RARE HOTELS

OMNI – AMELIA ISLAND

A gorgeous stretch of private beach sets the non-smoking Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort apart from other hotels. Guests relish being steps away from the shore after conquering one of the resort’s three golf courses. The Omni has 249 rooms overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from a 1,350-acre resort setting. Guests can take in sweeping views from the private balconies and patios or lounge in pillow-top beds with plush 330-thread-count linens while watching flat-screen TVs. Rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, iPod docks and minibars, as well as high-end toiletries and robes. Families keep busy with movies under the stars, s’mores on the beach, Segway tours and bicycle rentals. Pets are allowed for an additional fee. On the southern end of Amelia Island, the Omni is a 15-minute drive from Fernandina’s historic district, which has a variety of restaurants and shops. The resort is 32 miles from Jacksonville International Airport and is 25 minutes from I-95. “Great location and beautiful beach,” say guests, who praise the “excellent” customer service, which goes “beyond expectation”, and the “clean, comfortable and spacious” rooms.

ALFOND INN

This stylish boutique hotel opened in 2013 and has since become a firm favourite with the jet set, voted #1 in Florida and #7 in the United States in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. At the hotel, make the most of the pool, fitness centre and award-winning restaurant, or take a short walk to local cultural attractions like Rollins College and the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

PELICAN GRAND BEACH RESORT

Savour old Florida grandeur at this beach resort featuring a beautiful zero entry pool, Fort Lauderdale’s only Lazy River and private beach.

Ritz Carlton Amelia Island Fire Pit

RITZ-CARLTON – AMELIA ISLAND

All the rooms are packed with amenities like flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and Egyptian-cotton linens at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, a beachside hotel with a heated outdoor pool, an on-site spa, ve restaurants and full room service. This high-rise, oceanfront resort has a whopping 446 resort rooms, overlooking the coast or the beachfront. Dine in one of the ve restaurants or stay in and order room service. After dinner, relax with a drink over a game of billiards or watch your favourite team on the many TVs in the sports bar. Hit the links at the on-site golf course and wind down afterwards with a swim in the heated outdoor pool or a soak in the hot tub. A full-service spa and well-equipped tness centre are also on site. The hotel sits beachside on Amelia Island, less than eight miles from historic Fernandina Beach and 36 miles from Jacksonville. Discover the history of this important seaport area at the Amelia Island Museum of History, less than eight miles away. Don’t miss the Palace Saloon, Florida’s oldest continuously operating bar, also in Fernandina Beach, less than eight miles away. Go for a hike around the battlements at Fort Clinch State Park, about six miles away. Jacksonville International Airport is 32 miles away. The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island is a “beautiful” oceanfront property with “very friendly” staff. Room service, an on-site bar and well- appointed rooms await guests.

THE CHESTERFIELD

Experience old-world charm and exceptional hospitality just a stone’s throw from white sandy beaches and the upscale shopping district on Worth Avenue. The legendary Leopard Lounge serves delicious international cuisine, creative cocktails and live music every night of the week.

THE COLONY

This boutique hotel with its stunning colonial architecture is a favourite of guests who like the intimate, relaxed vibe, upscale cuisine and attentive service. It’s also close to the beach and the shopping district.

OMNI HOTEL – JACKSONVILLE

The Omni Jacksonville Hotel, situated in the heart of the downtown area, connects you with Jacksonville’s most popular cultural and business districts. Steps from the St. Johns Riverwalk, this premier hotel pairs Southern hospitality with contemporary luxury. Modern, elegant guest room accommodations provide travellers with the comforts of home. Relax poolside with dramatic views of the river and skyline or at the newly renovated JBar and Juliette’s. With convenient access to Everbank Field, Times Union Center, Memorial Arena, Jacksonville Landing, and other popular attractions, Omni Jacksonville puts you in the midst of the excitement of the River City.

B OCEAN

A modern beachfront resort with nautical-inspired rooms, two pools, a maritime-themed cocktail bar and access to a private beach.

BRAZILIAN COURT HOTEL

A classic Palm Beach getaway. It combines Spanish colonial architecture with 1920s glamour. Relax in one of the tropical courtyards, take a dip in the palm-fringed pool and savour the cuisine of internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud at Café Boulud.

GILCHRIST CLUB

Just 30 minutes outside of Gainesville, you’ll find the ultimate place to experience the great outdoors. The Gilchrist Club offers its guests private hunting, shooting and fishing on an exclusive reserve with expert guides. The luxurious lodgings are the perfect place to relax with the family and the exceptional bar and restaurant will certainly supplement your stay.

ROMANTIC & HISTORIC HOTELS

AMELIA OCEANFRONT B&B – AMELIA ISLAND

A location on the beach, in-room kitchen facilities and a complimentary breakfast are some of the highlights at Amelia Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast on Amelia Island. This two-storey B&B has six rooms. Each room is distinctly decorated and includes a separate bedroom, a seating area, a cable TV, a hairdryer and a kitchenette with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffee maker, dishware and utensils. Guests are treated to a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wi-Fi access is available.

Guests can spend the day on the white sand beach located on the grounds. Photocopying services are available. Parking is free. Check-in is at 3pm, and guests planning to arrive before or after that time must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival. Amelia Oceanfront B&B is three miles from Fernandina Beach. Amelia Island Museum of History is two miles away. Jacksonville International Airport is 29 miles from the B&B.

BLUE HERON INN – FERNANDINA BEACH

The Blue Heron Inn is located in Fernandina Beach, less than ve minutes’ drive from the shore. Guests will enjoy a four-course hot breakfast with a menu that changes each day. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms of this Fernandina B&B and guests will also enjoy a flat-screen TV in each room. Some rooms offer a spa bath for added luxury. An outdoor pool is available on site at the Fernandina Beach Blue Heron Inn and guests will also enjoy access to meeting facilities. Free bicycle rental is also available on the property. This B&B is three miles from Fort Clinch State Park. Guests will also be 40 minutes’ drive from Jacksonville city center during their stay.

HOYT HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST – FERNANDINA BEACH

Rooms with unique décor and private baths and an attractive pool and hot tub are prime offerings at Hoyt House B&B on historic Fernandina Beach. This B&B, built in 1905, has 10 uniquely themed rooms, each featuring a private bath, individually controlled heat and air-conditioning and a satellite TV with HBO and ESPN; some rooms have jetted tubs. High-speed internet access is available. Relax in the Florida sun at the landscaped, heated outdoor pool area, lounge in the outdoor hot tub or have a cocktail in the gazebo. In the evening, watch the sun go down from the wraparound balcony.

The hotel is in the heart of historic Fernandina Beach, 36 miles from Jacksonville.

Guests can walk to numerous restaurants and shops within ve minutes. Discover this important seaport’s history at the Amelia Island Museum of History, less than a half-mile away. Have a drink at Florida’s oldest continuously operating bar, the Palace Saloon, also less than a half-mile away. Go for a hike around the battlements at Fort Clinch State Park, about three miles away. Jacksonville International Airport is about 32 miles away. Hoyt House offers B&B accommodations with private baths. A location convenient to downtown Fernandina Beach and a heated outdoor pool are other choice features.

CASA MARINA HOTEL – JACKSONVILLE BEACH

Celebrating nearly a century of romance, the Casa Marina is gracefully poised on the dunes of the Atlantic Ocean, providing a world of luxurious accommodations paired with ne dining.

One of Florida’s Historic Hotels of America, the Casa Marina has enjoyed a rich history of dazzling parties and celebrity guests. Today, its 23 stunning bedrooms and parlour suites are individually decorated to represent the changing eras of our hotel’s rich history.

Let us amaze you with a feeling of classic, timeless glamour from the moment you check in for a memorable overnight visit, an extraordinary lunch in The Penthouse Lounge or Sunday brunch. Even a martini or lemonade on the veranda will steal your heart.

PAINTED LADY B&B, ANTIQUE ALLEY – ST. AUGUSTINE

In 1910, Charles Sequi, a local merchant of Minorcan descent, built this grand Victorian home. The home was in the Segui family for nearly 80 years and their presence is still felt in the area. Recently renovated, this historic home still retains its original warmth and charm. A peaceful oasis located on San Marco Avenue’s Antique Alley, it is just a short stroll from the city gates and all the excitement of the downtown historic district. Comfortable rooms with private baths and plenty of on-site parking are available.

CEDAR HOUSE VICTORIAN BED & BREAKFAST – ST. AUGUSTINE

Built in 1893, this award-winning seven-room B&B blends Victorian elegance with modern amenities. Hardwood floors, antiques, and wraparound porches create the feeling of a bygone era. Private bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi and on-site parking are the must haves. A complimentary gourmet breakfast for two is provided.

SPANISH STREET BED & BREAKFAST – ST. AUGUSTINE

Experience Southern hospitality at 44 Spanish Street, in the centre of downtown. The inn is a restored 1924 boarding house and features an Old Florida feel, with iron beds, wicker furniture, and antiques, along with white goose-down comforters and luxurious linens, as well as private bathrooms, ceiling fans, and flat-screen TVs. Enjoy front and rear terraces with seating. A generous full breakfast is served each morning in the large, light and bright dining room or in the vintage bricked courtyard and gardens.

ST FRANCIS INN – ST. AUGUSTINE

Each room and suite is distinctive, in its layout and individual decor. The walled courtyard garden is peaceful, private, and a favorite place to unwind. Dating back to 1791, the Inn’s rooms and suites combine the atmosphere of yesteryear without skimping on modern comforts. The Inn’s gourmet full breakfasts are exceptional, and the private balconies, porches, temperature-controlled swimming pool, bicycles, and cozy living and dining rooms add to the ambiance.

AT JOURNEY’S END BED & BREAKFAST – ST. AUGUSTINE

At Journey’s End Bed & Breakfast is located in the famous historic district of St Augustine’s downtown. It is located on a quiet street away from trafic and noise but steps away from all that the Oldest City has to offer: the Castillo de San Marcos, the Lightner Museum, Flagler College, the Bridge of Lions and the Bayfront. All of the city’s ne restaurants and quaint shops are within walking distance and the beaches and the famous St. Augustine Lighthouse are nearby. This is the perfect B&B for your visit!

THE OLD CITY HOUSE – ST. AUGUSTINE

The Old City House Inn and Restaurant is one of historic St. Augustine’s premier B&Bs, and has been serving St. Augustine B&B guests for more than 20 years. The Old City House Inn features seven B&B rooms decorated to reflect classic elegance. Located in the downtown historic district, it is an easy walk to historic attractions and ne dining destinations.

AT JOURNEY’S END B&B

This welcoming B&B is situated in the heart of St Augustine’s downtown in the delightful historic district. It’s in the perfect location for both relaxing and exploring, on a quiet street that’s only a stroll away from the city’s famous sights and attractions. Not only that, you’ll be spoiled for choice with the local shops, cafes and restaurants nearby. Idyllic beaches and the iconic St. Augustine Lighthouse are within easy reach on foot as well. Unique rooms, common areas and gardens with free Wi-Fi and a delicious breakfast complete the package at this unforgettable B&B.

RESORT HOTELS

PONTE VEDRA INN & CLUB/SPA – PONTE VEDRA BEACH

A grand hotel with a storied pedigree, the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is located on a sprawling, 300-acre beachfront site in Ponte Vedra. The historic Inn offers a world of upscale accommodation paired with ne service and a wide array of leisure pursuits. The Spa offers an aesthetically pleasing environment where peaceful surroundings and ultra-modern facilities combine with an impressive selection of more than 100 beauty and pampering services. From the moment you arrive, you’ll feel the difference. Infused with inspirations from the great spas throughout the world, the spa’s décor is, at the same time, reflective of the natural beauty and casual elegance of Ponte Vedra Beach, where the ocean’s ever-changing beauty forever inspires renewal.

SAWGRASS MARRIOTT GOLF RESORT & SPA – PONTE VEDRA BEACH

Steal away to a vibrant world of wellness and serenity surrounded by 15 acres tucked amid winding lagoons, moss- draped water oaks, twisted palms, and giant magnolias at the Sawgrass Marriott. This 25,000-square-foot luxury sanctuary stands alone among Ponte Vedra spas – a Zen-inspired realm where personalised treatments, soothing music and warm lighting accent a tranquil symphony of Eastern design elements. Enjoy a massage in one of the 19 private rooms. Release the day’s stress in the whirlpool or heated outdoor pool.

WORLD GOLF VILLAGE RENAISSANCE

The Four Diamond Renaissance Resort offers a complimentary shuttle for guests to and from downtown St Augustine (based on availability). The World Golf Renaissance St. Augustine Resort is within minutes of everything you need for a weekend getaway, business stay, golf retreat, wedding or meeting. A golfer’s paradise, the hotel features on-site gol ng at two exceptional championship courses (Slammer & Squire and King & Bear), as well as the World Golf Hall of Fame museum. The Spa World Golf Village a short complimentary shuttle ride from the hotel. Visit the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort and live life to discover!

RUSTIC COUNTRY – OCALA

Hope Hall Farm, a family-run B&B, is located on a horse farm surrounded by wonderful Grand Daddy Oaks and large green pastures. You are invited to relax in the peaceful quiet of horses, barns, and training arenas while only minutes away from Ocala restaurants, the HTS show grounds and many other attractions near Ocala, which is known as the ‘Horse Capital of the World’. Only three rooms and one apartment are on the property. No effort is spared to make guests comfortable.

DELRAY SANDS RESORT

Get out of town at this upscale resort on Highland Beach. It’s five miles from shopping and dining at the Mizner Park Retail Centre and 10 miles from Boynton Harbour Marina.

NAPLES BEACH HOTEL AND GOLF CLUB

Experience the ultimate relaxation with a stay at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. You won’t be short of things to do at this beachside resort that caters for everyone, with beautiful golf courses, a luxurious spa and the attractions and cosmopolitan nightlife of Naples just minutes away from the hotel. The guest rooms are beautifully appointed and the expansive common areas, terraces and pool make unwinding on your vacation a breeze.

PILLARS HOTEL

Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway, this elegant hotel offers a mixture of British Colonial and Art Deco architecture. Enjoy its magical sunset, unpretentious service and unique dining experience in Florida’s renowned beach and yachting town.

FINE HOTELS

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT – JTB BOULEVARD – JACKSONVILLE

On offer is free high-speed internet, a full-size work desk with a two-line speaker phone, an outdoor pool, a whirlpool tub, a newly renovated public space including the Courtyard Bistro, which serves breakfast and dinner each day, a fittness centre and meeting space. 32-inch flat-screen TVs are in all rooms.

HAMPTON INN & SUITS – ST. JOHN’S TOWN CENTER

The Hampton Inn Suites is a unique combination of spacious guestrooms and large, oversized suites. The stunning hotel boasts a two-storey lobby and B&B area that opens up to a beautiful terrace with a cascading water feature; it’s an ideal setting.

HAMPTON INN – JACKSONVILLE BEACH

The Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach/Mayo Clinic offers 117 beautifully appointed rooms and many complimentary amenities, including the on-the-house breakfast! Each room offers a microwave, refrigerator, and high-speed internet access.

HILTON DOUBLETREE

This art deco-style hotel is the perfect choice travellers looking for high-quality convenience and comfort. You can look out onto the historic Mission Nombre de Dios before travelling only a half mile to downtown St Augustine for even more fascinating historic attractions. The hotel even offers free sightseeing trains for easy navigation of the area’s points of interest. All the best amenities are on offer here, a welcoming restaurant, sports bar and attractive terrace with pool. Free newspapers are available for guests and the hotel has dog-friendly rooms if you prefer to travel with your pets.

COURTYARD BY MARIOTT

On offer is free high-speed internet, a full-size work desk with a two-line speaker phone, an outdoor pool, a whirlpool tub, a newly renovated public space including the Courtyard Bistro, which serves breakfast and dinner each day, a fitness centre and meeting space. 32-inch flat-screen TVs are in all rooms.

HAMPTON INN – AMELIA ISLAND

One block from the beach, the non-smoking Hampton Inn Amelia Island also boasts free hot breakfast and an outdoor pool. With 82 rooms, the low-rise Hampton Inn provides its guests with free high- speed internet access, flat-screen TVs, microwaves, mini-fridges and deluxe bedding. Wake up to a free hot breakfast buffet, go for a swim in the outdoor pool, or stay in touch at the business centre. Guests are welcome to take advantage of the facilities of a nearby gym for free. The Hampton allows pets for an extra charge, and parking is free. Steps away from the sands and surf of beautiful Fernandina Beach, the Hampton is well-positioned for guests to enjoy the unique shops of the historic downtown area, which is less than a four-mile drive away. Golfers love the Omni Amelia Island’s 54 championship holes, eight miles from the hotel, and guests can step back in time with a visit to 19th-century Fort Clinch, less than three miles away. Jacksonville International Airport is 25 miles away. A “superb” location, in conjunction with a “great complimentary breakfast” and “accommodating” staff make a positive impression on guests at the Hampton Inn Amelia Island.

ALOFT INN

Aloft Inn occupies a prime spot in downtown Orlando, a stone’s throw from the hub of the city’s thriving nightlife. For daytime activities, the hotel is ideally situated close to the Dr Phillips Center for Performing Arts and the Amway Center, and has excellent transport links to the city’s popular theme parks.

HAMPTON INN, ST AUGUSTINE BEACH

The location of the Hampton Inn, St Augustine Beach is hard to beat. Facing the ocean with an outdoor pool and beach area, this well-placed hotel embraces its locale with sunny island-themed decoration throughout and many rooms boasting patios and balconies for non-stop sea views. The city’s broad offering of attractions and restaurants can be found only a short walk away.

Hyatt Regency Sarasota Swimming Pool

HYATT REGENCY – SARASOTA

Comfortable yet luxurious, the Hyatt Regency is close to the famous Gulf Coast beaches and overlooks beautiful Sarasota Bay. You’ll find the modern touches and professional service you need to relax and unwind.

MAYO CLINIC/INN BY MARRIOTT – JACKSONVILLE BEACH

The Inn has perfected the extended stay experience. By combining all the comforts of home with a passion for service, they strive to make every guest feel welcome. The hotel is directly connected to the Mayo Clinic provides comfort in 78 spacious studio, 1 and 2 bedroom suites.

HILTON GARDEN INN – PONTE VEDRA BEACH

Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville/Ponte Vedra hotel, located in the lush golfer’s paradise between Jacksonville and historic St. Augustine at the entrance of the renowned TPC Sawgrass, home of the Players Championship tournament. Our inviting Ponte Vedra hotel is just ve minutes from Florida’s most popular beaches, golf courses and attractions and is across the street from excellent and diverse restaurants, shops and a spa.

HAMPTON INN – GAINESVILLE

Convenience and comfort await you at the Hampton Inn. A comprehensive fitness center and a heated outdoor swimming pool provide plenty of activity, while a pleasing selection of shops and restaurants are only a stroll away. Settle in for the evening at this welcoming hotel with complimentary freshly baked cookies and milk before retreating to your well-appointed room.

HAMPTON INN – JACKSONVILLE

The Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach offers 117 beautifully appointed rooms and many complimentary amenities, including the on-the-house breakfast! Each room offers a microwave, refrigerator, and high-speed internet access.

INDIGO

This boutique hotel is located in the heart of downtown and within moments of amazing shops and historic attractions. The team is passionate about delivering beyond your expectations and is inspired by the creative community, with a colourful mural by the rooftop pool created by a local artist. Indigo is also a regular stop on the monthly Music Walk that features local musicians.