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Spring Break at Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island

AFFORDABLE SPRING BREAK AT JEKYLL ISLAND’S OCEANFRONT FAMILY RESORT

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island offers families an affordable, oceanfront beach getaway for Spring Break.  Families who plan ahead and book their stay more than two weeks in advance will save up to 20 percent on room rates at the resort from mid-March through the end of April.  Spring Break rates start at $185 per night.  For additional information or reservations, call the hotel at (912) 635-2211 or visit www.holidayinnresorts.com/jekyllisland.

One of Georgia’s Golden Isles, visitors to Jekyll Island will appreciate the uncrowded beaches and opportunities for quality family time.  Holiday Inn Resort boasts unmatched views of the Atlantic Ocean and more than a quarter-mile of private beachfront. With plenty of on-site amenities, from a high-energy swimming pool, whirlpool and kiddy pool, to an outdoor fire pit, Kid’s Club and playground, guests can enjoy a stress-free vacation without having to leave the comfort of the property.

The 157-room beachfront hotel also has 21 suites, which are perfect for families. The Kid’s Suite, a guest favorite, includes bunk beds for the little ones and a separate bedroom for parents, as well as a kitchenette with a refrigerator, microwave and cooktop. Most rooms have ocean views and all the suites include private balconies with views of the Atlantic Ocean.  Holiday Inn Resort also has a select number of pet-friendly accommodations available for four-legged family members.

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island offers family-friendly activities throughout the day and the evening. For Spring Break, the on-site activities manager plans beachfront activities such as water gun fights, selfie scavenger hunts, and arts and crafts. During Easter weekend, the resort will hold an Easter egg hunt, Easter Bunny Olympics-style games, and a “find the Easter Bunny scavenger hunt.” In the evening, families can relax around the outdoor fire pit and enjoy nightly entertainment, including live music and outdoor movies.

In addition to many activities planned on-site for spring break and Easter weekend, the resort has bike rentals for exploring the island’s 25 miles of contiguous bike trails. The Beach Village, just two miles from the resort, has an array of beach shops, a grocery store, frozen yogurt spot and restaurants. The Historic District is rich with culture and includes 34 historic structures within the cottage colony.  The island’s bike path also leads to Driftwood Beach, the popular photo spot where giant driftwood speckles the beach, and Jekyll Point, the southernmost tip of the island. Additional activities for island goers include the 4-H Tidelands Nature Center, Jekyll Island Museum, miniature golf, an 11-acre water park and miniature golf. The front desk can assist in planning these activities as well as private dolphin, fishing, Segway and trolley tours.

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island has three onsite restaurants: Beach House, Northshore and The Anchor.  Northshore serves Caribou Coffee and frozen drink creations, like virgin daiquiris for the kids and martinis for the adults.  The Anchor offers guests traditional American favorites for lunch and dinner. With its poolside location, kids can eat without skipping out on playtime in the sun.

The Beach House serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, with menu selections including Artisan pizza and flatbread, sandwiches and locally-sourced seafood. Guest favorites include Chicken Florentine, Seafood Capellini, Shrimp and Grits, and Sea Scallops.  The oceanfront restaurant has a wrap-around bar with one of the largest selections of draft beer in the area.  In addition to delicious food and drinks, Beach House has shuffleboard, bocce ball lawn, and porch and patio seating.  Plus, kids 12 and under that are hotel guests eat free at Beach House.

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