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Sandy Shores

314 Gulf Boulevard, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Sandy Shores and Myrtle are two gems nestled along the shores of Indian Rocks Beach. My kids and I stayed in one of the cottages while we moved my son out to attend school. Our place was perfect and well equipped. Myrtle provided everything we needed to hit the beach and enjoy some time in the water. One of my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I met myrtle last year when we were looking for a place to spend our 20th anniversary. we were blessed by meeting myrtle and getting a chance to share her little peace of paradise with her. what a relaxing place to be. such a beautiful beach,amazing sunsets and great restaurants within walking distance. we plan to spend... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We feel so blessed to have stayed at the cottage overlooking the bright blue waters of the Gulf. Myrtle is a gracious hostess, keeping Sandy Shores so pristine and beautiful, tending to her fragrant and varied array of flowers just steps from the beach. It was so peaceful there with perfect weather every day and fabulous dining (scrumptious seafood and... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is my first review for Trip Advisor; I had to share my thoughts about a most idyllic vacation spot. Sandy Shores is the perfect destination if you are searching for a quiet, quaint, and secluded place to stay. There are three cottages, owned by the most lovely hostess, Myrtle :). We felt like we were a guest in her... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am admittedly reallllllly late in writing this review - sorry about that Myrtle. We stayed in the Patio Cottage again in June 2014 and it was, wonderful, as it always is. The unit is spotlessly clean, as are the grounds. The property is peaceful, safe and right on the beach. Close to restaurants, shopping, drug stores...the location is perfect.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We went to Indian Rocks many years ago and were anxious to return to this location hoping we would still find small hotels and restaurants. We did! We found Sandy Shores, and Myrtle was delightful to work with. She cares deeply about her place, and was quick to respond to any little mention of repair needed. Our room was immaculate.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We are staying in the Gulf Cottage at Sandy Shores directly on Gulf Blvd across from Slyce Pizza in IRB. The cottage is very prettyily done in soft peach colors, with two large sofas (one is a sofabed) The dining room has a glass topped table with 4 rattan chairs (very comfortable) The kitchen is well equipped for meals, with... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife and I just returned from Sandy Shores today, and enjoyed a wonderful week in the Gulf Cottage directly on the beach-unit #4. It is an absolutely beautiful location on a beautiful beach which is visible from your living room/dining room windows. The unit was immaculately clean, updated, and very well kept. It had everything you needed for a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We visited the Tampa area for the first time as a couple and were looking for a nice quiet beach location to stay, not knowing anything about the area at all. After a cursory search on TripAdvisor we found this place (Sandy Shores), and we were really glad we did. We stayed in the Garden cottage on the first level... More 

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Cheboygan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This was our second stay at Sandy Shores in the Garden Cottage...this time for two weeks and this was as enjoyable as our first stay. The cottage is clean and comfortable, quiet and only steps from the ocean. The sunsets are absolutely gorgeous! Several restaurants are within walking distance. Just a great place to stay....going back again next year.

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