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Posh Momcations are necessary breaks for modern moms that need to refresh, recharge and refuel in order to be happier moms. We work very hard and little breaks away from our families is well deserved. Momcations should be fun, energizing and guilt free. Join us on our Posh Momcation and enjoy the article below.
With the hustle and bustle lifestyle that we Northern Virginia families experience, chances to get away from it all is a luxury that most have come to think of as a must. The ability to escape from our work, school, children’s practice schedules, overly scheduled lives is something we have come to rely upon. Often we are choosing between adventure and relaxation when planning our escape, however, what if we did not have to make a choice, but rather our family could have it all? Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast Florida is the perfect fusion of beach tranquility and adventure.
Hammock Beach, a Salamander Resort property, offers beachfront opulence and adventures galore. Whether you choose to stay in a onebedroom suite complete with an adjoining living area and kitchenette, or a multibedroom suite with three to four bedrooms and 2,100 square feet, there is plenty of room to spread out and relax. You will be surrounded by luxury and entertainment.
Immediately upon your arrival, there will be multiple ways to kick-off your family adventure. Free daily one-hour bike rentals are included in your resort package. This is a great way to acquaint yourself with all Hammock Beach Resort has to offer. The Fantasy Pool Complex is 91,000 square feet of fun. Featuring a wild water flume, lazy river and poolside sandpits, fun awaits all age groups. There are both upper and lower level pools, a zero-entry beach pool, an adult’s only pool, beach volleyball, and a full-service restaurant featuring food and beverage service. You can spend the entire day poolside with options galore. Also included with your nightly resort fee is the use of a nine-hole, professionally manicured putting course. Whether you consider yourself a professional or are just looking for a little family fun the putting course is a great way to unwind. Or jump on-board the hotel shuttle to the Tennis Center located in Yacht Harbor Village in Palm Coast. Featuring eight Hydro-Grid clay courts offered exclusively to members and resort guests, you will definitely want to schedule some court time. Lessons and clinics are offered as well. Perhaps you just want to stick your feet in the sand and relax to the soothing sounds of waves crashing on the beach, no problem. Towels and chairs are provided so just grab some sunscreen, a book and unwind. Whether it is activities or relaxation that you crave there are a multitude of choices.
If it is adult time that you seek, Hammock Beach has you covered. Kids Crew allows for children aged four to twelve the chance to participate in a wide range of activities from scavenger hunts to beach games all under a watchful eye so parents can enjoy some alone time. Your couple time would be well spent at The Spa at Hammock Beach. With top of the line products, eleven treatment rooms, and 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spa and wellness there is no limit to the massages, treatments and nail services provided. Or maybe a day spent on an award-winning golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus is more your speed. The Ocean Course features six holes oceanfront to the Atlantic, as well as four challenging holes at the end of the course dubbed “The Bear Claw”. As amazing as family vacations are, being able to reconnect with your partner is a fantastic bonus.
For those who wish to adventure outside the resort property, there is much from which to choose. Historic St. Augustine is a short ride away. St. Augustine is referred to as the oldest permanently settled European town dating as far back as 1565. A walking tour of the city is a great way to spend an evening and take in the Spanish inspired architecture. After a fascinating historic stroll, the heart of St. Augustine will open up for nighttime entertainment. St. George street is brimming with unique shops, restaurants, bars and pirate adventure. There is something for all ages to be found amongst the shops. While exploring this spectacular, culturally brimming town, make sure to stop in for some live music at Colonial Oak Music Park. Or maybe it is not shopping and music that interests you, but rather swimming with the dolphins that captures your attention. Marineland Dolphin Adventure is one of the world’s first oceanariums, a popular attraction that first opened its door in 1938. A large variety of possibilities are offered, ranging from shows, on-land touch and feel options or the ultimate swimming with dolphins experience, Marineland can fulfill many a bucketlist wish. Just a short drive opens up numerous opportunities for fun and adventure just outside Hammock Beach Resort. However, upon return to the resort make sure to reserve your outdoor fire pit and s’more kit to recap your day under a starry sky featuring spectacular views. The perfect way to recap your daily adventures.
Hammock Beach Resort offers a family getaway so complete that the only concern you will have will be when it is time to return home. This is the perfect beach getaway that allows for family activity and adventure as well. Taking time to unplug, destress, and connect with family is a luxury we are often too busy to enjoy, allow Hammock Beach Resort to sweep your stresses away with a relaxing, luxurious vacation that is unparalleled with options for activities and adventures. 43
AILEEN MILLER is mom to three beautiful children and lives in Sterling with her husband. She works for Posh Seven Magazine and is the official karaoke queen of Loudoun County (not really an official title but certainly true).