Treasure Island, Florida is a small, pleasant beach town with a thriving restaurant and entertainment scene located near Tampa and adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico. Even if you’re just stopping by Treasure Island for a quick beach day trip, this idyllic town is sure to pleasantly surprise you with its diverse offerings.
Treasure Island’s main attraction is (of course) its pristine white-sand beaches, with plenty of options for fun in the sun. If you’re looking to add a touch of adventure to your vacation, try paragliding or parasailing at the highly rated Parasailing the Pass, located just off Gulf Boulevard. For a slightly more tame experience, try renting a kayak at Dolphin Marine ($30 for 2 hours) or stop by Hubbard’s Marina for an all-inclusive experience including options for a deep sea fishing trip, a sunset cruise, and a Segway tour. Golfers will love Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis located on Paradise Boulevard. Looking to relax even more? Book a spa treatment in one of Treasure Island’s soothing spas, including Paradise Massage and Day Spa. If you’re getting hungry, make a pit stop at The Floridian for a great Cuban sandwich, Gigi’s Italian Restaurant for take-out pizza, or The Pearl Restaurant for a fancier meal. To see Treasure Island’s great nightlife scene in action, stop by bars like Keel & Curley's Vino-N-Brew or Ka’Tiki to cap off a long day at the beach. Lastly, don’t forget to stop by Bucky Big Pirate, a large pirate statue and Treasure Island icon, for a fun photo opportunity on your way out of town.
The closest major city to Treasure Island is Tampa (only about a 45 minute drive) and is a great day trip choice for those wanting to visit attractions like Busch Gardens or the Florida Aquarium. If you have more time, Orlando is about an hour and 20 minute drive from Treasure Island. A day at the theme parks can be a great day trip choice for families or for anyone looking to connect with their inner child. For those looking to beach-hop, nearby St. Pete Beach, Clearwater Beach, and Anna Maria Island are all popular (and close) choices.
Whether you are stopping through Treasure Island for a night or two as part of a longer trip or if it is your main destination, we make it easy to find the perfect place to stay. We offer Treasure Island vacation rentals and short term rentals throughout the town. For example, for the classic beachfront experience, check out our rentals located right on the water. Whichever part of Treasure Island you want to experience, you can compare rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews and more on Tripping. Book your Treasure Island rental today!
Treasure Island accessed most easily by car—for those visiting other nearby beaches like St. Pete Beach, connect to Treasure Island by heading south on Gulf Boulevard. Nearby airports include St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (less than a 30 minute drive from town) and Tampa International (around a 30 minute drive from town). Public transport options includes a bus service, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, with stops located throughout town and the surrounding area. Tickets are available online for purchase before your arrival. For taxis to the airport and surrounding destinations, try BATS Taxi, located on Gulf Boulevard across from the Grand Plaza Hotel.
Find the best Treasure Island vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 1189 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Treasure Island range from $40 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 1055 homes in Treasure Island offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 778 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 1076 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Treasure Island offers 117 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 9 vacation rental sites in Treasure Island where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com. There are 458 HomeAway rentals, 267 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 232 Booking.com vacation rentals.