June 2, 2023
TradeWinds Island Resorts
By Laura Gainor
TradeWinds Island Resorts is a spectacular beachfront escape encompassing two connecting resorts right on the soft white sands of St. Pete Beach, Florida, that stretch as far as 40 beachfront acres—the Island Grand and RumFish Beach Resort. This oasis offers guests the perfect blend of relaxation, fun and luxury, making it an ideal destination for families, couples and friends looking for an unforgettable vacation experience.
TradeWinds Island Resorts boasts a prime location on the stunning St. Pete Beach, where guests can bask in the sun, swim in the clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico and indulge in a variety of water sports and outdoor activities. It is currently responding to the requests of guests by adding three pickleball courts in the middle of these gorgeous resorts for reserving play time while staying at either resort.
The properties offer 897 guest rooms and villas, each designed with comfort and style in mind. Rooms are spacious and feature luxurious amenities, such as plush bedding, flat-screen TVs, and private balconies with breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico or the lush gardens. The villas also include separate living areas, kitchen areas with new appliances, and dining areas.
One of the highlights of TradeWinds Island Resorts is the wide range of activities and amenities, including nine swimming pools, a children’s pool with a a meandering waterway lazy river and hot tubs. Guests can also enjoy a variety of water sports such as paddleboarding, kayaking, and parasailing, or get a three-story view of the award-winning beach while ziplining on the new Zing Ray Zip.
The Aqua-Bana, a 10-person covered floating cabana complete with a table and cooler of ice, makes for the perfect post-pickleball beach experience for you and your friends, or enjoy margaritas at the Salty’s while listening to live music.
For those looking to relax and unwind, the resort offers massages, where guests can indulge in a range of rejuvenating treatments and therapies. It features a steam room, sauna, and whirlpool, as well as a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment.
TradeWinds is also home to a variety of dining options, ranging from casual beachside cafés to elegant fine dining restaurants. Guests can savor fresh seafood, delicious steaks, and a variety of international cuisine, all served in stunning surroundings.
One of the unique features of TradeWinds Island Resorts is its extensive program of activities and entertainment. There are daily activities for guests of all ages, including yoga, poolside games, and arts and crafts. There are also nightly entertainment options, including live music, magic show, and family-friendly movies under the stars.
Overall, TradeWinds Island Resorts is a fantastic destination for anyone looking for a luxurious and fun-filled vacation on one of Florida’s most beautiful beaches. With its stunning location, luxurious accommodations and wide range of activities and amenities, this resort is sure to provide guests with an unforgettable experience that you’ll want to come back to again and again.
For more information on TradeWinds Island Resorts, visit tradewindsresort.com and mention “Pickleball in the Sun.” •