Get away and just let go.
TradeWinds Island Grand is located off the Gulf of Mexico directly on the white sand beaches of St. Pete Beach - voted the No. 1 beach destination in the U.S. by TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Award. Island Grand boasts 585 newly renovated guestrooms and suites. Located just 30 minutes from Tampa International Airport, Island Grand offers a variety of recreation activities including JetLev flight center, motorized surfboards, Splash Island Waterpark, Kid’s programs, paddle boats, tennis, a three-story inflatable waterslide and more. Lounge next to one of their 5 heated pools or sip on your favorite libation at Salty's Poolside Beach Bar. This beachfront setting has a hint of the Island tropics and offers a beach vacation where you run out of vacation before you run out of things to do. All you have to do is pack your things - they’ll pack your stay.
At TradeWinds Island Resorts you can do it all. Whether you're looking for relaxation or adventure, you'll find many welcome diversions to while away the time. Relax beneath a hooded beach cabana, join a game of beach volleyball, soar over the Gulf on their JetLev or skim the surf with their motorized surfboards.
Family fun never runs out at TradeWinds Island Grand! For kids 4 to 11, the KONK (Kids Only No Kidding) program offers a variety of age-appropriate activities to enjoy, while the TradeWinds Action Zone is perfect for kids of all ages. Add in dive-in movies, a 20-acre playground of sun, surf and sand and you have all the making of an unforgettable family vacation.
TradeWind's newly remodeled 88,000 square feet of flexible meeting space helps provide the perfect destination for your Florida business retreat. As the largest meeting facility on Florida's west coast, this is the ideal destination for your event, whether you're planning a conference, meeting, or seminar. The relaxing beachside location is sure to help inspire your team, while the onsite staff is ready to help you plan all the details. With the latest A/V technology, customizable catering options, and luxury accommodations; everything you need for a successful event is right here!
Bring the family together for a fun reunion you'll be talking about for years to come. At TradeWinds Island Grand, the beautiful beachfront setting is just the beginning. Here, you can spend quality time with your favorite aunts and cousins; go fishing in the ocean with your uncles, build a sandcastle with a nephew, or just enjoy having your family around as you unwind on your own. Relax at the pool, paddle-boat in the water, or spend a day at the spa! TradeWind's endless activities are sure to bring your family closer together!
Imagine exchanging vows in an intimate ceremony on a white sand beach with a golden sunset and the sound of the surf as the only distraction. Your wedding ceremony is sure to be a magical event at TradeWinds Island Resorts. Next, at the reception, share your first dance together in a garden courtyard or elegant ballroom.
TradeWinds Island Resort offers exclusive and enchanting packages for couples that are perfect for your next romantic vacation. Indulge in champagne at sunset or a three-course dinner, and beachside cocktails under your own cabana. The Sandpiper features Romance Rooms with beachfront views, king beds and whirlpools for spending time in luxurious privacy.
TradeWinds Island Grand believes that pets are part of the family, so don't waste your time stressing about finding the perfect sitter for your pet. Bring them along to experience all the fun and wonders of this beautiful oceanfront destination. They offer a select number of pet-friendly suites plus a secure Pet Play Zone and a Doggie Accessory Center to make your pet's vacation as comfortable as your own!
At TradeWinds Island Grand, luxury means indulging in life's simple pleasures, like treatments from the Body Works Salon & Spa, dining on aged cuts of Angus beef and fresh seafood, or relaxing in the comforts of your oceanfront suite. This incredible St. Pete Beach resort offers you comfort in every nook and cranny, whether it's from a soothing treatment at the spa, a plunge down the High Tide Water Slide, or unwinding in one of their onsite pools. Everything you need for an exceptional Florida vacation awaits right here!
What's more romantic than a beachside vacation? At TradeWinds Island Grand, you and your new spouse will discover a beautiful oceanfront setting that's perfect for your honeymoon. Wake up everyday to the sounds of the Gulf of Mexico. Spend the afternoon lounging on the warm sand or making a splash in the gulf as you enjoy the new JetLev. Hop aboard a cruise to catch sight of dolphins, or simply take it easy with a spa treatment right onsite. For a honeymoon to remember, there's no place better than this!
Start a new holiday tradition on the white-sand shores of the Gulf of Mexico. At TradeWinds Island Grand, you can escape all the stress in your life and feel at peace along the soft beaches and beautiful blue waters. TradeWinds' spacious accommodations ensure you have a place to call your own throughout your stay, while luxury touches like onsite dining and activities will keep you entertained.
Located on the beautiful island of St. Pete Beach, Florida, TradeWinds Island Grand is that tropical island vacation you've always wanted to experience. Here, you will fall in love with the refreshing air, the prominent sunshine, and the breathtaking beaches. White sand shores are just steps away from your room, and the waves of the Gulf of Mexico welcome you to a variety of great activities. Enjoy a dolphin cruise, explore the underwater world on a diving trip, or simply soak up the sun as you lounge on the beach with a good book. The possibilities are truly endless at this island paradise!
The Body Works Salon & Spa is your sanctuary during your stay at the TradeWinds Island Grand. With a wide range of soothing treatments to choose from, you're sure to find something just right for you. Indulge in a Warm Stone Massage, a Chocolate Wasabi Facial, or a Pomango Body Scrub. Manicures and pedicures, along with hair salon services, are also available! Pamper your mind, body and soul at this luxury retreat!
Forget everything you know about water parks and get ready to experience the ultimate aquatic playground. In the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, you'll find a number of structures designed to provide hours upon hours of fun. There are numerous climbing walls and slides to enjoy, along with trampolines and much more! The kids, and even the kid-at-heart, will be sure to love all the fun that awaits at the TradeWinds Island Grand!
- Restaurant Onsite
- Pets Allowed
- Property Size 585 units
- Conference Facility
- Kids Allowed
- Nearby City Tampa Bay
- Nearby Water Gulf of Mexico
- Open Dates All Year
Plan your next group event at TradeWinds Island Grand.
TradeWinds' award-winning meeting facilities, service and accommodations make it an ideal setting to host any group outing, from business retreats to weddings and family reunions.
For more information please call +1 (866) 980 - 9646 or Send Inquiry.
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- St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) / 13 miles
- Tampa International Airport (TPA) / 21.4 miles
- Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) / 25.9 miles
* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights
- Fitness Center
- Game Room/Arcade
- Gift Shop
- Mini Golf Course
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court(s)
- Volleyball Court(s)
- Beach Volleyball Court(s)
- Boating & Watercraft
- Wildlife & Nature
- Saltwater Fishing
- Air Conditioning
- Blackout Drapes
- Coffee Maker
- Hair Dryer
- In Room Safe
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Arts and Crafts
- Bocce Ball
- Kid's Activities
- Live Entertainment
- Miniature Golf
- Valet Parking
- Shuttle Service
- A/V Equipment
- Banquet Room(s)
- Business Center
- Car Rental
- Dry Cleaning
- Fitness Programs
- Laundry Facilities
- Meeting Room(s)
- Room Service
- Spa Services
The sophisticated Island Ballroom is 8,400 square feet with unobstructed views, and seats up to 950 people theater style. The ballroom is divisible into five rooms for breakout sessions, features direct truck access, and is adjacent to the Grand Palm Colonnade.
The Grand Palm Colonnade is 8,000 square feet and can hold up to 500 people reception style. Located next to the Island Ballroom, the Grand Palm Colonnade provides plenty of space for a pre-convene area.
Jacaranda Hall is 7,088 square feet and seats up to 625 people theater or reception style. Jacaranda Hall can be divided into seven rooms for breakout sessions and is adjacent to Jacaranda Foyer which can be used for a pre-convene area.
Banyan Breezeway is 8,736 square feet and can seat up to 720 people reception or theater style. With windows views overlooking the lush tropical landscape, Banyan Breezeway can also be used for exhibits and can hold up to 56 - 8x10 exhibit booths.
The largest space in the resort, the 10,500 square foot Pavilion, offers space for as many as 1,200 guests or 79 exhibit booths. The Pavilion features direct truck access and no column supports, ideal for large events or exhibits.
Horizons is 2,655 square feet and can be divided into two rooms: Horizons East and Horizons West. Remaining full size, Horizons can seat up to 275 people reception or theater style. Horizons Portico is located next to the meeting space and can be used for a pre-convene area.
The Garden Courtyard is 6,000 square feet. Often used for dining events, the Garden Courtyard can hold up to 500 people reception style or up to 350 people banquet style
Group rates typically include overnight parking, WiFi in guest rooms and meeting space, fitness center use, beach cabana and tennis court use and waived resort amenity fee. Just 26 miles from both Tampa International and St. Pete/Clearwater Airports via I-275, TradeWinds is easily accessible. 70,868 sq. ft. of total meeting and function space with 28 breakout rooms; 51,603 sq. ft. of flexible air-conditioned space, 19,265 sq. ft. of courtyard and beachfront terraces, assigned group reservations agent and convention services manager, on-site audiovisual company that provides responsive technical assistance and a full range of equipment, the UPS Store which provides printing/shipping/packaging services and more, two lockable meeting planner offices, on-site Resort Transportation Services, 24 hour resort security, ADA compliant, autism-friendly, culinary expertise, group recreation including team-building.
Jacaranda Hall is 7,088 square feet and can accommodate up to 625 people reception style or 440 people banquet style. Jacaranda Hall can be divided into seven rooms for smaller reunions or events.
Horizons is 2,655 square feet and can accommodate up to 275 people reception style or 200 people banquet style. Horizons can be broken into two smaller rooms for more intimate events. Horizons Portico is located next to the venue and can be used for a pre-convene area.
Surrounded by soaring palm trees and a white gazebo for photo opportunities, the Garden Courtyard is an elegant 6,000 square foot outdoor venue that can hold up to 500 people reception style or 350 people banquet style. Have your next reunion under the stars.
From large to small, reunions find a wide selection of accommodations, a variety of both indoor space and tropical courtyards and beachfront terraces for events, nearly limitless recreation for adults and children and a wide variety of individual dining options both at the resort and within walking distance. Just 26 miles from Tampa International Airport via I-275, TradeWinds provides a tropical island experience within minutes of the attractions, museums and excursions of St. Petersburg and Tampa. Reunions receive an assigned group reservations agent and convention services manager, on-site audiovisual company for a full range of equipment rentals, on-site Resort Transportation Services, 24 hour resort security, ADA compliant, autism-friendly, culinary expertise and group recreation team. The resort amenity fee includes overnight parking, WiFi in function space and guest rooms, fitness center, in-room safe, beach cabana and tennis court use.
The elegant Island Ballroom is 8,400 square feet and can hold 150–400 guests for large attendance wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners or brunches.
An exceptional venue with softly draped walls and ceiling soaring to 23 feet, the 10,500 square foot Pavilion can seat 150 – 600 guests for your wedding reception, dinner or brunch. The Pavilion features no column supports and offers ample space for numerous reception buffet tables and a large dance floor.
The Garden Courtyard is 6,000 square feet and can seat 75–300 guests for your ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, rehearsal dinner or brunch. With soaring palm trees that surround the perimeter, and a white gazebo for photo opportunities, the Garden Courtyard provides a magical setting your guests won’t soon forget.
Exchange vows on the South Beach Lawn, where you can invite 50–150 guests for your ceremony, cocktail hour or reception. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, say “I do” as the sun melts beyond the horizon.
Most wedding packages include: Champagne toast, Cutting and service of the wedding cake, White linens, Mirror Tiles and Votive Candles, Dance floor (indoors only), All bartender services and service staff, Discounted guest rooms based upon availability, Designated Beach Location for wedding ceremony with indoor Back Up Location, Day of Wedding Coordinator, White Wedding Chairs, Water Station, Complimentary One-Night Stay for the Bride and Groom and Amenity for the Bride and Groom (with Wedding Ceremony). Just 26 miles from Tampa International Airport via I-275, TradeWinds provides a tropical island experience within minutes of the attractions, museums and excursions of St. Petersburg and Tampa.