Hammock Beach Resort on Florida's Northeast Coast offers 90 holes of championship golf, a great beach, Racquet Club and a 80-slip marina. There are also three swimming pools, beautiful jogging trails and the Children's Activity Island.
The area surrounding the resort offers numerous wildlife watching opportunities,
including 400 different kinds of birds, dolphins, manatees, pelicans, herons,
ospreys, eagles, sandpipers and ibis.
The resort is a half-hour drive from St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. Nearby attractions include the Bulow Plantation Ruins, Kennedy Space Center, Marineland and the World Golf Hall of Fame.
There are several distinct accommodations to choose from. The 149-room Harborside Inn offers spa bathtubs and waterfront views. The Harborside Villas and Canopy Walk Villas come with a kitchen, washer & dryer, living and dining areas. The Canopy Walk community has a clubhouse facility with pool, spa, fitness center and activity rooms. You can also book one of the 20 luxury rooms at the Lodge or rent a condominium at Cinnamon Beach and Hammock Beach.
Dining choices include the Atlantic Grille and Lounge at The Lodge, Flagler's Seafood and Steak Restaurant, and Henry's Harborside Bar. The resort is situated 30 minutes north of Daytona International Airport, 65 minutes south of Jacksonville and 90 minutes north of Orlando. At the Harborside Inn, rates start at $89 per night during the value season; from $199 per night during the high season. The Lodge at Ocean Hammock room rates range from $195-$425.
Photo: Hammock Beach Resort
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