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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Gulf-Front (Water Views from Every Room)

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Florida Central Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

The unit is directly on the Gulf of Mexico, 90 minutes from Disney Theme Parks, 45 minutes from Busch Gardens, 30 minutes from Tampa, Florida, 10 minutes from John's Pass Village.

Location on Indian Shores: This smoke-free unit is located at popular Sand Castle I on the 7th floor and directly on the Gulf of Mexico

also with Intracoastal Waterway views.

Interior Information: Across the living room/kitchen and master bedroom stretches the balcony with fabulous views of the

Gulf of Mexico. The second bedroom and den offers views of the Intracoastal Waterway.

We supply all soaps, detergents, tissues, paper towels, garbage bags. We have available for use in the

condo a portable crib, high chair, and stroller.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Darlene (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english


based on 11 traveler reviews

Gulf-Front (Water Views from Every Room)
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews

Perfect Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect, and exactly as described. I was impressed with how well stocked it was. We had everything we needed: plenty of bath towels and wash cloths; plenty of beach towels, beach chairs, beach toys, and beach umbrella; laundry soap; dish soap; garbage bags; kitchen towels; enormous amounts of dishes, utensils, cups, etc.; even a cooler and ice packs to carry to the beach. The washer/dryer was especially convenient. If it's not here, you don't need it. Covered parking was very nice and the 7th floor view was amazing! The condo was well maintained and quite clean. Beds were very comfortable; even the futon slept well, according to my teenage son. Pool area was nice, though we didn't spend much time there. My daughter enjoyed the recreation room with friends. We did not utilize the grill area. This condo is just a short elevator ride and a few steps from the fabulous gulf. The area seemed quiet and peaceful. As an added bonus, there is a yummy ice cream shop directly across the street! We spent one day at Busch Gardens (short 45 min drive), and another day at Sea World (2 hour drive due to heavy traffic). We strolled through St. John's Pass and ate dinner at Bubba Gump's. The food was good, but quite expensive ($30 per person average). If you are looking for a great beach condo that has everything you need, you just found it! Thank you, Darlene! It was a pleasure staying at your home.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great views and great value! ! ! 😎👍

  • 4 of 5

Plenty of room for everyone, many amenities in kitchen and towels also. Covered parking was greatly appreciated! We would definitely stay there again. Many great restaurants close by with many entries. A great time was had by all. A couple things could be updated, was very clean stay. Beautiful sunsets and sunrises! !🏖 The weather was perfect. Darlene was very helpful with the questions we had about the condo! Any questions just ask... Beautiful beach just steps away from the condo. . .

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful week we had at Darlene 's home. The accommodation's were marvelous. It was just like being at our own home. Cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

Darlenes' vacation condo was the most well equipped rental my family has ever stayed in. She was wonderful to deal with. There was nothing we needed to bring except our clothes and food. The condo had the most wonder views, reserved parking, and close to everything..IT was clean, confortable,and, all equipment worked without any problems. She had instructions and information to answer any questions you might have. The elevators were spotless and there was never a long wait. The grounds were beautiful and the beach wonderful. Other guests around the pool area were friendly and our children made wonderful new friends from other countries. Thank you Darlene for sharing your vacation home. Thank you for keeping the cost affordable. I highly recommend this home for a vacation,

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mervyn & Sandra

  • 5 of 5

This is a great condo it is well kept and Darlene the manager is so easy to get along with. If you have the smallest of problem you will get it dealt with. The condo is spacious and very clean it is very well equipped for all needs that includes beach towels beach chairs and lots of equipment for the children to take down to the beach. We have stayed at this condo on two occasions and we're lucky to stay for a month on both our visits. The view from the balcony is awesome and the sunsets are to die for. The position of this condo makes it easy to get to shops restaurant and numerous bars long gulf boulevard. We could go on and on about this condo and the great times we have had there . This is a great place for a holiday stay. Oh and don't forget to look for the dolphins from your balcony.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying in this condominium. Being an experienced beach renter, we had never seen a kitchen so well equipped. I never saw a manager on site nor was I approached by one, excellent if you ask me.

The sunsets from the balcony were second to none, very clean and comfortable. Looking forward to next year.

Thank You

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Beach
On the Beach!
Car: recommended

Casino Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Sunset Cruises, Dolphin-Watching Cruises, Deep-Sea Fishing Cruises, Arcades


Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug 6 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
Fall (Excludes Thanksgiving)
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 28 2017 - Mar 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 22 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Saturday-to-Saturday visits during high season times
$799-$1599 depending on the season
Holiday rates may vary
$200 Per Week Deposit to Reserve Unit
Payment Requested 30 Days Prior to Arrival
Cancellation Policy - 30 Days Prior to Arrival
$200 Refundable Security Deposit
Last Minute Discounts!!!
Deposits and Payment Accepted by Cashier's Check, Personal Check 30 Days Prior to Arrival,
and Credit Card (5% Administrative Fee).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Florida Central Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1060 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All soaps, tissues, detergents , and garbage bags are supplied for your convenience.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 2 queen , 1 baby crib , Crib in closet for use in any room
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa Sleeper
  • You will find a king-sized bed in the gulf-front master bedroom with private bath. The guest bedroom has two queen-sized beds. There is a futon in the small den. The living room has a sofa-sleeper.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Phone (2), Cable TV (3), DVD (2), VCR (2), CD (2), Full Kitchen, George Foreman Grill, Cooking Utensils, Linens, Beach Towels, Hair Dryers, Soaps, Tissues, Detergents, Washer & Dryer in unit, Portable Crib (No Crib Sheets), Umbrella Stroller, High Chair, Beach Chairs, Beach Toys, Free U.S. Long Distance.

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