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Paradise Found Across the Beach #1

Bedrooms 2
Space 860 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Across the Beach elevated duplex for better view of the Ocean.

Come and stay where you will greet each morning across the beach of the majestic Gulf of Mexico. Start or end your day with your favorite beverage on our relaxing balcony. Our garden is the perfect place to relax with a good book and a great drink. If privacy and peace is what you need, you've come to the right place! If you wish to work on your sun tan while reading a good book, you may find our garden oasis the perfect place. The beach is just a short walk across the street, with beach access at either corner. Or if it's adventure you crave, at the nearby municipal marina you can book your dream sailing trip. On the night that you don't want to dine out, the kitchen(s) are equipped with all the tools necessary for a perfect dinner for two, or a family sized meal.

Our property is a two cottage (duplexes), front and rear, which can be booked individually or jointly. It is great place for a large family reunion, or any large party. Combined units can accommodate up to 10 guests.

UNIT 2 LISTING # IS 1093824.

UNIT 1 Accommodates up to 6 and UNIT 2 up to 4 guests.


Each unit has its own private screened balcony, offering the perfect place to experience romantic sunsets and greet the beautiful Florida mornings, with your favorite beverage. The open concept of the living areas; dining, and kitchen gives you a feel of elegant and cozy relaxation. Everything in this home is brand new, from wood flooring; bathroom, and kitchen cabinets with granite counter tops and appliances, and elegant comfortable furniture.

Unit 1: Bedroom 1, has a Queen bed. Bedroom 2, has two full size beds, both rooms warmly and elegantly decorated with HDTVs. The bathroom is a three piece walk-in all-tile shower.

On the ground floor, facing the rear of the property's patio, there is a large lanai area with BBQ grills, with seating for up to 14 people. There's also a swing perfect for reading and relaxation.

We are sure that you will relax and feel renewed at Palmar Cottage, our piece of Paradise Found Across the Beach!

***Rates are subject to change until reservation is guaranteed by deposit. For monthly or both unit rental, please contact owner.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About Mia

My husband's family has resided in Tampa, Florida since the early 1900's. When we were children, we grew up enjoying summer vacations with our families in the beautiful sandy beaches of Pinellas County, Florida. Later, we continued our families tradition with our children.

Mia purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Mia chose Indian Rocks Beach

My husband and I purchased this property in 2012 as a vacation home to fulfill our dream of a beach place to enjoy with our family and friends. As a former airline employee, we have been blessed with the benefit of travel and have visited many beautiful beaches and cities. However, we feel that our side of Florida has the most beautiful sunsets and the best powdery white sands in the world. That's the reason we feel our place is a Paradise Found!

What makes this cottage unique

The property was built in 1981. When we first saw this property, we knew that this was our dream home. We fell in love with the location and the view from its balcony and it's front windows. Since we purchased, we have completely remodeled and renewed it's interior to a bright, warm, elegant, and cozy ambience. I've decorated it in the elegant style of a Hampton's cottage as our own weekend beach getaway.

In December of 2016, we just completed a complete renovation of Unit 2. This too has an open concept feel for the living area with kitchen. It has two bedrooms and a three piece bathroom. Both units can be combined to be used as a big house with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and two kitchens, subject to availability. For a quote on the combined unit rental, you must contact owner for a quote.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mia,

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in this lovely place!

Thanks for being so accommodating to Penny. We covered the

couch with the sheet and folded our blanket across the seat.

She loved it!

We have had a memorable and wonderful stay!

Thank you!
Jan 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Indian Rocks Beach in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • If traveling with children, no crayons or markers allowed.
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Pedestal sink
  • Three piece powder room; all-tile Walk-in Shower ; chair height toilet and pedestal sink in each unit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed and large Dresser, 2 night stands with lamps, closet and a wall mounted HDTV. Bedroom 2: Two Full-sized beds; Dresser, night stand with lamp, closet and HDTV. All bedrooms have ceiling fans.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Gulf Coast Trolley stops in front of property! Runs daily, north to south connecting from Clearwater Beach to John's Pass in the south. Leave your car in the covered parking and do all your sight seeing by stop and go along our beautiful Gulf Coast.


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Paradise Found Across the Beach #1
average rating of 4.714286 based on 8 reviews

Indian Rocks Beach Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This unit had everything we needed and was so well decorated and appointed. Convenient to everything and just a short stroll to the beach, we'll definitely keep this place in mind for future trips to FL. Thanks, Mia!!!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. The reward of our work is to know that families who stay at our vacation home have enjoyed their stay and made memorable memories.
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Evansville, Indiana

Perfect vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

Mia was an absolute joy to work with during our entire vacation rental experience. We rented her entire house (unit 1 and unit 2). We had so much space! The house was tastefully decorated, supplied with everything we needed, and very clean. The beach was a short walk across the street, which we absolutely loved! We also enjoyed spending time grilling on the awesome patio. I would recommend this property to anyone looking to stay in the Indian Rocks Beach area! You won’t be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Our guests comfort and enjoyment is our primary concern.
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Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful week in two excellent apartments at the Perfect location.

Both apartments held high standards, was tasteful decorated and well equipped.

Close to a, not crowded at all, part of the beach. And traffic was hardly noticeable.

We highly recommend both these apartments.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House!

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful home and had the perfect view of the ocean! Fit the four of us comfortably and had a short walking distance to the public beach access. Also short walking distance to restaurants, ice cream shops, and CVS. Crabby Bill's and the Kooky Coconut were our favorite! It's on a busy road, but the cars were not too noisy at night. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway to the beach! Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in this beautiful home!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Choice - Especially in this price range

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property in this price range and comfortably accommodates a family of four. The décor is very tasteful and the amenities were great also. The location is perfect - beach view and easy access to the beach, restaurants and just a short drive to Clearwater Beach if you're looking for more action. Mia was such a pleasure and most helpful in every way. I highly recommend this place if you're headed to Indian Rocks Beach.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Muskegon MI

Trully a Paradise Across the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so very much for a truly relaxing vacation. This place has it all! Central location, near many dining choices, convenient short walk across the street to the beach and stunning romantic sunsets. The patio oasis was the best place to relax and read my book without the interruption and noise of people walking and playing along the beach. I loved the décor, very clean and modern. We loved going to Kooky Coconuts for the best ice cream and their sandwiches were very good too. We recommend taking the trolley, which stops right in front of the duplex. We enjoyed the scenic drive up and down the whole strip of the beaches.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keegan's Seafood Grille
Salt Rock Grill
Guppy's on the Beach
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
John's Pass
Salvador Dali Museum
Busch Gardens
Nearest Airport
9.9 Miles
St Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Lulu's Oyster Bar & Tap House
Nearest Golf
5.2 Miles
East Bay Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
The Original Crabby Bills
Nearest Beach
Indian Rocks Beach
Car: recommended

Welcome to our piece of Paradise across from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico,on the white sandy beach of Indian Rocks Beach. Indian Rocks Beach is located on a beautiful stretch of barrier islands on the west coast of Florida.

Our property is located at a perfect location for entertainment with many restaurants, pizza eateries, pubs and ice cream parlors. The Jolley Trolley Service stops right in front of our property. This is a great way to explore the gulf beaches, and an easy ride to Clearwater Beach. You may want to stop by the Clearwater Aquarium to visit Winter, the star of the movie, Dolphin Tale, and her friend Hope, costarring in Dolphin Tale 2.

We are very proud of our “Palmar Cottage” and are certain that you will have an enjoyable and memorable vacation at our home away from home.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
20 Aug 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Sep 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Sandy Florida
6 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £224.13
Pet Fee £37.35 + Tax
Housekeeping £108.33 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £44.08

Monthly rates are available upon request. Please contact owner for the rate for the combined Duplex Units 1 & 2 (4 bed/2 bath & 2 kitchens) subject to availability. Min. Deposit of $300 is due to hold and guarantee rates if booking more than 30 days out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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