Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty Blog

The Best Beach Fashion Tips of the Year

From the fashion runways to real life, we've been looking at the latest beach fashion trends for 2019 that you'll want to know about for your Florida Gulf Coast vacation. The good news is that so many of this year's trends are perfectly suited for your v... View the full post »

Are You Ready for the Gasparilla Pirate Invasion?

January is Gasparilla Pirate Season on Florida's Gulf Coast. Are you ready for it? All you need is an adventurous spirit, some of your best pirate garb, and your sea legs! Actually, you can be a landlubber, too. Here are the highlights of the Gasparilla Pirate Fest... View the full post »

January 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast

Here comes the New Year! What's on your January calendar once the holidays are said and done? If you'll be here soaking up the sun on Florida's Gulf Coast, then take a look at some of our favorite things to do this month—which are all close and convenient to... View the full post »

How to Plan a Romantic Getaway to the Gulf Coast

Love is always in the air here on Florida's Gulf Coast whether it's Valentine's Day or any day where you want to reconnect with your loved one in a beautifully romantic place where the sand surrounds you, the warm waters invite you in, and the sun kisses your ... View the full post »

10 Quotes That Will Bring You Back to the Beach

If you're missing the sun, sand and waters of Florida's Gulf Coast, then let us help to bring you back to a beach state of mind. Here are 10 beachy thoughts to brighten your day and inspire you to plan your next Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores beach vacation ... View the full post »

One Easy Holiday Dessert You Should Bring to the Table

'Tis the season of Christmas parties, holiday gatherings and special events. Are you frantically in search of an easy, no-bake dessert recipe that is a total showstopper? We've got it! This dessert is simply decadent without too much fuss and makes for a perfect c... View the full post »

The Most Merry and Bright December Events on the Gulf Coast

Here come the holidays! Are you ready? We've got a very full December 2018 calendar for you here in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores, Florida—and all along the gorgeous Gulf Coast. You'll need your calendar nearby so you can save these dates. Check out all o... View the full post »

How to Take Care of Yourself Over the Holidays

There's a lot of talk about self-care these days, and for good reason. In the overscheduled and fast-paced world in which we live, it's easy to get overwhelmed, exhausted and burned out—especially during the busyness of the holiday season. If self-care does... View the full post »

Why You Should You Plan Your 2019 Vacation Now

It's a busy time of year and planning a vacation for next year is probably not on your to-do list—but it should be. Today we're talking about why you should plan your 2019 vacation now and how it benefits you to do so. It's time to get in a beach state of mi... View the full post »

How to Have the Most Memorable Thanksgiving on the Gulf Coast

Are you looking for a Thanksgiving adventure this year? We have one for you! You should consider spending Thanksgiving on Florida's Gulf Coast this year. It's not too late to book your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental or Indian Shores beach condo, you know. Ther... View the full post »

Not-to-Miss November 2018 Events on the Gulf Coast

November is almost here and with it brings a combination of seasonal festivals, holiday celebrations, and of course Florida fun in the sun here in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores Beach. There's fishing and food festivals and sand sculptures, oh my! Let's take... View the full post »

How to Take Better Photos at the Beach

Beach photography isn't just for the professionals anymore! You too can capture the quintessential beauty of the beach and the family memories you're making during your Florida Gulf Coast vacation. With the amazing technology that's now at your fingertips, ... View the full post »

3 Big Reasons to Book Direct and Save Money

Using a third-party travel service is so yesteryear. There's a growing dissatisfaction among vacationers who are still using these travel agencies and internet services to book their travel. The biggest complaint is the extra fees and service charges that are not alwa... View the full post »

Your Gulf Coast Guide to the Best of the Holiday Season

The holiday season is quickly approaching. It's crazy, right? Time sure does fly. We're already into fall and soon it will be Thanksgiving, and Christmas, and New Year's Eve, oh my! Now's the time to start getting ready by taking a peek at all of the holid... View the full post »

The Best October 2018 Fall Fun on the Gulf Coast

October on Florida's Gulf Coast offers family fun all around our Gulf beach towns. Enjoy a taste of the season with Oktoberfest celebrations, amazing live music at one of the biggest jazz festivals around, local artistry at the mural and chalk festivals, Gulf Coast seafood... View the full post »