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Florida Beaches Guide - Pass-A-Grille Beach

South end of St. Pete Beach

Kick off your flip-flops and let the sands of Pass-A-Grille Beach offer your tender tootsies solace. Perfect for a romantic getaway or family vacation, the beach is an oasis of tranquility. Get out your blanket and snuggle up to watch the sunset slip into the ocean while the dolphins play and teach their young to catch fish.

Pass-A-Grille BeachPass-A-Grille BeachPass-A-Grille businesses cater to a gay-friendly community and offers families and couples an alternative to crowded beaches. Stroll streets lined with quaint boutiques and unique inns or just enjoy the white sands, dolphins and pink shells along the beach.

Accommodations: Luxurious apartments, cottages, beach front inns and private hideaways are all available on the beach.

Pass-A-Grille Local Activities: Swim, sunbathe or discover the sand dunes along the beach all before curling up to watch the sunset. Or take a sunset cruise along the coast as you take in the view and watch the bottlenose dolphins play in the ocean.

Pass-A-Grille Area Attractions: Enjoy a day to visit the Salvador Dali Museum and see the world's most comprehensive collection of work from a late Spanish surrealist. The St. Pete Pier is a favorite to shop and sightsee. Sports fanatics can visit Tropicana Field, the official home of the Tampa Bay Rays!

Pass-A-Grille Area Events:

  • Beach Goes Pop (May): Everyone gets together and enjoys this free, annual concert.
  • Gift Market (November): Historic St. Petersburg offers merchants to showcase their goods.

Pass-A-Grille Nightlife: You can't miss Hurricane; the always lively restaurant infamous for their grouper sandwich. Visit Treasure Island and see the world's longest waterfront bar overlooking John's Pass.

Pass-A-Grille Weather: 361 days of sunshine make the annual temperature of Pass-A-Grille an embarrassingly sweet 73F. Heavy winds can create dangerous riptides so stay clear of the water on days like this.

Pass-A-Grille Facilities: Restrooms and showers are available along the beach and concessions are open daily. Pets are not permitted on the beach and there are no on duty lifeguards.

Beach Fees: There are meters in the parking lot which costs $1.25 an hour or $5 for the whole day. There is free, open access to the beach.

For more information or help planning your next Florida getaway, visit St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. And don't forget to visit Restaurantica, our sister site, and rate your favorite eating places in Florida!

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