Boutique Hotel Near Pier 60 in Clearwater, FL

As one of the attractions in the St. Pete-Clearwater area, Pier 60 is just a 15-minute walk from your room, suite, or vacation rental here at Hotel Cabana. Whether you’re in the mood for a bit of Gulf of Mexico fishing, an evening of live entertainment and outdoor shopping, or front-row seats to some of the finest sunsets on the planet, this postcard-perfect stretch of beach is just the ticket!

Introducing Pier 60

Pier 60 itself is a 1,080-foot-long fishing pier jutting out into the sparkling waters of the Gulf. It’s a pleasant boardwalk simply to stroll, but this is also one of the area’s great places to cast for some of the gamefish Greater Tampa Bay is known for: redfish, spotted trout, silver trout, Spanish mackerel, tarpon, flounder, snook, snapper, and more. The ample lighting makes Pier 60 ideal for night angling, too. You’ll find a well-appointed bait house on site.

The associated Pier 60 park includes covered pavilions, a large playground, and other attractions.

Pier 60 is a perfect spot to enjoy one of Clearwater Beach’s famous sunsets. The “Sunsets at Pier 60” event is a nightly, family-friendly festival anchored by the sundown show and also involving loads of buskers—musicians, stilt-walkers, fire-eaters, jugglers, and more—and arts-and-crafts vendors.

Then there’s Sunset Cinema, serving up FREE outdoor movies at Pier 60 on Friday and Saturday evenings. Upcoming flicks include:

  • If you’re looking for a good Valentine’s Day date night during a Hotel Cabana stay, meanwhile, Sunset Cinema’s serving up an appropriate one-two punch, with The Lost Valentineon February 14th and The Notebook on February 15th.
  • Beauty & the Beast (February 21st)
  • Ophelia (February 22nd)
  • The Sun is Also a Star (February 28th)
  • Leap Year (February 29th)

Take in Pier 60 While Enjoying Hotel Cabana Hospitality

For a home base close to fishing and the evening’s festivities at Pier 60, book a room or suite at Hotel Cabana. Our boutique-chic lodgings, which offer an aesthetic inspired by Key West, sit just steps from the sand and only a conch shell’s toss away from the popular pier and its many attractions.

Make your way to Pier 60, day or night, during your stay at Hotel Cabana!

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Romantic Getaways to Clearwater Beach

Bring your valentine to Clearwater Beach and enjoy a warm escape from winter!

Our guest rooms, suites, and vacation rentals provide the perfect atmosphere and amenities for a Valentine’s Day getaway. Our location is just steps from the most celebrated sands along Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast. Whether you want to fill your time here with watersports, Tampa Bay sightseeing and shopping, or you want to just enjoy some alone time together, we’ve got you covered.

Romantic Clearwater Beach Accommodations at Hotel Cabana

Choose between ultra-cozy lodgings ( Petite Room or King Studio vacation rentals), more spacious suites (One Bedroom Suite, or Deluxe King Suite vacation rentals) or something in between (Cabana Suite or King Suite).

Our Key West aesthetic has tropical charm and elegance and our amenities include two heated pools, one at each property. Our warm and attentive service will ensure you and your sweetheart will have everything you need during your Clearwater Beach escape.

There’s no shortage of things to do on our island, but the real magic is the simplicity of a sunset stroll on the beachfront that’s within steps of your room or suite. Just over under a mile away is the “Sunsets at Pier 60” nightly festival celebrating Mother Nature’s day’s-end show; on Valentine’s Day Friday or the next night, you can combine it with a romantic outdoor movie at Pier 60’s Sunset Cinema.

You’ll also have access to Clearwater Beach’s best restaurants and lounges for a date night, and the area’s museums, parks, and more when you choose to stay at Hotel Cabana. Take a sightseeing cruise or sportfishing charter together, kayak the lovely mangrove shores of Caladesi Island State Park, or sip your way along the St. Pete/Clearwater Craft Beer Trail. Learn more about local destinations and activities right here.

Cultivate Romance on Clearwater Beach: Book Your Valentine’s Day Stay at Hotel Cabana

Don’t wait to book your Valentine’s Day getaway on the Florida seashore with a February retreat at Hotel Cabana! Book your getaway with us today.

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A Very Special Thank-You & Holiday Greeting From Hotel Cabana

Here at Hotel Cabana, we’d like to extend our warmest wishes to you and yours this holiday season and extend a very heartfelt thank-you to all of our guests. It’s our pleasure and honor to be a part of your beach getaways and celebration stays.

We are so happy we could welcome you to Hotel Cabana. We love giving folks from all over the world the chance to discover (or to rediscover) this special place, serving as a home away from home along a truly legendary beachfront that serves up fun, relaxation, and even rejuvenation.

Each day, we strive to build upon the rich foundation of hospitality we’ve established, honoring as we do a tradition launched back in 1947 when our hotel originally opened as the Coca Cabana. (Read more about our history here.) We also strive to improve, whether it’s enhancing our guest rooms, suites, and vacation rentals or expanding our on-site amenities.

As we close out 2019, we’re already looking ahead to 2020. We hope you’ll make a getaway (or two) to Hotel Cabana part of next year, enjoying not only our Key West-inspired, boutique-chic property itself but also our proximity to top area attractions, from the nearby sunset celebrations at Pier 60 to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Coachman Park (host to the famed Clearwater Jazz Festival), Busch Gardens, and the Salvador Dalí Museum. From a beach towel to an art gallery to a food festival, there are so many wonderful places to spend time in Tampa Bay with a base at Hotel Cabana.

We hope you have a wonderful holiday season and a great start to the New Year, and we can’t wait to welcome you back to Hotel Cabana!

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Best Last-Minute Holiday Shopping In Clearwater Beach

With a room or suite at Hotel Cabana, you’re steps away from beach shops and just minutes away from world-class shopping for those last minute gifts.

Shopping Here in Clearwater Beach

On the island you’ll find: Ron Jon Surf Shop, Olde Nautical Shoppe, Freaky Tiki Surf Shack, and Hogan’s Beach Shop: all good places for beachwear, swimwear, and other Sunshine State must-haves.

Check out a full directory of Clearwater Beach stores right here.

Other Shopping Opportunities in the Area

From the open-air Crisp Avenue and the shops along Corey Avenue in St. Petersburg to Dodecanese Boulevard in Tarpon Springs and the cigar shops of Ybor City, there’s plenty of one-of-a-kind holiday-shops in Tampa Bay.

We also have world-class shopping malls and plazas: International Plaza & Bay Street (Neiman Marcus, Apple, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Nordstrom, etc.), Westshore Plaza (Bath & Body Works, Macy’s, Victoria’s Secret, JCPenney, H&M, Foot Locker, etc.), and Tampa Premium Outlets (Columbia Factory Store, GAP Factory, Tommy Hilfiger, Disney Store Outlet, Levi’s Outlet Store, Sunglass Hut, etc.).

Get Your Holiday Shopping Done in Tampa Bay With a Clearwater Beach Home Base at Hotel Cabana

Enjoy our boutique-chic lodgings in Clearwater Beach and all of our amenities—including a swimming pool and sun deck—while taking care of some holiday errands. Treat yourself to a stay at the beach!

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Boutique Accommodations for Light It Up Clearwater

Join us at Hotel Cabana for a New Year’s Eve celebration to remember along the glittery waterfront of Tampa Bay! Boutique-chic accommodations styled with a Key West aesthetic await and there are festivities to enjoy.

With a room or suite at Hotel Cabana, or one of our new Vacation Rentals, you’ll be minutes away from Clearwater Beach’s very own New Year’s Eve extravaganza: Light It Up Clearwater!

Light It Up Clearwater: Ringing In the New Year With a Beachfront Bang

You couldn’t ask for a better New Year’s Eve party than Light It Up Clearwater, which sees some superb pyrotechnics along one gorgeous stretch of Gulf of Mexico waterfront.

Clearwater Beach can claim to some of the very best sunsets in the entire country, which makes for quite the pre-show entertainment. Not every New Year’s Eve fireworks show offers sand between your toes, but ours does.

The Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce presents Light It Up Clearwater each year thanks to awesome local sponsors. With great food and drink and an absolutely unbeatable backdrop for a fireworks spectacular, it’s absolutely a bucket-list holiday soiree. U.S. News Travel has named the event one of the top five kid-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations in the country!

The fireworks erupt at midnight, to say good-bye to 2019 and welcome to 2020!

Get all the details on enjoying the show here at the official website’s parking and directions information clearinghouse.

Join Us at Hotel Cabana for This Year’s Light It Up Clearwater New Year’s Eve Celebration

You’ll have Key West-flavored boutique-chic accommodations as a guest of ours at Hotel Cabana and Vacation Rentals for the Light It Up Clearwater party this New Year’s Eve. Take advantage of our awesome guest rooms and suites, our vacation rentals, and our topnotch amenities—including a heated swimming pool and sun deck—plus our unbeatable access to the top-rated beach in the U.S. (according to the 2019 TripAdvisor survey) and fabulous restaurants and bars.

Make your reservations at Hotel Cabana today for a New Year’s Eve full of sun, sand and festivities. We look forward to celebrating with you…

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Family Hotel for Holiday Events in Clearwater, FL

Come soak up some holiday-season sunshine on a getaway to Hotel Cabana and take advantage of Tampa Bay’s rich lineup of holiday events! Here’s some of the family-friendly festivities on planned for this year.

Holiday Lights in the Gardens

Immerse yourself in a dazzling holiday-scape at the Florida Botanical Gardens! From Friday, November 29 through Saturday, January 4, the annual Holiday Lights in the Garden installation showcases roughly a million LED lights to get visitors in the spirit of the time of year. There’ll be regular visits from Santa, plus food, drink, gifts for sale, and more.

Largo’s Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting

More holiday lights await you in Largo Central Park on Saturday, December 7, with the Holiday Stroll kicking off at 5 PM. There’ll be food and drink vendors, plus the perfect place to check off some of those friends and loved ones on your shopping list: the Strolling Market (which runs from 4 to 9 PM). At 6 PM, there’ll be a tree-lighting as well. Carolers will be among the Holiday Stroll’s live entertainment.

Boley Centers’ Jingle Bell Run

The 37th annual Jingle Bell Run, which supports the efforts of St. Petersburg’s Boley Centers and fights against stigmas around mental health, goes down Friday, December 13, with numerous live bands, DJ sets, glow zones, glow-in-the-dark face painting, and other fun. The main event is the three-mile-long family fun run, open not only to runners and joggers but also walkers (and dogs!).

Clearwater Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

One of the area’s top yearly festivals, the Clearwater Holiday Lighted Boat Parade sees some spectacularly decorated vessels flare up the nearshore waters with yuletide glam and glitter. This year’s edition takes place around 8:30 PM on Saturday, December 14, with the boats filing past Coachman Park, slipping under the Memorial Causeway Bridge, and weaving their merry way through canals to Clearwater Point. Viewing is free.

Enjoy Clearwater Beach Accommodations at Hotel Cabana This Holiday Season

From lit-up boats on parade along Clearwater’s waterfront to the caroling-soundtracked Strolling Market over at Largo Central Park, there’s a lot of holiday-season goodness coming up this holiday season. Join us at Hotel Cabana for boutique-chic accommodations just steps from the celebrated sands of Clearwater Beach, and spend part of this most festive stretch of the calendar with us along the Gulf of Mexico!

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Best Boutique Hotel near Busch Gardens

With a guest room or suite at Hotel Cabana, you’re only about an hour away from one of the best-known and most popular theme parks in the country: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

If you’re staying with us with a family, Busch Gardens makes a fantastic daytrip destination, with its famous menagerie of live animals and a world-class lineup of rides and shows.

Introducing Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Part of the SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment family, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has been a major attraction in the Sunshine State since 1959.

This sprawling 335-acre facility combines a theme park with one of the biggest zoos in the country and home to more than 200 different species from all over the world. Kangaroos and penguins to two-toed sloths and meerkats, Nile crocodiles and Komodo dragons to ostriches and bald eagles, African lions and Bengal tigers to chimpanzees and orangutans: There’s nothing like seeing birds and beasts from wide-ranging global ecosystems up close and personal, and that’s one of the prime draws of Busch Gardens.

The animal experiences here include a variety of interactive, hands-on encounters and special viewings, plus the unique open-air tour of the park’s Serengeti Plain®, host to free-roaming giraffes, zebras, and other East African wildlife.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is also for thrill seekers, with its massive roller coasters and other amusement rides. Next year will see a major debut in that department: the opening of Iron Gwazi, set to be the tallest hybrid coaster in North America and the fastest and steepest in the world.

If you’re in the mood for some live entertainment beyond the majesty and antics of the resident fauna, you have a plethora of shows to choose from, including Storytime at Sesame Street – Safari of FunRock a Doo Wop, and Critters Inn Charge, which features rescued cats, dogs, and other furry and feathered buddies.

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

You’ve also got one of the top Halloween experiences in Tampa Bay on tap at Busch Gardens: Howl-O-Scream. This collection of haunted houses, scare zones, and ghostly rides awaits your steely nerves through November 2nd.

Hotel Cabana: Just a Lion’s Roar Away From Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

You’ll love our proximity to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay here at Hotel Cabana: just one of many reasons why we’re such a fantastic family hotel just steps away from the sandy beaches of the Gulf. Choose our boutique Clearwater Beach accommodations for your Busch Gardens adventure!

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Boutique Hotel for the Savor St. Pete Festival

If you’re coming to the Tampa Bay area for this year’s Savor St. Pete Festival—the newly renamed incarnation of what used to be called Clearwater Beach Uncorked—we invite you to enjoy convenient boutique-chic accommodations here at Hotel Cabana!

The event—marketed as “the hippest, most exciting two-day food, wine, and craft beer festival on Florida’s West Coast”—takes place Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd, so now is the time to lock down your festival tickets and your lodgings at our gulf island hotel on Clearwater Beach!

The 2019 Savor St. Pete Festival

While this is the first running under the Savor St. Pete Festival banner, it’s the eighth annual edition of the foodie bonanza previously called Clearwater Beach Uncorked, and managed as a sister soiree to Cocoa Beach Uncorked on the other side of the Florida peninsula.

Savor St. Pete Festival brings some of the top chefs, brewers, restaurateurs, and sommeliers from greater Tampa Bay to North Straub Park right along the bayfront—plus droves of gastronomes, epicureans, oenophiles, and craft-beer aficionados.

The heart of the festival is the Grand Tasting Village, open from 1 to 4 PM to General Admission ticket holders and from noon to 4 PM for those with VIP tickets.

The theme for this year’s Savor St. Pete Festival is “Arts. Eats. Beats.” Featured chefs include Todd Fisher of Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Jim Hendry and Anthony LoGerfo of Aprons, and Luis Reyes of Sysco Food Service.

Among the festival highlights are the Savor St. Pete Best Chef Competition on Saturday, which showcases contestants pulling out all the culinary stops, and the filming of two episodes of the show Cooking With Rock Stars, which spotlights ‘80s rockers and some of their personal recipes. Saturday’s episode will star Brian Howe, the lead singer for Bad Company from 1986 to 1994, while Sunday’s features Martha Davis of The Motels; both film at 1:30 PM on the respective days.

Check out the official Savor St. Pete Festival FAQ here, and obtain your General Admission or VIP tickets here.

Enjoy Hotel Cabana Boutique Chic Lodgings in Clearwater Beach for the 2019 Savor St. Pete Festival

With a guest room or suite at Hotel Cabana, you’re less than an hour’s drive from the Savor St. Pete Festival grounds at North Straub Park. Book your boutique-chic accommodations with us today for the first weekend in November, and get ready for some delicious eats and drinks along the Tampa Bay waterfront!

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Best Hotel for Halloween Costume Cruise & Bar Crawl

Join us at Hotel Cabana for a Clearwater Beach-style Halloween, full of sand, surf, sunshine, and just the right amount of spookiness. There are quite a lot of Halloween festivities going down in our neck of the woods, so come join the party and take advantage of Key West-inspired boutique chic accommodations right along one of the most acclaimed beachfronts in America while you do!

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