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1411, 2019

Uncovering the Best Escape Room in Tampa, FL

November 14th, 2019|Categories: Couples Retreat in Florida, St Pete Beach Activities, St Pete Beach Condo Rentals, St Pete Beach Condos, Things to Do in St Pete Beach|Tags: , , , , , |

Believe it or not, there are over a dozen escape rooms in the Tampa Bay Area. The number of escape rooms in the United States doubled in 2019 as the demand for cooperative puzzles and games soared to new heights. While escape games certainly aren’t for everyone, they’re perfect for corporate team building, large families, and special events (such as reunions, birthdays, and bachelorette parties). Locating the best escape room in Tampa can be quite challenging as there are so many quality options. Luckily for you and your loved ones, the folks here at Gulf Strand Resort have compiled a handy list of our five favorites.

1209, 2019

Finding the Perfect Couples Retreat in Florida

September 12th, 2019|Categories: Couples Retreat in Florida, St Pete Beach Activities, St Pete Beach Condos, St Pete Beach Restaurants, Things to Do in St Pete Beach|Tags: , , , , , |

Researching, finding, and selecting a couples retreat in Florida (or anywhere else for that matter) is equally exciting and strenuous as there are seemingly endless possibilities. A lot of factors go into the final decision, including price, daytime activities, natural beauty, on-site amenities, and, perhaps, beach access. Whether you’re planning a meticulously-detailed honeymoon, long-overdue marriage retreat, or spontaneous romantic getaway, you’ll find that sunny St Pete Beach is a deserving destination for your next escape.

706, 2019

Snorkeling in St Pete Beach

June 7th, 2019|Categories: St Pete Beach Activities, St Pete Beach Condo Rentals, St Pete Beach Condos, St Pete Beach Resorts, Things to Do in St Pete Beach|Tags: , , , , , |

There’s still time to book a well-deserved, long-overdue tropical vacation to sunny St Pete Beach, home to the fourth-best beach in the United States. We’re quickly approaching summer’s “off-season,” which is the cheapest time to visit the Tampa area with flights dipping down to $100 per person. One of the most refreshing ways to “beat the heat” during a midsummer escape to St Pete Beach is a daytime snorkeling adventure at a nearby park or preserve. St Pete Beach provides underwater adventurers of all ages with some of the best snorkeling in Florida!

2604, 2019

Top 5 St Pete Beach Activities

April 26th, 2019|Categories: Johns Pass Shops, St Pete Beach Activities, St Pete Beach Condo Rentals, St Pete Beach Condos, St Pete Beach Resorts, Things to Do in St Pete Beach|Tags: , , , , , |

We’re happy to announce that St Pete Beach was recently named one of the top five beaches in the United States yet again, according to TripAdvisor. Beach life, regardless of the season, never gets old here at Gulf Strand Resort. Our lavish, heated pool and gulf-view St Pete Beach condo rentals are steps from white sand, calm waves, and seemingly endless beach activities. When you’re not savoring a glass of wine on your private balcony, hooking a trophy shark, or grilling tasty barbecue on our covered picnic area, we recommend strolling down to St Pete Beach for several hours of exploration, relaxation, and underwater fun!

103, 2019

The Best Restaurants in St Pete Beach

March 1st, 2019|Categories: St Pete Beach Condo Rentals, St Pete Beach Condos, St Pete Beach Resorts, St Pete Beach Restaurants|Tags: , , , , , |

With a restaurant around nearly every corner here in St Pete Beach, sometimes it’s difficult to agree upon a dinner option while vacationing at Gulf Strand Resort. While there are several fantastic breakfast and lunch options throughout our beautiful beach community, we’ve hand-selected three of the best restaurants in St Pete Beach that are perfect for a family dinner. All three of our selections are within walking distance of our charming, gulf-view St Pete Beach vacation rentals! Whether you’re hoping to indulge in fresh-caught seafood, a juicy steak, or authentic Italian cuisine, you’ll find precisely what you’re looking for here in sunny St Pete Beach.

412, 2018

MLB Spring Training Baseball near St Pete Beach

December 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The Tampa area is one of the largest Spring Training baseball hubs in the country with four MLB teams within 30 miles of beautiful St. Pete Beach. Baseball fans from across the United States escape to the pristine beaches of Florida’s Gulf Coast for a week of relaxation, sunshine, and towering home runs. Thousands of fans flock to the Tampa area for a glimpse at the Grapefruit League’s best young talent and MLB all-stars.