TradeWinds Island Grand

St. Pete Beach, FL Hotel
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ChainIndependent / Other
Total Meeting Space7,000 sq. m
Guest Rooms585
5500 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2323

TradeWinds Island Grand

St. Pete Beach, FL Hotel
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Corporate & Incentive Travel Award of Excellence; Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award; Meetings & Conventions Gold Key Award; Certified Green Lodge; ConventionSouth Reader’s Choice Award; Cvent “Top 50 Meeting Destination in the US”


Room Features and Guest Services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Concierge Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • Room Service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Ocean or Water)
  • Voicemail Box


  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Gift Shop
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Onsite Security
  • Rental Car Service
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • AV Capabilities
  • Business Center
  • Video Conference
  • VIP Services

Recreational Activities

  • Health Club
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa or Salon
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports
  • Whirlpool

Venue Accessible By

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance Floor
  • Loading Dock
  • Portable Heaters
  • Portable Walls
  • Staging Area

Image Gallery


Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space7,000 sq. m
Meeting Rooms29
Largest Room983 sq. m
Second Largest Room983 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)1,858 sq. m
Exhibit Space1,000 sq. m

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms585
Tax Rate13%



Local Attractions

Chihuly Gallery at the Morean Arts Center

20 minutes away
The Chihuly Gallery houses a permanent collection of Dale Chihuly’s glass, including many pieces created specifically for the Gallery. In addition to the Chihuly Gallery, Morean Arts Center also presents an extensive program of rotating exhibits, art classes and an emerging artist showcase that allows visitors to interact with emerging talent.
400 Beach Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL, US 33705

John's Pass Village and Boardwalk

10 minutes away
This quaint, scenic fishing village has an array of nautically themed shops and restaurants in an old-fashioned boardwalk setting.
150 John's Pass Boardwalk
Madaira Beach, FL, US 33708

Tropicana Field and the Tampa Bay Rays

15 minutes away
Tropicana Field is home to MLB's Tampa Bay Rays and features the world's second-largest cable-supported domed roof. Tropicana Field is the world's only professional sports facility that features live cownose rays. The Rays Tank opened in 2006, and is located just behind the right center field wall.
1 Tropicana Drive
St. Petersburg, FL, US 33705

Ft. DeSoto Park

10 minutes away
Spotlight -- Fort De Soto Named America’s Top Beach for 2008 Pristine Area Favorite Lauded as “Portrait of Tranquility” Fort De Soto Park was named America’s Top Beach by TripAdvisor, the world's largest online travel community. Citing a “spectacular combination of soft white sand, calm, clear water and a laid-back atmosphere,” the popular online travel network put the park’s North Beach at the top of its annual best-of list, based on TripAdvisor's Popularity Index. This marks the second time in three years the pristine Pinellas County beach has received top honors on an annual “best-of” list. In 2005 Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, a.k.a. “Dr. Beach,” named Fort De Soto the nation’s #1 Beach Expert.
3500 Pinellas Bayway South
Tierra Verde, FL, US 33715

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

25 minutes away
A working aquarium dedicated to environmental education, marine research and marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release. Rescued otters, sea turtles and the famous dolphin “Winter”, from the movie Dolphin Tale, have found a permanent home here. Hourly animal care and training presentations, informative exhibits on animal rescue, behind-the-scenes tours and underwater viewing of sharks and native fish can all be found at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium
249 Windward Pasage
Clearwater, FL, US 33767

Starlite Cruises

5 minutes away
StarLite Cruises has a diverse line of passenger vessels that cruise the intracoastal waterways. Cruising adventures and experiences include sightseeing cruises, luncheon cruises, evening dinner cruises, dolphin watch cruises and nature eco-tours.
Corey Causeway
St. Pete Beach, FL, US

Busch Gardens

45 minutes away
Busch Gardens is a 300-acre African themed family entertainment park offering thrilling rides, exotic shops, ethnic restaurants, live entertainment and animal shows. An air-conditioned monorail guides visitors through one of North America’s largest wildlife collections and endangered species habitats.
10165 N McKinley Drive
Tamps, FL, US 33612

Salvador Dali Museum

20 minutes away
The world’s largest, most comprehensive collection of Salvador Dali's works outside of Spain, including 2,140 paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures. In January 2011, the globally recognized New Dali opened its doors to a brand new museum space, which includes two main galleries, an avant-garden cafe, store, theater, and student gallery. Come see why the Michelin Guide gave them the only three star rating on Florida's west coast!
1000 Third Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL, US 33701

Getting Here

Both Tampa International Airport and St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport are about 30 minutes away, via Interstate 275. From Tampa International Airport, follow the signs to I-275 South "To St. Petersburg" and across Tampa Bay. Continue South on I-275 approximately 15 miles through St. Petersburg. Exit I-275 at the St. Pete Beach/Pinellas Bayway Exit (exit 17). Proceed West across Pinellas Bayway (toll) which takes you directly to St. Pete Beach and ends at Gulf Blvd. Turn right, and TradeWinds Island Grand is on the left-hand side of the street, about 1.5 miles north. From St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, turn left out of airport onto Roosevelt and follow signs to I-275 South through St. Petersburg, approximately 13 miles. Exit I-275 at the St. Pete Beach/Pinellas Bayway Exit (exit 17). Proceed West across Pinellas Bayway (toll) which takes you directly to St. Pete Beach and ends at Gulf Blvd. Turn right, and TradeWinds Island Grand is on the left-hand side of the street, about 1.5 miles north.


  • Complimentary Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Valet Parking

Distance from Airport

  • 40.23 km from Venue


The largest beachfront meetings resort on Florida’s west coast sports a sophisticated tropical vibe and exceptional service. TradeWinds is located on the white sands of St. Pete Beach, consistently ranked as a top beach by TripAdvisor. A long-tenured convention services team and on-site group reservations department earn rave reviews for professionalism and friendly service. Over 70,000 square feet of flexible meeting and function space includes 28 breakout rooms, tropical courtyards and beachfront terraces which can accommodate groups up to 1,000 attendees. The new RumFish Grill, with a wall-to-wall massive aquarium, headlines the portfolio of diverse dining offerings. Recreation options include fitness center, spa, tennis courts, paddleboards, parasailing, wave runners, beach cabanas and five swimming pools, including one reserved for adults.

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Additional Information

The largest beachfront resort on Florida’s west coast, TradeWinds is located on St. Pete Beach, voted one of America's Best Beaches by TripAdvisor and an easy 30-minute drive from Tampa and St. Petersburg/Clearwater airports. Tampa Bay’s newest destination restaurant, RumFish Grill, has been added to our dining portfolio.