Luxury Yacht Charter Tampa Bay

Yacht Charter in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is an enormous estuary and natural harbor on the Gulf of Mexico in Florida which encompasses more than 1,000 square kilometers. Highlights of the bay include the busting waterfront towns of Tampa and St Petersburg as well as Bradenton, Ruskin and Safety Harbor. Tampa Bay has long been an extremely popular destination for yacht charter with endless possibilities including many wonderful beaches which consistently make the list of the top beaches in the US. There are also some charming secluded bays which make great safe anchorages.

Marinas in Tampa Bay

There are a number of first-class marinas for yacht charters in Tampa Bay, including:

St Petersburg Municipal Marina
Tel: +1 727 893 7927
www.stpete.org/marina/index.asp

Renaissance Vinoy Resort Marina
Tel: +1 727 824 8022
www.vinoyclub.com/marina.html

The Harborage Marina at Bayboro
Tel: +1 727 821 6347
www.harboragemarina.com

The Port at St Petersburg
Tel: +1 727 893 7111
www.stpete.org/port

Marjorie Park Yacht Marina
Tel: +1 813 259 1604

Tampa Convention Center
Tel: +1 813 259 1604

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina
Tel: + 1 813 221 4900
www.marriott.com

Clearwater Municipal Marina
Tel: + 1 727 462 6954
www.clearwater-fl.com

John’s Pass Marina
Tel: + 1 727 367 3835
www.johnspassmarina.com

Tierra Verde Resort Marina
Tel: + 1 727 866 1487
www.tvresortmarina.com

Regatta Pointe Marina
Tel: +1 941 729 6021
www.regattapointemarina.com

Twin Dolphin Marina
Tel: +1 940 747 8300
www.twindolphinmarina.com

Riviera Dunes Marina Resort
Tel: + 1 941 723 9595
www.rdmarina.com

Weather in Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay area has a subtropical climate, with hot summer days, frequent thunderstorms in the summer and cooler winters. Temperatures range from between 23C to 34C in the summer months, between April and October, with winter temperatures remaining around 21C in the day but falling to around 13C at night.

Top Five Things to do in Tampa Bay:

  1. Treat the kids at the Busch Gardens-Tampa, a theme park with thrilling rides. www.buschgardens.com
  2. Stroll around Channelside, Tampa’s regenerated industrial area which is now packed with shops, restaurants and bars. www.channelsidebayplaza.com
  3. Check out the Tampa Typhoon in Adventure Island, a 35-acre water park with a huge choice in fun rides. adventureisland.com
  4. Play a round of golf at the TPC Tampa Bay golf course. www.tpctampabay.com
  5. Sail on your yacht charter to one of Tampa Bay’s most stunning beaches in Caladesi Island State Park.

Top 5 Restaurants in Tampa Bay:

  1. Crow’s Nest Marina restaurant and Tavern is a local favorite in Venice and its easy to see why. www.crowsnest-venice.com
  2. For sensational views and food head to Marchand’s Bar and Grill in the Renaissance Vinory Resort, St Petersburgh. www.marchandsbarandgrill.com
  3. Ophelia’s on the Bay is the place to come for fantastic eclectic food with stunning views over Little Sarasota Bay. www.opheliasonthebay.net
  4. For sublime French Creole far try Chappy’s Louisiana Kitchen, where there’s also a delightful beer garden. www.champpuslouisianankitchen.com
  5. Tampa’s Roy’s is one of the best Pan-Asian restaurants in Florida. www.roysrestaurant.com

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2011

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