Madeira Beach, Florida

Madeira Beach, Florida

The City of Madeira Beach, an island that is two miles long and a smile wide, is the perfect spot for a family vacation. The City is a charming town located on the Gulf of Mexico in Pinellas County with a friendly laid-back atmosphere.

An aerial view of the beach and waterfront resorts hotel during the day on September 29, 2019.
An aerial view of the beach and waterfront resorts hotel during the day on September 29, 2019. Madeira Beach, Florida, Photo credit: Khairil Azhar Junos / Shutterstock.com, licensed.

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The wonderful climate, recreational facilities, quiet neighborhoods with clean streets, excellent public services such as superb law enforcement and fire protection, and a cooperative government is the reason many vacationers are tempted to make Madeira Beach their permanent home away from home.


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One of the main attractions of Madeira Beach is the world-famous John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk. You will be enchanted by this unique oasis. This cozy fishing village is popular with visitors and locals alike for its tempting restaurants and unusual shopping. You can hire a boat to go fishing or take a memorable sunset cruise. A tourists paradise, there are over a hundred shops and galleries for unusual gifts. Look out for quaint shops that offer antiques, arts, crafts, clothing, and jewelry.

The restaurants and boats on the dock by John's Pass Boardwalk and the canal in Madeira Beach, Florida on September 29, 2019.
The restaurants and boats on the dock by John’s Pass Boardwalk and the canal in Madeira Beach, Florida on September 29, 2019. Photo credit: Khairil Azhar Junos / Shutterstock.com, licensed.

Take a leisurely stroll through John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk and participate in unusual special events on weekends. Have a pungent cappuccino or treat yourself to something special; there is an amazing choice of dining options. De Losa’s Pizza & Restaurant on Village Blvd offers pizzas and sandwiches. For something more substantial, enjoy waterfront dining on fresh seafood at The Hut at Sculley’s on Boardwalk Place or stop by at Sculley’s Boardwalk Restaurant for a casual waterfront atmosphere with live entertainment, serving great seafood and steak.

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There are other shops and restaurants located along Gulf Boulevard. Daiquiri Deck is a beach sports bar with a lively band playing nightly for entertainment. Enjoy a calming atmosphere and amazing food at Pete’s Sushi and Poke. Look out for more shopping and dining options at Madeira Way and the Tom Stuart Causeway (150th Avenue.) There are also two shopping plazas in Madeira Beach, which feature a national chain supermarket and drug store. Carter Plaza is located on Municipal Drive and Madeira Shopping Center is across the Tom Stuart Causeway.

An aerial View of Johns Pass Village and Boardwalk at Madeira Beach, Florida. Photo credit ShutterStock.com, licensed.
An aerial View of Johns Pass Village and Boardwalk at Madeira Beach, Florida. Photo credit ShutterStock.com, licensed.

There are numerous places to stay when you are on a visit to Madeira Beach. An ideal option for the entire family on a long vacation is Changing Tides Cottages of Madeira Beach. This family and pet friendly resort is nestled on a small peninsula directly on Boca Ciega Harbor and is just a two-minute walk from the Gulf Beaches. You are not far off from John’s Pass and Village Boardwalk, making access to the gulf quick and easy. The cottages and docks of Changing Tides are spaced for privacy but also offer the families an opportunity to socialize. This beautiful property faces the harbor, which is a fascinating site with continuous ever-changing activity.

John’s Pass Centre in Madeira Beach near St Petersburg Florida. It is a shopping and tourist attraction on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Photo credit: Brenda Kean / Shutterstock.com, licensed.

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