As the temperature drops dramatically in much of the country, our lovely slice of Florida Gulf Coast paradise sits in the quintessential 70s and 80s. Fall and winter getaways to sunny Florida are affordable, relaxing, and overdue. Gulf Strand Resort is a quick stroll from the top things to do in St Pete Beach Florida. You’ll be able to sink your toes in the pristine, white sand at St Pete Beach, sip on a margarita at a lively neighborhood restaurant, and hop aboard a Gulf of Mexico boat tour. Start planning your next getaway to beautiful St Pete Beach by adding these three activities to your itinerary.

Pristine St Pete Beach

Gulf Strand Resort overlooks the stunning Gulf of Mexico, fifty boardwalk steps from one of the top ten beaches in the United States. Our lively, scenic beachfront is easily one of the top things to do in St Pete Beach Florida. St Pete Beach is the perfect spot to plant a folding chaise lounge chair and sunbathe in the beautiful upper-70s sunshine. Dive into the warm, turquoise water, snorkel in search of a beautiful clownfish, and have a family picnic on the sandy beach – there’s a reason tourists and locals alike spend half a day at St Pete Beach.

Gulf of Mexico Water Sports

The water activity possibilities are seemingly endless in the Gulf of Mexico, and we have insider knowledge about the very best area tours, guides, and rentals. Parasailing is one of the top things to do in St Pete Beach Florida. St Pete Parasail provides the highest and longest rides in the region as you’ll enjoy a 12-minute parasail 600 feet in the air! Learn the art of windsurfing with lessons at the North Beach Windsurfing School, which is only a nine-minute walk from Gulf Strand Resort. Board a fishing charter, dolphin-watching cruise, snorkeling trip, or a sunset sail at the Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center. Dolphin Landings provides the premier cruises, charters, and sails in the entire greater Tampa area.

Delicious Cuisine

Start each day with a steaming mocha latte and a toasted egg, sausage, and muenster croissant at the down-to-earth Cafe Soleil. For a romantic steak dinner, walk down the street to 1200 Chophouse for a succulent filet mignon, Angus rib eye, or porterhouse for two. Guests often stroll across Gulf Boulevard to The Drunken Clam for a late-night margarita, glass of cabernet, bloody mary, or a Cigar City beer. The Drunken Clam also has finger-licking, award-winning Cajun parmesan garlic wings!

Things to Do in St Pete Beach Florida

Gulf Strand Resort has affordable, pristine condos with sunset gulf views, laid-back luxury, and understated elegance. Find a condo that perfectly suits your family by dialing 1-800-628-0053 or visiting our website. With so many things to do in St Pete Beach Florida, your vacation to the Gulf Coast is guaranteed to be exciting, relaxing, and memorable!