Golf Resort Overview: Kingsmill Resort
An Interview With Aleixka Macfie, Digital Content Specialist
By Brian Weis
The ultimate golf vacation is staying and playing at a golf resort. Below is an interview with Aleixka Macfie who shares some valuable information about staying and golfing at Kingsmill Resort.
Give our readers an overview of the golf resort.
Kingsmill Resort is the only AAA Four Diamond Condominium Golf Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. A stunning James River escape with championship golf courses, boundless range of recreational activities and leisure pursuits. Guests can enjoy access to an array of unique services to make their stay memorable and relaxing. Our Championship River and Plantation Courses will help them ace their game. The 15 courts at our Tennis Club are a haven for the racket set, and just the place to serve up a little fun.
There are fun choices for the entire family from floating along the winding River Pool or diving into our Sports Club pools. Guests can discover Warehem's pond located just a short walk from our full-service marina where jet ski, pontoon boat, kayak and paddle board rentals await them. They can retreat with miles of jogging and biking trails. Or relax and recharge in our world-class spa.
Share with us your room accommodations configurations. What group sizes can accommodate?
Cottages on the James: Spectacularly situated on the James River, the five Cottages on the James is resort living at its finest. Our exclusive Kingsmill community of homes each features professionally designed luxurious interiors with cottage-inspired exteriors, three-to-four bedrooms each with its own ensuite. The homes are perfect for family vacations, private group meetings, or weddings. Guests of our cottages have full access to all resort amenities. These homes have spectacular views of the James River and the 18th hole of the award-winning River Course, home of the LPGA Pure Silk Championship.
Guest Rooms & Condos: Resort guest rooms are located along the golf course or tennis courts and are a short walk to the sports club, spa and restaurants. (1-2 people) In the main living area, resort condos feature a queen-size sleep sofa; wood burning fireplace in most rooms; dining room; full kitchen with kitchenware; washer/dryer and a private balcony or patio with either golf course, tennis courts or nature views. (1-3 bedroom options available) Both room types feature goose-down comforters and pillows; a flat-panel TV; ecologically friendly bath amenities; lighted make-up mirror and hair dryer; iron and full-sized board; Keurig individual cup coffee maker; mini refrigerator; wireless Internet access; personal voicemail and free local calls; in-room safe.
The Estate at Kingsmill: The newest luxury accommodations, a 7,000 square foot private estate overlooking the James River. The four-bedroom estate features exquisite views of the James River through expansive walls of moveable glass, an expanded patio and infinity pool, private chef and luxury amenities including exclusive access to two luxury SUV's and two customized golf carts. The estate manager is also on hand to make arrangements for private jet skis, private spa services, personal shopping, laundry service, personalized music selections and menus for additional costs.
In addition to the luxury amenities, guests can enjoy the rare opportunity of experiencing both the sunrise and the sunset from the same location.
What type of restaurants do you have on property and what type of dining experience can one expect?
Eagles: Eagles is the perfect place to segue after a day on the course. It's a favorite spot for leisurely lunches, relaxing get-togethers and drinks and dinner with friends. Featuring locally-sourced products, it offers a selection of fresh and creative culinary choices.
James Landing Grille (Open seasonally): James Landing Grille presents a selection of regional and sustainable seafood, such as local oysters on the half shell and grilled local fish. The restaurant also features seasonally available, fresh-farmed vegetables, and is the only riverfront dining experience in Williamsburg.
The Mill: The Mill is a full service bakery and coffee shop. You'll find coffee, delectable pastries, hearty sandwiches made on homemade bread, and gelato, made fresh daily in our pastry shop. The Mill also carries a variety of candy, snacks and beverages.
Elements 1010: Elements 1010 offers a casual, family-friendly environment for breakfast and dinner featuring seasonally inspired cuisine. Restaurant guests enjoy panoramic views of the James River while dining, providing the perfect background for a relaxing meal with friends or family.
Currents (Open seasonally): Enjoy an entire day at the River Pool with the food and beverage selection at Currents. Enjoy salads, sandwiches, snack choices, signature cocktails, beer, wine and margaritas.
Beyond golf what are the top three amenities golfers and non-golfers can enjoy on property?
• World-class spa
• Indoor & outdoor pools
Please supply a sample itinerary for a long buddies weekend?
Get an early start at The Mill, Kingsmill's full service bakery and coffee shop offering delectable pastries, hot and cold coffee beverages and hearty breakfast sandwiches. Extend the perks of resort living by taking in a few rounds of golf at Kingsmill's championship River or Plantation Course. Round off with an outdoor lunch and cold brew on the Eagles dining patio set alongside the River Course's 18th hole.
Explore the scenic James River with a pontoon rental or get an adrenaline fix at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Don't forget a trip along the Williamsburg Tasting Trail for the perfect guy's weekend.
Please supply a sample itinerary for a long couples weekend?
Get an early start at The Mill, Kingsmill's full service bakery and coffee shop offering delectable pastries, hot and cold coffee beverages and hearty breakfast sandwiches.
Take in some quality time as you and your significant other take a leisurely bike ride or hike along the scenic paths that wind their way through the resort and adjoining neighborhood.
In the afternoon, relaxation begins the moment you enter Kingsmill's Spa. This 5,000-square-foot full-service spa is an oasis of zen. Share a deeply calming time together with an indulgent couples massage.
In the summer, spend the evening dining on the scenic outdoor terrace of the only riverfront restaurant in Williamsburg, James Landing Grille.
Start your morning exploring Colonial Williamsburg on a romantic tour by horse-drawn carriage, or get some retail therapy as you take on Merchants Square - an 18th-century style village with more than 40 shops and restaurants. Don't forget to saunter across one of the most romantic spots in Williamsburg - Crim Dell Bridge. Legend has it that any two people crossing the bridge while holding hands will be lifelong friends, and if they kiss, lifelong lovers.
Extend the perks of resort living by taking in a few rounds of golf at Kingsmill's championship River Course, and finish off the night with an elegant dinner overlooking the James River the Elements 1010.
Williamsburg is brimming with history. After a buffet or à la carte breakfast at Kingsmill's Elements 1010 take a short drive to The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
Tuck in to Riverwalk Restaurant for a delicious lunch with breathtaking waterfront views. The menu features a variety of delectable and elegant items for an unforgettable dining experience to top off the weekend.
What area tourist attractions might you recommend while in the area?
* Busch Gardens
* Water Country USA (Open seasonally)
* Colonial Williamsburg
* Williamsburg Winery
* Jamestown Settlement
* Yorktown Victory Center
* Williamsburg Premium Outlets
How can golfers inquire about golf packages for your resort?
Golfers can book a golf package online at https://www.kingsmill.com/package_types/golf-packages/ or by calling Kingsmill Reservations at 1-800-832-5665.
Courses at Resort
Number of Course: 3
Number of Holes: 54
1010 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA, 23185
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About: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.
All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.
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