Destination guide

The lively area of Downtown St. Petersburg awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home in Downtown St. Petersburg. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and art. Salvador Dali Museum and Museum of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown St. Petersburg

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Downtown St. Petersburg a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Pier (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Feather Sound Country Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown St. Petersburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown St. Petersburg is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunken Gardens (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Pioneer Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Demens Landing Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Vinoy Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Boyd Hill Nature Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Downtown St. Petersburg

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), located 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 9.7 mi (15.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 152 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 66 Flats to 42 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Clearwater Beach: 924 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 239 holiday homes
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,701 holiday homes
  • Northwest Tampa: 886 holiday homes
  • Sand Key: 914 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Coliseum: 9,002 holiday lettings
  • Florida Holocaust Museum: 9,120 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 8,947 holiday lettings
  • Pioneer Park: 9,057 holiday lettings
  • Jannus Live: 9,048 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 66 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 77 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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