Things to Do in Madeira Beach

Book Your Adventure

We’re right on the water, which makes it easy to rent jet skis, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and more without venturing far from your room. Find out all the things to do in Madeira Beach just a golf-cart ride and a charter away.

Get to Know the Neighbors

men on the salty confusion

Salty Confusion Charters

Enjoy bottom fishing for Snapper and Grouper along with other reef and pelagic species is. Salty Confusion Charters is located on Florida’s West Coast and easy to find out of Madeira Beach, Florida.

Learn More
Luxury yacht docked near Cambria Hotel St. Petersburg"

Bowden’s Luxury Yacht Charters

Hit the beautiful Gulf waters in luxurious style on state-of-the-art boats with five-star licensed captains and crews. Celebrate a special event, host a meeting with a view, and just go out for stellar views of the sunset on one of our boats. Affiliated with our hotel, Bowden’s offers exclusive charters customized to fit your needs.

Set Sail
two yatch next to each other

Charter Finders

Book a private, semi-private, or group charter right from our hotel. With everything from small boats to yachts available, you can make a sunset cruise, shelling expedition, dolphin tour, snorkeling outing, fishing adventure, or any other boating activity part of your vacation.

Go on a Tour
two people wearing a life jacket vest

Barnacle Bills Boats

Join the boating lifestyle without shouldering the costs and responsibilities of owning a boat. Our affordable boat-club memberships include access to a wide selection of boats that can be reserved easily online for your day out on the water.

Hop Aboard
a woman and a man canoeing together

Levique Tours & Rentals

Trace the steps of Madeira Beach’s most famous pirate on a tour of John’s Pass. See local wildlife as you explore the waterways aboard a 12-passenger tiki boat, or take off on a rented Jet Ski, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard. Additional rental services are also available.

Join the Adventure
family having fun on a boat with life jackets on

Salty Boat Rentals

Be the captain of your own expedition aboard a safe, clean, new boat. Book a half-day or full-day rental for up to 12 people right from the hotel’s marina. And if you prefer to keep your adventures on dry land, no problem! New, well-maintained golf carts are available for rent, too.

Take the Helm
a man watching an artifact at the museum

Arts, Museums & Attractions

Discover something new along our shores. From strolling past vibrant murals in hip neighborhoods and enjoying the shops and eateries at St. John’s Pass Village and St. Pete Pier to exploring the largest collection of Dalí works outside of Spain at the Salvador Dalí Museum, there’s always something artsy, cultural, and just plain fun to do.

Plan Your Itinerary
a woman, and a man riding a jet ski

On the Water

Spend your whole getaway by, in, and on the water without doing the same thing twice. Bask in the sunny glow of any of our award-winning beaches and then speed things up on a rented Jet Ski. Whether you charter a boat for an action-packed day of Gulf fishing or prefer the serenity of a sunset cruise, a guided kayak tour, or a paddleboard outing, be sure to pack your swimsuit.

Make Waves
close up image of a detailed sand castle

Events & Festivals

Sunshine and great vibes make St. Pete and Clearwater the ideal destination to gather and celebrate all year. Kicking things off in June with the biggest Pride festival in Florida, the area becomes abuzz with exciting events that include the funky GeckoFest, Clearwater Jazz Holiday, sand sculptors of Sanding Ovations, and countless athletic meets, farmers markets, and more.

What’s Happening
close up of a family having fun on the beach

Something for Everyone

Bring the whole family. There’s plenty for everyone to love, no matter what age, and we are proud to embrace all members of our diverse community. So, fly kites, go shelling, build sand castles (or check out what the professionals can build!), hit Dog Bar, and let your imagination soar from gorgeous piers and museums to the oldest gay bar in Florida!

Welcome Family
Three people are canoeing at the beach

Outdoor Adventures

The beating heart of our landscape and culture, our expanse of natural spaces offer a menu of all manner of outdoor pursuits. Explore land trails on a rented ebike or with just your hiking boots and a desire to be close to beauty, and set off on water adventures where you can admire the skyline from a paddleboard or truly feel like a castaway on an undeveloped barrier island.

Go Outdoors