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TradeWinds Island Grand Resort

5500 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Phone 737.367.6461

A 20-acre beachfront playground, TradeWinds Island Grand was created with fun in mind. Fly with a jetpack. Learn to surf. Party with a pirate. Play on our offshore water park. Feast on the freshest Florida seafood. Or relax by one of five heated pools, indulge in a massage or escape to a beachside hammock. We are committed to ensuring that every guest can "Just let go" while visiting our resort.

Hotel Reservations

Conference attendees receive a discounted room rate. Single and double occupancy are $179 per night plus 12% tax. Book early to receive the discounted rate. This room rate will be available until either the room block has been filled or until September 2.

Book a room

Reservations are now being accepted. Please book online or call 1.800.808.9833 and refer to the Educational Theatre Association to receive the discounted rate.

  • Plane
  • Tampa International Airport – 17 miles to the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
    The TradeWinds is accessible from the Tampa International Airport via several modes of transportation.

    Super Shuttle
  • Super Shuttle is the nation's leading shared-ride airport shuttle service, providing door-to-door ground transportation to more than 8 million passengers per year. Our friendly drivers, comfortable vans and reasonable rates take the hassle out of getting to and from the Tampa International Airport.
    • $25 one-way from the Tampa International Airport to the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort or $48 round-trip.
    • Walk-up service welcome, call to guarantee reservation
    • Service available via shuttle desks in baggage claim areas
    • For ticket information and reservations call 1.800.990.8841 or visit online

    Rental Car

    Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty car rental agencies are available at the Tampa International Airport.

    • Complimentary self-parking available for all overnight guests.
    • Non-overnight drive-in guests will be subject to availablitily and will be charged a parking rate of $20 per day