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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: 12/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mariners Pointe condo description

Please scroll down to see the link to comments from our previous guests. They all loved it and you will, too!

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!



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Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          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

          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

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

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Computer Available
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Private Pool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas-January
                      Dec 20 - Jan 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $850 $3,275
                      February - April
                      Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $975 $3,760
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $750 $2,875
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 12%

                      Notes:

                      Arrival/departure days are Sunday. Exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis. In certain instances we may allow a stay of less than 7 nights. Payment by personal check (in U.S. Dollars) is preferred. We accept cashiers checks or money orders in U.S. Dollars as well. We also accept credit cards for an additional 4% transaction fee.

                      A deposit of 25% is required to confirm a reservation. The remainder is due 30 days prior to the arrival date. If payment in full is made when the reservation is confirmed (must be at least 60 days prior to the arrival date) there is a 5% discount off the rental rate. If the reservation is to be confirmed 30 days or less prior to the arrival date payment by credit card is required.


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                      Last updated: 12/08/2014
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                      Location

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

                      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: english, spanish

                      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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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $750 - $975 per week (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/08/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Speaks: english, spanish
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