TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA, USA
TRADEWINDS ISLAND GRANT BEACH RESORT
5500 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706, USA
From the Tampa International Airport (TPA)
The Tampa International Airport is a large international airport with non-stop flights to international destinations in North America, South America, and Europe, including London, Frankfurt, and Zurich. While public transit is possible, it requires approximate 2-hours of travel time. The best way to reach the TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort is by rental car, taxi, or ride share, which is a 30-minute drive from the airport.
From the Orlando International Airport (MCO)
The Orlando International Airport is the largest airport in the region with non-stop flights to over 50 international destinations in North America, South America, Europe, and the Middle East. The best way to reach the TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort is by rental car, which is a 2-hour drive from the airport.
From the St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport (PIE)
The St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport primarily hosts domestic flights. While public transit is possible, it requires approximate 2-hours of travel time. The best way to reach the TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort is by rental car, taxi, or ride share, which is a 25-minute drive from the airport.
Once you have reached the TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort, the SunRunner bus line, which picks up and drops off right outside the hotel, provides easy access to Downtown St. Pete via a 35-minute ride. Guests of the TradeWinds can ride the SunRunner for free, while it is a $2.25 ride for others.
Onsite Car Parking
If driving to the hotel, onsite parking is included for resort guests (one space per room). Other must pay of fee of $25 per day.
Taxi and Ride Share
Taxi and ride shares a generally available at the hotel.
Guests of the resort (TradeWinds or RumFish) have access to all resort amenities, including WiFi, daily beach cabana, zipline, High Tide Slide, Surf WipeOut, and more. Important: Attendees not staying at the resort will not have access to any of these amenities.
Things to Do in St. Pete/Clearwater
St. Pete/Clearwater boast of the best beaches in US, receiving awards year-after-year. Downtown St. Pete has vibrant arts scene, including the Salvador Dalí Museum and Museum of Fine Arts, shops, and many restaurant and bars. Further, St. Pete/Clearwater has a long history of being welcoming to LGBTQ+ travellers.
To learn more, go to https://www.visitstpeteclearwater.com/
Things to Do in Tampa
Tampa is home to several enterainment options, including Busch Gardens, ZooTampa, the Florida Aquarium, the Hard Rock Casino, as well as evening entertainment in several neighborhoods, including the National Historic Landmark District of Ybor (pronouced ee-bor). Tampa is also home to several major league sports teams, including the 2020 Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers, 2020 and 2021 Stanley Cup Champion Lightning, and 2020 AL Baseball League Champion Rays. In fact, their outstanding performance during this era earned the city the nickname “Champa Bay”.
To learn more, go to https://www.visittampabay.com/.
Things to Do in Orlando
A 2-hour drive from TradeWinds, Orlando offers world-class entertainment for adults and children, including Disney World and Universal Studio, high-end shopping, and vibrant dining and entertainment scene for adults.
To learn more, go to https://www.visitorlando.com/.
Things to Do in Florida
The State of Florida has many additional entertainment offerings, including world famous beaches, such a Cocoa Beach and Dayton Beach, nightlife in Miami and Key West, and amazing adventures meeting Manatees or the Everglades.
To learn more, go to https://www.visitflorida.com/.