Hotels on St Pete Beach
Most of the hotels on St Pete Beach are lined up along the beachfront, so you can literally walk right out onto
the beach from your hotel. And you can easily walk on the beach all the way to Upham Beach on the north end of
the island, or all the way down to Pass-a-Grille on the south end.
The flagship hotels on St Pete Beach are the Tradewinds, the Sirata, Alden Beach Resort, the Grande Plaza, and
the Don Cesar. The Tradewinds, the Sirata, and Alden Beach Resort tend to be more moderately priced. The
Grande Plaza and the Don Cesar are more upscale and are priced accordingly. Other hotels to consider are
the Post Card Inn and the Dolphin Beach Resort.
The Tradewinds Resort is actually two beach front resorts: The Island Grand, which is a 4-star family
resort, and the Sandpiper which is a quieter, more intimate resort catering to couples. The Tradewinds,
it is worth noting, has 48 pet-friendly suites and a leash-free play area. Pets are not allowed out
on the beach, but Fort Desoto Park nearby has a doggy beach where your dog can swim. Also it is
possible to find more affordable Tradewinds Resort timeshares by using a non-affiliated website called
SellMyTimeshareNow.com. There you’ll be able to find units available for rent and even purchase. The
Tradewinds Resort is a favorite on St. Pete Beach and is a must-see for all new visitors to the area.
The Sirata is a family-owned full service beach resort with conference and meeting facilities. It is a popular
place for beach weddings and is located near the Tradewinds resorts.
The Alden Beach Resort is located next to the Tradewinds and is a low to moderately priced beach resort. You
can't go wrong with any of these three hotels on St Pete Beach.
The Grand Plaza Beach Resort is a higher-priced resort, but they offer some great "red hot deals" at about
half-price, which is quite attractive. This resort has a very distinctive appearance and is topped by a revolving
rooftop restaurant called, appropriately, Spinners.
The Don Cesar is a magnificent pink historical landmark and has inspired many a postcard. It is a full-service
luxury resort and offers every comfort and convenience.
Unlike most beach resort areas in Florida, in St Pete Beach you can get along fairly well without a car. Most of
the hotels are within walking distance of restaurants, attractions, and a Publix grocery store. For places that are
too far to walk, you can take the Island Trolley, which provides low-cost transportation up and down the