I was recently invited to attend a press trip that The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island sponsored, along with several other travel and food writers. I had the most fabulous time and enjoy the island and resort more every time I visit. The resort property is absolutely gorgeous and the island is one that you just have to experience. From what I’ve learned, many people that visit St. Simons Island end up moving there. Now if that’s not a testimate to how friendly and welcoming the people of St. Simons Island are, I don’t know what is.
In this post, the first of several I will write about this trip, I want to give you some insight into The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort’s rooms and amenities. As a parent, I know how important it is to see what a room actually looks like before checking in to a hotel or resort. Is there enough room for 2 adults and 2 kids? Is there a mini-fridge? What is the view like? How close will we be to local activities and shopping? I hope to answer these questions and more in this series. If you have any questions about The King and Prince Resort on St. Simons Island, please ask in the comments below.
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is a Family-Friendly Resort
The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island is an excellent choice for families with young children. Kids are warmly welcomed at this resort with a myriad of activities, six swimming pools, and long white sand beach for running. When it’s time to come inside, families can relax in the large economically priced rooms, large suites or private 2 or 3 bedroom villas. Accommodations at The King and Prince feature all of the must-have amenities for a relaxing vacation, like: mini-fridges, DVD players, in-room coffee makers and couches with pullout beds.
During my most recent stay at The King and Prince, I enjoyed room 303 in the Historic building. The view was absolutely beautiful. I had a large sliding glass door that opened to a straight-on ocean view and a large window looking out to the East from which I watched the most beautiful sunrises.
Oceanfront Building Rooms
Rooms in this building contain either a single king bed or two queen beds, as well as a sofa with a pullout bed. All of the rooms in this building feature a breathtaking floor-to-ceiling view of the Atlantic Ocean, which you can enjoy from the private patio or balcony. If the view isn’t enough, the flat screen LCD TV should keep your kids happy before bedtime.
Get a closer look at these rooms here.
Historic Building Cabana Rooms
These luxuriously decorated rooms are the most popular room type at the resort. The spacious rooms contain a king bed, step-down parlor area with a loveseat, and private oceanfront patio. Not one, but two flat screen LCD TVs are provided in these rooms. For families, the parlor areas in these rooms can serve as wonderful temporary playrooms to make your little one feel at home.
Get a closer look at the Cabana Rooms in the Historic building here
Historic Building St. Simons Suite
The spacious St. Simons Suite features the same amenities as the Cabana Rooms and more. This king bedroom features ocean views, two flat screen LCD TVs, a step-down parlor area, wet bar, spa tub, and walk-in shower. To accommodate families, this room can easily be connected to the next-door room to become a two-bedroom suite.
Large families are more than welcome at this resort with the two and three bedroom private villas. These homes-away-from-home feature a full-sized refrigerator, complete kitchen, washer/dryer, private pool, hot tub and gas grill on the private outdoor patio. Each Beach Villa is uniquely designed and decorated with all of the comforts of a home.
The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort has lots of activities for families with young children. Events such as morning stretch, pool and beach games are offered daily and can be found on the reader board in the hotel lobby. The King & Prince can also help arrange a huge list of activities off-property. St. Simons Island has so many fun places for families with young children you won’t know where to go first. Kids will love the oceanfront Neptune Park Fun Zone where they can play on the state-of-art jungle gym, ride bikes, swim in the pool or play miniature golf. There’s also the Summer Waves Waterpark, chartered dolphin tours that leave from Morningstar Marina, and horseback trail rides.
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The photos below were taken during our 2012 summer trip to The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort.
It’s impossible to capture the beauty of The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on camera.
You have to see it to believe it. With the gorgeous rooms, delightful dining options, and many family and child-friendly activities and shopping available on St. Simons Island (and within 10 minutes of the resort in most cases), you are sure to have an amazing time at The King and Prince Resort with your family. The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort offers special offers and fun and indulging packages including the ‘Just Beachy’ package and ‘Royal Treatment Package’. Check them out!