Girls Getaway to Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa 13

An Elegant Birmingham Area Resort is Calling

May is a marvelous time for a girls getaway. Guests of Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa can unplug to re-energize, or plug into rejuvenation, sophistication, relaxation and satisfaction. As a Marriott property, the hotel boasts the world’s fifth-longest golf course. The on-site fitness center contains cardiovascular equipment and free weights available 24/7. Other activities include tennis courts and badminton.

Can’t wait to get back to nature? The hotel has walking trails and bicycles. Want to absorb water’s calming effects? Cool off in the hotel’s indoor or outdoor saltwater pools with bar service, waterfalls and a slide.

One of the best features about Ross Bridge is that no extra resort fees are charged for the hotel’s amenities.

Local highlights include nearby Mountain Brook with five distinct shopping areas—Cahaba Village, Crestline Village, English Village, Mountain Brook Village and Overton Village—as well as interesting excursions at cultural spots, such as the Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham Barons Baseball, Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Birmingham Zoo.

Stay

Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

4000 Grand Ave., Birmingham, AL 35226 | 205.916.7677

Treat your room like your private oasis. Step onto your balcony for stunning sunrises or sunsets. Pamper yourself in marble bathrooms with luxury products. Order room service. Pillowtop mattresses with custom duvets provide a peaceful night’s rest.

Do

Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

4000 Grand Ave., Birmingham, AL 35226 | 205.916.7677

Ross Bridge Spa provides an Aveda salon, featuring a range of massage and beauty treatments. Indulge in a body scrub or wrap, facials, manicures/pedicures, steam room, therapy baths or waxing, as well as treatments for eyes, hair, scalps, lips and hands. 

Shop

Patton Creek Town Center

4445 Creekside Ave., Hoover, AL 35244 | PattonCreek.com

Patton Creek is a 599,021-square-foot, open-air shopping center adjacent to Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. It boasts a range of retail, dining, health and fitness tenants, including Carmike Cinemas, DSW, Cost Plus World Market, Zoe’s Kitchen, and Barnes & Noble.

Eat

Gianmarco’s

600 Oak Grove Road, Homewood, AL 35209 | GianmarcosBhm.com | 205.871.9622

Due to serving authentic Italian meals, Gianmarco’s is a favorite local restaurant. Handcrafted daily specials await, ranging from grass-fed prime cut rib-eyes to fresh grouper with andouille gumbo. Your senses will thank you after a Gianmarco’s meal.