St Pete Beach vacation rentals are the place to enjoy all that this Floridian town has to offer. Located just off Pinellas County mainland on Pinellas Peninsula, St Pete Beach is a barrier island community and prime West Florida coast vacation destination for travelers the world over. It is also a popular winter residence for people from other parts of the United States, Canada and Europe. Originally called St. Petersburg Beach, the name was officially changed to St. Pete Beach in 1994 to differentiate the tourist spot from nearby St. Petersburg. St. Pete Beach boasts pristine white sand beaches, warm Gulf of Mexico waters on the West and Tampa Bay on the East. Visitors can enjoy kayaking, spotting dolphins frolicking in the Gulf waters, taking a ferry to nearby Caladesi Island State Park to explore its natural wonders, wandering through top-notch art museums, strolling through downtown or just relaxing. No matter what your vacation intentions, you can be assured of a restful, memorable stay in a St Pete Beach vacation rental.