The Coral Reef Beach Resort is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on St. Petersburg beach. Our resort offers everything for an active, yet relaxing vacation. Swim in the gulf or in one of the state*s largest free form pools, play golf and tennis nearby, then see the sights of the Tampa Bay area. After a full day, walk along the beach and enjoy a beautiful gulf sunset. Coral Reef Resort offers a vacation getaway as active or as relaxing as you choose to make it.