Location: Tampa Bay
Courses: Palmer, Saddlebrook
Phone: (800) 729-8383
A legendary Tampa Bay resort, the award-winning Saddlebrook Resort has made a name for itself as an unforgettable meeting and vacation destination, as well as one of the nation’s preeminent training facilities for athletes. The resort rests on 480 acres of rolling terrain surrounded by lagoons and cypress trees, Saddlebrook was purposely planned as a car-free Walking Village, ensuring guests can easily walk throughout the entire resort.The resort’s 540 suites with a total of 800 bedrooms showcase an inviting rich tropical design and are clustered around nine serene courtyards complete with gardens, stone benches, stone paver walkways, and native lush Florida landscaping. We are an ideal choice for groups and families visiting the Tampa area. You will also discover exceptional restaurants and lounges, ranging from the prime steaks and famous table-side Caesar salad at Dempsey’s Steak House to the lively atmosphere at T.D.’s Sports Bar and The Poolside Cafe.Saddlebrook Resort is home to two of Florida’s most picturesque and playable golf courses, as well as the renowned Saddlebrook Golf Academy and the Saddlebrook Preparatory School for junior athletes. Designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer, both of our Tampa golf courses incorporate rolling fairways and well-maintained greens along with wilderness areas full of cypress, pine and palm trees. Add in our state-of-the-art training facility, Pro Shop and professional instruction, and it’s easy to see why Saddlebrook is an unrivaled Florida golf resort.
Saddlebrook’s Florida golf courses are also ideal for corporate tournaments as well as groups visiting the resort for a conference or special event. Whether your group consists of 20 or 200 players, the professional staff can coordinate and execute all aspects of tournament golf, including awards banquets and prizes. Additionally, the Saddlebrook Golf Academy also offers group clinics and special programs that can be customized for your goals and agenda.
When it comes to recreation, Saddlebrook Resort caters to every taste and skill level. Besides our two Arnold Palmer signature golf courses, you can perfect your swing at the Saddlebrook Golf Academy, designed to train PGA professionals, adult and junior golfers. Our championship tennis complex features 45 courts including four Grand Slam surfaces, with lighted courts for night play. The world-renowned Harry Hopman Tennis Program is also on-site, and players instantly join the ranks of such superstars as Jack Sock and John Isner, who calls Saddlebrook Resort his preferred training center.
Unique among Tampa Bay hotels and resorts, Saddlebrook’s Sports Village provides an array of activities and fitness options for individuals as well as groups. This dynamic complex features two adjacent fitness centers that total over 6,000 sq. ft., one sand and two grass volleyball courts, a regulation-size basketball court and a FieldTurf training field. The resort also boasts three swimming pools, including the Superpool, a half-million gallon free-form pool with two volleyball nets, basketball hoops, and training lanes. We also invite you to rejuvenate your senses at the Saddlebrook Spa. Our luxurious European-style Spa features a full menu of body treatments, massages, hydro-tub, facials and salon services, as well as outside dining.
Saddlebrook Resort can host a conference for 1,000 attendees and still make groups of 10 feel right at home. The meeting facilities at Saddlebrook, Tampa Bay’s unrivaled conference resort, encompass over 95,000 square feet, including 34 versatile meeting rooms, all located within easy walking distance of our accommodations, recreation and restaurants. Whether you want to improve communication skills or strengthen relationships, our extensive team building programs are designed to bring your group together and create lasting memories. Saddlebrook’s staff professional, Dr. Nick Hall, will design the perfect program for your group according to your goals, schedule and budget. From tennis tournaments and interactive cooking experiences to our five-acre Executive Challenge Course, we have the perfect addition to your meeting itinerary. Let our professional staff and technology-rich facilities build your event with ease.
Whether you are visiting Tampa for a conference, athletic training or a relaxing vacation, you are sure to find endless ways to enjoy your time at Saddlebrook Resort.