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There’s nothing like the feeling of your toes in the sand with the sound of ocean waves lapping against the shore. Slather on some sunscreen, and escape to your own beach paradise when you stay at Anclote River Resort, conveniently located between numerous beach options—each with their own distinct appeal and amenities.

“Numerous beach options—each with their own distinct appeal and amenities.”

Stroll over to adjacent Anclote River Park, where you’ll find a 300-foot swim beach shaded with swaying palm trees. Play a game of volleyball or horseshoes, and see if you can spot dolphins, fish, sea turtles, and crabs. This park is also part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail, known for its abundance of bird species, so bring your binoculars. Playgrounds and picnic areas make this an ideal gathering place for the whole family.

For a more bustling beach scene, take the resort shuttle to nearby Fred Howard Park, where a sprawling white-sand beach, picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball field, wind surfing area, fishing area, boat launches, and beach showers offer all the attractions and amenities your family could want for both relaxation and recreation.

Looking to enjoy some sand and sunshine without the crowds? Go on an adventure to pristine, undeveloped beaches when you kayak or take a ferry to Anclote Key Preserve State Park, just 3 miles off the coast of Tarpon Springs. Lay out your beach towel to read and sunbathe, fire up the grill to enjoy lunch al fresco, keep an eye out for more than 43 species of birds, and stroll to the 1887 lighthouse for picturesque views. Surrounded by blue-green waters as far as the eye can see, this is a true sandbar experience for an unforgettable beach vacation. No provisions are offered on the island, so be sure to grab some water, snacks, and supplies at the resort before you go.

Before hitting the beach, talk with your Wanderful Concierge Specialist for the ultimate menu of beach amenities. Pick up beach towels and shade umbrellas, or make a day of it with kites, lawn games, and sandcastle kits. Our onsite restaurants can pack a cooler with refreshing drinks and a picnic, so all you have to bring is your swimsuit and favorite pair of sunglasses.

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Where River Meets Sea and Adventure Luxury

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Where River Meets Sea and Adventure Luxury

If you’re a traveler who wants to experience the best of Florida’s natural adventures, the Anclote River Resort offers an unparalleled opportunity. Located where the Anclote River meets the Gulf of Mexico in the coveted Tampa Bay region, this coastal playground offers America’s best beaches, pristine barrier islands, vast wildlife trails and nature preserves.

Boating, fishing, scalloping, hiking, kayaking, scuba diving, bird watching, the recreation is endless and it’s all yours to enjoy in an environment of breathtaking natural beauty. Nearby cultural offerings also offer exciting explorations, from the charming Greek community of Tarpon Springs to the vibrant waterfront scenes of St. Petersburg and Tampa, offering one-of-a-kind dining, shopping, nightlife, museums, galleries and performing arts.

Roam Sweet Roam

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Roam Sweet Roam

Offering dog-friendly cottages and luxury RV sites, the Anclote River Resort will be a community of adventurous travelers who like to get into the wild without roughing it. Resort-style amenities including a pool, clubhouse, restaurant and bar will be gathering places for those who appreciate luxury along with the laid-back Floridian lifestyle. As our guest here, you’ll always have a place for family and friends to be welcomed and share the amazing experiences with you.

Creating a RV Resort Unlike Any Other

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Creating a RV Resort Unlike Any Other

The Anclote River Resort draws on a longstanding tradition of hospitality excellence. Elite Resorts is a leading luxury RV resort developer in Florida and Connecticut with a seasoned management team dedicated to exceeding expectations. This partnership brings together the best of both worlds to ensure a phenomenal experience.

See How Wanderful Life Can Be

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