Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Clearwater & St Pete, Florida

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Florida - Clearwater - St. Pete - Family - Resort

Some of the world’s best beaches lie in the area around Clearwater/St Pete’s sun-drenched shorelines. And with destinations like Clearwater Beach, St Pete Beach, Caladesi Island, and Treasure Island, to name just a few, there is plenty to keep the family entertained. But before setting off, you’ll want to make sure you find the ideal place to lay your head. So, let’s unpack the Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Clearwater/St Pete, Florida. 

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa 

Located on S Gulfview Blvd in Clearwater Beach, the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa sits between the Gulf of Mexico and Clearwater Bay. The grand resort overlooking Clearwater Beach is just 9 miles from The Florida Botanical Gardens. 

Guest rooms here feature free Wi-Fi, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, and iPod docks. Rooms also boast kitchens and private balconies, and some have Gulf views.  

There is an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center, a spa, and a kids’ camp which should attend to the whole family’s needs. For dining, choose from a laid-back seafood eatery, a cafe, and a lobby bar, or a poolside bar and grill. Prices start at $269 a night.  

Innisbrook Resort 

Located on US Hwy 19 N in Palm Harbor, Innisbrook Resort sits on 900 woodland acres, five miles from the beach of Fred Howard Park and 9 miles from Honeymoon Island State Park. Guest rooms feature flatscreens and Wi-Fi, as well as views of the golf course and gardens. 

The resort boasts four 18-hole golf courses and a 9-hole course. Other notable amenities include a freshwater lake, 11 tennis courts, and six swimming pools.  And a spa with a fitness center tops it all off – enough to keep the entire family busy.  

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Dining options include a steakhouse, pub, and bar featuring open-air dining and big-screen TVs. Prices for this resort start at $219 a night.  

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Opal Sands Resort 

Located on S Gulfview Blvd in Clearwater, Opal Sands Resort sits just under a mile from the shops and restaurants found at Pier 60. They’re also just two miles from the family-friendly Clearwater Marine Aquarium.  

Guest rooms come with gulf views, Wi-Fi and flatscreen TVs, minifridges, and coffeemakers. You can upgrade your room to include a pullout sofa and suites have separate living rooms with kitchenettes and dining space. 

Other amenities include a walk-in pool, gulf views, and a bar. For dinner, look to the Opal’s chic restaurant and after dinner relax at the resort spa, or work it off at the gym. Prices start at $393 a night. 

Shepard’s Beach Resort 

Located on S Gulfview Blvd in Clearwater Beach, Shepard’s Beach Resort sits just one mile from the shopping and restaurants of Pier 60. Guest rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat screens, and coffeemakers. Some rooms also have kitchenettes as well as private balconies and gulf views. Suites feature separate living and/or dining areas. 

Other amenities include an on-site nightclub, a tiki bar with live music, three restaurants, and a 7,000-sq-ft pool area. Water sports rentals are also available from the resort. Prices start at $229 a night.  

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