Coquina Key / Neighborhood Profile

Venture a short distance beyond St. Petersburg and immerse yourself in the idyllic enclave of Coquina Key, a jewel nestled in the southern reaches of St. Petersburg, Florida. This picturesque neighborhood, graced with verdant, tree-lined avenues, offers a serene retreat with its splendid waterfront vistas and intimate proximity to the bay. It is a haven for boating enthusiasts, proudly hosting the Waterside Yacht Club, and boasts Coquina Key Park—a verdant oasis with playgrounds, a dog park, and facilities for a perfect family day out.

Within this Pinellas County treasure resides a close-knit community of 3,984 residents, celebrated for its vibrant quality of life and a strong sense of ownership. Coquina Key, affectionately known as “The Friendly Island” from a 1950s neighborhood contest, is steeped in history, with tales of rumrunners adorning its past. It’s a place where diverse families and young professionals gather, drawn by the area’s progressiveness and the excellence of its local schools.

A short jaunt from the bustling heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Coquina Key presents an array of waterfront living options—from majestic Spanish-influenced estates to practical ranch homes alongside luxurious condos and townhomes. Embrace the allure of waterfront properties, with selections ranging from $250,000 to $1.9 million, offering breathtaking views, direct water access, and private boat docks. For those who fancy a taste of local cuisine, the area is dotted with charming eateries like Munch’s Diner, Mullets Fish Camp, and Southside Coffee—a mural near these spots adds a splash of artistic flair to the dining experience. Coquina Key is not just a place to live; it’s a lifestyle where tranquility meets convenience, and every sunset over the bay reminds us of Florida’s unmatched beauty.

If you’re interested in new home construction in Coquina Key or anywhere in the St. Petersburg area, contact us at Winway Homes. Winway Homes is locally owned, and he has more than 20 years of experience building custom homes in Pinellas County and the surrounding areas.