Florida is widely known as ‘’ The sunshine State’’ which perfectly explains why Florida beaches are one of the most popular tourist attractions!
In fact, Florida has more than 663 miles of beaches where you can have an unforgettable summer vacation and among them are some amazingly gorgeous blue waters that you have probably never heard of!
Beach, St. Pete Beach
This beach is one of those under the radar spots that tourists have probably never heard of! It is located in a laid-back island and known for its clear blue waters. The beach also offers tourists the chance to stay in adorable beach bungalows and provide them with extra room to spread out.
Once you are there don’t forget to take a lovely, relaxing walk along the Eight Avenue and enjoy its coast-inspired galleries, restaurants, shops, and more! Also, make sure to visit the Hurricane Seafood Restaurant and order a delicious meal while enjoying the breathtaking view of the sunset.
Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches and that’s for a good reason! It is known for being Florida’s Emerald Coast and that’s because of its green-kelly waters, soft sand, and the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico!
This beach gives tourists a perfect opportunity to enjoy paddle boarding and swimming with younger kids. That’s not everything as this area also offer visitors to book their stay in one of the available vacation rentals, shop in nice boutique shops, and order yummy meals at lovely restaurants with charming design and bewildering architecture!
The best time to visit this beach is during spring when the Digital Graffiti Festival takes places.
The Beaches At Caladesi Island State Park
For a unique experience that shall remain engraved in your memory forever after, you definitely need to plan a vacation to Caladesi Island. The latter holds some unbeatable views of mother nature and picture-perfect Florida beaches.
To reach the island, you need to take a boat trip from Dunedin village for about 20 minutes. The rid is truly magical and will definitely enchant your wild soul!
There are many things you can do in this secret beach, for instance, you can collect seashells, hiking through the tropical mangrove forests, kayaking, paddling, and a lot more!
The Playalinda Beach is located in Titusville and famous for the picturesque sanctuary it hosts. In order to visit this quiet stretch of Caper Canaveral National Seashore, you need to drive through the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge, which is home to bald eagles, manatees, and loggerhead turtles.
Boca Grande Beach
Boca Grande Beach is located on Gasparilla Island where all the residents or visitors give up the cars and zip around with bicycles and golf carts. If you are planning to hit this secret spot anytime soon, don’t forget to visit the southern end of the beach to see some unique nature’s artwork and an old 2 – story lighthouse that dates back to 1890.
It is also interesting to know that Boca Grande Beach is considered one of the world’s top spots for tarpon fishing. Hence, you’d better visit it during the World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament, which is an event that represents Boca Grande’s fishing culture.
Siesta Key Beach
If you are traveling with your family and looking for some peace and quiet, then, Siesta Key beach is the perfect place to spend your summer vacation. This beach is nestled in the southwest of Florida’s Gulf Coast.
This secret beach is famous for its soft white sand that feels like talcum powder and stunning views! It is also very common to see dolphins playing offshore, which is not something that you can see on other beaches.
When you are there, book a sunset sail with a local guide or even better visit the place Sunday when the Siesta Key Drum Circle takes place one hour before sunset!
The Beaches Of Amelia Island
This Island offers tourists more than 13 miles of oceans beaches, warm and crystal clear waters, southern hospitality and a lot more! It is, in fact, one of the most unique beaches in Florida where you can see bonfires and enjoy a horseback rid along the shore.
For an unforgettable summer experience, we strongly recommend that you make a reservation and book a private bonfire for you and your loved ones complete with a s’mores kit that includes all the fixings when you stay at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, which is a huge resort complex providing tourists with many amenities including a spa, golf course, and restaurants.
The Beaches at Bahia Honda State Park
Bahia Honda State Park is actually a charming island and home to 3 gorgeous beaches that are nestled in a tropical sanctuary! This beaches again are perfect for families and spending a summer vacation there will be definitely an incredible experience.
You can rent a rustic waterside bungalow or book a campsite and unplug from the rest of the world for some couple of days! You will definitely enjoy it as you will find time for other interesting activities to do such as kayaking and paddle boarding.