Florida has always been one of the most popular holiday destinations in the United States. The Sunshine State has been blessed with weather that draws in tourists from all over the U.S. and indeed the world. Soft sandy beaches, fantastic world class golf courses, exciting nightlife and cuisine that compares favorably with that found anywhere in the world have made Florida one of those states that should be on everyone’s bucket list.
One of the shining lights of Florida is without doubt Jacksonville. Bistros and museums, chic shopping opportunities, exceptional beaches and a rich sense of history make this, Florida’s largest city an ideal vacation spot.
But for many the lure of the seaside and the laid back vibe is what draws then to Jacksonville.
So if you are planning to make Jackson your base to explore the waterfront or the rest of the surrounding area which are the best resorts to stay at? Let’s find out about a few.
1. The Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island.
For those who really want to kick back and relax in the lap of luxury there is no better choice of holiday accommodation than the Ritz-Carlton. You could theoretically take advantage of the paddle boarding or surfing lessons, but when that warm sun rises then the lure of simply taking in the warmth poolside may be too much to resist. If you are really feeling energetic a trip to the spa might be in order. Or you could hit the golf course and settle in for an evening at Salt – the resorts multi award wining restaurant.
2. The Ponte Vedra Inn and Club.
Ultra luxury pampering and a super attentive staff have made this resort a firm favorite with visitors. The amenities are top class as are the spacious rooms. Free high speed WiFi, minibars, wide screen TV’s and a spa are just some of the guest perks. Spend the day at the spa and then hit the ‘Seahorse Grille’ for seafood so fresh it might just have been pulled from the ocean.
3. The One Ocean Resort and Spa.
Another resort that sees people returning again and again due to the sheer quality of the service who pride themselves on superior customer service. You can bet that the bartender at the ‘Azurea Lounge’ will remember your favorite cocktail and it those personalized touches that have made this one of the most popular resorts in Jacksonville.
Visit any of these resorts and you will simply not regret your decision.