From the Panhandle to the Keys, the lush peninsula known as “the Sunshine State” is spewing with top-notch beaches just waiting to be lazed upon. Check out and plan a visit to one of these top 5 Florida beaches to live out the seaside fantasy of your dreams.
One of the most popular cities to visit in the United States, Miami, is home to an abundance of fabulous Art Deco buildings, a pounding nightlife scene, and of course, the dazzling white sands of South Beach. Here you’ll find loads of amazing watersports for visitors to try, as well as a plethora of restaurants featuring breathtaking oceanic views while serving up some of the freshest seafood one can enjoy.
Fort Lauderdale Beach:
Despite being nicknamed “the Venice of America” due to all the canals that can be found throughout the city; Fort Lauderdale’s main attraction is its breathtaking beach that stretches endlessly up and down the Atlantic coast. The beaches white sand and deep blue waters resemble South Beach. However, here you can enjoy all the magic South Beach has to offer without the hustle and bustle of Miami. Aside from basking in the sun and taking in the salty sea air, there are loads of activates for everyone to enjoy.
Just outside of Tampa lies a gem of a beach to visit. Clearwater Beach lies on the Gulf of Mexico and is considered by many to be one of the most spectacular beaches the Sunshine State has to offer. There is loads to see and do, but be sure to take in one of the beaches famous sun sets. Each evening, the glistening waters that boarder the area are bathed in a glorious sunset. Head to Pier 60 for the best view of the sun going down.
St. Andrews Beach:
A popular tourist destination, Panama City Beach, is home to an abundance of beaches that stretch for over 18 miles; St. Andrews Beach is by far the most impressive one. This beach is located in a state park and has not been developed, so it is as pristine as they come. Here there are loads of activities to try out and some amazing diving spots to be explored along the artificial coral reefs that lie just offshore.
Located in Pensacola Beach just in front of the iconic beach ball Pensacola Beach Water Tower lies Casino Beach - a place where families and friends can experience all the Florida Gulf Coast has to offer. This area is World-famous for its sugar-sand beaches and emerald-green waters. Plus, the area has something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Out of all the beaches in the Panhandle, Casino Beach offers the most amenities and even has a lovely pier visitors can explore to watch the sun go down over the Gulf.