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About Us


Welcome to the VISTA Inn Lake Tarpon​

We are a beautiful, waterfront hotel, nestled quaintly around a boat basin, which leads to Lake Tarpon.  Lake Tarpon is a 2500 acre sports and recreation lake, known for spectacular bass fishing and is centrally located to all of Central Florida's attractions and Gulf Beaches.  Relax around the pool or whirlpool tub after a fun filled day of fishing, boating, golfing, sunning or sightseeing.  

Free Continental Breakfast
24 hour Front Desk
High speed wireless internet 
Small Pets Allowed with

Amenities & Property Features


  • Free Continental Breakfast
  • 24 hour Front Desk
  • High speed wireless internet 
  • Small Pets Allowed with Fee in specified rooms only 
  • Micro/Fridge
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Exercise Gym
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Board Room
  • FREE Parking
  • Boat Slips Available
  • Cable TV

Check-In:  3:00 PM     
Check-Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation Policy:  Guest must cancel by 3 PM local ho

Hotel Information

Check-In:  3:00 PM     
Check-Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation Policy:  Guest must cancel by 3 PM local hotel time at least 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty charge equal to 100% of your stay.
Discount Rates:  Government and Corporate bookings must provide proof of ID at check-in.
Age Requirements:  Guest must be 21 years of age to reserve a room.  Proof of ID will be required at check-in.
Extra Adult Charge: $10 Per adult

Pet Friendly Rooms
We accept small pets under 25 pounds.  A $25 USD per day per pet fee will be charged at check in. Pets allowed only in specified pet rooms, limited number of rooms.  Non-refundable

Large Rooms

Things To Do

Tarpon Sponge Docks

A Greek Community that is now famous not only for the worlds finest sponges, but for some of the fin

The Sponge Industry helped build a Greek Community that is now famous not only for the worlds finest sponges, but for some of the finest Greek Restaurants, Markets, and Bakeries in the Country.  

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Honeymoon Island


Honeymoon Island State Park is a Florida State Park located on Honeymoon Island, a barrier island across St. Joseph's Sound from Palm Harbor, Ozona, and Crystal Beach. The park is 385 acres in land area with 2,400 acres submerged and 4 miles of beach.

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Caladesi Island


Caladesi Island State Park is a Florida State Park located on Caladesi Island in the Gulf of Mexico, across St. Joseph Sound to the west of Dunedin, Florida, and north of Clearwater Beach.  There's a ferry that takes you there and back every half hour. 

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Fred Howard Park


Fred Howard Park consists of 155 acres and is located on the Gulf of Mexico.   Fred Howard Park's location provides access to the Gulf of Mexico by a 1-mile long causeway. The white sandy beach is a very popular north county swim area and also 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. 

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Clearwater Beach


Laid-back Clearwater Beach is known for its namesake stretch of soft, white sand, which draws visitors year-round for jet-skiing, parasailing, and stand-up paddleboarding in its calm waters. Cyclists and rollerbladers glide along a winding beachfront promenade lined with casual seafood restaurants and cafes. Come sunset, Pier 60 hosts a nightly festival with street performers and craft vendors. 

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Salty Waters Fishing Charters


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 built custom to focus on family fun. With over 20+ years on the local water, Captain Jimmy Hartley will take you right to Refish, Tarpon, Snook, Trout, Mackerel, and even shark if you’re up for it! You never know what to you’ll catch on your fishing trip! 

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Vista Inn Lake Tarpon

37611 Us Route 19, Palm Harbor, Florida 34684, United States

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