Last summer we booked rooms (3 bedroom for 2 weeks and a 1 bedroom for 1 week) over the 4th of July weekend. This was our second year in this two condo complex but we were at the other complex in 2011 i believe it is beach palms.
Things went fine during the first week but on the Friday before the 4th people started streaming in that either were staying with friends or had book for the long weekend. The parking lot was filled so cars parked across the street in a vacant lot. By Saturday the population had grown so large that there was little room in the pools and the beach was covered with huge multi- family tents that it looked like we were in Arabia! Underage drinking was rampant as well as some getting sick on the premises. The pool music was loud and coming from multiple families, adults were drinking, cursing and there was the expected confrontations (police called in twice - blamed on the lack of security). It was a war zone with little regard for the nesting birds or respect of others. Most of the folks had no idea of the codes nor did they have keys!
To cap it all off, my daughters car was vandalized by having her sunroof bashed in on our last Thursday - and it rained all night! The car electrical system was almost entirely ruined and it stayed at the dealers for 10 days to fix. My daughter is a single parent with 3 small children and she had misplaced her parking tag but was there for two weeks in and out of the building. The daytime keeper complained to her and she apologized but that the parking lot was really empty and we were about to leave. The next morning the sunroof was bashed in. Coincidence?
I have just booked one month at Indian Shores but not at Beach Cottages.
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