|By Marketwired .||
|February 20, 2014 03:00 PM EST||
AMELIA ISLAND, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 -- On Monday, February 24, the Golf Channel's "Big Break" reality competition series will kick-off its new season on Amelia Island Florida. Filmed at the recently renovated Omni Amelia Island Plantation and various additional spots around the island, "Big Break Florida" will feature a cast of 12 women golfers competing for a chance to play alongside the world's top golfers.
To celebrate the upcoming season of "Big Break Florida," Amelia Island has announced five golf packages offering visitors the opportunity to experience Amelia Island's breathtaking courses first-hand. Known for its stunning, world-class play, Amelia Island is home to 117 holes of golf, designed by some of the world's best golf architects. From oceanfront holes and oak-lined fairways to Intracoastal marsh preserves teeming with wildlife, the links of Amelia Island offer irresistible play for golfers of every skill level. The following properties are offering vacation golf packages:
Through March 1, 2015, Omni Amelia Island Plantation is offering a "Big Break" Getaway Package starting at $369 per night, based on double occupancy. As the setting for the "Big Break Florida" series, the package allows guests to play where contestants play and includes oceanfront accommodations, complimentary signature cocktails, complimentary club rentals and unlimited cart and green fees on Oak Marsh or Ocean Links. Additionally, golfers will be able to try their hand at a golf skill challenge as seen on "Big Break Florida." The package also includes complimentary bag storage, unlimited use of driving range, and use of health and fitness center. Visit http://bit.ly/McS77g for more details.
Amelia Hotel at the Beach has a three-night Golf Package featuring three rounds of golf, complimentary hot breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. Packages start at $267 and include one round of golf at Fernandina Beach Golf Club, The Golf Club at North Hampton, and Windsor Parke. Visit AmeliaHotel.com for more information.
The Blue Heron Inn is offering guests an "On Par" golf package for just $75 per golfer, in addition to their room. The package includes a round of golf at Amelia River Golf Club, lunch, greens fees and a bucket of practice balls. To book the package, please call 904-445-9034.
Elizabeth Pointe Lodge features a three-night Golf Package starting at $1,484. The package includes a round of golf at Amelia River Golf Club and North Hampton Golf Club, as well as oceanfront accommodations, breakfast each day, complimentary Wi-Fi, beach equipment, and evening wine and hors d'oeuvres. Rates are based on double occupancy. Visit elizabethpointelodge.com for more information.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island features a Beaches and Bunkers Golf Package, starting at $549. Valid through December 31, the package includes overnight coastal view accommodations, American breakfast for two at Café 4750 or in-room dining, up to two rounds of golf at The Golf Club of Amelia Island or at The Golf Club of North Hampton, green fees and shared cart rental and beach umbrella daily. For additional information, visit ritzcarlton.com/ameliaisland.
*Packages must be booked directly through the property, are based on availability and each has restrictions and blackout dates. Contact the individual properties directly for information.
About Amelia Island
Consistently ranked in the top 10 North American Islands by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler, Amelia Island offers long, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife, and pristine waters. Upscale resorts with world-class spas, championship golf and exclusive dining blend effortlessly with a captivating collection of bed and breakfast inns and historic districts. For visitor information and online planning, visit www.ameliaisland.com.
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