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120+ Reviews!! Gulf Retreat I: Spectacular Views, Luxurious Comforts

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Gorgeous living area with brand new wood floors. Everything you need to relax!

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Last updated: 08/11/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mariners Pointe condo description

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Wake up on Indian Shores' intercoastal waterway... view playful dolphins from the comfort of your king-size bed... watch the boats head out to the Gulf... Walk the powdery-white sands... Relax on the private balcony overlooking nesting sea-birds...

• Waterviews, waterviews, waterviews!
• Just steps to beach (approx. 150 yards)
• Washer/Dryer in unit
• Computer with high-speed cable internet and WiFi
• Unlimited long-distance calls (USA and Canada)
• Upgraded digital cable TV package
• Private 1 car garage with 2 remote openers
• much more!



Keywords: Waterfront Condominium

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Air Conditioning
          • Garage
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • For a complete list of amenities, please visit our web site. Some things we offer that you might not expect: - Two car garage (fits two cars or a car and a boat!) - Private fishing/dolphin watching pier - Beach chairs and beach umbrella - Games (cards, checkers, backgammon, chess, etc, ) - CD music library - Desk area in living/dining room area with computer and unlimited, high-speed internet access...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                And National Geographic and Tampa Bay subscriptions...moreless

              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • Video Library
              • Toys
              • Television
              • Games

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance
              • Computer Available
              • Telephone
              • Internet
              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Private Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Balcony

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family

              Location & View

              • Waterfront
              • Water View

              Activities

              • Zoo
              • Sight Seeing
              • Groceries
              • Jet Skiing
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cycling
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Parasailing
              • Boating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Miniature Golf
              • Beachcombing
              • Theme Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Water Parks
              • Bay/Sound
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shelling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Walking
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Swimming
               

              Reviews

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              Rentals are for a minimum of 7 days, and prices vary seasonally.
              February - April: $975/week
              May - December: $750/week
              Christmas - January: $850/week
              Holiday Weeks (Memorial Day, Fouth of July, Thanksgiving...): $899/week
              Save an extra 10% on stays of 28 days or more
              Special pricing available for longer stays
              Please add $300 security deposit, 12% tax and $95 cleaning fee to total
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 08/11/2014
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              Location

              15 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              TPA
              0.01 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Indian Shores
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Pub
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Pub

              Car: Recommended

              Other Activities: Boating, Mini Golf, Wildlife Viewing

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: Isabel is from Spain and we met while I lived and worked there for ten years. During our years there we enjoyed traveling throughout Europe and especially staying in the quaint Bed and Breakfasts that are so typical there. We made notes of all of the things we liked and disliked about everywhere we stayed and planned to one day have somewhere unique and cozy of our own to offer to vacationers. In 2000 work brought us to St. Petersburg, Florida. In 2004 we purchased a condo in Indian Shores, just a few miles from our home. We decorated it with nothing but the best (Isabel is an Interior Decorator and has her own business). As guests began to know us and word began to get around we soon had a steady flow of visitors and a full calendar. Just repeat visitors were nearly keeping the unit booked. In 2008 we decided to buy a second unit, with the exact same floor plan and the same extraordinary views, just a few steps away. We call them our Gulf Retreat 1 and Gulf Retreat 2.

              Why the Owner Chose Mariners Pointe:
              We love Indian Shores because it is the quietest, most relaxed part of Sand Key, the barrier island that runs along the Gulf shore from St. Pete Beach to Clearwater. It is the narrowest part of the Sand Key, only 150-200 yards across where we are located. That means you can enjoy both the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico only a few steps apart. Indian Shores is the last part of the coastline in Pinellas County that preserves a small-town feel. Gulf Blvd. is still just a two-lane road and the speed limit is 35 m.p.h. There's is only one traffic light in Indian Shores. There isn't as much asphalt as you see to the south or north of us, a lot fewer high-rise buildings and none of the tourist traps. While you will find all the restaurants and conveniences you need near-by Indian Shores is still primarily a residential, family-oriented community.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Our view is of the Intracoastal Waterway, the body of water that separates Sand Key from the mainland. We love it because of all the boat traffic - it's fun to watch. The dolphins are always a joy to see, too. They are most active early in the morning or at sunset. Manatee are a little harder to spot, but are always around, too. When the tide is low there is a sandbar that emerges from the water just off our balcony. The seabirds all come to feed there and it's wonderful entertainment. And the Intracoastal Waterway is beautiful to behold at night, when the lights from the boats and other properties reflect off the surface. You must see it to appreciate it! And of course the beach is just across the street. It takes just a couple of minutes to get there walking. It's never crowded and always relaxing. We have beach toys, inflatables, beach chairs, an umbrella, a cooler... everything you need except a good book and suntan lotion! And we even have a handy cart to put everything in and wheel it across the street!


              Contact us

              Speaks: spanish, english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Gorgeous living area with brand new wood floors. Everything you need to relax!

                Gorgeous living area with brand new wood floors. Everything you need to relax!

              • We provide the toys, you bring the fun

                We provide the toys, you bring the fun

              • Enjoy your meals watching the boats pass by

                Enjoy your meals watching the boats pass by

              • Spacious sitting and relax area. Warning: You could get use to this!

                Spacious sitting and relax area. Warning: You could get use to this!

              • Fully-equipped kitchen for your entertaining pleasure

                Fully-equipped kitchen for your entertaining pleasure

              • Sleep in king-size comfort and wake up to the dolphins passing by

                Sleep in king-size comfort and wake up to the dolphins passing by

              • There is also space for your most precious guests in the second bedroom

                There is also space for your most precious guests in the second bedroom

              • Second Bathroom with full bathtub, near second bedroom

                Second Bathroom with full bathtub, near second bedroom

              • Not in the mood for the beach today? Lounge by the heated pool instead.

                Not in the mood for the beach today? Lounge by the heated pool instead.

              • We provide the cart with the chairs, the umbrella and all the toys

                We provide the cart with the chairs, the umbrella and all the toys

              • This gives you an idea of the proximity to the beach and Gulf of Mexico.

                This gives you an idea of the proximity to the beach and Gulf of Mexico.

              • Floor plan.

                Floor plan.

              • Caution: Dolphins and manatee playing - wake up to this view every morning.

                Caution: Dolphins and manatee playing - wake up to this view every morning.

              • Complimentary views with your breakfast

                Complimentary views with your breakfast

              • Why turn on the TV? Bigger-than-life water view from almost everywhere.

                Why turn on the TV? Bigger-than-life water view from almost everywhere.

              • Pristine kitchen for the most demanding chef

                Pristine kitchen for the most demanding chef

              • Computer station with High Speed Internet and WIFI

                Computer station with High Speed Internet and WIFI

              • Master Bathroom in Master Suite with double sinks and 2 linen closets

                Master Bathroom in Master Suite with double sinks and 2 linen closets

              • TV and entertainment center for your guests needs

                TV and entertainment center for your guests needs

              • This beautiful and impeccable guest bathroom would meet the most high standards

                This beautiful and impeccable guest bathroom would meet the most high standards

              • Some of the top-rated beaches in the world - just steps from your front door!

                Some of the top-rated beaches in the world - just steps from your front door!

              • Greetings from Florida. Wish you were here!

Darryl and Isabel

                Greetings from Florida. Wish you were here! Darryl and Isabel

              • This gives you an idea of the proximity to the beach and Gulf of Mexico.

                This gives you an idea of the proximity to the beach and Gulf of Mexico.

              • Laundry room with detergent, softener, iron and iron board

                Laundry room with detergent, softener, iron and iron board

              VRBO #43893

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              Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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