Treasure Island is a narrow sandbar, situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida, forming part of the Tampa Bay area. The island is connected to the mainland by John's Pass Bridge in the north, Treasure Island Causeway Bridge to the east, and Blind Pass Bridge in the south. Treasure island, with its miles white sandy beaches and great weather, is a little piece of heaven on earth.
Treasure Island is the perfect place to rent holiday accommodation if you love the sea, the sun and the sand. At John’s Pass you can enjoy renting boats and jet skis, or sign up for a Deep Sea Fishing trip or Casino Cruise. You can enjoy the idyllic scenery by taking a stroll along the Treasure Island Beach Trail. The mile long walkway along the east side of the beach is easily accessible from Treasure Island accommodation, restaurants and bars.
Most restaurants and bars are within walking distance from apartments and beach houses in Treasure Island. If you want to enjoy a good meal try out the food at the most popular spot on the island – Ricky T’s Bar and Grille, or you can go to Café Berlin or Gigi's Italian Restaurant for some international flavour.
If you want to play golf during your Treasure Island holiday, you can try the 9-hole course at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis facility, or the Pasadena Yacht and Country Club course, which is only 3 miles away.
Treasure Island’s convenient location makes many attractions along the west coast of Florida easily accessible. Just to the south is St. Petersburg, where you can visit fascinating museums, Fort De Soto Beach and The Pier.
Tampa is only a short drive away. Here you will want to visit the Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo, the Museum of Science and Industry and Busch Gardens and Adventure Island.
The quaint Greek town of Tarpon Springs is known for sponge harvesting. The community not only provides some of the world’s finest sponges but is also home to fantastic Greek restaurants and bakeries and is well worth a visit.
Disney World in Orlando is 105 miles away (1 hour 50 minute drive) and is a great place for the whole family to enjoy on a day trip.
Treasure Island enjoys a humid subtropical climate. Summer days are hot with afternoon thunderstorms, while winters bring cooler weather and frost, although temperatures rarely drop below freezing.
Tampa International Airport (TPA) is approximately 30 minutes away from Treasure Island accommodation. United Airlines, British Airways, Continental Airlines,Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines are just some of the airlines that offer cheap flights to Tampa from various airports in the UK.