Honeymoon Island

honeymoon islandA part of the continuous set of islands that act as barrier against the ravages of the seas on Florida's west coast, is Honeymoon Island. Honeymoon Island traverses right from Anclote Key down to Cape Romano and is the youngest of the barrier islands estimated by Geologists at 7,000 years old.

Honeymoon Islands first inhabitants were the members of the Tocobaga tribe. By the 16th century, the Spaniards arrived.  Then, came the pirates, trading settlers and the fishermen. A host of unknown diseases and epidemics brought on by the advent of foreigners, slowly wiped out the Tocobagans. By the early 19th century the waves of development were beginning to be felt here too. Explorers brought with them more settlers and gradually this came to be known as the Sand Island. The tropical hurricane of 1948 ravaged this island completely but for the Hog farm here which stemmed the tide of destruction, enough for the islands to be named Hog Islands.

Some more hurricanes and tropical storms in the early 20th century later, the Honeymoon Islands eventually came to be deemed as the perfect honeymooning spot for newlyweds. This was short lived till Pearl Harbor after which the islands were converted into a recuperative zone.

Today, residents here can see nesting locales of the osprey here along with some of the last few slash pine trees. Residents and tourists can go swimming, surfing, fishing, picnicking and bird watching here. Parks and bath houses and nature trails along with concessions for pets make Honeymoon Island one of the most popular beaches in northern Pinellas County.

29 Properties
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$3,950,000
Subdivision: Wall Spgs
8
Beds
6F21/2
Baths
6,933
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
463
Days on Site
U8016283
MLS
A refined statement of modern European elegance, this stunning custom home will thrill the most discerning eye and satisfy the most sophisticated senses. Impeccable design abounds throughout the...
$2,299,000
Subdivision: Myrtle Point Ph 01
4
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
7,935
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
254
Days on Site
U7831534
MLS
WELCOME TO THE CROWN JEWEL OF LAKE TARPON! EXQUISITE TUSCAN-INSPIRED WATERFRONT MASTERPIECE located in the upscale community of Myrtle Point of Lansbrook complete with PRIVATE COVERED BOAT DOCK AND...
$2,298,000
Subdivision: Wall Spgs
9
Beds
8
Baths
7,274
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
191
Days on Site
U8047782
MLS
Escape the day-to-day and indulge in private waterfront living from this sprawling Palm Harbor estate. Tucked away on a private road, surrounded by lush manicured nature, complete with wrap around...
$1,999,999
Subdivision: Sanctuary At Cobbs Landing The
6
Beds
6F21/2
Baths
8,850
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
131
Days on Site
U8054333
MLS
Experience ultimate Lakefront living in this beautifully designed traditional estate situated on a 41,818 square-foot lot with 276' on the wide part of Lake Tarpon. This 8,850 square foot waterfront...
$1,790,000
Subdivision: Harbor Palms
4
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
4,000
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
646
Days on Site
U7827418
MLS
"Pre-construction. To be built". WATERFRONT HOME with BOAT SLIP NOW AVAILABLE. Lot 8 is on the intracoastal waterway of Palm Harbor one of our biggest lots in the community. Approx. 4,000 Sq Ft of...
$1,695,000
Subdivision: Lake Highland Sub
7
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
7,285
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
154
Days on Site
U8051985
MLS
Lake Tarpon Waterfront Estate! Unique 3-story home on 1.2 acres overlooking the west side of Lake Tarpon. This 7+ bedrooms, 5 bathroom estate features 7,285 sq. ft. of living space with a sunken...
$1,600,000
Subdivision: Indian Bluff Island
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,166
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
894
Days on Site
W7631389
MLS
Waterfront home with panoramic, breathtaking Ocean Views (Saint Joseph Sound) in Palm Harbor (30 minutes from Tampa downtown) with direct Gulf access! This beautifully waterfront property has...
$1,200,000
Subdivision: Sutherland Sound Estates
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,380
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
20
Days on Site
U8066556
MLS
Under Construction. WOW!! BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION... W/ DIRECT WATERFRONT PREMIUM HOMESITE IN "SUTHERLAND SOUND ESTATES"! MAGNIFICENT 'WEST INDIES CUSTOM DESIGN"... GORGEOUS! A SUBURBAN WATERFRONT...
$1,096,000
Subdivision: Harbor Palms
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,487
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
642
Days on Site
U7850364
MLS
Under Construction. To be built; BUILDING NOW and Nestled in the heart of OZONA Palm Harbor's newest WATERFRONT development has this GORGEOUS home now available. Harbor Palm's enclave of homes...
Open 12/14
3798 Presidential Drive Palm Harbor, FL 34685
$950,000
Subdivision: Presidents Landing Ph 2
6
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
7,247
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
242
Days on Site
U8041661
MLS
INCREDIBLE BELOW MARKET VALUE at $131 per Square Foot, DIRECT LAKEFRONT LUXURY HOME, Unsurpassed Location- Awesome! Rare-to-Market Lakefront Ch'teau nestled in Gated Presidents Landing on...
$899,000
Subdivision: Lake Highland Sub
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,948
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
132
Days on Site
U8054310
MLS
PARADISE ON LAKE TARPON! AWESOME LAKE FRONT PROPERTY NESTLED ON 1.39 ACRES ON THE BIGGEST LAKE IN PINELLAS COUNTY. INCOME PRODUCING WITH 2 SEPARATE GUEST COTTAGES. RENTAL INCOME TOTALS $2,000 PER...
Open 12/15
136 Carlyle Drive Palm Harbor, FL 34683
$810,000
Subdivision: Indian Bluff Island 3Rd Add
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,970
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
44
Days on Site
U8045514
MLS
Indulge yourself in this opulent community Indian Bluff Island a coastal classic lifestyle you have always dreamed. Galvalume roof installed September 2019! Enjoy waterfront living at its finest....

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