The Tampa Bay Area Sights

Upham Beach

  • 900 Gulf Way Map It
  • St. Pete Beach
  • Beach–Sight

Published 09/17/2015

Fodor's Review

One of the most notable things about this popular beach is the series of large objects that look like yellow school buses buried in the sand. These are actually designed to stabilize the shoreline (this beach is known for rapid erosion). The structures, called T-groins, may not please the eye, but that doesn't keep locals from flocking here. Upham is a wide beach with tons of natural landscaping, and it's near Postcard Inn and the TradeWinds. Amenities: food and drink; showers; toilets. Best for: partiers; sunset; swimming; walking.

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900 Gulf Way, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 33706, United States

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Published 09/17/2015

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