The Vibe Clearwater Beaches sugar white sand and tranquil, crystal clear Gulf waters create a gorgeous and captivating environment. Palm trees swaying in the gentle breeze lull you into a relaxed state of mind while exciting water sports satisfy the more adventurous crowd. Full time lifeguards ensure children of all ages can swim and play freely. Clearwater's pristine beaches have been the honored recipient of a number of awards and accolades in nearly every category, from natural beauty and seclusion to best city beach, and from best family beach to recognition for environmental conservation. Parking Parking at Clearwater Beach can be tricky during busy times of the year. Knowing where the lots are and how much it will cost ahead of time will make it a little easier. Try taking and Uber. If your nearby you can bike. Take the trolley--all day pass f or $5.00! Shopping Clearwater Beach offers a variety of shops on Mandalay Avenue and Gulfview Boulevard, everything from souvenirs and resort clothing, to surfing equipment and keepsakes, and everything else under the sun from Ron Jon Surf Shop, wrestling champion Hulk Hogan's memorabilia shop (yes we run into him quite often around here!), The Freaky Tiki, my favorite shop for shorts, tanks and sun dresses, I head to Clearwater Beach every spring to buy my new swimsuit. It really has a great selection of lower priced, for the teens types of suites as well as better constructed suites for us gently aging beach bunnies! Dining Clearwater beach has a wide variety of dining options and culinary experiences from fine dining to relaxed beachside cuisine, but is most well known for its fresh selection of Gulf Coast seafood, especially the Grouper Sandwich, a local favorite. Frenchy's has the most awesome She-Crab Soup and the Barefoot Beach House has the best coffee on the beach.