Babymoon in Clearwater Florida : Ultimate Guide to Paradise
Did someone say Babymoon? Getaways to Clearwater, Florida are popular for pregnant couples wanting to escape the every day. The white sand beaches, warm weather, luxury hotels, and delicious dining makes Clearwater the perfect spot to enjoy a little rest and relaxation before a new baby arrives.
Having lived here for over a decade, I want to give you a few tips for your stay! I’ll talk about where to stay, dine, and relax.
Where to Stay in Clearwater Beach During Your Babymoon
Lucky you! Clearwater Beach is absolutely packed with luxury hotels and vacation rentals from the shoreline to the causeway. Here are some of my favorites!
Opal Sands Resort
430 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
The Opal Sands Resort and Spa is truly the ultimate in hotel luxury, spa services, dining, and location! This hotel features Gulf-Front views from every single hotel room, a tranquil luxury spa, and water-front dining. This resort is a great option for Babymoon couples who prefer to have options for sleeping, dining, spa services, and beach access all in one location.
500 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
The Sandpearl Resort is part of the Opal Collection and sister to the Opal Sands Resort. The 253 guest rooms and suites are described as “comfort meets style with sunny Floridian-inspired decor and private balconies with sweeping views of Clearwater, Mandalay Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico.” The hotel suites are better suited to couples looking for amenities such as full kitchens and dining rooms in their rooms.
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
100 Coronado Dr, Clearwater, FL 33767
Described as the “newest AAA 4 Diamond hotel lining the scenic Gulf shore,” the Wyndham Grand in Clearwater Beach is located in prime beach location and perfectly positioned to take advantage of everything that Clearwater Beach has to offer.
Relaxing During a Florida Babymoon
Opal Sands Spa
430 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Opal Sands Spa is part of the Opal Sands Resort and boasts a chic contemporary design with a wide menu of spa services. You can find a full list of spa treatments here.
Safety Harbor Resort and Spa
105 N Bayshore Dr, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
If you’d like to take a little trip over to the quaint town of Safety Harbor, the Safety Harbor Spa is another great option for pregnant Moms and their partners! The spa offers massages, body treatments, facial treatments, facial enhancements, and gentlemen’s services. You can find a full list of spa treatments here.
Dining in Clearwater Beach, Florida
Columbia Restaurant – Sand Key
1241 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Dining at the Columbia is a wonderfully unique experience that I simply cannot speak highly enough of.
The Columbia Restaurant offers a delicious variety of Spanish-Cuban style cuisine with a menu of recipes that date back to the restaurant’s beginnings in 1905. The Sand Key location is the nearest to Clearwater Beach, offering water-side outdoor dining and a romantic atmosphere that is perfect for Babymooning couples.
A link to the Columbia menu can be found here.
Island Way Grill
20 Island Way, Clearwater, FL 33767
If you crave hand cut steaks and fresh seafood, the Island Way Grill is the perfect dining experience for you. The Island Way Grill also offers waterfront dining, as well as a sushi bar, desserts, and cocktails.
Making Babymoon Memories in Clearwater Beach
Maternity Beach Photography
A Babymoon vacation on the white sandy beaches of Clearwater is the perfect opportunity to have maternity photos done for a few reasons.
The first is that the Clearwater Beach scenery is the perfect backdrop for sunset pregnancy photos of you and your partner. Put simply – Florida Gulf Coast beach sunsets cannot be beat. This is the perfect Another reason to do a maternity photoshoot during your Babymoon is that you’re feeling relaxed, pampered, and beautiful. Consider choosing a photographer who will pamper you by providing wardrobe, hair and makeup, and a full portrait experience.
View the full maternity beach portfolio.
You can reach out about booking a maternity photoshoot here.
The Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Once home to Winter of Dolphin Tale, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a popular attraction for couple’s visiting Clearwater Beach. The aquarium is known for rescue, rehab, and release of injured or ill marine animals, and has a great variety of marine animals to experience and learn about.
Shopping on Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Beach is known for being pedestrian friendly. A boardwalk, shops, and Pier 60 are easily accessible on foot for your enjoyment. Souvenir shops like Hogan’s Beach Shop and Surf Style are located along the Clearwater Beach boardwalk, and if you crave something a bit more sophisticated, Filthy Rich may be just the place for you.
Saltwater Fishing Charter
25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL, Slip 30
Want to relax, but your partner is feeling adventurous? A saltwater fishing charter may be the answer for the guy in your life (we know – some women love to fish too (at least I do!) but please consult your physician to determine if a saltwater fishing charter is safe during this stage of pregnancy). Fishing trips out of Clearwater Beach Marina range from about 4 hours to full day trips. Our favorite charter is The Hight Tide Saltwater Fishing Charter with Captain Derek and DJ. You can reserve your trip by calling 727-277-5520 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.