Are you feeling the urge to get away this weekend, or perhaps need a fun holistay on the 4th of July, maybe you are celebrating an anniversary or birthday, or just need staycation time to relax and unwind?  If you are looking for a place where you can slip away for a romantic weekend, or take the kids and explore one of Tampa Bay's historic waterfront treasures, The Vinoy Renaissance - St. Petersburg has a great summer staycation deal for you!  Actually, they have several summer deals to choose from, tailoring your stay to meet your needs. The lowest rates for this resort are only a call or click away, ready to land the best deal?

Lock in an unforgettable staycation weekend for you and your crew!

Is that weekend break you are needing evading you? Michael Altshuler said, “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot."   So go ahead, book that long-awaited weekend you’ve been dreaming of this summer.  Become a Rewards Member at The Vinoy and receive exclusive, preferred rates – even on weekends! Call 1-800-228-9290 and mention the deal you want using the following Promo Codes or click over to the Vinoy's 727area business page and navigate to their website where you can save even more booking online.


As a Marriott Rewards Member, Florida Residents can lock in special weekend rates with this code. Call to check availability and be sure to also ask if the Summer Resort Credit ( Book from June 1 - September 5, 2017, for stays June 6 - October 14, 2017) can also be used during your stay.

Photo courtesy of  The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club


The "Out and About" package is perfect for anyone heading to Downtown St. Petersburg for St. Pete Pride, the end date for this special staycation deal in Tampa Bay is September 30th and includes:

  • LGBT Guide for St Petersburg
  • Upgrade to a Bay View Room
  • Two Complimentary Welcome Drinks
  • Breakfast for two in Marchand’s or in-room dining (does not include Sunday Brunch)
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • International Plaza and Bay Street ​Passport to Shopping Savings booklet
  • Signature International Plaza gift
  •  Late check-out at Noon

Read more about St. Petersburg's annual Pride Festival in Your Ultimate Guide To the Fabulous St. Pete Pride. Call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code 8LG or book through their site for additional savings.


Photo by 727area photographers


Baseball fans can cheer about this staycation deal at The Vinoy, it is available through October 1st and includes:

  • Deluxe guest room with either one king or two queen beds
  • Spectator Survival Kit, including two logo baseball caps and snacks
  • Transportation to and from Tropicana Field (during regular season only)
  • Breakfast for two in Marchand's (does not include Sunday Brunch)

Game tickets are not included and easily obtained through the hotel Concierge or the Tampa Bay Rays ​Ticket Office.  Select the game or games you want to see then call 1-800-228-9290 to ask for promotional code SPE.

Photo by M. Whitt Flickr


The Vinoy's Summer Daily Resort Credit Special is $50 per day and applied at check out. Get the lowest rates booking now through September 5th as a Marriott Rewards Member and add the Daily Resort Credit Special to save even more. This code applies to stays June 6th - October 14th.

The Veranda Waterfront Bar, photo courtesy of The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

Why The Vinoy? Here's What We Enjoy!

Popular St. Petersburg attractions like the Salvador Dali Museum, Tropicana Field, scenic beaches, the restaurants, unique shopping, on property entertainment and much more make The Vinoy a local favorite.  Guest rooms feature large marble bathrooms, plush bedding, LCD TVs and grand views. Enjoy on-site dining from any of five outstanding restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and one of the BEST Sunday Brunch at Marchand's.

You can choose to laze the day away at the Veranda bar overlooking the marina or tee off on a picturesque 18-hole private golf course, then head to the full-service day spa or fitness center. There's even a secret Speakeasy on the property hidden from view, as a guest you get the keycode to unlock the door to this unique bar!  Depending on the dates of your stay we recommend taking the History Tour, it is fascinating and includes lunch in the famous Pompeii room, Marchand's.

Related Content:  Taste of 727 Spotlight | Vinoy's Fantastic Sunday Beer Brunch

Photo of Marchand's 1925 Classic Menu at The Vinoy by 727area photographer Jose Lopez

Staycationing in Tampa Bay

Voted #5 in the nation out of 100 for Best Places to Staycation by RewardExpert they reported, "Tampa (Bay) has it all: beaches, warm weather, pools, nature parks, hiking. Fifth on our list, those who live in Tampa (Bay) will have a great time on staycation. Of the cities we analyzed, Tampa (Bay) ranks 6th in regard to restaurants per capita. According to our data, there are 136 restaurants per ten thousand residents in Tampa (Bay). It’s also affordable, so those who stay will be saving money just by going on a staycation."

Pinellas Beaches photo by author

As with most great promotions, there are a limited number of rooms and black out days may apply, call or click away to make your well-deserved and long overdue Staycation Weekend or Tampa Bay Holistay unforgettable by choosing one of the fab summer deals at The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club. Looking for events and things to do this summer in St. Petersburg/Clearwater?  Check out our Events (searchable by date) and Things to Do Page then click over to to see what is happening in the rest of Tampa Bay. Relax and rejuvenate your spirit, it's time! (Cover photo by 727area photographer Jose Lopez)