We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sandy Shores

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Indian Rocks Beach
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Sandy Shores
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 64: English reviews
Auburn, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, older property that is not like anything else in the area. In addition to the beach there are lovely, outdoor sitting areas to relax in that you won't find in any newer condo facility! We stayed in the patio cottage for 5 nights. It is clean, comfortable and Myrtle is happy to show you around and...

Thank sfgage13
Delhi, Louisiana
Reviewed 25 October 2016

our cottage was clean and comfortable. the location is perfect for restaurants, night life, and stores. it's just a block from a CVS pharmacy if the need arises. a short stroll puts you on the Gulf for walking, exercise, or fishing.

Thank ppmarine1
Noblesville, Indiana
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My husband and I stayed in the Gulf Cottage for six nights. Myrtle had provided everything we could have dreamt of needing. The beach towels were thick and oversized. (I mention these in particular because we used them ALOT)!! The landscaping is amazing, and provides privacy for the many seating areas available. The sandy path that leads to the beach...

Thank terrivikes4
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Greetings, all! This review is for our end of June/July 2016 stay in the Patio Cottage at Sandy Shores. I want to start off by saying that, in our opinion, it's a great thing that Myrtle, the owner, lives on-site. This does not mean that she is intrusive in any way - she never has been in all the years...

Thank SunSkySand
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I stayed in the Patio Cottage for a week while attending a wedding in the area. I could not have found a better place. I always look for smaller places, away from the crowds, that are not so commercialized. And Sandy Shores is like an oasis - quaint, comfortable and quiet, with beautiful, shady gardens and steps from the beach....

Thank Barb H
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Patio Cottage for a long weekend get-away. The first impression was how beautiful the landscaping is and how well it is maintained. The outside area is very peaceful and calming. You could feel the stress going away. There are plenty of places to sit outside to watch the sunset or just listed to...

Thank rakindred
Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My husband and I spent 9 days there over Labor Day. Clean, beautiful gardens, steeps to the beach.we stayed in the gulf house it was wonderful. Access to restaurants, minutes drive to Clearwater or passa Grill or Dunedin for a sunset cruise on the parrotdise fun cruise .Myrtle is a great hostess and wonderful lady.I would highly recommend sandy Shores.

Thank Mary L
San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Just got back a few days ago from our stay at Sandy Shores. My husband and I had been there 3 years ago and finally made it back! We stayed in the Gulf House which is closest to the beach. We also rented the Patio Cottage as I have family in the area and wanted them to spend some time...

1Thank llandi955
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Garden Cottage, and it was lovely - so clean, and well-equipped! Everything we needed was there - beach chairs, umbrellas, even boogie boards! I loved the old beach authenticity of the place. And the gardens and patios - so thoughtful and a lot of privacy from the surrounding properties. Also many restaurants and shopping within easy...

1Thank Kimberly S
A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Cute! Comfy! Clean! Affordable! And awesome out the front door beach access. Myrtle - the owner - was kind and helpful. The property is quiet and relaxing and there are shops and restaurants right across the street. The beach is literally out the front door and there are lots of outdoor tables and chairs to relax on around the property....

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member

23 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (8)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Pool/Beach Area (1)
View from Room (1)
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (15)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Room/Suite (2)
View from Room (2)
Dining (1)
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Indian Rocks Beach
0.4 km away
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach South Harbourside
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clear...
#2 of 4 in Indian Rocks Beach
750 reviews
11.5 km away
Sandpearl Resort
Sandpearl Resort
#6 of 94 in Clearwater
2,160 reviews
1.0 km away
Gulfside Resorts
Gulfside Resorts
#1 of 5 in Indian Rocks Beach
127 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.1 km away
Sun Burst Inn
Sun Burst Inn
#1 of 1 in Indian Shores
210 reviews
8.5 km away
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
#10 of 94 in Clearwater
2,294 reviews
10.0 km away
Opal Sands Resort
Opal Sands Resort
#5 of 94 in Clearwater
388 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sandy Shores

Address: 314 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785-2538
Region: United States > Florida > Indian Rocks Beach
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Sandy Shores Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Sandy Shores staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Sandy Shores staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Patio cottage is quiet, nice.”
 of 5 bubbles sfgage13, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the Gulf Cottage is probably the better one, but all are great for the money.”
 of 5 bubbles ppmarine1, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All cottages are wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles terrivikes4, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms were beautiful and well stocked!”
 of 5 bubbles ramzmom, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Gulf cottage 1 bedroom living room dining room and kitchen shower and bathtub. Very quaint”
 of 5 bubbles 997jjj, 29 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5