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Welcome to our BEST kept secret: beach condo in Indian Shores!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 10 nights


About the property

Spacious 1150 sf open plan with 2 BR, 2 Bath, huge porch on water

Looking for a quiet tropical paradise with a resort feel? Tucked among the busy beach towns along the Gulf of Mexico is quaint, laid-back Indian Shores. Our beach condo has the BEST of both worlds: the Intercoastal Waterway & the Gulf beach across the street with miles of pristine beach. Your hideaway is in a small group of condos, tucked into its own lush tropical setting, complete with private covered parking, heated pool, boat dock & amazing views of all sorts of wildlife and boats. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening meal directly from your spacious balcony overlooking the water. Or fish and boat from your private pier. Walk to local restaurants and coffee shops. This beautiful fully-equipped, immaculate condo has over 1150 sf with 2 BR, 2 Baths, open Kitchen/Great Room, plus top-of-the line electronics with wi-fi, Blu-Ray and surround sound. Rooms are spacious & beautifully decorated. Kitchen is fully equipped and new stainless steel appliances were installed in December 2015. Tile throughout. Linens, beach towels, beach buggy and chairs, plus all cleaning materials and paper products supplied! Full-sized new washer/dryer in hall. Sleeps 4 in beds (King in Master Bedroom; Twins in guest room). Smoke-free. Minimum rental: 10 days with special longer-term rates available.

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Nina

Thanks for viewing our listing. We are a Tampa family with kids between the ages of 12 and 24. We decided that we could use a 'decompression' chamber from our busy work & school lives and looked for a beach home. We ALL had a part in choosing and preparing this amazing condo to suit our needs. We think you'll love it as much as we do...and will want to come back again!

Nina & Family

Nina purchased this condo in 2012

Why Nina chose Indian Shores

When we were looking for a beach home, we viewed properties as far away as 100 miles from our Tampa home. Initially we thought we only wanted to be directly on the Gulf beach, but then we saw Captain's Cove! It's truly the best of all water getaways. And Indian Shores is a beautiful, quaint town with some awesome dining experiences just blocks away. The kids in our family absolutely love this setting and condo! It's private, quiet, yet minutes from revved up activities (although we go mainly to relax and enjoy each other). We hope to share our beautiful getaway with a select few vacationers each year. Let us know if you're interested!

What makes this condo unique

We just can't get enough of sitting on the beautiful balcony, overlooking the water and wildlife. The long walks on the beach, beautiful sunsets, watching the dolphin and manatee and fishing from our dock, eating fresh grouper sandwiches in the local outdoor restaurants...we love it all! We've upgraded this spacious condo and added the latest electronics and high speed wi-fi, along with brand new laundry and kitchen appliances...guaranteed to WOW the socks off of you! Plus our unique resort-style set back from Gulf Blvd makes us the quietest condos around!


Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master Bath has large walk-in shower. Hall/Guest Bath has tub with shower. Beautiful tile in each bath. Beach towels and all linens provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 king , Spacious, plenty of drawers, large walk-in closet, TV
    Guest - 2 twin/ single , TV, DVD player
  • King size bed: (1) Comfy King-size in Master Bedrooom, Twin or Single Beds: (2) Comfortable Twin Beds in Guest Bedroom
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Central to many attractions; walking distance to great casual dining, sandwich and ice cream shops. Boat and jet ski rentals, sunset and dolphin cruises close by. Miles of open beach for walking. Fishing from the dock or surf.


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Welcome to our BEST kept secret: beach condo in Indian Shores!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Fantastic owner and condo!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo unit for two months. Amazing vacation from start to finish. The condo was very fresh and clean when we arrived. The kitchen was very well equipped. Lots of bedding, towels and dishcloths. We did not need to bring any supplies as Nina had all cleaning supplies on hand. (we brought our own as we have never had a condo owner supply them). The view was lovely and we took full advantage of it. We enjoyed the heated pool and the short distance to the beach. Nina was there to great us when we arrived and gave us information about the area (sightseeing, restaurants, shopping etc). Anything we were not sure about we looked up in the condo manual that Nina provided. The other people at Captain's Cove are very friendly and helpful. Thank you Nina and family for letting us vacation in your beautiful condo. Allen and Kim Parkinson

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our long-term guests are very special to us because they become our extended family - many of them returning year after year. Our home becomes truly their home too! Thanks, A&K, for choosing us out of so many beautiful options! Hope to see you again soon. Nina
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Absolutely beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

This was by far the nicest condo my wife and I have ever stayed in. It didn't feel like "just another rental property" at all! it felt like a home that we got to live in for 2 weeks. Everything was clean, in great shape with all new appliances and tons of extras that usually can't be found in a vacation rental. The owner went out of her way to meet with us and show us around the condo and property, she answered all of our questions and helped us get settled in which shows how much pride she takes in not only her condo but also with ensuring her guests have an enjoyable and comfortable stay. My wife and I will absolutely be coming back to Nina's Captain's Cove "home" for many more years to come. Thank you Nina and family for an amazing vacation! P&L 2016

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guests like you make our job so much fun! We love knowing that we met all of our goals: your complete satisfaction! Thanks too for the loving care you gave our home. See you next year! Nina & Family
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  • 5 of 5

Right from the time we walked into the Condo it was the perfect vacation. Nina was amazing. Went over everything with us and even checked in half way through our vacation to see if we needed anything and if everything was going ok. We spent the evenings walking on the beach and sitting on the spacious balcony. The pool was wonderful and we meet really nice people as well. The furniture was tropical. We want to thank Nina for allowing us to spend our vacation in her beautiful Indian Shores residence

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guests and for your kind comments. Making your vacation SPECIAL was Number One on our list. Looking forward to your next visit! Nina & Family
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Essexville, Michigan

Interesting Intercoastal

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the month of Jan. 2016 at Captain's Cove in the unique village of Indian Shores. The condo is terrific with up to date furnishings and easy to keep clean tile flooring. We were welcomed to the condo by it's owner and given a brief introduction to the many amenities of the condo and the area.

We especially enjoyed the walks on the beach which is just across the blvd. and the ever changing scene out side the deck windows along the intracoastal with boats, dolphins, birds, paddle boarders, etc.

We also took a fascinating trip to the Narrows nature park just across the Walsingham bridge with its rescued birds of prey, turtles nature trails and its unique greeter a little screech owl.

Bob & Rosanne

Essexville, MI

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Bob and Rosanne, for taking time to let others know about our little secret. You were great guests and we look forward to seeing you again!
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Heavenly Escape - Perfect all around

  • 5 of 5

Perfect escape from freezing cold Canadian winter. We arrive at Captains Cove Christmas Eve and were met by Nina, who took us upstairs to her home. We had seen the pictures online and knew it would be nice but were still happily surprised. Wow! The unit was just pristine. Everything was beautifully laid out and all our needs had been anticipated. The view from the balcony (a really big balcony, it should be noted) was outstanding. We spend many an hour gazing over the water from that balcony. We cannot thank you enough for the opportunity of letting us stay in your home and hope to return one day.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Providing a special Christmas retreat for your family gave us a lot of joy - especially sharing our home with such a nice family! We love seeing the amazement on our guests' faces when they get their first view of our home and the great water view from the living room and balcony. We do hope you'll come back again...thanks again for choosing us! Best Regards, Nina and Family
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Fountain Hills, AZ


  • 5 of 5

We stayed a this condo for 2 and a half months. It was the best condo we have ever rented. It was spotlessly clean and had all the amenities we could ever want. All you had to do was bring food and move in. It had all the cleaning supplies, washing supplies and cooking and storage items you need. The view is fantastic and we saw dolphins all the time. The owner is a gem and great to deal with. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great to know that we fulfilled your expectations...and more! We are constantly amazed by the wildlife and terrific beaches. The slow pace and beauty of Indian Shores is just what we need, too. We really appreciate guests like you two and sincerely hope you'll come back to see us. Best wishes, Nina & Family (P. S. the weather's terrific! where else can you find 70's and 80's in mid December??)
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Nearest Airport
24.5 Miles
Tampa Int'l (24.5 mi) / St Pete/Clearwater (13.3 m
Car: recommended

Walk to GREAT restaurants, adventure golf, charter fishing & all water sports. View dolphins, manatees & exotic waterbirds from your porch; shell along miles of pristine beach. Tie up at your own fishing pier on the protected intercoastal waterway. Walk, jog or bike along pedestrian-friendly Gulf Blvd. Enjoy the laid-back, small town resort feel of beautiful Indian Shores - no rushing traffic here! Drive only minutes to Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary & Clearwater Marine Aquarium (see Winter from 'A Dolphin's Tale'). Take a quick trip to Salvador Dali Museum, Tarpon Springs & the sponge docks, Fla Aquarium, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island Water Park, Disney World, & famous Ellenton Outlet Mall.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates vary by time of year and length of stay. We have some flexibility for Special Rates and Payment Schedules, especially for longer-term visits. Please email owner for rates and more information. Holiday rates are generally higher. Note: as of 1/01/2016, Pinellas County requires collection of 6% taxes (plus Florida's 7%); new tax total for rentals: 13%. We occasionally accept pets. Email us for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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