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Where compares to Clearwater ?

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Where compares to Clearwater ?

We have stayed in Clearwater twice, both times were at the Sandpearl resort and it was beautiful ! We are looking for somewhere similar to spend a couple of nights in April. We tend to like larger hotels/resorts rather than b&b type places. Our boys are 14 and 10 and love doing anything other than lying around (that's my job :-) ) so if there is stuff to see and do great. They liked Clearwater as there were jet skis, parasailing etc and the restaurants were walkable. Does anyone know anywhere down the gulf coast that would suit ?

Thanks

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1. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

Forgot to say it must be on the beach.

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2. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

That is probably the biggest, built-up area on the Gulf in a major metro area. So , no, I do not.

There is stuff like that to do in Ft Myers Beach, but you won't find a "resort". Probably the same with Panama City.

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3. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

Collier County ... Naples, Marco Island, Everglades City are sleepy backwaters compared to Clearwater.

Marco has the expensive Marriott on the beach ... soon to be a JW.

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4. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

Only about 20 miles from Clearwater Beach is St. Pete Beach which has the Tradewinds Resort, check out the beach waterslide park.

There is also the Sirata resort.

But maybe that is not far enough away from Clearwater Beach.

Near Sarasota is the Resort at the Longboat Key Club.

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5. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

I do not recommend the panhandle (Panama City/Destin) as our weather is still a lot cooler in April than central and south Florida. You would also travel six hours one way to get to Panama City Beach. Stay in the central and south areas of the state.

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6. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

Thanks I will have a look at those mentioned.

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7. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

I keep returning to the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa, & haven't tired of the area.

I've been thinking about booking the Sandpearl next trip.

I do not know of anything comparable, but am also open to suggestions.

Thank you.

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8. Re: Where compares to Clearwater ?

Maybe you have been to Treasure Island since it is just down Gulf Blvd from Clearwater? I prefer Treasure Island to St. Pete Beach over Clearwater but that's just me.

Might also want to consider Ft Myers Beach. Plenty to do, lots of activity for the young and not quite as young.

If you are going at spring break...most areas should be hopping.

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