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Reflections on the Gulf 504, Sleeps 6, 2 Bedroom, Gulf Front, Pool, Spa

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

5th floor, Gulf Front, corner condo with tons of natural light! This two bedroom, two bath condo sleeps 6 guests with a king-size bed in the master bedroom, two twin beds in the guest bedroom and a queen size leather sofa bed in the living room. Remodeled kitchen and baths with granite counters. Note: 2-week minimum stay, requires Saturday arrival in season.

Your entertainment needs will be met with 3 flat screen TV's, DVD and WiFi. This corner unit condominium has stunning, never ending views of the beautiful beach, sand dunes. sea oats and sandpipers! There is a view from almost every room. You can watch the beautiful sunsets from the covered balcony with comfortable seating to enjoy while you let your cares float away on the breeze.

Reflections on the Gulf has a longstanding impeccable reputation with all ages. The building has a North and South Tower with shared amenities and easy beach access. The location is private and secure with assigned parking and key required entry into the building. It is centrally located in Indian Rocks Beach directly across from the Indian Rocks Beach Nature Preserve. This property includes a large heated pool, spa, lounge chairs, beach access, tennis courts and sauna!

“Legend has it that Florida's beach community of Indian Rocks Beach reputedly got its name when a native medicine man miraculously healed his chief with the waters from a natural sulfur spring believed to have been located in Kolb Park across from Indian Rocks Beach City Hall. Early settlers seeing the Indians on their way to the 'rock encircled spring' would say, 'The Indians are on their way to the rocks.'

Just a quick drive from Tampa or St. Petersburg, Indian Rocks Beach offers nearly three miles of beautiful beaches along the shimmering Gulf of Mexico. People come from all over the world to visit Indian Rocks Beach for the city's fine beaches and to watch the beautiful sunsets. The city has 27 beach access points along Gulf Boulevard. Also found within walking distance are many retail businesses and quaint popular restaurants such as “The Original” Crabby Bills, Keegan’s Seafood, Guppy’s on the Beach, and Slice Pizza to name just a few.

More Details

Property Manager
Waterfront Vacation Rentals, VTrips
Member since: 1996
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018


Indian Rocks Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom # 1 (1 King), Bedroom # 2 (2 Twins), Extra Bedding (1 Sofa Sleeper)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


3.5/5 -
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Reflections on the Gulf 504, Sleeps 6, 2 Bedroom, Gulf Front, Pool, Spa
average rating of 3.5 based on 4 reviews
Ottawa, Ontario

Can’t Agree with Previous Reviews!

  • 1 of 5

I’ll start with the few positives. The location is outstanding, the view from the screened corner balcony was beautiful, the condo floors are all tiled and the beach is quiet.

Unfortunately, the owners of the condo clearly are out to make a dollar rather than to provide an enjoyable experience. While the rental advertisement lists all of the expected amenities, the reality leaves much to be desired given the rental price. Most of the appliances are old and in several instances rusted. The clothes washer and dryer constantly had to be coaxed to work. The coffee pot was so old and filthy that we bought an exact replacement (for $20) and left it as a donation for the next renter. Two of the four beach chairs found in a closet were badly rusted and broken. The other two were the very uncomfortable $10 variety. Tools and construction material were being stored in both accessible closets and the utility room. The balcony furniture was marginal but the decrepit and filthy lounger should have been thrown out long ago. Surprisingly, the beach umbrella was fine. Both bathroom shower areas need serious renovation as black mould and rust were evident. A hand towel rack in one of the bathrooms fell off the wall when lightly touched. Upon inspection , clearly it had not been installed properly as the wall bracket was mounted sideways and the towel rack had been balanced in placed on the bracket so as to appear to be useable. The kitchen ceiling needs replacement as it too is rusted and shows serious discolouration above the stove. Much of the furniture has broken corners and rust. Internet speed is the slowest I’ve ever experienced measured at under 2.5 megabit per second. Almost no equipment or supplies are provided to clean the unit during our month long stay. Again, we had to buy cleaning material. I could go on but suffice to say we were very disappointed with this rental. Clearly the owners need to make major upgrades if they expect to continue to charge what we paid to rent this unit.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Don, first was would like to apologize that your stay was not satisfactory. We strive to provide guests with an exceptional vacation experience in the utmost comfort. From your review, we clearly miss this mark and we want to apologize for this. We will take your concerns and relay them to our teams to make sure that the unit will be properly updated for future guests. Feedback like yours that outlines the positives and negatives are appreciated as it gives us the opportunity to rectify the situation and improve the quality of our rentals for future stays to come. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy the location and the views were beautiful. We appreciate the time you took to write this review and we want to again apologize for your stay. We hope that we can regain your trust in us in the future and host you again. Thank you.
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5 1

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location close to all amenities. Good facilities in the flat. Fabulous view. Good home from home feeling. Highly recommend .

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Accommodation in a Superb Location

  • 5 of 5

"Spacious and comfortable accommodation in an idyllic location. Spectacular views from the large balcony along the beach, which is immediately in front.

The apartment is fully fitted with all appliances working well.

Contrary to the previous comment, we found the huge master bed to be extremely comfortable - firm, yes, but just right for us!

Excellent large swimming pool, which as with all the shared facilities was immaculately maintained.

One negative point - the initial access information supplied by the Rental Agent was incorrect leading to an hour of stress until we finally got the keys - double check any information supplied by Waterfront Rentals.

However, this did not detract from three wonderful and memorable weeks.

Hugh and Jean"

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 0
Waterford, MI/USA

Comfortable condo, excellent location

  • 4 of 5

This condo's location is the best part - right on the beach, corner unit in a quiet part of Indian Rocks Beach. We listened to the waves every night and loved that part of our stay. The island is pretty low key (lots of families and retirees), with a nice selection of restaurants to choose from. Not a lot of activities on the island, but it's not far to Clearwater or Tampa.

The unit itself is comfortable, but rather dated. Although one bathroom and the kitchen have been remodeled, the rest of the unit is older and sparsely decorated. This is clearly a rental property and kept pretty basic. Our only real complaint was with the beds - very hard mattresses in both rooms and an upgrade here would be very welcome.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    Booking Fee: 5%
    Charge basis: AD
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Cleaning Fee: $175
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Damage Protection 2 BR New: $65
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights