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FREE Island Boat Tour, Bikes & Kayaks w/ Luxury Waterfront Villa near Beaches!!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Clean & modern waterfront Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath


Be Our Guest in the comfortable, quiet, and spacious

Explore and find adventure or relax dockside and enjoy the ambiance of waterfront living.

Enjoy a FREE two hour island boat tour with a stop at local sandy beaches or a sunset cruise with spectacular Gulf of Mexico sunsets.

Bring your own boat and tie up at our well-equipped dock at no cost!

The sandy beaches of Honeymoon and Caladesi Island State Parks are accessible by boat, bike or car and are located just minutes from Dockside Villas.

Kayaking and day sailing are also popular in the friendly waters surrounding Dockside Villas. Kayak to secluded natural islands, sail the open, yet protected, Gulf waters or just sightsee along the varied coastline. There are so many options at Dockside Villas!

Take time to stroll delightful downtown Dunedin, popular for its quaint boutiques, galleries, various specialty shops, as well as fine dining in a small town atmosphere. Known for its art and street festivals, movies and music in the park, and outdoor markets, there is always something to do in Dunedin.

You may prefer shopping and exploring Tarpon Springs, the renowned Greek sponge fishing community. Authentic Greek restaurants and shops fill the streets of this waterfront district.

The Pinellas bike trail is only a block away from Dockside Villas. Stretch your legs on this 38 mile trail that leads to the beaches as well as downtown Dunedin.

World class GOLFING is nearby and available year round.

Theme parks and Entertainment that might be of interest in the area include:

See Activities Below.

Feel free to contact Katie for help in planning your island getaway. Call now! **727.503.0492**

More Details

Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Katie


John and Sheila Poley have lived in Dunedin for over 30 years. John is a Coast Guard licensed captain and Sheila is a Registered Nurse.

Katie purchased this villa in 2000

Why Katie chose Dunedin

John and Sheila discovered the beautiful Dunedin area while on a sailing adventure from Texas to Cocoa Beach, Florida.

What makes this villa unique

Enjoy this area because of the natural sandy beaches and barrier islands, dolphins and manatees, fishing and boating.

Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island are minutes from the villas.

There is so much to do including kayaking, biking the bike trail, and exploring the charming small town atmosphere of Dunedin.

Tarpon Springs and Clearwater Beach nearby.


Dunedin Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Clean and comfortable bathroom with shower/tub. Window with wood slat blinds. Pedestal sink, built-in cabinet for linens and toiletries, tile floor and linen shower curtain. Stocked with bath and hand soap and toilet paper.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • New, clean and comfortable beds, dresser, closet with mirror doors. ceiling fans, vanity with mirror, wall mount TV in master bedroom. Sliding glass doors open to balcony/patio with waterfront view in master bedroom, carpeted floors professionally cleaned twice a year and as needed. No Pets. No Smoking.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
* Be Our Guest * Enjoy the FREE two hour boat tour with Captain John and explore the islands around Dockside Villas. Enjoy the gulf breeze and views of St. Joseph Sound while relaxing on the swings dockside. Many of our guests have viewed the dolphins that feed around the dock and seawall while dockside. Our floating dock is a great place to throw out a line and fish or launch the kayaks and enjoy being on the water. Often our guests have experienced dolphins surfacing and swimming right beside the kayak. Ride the Pinellas Bike Trail west and you will enjoy the Dunedin Causeway and Honeymoon Island Beach. Ride the trail south and you can enjoy Delightful Downtown Dunedin. Dine, browse, shop, visit. There is so much more to do and explore. Be Our Guest at Dockside Villas. Call Katie to Book 727-503-0492


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FREE Island Boat Tour, Bikes & Kayaks w/ Luxury Waterfront Villa near Beaches!!!
average rating of 4.985507 based on 69 reviews

Best Homeaway stay by far.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were absolutely stunned by dockside villas. It was very warm, clean, and inviting. The owners John and Sheila Poley were as friendly as could be, showing us all the wonderful attractions and amenities. A two hour boat ride Captain John P took us on turned out to be a three hour tour because he just wanted us to enjoy the area. Both my husband and I look forward to many visits To Dockside villas in Dunedin again and again.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vacation in Dunedin, FL

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great. The boat ride with John was wonderful. We will return next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Swarthmore PA

Great house right on the water! We used the bikes and kayaks a lot

  • 5 of 5

The boat ride with Captain John was a treat and really exceeded our expectations. We had a great week and hope to come back

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Lovely Stay in Dunedin

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I very much enjoyed our 2-week stay at Dockside Villas. The apartment was comfortable, quiet, and clean. And how can you go wrong with a dock on the canal right in your backyard? We loved the pontoon boat tours. We were able to see a pod of dolphins "up close and personal". The access to Honeymoon Park was especially appreciated, as that is our favorite spot in the area. Finally, John and Sheila were great hosts!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for us!

  • 5 of 5

Condo was very clean and the location was perfect. We could ride the bikes provided to Honeymoon Island, to downtown Dunedin (or the the Dunedin Brewery or Luck Lobster Co!!) or just wander on the Pinellas Trail! If the weather had been less windy, the kayaks would have been awesome! Thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the dock in the bench swing in the evening and just relaxing. Oh, and the boat tour with Capt John was wonderful! We WILL be back and have already recommended this place to other NC friends! Liked this so much better than Clearwater Beach! Less tourists and more relaxing! See you next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An extraordinary stay experience

  • 5 of 5

The property was extremely nice. We enjoyed everything about the stay, especially the boat ride with Captain John. The owners where very gracious. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tampa International and Clearwater/St Petersburg
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Dunedin Brewery and Snug Pub
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Caladesi Island
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
St Andrew Links
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 19 North and Curlew Rd.
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Frenchy's Outpost Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island
Car: recommended

Kayaking Restaurants, reading dockside, 38 mile walk/bike trail, Art and Antique shows and shops, Cooking classes, Ferry rides to natural sandy beaches, Beach concerts and sunset activities, Sports, spring training Baseball, professional Football and Hockey, Gambling Boats, Horse Racing, Dog Tracks, Theme Parks, Bush Gardens, Sea World, Disney, Aquariums


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.