Un In the Sun 2017 will be held at the TradeWinds Island Resort on St. Pete Beach, Florida. This amazing setting is an incredible location for an unschooling conference. This will be our 4th year here!
Located just 30 minutes from Tampa International Airport and 25 minutes from the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, the resort sits along a strand of sugary white beach directly on the Gulf of Mexico. St. Pete Beach was also recently voted #1 beach destination in the USA by TripAdvisor.
TradeWinds Island Grand was named as one of the 2012 “Top North American Family Resorts” by ResortsandLodges.com and was also included in the 2008 (Ninth Edition) of “100 Best Family Resorts in America. St. Pete Beach was recently recognized as the nation’s “Best Family Beach” by Parents magazine.
All hotel rooms and suites include a refrigerator or mini fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker with daily complimentary coffee, dishware, stocked mini-bar, hair dryer, lighted makeup mirror, iron and ironing board, high-speed wireless Internet access, in-room safe, flat screen high definition TV, pay-per-view movies and cable TV with premium channels, voice mail and daily newspaper.
- Standard Hotel Rooms are offered at a group rate of $149* Rooms are available with either two double beds or a single king bed. This room comes with a window and entrance off the walkway and is approximately 300 sq ft.
- Tropical View Rooms are offered at a group rate of $169* Rooms are available with either two queen beds or one king bed. This room overlooks lush, tropical landscape and the calming meandering waterway from your balcony and is approximately 300 sq ft.
- One Bedroom Tropical Suites are offered at a group rate of $214* This suite offers two queen beds in one room and a separate room with a double-size sofa bed, kitchenette with full-size refrigerator and 2 burner stovetop, and a dining table . The room overlooks lush tropical landscape and meandering waterway from your balcony and is approximately 536 sq ft.
There are additional room types at the resort; they are not part of our room block and do not receive our discounts. If you desire a different type of room than listed above, you may contact the hotel or refer to their site http://www.tradewindsresort.com. To make your hotel reservation, please call 800-808-9833 and ask for the group reservations for “Un in the Sun 2015”
*Please note all room rates are subject to Pinellas county taxes.
No need to worry about finding something to eat. The TradeWinds has 6 full service restaurants that range from family-friendly pub fare to fine dining. In addition, there are several quick stop eateries. Gluten-free menu options are available at all TradeWinds dining outlets, and special diets can be accommodated.
Or stock your in-room refrigerator with goodies from the Publix grocery store just down the street.
Beach-Side Fun: (included in resort stay)
- 20 acres of white sand beaches (usable for all conference guests)
- Two-person beach cabanas
- Three-Story High Tide Inflatable Slide on the BeachTetherball (weather permitting)
- Beach Front Hammocks
- Beach volleyball courts
- Slacker Line Beach Games – Bocce Ball, Horseshoes, Cornhole and more
- “Triple Wipe Out” inflatable surfing experience (at Guy Harvey Outpost just minutes down the beach)
More Resort Fun: (included in resort stay)
- Five Heated Swimming Pools – One covered, one kiddie, one adult
- Two Whirlpools
- Paddle boats along resort waterway
- Fitness center
- 9 Hole Mini-golf course
- Tennis courts
- Ping Pong Table
- Life-Size Outdoor Chess
- Ring Hook Games
- Mini arcade (game fees)
Resort Fun (fees apply)
- Bungee Trampoline
- Splash Island Water Park
- JetLev Jet Packs
- WaveJet Surf School
- Floating Cabanas
- Paddleboards & Banana Boats
- Snorkeling, Shelling and Dolphin Watch Cruises
- Fishing charters, boat rentals
Nearby: Golf Privileges at some of the area’s best private & public clubs
Shops, Services, Centers, Salons and More
- Hertz Rental Car
- Two Retail Shops
- Business Center
- Full-Service Salon & Spa Services
- On-site Concierge Services
- Dry Cleaning Service