Tampa's climate with an average of 361 days of sunshine each year creates an ideal setting for sailing lovers yearning for a new experience. Here you'll find some of the world's top-rated beaches with the most fabulous crystal clear waters. You may also visit Caladesi Island State Park, which is one of the few completely natural islands along Florida's Gulf Coast. This pristine barrier island, named America's N°1 beach in 2008, is only accessible by boat.
Tampa Bay and St Petersburg
Tampa is located on the west coast of Florida on Tampa Bay near the Gulf of Mexico. It offers the best blend of excitement and relaxation for all ages and tastes. The city of Tampa comprises over 160 parks, among which Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Adventure Island, Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo named the n°1 Zoo in the U.S. It is also home to a large number of attractions and well-known shopping areas like International Plaza and Bay Street, WestShore Plaza, SoHo district, and Hyde Park Village.