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Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1BR / 1BA ground floor corner-unit condo perfect for couples

Get some relaxation at the beach rather than face the Black Friday and holiday shopping crowds. You deserve it! The 5th Wave at The Waves underwent a facelift in January 2017 with new paint, plumbing fixtures, bathroom vanity, and furniture! This cozy little one bedroom, one bath condo located on the ground floor corner-unit is perfect for a couple and just over a block walk to the beach.

The Waves Condominiums is a small 19-unit security-gated complex located near the beach at 600 71st Ave in the northern tip of St. Pete Beach and right around the corner from the historic Cory Avenue shopping district. Gaze outside your kitchen or living room window to a tropical pool with a brick paver patio complete with grill and shower. Assigned parking for two is available, but you won't need a car as you are within walking distance to shops, restaurants of all cuisines, and of course the beach!

The condo is equipped with free Wii Fi, two wall mounted flat screen TVs, and a small stereo with CD player. Furnished and fully stocked with linens, cookware in the kitchen, dishwasher, microwave, disposal, full size range and oven, refrigerator with water dispenser, central heat and a/c, and large walk-in closet with beach supplies.

Area: Quiet, uncrowded, residential, North corner of St. Pete Beach. Fifteen minutes to downtown St. Pete, Fort De Soto Park, thirty minutes to Tampa and ninety minutes to Orlando and Disney Attractions.

More Details

Jenee' & Vic
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Jenee' & Vic

Our goal is to continue having pleasant, responsible guests that return to The 5th Wave Condo year after year.

Jenee' & Vic purchased this condo in 2005

Why Jenee' & Vic chose Saint Pete Beach

We care about our condo and our guests. We want you to know that the information and pictures we provide is updated annually.

What makes this condo unique

Ground floor right beside the gate and laundry room. Corner unit; so no one is beside you on one side. View of the beautiful pool and patio from living room and kitchen!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Jenee,

Loved the place and the nicely equipped kitchen, appliances, sharp knives. Thank you for a nice week!


The 5th Wave
Nov 2016
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Saint Pete Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • If a guest should need to cancel for any reason, they may transfer their funds to an alternate date based on seasonal rate.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Poolside - outdoor shower , poolside shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Beautifully tiled shower/ bath combo with vanity cabinet for your toiletry supplies!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , sleeps 2
  • King size bed in a large bedroom with huge walk-in closet and an additional linen closet. Ceiling fan, TV, full dresser
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This condo is a ground floor, corner unit, and is the closest to parking, pool, laundry and to the beach! It is perfect for a variety of visitors....couples, young or elderly, as there are no stairs to climb. We even have a beach wagon to transport your supplies on the short walk to the beach! Like sports....less than 30 minutes to a Tampa Bay Bucs game, NY Yankees training, Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey, and the St. Pete Devil Rays!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.7708335 based on 52 reviews
Rock Island, Illinois

Beautiful condo located a block and a half from the beach

  • 5 of 5

The condo was a great find. It is immaculate and looks newly decorated. The pool is just steps outside your door. Jenee was a wonderful host and answered any questions we had promptly. The unit has Beach chairs, an umbrella and anything else you may need for a day at the beach. We would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind and informative review for future guests to see. I thank you for choosing our family owned vacation rental condo and hope you return one day!
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Relaxing Beach Stay

  • 5 of 5

Condo was clean and decorated well. Located walking distance to everything . Nice touch having beach items to use. We relaxed watching sunset, collected shells & The water was perfect. The pool is nice way to have a night swim. The area is quiet and safe. We went to the Sunken Gardens, Wagonwheel Flea mkt and USF Botanical Gardens. This trip was what we needed to unwind and enjoy the simple life. Thank you for sharing your condo.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review and for choosing The 5th Wave Condo @ The Waves. We love having guests that enjoy their vacation and truly hope you will come back!
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Great location, cute condo, awesome pool!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for a long weekend get away. Thank you for letting us stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review and please come back to stay!
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This Condo is adorable, up to date and all it's advertised to be

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed ourselves while staying at the 5th Wave. The Condo is approximately a block and a half from the beach and within walking distance to restaurants and some shops. The condo has everything you need to bring to the beach so not to worry about packing anything but your swimsuit. We felt very comfortable while there and will definitely recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so happy when our guests are happy! And we hope that our guests are pleasantly surprised when they arrive to check into the condo and feel good about their vacation condo choice. Please come back and visit us again!
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Close to the beach

  • 4 of 5

We wanted an easy walk to the beach and this place delivered on that promise. The bed was comfortable, which was a huge relief! There is a Publix just down the road where we got all our groceries on the first day and returned there for a few more things as needed. All the beach chairs, umbrella, towels, carts, etc we needed were available, which was ideal since we arrived by air.

Could have used a few more paper products like toilet paper and tissues - we were pretty much out of everything after only a week long stay. Also since the condo is on the ground floor, there is almost no privacy when the blinds are open. The pool is on one side and the parking lot is on the other, and people walk by constantly. It was a shame that we couldn't let the natural light in without feeling exposed, but it did help keep things cool inside. The kitchen is pretty cramped to work in, so don't expect to cook any elaborate meals, but it was fine for our needs - coffee, cereal, and a few simple dinners to save on restaurant bills. Everything was clean and the decor was lovely.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate our guests taking the time to write a review; thank you. We are happy you liked our recently renovated condo with updated decor. We do advertise that the condo is ground floor across from the pool so you will see guests outside the door or window in the pool area. Each of the back of the units at the Waves, except for the two three-bedroom condos, are on the parking lot side. Regarding paper products; the housekeepers typically provide paper products for the first 5-7 days realizing that guests pick up their own along with their groceries. I will certainly make sure our housekeepers provide supplies for one week. Thank you very much for your input!
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Jermyn, PA

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for almost 2 weeks and had a great time. My boyfriend and I travel to Florida every summer and stay somewhere different every time. I have to say the place was perfect for our needs. It was close to the beach and provided everything we needed. It definitely met and exceeded our expectations, so thanks for helping us have another great and relaxing vacation! We will definitely consider coming back next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review; we really appreciate our guests choosing us and do hope they return each year! We strive to keep the condo updated and always clean and cozy!
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Caddy's on the Beach
Frog Pond
Crabby Bill's - Saint Pete Beach
Corey Ave
Jimmy B's Beach Bar
The Hurricane Seafood Restaurant
Seahorse Restaurant
Shell Key Shuttle
Sea Critters Cafe
Larry's Olde Fashioned Ice Cream & Gelato
Fort De Soto Park
Skidder's Restaurant
Spinners Rooftop Revolving Bistro & Lounge
Vito & Michael's Pizzeria
Leverock's Great Seafood
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
St. Pete Beach, Florida. (less than 2 blocks)
Car: not necessary

Located in the North tip of St. Pete Beach in the tranquil Upham Beach area, this condo is less than two blocks only a few minutes walk to the beach or to Historic Corey Avenue shopping district in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Multiple seafood restaurants and shops within walking distance or the beach trolley or beach golf carts can take you wherever you want to go in the gulf beaches area! Both St Pete Beach and Fort Desoto Park have been ranked in the top 10 for beautiful beaches! Less than 20 minutes from downtown St. Petersburg featuring Baywalk, The Pier, and Salvador Dali Museum. Tampa theme parks and night life is 30 minutes away. Less than ninety minutes away to visit all Disney Attractions!

Other Activities: Shopping, putt-putt golf, dining, museums


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

All rates are quoted in US dollars. Fees are based on allowed occupancy of this one bedroom condo; which is for one couple.
Minimum age requirement for adult rental is 28 years old.
Sorry, NO pets of any kind and NO smoking in the condo or around the pool.
Cancellations: Should you have to cancel your reservation due to an emergency, we will be happy to transfer all fees paid to a reservation at a later time based on availability. Rates will be subject to the season transferring to.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund