Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Indian Shores, FL that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $162 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Indian Shores. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Shore up your tranquility in Indian Shores

Set on a barrier island between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico, Indian Shores is a beachfront town beloved by both the locals who care for it and the visitors who are obsessed with it. First settled by the Tocobaga Indians, the region didn't see its first paved road until well into the 20th century, and Indian Shores vacation rentals still feel like an escape from modern life. But don't worry, this resort town has caught up nicely when it comes to amenities, as evidenced by all the seafood joints and golf courses.

Things to do

Tour a dignified museum and let loose on the water slides

The main attractions in Indian Shores are the inviting shoreline and the friendly community, but just north in Indian Rocks are a few spots that draw vacationers and families who've had several perfect beach days in a row and are ready for something new. The Indian Rocks Historical Museum features exhibits on the area's history, from prehistoric times to the present. Splash Harbour Water Park is here, too, and boasts 2 giant water slides and a lazy river. For a slightly more manicured look at the landscape, head a few miles inland to the Florida Botanical Gardens.


Indian Shores—where stress goes to die

People come to Indian Shores to relax, so make sure that's on your to-do list every day you're in town. That may mean lounging on a white sandy beach and taking the kids for a leisurely game of mini-golf. It may mean chartering a fishing boat, signing up for a dolphin-watching tour, or throwing yourself into a new water sport. It might even mean a trip through the quaint shops and local eateries in town. Whether you prefer natural wonders or retail therapy, Indian Shores is ready to be your happy place.


Your hot, sultry summer comes with a little fall of rain

Southern Florida sits comfortably in its humid subtropical climate, and coastal towns are protected from temperature extremes by the marine influence of the Gulf of Mexico. Indian Shores vacation rentals are most popular during the summer months, when highs are in the 90s and all you'll want to do is lie on the beach and be happy. Winter and spring are both great times to visit, when temperatures dip into the 70s, crowds thin out, and precipitation is less likely. April and November are the months with lowest rainfall.

Natural features

The shores are safe for feathery (and leathery) friends

Right smack in the middle of this strip of sand is Town Square Nature Park, a tiny oasis of mangroves and bird habitats with a boardwalk snaking around and above the Intracoastal Waterway. If you're lucky, you'll spot dolphins or manatees in the water. In fact, Indian Shores vacation rentals share the shoreline with several protected animal species. Sea turtle nesting season runs from April through October, and shorebirds build their homes from February through August. The local Audubon Society marks these nests when they can, so you and the kids can observe without getting too close.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Indian Shores

The nearest airport is in Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), located 20.8 mi (33.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl. Airport (PIE), which is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Indian Shores?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around Indian Shores that suits your style. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a dining table and a nearby casino at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise". Situated around 11 miles from Indian Shores, this unique property has 6 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Centrally Located Private Pool Home" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 3 bedrooms, a living room, heating and more. It's around 17 miles from Indian Shores.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Indian Shores vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Indian Shores?

You need only set foot in one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Indian Shores to figure out that amazing things really do come in small packages. Efficiently designed to maximize every square inch of space, these pint-sized pads deliver a big vacation experience:

  • You can look forward to a simpler way of life at "Just Exquisite Cozy New Studio. Enjoy "tiny House" Living Steps To The Beach". Amenities at this small wonder in Clearwater Beach include a free nearby fitness center, beach sun loungers and more.
  • Alternatively, settle in at "Hidden Gem Tiny Home With Backyard Coolness". Located in St. Petersburg, this little abode comes with a toaster and free toiletries.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Indian Shores?

There's nothing quite like a short trip away to perk you up. If you're ready to switch off and unwind, these highly rated weekend getaways in and near Indian Shores make a fantastic base for a mini break:

  • Around 4 miles to the north of Indian Shores, "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" has everything you need for a quick weekend break, including children's games and a washing machine. When you're ready to explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to get to like Walsingham County Park and Honeymoon Island State Park.
  • Also consider "Beautiful Waterfront Two Balcony End Unit Beach Condo+4 Free Water Park Passes", which is around 2 miles north of Indian Shores. After a day of discovering nearby natural attractions like Innisbrook Golf Club and Rocky Point Golf Course, relax in your rental and make the most of a theme park, a resort and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Indian Shores?

Usually small in size, reasonably priced and well located, it's easy to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these vacation rentals and get acquainted with Indian Shores up close:

  • Explore the world around you and then sleep soundly at "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach". This vacation rental is a great base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including a fridge and a bicycle.
  • "Walk Out The Door And On To The Beach" is another fabulous option. Make yourself comfy and take advantage of an iron and ironing board, a stovetop and more.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to discover even more of Indian Shores. Cultural attractions like St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral and Morean Arts Center will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Indian Shores?

Just because you only have a few days off work doesn't mean you have to spend it in a lifeless hotel room. Take a vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Indian Shores:

  • Close to the center of Indian Shores, "The Surf Cottage. Walk To Beach" is a terrific base for a whirlwind break. While you're about, take a look at awesome attractions like Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field.
  • "Relax In This Salt Water Pool Home" is another tempting option. We recommend adding Sunken Gardens and Museum of Fine Arts to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Indian Shores?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your significant other, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Indian Shores that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Located around 11 miles from Indian Shores, "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" is the perfect place for lovestruck couples. Beauty services and a nearby bay are among the many amenities here.
  • "Centrally Located Private Pool Home" is another popular option guaranteed to woo you. It's around 17 miles from Indian Shores and comes with air conditioning and a restaurant dining guide.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Indian Shores?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, you're going to need plenty of room. These mansions for rent in or near Indian Shores will fit your entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Situated around 3 miles to the north of Indian Shores, "Bayside Paradise Mansion - Waterfront And Private Pool" is the place to go to relax in total luxury. Amenities offered here include a beach view and golf.
  • Alternatively, score some major Brownie points and stay a while at "Tierra Verde - St. Petersburg Waterfront Mansion Estate". It's located about 14 miles to the southeast of Indian Shores and comes with a swimming pool, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Indian Shores?

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding a place that'll easily fit your entire squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Indian Shores and get everyone together under the same roof:

  • You'll have ample space to spread out at "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise". Around 11 miles southeast of Indian Shores, this sizable retreat has 6 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Quality amenities include a water park and a beach view.
  • "Direct Beach Front - Pool Home" is another impressive option. It's around 1 mile to the south of Indian Shores, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 14 guests. A water view and an ocean view are among the things designed to make your visit more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Indian Shores?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Indian Shores and spend your time splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable unicorn:

  • Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable stay at "Treasure Island Beach House 200 Yards To Beach And Short Walk To John's Pass". There's plenty to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a dining table and a TV.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Best Social Distance Caladesi House". In addition to its inviting pool, you can also make use of free toiletries and a porch.

Indian Shores has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 80 ºF and 90 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Indian Shores vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Indian Shores?

It's always more fun to share those memorable moments with the folks that are closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family escape or getting away with friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's just right for you. These are two of our best in and around Indian Shores:

  • Sleeping up to 12 guests in 6 bedrooms, "Casa Dolphina” Privatetropical Paradise" is the ideal place to hang out with the family. This popular escape is 11 miles to the southeast of Indian Shores and has amenities such as a nearby laundromat and a kitchen.
  • "Spacious Top Floor, Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo" also offers the space you need to connect with the ones you love. This option is around 4 miles to the north of Indian Shores, and accommodates 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A dishwasher and childrens activities will help keep everyone comfortable and content.

If you're eager to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your itinerary. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Great Explorations Children's Museum and Beach Walk are excellent places to start.