Bon-Aire Resort Motel
Set on a Gulf of Mexico barrier island at the entrance to Tampa Bay, this laid-back beachfront motel is 10 miles from downtown St. Petersburg.
Airy, modestly furnished rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Upgraded rooms add kitchenettes or full kitchens, and some have ocean views. The 1-bedroom apartments have separate living areas.
There are 2 outdoor pools, a casual bar/grill and a beachfront terrace, plus shuffleboard courts and BBQs. Free parking is available.