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What is there to do in Tampa and the Gulf Coast?

Explore the Gulf Coast and enjoy a wide range of things to do in Tampa. Shop in stylish boutiques, treat yourself to an unforgettable spa treatment or sample some fine dining.

Stay in one of our golf or spa hotels and take advantage of their fantastic amenities. You’ll find golf courses that are suitable for all levels, from advanced to beginner, and spa facilities that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Head to St Armand’s Circle for art galleries and stylish bars or visit Naples and people watch from relaxed pavement cafes.

Explore Gulf Coast beaches.
Explore Gulf Coast beaches

Fort de Sota near St Pete’s provides a paradise for nature lovers. Spot dolphins and take a canoe ride through the mangroves. With plenty of things to do at Tigertail Beach on Marco Island, this is one of the best kid friendly beaches on the Gulf Coast. And Siesta Key was voted the best beach overall in America. Enjoy the popular past time of shelling at Captiva and Sanibel.

Tampa and Gulf Coast shopping.
Tampa and Gulf Coast shopping

International Plaza in Tampa has over 200 shops offering high-end to high-street fashion. Enjoy a luxury shopping spree in Naples and browse the exclusive 5th Avenue boutiques. In Clearwater and St Pete’s head to the Sundial St Pete, or The Mall at University Town Center at Sarasota. Visit Coconut Point in Fort Myers and enjoy its Mediterranean atmosphere.

Golf on the Gulf Coast.
Golf on the Gulf Coast

Choose from five coastal courses near St Pete’s at Innisbrook Golf Resort. La Playa Golf Course in Naples features the David Better Golf Academy and with 10 minute tee off times you can enjoy a quick game. Longboat Key Club and Resort includes two golf courses within its grounds. Old Corkscrew Golf in Naples provides a challenging game.

Embrace diverse dining options.
Embrace diverse dining options

In Tampa visit the trendy area of Ybor city – famed for both its cigars and bistros. Join the sunset celebrations at Pier 60 in Clearwater. For fine dining 5th Avenue in Naples prides itself on its choice of sophisticated restaurants. If you’re staying in Sarasota book a restaurant at St Armand’s Circle. For a relaxed atmosphere Fort Myers is renowned for its Tiki bars, one of the best being at The Outrigger.

Must do experiences in Tampa, the Gulf Coast and beyond

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Skip the line at top attractions.
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Cruise around Clearwater Bay.
Cruise around Clearwater Bay

Enjoy a leisurely sightseeing cruise on this lunchtime dance cruise.

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See the sights by Segway.
See the sights by Segway

Combine nature and fun on this scenic Segway tour.

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Relax on a sunset cruise.
Relax on a sunset cruise

Soak up the scenery on this spectacular sunset catamaran tour.

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See the sights by helicopter.
See the sights by helicopter

Get a bird's-eye view of Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas.

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Have fun at Disney.
Have fun at Disney

Enjoy 14 days at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Visit two great parks with one ticket

Combine Busch Gardens® Tampa with Orlando’s favourite marine park, SeaWorld®.

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