are sure you will be happy with your decision to winter at 'Home by the Sea". We were homesick for the beach as soon as we got home!

Earline Felker

Earline Felker

Acworth, Ga.


May 1, 2009

Everything was so great. We had everything you could imagine. The home is so comfortable and inviting,I just want to go back as soon as we can. Our family rode bikes, walked on the beach, ate lots of good seafood and rested so well.

Owner Supplied Testimonials

03/30/09 WHAT AN AMAZING PLACE TO STAY!!!! We were so blessed to spend our 10 year wedding anniversary at this beautiful "Home By The Sea". The house lacks for nothing: incredible views of the Gulf and beaches, fully stocked kitchen, amazingly comfortable beds, movies, games....The Kite Family have truly thought of everything to make your vacation incredible. We especially are thankful to them for all their wonderful suggestions on things to do in the area. We had a horrible storm front come through, but enjoyed a relaxing time exploring and reconnecting none the less. WE WILL BE BACK! Thank you so much for sharing your treasure with us.
Alex and Monika Cardona, Kennesaw, GA

Our stay in Home by the Sea was FANTASTIC. The home was exactly what the photos promised. The atmosphere was relaxing and our children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. There is no doubt that when we decide to rent on the Cape again, we will give the Kites a call. They are wonderful renters and made sure that our stay was a pleasent one. The beds were so comfortable we really hated to leave. Yes there are some cheaper rentals in the area, but you get what you pay for. I didn't mind paying what the Kites were asking because it is WELL worth it. It was a phenomenal experiance. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Kite
Sean and Margaret McMillan

We had such a wonderful time! I can not seem to find the words to describe what a great time we all had. It was truly relaxing. Your place is beautifully decorated and includes so many extras that we were all amazed. The week went too fast and we hope to return soon. You truly went above and beyond in every aspect, and I can not thank you enough.
Laurie Watts, Independence, Mo

This place was wonderful. My family enjoyed everything about our stay. The beds are upgrades from what you would expect and the place is supper quiet. As long as I can afford it, this will be my vacation destination. I know most people want to be right on the Gulf. I was a little concerned about how far we would be from the beach. Trust me, it's very close. You can carry any beach stuff easily from the house to the beach. This is the place my family has been looking for. This was the best vacation ever.
robbie rodgers, Farmington, Arkansas

First, THANKS to Al & Susan Kite for having such a great vacation home!! The moment we opened the door it was instant warmth. It was great to have such a welcoming feeling. The home was well furnished with everything you need. The beds were awesome! Probably the best sleep we've had in a while. We had a great time and would definitely recommend it to anyone. Thanks again!
karen moore, newnan,ga

We have been to Cape San Blas several times, and this
trip was one of our most relaxing and enjoyable.
Home by the Sea is located in an area where the beach
is quiet and peaceful. The home itself was furnished
so that you felt you were at home. We will recommend
this house to our friends, and we hope to stay here
again as well.

Wow, Wow, and Wow is all we can say. This house is wonderful. Everything was just awesome. The Kite family has done a wonderful job on this home. Everything we needed was there. The views were awesome from Ocean to Bay. The king size beds up stairs were just fabulous. We were expecting our vacation to be good, but it was way far better than just good, it was awesome. We will be going back.
Shauna Calvert, Shelbyville, Kentucky

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is there to do at Cape San Blas?
A: Of course there is an awesome beach, a nearby 18 hole golf course, gulf or Bay fishing, a very natural and scenic Florida State Park, and 2 nearby towns (Port St. Joe & Apalachicola) that have lots of interesting shops, restaurants, and historical places of interest. We provide our guests with our own "cut/paste" of local dining and places of interest from websites down to menus! We even throw in our coveted "Key Lime Pie recipe"!!
Q: What makes our place different from the rest?
A: We constantly are upgrading our unit to provide our guests with the most we can give them for their vacation. We have an excellent cleaner and the unit is always clean and fresh to welcome our guests. We like to think that once you arrive and look around, you can see more of the upgrades we have than the pictures can show.
Q: What is the coolest activity nearby?
A: I would have to say the Beach and exploring the Cape.

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