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.

8 Properties
$4,750,000
Subdivision: Indian Bluff Island 2Nd Add
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,366
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
58
Days on Site
U8133669
MLS
A masterful achievement of concept and design, this stunning designer ready, 3-story 4,366 sqft gated rear facing west Gulf of Mexico home showcases exquisite craftsmanship, cutting edge design from...
$2,350,000
Subdivision: Baywood Village
5
Beds
4
Baths
4,525
Sq.Ft.
1966
Year Built
60
Days on Site
U8134099
MLS
SUPER REMODELED 5 BEDROOM GULF FRONT COLONIAL. MAJOR RENOVATION IN 2012. ALL NEW INTERIOR PAINT, FLOORS, KITCHEN AND BATHS. 3 HVACS. ONE REPLACED IN 2012, ONE IN 2014 AND THE THIRD REPLACED IN 2019....
Open 10/16
316 Hillpoint Dr Palm Harbor, FL 34683
$800,000
Subdivision: Ozona Shores 3Rd Add
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,370
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
24
Days on Site
T3331163
MLS
Auction Property. !! AUCTION!! The List price is the Opening Bid. Property will be SOLD LIVE ONSITE on Sat October 16th at 10 AM. Sold Free and Clear of ALL Liens. The TRUE Florida Lifestyle is...
$425,000
Subdivision: Fresh Water Estates
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,610
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
23
Days on Site
U8137850
MLS
Imagine coming home to this waterfront home, nestled on Lake Tarpon. Weekends and vacations spent on your pontoon boat, docked in your own backyard. This three bedroom, three bathroom home is truly...
$399,000
Subdivision: Baywood Village
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,196
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
90
Days on Site
U8128186
MLS
CANAL FRONT with access to the Gulf of Mexico. This charming home has two bedrooms, one bathroom and a one car garage.
The seawall is concrete and owner has drawings for a dock. Just recently...
$398,000
Subdivision: Ryans Woods
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,600
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
20
Days on Site
U8137931
MLS
For the nature lover, an attractive 3 bedroom 2.5 bath townhouse located in Ozona/Palm Harbor with many extras. Kayak or paddleboard from the saltwater canal in your backyard to Southerland Bayou...
$355,000
Subdivision: Lake Tarpon Mobile Home Village
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,952
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
9
Days on Site
U8119420
MLS
LIVE ON BEAUTIFUL LAKE TARPON. Beautifully remodeled 3BR/3BA Lake Front home (new kitchen, new electrical system (including new plugs & switches in renovated section), new floors, new paneling, new...
$299,000
Subdivision: Crystal Bay M/H Club Inc Unrec
2
Beds
2
Baths
854
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
17
Days on Site
U8138456
MLS
Welcome to this 55+ waterfront home located in the Crystal Bay Mobile Home Club! Enjoy views of the water all day long from the comfort of your own home. Step outside to your private outdoor area and...

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