South Tampa is a region in the city of Tampa that includes the neighborhoods of Beach Park, Ballast Point, Bayshore Beautiful, Bayshore Gardens, Bayside West, Belmar Shore, Davis Islands, Port Tampa, Fair Oaks-Manhattan Manor, Golfview, Hyde Park, New Suburb Beautiful, Virginia Park, Palma Ceia, Rattlesnake Gandy-Sun Bay South, South Westshore, parts of Sunset Park and Courier City-Oscawana. MacDill Air Force Base is also included.
Largely residential, South Tampa is known for shopping, with lively MacDill Avenue home to upscale boutiques and independent eateries offering global fare. The active MacDill Air Force Base offers pre-booked tours. Green spaces include Ballast Point Park, with a pier into Hillsborough Bay and a play area, and canine-friendly Picnic Island Beach Dog Park, popular for picnics and ball games, overlooking Old Tampa Bay.