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Clearwater Beach

Western end of State Road 60, One Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
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With hundreds of things to do on Clearwater Beach, the main attraction is still pretty much its near-perfect beach (USA Today readers voted Clearwater Beach "Best Beach Town in Florida" in 2013). Beautiful white sand and clear, shallow water make this beach an ideal playground for families.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“white sand” (676 reviews)
“warm water” (179 reviews)
“an umbrella” (118 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Western end of State Road 60, One Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
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Reviewed yesterday

When we were there in late Dec. parking is hard to find, part a distance away and enjoy the walk, nice beach, too busy for us. Shopping and restaurants in abundance.

Thank Vanesa T
Reviewed 3 days ago

The most beautiful, crystal white sand! Plenty to do; if you want lots of action just hang around Pier 60 or head south down the beach from there. If you prefer quiet and quaint, try going north along Mandalay, for a traditional Key West-style environment!...More

1  Thank Jody D
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is where you want to go for a great beach, restaurant and shopping. Its great for couples and families with kids. We spend a few days on Daytona beach but it does not compare to Clearwater beach. Nice walking the beach and pier 60.

Thank david g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Clearwater beach in almost 16 years. My husband and I got to escape the snow in Ohio for a few days. Loved the beach and white sand. Beach and public areas were so clean. We were able to walk...More

Thank Megan K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best beach ever! Sand is like talcum powder! Water is so clean. Chairs and beach cabanas for rent, pretty pricey $40 for the day. The sunsets here are amazing!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The beach is beautiful the town is beautiful our hotel is beautiful I have nothing bad to say I would go back there in a heartbeat

Thank dcmuseumlover
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a day dedicated to the beach and I'm glad we chose clearwater. It's an amazing beach. White sands that are so smooth. The side we sat on was less packed and we enjoyed it very much. I was able to let my son...More

1  Thank smh102
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful beach, the best businesses, hotels, shops, people, sand and water anywhere! Stunn8ng place to be any day at any time!

Thank NanLZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came through to visit the aquarium. Hope to stay longer next time. The bridges were beautiful; the water everywhere you looked was beautiful.

Thank Terigray
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The City actually maintains the beach. They rake it every morning and Patrol it all day. The City will rent cabanas with chairs or umbrellas and chairs. They are set up each morning and atleast every hour a City employee drives through and ask anyone...More

3  Thank JojoandBoo
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Nearby Attractions
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Sue Z
30 December 2017|
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Response from Jessica K | Reviewed this property |
I think you do. Seen a lot of people with dogs 😊
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THE TRUTH ABOUT RED TIDE I am planning on visiting Clearwater Beach in mid-May 2018 and I came across an old article about red tide which I've never known much about being from the North, so I began to research it and now I'm second guessing my vacation here. I get that it's difficult to predict when and how severe it's going to occur. But people's accounts of it seem to either be really overdramatic or really nonchalant and I can't tell if it's really something to be concerned about as far as potentially ruining our vacation. My husband and I are planning this trip as a romantic getaway. We are very laid back vacationers in that I am a beach bum and he is happy sitting at the pool bar all day. We don't like to focus on being out and about and sightseeing, so while I understand there is a lot more to do in the area, we've GOT to get in some daily relaxing beach and pool time. So here are my questions: 1. How often does this phenomenon occur in the Clearwater Beach area? 2. How often does it occur with the severity that it would ruin a beach-centered vacation? 3. Is there a time of year it tends to occur more often than others, or with more severity than others? 4. I'd like to hear an honest first person account of what it's like to be there during red tide at it's worst and/or at it's mildest. 5. Is there any kind of warning that it's going to occur? Like do you just wake up one day out of nowhere to reddish water and dead fish on the beach or is there knowledge that the levels of algae are gradually escalating? If it came down to it, how far ahead would I be able to make the decision cancel my flight and reservations (both are refundable)? 6. I know its unpredictable, but is it so unpredictable and such a fun-ruiner that I should consider picking a different area to vacation in so I just don't have to worry about it? Any other FL suggestions? I was really hoping for Gulf Coast, is this an issue on the Panhandle? Or, am I overreacting and everything will most likely be fine to go to Clearwater Beach? Sorry if any of these questions sound ignorant. I've been trying to research and all the top results have the same copied and pasted information, and I can't find the answers to my questions. I know there aren't definitive answers but surely there must be some more info out there! If I sound like a worrywart, I totally am.
14 December 2017|
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Response from gschleiffer | Reviewed this property |
Red tide does not come that often and when it does it is temporary. If by chance it happens you can walk a few blocks to a different beach as it is a spotty issue. If you watch the news in the mornings they will tell you if... More
Lindy S
20 November 2017|
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Response from taina j | Reviewed this property |
Maybe Post Corner Pizza? They have really big salads and are across the street from the beach.