I love anything to do with the ocean. What are some fun things to do on the water in St. Pete?

Bright sunshine, sparse fluffy clouds, the sand between your toes… does reading this want make you want to make a B line for the beach? If so, moving into one of the apartments in St. Pete will seem like heaven to you. Just minutes away from beautiful St. Pete beach, you'll have so many options for fun by the water that you'll be extra tan in no time! Don't forget to bring your sunscreen, however, because we don't want you to burn to a crisp and spend the next few days in aloe vera. Get your bathing suit ready and check out some of these fun places to visit below!

If you're brand new to the area, you might just want to enjoy a relaxing day at one of the award-winning beaches near St. Petersburg apartments. This strip of beach boasts an average of 361 days of sunshine per year so you'll have plenty of opportunities to go for a quick dip and lounge on the sand. One of the more pleasant aspects of this beach is its soft, puffy sand, unlike other Florida beaches with rougher, grittier sand! While you're enjoying some time out of the water, you may also want to try your luck at catching some fish. St. Pete beach has 260 miles of shoreline for you to fish from, with native fish like grouper, mullet and sheepshead. If you didn't bring a fishing pole, you can always rent one from the pier, including some enticing bait options available for purchase.

For more adventurous individuals, there are many places offering jet ski and wave runner rentals all along the beach near apartments in St. Pete. Frenchy's Jet Ski and Boat Rentals, for example, will give you the opportunity to rent a jet ski, wave runner, power boat, or kayak and ride it along the intracoastal waterway, Gulf of Mexico, Shell Island, John's Pass, and the general beach area. They even offer guided tours on jet skis and wave runners. If you're looking for some truly unique boat tours, don't forget to check out one of the many dolphin boat tours available all throughout the week. Snap some photos of these beautiful creatures, who will often swim extremely close to the boat, and hang the prints up on the wall of your new place! We're sure you'll have friends lining up to visit you in one of your new St. Petersburg apartments so they can tag along and join your ocean adventures.

Having the beach so close by is a blessing for most ocean lovers, but there are plenty of things to do if you get tired of wading in the water. Apartments near St. Pete will bring you close to other water-based entertainment, such as diving tours with Jim's Dive Shop, sliding down the High Tide Slide, or enjoying all the fun areas in Splash Tide Water Park. Stock up on sunglasses, hats, and some quirky resort wear and take advantage of all your new area has to offer!

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