The 10 Best Resorts in Clearwater Beach, USA

With sparkling Appalachian sands, glittering turquoise waters, and sensational sunsets, it’s easy to see why Clearwater Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the USA.

And with so many fantastic accommodation options, ranging from luxury resorts to boutique hotels, choosing where to stay is no easy feat! To find the perfect place to rest and recharge, join us as we go through our top 10 favourite resorts in Clearwater Beach.

If anything we say here inspires you to explore Clearwater Beach with Real Florida Adventures, you might like to consider our Private Clearwater Beach day trip from Orlando — this option is ideal for anyone eager to visit Clearwater Beach while staying in Orlando. 

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Shephard’s Beach Resort

One of Tampa Bay’s most popular entertainment resorts, Shepherd’s Beach offers a range of studio and accessible rooms with spectacular views overlooking the hotel pool and the Gulf of Mexico.

Famed for its exciting evening entertainment, Shepherd’s Beach is the perfect place to party in paradise. Satisfy your inner foodie with brunch on the waterfront at the hotel’s Ocean Flame restaurant, and try some of the 80 tequilas on offer at its Salt Tequila Bar.

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

Just a short stroll from Pier 60, and mere metres from the sugary sand dunes, the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa is one of Florida’s finest.

With 286 oversized rooms complete with spacious balcony and private fridge, an eighth-floor pool deck and award-winning SHOR restaurant, this luxurious resort is the perfect pick for a relaxing romantic or family vacation.

Sheraton Sand Resort

A breezy 4-minute drive from the beach, and with 13 miles of private, pure-white sands at your toe-tips, Sheraton Sand Key Resort puts the destination in destination hotel!

Splash in the surf of the glorious gulf sea before relaxing on the pool deck under the shade of tropical trees, and enjoying a light bite at one of the resort’s premium restaurants.

Rooms and suites include a private balcony, deluxe coffee maker, refrigerator, high-speed WiFi, and signature Sheraton mattresses for a sensational night’s sleep.

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Hotel Cabana Clearwater Beach

A home away from home, the award-winning Hotel Cabana Clearwater Beach is the epitome of boutique chic.

Offering smaller suites and family-friendly vacation rentals complete with full kitchen, the hotel also features cool Key West-inspired decor, a sun deck, and a swimming pool for laid-back lazing.

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

With its unparalleled location on the beachfront, the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach is a great choice for those wanting to make the most of all that this blissful bay has to offer. 

Just a stone’s throw from exciting activities and attractions, world-class shopping, and delectable dining options, you’ll also find a whirlpool spa and modern decor throughout.

Pier House 60 Clearwater Beach Marina Hotel

Can’t decide whether to stay by the beach or the pier? At the Pier House 60 Clearwater Beach Marina Hotel, you won’t have to!

Conveniently located between the beautiful sands of Clearwater and the vibrant and lively Pier 60, this hotel is also home to one of the best rooftop bars in Tampa – Jimmy’s Crow’s Nest.

With stunning panoramic views of the ocean, marina and pier, it’s the perfect place to sit back, relax, and take in the dazzling Florida sunset with a tipple or two.

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Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa

Located in the heart of Clearwater Beach, the newly-renovated Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa features breathtaking views, beachside pools, and a fitness centre complete with a fully-equipped gym. 

Tantalise your tastebuds with a cocktail from the beachside tiki bar, chill out in a private cabana, and enjoy some of the freshest seafood around from one of the hotel’s many restaurants.

Staff will be happy to arrange awesome adventures for you, including snorkelling with dolphins, renting a waverunner, and even arranging a private yacht charter.

BelleAir Beach Club 

Whether you’d rather cosy up in a stylish studio or wake up to the caress of the gentle gulf breeze in a beachfront suite, you’re sure to find the room of your dreams at the BelleAir Beach Club.

Conveniently situated just 2 miles south of Clearwater Beach, and 5 and 7 miles from the Marine Aquarium and Florida Botanical Gardens respectively, guests can also benefit from the resort’s sizable sundeck and private beach access

Travelling with a furry friend? No problem! Just book one of the resort’s pet-friendly suites, and be sure to check the requirements before you go. 

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Edge Hotel Clearwater Beach

With the largest rooftop bar and restaurant in Clearwater Beach, the Edge Hotel is the place to see and be seen.

If you’re wondering how this hotel got its name, you’ll find the answer on the 6th floor: there is a stunning signature glass-wall infinity pool.

And the amenities don’t stop there, as the resort also boasts a 24-hour fitness centre, unique sunset deck and daily complimentary breakfast.

JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

Perfectly positioned on the southern arm of the Gulf Boulevard, the newly-opened JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury beachfront resort that is ideal for holidaymakers and business travellers alike.

All of the hotel’s 198 elegant rooms and suites come with their own private balcony, so you can get the feel of a remote island getaway at a fraction of the price.

Enjoy panoramic views and watch the fiery Florida sunset from the hotel’s unique rooftop pool, before devouring fresh, local delicacies at one of its 3 on-site restaurants.

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We hope this guide has given you some inspiration for your upcoming trip, and we’re confident you’ll have a terrific time wherever you choose to stay.

If you’re keen to experience the thrill of the theme parks, but don’t want to miss out on the beauty of the beach, why not get the best of both worlds with one of our bespoke Clearwater Beach day tours? 

Feel the splash of the surf as you ride the world’s largest speedboat on our Sea Screamer & Clearwater Beach Day Trip, or delight at dolphins, sea turtles, sharks and more on our Clearwater Marine Aquarium & Beach Trip.

For more insider info about Clearwater Beach, our tours, or anything else, just head over to our blog or get in touch.

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