Indian Rocks Beach is a great choice for a beachfront condo. The condo communities are typically smaller than your condo choices in Clearwater Beach or Sand Key. Beachfront condo communities on Indian Rocks typically range from 20 to 40 units. The area has more of an "Old Florida" feel to it, and there are lots of wonderful local restaurants to choose from. The typical Indian Rocks beachfront condo is a 2 or 3 bedroom unit with about 1,000 to 2,000 sq ft of living area. Read More Below...
The beachfront condos on Indian Rocks Beach are located on the western shores of Pinellas County along Gulf Blvd from just south of Walsingham Road bridge to just south of Belleair Shores and the Belleair Beach Causeway. This beautiful beach stretches for about 2 miles along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Indian Rocks Beach has more of an "Old Florida" feel than the more famous Clearwater Beach area. There are lots of local restaurants and entertainment spots to choose from.
The beach itself is beautiful white sand and the Gulf waters are shades of blue, turquoise, or emerald green depending on the sun or season.
This stretch of beach runs for about 2 miles south of the Belleair Beach Causeway on the north to just south of Walsingham Road. Addresses for some of the most popular beachfront condos are shown below:
The famous Original Crabby Bills on Gulf Blvd is a great local color spot to enjoy a seafood dinner and a cold brew. P.J.'s Oyster Bar has also been a beach institution for a while and is just south on 5th Ave N (off Walsingham) and has been a popular spot with locals. Slyce Pizza is a fun place to get a pizza or calzone and sit outside and hear some live music. Want some good coffee and great morning muffins or danish? Check out the Indian Shores Coffee shop just south on the eastern side of Gulf Blvd.
IRB is a really casual and friendly place. Many of the residents have lived in the area for a long time and are happy to share their local knowledge with their new neighbors. Dress is almost always casual with flip flops or sandals, and shorts and golf shirts the norm.
IRB is a great place to live or have a second home. This is a beautiful stretch of Gulf beach with a lot less congestion than the hopping Clearwater Beach area. There is lots to do, and some great local restaurants to choose from. If you want to "play tourist" for an evening or day, famous Clearwater Beach is a short drive north, and popular John's Pass is a short drive south.