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The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort In Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida Offering Appealing “Fore The Ladies Golf & Spa Package”

JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (May 2013) – Ladies, take note. If you are interested in taking a girlfriends’ getaway, you have a great option, as The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida, is offering an appealing package called the “Fore The Ladies Package.” 

In addition to accommodations for two nights at the AAA Four-Diamond resort, the package includes: one round of golf per person on the resort’s Slammer & Squire championship golf course (just steps from The Renaissance Resort) or renowned King & Bear championship golf course; one spa treatment per person at the elegant Spa at World Golf Village (choice of a one-hour Swedish massage or one-hour luxury facial or 90-minute manicure/pedicure); and complimentary transportation to historic downtown St. Augustine. In addition, the package includes breakfast daily per person, champagne and strawberries delivered to the room, and range balls. Available through August 1, 2013, based on availability, the two-night package is from $329 per room, per night (plus tax and gratuity) for two people in the room. The rate for four people in the room is from $539 per room, per night (plus tax and gratuity). 

Located adjacent to the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame, the resort is also just 10 minutes (one exit) from St. Augustine Premium Outlets, which boasts 85 name-brand and designer outlet stores. Stores include Ann Taylor Factory Store, Banana Republic Factory Store, Coach, J. Crew, Tommy Bahama, Calvin Klein, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger. 

For reservations or additional information on the “Fore The Ladies Package,” call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit , or specifically . For the package for two people, reference Promotional Code GPF. For the package for four people, reference Promotional Code P51. Advanced reservations are required, blackout dates may apply, and a limited number of rooms are available for the promotion. The offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms, and the offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Other restrictions may apply. 

“The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort is a great choice for a girlfriends’ getaway, as the women can relax at a luxurious AAA Four-Diamond resort in a lush setting, as well as enjoy the world-class Spa at World Golf Village, golf on one of our renowned golf courses, visit nearby beaches, and visit the historic sites of charming downtown St. Augustine,” said Scott Selvaggi, the resort’s director of sales & marketing. “Add in the resort’s location just one exit from the St. Augustine Premium Outlets, which features 85 stores, and the group is in for a wonderful getaway.” 

Located within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort completed many enhancements in 2011, which included the opening of the Villagio Italian Grille; the opening of The Resort Shop, which serves a full menu of Starbuck’s coffees, pastries, breakfast fare, sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, and desserts, as well as souvenirs; the expansion of its outdoor event space La Terrazza; the addition of a fountain called La Piazza; the addition of a picturesque gazebo; and the expansion of its pool deck with new seating areas. 

These enhancements follow a $10 million resort-wide renovation that was completed in 2008, which included the complete remodeling of guest rooms and suites, a dramatically-renovated lobby, newly-remodeled guest room corridors, and an expanded fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment. 

The resort also boasts a dramatic nine-story atrium lobby, which features a Colonial/Asian theme with lush foliage and a colorful 7-story modern hanging sculpture that is reminiscent of open Florida skies. 

Recreational options at the resort include two championship golf courses: the popular Slammer & Squire (just steps from The Renaissance Resort), and the renowned King & Bear (co-designed by Arnold “The King” Palmer and Jack “The Bear” Nicklaus). Guests also have access to four additional golf courses within 15 minutes of the resort, for a total of 108 holes of golf. Additionally, the resort features a sauna, pool, hot tub, and full-service concierge. 

Guests are an easy walk to the World Golf Hall of Fame, which is the ultimate destination for the celebration of golf’s greatest players, with fun interactive exhibits, and historic golf artifacts. Also within an easy walk are The World Golf Hall of Fame’s 18-hole real grass putting course, a 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, an IMAX® 3D Theater, and the Walk of Champions. In addition, guests can take golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy. 

When visiting the resort, guests have the opportunity to take fun eco-tours and chartered fishing trips, visit nearby beaches, and explore historic St. Augustine. 

To make it easy for its guests to enjoy the area, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort provides the complimentary shuttle for individual guests (based on availability) to and from historic downtown St. Augustine. The service enables guests to easily visit such sites in St. Augustine, which was founded in 1565, as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, The Fountain of Youth, and shopping on the charming, brick-paved St. George Street. Additional options in downtown St. Augustine include the Old Town Trolley Tour, The Old Jail, The St. Augustine History Museum, The Spanish Quarter, The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, Flagler College, Whetstone’s Chocolate Factory, Lightner Museum, and a variety of water activities. 

A recipient of many of the industry’s most prestigious awards, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort is the only Northeast Florida resort and convention center to receive the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating, which is an honor achieved by less than 4% of the AAA approved properties. 

For information on The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, or for reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit

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 PR Contact: Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 208, or NOTE: High-resolution photos of the resort may be downloaded from . Or, photos of the resort are available by contacting Karen Lamonica.