If you enjoy a beach without the crowd, Redington Shores offers a clean and quiet atmosphere for a relaxing getaway. With warm water and soft white sand, the beach is fabulous for soaking up the sun, walking along the shore, swimming, fishing and bird watching.
Besides the beautiful beach, you will find many oceanfront resorts, hotels, motels, villas, condos and vacation home rentals along Gulf Boulevard. With off season, some hotels are currently offering discount to accommodate with most budgets. There are many businesses and restaurants from seafood to casual dining located throughout the Redington areas including the Lobster Pot, Thai Prajaam, Wahoo’s Waterside Pub, the Wine Cellar, the Conch, Fort Knox, Frog Pond and Sweet Sage Coffee Cafe.
For children activities, Redington Shores along with its neighbors Redington Beach and North Redington Beach, provide many clean parks with playgrounds for residents and visitors alike. The Del Bello Park has picnic tables with pavilions and a boardwalk overlooking the Boca Ciega Bay. The Constitution Park on 18200 Gulf Boulevard, offers a picnic shelter, volleyball court, basketball court and playground structures for kids. Next to the park, the parking area provides a beach access with restrooms and outdoor showers; beach opens from sunrise to sunset.
If fishing is your passion, the privately owned Long Pier is a popular spot for catching fish. Whether you bring your own rod or rent one at the Tackle and Bait shop on site, there is no fishing license required on the pier. It provides shelters, restrooms, benches, snack bar and fish cleaning facilities for your convenience. Private fishing parties are also available with reservation. Parking at the pier is strictly for the pier visitors only and has no beach access. With the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary nearby, the pier provides spectacular views of seabirds and the amazing evening sunset.
The 220-acre city was incorporated in 1955, which was part of the Redington areas including Redington Beach and North Redington Beach formed by Charles Ezra Redington in the early 1930s when he purchased the land from David Welch. Between Boca Ciega Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, the city is located west of St. Petersburg near Tampa, Florida. For a quiet time at the beach, Redington Shores is the best attractive alternative for a vacation destination.
Town of Redington Shores, 17425 Gulf Bvld, Redington Shores, FL 33708, 727-397-5538
Parking fee: $1.00 per hour. Beach Hours: Sunrise to sunset.
The Long Pier, 17490 Gulf Bvld, Redington Shores, FL 33708, 727-391-9398
Pier Hours: Summer: Sun-Thurs: 6 am-midnight, Fri-Sat: 23 hours. September-April: 7 am-11 pm. Opens 7 days a week.