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The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village In St. Augustine Offering "Shop & Stay Package"

The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village In
St. Augustine Offering “Shop & Stay Package”

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (July 2009) – If you love to shop, The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in Northeast Florida is offering a very enticing new package called the “Prime Outlets Shop & Stay Package.” Available through January 4, 2010, the package includes:  deluxe room accommodations at the newly-renovated resort; breakfast-for-two daily at the resort’s 500 South Restaurant; a voucher to be redeemed at the Prime Outlets - St. Augustine for a $100 center-wide gift card; and a Prime Outlets - St. Augustine VIP coupon book worth hundreds of dollars of additional savings at participating stores. The Prime Outlets - St. Augustine are just ten minutes south of the resort, and the gift card may be used at any of the 75 name brand and designer outlet stores. The package is from $199 per room, per night, and is based on availability. The offer is not available to groups of 10 or more rooms, and cannot be combined with any other promotions.

Taking advantage of the package will enable you to experience the newly-renovated Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, which completed an impressive $10 million property-wide renovation in July 2008. Located within the lush 6,300-acre World Golf Village right next to the impressive World Golf Hall of Fame, the comprehensive renovation included the complete remodeling of all 301 guest rooms and suites, dramatic changes to the resort’s lobby atrium and entry area, remodeling of all guest room corridors, expansion of the fitness center, remodeling of the billiard room, and remodeling of the restaurant and bar.  

Recently renovated and expanded, Prime Outlets - St. Augustine is the premier outlet shopping destination in Northeast Florida. Featuring 75 top outlet stores that offer savings of up to 65%, the outlet mall boasts such stores as Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Gucci, Juicy Couture, Cole Haan, Michael Kors, Guess, Hugo Boss Factory Store, kate spade, Kenneth Cole, and many more.

For reservations, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit . Reference promotional code ZH5 in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making an online reservation, or when calling.

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“Our resort, and the area, offers so much to appeal to golfers and non-golfers alike, which includes wonderful shopping,” said Mark Schwantner, general manager of the resort. “Whether you want to shop, play golf, visit the historical sites of St. Augustine, or visit the beach, there is something to please anyone in the family.”

The $10 million renovation of The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village included the remodeling of all 301 guest rooms and suites, which now feature new furniture, soft goods, window treatments, lighting, flat-panel screen LCD HDTV televisions, and the Marriott JackPack, which provides complete connectivity to the guests for laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and video game players. The 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. In-room offerings also include high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, and in-room coffee.

The resort also boasts a dramatically remodeled 10-story atrium lobby, which now has a Colonial/Asian theme with new furniture, carpeting and foliage, as well as a colorful new 7-story modern hanging sculpture that captures the wind and air elements, reminiscent of open Florida skies.

Whether you’re seeking a golfer’s paradise or a lush resort getaway, The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village features a wealth of recreational offerings. Guests are able to play on two of the country’s finest championship golf courses (King & Bear, and Slammer & Squire), enjoy services at the world-class PGA TOUR Spa Laterra, take instruction at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy, relax on a nearby beach, visit the adjacent World Golf Hall of Fame, and explore the wonders of America’s oldest city, St. Augustine.

On-site offerings at The Renaissance Resort include a professional golf simulator, a sauna, pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and full-service concierge. Guests also are an easy walk to The World Golf Hall of Fame’s 18-hole putting course, the 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, the IMAX® Theater, and the Walk of Champions.


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When visiting the resort, guests have the opportunity to explore historic St. Augustine. Founded in 1565, the area is rich with Spanish architecture, with charming cobblestone streets and many fascinating historical sites such as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fort, and The Fountain of Youth.

Call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, or visit .

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PR Contact:  Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 207, or    

NOTE: High-resolution photos of the resort may be downloaded from  . Or, photos are available by contacting Karen Lamonica.