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Unforgettable Tampa & Gulf Coast getaways

Discover distinctive coastal towns, a vibrant cultural scene, flawless beaches and spectacular natural beauty on holidays in Tampa and the Gulf Coast. We’d recommend a fly-drive, where you can explore at your own pace.

Enjoy exhilarating thrill rides and animal encounters at Busch Gardens in Tampa. Or head to St Pete’s and Clearwater - home to miles of glorious beaches, extraordinary sunset celebrations at Pier 60 and the irresistible Caladesi Island State Park. Enjoy the sophisticated charm of Naples and culture of Sarasota - with its galleries and café culture. Take in the beautiful surroundings as you relax in Fort Myers. Or be swept away by idyllic Sanibel – a nature lover’s paradise.

Sarasota holidays we recommend

Fort Myers and Sanibel holidays we recommend

Tampa & Gulf Coast holiday types

Find out which one we’d recommend for you

Cultural city breaks.

Cultural city breaks

Visit beautiful beaches on the Gulf Coast, ride the roller coasters at Busch Gardens or explore cultural Ybor city all available when you book Tampa city breaks.

Exhilarating family holidays.

Exhilarating family holidays

With theme parks, beaches, animal encounters and shopping, family holidays in Tampa are an unforgettable, action packed experience. Stay in child-friendly Tampa hotels and create long lasting family memories.

All about luxury holidays.

All about luxury holidays

Choose a luxury golf, spa or boutique hotel along the Gulf Coast. Sarasota’s stylish suburbs provide the perfect backdrop for elegant resorts. For barefoot luxury holidays Captiva and Sanibel islands enjoy peaceful retreats. While in Naples chic hotels vie for your attention.

Idyllic beach holidays.

Idyllic beach holidays

You’ll be spoilt for choice on beach holidays in Florida. Head to the Gulf Coast for family holidays or to Captiva and Sanibel for a relaxing retreat. Drive along the Gold Coast to Miami and the Florida Keys.

Unbeatable golf holidays.

Unbeatable golf holidays

Like much of Florida, Tampa is an ideal destination for golfing holidays. You'll find that year-round sunshine warms the region's many courses, and a collection of our luxury hotels have golf clubs attached.

Sumptuous spa holidays.

Sumptuous spa holidays

Our spa holidays in Tampa are perfect for unwinding and recharging. Enjoy massages, treatments and access to fitness centres in our luxury spa hotels along the Gulf Coast.

Unforgettable romantic holidays.

Unforgettable romantic holidays

With gorgeous beaches, beautiful sunsets and fine local cuisine, romantic holidays in Tampa are ideal. Relax and soak up the Florida sunshine with your partner.

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Discover the many sides of Tampa and Gulf Coast

Tampa weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 17°Jan
  • 17°Feb
  • 20°Mar
  • 22°Apr
  • 25°May
  • 27°Jun
  • 28°Jul
  • 28°Aug
  • 27°Sep
  • 22°Oct
  • 21°Nov
  • 18°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 50
  • 62
  • 65
  • 42
  • 88
  • 179
  • 181
  • 201
  • 190
  • 68
  • 43
  • 47
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 7
  • 7
  • 9
  • 10
  • 10
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6

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