Graced with year-round sunshine, warm Gulf waters, and sugary shores, it’s no wonder that Tampa Bay is home to dozens of beaches with world-class recognitions. The Bayside Inn & Marina guests enjoy easy access (right across the street!) to Treasure Island Beach. Countless opportunities for beach fun and relaxation exist beyond our beach, too, including popular destinations like unspoiled Caladesi Island, bustling St. Pete Beach, and adventure-packed Fort de Soto Park. Browse the selection of beaches below and begin planning your trip.
Fort Desoto Park
3500 Pinellas Bayway
Tierra Verde, FL
Located 13.9 miles from Bayside Inn & Marina
Fort De Soto Park consist of 5 islands that covers 1136 acres overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. Enjoy access to award winning beaches, fishing, camping, boating and nature trails.
Voted Best Beach in the USA in 2005 and top 5 in the nation.
Named "Best Beach for Families" by USA today in 2014.
St. Pete Beach
4700 Gulf Blvd
St Pete Beach, FL
Located 4.5 miles from Bayside Inn & Marina
At this major tourist beach, you’ll have no trouble finding something to do on the water. Also a wildlife refuge, you’ll experience and see various species of birds, Gopher Tortoise and Box Turtles in this state park. Call (727) 866-2484. 4700 Gulf Blvd., St Pete Beach, FL
1 Causeway Blvd
Clearwater Beach, FL
Located 16.3 miles from Bayside Inn & Marina
A festival is held two hours before sunset at Pier 60 all year. Mingle with local crafters, artists and performers at the nightly entertainment. Purchase a handcrafted souvenir or watch a mime. The old fishing pier at North Clearwater Beach is now an observation deck. Cabanas and umbrellas are available for rent near restrooms and showers. Shops and restaurants are within walking distance from the beach. Metered parking is also available. The Jolley Trolley services North Clearwater Beach and Clearwater Beach.