First of all, deciding which of the Gulf Beaches to buy real estate on can be a tough decision for anyone considering there's over a dozen to choose from in Pinellas County alone. We want to make it a little bit easier on you so here's a brief guide with information about each beach and what living on it might be like for you.
Here are a few highlights of each of the beautiful beaches in Pinellas County...
Pass-A-Grille is at the southernmost end of St. Pete Beach. Historic Pass-A-Grille is a charming and very relaxing beach community. You can walk to the beach, boutiques, ice cream shop, outdoor art market, restaurants, tennis courts and fishing piers.
In addition, you can see why people decide to live in Pass-A-Grille. The best part about living here is that you can definitely separate yourself from the stresses of every day life because let's face it, you are in paradise.
St. Pete Beach
St. Pete Beach is known for its gorgeous, white sandy beaches along with sunshine almost all year long. There are many recreational activities you can get involved in, great restaurants, and retail shops too. In addition, over one-third of St. Pete Beach's residents claim primary residency elsewhere, making St. Pete Beach the prime location for seasonal visitors. The community is filled with lots of families, businesses, and tourist attractions. The area continually thrives both socially and economically because of its entertainment, incredible weather, public safety and numerous attractions.
Treasure Island's population is 6,705 and its main attraction is the town’s three mile white, sandy beach on the Gulf of Mexico. You can swim, look for seashells, tan, snorkel, or go parasailing. Some people move to Treasure Island simply to walk the beach and gaze at the memorable sunset every evening.
Madeira Beach is the Grouper Capital of the World. If you decide to move to this beach, we promise you will find sun, fun, and the best of the best seafood. The sun, white sandy beaches and gorgeous waters invite you to swim and soak up the rays almost all year long. Be a beach bum for the day, or just sit and watch the action under the shade of your umbrella.
In addition, Madeira Beach has a well known outdoor shopping and dining complex called John's Pass. It is full of great stores and restaurants, many sporting tin roofs, and beautiful waterfront views. The marina has deep-sea fishing or you can explore on a dolphin-watching cruise. If you're looking to rent Wave Runners, this is the place to be. Madeira Beach's annual seafood festival at John’s Pass is the last weekend in October. You can eat fresh grouper and other delicious seafood while enjoying arts, crafts and entertainment as well.
Redington Beach is primarily a residential, family community of single-family homes and several low-rise condos. It is located between North Redington Beach and Madeira Beach. It is a gorgeous beach and very unique residential community. There are approximately 830 residences with a total population of about 1,430 people.
Indian Shores is home to the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary which is a non-profit agency that's dedicated to taking care of and releasing injured birds from the Gulf Beaches. If you're looking to dine at high-end restaurants and bar hop at local waterfront beach bars, Indian Shores is the place to be.
Indian Rocks Beach
Just a brief drive from Tampa or St. Petersburg, Indian Rocks Beach offers three miles of beautiful beaches along the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico. The city's tourist population is one of its greatest attractions. People from all over the world like to visit Indian Rocks Beach because of the city's fine beaches and also beautiful sunsets. The beach has 27 beach access points along Gulf Boulevard to choose from. In addition, there are several retail shops and great local seafood restaurants along the beach as well.
If you're looking to live in a relaxing community and peaceful atmosphere, Belleair Beach is the place to reside. With all the advantages of waterfront living and the charm of an old-fashioned neighborhood, Belleair Beach residents pride themselves as one of the last strictly residential beach communities in Pinellas County. The City of Belleair Beach is an upscale residential community located on a barrier island. It's home to a variety of families including those with children, empty-nesters, retirees, and seasonal residents.
Clearwater Beach's main attraction is its perfect beach. The beach is incredible, with white sandy beaches and crystal, clear water. Also, the sun is shining almost all the time on Clearwater Beach. This makes it an attraction for everyone including residents and seasonal visitors. You're sure to find your perfect spot to reside on Clearwater Beach.
The residential area is on the north side of the beach. It is very relaxing and serene. You can also find great dining and entertainment here too. Finally, there are also many neat little retail shops with lots of unique finds. Clearwater Beach's well known annual event called the Clearwater Beach Uncorked Food & Wine Festival is one of the year’s most anticipated events on the beach.