St. Petersburg - Clearwater

Travel Guide
Fort De Soto Park featuring a beach

Known for its breathtaking beaches and reputable galleries, St. Petersburg, Florida, is a perfect destination for those who love art, nature and outdoor adventures.

West of Tampa is a glorious peninsula, stretching from Clearwater south to St. Petersburg. Come for beautiful beaches and discover unexpected cultural treasures.

On the Gulf of Mexico side of the peninsula, the sugary white sands and warm waters of Clearwater Beach make it an award winner, popular with families and singles. Visit the beach year-round. Walk out onto Pier 60 to look for dolphins swimming in the wild and photograph a striking sunset. Nearby is the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, with dolphins, pelicans, sea turtles, otters, sharks and rays. Find more than 120 man-made and artistically decorated dolphins along the Clearwater Dolphin Trail throughout the Clearwater and St. Petersburg region.

Cross the causeway to Clearwater. Attend the Capitol Theatre’s big-name comedy and music acts in an intimate venue. See community theater or participate in adult summer acting classes at the Francis Wilson Playhouse. Head east to Ruth Eckerd Hall along Tampa Bay. Major acts, including touring Broadway shows, perform in this larger venue. Nearby, watch the home team Clearwater Threshers play baseball or Philadelphia Phillies in spring training at Spectrum Field.

Head south along the peninsula to enjoy other beautiful beaches all along the Gulf Coast. Stop at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. In November, Treasure Island hosts the Sanding Ovations festival, with expert sand sculptors making masterful creations and music, food and beach activities for amateur sandcastle builders.

St. Petersburg offers numerous varied museums, from the Florida Holocaust Museum to the Dalí Museum, with an amazingly large number of the artist’s works, and the Chihuly Collection of exquisite glass.

Just inland is Lake Maggiore with the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve. Visit its aviary and look for birds in the wild along its boardwalk.

Complete your Clearwater and St. Petersburg trip at another sandy spot, St. Petersburg Beach. In fact, your vacation could be perfect even if you did nothing but relax on the powdery white sands of the two cities’ famous beaches.

Where to stay in St. Petersburg - Clearwater

Dolphin Beach Resort
Dolphin Beach Resort
3 out of 5
4900 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL, 33706
The price is £210 per night from 18 May to 19 May
Stay at this 3-star beach resort in St. Pete Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the bar in their reviews. ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,789 reviews)
"It was wrong to charge for patking when you stay there"

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

Dolphin Beach Resort
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
400 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL, 33767
The price is £262 per night from 31 May to 1 Jun
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! (1,660 reviews)
"Very clean and great staff! Easy access to pool and beach as well as main strip. Everything is walking distance"

Reviewed on 7 May 2022

Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
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 £304 per night from 1 Jun to 2 Jun
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! (1,533 reviews)
"The lobby needs a makeover. Not easy access to the beach from the pool area. Rooms were great, large but they too need a little TLC. Over all stay was very nice and relaxing."

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
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Sands of Treasure Island
Sands of Treasure Island
3 out of 5
11800 Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island, FL, 33706
The price is £133 per night from 18 May to 19 May
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in Treasure Island. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient ...
3.6/5 Good! (523 reviews)
"I loved being close to the ocean and being able to walk to nearby restaurants. The staff was very pleasant. The units were a little run-down but everything worked! I would stay there again!"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2022

Sands of Treasure Island
FUSION Resort Two Bedroom Suites
FUSION Resort Two Bedroom Suites
3.5 out of 5
290 107th Avenue, Treasure Island, FL, 33706
The price is £229 per night from 9 Jun to 10 Jun
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Treasure Island. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a marina. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (522 reviews)
"This is a gem! You get so much for a very reasonable price! We stayed in a huge 2/2 that more than met our needs. We used the free beach shuttle the first morning but walked back because it was so close. Pool and hot tub are large and sparkling clean. Lovely views from a nice sized balcony. We will ..."

Reviewed on 14 May 2022

FUSION Resort Two Bedroom Suites
Barefoot Beach Resort
Barefoot Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
19417 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL, 33785
The price is £210 per night from 1 Jun to 2 Jun
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Indian Shores. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a terrace. Our guests praise the pool and the spacious rooms in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (850 reviews)
"Great condition and well kept all around. One issue we had was the mattress quality of our particular unit was very poor. Other than that we loved our stay and will be back."

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

Barefoot Beach Resort
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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