ClearwaterIt’s that time of year—people’s thoughts are moving toward Spring and Summer, and possible getaways that come along with the consistent warmer weather. If you are looking for opportunities for just a weekend getaway, or even a way to enjoy a “staycation,” you have a lot of opportunities when you live at WaterGrass. WaterGrass is within one hour of several beautiful beaches, including 3 of the country’s top beaches.

The beaches offer opportunities for sun-bathing as well as water sports like sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and snorkeling. Evening walks along the beach offer opportunities for dolphin-watching and spectacular sunsets. Several beaches have great picnicking, shopping and restaurants.

A few highlighted beaches:

Clearwater Beach

West End of State Rd. 60 0, Clearwater Beach, FL
Home to Pier 60 and a sugar-sand beach that is always a favorite with locals and visitors alike. There are fun evening activities with live music, street performers, artisans and free movies in the outdoor pavilion. Kids can take a break from the rays and play on two huge play structures that are roofed over for shade.

Pass-A-Grille Beach

At the southern end of St. Pete Beach, Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL
Visitors and locals also love this beach, which is very busy on weekends. It is extremely popular for shelling, kiteboarding and fishing. The famous Hurricane Restaurant is adjacent to the beach and no trip to the beach would be complete without one of their terrific grouper sandwiches.

Caladesi Island State Park

One Causeway Blvd, Dunedin, FL
Take a ferry to this 3-mile beach on an undeveloped barrier island for boating, bird-watching, and hiking. Shelling is a very popular activity here.

Fred Howard Park Beach

1700 Sunset Dr., Tarpon Springs, FL
This popular destination includes a clean shoreline and gentle waves, popular for fishing and windsurfing. A great family beach destination.

The Redington Beaches

18200 Gulf Blvd. 0, Redington Shores, FL 33708
This series of beaches is extremely popular with families, sunbathers, and swimmers of all ages. They are all quiet retreats from the hustle and bustle of life.  Evening sunsets here are events all by themselves.

Sand Key Beach

1060 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, FL
Families love this fine sandy beach, as it is one of the whitest in Florida. It is a popular location for beach weddings and even family photos taken amidst the sea oats and dunes.

St. Pete Beach

Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL
A great weekend destination for families, it has calm water and is great for walking. You can enjoy watersports, fishing, and parasailing.

Click for more information and a beach location map.

If you’d like to find out how you can live at WaterGrass and have the beaches so nearby, set up an appointment to visit today.

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