PGA National Resort & SPA

PGA National Resort & SPAGet into championship shape at the home of the Professional Golfers Association of America. Five golf courses, a nineteen-court tennis club, racquetball courts, and a croquet lawn give the PGA National Resort & SPA a winning combination of sports and spa.

Like a cool oasis, the spa at PGA National Resort & SPA provides a refreshing change of pace. Here you are in the hands of professionals who know how to make you look and feel your best. You can set up a personalized regimen that includes workouts with a trainer at the fitness center, salon services for hair and nails, and nutrition-balanced meals in the resort’s theme restaurants.

Drenched with light, the Mediterranean-style spa building is surrounded by subtropical gardens and bubbling fountains. Soak in pools infused with mineral salts from springs in Europe and Israel, or try Watsu, a water-borne massage therapy for total relaxation. The spa has a full complement of hydrotherapy tubs, mud and algae wraps, and Swiss showers to relieve muscular aches and pains.

Sports massage, neuromuscular and craniosacral therapy, and skin care to repair sun damage help keep you in shape. The spa aestheticians are schooled in the latest European face and body treatments. Aromatherapies, detoxifying seaweed body masques, remineralizing gel treatments, and oxygenating facials are among the one hundred services offered. Spa services and treatments are available a la carte. Or choose from among several packages, including half-day getaways and four-night escapes.

From the reception area in the spacious, glass-walled lobby, which overlooks palm-lined fairways, to the guest rooms furnished in tropical tones, this is a country club with world-class credentials. Day-spa packages come with workout clothing and poolside lunch at the signature Waters of the World garden. Sport-specific exercise gets you in shape for the main game: golf. The Academy of Golf, combines physical and mental aspects of the game into a complete program that builds on each student’s strengths. The first lesson they teach is that a perfect swing is not based on one-size-fits-all form. In the hands of these seasoned instructors, you learn how to maximize your body type to deliver the club on the most direct route to the ball. The three-day golf school, as well as the three-times-daily clinics, are for acers and duffers of all ages.

Dining at the resort’s eight restaurants means everything from Italian cuisine at Arezzo to spa cuisine. A fusion of Floridian and Asian flavors, the spa cuisine menu is available for breakfast and lunch at the Citrus Tree, an informal cafe and outdoor terrace, as well as poolside at the spa. Dinner menus highlight heart-healthy versions of classic dishes. Selections from the sports nutrition plan provide a diet high in complex carbohydrates out low in fat.

Designed to complement an active lifestyle, the -resort is a two-hour drive from Disney World and twenty minutes from West Palm Beach. Making you feel like a champion is what PGA National Resort & SPA does best.