Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Clearwater

Come and experience Clearwater and its live music, festivals and art galleries. This city's beaches, aquarium and theatres draw many visitors. Salvador Dali Museum and Clearwater Marine Aquarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Clearwater

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Clearwater a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • The Pier (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Florida Aquarium (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Clearwater

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Clearwater

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Clearwater. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sand Key Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Pier 60 Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Sunken Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Coachman Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Wright Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Caladesi Island State Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Clearwater

Fly into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 16.1 mi (26 km) away.

Where to stay near Clearwater?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,407 holiday rentals near Clearwater. From 1,558 Houses to 4,025 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Clearwater is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Clearwater?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Clearwater:

  • Clearwater Beach: 1,031 holiday homes
  • Island Estate: 833 holiday homes
  • Sand Key: 1,014 holiday homes
  • Bay Esplanade: 457 holiday homes
  • Cove Cay: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Clearwater?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Clearwater. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium: 6,797 holiday rentals
  • Church of Scientology: 7,167 holiday rentals
  • Ruth Eckerd Hall: 7,503 holiday rentals
  • Coachman Park: 7,163 holiday rentals
  • Westfield Countryside Mall: 6,539 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Clearwater listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Clearwater?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,558 Houses in Clearwater. Our other popular types of Clearwater holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,025 holiday houses
  • Villas: 55 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 342 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Clearwater?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,298 holiday homes with pool available in Clearwater. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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