Top 12 Beach Resorts In Clearwater, Florida - Updated 2023

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Going to the beach is one of the best things to do in Florida, so you should definitely stop by Clearwater. Sugar sand beaches, pristine natural beauty and breathtaking views of the ocean in the Gulf of Mexico make Clearwater a great beach getaway destination and a wonderful addition to your Instagram feed. With a subtropical climate, Clearwater’s inland attractions are equally if not more fascinating and add much-needed excitement to your holidays here.

Because of its lively shopping venues, several must-try restaurants, beachfront bars, and family-friendly beaches, you can definitely find countless things to do in Clearwater. To help you have a relaxing vacation full of fun and sun, check out this list of the top beach resorts in Clearwater, Florida, USA.

1. Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 527)

The iconic Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa hotel in Clearwater offers a tiki bar on the sandy beaches, private beach cabanas, and newly renovated pools. Situated in the heart of Clearwater beach and overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, an unforgettable vacation experience awaits you in this newly renovated hotel features stunning accommodations including guest rooms with plush bedding, a workspace, Wifi, restaurants with breathtaking views and fresh seafood, a spa with a selection of treatments, a fitness center, and beachside pools. The hotel also arranges wave runner rentals, snorkeling trips, deep sea fishing tours and private charters for interested guests.

Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 400 Mandalay Avenue

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

2. Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 304)

Situated steps away from the Gulf and Pier 60, the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa hotel, offers guest rooms and suites with a range of on-site amenities including a well-equipped kitchen, LCD TVs, a dining table, a walk-in shower, and a roomy living area. This beautiful resort features a spa that is perfect for unwinding after a day full of adventures at the beach and an eighth-floor pool deck that is ideal to soak up jaw-dropping sunsets over the gulf. You can also choose to enjoy a poolside cabana with wireless high-speed internet, a flat-screen television, and a secluded verandah that is perfect for kicking back and having a relaxing vacation with family.

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 301 South Gulfview Boulevard

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

3. Opal Sands Resort (from USD 469)

This refreshingly modern hotel, Opal Sands in Clearwater with spacious guest rooms and suites is ideal for a relaxing beach retreat. With a fresh, contemporary design and a beach-chic atmosphere, this hotel features a wide range of accommodation options that are complemented by the full-service spa, an entry pool, a beachside tiki bar, and a gulf-inspired Italian and seafood restaurant. Revel in the stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico, get pampered and revitalize your senses at the full-service spa, and soak up some sun in the beachside tiki bar while sipping one of the delicious handcrafted cocktails here.

Opal Sands

Wifi Available

Address: 430 Gulfview Boulevard

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

4. Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach (from USD 379)

Lining the shores of Clearwater, the upscale Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach hotel offers everything that you will need to make your holiday memorable. Feel the wonderful ocean breezes complemented by this beachfront resort’s on-site amenities including a full-service spa, an outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, a 24/7 well-equipped fitness center, multiple dining options and tastefully designed rooms with spectacular views, this hotel delivers an incomparable experience. The hotel’s personal associates will help you with booking boat cruises and enlisting dry cleaning services.

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

Wifi Available

Address: 100 Coronado Drive

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

5. Sheraton Sand Key Resort (from USD 217)

Sheraton Sand Key Resort hotel offers airy accommodations as evidenced by its comfortable rooms with a private balcony, upscale linens, the Sheraton signature sleep experience mattresses, a large flat-screen TV, high-speed Wifi, refrigerator and deluxe coffee maker, hairdryer and ironing board. You can choose to savor the freshest of Florida’s produce and seafood in one of the poolside cafes and bars here. You can also avail the hotel’s free trolley service to Clearwater beach and the neighboring St. Pete’s beach.

Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 1160 GULF BOULEVARD , Clearwater Beach, Clearwater (FL), United States, 33767

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre

6. Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key (from USD 212)

This newly renovated Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key hotel is conveniently located on the bay and is just minutes away from the Sand Key Park and Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The roomy suites here offer plush bedding, high-speed Wifi, marble bathrooms, and balconies with gorgeous bay views. Dedicated to making your stay unforgettable, the hotel also features an on-site spa, a modern and well-equipped fitness center, a salon and an outdoor pool with an incredible 35-feet (420 inches) waterfall.

Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key

Wifi Available

Address: 1201 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, Clearwater (FL), United States, 33767

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

7. Sandpearl Resort (from USD 306)

This luxurious Sandpearl Resort offers spacious, comfortable rooms with warm decors and spectacular views of the bay. Enjoy modern luxury with the resort’s premium amenities that include flat-screen TVs, wireless internet access, in-room refrigerators, safes, speakers, coffee makers and plush beddings with layered linens. The hotel also features dining options that offer an authentic taste of Florida’s locally sourced ingredients and flavors. The resort offers a picture-perfect setting for your holidays that can be customized based on your desired activities and amenities.

Sandpearl Resort Private Beach

Wifi Available

Address: 500 Mandalay Avenue

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

8. Coconut Cove All-Suite Hotel (from USD 189)

Located just steps away from the sugar sand and the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Coconut Cove All-Suite Hotel is ideal for a relaxing family vacation, a getaway with friends or a business trip. The resort offers affordable accommodation options through its queen and king suites with serene resort amenities that include air conditioning, iPod dock, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, telephone/voice mail, blackout drapes, wireless internet, and in-room safe. The hotel’s outdoor space features cascading waterfalls, tiki huts, lounge chairs, and a semi-private and direct beach access to the nearby white sand beach that offers cabana service, on the beach food and beverage service, and a beach bar with live entertainment. There is also a business center available.

Coconut Cove All Suite Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 678 South Gulfview Boulevard

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Family rooms

9. BelleAir Beach Club (from USD 162)

Situated along the gulf, this swanky Belleair Beach Club hotel boasts an amazing location and offers nice pool-front and gulf-view suites that are newly renovated and well equipped as well as complemented by amazing amenities. The units are either one or two-bedroom spacious suites that come with a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with beachfront decors, large flat-screen TVs, and bedrooms with queen size beds and Egyptian cotton linens. The hotel is also one of the very few resorts that are pet-friendly and offers everything needed to make your furry friend comfortable.

Belleair Beach Club

Wifi Available

Address: 3200 North Gulf Boulevard

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Free parking Internet services Lift

10. Island Cay at Clearwater Beach (from USD 100)

Located at a short walking distance away from the pristine beach, Island Cay at Clearwater Beach is top rated for offering the best value for your buck and a perfect location for a beach getaway. The hotel features an outdoor pool, property-wide Wifi, barbecue facilities, and comfortable guest rooms with a cable TV, a microwave and a refrigerator. You can also avail the services of the laundrette and the transportation provided here, for an additional fee.

Island Cay at Clearwater Beach

Wifi Available

Address: 648 Poinsettia Avenue

Parking Tennis court Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Free parking Internet services

Nearby beach resorts

11. Barefoot Beach Resort (from USD 149)

As suggested by its name, Barefoot Beach Resort presents a wonderful beach getaway that encourages guests to enjoy the pristine beach, which is just a minute away, with their bare feet. The property features spacious condos that are equipped with a kitchen, a cable TV, and private Wifi. The resort itself features an outdoor pool for those who want to cool off, and the resort’s dock is a great place to go fishing. There is also free private parking available.

As for nearby places, the resort is only minutes away from St. Petersburg and Clearwater. It’s also a walking distance away from various shops and restaurants.

Barefoot Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 19417 Gulf Boulevard

Parking Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Free parking Internet services Children's playground BBQ facilities

12. RumFish Beach Resort by TradeWinds (from USD 141)

RumFish Beach Resort by TradeWinds is a 3-star hotel located in St. Pete Beach, Florida. It offers a pristine beach getaway courtesy of its hot tub, two outdoor swimming pools, including an adults-only pool, and an on-site restaurant.

Speaking of restaurants, the one at the hotel proudly features a 33,500-gallon aquarium where guests can go snorkeling. There is also a surf simulation ride for guests who want to experience surfing. As for hotel rooms, they all come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a microwave, a small refrigerator, and a balcony with a beautiful view of the courtyard or the Gulf of Mexico.

RumFish Beach Resort by TradeWinds

Wifi Available

Address: 6000 Gulf Boulevard

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing

Soak up some rays

Imagine surrounding yourself with sugar white sands, dramatic but amazing sunsets, and pristine blue waters. That’s exactly what you will find in a vacation in Clearwater. Book yourself a nice beachfront resort in Clearwater, Florida now and enjoy a relaxing holiday against such heavenly backdrops and make your dream vacation come true.

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