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If you’re planning a luxurious beach getaway in St. Pete, why not indulge yourself with a stay in one of the area’s exquisite spa hotels? Enjoy white sand beaches, pampering spa treatments, and world-class cuisine at these elegant St. Pete hotels, which are the pride of Florida for the service that they provide their guests.

Loews Don CeSar Beach Hotel


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This stunning historic property, built in 1928, is Florida’s legendary “Pink Palace,” and sits on seven miles of powdery Gulf of Mexico beach. The hotel’s Spa Oceana features 16 full-service treatment rooms, cozy rooftop lounge with amazing ocean views, and private treatment cabanas on the beach.

Featuring one of the top ten seafood restaurants in the country, the Maritana Grille, as well as the chic Sea Porch Restaurant, the Don CeSar is an oasis of indulgence and luxury. Enjoy a relaxing swim in one of the two ocean-front pools with separate whirlpool. Try the locally sourced homemade ice cream at Uncle Andy’s Ice Cream Parlour. Take advantage of the complimentary personal trainer and signature fitness classes at the exercise studio or pools. Rooms range from $150 to $400 per night for a luxurious suite with private balcony.

Tradewinds Island Grand

This family friendly 20 acre resort and spa features a wide variety of watersports and activities including kayaking, parasailing, and paddle-boarding, and there’s even a splash park and organized activities for the kids. For a one-of-a-kind experience, fly over the waves with your very own jetpack.

The resort includes Body Works Salon and Spa, featuring indoor and outdoor spa treatment areas; try a warm stone massage in a private beach cabana. There are five full-service restaurants, including the casual Bermudas Steak and Seafood and the posh Palm Court Italian Grill. Rooms at the Island Grand feature wet bars/kitchenettes with appliances and dishware for late-night snacks on your balcony or terrace. Rooms range from $200 a night for standard room up to $700 a night for a 10-person suite.

Tradewinds Guy Harvey Outpost

The Guy Harvey Outpost, a sister property to the Tradewinds Island Grand, has a distinct beach flavor all its own, starting with the amazing SandBox Beach Lounge. This sandy playground features live entertainment, private dining cabanas, outdoor grill dining options, and signature cocktails.

Guests at the Guy Harvey enjoy signature indoor and outdoor spa treatments, including facials, massages, and hair services, at the Body Works Salon and Spa. Try the invigorating YogaFit classes held right on the beach each day. The RumFish Grill is designed around a stunning 33,000 gallon aquarium and features an extensive seafood menu.

Kids enjoy the Camp KONK activity center and supervised beach and pool activities, and there is also an adults-only pool. Rooms and suites are equipped with HDTV, wet bars/kitchenettes, fully stocked mini-bar, and dish and barware. Expect to pay between $150 and $350 per night depending on room type.

If you’re looking for the ultimate in relaxation and luxury with the unmatched ambience of one of Florida’s most beautiful beaches, treat yourself to a getaway at one of these indulgent St. Pete Beach spa hotels.