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Innisbrook Golf Resort Review (With Facts) – More than Just Golf

innisbrook golf resort

My husband and I love staying in golf resorts. But the funny thing is, we are not golfers. I think there is this almost limiting idea that if you don’t play golf that there will be little else for you to do. On the contrary! Here’s my full experience staying at Innisbrook Golf Resort.

Innisbrook Golf Resort Review

Why We Love Staying on Golf Resorts and What Innisbrook Golf Resort Did for Us

So why out of all types of hotels and inns to choose from, my husband and I go for a golf resort? In particular, Innisbrook Golf Resort outside of Tampa, Florida

innisbrook golf resort tampa florida

The main reason we love these sorts of resorts, is you are guaranteed to have gorgeous views and property. Most resorts that have golf courses know what they have.

They manage the grounds with exquisite grooming.

Nature and open spaces – we love to walk around and breathe in the fresh air. We had a great surprise along the trails. A little food and beverage cart. And it wasn’t only G-rated stuff, we were able to buy some beers to enjoy the sunshine and relaxed afternoon.

innisbrook golf resort tampa

This particular hotel’s property led to trails along wetlands.

trails and long wetlands at innisbrook golf resort tampa

I’m not much of a hiker, so extra manicured, and easy to navigate are my kind of walking experiences.

 florida wetlands at innisbrook golf resort

And pools.

So, before I go any further in talking about the pools. Innisbrook Resort is HUGE. Not just huge. But I mean, it’s almost like a tiny city of its own.

There are hundreds of buildings, with suites and apartments of all sizes, taking up hundreds of acres of gorgeous land.

And with that, comes many options for club centers and pools.

This is the main pool where you can pick up bikes for rentals and other fun activities to do with kids.

There was also a pool close to our suite as well, but this was simply more fun. And with a waterfall.

innisbrook golf resort, sexy pools

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The Loch Ness Activity Center 

What my hubby and I DO love is biking. And bike rentals are literally the number one thing for us to do whenever we go anywhere.

And a huge reason we are staying at the Innisbrook as well.

transport inside innisbrook golf resort

The trails here are fun and easy. And the bikes are in perfect condition.

bike tour at innisbrook golf resort

This is paradise!

There is nothing more that I need on my romantic getaway. Quality time with my man and beautiful biking trails.

biking inside innisbrook golf resort

And, of course, a gorgeous sunset.

sunset at innisbrook golf resort tampa florida

When you reserve a room, make sure to ask for the ones that look out onto the golf course. It truly makes a difference.

innisbrook rooms view

This was our porch, and we enjoyed every second of it.

porch at innisbrook resort tampa fl

We stayed in a one-bedroom suite with a full kitchen, living room, dining room, and king bed suite.

innisbrook golf resort, kitchen

Living room

living room at innisbrook resort tampa fl

Fun Facts About Innisbrook Golf Resort

Its most recent Awards

  • Golf.com, Silver Medal Resort (2014)
  • Golf Digest, Best Places to Play Ratings: 3.5 Stars (2008)

Golf

  • Copperhead Course – Par 71 • 7,209 yards – Home to the Valspar Championship Presented by BB&T and a favorite among PGA TOUR professionals.
  • Island Course – Par 72 • 7,194 yards – With tight fairways, intimidating water hazards, abundant bunkers, and extraordinary elevation changes, the newly renovated and lengthened Island Course is considered by many to be as equally demanding as Copperhead.
  • North Course – Par 70 • 6,085 yards – The North Course at Innisbrook is similar in terrain to the Copperhead Course. At about 6,085 yards, it remains one of our most challenging courses.
  • South Course – Par 71 • 6,642 yards – At over 6,642 yards, South is reminiscent of a links-style design, both in terms of rolling terrain and numerous fairway bunkering. Ample waste bunkers, a total of 10 water hazards, undulating terrain, and the Gulf of Mexico breezes.
  • Fox Squirrel Course – Par 36 • 1236 yards The Fox Squirrel family walking course was created for all ages-no skills required. This 9-hole, par 36 1236-yard walking course, opens at 4pm each afternoon.

Larry Packard – Larry Packard is best known for designing and working on over 600 golf courses, including the famed Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort, which is a favorite of PGA TOUR players.

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