This Gulf of Mexico island paradise is a treasure, indeed.
Lauded as the hidden gem of St. Pete, Treasure Island, Florida, offers sparkling beaches, family-friendly attractions and fresh seafood eateries. At just 3 miles long, this barrier island is perfectly walkable, with plenty of rental options that get you into the area’s main attraction: the ocean. During a visit to this paradise in the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll spend your days boating and boogie boarding in the waves. Or, if you prefer a more laid-back vacation, there are white-sand beaches perfect for relaxing and lounging.
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Explore Treasure Island

  • Downtown Treasure Island
  • Madeira Beach

Downtown Treasure Island


At the heart of this 3-mile long island is downtown Treasure Island, where you’ll find the area’s best nightlife, from Tiki bars to craft breweries. You’ll also find restaurants and shops to explore, and you can even load up on all of your beach supplies at the local surf shop.

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Madeira Beach


Just north of Treasure Island, Madeira Beach was named one of the top 10 beaches in the U.S., and it’s easy to see why. The barrier island community is lively with its shop and restaurant-filled boardwalk, yet it still maintains its historic fishing village charm.

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Immerse yourself in your destination at these centrally located hotels.


Why You Should Plan a Long Weekend in Treasure Island, Florida

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See Endemic Wildlife and Enjoy Cocktails at Tiki Bars

Enjoy breakfast at Foxy’s Café before heading off on adventures with alligators, pirate ships and lobster rolls at the Boardwalk Grill. Late afternoons call for happy hour at Caddy’s on Sunset Beach before hitting the best Tiki bar on the island.

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Enjoy a Game of Golf or Indulge in a Spa Treatment

Start your day with golf and spa treatments followed by a delicious lunch of Mexican fare. Then you’re off to do some local shopping before arriving at Middle Grounds Grill for dinner and live music. Don’t miss ice cream cones at the family-owned Shake Shop.

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Take a Charter Boat Tour and Enjoy Beachfront Seafood and Drinks

La Croisette makes for the perfect breakfast spot on the island. Grab lunch to go before you head out on your own private charter boat in the afternoon. Polish off your day with sunset drinks and maybe a drum circle at Sloppy Joe’s.

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