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Travel: The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort Review

We are doing a 3-part series on our recent stay at The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort focusing on the hotel, the food, and the excursions. I hope you will check back over the next couple weeks as we share our getaway with you in celebration of their 75-year anniversary.

Nestled on St. Simons Island on the coast of Georgia you will find a historical treasure known as The King and Prince.  Immediately upon arrival it felt like going back to a historical time and place.  It felt like the rich and famous of the 1920s.  The buildings and grounds were impeccable and the sounds of the waves beating on the rocks only added to the mystical atmosphere.

The Entrance


View from the Beach

The Grounds

The lobby was just as nice.  If you closed your eyes you could almost imagine what The King and Prince might have looked like during the 20s and 30s.  It was a retreat for the rich and famous where everyone “in the know” gathered for fun.  The lobby, the second floor, and the staircase are all in line with the original decor.  Even through the worse hurricanes they were able to keep the original stained glassed windows in the dining area.


The Lobby

My Husband's Favorite Accent Piece

Original Stained Glass Windows

Our room was located in the oceanfront building – a newer addition from the main historical building.  We liked how, as they added on, they kept the same overall feel throughout the resort.  Our king-bedded balcony room overlooked the swimming pools and the ocean.  All the rooms have been recently renovated and the color choice – blues/yellows – were very relaxing.  The bed was super high (especially for a 5’2″ shorty like me), but were ubber comfortable – especially with the tons of extra pillows.  The bonus feature of the room other than the mini-fridge was the KEURIG!  Yes, the room came with complimentary coffee, tea, and cocoa and it’s own Keurig coffeemaker.

Philosopher James

Our Room

Sitting Area

Modern Conveniences

The resort featured tons of amenities ranging from a spa to fitness center.  All were maintained nicely and all the machines were fully functional.  The pool/beach area was the selling point for me and my hubby.  Bragging 4 pools (including an indoor pool in the lobby area) we spent an entire day lounging in the chairs poolside/oceanside.  They also offered a full menu and cocktail service (look for our food/beverage post).  If golf is  your thing they have their own course as well – but neither of us golf.  The resort did give us some great leads on things to do in and around St. Simons Island and we took advantage of a few of them (look for our posts).

High Tide

View From Our Balcony

The Pool

James and Lisa

Tide Going Out

Tide Going Out

If you are looking for a great vacation package, look no further.  The King and Prince offers some great discounts throughout the year such as a Beach, Bed & Breakfast package and Golf package.

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Call for reservations: 877.475.0972

Disclosure: We were invited as guest to The King and Prince to facilitate our review.  Our opinions are in no way influenced by our complimentary stay.

Disclaimer: Dear Keurig – please know that I feel in love with you at the hotel and you are at the top of my Christmas wish list.

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  1. The place looks fabulous!

  2. Mary Ambrosino

    Definitely my next stop on the vacation highway…..

  3. Wow that looks like a great place to visit! I’m in need of a vacation! The view from the balcony is beautiful:)
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  4. It looks gorgeous! Who can beat a Keurig in room?
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  5. BEAUTIFUL — wow, I had no idea the Georgian coast was so pretty! (and I love that they have Keurigs in there — I hate “hotel coffee.”)

    I’m going to check this out for our next Anniversary; I told my Hubby that I wanted to go somewhere this year — this is close enough to us that it’s doable.
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  6. That looks amazing!
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  7. Sigh. I want to jump through my monitor and land right in that pool.

    That place looks fabulous!
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  8. That place looks GORGEOUS! I wish I could go there!
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  9. Oh wow that place looks AMAZING! I wanna go there right now. :)
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  10. Oh that place looks absolutely wonderful!

  11. WOW–that place looks amazing.

    I am well over-due for a vaca.
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  12. oh wow that is such an awesome looking place! :) I’m officially jealous.
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  13. How Fun! I Want to go on a trip. I haven’t been anywhere fun for a while. And who doesn’t love a Keurig?? I hope you get one. :)

  14. Wow, that looks beautiful! I’m jealous 😉

  15. Ooh everything looks so beautiful! I bet you and your hubby had a fabulous time. I love that they had a Keurig in there!

  16. Oh wow, that looks so beautiful!

  17. Wow! That place is beautiful! I’d love to visit
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  18. This looks like the perfect retreat! I’d love to go somewhere like this right about now…we have a winter storm warning in effect today! lol
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  19. Wow this looked like a beautiful place and looked like it was very relaxing!

  20. Looks fantastic – makes me long for a vacation!
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  21. You had me at complimentary cocoa!!! 😛
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  22. What a gorgeous place! I was falling in love with the place looking at all the photos, then when I saw the Keurig… totally sold!!
    I love mine and SO wish that you get one for Christmas.
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  23. What a great place to visit!
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  24. Wow! Absolutely gorgeous!

  25. AMAZING! Looks like you guys had a great time! I want to go!
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  26. Lynsey Jones says:

    Wow, how beautiful! I have never even HEARD of that place. Gosh it is gorgeous. I am with your hubby – I LOVE lions- I think that would be my fave too!
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  27. Looks like such an amazing place to stay…great photos! Looks like y’all had a blast!
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  28. It looks absolutely amazing! I would love to stay at a place like that and it looks like you all had such an amazing time. Can’t wait to see more!
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  29. Oh! It looks so nice and I would love to be somewhere sunny and warm right now!
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  30. Oh my gosh, how absolutely amazing that place is!!!
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  31. That looks like an amazing place! I’d love to go there.
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  32. What an amazing vacation spot! I’m ready to go.
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  33. Wow, BEAUTIFUL! I need a warm tropical vacation right about now :)
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  34. Wow! That looks like paradise!!!!

  35. This place looks absolutely GORGEOUS!
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  36. It looks beautiful!

  37. This place looks amazing, would love to visit some where like this. Must have a lot of history !

  38. This resort looks gorgeous and I love how they have a Keurig coffeemaker!!

  39. Jennifer-Eighty MPH Mom

    Oh how beautiful! That definitely looks like my kind of place. I am short too, so probably would have needed a ladder to get in the bed, but that is pretty neat!

  40. Ah, I think I would sleep on the beach the whole time.
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  41. i’m jealous, that place looks uber beautiful!
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  42. Wow, that looks fantastic! What a wonderful opportunity to relax. I also have fallen in love with Keurig. Ahhh… aren’t they lovely? :-)
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  43. That looks SO nice! (and I love your Seatbelt bag, by the way!)

  44. Ava Roxanne Stritt says:

    I just love this resort and now with the Keurig Coffee makers it is just perfect!

  45. After you told me about it today, I had to come and read your posts about it. OMG…it looks beautiful. I’m going to go find your other posts about the King and Prince resort now.
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  46. This looks amazing, somewhere to uwind and wish all your troubles away … hmmm lovely…
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  47. This is a really nice place to take a vacation and slip away from reality a bit. Not to mention they also have a golf course, two birds in one stone! Thanks for the review!
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  48. Great to see such a wonderful approach.

  49. Oh how beautiful! That definitely looks like my kind of place. I am short too, so probably would have needed a ladder to get in the bed, but that is pretty neat!

  50. Great asbestos removal article says:

    It seems like a wonderful resort!

  51. This is an awesome article. You should write more often on this.

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