OVER 15 YEARS OF MAKING YOUR MEMORIES OUR PLEASURE
9.18.10 ... Your bay view is just as beautiful in person. Cincinnati,OH
7.17.10 What a wonderful family week! We enjoyed your home and this incredible island. Thank you for your hospitality. We will be back soon. St Charles, IL
6.26.10 This house was very comfortable and we had a great stay. We look forward to staying here some time soon. Atlanta,GA
6.12.10 This is a special vacation for our family- the first trip to the beach with our girls ages 6 and 3. Watching them enjoy and discover SGI has been a delight. We have enjoyed our time here so much and hope to return... Decatur, AL
6.10.10 We have spent a perfect vacation at your house. We enjoyed every moment of it. The house is very comfortable and well equipped. We look forward to staying here again soon. Argentina
5.15.10 Our last morning here... The place is perfect...The only complaint is leaving...Very romantic setting. We'll be back soon. Gallatin, TN
4.24.10 As we enjoy our last morning coffee on the deck( it was a shame, we felt the need to set the alarm instead of letting the song birds wake us) we talk about how Heron Now will be a cherished memory. This being our family's first trio to Florida, we can't imagine a trip any better. The abundance of nature coupled with the scarcity; of people make St George Island a gem... We pray that Heron Now will continue to bless others with its serenity as much as it has us. Jefferson, IA
1.23-2.28.10 For years we have stayed in downtown Apalachicola and this year, as a change of pace , we chose Heron Now. This choice was a good one and provided the retreat we needed. Although a arctic front brought historic cold weather, the house provided a soothing warmth and hospitality with a view that inspired and entertained us. Norway, ME
GUEST COMMENTS 2008-2009
12.12.09 Heron Now as been a real treat... The pond out back was a real treat for my dad and his SLR camera... Long walks on the beach were the real highlight though. The shells were spectacular, the beach deserted and the waves soothing. Loved it!
11.28.09 Thank you for sharing your beautiful, cozy home. The setting and view is simply gorgeous! We were blessed with great weather. Morganfield , KY
11.2.09 One week ago we left Stockholm, Sweden to visit St George Island and your wonderful house... The weather has been great and we have spent a lot of time on the beach... We think your house is amazing! The view from the deck is lovely. Stockholm
10.24.09 This is just what we needed. No people, traffic, congestion, noise... Instead quiet ocean breeze, fresh air, and nature. It was good to get back to the real Florida that we missed all these years... We will be back soon. Thank you for sharing this special place.
6.27.09 This is our first visit to Heron Now. Was a great place to spend our vacation...Hope to visit again soon. Huntingburg IN
5.17.09 We could not have picked a better place to spend our honeymoon! We spent our days hiking and riding our bikes. As amateur bird watchers and nature lovers the state park and deck at Heron Now were amazing. We look forward to our next visit to Heron Now. Brian and Jessica, Columbus, Ohio
4.18.09 This is our second visit to Heron Now... We had another excellent visit...We are already planning our next adventure to Heron Now. Rich and Erin, IL
2.20.09 Thank you for sharing this splendid piece of the planet. The birds, the water, the trees-- a sacred place. Julie and Dietrich MA
12.27.08 Thanks for sharing your wonderful house. Its design, construction, siting are perfect. Pensacola11.1.08 We've been busy with Christmas preparations since getting back but I didn't want to forget to thank you for our sublime month at Heron Now. Wow! What a special place! My mind goes back often to the scene off the deck of the bayou and the bay. And the air was so clean and easy to breath--I think if we lived there all the time we would all be so much healthier. We're very grateful for that lovely experience of a whole month in that sweet-sweet place.
10.18.08 We had totally delightful week. Beautiful view,lots of good information so well organized...Glorious sunset and moonrise from kayaks. Perfect weather, heavenly time of relaxation... Thank you for sharing this serenity with us. Suzanne, Melinda, Jo
4.12.08 We had the best vacation ever. Can't wait to come back.
GUEST COMMENTS 2007
12.08.07 This is a beautiful home with breath-taking views. We could not have had a more incredible vacation.
Anthony, Christina Lafayette, IN
10.26.07 The house is comfortable;the view amazing.We really enjoyed the bay shore, tide pools as well as the gulf beaches. Bob and Stephanie KY
10.15.07 An Oct idyll! We saw eagles land in the trees near the deck, hawks, butterflies, dolphins in the gulf. Wonderful place all around. Rob, Sarah, Charlie Tallahassee
10.6.07 We enjoyed staying in your house and visiting the area. I found your library very helpful and a nice touch for visitors. Ben and Dorothy Missouri
8.25.07 Had a wonderful time during our first visit to SGI- will be back! The house is in a great location- we loved the easy walk to the beach Kathy, Chuck, Audry,Molli Atlanta , GA
7.20.07 We came almost 1000 miles to see the ocean, beautiful landscapes and wildlife and just relax.We accomplished this and more... We really enjoyed the house, the views of the bay side remind me of trips as a kid, but then the bonus of the ocean out the other side was exciting. Michelle
7.13.07 Thanks for allowing us to rent your wonderful home. It is definitely the best on the island. Barb Iowa
4.27.07 This is the third year we stayed at Heron Now. It's the vacation I look forward to the most every year. Jerry and Pat IL
3.16.07 We enjoyed staying at Heron Now. We had long walks on the beach and mostly beautiful weather.This is a very comfortable house. Ontario Canada
GUEST COMMENTS 2006
We will come back to Florida in february next year and we would have liked to spend another week on SGI. But we found your house completely booked for this month.
What a pity!
We are now looking for another house, but Heron Now was so great that it will not be easy to find an equal one.
I'm so sorry. Greetings from Germany Beate (visitor Feb 2006,email written Oct 2006)
3.6.06 There are no words to describe our visit to the island...Every morning that little glimmer of dawn in the window was my alarm clock. I raced to the beach to capture the sunrise and watch the dolphins. We find ourselves gazing across the bay just taking in the tranquil scenery.. Alice and Clement F. from Gainesville,Fl
3.11.06 We all had a wonderful time in this perfect little niche... Thank you for sharing your beautiful house with us-- its the best on the island. We will surely be back...
Beth, Mike, Jennie, Dave, Emily, Michael from Kentucky
3.24 .06We have been vacationing in the Apalachicola area since 1990. This is considered our second home and upon retirement, it will be. We have stayed in many houses on the island. Heron Now has offered a wonderful view of the Bay and peaceful haven on the island. Baltimore, MD
4.10.06 What a beautiful place. Gorgeous beaches, beautiful bay, wildlife galore. Ate seafood all week, YUM! Visited all the Saints(George, Joe, Mark) Quite the holy week. Barry and Ciel S. from CT
4.28.06 This is the second year that we came to Heron Now. We truly love this place. The view is outstanding, but what I appreciate is how quiet it is and how dark it is at night. Jerry and Pat D. from Chicago
6.16.06 Thank you so much for this most wonderful of houses, locations, and opportunities for rest, restoration, and adventure! My words can't tell you how much this wonderful week and this house have meant. Thanks for sharing it. Celeste from Decateur, GA
7.22.06 Excellent location for relaxation--Plenty of wildlife...We come from the foothills of the Ozarks in Arkansas and are accustomed to all sorts of wildlife...but this vacation was a thrill. Loved it and look forward to returning.
8.27.06 We really enjoyed the house, the island, the people, and the wildlife. Great opportunity for kayaking. Will be back for sure! Tony and Janeane, Atlanta GA
"Our home is 1500 miles away in northern Wisconsin but we felt at home immediately at Heron Now.The view and location are great!
Enjoyed watching the birds from inside and on our walks through the Preserve, beach, and state park." Gretchen and Roger
"Location of this house is stunningly beautiful. We combed the island east and west and didn't find a more gorgeous homesite.' Mary and Bruce, Fort Pierce, Fl
"This is our first family vacation,I am talking true relaxing family vacation in several years...We cannot thank you enough for providing such a delightful house in prime location to enjoy the uncommonness of St. George." Mary, Tom, and Kathy, Murphy, NC
"Heron Now rocks. As much as we loved the nearness of the ocean, the view of trees from every window was very soothing" Guests from Elkin, Georgia
"Very peaceful and tranquil setting here at Heron Now." Loise,Glenda and Lee, Tallahassee, Fl
"The view was outstanding, the home cozy and inviting." Guests from Columbia Station, Ohio
"Thank you for sharing this bit of heaven" Rob, Jane, David, Jon and Bekah from Georgia
"..we decided to find an area more conducive to our love of nature.This is it. I absolutely am in love with Heron Now. We spent hours on the deck. It is so private, so quiet, so beautiful. Thanks so much for the library." Kathe and Dana
"This is by far the best of the beaches of Florida!The sand and shells are endless, the solitude sublime, the restaurants sublime, the attractions limitless. By far this truly the forgotten coast. And family friendly..."
Lisa, Ronnie. Jennifer, Jonathon, and Carmen--Aug 2005
"Although we got here only two days ago, this always felt as home." Yanny Sept 2004