Clearwater Beach

Travel Guide
Clearwater Beach which includes a coastal town and a beach

This Florida city is known for its pristine beaches, year-round sunshine, and family-friendly facilities and entertainment.

Just 19 miles (30.5 kilometers) from Tampa International Airport, Clearwater Beach is a popular destination for those seeking sun, beautiful beaches and plenty of entertainment options for the whole family. The resort area is situated on a narrow barrier island that’s about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) long, which makes it easy to navigate on foot or by bike.

Most activity centers on the white sand of Clearwater Beach. Enjoy sunbathing, stand-up paddleboarding and beach volleyball. Browse the nearby Beach Walk, a palm tree-lined promenade that winds along the beachfront and is home to many cafés and shops.

For a break from the sun, head to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Here, sea turtles, stingrays and sharks share the complex with Winter, the famous bottlenose dolphin with a prosthetic tail. Winter was the inspiration behind and star of the family film Dolphin Tale.

As the evening draws in, make your way back to Pier 60, where beach-goers flock once the sun goes down. Every night, there is entertainment and local artisans selling a variety of goods against a backdrop of music and street performers.

Catch a boat, or walk, from the north end of the island to quiet Caladesi Island. Caladesi is home to 3 miles (5 kilometers) of unspoiled Florida wilderness, with a white-sand beach and hiking trails. Kayakers can paddle through 3 miles (5 kilometers) of water that winds through mangroves.

Sand Key Park, located off the south end of Clearwater Beach, is home to another impeccable beach. Here, nature enthusiasts can catch a glimpse of some of the marine birds and animals that are native to Clearwater, including sea turtles, herons, roseate spoonbills and great horned owls. This public park is only open during the day.

This Florida city is known for its pristine beaches, year-round sunshine, and family-friendly facilities and entertainment.

Just 19 miles (30.5 kilometers) from Tampa International Airport, Clearwater Beach is a popular destination for those seeking sun, beautiful beaches and plenty of entertainment options for the whole family. The resort area is situated on a narrow barrier island that’s about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) long, which makes it easy to navigate on foot or by bike. Most activity centers on the white sand of Clearwater Beach. Enjoy sunbathing, stand-up paddleboarding and beach volleyball. Browse the nearby Beach Walk, a palm tree-lined promenade that winds along the beachfront and is home to many cafés and shops.For a break from the sun, head to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Here, sea turtles, stingrays and sharks share the complex with Winter, the famous bottlenose dolphin with a prosthetic tail. Winter was the inspiration behind and star of the family film Dolphin Tale. As the evening draws in, make your way back to Pier 60, where beach-goers flock once the sun goes down. Every night, there is entertainment and local artisans selling a variety of goods against a backdrop of music and street performers.Catch a boat, or walk, from the north end of the island to quiet Caladesi Island. Caladesi is home to 3 miles (5 kilometers) of unspoiled Florida wilderness, with a white-sand beach and hiking trails. Kayakers can paddle through 3 miles (5 kilometers) of water that winds through mangroves. Sand Key Park, located off the south end of Clearwater Beach, is home to another impeccable beach. Here, nature enthusiasts can catch a glimpse of some of the marine birds and animals that are native to Clearwater, including sea turtles, herons, roseate spoonbills and great horned owls. This public park is only open during the day.

Where to stay in Clearwater Beach

Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
400 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL, 33767
The price is £245 per night from 5 Jul to 6 Jul
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Clearwater Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,656 reviews)
"👍"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2022

Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
4 out of 5
100 Coronado Drive, Clearwater Beach, FL, 33767
The price is £264 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Clearwater Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and a beach locale. Our guests praise the bar and the clean rooms in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2,274 reviews)
"Loved everything. Only complaint is the shower drain seemed clogged and we had to stand in water when showering."

Reviewed on 24 Jun 2022

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
301 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL, 33767
The price is £269 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Clearwater Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,561 reviews)
"Loved the property!!!"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2022

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Anchors Away - A Weekly Beach Rental
Anchors Away - A Weekly Beach Rental
Clearwater Beach, FL
The price is £254 per night from 1 Jul to 2 Jul
Stay at this condo in Clearwater Beach. Enjoy WiFi, on-site parking and 2 bathrooms. Popular attractions Sand Key Park and Clearwater Beach are located nearby. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (26 reviews)
Nice place
"Would stay again, walking distance to beach, restaurants and shopping."

Reviewed on 29 Apr 2022

Anchors Away - A Weekly Beach Rental
2/2 Penthouse on Clearwater Beach w/ detached balcony overlooks the BEACH!
2/2 Penthouse on Clearwater Beach w/ detached balcony overlooks the BEACH!
Clearwater Beach, FL
The price is £509 per night from 5 Jul to 6 Jul
Stay at this beach property in Clearwater Beach. Enjoy a beach locale, a fitness centre and on-site parking. Popular attractions Sand Key Park and Clearwater ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Best ever!!!!
"First time to clearwater for a business trip and some personal time too. Wanted to be close to shops/restaurants and also on the beach. This IS IT! I'm already planning my next trip and there's no where else I would stay. Literally 15 steps to beach entrance (foot shower right there too) and 15 steps ..."

Reviewed on 30 May 2022

2/2 Penthouse on Clearwater Beach w/ detached balcony overlooks the BEACH!
WaterView, Studio #20, Family Friendly, Close to Beach
WaterView, Studio #20, Family Friendly, Close to Beach
Clearwater Beach, FL
Stay at this family-friendly apartment in Clearwater Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a water park. Popular attractions Sand Key Park and Beach Walk ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Great!
"This was our second time staying in Bayside condos. We loved it and can't do it again."

Reviewed on 3 May 2022

WaterView, Studio #20, Family Friendly, Close to Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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