CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA

Clearwater is the perfect spot for a family Florida beach vacation. As the name suggests the water is a clear sparkling blue and the beaches with their pristine white sand provide a wonderful contrast finally when you add the purple orange sunset sky the sight is breathtaking. It is located on the west coast of Florida a stones throw away from the action in neighboring Tampa and St Petersburg. All the beaches of Clearwater are well connected by bridges and the region boasts of the most extensive list of recreational activities to suit people of all ages

Clearwater is a haven for water sport lovers. With all the gear available on the beach you can enjoy snorkeling, parasailing, boating, sailing, jet skiing and water biking. Boat rentals of every kind imaginable are available for visitors you can take your pick from cigarette boats, snorkeling tours, nature boats, paddle boats and fishing boats to name a few. For the kids there is the pirate adventure with free pirate hats and water pistols. A popular event at Clearwater Beach is the sunset at Pier 60 it is an open air party with street performers, local craftsmen and artist enjoying the spectacular sunset with the visitors. If you are traveling with kids the Clearwater Marine Aquarium is certainly one of the places to visit. The place offers shelter to ailing marine life and has a vast exhibit of dolphins, sea turtles, coral reefs, sting rays and river otters. A dolphin from the aquarium is perhaps the first and only painter of its species.

Clearwater Beach is one place where you will certainly not go hungry. With a wide array of restaurants to suit the needs of varied clientele, Clearwater Beach can certainly be called a food lover's paradise. For an upscale dining experience with the most meticulously prepared steaks Backwater's on Sand Key is the place to go. Bobby's Bistro and Wine Bar serves light food and the most robust wines. Since you are at the beach you must try some sea food and what better place than Cabana Grill & Bar to do so. If you want to try something different from the usual run of the mill restaurants hop on board the Calypso Queen, a fun filled sunset dinner cruise awaits patrons everyday. If you want to tingle your palate with the best of international cuisine Caretta on the Gulf is the ideal place. One of the oldest restaurants in town is the Columbia Restaurant, a quaint, family owned establishment where the delicious South American cuisine is only rivaled by the spectacular view.

There are many accommodation options available at Clearwater Beach. Some of these are The Pink Pearl Beach House surrounded by greenery and with 3 bedrooms; it is perfect for a family vacation and cost only $175 per night or $1225 per week. You also have the Yellow flower which is a pleasant beach house tastefully painted a butter yellow with two bedrooms available for $150 per night or $1050 per week. The Sea Beach house is prime ocean front property with a patio that gives you unhindered view of the beach and the water and this can be yours for $350 per night or $2450 per week.