Brian and I were dying to get away for a couple nights alone and the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club was the PERFECT getaway for us. We had a babysitter for the weekend (friday afternoon – sunday) and because our weather had been so bad, we wanted to fly somewhere warm but we didn’t want to spend too much time in the air so Jackonsonville was the perfect choice. The flight from NYC was so quick, only about two hours and 10 minutes, and we enjoyed every minute of flying alone without the kids! We ordered a drink, read our books, I watched the Housewives, it was amazing. We also laughed a ton because the people next to us were traveling home after being ON (not in the audience but ON) the Maury Povich show, the man had taken a paternity test and the results were NOT in his favor.
We jumped in an uber and were at the resort in 40 minutes. We took a 2:55 PM flight and arrived at the Ponte Vedra at 6:00 PM. From the moment we got out of our car we knew we were somewhere special. The staff was so nice, greeting us with waters and chauffeuring us in a golf cart to our ocean view room. There were families and couples everywhere enjoying the warm evening playing tennis and golf, lounging at the pool, in the hot tub, at the bar, etc… and we were just SO excited to be there!
We stayed on the property all weekend long enjoying all of the amenities and incredible dining options the PVIC had to offer. We rented lounge chairs and an umbrella on the beach, drank pina coladas and landsharks, rode beach cruisers, read our books, went in the hot tub, had nice lunches, sat at the poolside bar, ordered room service, had dinner at the Sea View Grille, we basically did everything we possibly could to relax and have fun during our 48 hours at the resort and it was absolutely heavenly. Such a nice place for a romantic getaway but also super family-friendly for a family vacation! We will definitely be back with our kids so they can enjoy this magical place on the Florida shoreline.
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*this post was created in partnership with the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club.