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Sand Dollar *DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH* Perfect for a Family Vacation

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)


Property Details

Updated: Nov 27, 2016
Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

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Our 1500 Sq.ft condo’s pleasant and relaxed atmosphere has all the amenities of home. The large balcony has access from the living room and the master bedroom. Its northern exposure offers side views

of the the Gulf of Mexico and Inter-coastal waterway.

Our complex offers its own private fishing pier on the ocean,

pristine white sandy beach, a large Ocean front heated pool (always Kept at 82 Deg. during winter), and hot tub. Listen to the sound of the ocean while you prepare dinner in the BBQ area, with its Tiki tables. Relax and enjoy the beautiful sunsets.

We are just minutes from John’s Pass, and nearby Clearwater beach,

where dining, shopping and water sports can be found.

We are located 13 miles west of St.Pete/Clearwater airport, and

approx. 25 miles from Tampa International Airport.



More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 0 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Our home is in Norther New Jersey but our harts are in Indian Shores, we have 2 wonderful children and 2 precious dogs.

The moment we first saw our condo and this beautiful complex we fell in loveand bought it. We know you will also have a GREAT TIME here.

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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hector and Barbara, We had a great time during our week stay at the Sand Dollar (Condo 212). Everything was as promised and the kids loved the pool. We would really be interested in renting again and anytime you have any last minute availability we'd like to know.Next summer would also be a time we would like to rent again(most likely around the same week). Thank you again for such a great location and accomodations.
Jul 2008
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18 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)


Very spacious, nice and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Your place is very spacious and nice! The beds were comfortable and all my friends and myself loved the sofa in the living room!!! It was so comfortable to sit on and I even fell asleep on it one night!! Your price is great, it's just all the other "stuff" that's added that makes 3 nights be double your nightly price by the time it's all added in, (cleaning fee, taxes, other fees). If there was one suggestion we all agreed on it was that the bedroom that had the double bed be upgraded to a Queeen or King bed. There were 8 of us that graduated together in 1978 and we had a blast. Thank you so much for your kindness and help everytime I contacted you by phone. I'm sure I will keep your place listed as a favorite in my computer files. Again, thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you all had a wonderfull time at our beach condo, and we looking forward having you back in the future. Thanks! Hector & Barbara
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An Impressive Property Directly On The Beach!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daughter and I had an amazing stay at this condo. Top shelf experience from beginning to end. We were late arriving, and called the staff to make arrangements. Staff was very courteous and knowledgeable. Our keys were placed in a lock box, and we were given the access code. When we arrived, we went up to the condo, and were pleasantly surprised with the layout and amenities. Beautiful, spacious, updated condo with every item we could possibly need at out fingertips! Though our party was only 3, the condo comfortably sleeps 8. Master bedroom with a king sized bed, smart TV, and private bath. Second full bath at opposite end of condo, with 2 more bedrooms. And the kitchen is a chef's dream! Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, washer and dryer, even a dishwasher and trash compactor - who does that? From the beautiful sunrises, immediate private beach access, in ground pool and hot tub, you can spend your day in gulf beach paradise, only to be capped by the absolutely amazing sunsets! We felt as if we had our own slice of paradise. We made sure to tour the area, visiting Clearwater Beach (where we took in the sunset one evening) and John's Pass. We visited Largo just a few miles away, where my teenager shopped in several stores. And, as a comparison to other units, my wife met a fellow New Yorker and her family - instant friendship. When invited to spend time with us on the one night of inclement weather, our new friend was amazed at the upgrades to the condo. She went as far as to tell us the condo she was staying in looked nothing like the one we visited! I have already recommended this condo to others, and will continue to do so. We fully expect to visit again as soon as we can. Just fantastic. What a great week! Thank you, Hector and Barbara. Your place is just perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Wayne, I see you all had a wonderful vacation at our beach condo, I appreciate your description of our place. I will love for you to join our family of returning guest. So we are looking forward having you all back soon. Thanks Hector and Barbara
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Amazing Property...

  • 5 of 5

This is the third stay at this property.Its exactly what we look for,clean,quiet,but yet plenty of stuff to do.It has a wonderful private beach,which is never too crowded.Sand dollar has its own pier where you can fish or just take advantage of the wonderful sunsets.This condo is very spacious,plenty of room.The owners,Hector and Barbara are very informative and always have taken care of our concerns.I will go back again and again.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Patric Glad to see once again you and your family had a great time at our beach condo. We hope to have you back again in the future. Thanks Hector and Barbara
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  • 4 of 5

Very nice place, perfect for 3 couples needing a relaxing week.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you all had a relaxing week in our beach condo. Hope to see you all back soon. Thanks Hector & Barbara
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Amazing Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property from 10/16/15-10/19/15 for two families of 4 (8 total people). The 3 bedroom/2 bathroom condo was amazing! The owners put a lot of thought into the property by having beach toys available for the kids along with a beach umbrella and chairs (which all the kids really enjoyed)! The pool is at the back of the property and steps away from white, sandy beaches! There were many restaurants within driving distance. The property was well-maintained and as described in the listing. The ladies who work the front desk were super sweet! We enjoyed the beach, pool, and restaurants! We would definitely return to this property in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

it was a great experience

great clean place

easy access to everything very relaxing

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to see you all had a great time!, we hope to see you back soon! Hector & Barbara
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From the Owner

Since the moment we first visit Indian Shores we fell in love with the beach, area and the people. For over a year we search for a place that will be different from most vacation condos. The momen we found this place we both fell in love with it. The large spacious condo, the ocean front heated pool and Jacuzzi, and picnic area. Cenrally located to activities and shopping, but quiet and relaxing, and most of all the only private complex with our private pier on the Gulf. Most of all the white powder sandy beach and amazing sunsets.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tampa International Airport at 25 Miles Nearest Motorway : I- 275 at 5 Miles Car: recommended

We are located 15 minutes south of Clearwater beach and 20 minutes north of Saint Pete Beach.

Only 15 minutes to Clearwater Aquarium Home of 'WINTER' the Dolphin (Dolphin tale the Movie).

Only Minutes from Shopping, Great Restaurants, Biking, Golf, min-Golf, Wave-runners, Parasailing, Dinner sunset Cruises, Sailing, Fishing, Hiking, Wildlife

viewing, Museums, Sightseeing, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, shelling and so much more!

Our condo is only 90 minutes from Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld. And only 45 minutes to Bush Gardens and Adventure Island.

For Night Life enterteiment visit Ybor City in nearby Tampa.

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Aug 20 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early- Winter
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter II
Feb 4 2017 - Mar 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 8 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 11 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 19 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Accidental Damage Ins. $30 + Tax
Departure Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Booking Fee $39 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Contact us for Daily and Monthly Rates not Shown above. Daily rates are subject to availability and the time of season minimum 3 nights stay. NOTE: STARTING JANUARY 2017 THE DEPARTURE CLEANING FEE IS $150.
"IF YOU NEED AN ADDITIONAL UNIT, WE CAN HELP". Same rates as quoted for same type of unit.

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From the Owner

Large Heated ocean front pool and large Jacuzzi. A picnic area facing the ocean with Tiki tables and 5 BBQ's grills. Beach volley ball court and Cabana rentals. Lets not forget the only complex with it's own private pier in the Gulf.

Property Type

  • condo


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 1500 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower, tub, Double sink master Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower, A Double sink on this bath also


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Baby crib available for a reasonable fee
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Central AC/Heat, Cable TV, and FREE Hi-Speed Wireless Internet access. Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender and refrigerator with icemaker. Breakfast counter with stools. Bright dining area with seating for six. Large living room with brand new 50"HDTV Plasma TV/DVD player, and a Queen size Sofa bed. The Large Master bedroom features a King size bed, new 29" HDTV, dressing room with closet and safe, leading to the double sink master bathroom. The 2nd. bedroom with two Queen beds, color TV/DVD player, 2 closets and a full bathroom. The 3rd. Bedroom has a Queen size bed with color TV and a large walk-in closet. Washer and dryer. This is a smoke free unit.

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