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.

35 Properties
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$3,600,000
Neighborhood: Baywood Village
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
3,775
Sq.Ft.
1975
Year Built
16
Days on Site
U8247348
MLS
$3,450,000
Neighborhood: Wall Spgs
9
Beds
8
Baths
7,274
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
49
Days on Site
U8244951
MLS
$2,990,000
Neighborhood: St Joseph Sound Estates
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
6,152
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
86
Days on Site
U8240177
MLS
$2,450,000
Neighborhood: Presidents Landing
6
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
7,247
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
299
Days on Site
G5073595
MLS
$2,300,000
Neighborhood: St Joseph Sound Estates
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,003
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
3
Days on Site
U8224985
MLS
$1,994,000
Neighborhood: Baywood Village
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,542
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
160
Days on Site
U8230362
MLS
$1,699,999
Neighborhood: Lake Tarpon Estates
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,756
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
39
Days on Site
U8246428
MLS
$1,375,000
Neighborhood: Ozona Shores 3Rd Add
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,369
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
5
Days on Site
T3541653
MLS
$1,194,500
Neighborhood: Lake Shore Estates 3Rd Add
5
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,280
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
248
Days on Site
W7859770
MLS
$1,175,000
Neighborhood: Baywood Village Sec 2
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,725
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
45
Days on Site
W7865262
MLS
$1,100,000
Neighborhood: St Joseph Sound Estates
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,502
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
16
Days on Site
W7866302
MLS
$999,000
Neighborhood: Baywood Village Sec 2
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,898
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
166
Days on Site
U8229583
MLS

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