November 20, 2014 ~ As part of the new “Goldie’s Golf Getaways” global format we’re featuring a series of Beaches and Sandals Resorts Caribbean golf getaways as well as premier global golf destinations for listeners of Boston’s South Shore and beyond!
This week it’s off to Ocho Rios, Jamaica for a luxe golf getaway to the Sandals Royal Plantation. Just an hour and 20 minute plane flight from Miami and located roughly in the center of Jamaica’s North Coast, Ocho Rios has it all ~ mountains, lush greenery and of course stunning beaches and Caribbean turquoise waters.
Sandals Royal Plantation has long been a favorite destination for the International Jet Set and is Sandals Resorts only all-butler resort with just 74 ocean view suites nestled into a private cove coral bluff. Royal Plantation’s retro furnishings, manicured landscaping, two private beaches, tiki huts and exotic flora and fauna add to the understated elegance of Sandals Royal Plantation.
Extra touches include features such as Jamaica’s only champagne and caviar bar, afternoon tea, poolside butler service, unlimited fine dining at one of the resorts 5 restaurants, unlimited land and water sports and of course Sandal’s signature Red Lane Spa and unlimited golf at the nearby Sandals Golf and Country Club is included in your stay.
Built in 1951 and formerly the Upton Golf Club, Sandals Golf and Country Club is a Par 71 6,404 yard 18 hole Championship golf course located about 700 feet above sea level in the lush hills of Ocho Rios encompassing fabulous mountain vista and ocean views.
Small elevated greens and tight fairways and Caribbean breezes provide a stern test for even the most skilled golfers without intimidating the more novice golfers.
Caddies are mandatory and amenities include a full practice area with range, putting and chipping greens and free PGA certified clinics are held during the week for guests. Fully stocked pro shop, Taylor Made Club Rentals, full restaurant facilities and snack shack on hole #10 are on site.
The holidays are fast approaching – it’s not too late to book your Sandals Royal Plantation Golf Getaway! Keep it local book with Marshfield’s own Susan Peavey Travel, a certified “Platinum Preferred Agency” for Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts. Preferred status allows Susan and her staff to provide upgrades, amenities and specific resort info that online booking cannot. Susan and her staff will provide you with a stress free vacation planning process and help pick the right resort for tailored just for you.
To listen to 95.9 WATD’s The South Shore’s Morning News November 20, 2014 “Goldie’s Golf Getaways” broadcast click on the podcast player below!