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The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

Community Website: http://www.pontevedra.com/inn_and_club/

CELEBRATING OCEANFRONT EXCELLENCE SINCE 1928!

PONTE VEDRA INN & CLUB A grand hotel with a storied pedigree, the AAA Five-Diamond rated Ponte Vedra Inn & Club brings to mind images of quiet opulence, grace, stateliness and history. Located on a sprawling beachfront site in northeast Florida, the historic Inn has offered a world of upscale oceanfront accommodations paired with fine service and a wide array of leisure pursuits since its opening in 1928.

At this year-round sporting paradise, active travelers can choose from seaside golf, tennis, fitness, swimming and cycling, while a luxurious spa, picturesque beaches and delightful dining options (including 24-hour room service) lure those in search of relaxation and indulgence. Engaging children’s activities and services make the Inn an exceptional destination for family vacations as well.

The Inn is celebrated as one of the great Florida resorts — a refuge for recreation, romance and reflection; a family vacation favorite; and, a premier year-round option for weddings, social events, business meetings, year-round corporate retreats and incentive outings.

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (offering 250 luxurious rooms and suites) and its nearby sister property, The Lodge & Club (66upscale oceanfront rooms and suites), comprise the oceanfront luxury vacation experience known as Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts. Hotel guests enjoy reciprocal access to the amenities of both establishments.

  • 250 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, most located on the beach with ocean views
  • 36 holes of golf
  • 15 Har-Tru Clay tennis courts
  • Full-service luxury spa offering over 100 services
  • Oceanfront, state-of-the-art fitness center with steam, sauna and jacuzzi and over 100 fitness classes every week
  • Four heated oceanfront swimming pools, including a family pool with waterslide and an adults-only pool
  • Children’s playground and nursery
  • Miles of beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches to explore
  • Beach Rentals with kayaks, paddleboards, beach bicycle cruisers and more
  • An array of boutiques and shops including Starbucks Coffee
  • Variety of dining, lounge and bar options from fine dining to casual
  • Valet parking in private garage
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi resort-wide
  • Conference Center
  • Multilingual staff

The Lodge & Club

Community Website: http://www.pontevedra.com/lodge/

Located midway between Jacksonville and St. Augustine, The Lodge & Club is situated in the lovely seaside setting of Ponte Vedra Beach. Framed by graceful palms and rolling dunes, the intimate AAA Four-Diamond boutique hotel has charmed guests with world-class amenities and gracious service since its debut in 1989. Echoing Old World grandeur and romance, a distinctive Mediterranean-inspired architectural character is reflected throughout The Lodge’s ten seaside acres.

Panoramic vistas of the Atlantic provide an awe-inspiring setting for The Lodge’s 66 luxurious rooms and suites. Indulgent days are spent enjoying the Atlantic surf, shelling along the beach, swimming, cycling, enjoying the Fitness Center, sampling The Lodge’s inventive cuisine and enjoying high tea, the highlight of each afternoon. For your business needs, the Lodge & Club is equipped with a modern conference center for year-round corporate meetings, business retreats and incentive outings.Nearby, guests have access privileges to oceanfront golf, world-class tennis and a luxurious spa.

The Lodge & Club and its nearby sister property, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, comprise the oceanfront luxury vacation experience known as Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts. Hotel guests enjoy reciprocal access to the amenities of both establishments.

HISTORY

In 1940, Tommy Sabin, a New York banker and frequent Ponte Vedra Inn & Club guest, purchased 600 feet of oceanfront property from the Inn’s parent company, Ponte Vedra Corporation. On this prime real estate, located 1.5 miles south of the Inn, Sabin built an independent seasonal hotel, The Innlet, which offered economical rates, 32 small but attractive guest rooms and an overall pleasing environment. Four years later, the hotel was sold to Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and began operating under Inn management. With its pleasant, casual atmosphere, The Innlet became a gathering place for the younger crowd. In 1947, 30 apartments are added. While ownership changed hands several times over the next two decades, The Innlet continued to be managed by Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, with guests enjoying access to the amenities of both hotels.

In 1969, hotel operations ceased when The Innlet was purchased by Land Corporation of America. In 1989, The Lodge & Bath Club, a luxurious, 66-room oceanfront hotel, opened. In 1997, Ponte Vedra Corporation purchased this property and changed its name to The Lodge & Club. As in previous decades, operations at the hotel were managed by Ponte Vedra Inn & Club with guests enjoying access to the amenities of both establishments. In recognition of The Lodge & Club’s superior quality, the property received both the coveted AAA Four-Diamond Award and Mobil Four-Star Award in 2000.

In 2000, the Lodge began an extended phase of renovation and enhancement to add to its overall appeal that continues to present day. All rooms and suites, the lobby, indoor and outdoor dining spaces, banquet and meeting space, poolscapes and the fitness area were renovated and upgraded. A new portico entrance, children’s playground, oceanfront lawn and fire pit were added. The State of Florida recognized the Lodge with the prestigious Palm Award for voluntarily adopting a variety of green practices to reduce waste and conserve natural resources while the room renovations were recognized by the Florida Builder’s Association with its Award for Design Excellence.

Welcome to TPC Sawgrass!

Community Website: http://www.tpc.com/tpc-sawgrass

Home of THE PLAYERS Championship, birthplace of the TPC (Tournament Players Club) Network, and backdrop to the PGA TOUR headquarters, the TPC Sawgrass golf course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is perhaps the world’s most famous golf course. THE PLAYERS Stadium Course sports one of the most recognizable and challenging holes on the PGA TOUR. The notorious par-3, 17th hole, features an island green that makes or breaks many a PGA TOUR pro’s round.

THE PLAYERS Stadium was built to challenge the pros like no other golf course had done before, while providing an unprecedented experience for spectators at the same time.

Golf enthusiasts will find not one, but two PGA TOUR championship courses at the club, both designed by world-renowned architect Pete Dye. THE PLAYERS Stadium and Dye’s Valley Course offer two, perfectly balanced game experiences. The two golf courses winds through North Florida’s naturally compelling landscape.

TPC Sawgrass is not only one of the top Florida golf resorts, but it is recognized nationally by multiple golf publications as a destination. THE PLAYERS Stadium Course is ranked the No. 2 golf course in Florida by Golf Digest magazine and it ranks consistently among the Golf Digest’s top 50 golf courses in the country. (No. 41 in 2011). Golfweek honored THE PLAYERS Stadium Course as the top courses you can play in Florida and ranked it ninth among the Best Resort Courses in 2011.

Dye’s Valley, host of the Web.com Tour Championship since 2013, is commonly referred to as the “Valley Course” and is just under 6,900 yards. The golf course previously served as the home for the Senior Players Championship from 1988-1990. Prior to hosting the inaugural Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open (Web.com Tour event) in 2010, the Valley Course underwent some renovations during the winter of 2009-10 to improve drainage. Dye’s Valley was ranked No. 24 in Golfweek’s 2011 rankings of Best Courses You Can Play in Florida.

Sawgrass Beach Club/Country Club

Community Website: http://www.sawgrasscountryclub.com/club/scripts/section/section.asp?NS=PM

Our Mission: To provide an exceptional “Sawgrass Experience” by combining the uniqueness of our oceanfront location with excellent golf, tennis, fitness, dining and social activities for the enjoyment of Members, their families and their guests. We are committed to our Members’ satisfaction and warmly welcome new Members into our community.

Sawgrass Country Club is located in beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, within a gated residential community with a delightful variety of home styles ranging from villas, patio homes and oceanfront properties in a wide range of prices. The area enjoys a sub-tropical-but-temperate four-seasons climate. While protected from over development and congestion, the Club is just 30 minutes easy drive to downtown Jacksonville, a few more minutes to Jacksonville International Airport, and an equally short run south to St. Augustine. We are also about a 2.5 hour drive to Orlando and Disney World.

Marsh Landing Country Club

Community Website: http://www.marshlandingcc.com/

A Club Clearly Designed with Your Lifestyle in Mind…

Renown for a variety of natural terrain and preserve upon which it is nestled, Marsh Landing Country Club is consistently recognized as a premier community in this region’s most beautiful stretch of property. People are drawn to Ponte Vedra Beach for its modest beauty, pristine beaches and waterways, and diverse selection of activities and recreation that residents can enjoy throughout the year.

The Plantation At Ponte Vedra Beach

Community Website: http://www.theplantationpvb.com/

Looking for a place to live happily ever after? Then set your GPS to the shining star of Ponte Vedra Beach and come enjoy the best of beach resort living on the Northeast Coast of Florida.

With access to our private Beach Club only a 10-minute bike ride from the front gate, our golf course which is currently undergoing a $6 million dollar renovation, our fast and fair tennis courts, our world-class Fitness Center and Studio, a clubhouse with dining and social options galore, you will never lack for fun things to do. The kids are busy having fun here too with family friendly events and summer camps.

Living in The Plantation has special conveniences you won’t find elsewhere. We have our own post office, library, and 24-hour security.

It’s no wonder that everyone who lives here says, “Living here is living happier!”.

Exciting Times At The Plantation

The Plantation is currently undergoing a $7+million dollar facilities improvement plan. In February we unveiled Planation Commons, a new amenities park which features a croquet lawn and playground. The beach club is being renovated to offer year round dining and the golf course will re-open in the Fall of 2016. The following media outlets have recently covered our progress:

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