An ideal family resort set on 18 lush acres just off the Gulf of Mexico, TradeWinds Resort offers a variety of recreational activities and children's programs daily. Explore a quarter mile of interior waterways on a paddle boat, play tennis, work out at the fitness center, relax with spa services and enjoy watersports at the beach. There is something for everyone here--come join!
585 Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms Available, Beach Volleyball, 5 Swimming Pools, Watersports*, Meeting and Convention Facilities, Spa and Salon Services*, Fitness Center, On-Site Shopping, Business Center, Dry Cleaning/Laundry Service*, Concierge, Children's Program, Babysitting*, Car Rental*, Parking, 24-Hour Security, 7 Restaurants, 2 Bars/Lounges.
* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.
Room Categories and Descriptions
Room amenities include alarm clock, air conditioning, central heating, AM/FM radio/CD player, hairdryer, microwave, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, cable TV, telephone with voicemail, refrigerator, coffee maker, mini-bar, toaster. Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.
Standard - Our Standard Hotel Room comes with two double beds or king bed may be available. This room comes with a window and entrance off the walkway, flat screen high definition TV, pillow top bed, wet bar area with mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, dishware and stocked mini-bar. 300 sq ft.
Tropical View - Overlook lush, tropical landscape and the calming meandering waterway from your balcony in our Tropical Hotel Room. With shades of sage green and toasted gold, this room is furnished with two queen beds or one king bed upon request. 300 sq ft.
Gulf Front - Enjoy spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and unforgettable luminous sunsets from your balcony in our Gulf Front Hotel Room. Custom-made furniture lends a British West Indies feel while soothing tropical colors welcome you. These rooms come with a balcony and two queen beds or king bed upon request. 300 sq ft.
Poolview Suite - Only steps away from the beachfront pool and Flying Bridge restaurant, the Poolside Suites are a popular choice. These suites offer two double beds plus a double-size sofa bed in the separate living area. Enjoy brilliant sunsets from your balcony on the second floor or walk out to the pool from your patio on first floor suites.
Gulf Front Suite - Wake up to breathtaking views of Florida's white sand beaches and drift away as you watch the sun melt beyond the horizon. Gulf Front Suites come with two double beds in a separate bedroom and a pull out sofa bed. Patios are available with first floor units. 432 sq ft.
One Bedroom Suite Tropical / Pool View - Our Tropical One Bedroom Suite is the ideal place to stay when you need a little more room. With a well-appointed living area, this suite offers a double-size sofa bed and two queen beds in a separate bedroom. New lighting, bed linens, lightweight coverlets and bed scarves, natural stone travertine flooring and flat screen HD TV's are a few of the new amenities to be enjoyed as you admire the views of the lush tropical landscape and meandering waterway from your balcony. 536 sq ft.
TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort offers the following restaurants:
Palm Court - Boasting artfully prepared meals and uncompromising service, this elegant bistro combines contemporary eclectic with traditional favorites, including beef, lamb, chicken, seafood and unique pasta dishes. Dine indoors or under the stars on the courtyard patio. Don't miss our spectacular Sunday brunch! Open for lunch and dinner. Also featuring the most extensive wine list on the beach.
Bermuda's - Casual and bright with carved whitewashed woodwork, Bermudas presents aged cuts of Angus beef, fresh Gulf seafood, and unique regional specialties. Enjoy friendly service in a festive atmosphere with a spectacular beach view. A traditional breakfast buffet, is offered seasonally, while an a la carte menu, is offered daily. Children's menu available. Open for breakfast and dinner.
Flying Bridge - This authentic floating Florida cracker cottage is permanently docked over the meandering Island Grand waterway, ushering paddleboats beneath and guests attired in beach and casual clothing inside. The fare includes nachos, shrimp jammers and other appetizers, plus salads, burgers, grouper and chicken sandwiches. This is the place for a sunset rendezvous with an exotic tropical drink and heartier grilled entrées on the beachfront deck. Open for lunch and dinner.
B.R. Cuda's - The best place on St. Pete Beach to watch the big game and enjoy a colorful array of appetizers from chicken wings to dim sum. Along with frosty island concoctions, this beachfront watering hole serves lunch and light dinner menus.
Pizza Hut Express - Enjoy your favorite pizza and wings hot from the oven! Serving small, medium and personal pan pizzas and wings from the Breckenridge building at Island Grand, just off the adult pool. Room delivery available at Island Grand.
The Deli - Visit the Deli off the Grand Palm Colonnade for freshly made sandwiches, salads, snacks and other foods to go. Perfect for stocking the in-room refrigerator or for picnic fare, the Deli also offers cookies and a selection of drinks and wines. Outdoor seating available.
Old Meeting House Ice Cream - Stop by Old Meeting House Ice Cream for an irresistible homemade sugar cone filled with Old Meeting House ice cream. Old Meeting House Ice Cream is a South Tampa tradition that has been in business since 1947.
Room service available from 6am-11pm
TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort offers the following bars:
Capt. RedBeard's Sharktooth Tavern - Drop by the Sharktooth Tavern for some seafarin' fare, liquid libations, a little camaraderie with Fisherman Tim and Captain RedBeard, not to mention seasonal live entertainment. Enjoy a variety of activities at the tavern, including Meet and Greet with RedBeard the Pirate, P.I.P. (Pirate Island Party), Buccaneer Beadmaking, Crab Races, Sharktooth Necklaces and exhibitions by our favorite fisherman.
Salty's Poolside Beach Bar - What's a beach vacation without a tropical umbrella drink under a palm-thatched hut? At Salty's you don't have to miss a minute of the sunshine to enjoy light bite offerings, frozen drinks and beer and wine. Here's to another perfect day in Paradise!
KONK Club (Kids Only, No Kidding!) - What fun! No boring family vacation here! The KONK Club, a fully supervised program in the mornings and evenings, offers a range of exciting activities for kids ages 4-11 that includes crafts, games, and activities, all with kid-friendly themes. Mom and Dad can have a few hours to themselves to relax in a hammock or enjoy a quiet romantic dinner. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. All children must be completely potty trained. All events are located at Island Grand. Nominal charge for these programs.
RedBeard the Pirate - Captain RedBeard brings tall tales and rollicking songs of tropical adventures to Pirate Island, entertaining young buccaneers and older pirate wannabes. Kids get painted up like swashbucklers and search for shark's teeth, then after the show everyone heads for the pool for a family-friendly pirate flick at the "dive-in" movies. Not to be missed!
The T.A.Z. Team - Relax poolside and allow the TradeWinds Action Zone (T.A.Z.) Team to keep you amused and entertained every day. T.A.Z. Team was created to provide recreational opportunities for guests of all ages. Whether it's a relaxing game of poolside bingo or glow in the dark volleyball or a spirited sand sculpting contest there's something for everyone. Most activities are free, nominal charge for crafts and some activities.
Swimming Lessons - What better time to learn how to swim than while on vacation in sunny, warm Florida in a happy and relaxed atmosphere. TradeWinds provides a fun introduction of the swimming basics and water safety with a "child friendly" Red Cross certified instructor. Private lessons and prices for multiple lessons available upon request. Pre-registration required, adults welcome. Nominal charge.
Beaker Tuck-Ins at Island Grand - Create a memory for a lifetime! Surprise your kids! Have TradeWinds' lovable mascot, "Beaker" the pelican, come personally to your room and tuck your child into bed! Beaker will bring a keepsake for your child. Nominal fee and registration required.
|Resort Rating Key|
|Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
|Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)|
|Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
|Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
|Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)|
|Very limited appeal|