As the sun seeks its cradle for the night, the last warriors of the fairways take advantage of the dying light to play their final shots on the 18th hole at Mill River golf course, one of PEI’s Finest, and eager to remember their day at Rodd Mill River Resort in O’Leary.
A few hours away at Lakeside, guests at Rodd Crowbush Resort gather on the beach to snuggle near a warming bonfire, roast marshmallows and listen to the waves softly lap the sands of one of the best beaches the Island has to offer.
And at Rodd Brudenell Resort near Georgetown, visitors walk the well-lit path along the Brudenell River, glancing occasionally to watch a blue heron or large crane dip their long beaks below the surface to snatch a fish for supper.
Experiences and special moments are what vacations are made of and Rodd Resorts, in partnership with PEI’s Finest Golf, offer the venues to make them happen. But it’s not just the leisure traveler and families that can access the special treatment, services and exceptional hospitality found at Rodd’s Island properties which also include Rodd Charlottetown and Rodd Royalty.
Rodd Resorts provide multi-faceted and diverse properties that cater to a variety of guests’ needs and will customize programs to accommodate every wish and whim.
On a corporate level, Rodd properties are well-equipped to handle meetings and conferences and will work with a company or organization to provide rooms, meals and leisurely activities including golf.
Rodd Resorts are situated adjacent to four of the province’s finest golf courses all with an experienced and friendly staff that will help make every golf outing memorable. These are championship layouts designed by renowned architects such as Robbie Robinson, Tom McBroom, Graham Cooke, Dr. Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry and will test every ability level even professionals like Mike Weir, Vijay Singh, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus who have walked these lush fairways. When an event is booked through the Rodd central reservation department, a golf specialist takes over and works with the client to discuss every detail from assigning of power carts to towels, to balls, tees, rental clubs if required, prizes, meals, etc. to ensure the success of the event. For more information about the golf course in Prince Edward Island visit www.peisfinestgolf.com
Rodd Resorts are ideal venues for family vacations with various accommodations choices from self-contained cottages to junior suites and programs and activities for all ages, both on and off the properties. On-site facilities, which vary according to the property, include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, saunas, elegant spas, tennis courts, basketball, golf, marina and biking, while off-site activities can include sea kayaking, deep sea fishing, windsurfing, horseback riding, hiking, sightseeing or enjoying one P.E.I.’s many famous beaches.
And when it comes to fine dining or lighter fare, Rodd Resorts cover all the bases. The properties make a point of sourcing local products such as P.E.I. beef, produce and of course, delectable seafood, an Island hallmark. With these fresh ingredients resort chefs put together menus to incorporate flavors and tastes to satisfy every palate.
Rodd Resorts also offers great golf packages. Try out the PEI Golf Trail! Starting at $699 per person this package includes 6 nights accommodations at one of five properties, 1 week of unlimited golf at Mill River, Drudenell River, Dundarave or The Links at Crowbush Cove, plus breakfast each day (click here for details). Need a quick fix? The Summer Golf Getaway package includes 1 night accommodations and 1 round of golf at Brudenell River Course, Mill River Golf Course or The Links at Crowbush Cove, starting at just $119 per person. For this and other packages available visit www.RoddVacations.com.