**Newly Renovated package starts at $149 per night through June 30, 2014**
January 30, 2014 (Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida) - Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach has unveiled the stunning results of a multi-million dollar resort-wide renovation
designed to enhance the timeless appeal of Florida's premier golf, spa
and beach destination resort. The project touched every detail of the
63-acre oceanfront address, and in turn created a resort designed to
welcome leisure and business travelers alike.
by a collaboration of MLG Architects, Monogram by Callison, Testani
Design Troupe and EDSA, the transformation focused on creating a natural
beach resort atmosphere that rejuvenates guests throughout their stay.
The renovation also celebrates the resort's locale, being next to the
championship TPC Sawgrass golf course and giving guests exclusive
access. To round out the resort as a leading golf destination, Sawgrass
Marriott Golf Resort & Spa added the TPC Connection Cart Path, the first-ever connection from the resort directly to the home of THE PLAYERS championship and Web.com Tournament by golf cart. The resort is also home to two dozen pieces of golf memorabilia from The World Golf Hall of Fame.
past eight months have taken our guest experience to a new level while
further securing our position as a market leader and the resort as the
ultimate golf experience on the northeast coast of Florida," said Tom
Manno, General Manager of Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa.
revamped Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is more desirable than
ever, offering all the amenities of a newly renovated world-class
resort, including top-notch meeting facilities and convenient access to
five championship golf courses," said Andrew Rosuck, Regional Vice
President of Sales & Marketing. "We're looking forward to drawing
even more business and leisure travelers who appreciate the resort's
endless possibilities and timeless appeal."
Revamped Resort Accommodations and New Villas at Sawgrass
resort's 510 guest rooms have been updated with exquisite furnishings
and soothing earth tones. Located in the main resort, newly refreshed
spacious Suites are decidedly spacious, with separate living areas and
large workspaces, sleek ergonomic chairs and expansive bathrooms with
chrome fixtures. These include the Presidential Suite, the ultimate in
resort accommodation and extravagance. The resort beautifully and
meticulously renovated 80 signature The Villas at Sawgrass
for golfers, families and executive groups alike. The Villas at
Sawgrass are distinct enclaves of resort-style accommodations, including
home-like amenities with all the facilities and services of a
world-class resort. These two-bedroom, graciously appointed and spacious
Villas are ideal for golf buddy groups, family gatherings or a friends'
getaway and corporate outings of up to eight people.
New Dining Options
is a new spin on the resort's dining scene with the addition of two new
signature restaurants and updates to all dining outlets. Alice & Pete's Pub, launched in 2013, is named for golf legends Alice and Pete Dye, architects
of the Stadium and Dye's Valley Courses at TPC Sawgrass. With views of
the Dyes' celebrated course artistry, diners enjoy appetizers, salads,
sandwiches and desserts in a convivial environment reflected in
mahogany-hued décor, a large terrace shaded by a wood pergola
overlooking the new TPC Connection Cart Path leading to TPC Sawgrass. Vernon's,
another new dining spot, is named for former General Manager and
President of PGA TOUR, Vernon Kelly. Set before the resort waterfall and
lagoon, the restaurant highlights flavors from Florida's First Coast
with a raw bar, chowder bar, and daily selections harvested fresh from
the ocean. Already in 2014, Vernon's has won six top awards from OpenTable
including Diners' Choice Winner Best Overall, Diners' Choice Winner
Best Food and Diners' Choice Winner Best Ambiance. The Augustine Grill
has been transformed into an expanded Starbucks for visitors to grab
refreshments to go.
Meetings at Sawgrass
Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is the location for successful meetings.
With special enhancements throughout 56,000 square feet of flexible and
dynamic function space including new wall coverings, seating, light
fixtures and carpeting. Carpet patterns through 12 distinct meeting
spaces now mimic the trajectory of golf balls; furnishings and fixtures
provide an upscale, exclusive golf clubhouse appeal; and all ballrooms,
pre-function areas, meeting rooms and boardrooms have been completely
revitalized with new artwork and golf memorabilia reflective of the
entire resort. The Villas at Sawgrass are also available for meetings
and breakout rooms for up to 12 people. The resort's use of Marriott Red Coat Direct program
ensures that meeting planners have a seamless event. Marriott's Red
Coat Direct provides an application for meeting planners to manage
meetings and events at the hotel with the help of a Red Coat Concierge.
Red Coat Concierge are assigned to meeting planners to help with
requested items from additional chairs, pens and more water, without
planners having to leave the event space. Meeting planners can even use
the app from the car on the way to the resort to communicate with their
Concierge team member prior to the event to tell them what they request
or need beforehand.
Exclusive Access, Beautiful Location
The private Cabana Beach Club,
conveniently located along the ocean just a quick shuttle from the
resort, has also been updated as a casual destination for diners, active
travelers and beachgoers with a new lookincorporating
beach-inspired textures, materials and colors, and design touches that
tie it back to the golf-centric appeal of the resort. A superb location
for meetings, weddings, social occasions and events, the club is fully
outfitted with beachfront pool and dining facilities including the
Mediterranean-inspired 619 Ocean View restaurant, the beachside Sea
Porch Bar & Grill, and the seasonal café Sharkey's.
Newly Renovated package starts at $149 per night valid seven days a
week through June 30, 2014. For more information, please visit www.sawgrassmarriott.com.
About The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
in Northeast Florida, Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is an
ideal getaway for leisure and family travel. With 510 guest rooms and 24
suites including 80 private villas, the resort offers 9 restaurants and
lounge venues, over 56,000-square feet of event space and a
25,000-square foot spa. The resort allows guests and the public to
access five championship golf courses and a private beach club. The
hotel is the host hotel of THE PLAYERS golf championship. www.sawgrassmarriott.com