This Lil Piglet

Read to Breathe in the Ocean Air in St Pete Florida

Hubs and I never took a honeymoon after we were married. I had 3 children from my first marriage and we have always planned our holidays around the kids. We’ve added two more littles to our brood, one still nursing; personally I prefer taking the kids along with me to enjoy a holiday and making memories with them. Today we are making our way down to the beautiful Island Grand in St. Pete, Florida, a TradeWinds resort. Unfortuantely this time the older kids won’t be joining us but we are looking forward to the feel of the hot sun on our backs, the white sand squishing between our toes and the soothing sounds of the ocean for a few days.

TradeWinds Island Grand has completed all phases of a $20 million renovation project! Renovations include guest rooms, suites and specialty units; meetings space, lobby, Grand Palm Colonnade, and more!

A 20-acre beachfront playground, TradeWinds Island Grand was created with fun in mind. Bask beside one of five heated pools. Let the kids play at the KONK while you indulge in a massage or a romantic dinner. Explore our impeccably landscaped grounds by paddleboat along the meandering waterway. Give our concierge a call to arrange a fishing, golf or snorkeling excursion. At the Island Grand, your choices are limited only by your imagination. You pack your things, we’ll pack your stay.


Of all the beaches, in all the world, Tradewinds resorts chose the award winning St. Pete Beach for his first Outpost resort in the USA. With sugar, white sand and tempting blue-green water, St. Pete Beach was ranked the No. 1 beach destination in the United States.

Serentity right there. I have been to the beaches of California and Mexico but there is nothing that quite compares to the white sand you can find at the Tradewinds resorts. After a few busy days at Disney this is the number one thing I am looking forward to, a little R & R on the beach. It’ll be a nice relaxing few days for Hubs and I, even with the littles in tow. Baby Girl could play all day in the water and sand, she’s a natural water-baby.

Key Family Activites for Me


The TradeWinds Resorts are family-friendly, providing several activities for the whole family to enjoy.


Other Fun Activities to Enjoy


The Island Grand Resort has numerous activites for you and your family to enjoy, whether it be fishing or golf to watersports, the Island Grand has something for everyone.



The Island Grand Tradewinds Resort has so many activites to choose from to satisfy everything you look for in a hot destination, too many to list here; take a look at everything the TradeWinds resorts have to offer and keep an eye on my social media channels to follow along our relaxing adventure. You can follow me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook where I will post most of my pictures throughout our stay. Donèt forget to watch for my follow up posts where I will review the resort in more detail.


Are you ready for a relaxing family-friendly vacation on the beach?


Disclosure: I was provided a stay at this resort for purposes of review; I was not compensated. All opinions are my own and those of This Lil Piglet.


2 comments on “Read to Breathe in the Ocean Air in St Pete Florida”

  1. I grew up in Ohio and my family went to St. Pete Beach every year for a vacation. I love it there and it’s still my favorite place. I live in Florida now not far from there, so can go anytime.

    I haven’t stayed at the Island Grand, but it sounds amazing.

    Have you ever stayed at Don CeSar?

  2. Enjoy your holiday!! 😀

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