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Photos and article by David Theoret
Tucked away about 35 minutes north of Orlando, FL is a spectacular Central Florida resort that features an outstanding full-service spa, 4 restaurants and 2 top-notch golf courses. It’s the perfect location for a guy’s golf vacation, a girls’ spa weekend or a romantic getaway with that special someone.
Mission Inn features distinctive Spanish Colonial architecture and luxurious amenities. There are 176 studio, one, two and three-bedroom accommodations housed in three separate – but connected – buildings: “San Miguel”, “San Diego” and “San Angel”. All rooms are tastefully appointed with large, flat screen TVs, coffeemakers and well equipped work areas. As nice as this resort is, what really sets it apart is the golf!
By Ron Perlman
I was finalizing the itinerary of our trip to Australia to visit my daughter and her Aussie husband, but an important piece of information was missing. I called up my son in law.
“Byron, since you’re a member of Royal Queensland, can you get us on Royal Melbourne?”
“No problem, Mate.” My heart jumped a beat.
“However”, he continued “since you’re flying half way around the world, I want you to check out these two courses. They’re only an hour flight from Melbourne. It would be a shame to miss them.”
Sometime later, I got on line and looked up “Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm”. I only needed about twenty seconds to make a decision. I looked at my wife.
“Nadine, I’m making a slight adjustment to our trip. We’re going to Tasmania.”