The Ultimate St. Pete Beach Romantic Getaway

This past year of living during a pandemic has been good and bad for many couples. While seeing each other more can be a wonderful thing, being cooped up together in the house constantly has its drawbacks. If you’re feeling like it’s time to escape from mundane daily activities and explore something a little more exciting, then keep reading!

A fantastic way to reconnect with your partner is a couple’s getaway to a romantic sun, surf and sand-filled tropical location with tons of couple-friendly amenities that will leave you gazing deeply into each other’s freshly rested eyes.

Whether your idea for an ultimate St. Pete Beach romantic getaway includes sun and fun, grill and chill or adventure awaits, at Alden Suites we have all the creature comforts and exciting activities to bring your couple’s retreat to life.

On-Site Pools and Cabana Bar

The first step to relaxing together on your romantic getaway on St. Pete Beach is a refreshing cocktail as you bask in Florida’s warm sunshine at either of our two sparkling pools. Lounge the day away with poolside bar service and yummy snacks perfect for poolside nibbling. Unwind with a soak in our state-of-the-art hot tub, and it’s vacation on!

Water Sports Galore

There’s no better way to ignite the spark than by enjoying fun activities together that move your bodies and inspire laughter and smiles. We offer activities including parasailing, paddleboarding, kayaking, jet skiing and more that are geared perfectly to couples looking to connect.

Kayaking and paddleboarding are fantastic couples’ activities that provide much-needed playtime away from the hustle and bustle. It’s pure zen to explore the Gulf coastline’s calm seas and clear waters while enjoying tropical visual treats to reminisce about over dinner.

Landlubbers, we didn’t forget about you! It’s easy to rent scooters and cruiser bicycles for exploring, so no matter what your preference, we’ve got the activity for you.

Table for Two

If all those exciting adventures got you hungry, let us help you find the perfect spot on St. Pete Beach for a romantic candlelit dinner. Savor life ‘under the sea’ at Rumfish Grill, an exciting, upscale restaurant featuring creative cuisine and an immersive aquarium. It’s walking distance from the Alden so you can dine and drink without worrying about driving. Numerous restaurants catering to every taste and dietary preference are just a short stroll away!

Sunset Chasers Unite

If you’ve come to St. Pete Beach, you’re here for the sunsets. And we make it easy for you to experience them in all their glory.

Book a sunset cruise or a cruise for shellers to Shell Island during your stay with us. Boating excursion? Yes, we can do that.

Perhaps a Two Island Snorkel and Explore Dolphin Tour sounds like a dream come true? Our friends at Suncoast Watersports will ensure it’s the highlight of your vacation. This 3.5-hour sunset and brews cruise stops at two incredible islands where you can snorkel, shell or explore the sugar sand beaches and crystal blue waters on your own.

And don’t forget, our Gulf Front Suites offer sunset views right from your balcony. Who knows, you may even decide to order in tonight.

Dance the Night Away

Summer is a great time to enjoy the beach bars in the area, many of which offer live music on the weekends. Sit back with a signature cocktail, kick off your shoes and jam out with your partner on the dance floor, a surefire way to spark some magic!

Couples Massage

Close your eyes and imagine a spacious spa with a variety of serene treatment rooms focused on relaxing, rejuvenating and reinvigorating you. Imagine the soft sounds of a waterfall in the distance. With Alden Suites, whatever you picture can become your reality.

We work with several lovely spas near the hotel that offer pampering services like deep tissue massage, hydrotherapy baths, waxing and facials that will primp you perfectly for a sexy night with your partner. Pricing is affordable and the atmosphere is ethereal, so be sure to request more info when you book your reservation with us!

Hit the Parks

Bring out your inner kiddos with a short drive to one of many theme parks. We’re less than an hour away from Busch Gardens, and it’s just a bit farther to the Orlando area parks where you can escape from reality faster than Harry Potter’s Firebolt.

As you can see, there is no shortage of amazing activities for couples to experience at Alden Suites. Now it’s time to plan your ultimate St. Pete Beach romantic getaway, and we’ll be waiting to make it all come to life just for you.

May is Time to Play Here at the Alden

Spring is in full swing in St. Pete/Clearwater and there are plenty of events, from high-speed to low-key. Here’s a look at just some of the most anticipated happenings in St. Pete/Clearwater in May. The weather is perfect for getting out to explore these fantastic events.

Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®
May 1-16

Now through May 16th Get ready for an extraordinary adventure! Building on children’s natural interest in animals, Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®! transports visitors to the Wild Kratts world, where creature adventures engage them in wide-ranging STEM experiences. Diverse environments immerse children and families in explorations of animals, habitats, and the relationships between them. Here they can take on challenges and missions centered around the lives of animals and their creature powers.
https://glazermuseum.org/wild

Debbie Bright: Kaleidoscope
May 1-9

Debbie Bright: Kaleidoscope is a special exhibition of paintings selected from Debbie Bright’s Kaleidoscope series showing at The Bula Barua Gallery from now through May 9th. The exhibition focuses on the artist’s exploration of fauna and architecture local to the beautiful city of St. Petersburg. Each work is painted in acrylics to look like a mosaic, with hundreds of tiny sections coming together to create images of eye-catching animals and dynamic cityscapes. You can also meet the artist Debbie Bright in the gallery Saturday May 8th!
https://bulagallery.com/

Porchfest
May 15

Historic Roser Park will host Porchfest May 15th! Stop by for live music, community sponsors, and a fun walking tour of one of the ‘Burg’s most stunning neighborhoods. This exclusive annual event combines St. Pete’s musicians, local businesses, and a neighborhood community all rolled into one. Guests will stroll the winding, enchanted streets of Historic Roser Park, as local musicians play from the front porches and yards of various homes.
https://www.facebook.com/events/194132275862584

Weeki Wachee Springs
All Year Long

Weeki Wachee Springs is one of Florida’s oldest tourist attractions, entertaining generations of families before there was Disney World and Busch Gardens. Today, families continue to flock to the state park north of Tampa where real mermaids swim. After about year long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the park and mermaids are welcoming guests back once again with your health and safety in mind!
https://www.tampabayparenting.com/article/weeki-wachee-springs-mermaids/

Tusks to Tails: A Fossil History of Florida
All Month Long

Step back into time when furry mammoths roamed Florida and gigantic sharks swam our seas with Tusks to Tails: A Fossil History of Florida. This new exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center is a must-see for anyone who is really into fossils! While you’re there, check out the Treasure Seekers exhibit to learn more about real life pirates and conquistadors and more about Florida and Tampa Bay’s fascinating history!
https://www.tampabayhistorycenter.org/on-view-now/

Adventure Island
All Year Long

Keep your cool as the temps heat up at Adventure Island in Tampa! They’re operating at a limited capacity, so you’ll need to book a reservation in advance along with having your ticket or annual pass. If you haven’t experienced the new Solar Vortex, plan on a ride down!! https://adventureisland.com/ https://adventureisland.com/

With a million things to do inside and out, St. Pete Beach is the perfect destination to get you back to travel. At the Alden, you can relax at our expansive pools, savor sunsets at the Cabana Bar, and splash and play in the Gulf of Mexico. You KNOW you deserve a getaway, so make plans now to come and see us here at the Alden!