Bayway Isles is a prestigious, 24 hour guarded, deed restricted island community of over 200 families. Consisting of two main islands, Bayway extends southward from the Pinellas Bayway into the aqua colored warm waters of Boca Ciega Bay. Most of the homes have a waterfront view across Boca Ciega Bay, while others enjoy the views across the water toward Eckerd College. Unlike other nearby island communities, Bayway Isles is located within the City of St. Petersburg affording its residents all the amenities of a growing and prosperous city including excellent fire and police protection, libraries and a wide range of cultural and sports events. The residents of Bayway Isles enjoy an island lifestyle and agree that their community has been a well-kept secret for many years. The neighborhood is located adjacent to the famous St. Pete Beach and close to public schools, Eckerd College, grocery and boutique shops, hospitals, banks and restaurants. The residents occupations range from physicians and attorneys to entrepreneurs. The neighborhood has an added convenience with a local country store featuring gourmet meats, food and wine.