Plantation on Crystal River

A hidden gem located on the Nature's Coast of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico, our beautiful eco-friendly and green lodging resort is surrounded by the natural springs of King's Bay in Crystal River and home to over 400 West Indian Manatee who migrate each winter to the constant 72 degree springs and to the only place in the Country where you can legally swim with these gentle giants.

The resort rests on 232 acres of lush greens, emerald pines and grand oaks is manicured with great precision. Our196 well appointed and spacious guest rooms and suites which include 12 two story golf villas with a spectacular view of the golf course offer the comfort of true hospitality and a tranquil experience.

Our Marina and Dive Shop offers great water activities, boat rentals, kayak rentals, canoe rentals, guided river tours, scuba diving tours, PADI certification and Manatee snorkel tours during the peak season from October to March, we do have year round Manatee residence but recommend tours during peak winter months. Fishing Charter can also be arranged.

The finest of Florida golf rave our golf enthusiasts who travel to conquer our Mark Mahannah designed 18 holes championship course; you can mix and match our three nines to suit your particular strength or weakness. If it’s a short course you prefer, our 9 hole Lagoons course and is a great option to sharpen your short game. Our links are beautifully manicured and well groomed; the course has a variety of water and bunker obstacles. The course has aged well and offers an assortment of challenging fairways lined with mature emerald pines, grand oaks and is home to much wildlife.

Our full service Aveda Spa offers; hair, nail and skincare services as well as couples massage room with a working fireplace and a perfect setting for a romantic getaway or that honeymoon that you never took.

We have a lagoon style heated swimming pool and a Jacuzzi overlooking the beautiful river; we offer our guests food and beverage service from our Tiki bar which is open seasonally.

The Plantation's main dining room offers breakfast, lunch and dinner service, we also have a Lobby Bar a great central gathering place, our Tiki bar is open seasonally and is enjoyed by guests and neighbors who can pull up their boat and enjoy our great culinary fare and the beautiful Florida sunshine. Our Pro-Bar offers a great menu for those golfers who want a quick burger or a great sandwich, cold beverage with a perfect view of the golf course.

Amenities

Accommodation Type

Hotel, Resort

Activities

Bicycle Trails, Bicycling, Birding, Boating, Camping, Canoeing, Cave diving, Fishing, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Scuba Charters, Scuba/Diving, Scuba/Diving, Shuffleboard, Snorkeling, Snorkeling Charters, Swimming, Water Recreation

Amenities

24-Hour Front Desk, 24-Hour Security, Attraction tickets, Baby-changing station, Baggage Handling, Bait, Boat Dock, Boat Dock, Boat Ramp, Boat Ramp, Bus Parking, Business Center, Club Level Floor, Continental Breakfast, Cooking Facilities, Day Spa, Elevator, Exercise/Fitness Facilities, First Aid Station, Food/Beverage Service, Free Local Calls, Free Newspapers, Full Breakfast, Gift Shop, Golf Packages, Golf privileges, Hall/Clubhouse, Horseback Riding Trails, Hot Tub, Housekeeping, Ice, Ice, Instruction Available, Instruction Available, Instruction Available, Internet Connectivity - Wired, Laundry, Linens Available, Lounge, Luggage storage available, Marina on-site, Multilingual Staff, Non-smoking Rooms, Number of Slips: 80, Outlet converters available, Overnight Docking, Parking, Pool Heated, Pool Outdoor, Racquetball Court, Restrooms, Room Service, Security, Self Parking, Shuttle Service, Spa on-site, Spa Treatments, Tables & Chairs, Tackle, Tackle, Tennis Court, Tents, Vending machines, Volleyball Court

Availability

Daily, Long Term, Monthly, Weekly

Contact Information

Group Sales Email: mmancke@plantationoncrystalriver.com, Group Sales Phone Number: 352-795-1605

Cuisine

American, Barbecue, Cajun, Ice Cream & Treats, Seafood, Steak, Vegetarian

Dining Type

Casual Dining, Family Style Dining

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, ADA Rooms, Braille Signage, Disability Accessible, Ground-floor Rooms, Handicapped Parking, Raised Toilets, Ramps, Roll-in Showers, Roll-under Sinks, Shower Grab Bar, Showers with Seats, Wheelchair-friendly

Discount

AAA Discount, AARP Discount, Florida Resident Discount, Group Discount, Local Resident Discount, Military Discount, Seasonal Discount, Senior Citizen Discount

Fishing Type

Back Bay Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Fishing Charter, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Golf Course Amenities

Chipping Area, Club Storage, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Fivesomes Allowed, Golf Lessons, Non-metal spikes only, Practice Greens, Pro on site, Pro Shop, Sand Practice, Walking Allowed, Water Hazards in Play, Youth Programs

Golf Course Information

Advance Tee Times, Course Designer: Mark Mahannah, Course Record: 61, Golf Pro: Jimmie Brothers, Handicap Rating of Course: 69.5, Number of Golf Courses: 2, Number of Holes: 27, PGA Professional: Yes, Year Built: 1955, Year Last Renovated: 1987

Golf Course Type

Private Course Open to Resort Guests, Public Golf Course, Resort Course, Semi-Private Golf Course

Guest Information

Children Allowed, Children Allowed Min. Age: 16, Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly, Wireless (Wi-Fi)

Hours of Operation

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Open Year-Round, Sunday Brunch

Items Available

Antiques, Books, Citrus/Gifts, Clothing, Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Souveniers, Sporting Equipment