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10 Best Florida Beach to Chill Out this Summer

Who doesn’t love dipping in sparkling turquoise water on the beach! Soft, white sand under the bare feet feels incredible to walk on, and the sensation of sun on the body makes everyone forget their stress.

So what is the better place than the sunny & warm gorgeous Florida beaches to put you in the mood for a beach vacation? Here are some of the most spectacular ones for you to choose from.

Miami Beach

Miami Beach

If you love engaging with different people while chilling next to turquoise waters then Miami Beach is your ideal choice. Miami Beach is how you describe an authentic beach – lots of sunbathers, and water sports lovers bounding on the water. Miami Beach has seven miles of gorgeous shoreline to spread everyone across.

Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach

With its incredible stretch of coastline, you can even rest your vehicle alongside it. This sanctuary is a notable paradise, especially during spring break. Though the water activities are the best game on-site you can maximize your adventure by discovering other attractions around the beach as well.

The beach has an iconic boardwalk area with countless entertainment stalls including rides, game booths, and delicious food stalls. Don’t forget to sneak inside the famous historical sites such as the Inlet Lighthouse and Mary McLeod Bethune foundation home.

St. George Island State Park Beach

St. George Island State Park Beach

For a stress-free beach day, do visit St. George Island State Park Beach. Stretch across 28-miles of the northern gulf coast, this beach is not so crowded and you can unwind here without many distractions. Paddleboarding, snorkeling, and swimming are the favorite recreational activities here.

Park also allows picnics, campings, and boat ramps. Since the beach faces Apalachicola bay, it’s a great place to see dolphins and wildlife that nests in the sand.

Madeira Beach

Madeira Beach

For a day full of pirate adventure with your friends or family head over to Madeira Beach. Sitting between Mexico’s gulf and St. Petersburg, it’s a heavenly paradise to visit during the summer season.

What makes this sanctuary intriguing to visit is the famous legend. Based on history, the first person inhabitant that settles on the site was a pirate named John LeVique. For water sport enthusiasts, there is paddleboarding, boogie boarding, and jet skiing.

Madeira beach also hosts Seafood Festival at John Pass annually which is attended by thousands of visitors.

Fort Lauderdale Beaches

Fort Lauderdale Beaches

The beaches of Fort Lauderdale are where you would want to go for leisure activities. It’s a tourist hub for leisure vacations with sophisticated hotels, restaurants, and playgrounds only a few steps away from the beach. The boardwalk is the hot spot where events and fun activities usually take place.

Pop up in W Fort Lauderdale, The Ritz-Carlton, or Fort Lauderdale for snacks or drinks or a fine dining experience after a long day on the beach. Overall this beach attracts mostly the wealthy crowd.

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

Situated on Cape Canaveral’s southern region are Florida’s dazzling Atlantic shore and Cocoa Beach. This haven is a prominent beach destination with a cool nickname “Space Coast”. The main highlight of this glorious paradise is the enthralling wave action. It’s an effective draw for hardcore parasailers, surfers, and kiteboarders because it has the biggest waves on the entire east coast.

For other adventures, try a breathtaking visit to the Kennedy Space Center. At Rocket Garden you can see rockets from NASA’s Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs. Kids can ride an astronaut training simulator or go for a shuttle launch experience.

Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach

This paradise proudly showcases irresistible soft, white sand. Besides swimming in the alluring waters, the trendy activity to do here is to take an exciting tour of the Clearwater marine aquarium. It’s a well-known tourist attraction for tourists where they can meet Winter – a dolphin with a prosthetic tail.

I would recommend you time your visit with the clear water Jazz Festival which organize during October month. But if you’re unable to do so, every day during gorgeous sunset you’ll find street performers and craft vendors to keep you entertained while enjoying drinks & delicious food.

For children, there are boats in the shape of a big shark that they would love to ride on, and inflatable water slides to enjoy. Also, you can’t miss Pier 60 located right in the middle of the beach where you can stroll or fish, and is the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

Venice Beach

This paradise in Florida is known for its pre-historic shark teeth which you can find scattered around the fine white sand of this beautiful beach. Besides hunting, visitors may also explore the wildlife by watching dolphins, turtles, and shorebirds roaming around the coastline.

It’s a popular family beach and the public fishing pier is a perfect place to take a walkout over the water to take in the beauty of spectacular ocean waters.

Fort DeSoto

Fort DeSoto

Fort DeSoto is an environmentalist’s favorite beach. Its mesmerizing white sandy beaches are protected as a county park. This heaven has five islands that make up the thousands of acres of paradise.

It’s a nature enthusiast’s hot spot because of the impressive collection of natural treasures including the spectacular mangrove swamps. The beaches are not only for swimming but also the essential habitat for Loggerhead Turtles during peak season from April to September and more than 300 species of native birds.

Bahia Honda State Park

Bahia Honda State Park

Located in the Florida Keys, Bahia Honda is a phenomenal landmark with a historic bridge and some of the best beachcombing and snorkeling. This natural state park has two gorgeous beach areas. Its outer shore is the most spectacular portion and there is a long shallow stretch of water to explore.

The inner beach is more protected from the wind & waves and perfect for strolling. Park also offers Kayak rentals and snorkeling tours to the incredible low-key national marine sanctuary. Warm weather is what makes Florida a captivating beach destination.

Stress-free Time

Stress-free Time

Next time when you plan a beach vacation don’t forget to try as many of these gorgeous beaches as possible and let us know below in the comment section which one was your favorite. Or were there several? Of course, there is a possibility of that, what with all those crystal clear turquoise water there to entice you.