Clearwater Holidays offer a buzzing resort which fringes a gorgeous 5km stretch of white sand, in Florida's Tampa Bay area. The transparent waters that lap the shore are dotted with energetic jet-skis, surfers and fishing boats – the perfect playground for watersports enthusiasts.
The resort sits on a barrier island and has a scenic marina on the Intracoastal Waterway side. To the south, a short bridge links the resort to another barrier island called Sand Key, also home to Sand Key Park – ideal for day trips. Clearwater beach (which is rated the best in USA by TripAdvisor), is a haven for those seeking relaxation, excitement, watersports and entertainment. The warm, crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico are excellent for an impromptu dip, the sands have no dearth of parasols and loungers to soak up the sun and fine bars are nearby for seafront cocktails. In the evening, these laid-back sands turn lively as tourists and locals flock to Pier 60, renowned for its sensational sunsets, joined by musicians and entertainment acts.
Head to Downtown Clearwater where you’ll find a blend of art, culture, dining, shopping and much more – or visit The Cleveland Street District, a bustling urban area which overlooks the pretty harbour marina. Kids will love Clearwater Marine Aquarium, which has a resident celebrity—Winter, the bottlenose dolphin featured in the movie Dolphin Tale. The Proximity to two international airports, St. Petersburg-Clearwater and Tampa, makes it an attractive destination for tourists as an all-weather beach resort. Those travelling with families and small kids find Clearwater a big hit due to the abundance of free and family-friendly activities dotted around the resort.
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