At the end of manageable drives from both Jacksonville and Orlando is the 4* luxury Sawgrass Marriott Resort and Spa. Located near the exclusive Ponte Vedra Beach development, the resort boasts a stunning hotel, whose 508 rooms have been newly refurbished to guarantee the utmost luxury.
The accommodation is comprised of 324 waterfront guest rooms, 24 suites and 80 two-bedroom villas, all of which come complete with deluxe bathrooms, internet access, refrigerator, direct dial telephone and satellite television. The style is simple yet elegant, and the resort is tailor made to meet the needs of visiting golfers.
With the TPC Stadium Course and its golfing allies on the doorstep, the Marriott Sawgrass Resort and Spa is one of the world's most desirable golf holiday destinations.
The Spa at Sawgrass is a comprehensive relaxation centre aimed at therapy for mind, body and soul. One of the best new spas in Ponte Vedra Beach, the facility is at the centre of a great network of lakes, and offers the ultimate in relaxation in its 19 treatment rooms. The resort's Cabana Beach Club is among Florida's most exclusive, and is the place to kick back or enjoy the water sports on offer. There is a tennis academy that hosts ATP Tour events, and dedicated activity clubs for both teenagers and under-12s.
Among the great variety of dining options, the regional Italian cuisine of Café Italiano comes highly recommended, while the Augustine Grille serves an exquisite contemporary menu.
Dancing and live entertainment are the order of the day at Champs Lounge.
Bar and grill favourites overlooking the ocean are on offer at the Cabana Beach Club.
The business complex is capable of hosting meetings, conferences and conventions of all sizes.