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WATERFRONT Grand Luxury St Pete Beach Dolphins Pool Spa Sauna Kayaks Bikes WiF

Bedrooms 4
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Views VIEWS Views WATERFRONT "Dolphin Watch" Home 4 Bedrooms 4 Baths

'DOLPHIN WATCH' Grand Luxury WATERFRONT home Near ST. PETE BEACH Central Florida (Gulf of Mexico just 9 minutes by boat or car or free beach ride.)

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4 King beds in 4 bedrooms plus sleeper couches, over 5,000 square feet, 465 m2, (6,234 s.f. overall including private covered Lanai @ master bedroom suite) Grand Luxury home on Boca Ciega Bay at St. Pete Beach and its world renowned white sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico near famous Fort Desoto State Park. Enjoy boating, miles of beaches, golf, restaurants, theme parks, water sports, fishing, sunbathing and just a fantastic time in this spacious luxury setting facing the South Westerly sun overlooking the open waters of Boca Ciega (Dolphin) Bay. See dolphins daily. Fully furnished with the highest quality European style leather and Italian furniture. Please see the video tour and you will fall in love with your dream vacation in this 6,000 Square Foot Home home fit for Royalty.

HOT TUB/SPA is heated at Guest's option. The POOL WATER TEMPERATURE is directly controlled by the environment, wind and weather.

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Property Manager
Walter Vans, Realtor JimBegginsInc. Tel: 877.255.8456
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, dutch, Korean
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Walter Vans, Realtor JimBegginsInc. Tel: 877.255.8456

This property is Swiss owned and professionally managed by: Florida Beach Rentals/JimBegginsInc. 5050-B GULF Boulevard St. Pete Beach FLorida 33706 USA. Walter Vans, Realtor Tel: 877-255-8456

Walter Vans, Realtor JimBegginsInc. Tel: 877.255.8456 purchased this house in 2013

Why Walter Vans, Realtor JimBegginsInc. Tel: 877.255.8456 chose St Petersburg

You want to spend your holiday in paradise? Then don't miss "Dolphin Watch in Paradise"! See the sun rise and set, from the incomparable upstairs lanai, where you have full privacy, and views, views, and more views, see dolphins daily (read references) as well as manatees (sometimes) and all kinds of fish. Take the kayaks (3 available) to the close by deserted island. The tranquil water will calm the senses, you'll forget about all your worries back home - this is how we (the Swiss owners) feel every time we get the chance to spend time in our beautiful home. The house inside is extraordinarily spacious and can easily host 2 families or 4 couples.

Watch Sunday Football or PlayStation games on the big screen in the media loft or in your bedroom or play a game of pool and watch in the Pool Table Room. But don't forget to swim in the pool or relax in the spa. In cooler months heat up in the sauna and cool down in the pool - or even in Dolphin Bay - but watch out for dolphins and manatees...

What makes this house unique

Golfers: Within a 30 minute drive or less, you'll find dozens of beautiful golf courses; Pasadena Yacht and Country Club (Walter Hagen's Club) is a private club one mile away where you can play every Monday and even more in summer months.

Kids: Bush Gardens is only a 3/4 hour drive away, Orlando and Disney less than 2 hours! How about miles and miles of sandy beaches, just a 10 minutes close?

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Walter,

It gives me great pleasure to provide feedback regarding our recent holiday in Florida. Firstly the Dolphin Watch residence (property #502 597) was truly amazing. We could not have wished for a better location, close to many golf courses and within easy reach of both St Pete's beaches and St Petersburg restaurants and nightlife. The house is very cleverly designed with access to and a magnificent view over the gulf, southerly and westerly aspects ensuring plenty of sunshine and beautiful sunsets. The house is spacious and bright and extremely practical to live in, with all the modern hi-tech expected (TVs, Cable, Wi-Fi, etc). Equally important to us was the way in which you made it easy for us to contact you whenever we had a question or an issue. You greeted us on our arrival on a Saturday evening. You did a sterling job dealing with the very small number of issues we encountered. For example, I was hugely impressed that you dropped everything on a weekend to find a plumber to fix the issue we had with one of the hot-water heaters. Such things are bound to happen once in a while in a house that is so large and filled with hi-tech devices. You dealt with the issue in a way that spectacularly exceeded our expectation. Again, when it came to our final accounting reconciliation, you dealt with the issue I had in a truly professional and most helpful manner - way beyond my expectation. To anyone contemplating renting Dolphin Watch I would say, "Do not hesitate for a moment. You will make memories for a lifetime." and to anyone asking for feedback on the quality of service from you and your firm, I would say, "You will be impressed."

Best regards.

Dec 2015
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Pasadena Golf & Yacht Club House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs w/large dressing area
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Downstairs/Pool/Bar AREA with SAUNA
  • Downstairs Pool Bath includes a full SAUNA
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Reading lounge TV, expansive water views, private lanai
    Waterview Bedroom - 1 king , Water views, private balcony, TV
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 king , TV, dresser, white moteef
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 king , Easily accessible to all ground floor amenities.
  • All 4 bedrooms have KING size beds that very comfortably sleep 2 adults
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Concierge and housekeeping optional services available (billed separately)


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

WATERFRONT Grand Luxury St Pete Beach Dolphins Pool Spa Sauna Kayaks Bikes WiF
average rating of 4.888889 based on 19 reviews

Fantastic place for a holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week in this gorgeous and spacious villa, with a splendid view over the bay. From the first moment on, we loved this place. The villa is very well equipped, stylish decorated, with a biljard table, music system, several televisions and all other things that made our stay comfortable. The dolhpins gave us every day a visit as they passed the pool within 10 to 20 meters, a wonderful experience. Shops and a 24 hours fitness were within a 5 minute car drive. We will come back to this place!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Our guests are our priority and we are happy to hear of your good experiences.
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  • 5 of 5

We spent a week during the month of August and really enjoyed our stay. The house accomodates very comfortably 8 adults and there is plenty of space for everybody. We were able to see dolphins daily, and even several manatees up close thanks to the kayaks (we could go 5 at once). There is a great stereo system (sonos) that allows us to play music in different places in the house. The stores are very close.If you look for a quiet place, well maintained and well equiped, you should consider this house.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing views. Peaceful neighbourhood. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic and very special holiday with the Dolphins

  • 5 of 5

Great home as descibed and immaculately presented overlooking the bay and with regular visits from the dolphins and other seabirds and wildlife.

Walt was a perfect host and met us on arrival to show us around and explain things and kindly presented us with a most welcoming drink !! Our family had a truely special and idylic holiday on the Waterfront. Local shops and restaurants in either St Petes beach or downtown St Petesburg are a few minutes drive away and once we got our bearings very easy and accessable. Hoping we will return....

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We strive to make your holiday fantastic and your comments are most appreciated.
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Great location, Great space!

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room for our family of 8! Enjoyed a family gathering with the siblings in this beautiful home. All the space and comfort needed to enjoy this bayside location. Lived in the pool and on the dock fishing. Plenty of seating inside and out for entertaining! Really great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Family Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, I don't even know where to begin...

The home is absolutely beautiful! The home is the nicest rental property we've ever stayed in. It is more of a home than a rental. The linens are exceptional, the towels are soft and plush. Every detail of the home was nicer than we could have imagined for a vacation. The home is very spacious and comfortable. The bedrooms were very large and had lots of space for our belongings. The beds were comfortable and provided a great nights sleep after long days enjoying the beautiful weather. The kitchen is a gourmet kitchen by any standards. The fridge was very large and accommodated everything we needed to feel like we were at home. The home has a full house music system that was used every day. There is a TV room with a great view of the bay and it has a pool table which we really enjoyed. Everything at the home was nicer than we expected. The property was very clean and in perfect condition. The outdoor space was exceptional. The pool and spa were beautiful. We saw Dolphins daily and even had a Manatee swimming around the pier one day. The view of the bay was breathtaking! Waking up in the morning to the amazing view was the perfect way to start each day. The home is located in a central area and required very little driving to get to any of the area attractions. It is also located on a point in the bay which provided no traffic or noise from the road. It is a very private home.

Walter the property manager greeted us with music playing in the home. Walter made our arrival feel like an event. He was quick to answer any questions we had and great to work with on our departure.

I could go on and on about this rental, it is amazing! I would highly recommend anyone with children to rent this home. If you don't have children then you should really rent this home! It is the most beautiful property we've ever had the pleasure of renting. We plan on renting it again next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Pasadena Yacht and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended

On Boca Ciega/Dolphin Bay, the Gulf of Mexico Beaches are just minutes by boat, car or free beach taxi.


Rates & Availability

Pasadena Golf & Yacht Club House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break 2017
Feb 18 2017 - Apr 29 2017
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
Christmas NewYear 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Feb 28 2018 - Apr 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pay By Check=$0 NoCharge $0
Cleaning $350 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Property Damage Protection $99
CC ServiceFee=2%+Tax $0.02 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Pay with E-CHECK = NO FEES = Save 4%
Pay with Credit Card = YOU PAY Credit Card Convenience FEE

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