Best Florida Beaches on the Gulf Coast

Looking for a great place to take a vacation along the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida? Explore our site to find the best Florida beaches or browse through our destination-specific list of beaches on the Gulf Coast of Florida to find your perfect vacation!

 

Best Tampa Bay Beaches:

Some of the best Florida beaches are in Tampa Bay where the white sandy beaches stretch for miles.  For a fun, lively and action packed beach location, St. Pete Beach, Clearwater Beach and Madeira Beach offer many activities, great restaurants, live music, shopping, dolphin tours, and pirate cruises. For a more tranquil atmostphere, Treasure Island, Indian Rocks Beach and Redington Shores are perfect low-key locations to relax in the sun, watch a breathtaking sunset, or listen to the sounds of the ocean.

Clearwater Beach has been voted Best City Beach in Tampa Bay

Clearwater Beach has been voted "Best City Beach" in Tampa Bay

Best Sarasota Beaches:
Venice Beach is known as Shark Tooth Capital of the World where you can spend the day hunting for ancient sharks teeth while enjoying a beautiful beach.

Venice Beach is known as "Shark Tooth Capital of the World" where you can spend the day hunting for ancient sharks teeth while enjoying a beautiful beach.

Sarasota area beaches are home to all the pleasures any vacationer could imagine. Bask in the sun, play some golf or tennis, have your favorite drink while watching the sunset, enjoy dinner by candlelight, or venture to the city for a vast array of cultural attractions just minutes away!   The beaches in Longboat Key, Lido Key, and Siesta Key are perfect whether you are planning your dream vacation, an amazing honeymoon, or just need a break from the daily hustle. For a relaxing, upscale, trendy, yet comfortable vacation, this is the place to be! If peace and quiet is your style, Manasota Key is the most secluded beach area in Sarasota.

Best Fort Myers Beaches: