Looking to fill your next vacation with recreation and relaxation? There’s a new resort making waves on St. Pete Beach! Enter RumFish Beach Resort by TradeWinds, an aquatic oasis just a short drive from Tampa that’s all about life on the water.

Sparked by the popularity of the RumFish Grill on St. Pete Beach, RumFish Beach Resort takes that same fully immersive underwater experience and swims with it. Newly redesigned rooms feature a refreshing Florida coastal feel, impressive pieces from talented local artists, and gulf-front suites with new private balconies. Add a splash of adventure, and you’ve found the recipe for your new favorite beach vacation!

If finding your zen surrounded by local inhabitants is your kind of island escape, St. Pete Beach is full of flora and fauna to explore. At RumFish Beach Resort, you can glide along the coast in a kayak or paddleboard with a beautiful view of the shoreline or embark on a diving excursion at nearby historic Egmont Key State Park.

There are plenty of guided expeditions at RumFish Beach Resort to help educate guests St. Pete Beach's ecosystem, too! Captain Tim can teach you everything about the area on a beach walk or a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the many aquariums located around the property.

You can get up-close-and-personal with dwellers of the deep when you partake in the Touch Tank Experience or snorkel at the RumFish Grill’s 33,500-gallon tank made famous on Animal Planet’s hit series Tanked!

If you prefer more chills with your thrills, get ready to make St. Pete Beach your playground. Reach new heights by strapping on a water jetpack, taking a spin on a mechanical shark, or sliding into a big splash- adventurers can dive into all sorts of activities head first! Plunging down the 3-story tall High Tide Slide is a must for any beach-goer.

You can also take things to the extreme at RumFish Beach Resort with an expansive parasail ride or by putting the pedal to the metal on a jet ski on St. Pete Beach.

If soaking up the sun is more your speed, make a cushioned beach cabana home base at RumFish Beach Resort. Enjoy every ray of sunshine while keeping your cup full of frosty tropical favorites from the sand-in-your toes SandBar.

Those looking for a little luxury with their getaway on St. Pete Beach will love their VIP beach cabanas available to rent. These spacious private cabanas feature cushioned sofas, fans, personal servers, and flat screen TVs!

Hit the SandBox at RumFish Beach Resort for sunset where you can watch the greatest show on the St. Pete Beach shoreline, an award-winning sunset, from a serpentine sofa wrapped around cozy fire tables. As if the night couldn’t get any sweeter, you can even roast s’mores around the fire pit.

At the end of an action-packed day, float back to one of the newly-refreshed rooms at RumFish Beach Resort to wind down surrounded by crisp white décor featuring pops of turquoise, teal and lime green. Artwork by Thomas Krause and inspired by some of the native animals who call this area their home ensure that a peaceful sleep washes over you in waves, re-energizing you for another day of fun in the sun at RumFish Beach Resort on St. Pete Beach!

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Cover photo courtesy of RumFish Grill Facebook