Treat the entire family to an exciting day-trip to nearby Busch Gardens, one of Tampa’s top family-friendly attractions, the next time that you’re in St Pete Beach! Busch Gardens is only 36 miles away from the sandy shores of St Pete Beach, so nothing is stopping you from packing the car and gearing up for a full day of exhilarating thrill rides, adorable animals, and world-class live entertainment. Gulf Winds Resort provides families with affordable yet contemporary St Pete Beach condo rentals that are all fully-equipped with a sizable kitchen, many of which provide genuinely jaw-dropping vistas of the Gulf of Mexico.

Thrill Rides

Busch Gardens has undergone several renovations over the last six decades, especially since the turn of the century as thrill rides are seemingly added annually here in Tampa. With 16 rides to choose from, there’s never a dull moment at Busch Gardens. Tigris, which is set to become Florida’s tallest launch coaster, will open in a matter of days. Your family can also hop aboard Cobra’s Curse, Florida’s first spin coaster, Falcon’s Fury, an exhilarating 335-foot drop tower, and the calming, scenic Serengeti Express Train. There’s unquestionably something for everyone at Busch Gardens, Tampa!

Beautiful African Animals

The African-themed Busch Gardens originally opened its doors in 1959 and remains one of the most extensive zoological institutions in North America. There are over 200 different species inside the park, including cheetahs, the world’s fastest animal, beautiful tigers, sleepy lions, and tall giraffes. The park does offer a wide variety of tours and animal experiences for those who wish to get up-close-and-personal with a particularly-friendly animal. We recommend letting the kids feed giraffes, kangaroos, wallabies, and hornbills! If you’re looking for even more zoological fun, nearby ZooTampa at Lowry Park is only 33 miles from our oceanfront St Pete Beach condo rentals.

Live Entertainment

Busch Gardens has a rotating, always-evolving live entertainment lineup which typically includes live animal demonstrations, ice skating performances, and live music. Now showing is Critters Inn Charge, Turn It Up!, the hottest show on ice, and Rock a Doo Wop, a nostalgic live performance of 1950s Doo Wop hits. Kids are also encouraged to visit the Let’s Play Together Sesame Street song and dance land.

St Pete Beach Condo Rentals

Gulf Winds Resort has four different types of St Pete Beach condo rentals: studio, alcove, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom. Each condo comes fully-equipped with a kitchen, ultra-comfortable beds, and charming ocean-themed decor. Soak in the on-site pool, stroll down to the warm sand for some fun beach activities, try snorkeling, or visit the nearby Clearwater Marine Aquarium for even more family fun! To book a well-deserved family getaway to sunny St Pete Beach, please give us a call today at 1-888-689-0833.