Relax at the the property's private Cabana Beach Club -- easily accessible with complimentary shuttle service. The resort also offers biking trails, three heated pools and an Arnold Palmer-designed 18-hole putting course.
The resort also features a 25,000-square-foot spa complete with Zen relaxation lounges and a private lap pool. The spa was recently ranked one of the Top Ten "Best Relaxation/Spa Hotels in North America" by the readers of TripAdvisor.
Ponte Vedra boasts miles of beaches, elegant shopping and fine dining and is a 45 minute drive from Jacksonville.
Get to Jacksonville at one-way sale rates from $44 with AirTran or Delta. This current sale is valid on trips finished on or before March 16. Buy tickets through Dec. 9.
Clara Bosonetto is a retired travel consultant.