What’s Nearby!


GOLF:

780x410_IMG_2368— Dunedin Golf Club:  The Clubhouse is just steps from our condo.  An 18 hole PGA championship golf course. It was designed by world renowned golf course architect Donald Ross, the club opened January 1, 1927
— Stirling Links:  An 18-hole par 3 course, also just steps from our condo. Great to practice your short game.


BEACHES:

780x410_beaches— Honeymoon Island:  The closest beach to our condo, just 10 mins away.
A quick drive over the Dunedin Causeway Blvd. brings visitors to the beautiful beaches and waters of this Florida State Park, offering a more laid back atmosphere, than other busier beaches.  A ferry shuttles beach-goers to nearby Caladesi Island, voted America’s Best Beach in 2008 by Dr. Beach. You can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, boating, surfing, and fishing with friends! (Canoes, kayaks, jet-skis, etc, all available for rent, nearby)

Honeymoon and Caladesi Islands— Caladesi Island:   (accessible by boat near Honeymoon Island).  As one of the few completely natural islands along Florida´s Gulf Coast, Caladesi´s white sand beaches were rated America’s Best Beach in 2008. Beach lovers can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and beachcombing. Saltwater anglers can cast a line from their boats or surf fish. Nature enthusiasts can spot wildlife while hiking the three mile nature trail through the island´s interior or paddling a three mile kayak trail through the mangroves and bay. The Island is accessible by boat, or canoe (Renting available from Honeymoon Island).  (Ferry is provided by the Caladesi Island Ferry (727) 734-1501.

780x410_IMG_1965— Clearwater Beach:   An approx. short and scenic 15-20 minute coastal drive (just south of Dunedin) is famous Clearwater Beach!  Clearwater is the home of pristine white sand beaches, clear gulf waters, warm sunshine, and plenty of hospitality!  Lots of lively, bustling activity for families, vacationers and friends, both days and evenings near the beach.  Enjoy the nightly “Sunsets at Pier 60″ Festival where sunsets, music, magic and fun create lasting memories. There is always something special going on at Clearwater Beach. Take one of the many boat cruises around the waters, or enjoy one of the many family restaurants, after a great day in the sun!

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GROCERY STORES:
— Publix (NEW!)  &  Walgreens — Grocery stores : —Corner of Bayshore Blvd and Causeway Blvd. (Curlew Rd.)   approx. 3 mins. from our condo. (or a 20 minute walk).


PARKS:

HighlanderPark_Skyview— Highlander Park:  —1920 Pinehurst Road.   approx. 4 mins. from our condo.
Highlander Park with approximately 70 acres, is the City’s second largest park. It is a multi-use recreation area which features the Dunedin Community Center, the Fine Art Center, an over-the-lake Pavilion, Highlander Pool (seasonal times), the Dunedin Nature Center, picnic tables, basketball courts, tennis courts, softball and little league fields and more… There are three playgrounds available for the little kids!

Hammock Park— Hammock Park:   – 1900 San Mateo Drive.  approx. 4 mins. from our condo.
The Hammock is a unique 90-acre natural park inhabited by various forms of wildlife and plant life. It has five miles of nature trails, three picnic shelters, an observation platform, rest rooms and a playground area. Open every day from sunrise to sunset. Many birds can be seen at Hammock Park and the park is listed in the “Great Florida Birding Trail Book.” A favorite attraction at Hammock Park is a lovely butterfly garden—an ideal spot to watch natural beauty take flight!

780x410_IMG_2437—  WEAVER Park (with its own fishing pier!):   approx. 5 mins. from our condo.
A beautiful and quaint, waterfront park with its own fishing pier. Enjoy fishing off the pier, or try to spot a manatee or other local fish in the water as you bask in the warm afternoon sun.

Go-carts_CelebrationStation BumperBoats_CelebrationStation — Celebration Station:   24546 US 19 North Clearwater, FL 33763  Phone: 727-791-1799   approx. 15 mins. from our condo.
Lots of fun!  Mini-golf, Bumper Boats (with a waterspray gun), Go-Carts, Arcades, Batting Cages & Kiddie Rides!

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DOWNTOWN DUNEDIN:  Broadway and Main St., Dunedin    approx. 8 mins. from our condo.
780x410_IMG_2622With more than 100 privately owned shops, restaurants, bars and pubs, boutiques, art galleries, antiques stores, and more, our quaint city of 35,000 has the charm of a small town and the amenities of our larger city neighbors. Our marina is also within easy walking distance of downtown, which hosts numerous arts and crafts festivals, parades, concerts, farmers markets, and other events every year.
Dunedin’s nationally recognized beaches are just a short drive from downtown — or if you’re feeling athletic, you can walk, run, bicycle, or skate up the Pinellas Trail to the beaches. The 14-mile Pinellas Trail also runs right through downtown Dunedin!

TRANSPORTATION:
JollyTrolley Clearwater Dunedin Normal transportation is by car, although you can also Jump on the Jolley Trolley for a nice  “alternative” for your transportation needs — from Clearwater Beach to Dunedin and, all the way to, Tarpon Springs.
visit: www.clearwaterjolleytrolley .com

 

SPORTS:
780x410_bluejaypitch— Toronto Blue Jays  (MLB -Baseball): – Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. approx.  8-10 mins. from our condo.
Located at: 373 Douglas Avenue, Dunedin.  Florida Auto Exchange Stadium is nestled among small businesses and homes just a few blocks from downtown Dunedin and home of the Toronto Blue Jays “Spring Training.” Seating: 5,509

— Philadelphia Phillies  (MLB -Baseball): – Bright House Field. approx. 15 mins. from our condo.
Located at: 601 Old Coachman Road, Clearwater, FL.  Bright House Field is the home for the Phillies’ Spring Training games. The ballpark is located on the west side of U.S. Highway 19, adjacent to Carpenter Field. Seating: 7,300

780x410_lightning— Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL -Hockey): – Tampa Bay Times Forum.  approx. 35 mins. from our condo.
Located at: 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL, with a seating capacity of 19,500

 

— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL -Football):  –Raymond James Stadium.  approx. 35 mins. from our condo.
Located at: North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL. The stadium seats 65,908, and it is expandable to 75,000 for special events. The stadium also hosts the annual Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day; the annual pinnacle of USA equestrian showjumping.

 

 FISHING VILLAGES and BOARDWALKS:

The quaint, Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks... “Sponge Capital of the World”   20 mins. north of Dunedin
Tarpon Springs "Sponge Docks" and "Greek Restaurants"It is a wonderful little Greek town. Visit the authentic greek restaurants, and see the history of Sponge Diving still today!

John’s Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL   40 mins. south of Dunedin
John's Pass BoardwalkLocated on the waterfront at Johns Pass, this quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village is one of Pinellas County’s top tourist attractions. Over one hundred merchants inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, dolphin watching and shelling tours, boat rentals, parasailing and jet skiing.

 

RESTAURANTS:

DUNEDIN — offers a variety of eateries (from casual to upscale)
Here are just a few:
Broadway Deli & Cafe
The Dunedin Smokehouse
The Living Room on Main
780x410_IMG_2471Bon Appetit  “at the marina”
Pan y Vino
bistro ATLANTIS
Bambino Pizza & Pasta
Serendipity Cafe
The Black Pearl Restaurant
Marguerite’s Cafe and Catering
Flanagans Irish Pub
Kelly’s
Umberto’s of Long Island
and many more….


CLEARWATER
  &  TAMPA— offers a variety of eateries (from casual to upscale)
Here are just a few:
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Tate Island Grill Restaurant
Island Way Grill
Casanova Restaurant & Lounge
Cristino’s Coal Oven Pizza
Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Maggiano’s Little ItalyMaggiano’s Little Italy
Cheesecake Factory
Cafe ponte
Cesare’s At The Beach
Backwaters on Sand Key
The Bait House
P.F.Chang’s China Bistro
Columbia
also, wonderful dining at “International Plaza and Bay Street”, in Tampa, 30 mins. from Dunedin.
and many more….

 

SHOPPING:
Westfield Countryside Mall — 
10-15 mins. from our condo.
27001 US Highway 19 North, Suite 1039, Clearwater, FL 33761  phone: (727)796-1070
Nice mall with shops such as BCBGMAXAZRIA & Macy’s, dining such as P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, and features an indoor skating rink right in the mall itself to enjoy!

780x410_InternationalPlazaInternational Plaza and Bay Street —  approx. 30-35 mins. from our condo.
223 N. West Shore Blvd. Tampa, FL 33607  phone: (813) 342-3790
International Plaza is the “most distinctive shopping and dining destination of Florida’s West Coast!” – wonderful experience.  Four fashionable department stores, over 200 specialty shops and Bay Street at the Plaza… an open-air village of “fine restaurants and small boutiques!”

Ellenton “Premium Outlets” — approx. 60-65 mins. from our condo.
130 OUTLET STORES –5461 Factory Shops Boulevard, Ellenton, FL 34222  phone: (941) 723-1150
Find impressive savings at Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Coach, J.Crew, Kate Spade New York, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Lucky Brand, Michael Kors, Movado, Nike, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th and many more.

 

 

*All distances in “minutes” above, are indicated only as a general guide, and are approximate distances by car.

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