Pools & Beaches
Go ahead and make a splash. With seven separate heated swimming pools, there are plenty of places to soak up some sun and fun at our resorts. Or relax on our award-winning beaches!
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TradeWinds offers seven separate heated swimming pools including an adult pool where you can relax and unwind in peace and quiet at both Guy Harvey Outpost and Island Grand.
You don’t have to wake up early or wait in line any longer. Now you can reserve your beach cabana in advance!
Best Beach Town for Families - St. Pete Beach
Parents magazine named St. Pete Beach No. 3 of America's Top 10 Best Beach Towns for Families in 2013. St. Pete Beach was chosen as a family vacation hotspot for its white-sand beaches that offer a variety of oceanfront activities, commitment to beach safety and an assortment of inland attractions.
#1 Beach Destination in the U.S. - St. Pete Beach
St. Pete Beach has been ranked by TripAdvisor as the No. 1 beach destination in the United States - and the No. 5 ranking in the world - taking top votes in the 2012 Travelers' Choice Award.
Sunset Capital of Florida
In 2011, former Governor Charlie Crist officially deemed St. Pete Beach as the “Sunset Capital of Florida”.
Guinness World Record for Sunshine
St. Petersburg, Florida holds the Guinness world record for having the most consecutive days of sunshine - 768 days in a row! St. Petersburg also averages 361 days of sunshine per year!
Top Beach in America - North Beach
North Beach in Fort De Soto Park was named the Top Beach in America for 2008 and 2009 by TripAdvisor, while coastal geologist Stephen Leatherman, a.k.a. “Dr. Beach,” ranked it America’s No. 1 Beach out of more than 650 major recreational beaches across the country in 2005 using more than 50 criteria. In 2009, Caladesi Island State Park a few miles north of TradeWinds won that top honor, beating out beaches in Hawaii and California!