St. Pete Beach, FL

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St. Pete Beach showing general coastal views and a beach as well as a small group of people
Often identified as one of the country’s top beaches, this spot is attached to a city with other outstanding attractions too.

Florida’s St. Pete Beach has magnificent powdery sand and has been ranked among the best in the U.S. by major travel organizations. Looking inland from many parts of the shore you might think the background is just trees this intentional underdevelopment is a major part of the charm. A visit to St. Pete Beach might include parasailing, paddleboarding, windsurfing, kite boarding, swimming or just relaxing.

The city has an excellent selection of accommodations, from resorts, classic hotels and inns. One landmark hotel is the Don CeSar, right on the beach. This Pink Palace, as it’s commonly known, has had many celebrities and dignitaries as guests since it opened in 1928. Two major renovations have kept the structure contemporary and lavish and it has been included in multiple movie productions. Live the good life by staying at this Historic Hotel of America and enjoying its fine cuisine, service and splendid views.

The beach has many restaurants, fish shacks and bars. The Rumfish Grill with its 33,500-gallon (127,000-liter) fish tank in the restaurant sets the mood for eating seafood, while Harry’s Beach Bar offers a casual atmosphere and watery views. Find it in the Sirata Beach Resort and try the chicken wings, said to be the best in town.

Look for other establishments with colorful names such as The Drunken Clam, Fetishes Dining, Crab Daddy’s, Bongo Beach Bar & Grille and many more.

Shop for everything related to Florida on Corey Avenue, which spans from the Gulf of Mexico’s beachside to the resort-filled Boca Ciega Bay. Find local crafts and foods on Sunday mornings from October to June when the street becomes a large market.

For a historic perspective of the area, visit the Pass-a-Grille district at the tip of Long Key with its older homes and quaint roads. Experience Old Florida and stay at a small inn or shop at the eclectic variety of stores in this part of St. Pete Beach.

Where to stay in St. Pete Beach

Beachcomber Beach Resort
Beachcomber Beach Resort
2.5 out of 5
6200 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL, 33706
The price is $110 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
$110
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23
Stay at this beach hotel in St. Pete Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and a nightclub. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (999 reviews)
"Everything was very nice and accommodating."

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Beachcomber Beach Resort
Bellwether Beach Resort
Bellwether Beach Resort
4 out of 5
5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL, 33706
The price is $147 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
$147
per night
Dec 14 - Dec 15
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in St. Pete Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants, and a private beach. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in our ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (506 reviews)
"No Hot water"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Bellwether Beach Resort
The Don CeSar
The Don CeSar
4 out of 5
3400 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL, 33706
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $349 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
$349
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in St. Pete Beach. Enjoy 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
"A"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

The Don CeSar
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.
Beach House Suites by the Don CeSar
Beach House Suites by the Don CeSar
3 out of 5
3860 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL, 33706
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in St. Pete Beach. Enjoy a beach locale, WiFi, and room service. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in our ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (855 reviews)
"Great view and the beach is perfect!"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Beach House Suites by the Don CeSar
Vistas on the Gulf by Liberte'
Vistas on the Gulf by Liberte'
3 out of 5
4000 Gulf Bvd, St. Pete Beach, FL, 33706
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in St. Pete Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the convenient parking and the spacious ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (68 reviews)
Excellent location
"Ideal quiet location,clean and comfortable. Excellent staff communication."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Vistas on the Gulf by Liberte'
Tropical Pass-A-Grille Gem w/ Direct Beach Access!
Tropical Pass-A-Grille Gem w/ Direct Beach Access!
St. Pete Beach, Florida
Stay at this apartment in St. Pete Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a patio. Popular attractions Merry Pier and Gulf Beaches Historical Museum are ...
3/5 (15 reviews)
"Great location. This property is across the street to the beach and the building is connected to an ice cream shop and restaurant. I see myself staying at this location again. Best to book directly through VRBO."

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Tropical Pass-A-Grille Gem w/ Direct Beach Access!
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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