St Pete Beach may be a city but it’s renowned as a popular tourist destination because of the fantastic long, white, sandy beaches and inviting waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Holidaymakers looking for a beach holiday with plenty to see and do nearby will love renting self catering accommodation in St Pete Beach. Situated on a barrier island bordering the Gulf of Mexico to the west and with St Petersburg to the east, and Tampa to the north east, St Pete Beach has a lot to offer!
The best thing about renting self catering accommodation in St Pete Beach is the beach! The beach extends for miles in either direction – a long sweeping expanse of white sand which is warmed by the Floridian sun. The waters of the Gulf of Mexico are warm too, and both the beach and the water are usually very safe for families with younger children. Many of the self catering condos and houses in St Pete beach also have a swimming pool to enjoy too.
When you rent self catering accommodation in St Pete Beach you get the best of both worlds – gazing out to the Gulf of Mexico it feels as though you could be on a desert island, yet civilisation is just behind you! Many great shops, restaurants and other attractions are on your doorstep, whilst Tampa has countless attractions too – family fun at Busch Gardens is only about 30 minutes drive, and Disney World is even only 90 minutes drive away.
One of the best things about staying in self catering accommodation in St Pete Beach is the weather! The humid subtropical climate is warm to hot throughout the year, peaking in July and August with an average high of 32C (90F). January is the coolest month but with average highs of 21C (70F) it’s still plenty warm enough to enjoy all that St Pete’s Beach condos have to offer.
The closest airport to your self catering accommodation in St Pete Beach is St Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Although this is an international airport not too many airlines offer flights to here as yet, but this isn’t a problem with Tampa International Airport so close by. Many airlines offer flights to Tampa International Airport and this is about a 30 to 40 minute drive from St Pete Beach.