So, you think that all beaches are the same? That they are all nothing but sand and sunbathers? Well, think again! Welcome to Clearwater Beach in beautiful Clearwater, Florida. This little slice of paradise has something to offer all walks of life; from exquisite white sand beaches, to festive dining, romantic rendezvous and family friendly fun. It was voted the "number one city beach in the gulf region" by americasno1beach.com.
You can travel the world and not find better beaches than here in Clearwater. Travel channel. Com gave the sand on Clearwater Beach a rating of 4 out of 5. It's not coarse and tan colored like everywhere else. Instead, the sand is fine and white, something feet can't resist stepping in. The beach itself has very few large rocks, which makes the firm, yet soft shore perfect for jogging, strolling or relaxing. The kids will love to build sandcastles in it! For the amateur shell collector, you will find precious gems scattered along the shoreline, waiting to be picked up and taken home.
Looking for a delicious dinner? Fan of seafood? Clearwater Beach is renown for its exquisite dining and fresh fish. Frenchy's restaurant is world famous for its delicious grouper sandwich. The Island Way Grill has boats that travel out each day to catch the special of the day. Most places have seafood so fresh it comes straight from the boat, right to the table. The Palms Pavilion is a very popular place to eat. Not only is the food sensational, the restaurant always offers live entertainment almost nightly and a view of the sunset few others can offer, as it is right on the beach.
Bringing the kids on vacation with you? Worried there will be nothing to do for them? Well, Clearwater Beach has many family friendly activities. If you don't want to burn on the beach all day, take the family to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Here, people can view dolphins and otters and sea turtles that are being nurse back to health or who can no longer live in the wild. They offer a stingray petting tank, dolphin shows and ecological exhibits. It's an educational and exciting place to visit. Clearwater marina also offers various boating trips. There are dolphin watching tours, deep-sea fishing trips, sunset dinner cruises and even a pirate cruise. Captain Memo's ship, the Pirate's Ransom, has swashbucklers, food and entertainment fit for buccaneers of any age. There is also a large miniature golf course that features waterfalls for a thrilling put-put outing. If you and the kids like to fish, visit Pier 60. It is a great spot to cast a line. It also features live entertainment and merchant booths from time to time.
Love to shop? The strip just away from the actual beach itself has many delightful boutiques. From surf gear to shells and souvenirs, shop-a-holics will spend hours wandering the boardwalk. There are also video arcades for the kids to play in while mom and dad window browse.
Tired of the ordinary beach? Look no further! Clearwater Beach has something exciting to offer everyone. From fresh fish to extraordinary sandy beach to fun for the whole family, this beach truly stands apart from the rest. So pack your sunscreen and sense of adventure and come to the beach, Clearwater Beach!