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Destinations in Gulf Coast Beaches

St. Pete/Clearwater

Holidays in St. Pete/Clearwater

Gulf coast beaches

There’s a distinct relaxed vibe in St. Pete/Clearwater, thanks to five islands of beaches, a Caribbean-like climate and those sensational Pier 60 sunsets. Clearwater Beach which was voted as America’s Best Beach on TripAdvisor’s annual list of the 25 Best Beaches for 2019, with St. Pete Beach ranked at number 4. Add in some wonderful sealife safari cruises and you have the recipe for an unforgettable family escape. 

Sarasota, Florida

Holidays in Sarasota

Gulf coast beaches

Those who like to go off-grid will adore this piece of ‘hidden Florida’. Peaceful beaches, kayaking and fishing excursions make it a coastal paradise. Culture and cuisine is high on the agenda too - find waterfront restaurants, galleries, opera and more.

Naples, Florida

Holidays in Naples and Marco Island

Gulf coast beaches

A beautiful beach community, Naples and the neighbouring Marco Island have become known as the ‘finest town in Florida’. Find an eclectic mix of restaurants and shops, pristine beaches and the lush, adventure-filled Everglades right on its doorstep.

Fort Myers, Florida

Holidays in Fort Myers

Gulf coast beaches

With dazzling beaches, top-notch seafood and a laid-back vibe, this northern tip of Estero Island is likened to the tropical Caribbean. Paddle out to meet the ‘locals’ – the dolphins, manatees and pelicans – and by cocktail hour, Times Square bustles with entertainment.

Captiva Island, Florida

Holidays in Captiva Island

Gulf coast beaches

Captiva Island, the sister island of Sanibel, is where escapists come for sun, sailing and spectacular sunsets. Admire the dusky pink skies from the lookout point at Mucky Duck Pub. And from May until October, thousands of hatching turtles scramble along these shores.