There are many great things to do in Clearwater Beach, renowned for its beautiful white sandy beaches, warm, calm waters, year-round warm, balmy weather. A winding beachfront promenade lined with laid-back seafood restaurants, sidewalk cafés, and buzzing bars is a great place to hang out, while Pier 60 comes alive after sunset with a nightly festival featuring craft vendors and street performers. In addition to a wealth of attractions and outdoor activities to enjoy, Clearwater Beach also has a variety of hotels ranging from five-star luxury retreats to budget-friendly abodes.

1. Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Resort

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Resort
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Overlooking the Clearwater Beach Marina and the Gulf of Mexico, the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Resort is a modern hotel within walking distance of Clearwater Beach and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The hotel features well-appointed guest rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms, pull-out sofas, dining areas, and private balconies with private balconies and ocean views. A contemporary Asian restaurant serves Pan-Asian cuisine and two bars offer a wide range of beverages, and other deluxe hotel facilities include a luxury spa with an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, and a 24-hour fitness center with cardio equipment and exercise classes. The Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Resort is a short drive from the St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport. Browse restaurants in Clearwater Beach.

100 Coronado Dr, Clearwater, FL 33767, Phone: 727-281-9500

2. Clearwater Beach Hotels: Sandpearl Resort

Clearwater Beach Hotels: Sandpearl Resort
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Regarded as the crown jewel of Clearwater Beach, Sandpearl Resort is an award-winning resort with luxurious accommodations, world-class fine dining, exceptional amenities, and exciting activities. Established to provide a one-of-a-kind vacation experience, the Sandpearl Resort features spacious guest rooms and suites with elegant tropical décor, plush furnishings, and spectacular views of Mandalay Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The Sandpearl Resort is home to two outstanding dining destinations, the award-winning Caretta on the Gulf, and the casual Tate Island Grill, as well as the convenient lobby Marketplace. The resort features award-winning services and facilities, ranging from a private beach and lagoon-style swimming pool complex to an exclusive spa and wellness center, water sports rentals, daily enrichment programs, and a 24-hour business center. There are many great Clearwater Beach hotels.

500 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767, Phone: 727-441-2425

3. Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa
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Set between the Gulf of Mexico and Clearwater Bay, the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa is a grand resort with beautifully appointed accommodations and world-class amenities. Boasting spectacular view over Clearwater Beach, the hotel has stylish guest rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms, kitchens, living areas with pull-out sofas, and private balconies with ocean views. Deluxe hotel amenities include a luxury spa and wellness center, a rooftop swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a poolside bar with private climate-controlled cabanas. A laid-back seafood eatery serves seafood, a casual grill offers Pan Latino fare, and a lobby bar offers an array of libations. Breakfast is served every morning at Skimmer’s Coffee Bar. More Florida Weekend Getaways

301 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767, Phone: 727-373-1234

4. Hilton Clearwater Beach

Hilton Clearwater Beach
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Boasting a beautiful beachfront location with spectacular views over the Gulf of Mexico, the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort offers a deluxe Hilton hotel experience with refined accommodations, deluxe amenities, world-class cuisine, and high-end facilities. Set on 10 acres of private beachfront, the hotel has two outdoor swimming pools, a state-of-the-art gym, several restaurants serving a variety of global cuisine, a Starbucks® coffee shop, and a beach tiki bar for tropical cocktails at sunset. A modern business center has 40,000 square feet of meeting space, and the hotel is within walking distance of the Sand Key Park barrier island and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Read about the best Florida day trips.

400 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767, Phone: 727-461-3222

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5. Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
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Resting directly on the ivory white sands of Clearwater Beach in Florida and surrounded by the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Sheraton Sand Key Resort takes the idea of ‘barefoot luxury living’ to new heights. Luxurious oceanfront residences open directly onto the beach with private terraces that embrace unfettered sea views. A sparkling infinity pool is a perfect place to unwind after a day of snorkeling and swimming, followed by a revitalizing massage or range of indulgent body treatments at the exclusive spa and wellness center. Delight in superb cuisine at several on-site restaurants, from fresh seafood at the award-winning Rusty’s Bistro to colorful cocktails Slo Joe's Turtle Bar. Read about the most beautiful white sand beaches in Florida.

1160 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, Florida, 33767, Phone: 727-595-1611

6. Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key

Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key
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Set on the Gulf of Mexico, Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key is a deluxe all-suite hotel with well-appointed guest suites and an array of high-end facilities, including an aquatic playground with an outdoor swimming pool and a waterfall. Guest suites have separate living rooms with pull-out sofas and private balconies with magical gulf views, and a casual steakhouse serves prime steaks and fresh seafood. Other facilities include a luxury spa and wellness center, a fully-equipped fitness center, a state-of-the-art business center with 14 meeting rooms, and a dedicated children’s club. The poolside Kokomo's Café serves light snacks and drinks all day, and an on-site ice cream shop offers sweet treats. Browse the best romantic Florida islands.

1201 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767, Phone: 727-596-1100

7. Island Cay Hotel - Clearwater Beach

Island Cay Hotel - Clearwater Beach
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Set on the barrier island of Island Cay, the Island Cay Hotel - Clearwater Beach is a laid-back hotel spread over a few acres with pretty gardens, an outdoor swimming pool, and a barbecue and picnic area with ocean views. Airy, air-conditioned guest apartments and studios have island-themed décor, kitchenettes or kitchens, and modern amenities, including flat-screen televisions, coffeemakers, and minifridges, and complimentary wireless Internet is available around the property. Other guest services at the hotel include laundry services and transport shuttles for an additional fee and the hotel is a few miles away from the Pristine Caladesi Island State Park.

648 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767, Phone: 727-443-6954

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8. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach
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Set on Gulfview Boulevard a short walk from the beach, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach is a modern smoke-free hotel with standard guest rooms and suites, a heated swimming pool, and a fully-equipped fitness center. Well-appointed guest rooms have air-conditioning, spacious living areas with work desks, en-suite bathrooms with showers and modern amenities, and upgraded suites have kitchenettes and whirlpool tubs. A casual waterfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and Jimmy's Stone Creek Coffee Shop offers freshly brewed coffee and light snacks all day. The hotel offers a variety of guest activities such as parasailing, scuba diving, and deep-sea fishing.

521 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767, Phone: 727-447-6461

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9. Pier House 60 Clearwater Beach Marina Hotel

Pier House 60 Clearwater Beach Marina Hotel
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Pier House 60 Clearwater Beach Marina Hotel is a casual beachside hotel with a heated swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an elegant rooftop bar with spectacular Gulf Views. Located a minute’s walk from Clearwater Beach, the hotel features modern guest rooms and suites with bright décor, en-suite bathrooms with showers, kitchenettes and bar-style dining areas, modern amenities, and balconies with ocean views. Jimmy's Crow's Nest rooftop bar serves colorful cocktails, craft beers, and other libations, along with casual all-American fare like flatbreads, salads, quesadillas, and wraps. Pier House 60 Clearwater Beach Marina Hotel is based opposite the beach and a short stroll away from the famous Pier 60 and an array of entertainment. Check out these Gulf Coast beaches for an inexpensive relaxing day out.

101 Coronado Dr, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767, Phone: 727-683-0002

10. Clearwater Beach Hotels: Edge Hotel

Clearwater Beach Hotels: Edge Hotel
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With many awards and top-notch reviews under its belt, there’s no doubt that the Edge Hotel is an excellent vacation destination when in Clearwater Beach. The hotel is known for its luxurious amenities including two relaxing bars, two spectacular restaurants, and two incredible swimming pools. The Edge Hotel is also conveniently located right by the gulf, so guests can easily access the beach and all its exciting offerings. Back at the hotel, each room is plushly decorated and offers unbeatable hospitality care of private balconies, great views of the beach, and thoughtful conveniences like high-speed internet and workspaces. Truly, Florida getaways are better at The Edge. Browse our things to do in Florida guide for more ideas.

505 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767; Phone: 727-281-3100

11. Opal Sands Resort

Opal Sands Resort
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Get away from the stresses of everyday life and enjoy a modern beach getaway at the Opal Sands Resort. This beach-chic hotel offers guests tremendous gulf-front views from each of its 230 rooms. Speaking of the hotel’s rooms, all of them are decorated in a contemporary style, not to mention the fact that each room features unique and original artwork by the master artist, Christopher Still. That’s not all this waterfront resort has to offer though, as it also boasts a zero-entry pool, a luxurious spa, and remarkable dining experiences. In addition to enjoying the resort’s amenities, guests are also encouraged to make their vacation a memorable one with fun water activities like fishing, paddle boarding, jet skiing, and more. Florida beaches offer a cheap way to enjoy the state's natural beauty.

430S Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater Beach 33767; Phone: 727-450-0380, Rates

12. Winter The Dolphin’s Beach Club, Ascend Hotel Collection

Winter The Dolphin’s Beach Club, Ascend Hotel Collection
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Stay at the very first eco-friendly and CMA-certified hotel on Clearwater Beach when you book a stay at Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club. Part of the Ascend Hotel Collection, Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club is unique in that it is the home of rescued marine animals. Operating in partnership with the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, guests can learn more about marine conservation efforts and the rescue efforts at Clearwater Beach all while enjoying a relaxing stay at a beautiful ocean-themed hotel. Though the beach and resort have enough activities and amenities to keep the entire family entertained, guests ought to pay a visit to the aquarium to make the most of their visit to Clearwater Beach.

655 S. Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater Beach 33767; Phone: 727-228-8575

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13. The Beachview Inn Clearwater Beach

The Beachview Inn Clearwater Beach
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Soak up Clearwater Beach’s warm sun, experience gorgeous white sandy beaches, and feel the soothing breeze of the gulf with a stay at The Beachview Inn Clearwater Beach. The inn is conveniently situated at the center of Clearwater Beach, right across Beachwalk. In just a few steps, guests will find themselves sinking their toes in the sand and enjoying the stunning views that have made Clearwater Beach one of the top-rated beaches in the United States. After spending a day out on the beach, guests can retreat to The Beach View Inn to enjoy poolside firepits or venture to nearby attractions like Pier 60, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, The Botanical Gardens, or Sand Key. Browse our best places to visit in Florida guide for more ideas.

325 Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767; Phone: 727-461-7695

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14. Residence Inn Clearwater Beach

Residence Inn Clearwater Beach
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Kick back and relax and comfortable home-inspired suites when you stay at Residence Inn. Featuring cutting-edge designs, luxurious coastal interiors, and decoration, as well as gorgeous views of the beach, Residence Inn is a great option for families and large groups who want to make the most of their Clearwater Getaway. Suites at the Residence Inn come equipped with full kitchens and dining bars, while the inn also offers delicious cocktails at the lobby bar. Vacationers will love the inn’s convenient location as it is just a few steps away from the beachfront and near some of Clearwater Beach’s most popular attractions and experiences.

309 Coronado Drive, Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767; Phone: 727-218-1088

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