You can choose from several Bluegreen Resorts vacation spots in the Daytona Beach, Florida, area, each of them opening onto the stretches of sand and shore that have made the town world-famous. In Daytona Beach Shores, you will find Daytona SeaBreeze, Fantasy Island Resort II, and Dolphin Beach Club. Close by in Ormond Beach, you can elect to stay at Casa Del Mar Beach Resort or Outrigger Beach Club. Aside from their comfortable and well-appointed suites, what all these resorts have in common is their proximity to an area that promises Bluegreen Resorts members a vacation filled with fun and adventure.
Its more than 20 miles of sandy white beaches make Daytona the perfect place for families, couples, and children to enjoy a relaxing day of leisure or active outdoor fun. Numerous shops along the piers offer lessons in your favorite water sport, along with just the right gear you will need.
Bluegreen Resorts members can go swimming, kite-boarding, parasailing, river kayaking, deep-sea fishing, or scuba diving in offshore reef territory. Or join the legions of surfers who have made Daytona their beach of choice. And you don’t even have to leave your car behind unless you want to: Daytona Beach is among the few seashore recreation areas that permits driving on its sands, right down to the water’s edge. The area offers plenty of opportunities for golfing and tennis, and don’t forget the thrilling Daytona International Speedway, home of the Daytona 500, NASCAR’s most famous auto racing event.
Bluegreen Resorts members can choose from a wide variety of aquatic excursions: Charter an airboat or a jet ski, or take part in a watercraft tour of local wildlife that could include close encounters with alligators, deer, and a wide range of birds. From May through October, Daytona Beach also plays host to large numbers of sea turtles, who come out of the ocean at night, lay their eggs on shore, and return to the sea.
Bluegreen Resorts vacationers will also find dozens of state parks, forests, and recreational areas of wide-ranging natural beauty. De Leon Springs State Park offers you the chance to hike through oak hammock on the four-mile stretch of the Wild Persimmon Trail, where members may see deer or turkeys, or even a black bear. Bluegreen Resorts members can take a swim in the springs’ 72-degree waters and follow up with a pancake lunch that has been prepared on a griddle right at your table at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill restaurant.
Daytona Beach is also home to a rich tapestry of cultural experiences, including museums and historic landmarks such as the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse. The Peabody Auditorium serves as the venue for orchestral concerts, Broadway show tours, ballet performances, and concerts by internationally known singers and bands. Likewise, Bluegreen Resorts members can visit the Museum of Arts and Sciences offers, where they can see the works of local artists such as the Highwaymen, an iconic group of self-taught African-American folk painters of the mid-20thcentury.