One of the most famous beaches in Florida with powder white sand and crystal blue waters, Clearwater Beach has consistently been given awards for its quality of beach, vibrant surrounding area, and breathtaking Gulf Coast sunsets. Racking up a long list of awards, this quintessential Florida beach has a range of top oceanfront hotels to go along with it. Discover the top hotels in Clearwater Beach to fully appreciate what makes it such an alluring destination.
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
An upscale property next to Sand Key Park, the Sheraton Sand Key Resort is a family-friendly 10-acre resort facing the Gulf of Mexico. Here guests will find a luxurious beachside pool, tennis courts, and an impressive 5 restaurants and bars. Away from the mass of tourists, the quiet stretch of sand the hotel sits on is perfect for unwinding after indulging in the many water activities available at Clearwater Beach.
The Sandpearl Resort is a luxurious upscale beachfront resort only a short walk from Pier 60, the mecca of activities in Clearwater Beach. The 253 guest rooms and suites have tropical Florida decor and stunning views of the coast, Mandalay bay, or the Gulf. With a tranquil ambiance and attentive service, guests can sip tropical cocktails in private poolside cabanas, rent a kayak and explore the nearby estuaries, or unwind with a long list of personalized spa treatments.
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Overlooking Clearwater Beach, the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa is a stunning resort on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Here guests will find world-class amenities, warm ambiance, and attentive service. With a choice between condo-style rooms and suites with fully equipped kitchens, all guests can enjoy sunbathing at the pool and the private climate-controlled cabanas with a wet bar. There are three restaurants serving a range of dishes from local gulf fresh seafood to sandwiches and an onsite spa with private poolside cabana massages available.
Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key
Stunning bay views and family-friendly, the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key has 10 floors with 200 suites to accommodate any type of traveler. A 10-minute stroll or complimentary shuttle from Sand Key Park Beach, guests can also take advantage of the hotel’s water-sports rentals, kids’ club, and year-round outdoor pool. Rooms are cozy with Florida-style decor, separate living areas and private balconies that overlook the bay. The quiet location combined with breathtaking sunset vistas, tranquil spa services, and private poolside cabanas make this hotel a crowd-pleaser.
Opal Sands Resort
Less than a mile from Clearwater’s top restaurants and shops at Pier 60, the Opal Sands Resort is a unique blend of casual beachfront luxury with a lively ambiance. With balconies that provide Gulf views, floor to ceiling windows, and a walk-in pool and bar service, Opal provides a long list of amenities for guests to enjoy on their vacation. Situated both an arm’s length from the revelry of the promenade and to the powder white sands of the beach, Opal offers easy access to a range of onsite dining and bars and a unique Zero Entry Pool, making it a fantastic choice for accommodation on Clearwater Beach.
Hilton Clearwater Beach
With 10 acres of pristine oceanfront views, the Hilton Clearwater Beach is a modern hotel with chic decor in the heart of all the Clearwater Beach activities. Guests can enjoy 2 outdoor pools, a poolside grill and tiki bar, and private cabanas with food and drink service. The kids can be entertained at the kids’ activity program while the adults can pamper themselves with one of the many treatments offered at the Hibiscus Spa.
Shepard’s Beach Resort
Nestled on the southern end of the award-winning Clearwater Beach, Shepard’s Beach Resort is a 6 story beachfront hotel famous for its lively ambiance and abundance of entertainment. Perfect for travelers who enjoy high energy environments and diverse nightlife, Shepard’s provides an 11,000 square foot live music venue right on the beach and a range of bars on the property. Guests will find brightly colored rooms with a creative jellyfish-style theme that includes light fixtures and murals. Guests can indulge in the nightly dinner buffet at Ocean Flame or rejuvenate at the Sunday brunch with fresh seafood, sushi, and more.