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The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Beach Club In Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida Offering Special “Serenata Beach Club Package” This Fall

. . . Package Includes Stay at The AAA Four-Diamond Resort, Privileges At The Private Oceanfront Serenata Beach Club & More 

JACKSONVILLE/ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (August 2012) – If you are interested in taking a weekend getaway this Labor Day or this fall, you should check out the special “Serenata Beach Club Package” that is being offered by The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Beach Club in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, as it provides something to please virtually anyone in the family. 

In addition to including a two-night stay at the AAA Four-Diamond Northeast Florida resort, the package includes: privileges at the private oceanfront Serenata Beach Club; a beach amenity upon arrival; a $50 food & beverage credit at Serenata Beach Club; a complimentary shuttle to and from Serenata Beach Club; a Serenata souvenir upon departure; and a complimentary shuttle for individual guests (based on availability) to and from historic downtown St. Augustine. 

The exclusive Serenata Beach Club, which features a breathtaking setting overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, features: a 12,000-square-foot oceanfront clubhouse; a 4,000-square-foot adult pool with dedicated lap lanes; a 4,000-square-foot family pool with a cascading 12-foot waterfall; a kids’ play pool with an array of water features; a Mediterranean-inspired dining room with indoor and outdoor seating, all with an unobstructed view of the Atlantic; a lounge with a fireplace, and an outdoor bar; a fully-equipped fitness center; fully-equipped locker facilities; beachside equipment rentals; an activities director; and personal trainers. Serenata Beach Club is a comfortable drive from The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort. 

The special “Serenata Beach Club Package” starts at $343 plus tax, and is available through December 31, 2012, based on availability. For reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.renwgv.com , and reference promotional code V2X. The offer is not available to groups of 10 or more rooms, and cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply, and a limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Advance reservations are required, and please note that Serenata Beach Club is closed on Mondays (but will be open on Labor Day). 

“Fall is a wonderful time to visit, and the ‘Serenata Beach Club Package’ is a fun way to experience the many offerings of Serenata Beach Club, our beautiful Four-Diamond resort, and the many charming offerings of historic and scenic St. Augustine,” said Scott Selvaggi, the resort’s director of sales & marketing. 

Stays at the resort which include privileges at Serenata Beach Club but not the other components of the package, also are available, with rates starting at $139 per room, per night, plus tax, through October 31, 2012. For reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.renwgv.com

Not resting on its laurels, the resort completed many enhancements during the past year, which include: the renovation and expansion of its outdoor event and recreational space, now named La Terrazza; the addition of a beautiful new fountain called La Piazza; the addition of a picturesque new gazebo; and the expansion of the pool deck with new seating areas.

Other recent enhancements at the resort include: the opening of a new casually-elegant Italian Grille named Villagio (in November 2011); the addition of a new 450-square-foot Masters Board Room (which opened in August 2011); the opening of a new The UPS Store and Business Center on-site (in July 2011); the addition of a new destination services and event planning department (in August 2011); and the opening (in August 2011) 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 an array of local gifts and souvenirs. 

Located within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village, the resort completed a $10 million resort-wide renovation 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. 

Guest rooms and suites feature a contemporary design with an Asian feel, which includes rich red bed coverings, crisp white linens, along with a color scheme of warm neutral gold. Rooms also feature 37” flat-panel screen LCD HDT televisions; the Marriott JackPack, which provides complete connectivity to the guests for laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and video game players; high-speed Internet access; two telephones with data ports; a wet bar and refrigerator; an in-room safe; and in-room coffee. 

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 also 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, enjoy excepFtional shopping at two large outlet malls, and explore historic St. Augustine. 

The complimentary shuttle to and from downtown St. Augustine enables guests to visit such sites 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, which was founded in 1565, 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. 

For information on The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Beach Club, or for reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit www.renwgv.com

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PR Contact: Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 208, or klamonica@chisano.com NOTE: High-resolution photos of the resort may be downloaded from http://www.worldgolfrenaissance.com/Press/ . Or, photos of the resort are available by contacting Karen Lamonica.