There's a San Antonio, Florida? YES!

A Tampa Suburb

San Antonio, Florida AKA “SAN ANN” has been one of Greater Tampa Bay’s best kept secrets.   It’s a small incorporated city in Pasco County about 25 miles north of Tampa with that ever-so-popular small town feeling.  The  centerpiece of San Antonio, Florida is the park which is surrounded by charming homes, an old fire station, a church, and Post Office. San Antonio, Florida allows a rare ability to unwind while also being so accessible to entertainment spots around.

San Antonio is located about 12 minutes north of Wesley Chapel and is a quick drive to some of the area’s popular amenities like Tampa Premium Outlets and Krate at the Grove. Tampa International Airport is about a 40 minute ride, along with Orlando and the beautiful Gulf Beaches being within an hour & a half.

San Antonio, Florida has both perks of being a small, tight-knit town with local hangouts and community while also being so close to the ever-booming Greater Tampa area. San Antonio enjoys the neighboring small towns of Dade City, Saint Leo, Lake Jovita community, and the great growth of Wesley Chapel.

About 2 miles from the center of town and outside the city limits of San Antonio) is the new & growing community of Mirada.  Mirada is home to the LARGEST CRYSTAL LAGOON in the entire country.  Mirada brings  restaurants, shopping & business opportunities to the community.  If you are looking for a new construction home on standard lot sizes then you may want to look in Mirada.  But if you are open to living in an existing home then perhaps the city of San Antonio, Florida will work for you!

Note: The San Ann area is home to two Active Adult communities: Medley at Mirada (click for video) & Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club.

*Ride times can be different based on time of day & traffic conditions*

Things to Do in San Antonio, Florida

Dining & Shopping & Other Local Businesses in and around San Antonio, Florida

Want to Eat & Shop Local?  Well, San Antonio, Florida has a few places for you to enjoy.  Some of these place are destination spots for weekend warriors (motorcycle enthusiasts) and cyclists.   Are you a bike riding enthusiast? Riders love to visit the San Antonio, Florida area because of it’s scenic rides and rolling hills. We have provided a list of some local spots below, but you may want to visit nearby Dade City for more options as San Antonio, Florida is quite small & the residents like it that way!


Bloom San Ann

Pancho’s Villa Mexican 352-588-3037

Al’s Famous Pizza 352-588-4422

Tasty Tokyo Japanese 352-668-9788

On Q Smokehouse Grill 352-668-4821


San Ann Pottery 

Rustic Pearl

Tangerine Hill


Newlon Services PA, TAX & ACCOUNTING

Roatan Charter – A Full Service Travel Agency

Schambeau Chiropractic

Southern Style Salon

Magnolia Pharmacy

San Antonio Citizens FCU


Advent Health San Antonio

Cerillo Dentist

Matters of Beauty


An Active Community

Outside & Inside options in and around San Antonio, Florida

If you live in the city limits of San Antonio, Florida then you will be able to easily enjoy the rolling hills & parks.  If you prefer to pump iron or swim laps then you can join the state of the art Wellness Center at Saint Leo University which is adjacent to San Antonio and overlooks Clear Lake, also known as Lake Jovita.

How about fishing?  The community fishing dock is located on the shores of Lake Jovita (temporarily closed for renovation).  Launching a kayak is also possible at this location.

Cyclists meet up at the San Antonio, Florida Athletic Complex weekly to ride the rolling hills in the area.

San Antonio, Florida is also a Golf Cart Friendly community. However, you will see a lot of people walking and jogging throughout the day.  The quiet neighborhood streets are perfect for enjoying a leisurely stroll!  But the hills on the neighboring Saint Leo Campus provide a challenge for even the most experienced runners.

To find out more about living in San Antonio or want more information about San Antonio FL Real Estate just give us a call at 813-263-8644.

Did you know…

The city of San Antonio, Florida was founded in 1881 by Edmund F. Dunne and established as a Catholic colony.

On the nearby Saint Leo University campus, there’s a sign dedicated to Edmund F. Dunne and his founding of both the town of Saint Leo and San Antonio. San Antonio holds many benefits being such a close neighbor to the local university down the street!