Unforgettable Vacations Happen at This Florida Beach Hotel

Pelican Point Hotel and Resort is just minutes away from hundreds of Clearwater Beach Travel Attractions, including:

  • World Class Beaches
  • Deep Sea Fishing

  • Parasailing and Boating
  • Jet Ski Rentals

  • Outstanding Cuisine
  • Fantastic Shopping

Here’s a list of some popular recreation for Clearwater Beach and the surrounding Tampa Bay Area:

Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce

Get your official Clearwater island style welcome, including complimentary Maps, Schedules, Discount Coupons, FREE Postcards, Brochures and a Tour of the Turtles! Discount Busch Gardens Tickets are available for purchase.

For more info, call the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Center at (727) 447-7600 or 888-799-3199, stop by:

333 C, South Gulfview Blvd.
Clearwater Beach

Or email: info@beachchamber.com

Spend the day relaxing by the water, collect sea shells, play beach volleyball, snorkel, or parasail. Jet Ski rentals are available onsite.

After a long day in the sun, cool off with a beach stroll, and catch a breath-taking Florida sunset over at Clearwater Beach Pier 60. These nightly sunset festivals, held from 5-9 pm, include arts, crafts, live music, and other entertainment. For more information, visit sunsetsatpier60.com

All beaches are public and can be accessed from almost anywhere. Walking at dusk is much cooler than in the day, and you will have the chance to experience our famous sunsets. Most nights you can look up and see a cloudless sky filled with stars. Look out across the Gulf and you may be greeted by a dolphin or two, but no dogs please.


The area offers gambling at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa. Take a drive to a real life Indian Reservation and see the sights. Who knows you might walk out a winner. Visit their website at seminolehardrocktampa.com

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
5224 North Orient Drive
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 627-7625


Hook the Big One! – There have been many a fish story told from the docks of the Clearwater Marina.  A license is not needed to fish our waters when using one of our charter fishing boats.  Charter your own  fishing excursion aboard the Reel Deal Sport Fishing (727-430-1798) or Above Average Fishing Charters (727-365-7931). 

For half or full day Party Boat trips call Queen Fleet (727-446-7666) and escape into the Gulf of Mexico where you can expect to catch a thrilling variety of game fish. For flats fishing you can’t beat Cap’t Gary at All Catch Charters! (727- 458-6335).  

Attend Worship Services

The Chapel by the Sea (727-446-0430) is nondenominational. Their worship service is at 10:30 A.M. on Sundays at 54 Bay Esplanade on Clearwater Beach.  Van pick-up service is available.  St. Brendan Church (727-443-5485) is Roman Catholic.

They have several masses for worship beginning with Vigil Mass at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday night, and 7:30, 9:00, and 11 a.m. on Sunday morning, at 245 Dory Passage, Island Estates. You can also attend worship at area churches or synagogues of your choice nearby.

Clearwater Beach Boat Rental

Take a thrilling ride on the Gulf of Mexico. Ride the Little Toot or rent a boat  (727-446-5503) for an up-front view of the Gulf.  See dolphins jump in the wake of the boat or relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset while you cruise. Other boat rides are also available at the Clearwater Marina.

Enjoy a Dinner Cruise or Two -Savor the sunset and the cuisine. Play Wet – Both jet skis and parasail flights are available up and down the beach and at the Clearwater Marina.

Clearwater Aquarium

“Sea” Rescued Sea Life at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (727-441-1790), where questions are answered and sea life abounds! The Clearwater Aquarium is home to “Winter” the world famous dolphin that lost her tail due to an accident and now learns to swim with a prosthetic tail! You can watch her in real time on the web cams page.

The Clearwater Aquarium features Live Dolphin Shows Daily!
Learn about the behaviors of dolphins, otters and sea turtles.  This is a working rescue and rehabilitation aquarium.  Don’t miss their kayaking adventures and a boat ride that takes you along the bay to a wildlife bird sanctuary island.  Learn what’s really under the sea with an on-board marine biologist.  It’s a “can’t miss” tour.

Fresh Foods

Enjoy an Old-fashioned Farmers Market downtown on Cleveland Street, featuring produce, flowers, baked goods, arts & crafts, and entertainment.  It’s held every Wednesday, November through April from 10 am to 2 pm and the last Wednesday of each month over the summer. The event is put on by Bob & Daughter Produce – (727) 442-3147


For seafood that can’t be beat, including the “World Famous Grouper Sandwich,” visit Frenchy’s Seafood, with four locations on Clearwater Beach.  Visit their website at frenchysonline.com

Frenchy’s South Beach Café
351 S. Gulfview Blvd.
Clearwater Beach
(727) 441-9991

For live entertainment on Clearwater Beach, visit the world-famous Shephard’s Restaurant, Lounge, and Tiki Bar. Visit their website at shephards.com

601-619 South Gulfview Blvd.
Clearwater Beach

Sailing Lessons

Learn to sail, or charter a sailboat. It makes for a romantic wedding too! Call Flagship Sailing (727- 643-5762). The Clearwater Community Sailing Center located on nearby Sand Key is perfect for those looking to learn the ropes, or just sail.

Travel the Pinellas Trail

Enjoy a day of biking, skating, running or walking on our beautiful Pinellas Trail. This unique experience allows you to travel the length of Pinellas. The trail prohibits the use of motorized vehicles.

Pirate Cruise  

Experience the Gulf the Pirate Way! – Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise has something for everyone, young or old. Cruise away into the fantasy world of swashbucklers and pirates aboard the Pirate’s Ransom. The frequent sightings of playful dolphins just add to the excitement of a Pirate Cruise. Have your face painted; hear the story of the legend of Captain Memo the Pirate and do the Macarena all in a two hour cruise (727-446-2587).

To schedule your Clearwater Beach vacation, contact Pelican Pointe Hotel and Resort, conveniently located at the heart of Clearwater Beach Travel Attractions!(727) 441-4902