Inspired by the breezy and laid-back atmosphere of old-fashioned Florida beach towns, the gated waterfront community of MiraBay offers a unique blend of coastal architecture, upscale amenities and first-class services in a relaxed and connected community located central to the vibrant Gulf Coast cities of Tampa, Sarasota and St. Petersburg.
MiraBay harbors a beautiful selection of single-family homes and elegant custom estates surrounding a 135-acre saltwater lagoon, with private fitness, swimming and tennis facilities, a spacious community clubhouse and a 1,000-acre virgin mangrove forest reserve. Many homes offer direct canal or lagoon frontage and backyard boat docks, while all MiraBay residents enjoy easy access to world-class boating and fishing on Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
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Acreage 750 acres (300 hectares)
Gatehouse Two gatehouses monitor vehicular traffic to MiraBay 24-hours a day.
Club Structure Homeowners at MiraBay are members of the private MiraBay Club, providing privileged access to the club's extensive social and recreational amenities.
Clubhouse A 10,000-square-foot clubhouse overlooking the lagoon serves as the social and recreational heart of the community, with a 4,000-square-foot meeting and event space on the second floor.
Tennis The MiraBay Racquet Club features five night-lit Har-Tru championship tennis courts, with a tennis pro on staff to organize clinics, lessons, leagues and tournaments..
Recreation MiraBay's full-time activities director organizes an active program of social and recreational activities for all ages, including fishing tournaments, movie nights and local excursions. The property also offers community playgrounds and two full-size basketball courts.
Golf Nearby The only Robert Trent Jones Sr. signature golf course on Florida's west coast is located right next door at the Apollo Beach Golf Club, a beautiful semi-private facility with optional membership privileges. Numerous other golfing venues are located throughout the Tampa Bay area, including two 18-hole Arnold Palmer signature courses at the Saddlebrook Resort, world headquarters of the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy.
Boating Private backyard boat docks and easy access to Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico make MiraBay an ideal choice for recreational boating enthusiasts. Canal homes have direct bay access, while lagoon homes have access to the bay via an on-site boat lift. The Outfitters at MiraBay provide kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and sun sailfish boats, available to all MiraBay residents to use out on our beautiful 135 acre lagoon.
Fishing MiraBay residents are poised to enjoy a wide range of year-round fishing opportunities, from bay and coastal fishing for snook, redfish and bass to big game fishing on the Gulf of Mexico for tarpon, sailfish, barracuda and shark.
Swimming The pool pavilion at MiraBay is reminiscent of the grand beach resorts of South Florida, with water views, swaying palms, a poolside café, a junior Olympic lap pool, a relaxing zero-entry pool and a separate children's pool with its own lounge deck.
Health & Fitness The MiraBay fitness center is stocked with full circuit Nautilus Nitro total body weight training equipment. Personal trainers are on staff and a full calendar of aerobic, cycling and yoga classes in a dedicated studio are available. The facility houses a private stretching room, as well as an indulgent day spa offering a full range of massage and beauty treatments. All of this, plus lovely views of the pool and lagoon, is what make health and fitness at MiraBay unique.
Shopping & Dining MiraBay is convenient to an outstanding selection of restaurants, supermarkets, shopping malls and commercial services, all within easy driving distance. On-site food and beverage options include the poolside Galley Café and the Admiral's Lounge. The MiraBay Village, anchored by SweetBay Supermarket, features shopping and dining within biking or walking distance.
Health Care South Bay Hospital located less than 5 miles from the development provides around-the-clock emergency care and a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. Coming soon to the area, just 6 miles away, is the brand new St. Joseph’s Hospital South, expected completion date is 2015.
Area Attractions The Tampa Bay region is known for an appealing mix of beautiful beaches and sophisticated urban pleasures, with excellent museums, performing arts venues, professional sporting events, theme parks and the renowned Florida Aquarium.
Location MiraBay is centrally located in Southshore between Tampa, Sarasota and St. Petersburg, about 90 minutes from Orlando and four hours from Miami, Palm Beach and Jacksonville.
Homes For Sale Priced from the mid $200,000s to $1.5 million+
MiraBay Homebrewers Share Love of Beer Apollo Beach, Fla. (August 31, 2015) – You don’t have to look far these days to find craft beer. Tampa Bay has made an international name for its outstanding independent breweries. That interest has also helped support homebrewing clubs, like the one started in the MiraBay community more than a year ago.
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