One reason to buy Pinellas County real estate is to have access to some of the finest beaches on earth. Across a 35 mile stretch, from Fred D. Howard Park in Tarpon Springs to Fort De Soto in Tierra Verde, you’ll find over 20,000 acres of parks and preserves. Nature trails, boat ramps, picnic shelters, and other amenities abound.
Fort De Soto Park alone contains 1,136 acres made up of five interconnected keys. There you’ll find almost 300 different species of birds, along with beach plants, mangroves, wetlands, hardwoods, and palm hammocks. Other Pinellas County beaches include Sand Key Park and Honeymoon Island State Recreation Area.
For those who want to leave civilization behind, Caladesi Island is one of the few completely natural beaches in Pinellas County. Accessible only by public ferry or private water craft, it features nature in all its unspoiled glory. Walk the many scenic foot paths, or take a kayak down the mangrove-covered boat trail. Ospreys, giant tortoises, and other forms of wildlife are common sights.
If luxury is more your thing, then head for the Don CeSar Beach Hotel and Resort at St. Pete Beach. Built in 1928 of pink marble, it’s one of the most visually impressive structures you’ll find anywhere. It contains 277 luxurious rooms, 36 of them full suites, along with an 11,000 square foot spa that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. There’s no place on the planet that’s more beautiful, or more likely to pamper you to the point where you’ll never want to leave.
With so much to offer everyone, Pinellas County is a great place to call home. Visit our listings of new homes for sale and find your place in this magnificent place today.