First Coast Golf Package
Located in historic St. Augustine, just south of Jacksonville and 30 minutes from TPC Sawgrass, World Golf Village is the ultimate golf vacation destination. It’s home to the World Golf Hall of Fame, where the greatest players and contributors are honored, and includes more than 70,000 square feet of displays, trophies and personal and professional memorabilia of its more than 130 members.
World Golf Village also has a number of championship golf courses created by Hall of Fame legends, including the King & Bear co-designed hole-by-hole by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, and the Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen-inspired Slammer & Squire. For luxurious accommodations, there is a selection of preferred partners such as the Renaissance Resort and Grande Villas, a Bluegreen Resort. No matter where you stay, World Golf Village offers a complete golf vacation for your family, friends or next group outing, and is the highlight of any golfer’s visit to Northeast Florida. At World Golf Village, it’s your unforgettable opportunity to stay and play like a champion.
About the Area
When visiting Northeast Florida, you’ll be able to fill your days and nights with an array of excitement, relaxation and plenty of fun. Known as Florida’s First Coast, the area features miles and miles of sandy beaches and ocean surf, historic landmarks, numerous attractions, water sports, fascinating museums and major sporting events.
World Golf Village is located just a few miles north of St. Augustine, America’s oldest city established in 1565. St. Augustine features historic sites, national monuments, ancient churches and more than 60 attractions in addition to unique shopping and dining experiences. St. Augustine is also the starting point for deep-sea fishing, eco-tourism adventures, dolphin watching and more.
Just 20 minutes northeast of World Golf Village is Ponte Vedra Beach, which is also home to the PGA TOUR® and ATP Tour® international headquarters, and of course, the PGA TOUR’s signature event, THE PLAYERS Championship takes place on the renowned Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. In addition to world-famous fairways, Ponte Vedra Beach offers boutique shopping, eclectic restaurants, world-class spas and miles of shell-sprinkled shorelines.
Thirty miles north of World Golf Village is Jacksonville, which truly has something for everyone. Not only is it home to world-class golf and miles of pristine beaches, it also offers ecological and nature-based excursions, historical sites and architecture, great nightlife and entertainment, festivals and events.
World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort
Surround yourself with comfort, excitement and adventure at the beautifully transformed AAA Four-Diamond Renaissance World Village Resort. Located next to the extraordinary World Golf Hall of Fame, the resort offers 301 Colonial Asian designed guest rooms, featuring spacious spa- inspirited bathrooms with granite countertops and 37-inch, flat panel televisions.
Views of the World Golf Village’s pristine Kelly Lake and golf courses serve to inspire, while high-speed wireless internet access, oversized executive desks, wet bars, refrigerators, and in-room coffee service offer the ultimate conveniences. Dine in our Villagio Italian Grille featuring fresh seafood, great steaks, traditional Italian cuisine and more. Watch your favorite sporting event on any of our 7 televisions while enjoying our specialty cocktails, wines and micro-brewed beer. Enjoy Complimentary shuttle service to and from historic downtown St. Augustine for registered guests and don’t forget to pick up your favorite Starbucks beverage in our Resort Shop.
Grande Villas at World Golf Village
Situated near the nation’s oldest city of St. Augustine on Florida’s sunny east coast is Grand Villas at World Golf Village®, a beautiful resort featuring well-appointed 1- and 2-bedroom villas with all the comforts of home for you and your family. This historic area, known for its European charm and Spanish colonial architecture, is also home to the World Golf Hall of Fame® adjacent to the resort.
Make yourself at home with onsite amenities, which include Basketball Courts, BBQ Grills, Fire Pit, Fitness Room, Hot Tub, Playground, Tennis Courts, and Concierge. Each villa comes equipped with Blender, Cable TV, Coffee Maker, Dishwasher, Ice Maker, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove/Range and Washer/Dryer.
Holiday Inn, St. Augustine, World Golf Village
The Holiday Inn St. Augustine World Golf Hotel is located adjacent to the world-famous World Golf Village Hall of Fame & Imax Theater with convenient access to the Slammer & Squire and King & Bear courses. Whether you’re visiting for an ultimate golf vacation or just looking to get away, the Holiday Inn St. Augustine World Golf hotel is a great option with a welcoming staff.
This lakefront hotel features 162 spacious guest rooms, each equipped with microwaves and refrigerators. Holiday Inn St. Augustine hotel offers both standard guest rooms and suite options.
The Residences at World Golf Village
The Residences at World Golf Village is a 78 unit resort style condominium complex located near the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Residences are luxurious, 3- and 4- bedroom condominiums, elegantly appointed, spacious and distinctively designed. These condominiums range from 2,000 to 3,000 sq. ft. with open floor plans and views of the Slammer & Squire and the Hall of Fame Tower. The Residences at World Golf Village requires a minimum stay of 7 nights.
All of the 78 condominiums are amenitized with views of the famed Slammer & Squire, fairways, lakes, and wooded natural areas. The Residences offer full service amenities such as a newly remodeled pool and spa, a newly remodeled clubhouse which includes a fitness center, meeting rooms, and game room. The Residences…where golf, resort, and community living all meet.
Doubletree St. Augustine Historic District
Conveniently situated in the beautiful historic district of St. Augustine, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel St. Augustine Historic District is located close to numerous things to do. Known as the ‘Ancient City’, St. Augustine offers a wealth of rich history. Visit significant landmarks including Castillo de San Marcos, the Fountain of Youth and Fort Matanzas. Explore Flagler College and the Lightner Museum, or take a stroll around the scenic cobblestoned streets. Stop for a rest in one of the city’s quaint cafés and bars or pick up souvenirs while browsing unique shops.
Each room includes a range of amenities, including WiFi and a spacious work desk with an ergonomic chair. Onsite convenience stores are open 24-hours a day, offering a variety of snacks and drinks to enjoy in the privacy of your guest room. Room service is also available daily from 6am-11pm.
King & Bear, named for its co-designers, World Golf Hall of Fame members Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, is the first-and-only course design collaboration between two of golf’s most respected and well-known ambassadors. Palmer and Nicklaus set out to create the 7,279-yard course as an eminently playable and picturesque course with memorable par-5s amid lakes, loblolly pines and 200-year-old live oaks. King & Bear is also rated among Golf for Women’s Top 50 Courses for Women.
Visually stunning and immensely playable, our Par 72 golf course is enhanced by natural elements like majestic cypress trees lining the fairways and features a five-tee system to accommodate golfers of every caliber. The Waldorf Astoria Golf Club measures an impressive 7,108 yards from the Professional Tees and maintains a course rating of 74.6 and slope of 139.
Hall of Fame members Sam (The Slammer) Snead and Gene (The Squire) Sarazen served as consultants to course architect Bobby Weed for Slammer & Squire. The 6,939-yard resort course offers views of the World Golf Hall of Fame from several holes and is distinguished by memorable par-3s, preserved woodlands, wetlands and natural beauty.
Additional Golf Courses in the Area
In addition to the courses in World Golf Village, we also provide packages to these golf courses in Northeast Florida:
- TPC Sawgrass’ PLAYERS Stadium Course
- TPC Sawgrass’ Dye’s Valley Course
- St. Johns Golf & Country Club
- The Golf Club at South Hampton
- Marsh Landing Country Club
- Additional Semi-Private courses in the area.