Playa Escondida - St. Petersburg, FL

Quick Facts

Price Range
Low $600s - Low $900s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1978 - 1978
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Playa Escondida Overview

Playa Escondida is a well-established active lifestyle community in St. Petersburg, Florida. Playa Escondida, which means “Hidden Beach,” consists of 43 spacious attached homes, many of which offer panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean or the Isla Del Sol Golf Course. The sought-after location along the Central Gulf Coast puts residents within 30 minutes of world-class golf courses, pristine beaches, museums, and two international airports.

Homebuyers looking for attached homes for sale on the water in St. Petersburg, FL will enjoy all that Playa Escondida has to offer.

Playa Escondida Amenities & Lifestyle

Residents of Playa Escondida have access to a heated outdoor pool, patio, dock, and fishing pier. The grounds of the community feature tropical landscaping and an athletic court for either tennis or pickleball. As a luxury feature, residents have access to a private beach.

Playa Escondida residents enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners' association that takes care of common area maintenance, pool service, cable, roof repair, recreational facilities, water, and trash removal. With more free time, residents can take advantage of the community's amenities and explore shared interests with neighbors.

Playa Escondida Homes & Real Estate

Built in 1978, the well-established Playa Escondida community consists of 43 attached homes. The two-story homes range from approximately 1,670 to 2,120 square feet with three bedrooms plus dens, two-and-a-half or three bathrooms, and attached one- or two-car garages.

Many homes feature open concept floor plans, living rooms with vaulted ceilings, gourmet kitchens with breakfast bars, and spacious first-floor master suites with walk-in closets and spa-like en suite bathrooms. The upstairs lofts provide additional space for bonus rooms, guest bedrooms, offices, and private balconies.

Additional features in some homes include covered decks, lanais, guest suites, built-in storage, porcelain tile floors, and granite countertops. Many homes offer panoramic views of the Isla Del Sol Golf Course or the scenic waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Surrounding Area

Playa Escondida is located in St. Petersburg, just 7 miles southwest of the city's downtown area, putting residents within easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities.

Residents of Playa Escondida find themselves close to any conveniences they may need, including Publix, Save A Lot, ALDI, Winn-Dixie, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, and Sam’s Club. Pharmacy needs can be met at CVS, Walgreens, and Baydoun Pharmacy.

Playa Escondida is also close to multiple health care providers, including Bayfront Health-St. Petersburg, Palms of Pasadena Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, BayCare Medical Ground Primary Care, Kindred Hospital Bay Area St. Petersburg, and Bayfront Health Convenient Care.

When homeowners are looking for entertainment in the area, they can travel along Gulf Boulevard and Interstate 275, which are lined with restaurants, bars, and shops. There are also a variety of attractions in the area, including Palladium Theatre St. Petersburg, Museum of Fine Arts, Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, The Salvador Dalí Museum, Duke Energy Center for the Arts, Chihuly Collection, The Pinball Arcade Museum, and Tropicana Field, the home baseball stadium of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Homeowners who want to get outside will find plenty of options to explore in the area. There are multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from, including Shell Key Preserve, Fort De Soto Park, Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, Maximo Park, Egmont Key State Park, Terra Ceia Preserve State Park, and Clam Bayou Nature Park. Nearby beaches along the Gulf Coast include Pass-A-Grille Beach, St. Pete Beach, and North Beach at Fort De Soto Park.

Golfers will also find multiple courses to play nearby, including Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club, St. Petersburg Country Club, Twin Brooks Golf Course, Pasadena Yacht & Country Club, Vinoy Golf Club, and the Mangrove Bay and Cypress Links Golf Courses.

Residents who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck as they can drive 10 minutes to Downtown St. Petersburg and 30 minutes to Tampa, providing easy access to everything these cities have to offer. For longer trips, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is only 20 minutes away and Tampa International Airport is a half-hour away.


Check back soon for more information on the model collections and floor plans available in Playa Escondida.

Playa Escondida Amenities

Amenities at Playa Escondida include:

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Tennis Court
  • Pickleball Court
  • Fishing Pier
  • Beach Access

Playa Escondida Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Playa Escondida. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Fishing
  • Pickleball
  • Tennis

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