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Redecorated Gulf Front Condo with Beach, Pool and Hot Tub. Includes Free Wi-Fi

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

LOCATION: Sand Castle I is located mid-way between Clearwater Beach and St. Petersburg Beach in the city of Indian Shores, about 30 minutes from Tampa International Airport, 90 minutes from Orlando and about 10 miles west of I-275.

ACCOMODATIONS: Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6) and under the building parking.

ABOUT THE AREA: Indian Shores is located on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. The area has beautiful wide white sand beaches, and is close to golf courses, malls and other shopping and a great variety of entertainment venues. The area is home to the NFL Buccaneers, the NHL Lightning and the American League Tampa Bay Rays. Busch Gardens is about 45 minutes away and the multiple parks of Disney plus Sea World and Universal Studios are only about 90 minutes away. Bike, motorbike and boat rentals are available across the street. John’s Pass with charter fishing, boat rentals, water sport activities, shops and restaurants is about 5 miles down the beach. Other attractions in the immediate Tampa Bay area include Adventure Island, the Florida Aquarium, Sunken Gardens and the Lowry Park Zoo.

Nearby cities such as Sarasota, Bradenton and Tarpon Springs offer a wide variety of additional attractions.

There are many excellent restaurants including The Pub just across the street, Crabby Bill’s, PJ’s Oyster Bar, Guppy’s and the five star Salt Rock Grill, all within a few minutes drive. These and many others offer fresh seafood and other favorites, several with water front dining.

ABOUT THE CONDO: Our condo at Sand Castle I is a direct Gulf-front condo with great views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico from our 3rd floor balcony. Watch the beach and sunsets from the large 23 foot balcony with sliding glass doors from the living room and master bedroom. The master bedroom has a king size bed and private bath. The second bedroom has a queen size and a single bed. The den has a queen sleeper sofa. Both bedrooms and the living room have flat screen TVs and DVD players. The living room has a small stereo system with a CD player. The unit has wi-fi internet service. The kitchen and both bathrooms have been remodeled and the unit is freshly painted and tastefully decorated. The kitchen is fully equipped with new appliances, cooking utensils and dishes. The unit is equipped with a full sized washer and dryer. The balcony is equiped with adjustable electric shutters that function as great sun shades on hot, sunny afternoons.

The Sandcastle I complex has a large beach-side pool and hot tub, a sauna and a games room with ping pong, a lending library, and free Wireless Internet service. The beachfront area has a lush tropical garden, barbeque area and picnic tables overlooking the Gulf. Each condo has designated reserved parking and the space for our condo is under the building. There is also guest parking on site.

The Suncoast Beach Trolley provides service between Clearwater Beach and St. Petersburg Beach (stops near the building) and is a convenient way to get around the beach area.

Our condo is managed by a local property management company that oversees many of the rentals in our building. They are available to respond to any problems during your stay.

Keywords: condo, beach front, modern updated unit

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 2, 2017


Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Free Wi-Fi


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Redecorated Gulf Front Condo with Beach, Pool and Hot Tub. Includes Free Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews

Great condo, great location.... elevators need work!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Indian Shores every spring for the last 7 years. This condo had everything we could possibly want/need in the kitchen! We loved that! It was so nice to come up from the beach and be able to cook so easily, just like being at home. It was clean, well maintained and amazing view of the beach. We absolutely loved our stay ❤️

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always glad to learn that a guest enjoyed their stay in our condo. We do know that the condo association is planning an extensive upgrade to the elevators later this year so that problem should soon go away.
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Medina, Ohio


  • 5 of 5

This condo is so nice! The decorations are very beachy...just how I like it. It is better than the pictures. All beds are comfy...everything was clean and like new. The view of the beach and Gulf is outstanding!!! The pool and hot tub are great too. The grounds are kept up so nicely and the lighting at night makes it so pretty. We were extremely happy with everything!!! We have rented for several years through VRBO and have never been dissatisfied.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sandcastle 307

  • 4 of 5

We always enjoy our stay at Sandcastle.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Great location, and probably the best decorated condo we've ever stayed in. Very nice assortment of DVD's, and the kitchen supplies, utensils, etc, were all high quality and plentiful.

The only shortcoming we experienced was the low, very low, water pressure in the master bath and in the kitchen. For some reason the water pressure in the hall bathroom was OK. So, we simply took all our showers in the hall bathroom. It was just my wife and myself, so it wasn't a problem. However, if more than one family, or if a large family stays in the condo, not being able to bathe in the master bath might become an issue.

Bottom line: we loved the condo and will certainly consider staying there in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were unaware of the water pressure problem and will have it looked into as soon as possible. We are pleased that our guests appreciated our decorations and the accessories and utensils we provide. We do constantly make improvements and it is nice to know that our selections are appreciated.
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Columbus, OH

A little piece of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed in this wonderful condo during our spring break. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo was very clean & well stocked. The beds were quite comfortable, we slept great. Our daughter stayed in the den, which has a pull out couch & slept fine. The den is open from the hallway (no door) but there's a door that separates it from the kitchen. The condo is decorated very nicely, has the 'beach' feel & I love that. We felt right at home, didn't want to leave! Of course, the best part is being right on the beach - it's amazing! Listening to the waves & watching the sunsets are the best! The grounds are beautiful & well kept. The pool area is nice & cleaned every straightened up at night. Everyone is asked to leave the pool/hot tub at 10pm which is nice for the noise factor. The beach is so nice, I walked every morning & found beautiful seashells. Restaurants we went to & would recommend: The Pub, across the street, Slyce pizza about a mile south & Villa Gallace (a nice italian restaurant) were all delicious! We had a great vacation and staying in this wonderful condo helped make it great! We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always glad to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay.
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Beautiful! We would stay again!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was one of the best we have found. It is very clean, tastefully decorated and plenty big for us and our four children. The den is much larger than the pictures make it look, it was basically my son's room all week! Even though there were no pictures of the bathrooms, they are just as updated and nice as the rest of the condo. The view's were great, and Indian Shores is much more peaceful than Madeira beach, which is just a short drive down the road for those that love the fun! The building itself was well taken care of. It was a plus to see someone cleaning the pool and chairs daily and keeping the grounds nice. An added bonus was that there is a security guard on site at all times. All in all, this is a great condo. Thank you so much to the owners who were very nice and helpful. We would definitely stay here again, in fact, we're already looking at next years dates!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always great to hear that guests have enjoyed staying at our condo.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

We rent primarily by the week, Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions can be made for monthly and longer periods. Contact the owner for pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.