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5 Time Winner ~ the oceanfront Resort is a Tranquil Island Haven

With a Southern Heritage Spanning 76 Years!

St. Simons Island, GA (Sept., 2011) The current August issue of ‘Successful Meetings’ Magazine has awarded one of their coveted ‘2011 Pinnacle Awards’ to the historic King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort in St. Simons Island, Georgia. With international and domestic hotels on this year’s list, the magazine recognizes that the King and Prince (a Featured Winner) is a 5-time champion, stating ‘The oceanfront Resort is a tranquil island haven with a Southern heritage spanning 76 years’.

The magazine defines four specific aspects of why they have chosen this resort, which include:

  • At work – acknowledging the excellent meeting and conference space and services
  • At rest – the varied accommodations that they find exemplary
  • At play – featuring the King and Prince Golf Course, the Royal Treatment Cottage and island adventures
  • At the table – recognizing all of the dining options and excellent food at the Resort

Retreat oceanfront meeting room

Publisher Tom Larranaga states “The Pinnacle Award celebrates hospitality excellence that sets the standard for others to follow. What makes this Pinnacle Award most significant is that they are selected by the loyal readers of Successful Meetingsbased upon your own real life meeting experience”. www.successfulmeetings.com/pinnacle

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

201 Arnold Road

St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522


at work: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort offers meeting facilities for up to 300 with a maximum classroom size of 240. The oceanfront function space includes the historic centerpiece of the Resort, the Delegal Room, the Retreat Room and the Solarium, each with panoramic beach views. Groups rave about events on the Lawn overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The catering and culinary teams excel with creative menus and Southern hospitality.

at rest: 75% of the 195-room Resort features ocean views, many with a patio or balcony. Accommodations include guest rooms with complimentary WiFi, villas, suites and private homes.

at play: The King and Prince offers challenging golf at its 18-hole championship course.  Take the ‘Flyover Tour’ on the website. Additional Resort amenities include five oceanfront pools; tennis; an exercise facility; and massage therapies at The Royal Treatment Cottage. The island offers shrimping and dolphin cruises, eco tours, fishing charters, art galleries, beach shops and over 50 restaurants.

at the table: The King’s Tavern Restaurant is the island’s only oceanfront restaurant, serving daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Paradise Beach Bar and Grill is the Resort’s casual outdoor dining experience. The legendary Friday Night Seafood Buffet and Southern Charm Sunday Brunch are island traditions.

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