Beach of the Week: St. Pete Beach, Florida

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BeachManiacBlogWithText3_150pxAlso named the sunset capital of Florida, the beautiful St. Pete Beach is located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, just west of the city of St. Petersburg and just 30 miles from Downtown Tampa. It came to being from merging four beaches including Pass-A-Grille Beach, Don CeSar Place, Belle Vista Beach and St. Petersburg Beach. It’s white sand and gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico make it a popular tourist destination. Three different boardwalks are available to take visitors across sand and sea plants to enjoy its popular swimming area. Endless activities are available on the beach, and you can kayak through the calm waters or take a ferry to nearby Caladesi Island State Park. St. Pete Beach Pier, another popular attraction on the beach, is open 365 days a year and offers an even more entertaining and fun experience. Not only does the Pier encourage dolphin watching and pelican feeding, but has bike rentals available for one, two, or six people to tour the beach and other areas of St. Pete. If you’d rather walk, many of the restaurants and shops in the area are within walking distance. A somewhat longer of a walk, or a shuttle ride, to the southern part of the beach will take you to Shell Key for a snorkeling adventure. Among the attractions are the landmark pink Loew’s Don CeSar Beach Hotel.

 


 

 


 

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St. Pete Beach Weather:

Clear
Thursday
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High 52° / Low 38°
Clear
Friday
01/19/2018 0%
High 60° / Low 47°
Clear
Saturday
01/20/2018 10%
High 67° / Low 54°
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
01/21/2018 20%
High 70° / Low 56°
Clear
Monday
01/22/2018 10%
High 73° / Low 60°
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday
01/23/2018 20%
High 69° / Low 54°
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday
01/24/2018 20%
High 69° / Low 57°

 

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