Saint Pete Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Saint Pete Beach

With a population of 9 346, Saint Pete Beach is a must-see destination in Florida, United States. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Saint Pete Beach has to offer.

Where to Eat in Saint Pete Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Buoy's Waterfront Bar and Grill (677 75th Ave) and Grace Restaurant (120 8th Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Saint Pete Beach

Saint Pete Beach in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Saint Pete Beach in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Saint Pete Beach


When flying to Saint Pete Beach, you’ll arrive at Tampa St. Petersburg (PIE), which is located 20 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Saint Pete Beach from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 25h 40m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Saint Pete Beach. The train journey from Saint Pete Beach to Orlando takes 2h 08m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $17 for a 2h 45m trip.


Another option to get to Saint Pete Beach is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 161 km from Saint Pete Beach. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Saint Pete Beach, including RedCoach, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Sarasota, the bus ride to Saint Pete Beach takes 97 km and will cost you around $88. From Orlando, the ticket costs about $57 for a journey of 201 km.

Airports near Saint Pete Beach

Airlines serving Saint Pete Beach

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,067 reviews)
Air France
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United Airlines
Good (4,289 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (4,032 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (203 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (760 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Saint Pete Beach

Average rates range from around $353 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $336 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Miramar Resort and Beachcomber Beach Resort.

Where to stay in popular areas of Saint Pete Beach

Most booked hotels in Saint Pete Beach

Treasure Island Beach Resort
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
Residence Inn by Marriott St. Petersburg Treasure Island
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Bilmar Beach Resort
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
The Don Cesar
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Dolphin Beach Resort
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
Thunderbird Beach Resort
Good (7.8, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Saint Pete Beach

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Saint Pete Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.26 and $29.68. The most frequently booked car type in Saint Pete Beach is Compact (Toyota Corolla or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Toyota Yaris or similar) is, on average, 74% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.