Live Near the Best Places to Visit in Florida

Tampa is an ideal locale for domestic travelers and residents seeking beautiful beaches, great weather and a tropical city vibe. It is home to one of the busiest cruise ports in the Sunshine State and a nationally ranked airport, and enjoys drivable proximity to Orlando, Sarasota and an array of popular Florida destinations.

Now is a perfect time to start planning your next adventure, and discover all the fun things to do in Tampa and in the nearby Florida vacation spots.


Port Tampa Bay, also known as the Port of Tampa, is the largest port in the state of Florida. Located in the bustling downtown Channel District, Port Tampa Bay is one of the premier Florida cruise ports and ranks among the nation’s most popular departure ports for western Caribbean cruises.

Tampa currently homeports vessels from three cruise lines, offering a variety of 4, 5, 6 and 14-day itineraries. In 2020, Port Tampa Bay will homeport vessels for up to six cruise lines, including:

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • MSC Cruises

When you’re ready to embark on your next sea voyage, you’ll find Port Tampa Bay less than ten miles from your future home at Marina Pointe.


Located just up the road from Marina Pointe and the Westshore Marina District, Tampa International Airport (TPA) is ranked among the nation’s best medium-sized airports and hosted a record 22.2 million guests in 2019. This airport is often praised by local and national press for its innovative design, efficient service, positive on-site experiences and even its signature “Spirit of Flight” cocktail.

The popular Tampa airport is served by more than 20 major air carrier airlines and four regional airlines, which allow visitors to fly into and out of Tampa to 93 nonstop destinations.

Tampa airport’s premier airlines include:

  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Delta Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Silver Airways
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United

If you’re landing in TPA, you can easily rent a car and venture out to the Gulf beaches of St. Pete and Clearwater, the white-sand isles and cultural hub of Sarasota, and even the theme parks and attractions of Orlando. If you’re flying out of TPA, carriers such as Silver Airways, Southwest and American Airlines will swiftly transport you to coastal Florida destinations such as Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Key West and Pensacola.


Marina Pointe’s luxury waterfront condominiums from the mid-$700,000s are now available in the heart of the Westshore Marina District, where residents can walk to shops, dine on the water and enjoy a state-of-the-art marina and boat slips on their doorstep. Contact us today to schedule your private presentation.