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Luxury Golf Resorts and Hotels in Alabama to Visit for a Family Vacation

Luxury Golf Resorts and Hotels in Alabama to Visit for a Family Vacation

Are you looking for a getaway trip to take with your family? If you're in the Atlanta area, pack up the kids for a road trip, and have a relaxing vacation in Alabama.


Alabama is a beautiful state known for its tasty BBQ dishes and Gulf seafood, world-class golf courses, white sandy beaches at the Gulf Shores, historical state history, culture, sports, and southern hospitality.


I have visited Alabama several times, and it's a great escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life here in Atlanta.


Even if you don't live in Georgia, Alabama, is still a great family vacation destination because the state has a lot to offer for all travel types.


If you're looking for a place to stay along Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, these eight luxury hotels and resorts will surely have you and your family feeling refreshed and renewed after an unforgettable stay.


Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in Pt. Clear, Alabama


Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa – Pt. Clear, Alabama: (Check out our visit here) On the Gulf Coast of Alabama, surrounded by beautiful Mobile Bay, lies a hidden jewel, rich with tradition, alive with activity and overflowing with generous hospitality.


The Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa is a famous resort that is set on 550 acres of stunning natural beauty. The Grand went through a remarkable transformation, debuting as a modern sanctuary of golf, tennis, beach, pools, and spa – an enchanting destination filled with gracious Southern charm.


Here, as it has for over 170 years, the Grand Life beckons: with hospitality and warmth flowing through the resort in cheerful abundance; with pride in their Historic Hotels of America designation, and affiliation with the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail; with the fresh Gulf air around them and the quaint village of Fairhope close by.


Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Alabama


Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel - Mobile, Alabama: Offering connection to the Mobile Convention Center via a sky bridge, Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel provides a setting that blends style, comfort, and convenience.


With 15 modern event spaces and a location in downtown Mobile, Alabama, they are ideal for all types of travelers. Visit historic destinations such as the USS Alabama and easily access John A. Campbell U.S. Courthouse. Following an action-packed day of work or play, retire to elegant rooms and suites featuring unforgettable views and an array of amenities to help you achieve a successful stay.


Kick back in luxury with their pillowtop beds and sink into their plush chairs as you connect to our complimentary Wi-Fi and watch a movie on a large flat-panel TV. When it's time to refuel, treat your taste buds to a mouthwatering meal at The Harbor Room. For a relaxing environment with signature cocktails, live music, and outdoor seating, visit Fathoms Lounge.


Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa in Mobile, Alabama


Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa – Mobile, Alabama: Embark on unforgettable travels at The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa.


They are placed in the heart of downtown, near an array of attractions such as the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile Civic Center, and Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal.


After an adventurous outing, treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage and facial at our full-service spa. Experience even more relaxation in their accommodations boasting Southern-style, complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding, and room service.


Once you've worked up an appetite, visit one of their three on-site restaurants serving everything from comfort food to elegant dining entrees.


Maximize your stay by enjoying a swim in their rooftop pool or playing a friendly tennis match on their court. Their 16 event venues offer a contemporary backdrop for anything from an elegant wedding reception to a sprawling business convention.


Marriott Prattvine Hotel and Conference Center at Capitol Hill in Prattville, Alabama


Marriott Prattville Hotel and Conference Center at Capitol Hill – Prattville, Alabama: Relish in splendid elegance at Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill.


Their resort-style hotel in Prattville, AL, is the perfect haven for golf enthusiasts with views overlooking the renowned Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill. Spend some time exploring the area when you head to downtown Montgomery or visit the animals at Montgomery Zoo. After an eventful day, come back to comfort in their contemporary accommodations featuring plush bedding, workstations, and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi.


After you get cleaned up, head to their on-site restaurant, Oak Tavern, for traditional Southern fare. Hosting an unforgettable gathering? One of their 23 event rooms is sure to be the ideal backdrop for your momentous occasion.


Whether you're winding down from a day on the course or hosting an intimate gathering with loved ones, the Presidential Cottage can set the scene for a memorable evening.


Auburn/Opelika Marriott Resort & Spa at Grand National in Opelika, Alabama


Auburn/Opelika Marriott Resort & Spa at Grand National – Opelika, Alabama: (Check out our visit here) On par for comfort and convenience, Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa at Grand National provides updated rooms and exceptional services.


Facing Lake Sougahatchee, the hotel in Opelika offers easy access to nearby attractions. You can perfect your swing at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, featuring three courses with 54 holes, scenic views, driving ranges, putting greens, and golf lessons.


Take your family on a tour of Auburn University, catch a game at Jordan Hare Stadium or shop in downtown Opelika.


After your Alabama outing, explore everything within the hotel. There is resort-style indoor and outdoor pools with bar service, eight tennis courts, and 13 meeting rooms.


Settle into modern accommodations featuring locally inspired décor, private balconies, and marble bathrooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi and spacious work desks are also included, allowing you to finish up daily tasks.


Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Hoover, Alabama


Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa – Hoover, Alabama: Experience the allure of Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa. This hotel in Birmingham, AL, ensures you're never far from things to see and do with a scenic location near Hoover, Alabama.


On-site, you'll find the fifth-longest golf course in the world at 8,191 yards and 18 holes, as well as beautiful ballroom space and a full-service spa, The Spa at Ross Bridge.


Following an exciting day, retreat to one of the stylish rooms and suites, each equipped with elegant furnishings, luxurious bedding, and a private balcony boasting astonishing views of the Alabama hills.


After a relaxing evening, wake up with an appetite for savory dishes from any of their upscale restaurants and bars, including Brock's, The Clubhouse Restaurant, and JT's Lounge.


When you're not indulging, release some of your energy at the 24-hour fitness center. The resort also features sparkling indoor and outdoor pools, so you can make a splash every season.


Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa in Florence, Alabama


Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa – Florence, Alabama: Treat yourself to upscale elegance at Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa.


Their resort boasts an unbeatable location in Muscle Shoals, an area of vibrant music history that you can explore where Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Bob Dylan recorded some of their hits. They are also moments away from the University of North Alabama and Wilson Lake.


Renew your body and mind at the on-site spa, where you can indulge in massages and facials. Bring relaxation to completion in their stylish rooms and suites. The hotel surrounds you with comfort, thanks to their complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding, and convenient room service.


Worked up an appetite? Create new memories as you dine at 360 Grille, their revolving restaurant. For a more casual meal, visit Swampers Bar and Grille.


When it comes to your event, they cover every aspect of your hosting needs. Utilize their 19 sophisticated venues, catering options, and planning services. During downtime, make a splash at the indoor and outdoor pool.


Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa in Montgomery, Alabama


Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa – Montgomery, Alabama: Savor a luxury stay at Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center


Adjacent to the Montgomery Performing Arts Center, they offer an unbeatable downtown location near Maxwell Air Force Base and Alabama State University. 


Pamper yourself at their full-service spa, offering renewing massages, facials, and pedicures. Their accommodations create functional and stylish retreats with high-speed Wi-Fi, plush bedding, and room service to make you feel extra special. 


Worked up an appetite? Dine at the restaurant, The House, offering delicious American cuisine for any meal. Stop by The Exchange during dinner to sip on a refreshing cocktail. Conveniently host a corporate conference or wedding reception at our convention center, where you can take advantage of our 32 event spaces, professional planners, and catering services. 


Before your stay reaches its end, visit their rooftop pool and fitness center to get in some "me time."

Updated Resort and Hotel Safety Protocols


And if you're wondering how these hotels and resorts in Alabama are keeping guests safe during the current pandemic, here is what they're doing:


  • Hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the hotels and resorts.

  • Public areas are cleaned and sanitized every two hours.

  • Some services and hours of operation have been temporarily adjusted.

  • Signage encouraging social distancing and other safe practices have been placed throughout the properties.

  • When preparing guest rooms and other areas, our associates use professionally sourced cleaning products, which are proven to be effective against viruses and bacteria.

  • Collateral materials that can’t be appropriately sanitized have been removed from guest rooms.

  • Thorough cleaning and disinfecting occur in each guest room before guests arriving. Remote controls, clocks, ice buckets, drawer handles, furniture, bathroom amenities, hairdryers, light switches, pens, doorknobs, and other room items are disinfected.

  • To reduce the number of people accessing guest rooms, housekeeping services are provided only upon request.

  • They have expanded the use of PPE (personal protective equipment) with their team members. Masks and gloves will be worn where appropriate.



Updated Spa Protocols



  • Initially, the spas will be offering nail and hair services. Massages, facials, and other spa services will be added at a later date.

  • All spa providers’ temperature will be taken before they begin their shift.

  • All providers will be wearing masks during your spa visit.

  • Gloves will be changed after each guest.

  • All tools used during the spa service will be thoroughly sanitized.

  • Guests are welcome to wear their own PPE to the spa, such as masks/gloves, but not required.

  • All manicure stations, pedicure stations, and treatment rooms are thoroughly sanitized before and after each guest.

  • All areas of the spa/salon will be practicing 6 ft. social distancing.


Make your next family vacation choice in the great state of Alabama!

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