Vista Inn on Lake Tarpon in Palm Harbor
37611 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684
The Vista Inn on Lake Tarpon in Palm Harbor is a beautiful, waterfront hotel that provides the perfect home base for the Florida vacation that you will never forget!
Located in Palm Harbor just 20 miles from Tampa, we are located near all of Central Florida’s attractions, including a short drive to some of the best Gulf Coast beaches. Our hotel is nestled quaintly around a boat basin that leads to Lake Tarpon, a 2,500-acre recreation area known for great bass fishing and boating.
Every guest room is nonsmoking and features a private balcony with a waterfront view. Enjoy free continental breakfast and Wi-Fi, relax at the outdoor pool and hot tub, and take advantage of our exercise room, meeting facilities and onsite Italian restaurant, Giovanni’s. Small pets under 25 pounds are welcome too.
At the Vista Inn on Lake Tarpon in Palm Harbor, you’ll enjoy exceptional service, comfort and quality at a great value.
Free Continental Breakfast
Outdoor Pool & Spa
Onsite Italian Restaurant
We offer comfort in King, Queen, and Double rooms, with handicap accessible options available. Our rooms come standard with:
- Private balcony with waterfront view
- Free Wi-Fi
- Flat-screen TV with cable programming
- Coffee/tea maker
- Iron & ironing board
Tarpon Sponge Docks – 3.9 miles
The sponge industry helped build a Greek community that is now famous not only for the world’s finest sponges, but for some of the finest Greek restaurants, markets and bakeries in the country.
Salty Waters Fishing Charters – 4.2 miles
Salty Water Fishing Charters provides fishing trips to allow you to have an all-around great day on the salty water! Captain Jimmy Hartley will show you some of the best near-shore fishing in west central Florida. Fishing trips are customized to focus on family fun. With over 20+ years on the local water, Captain Hartley will take you right to tarpon, snook, trout, mackerel and even shark, if you’re up for it. You never know what you’ll catch on your fishing trip!
Fred Howard Park – 5.5 miles
Fred Howard Park consists of 155 acres and provides access to the Gulf of Mexico by a one-mile-long causeway. The white sandy beach is a very popular north county swim area. In addition to swimming, it provides a perfect location for visitors to enjoy many spectacular sunsets. Nesting ospreys and eagles may be viewed by park visitors as they fish for food in the surrounding waters.
Honeymoon Island State Park – 9.4 miles
One of Florida’s best-loved state parks, Honeymoon Island has more than four miles of beach to explore along with a three-mile trail through one of the last remaining virgin slash pine forests. Looking skyward, eagles, osprey and great horned owls can be seen, while ground animals include gopher tortoises, raccoons and armadillos. Swimming, fishing, shelling, hiking and bicycling are all popular activities that make Honeymoon Island State Park an ideal getaway.
Caladesi Island – 10.4 miles (to the Caladesi Honeymoon Island Ferry)
With three miles of pristine beaches accessible only by boat, Caladesi Island is an unspoiled paradise. In addition, it is a magical place for swimming, sun-bathing, picnics, snorkeling or shelling. Also, there’s a ferry that takes you there and back every half hour.
Clearwater Beach – 18 miles
Laid-back Clearwater Beach is known for its namesake stretch of soft, white sand. Clearwater Beach draws visitors year-round for jet-skiing, parasailing and stand-up paddleboarding in its calm waters. In addition, cyclists and rollerbladers glide along a winding beachfront promenade lined with casual seafood restaurants and cafes. At sunset, Pier 60 hosts a nightly festival with street performers and craft vendors.
Giovanni’s Fresh Italian Kitchen – Attached to hotel
Giovanni’s is a family restaurant in Palm Harbor that uses the best ingredients and provides a great atmosphere.
Tarpon Turtle Grill & Marina – 3 miles
Seafood-focused American fare in a modern mission-style space with a booth-equipped waterside deck.
Tarpon Tavern – 3.2 miles
Old-world pub providing burgers and other American eats, plus craft beers, in a 1920s-era building.
Dimitri’s on the Water – 4 miles
Greek dockside stop with indoor and outdoor dining spaces for seafood, salads, spreads and sunset views.
Hellas Bakery & Restaurant – 4 miles
Hellas Bakery & Restaurant, located in Tarpon Springs, is a distributor of fine Greek pastries and specialty desserts.
Mr. Souvlaki – 4 miles
Long-standing eatery serving homestyle Greek dishes plus beer and wine in basic, low-key quarters.
Mykonos – 4 miles
Upbeat Greek spot specializing in grilled seafood and meat plates, plus other traditional, homey fare.
Parthenon Restaurant & Bakery – 4 miles
Greek and Mediterranean food, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill – 4.2 miles
Laid-back, family-owned eatery featuring local seafood, a tiki bar on the water and live music.
Check-In: 3:00 PM Check-Out: 11:00 AM
Early Check-In / Late Check-Out: Must request from Manager.
Cancellation Policy: Must cancel 24 hours prior to 3pm check in or be billed for one night stay plus tax.
Discount Rates: AAA, Corporate, Senior
Age Requirements: Must be 21 years of age to reserve a room. A photo ID and credit card will be required at check-in.
Extra Adult Charge: $10 per adult
Extra Child Charge: No charge
Family Policy: Children age 18 and under stay free with parent.
Pets: Pets under 25 pounds are welcome with a $25 per night per pet fee. Contact Management directly for further limitations to our pet policy.
Rollaway Bed: Unavailable